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  • 26 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Napier Port 6 Wharf project is coming along nicely and is set to complete on time, by the end of 2022. According to the latest update, the contractor – HEB Construction – has so far made good progress with piling, having installed 13 piles out of 400 that will support the wharf. With progress […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Spanning construction operations over three Gulf Coast shipyards, Galveston, Texas based Callan Marine is now placing into service its new Jones Act cutterhead suction dredger (CSD) General MacArthur and its accompanying Idler Barge.  Last week, the U.S. Coast Guard cleared the MacArthur with its Certificate of Inspection (COI) and the American Bureau of Shipping classified […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Callan Marine LTD. has introduced Arie van den Adel as their new Chief Operating Officer. A 30-year veteran of the dredging industry, van den Adel has served as a Dredging Operations Consultant since 2018, managing a great variety of dredging projects around the globe. With a bachelors’ degree in Civil Engineering and a family rooted […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine featured a very interesting article named ‘Ecosystem services assessment of the Prins Hendrik Zanddijk’. This study examines which and, if possible, how much more ecosystem services are provided by the most recent nature inspired coastal protection project Prins Hendrik Zanddijk, […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    VBA’s Lincolnshire Lakes Flood Defense Scheme has been shortlisted for Project of the Year at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2020. The flood defense scheme was designed to increase flood protection for businesses and communities along the banks of the River Trent. Delivered under the Environment Agency’s Water and Environment […]

  • 2 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    With the 2019 dredging season now behind us, Dredging Today presents a recap of the most popular stories from the past year.   Colombo Port City Land Reclamation Project Complete China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has completed the majority of dredging and land reclamation works for the Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port City Project.   $1.36 Billion Ghasha […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Savannah Belles ferry services will have a few changes this holiday season, Chatham Area Transit (CAT) reports.  Due to the Savannah River dredging program, the Savannah Belles Ferry boats will only operate between the Savannah Convention Center on Hutchinson Island and the Waving Girl landing at Morrell Park, on the east side of the […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging companies are able to better plan their schedules in advance thanks to a new service which can provide improved forecasting of sediment plumes caused by dredging, HR Wallingford said in its latest announcement.  The service enables dredging contractors to improve their ‘adaptive management’ of dredging works thereby helping to ensure that environmental objectives are […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District’s maintenance dredging project to maintain the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway in Venice, Florida, is currently underway, the City of Venice reports. The project involves removal of shoaled sediment and use of the dredged material on the beach and nearshore area to take advantage of ecosystem restoration opportunities. According […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The maintenance dredging operations in Chichester Harbor Approach Channel and nourishment of the Hayling Island are progressing nicely, according to the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership – ESCP. After securing funding from the Environment Agency, Havant Borough Council started this week with the beach nourishment of the Eastoke frontage. Material for this operation is being dredged […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the Intracoastal Waterway in Venice will begin mid-October, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The project involves removal of shoaled sediment and use of the dredged material on the beach and nearshore area to take advantage of ecosystem restoration opportunities. Over time, coastal processes have resulted in significant shoaling and […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Senator Ted Cruz voiced strong support for the Houston Ship Channel Improvement Project earlier this week, after being briefed by Port Houston leadership and top executives representing industry along the channel. Senator Cruz said that the widening and deepening project is important to Texas and the nation and lauded the leadership of Port Houston […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District has released a public notice for the Port of Corpus Christi Authority’s proposed Channel Deepening Project, for which an Environmental Impact Statement will be prepared.  “The Channel Deepening Project was also determined to be a covered project under Title 41 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, is urging boaters to carry out safe boating practices in the Chesapeake Bay this National Safe Boating Week, as ongoing construction activities continue near Poplar Island. “The public’s safety all year round, not just during National Safe Boating Week, continues to be our number one priority as […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded an $8.5 million contract Wednesday to close a breach in the L601 levee along the Missouri River near river mile 583, northwest of Bartlett, in Mills County Iowa. USACE awarded the contract to Newt Marine Service out of Dubuque, Iowa. The breach closure will ensure that […]

