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  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    President Donald Trump last Friday, September 21, signed into law the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, a three-part package called a “minibus” at a signing ceremony at VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System in Las Vegas, Nevada. The legislation accounts for dredging activities in harbors and channels, important infrastructure […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    IHC Beaver 1600 cutter suction dredger, named Jarraafu 2, has been deployed to the Maafinolhu Airport Reclamation Project, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) said in their latest announcement.   Equipped with a 550mm discharge pipe, the vessel has a maximum dredging depth of 14m and is able to dredge 300m³/h. During this $4.1 million […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Council for Dredging & Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS), a subset of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), is holding its quarterly meetings with industry stakeholders and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  Earlier this week, the CDMCS Pipeline Task Force huddled for several hours discussing a path forward on pipeline safety. The dredging workload […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom, attended a special ceremony last week, held to mark the completion of the Lh. Kurendhoo Coastal Protection Project. The main components of the project included dredging of 3,740m³ of material from the Kurendhoo coastal area and construction of 220m revetment, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom, officially inaugurated Lh. Naifaru harbor project today, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) said in its latest announcement.  The main components of the Naifaru harbor project, conducted by MTCC, included: dredging of 53.396m³ of material; construction of 748m of quay wall construction of 353m long […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Xin Hai Feng, owned by CHEC Dredging Co., Ltd., conducted a rescue mission in the Port City Colombo’s outer breakwater area last week. Two fishermen, aged 64 and 57, had gone deep sea fishing in a rented boat on the 14th of July and had run into trouble when the engine […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Broads Authority has just released a video of the maintenance dredging activities the authority is conducting on the Broadland rivers. In this short video filmed near Stokesby on the River Bure, dredged sediment is being used to strengthen the floodbank which protects the land behind from high water levels. The reeded edge of the […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    In order to ensure safe shipping in Cockburn Sound, Fremantle Ports announced last week that it is about to begin a maintenance dredging campaign of the Success and Parmelia channels. According to the company, this campaign will remove approximately 80,000m³ of sediment from five areas within the channels. The scheme forms part of the ongoing long-term […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sh. Kanditheem Harbor was officially inaugurated on Monday, July 2, by Yameen Abdul Gayoom, the President of the Maldives, at a special ceremony held at Sh. Kanditheem during his visit to Sh. Atoll. The state funded project was awarded to Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) for $3.3 million. According to the MTCC’s latest […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Plans to construct flood walls at an industrial estate in Mytholmroyd to provide better protection for both businesses and residents have been approved by Calderdale Flood Recovery and Resilience Partnership Board, reports the Environment Agency. They have given the go ahead for walled defenses at Greenhill Industrial Estate as part of the £30m Mytholmroyd Flood […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     Jan De Nul Group has just presented a video of the remediation works in Oskarshamn harbor basin in Sweden. In the past, a copper production site and battery factory discharged their contaminated waste water into the sea, resulting in the whole harbor basin becoming contaminated with heavy metals, PCBs and dioxins. As shipping continues […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Co., LLC, of Quincy, Massachusetts, has won a $6.5 million Jacksonville Harbor maintenance dredging contract, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in their latest announcement.  According to USACE, these operations include maintenance dredging of Cut-7 through Cut -45, Cut-55, Cut-G, and the Lower Terminal Channel, in Duval County. “Work […]

  • 25 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations have moved from Borrow Area A and into the south end of the Sailfish Point Navigation channel, reports the Martin County. According to the County, the project is in the final phase of operations in the channel and all dredge equipment will be moved out of the Sailfish Point Navigation channel and into the […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives’ Ministry of Environment and Energy has awarded Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) a 6.8 million contract for the Thilafushi land reclamation works – part of the Waste Management Project of Male’ Region. The agreement was signed yesterday by Thoriq Ibrahim, the Minister of Environment and Energy, and Krik Riza, the deputy managing director of MTCC, at […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first Gravity Based Foundation for the offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak was installed in Denmark this weekend, marking another milestone in this project, Jan De Nul said in its latest release.  It concerns a 8,000 tonnes GBF which was floated off the semisubmersible barge and towed to the installation location, where the heavy lift […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) has once again been selected as the contractor for the City of Cocoa Beach Renourishment project. According to the city’s latest update, GLDD will next week begin the renourishment operations. “Projected construction dates are January 25 through the end of March.” “Seven miles of the 9.4 mile North Reach (Port […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) has won a contract to carry out the $13.9 million maintenance dredging works at the Cochin Port for the year 2017-18, the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) said in their latest announcement.  In August 2017, the Cochin Port Trust announced tender for the 2017-18 maintenance dredging program, which is one of […]

  • 23 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterking, a Dutch company involved in the production of amphibious excavators, is ending the year 2017 with two orders. The first order is from a customer in Hungary. This company purchased a complete dredging set, which contains modular pontoons, end pontoons complete with spud poles and an excavator. “The excavator on the modular pontoons will […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Mandaue City has bought its first amphibious machine to dredge the silted Butuanon River and Mahiga Creek, the SunStar Cebu reports.  According to Mandaue City Mayor, Luigi Quisumbing, this machine will go to any river or stream, but primarily in Butuanon River and Mahiga Creek, without needing a place to park because it will […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dare County (NC) has just released highlights from the Board of Commissioners November 20 meeting. At the meeting, the Board approved a reimbursement resolution presented by Finance Director David Clawson for debt issuance related to the Nags Head Beach Nourishment maintenance project. The resolution states the County’s intention to proceed with the project, issue the […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) said in their latest release that the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Breughel arrived in Yuzhny yesterday, getting ready to remove 411,238 cubic meters of material from the city port areas.  Earlier this year, USPA signed a contract with Novadeal LTD, a subsidiary of the DEME Group, based on the results […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and U.S. Representatives Sean Patrick Maloney, Paul Tonko, Nita Lowey, Carolyn Maloney, Jerrold Nadler and Eliot Engel wrote to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week calling on Administrator Scott Pruitt to initiate further dredging to clean up PCBs in the […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan yesterday inaugurated the capital dredging work that will take place along ‘Daudkandi-Homna-Ramkrishnapur’ river routes. According to the minister, the government will soon set up a modern river port at Daudkandi. He also said that the country’s rivers have been losing their navigability due to negligence of the previous governments, “but the […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Goshen Board of Public Works and Safety, at its Monday afternoon meeting, approved contract for the Phase II of the Goshen Dam Pond dredging project. During the meeting, board members unanimously approved $1.1 million contract with Michigan-based Grow America dredging company to begin work on the Phase II of the dredging project. According to Elkhart River Restoration […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) said in their latest announcement that a significant amount of rock excavation and dredging works will take place in the Kwai Tsing Container Basin during the following weeks. The works, set to last approximately 3 months, will be carried out by one drilling barge and one backhoe barge, one grab […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The annual Oceanside Harbor dredging project is underway, with Manson Construction Company having moved its equipment to the site and begun the process of assembling the pipeline that will transport material from the harbor’s entrance to points south along Oceanside’s beach. Dredging operations are scheduled to begin today, USACE said in its latest announcement. The […]