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  • 14 June 2012

    According to the Sunshine Coast Daily, the Maroochydore beach replenishment plans will be rolled out from the start of the new financial year. The dredging from the Maroochy River will begin in the next few months with the initial aim of 125,000 cubic metres of sand being pumped on to the strip. Denis Shaw, the […]

  • 13 June 2012

    DP World, UAE Region yesterday announced the completion of the first phase of the Al Hamriya port development plans aimed at modernising and upgrading the port to meet customers and fishermen’s growing needs. The first phase officially opened today includes the upgrading of 1 million square feet of yard, which has been paved, metal fenced, […]

  • 12 June 2012
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    A Damen Cutter Suction Dredger, type CSD500, has been built under license by Canal Naval Construction for the Egyptian General Authority for Fish Resource Development. The customer, a long term Damen customer, requested local construction which was supervised by Damen Technical Cooperation (DTC). Damen delivered a complete dredging package so that the customer could start […]

  • 12 June 2012

    According to mvtimes.com, Edgartown selectmen agreed Monday to pay a fine to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, for the unauthorized and unpermitted dredging in January. “We hope, as far as the town is concerned, this is the end of it,” town counsel Ron Rappaport told selectmen at their Monday meeting. “I recommend that you […]

  • 12 June 2012

    Dredging work should get underway shortly in the South Mouth of Skerries harbour, after news that the last funding element is in place to complete the £286,000 project. Shetland Islands Council has been given approval for £71,550 of European Regional Development Funding (ERDF) towards the cost of the works. The scheme will give vessels an […]

  • 12 June 2012

    The recent completion of a $52 million project to rid Roxana Marsh of contaminated sediment will speed the recovery of Indiana’s Grand Calumet River, marking a step forward for one of the Great Lakes’ most complex Area of Concern cleanups. Representatives from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the State of […]

  • 8 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded an approximately $868,000 contract to Cutting Edge Group of Lake George, N.Y., for maintenance work on the Lusk Reservoir Dam at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. The work is being done to ensure the continued long-term integrity of the more than 100-year-old […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The communities along the New Jersey shoreline have suffered significant storm damages from nor’easters and hurricanes and are at risk to suffer further damages from coastal storms. The project is designed to reduce the damages to homes and infrastructure from the waves, high tides and storm surges associated with these events. Atlantic City and Ventnor […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The Panama Canal is meeting this week with top clients, government officials, and maritime authorities in China, Japan, and South Korea to reaffirm its relationship with customers and explain the impact of the Panama Canal expansion program in Asia. “We always keep a close communication with our customers and this is a new opportunity to […]

  • 6 June 2012

      The Corps’ flawed final analysis shows that the proposed deepening of the Savannah River would be a $650 million waste of valuable public resources and leave the river forever dependent on giant mechanical lungs, according to comments submitted yesterday to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by the Southern Environmental Law Center. The law […]

  • 4 June 2012

    The Philippine Star reports that President Aquino said that he would study a proposal from Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) secretary Rogelio Singson to create a body to manage all natural water resources in the Philippines. “I have always believed that my job as Chief Executive requires the efficient allocation of resources. After […]

  • 29 May 2012

    A new economic analysis by The Australia Institute reveals major economic disadvantages will be caused by just one LNG development by Arrow in Gladstone, where the ongoing environmental crisis in the harbour has already been linked to mass dredging for LNG exports, said the Greens today. “People in Gladstone scarcely need reminding that the coal […]

  • 28 May 2012

    According to The Conversation, excessive siltation in Tasmania’s Tamar River has been directly linked to human-induced changes in the tidal system and will not be cleared by dredging alone. Researchers from Monash University have attributed the silt build-up to the human alteration of wetlands for housing development, architecture and hydroelectric production. Siltation has been a […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The four-cylinder Cat® M300D Series Wheeled Excavator models—M313D and M315D—have earned a solid reputation for reliable performance, long-term durability, versatility, fuel efficiency and low operating costs. Recent engineering updates have further strengthened these qualities with refinement of the operator’s station and undercarriage, along with new technical features and fleet-management systems. The new models provide a […]

