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  • 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,” […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jenkins Marine’s self-propelled spud leg pontoon utility vessel Doreen Dorward is currently working in Portsmouth harbor in Hampshire, England, the Poole based dredging contractor said in their latest announcement.  The project is being conducted for Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, in preparation for the installation of some new heritage pontoons, to allow the addition of more historic […]

  • 11 March 2011

      Until 15 April 2011, in a special exhibition in FutureLand,  Natuurhistorisch Museum Rotterdam will be exhibiting the best skeletal remains of ten animal species from days long gone that were found in the sand used to construct Maasvlakte 2. The finds include the complete pelvis and hind leg of a woolly mammoth and the by now world-famous hyena dropping. Background: The bottom of […]

  • 15 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 8-15).   PortMiami Dredging Pays Off PortMiami is positioning itself to capture new trade opportunities thanks to more than $1 billion of capital infrastructure projects now complete.   TSHD Severnaya Dvina Launched The launching ceremony of the 2000m³ trailing […]

  • 24 May 2012

    At the yearly convention of the industry organisations Australian Constructors Association and Engineers Australia, Jan De Nul NV together with its local partner Baulderstone received the prestigious “Australian Construction Achievement Award 2012”. The Port Botany Expansion Project of the Joint Venture Baulderstone – Jan De Nul NV was chosen over 6 other strong contenders as […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping operations were scheduled to start Monday, May 13, in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, but strong offshore winds and waves have slowed offshore pipe mobilization, delaying the start of beach nourishment a few days, the City of North Myrtle Beach said in its latest release.  The project, which will see sand placed on […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APT Global has delivered newly built modular Jack-Up Barge “Fugro Oceanus” to Fugro Middle East. “Fugro Oceanus” is a modular self-elevating drilling platform built under RINA classification and is designed to carry out marine soil investigation works related to dredging in coastal waters, ports and tidal waters in depths of up to 25m. Measuring 12.2 […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks the public to use extra caution in the waterways and on land features within the Mile Point construction area on the St. Johns River.  The construction zone contains a variety of vessels, including large barges and a dredge with pipelines, in the Chicopit Bay area and Intracoastal Waterway, […]

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

    The SMS Shoalbuster, a 26-meter Damen Shoalbuster 2609 owned and operated by GSS Marine Services from Rosyth, Scotland, has recently completed a 14.572 nautical miles (NM) round trip that included two transatlantic crossings. The Shoalbuster range is designed as a multi-role workboat optimized for shallow waters, however its high bow and sturdy construction means that […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Capt’n Ray made its way into Charleston Harbor on a sultry August afternoon. Like many other vessels entering the harbor, she was headed to one of the South Carolina State Ports Authority’s terminals to take on some cargo. But the cargo Capt’n Ray was picking up wasn’t containers or BMW’s. It was actually picking […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis Westminster is continuing works on the £7 million worth new breakwater for Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The company plan was to return to the site on October 6th and resume works for the next two weeks, reshaping the breakwater core by using gravel stored on the breakwater sides; this will be achieved […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has successfully completed Phase II of the Post Florence Renourishment Project. According to the Carteret County Shore Protection Office, GLDD’s hopper dredge Ellis Island delivered the last load of sand to West Emerald Isle (“reach 2”) at approximately 1:30 pm, on April 29th signifying the conclusion of the beach nourishment […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government is being urged to explore the fast-tracking of dredging for the proposed Port of Newcastle liquified natural gas import terminal, with the extracted river sand used to restore Stockton beach. The Maritime Union of Australia said that dredged sand from the Hunter River, which would have naturally joined Stockton beach before the […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rothen Group, a national independent civil engineering and maintenance business servicing UK Waterways, has successfully stabilized the River Cam’s collapsing bank in just four months. Working together with UK-based construction and civil engineering company – JN Bentley – Rothen Group offered a solution that would not only save the hard to access bank from collapsing, […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    January 2019 saw Jenkins Marine start another maintenance dredging project at Woolverstone Marina, on the River Orwell, near Ipswich, eastern England. “This isn’t the first time Jenkins have dredged here. Previous dredge campaigns saw dredging completed by Jenkins Marine in 2010 and 2013, with ploughing work also completed over the years. The project was subject to […]

  • 30 May 2012

    A major dredging programme has started at the Bembridge Harbour. ML Dredging Limited have been awarded the dredging contract by Bembridge Harbour Authority and have bought their split leg backhoe dredger Witton Two into the Harbour – having an overall length of 22.5m and a gross 120 ton capacity. Their associated split hopper barge Split […]

  • 23 January 2014

    Rep. Tom Reed applauded the water infrastructure project funding allocated to the Army Corps of Engineers in the recently passed consolidated appropriations bill. Army Corps funding saw a ten percent increase from last year’s funding, for a total of $5.5 billion. At Reed’s request, Army Corps of Engineers Brigadier General Margaret Burcham made a site […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate’s shares today reached a new high price of 46c, double that of two weeks ago, on the back of several key milestones. The company’s market capitalisation at that price is nearly $59 million, compared with $22 million before the issue of about 30 million shares on 24 September to Royal Boskalis and […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Earlcoate Construction have completed the beach recycling project at Mudeford for Christchurch and East Dorset Council. The contract was carried out in an environmentally-sensitive area and planned accordingly. The main requirement of this coast protection scheme was to dredge and pump ashore approximately 25,000 cubic meters of sand/shingle, transport and spread along several beaches on […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    For more than 30 years the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has been leading research and technology development to minimize the risk of entrainment of sea turtles (and other protected species) during dredging projects. “Entrainment of sea turtles (direct uptake by the suction field generated at the draghead) during hopper dredging has […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    London Container Terminal in Tilbury last week saw the first of its two panamax ship to shore cranes fully operational. The first of the two cranes boomed down onto the Samskip vessel, the Henrike Schepers, with her cargo of containers for the UK market. Spanish company, Paceco Espana S.A., were awarded the contract for two […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Dockwise Ltd. announces 11 awards totaling USD 42 million, all for execution in Q2 and Q3 2011. The USD 42 million comprises contracts for transportation of dredging equipment to Spain and Uruguay, a Power Barge and jack-up barges to the Dominican Republic and Egypt, jack-up rigs to Gabon, Mexico and Trinidad, a semi-submersible to Vietnam […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A coalition fighting highly destructive suction dredge mining is considering further legal options after a state judge ruled that a California law banning the practice is preempted by federal law. The California Supreme Court is also considering whether to take up the legal issues surrounding the state law, designed to minimize mercury pollution and damage […]

  • 21 December 2011

    Dockwise Ltd. today announces twelve new awards totaling USD 55 million, of which six, to the value of more than USD 15 million, are for execution in Q4 2011. The remaining contracts are for execution in 2012 and 2013. Furthermore the company has entered into a Master Service Agreement (MSA) with Keppel of Singapore for […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Port Collaborative (MPC) applauded timely action by Governor Snyder, key agencies in his administration and legislators to secure critically needed emergency dredging funds for Great Lakes harbors. New legislation – requested by the Governor and now enroute to his desk for signature – will provide $21 million to dredge 49 harbors to keep […]

  • 2 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    BlueView Technologies and SeaTrepid International announce a teaming agreement to deliver offshore/onshore operations support for BlueView’s line of 2D and 3D underwater imaging and measurement solutions. BlueView is the world leader in compact acoustic imaging and measurement technology, and SeaTrepid International, is the premier provider of observation and mid-range class ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) services. […]