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  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Ports of Auckland (POAL) has applied to Auckland Council for consent to deepen the city’s shipping channel and a resource consent hearing on the matter will be held next week. Auckland’s population is forecast to grow significantly, with a million more people expected to live here by 2050. More people means more demand for the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently released a video about the Sea Bright to Long Branch Beach Restoration Project. In the video, Jason Shea, project manager, USACE New York District, discusses the ongoing beach restoration work as part of the Sandy Hook to Barnegat Inlet N.J. Coastal Storm Risk Management […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Serge Cormier, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defense and Member of Parliament for Acadie – Bathurst, has announced a major investment of $17 million to increase capacity at the Port of Belledune, located in northeastern New Brunswick, Canada. According to an official announcement, the project includes filling in the water gap between Terminals 3 […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The coastal hazards committee led by three Hawkes’ Bay councils has recommended the establishment of a Coastal Contributory Fund to enable each council to rate for the future cost of implementing actions, such as groynes, shingle renourishment and sea walls. Joint Committee Chair and Regional Councillor Peter Beaven received the comments of Councillors representing Napier […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the Environmental Protection Agency is about to release a second five-year review of the Hudson River Superfund site to determine whether the dredging remedy is complete, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are calling on EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to deny a certificate of completion to General Electric at this time. […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Two recently-let contracts collectively worth roughly $500,000 effectively mark the start of summer works as part of a wider $15-million, several-year upgrade of the Awanui River flood scheme, the Northland Regional Council (NRC) informs.  According to Te Hiku constituency representative Mike Finlayson, NRC had formally awarded both contracts to local firm Kaitaia Contracting Limited earlier this month, […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Soil and Water Conservation Society’s (SWCS) Southern New England Chapter (SNEC) will today (August 10) host an annual Summer Meeting for SWCS members and the public at the South Kingstown Land Trust Barn in Wakefield, Rhode Island. Rhode Island government staff will discuss the BeachSAMP, followed by a field tour to coastal erosion sites, lunch, and a SWCS SNEC membership […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Keppel Singmarine Pte. Ltd. last week held a keel-laying ceremony for the medium-sized 6,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger which is being built for Jan De Nul Group. Earlier this year, JDN placed an order for six ultra-low emission TSHDs, five of which are being built at Keppel: three small 3,500m³, two medium-sized 6,000m³ and a larger vessel […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s Port Nelson said in its latest announcement that Heron Construction has completed site disestablishment and restoration works at their Calwell Slipway, meaning that the project is now fully completed. “We have been successful in achieving the remediation targets. The target concentrations for residual sediments remaining in the Calwell Slipway Basin was 270 mg/kg for […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Russian Shiprepair and Shipbuilding Corporation OJSC (Gorodets, Nizhny Novgorod) yesterday held a keel-laying ceremony for Rosmorrechflot’s new dredger of project RDВ 66.42 (Hull No 1001). The ceremony was attended by Victor Vovk, Deputy Head of Rosmorrechflot. The non-self-propelled dredger will have the length of 52.9m, breadth of 12m and capacity of 1,000 cbm/h and will operate at the […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Plans for a new multi-million dollar cruise ship berth released yesterday by the Lyttelton Port Company will open up new tourism opportunities for Christchurch, said Tourism Minister Paula Bennett. The $56 million dollar berth, funded by the Christchurch City Council, through its port company will enable large cruise liners to return to Lyttelton for the […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The official start of the Avalon/Stone Harbor beach fill project, which was set to begin before the end of January, will be prolonged for couple of weeks, reports the Borough of Avalon. The announcement was made during the weekly beach fill progress meeting on Thursday, January 26th, at the Stone Harbor firehouse. At the meeting, the […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Redcliffs residents now have greater security against flooding with the completion of the new Beachville Road seawall. The 500 meter-long seawall reconstruction by the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) was celebrated at the weekend with a community gathering attended by scores of locals. New Heathcote ward councillor, Sara Templeton, declared the project finished with […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The $2.4 million dredging operations are scheduled to begin this week on sections of Onslow County’s New River, the Time Warner Cable News reports. The main goal of this cleanup scheme is to make a positive impact on the livelihood of more than 800 fishermen in the county. “Keeping the channels open and keeping the navigational route available to […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Moray Council’s new £2.5 million dredger will be officially named during a ceremony at Buckie harbor today. The MV Selkie, named after a mythical Scottish sea creature, will be officially launched by Clare Russell, the Lord Lieutenant of Banffshire. The vessel was built at the nearby Macduff Shipyard facility in Buckie and is Scotland’s only council-owned […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Palm Beach Board of Commissioners last Thursday broke ground on the port’s latest infrastructure enhancement project, the construction of a mini-slip at its southernmost berth. The project will add/replace 376 feet of seawall and accommodate vessels up to 300 feet in length. Berth 17 Expansion and Infrastructure Improvement Project will include the […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first trial run of the New Suez Canal has been set for Saturday, July 25, 11 days before the official inauguration of the new waterway.  According to the Mohamed Sakr, the head of navigational management department at the Suez Canal Authority, different size ships will participate in the trial of the new canal. Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Egyptian government officials on Thursday, January 29th 2015, held a press conference about the New Suez Canal informing the public on the progress being made on the project. Chairman of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority, Maj.-Gen. Kamel El-Wazir said that so far about 10 kilometers of the New Canal have been dredged up. At the moment, depth […]

  • 21 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Picture of the Day: The Largest Hopper Dredger With a hopper capacity of 46,000 m³, trailing suction hopper dredger Cristóbal Colón is the largest and the most high-tech dredger in the world today.   More Dredgers Ready for the New Suez Canal All vessels belonging to the Consortium consisting of Great Lakes (25%) and Dredging […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, the Flemish Minister-President Geert Bourgeois laid the foundation stone of the new DEME office building in Zwijndrecht. He also put into operation the brand-new high-tech dredging simulator. The new office building is going to be built on the premises of DEME’s head office, located on Scheldedijk in Zwijndrecht, with a surface area of 5,600 m², and […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner, Basil Seggos, has announced that $350,000 in competitive grant funding is available to help communities in the Hudson River Estuary watershed increase resiliency to flooding, protect water quality and enhance natural resources. The grants are provided through New York’s Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) and are administered […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Freeport Mayor, Robert Kennedy, Hempstead Town Councilwoman, Erin King Sweeney, and other Freeport Village officials yesterday toured the Hurricane Protection Barrier located in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ teams are currently analyzing the feasibility of building a similar facility, in order to protect Nassau’s south shore from future flooding devastation. Mayor Kennedy […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Attorney General, Eric T. Schneiderman, last week announced New York’s intent to sue the U.S. EPA if the agency accepts the Upper Hudson River dredging of polychlorinated biphenyls as complete. Additionally, with this plan of legal action, New York is also prepared to withdraw from the 2002 Record of Decision which guided the cleanup and […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday introduced the second proposal of the 2018 State of the State and the first part of a comprehensive environmental program: New York will immediately take action against the U.S. EPA if they accept the Upper Hudson River dredging of PCB as complete. Under this plan, Governor Cuomo and Attorney […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday called on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt to deny General Electric’s request to certify that the cleanup of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the upper Hudson River is complete. “The Hudson River is a national historic treasure and we cannot let […]