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  • 29 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has resumed Buffalo South breakwater construction operations to repair 625 feet out of the 1,000 foot degraded section, and is scheduled for completion in the fall 2020. The contractor, Ryba Marine Construction, started construction work July 2019 to December 2019 before they stopped operation due to winter […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) yesterday awarded $9.5 million in grants to eight marine highways projects across the Nation under the America’s Marine Highway Program.  The funding supports the enhancement of navigable waterways and expands existing waterborne freight services in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, New Jersey, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    Jenkins Marine has just announced investment in new Prolec dig control system for dredging works. Supplied and installed by locally based James Fisher Prolec, the new electronic dig control system can be programmed with a customer’s detailed dredge design profile and existing seabed survey. The excavator operator can control the bucket with much greater accuracy […]

  • 29 May 2020

    Royal IHC has been awarded the contract for the engineering and equipment delivery for a new 6,540m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) for Weeks Marine Inc. This is an identical vessel to the MAGDALEN that was delivered in 2017. Part of the contract is the supply of key components as well as the provision of several […]

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  • 26 May 2020

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded an additional $1.63 million, May 21, to a previously issued contract to Weeks Marine, Inc., for the Arecibo harbor maintenance dredging. The additional funding increases the total contract awarded this past January to $6.3 million and now includes maintenance dredging of the Mayaguez harbor in Mayaguez, […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A routine maintenance dredging project is about to begin within the Trafalgar Wharf Approaches, informs the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth. The dredging of the Trafalgar Wharf Approaches will be conducted by Jenkins Marine Ltd, commencing on the 19 May 2020. As reported, the vessel conducting this task is the spud legged backhoe dredger “Doreen Dorward” […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Dredging Equipment crew is currently very busy working on the screening installation for the new Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 for Hanson Aggregates Marine. A keel laying ceremony for this dredger, currently under construction at their shipyard in Romania, took place in October 2019. The ceremony of this vessel was performed at Hull Division […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has released the latest update on their Centerm Expansion Project. Infilling is continuing this month at the northeast dyke and west end dykes 24 hours, six days a week (Monday to Saturday, with Sunday being the off-day), reported the port. “Once the western dykes are built, we will infill behind […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Weeks Marine and Eastern Shipbuilding Group (Eastern) have signed a contract to construct a sister ship to Weeks Marine’s TSHD Magdalen, the twin screw trailing suction hopper dredge built by Eastern and placed into service in 2018. The new vessel will be constructed at Eastern’s Allanton Panama City, Florida facility. “I spoke this morning with […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a heavy-civil, marine and environmental contractor, has just released a couple of updates on two new additions to the JEM Marine barge fleet. The San Clemente Island (250′ x 72′ x 15′) just came off of Vigor’s drydock in Portland and is headed back to WCT in Astoria for final outfitting and the […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Callan Marine Ltd., from Galveston, Texas, has won a $98 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging, upland placement area rehabilitation, creation of two new beneficial use areas from dredged material, berm dressing and armoring and removal of existing pipelines.  According to the US Department of Defense (DoD), bids for this project were solicited via the internet […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Callan Marine LTD. has introduced Arie van den Adel as their new Chief Operating Officer. A 30-year veteran of the dredging industry, van den Adel has served as a Dredging Operations Consultant since 2018, managing a great variety of dredging projects around the globe. With a bachelors’ degree in Civil Engineering and a family rooted […]

  • 23 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Teledyne Marine has released a new unmanned survey vessel – the TELEDYNE Z-BOATTM 1800-T. The survey vessel will be equipped with Trimble’s high-precision GNSS heading receiver and is compatible with Trimble® Marine Construction (TMC) software, enabling marine construction/dredging projects to run efficiently and be monitored in real time anywhere in the world. THE TELEDYNE Z-BOATTM 1800-T, […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Hansel Marine, a Chinese manufacturer of dredgers and dredging equipment, has announced that two units of HS-55 series cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) were successfully launched earlier this month at a dredging site in Egypt. After one month voyage by the general cargo ship, the dredgers arrived at Egypt in early March. The engineers and […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jenkins Marine Ltd. has just announced the purchase of the grab hopper dredger C.H. Horn from the Poole Harbor Commissioners (PHC). This is a significant investment in the dredging fleet for Jenkins Marine who have now secured a new ten-year contract to perform dredging services and provide marine support vessels for PHC within Poole Harbor […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration yesterday announced the availability of $9.5 million in grant funding for the America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP). “Marine highways are an efficient and cost-effective option for moving freight and passengers in America,” said Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao. The AMHP supports the increased use of the nation’s navigable […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers yesterday announced a $29 million Harbor Assistance Program grant for improvements needed at the Port of Marinette to allow for the production of the next generation of navy ships. Fincantieri Marinette Marine, a premiere shipbuilder located at the port, intends to continue a site improvement project. That project includes the construction […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Works have begun on site to rebuild the Shute Harbor marine facility, Whitsunday Regional Council reports.  The demolition of a section of the existing seawall near Snows Beach has occurred, with construction of the new stepped seawall beginning in this section. The new seawall will take approximately 8 months to build and the rock will […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Business & Finance

     Over the last 150 years marine engineering has become dramatically more efficient and effective. Royal Van Oord, a Dutch maritime contracting company, has released a video about the 8 biggest trends for 2038. According to the company, sustainability, innovation, and collaboration are key to facing global challenges successfully. That is why Van Oord started […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District awarded a $4.675 million contract to Weeks Marine on January 14 for the Arecibo Harbor maintenance dredging in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Under the agreement, Weeks Marine of Covington, Louisiana, will be responsible for dredging approximately 110,000 cubic yards of shoal material from the Arecibo Harbor. “Dredging Arecibo […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Galati today released these beautiful photos of new Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500, currently under construction at their shipyard in Romania. A keel laying ceremony for this dredger, being built for Hanson Aggregates Marine, took place in October 2019. The ceremony of this vessel was performed at Hull Division IA in the presence […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The new HS-55CB cutter suction dredger (CSD), built by Hansel Marine, a Chinese manufacturer of dredgers and dredging equipment, was successfully launched in Egypt yesterday. The new CSD – with a customized design – was constructed by the Chinese company in accordance with the specific requirements of the dredging project and complying with the international […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    SMS Southampton, part of The SMS Group, has completed a significant dredger refit job for Tarmac Marine. The refit involved the 72 meter, 1997-built aggregate dredger ‘City of Chichester’ and was successfully wrapped up at Williams Shipping’s berths in the Western Docks, port of Southampton UK. The program of works for the dredger was extensive […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administrator Rear Adm. Mark Buzby joined elected officials and leadership from JAXPORT and SSA Marine on November 22 to break ground on a new international container terminal at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal.  The SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal is an expansion of SSA’s current leasehold at Blount Island and includes […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ahtna Marine & Construction Company, LLC (AMCC), an Ahtna, Inc. company, has finalized acquisition of Cavache, Inc. a Florida-based dredging and civil construction firm. Cavache has been in operation for over 15 years and it’s 20 employees and vessel and marine equipment assets will be transitioned under AMCC. “Cavache has an excellent reputation with their […]