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  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The shallow draft dredger “Murden” is working to clean up shoaling in Barnegat Inlet, New Jersey. This area requires dredging to provide reliable maritime navigation for the U.S. Coast Guard and a large fishing fleet consisting of full-time commercial, charter and recreational vessels. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, April 22, 2014

  • 7 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy signed the Record of Decision for the Port Everglades Harbor Navigation Study on January 29, 2016, signifying the completion of the final administrative review for the project’s report. The report passed the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review and was transmitted to Congress on […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) will continue work on the New NY Bridge from Monday, June 30 through Thursday, July 3.  In addition, an enhanced marine law enforcement presence on the Hudson River  will enforce the rules of the Regulated Navigational Area (RNA), reminding recreational boaters to stay away from construction equipment. Mariners should be […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin applauded a new agreement that makes the Great Lakes a priority. The House-Senate conference agreement on the Water Resources Development Act for the first time treats the Great Lakes as a single navigational system, increases funding for harbor maintenance, and provides broader authority for the Army Corps of […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Industry in the Pilbara will be able to further maximize tonnages through the Port of Port Hedland with potential shipping capacity at the port increased by 40 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) to 617Mtpa, an increase of 6.9 per cent. The increased capacity will allow all port users more capacity above their allocated tonnages by […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    An annual coastal maintenance work to ensure safe navigation at Mandurah Ocean Entrance and to widen Town Beach is officially underway, the Government of Western Australia’s Department of Transport (DoT) announced today.  DoT General Manager of Coastal Infrastructure, Steve Jenkins, said that the annual sand bypassing and replenishment project, funded by the State Government and […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced yesterday that it has authority to issue alternative/emergency permitting procedures in response to conditions resulting from Hurricane Irma and recent heavy rains in south Florida. According to the Corps, these alternate procedures will be effective for a six-month period. The alternative/emergency procedures are used to authorize […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Angus Council scheme to dredge Arbroath’s flagship marina and keep it as navigable as possible is still on the table, waiting for the approval of the authorities. Shearwater Dredging Ltd. has been awarded the contract to remove 12,000cum of silt from the inner and outer harbors as well as the navigational channel. According to the Council, they are […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the Fort Myers Beach Harbor in Lee County is currently in progress and boaters are asked to use caution in the area, the USACE’s Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement. Operations in the federal navigation channel near Bowditch Point started June 28 and will continue through early August. The dredging will […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The beach recycling scheme in Christchurch, which was 12 months in the planning and which took eight weeks to implement, has been completed. The scheme to replenish beaches in Christchurch affected by the succession of storms during the winter of 2013/14 has involved pumping sand and shingle from the large off-shore sandbar (known as an […]

  • 26 August 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 […]

  • 16 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Orion Marine Construction Inc. in the amount of $8,876,000 for maintenance dredging of the Matagorda Ship Channel to include a critically shoaled area of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near the entrance channel in Matagorda County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Special Economic Zone Authority in Duqm (SEZAD) and Boskalis Westminster (Oman) LLC today signed an agreement for the construction of the liquid Bulk Berth Project at Duqm Port. The new agreement, worth approximately $517 million, prepares Duqm Port to export liquid refined products and enhance its value in national economy. According to the agreement, […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Government of Orissa, Port of Paradip and Dhamra for the development and maintenance of viable stretches of National Waterways-5 (some 332 kilometers in length) that will be conducted in two phases. In the first phase, the stretch between Jokadia […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mariners are advised that the Gellibrand Pier wharf pile rehabilitation works have commenced. Diving activities will be required at various stages throughout the duration of the works. Mariners are advised to navigate with caution in the vicinity of the works. These development activities will be completed on or about 30 August 2014. [mappress] Press Release, […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    American Construction Company has been contracted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform maintenance dredging in the Coos Bay harbor from River Miles 12 to 15, beginning on or around July 1, 2020. Dredging was also conducted in this section of the Federal Navigation Channel throughout the summer of 2019. This section of […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Dublin Port Company (DPC) has started the next round of maintenance dredging works in the port’s navigation channel, basins and berthing pockets. The last maintenance dredging campaign took place in 2018. Since then sediment has built up over time causing a reduction in the water depths. According to DPC, Boskalis is undertaking the 2020 maintenance […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Metro Vancouver, the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Corporation of Delta, and the City of Richmond together celebrate the milestone of a $10-million collaboration to dredge the lower Fraser River in Ladner Harbor, Deas Slough, Sea Reach and Cannery Channel. Dredging involves the careful removal […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    To allow for wider public input, the Walla Walla District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is extending the public comment period regarding Clean Water Act (CWA) compliance for the proposed Snake River dredging and in-water disposal action. The proposed action will be accomplished consistent with the associated draft Programmatic Sediment Management Plan (PSMP). […]

  • 3 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    A male worker died in an accident at Lyons Shipyard in Norfolk on 31 December, reports wavy.com. According to Angelo Costa of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in Norfolk, the incident occurred on a dredge barge. Further details were not immediately available and the victim’s name has not been released. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 26 April 2010

    HENDERSON — Dredging to improve navigation through the small channel connecting Lake Ontario to Henderson Harbor will begin Wednesday. The town of Henderson has received permission needed from Dr. Nak K. Shim, owner of Association Island, to access his property before fish spawning was in full swing… [mappress] Source:watertowndailytimes,April 26,2010;

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    As major conference presenters, facilitators and award recipients, ERDC-EL and CHL team members often took center stage at the Western Dredging Association’s (WEDA) and Texas A&M’s Dredging Summit and Expo held June 22-25 in Houston, Texas. WEDA is a technical professional organization devoted to knowledge exchange in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and Plaquemines Port Harbor & Terminal District officials are set to sign the Design Agreement for the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Program (BUDMAT) project today at 333 F Edward Herbert Boulevard, Building 100 in Belle Chase. According to USACE, dredged material […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $4.7 million contract to continue repairs on the west arrowhead breakwater located at the Port of Oswego, New York.        The contract was awarded to Dean Marine and Excavating, Inc., based in Mount Clemens, Michigan, on May 15, 2019. According to USACE, the contractor is […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ Norfolk District has awarded a 120-day period of performance contract to Cottrell Contracting Corp. for the Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Project. The new contract takes effect in May with completion projected for September. “The ultimate goal of the project is to restore the authorized dimensions to support safe, reliable, efficient, effective and […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance dredging of the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) and the Ponce de Leon Inlet channel is about to begin, informs the Volusia County. According to the county, dredging contractor Cavache Inc., has mobilized dredging equipment in the ICW near downtown New Smyrna Beach and is ready to start the works. “Beginning the week of Jan. 14, dredging […]