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  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Japan has donated dredging equipment to the Government of Malawi worth around $4.54 million to help Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) enhance its work of generating electricity in the country. Bright Msaka, the Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, received the donation on behalf of the Malawi Government and ESCOM. […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research has awarded the prestigious Veni grant to Bas Borsje’s Building with Nature research proposal ‘Soft and still safe’. Over the next four years, he will be teaming up with fellow experts from Deltares and Ecoshape to look at the stability of salt marshes during storms. The knowledge acquired will […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Whilst land reclamation receives increasing attention as a feasible urban solution for coastal development, conclusions on the social and economic effects of reclamation projects are not clear, stated International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) in its latest publication. A straightforward evaluation of these impacts is not easy to achieve, mostly because effects are wide ranging, heterogeneous […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To determine the impact of bow thrusters and ship propellers on water beds and embankments, Deltares is currently conducting scale model tests that will generate major savings on protection measures. High flow velocities caused by ship thrusters can result in large pits in water beds that may, in extreme cases, even undermine embankments or other structures. […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) tested an innovative concept for a floating mega island earlier this week. The island comprises 87 large floating triangles that are flexibility connected to one another. Together they form a flexible floating island that can be as large as 1 to 5 km in cross-section. Olaf Waals, project manager and […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A coastal project to restore the lost beach in Puducherry is set to conclude by March 2018, said Shailesh Nayak, the former secretary and present adviser to the Union earth sciences ministry, the Times of India informs.  Mr Nayak was in Puducherry on Tuesday and Wednesday, leading a team to review the progress of the pilot […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    McLaughlin & Harvey and its joint venture partner Boskalis Westminster are making good progress with the Peterhead Harbor project. Piling work to the north harbor wall at Peterhead Harbor is progressing well, the company said in its latest announcement. The overall project includes, strengthening and deepening of the port as well as 430,556sqft land reclamation with revetment, […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    On the Western coast of South Africa, high grade heavy mineral sediment layers are found on the seashores. Located just below a layer of fairly standard quartz sand, this heavy mineral sand can be mined. The material, which is also called HMS, has a relatively high specific gravity of 2.8T.m3 in situ. Until recently, the […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of North Myrtle Beach reported yesterday that dredging of 24 canals and the minor channel from 42nd Avenue North to 62nd Avenue North in the Cherry Grove section of the city concluded on April 30, 2017. The dredging project, which was scheduled to begin in early October 2016, was delayed by Hurricane Matthew and started in early […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) recently celebrated the impending start of work on the Ninigret Pond Salt Marsh Restoration and Enhancement project in Charlestown. Starting the first week of December, crews will be dredging within the Charlestown Breachway, and will then reuse that material on the adjacent Ninigret salt marsh to increase its […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Textiles technology group Royal Ten Cate (TenCate) has just released a video about the TenCate Geotube® and TenCate GeoContainer® custom applications. TenCate Geotube® Technology offers solutions for both dewatering applications and marine structures/shoreline protection applications. The two TenCate custom applications, ranging from marine structures to inlet waterways, provide solutions for regaining land from the sea or […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, has acquired the stock of Magnus Pacific Corporation (Magnus). Magnus is expected to generate approximately $118 million of revenue in 2014 and adds approximately $90 million to Great Lakes’ backlog, […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Alphatron Marine BV, a Rotterdam-headquartered manufacturer of unique complementary products, has signed a lease contract with Seacontractors for eleven vessels to provide satellite hardware and data solution packages. Alphatron Marine’s VSAT system will be installed alongside the existing IT infrastructure on 9 of the Seacontractors B-Class workboats and 2 of the A-Class workboats, consisting of Anchor […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Group and Rosmorport have entered into a partnership agreement for the development of shipbuilding facilities in Russia. The two companies signed an Agreement of Intent during the X International Forum “Transport Week 2016”, said Rosmorport in a release. In the release, Rosmorport added that it intends to attract Damen for the development of […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dredging of the access channel to the Port of Maputo to accommodate vessels with a sailing draft of up to 14.2 meters on the tide is finally underway. The first of three dredgers mobilized by Jan de Nul Dredging Middle East FZE, the international dredging company that will be performing this operation, has arrived […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cherry Grove Dredging Project, being conducted by Orion Marine’s two dredgers, is moving ahead. Earlier this week, one dredge worked in the ‘E Canal’ and another was several blocks down in the Minor Channel. This photo, just released by the City of North Myrtle Beach, was taken at the Minor Channel, east toward Lake […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has won a contract to dredge a harbor entrance channel in F. Bilehdhoo, according to the Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure latest announcement. The main scope of this major development project, scheduled to last 160 days, will involve construction of a 68 meter rock armor breakwater and a 24 meter wide […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Accolades continue to roll in for the Middle Harbor Redevelopment at Port of Long Beach (POLB). The redevelopment program, which aims to modernize two shipping terminals, won the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) California Regional Award for Outstanding Construction Project of the Year for the phase one of wharf construction, designed by Moffatt & Nichol. […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    ROHR-IDRECO Dredge Systems has successfully commissioned another Jet Suction DRAGA for one of their German customers. This efficient dredger is equipped with 3D-DGPS system and able to pump a mixture of 1100m3/hr, at a depth of 13m and to a distance of 300m. All of this with only 250kW of installed power. This week, they […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) has just announced contract awards totaling approximately $14 million. The company’s marine segment has been awarded two contracts from the Army Corps following successful competitive bids to provide dredging services along the Texas Gulf Coast. “We have been actively bidding on several key Texas dredging projects throughout the last quarter and these […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging program is set to begin this week, the port said in their latest release.  According to the official announcement, this dredging campaign, scheduled to last for a period of approximately 7 days, will be undertaken at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The second stage of the Cairns Shipping Development Project officially started today with the arrival of the backhoe dredger Woomera, which will soon begin clearing the hard clays from the Trinity Inlet. The 111m-long, German-built dredging vessel Balder R began its task on July 1 to open up the inlet for large cruise ships after […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Ireland’s Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has updated local Fingal councilors on its proposals for the Howth Harbor dredging works, said Cllr Cian O’Callaghan in his latest announcement.  The Department is proposing to dredge five areas of the harbor: The Fishing Trawler basin between the West Pier and Middle Pier; The […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this week, Baggerbedrijf de Boer/Dutch Dredging B.V. started works under the contract “Dredging Het Nieuwe Diep”, which was commissioned by the Port of Den Helder. Under the deal, Dutch Dredging is expected to carry out the remediation of 200,000m³ of partially contaminated spoil until mid-December. The survey vessel “Hydrograaf” started the pre-dredge survey on […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. has just announced that their newest dredge, the shiny ‘Kevin Zenke’ is currently operating on its first job site. The dredge is working on the highly-anticipated Lake Zumbro dredging project in southern Minnesota. The Lake Zumbro scheme includes dredging at nine specified locations to remove accumulated sediments and transport these sediments […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A touristic town in the South of Italy recently selected Dragflow’s DRP18 remote control dredger to restore the capacity of the city marina. In this coastal town, the accumulation of sediments threatened the capacity of their small marina, the Italian manufacturer of dredging equipment said in its release. Because of the progressive silting up, the number of boats that could […]