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  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chief Minister of Puducherry, V. Narayanasamy, kickstarted the dredging operations today at an estuary near the Vambakeerapalaym coastal village fishing harbor, the Business Standard reports. The main goal of this cleanup scheme is to remove the accumulated sand for easy movement of the fishing vessels. According to local media, there were complaints from more than […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The fourteenth annual conference on ‘Ports in India’ named ‘Progress, Potential & the Way Forward’ will take place on January 23-24, 2017, at The ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to provide an update on the key trends and developments in the sector, examine recent policy initiatives, highlight the opportunities in the […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently finished the 2016 dredging season, having removed more than 1 million cubic yards of dredge material from state park lakes and other state properties. The 1 million cubic yards of sediment is the most that has ever been removed in the history of the state’s dredging program. […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Swan Energy Ltd, through its subsidiary Swan LNG, has received approval from Gurajat Maritime Board to start construction of LNG terminal for its floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) project, located in Jafrabad, Gujarat. In a notice to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), Swan Energy said that they have executed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The 1000m³ inland cutter suction dredger, named DCI ID Ganga, joined the Dredging Corporation of India’s dredging fleet yesterday. The dredging vessel was built by the Shoft Shipyard Pvt Ltd, located in Bharuch, Gujarat. The dredging trials of the Ganga were successfully carried out by the Shoft staff. DCI’s General Manager, Dr. G.V.R. Murthy and Mr. Sahay Raj, […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    September 30 marked the end of fiscal year 2016 for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District–a year in which the Corps Team of Professionals, alongside its partners, achieved on-the-ground benefits to restore America’s Everglades. The $127 million federal investment in fiscal year 2016 towards Everglades restoration provided essential funding to award critical construction […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    INS Darshak, a hydrographic survey vessel of Eastern Naval Command based at Visakhapatnam, India, has successfully completed the hydrographic survey of Tanga Port, Tanzania. This survey is particularly important to the Tanzanian Government and Tanga in light of the port’s future expansion plans. The joint survey saw participation of both Tanzanian and Indian Naval personnel […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Preparations for the second phase of the Karwar Commercial Port Expansion Project are currently underway, the Times of India reports. The second phase of this development scheme will include construction of new jetties and expansion of the port by another 1.5km in length. The dredging operations in the sea off Karwar beach and testing of […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, and the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) are conducting a study to better understand the effectiveness of nearshore placement of dredged sediment to reduce shoreline erosion. In Southern Lake Michigan, sandy dredged sediment suitable for beach nourishment has repeatedly been placed in designated nearshore areas just […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    An additional $1.5 million for restoration work is set to benefit the Indian River Lagoon. The Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND) is allocating the funding through its cooperative assistance program for the dredging of muck from the Eau Gallie River. This additional money raises the total FIND contribution to $3.9 million. Other funding partners include […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Fiqran International Trading Ltd, a private sector joint venture between the UAE and Bangladesh, plans to purchase three dredgers from the Dutch dredger builder Royal IHC, according to The Financial Express (FE). Two companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) earlier this week in Chittagong, Bangladesh. These high capacity dredging vessels will be used for dredging operations […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The World Canals Conference, which visits a different waterway destination around the world each year, took place in Inverness from 19th to 22nd September. The event was organised by the hosts, Scottish Canals, on behalf of Inland Waterways International. The conference was based around Eden Court Theater situated on the banks of the River Ness, […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has awarded its second contract over the last 30 days to replace water control structures at Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The Corps awarded the $27.7 million contract to Harry Pepper & Associates of Jacksonville, Fla. The contract calls for replacement of Culverts IP-1 (S-292) […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A public forum on the ‘Save Our Indian River Lagoon’ project and November sales tax referendum will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, September 22, at the Gleason Park Recreation Center in Indian Harbour Beach. ‘The Save Our Indian River Lagoon Project Plan’ is a 10-year strategy to restore lagoon health. The plan is designed […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the New Brighton Park Shoreline Habitat Restoration Project is expected to begin as early as mid-September 2016. According to the Vancouver Port, the project will be complete by end of summer 2017. The key components of the construction will include earthworks, park feature construction and planting. The project is joint collaboration the Vancouver Board of […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has issued the statewide Connecticut General Permits for minimal impact projects. The Connecticut General Permits replace the prior statewide Connecticut General Permit, which expired on July 15, 2016, with a series of multiple General Permits (GPs) covering activity-specific categories. These GPs became effective on August 19, […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Working Group is sponsoring a workshop on Wednesday (August 31) in Jensen Beach to engage the public in the Lake Okeechobee Watershed project (LOW). The purpose of the LOW project is: to improve the quantity and timing of water entering Lake Okeechobee and the northern estuaries; to improve regional water […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction progresses on the Brevard County site that will receive muck from the Eau Gallie River Muck Dredging Project, which is set to begin this winter. The construction of the Dredge Material Management Area (DMMA) started earlier this year and will be completed before the summer ends. The dredging is scheduled to begin immediately after construction of the DMMA, and […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Four decades after it was first conceived, one of the largest wetland restoration projects in the world is now complete, although operation and maintenance of the award-winning project will continue. The St. Johns River Water Management District and its partners on Tuesday celebrated the completion of the Upper St. Johns River Basin Project, a marsh restoration […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a contract to replace a water control structure within Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) as part of the ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee. USACE awarded the contract on Friday (August 19) for $16.8 million to Harry Pepper & Associates of Jacksonville, Fla. […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    India is gearing up for the ISP-IDFC 2016 event (International Combined Conference on Integration of Sea Ports & Innovations in Dredging & Future Challenges) that will take place on September 2-3, in New Delhi. Organized by the Coastal India Development Council CIDC, IIT Delhi, Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI), the conference will take on the developmental aspects, […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a grant of $9.6 million to the Republic of the Maldives to expand Kulhudhuffushi Harbor. The project will construct a dedicated passenger and cargo harbor that can cater to larger cargo vessels and accommodate a long-distance passenger service from the central and southern regions. “The lack of transport […]

  • 14 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 8-14, 2016).   VIDEO: Pythagoras Dredging Solution Pythagoras, a Belgian company involved in providing solutions for dredging, surveying, infrastructure, construction and agriculture, has just released this very interesting video named Pythagoras Dredging Solution.   Royal IHC to Appoint New CEO […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) from Abu Dhabi has signed a $316 million contract for the engineering, procurement and construction of new LNG terminal in Gujarat, India. This capital development program will include massive dredging and marine infrastructure works. NMDC’s role in the Gujarat LNG scheme will also involve land reclamation activities, construction of breakwaters, jetties […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jawaharlal Nehru Port, India’s No.1 container terminal, has already started the Phase­ II Dredging Project on its 33.54 km long navigational channel. The port has successfully completed the Phase I Dredging Project in April 2014, including the deepening and widening works on the existing channel for accommodating vessels of +6000 TEU. This second phase will allow bigger […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has awarded nearly $7 million in funding for improvements to the Minutemen Causeway in Brevard County’s Cocoa Beach. These improvement projects will help protect the health of the Indian River Lagoon by reducing nutrients and treating stormwater runoff. “Funding for these important Minutemen Causeway improvement projects helps us to […]