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  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that construction mobilization will begin today for the $17.9 million Surfside beach renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The project will renourish critically eroded shoreline in Surfside, placing a total of 330,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging works to construct a new Eastern Channel for Cowes have been completed by CHC’s contractor Jenkins Marine. Bed leveling has been carried out to flatten the base of the trench, and the Channel is now due to be surveyed, although the exact timing of this is weather dependent, reported the CHC. Following the […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    This winter, Land & Water Services worked on a very exciting project at Dagenham Wharf. Their team conducted a large scale dredging campaign at Cemex’s Pier No 8 in Dagenham where 9,500m³ of silt was removed from the riverbed to improve access to the jetty from the River Thames. The dredging works were completed using […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    ROHR-IDRECO Dredge Systems has successfully commissioned another Jet Suction DRAGA for one of their German customers. This efficient dredger is equipped with 3D-DGPS system and able to pump a mixture of 1100m3/hr, at a depth of 13m and to a distance of 300m. All of this with only 250kW of installed power. This week, they […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    For the first time, Van Oord named a vessel at its Rotterdam head office jetty. The vessel is a water injection dredging vessel that is almost 19 m long and more than 5 m wide. Van Oord employee Ms Jacqueline Determann named the vessel Borr. Water injection dredging is a proven technique for small-scale dredging […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme at Camber in East Sussex will provide improved protection from the risk of flooding for 1,831 properties, 825 of which are residential. UK’s Environment Agency awarded the £20 million Broomhill Sands contract to Team Van Oord back in 2014.     The scheme comprises the following key elements: Improving a 700m […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been awarded a contract by Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding Limited for two subsea knuckle boom cranes to be installed on the world’s first seabed mining vessel.  Delivery of the cranes is scheduled for Q1/2017. The order was booked into first quarter 2015 order intake. The 227m production support vessel has a […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Various Damen DOP pumps are being used to create a profiled building pit for the Royal Palace Museum “Het Loo” new visitors center in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. The “Het Loo” Royal Palace is a well-known Dutch museum. To accommodate the increasing number of visitors, it had to be enlarged. In order not to spoil the fabulous view […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    LUSCHI, a Brazilian based company, added a 1,330 m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) to its fleet. The vessel, named “Recreio do Bandeirantes”, will become “LUSCHI X” after formalizing purchase between LUSCHI and BIC Bank, on Wednesday, June 04. The vessel which has a length of 77,5 m, and a width of 13 m is […]

  • 4 October 2011

    Maritime contractor Hakkers of Werkendam started driving new mooring piles at the jetty of Botlek Tank Terminal (HES Beheer interest 50%) on the 3rd of October. The waterdepth at BTT’s jetty is currently being increased from 13.65 to 15 metres, so that BTT will be capable of receiving vessels with a draught of up to […]

  • 5 October 2011

    Botlek Tank Terminal started driving new mooring piles at its jetty. The water depth is currently being increased from 13.65 to 15 metres, so that BTT will be capable of receiving vessels with a draught of up to 115,000 DWT. Each of the seven pile has a diameter of 2 metres, a length of 36 […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority announces that $20 million in projects selected for funding have been approved by the CPRA Board in the initial round of the CPRA Parish Matching Program under RESTORE Act. CPRA set aside up to $100 million over a 15-year period from its RESTORE Act Spill Impact Component funds to […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following the successful delivery of the specially designed linkspan bridge in January, Associated British Ports’ (ABP) £26m Grimsby River Terminal development reached another milestone with the arrival of a large reinforced concrete floating pontoon designed and built by GRAHAM Construction. The pontoon was towed from the River Tyne to the Port of Grimsby, a 123 […]

  • 3 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launch ceremony of DEME’s 3,500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Minerva took place this morning (December 3) at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. The official name giving and christening ceremony will take place in the spring of 2017 in Zeebrugge, Belgium. “The launch of this vessel is an important milestone for […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The hopper dredger “Jean Ango” has been handed over to its owner, DRAGAGES-PORTS. The 1,500 m3 dredger was designed and built in Spain by Astilleros de Murueta, using Damen dredging equipment. The new vessel will maintain the French river Seine between Rouen and Le Havre. The “Jean Ango” has specifically been designed for round the […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group is currently reclaiming the beaches of Middelkerke at the Belgian coast with its TSHD Bartolomeu Dias. About 950,000 m³ needs to be reclaimed. The works started mid April and will end mid June. Up until today, about 440,000 m³ has been reclaimed. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, May 16, 2014  

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    La Naval de Sestao´s Fallpipe “Joseph Plateau” on its way from shipyard towards the sea. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences This 191,5 m long vessel will be used for precise rock dumping to a depth of 2,000 m. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 8, 2013  

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    LUSCHI, a service provider and product representative that operates in the Engineering, Sanitation and Environment areas, has become the fastest-growing dredging company in Brazil. The year 2014 is proving to be a very successful one for the company with more than five hundred thousand cubic meters of sediment dredged so far. Having this in mind, it’s no wonder that […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, and Ronald Paul, COO Port of Rotterdam Authority, yesterday gave the official go-ahead for the deepening of the Nieuwe Waterweg and the Botlek areas. Rijkswaterstaat and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have joined forces to ensure that sea-going vessels with a draught of 15 meters can […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Onego Shipyard LLC held a keel laying ceremony today for FSUE Rosmorport’s new Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) 2000. The newbuild, to be named Yury Maslyukov, is the sixth dredger that will be built in Russia under the design of the Dutch company Damen. The other vessels include one CSD 650, three TSHD 1000 vessels (built at Krasnoe Sormovo under Damen […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ahead of the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer released the first “Sandy Infrastructure Inventory” of the historic $17 billion investment of federal Sandy aid funding to date, that has gone towards resilient green infrastructure, transportation, coastal protection and municipal infrastructure. That number is likely to rise close to $25 billion […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    LUSCHI has announced that it has added a 2,000 m³ hopper dredger “LUSCHI IX” to its fleet. The equipment (capacity 2,350 tons, and overall length 82,71 m) is currently being updated and it is expected to be ready for dredging very soon, thereby performing important maritime related works in Brazil and South America. LUSCHI has […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jenkins Marine Ltd has started a routine maintenance dredging project in Haslar Marina for marina operators Dean and Reddyhoff. Haslar is an all tide 650 berth marina which requires regular maintenance dredging and this year there is an estimated 30,000m3 to dredge, with part of the dredge including adjacent neighbors the ‘Royal Naval Sailing Association’ […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rotech Subsea, part of the Rotech Group, has recently completed another successful project following its return to the market earlier this year. On a recent deburial workscope, using the new RS1 system, a 20m by 60m area of clay seabed was excavated to a depth of 2m in 5 hours of operation. The team also […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Teekay has just released the latest update on their LNG import terminal project in Bahrain, located in Hidd Industrial area and aimed to help the Kingdom meet the increasing demand for gas supplies to satisfy its industrial and urban development. The terminal layout comprises of an offshore dual jetty and regasification module which is protected by […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All dredging operations at the Sabetta seaport and the Gulf of Ob, that were scheduled for 2014, have been completed, according to the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot) report. As Rosmorrechflot reports, over 21.5 million m³ of dredged material has been removed from the site, making over 30% of the total volume of dredging required […]