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  • 9 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming and launch ceremony of the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ILEMBE took place this morning at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. The dredger is being built for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the national port authority of South Africa. The ceremony was performed by Ms Lunga Ngcobo, General Manager Corporate […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on the second coastal erosion project in Mercury Bay has begun with a geotextile sandbag wall being built at Brophy’s Beach.  The geotextile bags are currently being dropped off on-site with a total of 660 to be used. The wall is expected to be finished by mid-December. A plan for landscaping work to follow is […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers is hosting the Table Rock Lake Shoreline Management Plan scoping workshops March 26-28 to share information about the update process and to collect public comments concerning shoreline activity around the lake. The scoping workshops will be held at the Branson Convention Center, 200 Sycamore Street in Branson from noon until […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Red River Board (IRRB) will be hosting a public open house meeting at the Ramada Plaza Suites in Fargo, North Dakota on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Unlike past public sessions, this year’s Public Input Session will take place as part of the Red River Basin Commission’s Annual […]

  • 18 April 2012

      Senator Kevin Bryant released following statement regarding the Port of Charleston dredging plan. “In the near future the Panama Canal will be expanded to allow new, larger super tankers. Currently, the Port of Charleston cannot handle these large ships, and everyone agrees that dredging is a great option to help expand the port’s ability […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Four VolkerStevin projects have been shortlisted in the Project of the Year award categories at the Construction News Awards 2020. These projects are: Lincolnshire Lakes Flood Defense Scheme (under £20m); Victory Jetty (£20-£50m); Ipswich Tidal Barrier (£20-£50m); Dover Western Docks Revival (over £50m). Commenting the latest announcement, VolkerStevin Managing Director, Rob Coupe, said: “The announcement […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust has been making boating better in London over the past year for the record numbers of people on the capital’s waterways. Sorwar Ahmed, London boating manager at the Canal & River Trust, said: “London’s bustling canals are very different to those built 200 years ago to serve industry. With such […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Equipment

    UK-based Ocean Scientific International Ltd. (OSIL) is seeing strong global demand for their entire range of environmental data buoys, the company said in their latest release. Recently shipped systems include several 0.6m inshore rapid deployment buoys for a tide monitoring application, 1.2m buoys for desalination plant intake monitoring, and 1.9m buoys for offshore dredge monitoring, […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) recently presented additional data on the North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defense Scheme. The new coastal defenses have been designed to reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the next century. According to the ESCP, the implementation of the project has been split into five phases, […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance

     The North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has successfully completed repair and maintenance work on the public boat ramp and floating walkway at Half Tide Tug Harbor in Hay Point. The harbor includes a public boat ramp and a floating walkway for recreational vessels up to 7.5m in length. At high tide, the 2.4m […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been advised that Cork County Council is due to commence a 15m extension of the Town Pier in Kinsale, Co. Cork. The works will comprise of the excavation of the sea bed from a pontoon barge (barge to be confirmed) for the installation of a mass concrete […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Contractors will begin driving test piles at the Northwest Seaport Alliance Terminal 5 in Seattle the first week of January. The installation will last through March. The pile driving and testing is part of the design phase of the terminal’s improvements. Test results could help reduce the final number of piles required and refine the depth of […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Foyle and Marine Dredging Ltd has just released these amazing photos from their dredging project at Smooth Point, Killybegs Fishery Harbor Center, Co. Donegal. The dredging is part of a €14.7 million capital works contract to deliver a 120m long quay development and associated works in the area. According to the Department of Agriculture, Food […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    With the arrival of autumn and the departure of the summer breeding bird populations, Brightlingsea Harbor Commission, its principle designers Exo Environmental Ltd, principle contractor Royal Smals and contractor Miles Water Engineering have started Year 2 of their ambitious Harbor Dredging and Salt Marsh Restoration program. Under the Interreg 2 Seas European initiative “Using Sediment As a […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Grand Port Maritime de Bordeaux has invited contractors to submit their offers for the dredging work at the new inlet on the Gironde Coast, west of GPMB. The project includes dredging of approximately 6.6 million m3 of sand from the Matelier South Beach. The details of the project are: dredging that goes from September 2013 […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Recent dredging works in the waters of Khlebnaya and Quarantine harbors of the port of Odessa, including the berth No.20 of the passenger terminal, have been completed successfully, says press center of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA).  The works were performed by the USPA owned hopper dredger ‘Meotida’. With a length of 59,20 m and breadth of 11,00 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ireland’s Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has issued tender invitation for the maintenance dredging and disposal of contaminated sediment at Dunmore East Fishery Harbour Centre (DEFHC). The work will comprise of dredging to the design dredge depths illustrated on the tender drawings and the disposal of the dredged material at a suitable licensed […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    On 30 October 2014, two new facilities were officially opened by Lord Heseltine at the HR Wallingford’s headquarters: the Fast Flow Facility and the UK Ship Simulation Center. Over 100 guests from industry and academia gathered to see the facilities first hand. The Fast Flow Facility is the most recent extension to HR Wallingford’s extensive physical modelling […]

  • 6 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Port Authority of Jamaica president Noel Hylton has confirmed to Fairplay that Kingston plans to raise its capacity from 3.2M to 5.2M teu… (caribbeanshipping) [mappress] Source: caribbeanshipping, September 6, 2011;

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging is planned to be carried out at the Volga-Caspian canal. Some sectors of this shipping canal silt every year with annual spring floods. In 2013, the sector between 123 km and 129 km saw a decrease of waterway depth from nominal 4.5 m to 4 m and even 3.5 m. Experts note the annual […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 73m-long trailing suction hopper dredger “Sospan Dau” is about to start the next phase of Pevensey Bay’s summer/autumn’s annual beach recharge.   About 5,000m3 was added in early June, and the next two weeks should see a further 15,000m3 of sand placed on the beach. In total Pevensey Coastal Defence Ltd (PCDL) expects to […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Manson Construction Co. has announced the completion of its 30-inch ABS cutter suction dredger ROBERT M WHITE. Constructed at Halimar Shipyard LLC in Morgan City, Louisiana, with design and dredge components from IHC America Inc., the dredger was successfully launched on April 24, 2017. “We have high expectations for our state-of-the-art ROBERT M WHITE cutter […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Chartwell Marine, a pioneer in next-generation vessel design, has announced the launch of their Scanwell shallow draft survey vessel.  The Scanwell range is available in multiple hull sizes – 10m, 12m, 15m and 19m – enabling use in a wide variety of applications, such as offshore energy, port infrastructure and scientific expeditions. Vessels with shallow […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Koninklijke Smals has ordered a fully-electric deep suction dredger at TV Dredging BV. The new vessel, a custom build dredger, will be used for sand extraction. The jointly designed vessel, measuring 22,00m long and 7,51m wide, will have a dredging depth of 27,30m. The totally installed power is 1000 kW, with 550 kW for the […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jenkins Marine of Poole, Dorset, recently secured a significant long term dredging contract with Marina Developments Limited (MDL). As a large international marina operator, MDL owns many marinas on the south coast of England, including Plymouth, Poole, Southampton, Hamble, Chichester and Ipswich. Jenkins Marine has signed the 3 year contract to provide maintenance dredging services […]