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  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Since mid-April, Florida Dredge and Dock (FDD) has been busy dredging a portion of the Banana River, known as “Cut 13”. Cut 13 begins just North of the bridge where 528 (the Bee Line) crosses Banana River and extends north approximately 14,000ft. FDD is also dredging a small area of the Canaveral Barge Canal just north of 528 […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion works, the largest since the canal original construction, have reached near completion, with only four percent left to be completed.  In late December, the plug separating Culebra Cut from the new Pacific Access Channel was finally removed. The blasting that was performed on Thursday, 24 December, cleared the way for Panama Canal Dredging Division […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water District (BLFWD) in partnership with Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is taking the lead in implementing the Mississippi River Reintroduction to Bayou Lafourche (MRRBL) Project. The MRRBL Project has an overall goal to divert 1,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) of fresh water from the Mississippi River into […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Konecranes has received an order for four Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes from Branch Damietta Container & Cargo Handling Company in Egypt. This Konecranes equipment will include high-performance 16-wheel RTGs with a lifting capacity of 40 tons, a stacking height of 1-over-5, and a stacking width of 7 plus truck lane wide. Admiral Mohamed Saad […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, along with partners the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Somerset County, is currently working on a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The program consists of realignment of a portion of the federal navigation channel in Sheep Pen Gut through dredging; construction of […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The restoration work on the Caillou Lake Headland barrier island, also known as Whiskey Island, is in full swing with approximately 20% of the project already completed. The restoration of Whiskey Island is located along the south central coastline of Louisiana and is being constructed with funds from the settlement of the Deepwater Horizon oil […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Works on the new pier at the Kuryk Port, Kazakhstan, are progressing as scheduled, according to the port officials.  “Currently, a new pier is being constructed on the port territory, which will open new opportunities for vessels intended for the transport of automotive equipment (Ro-Ro/Ro-Pax),” the port said. The port also added that the works on […]

  • 7 February 2011

    The Jackson County Board of Supervisors plans to dredge Octavia Bayou this spring before the boating season gets into full swing, said John… By Harlan Kirgan (gulflive) [mappress] Source: gulflive, February 7, 2011;

  • 3 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Although delayed for months by contract negotiations, the largest government-industry effort to bring Ohio’s beleaguered Ottawa River back to ecological health is in full swing now and is back on schedule for completion by the end of 2010… [mappress] Source: Toledo Blade, March 3, 2010

  • 8 February 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Picture of the Day: Construction of New Suez Egypt launched the New Suez Canal project in August 2014. The construction was ordered by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to be completed in one year. VIDEO: Backhoe Dredger “Optimus” at Work  Wasa Dredging recently completed the blasting and dredging […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The launch is part of a recently started 10 years dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. [mappress] […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District is continuing its efforts to build up the shoreline on the Fire Island community of Point O’Woods, Suffolk County, New York. These beach renourishment works are part of a major effort to reduce flood risks to people and infrastructure on the barrier island. At the moment, […]

  • 17 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Isla Grande Terminal Dredging Contract Inked  Crowley Puerto Rico Services, Inc. has further solidified its commitment to Puerto Rico with the execution of a $48.5 million construction contract for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Boskalis Reports Good First Quarter  […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As of yesterday, Manson Construction has dredged around 100,000 cubic yards of sand from the entrance channel of Oceanside Harbor, the city officials reported on social media Wednesday. They also added that Manson had been expecting 9′ swells and moved the dredge HR Morris vessel back into the harbor to dredge shoaling that has been […]

  • 15 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 9 – May 15, 2016).   PHOTO: Van Oord’s TSHD HAM 318 in Maldives Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 has just arrived in Maldives, ready to undertake some massive dredging and land reclamation tasks.   Boskalis […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has released a new update about the port’s Centerm Expansion Project and South Shore Access Project. According to the update, this month, the port authority will begin demolition of portions of the east side of Burrard dock wharf to make room for the eastern expansion of the terminal and a new […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project is moving forward, with 120,000 cubic yards of sand placed onto the beach so far.  “Several Baltimore District employees are assisting with the Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project, a joint effort by Virginia Beach City Government and Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Vilano Beach is receiving beach-compatible sand through the beneficial use of dredged material, helping to reduce vulnerabilities and improve coastal resiliency in a community north of the St. Augustine Inlet. The injection of much needed sand was made possible in a partnering between St. Johns County, the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND) and the U.S. […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging in Oceanside Harbor federal entrance channel continues as Manson Construction Company, the project contractor, keeps on with the annual effort to maintain safe navigation in the port. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the contractor has so far removed about 187,000 cubic yards of material from the project area. Manson is dredging the […]

  • 26 April 2010

    HENDERSON — Dredging to improve navigation through the small channel connecting Lake Ontario to Henderson Harbor will begin Wednesday. The town of Henderson has received permission needed from Dr. Nak K. Shim, owner of Association Island, to access his property before fish spawning was in full swing… [mappress] Source:watertowndailytimes,April 26,2010;

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Koper dredging scheme is moving forward. The second, larger dredger, owned by the Netherlands-based contractor Van Oord, yesterday commenced dredging works aimed at the seabed deepening along the Container Terminal to 14 metres. By the end of August, the trailing suction hopper dredger Dravo Costa Dorada will remove about 90 Olympic-size swimming […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As of Wednesday the 27th of August annual maintenance dredging of the entrance to St Kilda Marina is in full swing. Boaters are advised to proceed with caution and to look for dredge operators signal whilst navigating around the dredge area. The annual maintenance dredging of the entrance, undertaken by the marina management, should be […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major milestone in the ongoing expansion of the Port of Prince Rupert Fairview Container Terminal was reported yesterday by the port officials. The Phase II North container terminal expansion project, launched in the first quarter of 2015, is now more than 75% complete, the port announced. “Prince Rupert’s container business has experienced rapid growth […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    PortsToronto is currently in the process of removing up to 40,000 cubic meters of debris and sediment from the mouth of the Don River. The main goals of this dredging scheme are preventing future flooding and stemming the flow of unwanted material into Toronto’s Harbor which can pose a risk to boater navigation and public […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Braddock Bay, Greece (NY) is undergoing a restoration project that involves dredging portions of the bay and the construction of the barrier beach. Ongoing barrier beach construction works at the bay are in full swing now and will be completed by the end of the construction season 2016. Braddock Bay is located on the shore of Lake Ontario […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    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 […]