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

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, today presented a couple of photos of the Morehead City dredging operations. The standby dredge vessel McFarland, owned and operated by the Army Corps Philadelphia District, is putting finishing touches to the works. According to USACE, the McFarland is nearly finished with its project in the Morehead City shipping channel. […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    After receiving consent from the Marine Management Organisation to undertake the program of dredging, Associated British Ports have appointed Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) as their client representative for the forthcoming Southampton Approach Channel Dredge. This project involves selective deepening and widening of the navigation channel at various locations within Southampton Water and the Solent […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    EDF National Authorising Officer in the Republic of Congo has introduced a plan for the supply of the dredging equipment and machinery. The joint navigable waterways maintenance service is an economic interest grouping set up by the Central African Republic and the Republic of Congo. Its aim is to guarantee favourable navigation conditions on the […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Nearly 8,000 children of all ages played in the Mississippi River and learned to navigate the Mighty Miss Feb. 25-26, 2012 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District and the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River participated in Engineer Week at the St. Louis Science Center. The children got their hands […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The crew of the Cottrell Contracting Corporation Dredge Marion is working to remove shoals from the James River federal navigation channel. The river plays a role in the economies of Richmond and Hopewell, providing a navigation channel of 25 feet deep for ships to move goods to and from the inland ports. [mappress] Dredging Today […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released its Fiscal Year 2014 work plans for the Army Civil Works program. The Operation and Maintenance Plan includes nearly $15 million for maintenance dredging of the federal navigation channels used by Oregon’s small coastal ports. The plan also includes $1.2 million to dredge the Skipanon Channel, Ore., […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Navigation equipment manufacturers Consilium UK announce that they have been appointed to supply the full bridge navigation package to Manor Marine, for the Port of London Authority’s new Mooring Maintenance Vessel currently under build at Portland. Phil Such, of Consilium UK said: “We are delighted to have been appointed to design and install the navigation […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District has awarded Houston based Dredgit Environmental Corporation a $520,070 contract to perform maintenance dredging along the Chincoteague Bay Federal Navigation Channel. The company will be responsible for removing approximately 10,000 cubic yards of material to bring the channel to a minimum depth of 6 feet. Commenting the […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Dredge Potter launched for the beginning of the 2015-2016 dredging season yesterday from the St. Louis District’s Service Base. The Potter’s mission is to maintain a 9-foot deep, 300-foot wide channel on 300 miles of the Mississippi River from Saverton, Missouri, to Cairo, Illinois, making navigation possible for towboats to […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    A joint venture of HERBOSCH-KIERE and German company Hecker Bau has won a contract to repair and reinforce two breakwaters in the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda. For this project, the Port of Klaipeda has secured over 40 million euros. The breakwaters that protect the harbor from the sea waves are now over 150 years old. […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Eyemouth Harbour Trust, Scotland, has just announced the beginning of dredging operations in the harbour area. According to the official notice released by the Trust, the dredging works will be conducted by the contractor – Shearwater Dredging. The dredging is set to take place at the entrance, canyon, Gunsgreen basin and the inner harbour basin, […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    PIANC, the World Association for Waterborne, Transport and Infrastructure, and the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) will co-host the 34th PIANC World Congress from May 7 to 12, 2018 in Panama City, Panama. The congress will present and discuss the most relevant topics to the waterborne transport infrastructure sector. The advantage of this gathering is the […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Savannah District is recommending removal of the training wall in the Savannah River which runs roughly down the center of the river for more than a mile through Augusta, Georgia, and North Augusta, South Carolina. The underwater wall was built in the early 20th century to aid commercial navigation. […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Land & Water Group, UK’s provider of solutions for wet civil engineering projects where land meets water, today started the dredging works at Thurrock on the River Thames. The main goal of the scheme is to remove contaminated materials from the berth of the marine terminal so deeper ships can enter. “The Land & Water […]

  • 19 November 2012

    U.S. Senators Roy Blunt and Tom Harkin joined their Senate colleagues in sending a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers calling on them to take immediate action to prevent the scheduled reduction in water releases from the Missouri River. The lawmakers also asked the Corps to remove impediments to navigation by demolishing rock […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, in partnership with the New Hampshire Pease Development Authority, Division of Ports and Harbors (New Hampshire Port Authority), has prepared a Draft Feasibility Report and Draft Environmental Assessment (FR/EA) to examine improvements to the turning basin located at the head of the Federal navigation channel in […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    LUKOIL-BUNKER’s Murmansk branch has fueled the dredging fleet returning from the Sabetta Port (Yamal) via Murmansk. Six dredging vessels were supplied with heavy fuel oil and diesel fuel, and the last ship was serviced on October 18, 2015. LUKOIL-BUNKER was engaged in supplying bunker fuel to dredging fleet operating at port Sabetta in the navigation […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, staff finalized last week a standard operating procedure (SOP) for evaluating permit applications along the Sabine-Neches Waterway (SNWW). According to Kimberly Baggette, chief of the USACE Galveston District’s Regulatory Division, the request to establish a SOP for evaluating permit applications along the SNWW was initiated by experts […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    After facing years of setbacks and obstacles, the long-awaited dredging project at Shark River has been completed, Monmouth County’s Department of Public Information & Tourism just announced. Equipment from the project, which included removing sediment and reopening the navigation channels in the Shark River, is now being removed. “I’m pleased to report that with help of […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District Commander, Col. Andrew Sexton, recently delivered a message to the Missouri Levee and Drainage District Association during their annual meeting. During his message, he discussed the Corps dedication to working with stakeholders in an effort to be collaborative and transparent in their processes on the Missouri River. […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Skippers navigating waters at Port Geographe are being urged to take extra care following the opening of a new channel to enter the marina. Department of Transport (DoT) Manager of Navigational Safety and Moorings Mark Briant said the relocated channel entrance was approximately 70 metres further east. “Skippers need to be aware of the new […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York Congressman, Lee Zeldin, has announced the approval of his request for an extended dredging period for Wickham Creek. “Pummeled by a series of unprecedented nor’easters, Wickham Creek suffered from increased shoaling and dangerous navigational conditions. However, dredging is prohibited between January 1st and September 31st,” according to the official announcement. With summer approaching, […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be completing navigation maintenance dredging in Bogue Inlet in early April in an effort to promote a safe navigation channel for the spring and summer boating season, Town of Emerald Isle, North Carolina, said in its latest release. The dredging area includes the connector channel and across the ocean […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    On April 1, CCCC Shanghai Dredging Co., Ltd. won the bid for Lot 1 of the project of regular maintenance dredging of the Tonggu waterway and western port waterway in Shenzhen Port, with a contract value of 382 million yuan (around USD 61 million) and a construction period of 365 days. Located in Nanshan District, […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Oct. 25, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District hosted a public meeting on the Jacksonville Harbor Navigation Deepening Study. The purpose of the meeting was to provide stakeholders with an opportunity to discuss the preliminary results of the ecological models that are being used for this study. These models are considered to […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan informed the Rajya Sabha today in a written reply to a question that the Dhubri to Sadiya stretch of River Brahmaputra in Assam of about 891 kms has been declared as National Waterway in the year 1988. The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) is developing and […]