Search results for: GE

33129 results

A list of search results

  • 22 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    FSUE “Rosmorport” Astrakhan branch recently added two more vessels to its dredging fleet, the North-West–503 dredger of the R-36 project and the ShS–74 self-propelled scow of the R-122 project. Due to the reception of these vessels, the dredging fleet of the Astrakhan branch increased up to 6 vessels, and now the branch operates 33 vessels […]

  • 22 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    On or about January 25, Barnegat Bay Dredging Company will begin dredging the federal channel of the waterway between markers 419 and 421 in the vicinity of Nummy Island, NJ, USACE reports. The Dredge Fullerton will conduct the dredging and pump the sediment to Great Flats to adaptively manage habitat created for nesting birds. This […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Equipment

    Two brand-new Jan De Nul vessels, the cutter suction dredger Willem van Rubroeck and the trailing suction hopper dredger Galileo Galilei, are getting ready for their next challenges. The brand-new dredger Willem van Rubroeck docked in the Port of Ghent yesterday evening. This powerful cutter suction dredger, the largest in JDN fleet, has a total […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Dredging is more than dredging, it’s also about sailing the seven seas and discovering the world seen from the water, Jan De Nul Group said in their recent post. Having this in mind, the company has just released a beautiful photo of their Ultra-Low Emission vessel Diogo Cão in Singapore. What a view! The 3,500m³ […]

  • 20 January 2021
    Technology

    HR Wallingford has launched a new virtual dredging management course, adapted from its popular classroom course. Delivered in four-hour tranches over four days in February, it will provide an overview of the environmental aspects of dredging, the latest technology and equipment, and the management of dredged material and dredging projects. The course is aimed at […]

  • 20 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Congressman Garret Graves and House Republican Whip Steve Scalise announced yesterday that the Morganza-to-the-Gulf Hurricane Protection project will receive $12.46 million in New Start Construction funding from USACE. The funding will increase flood protection and further protect economic activity in South Louisiana. “This marks the first time the federal government has appropriated funds through a Corps of Engineers […]

  • 19 January 2021
    Business development

    At present, a mayor port expansion project is undertaken at the Swedish Port of Gothenburg. The expansion will result in an additional 220.000 m2 of terminal surface and 460 m more quay length. The project has been divided in various stages: a Damen DOP200 has proven its worth in the later stages of phase 1. […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Equipment

    Just before Christmas, Jan De Nul’s cutter suction dredger Willem van Rubroeck passed the first tests at sea. Today, this giant left the Remontowa shipyard in Poland. “Our new cutter suction dredger Willem van Rubroeck with a total installed power of 40,975 kW is ready for the next challenge,” said Jan De Nul in their latest […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Business development, Technology

    Royal IHC is actively contributing to the development of autonomy within the maritime industry. This is explained in the latest blog about the development of autonomous trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) by Jeroen van Stappen. In his blog he explains Royal IHC’s aims to create a system that increases the safety on board by providing […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District’s dredge Potter wrapped up another successful dredging season on the Middle Mississippi, January 8. The Corps dredge, built in 1932 during the Great Depression, did not let age stand in her way as she moved more than 3.2 million cubic yards of sediment this year – […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    DEME Group is currently executing several port development dredging projects in the Mediterranean. Recently, the company’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Uilenspiegel’ finalised the deepening of the access channel to the Port of Setubal in Portugal. TSHD ‘Uilenspiegel’ was one of three hoppers deployed on the project. During the works, these hopper dredgers removed approximately 3.5 […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Environment, Technology

    HR Wallingford announced recently that their four-day dredging management online course will take place this February. According to the company, this online course will provide an overview of the environmental aspects of dredging, the latest technology and equipment that apply to dredging and the management of dredged material. HR Wallingford has developed the classroom-based dredging […]

  • 8 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon, the 55th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is visiting the Memphis District today to get a first-hand look at some ways the District is supporting the USACE Civil Works mission and the Mississippi River and Tributaries Project. Memphis District Commander Col. Zachary Miller, […]

