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  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Half of the River Aire at Crown Point Weir has been blocked off this week to allow the installation of a movable weir as part of Phase 1 of Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme. The Environment Agency has worked with Leeds City Council and other partners to develop Phase 1 which comprises a combination of flood […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SediCon, a supplier of sediment handling solutions, has signed a contract with Norwegian stated owned Statkraft for the delivery of the dredging equipment to the Devoll Hydropower plant in Albania. The Devoll River is 15km long and a 390 mill m3 reservoir. The river carries large sediment loads and the reservoir is expected to lose […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    All parties contesting the State election should listen to the majority of Queenslanders who want the Great Barrier Reef protected from fast-tracked industrialization, including mega port expansion, dredging and dumping, announced Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). AMCS said the protection of the global icon and the $6 billion tourism industry that relies on it could prove […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work has started on a major dredging program to deepen Largs Yacht Haven and accommodate deeper drafted vessels. The contract is being carried out by Land and Water Services Ltd and is expected to take two months until the beginning of March. This is the first time since the Largs harbor was built in 1984 […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Comanco Environmental, an environmental and civil construction company specializing in the construction of containment facilities, recently wrapped up construction on a Dredge Basin Liner Containment project in Melbourne, FL. Over 1.35 million SF of 40-mil smooth HDPE geomembrane was installed across two basins and a clarifying pond. In addition, 600 LF of HDPE embed on […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Recently completed dredging of the Crown Bay in St. Thomas, allowed for the first time a Solstice-class cruise ship to berth along the Austin “Babe” Monsanto Marine Terminal. On Wednesday, the Celebrity Silhouette was berthed along the northern side of the pier, thanks to dredging work that increased the depth of the terminal. This was announced by the Virgin Islands […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Tampa Bay has approved a public-private partnership agreement with four other entities to divvy up who will pay for a $60 million widening and extension of the Big Bend Channel. The strategic partners include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Tampa Electric Co. and Mosaic Co. The port’s […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging operations at the Napier Port’s shipping channel are currently underway, the Coastguard Hawke’s Bay announced. This dredging project, being undertaken by the trailing suction hopper dredger MV Pelican, started on June 26 and will last approximately two weeks. Disposal of dredged material will take place at both the inshore and offshore disposal areas. Which disposal area will be […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jawaharlal Nehru Port, India’s No.1 container terminal, has already started the Phase­ II Dredging Project on its 33.54 km long navigational channel. The port has successfully completed the Phase I Dredging Project in April 2014, including the deepening and widening works on the existing channel for accommodating vessels of +6000 TEU. This second phase will allow bigger […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In cooperation with Dutch dredging contractor Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., HollandMT has successfully completed the field testing program of the Solar Powerpack at the IJmuiden ship lock expansion project. In this dredging project, the Solar Powerpack was engaged 24/7 and provided hydraulic power to sand-fill valves in the TSHD dredge disposal area. “Demands for Green-technology in […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 10 months, marine works involving dredging operations, removal of breakwater and piling works will be carried out inside Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter. The works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including one grab dredger, two hopper barges, two derrick barges and three tugboats, according to the […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Dublin Port Company (DPC) is about to begin the 2017 Maintenance Dredging of the port’s navigation channel and berthing pockets. According to the port, the dredging is expected to begin tomorrow, 14th September 2017, in order to re-establish the ruling depth of -7.8m Chart Datum. “The maintenance dredging campaign will be undertaken in accordance with the conditions as […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Infor, the industry cloud company, today announced that Boskalis, a provider of dredging and maritime solutions, has selected Infor CloudSuite™, a fully integrated, cloud-based solution suite delivering leading-edge core ERP, integration, social, and analytic capabilities. Boskalis has transitioned over the last years from a dredging company to an integrated maritime service provider. Infor CloudSuite will […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Studies have found that container throughput in Hong Kong will continue to grow in the coming years, and it is necessary to enhance the capacity of existing container terminals and related infrastructures to cope with the growth. The Study on the Strategic Development Plan for Hong Kong Port 2030 and the Preliminary Feasibility Study for […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Wells dredging project is scheduled for Monday, September 22, 2014. The port’s dredger “Kari Hege” will be engaged in dredging operations in the main channel north of number 4 buoy, between buoys 2 and 4. All material dredged from these areas will be placed on the berm which is marked by the port […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Storms around the UK in December 2013 caused significant damage to a number of coastal structures. Among these were flood defence embankments in Teesside and Lincolnshire. ARC-Boats, innovative remote control survey boats produced by HR Wallingford in partnership with the Environment Agency, were deployed at both locations to assess the extent of the damage to […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to monitor and improve the health of North Queensland waterways from the rivers to the Reef was launched in Mackay today. Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Michael Roche, who was at the launch, said that the QRC was proud to be a financial contributor to get off the ground the […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    NORTH Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has just announced that the Port of Weipa maintenance dredging project is officially underway. NQBP added that dredging will also be completed at Amrun on behalf of Rio Tinto. According to the announcement, the dredging work will be underway until 17 July. Dredge vessels TSHD Brisbane and Oranje will […]

  • 19 March 2014

    Louisiana’s congressional delegation has managed to collect additional $4.5 million for the Houma Navigation Canal dredging, reports Houma Today. The Houma Navigation Canal, which provides navigable access from the Gulf of Mexico to the GIWW, the Port of Houma, and other small ports along the canal, is in need of dredging because sediment buildup has […]

  • 17 July 2012

    The Association of Bay Area Governments and the Coastal Sediment Management Workgroup invite the public to provide input on a Coastal Regional Sediment Management Plan being developed for Fort Point, San Francisco, to Point San Pedro, Pacifica, at two identical meetings to be held in July, 2012. “Regional sediment management” refers to sand. These meetings […]

  • 10 December 2012

    The long awaited dredging project on the Hussain Sagar Lake officially began last week, reports thehindu.com. The dredging program is only a part of the Hussain Sagar Lake and Catchment Area Improvement Project. This very important project has been launched by the Chief Minister, N. Kiran Kumar Reddy, and will take place at three areas: […]

  • 11 January 2012

    Township engineer Paul Dietrich said Weeks Marine will finish the state park area at the north end of Strathmere and begin pumping sand …   (shorenewstoday) [mappress] Source: shorenewstoday, January 11, 2012;

  • 2 April 2010

    BELLEDUNE – A steady stream of heavy truck traffic, each one filled to the brim with goods destined for who knows’ where, flows through the gate to the Port of Belledune, down toward the choppy waters of the Bay of Chaleur… [mappress] Source:nbbusinessjournal,April 2,2010;

  • 8 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    North Carolina’s congressional delegation members have addressed President Obama seeking the money for dredging the Wilmington Harbor. The funding would also include renourishment of Brunswick County beaches and Bald Head Island. According to the Sand Management Plan outlined by the Army Corps of Engineers, it is necessary to distribute sand to the beach communities in […]

  • 19 September 2012

    The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) has announced that rainy season would hit Jakarta this October. Head of Water Resources Maintenance for East Jakarta Water Management Public Works Sub-Department, Sunarto, stated that his department supports the effort to prevent flood by normalizing water channels and dredging wastes and mud in the water channels since […]

  • 17 July 2012

    The IJC is inviting public comment on a report that examines whether the regulation of outflows from Lake Superior might be improved to take into consideration the evolving needs of users on Lakes Superior, Huron, Michigan and Erie. The report also examines the potential future impacts of climate change,dredging, a management strategy to better anticipate […]