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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 June 2012

    Brian Hayes TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW), was in Bandon, Co. Cork yesterday to launch the public exhibition stage of the Bandon Flood Relief Scheme. Speaking in Bandon Town Hall this afternoon, Minister Hayes said: “Bandon has a long history of flooding and I am pleased […]

  • 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

    Waterways Ireland has successfully completed dredging maintenance in Limerick City around Sarsfield Lock, reports afloat.ie. The work programme was carefully planned approximately 18 months in advance and involved extensive consultation with National Parks and Wildlife Service, Shannon Foynes Port Company, Inland Fisheries Ireland & Limerick City Council (Planning, Roads, Environment and Waste sections) to minimise […]

  • 8 May 2012

    Last October the dredger Hebble Sand was sold by Dublin Port Company to Abco. This vessel departed the dry-dock in Dublin Port last week in readiness for her new owners Abco Marine Ltd. According to the AFLOAT, the self-propelled grab-hopper dredger currently remains berthed at Alexandra Basin in Dublin Port, awaiting her delivery voyage. Despite […]

  • 30 April 2012

    Simon Coveney, the Minister for Agriculture, officially opened a new €39.5m pier at Dinish Island in Castletownbere, Co Cork, according to tv3.ie. He said, “The new Dinish Wharf Development at Castletownbere Fishery Harbour Centre is an impressive piece of infrastructure. It provides a springboard to grow the fishing, aquaculture and associated industries to new heights […]

  • 20 April 2012

    In a letter to the Co. Council, the Department of Agriculture acknowledged that the Dunmore East Harbour needed to be dredged and said that it would cost around €6 million, waterford-news.ie reports. The letter stated, “This is a significant outlay in the current context of the national finances and competing exchequer demands.” Sinn Féin Cllr. […]

  • 20 April 2012

    Bantry Bay Harbour Commissioners Harbour Office has invited bidders for dredging and marine works at the Harbour area. Bantry Bay Harbour Commissioners intends to remove seabed sediment and debris by plough to facilitate the installation of a floating steel pontoon. The work covered by this contract consists of the removal of approximately 4,925m3 of bed […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The Asian clam (Corbicula fluminea) is a most unwelcome addition to the fauna of the lower River Barrow. This bivalve mollusc is regarded as one of the most notorious aquatic invasive species in the world. The Asian clam was first recorded in the river downstream of St Mullin’s in April 2010 and subsequent studies conducted […]

  • 12 March 2012

    Sinn Féin Foyle MLA Raymond McCartney has written to the British Secretary of State Owen Paterson and the Port and Harbour Commission to ascertain ownership of the seabed of the River Foyle . His call comes following continuing wrangling over ownership of the seabed of the River Foyle and the legal and financial implications that […]

  • 3 February 2012

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Dredging, Environmental & Marine Engineering – Company Capsule” company profile to…     More info: researchandmarkets [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 3, 2012;

  • 16 December 2011

    Naas Town Council Engineering has invited tenders for Naas Town middle and lower lakes sediment removal works . This works include removal of sediment from Naas Town middle and lower lakes, with disposal of recovered materials to designated licensed facility. Tender details: Open procedure. Requests for documents deadline is 13.1.2012. Tender deadline is 20.1.2012. [mappress] […]

  • 9 December 2011

    Wicklow County Council will assume management of Arklow Harbor at the beginning of the New Year. Following the transfer to the council, the Arklow Harbor Commission set up in 1890, will be dissolved in January 2012. Arklow councilors Pat Fitzgerald and Nicky Cullen stated that they support this decision reached by the current government. Cllr. […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Waterways Ireland has insisted that dredging work being carried out on the Shannon – to clear the way into Limerick Marina – is in complianc… By Mike Dwane (limerickleader) [mappress] Source: limerickleader, November 9, 2011

  • 4 November 2011

    Dublin Port’s ‘draft’ masterplan which was unveiled to the public yesterday, includes a proposal to develop the first dedicated cruise termi… (afloat) [mappress] Source: afloat, November 4, 2011

  • 3 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    After a successful tendering procedure managed by Anthony D Bates Partnership, which involved bids from seven international dredging contractors, Rohde Nielsen A/S have been awarded the maintenance dredging contract for Warrenpoint Harbour in Northern Ireland. The contract includes the dredging of the approach channel and all inner harbour areas, with an anticipated dredged volume of […]

  • 19 October 2011

    Waterways Ireland has begun work to restore navigation depths for boat traffic around Sarsfield Lock, and the Abbey River areas of the Shann… (afloat) [mappress] Source: afloat, October 19, 2011;

  • 6 October 2011

    Dublin Port Company has today announced that, following a public tender process, the contract to operate Dundalk Port has been awarded to O’Hanlon & Sons Contractors Ltd. The tender follows the decision by the Minister for Transport, Mr. Leo Varadkar T.D., to transfer ownership of Dundalk Port to Dublin Port Company which became effective on […]

  • 2 September 2011

    Waterways Ireland, Head of Civil Engineering has announced tender for dredging of the Abbey River and the River Shannon in Limerick City – removal of debris and deposited materials from the river bed. The contractor will be required to remove and legally dispose of approximately 12,000m3. The contract also requires compliance with relevant environmental legislation […]

  • 25 August 2011

    The dredger that was purchased by Dundalk Port company is now up for sale… By Anne CAMPBELL (argus) [mappress] Source: argus, August 25, 2011;

  • 7 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company (DLHC) has commenced work on the Harbour Development project with an estimated investment of $334 million at Carlisle Pier, Dún Laoghaire Port, Leinster Province, Ireland. The project involves construction of 300 new homes, berthing for large cruisers and food and beverage outlets. It also includes construction of marine, leisure, residential, commercial […]

  • 6 June 2011

    Rosslare Europort is to begin a major project which will see €1.8 million spent on investment in port facilities and dredging.   By Nicola Cooke (sbpost) [mappress] Source: sbpost, June 6, 2011    

  • 6 April 2011

    The Dublin Port Company will be renewing attempts to reclaim land from Dublin Bay to cope with a projected doubling of trade by 2040.   (rte) [mappress] Source: rte, April 6, 2011    

  • 14 March 2011

    Waterways Ireland is continuing to dredge sections of the Grand Canal in the City Centre to keep it navigable for large boats.   By Nick Gray (watertcd) [mappress] Source: watertcd, March 14, 2011  

  • 7 March 2011

    Drogheda Port Company has re-submitted a major plan to extend the port’s boundary and develop a €300 million deepwater facility at…   By John Burke (sbpost) [mappress] Source: sbpost, March 7, 2011