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  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The naming ceremony of the Freeway, the newest addition to Boskalis’ hopper dredging fleet, was held on Friday, announced Beleef Boskalis on their official facebook page. The Freeway, a medium-sized hopper dredger with a capacity of 4,500 m³, will be taken into service in 2015. More info will follow soon.   Dredging Today Staff

  • 3 January 2012

    The Sheraton Hotel and Marina in San Diego, California, will host the 19th HYPACK Hydrographic Training Event, and the RESON Team will be on site with their SeaBat 7125SV2 running with HYPACK software. Sales Manager Josh Grava will be on hand at Booth 6 to talk customers through the complete range of RESON products including […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Located between Camber Sands and Jury’s Gap, the £30 million Broomhill Sands coastal defense scheme is part of the Folkestone to Cliff End Strategy. Once complete, it will reduce flood risk for 14,500 homes, numerous businesses, a nuclear power station, significant areas of designated habitat and 2 Ministry of Defense firing ranges. It will increase […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) has announced that the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium (NJSGC) has been awarded $233,600 to further develop research and educational programs to ensure that New Jersey coastal communities are resilient to the impacts of climate change, as well as future storms.  Sea Grant is a nationwide network administered through the […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, the long-standing Italian dredger builder, will be showcasing some of its latest innovative dredgers and dredging equipment at the International Maritime Conference and Exhibition to be held in Istanbul on 26-27th February. Turkey is proving to be a very attractive and dynamic market, hence Italdraghe is to participate in the third edition of this […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mill River Cleanup Project in Fairfield, CT, which has been underway since mid-October, is currently in the process of dredging, dewatering the sediment, treating the filtrate water from the dewatering process, and discharging treated water back to the River.   All of the sediment dewatering and water treatment work is occurring at the newly‐constructed facility on Exide’s Post […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MTG will be at the Europort 2015 exhibition in Rotterdam (3-6 November), introducing its latest solutions for the dredging market. The main innovation is DMET, a hammerless system which ensures maximum reliability and productivity even in the most demanding applications and environments. It is a G.E.T system for the dredging market that improves productivity and […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging work at the Duver pontoon is now completed, the Bembridge Harbor Authority announced today. Dredging operations, undertaken by the dredging barge ‘Witton II’ and hopper barge ‘Split Three’, are now taking place in the vicinity of Bembridge Sailling Club and the Bembridge One-Design moorings. “All skippers should take extreme care, especially when the vessels are manoeuvring […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    BAE Systems has offered an insight into the latest shipbuilding activities which includes major shipping companies that supply the offshore energy industry, dredging operations and cargo transportation. “Having completed in 2012 the American Phoenix¸ a 616-foot-long chemical tanker, we are now under contract to build several additional vessels,” announced baesystems.com. The Jacksonville, Florida shipyard is on […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Members of the Geosyntec team will attend and present technical sessions at the Dredging 2012 conference, set for October 22-25 in San Diego, California. The specialty forum on dredging and dredge material disposal is expected to draw hundreds of engineers, scientists, and thought leaders from the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. The four-day […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works on the new Suez Canal in Egypt, an ambitious project with a deadline of only nine months, are in full swing and are going according to schedule. Companies from Egypt, UAE, the US, Belgium, and the Netherlands will dredge the new waterway. Included in the project are Boskalis, Van Oord, National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), Jan de […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the Tipner Lake coastal defense scheme have been paused now, according to the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). According to the ESCP, construction is paused so that the works do not disturb the birds who migrate to the lake for the winter. Work in the northern section of the scheme will recommence […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has just released the latest drone footage of the enabling works on Alexandra Dock in Hull, the UK’s first offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, service and installation facility. Together with development partner ABP, Siemens is investing £310 million in offshore wind turbine production at Hull’s Alexandra Dock. GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Suez Canal dredging program is progressing very well. 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 project includes construction of the parallel section of the canal to allow ships to simultaneously transit in two directions. […]

  • 18 November 2011

    The latest report on the environmental health of Gladstone Harbour is based on data 12 months old and gives no indication of what effects…   By Nikita Watts And Daniel Burdon (themorningbulletin) [mappress] Source: themorningbulletin, November 18, 2011;

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Mersey Docks and Harbour Company Limited, Maritime Centre, Port of Liverpool has issued a tender for port infrastructure works that could be worth up to £40 million. The tender says that contractor is to provide infrastructure and ancillary works including further development of all necessary design works for construction purposes, supply and install approved […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard, the dredging and mining equipment and components manufacturer, took a lead role in being the Gold sponsor of the WEDA Mexico 2015 Annual Meeting, which took place in the Centro Asturiano de Polanco located in the heart of Mexico City’s bustling Polanco neighborhood.  At the event, Dredge Yard Marketing Manager, Iulia Berchiu and the CEO, […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just presented the latest update on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. Work on the project – which is being carried out by the company as part of Team Van Oord and on behalf of the EA – started in October 2016, and when complete will significantly reduce the flood risk to more than […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Dredgers factory ”VVV-Spetstekhnika” (Ukraine, Kherson) has opened the representative office in Nigeria and Ghana. At the moment, the construction of the dredger HCC 2000/63 is coming to an end. This dredger will be sent to African customers. Dredger is equipped with cutterhead and able to extract soil from a depth of 20 m. The company also signed a […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Despite 270 flood warnings in place across the UK on Monday night, 400 shippers, cargo owners and carriers made it to London Gateway’s offices on Tuesday morning to view the latest developments at Britain’s new port and Europe’s largest logistics Park, which opens next year on the Thames. At the ‘Insight to London Gateway’ event, […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Damen DOP submersible dredge pump range has been enlarged. The DOP range now runs from the smallest possible DOP150, fitting in any corner of a building pit, to the impressive DOP450L doing some 4.000 m3 of mixture per hour. The DOP submersible dredge pump is a heavy duty pump designed to be used in […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana), issued the following statement after hearing of key details included in the Water Resources Development Act (WRRDA) final conference report: “This legislation will directly impact much of South Louisiana’s communities located in flood zones along the coast by providing protection against hurricanes and flooding. The legislation also […]

  • 24 September 2012

    Aqaba Container Terminal, the world’s gateway to Jordan and beyond, held on Monday the 24th of September a roundtable event, during which it shared its latest developments regarding the berth expansion project, post Eid operations, and its strategic future plans. Hosted at the Intercontinental Hotel Amman, the event saw the attendance of representatives, captain, and […]

  • 6 August 2012

    The latest version of the Murray Darling Basin Plan released today has made some progress, but still fails to address key issues important to Victoria. The Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) has not sufficiently addressed issues such as sustainable diversion limit (SDL) adjustment mechanisms or the salinity and water quality targets, and their impacts. Another […]

  • 19 December 2012

    Geotextile sand elements can be a cheap and sustainable alternative to traditional solutions such as quarry stone when building dams, dikes or groynes. One benefit is that local sand can be used as a filler material, eliminating the need to quarry and transport quarry stone, generating savings (particularly for transport) and reducing the burden on […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    London Gateway will be the UK’s first 21st Century major deep-sea container port and Europe’s largest logistics park. Here is the latest stop-motion video from London Gateway, as their opening date creeps closer: Situated on the north bank of the River Thames, London Gateway provides unrivalled deep-sea shipping access for the world’s leading businesses to […]