  • 8 April 2019

    Port of Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd (328719-K) is a large transhipment container terminal operating in Malaysia. The current port offers 14 berths totalling 5.04km of linear wharf length and associated container stacking yard area. PTP wishes to invite qualified and experienced contractors with the proven expertise to participate in the following tender exercise. CONTRACT FOR […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Christina Bolling was named Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of DSC Dredge, LLC., a Louisiana based manufacturer of dredging equipment.  She was promoted after serving five years as DSC Dredge Corporate Human Resources Director where she has fostered an integrated culture throughout DSC headquarters and two production facilities in Greenbush, Michigan and Poplarville, […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jacobs has received Notice to Proceed for a single-award contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District for remediation services required at the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program Shallow Land Disposal Area (SLDA) site in Parks Township, PA. Support includes development of work site and safety plans as well as excavation, storage and […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group’s subsidiary Payra Dredging Company Limited (PDCL) entered into a Public Private Partnership (PPP) agreement with Payra Port Authority (PPA) last month for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Rabnabad Channel at Payra Port in southern Bangladesh. Both parties, PDCL and PPA, are now looking for a consulting engineering company, with […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     Restore the Mississippi River Delta, a coalition of Environmental Defense Fund, National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, and Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation involved in rebuilding Louisiana’s coastal landscape, has just released their latest Voices of the Coast video update.  In this video, Lauren Averill, Jefferson Parish’s Coastal Management Department Coordinator talks about coastal restoration […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ President Rodrigo R. Duterte has approved the transfer of the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) from the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) to the Office of the President (OP). Under Executive Order No. 74 signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea on Feb. 1, the transfer of PRA aims “to rationalize the approval process for […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, last week published a public notice for the proposed Port Tampa Bay expansion project. The permit applicant proposes to expand existing port facilities (and associated dredging) to accommodate additional demand for deep-water cargo service in the Port Tampa Bay area. Since the proposed work includes impacts to […]

  • 2 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    With the 2018 dredging season now behind us, Dredging Today presents a recap of the most popular stories from the past year.   Tuas Terminal Phase 2 Reclamation Project Awarded The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), at today’s Maritime Technology Conference (SMTC), awarded a contract worth approximately $1.1 billion for the Tuas Terminal […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC has opened a new office for IHC Engineering Malaysia (IEM), their subsidiary which is currently supporting several IHC departments with cost-effective and flexible engineering activities. “Our shipbuilding and mechanical engineers have gained vast experience in their respective fields in the years since IEM was established,” said General Manager Pim Kruis. “Our strength lies […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a Single Award Task Order Contract to Brice Civil Constructors, Inc. to dredge the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel, the Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District – Port of Morgan City, LA – said in its latest release.  The contractor will be working with specially-built equipment to […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Office of Public Works (OPW) will provide €456,000 to fund interim emergency coastal erosion measures in Portrane, set to begin this week, said Fingal County Council in its latest release.  The funding towards the installation of 380 ‘Seabee’ reinforced concrete units along the beach above the Mean High Water Level has been announced by Minister […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    New research undertaken on behalf of the Environment Agency by scientists at HR Wallingford has been recognized by the Institution of Civil Engineers, with the award of the Bill Curtin Medal for Research and Innovation at the ICE Publishing Awards ceremony, held at One Great George Street in London on Monday, 8 October 2018. The […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ferry services between Wagstaffe, Ettalong and Palm Beach could resume in a matter of weeks, if not days, according to Member for Terrigal Mr Adam Crouch. In a speech to the NSW Parliament, Mr Crouch said: “It hopes to resume permanent services as quickly as possible.” “To date, around 15,000 cubic meters of sand has […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    To mark its bicentenary, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has created the commemorative album Shaping the World as a beautifully designed book to showcase the 200 structures and engineering projects that have had the greatest impact on the people lives. The book celebrates the individuals and organisations that deliver the vital infrastructure everyone relies on and […]