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  • 15 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. EPA has announced the removal of the 100th Beneficial Use Impairment from a U.S. Area of Concern (AOC), a historic milestone in restoring the Great Lakes. The accomplishment occurred at the Black River AOC near Lorain, Ohio – one of the 43 AOCs identified by the United States and Canada in the mid-1980s as […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Business development

    Last month, two beautiful milestones were reached at the work Island of Brienenoord in Rotterdam. The dredging work and ground move is finished, ‘the last ship’ has departed. The 68 meter long movable bridge has also been installed. By order of the municipality of Rotterdam, the Island of Brienenoord is transformed into a tidal park […]

  • 8 January 2021
    Business development

    The U.S. EPA is observing the significant and rapid progress addressing polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contamination in New Bedford Harbor during the past several years. EPA’s cleanup work in the harbor has achieved major milestones, resulting in EPA now transferring control of a 5-acre industrial port facility with rail access, formerly used as a sediment dewatering […]

  • 22 December 2020
    Business development

    The Skandia Gateway project in Gothenburg has reached a crucial milestone – the environmental impact assessment has been completed, and documents have been submitted for examination by the Land and Environment Court. Initial studies were conducted in 2014-2017 to address the need for more extensive dredging of the fairways and the inner port area. The […]

  • 22 December 2020
    Environment

    After months of hard work, the $162.5 million-Esquimalt Harbour Remediation Project has reached a major milestone with the completion of remediation at the Y-Jetty & Lang Cove site, reports Fraser River Pile and Dredge (FRPD). Beginning in January 2019, the Y-Jetty & Lang Cove Remediation Project focused on addressing contamination that had accumulated in the […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Western Australia Premier, Mark McGowan, today officially opened the first of two stages of the transformational Bunbury Waterfront project, the Jetty Road Causeway. The two-year project involved major repairs to the causeway with an additional 31,000 tonnes of rock placed to strengthen the structure. According to the government, the design work will soon commence for […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The McGowan Government is powering ahead with the Ocean Reef Marina development, selecting the preferred contractor for this construction project. The government announced yesterday two local companies as the preferred contractors to construct two new two-kilometre-long breakwaters required for the marina. Two Western Australian companies, WA Limestone and Italia Stone Group, will construct the $60 […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Port of Townsville has marked another major achievement in its biggest ever upgrade, the $193 million Channel Upgrade project. “It’s taken seven months and 570,000 tonnes of rock, and we’re thrilled to advise we have now joined the eastern and western sides of the port’s 2.2km rock wall,” reported Hall Contracting. The scope of the […]

  • 27 October 2020
    Business development

    The South End Container Terminal extension at the Port of Halifax is now complete and is fully operational. The first vessel to call on this expanded piece of critical infrastructure, operated by PSA Halifax, is the Zim Tarragona which arrived on October 23, 2020. Furthermore, with the extension project finished, the South End Container Terminal […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Lekki Port, under construction at the Lagos Free Zone, has commenced construction of the 680m long quay wall with the driving of the first pile. According to the Chief Executive Officer of Lekki Port, Mr Ruogang Du, the commencement of piling symbolises a significant step towards the timely delivery of the project. “We are actively […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Business development

    The Flemish government, Port of Antwerp and contractor SeReAnt (a partnership between the Jan De Nul GROUP and DEME environmental companies) will begin dredging and processing the most polluted dredging sludge at the port, the so-called TBT sludge, this month. “After years of research, there is now finally a solution to this historical pollution. This […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The excavation of the construction pits of the new locks in Terneuzen is proceeding well, reports MPS – Modular Pontoon Systems. Phase 1 of dredging works carried out from MPS modular pontoon has been completed, the company said. The works were performed by the Belgium based contractor DEME – part of the Sassevaart consortium. The […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project  has undergone  a project milestone, with the delivery of more than half of the total rock required to build a protective sea wall. Over 375,000 tonnes of rock has now been supplied to the Port of Townsville to build the 2.2-kilometre sea wall that will eventually […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    An interesting video was released yesterday by Van Oord about the company’s role in the A16 motorway construction project in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The first milestone for the project has been achieved with 1 million cubic metres of being brought and offloaded to the site. In total, about 4 million cubic metres will be needed […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Galveston District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers received a signed Chief of Engineers Report (Chief’s Report) for the proposed Houston Ship Channel (HSC) Expansion Project on April 23. Signed April 24 by Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Chief of Engineers and Commanding General, the report culminates a four-year, $10 million study […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District, is nearing the milestone of removing 10 million cubic yards of dredge material as part of Phase II of the three-phased Boston Harbor Navigation Improvement Project in Boston, Massachusetts. Approximately one million cubic yards of ordinary and hard dredge material remain to complete the current […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Maritime Constructions workers recently celebrated the last plank being put in place for the City of Whyalla new iconic loop jetty. This completes the major structure of the new jetty with all 102 piles being driven and the concrete blocks laid, the length of the jetty now measuring the full 165m, reported the City of […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Progress towards constructing a navigation improvement project for Tangier Island is hitting a major milestone this month. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, issued a solicitation for an unrestricted, firm fixed price, invitation for bid (IFB) for construction of a jetty located on the small island in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay. […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    From Tuesday, January 28, vessels with a combined width of up to 98 meters may pass each other in a widened section of the Elbe known as the ‘passing box’, reports the Port of Hamburg. The five-kilometer stretch under Federal jurisdiction now has a width of 385 meters. Similarly, the fairway along the 36-kilometer stretch […]

  • 27 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Everett (WA) together with the contractor have reached a new milestone on the Central Marina project. The company reported that another milestone was reached at the Port of Everett Marina this morning as crews drove the first of 13 piles for the new Central G-dock. Earlier this year, the Port of Everett Commission […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group, together with their Comol5 partners VINCI Construction Grands Projets, Mobilis TBI Infra and Croonwolter&dros, has announced a new milestone in the tunnel workers at the RijnlandRoute project in the Netherlands. The first 1,000 meters of the bored tunnel are excavated, another 1,250 meters to go to realize the first tunnel tube, said DEME […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Queenscliff Harbor in Victoria has recently completed a major milestone on the Fisherman’s Wharf Revitalization Project. The main civil works contract, which formed the main part of the upgrade to the precinct, has been completed. The works were completed by PW Johnson who mobilized their jack-up barge to the site, allowing them to successfully realign […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The coastal authorities and Thyboron Port, Denmark, have signed the agreement regarding the transfer of dredging responsibility in Thyboron Channel. With this agreement Thyboron Port will take over the dredging responsibility as from the 1st of January 2020. So far, dredging of the channel has been a State responsibility, but, in 2017, the Port of […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Republic of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, has announced that the first berth of the new Lamu Port will be officially opened in October. 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. […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     Just one year after the arrival of the first caisson, the Monaco Land Extension Project reached another amazing milestone last week – the 17th caisson was successfully immersed, completing the ‘belt’ that will form a new coastline in Monaco. The structure, erected during the last 12 months, is 500 meters long and rests at […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission recently adopted a decision laying down the steps and timeline to complete the Seine – Scheldt cross-border project. The Seine – Scheldt project is a complex cross-border project, involving Belgium (the regions of Flanders and Wallonia) and France and involving works aiming both at creating new infrastructure and at improving existing infrastructure […]