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  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With dredging now in full swing, work on the Bantry Pier Redevelopment Project is moving ahead steadily towards completion in mid-2017. Following a public tender process, Bantry Bay Port Company awarded the contract to BAM Civil Ltd in early 2016. This marked the start of the regeneration of Bantry inner harbor which is in keeping with the […]

  • 4 November 2011

    The RYA is advising clubs and training centres to undertake any required maintenance/navigational dredging activity before 1 April 2012. This is because as of 1 April 2012 all maintenance and navigational dredging activity will require consent through a marine licence and may attract a fee that could be disproportionate to the level of activity being […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D., has announced details of an €18 million Capital Investment Package in 2016 for the development of Ireland’s fishery harbor network. Announcing the investment package, the minister said “In total I am allocating €18m for this year’s Fishery Harbor and Coastal Infrastructure Capital Program. I have […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., has announced details of a €35.7 million Capital Investment Package for the ongoing development of Ireland’s publicly owned harbor network. Commenting on the initiative the Minister said: “This €35.7m capital investment package in our six Fishery Harbor Centers and other fisheries related marine infrastructure represents […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of Project Ireland 2040, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, announced the signing of a €14.7 million capital works contract to deliver a 120m long quay development and associated works at Smooth Point, Killybegs Fishery Harbor Centre, Co. Donegal. Commenting the signing of the contract with contractor ABCO/Fugro […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Kevin Moran T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, visited Banagher, Co Offaly yesterday where works have started on a flood relief project at the Portavolla Estate. The works, which were approved under the OPW’s Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection scheme, are being led […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Londonderry is located at the point of discharge of the River Foyle into Lough Foyle, the lake on the western boundary of Northern Ireland, and is an important strategic business in the North of Ireland, which serves the entire region and promotes economic growth and stability. Historically the Port disposed of the […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Members of the public and harbor stakeholders are being invited by the Dun Laoghaire Cruise Stakeholder Group to submit their views on plans for the development of a new cruise berth facility for large cruise ships in Dun Laoghaire Harbor. The two week public consultation process will open next Monday and is being launched in […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., last month attended the signing of a contract for a €23.5 million, 216m long quay development project and associated works on Dinish Island, Castletownbere. Commenting the signing of the document with contractor L&M Keating Ltd, Minister Creed said: “This is a very significant investment […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Magheroarty Pier dredging program, located on the north-west coast of County Donegal, Ireland, is currently underway. This location is popular among local fishermen and it is also used by the Tory Island ferry. At the moment boats cannot use the pier because of accumulated sand there. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, April 3, 2014

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Irish Government’s Marine Engineering Division of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine said in their latest announcement that the dredging works at Smooth Point in Killybegs Fishery Harbor Center are set to begin this month.  Plant on site will include the backhoe dredger Capall Mara as well as modular pontoon flat top […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ireland’s Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has issued tender invitation for the maintenance dredging and disposal of contaminated sediment at Dunmore East Fishery Harbour Centre (DEFHC). The work will comprise of dredging to the design dredge depths illustrated on the tender drawings and the disposal of the dredged material at a suitable licensed […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency this week started an £800,000 program of work on the rivers Aire and Worth to remove gravel and silt deposited by the winter floods. The deposits, known as shoals, built up in the rivers during the flooding as large volumes of water picked up debris and distributed it along the river system. […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Thousands of tonnes of silt that currently lies on the bed of the River Lagan in Belfast will be dredged in a major project to maintain and enhance the river’s water quality and unique eco-system, the Northern Ireland’s Department for Communities reports.  The £3.3m investment by the Department, which manages the River Lagan, will see […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Port of Waterford, Ireland, is about to begin a maintenance dredging campaign, the company announced in a press release on Monday. As reported, on or about Saturday the 28th of March, the trailing suction hopper dredger Shoalway will conduct dredging activities in the vicinity of Duncannon Bar, Cheekpoint, and Belview. Disposal of dredged material will […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Wexford’s Courtown Harbor is to receive funding of €112,500 for basin dredging works as part of a €1 million investment in harbors from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. Minister Paul Kehoe, TD for Wexford, said that this will bring tangible benefits to people working and reliant on marine industries in Wexford. “The […]

  • 10 August 2012

    Waterways Ireland has announced a tender for the Dublin area dredging project. The work involves removing approximately 14,500m3 of existing deposited material from the bed of the Grand Canal over a distance of approximately 3,000m. The deadline for this tender is August 29, 2012. This dredging project is necessary to keep the canal navigable for […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure has taken decisions on six planning applications including the call not to issue a Stop Notice for sand dredging at Lough Neagh. According to the release, the Department has carefully considered the Lough Neagh Court of Appeal Judgement from 28 June 2017, concerning sand extraction from Lough Neagh. The legal […]

  • 6 August 2012
    Vessels

    According to AFLOAT, Hebble Sand, a grab-hopper dredger which has remained in Dublin Port for more than one year, departed Dublin Port and is currently heading for Campbeltown, on the Mull of Kintyre Peninsula. This dredging vessel was purchased last October by Northern Ireland based Abco Marine Ltd. Last week, she made the short passage […]

  • 26 March 2012

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP), on behalf of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), has completed a pilot presentation at the University of Plymouth on the 19th March to increase the awareness of the dredging industry, and its merits as a career path, among graduating engineers. The number of positions to be filled annually […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seán Canney, T.D. Minister of State for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief visited Portrane and Burrow Beach last week to see the impact that coastal erosion is having on the area. “I am delighted to have been invited to visit Portrane today to see at first hand the impact that coastal […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) recently advertised a tender for dredging works in the Killybegs Fishery Harbor, Ireland. The works will comprise environmental dredging of approx. 24,500m³ of contaminated marine sediments. The tender also includes stabilization of the dredge material within the Fishery Harbor Center, removal of the stabilized material from site […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cork Company (POCC) said in its latest announcement that their latest dredging campaign is currently underway and will last six weeks, until the end of October. Under the project’s timeline, the city quays element is scheduled to be completed by October 9th. “The Port of Cork Company (POCC) are responsible for maintaining […]

  • 7 November 2014

    A full dredging operation to try to contain the Asian clam on the river bed at Lanesborough in Co Longford is not likely to take place for some months yet, announced shannonside.ie. Amanda Mooney, Director of the Shannon River Basin at Inland Fisheries Ireland, stated that the process to carry out dredging of the river bed is […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ireland’s largest bulk port company Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) has unveiled plans to double its trade in the next three decades with the publication of an ambitious masterplan, Vision 2041. The plan was launched by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar, TD, and is the first of its kind set out by […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Marine Specialist Contractors, a Wexford based company led by John McKeown, has been busy lately undertaking a dredging programme at Kilmore Quay harbour, Ireland. The dredging involves the removal of up to a maximum of 40,000 tonnes of clean sand/gravel material from the entrance of the harbour. The dredged material is being taken approximately 11 […]