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  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, September 6, Major General Diana Holland, Commander of the South Atlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the Record of Decision for the Mobile Harbor General Reevaluation Report (GRR) with Integrated Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS). The recommended plan modifications consist of the following: Deepen the existing Bar, Bay, and River Channels […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Republic of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, has announced that the first berth of the new Lamu Port will be officially opened in October. The Lamu Port development project – part the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor – represents a government initiative to develop a second deep sea port along the Kenyan coast. […]

  • 8 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 2-8, 2019).   Russia Steps Up Dredging Operations Russia continues intense development of its port infrastructure that implies a considerable scope of dredging works.   Interview: DEME Group – Receptive to Change At the start of 2019, Luc Vandenbulcke […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet Coastal Storm Risk Management Project (FIMI) continues making progress, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District said in its latest project update.  “Some 2.3 million cubic yards of sand is being pumped onto the beach, a dune is taking shape, and walkways for public access are […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The land reclamation works for the construction of an airport in Hoarafushi, Haa Alif Atoll, were successfully completed, according to Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC).  Under this capital development scheme, the Maldives’ largest dredger Mahaa Jarraafu reclaimed the lagoon on the southwest side of the island, local media reports. MTCC revealed in its announcement that […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maritime Constructions has just announced that they are nearing completion of the biggest capital dredging and reclamation project in the company’s history in Onslow, Western Australia. Nearly a 1 million m³ of material has been dredged for the new entrance channel to the Beadon Creek marine facility with a large tract of land reclaimed near […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the start of 2019, Luc Vandenbulcke took the reins of DEME Group. A civil engineer employed for 21 years within the group, he has noteworthy qualifications: he cofounded and led DEME’s fastest growing subsidiary company which specialized in hydraulic engineering projects and offshore wind farms. His track record is directly applicable to his new […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has won a contract for the Dhoonidhoo Harbor Construction Project and related shoreline protection works, located in the Nord Male Atoll area of the Maldives.  The agreement was signed today by the MTCC CEO, Hassan Shah, and Assistant Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Mohamed, on behalf of the […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Sidmouth Beach Management Scheme Steering Group met on 22 August for an update on the project’s progress, as well as a review of the rigorous data gathering and analysis carried out to identify ways of protecting the town from coastal flooding and slowing down the rate of erosion on East Beach. Following […]

  • 1 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 26 – 31, 2019).   PHOTO: DEME Dredgers Working in Africa DEME Group has just unveiled this photo from a challenging port expansion project completed in Ghana.   Royal IHC Lays Keel of Two Custom-Built CSDs Last week, the keel […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The one-day SamueLNG Conference, scheduled for 25-26 September in Saint-Nazaire, France, has been postponed and will take place, at a later date to be announced, at the same venue. The event, which is the culmination of the EU co-funded project S/F SamueLNG, will present the main challenges and results from the project, including: The role […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    A major milestone has been reached for the $459 million Dallas Floodway Project with the signing of the Project Partnership Agreement. The agreement was signed today by Fort Worth District Commander, Col. Kenneth N. Reed, Dallas Assistant City Manager, Majed Al-Ghafry and Fort Worth District Deputy District Engineer, Eric Verwers. The signing of the PPA […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General, has signed the Chief’s Report for the Atlantic Coast of New York East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay Hurricane Sandy Reformulation Study—a crucial milestone for the proposed project. The project calls for the construction of nature based and structural features to be constructed on […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the Army Corps’ Baltimore District and Coastal Design and Construction Inc. last week toured the progress of the breakwater construction as part of the Dyke Marsh Restoration and Protection project. The project is located in Fairfax County, Virginia, just across the Potomac River from the National Harbor. This is a National Park Service […]

  • 18 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 12 – 18, 2019).   PAO Shipbuilding: Keel Laying Ceremony for New Dredger A keel laying ceremony for a non-self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) – Project 4395 – took place yesterday at PAO Shipbuilding-Ship Repair Corporation (Gorodets, Nizhny Novgorod […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has just introduced their plan to work with the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) to advance the project development of a new container terminal in Contrecoeur, where the port plans to expand its activities. The Memorandum of Understanding confirms that CIB and MPA will work on the financial structuring of the […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of Project Ireland 2040, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, announced the signing of a €14.7 million capital works contract to deliver a 120m long quay development and associated works at Smooth Point, Killybegs Fishery Harbor Centre, Co. Donegal. Commenting the signing of the contract with contractor ABCO/Fugro […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The DEME’s new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Bonny River’, built at Royal IHC’s Chinese partner yard COSCO Guangdong Shipyard, is propelled by SCHOTTEL, the German propulsion expert. Recently handed over to the Belgian dredging company DEME, the new TSHD is driven by controllable pitch propellers and transverse thrusters from the German company. With a […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IMS Dredge, Division of Ellicott Dredge Technologies, has just released these beautiful photos of their IMS DM-60 Depth Master working in a reservoir in Guatemala. The DM-60 was chosen for its ability to create an even bottom profile in the dam instead of creating a moonscape in the bottom using a hanging pump system which […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that construction mobilization will begin today for the $17.9 million Surfside beach renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The project will renourish critically eroded shoreline in Surfside, placing a total of 330,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers crews are making great progress on levee improvements in the lower Natomas Basin. Their new commander Col. James Handura took a closer look recently at the work being done at two sites. “Col. Handura toured our seepage cutoff wall construction along Steelhead Creek, east of Northgate Blvd, and along […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The LAPSSET Corridor Development Authority (LCDA) has announced that the first of the proposed 32 berths at the Kenya’s Lamu Port is now 100% complete. The Lamu Port development project – part the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor – represents a government initiative to develop a second deep sea port along the Kenyan coast. The […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, is seeking public input on a proposal for a Key West Cottages project, located in Chincoteague, Virginia. The applicant, Chincoteague Hotel, L.C., proposes to impact 7,520 square feet of wetlands/subaqueous bottom and to dredge 7,200 square feet (210 cubic yards) of an existing boat basin. “A beach […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Namibia has launched an expanded container terminal at the Port of Walvis Bay, projected to double the country’s annual container handling capacity. Works on the expansion of the terminal started in 2014 and were completed by China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) under a project worth $268 million. The project, inaugurated on August 2 by Hage […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has won a contract for construction of the Sh. Komandoo Harbor, one of the inhabited islands of the Shaviyani Atoll Administrative Division, located in the North Miladhummadulhu Atoll in the Maldives. Director General at the Ministry of Planning and Infrastructure, Fathimath Shana Farooq, signed the agreement on […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Most maritime infrastructure projects are required to undergo vigorous environmental and cultural or social impact assessments before they are given permission to proceed. These evaluations look out for evidence demonstrating avoidance, minimization or mitigation of impacts in the preparation, actual construction and post-construction phases. Juan C. Savioli, Head of the Coastal and Estuarine Department DHI […]