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  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The USACE’s dredging vessel Hurley is currently at Red Eye Crossing in Baton Rouge, La., conducting maintenance dredging of the waterway. The dredging will be performed to a required depth of 60 feet with a 500 foot wide channel, allowing deep draft vessels to safely navigate the crossing. Richard Miller, the dredger Hurley’s industrial electronics control […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Part of the WWII torpedo was found today by a barge dredging the Portsmouth Harbor ahead of the arrival of HMS Queen Elizabeth next spring. The object was discovered on Hamilton Bank, at the approach to the Portsmouth Harbor, by Boskalis Westminster. The Dutch dredging company has been contracted by the Defense Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to carry […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Tarmac Marine Ltd was fined a total of £130,544.57 last week for failing to properly deal with asbestos within one of their vessels and keeping their crew safe, in a prosecution brought by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency. Tarmac Marine Ltd, who pleaded guilty to the offences, was fined £120,000 by Southampton Magistrates Court and […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) yesterday briefed officials from a variety of local, state, and federal agencies regarding a draft initial operations plan for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, the sediment diversion is key to a long-term sustainable strategy to reduce land loss rates and sustain […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Georgia Ports Authority yesterday welcomed the largest ship ever to call on the Port of Savannah when the ZIM Tianjin docked at Garden City Terminal. “This 10,000-TEU vessel represents the future of U.S.-Asia shipping,” said Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz. “The Tianjin is another example of a growing trend in the […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers anticipates sand placement on Venice Beach to tentatively resume today, weather permitting.  The shore protection project was temporarily delayed by a mechanical problem February 15 that caused the shutdown of dredging operations.  During the dredging operations, the Liberty Island, a trailing suction hopper dredge, received damage to its propellers. […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has announced their monthly project update for the cleanup of lead impacted sediment by hydraulic dredging in the Mill River.   “We are currently in the process of dredging, dewatering the sediment, treating the filtrate water from the dewatering process, and discharging treated water back to the Mill River,” CDEEP stated. […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      An investigation is currently underway after four children drowned while swimming in a section of the Pesanggrahan River in West Jakarta on Sunday. Jakarta Police spokesman Sr. Comr. Rikwanto said the area in which the children, ranging in age from 9 to 13 years, drowned was part of the section being dredged. Police started the […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The launch is part of a recently started 10-year dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. [mappress mapid=”19095″] […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Indian government plans to sell a 5% stake in state-run Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI), the country’s largest dredging company. This move is part of the central government’s efforts to raise revenue as it scrambles to meet part of a near $10 billion share sale target by 31 March, when the current fiscal year […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canadian Dewatering, L.P. and Seair Inc. have executed a Memorandum of Understanding to form a strategic alliance exclusively in Western Canada and the Northwest Territories for selected markets/applications. The collaboration is based on the use of Seair’s unique gaseous diffusion technology which enhances processes currently within Canadian Dewatering’s target markets. Initial targets will focus on […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage approximately 330 miles of shoreline along the Columbia and Yakima rivers within Benton County has been approved by the Washington Department of Ecology. Approval of the locally tailored program puts the final stamp on a significant effort that increases protection and restoration of wildlife habitat and water quality, provides more certainty […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cloud Peak Energy’s Cordero Rojo Mine, located near Gillette, Wyoming, has received the 2015 State of Wyoming Reclamation Award from the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division for the successful restoration of the Belle Fourche River. The award was presented at the Wyoming Mining Association’s Annual Safety and Reclamation Banquet in Cody, Wyoming, […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA); Ranking Member Nick J. Rahall, II (D-WV); Emergency Management Subcommittee Chairman Lou Barletta (R-PA); and Emergency Management Subcommittee Ranking Member Andre Carson (D-IN) introduced the first ever reauthorization of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to improve the Nation’s emergency management capabilities, modernize and strengthen critical […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The North-West Basin Branch of FSUE Rosmorport has invited bidders to submit their offers for the St. Petersburg dredging contract. This project will involve the maintenance dredging of the Saint-Petersburg seaway canal and within water area of the Passenger Port of St. Petersburg. According to the company’s press center, the initial price of this dredging contract […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sediment researchers may have cracked a key to early recognition of coral stress by observing mucous build-up in response to dredge related sediment. The research undertaken as part of the Western Australian Marine Science Institution’s Dredging Science Node found that colonies of the massive stony coral Porites, located off Barrow Island, produced mucous sheets that […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Folkestone seafront site has seen a buzz of activity recently with the GRAHAM Construction Civil Engineering team continuing to make excellent progress with the dredging and level raising well underway. The company reported recently that the project team has adopted an innovative approach in relation to beach nourishment. “The necessary materials are being extracted […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) recently received an application for maintenance dredging works that will take place at the Royal Yacht Squadron. The area to be dredged includes the complete basin and approaches up to the fairway boundary. The final dredge level will be to approximately 2.5m below chart datum (CD) with the exception of the innermost area […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    WM Plant Hire, a Bridgnorth-based company that operates one of the largest fleet of long reach excavators in the UK, has just released a video about the River Parrett maintenance dredging scheme. The project used a wide range of long reach excavators to dredge a 2.5 km stretch of the River Parrett in Somerset. Work was carried […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Arab National Bank (ANB) and Huta Marine Works have inked a loan agreement in the amount of $692.8 million, under which ANB will finance the construction and development of the King Abdullah Port project in Saudi Arabia. According to Robert Eid, managing director and CEO, “This deal is part of the bank’s continuous efforts to establish a distinctive footprint in […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Malaysia’s Federal Government has approved another $82.25 million in funding for Suria Capital Holdings Bhd’s Sapangar Bay container port expansion program, which raises the cost of the entire project to $280 million, according to Deal Street Asia. This approval for the increase in funding from the federal government came following a recommendation by the Value […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) has been recognized at the Lloyd’s List Australian Shipping and Maritime Industry Awards in Sydney on 19 November 2015 for its ground-breaking Tidal Model Project. The esteemed annual event recognizes success and achievements by the Australian maritime industry. PPA’s Tidal Model Project won the Logistics and Supply Excellence Award. The award […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The shoreline restoration and channel dredging project at the Apollo Beach Nature Preserve is underway. The $1.525 million project is a cooperative partnership between the Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department and the Apollo Beach Waterway Improvement Group, Inc., a Florida non-profit organization. The project will relieve channel silting and mitigate beach erosion. The […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first project to investigate the role of biological processes on the future evolution of the UK coastline is expected to produce valuable insights that will shape coastal protection policy. This project, called BLUE-coast, is led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) alongside nine partner organisations. The research will improve the ability to accurately predict […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The scope of dredging work at the Ukrainian seaports, conducted from the beginning of 2016, exceeded 4 million m³, the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) said in its latest announcement. Dredging operations have been completed at the inner harbor of Mariupol Port and 505.000m³ of dredged material were removed. Maintenance dredging in the approach channel to […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mekong Water Technology Innovations Institute (Mekong Water Innovation) has proposed piloting a soil bank model for better management of canal dredging and for generating revenue from dredged soil in the Mekong Delta region. Trinh Cong Van, director of the Institute, said at a conference on solutions to climate change adaptation in the Mekong Delta […]