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  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) said in their latest announcement that they had a very successful Washington, DC fly-in this past week.  It was a good and solid effort made by all to demonstrate the resolve of the U.S-Flag dredging industry, DCA said. “I am pleased with the success of this fly-in to Washington, […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Governor Ralph Northam visited William & Mary Law School last week to sign two bills, House Bill 345 and Senate Bill 265, establishing a new cabinet position for Virginia: Special Assistant to the Governor for Coastal Adaptation and Protection. The new cabinet position will function as the lead in developing and providing direction and […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. hopper dredge companies recently visited Washington, DC for a CEOs/Owners Roundtable with General Semonite and staff at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers headquarters, the Dredging Contractors of America said in its latest release.  The Dredging CEOs also attended the December board meeting of the American Maritime Partnership. Later in the evening, the dredging executives […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction work on the first phase of a multi-million pound project to replace Morecambe’s wave reflection wall is progressing well.  So far 586 meters of wall have been replaced between Morecambe Town Hall and Broadway and construction of a new ‘up and over’ feature is underway opposite Thornton Road. Coun Janice Hanson, Lancaster City Council’s […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    More than 60 graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and early-career professionals shared their research at the Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference-North America on the University of Delaware campus from July 27-29. Governor Jack Markell, who welcomed the participants, said that the First State was the perfect place for the event. “Delaware’s coastline is short, only […]

  • 24 August 2012

    A&P North East recently welcomed a number of clients to their two facilities, one on the Tees near Middlesbrough and one on the Tyne near Newcastle. Among those visiting the Tyne yard were Van Oord, with their vessel Ham 601. Arriving towards the end of July for a short stay the vessel underwent structural steel […]

  • 31 August 2011
    Vessels

    A&P Tees ship repair yard has given another TV star a much-needed “makeover”. The Middlesbrough yard is gaining a reputation for giving vessels which have appeared on the small screen a new lease of life. Last year they restored the Tall Ship winner Christian Radich, star of the BBC TV series The Onedin Line and the […]

  • 6 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 30 – October 6, 2019).   Another Ten IHC Beavers for Egyptian Ministry of Defense Royal IHC has secured a contract from the Egyptian Ministry of Defense’s Engineering Authority (MOD) for the construction of ten IHC Beaver® 45 Cutter […]

  • 23 February 2012

    Yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, deployed spotters to the Green and White rivers and a team to make emergency repairs to the Union Slough Levee located on the Snohomish River in Everett, Wash. The Corps’ emergency operations center and reservoir control center also began 24-hour operations. In the interest of public […]

  • 8 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 2-8, 2020).   Damen Completes TSHD Arco Dijk Maintenance Work The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arco Dijk of Hanson Aggregate Marine has completed its maintenance stop-over at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam.   Boskalis Releases 2019 Annual Report and Sustainability […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The last year has been a fairly good one for the dredging industry in terms of new vessel orders, shipbuilding and new product developments.  In 2017, the industry placed orders for dozens of new dredgers keeping the shipbuilders very busy throughout the year. The year began with DEME’s 7.950m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger, named […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 2018 Severn Estuary Forum, under the name “Making the Most of Our Estuary’s Resources”, is set to take place on Tuesday, 9th October, 2018, at the Riverfront Theatre and Arts Center in Newport, located on the west bank of the River Usk on the Bristol Packet Wharf in the city center. The forum will discuss the latest research […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter yesterday announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will complete dredging at Rochester Harbor this week. This season’s dredging operation included removal of over 180,000 cubic yards of material from the Port of Rochester and 5,000 cubic yards from Irondequoit Bay. Slaughter has secured more than $5 million since 2013 for […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to break ground July 7 on the second phase of the Big Spring Creek Restoration Project to benefit fish and wildlife, including salmon, on the Enumclaw Plateau in southeast King County.  This project is being implemented about one mile northwest of the City of Enumclaw. The first […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Three winners of the British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) annual Archaeology Awards have recently been announced. The Awards recognise best practice in applying an archaeological reporting protocol developed in partnership between the industry and English Heritage. Mark Russell, Director BMAPA, said: “Staff working in the marine aggregate industry, at wharves or on board dredgers, […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The week of 19 March 2018, set maritime related records in Washington, DC, the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) said in their latest announcement.  The U.S. Maritime industry visited the largest number of Congressional offices in the nine-year history of the annual Congressional Sail-in. The Omnibus spending bill approved by Congress and signed by President […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation , the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, commented on legislative progress in the House of Representatives. On April 18th, 2012 the House of Representatives approved passage of H.R. 4348 (Surface Transportation Extension Act […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Friday, May 17, President Barack Obama spent several hours at Ellicott’s headquarters and factory in Baltimore, MD, USA, meeting with workers, inspecting dredge machinery, and making a policy speech on U.S. Government plans to accelerate infrastructure projects. He spoke to over 500 people in attendance. Customers and vendors flew in from around the country […]

  • 17 August 2010

    Five buoy-mounted automatic water quality monitors (AWQMs) have been installed by YSI Hydrodata engineers at the new Tyne Tunnel project to ensure that construction operations do not significantly affect river water quality. Unusually, the contractors have not taken ownership of the instrumentation, preferring instead to simply purchase the data and alarms. Background In 1967 a […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Manson’s hopper dredger Westport is back in Anchorage – with her very experienced crew – for the final round of a three-year maintenance dredging contract for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in support of the Port of Alaska. The purpose of this project was to provide annual maintenance dredging at the Port of Alaska to […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Manson Construction Co. has announced the completion of its 30-inch ABS cutter suction dredger ROBERT M WHITE. Constructed at Halimar Shipyard LLC in Morgan City, Louisiana, with design and dredge components from IHC America Inc., the dredger was successfully launched on April 24, 2017. “We have high expectations for our state-of-the-art ROBERT M WHITE cutter […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction Co. yesterday announced that Eric V. Haug, President, retired on July 1, 2018. John A. Holmes, P.E. currently Executive Vice President and Chief Estimator, assumed the role of president on July 2. Mr. Holmes has spent his entire 40-year career with Manson Construction Co. In his time with Manson, Holmes has seen the […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction, a Seattle based provider of heavy marine construction and dredging services, has been awarded a four year contract to dredge the Oceanside Harbor entrance. Manson’s crews are currently completing a dredge contract in Ventura County and will proceed directly to Oceanside upon completion, the City of Oceanside Harbor said in its latest release. […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Oceanside Harbor, CA, has just released the latest update of their harbor dredging project, saying that weather has shut down dredging operations since Sunday, May 12th. Based on current weather forecasts, dredging will not resume until Friday, May 17th. That was the original day that Manson Construction was planning to finish all […]

  • 5 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction Co. of Seattle announced the sale of the Company to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) owned S-Corp. Verit Advisors, a Chicago-based investment banking firm, was engaged by Manson and its shareholders to provide expertise in structuring a solution that optimized the company’s and shareholders’ objectives. In 1905, Peter Manson began Manson Construction […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction, a Seattle based provider of heavy marine construction and dredging services, has successfully completed its dredging work on the Oceanside Harbor entrance area in California.  According to the City of Oceanside Harbor’s latest project update, Manson is now in the process of de-mobilizing all pipe, equipment and vessels. “They should be gone by […]