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  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The next stage of Waikato Regional Council’s multi million dollar project to strengthen Piako’s flood protection scheme has just kicked off near Ngatea. Work costing $1.3 million started this month at the Rawerawe floodgate at the end of River Road, and will continue along the river towards the township. It is expected to take local […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Over 15,000 tonnes of silt is set to be dredged from the Ribble Link and parts of the Lancaster Canal near Preston, the Canal & River Trust just announced. Around £750,000 is being spent to improve the canal for the benefit of all users making it easier for boaters to navigate along the popular routes […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has stopped dredging operations on the banks of Aklan River, which were carried out without the required permits from the DENR and the local government. PNA news agency reported that the DENR on Tuesday swooped down on a 50-ton Chinese boat conducting dredging activities along the […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The West African country of The Gambia is prone to flooding and coastal erosion, said the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) in its latest study. The River Gambia, which passes through it, is both a source of livelihoods for communities and at the same time can become an environmental hazard severely affecting the capital, Banjul, […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations in Haddiscoe New Cut are set to take place from Monday, 13 February, until Friday, 31 March 2017, the Broads Authority informs. “During this period the navigation channel will remain open, but dredging will be in operation between 08:00 and 16:00 daily, excluding weekends. During each period of operation delays of up […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) has awarded a contract to Wallace Stone Consulting Engineers for design development work in advance of the introduction of a new ferry on the ‘Skye Triangle’ in 2018. The work will include design development at Tarbert ferry terminal, owned by CMAL, and Lochmaddy ferry terminal, owned by Comhairle Nan Eilean […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Many of Louisiana’s coastal wetlands depend upon the annual cycle of birth and death of plant material to help build up soil height as a way of trying to stay ahead of relative sea level rise caused by the combination of sinking land and rising waters. A new paper published in “Wetlands,” shows that although […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Good progress is being made on Huntly’s £3 million Flood Protection Scheme, which will require the closure of a major local road for most of next month, Aberdeenshire Council just announced. A three-week closure is planned for the A920 and C110s from February 1 to enable the Ittingstone Burn culvert, linking it to the River […]

  • 15 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has inked a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District. The agreement will be a key component in support of the long-term recovery of the Mississippi Gulf Coast from the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina and other storms. This project will take up to […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved in December a $40.8 million loan to the Republics of Benin and Togo to finance the upgrade of a four-lane 30 kilometer road section linking the capitals of both countries, as well as an important program of coastal protection. Located on the major axis linking Togo and Benin, […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced recently that it has closed on a $250 million three year revolving credit facility. PNC Bank, National Association (PNC) acted as Administrative Agent and Issuing Lender, reported GLDD. The bank group consists of PNC, The PrivateBank and Trust Company, Suntrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Capital One, Bank of […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Leland Township Harbor Commission is currently raising funds in an effort to purchase a dredger, Leland Michigan Chamber of Commerce has announced on its official website. “We have identified a particular size and type of dredger that we think would be suitable for our needs, and we have a price quote of approximately $500.000,” Leland […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced yesterday that the Board of Directors accelerated the date of retirement of CEO, Jonathan W. Berger, to January 3, 2017. As previously announced, Mr. Berger had been expected to retire no later than April 17, 2017. His retirement follows the December 27, 2016 announcement of the appointment of […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular news articles from the past year.   World’s First LNG-Powered TSHD Minerva Hits the Water The launch ceremony of DEME’s 3,500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Minerva took place on December 3 at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands.   Van der Kamp […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups lost an appeal last week in Fulton County Superior Court challenging the Georgia Shore Protection Committee’s issuance of a permit to Sea Island Acquisition LLC for construction of a groin in an ecologically-sensitive area of Sea Island. The Southern Environmental Law Center representing One Hundred Miles and GreenLaw representing Altamaha Riverkeeper argued that […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Start of the £350 million project, which was recently granted planning consent in the form of Marine Licenses and a Harbor Revision Order by the Scottish Government, was yesterday sanctioned by the Aberdeen Harbor Board. The construction contract with its preferred bidder, Dragados UK, is due to be formalized at a signing ceremony today. Following […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hutchison Ports and the Government of Ukraine has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the development of Chornomorsk Port on the Black Sea. The paper was inked by Clemence Cheng, Managing Director Hutchison Ports Europe, and Volodymyr Omelyan, the Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure during a visit by the Minister to the Port of Felixstowe. […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Federal flood control projects and navigation improvements in Mississippi will be funded by the State, according to U.S. Senator Thad Cochran. Senator Cochran yesterday reported that more than $400 million in disaster relief has been approved by Congress to address flood damage that occurred in the Lower Mississippi River Valley in the winter and spring of […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $900,000 to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for protecting wetlands and aquatic resources. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is partnering with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on this project. “Wetlands play a significant role in protecting our nation’s water supply,” said EPA […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UniSite Group, a Chinese company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took an active part in a lot of projects all over the world in 2016. During the first quarter of 2016, UniSite supplied a significant amount of shipbuilding parts to the dredging companies, such as bottom doors, overflows, […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman has announced that bipartisan language he co-authored was included in The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) report released yesterday. These reforms aim to end Flint-like water crises, prevent inappropriate disposal of dredged materials from the Cleveland Harbor and renew the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. “We must protect Lake Erie and ensure […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 28 – December 4, 2016).    Boskalis Wins EUR 120 Million Dredging Contract in Brazil Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by Açu Petróleo S.A. (joint venture company of Prumo Logística S.A. and Oiltanking Gmbh) for […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) and Riyada Group of Companies from Kingdom of Bahrain have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for mutual cooperation with the main goal to expand its operations in the Middle East countries. The MoU was signed by Shri Rajesh Tripathi, the Chairman and Managing Director of DCI and Shaikha […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rotterdam and Jakarta will be exchanging knowledge about urban water management and the effects of climate change for another three years. This was announced today, during Prime Minister Rutte’s economic mission to Indonesia where a new partnership agreement was signed. The exchange program, which is called ‘Dutch Training & Exposure Program Rotterdam – DKI Jakarta’, is jointly […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the end of October, the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) co-hosted a conference, with the Portuguese Engineers Association (OE) in Lisbon. The CEDA Iberian Conference: Dredging for sustainable port development, had over 120 participants, and addressed key topics relevant to the success of port dredging and sediment management projects, with a focus on the Iberian […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    A pattern of dramatic, widespread shoreline loss along Louisiana’s coast caused by the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been revealed by a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Researchers used NASA’s annual mapping to analyze shoreline loss across most of upper Barataria Bay, located […]