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  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME Group has just unveiled this photo from a challenging port expansion project completed in Ghana. Building on the company’s previous success in the region, in 2017, DEME was awarded several new contracts in Africa with a total value of approximately EUR 125 million. The contracts were awarded for projects in Angola, Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 16 October 2013, the Belgian Section of CEDA celebrated its silver jubilee in the Bijloke cultural centre in Ghent. It’s no coincidence that the city of Ghent has been chosen for this event, in fact, its famous university is of the main sources of qualified personnel for the Belgian dredging industry. Ever since its […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King announced Tuesday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers intends to allocate $3.5 million in federal funding to dredge Scarborough River as early as this fall. “This is welcome news for the Town of Scarborough,” said Collins, a Republican, and King, an independent. “Maine’s small ports, harbors, and […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    For week commencing 13th April 2015, the “Kari Hege” will be engaged in dredging operations in the Wells Harbor main channel in the area of number 4 buoy. All pre-arranged dredging areas are constrained by the weather and wave heights therefore operations are subject to change on a daily basis. The Port’s dredger “Kari Hege” will […]

  • 7 April 2011

    New state legislation being discussed in Augusta would make it possible for Maine towns to dredge their harbors multiple times during… By Casey Sullivan (seacoastonline) [mappress] Source: seacoastonline, April 7, 2011  

  • 9 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    A $40 million project deepening the Port of Long Beach Main Channel to allow safer transit for the largest ships including oil tankers was… [mappress] Source: Port of Long Beach, June 9, 2010

  • 23 May 2011

    Local lawmakers say one of their main accomplishments from the legislative session that ended May 5 – along with balancing the state budget… More info: mauinews By CHRIS HAMILTON [mappress] Source: mauinews, May 23, 2011

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released the latest photos from the Broadkill Beach renourishment program. This project will extend Broadkill Beach for additional 150 feet seaward and approximately 2 million cubic yards of sand will be added to the beach. The scheme, being performed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Femern A/S is activating the main construction contracts with Femern Link Contractors (FLC) with effect from January 1, 2021. the project owner said in their latest release.  This means that construction of the large scale tunnel element factory at Rødbyhavn can get underway. November 2019 saw the start of the main construction phase of the […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In an event that gathered the main regional authorities, Angel Cabrera, president of Chilean port company Empresa Portuaria Iquique (EPI) -Iquique’s port authority-, and Alfredo Leiton, general manager, officially launched the Port Iquique Terminal 1 tender process. This project includes important expansion works, such as the construction of a third berthing facility or the amplification […]

  • 6 June 2012

    At the urging of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to move forward on executing a feasibility study, a critical next step to future dredging of the Port of Ogdensburg – the northernmost port in New York State and the only U.S. port on the St. Lawrence Seaway, where […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A hydrographic survey of the Mooloolah River and its coastal bar on Tuesday, February 27, showed a shoal patch extending from the end of the eastern breakwater in a westerly direction past the centerline of the channel, reports the Department of Transport and Main Roads – Maritime Safety Queensland. The shoal has a least depth […]

  • 27 October 2011

    Increasing the depth of the main channel of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System from nine feet to 12 feet will mean increase… By Frank Scott (dewitt-ee) [mappress] Source: dewitt-ee, October 27, 2011

  • 26 January 2010

    Shadow Minister for Main Roads and Transport and Member for Maroochydore, Fiona Simpson has welcomed the news that a permanent pipeline will be constructed at the mouth of the Mooloolah River to allow for regular dredging… [mappress] Source: My Sunshine Coast, January 25, 2010:

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), dredging for the outer harbor began September 10th onboard the cutter head dredge Alaska. The vessel is situated approximately four miles offshore from Tybee Island in the entrance channel to Savannah harbor. Alaska’s three-section crew will work around the clock until a pair of hopper dredges, […]

  • 31 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Clamshell head on this dredge boat is removing sediment from the bottom of Newark Bay, in effort to deepen the harbor to 50 feet. This is part of the New York and New Jersey Harbor Deepening Project, that when complete, will allow bigger container vessels to enter the harbor. The project area is the main […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC was recently awarded a contract for the design and build of a water injection dredger (WID) for the North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA). In line with NCSPA’s specifications, the dredger is designed to offer easy maintenance and a smooth operation. Other key design factors include dredge depth, weight and cost. According to […]

  • 15 January 2010

    The Brazilian government hopes the projects it is developing for improvement of Brazil’s main ports over the next five years should attract private sector investment of up to US$ 20 billion over the next 5 years, according to the special secretary for Ports (SEP) of the Presidency of the Republic, minister Pedro Brito. [mappress] Source: […]

  • 2 August 2010

    After two years in Angola the Multicat Alma Defender has succesfully passed its Bureau Veritas Special Survey and is fully operationnal. Alma Defender is a Multicat built in 1995, previously “Coastal Defender” from Acta Marine, equipped with a 40 tons deck crane. Almatug is a shipping company operating workboats such as Multicats, Tugs, Crew, survey […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has begun works on the on phase 2 of the Perry Barr and Witton flood risk management scheme. According to the EA, the scheme will provide additional flood storage at Forge Mill in Sandwell Valley which lies upstream of Perry Barr and Witton and will control the passage of flood water downstream. Until May […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    This video shows the Reykjavik harbour dredging project. Reykjavík has two seaports, the old harbour near the city centre which is mainly used by fishermen and cruise ships and Sundahöfn in the east city which is the largest cargo port in the country. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, March 22, 2013

  • 6 May 2013

    On April 17, the consortium of CCCC Investment Co., Ltd. and CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. won Haitangwan BT project in Sanya City, Hainan Province, with a contract value of some 1 billion yuan and a construction period of 2 years. Located at east Sanya’s Haitangwan National Coastal Tourism Development Zone, the project involves […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) and Weeks Marine, Inc. (WMI) have signed a contract to complete the construction of Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger, the Magdalen.  The contract for the 356’ twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger that will be constructed at Eastern’s Allanton Panama City, Florida facility, was signed on Friday, March 27th 2015. Named the WMI 475 […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    For maintenance of a port access channel in the Caspian Sea, Damen recently delivered a plough to a local work boat. The maintenance works for the port facility are carried out by a TSHD. In the dredge runs, the TSHD’s drag head is lowered into the sediments on the channel bed, inherently forming a ridge. […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the port’s $392 million Main Channel Deepening Project approaches 100% completion, cargo volumes in The Port of Philadelphia are surging. In 2017, container cargoes grew by 19%, leading all ports on the U.S. Atlantic seaboard. The growth is especially significant since the port is busy implementing its $300 million capital improvement plan. “We have […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just released a photo of the trailing suction hopper dredger SHANTI SAGAR 17, being built at the company’s Krimpen aan den IJssel shipyard. The vessel is first of two IHC Beagle 8,000m³ TSHDs ordered by Adani Group of India. Earlier this month, at the same shipyard, IHC held a keel laying ceremony for the second […]