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  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The past two months have been huge for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project. Getting deeper and deeper into the phases, the project hit two major milestones, which has officially moved Post 45 from the Feasibility Phase to the Preconstruction Engineering and Design Phase. In December, Lt. Col. Matthew Luzzatto, Charleston District commander, and Jim […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group has completed a key construction contract comprising two electric-powered cutter suction dredgers (CSD) for the Canadian oil sands industry. With both vessels built in Canada, the contract marks the close cooperation between Damen and Aecon, Canada’s largest publicly traded infrastructure development and construction company. Two newly-built Damen CSDs have started operations in Northern […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The newly constructed Newport Beach Marina Park, designed in part by Moffatt & Nichol, earned high honors this year. The American Society of Civil Engineers Orange County Chapter recognized Marina Park with two ‘Project of the Year’ awards – one under the Airports & Ports category and another under the Architectural Engineering category. As a […]

  • 31 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 25-31).   Gippsland Ports Orders Damen TSHD 650 The Damen Shipyards Group is constructing a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) 650 for Australian client Gippsland Ports.   Royal IHC and Adani Sign Deal for IHC Beagle TSHD Duo Royal […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The £30 million Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme, delivered by Team Van Oord, has been named a winner in the 2016 Environment Agency Project Excellence Awards. The Project Excellence Awards recognize work undertaken by the Environment Agency and its partners. Broomhill Sands has been named winner of the ‘Innovation’ category. For 2016 there were 60 […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Since October last year, CEDA’s (Central Dredging Association) Environment Commission has a new chair. Frederik Roose of the Maritime Access Division of the Flemish Ministry of Mobility and Public Works, Belgium succeeded Polite Laboyrie, Witteveen+Bos, the Netherlands, who has been chairing the CEC for 8 years and who moved on to CEDA President. Frederik graduated […]

  • 24 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 18-24).   Maryport’s Harbor Dredging Project Starts Next Month Van Oord, a Dutch dredging company, has won the Maryport’s harbor dredging contract.   Chinese Duo Wins Major Port Deal in Algeria Two Chinese companies, China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) and […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor began annual maintenance dredging of the federal navigation channel in Grays Harbor Inner Harbor Sunday, January 17, 2016. Tacoma-based American Construction Co., is contracted for $4 million to dredge up to 475,000 cubic yards of material in the inner harbor near Aberdeen, Wash., working through 14 February 2016. […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The preliminary activities associated with the 2016 Beach Nourishment Project will start in the upcoming weeks, the Town of Hilton Head Island said in an announcement yesterday. In particular, pre-project surveys of both the beach and the offshore borrow sites will be conducted. Both land and water based survey crews will be present and active within […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Monmouth County Freeholders Thomas A. Arnone and Serena DiMaso became, respectively, Freeholder Director and Deputy Director at the Board’s 2016 organization meeting held earlier in January at the Biotechnology High School. Following a business meeting that appointed the freeholder and citizen members to more than a dozen county boards and commissions, each of the freeholders […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Delta Marine Consultants has signed a new license agreement for an Xbloc project – the Waitangi Wharf Upgrade. This coastal scheme is located on the Chatham Islands, one of New Zealand’s most remote communities. Waitangi Warf is a critical lifeline for the Chatham Islands, and is ready for a big upgrade. Around 4,500 XBlocs will be used […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The head of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a plan designed to protect South San Francisco Bay from tidal flooding and rising sea levels. It includes the construction of new levees and the restoration of nearly 3,000 acres of land to tidal marsh habitat. Officials at the Corps’ San Francisco District call […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company began rock blasting operations last month as part of the project to deepen the channel of the Delaware River. This phase of the program involves fracturing of rock by controlled underwater blasting so it can be removed mechanically. After blasting, […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Preparations for the Dana Point Harbor dredging program are currently underway, according to a recent update posted by the County of Orange. The county has awarded a contract for the 2015/2016 Maintenance Dredging Project and mobilization and staging has already begun in the Pier parking lot. According to the county’s press release, the project contractor has placed […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, alongside federal, state and local officials, celebrated yesterday the start of construction on one of the three remaining contracts for the C-111 South Dade project, an Everglades restoration project in Miami-Dade County. The contract, known as Contract 8, involves constructing the North Detention Area, which will connect the C-111 […]

  • 30 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

      With the New Year’s Eve just around the corner, Dredging Today has decided to bring you an overview of the most interesting videos that marked the year 2015.   Waterdunen Coastal Protection by DEME Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering NV (DEME), an international group of specialized companies in the field of capital and maintenance […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of State and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP), has officially inaugurated Al Mirfa Port in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi. “Abu Dhabi Ports, the developer, operator and manager of ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone in the Emirate, recently completed extensive redevelopment work at Al Mirfa Port, upgrading […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cashmere developer George Valison has successfully restored the shoreline of Mission Creek. This fall, native plantings were installed in the bio-engineered shoreline restoration design, completing requirements of a 2014 settlement with the Washington Department of Ecology. A rock retaining wall also was removed as part of the restoration project. “We’re appreciative of the timeliness in […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is about to release a draft copy of a rehabilitation report on Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee for public review and comment. USACE plans to issue a draft summary of a dam safety modification report and an associated draft environmental impact statement to the public on Thursday, December […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released an aerial photo of the ongoing project to deepen the federal channel of the Delaware River and use the material to build a dune and berm at Broadkill Beach, Delaware. This project involves dredging as needed within the existing 40-foot Delaware River federal navigation channel […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company continue with the beachfill construction project on Long Beach Island, NJ. The two companies are building a dune and berm system that will reduce the risk of storm damages. Long Beach Island is an 18-mile barrier island in southern Ocean […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    In just couple of months, Royal Boskalis Westminster will start the first phase of one of the largest nature restoration projects in western Europe: Marker Wadden. This EUR 33 million project includes the construction of a nature island in lake Markermeer, the Netherlands. This first island will serve as a test case for the development of […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredge Yard – producer of mining/dredging components and equipment – has had a very busy year with the launch of a new dredger, supplying equipment and upgrading TSHDs and delivery of compact and economic sediment dredger for the Gulf region. The company also visited several dredging conferences and events, presenting its latest achievements in the production […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Next week starting Monday, December 14th, the Town of Carolina Beach will close the beach for renourishment project.  The town will close the beach access and public parking lot at the end of Ocean Blvd. for approximately six weeks so Marinex Construction, Inc. can set up equipment and stage piping for the beach renourishment project. Marinex will install […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced the official construction completion on the Miami Harbor Deepening and Widening Project, the first major port deepening to a 50-feet depth in the southeastern United States. Along with deepening, which was finished in September, mitigation construction is also completed. Recent monitoring shows the mitigation features […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Significant progress has been made on the construction of workboat INYOSI that will support Transnet National Ports Authority’s new $62 million trailing suction hopper dredger ILEMBE when she gets to work dredging South Africa’s ports early next year. Carl Gabriel, head of TNPA’s Dredging Services Division, said: “The combination workboat/hydrographic survey boat is being built by […]