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  • 21 January 2021

    Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council recently kicked off a major clean-up campaign of the South Lake in Craigavon. This campaign, which will refresh the lake, started before Christmas to ensure that the waters will be restored, revived and ready to use when the new Watersports Centre and activities are launched later this year. […]

  • 13 January 2021

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) announced yesterday that operations are underway to restore Rabbit Island, the only Brown Pelican colony in Southwest Louisiana. Located in the southwest portion of Calcasieu Lake in Cameron Parish, Rabbit Island is the first rebuild of a waterbird colony since the successful restoration of Queen Bess Island, […]

  • 11 January 2021
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, said in their latest announcement that the dredging operations are well underway at the Port of Hueneme main channel. According to USACE, a projected completion date is March 27. Curtin Maritime Corp., the contractor for the project, will be deepening the port’s federal navigation channels by […]

  • 22 December 2020

    The USACE Jacksonville District has just released these beautiful photos from their Coastal Storm Risk Management Project in St. Johns County. The work includes both dune and beach berm construction along approximately 2.6 miles of coastline from Vilano Beach to South Ponte Vedra Beach. The project is designed to restore critically-eroded shoreline and dunes, St. […]

  • 16 December 2020

    The City of Windsor, Ontario, yesterday released this beautiful video on their Peche Island Shoreline Protection Project. In the Detroit River, the City’s Peche Island has long been a refuge for endangered species. It offers pockets of calm water in the fast-flowing river and wetlands with submerged vegetation beds. Over time, strong waves from ship […]

  • 4 December 2020

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently began historic full-scale dredging of Gowanus Canal Superfund Site in Brooklyn, New York. This is a major milestone in the history of one of the nation’s most contaminated waterways. According to EPA, the dredging and capping will take place in the upper canal – denominated as Remediation Target […]

  • 27 November 2020

    Portsmouth’s Southsea Coastal Scheme is moving forward according to schedule. In their latest project update, the officials introduced plans to extend working hours on the beach during December in order to suit the low tides, starting at 6am and ending at 9pm. “We also plan to work at weekends where low tide times are suitable,” […]

  • 23 November 2020

    DEME Group’s cutter suction dredger (CSD) ‘Vlaanderen XVI’ is currently working in one of her favorite “sweet spots” along the Belgian coast. The CSD is performing a maintenance project, dredging sand in the harbor of Blankenberge and spraying it directly to the foreshore via a 750m floating pipeline. On a yearly base, the harbor channel […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Underwater Earth Movers (UEM) Inc. is making nice progress with the phase 3 of Westport Marina maintenance dredging project in Washington. According to the latest update, the contractor has so far removed nearly 76,000 cubic yards of material from the boat basin floor since September 21st, 2020. “The next section of dredging activity will require […]

  • 17 November 2020

    Over the past few weeks, MT Carpenter Landscape Inc. has been working on Crystal Lake in Burnsville, Minnesota. The project consists of dredging over 1000 yards of material, installing 50 tons of riprap and replacing 4 damaged culverts. At almost 300 acres in size, Crystal Lake is Burnsville’s largest lake. It’s a popular recreation destination […]

  • 16 November 2020

    The USACE Jacksonville District has just released these amazing photos from their Coastal Storm Risk Management Project in St. Johns County. The scheme includes both dune and beach berm construction along approximately 2.6 miles of coastline from Vilano Beach to South Ponte Vedra Beach. The project is expected to continue until early 2021. It is […]

  • 6 November 2020
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance

    External contractor, ML Dredging is making good progress with the Gosport Marina 2020 dredging programme. The company started the Gosport campaign on September 28, 2020. The work is taking place 24/7 for approximately 8 weeks until mid-November. For this project, ML Dredging is using their backhoe dredger, the “Witton II”. Barge “Split Three” is taking […]

