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  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord and GMB are about to use innovative dike pins for the first time on a dike improvement project between Hagestein and Opheusden, the Netherlands. The great advantage of this dike reinforcement technique is that it can be used in places where working space is limited. The client, Rivierenland Water Board, is embracing this new […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District has just announced that the 20-inch cutterhead dredge Goetz is currently busy operating in Pool 16, just downriver of Locks and Dam 15 in Rock Island, Illinois. As USACE reported, the Goetz is performing maintenance dredging operations to ensure the 9-foot navigation channel is ready to […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Funding for the protection of the Western Australian coastline will triple with an additional $4million available in State Government grants. Announcing the latest round of Coastal Protection Program grants, Transport Minister Troy Buswell said total funding for the scheme had increased from $2million (in 2012-13) to $6million for the 2013-14 rounds. “$5million will be available […]

  • 17 February 2014

    The Port of Felixstowe has received consent from the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) for the extension of its newest container handling facility, Berths 8 and 9. The expansion marks yet another milestone to increase the port’s ability to berth the next generation of mega vessels. Commenting on the latest development at the port, Clemence Cheng, […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Directorate – General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have unveiled their plans to dredge the Nieuwe Waterweg and the Botlek in the spring of 2018.  A tender for this dredging scheme, set to last around six months, was issued earlier this week. The work will involve a […]

  • 26 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 20-26, 2017).   Royal IHC Hands Over Hopper Dredger DASA I Royal IHC has completed delivery of the trailing suction hopper dredger DASA I to Dragados Argentinos DASA S.A. of Buenos Aires, Argentina.   New By-Pass on IJssel River Officially […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been awarded the contract for the detailed design of the Marginal da Corimba reclamation and shore protection project in Luanda, Angola. This major contract was awarded by the consortium of Urbinveste and Van Oord. Royal HaskoningDHV has been commissioned to prepare the detailed design for the 400 hectares Marginal da Corimba project, […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations at Ventura Harbor, CA, have been completed with 470,000 cubic yards of sand relocated from the entry channel, Ventura Harbor Village said in its latest announcement.  During the end of March and much of April, Manson Construction’s crew was busy dredging the entrance to Ventura Harbor as well as the sand trap, […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME, an international group of specialized companies involved in complex marine engineering works, has won a major contract to carry out the deepening of the Elbe fairway in Germany. The project consists of the widening and deepening of the 116 km long fairway between Cuxhaven and Hamburg to a level of -14.5 m. According to DEME, […]

  • 31 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 25-31, 2019).   Van Oord Announces Recovery of Revenue in 2018 Van Oord has released their 2018 business results, saying that they recorded EUR 1.88 billion in revenue (2017: EUR 1.53 billion) with a net profit of EUR 92 million […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following a request from the Chairman of East Devon District Council, Councillor Stuart Hughes, councilors will delay discussing the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan (BMP) to a future date. Sidmouth’s BMP was completed in January 2017 by East Devon’s consultants CH2M, following extensive consultation and collaboration with the local community. “We really appreciate all […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World and Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of Kaohsiung Port’s Terminal 7 in Taiwan. The agreement marks the beginning of a joint effort to seek future business opportunities and to steer growth in Taiwan’s port infrastructure, while enhancing the country’s trade potential by establishing […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Planning Matthew Guy has given approval for the expansion of one of the most exciting redevelopments in Melbourne’s west by announcing extensions to the Wyndham Harbour project. Planning Scheme Amendment C156 will allow Wyndham Harbour to grow to a community of almost 1,400 residents. Mr Guy’s approval will also assist in fast tracking […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APEM has won a major contract to collect and analyze over 1,000 samples from the seabed in the eastern English Channel and off the south coast, for eight marine aggregate operators with licensed interests across the region. Offshore surveys organized by APEM will collect 1,060 ‘grab’ samples of the seabed. The samples will then undergo […]

  • 9 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 3-9, 2017).   Kingston Harbor Dredging Project Half Way Done The Kingston Harbor dredging scheme, undertaken by concessionaire Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), is now 50% complete, according to the minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Phase one of Fleetwood’s £1.5m seafront facelift gets under way today with improvements to the marine lakes. The overall aim is to achieve consistent levels of water, so that a better range of sports and activities can be provided in the future. Work is due to start today (8 December) when the main boating lake will […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has revealed its commitment to reduce CO₂ emissions by 15% a year during maintenance dredging works at the Nieuwpoort coastal marina. In collaboration with the Flemish government, the company wants to include by 2020 a minimum requirement of 15% CO₂ reduction in 80% of maintenance dredging contracts in Flanders. Upon issuing […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its final decision on its Rest of River permit, which outlines a final cleanup plan for a 125 mile stretch of the Housatonic River from Pittsfield, Mass. through Connecticut. The final cleanup plan is also referred to as the Final Permit Modification for Rest of River. EPA’s […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Airports Commission has announced its decision not to add the inner Thames estuary airport proposal to its shortlist of options for providing new airport capacity by 2030. Following detailed further study into the feasibility of an inner Thames estuary airport the commission has concluded that the proposal has substantial disadvantages that collectively outweigh its […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UniSite Group, a Chinese company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took an active part in a lot of projects all over the world in 2016. During the first quarter of 2016, UniSite supplied a significant amount of shipbuilding parts to the dredging companies, such as bottom doors, overflows, […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Conwy County Borough Council has invited Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified companies for the following activities: – Obtaining approximately 300,000 tonnes of sea dredged sand (nom. d50 = 0.2-0.4mm) from existing offshore licensed dredging areas, transporting it to the site by sea and placing it to profile on the beach at Colwyn Bay; – […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of rock and hard packed sand from portions of the Pawcatuck River, Little Narragansett Bay, and Watch Hill Cove Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Westerly, Rhode Island, and Stonington, Connecticut. The state of Rhode Island is the local sponsor for the proposed […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency recently awarded CH2M two significant flood defense projects, Bridgwater Tidal Barrier Appraisal and conducting the Avonmouth-Severnside Enterprise Area Ecology Mitigation and Flood Defense study. “We have a long history of working with the Environment Agency on successful projects to protect local communities from flooding and natural disasters, and these new projects will […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    From the air to the sea, Mooloolaba and Maroochydore beaches are this week in the sights of University of the Sunshine Coast researchers working in collaboration with Sunshine Coast Council on a project to map the ocean floor to improve coastal zone management. Lecturer in Physical Geography, Dr Javier Leon, who coordinates USC’s Environmental Science […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Victorian Coalition Government is providing $833,000 to deliver the next stage of Seymour’s flood mitigation project. Minister for Water Peter Walsh visited Seymour today to make the announcement. “The Victorian Coalition understands the devastating impact that floods can have on communities and businesses,” Mr Walsh said. “That is why the Napthine Coalition Government is […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Alun Davies, the Minister for Natural Resources and Food in the Welsh Government, has announced over £3.7 million to help protect homes and businesses in Ceredigion that are at risk of flooding and coastal erosion. This latest funding will enable the completion of the ongoing coastal defence works that will help protect 420 homes and […]