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  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 2018 edition of Dredging in Figures, an annual review of the global open dredging market by the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), is now available. The annually prepared report serves as a resource to entities interested in the financial development of the dredging industry. “The document focuses on the global dredging and maritime construction […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) bestowed the Young Author Award to Liesbeth De Keukelaere, R&D Professional at VITO in Belgium recently. The award is given annually to “stimulate the promotion of new ideas and encourage younger men and women in the dredging industry”. It is granted at industry-leading conferences, with a winning young […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock has announced an additional $175,000 of funding for the City of Newcastle Council to begin work to boost sand volumes on Stockton Beach, located north of the Hunter River in New South Wales, Australia. “The newest round of funding will enable approximately 5,500 tonnes of sand to be placed […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) held its 2nd Leadership in Safety Awards Dinner on November 12th in Washington, DC to honor occupational safety and health excellence in the dredging industry. Held on the heels of a CDMCS Pipeline Task Force Meeting, the ceremonial banquet was widely attended by member dredging and […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced the release of a new CEDA guidance paper by its Working Group on Effective Contract-Type Selection (WGECS), initiated by the CEDA Dredging Management Commission (DMC). This new guidance paper, along with the Checklist for Successful Management released by CEDA in 2017, aims to assist parties to works contract […]

  • 16 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME and Royal IHC successfully launched the 7,950m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Meuse River at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands, today. Meuse River has the same innovative design as the award winning IHC-built TSHD Scheldt River, which joined the DEME fleet in 2017 and since then operated non-stop on waterways […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The financial costs associated with dredging activity are highly variable, depending on the plant being employed and the type of dredging being undertaken, Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) reports.  Since 2005, the Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA), has published the book ‘Cost standards for dredging equipment’. The guide presents the primary capital values […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Board of the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) is hosting their Fall 2019 conference at the San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center in Galveston, Texas, from Tuesday, November 12th, through Thursday, November 14, 2019. Yesterday’s schedule included discussions about “Innovative partnering for an expanding Gulf Coast Market.” The meeting […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A launching ceremony of the new 7.950m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Meuse River will take place on Saturday, November 16, 2019. The vessel is being built for DEME Group at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel. The TSHD will be equipped with dual fuel engines and LNG tanks, ensuring compliance with […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Gulf Coast Chapter 2019 Conference kicked off yesterday in San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center in Galveston, Texas. Dredging is vital to the Texas coast and ports, and as a Galveston based dredging company, Callan Marine is excited to welcome all the participants and sponsors to this important annual dredging […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oligochaete worms can substantially speed up the reuse of both dredged sediment and contaminated mine tailings, Deltares said in their latest release.  Researchers from Deltares, with the support from the University of Alberta, Queen Mary University of London and NAIT (polytechnic and applied research institute) have determined this in laboratory tests. According to their statement, […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took part in some very significant projects all over the world during the last months. Just in the third quarter of 2019, UniSite successfully supported maintenance of world famous trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) and […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group carries out dredging work in the Benelux with 100% renewable fuel. According to the company’s latest release, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Alexander von Humboldt will from now on sail on renewable biofuel from certified and sustainable waste streams. The choice of 100% renewable fuel is part of the ambitious CO₂ […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies – the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry – will present the IADC Young Author Award at the CEDA Dredging Days, 8 November 2019, Rotterdam Ahoy, the Netherlands. To stimulate the promotion of new ideas and encourage the young men or women in the dredging industry […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Board of the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has announced that their Fall 2019 conference will be held at the San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center in Galveston, Texas, from Tuesday, November 12th, through Thursday, November 14, 2019. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information […]

  • 31 October 2019

    Russia’s leading maritime industry media group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual International Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow on 26-27 February 2020. The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”. The event is supported by the Ministry of Transport […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association is gearing up for the Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference that will be held in Newport Beach, CA from Tuesday, October 29, through Thursday, October 31, 2019. WEDA has released a tentative agenda for the Fall 2019 Conference, set to take place at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, 1107 Jamboree Road, Newport […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    More than $300,000 has been awarded to five coastal councils across New South Wales to undertake planning in coastal and estuarine areas, the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment reports.  Commenting the latest announcement, Minister for Local Government, Shelley Hancock, said that the funding is being provided to assist councils prepare plans to set […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that their event, named ‘Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference’, will take place on Friday, 18 October, 2019, at the Leela Palace Hotel in New Delhi, India. With growing environmental awareness and increasing climate pressures on low-lying deltas, modern-day society puts incredibly strong demands on the sustainability […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Levvel consortium (BAM, Van Oord and Rebel) inaugurated the Levvel-blocs production facility in Harlingen today. The facility is producing the concrete armor units that will reinforce the Afsluitdijk Dam in the years ahead. Provincial executive councillor Avine Fokkens (Province of Fryslân), performed the opening ceremony. “The province is happy that Fryslân has a factory […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Roads and Maritime Services NSW has announced that dredging operations will be undertaken in Batemans Bay during October and November. As reported, the dredging will take place in the vicinity of the Clyde River Bar, Batemans Bay, from Monday, 7 October to Wednesday, 20 November 2019. Vessel operators should exercise caution in the vicinity […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    A major dredging scheme has been successfully completed in the Coomera River, supporting safe and navigable waterways access for the Gold Coast’s multi-billion-dollar recreation, tourism and marine industries, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority announced today. The campaign was made possible by the completion of the Gold Coast Waterways Authority’s Coomera Dredged Sediment Management Facility earlier […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito joined New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell at the City Whaling Museum yesterday to announce the administration’s commitment of $24 million in funding to dredge New Bedford-Fairhaven Harbor.  According to their official statement, this funding commitment will enable the dredging of approximately 430,000 cubic yards of sediment […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the start of 2019, Luc Vandenbulcke took the reins of DEME Group. A civil engineer employed for 21 years within the group, he has noteworthy qualifications: he cofounded and led DEME’s fastest growing subsidiary company which specialized in hydraulic engineering projects and offshore wind farms. His track record is directly applicable to his new […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Governor Ralph Northam last Friday, August 23, released the final restoration plan for Virginia’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal rivers. The clean-up plan, referred to as the Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP), will guide local, state, and federal actions through 2025 and is designed to meet the Commonwealth’s commitments to reduce […]