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  • 24 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Kokkola Ltd and the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency VAYLA have just presented the latest video update from the ongoing Kokkola Harbor and Fairway Deepening Project in Finland.  Under the contract, signed in late July 2018, Wasa Dredging is responsible for dredging of the harder materials and heavily polluted soils, drilling and […]

  • 18 July 2012

    Gladstone fishermen are waiting anxiously for a Brisbane judge to decide whether their multi-million-dollar compensation claim against the state government can proceed, reports news.ninemsn.com. The fishermen reject the State Government hypothesis that tonnes of fish have become diseased because of flooding more than a year ago, instead blaming dredging and port construction. Impacts were widespread […]

  • 6 July 2012

    The Public Relations Manager of Zoomlion Ghana Limited, Robert Coleman said that the Korle Lagoon dredging project will kick start once the parliamentary approval is given for the procurement of the requisite equipment needed for the dredging. According to myjoyonline.com, two months ago, the Local Government ministry and the Accra Metropolitan Assembly drew up the […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Patawalonga dredging program will commence later this year and will last about six months, according to abc.net.au. This sediment removal work, worth $5.7 million, would help alleviate any flood risk for residents in the Glenelg area, stated Water Minister Ian Hunter. A decade ago when a weir gate failed to open overnight, there was […]

  • 12 September 2012

    The cutterhead dredger Butcher, which arrived at the port on August 9, has cleared enough of the Lake Providence Port harbor to make it partially operational for barge traffic. Johnny Martin of Terral River Service said: “We’re only loading about six barges a day, but that’s a whole lot better that what we were facing […]

  • 4 September 2012

    Two days ago, the ministers of housing, transport, investment and industry held a meeting to examine executive steps and timeframes for a national project – the development of the Suez Canal zone. Tariq Wafiq, the Housing and Urban Communities Minister, stated: “The project will include the development of Port Said and East Port Said, Ismailia, […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of the public safety funding announced in the 2016 provincial budget, the Province of British Columbia is committing $1.1 million in funding toward a shoreline protection and restoration project in Comox. This $1.7 million project includes a $600,000 contribution from the town of Comox. These restorations will reduce flooding and the on-going foreshore […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal dredging program is moving ahead. The Van Oord’s self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘Artemis’ arrived two days ago at the site and started work immediately. The project was inaugurated by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish in the presence of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on 5 August 2014. The […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The central government in Indonesia is suspending the implementation of the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD) project, also known as the Jakarta reclamation. The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry’s (KKP) director general for marine, coastal and small island affairs, Sudirman Saad said that the Research and Technology Ministry had been ordered to review the plan drafted in […]

  • 11 July 2012

    According to nbc-2.com, Lee County and the US Army Corp of Engineers is looking at ways to fix shoaling at Matanzas Pass. Boaters say sand is filling in near Bowditch Point, likely made worse by Tropical Storm Debby. Some boaters say Matanzas Pass at the north end of Fort Myers Beach is half as deep […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Reconstruction of a two-mile stretch of severely eroded shoreline along the Delaware River in Salem County has been completed, making it the second post-Superstorm Sandy beach project in New Jersey to be fully executed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The restoration of Oakwood Beach in Elsinboro was completed about three weeks ago by […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    On behalf of the Canal & River Trust, the Land & Water crews are dredging the River Trent between Marton Mill and Cromwell Lock. The scope of the dredging will also include Torksey Cut. Craft operators should be aware of the likelihood of passing the dredger and follow any instructions from the crews where appropriate, […]

