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  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The building industry needs a continuous supply of sand, and as the near shore supplies are drying out, dredging is done at deeper concessions. One of the best tools for the job under these circumstances is Damen DOP submersible dredge pump. Damen Dredging Equipment recently delivered its DOP Submersible Dredge Pump 450L to a client in […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DRAGFLOW, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has had an extremely busy and successful year.  Hereby we are bringing you a list of the DRAGFLOW’s most successful projects and achievements in 2014.   Sand and Gravel Extraction Project in Nebraska, […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Approximately 82,000 cubic yards of material will be dredged this summer from the Wachapreague Channel and Bradford Bay, said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. This maintenance work will be performed by a hydraulic cutter head dredger and all dredged material will be placed inside an authorized placement site within Bradford Bay. The […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hydraulic fill is the basis, the essential ingredient, for all land reclamation projects, for port expansion and airport platforms, for residential and industrial development, and many other major infrastructure plans. To fully understand the most important elements of land reclamation (planning, design, data collection, legal and contractual aspects) a comprehensive reference work, Hydraulic Fill Manual, […]

  • 11 October 2010

    Good progress is being made by the two dredges being used for Phase 2 of the dredging and, at this stage, this phase of the dredging should be completed well before the contracted completion date of 19 November. Specialist dredging company Boskalis Australia Pty Ltd is using two of its most sophisticated dredges to ensure […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Feasibility Study recently reached another major milestone when the results of the study were presented to the Civil Works Review Board in Washington, D.C. At the end of the meeting, the panel members, comprised of senior U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leaders and chaired by Maj. Gen. John Peabody, […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group’s three new 3,500 m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers will be powered by the Cat 3500E IMO III & EPA Tier 4 certified engines, reports Caterpillar Marine. The Cat 3500E features Selective Catalyst Reduction (SCR) after-treatment technology with closed loop NOx sensing and application optimized performance for minimized owning and operating costs. According to […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Dragflow network, one of the most extended, thrustable and successful team in the pump and dredging business, has been working hard in the last two years to develop and market the most complete, competitive and efficient line of dredges. In addition to the three traditional dredge’s designs, steel cable, telescopic boom and ladder dredge, […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Victoria’s commercial ports have performed strongly over the past year, posting solid figures in import and export trade. Minister for Ports David Hodgett welcomed the annual reports tabled in Parliament yesterday and said the figures reinforced the strategic value of Victoria’s commercial ports. “Victoria has an incredibly strong ports sector which can be seen in the […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project has received $1.3 million in funding for the Pre-construction Engineering and Design (PED) Phase of the project from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 2015 Work Plan’s additional allocations. This funding allows the PED phase to begin upon finalizing the design agreement with the South Carolina State Ports […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the winter storms of 2013/14, areas of revetment along Southsea Seafront sustained significant damage. Repairs for the revetment, costing approximately £40,000, around the Blue Reef Aquarium, Southsea Castle & Clarence Beach were recently completed. The contract for repair was awarded to Colas Ltd, under the Coastal Engineering Minor Works Framework. During the storm period, some […]

  • 4 June 2012

    The Waikiki Beach replenishment project has been completed, reports cbsnews.com. The state Department of Land and Natural Resources used machines to haul sand onto the beach. In some areas where tides once lapped at walls, there is now up to 40 feet of new sand. DLNR covered more than half the cost. The Hawaii Tourism […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ust-Luga container terminal dredging program will commence soon, according to portnews.ru. This maintenance dredging project at Russia’s first greenfield container terminal developed in the deep sea port will cost about $70.000 (RUB 2.5 mln). The source of financing will be internal funds, and the deadline for application of bids is March 28, 2014, announced […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Continuous improvement to X-Subsea’s services resulted in a successfully tested ‘launch & recovery’ of a Scandredge – completed in one lift including hoses, rather than several separate lifts. The Scandredge is a standalone subsea dredger operated by customer’s divers or ROVs. This dredger effectively relocates installed rock and soil.     SERVICES • Seabed preparation for […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Reconstruction of a two-mile stretch of severely eroded shoreline along the Delaware River in Salem County has been completed, making it the second post-Superstorm Sandy beach project in New Jersey to be fully executed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The restoration of Oakwood Beach in Elsinboro was completed about three weeks ago by […]

  • 14 February 2014

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has introduced a plan for the Craney Island shoreline protection program. The project includes the construction of approximately 3840 feet of shoreline protection at the Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area (CIDMMA), located in Portsmouth, Virginia. The main goal of this work, which consists of the replacement of […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The color-coded depth maps of the navigation channel lined each the top of table – each map in front of a stakeholder who wanted the same thing as the person in the next seat. The Corps of Engineers map wasn’t necessary for Chad Saunders. He knew the depths. And he knew what was needed. “My […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    KIASMA, an Italian producer of dredging pipes, and FLOATEX, one of the leading companies in buoyancy and fendering for coastal and offshore marine products, signed a collaboration for the sector of dredging and offshore products. The long experience gained through years of presence in their respective fields and the know-how of each, lead to the production […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, will defer maintenance dredging of Richmond Outer Harbor in 2017 in order to remain in compliance with the Federal Standard.  The decision follows a certification issued by the Regional Water Quality Control Board which imposed permit conditions on the District’s 2017 dredging program for the San […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) reaffirmed its concern that the state and federal governments are failing to put the welfare of the Great Barrier Reef first, after more evidence has emerged of fast tracking plans for port expansion at Abbot Point. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said comments made by the […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Georgia Ports Authority yesterday welcomed the largest ship ever to call on the Port of Savannah when the ZIM Tianjin docked at Garden City Terminal. “This 10,000-TEU vessel represents the future of U.S.-Asia shipping,” said Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz. “The Tianjin is another example of a growing trend in the […]

  • 23 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    BMT Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced its latest project providing port planning consultancy for Malaysia-based, diversified multinational, Sime Darby Berhad. BMT developed a strategic master plan for the development of Weifang Port, located in the Shandong Province, China, covering economic, technical and […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    ICL, a Tel Aviv based manufacturer of products based on unique minerals, by its subsidiary Dead Sea Works (DSW), has signed an agreement for the first stage of the salt harvesting project at Pond 5, to preserve the pond’s water level. The agreement was signed with Holland Shallow Seas Dredging Limited who was selected to […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Co., Chesapeake, Virginia, has won a $124,460,600 firm-fixed-price contract for the next phase of the Charleston harbor dredging project. According to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), dredging will be performed in Charleston, South Carolina, with an estimated completion date of July 5, 2022. This contract covers the Lower Harbor to Wando Welch […]

  • 9 July 2013

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), a global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry, has released an update on Guide to cost standards for dredging equipment 2009 – Indexation 2013. This guide to cost standards for dredging equipment 2009, prepared by IADC from data exclusively collected for this purpose, gives the replacement […]

  • 15 November 2012

    The next step towards building Melbourne’s much needed second container port are now underway with the commencement of key studies into Westernport, its natural environment, and port design. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said the opening of tenders for key packages of work was an important milestone and a major step forward for the Port […]