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  • 23 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    As scheduled one the largest hopper dredges in the United States, the Ellis Island has arrived in Carteret County and is now pumping sand on to the Pine Knoll Shores. According to the County Shore Protection Office, the Ellis Island arrived on March 19, underwent environmental testing (mostly related to sea turtle protection), and started […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Four VolkerStevin projects have been shortlisted in the Project of the Year award categories at the Construction News Awards 2020. These projects are: Lincolnshire Lakes Flood Defense Scheme (under £20m); Victory Jetty (£20-£50m); Ipswich Tidal Barrier (£20-£50m); Dover Western Docks Revival (over £50m). Commenting the latest announcement, VolkerStevin Managing Director, Rob Coupe, said: “The announcement […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), with input from the public, has selected a cleanup remedy for the sediment contamination at Munger Landing in the St. Louis River Area of Concern (SLRAOC), a collection of several contaminated sites in the St. Louis River and Duluth Harbor. The MPCA, along with the Wisconsin Department of Natural […]

  • 12 March 2020
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    Ten IHC Beaver cutter suction dredgers were offloaded in Egypt earlier this week, according to the company’s latest announcement. The company also added that the team of Royal IHC Middle East started the commissioning of the cutter suction dredgers for the Egyptian Ministry of Defense (MOD). “Our colleagues are working hard to finish the job […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Carteret County Shore Protection Office has presented the latest update regarding the county’s Post Florence Renourishment Project. According to the update, the dredge Liberty Island has been the only dredge on site since the project started on February 8th. “The dredge has been tremendously productive delivering approximately 522,000 cubic yards in reach 10 (basically Atlantic […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Blenheim Estate has enlisted the expertise of Oxfordshire based BSG Ecology to ensure the huge civil engineering program will cause minimum disruption to their fauna and flora. Wildlife surveys carried out by BSG Ecology ahead of the dredging has revealed the estate is home to a huge variety of wildlife including more than 50% of […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) last week hosted visitors from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), SC Aquarium and other Charleston Deepening environmental stakeholders aboard their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ellis Island. “While giving our visitors a firsthand look at our operations and proactive measures […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $71.6 million. David Simonelli, President of Dredging commented, “Great Lakes is pleased to announce these important, coastal protection, maintenance and restoration dredging awards. These projects are aligned with our strategy to support the overall improvement and resiliency of […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers yesterday announced a $29 million Harbor Assistance Program grant for improvements needed at the Port of Marinette to allow for the production of the next generation of navy ships. Fincantieri Marinette Marine, a premiere shipbuilder located at the port, intends to continue a site improvement project. That project includes the construction […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has begun dredging approximately 5.5 million cubic yards of material from six channels associated with the Baltimore Harbor, ensuring continued safe navigation for vessels going in and out of the Port of Baltimore. The Corps awarded two contracts worth up to approximately $56.2 million to Great Lakes […]

  • 23 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 17-23, 2020).   PHOTO: DEME’s Breydel Busy in Italy DEME Group is currently carrying out several dredging projects in Southern European ports.   Exceptional Year for GLDD Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has reported financial results for the […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, has announced that its Work Plan for the 2020 fiscal year includes $102 million in funding for its civil works program, the largest amount of funding since the 2013 fiscal year. The Work Plan will fund projects, programs and activities that received funding in the three previous […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation yesterday reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2019, saying that the gross profit margin percentage increased to 21.0% in the fourth quarter compared with 20.6% in the prior year fourth quarter. Commenting the latest announcement, Chief Executive Officer Lasse Petterson, said: “2019 was an […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) is currently doing maintenance dredging in Chesapeake Bay by removing any mud above 36 feet in the channel for ships to pass through safely. As shown on the latest project update photo, mud that was dredged from the Upper Chesapeake Bay and loaded into a scow is now […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    VBA’s Lincolnshire Lakes Flood Defense Scheme has been shortlisted for Project of the Year at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2020. The flood defense scheme was designed to increase flood protection for businesses and communities along the banks of the River Trent. Delivered under the Environment Agency’s Water and Environment […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), in partnership with the City of Virginia Beach, has awarded a contract to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, Ltd. to conduct a beach renourishment effort along the Sandbridge Beach oceanfront. Under the plan, around 1.7 million cubic yards of sand will be dredged from Sandbridge Shoal (located […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2021 includes more than $5.9 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the Army Corps with more than $181 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes the maintenance of federal shipping channels […]

  • 11 February 2020
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    Works on the Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project are in full swing now, informs the county’s Shore Protection Office. “As expected, we’re experiencing some strong productivity a little over two days into the project as the sand is being pumped eastward from the first subline landing,” the county said. The […]

  • 11 February 2020
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    Congressman Lee Zeldin was joined yesterday by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Town of Southampton Supervisor Jay Schneiderman and New York District Commander of the Army Corps Colonel Thomas Asbery, to announce the start of a 100% federally funded project to place an estimated 600,000 cubic yards of sand just West of Shinnecock Inlet (WOSI). […]

  • 6 February 2020
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    All preparations for the Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project are complete and the site is ready for dredging and sand pumping operations, informs the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. The dredge Liberty Island arrived on Monday (2/3/2020), and is undergoing a minor type of repair while moored to one of […]

  • 6 February 2020
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    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company is putting finishing touches on the Delaware River Deepening project. According to GLDD, the Delaware dredging scheme is almost complete. In their latest update, the company announced that the 12 year project to deepen the 103-mile shipping channel by a depth of five feet between Philadelphia and the Atlantic […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi’s $410 million Channel Improvement Project, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is moving forward.  GLDD yesterday released this beautiful photo of their cutter suction dredger (CSD) Carolina working on the Phase 1 of a multiphase project to deepen the Corpus Christi channel to 58’. Currently, the Port […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Seeking to maintain protections established by the New Jersey Legislature nearly 200 years ago, the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee advanced legislation (A-1089) yesterday to prohibit the Department of Environmental Protection from approving any dumping of dredge spoils on or around islands without the adoption and authorization of a municipal ordinance to do so. […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first phase of construction on the New Lock at the Soo has been awarded to Trade West Construction Inc., informs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District. The much anticipated mega-project will be constructed in three phases. Trade West Construction will receive almost $53 million to complete this first phase of construction, which […]

  • 30 January 2020
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    There’s lots of activity taking place on land and in the water at the Atlantic Beach, NC, preparing the site for the Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project. According to the county’s Shore Protection Office, on the land side, a spate of flatbed trucks are delivering pipes to the Iron Steamer […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Starting February 15, property owners and contractors are banned for four months from dredging and excavating at Smith Mountain and Leesville lakes due to fish spawning, according to a news release from Appalachian Power. The policy is necessary to support fish population growth, including sunfish, catfish and variations of bass, said Dan Wilson, a fisheries […]