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  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Property owners on the southern tip of Litchfield Beach, South Carolina, are seeking state and federal permits to pump up to 700,000 cubic yards of offshore sand along nearly a mile of beachfront, Coastal Observer informs.  The project, proposed by the Peninsula Property Owners Association, includes building a 6-foot tall dune along 4,000 feet of […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 5 months, marine works involving dredging operations will be carried out in the Shing Mun River Channel, Sha Tin, the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) said in its latest announcement. The works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels, including one derrick lighter, two […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Annisquam River Federal navigation project (FNP) in Gloucester, Massachusetts.  The work involves maintenance dredging of portions of the 8-foot-deep Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) channel and anchorage, plus authorized overdepth dredging in the Annisquam River FNP. “Natural shoaling […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Inland Navigation District will be receiving sealed bids for the construction of the Intracoastal Waterway Maintenance Dredging project at its offices in Jupiter, Florida until 2 PM, October 4, and then the bids will be publicly opened. “The District will award the project to the qualified, responsible, and responsive bidder presenting the lowest […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leaders last week introduced the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018, legislation that provides for improvements to the Nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, and other water resources infrastructure. WRDA 2018 (H.R. 8) was introduced by Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA), Transportation […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Vietnam’s central Thua Thien-Hue Province has just introduced its plans for the Huong River (Perfume River) dredging scheme, aimed to increase the draining capacity of the river. According to the Viet Nam News, the province People’s Committee has set up a project for dredging work at the entrance of An Cuu Canal, entrance and exit […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Premier Marinas is currently in the process of applying for permission to dredge the approach channel to Southsea Marina in spring 2018. The main goal of this dredging scheme is to restore the channel to published chart datum depth and to realign it with the channel markers; this will act to increase access to the South […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Porirua Harbor Strategy Coordinator, Keith Calder, recently toured newly created dune and wetland area on the city foreshore of Te Awarua-o-Porirua. The coordinator was accompanied by Porirua Mayor, Mike Tana, Greater Wellington Regional Council Deputy Chair, Barbara Donaldson, and Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbor and Catchment Joint Committee Chairperson and Councillor, Anita Baker. It is the latest […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has entered into a consent agreement with Pharmacia LLC on a cleanup plan to address dioxin contamination at the Kanawha River Superfund Site in Putnam and Kanawha counties. The cleanup work focuses on a 14-mile stretch within the Kanawha River beginning at the confluence of the Kanawha and Coal […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Port of Charlottetown has applied for federal and provincial funding to remove silt and other materials from the harbor, informs the CBC/Radio-Canada. The port plans to conduct this dredging scheme in order to eventually extend the harbor’s berth to accommodate two cruise ships at the same time. Corryn Clemence, the port’s business development […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DHI, an independent research and consultancy organization operating worldwide, presented their Port Expansion Solution (PEX) at the 30th IAPH World Ports Conference in Bali last month. The presentation was delivered by Dr. Mamta Jain and attracted solid attention for the duration of the conference, DHI said in its announcement. “The Port Expansion Solution sets new […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Région Bretagne, Service Fonctionnel des Transports, has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Brest Port Development Project – lot M06.  The contract involves the dredging of channels and docks at the French Port of Brest – including a wharf under construction, the filling of the new polder and the associated stocking method to accommodate: […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Transportation’s Office of Maritime Resources (NJDOT/OMR) proposes to perform hydraulic maintenance dredging within St. George’s Thorofare and dispose of 13,300 cubic yards of dredged material on the Absecon Inlet Beach area, USACE said. According to the official announcement, the applicant is requesting the reauthorization of a 10 year maintenance dredging […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Polish Minister of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation, Marek Grobarczyk, together with the Governor of the Region of Pomerania, Dariusz Drelich, visited Port of Gdansk last week. During the meeting with the minister, the port officials presented the latest port development plans, including expansion of the port and its capacity with other deep-water transshipment quays and […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Our new Dredging Vessels Directory was introduced today at the International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation in Abu Dhabi. The new directory, which will provide the dredging industry with a compact useful overview of operating cutter suction dredgers (CDS), is now expanded with a significant database of operating trailing suction […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) has submitted an application to perform work in the Reserved Channel at the Conley Container Terminal in South Boston, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, just announced.  