Search results for: M

37608 results

A list of search results

  • 15 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Nearly 2,000t of stone has been used to complete a project to protect a key terminal at the Port of Southampton from the threat of scour erosion. Mackley was commissioned by Associated British Ports (ABP) to supply and place rock armor in the berth pocket at the Queen Elizabeth II Cruise Terminal – as remediation […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Equipment

    Just before Christmas, Jan De Nul’s cutter suction dredger Willem van Rubroeck passed the first tests at sea. Today, this giant left the Remontowa shipyard in Poland. “Our new cutter suction dredger Willem van Rubroeck with a total installed power of 40,975 kW is ready for the next challenge,” said Jan De Nul in their latest […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Equipment

    Julong Environment Technology successfully delivered a Julong CSD550 model cutter suction dredger to Egypt recently. The dredger arrived at Alexandria Port in December 2020 and was assembled with the help of Julong engineers. With a 1.600hp Cummins Marine Engine for driving the dredger pump and 600hp Cummine Marine Engine for hydraulics and electrics, it can […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    After the successful launch of CSD ALYARMOUK, the vessel is now undergoing its final commissioning phase, informs Royal IHC. This week IHC has been testing the performance of the dredge pump and upcoming weeks the company will be commissioning the automatic dredging installation. Once these tests are completed, the vessel will be lifted out of […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Gdynia Authority S.A. has formally launched a procedure to select a private partner for the “Construction of the Outer Port” project. “The procedure is conducted in the form of a competitive dialogue. The most optimal form of conducting an order provided for in the Public Procurement Law and Public-Private Partnership Act, for […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Business development, Technology

    Royal IHC is actively contributing to the development of autonomy within the maritime industry. This is explained in the latest blog about the development of autonomous trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) by Jeroen van Stappen. In his blog he explains Royal IHC’s aims to create a system that increases the safety on board by providing […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. EPA has announced the removal of the 100th Beneficial Use Impairment from a U.S. Area of Concern (AOC), a historic milestone in restoring the Great Lakes. The accomplishment occurred at the Black River AOC near Lorain, Ohio – one of the 43 AOCs identified by the United States and Canada in the mid-1980s as […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District’s dredge Potter wrapped up another successful dredging season on the Middle Mississippi, January 8. The Corps dredge, built in 1932 during the Great Depression, did not let age stand in her way as she moved more than 3.2 million cubic yards of sediment this year – […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Beach replenishment works at eight areas in Bournemouth and Poole will get underway later this month. Under the project, these areas will be topped-up with sand as part of the Poole Bay Beach Management Scheme, designed to make the coastline more climate resilient. In combination with the seawall to protect the cliff toe from erosion, […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The construction work for the urgent coastal protection at Westover, Milford on Sea has now been completed. Constructed during some very challenging weather conditions, the defenses have already been put to the test during Storm Bella over the Christmas break, performing their function well in providing protection to the area. Contractors, Earlcoate Construction & Plant […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its Engineer Research and Development Center are currently conducting R&D to operationalize technology that separates sand from mud while it’s being transported in the discharge pipeline of an operating hydraulic dredge. The simple placement method from the past is being evaluated not only to establish separation performance metrics, […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Technology

    Hansel Marine, a Chinese company involved in the production of dredgers and dredging equipment, successfully delivered a lot of their dredging equipment to Egypt recently. According to their latest announcement, a new set of Hansel HS-55 type of cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) arrived at the King Mariout Lake dredging site in Alexandria last month. At the […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has just announced that dredging activities continue to progress on Phase 2 of the $36.5 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management project in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts. Beginning Jan. 20, 2021, work will progress to Work Area #3 in the vicinity of Brookline Avenue, Riverway and […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    Weeks Marine’s cutterhead-suction dredge, the J.S. Chatry arrived recently to Morehead City Harbor to start dredging and beach nourishment works. According to the Carteret County, after arrival the J.S. Chatry transited to the most seaward reach of the channel to start dredging with concurrent beach nourishment on January 6th. In terms of the beachfill, the […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    DEME Group is currently executing several port development dredging projects in the Mediterranean. Recently, the company’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Uilenspiegel’ finalised the deepening of the access channel to the Port of Setubal in Portugal. TSHD ‘Uilenspiegel’ was one of three hoppers deployed on the project. During the works, these hopper dredgers removed approximately 3.5 […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) is collecting public comments about the potential impact to the fishing industry of a proposed federal dredging project in the Blue Hill area. The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Town of Blue Hill have submitted a Navigation Improvement Project for the creation of a […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Outlook & strategy

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has announced the Call for Abstracts for their annual Dredging Summit & Expo ’21. The conference is scheduled to take place at the brand new JW Marriott in downtown Tampa, FL from June 14-17, 2021. “If you have an accepted abstract for the 2020 Expo in Houston that was postponed, […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Business development

    Major works on the McGowan Government’s Spoilbank Marina project will kick off as soon as next month after MGN Civil Pty Ltd was today unveiled as the preferred tenderer for the bulk earthworks package. The commencement of Stage 2 works is a significant milestone in the delivery of the McGowan Government’s $121.5 million Spoilbank Marina, […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Sand pumping operations are now complete at Vilano Beach, the Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports. Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, the contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company will remove the pipe and equipment. According to USACE, dune grass planting will begin in early March. The Jacksonville District, […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District awarded a contract on January 11 to Eastman Aggregate Enterprises for $ 11 million for the Broward County Segment II Shore Protection Project. The contractor will place approximately 390,000 cubic yards of beach-quality sand along 8.9 miles of eroded Atlantic Ocean shoreline in central Broward County, between the Hillsboro Inlet and […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) announced yesterday that operations are underway to restore Rabbit Island, the only Brown Pelican colony in Southwest Louisiana. Located in the southwest portion of Calcasieu Lake in Cameron Parish, Rabbit Island is the first rebuild of a waterbird colony since the successful restoration of Queen Bess Island, […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Business development

    Last month, two beautiful milestones were reached at the work Island of Brienenoord in Rotterdam. The dredging work and ground move is finished, ‘the last ship’ has departed. The 68 meter long movable bridge has also been installed. By order of the municipality of Rotterdam, the Island of Brienenoord is transformed into a tidal park […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    FSUE “Rosmorport” has announced the successful completion of the 2020 maintenance dredging season. In 2020, the company carried out dredging works at 49 facilities in 22 Russian seaports, providing safe navigation parameters for these water areas and their approach channels. According to operational data, dredging was carried out in the amount of 7.8 million m3 […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Business development

    The Port of Vancouver (BC) yesterday released the January update about the Centerm Expansion Project and the ongoing works. As reported, this month, work in the water, on the terminal, and on the south shore continues. The port said that the northeast perimeter dyke is now complete and infilling is continuing in January. The preload […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Environment, Technology

    HR Wallingford announced recently that their four-day dredging management online course will take place this February. According to the company, this online course will provide an overview of the environmental aspects of dredging, the latest technology and equipment that apply to dredging and the management of dredged material. HR Wallingford has developed the classroom-based dredging […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Business development

    South Carolina Ports Authority finished 2020 with its strongest December on record, noting impressive volumes with containers, vehicles and inland ports. SC Ports handled 209,606 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) at Wando Welch and North Charleston container terminals in December, up 11.6% year-over-year. Also, SC Ports has handled more than 1.2 million TEUs thus far in fiscal year 2021, which […]