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  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that their webinar, named Insurance Act 2015 – Duty of Fair Presentation of Risks to Insurers, will take place on June 21, at 14.00 hrs (CET). The speaker, Mr André Meijer, has over 50 years of experience in the marine insurance industry and has given numerous […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced that the 10th International SedNet Conference will take place from 14-17 June 2017, at the Palazzo San Giorgio in Genoa, Italy. The conference, named ‘Sediments on the Move’, refers to the fact that sediment moves from the mountains to the sea and from fresh water to marine environments […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredges has just announced that they were recently awarded three significant contracts with the U.S. government. The first contract is for a customized Ellicott 860SL Swinging Dragon® dredge and support boat for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR). This dredge will be used to increase depth and restore water flow in the Colorado River […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Sandbridge Beach Restoration Project has been named by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) as one of the beast restored beaches for 2017. This renourishment project is located in the city of Virginia Beach and has been re-nourished four times since 1998. An estimated 7.8 million cubic yards of sand have been […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just announced that the christening ceremony of the H.R. Spies, their new hydrographic survey vessel, took place yesterday at Fort Mifflin. The vessel, made by All American Marine on the West Coast, was named after the late Bob Spies who served in the Philadelphia District from […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Charleston Harbor Deepening Project was named one of six “new starts” and received $17.5 million in construction funding in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year 17 Work Plan released yesterday, allowing construction on the project to begin this fall as scheduled. Charleston also received $16.1 million in operations and maintenance dollars, which […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Phipps Ocean Park in the Town of Palm Beach, Florida, has been named by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) as one of the beast restored beaches for 2017. This award was established by the ASBPA to recognize the considerable efforts undertaken by coastal communities to manage and where necessary restore beach […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Manson Construction Co. has announced the completion of its 30-inch ABS cutter suction dredger ROBERT M WHITE. Constructed at Halimar Shipyard LLC in Morgan City, Louisiana, with design and dredge components from IHC America Inc., the dredger was successfully launched on April 24, 2017. “We have high expectations for our state-of-the-art ROBERT M WHITE cutter […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released their latest community update on the Hudson River polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) cleanup scheme, named ‘Hudson River Floodplain Sampling: 2016 Sampling Summary’. The paper said that in fall 2016, work continued on the comprehensive investigation of the Upper Hudson River floodplain. Soil sampling for PCBs was conducted between October […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    As from today, the subsidiaries Eraerts Dragages et Entreprises SA, Envisan International SA and Sol&Val SA will no longer exist within Jan De Nul Group. Eraerts Dragages et Entreprises SA, based in Fleurus, merges with Jan De Nul NV in Hofstade and Envisan International SA in Fleurus and Sol&Val SA in Saint-Ghislain, merge with Envisan […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC has just released this very interesting video named ‘Tackling turbidity and reducing maintenance costs with Royal IHC’s Plumigator® overflow’. “Our continuous focus on innovation has resulted in an upgraded version of the telescopic overflow. The patented Plumigator® overflow tackles issues caused by the overflow process,” said Royal IHC. This solution not only offers […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Parsons has announced that the Washington Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) recently named the Elliott Bay Seawall project the 2017 Project of the Year in the Disaster or Emergency Construction/Repair category for a project valued at more than $75 million. Parsons is the prime consultant on the Elliott Bay Seawall that stretches […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released their latest article named ‘Valuing Variations In Dredging Contracts’. Variations have the potential to generate substantial extra costs and pose significant delay and disruption to a dredging project. Moreover, the valuation of a variation can be a contentious issue between contracting parties, the article said. […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) 650, ordered by Gippsland Ports of Victoria, Australia, in December 2015, was launched at Damen Yichang Shipyard in China recently. “The vessel, named Tommy Norton, is now alongside the yard’s new quay undergoing final commissioning, after which she will sail for Shanghai to undertake sea trials. Once those are […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    C. u. W. Keller GmbH & Co. KG (Keller) has secured an order for the design and manufacture of several gearboxes for the world’s most powerful cutter suction dredger. The gearboxes were designed in close cooperation with DEME who will operate the cutter under the name SPARTACUS. According to the company, the collected cutter know-how and […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently released this very interesting short documentary named ‘The Story of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration Project’, explaining how one of Lake Ontario’s last large coastal wetland complexes was saved for future generations. Implementation of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration project began in winter of 2016 with […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named “Valuing variations in dredging contracts”. The article, written by David Kinlan, explains how variations are essential in dredging contracts and that they have the potential to generate extra costs and pose significant delay to projects. The author discusses […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently released the article named ‘Environmental dredging of a chromium contaminated fjord’. The article, written by authors from DEME, gives a detailed look into the efforts made to complete the environmental dredging works in Valdemarsviken fjord in Sweden. The sediments in this fjord were contaminated with chromium from the […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) has just announced an article named ‘Can Environmental Windows be effective in managing effects of dredging?’.  An examination of whether dredging operations suspended during generic windows of environmental sensitivity could reduce the impacts on marine life has found the marine invertebrates, seagrasses and macroalgae too diverse to be covered […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bridlington Harbor’s new grab dredger, named Gypsey Race, arrived in the harbor a couple of days ago, the Bridlington Free Press informs. The 75ft dredger will be used to keep Bridlington Harbor dredged to maintain safe passage for all vessels in and out of the harbor and it is envisaged that the vessel will be chartered […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Bristol Port Company has taken delivery of a new 23-meter long Damen Shoalbuster 2308S. Modified with several customized options, the vessel will be able to take on a multifunctional role that includes plough dredging, towing, pilotage and survey duties. During the handover ceremony on 17 March, the newbuild was officially named Graham Robertson. Addressing the […]

  • 26 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 20-26, 2017).   Jawaharlal Nehru Port Dredging Plans on the Table Press Information Bureau (PIB) of Government of India said that the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved fresh estimates for deepening and widening of the Mumbai harbor […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bridlington Harbor’s new grab dredger, named Gypsey Race, is set to arrive at the harbor during the next week, according to the Yorkshire Coast Radio. The vessel will be used to keep Bridlington Harbor dredged to maintain safe passage for all vessels in and out of the harbor and it is envisaged that the vessel […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) presented its plan of priority actions for 2017 during the meeting on 16 March 2017. The event was held jointly with the European Business Association (EBA), the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine (ACC) and the Employers’ Federation of Transport of Ukraine. “Modernization and development of port infrastructure, attracting investments, improvement of industry legislation and measures […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a Rotterdam based company specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has ordered the construction of a new crane vessel. This vessel, which will be named Werkendam, will be Van Oord’s first LNG-powered vessel. It will generally be deployed to Netherlands-based projects executed by subsidiary Paans Van Oord. The Werkendam is being […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Dover recently announced that a consortium of leading British and European lenders has agreed a £200 million package of loans that will support the Dover Western Docks Revival project. Allianz Global Investors has agreed to provide the program with a £55 million private placement bond; RBS and Lloyds Bank have each provided a […]