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  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group is ready to deliver another vessel – this time it is the electrically driven cutter suction dredger ECSD650. In its latest announcement, the company said that following extensive tests at the Damen Dredging yard, the zero emission dredger can be handed over to its new owner. The e-installation on board powers the […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have confirmed that their port will be able to handle 14,000 TEU vessels toward the end of 2017. The planned completion of the 50-foot Harbor Deepening Project later this summer and the anticipated completion of the navigational clearance project at the Bayonne Bridge late […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Reconstruction of the first 57 meter section of the Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) Cashin Quay 2 wharf has been completed, providing a second container vessel berth at the wharf for the first time since the February 2011 earthquake. The rebuilding of Cashin Quay 2, following earthquake damage, is being delivered in stages. By late April the new wharf […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in cooperation with non-federal sponsors the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, announces a public meeting for the New York New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries (NYNJHAT) Study on February 27, 2020 in Rockaway Park, Queens. This coastal […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dragflow, an Italian producer of dredging equipment, announced today that their new massive dredge is about to be shipped to the USA. “Our massive dredge is almost ready to fly to USA,” the company said in the announcement. According to Dragflow, the new dredge is ready to take on a complex project dredging fly ash […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE New York District, in partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and the City of New York, is releasing an Interim Report for the NY & NJ Harbor and Tributaries Study on February 19, 2019.  Historical storms have severely impacted the New York-New […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Business development, Equipment, Infrastructure, Technology, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today the execution of a definitive contract for the construction of a 6,500-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper dredge. With expected delivery in the 1st quarter of 2023, the vessel will complement the company’s existing six-dredge hopper fleet, including the ATB Tug Douglas B. Mackie and 15,000-cubic-yard-capacity barge Ellis […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin yesterday held a meeting with the Army Corps of Engineers, including Commander of the New York District of the Army Corps, Colonel Thomas Asbery. “Yesterday, I met with the Army Corps to reiterate the gratitude for their 24/7 operations all up and down our shores. For example, three of the area’s dredging […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) will hold a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the harbor deepening on Thursday, September 1. Various dignitaries, Congressional representatives and elected officials will gather with leaders from the Corps and the port authority to mark the completion of […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) posted yesterday for public review a proposed $2.9 billion Operating Budget and $3.6 billion Capital Budget that funds critical infrastructure benefiting the tens of millions of customers the agency serves annually. Combined, together with debt service, the proposed agency budget for 2015 totals $7.8 […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – and the Port of Amsterdam recently gave the latest update on the project status. According to the update, the following works will be carried out in June. The western part of the Middle Lock island will be […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Northland Regional Council has granted resource consent to New Zealand Refining regarding the proposed Whangarei Harbor dredging project. According to the Council, on the basis of the assessment of effects on the environment, consideration of the measures proposed to offset or compensate adverse effects, and consideration of the relevant objectives and policies of the statutory […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Chris Sununu and the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Commissioner Bob Scott yesterday announced the release of a draft revision of the New Hampshire Wetlands rules, the first complete rewrite of the rules since 1991. The NHDES wetland rules regulate the following type of resources: wetlands, surface waters (lakes, ponds), watercourses (streams, rivers), […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Civil Defense Minister, Gerry Brownlee, has announced additional funding of $700,000 for the restoration of Kaikoura Harbor, bringing the government’s total contribution to $5.7 million, according to the New Zealand Government latest release. Two major commercial operators, Whale Watch Kaikoura and Encounter Kaikoura, have been working with the Kaikoura District Council and the Crown and […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Otago Regional Council today acknowledged the long and dedicated service of Geoff Plunket – a man behind the recent harbor dredging project – who retired recently as chief executive of Port Otago Group. The acknowledgment coincided with the port company’s presentation to ORC councilors of its annual report. The group achieved a $38.7 million tax-paid profit […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    A new rock revetment has been constructed on the western side of Cockle Bay beach to reduce severe coastal erosion, reports the Auckland Council. The revetment, consisting of rock weighing between 300kg and 1tonne, dissipates wave energy, reducing the height of the waves reflecting eastward toward the beach that were contributing to the erosion. According […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    As the 2020 session in Albany picked back up, New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. and Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato were able to once again pass bill S.7295/A.9595 through the Senate and Assembly, looking to further protect the waters of Jamaica Bay, after Governor Andrew M. Cuomo vetoed a similar bill last year. […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging is expected to be carried out in the Whakatāne River next week, according to the New Zealand’s Whakatāne District Council latest release. Under the cleanup plan, the council will undertake maintenance dredging at the upper end of the navigation channel opposite the Whakatāne Yacht Club. The work is expected to be completed during […]

  • 17 November 2009
    Business & Finance

    National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC), is a life line for steel makers like JSW, Ispat and Essar and now its huge cash reserves of over Rs 20,000 crore is set to become a new lifeline for Karnataka… Source: NDTV, November 17, 2009;

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute (UCI) has received a $4 million grant from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) to work with the Hudson River Foundation and other partners to study sediment contamination levels in New York/New Jersey Harbor. The research will focus on navigation channels that are periodically dredged by the U.S. […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency has just released the latest update on their Arundel tidal defense scheme (ATDS), saying that all ground anchors have now been installed into the new river wall. Works will continue this week to apply tension to the ground anchors to ensure the new structure achieves the appropriate design parameters for overall strength and stability. […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The first of Damen’s new Marine Aggregate Dredgers, a 103.5 meter long CEMEX Go Innovation is almost ready for delivery to her new owner in the UK. Currently under construction for CEMEX at Damen Shipyards Galati (DSGa) in Romania, the delivery of this 3.500m³ aggregate dredger type MAD3500 is scheduled for early spring of 2020. […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The R. Vandhoo Harbor Repair and Dredging Program is well underway, with overall 12% project progress, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) said in their latest project update. The dredging operations on the harbor basin are now complete, and work on the demolition of existing quay wall structures is currently underway. Blocks required to construct […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Donjon Marine, from Hillside, NJ, has won a $12.1 million contract for maintenance dredging of portions of the Newark Bay, New Jersey Federal Navigation Project.  Bids for this dredging program were solicited via the internet with three received, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) said in its latest announcement. The cleanup scheme will include removal […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District and partner agencies have invited public input regarding the scope of the NY & NJ Harbors and Tributaries Study.  USACE’s New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and the City of New York (NYC) […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling today (15 February) announced further funding of up to £80 million in the south-west to deliver a new sea wall at Dawlish, providing better protection for the railway and homes behind it. Upgrades to the sea wall will increase its height by 2.5 meters and include wave returns to reduce […]