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  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ireland’s Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, has just released an invitation to tender for marine civil engineering consultancy services associated with the Dredging of Navigation Channel at Dingle Fishery Harbor Center. The department is calling for a consultancy firm with expertise in civil and marine engineering to prepare a Preliminary Report, detailed design and tender […]

  • 3 January 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Saturday December 31st, the new backhoe dredger ‘Peter the Great’ was launched successfully on the Ravestein shipyard in Deest, the Netherlands. The pontoon was built for the account of DEME NV and its Russian partner NDC (Northern Dredging Company Ltd), part of the PST Group. The Dutch shipyard Ravestein BV was awarded with a […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caley Ocean Systems has supplied a high performance A-frame handling system to Boskalis Offshore for launching of trenching vehicles and ploughs from the company’s first ‘N Class’ cable-laying vessel Ndurance. Mounted on the stern of the Ndurance, the Caley A-frame is capable of handling loads of 70 tonne with a maximum lift and reach of […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yorkshire Water’s trial works to improve the quality of the river environment downstream of Swinsty reservoir is now well underway. Salix is working with partners, Mott McDonald Bentley (MMB), Arup and the Environment Agency, along with local landowners, to monitor the results of various river restoration techniques, aimed at improving ecology in the River Washburn. […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bell Dredging Pumps, a Dutch company highly specialized in dredging equipment, has released a short video about their BELL 200 dredging pump. The video was made in Myanmar, near Nay Pyi Taw. A company from Myanmar bought recently the BELL 200 dredging pump, a 20 tons amphibious undercarriage with spud legs and up to 300 m pipelines. This […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    This winter, Land & Water Services worked on a very exciting project at Dagenham Wharf. Their team conducted a large scale dredging campaign at Cemex’s Pier No 8 in Dagenham where 9,500m³ of silt was removed from the riverbed to improve access to the jetty from the River Thames. The dredging works were completed using […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Drydocks World, the established international player in ship repair, conversion and new building announced today that it has delivered Self Elevating Platform Samrat to the owner, Mumbai, India-based AFCONS Infrastructure. The Platform was built at Drydocks World – Dubai shipyard. The Self Elevating Platform is intended for use for construction and maintenance of port jetties, […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis Westminster has completed installation of the gravel pre-load on the Cowes new breakwater as scheduled, having deposited a total of 51,000m3 to bring the crest of the gravel core up to between 3.7 and 4.4 meters above chart datum. Five settlement beacons were also installed on the breakwater for on-going monitoring during a four […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    On April 1, CCCC Shanghai Dredging Co., Ltd. won the bid for Lot 1 of the project of regular maintenance dredging of the Tonggu waterway and western port waterway in Shenzhen Port, with a contract value of 382 million yuan (around USD 61 million) and a construction period of 365 days. Located in Nanshan District, […]

  • 14 June 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra this afternoon visited Chiang Mai on the the last leg of her four-day flood trail excursion to inspect flood prevention measures and progress in eight provinces in the central and northern regions. Earlier this morning, Ms Yingluck stopped by the Bhumibol Dam in Tak, where she was briefed by ministers responsible […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jenkins Marine has been working for Weymouth Harbor commissioners and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) to undertake maintenance dredging  within Weymouth harbor, the company said in their latest announcement.  Dredging has been requested for various areas including under the all-weather lifeboat berth where the existing mooring pontoon is currently removed for maintenance works. The […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    REMU Big Float Amphibious Excavator was very busy last month working on the Gère, arm of the river Rhône, located near the city of Lyon, France, the Finnish designer and manufacturer of earthmoving machines said in its latest project update.  Calibration works were managed by the company Mougin, specialized in earthmoving works on dry soil, […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) has begun mobilizing land- and water-based pipe, heavy equipment and personnel for the upcoming Post Florence Renourishment Project. The Carteret County reported yesterday that the first batch of land-based piping has arrived at the Indian Beach 4WD Ramp and is actively being staged along the beachfront. According to […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Mackley is delivering emergency flood prevention works to protect the historic town of Sandwich in Kent. Sandwich lies close to the coast on the River Stour, and a short section of approximately 35 metres of the river wall at Pillory Gate Wharf was identified as being on the […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nick Zerwas, Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, last week presented his legislation, HF2820, to the House Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee. According to the official statement, the bill funds $1.5 million – with a local match – for the City of Elk River to dredge Lake Orono. “Lake Orono is a […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    An explosion under the Festac Link Bridge yesterday killed one person and left another seriously injured. The impact of the blast left the body parts of Pius Oladele, head of the sand dredgers association in the area, flying in different directions. Emergency rescue officials, who arrived minutes after the noon incident, used shovel to scoop […]

  • 17 December 2012

    The boating accident in the Darwin Harbour left two people injured; a man and a 3-year-old child, according to ntnews.com.au. “It appears the vessel they were travelling in has entered an exclusion zone and struck the outlet pipe for a large dredging machine near the new Marine Supply Basin at East Arm Wharf,” said Senior […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    MarinaMaster 8000, an innovative cutter suction dredger for marinas designed by Goodchild Marine in the UK and built by Italdraghe SpA in Italy, will be on berth V16 at Seawork. Designed by Alan Goodchild, the MarinaMaster 8000 is an exceptionally versatile and manoeuvrable 10.6m dredger, built to RINA regulations, and ideal for precision dredging projects […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cotswold Canals Trust’s dredger ‘Augustus Gloop’ is now in action on the Thames & Severn Canal between Ham Mill Lock and Hope Mill. The vintage German built machine has been part of the CCT maintenance fleet since it was purchased back in the 1970s. It has undergone a number of refits and upgrades over […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations at Neyland Yacht Haven in Neyland, Pembrokeshire, are set to begin on or around October 1, 2019, and continue until the end of March 2020. During the project, a dredging discharge pipe will be laid from the marina out into the River Cleddau and anchored to the seabed. The outer end of […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The “I Lift NY” super crane began the last leg of its journey this week, completing its passage through the Panama Canal on Jan. 17 and making its way up the eastern seaboard. The super crane’s voyage began on Dec. 22, and early next month it is expected to arrive in the Port of New […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The innovative walking jack-up platform WaveWalker 1 was presented with the Product and Equipment Innovation Award at the prestigious Ground Engineering (GE) Awards ceremony in London last week. WaveWalker 1, developed by Fugro and Van Oord, is an innovative, eight-legged ‘walking’ jack-up barge (self-elevating work platform – SEWP) designed especially for marine operations in rough […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has granted final approval to the Lake St. Clair Strategic Implementation Plan. The plan, which includes scores of specific restoration recommendations, was signed by Assistant Secretary of the Army Jo-Ellen Darcy on Monday, clearing a critical hurdle that will provide an important leg up as Lake St. Clair restoration […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wind power producer Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy has chosen Jan De Nul Group as the main contractor of marine construction for the new offshore wind farm in Pori, Finland. Jan De Nul NV from Belgium will be responsible for dredging, seabed construction work and the installation of foundations and wind turbines. The work will take place […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock will begin mobilizing land- and water-based pipe, heavy equipment, personnel, etc. towards the latter parts of February, and although the schedule is tentative, the Post Florence Renourishment Project could begin the first week of March, reports the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. The Post Florence scheme will utilize 945,446 cubic yards of […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Town of Holden Beach, NC, has just announced that the dredging operations related to their Central Reach Project are scheduled to begin on Thursday, December 15. “Sand placement will initially occur on the easternmost leg of the project between Jordan Boulevard and 240 Ocean Boulevard East. Subsequently; sand will be placed moving to the west,” […]