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  • 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 […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District (MVN), and its contractor will temporarily close one east- and westbound lane on Lakeshore Drive between Marconi Drive and the Mardi Gras Fountain. The approximately thirty-day, seven-day per week closures will begin on Friday, August 15 to accommodate construction of the Orleans Avenue Canal PCCP. The […]

  • 21 February 2014

    Officials announced that the Port of Geelong dredging contract, worth $6 million, has been awarded to New Zealand-based Heron Construction Company. The contract has been awarded for the multi-million dollar channel-widening work in Corio Bay as part of an ongoing push to improve safety, capacity and efficiency in the shipping lanes for the Port of […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District completed maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel barge lanes between Bayport and Morgan’s Point to relieve a critical navigation hazard caused by shoaling in the busy waterway. The district issued a modification to an ongoing contract in the amount of $675,000 to Orion Marine Construction Inc. […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Business development

    The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has asked HR Wallingford for support in its continual quest to maximise the potential of this crucial maritime route. HR Wallingford is to supply numerical and physical modelling systems to the SCA, which will help it to further develop the canal, ports and coastline, keeping it abreast with the evolution […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) recently completed its historic study of the American maritime industry and national security.  Titled “Strengthening the U.S. Defense Maritime Industrial Base,” the study made several key points about America’s Jones Act. According to the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), the report is historic because it is the […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $141 million. David Simonelli, President of Dredging commented, “We are pleased to announce these significant capital and maintenance dredging awards for our company. We expect these projects to contribute positively to Great Lakes’ performance this year and in […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District is inviting public comments on the Naval Pier 5000 North Outer Berth and Approach Area Dredging and Disposal Project in San Diego County, California. The scheme, proposed by the Department of the Navy, NAVFAC SW, involves dredging of approximately 110,619 cubic yards of sediment from the northeast […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The coastal community of Stolford has become the first location in the UK to benefit from innovative flood defense technology pioneered in the Netherlands, Royal HaskoningDHV said in its latest release.  The solution to be implemented is known as Hillblock, a type of block revetment, that uses a series of specially-shaped concrete blocks positioned on the […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Virginia Port Authority are proceeding with design measures to expand Norfolk Harbor’s shipping channels, which will improve navigation and energize the national, state and local economy. The “Wider, Deeper, Safer” dredging project will deepen the Inner Harbor channels to 55 feet, Chesapeake Bay’s Thimble Shoal Channel to 56 […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Major General Jeffrey L. Milhorn, Commanding General, North Atlantic Division, visited Poplar Island yesterday – a restoration project cooperated on by USACE and Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration. Poplar Island once covered over 1100 acres and was used as a vacation spot by both President Roosevelt and President Truman, before almost all of […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency, in partnership with Calderdale Council, will tomorrow (August 8) hold a drop-in session for people living in the Stubbing Holme Road neighbourhood of Hebden Bridge about the upcoming flood alleviation scheme. The drop-in event, to be held from 3pm until 7.30pm, is taking place at the Hebden Royd Methodist Church, Bridge Lanes. This is […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the Port of Constanța, Romania, issued a tender estimated to be worth around $6.8 million for maintenance dredging works in and around the port area. According to the tender, the object of the contract is for the execution of dredging operations, maintenance in the seaports and seaplanes of the seaports, but also carrying […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    At today’s Georgia Foreign Trade Conference, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director, Griff Lynch, announced that Savannah’s outer harbor dredging will be finished in March, bringing the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) to 50 percent completion. Deepening the inner harbor should be complete by late 2021, allowing Neo-Panamax vessels to take on more cargo and transit the […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dredge Merritt, homeported in the Corps’ Wilmington District, has arrived at Memphis District’s Ensley Engineer Yard where the vessel will undergo major maintenance to extend its service life. According to the Corps, the vessel left Wilmington on October 19th for the long voyage around the coast to Mobile, Ala., […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Republic of Maldives’ Housing Development Corporation (HDC) said in its latest announcement that the land reclamation operations to develop the Hulhule – Hulhumale link road will end this week. “We believe that by 4th October, we will be able to finish all the reclamation works. Once it is completed, we will be ready to start the shore […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, is leading an interagency project to help restore the ecosystem at Poplar Island in the Chesapeake Bay. The Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island is a $1.4-billion sustainability project to provide habitat for diamondback terrapins, over 160 bird species, crabs, rockfish and killifish, all […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Chris Collins announced last week that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) FY17 Work Plan for Operations & Maintenance includes $725,000 in maintenance dredging funding for the Wilson Harbor, NY. “Ensuring our harbors are dredged and maintained on a regular basis helps deter safety risks and potential negative impacts to a local economy,” […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $7.7 million contract for Atchafalaya River bay and bar channel dredging, according to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) latest announcement. Bids were solicited via the Internet with four received, DoD said. Work will be performed in Morgan City, Louisiana, with an […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Norwegian government has submitted a white paper on transportation (National Transport Plan 2018-2029) which includes proposal for the Stad Ship Tunnel. Now, the project is officially part of the country’s transport plan, paving the way for the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) efforts to build the ship tunnel. It will be the first ship tunnel […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives approved last week comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation that addresses the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure. The House passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act on a bipartisan basis by a vote of 360 to 61. Commenting this, U.S. Senator […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Marine Group is about to complete the dredging of the Bayport Ship Channel, according to the Port of Houston. The Bayport Channel is being dredged to match the current 45 feet depth of the Houston Ship Channel. With the Barbours Cut dredging completed nearly a year ago, completion of the Bayport Channel works is expected in […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has celebrated the launch of its latest survey vessel Humber Sounder with a naming ceremony at the Port of Hull. The ceremony, which was conducted last week by Father Colum Kelly of the Apostleship of the Sea, was attended by ABP staff and customers, as well as representatives of Blyth Workboats, […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    YB Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Minister of International Trade and Industries (MITI), recently visited Westports and was briefed on the progress of the latest container terminal expansion program. The Container Terminal 8 (CT8) expansion is being undertaken in two phases and the construction work of Phase 1, which started in January 2015, has now been completed. The first 300-meter […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The $1.64 billion expansion of Townsville’s port took a step forward last week with more opportunity for comment on its environmental impact statement (AEIS). State Development Minister, Dr Anthony Lynham, said that while the expansion was vital, it needed to proceed at no cost to the Great Barrier Reef. “This $1.64 billion proposal includes deepening and […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    At an event at Conley Terminal on Monday, the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) thanked Governor Charlie Baker and the Massachusetts Congressional delegation for their significant support of the revitalization of the working port. Massport officials particularly highlighted the $107.5 million commitment to support the construction of a new berth and the procurement of three new […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter has issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s passage of the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA) out of the U.S. Senate. WRDA 2016 will help improve flood control, water infrastructure development and coastal hurricane protection throughout Louisiana. After yesterday’s overwhelmingly bipartisan passage, the legislation will head to the House of […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator David Vitter issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s vote in the U.S. Senate to move forward with the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA), which will improve flood control and coastal hurricane protection throughout Louisiana. As the Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Vitter helped author and advance WRDA […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Shipping of India has formulated a revised Central Sector Scheme aimed to provide financial support for the creation of infrastructure that will promote movement of cargo/passengers by sea or National Waterways. This is in line with the ministry’s port-led- development program – Sagarmala – for creating better infrastructure and promoting coastal shipping for […]