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  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Welcome to the second DredgingToday.com Podcast, with our host Rosie Moth of RedMeters.com.  In this episode we will be discussing the global dredging perspective with the Secretary General of the International Association of Dredging Companies, Rene Kolman, and Technical Consultant Murray Leach. The problems that are facing dredging on a global scale, ‘environmental and sustainability issues’ as one of the major obstacles in dredging, the Jones Act in the USA, dredging regulations, etc, are just some of the topics covered in this edition of […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Rockefeller University formally broke ground last week on a project that will repair, and ultimately refurbish, a crumbling seawall and dilapidated stretch of public parkland along the East River. Initial work on the project will rehabilitate the seawall that supports the esplanade, spanning from midway between 63rd and 64th Street to 68th Street. The […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The European Investment Bank today took part in the inauguration of the fourth lock in the Belgian town of Lanaye, close to Liege and just across the border from the Dutch city of Maastricht. In the company of several Belgian and Dutch Ministers and EIB Vice President Pim van Ballekom, King Philip of the Belgians […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The restoration of the Ferry Landing Stone Wharf in Whitianga is taking another step with Auckland Stone Masons coming down to start rebuilding sections of the wharf wall. This work is planned to start in late October and is expected to last six weeks. The Ferry Landing Wharf is one of the oldest working stone wharves […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis and Wartsila have announced their collaboration with GoodFuels Marine, the first marine biofuel company focused on the global commercial fleet, in which they will pioneer the development of sustainable “drop in” marine biofuels for the shipping industry. Netherlands-based GoodFuels Marine and its partners will spearhead a two-year pilot program to accelerate the development of […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) received a report yesterday at around 10.00am that a Bolivian-registered sand dredging barge, Oceanline SC208, had capsized 7.5 nautical miles north-east of Pedra Branca in Singapore waters. According to the vessel’s agent, there were 15 crew members (14 Chinese nationals and one Malaysian) on board at the time […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Tim Ryan, David Joyce and Marcy Kaptur yesterday introduced bipartisan legislation to require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to appoint a coordinator to address the issue of harmful algal blooms in the Great Lakes, which affected over a half million Ohioans last year. This legislation will ensure that there is a coordinator at the EPA […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Divers will be working around the Ferry Landing old stone wharf for several days this week recovering old stone blocks from the sea floor. This work is the first stage in the restoration project of the wharf, which is one of the oldest working stone wharves in the Southern Hemisphere and is also classified as […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The discovery of an early 18th century cannon during work on the Miami Harbor Deepening Project was certainly an exciting moment for crew members of the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) LLC Company.  Their discovery was made in August while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor was working at the seagrass mitigation site […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Caley Valley Wetlands at Abbot Point Port will be protected and enhanced by the Queensland Government’s Abbot Point Port and Wetlands Project. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney has rejected today’s alarms of the World Wildlife Fund calling for a delay to the project. “This project enables the […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after leading a letter with (57) of his colleagues to the House Appropriations Committee in support of allocating sufficient funds from the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) to support harbor maintenance. “Our ports and waterways provide tremendous economic impact for Louisiana, keeping shipping costs […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Peaceful community action and last minute letters outlining crucial new evidence from Senator Scott Ludlam has ‘Stopped the Clock’ on the disastrous canal and marina development at Point Peron. After months of well-orchestrated community campaigning to halt a decision by Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt on the proposed marina, the decision has now been delayed […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Bearskin Neck Stone Jetty in Rockport, Mass., will be repaired under the terms of a $2.8 million contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Classic Site Solutions, Inc., of Springfield, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start on or about October 15, 2014 and […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Protecting the Texas coast from natural and manmade disasters continues to make headlines in local papers as various agencies and organizations work to find solutions to this complex issue – a solution the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will be a part of implementing once a way forward is identified and funded. “There […]

  • 15 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord Strengthens Its Position in UK Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has reached an agreement in principle on the acquisition of UK specialist marine civil contractor J.T. Mackley & Co Ltd.    UK: Person Missing after Yacht Collides with Dredger The coastguard is searching for […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW), made the following statement after attending the President Obama’s signing of the Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA) into law. Vitter was the lead Senate Republican on the conference committee who negotiated the final legislation. “It’s not every […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The body of the woman who fell from a yacht when it collided with a dredger has been found. A dive team from Norfolk Fire Service has been diving approximately 5 nautical miles out to sea in the location where a yacht sank. The woman’s body has been taken ashore and a post mortem examination […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator David Vitter, the lead Senate Republican negotiator for the Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), will attend the bill signing ceremony at the White House. President Obama will sign WRRDA, Vitter’s signature legislation, at 10:45 am ET today. Vitter secured several provisions in the final bill being signed into law that directly […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, the lead Senate Republican negotiator for the Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), yesterday announced that it passed 91-7. “This is a huge win for Louisiana that will provide significant coastal restoration, hurricane and flood protection, reforms to the Corps, accelerated projects, and of course, jobs,” Vitter said. “It’s easily […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, lead Senate Republican negotiator for the Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), announced that the final bill will increase funding from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund to maintain the ports and waterways. “Our ports and waterways are vital to Louisiana’s economy and the nation’s economy,” Vitter said. “We found a […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Congressmen Bill Cassidy applauded the work of Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Senator David Vitter (R-LA) for reaching a deal on the Conference Report for the water resources authorization bill. The legislation authorizes many critical infrastructure and hurricane protection projects for Louisiana, including Morganza to the Gulf. Morganza to the Gulf is of immense […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The San Angelo Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division confirmed that the body retrieved yesterday from the Concho River is 15-year-old Daniel Perez. “Our Lake Patrol officers utilized sonar and dredging equipment throughout the search area, along with the assistance of a second boat from a support agency over a two-day period. We believe Daniel was […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Media reports that toxic marine pollutants may have been released into Gladstone Harbour due to inadequate testing by Gladstone Ports Corporation prior to dredging highlights the dangers of dredging and dumping in the Great Barrier Reef’s waters, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, Felicity Wishart, said Australian […]

  • 19 March 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder called on the Department of the Interior (DOI) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide protective sand placement at Riis Park and Fort Tilden. The Army Corps is currently replacing sand lost between Beach 19th and Beach 149th streets, however, a major gap in […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A project to restore part of the Stroudwater Canal in Stroud can go ahead thanks to a funding boost from The Veolia Environmental Trust. “We have awarded Stroud District Council a grant of £100,000 towards the restoration of 320m of canal between Wallbridge Lower Lock and Lodgemore Bridge,” they announced. The grant will be used […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Justice this week abandoned its appeal of a 2013 court order that set aside a permit for a proposed cruise terminal in Charleston, South Carolina, issued without public process or study of environmental impacts or alternatives. Last September, a United States District Court Judge ruled that a federal permit for the […]