  • 28 October 2020

    The next phase of berth reconstruction at Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Blount Island terminal is set to be complete in December 2020. Contractors are making significant progress on the latest phase in a total of $109 million in berth enhancements at the existing SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. An additional […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Strategic navigational dredging of the Howards Bay in Superior (WI) is in full swing now, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District. The work is part of the maintenance dredging contract awarded to La Crosse, Wisconsin-based, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. “This work in Howards Bay is a necessary action to remove beneficial […]

  • 21 October 2020

    The Elbe River dredging program is in full swing now. DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Breughel’ is just one of the vessels in their fleet that could be spotted on the Elbe over the past few months. This beautiful picture shows TSHD Breughel, together with her colleague ‘Bonny River’ working in the background. DEME’s larger […]

  • 20 September 2020
    Business development, Technology

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project, a joint project of the Queensland and Australian governments and Port of Townsville Limited, is moving forward according to schedule. The Channel Upgrade forms part of the Townsville City Deal signed in December 2016. According to the latest project update, Hall Contracting is currently building a […]

  • 18 September 2020

    Earlcoate Construction & Plant Hire Ltd crews are currently working on a major cliff stabilization and construction of a new rock armor Revetment for New Forest D.C at Milford on Sea. The project is part of an urgent coast protection initiative after damage from storms last year compromised the existing sea wall. “We have 11,000 […]

  • 10 September 2020

    Work on M. Veyvah Harbor is well underway, with overall 39% project progress, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reported today. The construction of a concrete wall and the installation of mooring rings are currently ongoing, with 39% and 20% completion respectively. The M. Veyvah Harbor project includes: dredging and excavation operations of 60,839cbm; construction […]

  • 17 August 2020

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. is pushing forward with phase two of the Fountain Lake restoration project in Albert Lea, MN. At the moment, the contractor is dredging the Main Bay and Dane’s Bay with a second smaller dredge. A survey conducted two days ago by the dredging contractor shows the progress made to date. Over […]

  • 11 August 2020

    The harbor development and upgrade works at Sh. Komandoo are well underway, with overall 73% project progress, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reports. “The installation of quay wall blocks is now complete, and concreting work is ongoing on the insitu wall & capping beam of quay wall structures,” said MTCC in their latest […]

  • 23 July 2020

    The Arecibo Harbor maintenance dredging program in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, is currently underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Antilles Office, reports. Weeks Marine, of Covington, Louisiana, will be responsible for dredging approximately 110,000 cubic yards of shoal material from the Arecibo Harbor. “Dredging Arecibo Harbor is critical to maintaining operations for the island. The […]

  • 14 July 2020

    Marine Specialist Contractors, a Wexford based company led by John McKeown, has been busy lately undertaking a dredging programme at Kilmore Quay harbour, Ireland. The dredging involves the removal of up to a maximum of 40,000 tonnes of clean sand/gravel material from the entrance of the harbour. The dredged material is being taken approximately 11 […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has just released the latest update on their New Lock at the Soo project, saying that the works are proceeding according to schedule. At the end of June, Trade West Construction – the contractor for the New Lock at the Soo project’s upstream channel deepening – installed […]

  • 8 July 2020

    Phase 3 of the Dunedin Marina dredging program, conducted by Gator Dredging, is moving forward, the City of Dunedin, Florida, said in their latest announcement. The City began the dredging operations on Dunedin Marina on Monday, June 1, 2020. The entire marina continues to be an active construction zone and access to the marina, boat […]

  • 30 June 2020

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, has just released this beautiful photo from the ongoing Kokkola Harbor and Fairway Deepening Project in Finland.  Under the contract, signed in late July 2018, Wasa Dredging is responsible for dredging of the harder materials and heavily polluted soils, drilling and blasting of rock and removal of unexploded ordnance […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) is making great progress with the design and construction of R. Madduvari South Harbour. By now, 90% of harbor basin dredging and 95% of channel dredging works are complete, reports MTCC. The total amount of material that will be dredged and excavated during construction is 72,800 cubic metres. […]