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  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Conservation’s Clean Water Initiative Program yesterday announced over $1.6 million in Ecosystem Restoration Grants for projects to improve water quality across Vermont. DEC is awarding more than fifty clean water improvement projects, targeting Vermont’s impaired and at-risk rivers, lakes, and wetlands. The grants will go to municipalities, regional planning commissions, natural […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The recently delivered trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Tommy Norton’ has started work to deliver safe and reliable ocean access for the commercial vessels that cross the entrance bar to the Gippsland Lakes area. The vessel, built at Damen Shipyards Yichang, China, was delivered to her new owner, the Gippsland Ports, last week. Capable of dredging to depths […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Four Watermaster dredgers have been brought from Finland to improve the environmental condition of the Northern Lakes (lagoons) of Egypt. The Nile Delta estuarine with its wetlands, lakes and lagoons forms a transitional water purification and protective zone before the Mediterranean Sea. This zone is a productive agricultural and aquacultural area, as well as an important […]

  • 8 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 2-8, 2017).   Nibulon Launches New Dredger – Mykolaivets The Ukrainian Nibulon Shipbuilding and Repair Yard said in their latest release that they launched a high-capacity self-propelled СДС-15 dredger with a symbolic name Mykolaivets on September 17.   Royal […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Gippsland’s new purpose-built dredge has started work to deliver safe and reliable ocean access for the thousands of recreational and commercial vessels that cross the Lakes Entrance bar every year. The new 60-meter trailing suction hopper dredge was built by Dutch company Damen at its Yichang Shipyard in Hubei province, China. Gippsland Ports will operate […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC) is set to take place next week, on October 9-10th at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. There’s still time to register for the conference and join representatives from companies like; Jan De Nul | Myanmar Port Authority | GHD | Royal IHC | Port of […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released a new article named “Randle Reef Sediment Remediation: Current Status of Construction and Next Steps”, introducing some very interesting facts about the Hamilton Harbor remediation project. As Canada’s largest port on the Great Lakes, Hamilton Harbor has a long history of industrial activity, especially steel-making, said IADC in the […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for $17.2 million to repair dunes and beaches at Bethany, South Bethany and Fenwick Island in Delaware. Work is the result of a partnership between the Philadelphia District and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach said in its latest release that rough sea conditions will delay the start of their emergency beach renourishment project. The dredgers Dodge Island and Padre Island are in stand-down due to current rough sea conditions, which means that the contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, will complete work […]

  • 30 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 25 – October 1, 2017).   DEME Holds Naming Ceremony for TSHD Scheldt River The trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River was officially named two days ago at the DEME head office in Zwijndrecht, Belgium. The dredger was named […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hutchinson Island residents and visitors will see work on local beaches this winter that will improve the barrier island’s resiliency to storm events and help reduce risks to infrastructure. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District awarded the Martin County Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction contract September 26 to take sand from offshore and […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. (GLDD), from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $19.3 million contract for flood control and coastal emergency repair to the Delaware coast. Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) said in their latest announcement. Work will be performed in Bethany Beach, Delaware, […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Weather and mechanical factors permitting, a $10.6 million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Emergency Beach Renourishment Project is scheduled to begin the week of October 2 in North Myrtle Beach. Sand will be dredged from offshore and piped on to the beach to renourish those sections of beach that do not have adequate protection. […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials yesterday announced a project to dredge five State navigation channels in the Barnegat Bay Inlet area in Ocean County. The work is part of an $8.7 million dollar project to dredge State channels in Forked River and Barnegat Bay. This portion of the project will include the following […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The County of Dare has just provided the latest update on the Beach Nourishment operations in the Town of Kitty Hawk and Buxton. After a temporary cease of operations due to bad weather and sea conditions in the Town of Kitty Hawk, crews with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company are working their way south from […]

  • 17 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Charlie Baker, together with local elected officials and representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) officially kicked off the Boston Harbor Dredging Project on Friday, September 15. The $350 million state and federally funded multi-phase project will support continued growth at Conley Container Terminal, which has achieved […]

  • 17 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 11-17, 2017).   Van Oord’s Costa Verde Kicks Off Aberdeen Dredging Operations The construction program supporting the expansion of Aberdeen Harbor into Nigg Bay has passed a significant milestone with the beginning of dredging operations.   Hopper Dredger HAM 316 […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is currently conducting post-storm analyses on their federal storm damage reduction projects. The two federal storm damage reduction projects managed by the Charleston District in South Carolina are Folly Beach and the Grand Strand. “The Charleston District will perform an initial assessment of Folly Beach this week […]

  • 10 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 4-10, 2017).   Construction of Posorja Port in Ecuador Underway The President of Ecuador Lenín Moreno and DP World Group Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem last week performed a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the start of construction […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Myrtle Beach Storm Damage Reduction Project has been temporarily stopped as Hurricane Irma heads towards South Carolina. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District renourishment update, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock has stopped pumping and dredging and is preparing the dredges to be sent to safe harbor. GLDD is working to […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won an $11.5 million contract for Egg Harbor flood control and coastal emergencies repair work, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) said in their latest announcement. Bids were solicited via the Internet with two received, according to DoD. Work will be performed in […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host informational outreach events featuring discussions about coastal processes, erosion and the Corps’ Regulatory Program. These events, facilitated by the Corps staff, will discuss: effects of lake levels on coastal erosion, other things affecting coastal erosion, the role of dunes in protecting coastal bluffs, coastal geology […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Unity Island project team last Thursday hosted a ribbon cutting and Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) signing ceremony on Unity Island, Buffalo, NY, marking the completion of the ecosystem restoration work performed at the Island’s North Pond. The PPA signing celebrates the onset of a second project to place dredged sediment into the pond for additional […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Commission (GLC), U.S. Rep. Jack Bergman and others last week celebrated the completion of the Little Rapids Restoration Project at an event in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. The project, which reestablished the flow of water to the Little Rapids for the first time in more than 50 years, was led by the GLC in coordination with […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For the last couple of days, the Surfside Beach Renourishment Project has been brought to a halt due to the tropical depression running by the east coast. The town reported that beach fill operations have been delayed several days due to the weather and high seas. But, according to the Town of Surfside Beach latest update, the hopper dredges are returning […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA), at their recently held 2017 Dredging Summit & Expo in Vancouver, presented WEDA’s 2017 Annual Safety Excellence Award for a Dredging Contractor to J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. for delivering over 2,225,000 man hours without a lost time incident. “JF Brennan Company’s exemplary safety commitment and dedication meet and exceed the […]