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  • 26 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 21-27, 2018).   GLDD Wraps Up Whiskey Island Coastal Restoration Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) completed the 10.7 million cubic yard coastal restoration of Whiskey Island in Louisiana earlier this month.   New Software for EU Dredging […]

  • 22 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 16-22, 2016).   Panama Canal Expansion Project – May 2016 Update In little over one months’ time, the Inauguration Ceremony of the new Panama Canal will mark the completion of the largest infrastructure undertaking in the waterway since the […]

  • 11 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

      Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 5 – March 11, 2018).   PHOTO: Hopper Dredger Pallieter Working in Borsele Beach nourishment is a soft alternative to hard coastal defenses and protects against flooding and erosion by dissipating the wave energy.   Fijian Ministry of Waterways […]

  • 26 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 20-26, 2017).   GLDD Takes Delivery of ATB Hopper Dredge Ellis Island Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has taken delivery of the new build ATB hopper dredge Ellis Island and tug Douglas B. Mackie after successful completion […]

  • 9 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 3-9, 2017).   Kingston Harbor Dredging Project Half Way Done The Kingston Harbor dredging scheme, undertaken by concessionaire Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), is now 50% complete, according to the minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth […]

  • 25 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 19-25, 2016).   DEME’s Multi Purpose Vessel ‘Living Stone’ Hits the Water DEME Group has celebrated the launch of their new multi purpose vessel ‘Living Stone’, the most advanced vessel in its class.   Boskalis: Positive Advice on Fleet Rationalization Plan […]

  • 17 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 11-17, 2018).   USACE Photo Update: CSD Texas Busy in Charleston The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, last week hosted a tour of the dredger Texas, a cutter suction dredging vessel currently working in the Charleston Harbor […]

  • 19 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 13-19, 2017).   Royal IHC Lays Keel for TSHD D11 21 De Julio Royal IHC has just released a photo from the keel laying ceremony of the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) D11 21 De Julio.   DEME: […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Soy Transportation Coalition (SCT) recently presented the research that identifies farmer benefit of dredging the Lower Mississippi River. The STC research highlights that shipping costs for soybeans from Mississippi Gulf export terminals would decline 13 cents per bushel ($5 per metric ton) if the lower Mississippi River is dredged to 50 ft. The research […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just published their “Annual Report”, in which they present an overview of the state of affairs of the IADC and its activities in 2015. The report highlights various projects that the Association has undertaken for the year. Highlights of the year include IADC’s 50th seminar in cooperation with […]

  • 21 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Picture of the Day: The Largest Hopper Dredger With a hopper capacity of 46,000 m³, trailing suction hopper dredger Cristóbal Colón is the largest and the most high-tech dredger in the world today.   More Dredgers Ready for the New Suez Canal All vessels belonging to the Consortium consisting of Great Lakes (25%) and Dredging […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2013 was a remarkable year for global marine terminal operator DP World. Despite challenging market conditions and uncertainties that impacted the industry, the company maintained its focus on improving efficiencies, expanding capacity, enhancing its position as one of the top industry leaders globally and driving profitability. As a premier partner in the UAE’s successful bid […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Marine data acquisition and consulting experts the Partrac Group have experienced the busiest and most successful year since operations began in 2003. The Group, which is headquartered in Glasgow, has attributed the resulting growth to the award of many new contracts and contract extensions, continuous innovation and the streamlining of survey and project management processes, […]

  • 14 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME: Sabetta Port Project (VIDEO) Arkhangelsk Branch of Rosmorport resumed the Sabetta Port dredging work in early August, as soon as the summer navigation period commenced.   Van Oord Completes Koper Dredging The Netherlands-based company Van Oord has completed the first phase of deepening operations at the Port of Koper increasing water depth of the port’s Container […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Huelva Port Authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Huelva) and Research Foundation of the University of Seville are entering a research project to evaluate the benefits of dredging in the ecosystem of the estuary of Huelva. The announcement was made yesterday at a joint press briefing by Javier Barrero, president of the port, and Manuel Enrique Figueroa, professor of ecology at the […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany has issued a statement after the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District released a new study measuring the economic impact of the Calcasieu Ship Channel at the local, state and national levels. “The Calcasieu Ship Channel supports job creation and economic growth not just in Southwest Louisiana, but across our entire […]

  • 8 December 2011

    In her inaugural address, Delta Mayor Lois Jackson highlighted some key environmental, infrastructure and economic projects the municipality…   More info: southdeltaleader By Christine Lyon [mappress] Source: southdeltaleader, December 8, 2011;

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    During yesterday’s meeting of the Houston Port Commission, Chairman Janiece Longoria shared highlights of a briefing and tour of the Houston Ship Channel provided last week to Lt. General Todd Semonite, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During his visit, Chairman Longoria outlined the economic impact of the […]

  • 21 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – EXCAVATION of soil from the Great Salt Pond was the highlight of a ground-breaking ceremony yesterday (Jan. 20) to signal the start of construction of the mega yacht marina at Christophe Harbour. [mappress] Source: SKNVibes, January 20, 2010

  • 3 July 2012

    Delaware Governor Jack Markell will be in Rehoboth Beach this morning to speak at a Delaware Ocean Beaches Nourishment event, according to WGMD.com. The event will highlight beach nourishment projects in Lewes, Rehoboth, Dewey, Bethany, South Bethany and Fenwick Island. Joining Gov. Markell will be DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara, Delaware’s Congressional Delegation, Rehoboth Beach Mayor […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has pointed to a new analysis of declining international demand for coal as more reasons why the massive industrial expansion of ports on the Great Barrier Reef’s coastline must stop. The latest report from the Carbon Tracker Initiative, a group of financial analysts specialising in the economic risks of […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    More than 1.200 participants from over 50 countries attended the second edition of the conference Deltas in time of climate change. The conference took place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands from 24 – 26 September. In three high-level round table discussions, over 100 sessions and many practical workshops, delegates from river deltas all over the world […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Tom Reed said that the U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to consider the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), a bill to facilitate upgrades to water infrastructure in the United States. The WRRDA conferees came to an agreement between House and Senate bill versions last week and the Conference Report is likely […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has just announced the First Call for Papers for the technical sessions at the 2018 Dredging Summit and Expo. The 2018 Dredging Summit and Expo will be held at the Hilton Norfolk The Main Hotel, from June 25-28, 2018. According to WEDA, the conference will provide a forum for improvement of communications, technology transfer, and […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), exclusively for Dredging Today, looks back at 2014 and forward to 2015 when it will celebrate its 50th anniversary. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. As such IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Bill Enyart (IL-12) met with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx last week. The meeting consisted of 25 members of the House of Representatives Port Caucus. “Southern Illinois sees a high volume of river traffic due to its placement between the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers,” said Enyart. “It is important that we discuss […]