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  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Houston has used dredging to restore marshes and other beneficial use sites in the Galveston Bay area. As a component of the 1998 congressionally authorized project to deepen and widen of the Houston-Galveston Navigation Channels (HGNC), the silt, sand, shell and clay dredged during the expansion and subsequent channel maintenance has been, and […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Rick Scott has announced that Bay County was awarded $280,000 through Florida’s Defense Reinvestment and Infrastructure Grant Programs. The funding will be used to support and sustain Naval Support Activity Panama City and Tyndall Air Force Base, with its $2.6 billion in defense economic impact in Bay County. “We want Florida to be the […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Finnish Port of Rauma has started the renewal work on the Chemical Quay 2 at their terminal, the port said in its latest release.  This very important development project will include a significant amount of dredging work at the quay and in the channel. “The channel leading to the Chemical Quay 2 may be closed […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) today introduced two hydrographic survey and inspection vessels, set to be deployed in Ganga along the Haldia-Allahabad stretch of National Waterway-1. These specialized survey vessels, SL Ganga and SL Jhanvi, will help identify the nature of dredging requirements and sites to get assured 3 meters draft which the body […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A 17 year program to protect Bournemouth’s coast from erosion has officially begun, the Bournemouth Council informs. The first phase (November 2015 to April 2020) involves the replacement of 30 groynes along the coast from Southbourne to Hengistbury Head. Beach replenishment will also take place between Bournemouth and Boscombe Piers and to the east of Boscombe […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Delft University of Technology has just released a very interesting video about an experiment on how rivers behave, what determines their shape and what is the role of vegetation in the development of riverbanks. The experiment was conducted by Andrés Vargas Luna, PhD Hydraulic Engineering TU Delft. The two principal changes that determine the shape of a […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne Marine announced today that Trimble will distribute a branded version of Teledyne’s PDS software package for hydrographic survey, construction and dredging operations. The announcement was made at ConExpo 2017, one of the world’s largest international exhibitions for the construction industry. Construction applications for the Trimble Marine Construction Software include dredging, cable lay applications, monopile […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Maldivian Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure last week signed a contract with Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) for the construction of the Guraidhoo revetment project. The ceremony, held on December 17th 2015 at the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure office, was attended by the Minister of Housing and Infrastructure, Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, MP […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded the first phase of the Marker Wadden development scheme by the Department of Public Works (Rijkswaterstaat). The project scope includes the construction of an island with underwater landscaping. This contract carries a value of EUR 33 million and work will start in early 2016. The initiative for a group of islands (Marker […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. (MFA), a Pacific Northwest professional consulting firm, last month wrapped up the Lake River dredging project, located in Ridgefield, Washington. Sediment in Lake River was impacted by contaminants from a wood-treating operation that, from the 1960s through 1993, pressure treated poles and dimensional lumber with chemical preservatives. The Port of Ridgefield […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced that the City of Boise, Idaho chose it to design a Mud Cat 40E Custom (MC-40EC) dredger for the city’s innovative Dixie Drain Phosphorous Offset Project. Boise will use the MC-40EC dredger to remove phosphorous from the Boise Watershed. The custom features include the overall length of the dredger, […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Houston Commission has approved “critical-path” professional services for the Houston Ship Channel expansion project. The ship channel expansion work approved by the Port Commission includes critical-path professional services for engineering, design and project coordination. According to Port Houston Executive Director Roger Guenthe, the widening and deepening of the ship channel will allow […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) put a special spotlight on the challenges of optical backscatter monitoring in mixed sediment environments. Optical backscatter instruments (OBS) are very popular instruments for measuring suspended sediments in the field. In this IADC article, an analysis is given based […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) has won the annual maintenance dredging contracts from Paradip Port Trust and Cochin Port Trust, The Hindu Business Line reports.  These are the first contracts since the central public sector undertaking was acquired by a consortium of four major port trusts – Visakhapatnam Port Trust, Paradip Port Trust, Jawaharlal Nehru […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) has introduced plans to invest Rs 57,594 crore to expand the capacity of Gujarat’s Mundra Port – the flagship port of APSEZ, The Hindu Business Line reports.  The proposed expansion of Mundra’s waterfront development plan (WFDP) includes extension of the quay length by another 14,470 meters, augmenting […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) has supplied a 1.2m data buoy platform to the “ORION” joint research and development center in Nicosia, Cyprus, for use as a real-time monitoring station on an EU-funded project managing coastal erosion. According to OSIL, “The Harmonized Coastal Corrosion Management Framework for Enhancing the Implementation of the Integrated Coastal Zone […]

  • 3 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    SAN DIEGO — A giant crane towering over the waters of Mission Bay near Hospitality Point painstakingly picks up one huge boulder at a time from a barge and carefully sets it on the tip of the south jetty… Source: Sign on San Diego, November 3, 2009;

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    To acknowledge the completion of Phase one of the Quonochontaug salt marsh restoration and enhancement project, the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and project partners will be gathering for a celebration at the project site on Thursday, April 25. The CRMC, along with the Town of Charlestown, Save The Bay, Salt Ponds Coalition, […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

     The most serious threat resulting from climate change in the North Sea Region coastal areas is the increasing flood and coastal erosion risk. The Interreg VB North Sea Region ‘Building with Nature’ project demonstrates solutions to this threat in which natural elements like wind, waves and tides are used. The coastlines in the north […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc. – working under the Northern Ocean County Coastal Storm Risk Management project –  is currently carrying out a program of beach replenishment works in Pt. Pleasant Beach (NJ). According to the Army Corps, the sand placement operations began on April 8, 2019. The anticipated completion date for the Pt. Pleasant Beach works is late May-early June. […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority met in special session earlier this week and moved to accelerate widening of the Houston Ship Channel, the nation’s busiest waterway. “The Houston Ship Channel is open for business for all and will continue to be,” said Port of Houston Authority Chairman, Ric Campo, during the meeting. The Port […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction, a Seattle based provider of heavy marine construction and dredging services, has been awarded a four year contract to dredge the Oceanside Harbor entrance. Manson’s crews are currently completing a dredge contract in Ventura County and will proceed directly to Oceanside upon completion, the City of Oceanside Harbor said in its latest release. […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance

     The North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) said in its latest announcement that they are about to undertake a 40 day maintenance dredging program at the Port of Hay Point. Environmental monitoring and management measures are already in place, said NQBP. Maintenance dredging at the Port of Hay Point is critical for maintaining port infrastructure […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A pilot solar-powered, renewable energy system will be used to help power the Gold Coast’s Seaway Sand Bypass System, reducing carbon emissions and driving down operational costs. Design work is underway on a 100-kilowatt solar photovoltaic array to be installed at the Sand Bypass System at The Spit. The Sand Bypass System transports 500,000 cubic […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has been awarded the FY2019 Charleston Lower Harbor Maintenance Dredging contract. According to the FedBizOpps, the $4.6 million dredging project – located in Charleston and Berkeley Counties, South Carolina – was awarded to GLDD on February 20, 2019. Overall, the work consists of maintenance dredging approximately 1,697,500 cubic yards […]

  • 28 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has released this amazing photo from the Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port City Project, being developed by CCCC’s subsidiary CHEC. Sri Lanka, an island country in South Asia, is located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea. Due to its […]