  • 9 August 2012

    This week, a $800,000 dredging project in Clearwater Harbor has started. Bill Morris, the director of the Marine and Aviation department, stated: „The depth of the Clearwater Pass channels is supposed to be eight to 10 feet but in some places it is five and a half and six feet.“ Flowing below the Sand Key […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Thomas Basin Harbor in Ketchikan, Alaska, is to be dredged by the end of this year, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. A few days ago, the Federal Business Opportunities site announced that the $2.46 million Thomas Basin Maintenance Dredging contract was awarded to Seattle based contractor Western Marine Construction Inc. Under the deal, the […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Few weeks ago, a non-propelled spoon dredger Waka Nami Go was transferred to the North-Western Basin Branch dredging fleet. According to FSUE “Rosmorport”, the vessel – purchased by the company in March 2017 – has become the fourth dredger of the basin branch and 58th vessel within the fleet. The vessel is equipped with a hydraulic excavator […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two years ago, Hurricane Sandy struck the northeastern United States and went down in history as one of the most destructive storms on record, damaging homes and businesses and causing billions of dollars in damage to vital infrastructure, electrical power transmission, transportation and water and sewage facilities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer played an […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A leading urban regeneration specialist, with strong links to the North West of England, has been appointed to chair the North West Partnership, announced the Canal and River Trust. Bob Pointing will take on the voluntary leadership role with the charity this month and chair his first bi-monthly partnership meeting in March. “Bob will now lead […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launching ceremony of new multi-purpose 5.450m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) DC Orisant took place a couple minutes ago at the Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands. The vessel was built for joint venture consisting of Den Herder (Reimerswaal Dredging) and Group de Cloedt. According to the shipbuilder, the dredger installation has […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A new Moray Council’s dredging vessel, called Selkie, is expected to begin sea trials later this week. The £2.4 million vessel, built by Macduff Shipyard Ltd, will be the only dredger in Scotland operated by a local council. It will service the council-owned harbors at Buckie, Burghead, Hopeman, Findochty, Portknockie and Cullen as well as […]

  • 9 August 2012

    On Monday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially began dredging on the Clearwater Pass. During this so-called “Eight and Ten-foot Dredging Project”, between 30,000 and 70,000 cubic yards of sand will be removed from the federal channels. According to tbnweekly.com, the dredged sand will be placed to the north of Pier 60 and west […]

  • 5 January 2015

    Rhyl will receive additional £1.9 million from the Welsh government for the improvement of its coastal defenses. The additional investment for this north Wales town brings the total funding for the flood defense scheme to £6.3 million. The announcement was made today by Welsh Government Minister for Natural Resources Carl Sargeant. According to the BBC News, the scheme includes improvements to the original vulnerable […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.E. McAmis, Inc. of Chico, California, recently won a rock removal and dredging project at Bonneville Dam, Skamania County, WA. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, the Bonneville Spillway Rock Removal and Forebay Dredging contract was awarded in the amount of $747,920.00. The project includes the spillway rock removal, followed by the powerhouse forebay dredging. […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bell Dredging Pumps, a Dutch-based manufacturer of dredging equipment, has just sold a Bell 200 dredging pump to Van Oord. The dredging pump, showcased during the recent INTERMAT exhibition in Paris, was tested two weeks ago with a Caterpillar 336E. The pump has maximum mixture capacity of 800 m³/h, pump speed of approx. 1200 rpm with suction bore and […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment Land Water and Planning (DELWP) has begun with the Brighton Beach dredging and beach renourishment works. Construction of two protective work groynes and dredging of sand for beach renourishment at Brighton Beach is expected to be completed in 12 weeks subject to weather conditions. The project will create a 350 meter long […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IMS Dredge, Division of Ellicott Dredge Technologies, has just released these beautiful photos of their IMS DM-60 Depth Master working in a reservoir in Guatemala. The DM-60 was chosen for its ability to create an even bottom profile in the dam instead of creating a moonscape in the bottom using a hanging pump system which […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Björgun EHF owned trailing suction hopper dredger Perla, which sank in the Reykjavik harbor two weeks ago, has been lifted from the ocean. After numerous failed attempts, rescue teams succeeded in re-floating the vessel on Monday, according to the the local news site visir. The ship will stay moored by AEgisgardur as authorities investigate what caused […]