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  • 24 September 2020
    Vessels

    Two days after signing the contract for a new hopper dredger, Manson Construction managers visited the Keppel AmFELS, Inc. team at their shipyard facility in Brownsville, TX. The visit officially kicked off the start of fabrication of the new 15,000 cubic yard hopper dredge, FREDERICK PAUP. During the visit, Manson team toured the shop facilities […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Ten years ago, the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project started as a feasibility study — a potential plan. With the support and funding from Congress, this plan materialized in March 2018 with dredging of the harbor’s entrance channel. Last Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District awarded the project’s fifth and final contract. According […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Regulation & policy

    In the recently issued Terra et Aqua magazine, IADC brought an interesting article on mediation in the dredging industry. As presented in the article, the international dredging and maritime construction industry remains quite devoid of the use of mediation as a tool for Alternative Dispute Resolution. Mediation is outlined to broaden familiarity with mediation, increase […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Business development

    Ports North has won an Australian Engineering Excellence Award Queensland for its Cairns Shipping Development Project. “A huge thank you goes out to the very capable contractors and consultants such as BMT, RN Dredging, Hall Contracting, AECOM, Austral Construction, Golders, Flanagan Consulting and Douglas Partners who assisted in the delivery of this complex and challenging […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    With dredging work now complete to increase water depth at Market Slip, the City of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, now has increased dock space for small pleasure crafts to drop anchor on the Port Saint John side of Reversing Falls.  As of Friday afternoon, July 17, the docks have been set in the water, […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District has received a permit application from the Connecticut Port Authority for proposed work in the Thames River at State Pier, New London, Connecticut. The proposed project would serve as a long-term, regional wind turbine generator port facility while continuing to support other existing long term break […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 3 months, dredging operations will be carried out within the West Kowloon Refuse Transfer Station, Stonecutters Island area, the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) reports. The works will be carried out by one derrick lighter, one tugboat, one split hopper barge and one work boat will assist […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dredging of two of Coonabarabran’s main water sources has recently been completed, informs the Warrumbungle Shire Council, NSW. “The ‘Poundyard Weir’ in Namoi Street and Timor Dam, Coonabarabran were both dredged by a contractor throughout June,” said Warrumbungle Shire Council Mayor, Councillor Denis Todd. “These sites are main water sources for the township of Coonabarabran […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Equipment

    Manson Construction Co. has contracted with Keppel AmFELS to build the hopper dredger Frederick Paup at their facility in Brownsville, TX. The 15,000 cubic yard dredger – designed in collaboration with Hockema Whalen Myers Associates – has a length of 420-ft, breadth of 81-ft and draft of 28.5-ft. Commenting the latest news, John Holmes, Manson […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) farewelled dredge Woomera this week following the successful completion of the Clinton Vessel Interaction Project (CVIP). This backhoe dredge played a significant role in the successful delivery of this vital safety project for Gladstone. The CVIP was the result of detailed planning and significant investigations to explore options to improve vessel […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    One of the latest additions to NMDC’s (National Marine Dredging Company) fleet of vessels, the backhoe dredger SARB has safely arrived in Abu Dhabi, UAE. After a voyage from Rotterdam, MV Rolldock Sky floated off the SARB in the Port of Mina Zayed. The great co-operation between all parties resulted in a safe and on […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine. The autumn 2020 issue of Terra et Aqua highlights a mud consolidator to measure thixotropy and creep and plume predictor to reduce environmental impact. The Deputy Administrator of the Panama Canal talks in an interview about the challenges and rewards […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    MidCoast Council, NSW, Australia, has just announced that their dredging operations in the Lower Myall River are progressing according to schedule with 27,000 cubic metres of sand removed from the eastern channel so far. The contractor, Dredging Solutions Pty Ltd, is now one month in to the 27 week project that will remove a total […]

  • 24 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) successfully completed work on the construction of L. Maabaidhoo Harbour New Channel project on 18th August 2020. For this project, MTCC dredged 17,503 cbm of soil to create a new harbour channel. Additionally, the existing harbour channel was closed. Works on the project, which was awarded to MTCC […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Technology

    Julong Environment Technology has successfully delivered a standard CSD450 model cutter suction dredger to the Port of Bunati, Indonesia. According to the Chinese manufacturer of various water engineering equipment, the CSD Bunati-01 was transported by a bulk cargo ship and arrived in Indonesia in April, 2020. Upon arrival, Julong engineers helped the client with the assembling […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Eyemouth Harbour Trust, Scotland, has just announced the beginning of dredging operations in the harbour area. According to the official notice released by the Trust, the dredging works will be conducted by the contractor – Shearwater Dredging. The dredging is set to take place at the entrance, canyon, Gunsgreen basin and the inner harbour basin, […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Arecibo Harbor maintenance dredging program in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, is currently underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Antilles Office, reports. Weeks Marine, of Covington, Louisiana, will be responsible for dredging approximately 110,000 cubic yards of shoal material from the Arecibo Harbor. “Dredging Arecibo Harbor is critical to maintaining operations for the island. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Western Dredging Association’s (WEDA) Education Commission Reservoir Sediments Dredging Panel is set to take place on Friday August 14, 2020 at 1 PM EST. This panel will discuss the current state of reservoir sedimentation in the United States, estimated reservoir capacity losses, flooding impacts due to the loss capacity, dredging practices to reduce reservoir sedimentation, […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Business development

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) today released an update on their work on the N. Miladhoo harbor development, saying that the scheme is moving forward with overall 24% project progress. Dredging works on a new harbor and existing channel are currently ongoing. The N. Miladhoo harbor project consists of channel dredging operations of […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The long-awaited Fawn Lake dredging project is scheduled to start in the following days, the Town of Bedford, Massachusetts, said in their latest announcement. The Town has contracted with Dredgit Corp. to dredge the pond and to reconstruct the outlet dam at Springs Road. The work includes hydraulic wet dredging of the bottom sediments to […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Equipment, Vessels

    Royal IHC handed over the 3,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Mont Mandara to Cameroon’s Port Authority of Douala (PAD) last week. This successful delivery completes the PAD fleet, following its acquisition of an IHC Beaver 50® cutter suction dredger and a DMC work boat in 2019. The new TSHD is an IHC Easydredge® from […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has received a permit application from the town of Truro for proposed work in Eagle Neck Creek and adjacent wetlands at Old County Road, Truro. The proposed project to restore salt marsh surrounding Eagle Neck Creek contains three elements: the replacement of existing culverts under Old […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, has just released this beautiful photo from the ongoing Kokkola Harbor and Fairway Deepening Project in Finland.  Under the contract, signed in late July 2018, Wasa Dredging is responsible for dredging of the harder materials and heavily polluted soils, drilling and blasting of rock and removal of unexploded ordnance […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded a contract for dredging at Duluth-Superior Harbor in western Lake Superior on the Minnesota-Wisconsin border. The more than $2 million contract was awarded to Roen Salvage Co., from Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. The contract (award number W911XK20C0014) is to dredge approximately 120,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) recently announced the successful completion of the sizable port construction project in Duqm, Oman. For this extraordinary EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) project Boskalis dredged a new harbor basin and entrance channel with a depth of 18 meters. The company also constructed a kilometer-long quay wall, two 400 meter-long jetties […]