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  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Shoalhaven City Council has developed a strategy to deal with increased demand from the community for improving navigation and boating safety at a number of estuarine locations within the Local Government area on the NSW South Coast.  This strategy was documented in the Shoalhaven City Wide Dredging Feasibility Study in which the following projects are […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks the public to use extra caution in the waterways and on land features within the Mile Point construction area on the St. Johns River.  The construction zone contains a variety of vessels, including large barges and a dredge with pipelines, in the Chicopit Bay area and Intracoastal Waterway, […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The upper Hudson River dredging project, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2014 Navigation Season between Lock C-4 in Stillwater and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed. Additional informational signs have […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Emergency dredging works to re-open the Port of Bundaberg to smaller commercial shipping commenced on Saturday, 13 April 2013. Member for Burnett Stephen Bennett said the emergency works would be done by the trailer suction hopper dredge “Brisbane”. “The Port of Bundaberg was badly impacted by the unprecedented flooding of the Burnett River in late […]

  • 3 May 2012

    Jaime Herrera Beutler led a joint letter to Columbia River Crossing Director Nancy Boyd yesterday highlighting the economic consequences of limiting navigation on the Columbia River, and seeking answers on potential costs to taxpayers if the bridge height limits certain river users. The letter was signed by Jaime, Reps. Doc Hastings, Cathy McMorris Rodgers and […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dutch water sector has won a contract from the Polish government to assess and improve the navigability of the Wisla River. A consortium of companies including Deltares, Rothuizen, Arcadis, EuroLandscape and RDH will work on issues like flood risk management, hydrology and spatial planning. Wisla River is the longest and largest river in Poland. The river […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, along with partners the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Somerset County, is currently working on a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The program consists of realignment of a portion of the federal navigation channel in Sheep Pen Gut through dredging; construction of […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a public meeting on the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Jacksonville Main Library at 303 North Laura Street, Jacksonville, Fla. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the public with an opportunity to discuss the proposed removal of […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently selected Joel Brown as chief of its river operations branch, Operations Division. In this position, Brown will be responsible for the work of the Mat Sinking Unit, Dredge Jadwin, Vicksburg Harbor facility, maintenance section, navigation and dredging on the Mississippi, Red, and Ouachita/Black Rivers, and operation […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Safety

    Boating at Kalbarri (WA) is safer following the completion of maintenance dredging to widen the channel and restore safe navigational depths at the mouth of Murchison River. According to the Department of Transport (DoT) Director Coastal Facilities, Donna West, the work which started in January included dredging of the land back wharf and boat pens […]

  • 13 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District, in partnership with Broward County’s Port Everglades, will conduct a virtual public presentation of its plan for deepening and widening the Port Everglades Harbor on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, online from 6-8 p.m. During the presentation, the Corps designers and managers will provide an overview of the project and discuss rock […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging in the shallows of the West Arm of Kootenay Lake was completed in Fall of 2019 to avoid future service changes to the Kootenay Lake Ferry Service, the Government of British Columbia informs. During the works, the crews dredged three shallow areas in the West Arm of Kootenay Lake to ensure the long-term navigational […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (D-IFR/EIS) has been prepared as part of the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Project Study (NHHNIP), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District said in its latest post.  To facilitate efficient and safe navigation and marine commerce in New Haven Harbor in New Haven, […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has agreed to dredge the full six miles of the lower Cuyahoga River and the Port of Cleveland. The project started yesterday and will continue through mid-July. Sediment removed from the channel will be placed into confined disposal facilities (CDFs), near Burke Front Airport, Cleveland, OH. USACE had […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    WEDA’s Chair of the Environmental Commission, Craig Vogt, announced the 2015 winners of the WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards at the organization’s annual Summit and Expo held at Westin Hotel in Houston, Texas, June 22-25, 2015. The WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards are given annually in two categories: the navigation dredging and environmental dredging.   Navigational Winner […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will soon begin work on the Middle Mississippi River at Thebes, Ill., to remove rocks that pose a threat to navigation during low river stages. Contractors working for the Corps will remove approximately 2,800 cubic yards of rock as a permanent improvement to the navigation channel […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) in conjunction with DHI Water and Environment (M) Sdn Bhd and KASI Malaysia Sdn Bhd recently organized a PIANC Seminar in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The aim of the event was to bring together the Malaysian navigation infrastructure community to discuss the state of navigation and navigation infrastructure projects in […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Global marine terminal operator DP World today announced that its facility at Qasim International Container Terminal (QICT), Pakistan’s gateway to the world, has expanded its capability to allow it to handle today’s modern, large vessels around the clock. New buoys, beacons and lights in the approach channels and turning basins to DP World Karachi’s twin […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District awarded a $7 million contract on July 28, 2020, to Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. of Omaha, Neb., for the Ponce De Leon Inlet North Jetty Rehabilitation and Aid to Navigation Replacement Project at Ponce de Leon Inlet in Volusia County, Fla. The Ponce de Leon Inlet north […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Victorian Regional Channels Authority has announced the completion of dredging works near shore area of the Sorrento front beach. Dredging works were undertaken by the Department of Environment and Primary Industries with the usage of a vessel-mounted cutter suction pump. Dredged material was used to renourish the adjacent beach area. On-water plant, equipment and potential hazards to navigation have been removed […]

  • 27 November 2012

    The Florida Inland Navigation District and  partners, the City of Dania Beach, Broward County and Port Everglades, announce project commencement on the Dania Cutoff Canal Deepening Project. The project will increase navigation depths within the canal to facilitate increased megayacht service and repair business as well as increased shipping services. The project is expected to […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    From 1 December 2012, large container ships will be able to pass each other when entering and leaving the port of Rotterdam. The Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management widened the Maasgeul for this purpose by a good 250 metres. Sea-going ships with a draught of more than 14.4 metres can only enter or […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    In accordance with FAR FAR 6.302-1(a)(2)(iii) – the action being approved is a modification to Firm-Fixed Price Contract W911KB-12-C-0004 with Manson Construction Company for the dredging of the Cook Inlet Navigation Channel on days when they are in a stand-by status and not performing maintenance dredging at the Port of Anchorage. The estimated dollar value […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Ryba Marine and Constriction recently won a $2.1 million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo Distric to conduct dredging of the federal navigation channel in Maumee Bay, Ohio. The contract calls for dredged material to be placed in a contractor furnished location, different from last year’s dredging cycle when material was placed […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    As pictures and video beamed out around the world of water rescues and massive flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in southeastern Texas, another invisible effect was occurring to Texas’ energy coast. Below the surface of the raging waters, silt and debris were stirring, altering bayou and federal navigation channels, causing shoals, impeding waterways and preventing […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In today’s Queen’s Birthday Honors List, OMC International Executive Director Dr Terry O’Brien has been appointed a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia for “significant service to maritime engineering, to the development of innovative marine navigation equipment and to education”. Melbourne engineer Dr O’Brien, who is the recognized global leader in Under Keel Clearance (UKC) management, […]