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  • 29 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Luedtke Engineering Company has returned to Green Bay Harbor for the fourth time in the last five years to complete maintenance dredging of the federal navigational channel, informs the Wisconsin Domestic Maritime Coalition. Each year clean dredge material is beneficially reused and pumped into island cells of the Cat Island Chain restoration project. Environmental windows […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Barnstable County Dredge season officially started its 25th season yesterday, continuing in its mission to improve the recreational, environmental and economic value of changing coastline and estuaries. The program experienced impediments over the past three years to its schedule due to several breakdowns of one of its dredges. This year, the coronavirus pandemic also […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Weeks Marine, Inc. for $11.1 million to conduct the periodic nourishment of the Bethany & South Bethany Coastal Storm Risk Management project in Delaware. Work is the result of a partnership between USACE and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Work will involve […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Canal & River Trust will carry out a £45.1 million program of repairs on waterways across England & Wales this winter. These works include replacing lock gates, dredging to ensure the water is deep enough for boats, and carrying out a host of tasks to keep the 200-year old network open and help ensure […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Business development

    In its latest issue of Terra et Aqua magazine, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) released an interview with Mr Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs. Henk Ovink was appointed by the Dutch Government to increase awareness and action for water security across the globe, and travels the world spreading the word […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Oceanside Harbor, CA, said in their latest release that Manson Construction’s dredge vessel arrived yesterday and already started with dredging operations. Dredged sand will be deposited at the Pier for two days and then will move southward for the remaining dredge cycle. Heavy waves are expected in a few days, so Manson […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Environment, Technology

    How to be creative in handling risks and opportunities associated with dredging for sustainable infrastructure is one of the main topics that will be discussed in depth at the new CEDA-IADC course, coming this December in Nootdorp, The Netherlands. The course ‘Dredging for sustainable infrastructure’ will take place 1-2 December 2020, at the Hotel Van […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Cutter suction dredger LUCIO of the Damen CSD500 series is about to begin its journey to Argentina. Built for the Argentinian dredging contractor SERVIMAGNUS, the newbuild is now disassembled and ready for transport. Painted with the customers company colors, the vessel has a modular design to ensure practical and easy shipping. Soon, this fully customized […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The McGregor Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project, or HREP, located in Pool 10 of the Upper Mississippi River, recently completed its dredging phase. The 580-acre McGregor Lake HREP includes the mid-river McGregor Lake and adjacent island and slough habitat between the main channel and east channel. The HREP will enhance fish and wildlife habitat […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Business development, Innovation

    This week Royal IHC participated at the online Dredging in India Conference. IHC sales manager, Jaco Kleijwegt held a presentation about the company’s dredging solutions and their modular TSHD series Easydredge in particular. The flexible Easydredge concept is ideal for all common maintenance and land reclamation jobs. Available in the range of 500-4,000m3, the Easydredge […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The much anticipated Petaluma River dredging project is finally underway, informs the City of Petaluma, CA. The River is getting a facelift as USACE and their contractor started the two-month dredging project last weekend. According to the officials, the crews will be working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from September 4 through […]

  • 7 September 2020

    The Kahnawà:ke Environment Protection Office, a department within the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke, Quebec, Canada, said in their latest release that there is a delay in the dredging component of the Tekakwitha Island and Bay restoration project. The contractor, Rice Mohawk Landscaping, has been building a dredging platform to carry out the work. Unfortunately, they […]

  • 4 September 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced the official removal of the Lower Menominee River Area of Concern (AOC) from a list of heavily polluted sites located within the Great Lakes basin. A total of 43 AOCs were originally identified in the U.S. and Canada in the 1980s, primarily due to legacy contamination and degraded […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Business development

    The Petaluma River dredging operations will begin on Friday, September 4, and will end no later than October 29, 2020, the City of Petaluma, CA, reports. Under the official plan, dredging will begin at Shollenberger and then work downstream (towards the Bay) to address some spots of shoaling along the channel. Once that area is […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Palm Beach dredging project is out for bids to a pre-approved group of contractors who operate hopper dredges in the Southeast United States. According to the port, the project was planned to straddle the FY2020/FY2021 budget years to allow a larger allocation of funds. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Business development

    The University Lakes Project is slated to resume in September, restarting progress to rehabilitate the six lakes surrounding the LSU campus: City Park Lake, Erie Lake, College Lake, Campus Lake, University Lake, and Crest Lake. The University Lakes Project is a major contributor to stimulating and supporting the economic growth of Baton Rouge and providing […]

  • 26 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, yesterday hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking event and media site tour, in front of the Col. Ward Pump Station, by the water, at 2 Porter Ave., Buffalo, NY 14201. The ceremony celebrated the start of repairs to over 1,300 feet of the seawall at the northern section of the […]

  • 26 August 2020
    Equipment

    Hansel Marine, a Chinese manufacturer of dredgers and dredging equipment, has announced that two sets of HS-55 series cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) are ready to be sent to Egypt. A couple of days ago, Hansel successfully completed the construction of two sets of new HS-55 Cutter Suction Dredger which will be dispatched to Africa. The […]

  • 25 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District recently completed repairs to the Lorain breakwater located in Lake Erie in the Port of Lorain, Ohio. Approximately 50 linear feet of the breakwater was repaired, which was void with a stone base and vertical sheet pile on top. Additionally, any of the remaining cracks were also […]

  • 24 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Gov. Edwards has joined local and state officials to cut the ribbon on a recently completed $30 million levee-enhancement project in Jefferson Parish. This is first in a series of projects that will protect the greater Lafitte-Barataria-Crown Point community from tidal surge flooding and other extreme weather events. The project includes 2.9 miles of concrete-capped […]

  • 18 August 2020
    Environment, Vessels

    In their earlier blogs, Royal IHC shared the company’s vision towards the innovative and complex drive systems that are required for the maritime energy transition. Fuel cells are seen as the prime mover for the future, but what will happen with the internal combustion engines? In the latest blog, IHC’s Benny Mestemaker explained what he […]

  • 18 August 2020
    Business development

    Indian Infrastructure magazine is organizing the 11th edition of “Dredging in India” conference as a virtual conference on September 8-9, 2020 (10 am – 4 pm). Over the years, dredging has emerged as a distinct industry due to the growing draught requirements at Indian ports as well as inland waterways. During 2017-18 and 2018-19, dredging […]

  • 17 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District has closed the third of four breaches earmarked for repair along the Missouri River Levee System L-536, northwest of Corning, Missouri. The breach closure, denoted as “C” near River Mile 521, followed the recent closure of breach “F” Aug. 8. The closure returns this portion of the […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The twelfth caisson for Aberdeen Harbor’s expansion project arrived in Aberdeen today, following a 48-hour journey from storage in the Cromarty Firth.  The caisson forms part of the north-facing Castlegate Quay, which is 540 meters long, and will support the international shipping industry, and sectors including renewables and decommissioning.   The caisson is approximately 51-meters […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Equipment

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Sommers was recently handed over to the Azov-Chernomorsky Basin Branch of FSUE Rosmorport. Previously, the dredger was operated by its North-Western Basin Branch for dredging in the seaport of Ust-Luga, Rosmorport said. TSHD Sommers is the lead vessel of a series of three vessels of the TSHD 1000 project, […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) yesterday announced the completion of two recreational use projects in the Mississippi River Delta. The Pass-a-Loutre Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Campgrounds projects improved five campgrounds owned and operated by LDWF in the Pass-a-Loutre area below Head of Passes […]