The project involves constructing a new wharf and establish two deep-water berths at the Conley Container Terminal with minimum depths of […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand, Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, and U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro and Lee Zeldin today introduced legislation to support the restoration of Long Island Sound through 2020. The Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act combines two complementary water quality and shore restoration program authorizations at their previous authorization […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel, with fellow members of the Florida Congressional delegation, has introduced the Sand Acquisition, Nourishment and Development (SAND) Act. During the last week, Senator Marco Rubio introduced a companion bill in the Senate. If passed, the SAND Act will repeal archaic law that does not allow communities to buy sand from the Bahamas […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Observator Group, a company involved in providing solutions for hydrological and process monitoring operations, has just introduced their new OMC-7006 Data Buoy. This data buoy is ideal for environmental monitoring projects, the company said in its announcement. It is specifically designed for the measurement of hydrological parameters in lakes, rivers, estuaries and coastal zones. The OMC-7006 […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 7 months, marine works involving dredging operations will be carried out on the Shing Mun River channel in Sha Tin. According to the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP), these works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including one derrick lighter, two hopper barges, two bucket pontoons, […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    FSUE Rosmorport’s new trailing suction hopper dredger, the Severnaya Dvina, has been officially presented to the public at the Damen Shiprepair yard in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The vessel – built by Damen’s Song Thu Corporation shipyard in Da Nang – will today set sail for Arkhangelsk, Russia. The main purpose of this 2,000 m³ TSHD will be to maintain […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ACE Geosynthetics, a manufacturer of geosynthetic fabric and geosynthetic products, such as geogrid and geotextile, has just released a video about their ACETube® (Geotextile Tube) Dewatering System, that can make dredging faster and more efficient.  ACETube® is integrated with single or multiple pieces of high-strength and high permeability polypropylene or polyester synthetic fabric and is theoretically applicable […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port of Frederikshavn has just released a video about their major port expansion project which will create many new opportunities for this area. This development scheme involves establishment of the new breakwaters, deepening and widening of the approach channel, turning basin and stopping area as well as some 1,000 meters of quay and 300,000 m² hinterland. The […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    LinkQuest Inc., a San Diego based manufacturer of precision acoustic instruments, has added new multibeam echosounder product into its product family of acoustic instruments. The EchoSweep 300 Multibeam Echosounder is a high-resolution swath bathymetric system for mapping of sea floor, inland waterways and reservoirs. This system is capable of reaching up to 280 meters in range […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In its latest issue of Terra et Aqua, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released an article named ‘Aquapuncture: Sustainable Future of Inland Waterways’. Aquapuncture is an instrument for the optimal use, adaptation and management of inland waterways and their waterfronts. It is an instrument for the benefit of safety, navigability, economy, employment, spatial quality and environmental values. […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Robert DeSalvio of Wynn, MA, is seeking a permit from the USACE, New England District, to impact waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and placing fill material in the Mystic River in Everett, Mass. The proposed work involves the mechanical dredging of 19,620 cubic yards of material from a 78,045-square-foot area below the […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Marinet has published a paper titled Marine Aggregate Extraction — The Need to Dredge: Fact or Fiction? This publication is linked to Marinet’s ongoing work to secure the end to offshore dredging for marine sand and gravel (aggregate for the building industry), and to replace these virgin raw materials with recycled ones. David Levy, Marinet chair, […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Works are underway to develop the Wey flood alleviation schemes that will reduce flood risk to local communities. The Environment Agency, together with its partners, is currently looking at schemes in Godalming, Guildford, Old Woking and Byfleet and Weybridge. At the moment, options for reducing the risk of flooding along the River Wey include:   bypass channels; channel […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BASF, a German chemical company, has just released a video about Elastocoast®, an innovative and sustainable system to protect coastal dykes, shores and river beds. The term Elastocoast means a bonding system that reinforces hydraulic gravel at their contact surfaces permanently by means of the 2-component plastic polyurethane (PU). Elastocoast’s open-pore structure reduces the destructive […]