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  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    CT Systems officially released their world first, true all in one, dredging computer called GeoDredge. GeoDredge houses all necessary components in a rugged and compact housing, offering maximum installation and maximum user friendliness. GeoDredge acts as a hardware platform for the tried and tested Viking software. With the combination of the renowned user friendliness of […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group’s biggest self-propelled cutter suction dredger was successfully loaded on board a semi-submersible transport vessel last week in Croatia, sending her to Poland for further completion of the construction works. “The semi-submersible vessel successfully loaded our Willem van Rubroeck in just 2.5 hours, transporting her to Poland for further completion,” the company […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has launched two new 13-ton class Next Generation excavator models – the Cat® 313 and 313 GC – with new features that elevate machine performance, increase efficiencies and lower owning and operating costs. As reported, the new 313 excavator boasts increased power and a range of standard Cat technologies designed to boost operator efficiencies […]

  • 12 February 2013

    The Erie Port Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for the dredging program on Lampe Marina, the East Avenue Boat Launch, and part of the East Canal Basin. “We would be doing this dredging project normally even with the water levels being normal. But now that they are low, it is extremely important […]

  • 11 May 2012

    Anura Priyadharashana Yapa, the Environment Minister, told Parliament yesterday that the Cabinet has decided to allow the dredging and transporting of sand without a licence from 6.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. He said these laws were being relaxed for the greater convenience of the people and with the intention of keeping the sand prices stable, […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District officially commissioned its newest shallow-draft dredge vessel – MURDEN – in a ceremony May 29 at the Engineer Repair Yard in Wilmington. The Commissioning Ceremony signifies the acceptance for service and entry of a ship into the active fleet. It is the final and, perhaps most significant, […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Liberia through the Management of the National Port Authority (NPA) announced recently that efforts are being advanced to ensure the dredging of the Freeport of Monrovia. An NPA Release issued in Monrovia last week said that the upcoming dredging exercise is part of series of plans for greater accomplishments for the Port […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter has just released his proposals to restore Louisiana’s coasts and improve hurricane and flood protection in a form of a plan named “Together, Louisiana Strong”. “Coastal restoration and hurricane and flood protection aren’t just important issues – they’re matters of life or death. They’re matters of survival for whole communities and ways […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Stephan van der Biezen has been nominated by the Board of Directors of Witteveen+Bos as a new director of the engineering and consultancy firm. The announcement was made at a meeting of the entire workforce on 16 February 2017. Van der Biezen will succeed Henk Nieboer who has served as a board member since 12 […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Climate change is increasing the risk of flooding, both in coastal and delta regions. “With our headquarters in a country that is largely below sea level, we know all about this,” said Ronald Schinagl, Van Oord’s Area Director Netherlands. To guarantee that Dutch feet will stay dry, Van Oord regularly works on coastal defense and dyke […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    eL-Tec Elektrotechnologie recently secured a contract for the outfitting of two trailing suction hopper dredgers that are currently under construction at Royal IHC. The company will be responsible for the supply and integration of all main electrical installations, including the design, fabrication, and commissioning of the main switchboard, auxiliary switchboards and field materials. The first […]

  • 28 January 2013

    Congressman Peter DeFazio (D–Ore.) will hold a public meeting this week in Brookings to review options to ensure dredging continues at small coastal ports in Oregon. DeFazio requested the meeting after learning the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) informed the Port of Port Orford it was highly unlikely there would be funds to dredge […]

  • 22 October 2012

    According to the stevestonharbour.com, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans will be dredging the public fish sales float at Steveston Harbour from October 28, 2012 at 10:00pm to November 22, 2012. Loren Slye, chair of the Steveston 20/20 group, stated: “It is filling up. If you go in low tide you can almost walk across […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredge Enterprises has announced two major personnel changes to its senior management team. Gert de Vries has joined as Senior Director of Engineering, in which capacity he will be supporting the engineering departments of all of Ellicott’s brands, principally Ellicott and Rohr-Idreco. “He will also be mentoring our engineering teams, which is extremely important […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Preparations are being put in place for the next major recharge of beaches at Holland-on-Sea at the weekend. A temporary compound has been set up on the sand between Fernwood Avenue and Brighton Road and the area has been temporarily closed off. A pipeline will be put together ready for the main recharge of Phase […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Vessels

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District officials purchased a 2010 IMS 7012 HP 51-foot Versi dredger for $340,000, along with pumps, piping and other equipment for an additional $435,000. According to albertleatribune.com, the dredging equipment purchased includes piping that sells new for $300,000 and three pumps that sell new for about $125,000 each. Brett Behnke, […]

  • 26 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    General Manager of Dredge Yard, Basel Yousef, recently presented his perspective on dredging market and what has led to a growing demand of dredge equipment in the Middle East. He believes that as a dredging equipment supplier, Dredge Yard has been quick to capitalize on the growing demand in the Middle East and set up […]

  • 28 November 2013

    On the orders of Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin S. Binay, the city’s Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) on Wednesday started to conduct dredging operations at the Makati Diversion Channel where the Calatagan and Ayala Creeks intersect, as part of intensified flood control measures being undertaken by the city government. The mayor said priority […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Executive Vice-President, Ports, ADPC, Captain Mohamed Al Shamisi has told Abu Dhabi TV in an interview at Khalifa Port of the strong growth being registered at the port. In his first major interview of the year, he also praised the smooth transition of TEU container traffic from Mina Zayed to Khalifa Port, and anticipated strong […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A large-scale dredging project is currently underway at the port of Cherbourg, France. Earlier this year, the Ports of Normandy Authority (PNA) launched the works, which will be a milestone in the history of the port’s development. The project is being managed by the company SODRACO, a subsidiary of the Luxembourg Jan de Nul Group, associated with DTP Terrassements, a […]

  • 22 May 2012

    ABC reports that the Queensland government in Australia is to trial a sand bypass system to try and open up Mooloolaba Harbour on the Sunshine Coast. “The dredger Port Frederick is here to remove the entire sandbar and down to a depth greater than before,” stated Coast Guard Mooloolaba spokesman John Annabell. “This is going […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Nick J. Rahall II of West Virginia, ranking member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and member of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) Conference Committee, got a first-hand look at JAXPORT facilities yesterday as he toured with fellow Conferee Congresswoman Corrine Brown and CEO Brian Taylor. The Congressman received […]

  • 18 April 2013

    The Ogun State Government will station security operatives in strategic locations across the State to curb the menace of illegal dredging. Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Otunba Bimbo Ashiru made this revelation at Kara-Isheri in Ifo Local Government Area during an unscheduled visit to the area where illegal dredging had been going on. He explained […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    La. Gov. John Bel Edwards yesterday joined with members of the House and Senate to acknowledge the state’s coastal program accomplishments since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and outlined additional measures to deliver master plan projects more quickly. Following the devastation of 2005, the legislature created the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) Board to be […]

  • 30 August 2013

    Work is well underway to restore the health of Porirua Harbour according to the first Annual Report to Porirua City Council’s Te Komiti. PCC, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Wellington City Council and Te Runanga o Toa Rangatira prepared the Porirua Harbour and Catchment Strategy and Action Plan in 2012 and have made great strides in […]

  • 22 December 2011

    The Federal Government has hinted of new measures to address the lingering problems in the production and supply of petroleum products to most Nigerians. Besides the ongoing repairs of the four refineries, which have been operating at epileptic level, the government said that the Greenfield refineries it planned to set up in Bayelsa, Kogi, and […]