  • 7 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Post-Florence Renourishment project sponsors (Carteret County and Emerald Isle), Engineers (Moffatt & Nichol), dredging contractor (Great Lakes Dredge & Dock), and State and federal resource agencies had their first weekly meeting yesterday for the Phase III Project. According to the officials, the water-based equipment (submerged lines, tugs, ancillary vessels, etc.) should begin arriving later […]

  • 7 January 2021
    Environment

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded a $1 million National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) for wetland restoration on the Lower Middleton complex at Samworth Wildlife Management Area in Georgetown County. The grant was completed and submitted through a partnership between Ducks Unlimited and SCDNR. […]

  • 6 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District is beginning a dredging project at the Port of Hueneme main channel to maintain the proper channel depth. According to the Army Corps, Curtin Maritime Corp. will dredge the main channel starting Jan. 5 with a projected completion date of March 27. The contractor will be […]

  • 4 January 2021
    Equipment

    Custom Dredge Works (CDW) announced recently the delivery of a new 14″ Electric powered Chain Ladder Dredge to Legacy Materials in Booneville, Iowa. According to CDW, the new dredge boasts two unique characteristics: 1) Electric Powered, and 2) A Chain Ladder cutting system. The electric powered dredge will greatly reduce or eliminate air pollution, noise […]

  • 4 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The Canal & River Trust is investing £10 million in a four-month program of repairs on Yorkshire and the North East’s historic waterways. “As part of the program, which will continue until March, our expert teams will be replacing lock gates, dredging sections of canal and carrying out a host of tasks to keep the […]

  • 29 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Two Ellicott dredges were used recently for the dredging portion of the Lake Seminole Restoration project in Pinellas County, Florida. The dredges – an Ellicott 670HP 14” conventional cutterhead and an Ellicott 370HP 10” conventional cutterhead – worked in conjunction to remove accumulated organic sediment that had degraded the water quality of the lake. The […]

  • 28 December 2020
    Vessels

    Following the successful completion of sea trials, Onezhsky Shipyard has delivered self-propelled hopper barge Smelaya to FSUE Rosmorport. According to Rosmorport, the recent trials confirmed the operativeness of equipment, the key performance characteristics, functioning of the automation/navigation/communication facilities. The Smelaya with RS class notation КМ Iсе1 R3-RSN AUT3 Hopper is intended for transportation of the […]

  • 25 December 2020
    Research & Development, Technology

    Following the successful WODCON XXII conference, organized by the Chinese chapter of the Eastern Dredging Association (EADA) in Shanghai last April, the host of the next WODCON, CEDA, announced the details for the next congress in the series. WODCON XXIII will take place from 16th-20th May 2022, at the Tivoli Congress Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark, and […]

  • 24 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Cutter suction dredger Willem van Rubroeck, the latest addition to the Jan De Nul Group fleet, has successfully completed sea trials off the coast of Poland. JDN’s newest and biggest CSD was launched in August 2017 at the shipyard Uljanik in Croatia. The handover of the Willem van Rubroeck was planned for autumn 2018, but […]

  • 24 December 2020
    Rules & Regulation

    The Port of Los Angeles praised U.S. Congressional and local leaders for approving the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA) as part of the year-end omnibus and COVID relief legislative package. The bipartisan legislation, approved on Monday by the House and Senate, is essential to the country’s ports, harbors, and inland waterways. “I am […]

  • 21 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    No foreign contractors will be allowed to dredge the Cagayan River even for free, Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary, Roy Cimatu, said last week. “We have a ruling that there will be no foreign contractors here, they should be all Filipinos who have a construction company and this is really a part of […]

  • 18 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Rohde Nielsen A/S recently released a picture of the split hopper dredger Freja R while she was working on the Rønne Port expansion project in Denmark. The shallow draught and the powerful dredge pumps, combined with the excellent capability in positioning, made Freja R a perfect choice for this development project. Over the two years, […]

  • 17 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District has just reported the completion of preparatory maintenance and repair works on board the hopper dredge Yaquina. “USACE is having maintenance done on engines and draghead winches, along with numerous other items on the dredge Yaquina in wet berth in Seattle,” the Army Corps said. Over the […]