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  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aquamec Ltd., a Finland based developer and manufacturer of the Watermaster multipurpose machines, has released a very interesting paper on flood fighting activities in the Philippines. The paper focuses on flood prevention efforts of the Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). DPWH – responsible for providing and managing quality infrastructure facilities and services for […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC has been awarded the 2016 International Green Shipping Award for ‘The Most Sustainable Shipping Solution of the Year’. The ceremony took place during the International Green Shipping Summit in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 17-18 October 2016. The prize recognizes IHC’s efforts to limit the environmental impact of its vessels and equipment. “We are […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Pike Industries Inc., is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with expanding the Hooksett Crushed Stone Quarry in Hooksett, New Hampshire. Pike Industries, Inc. proposes to discharge fill material into waters and wetlands in conjunction with the […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Federal State Unitary Enterprise (FSUE) Rosmorport has invited bidders to submit their offers for maintenance dredging at the seaport of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. According to the company’s announcement, the tender will be divided into two lots. Works under Lot No 1 will involve development of contract documentation for maintenance dredging at the seaport of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Ust-Kamchatsk section of […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Researchers from the Delft University of Technology and the Delta Alliance joined forces with the Ghanaian Development Institute and the University of Ghana to discuss the challenges for integrated planning and sustainable management of the Volta river delta. At two recent workshops Dutch and Ghanaian experts recognized that the problems in the delta relate a […]

  • 4 April 2012

    The city of Meriden is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with activities to reduce flood risk in downtown Meriden, Conn. The proposed work by the city of Meriden includes excavation and the discharge of excavated and […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Representatives of federal, state and local government agencies gathered yesterday to sign a project partnership agreement along the Ashtabula River. The main goal of the project is to restore wetlands habitat and provide cost-effective disposal of approximately 336,000 cubic yards of dredged material in the Ashtabula Harbor. “Ashtabula Harbor is an important part of Northeast […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rose City Yacht Club in Portland, Oregon, recently took delivery and startup of a new 8-inch Badger Class dredge from Reserve, Louisiana-based DSC Dredge, LLC. The Badger dredge was a much-needed replacement for an older dredge the club had purchased used and had operated for more than 20 years. The Badger is an 8-inch cutter […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter made the following statement in response to developments in the settlements with BP and the U.S. Department of Justice. A settlement was reached with DOJ this morning assessing criminal charges against BP. “With these unprecedented criminal penalties assessed, I urge the Obama administration to be equally aggressive in securing civil monies […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    In mid-April of 2016, the Indian Navy’s grab hopper dredger, Dredger-1 was preparing to depart its birth shipyard following a comprehensive one-year warrantee review. Tebma Shipyards Senior Vice President, M. Balasubramaniam, explained that the 44.15 by 12.2-meter vessel was designed to meet precise deepening requirements around docks and port installations and in riverine or other places […]

  • 9 April 2014

    Foreshore Technology have just returned from Norway after installing a spud leg monitoring system on board “Hector”. “Hector”, built and owned by Wasa Dredging is a Wasa BHD12000 dredger with a 250 ton Hitachi EX2500 that can dredge to a depth of 22 metres. Mats Söderblom of Wasa Dredging said: “We wanted spud monitoring for […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The channel safety dredging program for the largest regional port in Victoria, the Geelong Dredging Project 2014 has been finished, according to the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA). Dredging was conducted in the vicinity of No 4 Corio Quay North in an area off the corner of the Hopetoun and City Channels commonly referred to […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is gearing up to be a service provider to SA’s neighbouring ports. After assisting with the dredging of Walvis Bay harbour in Namibia, TNPA CEO Tau Morwe says SA is likely to tender for dredging work at Maputo harbour. TNPA signed a memorandum of understanding with the Maputo Port Development […]

  • 29 November 2009

    Three-day tropical storm wipes out approximately 600,000 cubic yards… Source: Ocean City Today, november 27, 2009;

  • 2 October 2017

    By Lagersmit The entire world has been talking about it for years now and it still remains a hot topic: climate change. This change has a lot of consequences for several sectors and the maritime industry also has to deal with this. How does climate change impact the maritime industry? Clear responses to this development […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Maritime Craft Services (Clyde) Ltd has taken delivery of its first Damen Multi Cat 3013. Based in Fairlie, Ayrshire, the Scottish company is one of the largest operators of Damen vessels in the world, with 14 in its fleet. This order also represents an important milestone for Damen as it is the first vessel built […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District recently awarded a $15 million contract to construct a new dragline machine to Seatrax, Inc., of Houston, Texas. Procurement of this new machine represents Phase I of a project to replace the current dragline machine. Workers will eventually mount the machine on a barge, allowing it to […]

  • 12 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    USACE Buffalo District and U.S. EPA will host a media event with guest speakers on August 13 at 1 p.m., at the Westpoint Marina at Braddock Bay located at 105 E Manitou Rd., Rochester, NY 14612, to celebrate the completion of the Braddock Bay ecosystem restoration project and moving the Rochester Embayment Area of Concern […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal and silting issues at Heysham Port, which have led to several sailings being rescheduled this week, will soon be resolved, according to the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company. Peel Ports, which owns Heysham Port and is responsible for maintaining approach channels for all customers, has conducted several weeks of dredging with the vessel Albatross […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredge Yard has engineered and manufactured a compact and economic sediment dredger, also known as Auger Dredger, which will be used for a desalination plant in the Gulf region. This piece of equipment can be used particularly in rivers, streams, harbors, ponds, bays or artificial lakes to remove the accumulated sediments in a highly efficient and […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc. (ORN), a heavy civil marine contractor, has reported net loss for the three months ended March 31, 2015, of $258 thousand ($0.01 diluted loss per share). These results compare to a net loss of $210 thousand for the same period a year ago. During the first quarter 2015, ORN elected to accelerate the […]

  • 13 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Jan De Nul has just released this beautiful photo from their coastal protection project in Nieuwpoort. Belgium has a coastline of 65 km bordering the south-eastern part of the North Sea. Being one of the Low Countries, its coastal zones and sea ports are vulnerable to climate change. “We therefore protect our coastlines in a […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    CCCC Third Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. and CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. have recently won the bids for Lot I and Lot II of Dadeng & Xiaodeng reclamation project respectively, with a contract value of 217 million yuan and 160 million yuan. The planned construction periods of the two lots are both 20 months. […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will have two public meetings in November to discuss the Westminster, East Garden Grove, California, Flood Risk Management Study. According to the Corps, the meetings are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. November 7 at Westminster Civic Center, 8200 Westminster Blvd., Westminster, and 6:30 p.m. November 8 at Meadowlark Golf Club, […]

  • 26 January 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    An excavator formed an unusual yet highly effective partnership with a dredging vessel on the Lincolnshire coast in England last summer. Working on the Lincshore project, the Hitachi ZX470LCH-3 crawler excavator and trailing suction hopper dredger, Vlaanderen XX, have helped to ensure that future generations can live safely between the resorts of Mablethorpe and Skegness. […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Seven Stockton-area levee systems previously rated unacceptable in levee inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have regained eligibility for federal rehabilitation assistance after San Joaquin County made repairs that improved their maintenance ratings. All seven systems – along Bear Creek and Mormon Slough – are sponsored by the Central Valley Flood Protection Board […]