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  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Legislation (S.6927/A.8686) sponsored by NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. and Assemblyman Brian Barnwell to create a New York City Seawall Study Commission has been approved by the State Senate and Assembly. The intent of the bill, which will now go to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for final action, is to determine the feasibility of […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner, Vincent Sapienza, joined with community leaders and environmental advocates last week to announce substantial progress on more than $200 million in ecological improvements for Flushing Bay. Work includes the ongoing construction of more than three acres of new wetlands that will naturally filter the water in […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner, Basil Seggos, yesterday announced that DEC has completed revisions to the Lake Ontario General Permit related to erosion and shoreline damage caused by the historic high-water levels of Lake Ontario during 2017-18, and is extending the permit authority to September 30, 2019. The revisions and extension […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cruise ships are one step closer to returning to Lyttelton Harbor, as construction begins on Lyttelton Port Company’s (LPC) cruise berth. The new cruise berth will be located between Cashin Quay and the entrance to the Inner Harbor. It will be the first custom-built cruise ship facility in New Zealand designed to accommodate the world’s […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Repair work began last week on the dune and berm at Bethany Beach, Delaware, to help get the community ready for Hurricane season, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District said in their latest announcement. USACE’s contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is set to place more than 650,000 cubic yards of sand onto the […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nord Stream 2 AG started the offshore preparatory works for the subsequent pipelaying in the Bay of Greifswald, Germany, today, the company said in their latest announcement.  The Nord Stream 2 project concerns the construction of an offshore natural gas transmission system comprising of two 1,220 km pipelines from the Russian Baltic Sea to the German Baltic […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    DEME’s new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Bonny River’ was launched last Sunday (April 15) at COSCO Guangdong Heavy Industry shipyard in China. The 15,000 cubic-meter dual fuel dredger – one of DEME’s newest generation vessels – is named after the Nigerian river of the same name. Thanks to the hull’s optimized design, the ‘Bonny River’ […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

     Royal IHC has just released a short video of the the building process and launch ceremony of the CSD Jarash. The 3,557kW custom-built stationary cutter suction dredger was launched on Wednesday 7 March at IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk. Named after an ancient city in Jordan, the custom-built stationary CSD will be delivered to Arab Potash Company […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC yesterday held a keel-laying ceremony for the Easydredge 3.700m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) that is being built for Tecnoimport and Empresa Constructora de Obras Maritimas from Havana, Cuba. The new vessel is the largest in the series of standardized Easydredge® twin-screw TSHDs, designed and built by IHC. In addition to the standard […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, recently awarded a $19.2 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) to dredge 1.2 million cubic yards of sand that will be used to fortify the beaches and dune system in Bethany, South Bethany and Fenwick Island. According to the latest project update, the […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work on the Stony Creek maintenance dredging project has been completed, reports the Shoreline Times. According to the Town Engineer, Janice Plaziak, the project involved dredging of the town dock, the commercial float area and the area directly in front of the boat launch, moving approx 4,000 cubic yards of mud to an Army Corps site […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME’s new dual fuel trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Scheldt River’ was successfully bunkered with Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) at Brunsbüttel Ports yesterday.   Approximately 85 tonnes of the environmentally friendly fuel was loaded, making this the largest LNG bunkering operation in Germany so far, and this was the first LNG bunkering of a hopper dredger as well. […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) has completed dredging works at the Ukraine’s Black Sea Port of Yuzhny. In the course of the dredging works, 4.4 million cubic meters of material was removed and a depth of 16 meters was reached. According to the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure, the project was due for completion by 31 March […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Vostochny Port JSC, Russia’s largest dedicated coal port (run by Port Management Company, PMC LLC), said in its latest release that they have fulfilled the business plans for the January-December 2017 period. The port loaded 539 vessels including 191 Panamax ships (35%) and 46 Capesize ships (8%), twice as much as in 2016. The 289 […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Floods Minister Thérèse Coffey has marked the start of works on the £100 million Boston Barrier flood defense, breaking ground on an Environment Agency scheme that will protect 14,000 homes and businesses from tidal flooding. Work is already underway to dredge more than 5,000 cubic meters of silt from the Boston Haven to make way […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mr. Kommer Damen, Chairman of the Damen Shipyards Group, officially opened Damen’s China Support Company in Shanghai last month. The company will serve to support Damen’s commercial involvement and development in the region, generating more synergy and opportunities within Damen affiliated companies, and open up the way to increase cooperation with maritime clients and partners […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    St. Tammany Parish Government and the Levee Board have selected Neel-Schaffer, Inc., to begin first phase of the St. Tammany Parish Coastal Protection Project. The project – a collaborative initiative between St. Tammany Parish Government and the St. Tammany Levee Board – was made possible with $2 million in funding from the Coastal Protection and […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hatfield Consultants was contracted recently to provide environmental support to the Snye River, a short waterway that once linked the Clearwater River to the Athabasca River in Fort McMurray, Alberta. An Environmental Construction Operations (ECO) Plan was developed for the project to highlight the environmental sensitivities, regulatory requirements, and erosion and sediment control mitigation to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Federal State Unitary Enterprise (FSUE) Rosmorport has received positive findings from the State Ecology Expert Panel on design documentation to carry out maintenance dredging operations in the ports of Vostochny and Nakhodka. The panel recognized that provided design documentation corresponded to the environmental requirements, the appropriate technical regulations and environmental law, Rosmorport said in its latest […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Works to protect the Wandobah Road area from future flood events are set to begin sometime next week, reports the Gunnedah Shire Council. According to the announcement, Gunnedah Shire Council resolved to accept a tender from Daracon Group to undertake works on the Blackjack Creek Flood Mitigation Project. The Council’s Manager Planning and Development Carolyn […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Sunny Isles Beach has just released this beautiful video of their sand renourishment project, conducted by Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida. The $8.6 million project is part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. Eastman crews will place approximately 140,000 cubic yards of sand on […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) said in their latest release that the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Breughel arrived in Yuzhny yesterday, getting ready to remove 411,238 cubic meters of material from the city port areas.  Earlier this year, USPA signed a contract with Novadeal LTD, a subsidiary of the DEME Group, based on the results […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from KS Associates attended a ribbon cutting ceremony last month to celebrate the grand opening of the new Painesville Township Park Pier. The new 200-foot-long pier, designed by KS Associates, is now open to the public. The pier is part of a shoreline protection initiative undertaken by Lake Metroparks and the Painesville Township Board […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just released the latest update on their Sunny Isles Beach renourishment project, saying that the sand placement operations already started on the south side of the Newport Pier. The $8.6 million project is part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The USACE’s contractor, […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has made continuous progress in improving its capabilities before, during, and after disasters. Recovery was at the heart of disaster response following Sandy and it is often where the Corps is tasked to contribute its resources and expertise. Over the last five years since the Hurricane Sandy, New York […]