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  • 10 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    ROHR-IDRECO has just released a video of the launching ceremony of Mineros Aluvial’s electrical cuttingwheel dredger. The launching ceremony took place on the 5th of November at the company’s facility in the Netherlands. According to ROHR-IDRECO, many people took part in the final assembly and launching of the cutter-wheel dredge for the Colombian gold mining […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Land and Water, a UK based inland waterway and coastal environmental engineering company, recently completed dredging works for the new Galloper Offshore Wind Farm at the Harwich International Port’s Operations and Maintenance Base. According to their official announcement, the water injection and backhoe dredging methods were utilized throughout the project. Land and Water Plant supplied […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EIK Engineering has successfully delivered an EIK CAT323D2L amphibious excavator to a customer in Turkey. The excavator, delivered and assembled last month, will be used by the government to carry out maintenance of the river beds, swamps, lakes, ponds and reservoirs. EIK salesperson and service team flew over to oversee the installation process and conducted a training for the crews on […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Mega trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Congo River’ has just moored at the Antwerp Cruise Terminal in Belgium. At the occasion of the start of the third stage of the Tour de France in Antwerp, DEME’s flag ship passed by on her trip between Turkey and Russia. With an impressive length of 168 m and a […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Peab has won a $13.1 million Horten Municipality contract to clear, clean and construct a new seabed in the Horten harbor basin, Norway.  “The project was interesting from a technical, environmental and societal perspective and it inspired us to do other such work. Therefore I’m very proud and pleased that Peab has received this contract,” […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The LAPSSET Corridor Development Authority (LCDA) has announced that the first of the proposed 32 berths at the Kenya’s Lamu Port is now 100% complete. The Lamu Port development project – part the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor – represents a government initiative to develop a second deep sea port along the Kenyan coast. The […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, has invited public scoping comments for the Mill Creek Project Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS). The Corps is proposing to prepare the SEIS to the 1975 Mill Creek Project Final Environmental Impact Statement. Public scoping for this effort will take place from […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan has dedicated two terminals of the Kandla Port to the nation. Speaking on the occasion at a function in Bangalore two days ago, he said that this port since its inception and especially in the last decade has grown from strength to strength fuelling growth of Kutch, Gujarat […]

  • 17 November 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    IHC Merwede’s trailing suction hopper dredger, Vox Máxima, has been awarded Ship of the Year at the fifth annual Maritime Awards Gala. This award is presented to the manufacturer of a vessel which is designed, built and completed in The Netherlands, and which distinguishes itself in the areas of innovation, the environment, safety and value […]

  • 27 November 2020
    Business development, Project & Tenders

    DEME has secured a major contract for the Abu Qir port project in Egypt – the largest ever dredging and land reclamation contract in its history. The project will see the deployment of DEME’s giant new cutter suction dredger ‘Spartacus’. According to DEME, this vast project includes the reclamation of 1,000 hectares of new land. […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Guard and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are scheduled to oversee rock removal operations on the Mississippi River near Thebes. The rock removal operations will ensure the river channel will be safe to navigate should the water levels on the river drop further. During the rock removal operations, a safety zone will be […]

  • 1 November 2010
    Vessels

    Dredge Brokers LLC announces the availability of the TSHD “W.D. Fairway”, a 35,508 m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger. The W.D. “Fairway” was built in 1997 in the Verolme Shipyard in Holland. In 2003, she was lengthened and strengthened at the Sembawang Shipyard in Singapore, converting her into largest Mega Hopper Dredge of the time by […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two long-awaited flood alleviation schemes in Louth and Horncastle, to help manage the flow of the river Lud and River Bain at high times, were launched on Tuesday 11th August. Both schemes are being completed by VBA; a joint venture comprising of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins and form part of the Environment Agency’s Water […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    RMB Enterprises retires a 16-year old LWT heavy-duty radio remote controlled dredge with an updated LWT design. In 1999, RMB Enterprises purchased their first Liquid Waste Technology, LLC (LWT) radio-remote controlled dredging system. The system was specifically designed to operate in a wastewater lagoon at a steel manufacturing facility in Ohio. After years of dedicated […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) will next month hold a virtual public meeting for the New York & New Jersey Harbor Deepening and Channel Improvements Draft Feasibility Study. The public meeting will take place on Thursday, December 3, 2020, with […]

  • 4 October 2012

    The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe does not agree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed plan to clean up the Grasse River. “We appreciate EPA’s recognition of the Indian Meadows as reservation lands and the recognition of our status as an Environmental Justice community because of the disproportionate impact on this community from the […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Seatronics Pte Ltd, an Acteon company, has purchased Kongsberg Mesotech Ltd’s M3 Sonar System to add to its Asia Pacific rental fleet. The purchase is part of an ongoing investment by Seatronics into cutting-edge technology to support its global marine equipment rental fleet growth and marks a significant improvement in Seatronics’ advanced sonar imaging and […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The largest and most efficient backhoe dredger in the world, Magnor, has docked at the Boskalis’ main office in Papendrecht, the Netherlands. The vessel, built by Ravestein, includes all the necessary equipment such as a large deck workshop, stores, machinery and an accommodation fully outfitted to receive a crew of eight. With the spuds of 40 m length, […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Coffs Harbour City Council has made its Flood Mitigation Programme a priority. The Programme is forecast to cost $12m. The funds have been secured through a $6m loan and a special rate variation that will raise $6m. The construction of flood detention basins are a key part of the Programme. The $2.5m Bakers Road Detention […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Vessels

    STORNES, a flexible fall pipe vessel built by Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Co., Ltd (hereinafter referred to as “CIMC Raffles”) for the Dutch company Van Oord Marine Services BV was successfully delivered in Yantai, China. STORNES is the world’s fifth flexible fall pipe vessel. It features high technology and construction and commissioning difficulty, and can […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction on long-awaited flood alleviation schemes in Louth and Horncastle is set to start this month. Planning permission for both schemes has been granted, archaeological surveys of the sites are being carried out, and construction will begin shortly. The £6.5m Louth project and the £8.1m Horncastle project are funded and delivered by a partnership of […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Grand Port Maritime de la Guadeloupe is preparing a large port development project. This program consists of creation of embankments, dredging of sea access and full implementation of land fill in the Port of Jarry in Baie-Mahault. These works include implementation of future embankments with full earth construction (dredging soil, supply and implementation of materials), […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The seasonal king tides of 4.48m coupled with extremely low tides of 0.61m, and strong winds are contributing to natural water turbidity in Gladstone Harbour. The Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project has put the Turbidity Management Plan in action to assist in mitigating these natural variations. The TMP reduces Al Mahaar Cutter Suction dredging […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ports Normands Associés has announced a tender for the development works of the outer harbor in the Ouistreham Port. This scheme, with the tender deadline set for June 17th 2015, will involve a significant amount of dredging operations to ensure a level seabed providing equal water depths in this area. Ouistreham is a small port with fishing […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Poti has presented its plans for the creation of a deep-water port to the Government of Georgia. The plans require an investment of over $250 million of private capital for phase 1 and a substantial amount for phase 2 in an extensive development of the port infrastructure and superstructure. “This investment in the […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The FY15 work plan that was released recently by the President Obama will provide additional funding of almost $7 million in operation and maintenance (O&M) for a range of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District projects (the District was originally allocated $48.4 million for FY 15 in O&M). For example, the Morehead City Harbor project […]