  • 24 May 2012

      Local, state and federal officials met with commercial fishermen on the small island May 8 to discuss the best way to keep the channel and harbor open and safe for all vessel traffic that uses the waterway. Hosted by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Chincoteague navigation partnership brings together multiple […]

  • 23 May 2012

    Tuesday, Collier County commissioners voted to add more than 100,000 cubic yards of sand to the South Marco Island beach and repair 5 erosion control structures. According to winknews.com, the county estimates more than 50,000 cubic yards of sand washed away in 2008 during Tropical Storm Fay. Officials say the renourishment project will cost $3 […]

  • 23 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract to Orion Marine Construction Inc., in the amount of $4,431,200 for maintenance dredging of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Inner Basin to Viola Turning Basin in Calhoun County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 1.1 million cubic yards of material using a […]

  • 22 May 2012

    As part of the habitat improvement and erosion protection works associated with Wightlink Ltd.’s investment into upgraded ferry facilities in Lymington -(Lymington to Yarmouth IOW Service), Land and Water Services Ltd (LAWS) were contracted for the first phase of the saltmarsh restoration works. The works comprised the collection of dredged spoils from marinas’ within the […]

  • 22 May 2012

    Five concrete offers have been received for the companies of the Hamburg-based Sietas Group. This is the result of the second phase of the extensive search for investors by the receiver of the Sietas shipyard, Berthold Brinkmann. During the first phase, a number of potential investors were approached by HSH Corporate Finance, which had been […]

  • 22 May 2012

    Tideland Signal Limited, a British-based member of the Tideland group of companies, has won another major contract to supply buoys and lanterns for the port at Mombasa. Previous orders have come from the Kenya Ports Authority, but the current order was placed by Van Oord of the Netherlands, which has improved access to Mombasa by […]

  • 22 May 2012

    CEDA’s newest Working Group (WGES) will have their first meeting in Delft on 3 July 2012. Members are as follows: Chair: Pieter de Boer, Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, the Netherlands Members: Jesper Dørge, DHI, Denmark Rene Kolman, IADC, the Netherlands Patrick Meire, University of Antwerp, Belgium Erik Mink, EuDA, Belgium Rob Niewkamer, Ecoshape, the […]

  • 21 May 2012

    ADPC has hosted females delegates from “Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association” (WISTA-UAE) at Khalifa Port on May 17th. Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) is an international organization for women in management positions involved in maritime transportation business and related trades worldwide. With a focus on networking, education and mentoring they can enhance […]

  • 21 May 2012

    Congresswoman Corrine Brown passed an amendment to H.R. 4310, the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2013, to authorize funding for improved navigation at Jacksonville Port’s Mile Point. Congresswoman Brown made the following statement: “As a senior member on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which has jurisdiction over the Corps of Engineers, I have served […]

  • 17 May 2012

    Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the release of the study “The Economic Impact of Georgia’s Deepwater Ports” by the Selig Center for Economic Growth at UGA’s Terry College of Business. According to the fiscal year 2011 study, Georgia’s deepwater ports support 352,146 full- and part-time jobs across the state, up from 295,422 found in a […]

  • 17 May 2012

    A dredging crew is working on the Cape Coral’s canal at Southwest 40th Terrace near the intersection of Mohawk Parkway and Skyline Boulevard. The city has contracted Gator Dredging for this project and is spending more than 3 million dollars, reports winknews.com. The majority of Cape Coral canals to be dredged are located in the […]

  • 16 May 2012

    UPI reports that Uruguay’s river transport export links are being put at risk because of Argentine delays that critics say are mired in corruption and business rivalries. Uruguay depends on river transport to access export markets but the Latin American country also needs to keep the waterways dredged regularly. In recent months Uruguay’s trade is […]