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  • 26 May 2011

    The long-awaited Istokpoga canal maintenance dredging project is under way, and residents who live along the canals that are being dredged… (highlandstoday) [mappress] Source: highlandstoday, May 26, 2011;  

  • 28 October 2010

    Laurence Hogg, a member of CanalScape BCN, the Yahoo newsgroup that focuses on the Birmingham Canal Navigations, reports that BW have plans… (waterwaywatch) [mappress] Source: waterwaywatch, October 28, 2010;

  • 23 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Picture of the Day: Utrecht in Besiktas Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Utrecht” has entered Besiktas Shipyard where it will receive some repairs in the shipyard’s dry dock.   Passaic River, Newark Bay Clean-Up Research This summer Portland State University (PSU) Civil and Environmental Engineering professors […]

  • 19 August 2010

    Hubei province in China will invest $5.9bn in the construction of port infrastructure as part of its five-year plan. The project includes the modernisation of Wuhan New Port as a hub in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River. The plan also includes the construction of facilities along the Han River canal and the Three […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Chief Project Advisor of HKND Group, Bill Wild, met in late April with the Nicaraguan Chamber of Construction (CNC) in Managua, presenting latest developments of the Nicaragua Grand Canal Project and cooperation opportunities for the local companies. Over 30 representatives from members companies including Rodrigo Pereira, the President of CNC, attended the meeting. Also present were representatives from the Chamber of […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The National Assembly president stated yesterday that a concession to build a canal across Nicaragua will be awarded to a Chinese company. The company plans to use money from investors around the world to create the $40 billion waterway which will link the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea, reports usnews.com. According to Nicaraguan President Daniel […]

  • 25 May 2012

    As it completes 23 years of existence on Saturday (May 26), Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JN Port) is entering an exciting new phase of development. Despite the project delays due to policymaking constraints and the other impediments that have been impacting the facility, 2011-12 was yet another year of great records for JN Port, according to […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following months of work, the GUPC (Grupo Unidos por el Canal) this week brought to full operability the Third Set of Locks. This means that the operation of the locks has been satisfactorily tested according to the specifications of the Panama Canal Authority. “The project is ready to receive the first ships, proving that it works to […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A celebration to recognize the end of dredging for the Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project was held yesterday as part of the final Community Liaison Group meeting. Bay of Plenty Regional Council Chair Doug Leeder explained that the project had successfully completed the removal and storage of around 35,000m³ of sediment into two containment sites. “This […]

  • 4 January 2011

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) says it expects vessel traffic to rise in 2011, according to media reports. The Panama Canal expansion … (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, January 4, 2011;

  • 13 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

                    LOI Signed for Jakarta’s Giant Sea Wall South Korea, the Netherlands and Indonesia have signed a letter of intent for a study on a joint realization of the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD), also known as the ‘Giant Sea Wall’ project.   Panama Canal Project Enters […]

  • 22 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 15-22)   Largest Ever Mandurah Dredging A record amount of sand has been moved in the annual campaign to provide safe navigation at Mandurah Ocean Entrance and to widen Town Beach.   Jasper Ocean Terminal JV Signed The Georgia […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The new sand is being placed on the west side of Town Neck Beach in Sandwich, Massachusetts, creating what town officials hope will be a dune system that will protect it from the future coastal storms. The Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, the contractor on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project, is taking sand from the […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano presented the Panama Canal Expansion Program during his recent visit to Lamar University, in Beaumont, Texas. During the conference, Quijano highlighted the impact of the Panama Canal Expansion on the U.S. Gulf ports, focusing on those located in Texas. “An important number of the vessels of various segments that […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Martens en Van Oord has won the contract for the construction of fifth lock chamber at Brunsbüttel, Germany, including the earthworks, dredging, coastal and bank protection works on the project. The customer, ARGE Neubau 5. Schleusenkammer Brunsbüttel, formed by three BAM operating companies, has final responsibility for the entire construction of the fifth lock chamber. “Our work will start […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers announced that the Deep Dredge Project contract has been awarded to Great Lakes Dock and Dredge for the deepening of PortMiami’s channel to minus 50/52 feet. Dredging is anticipated to begin in August 2013 and be completed in time for the opening of the expanded Panama Canal in […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The start of the Cherry Grove canals dredging project has been postponed until the fall of 2016. The City postponed the project for one year after learning from its engineering consultants that material from other area dredging projects currently stored in the Tidewater Confined Disposal Facility (CDF) has not de-watered to the point where it […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Halifax Port Authority has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Panama Canal Authority. The Port of Halifax is the first port in Canada to sign an MOU with the Panama Canal Authority. The purpose of the Memorandum of Understanding is to identify business opportunities, increase awareness of the ports, exchange information, and undertake […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has awarded the final construction contract for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project, a massive Everglades restoration project in Okeechobee and Highlands counties. The $17.8 million S-69 Weir and Canal Backfill construction contract was awarded to Herve Cody Contractor from Robbinsville, North Carolina on September 26. The contract involves […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) recently released a draft report for a flood risk management feasibility study and are accepting public comments on the proposal. USACE and NJDEP will host a public workshop on July 29 from 4-7:30 p.m. at the Lambertville Justice Center to […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A Damen cutter suction dredger (CSD) 350 has been delivered from Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, to start work on a canal dredging assignment in the province of Groningen, in the north of the country. In order to execute the project, which involves the extraction of approximately 220,000m³ of sediment from the Winschoterdiep […]

  • 24 January 2014

    The Union Government has decided to take up development of the stretch of 37 Kms of the National Waterway-four (NW-4) between Sholinganallur to Kalpakkam in South Buckingham Canal. Launching the project the Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said that the main components of the project include dredging and excavation to develop navigational channel, construction […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 500,000 cubic yards of muck will be removed from the Grand Canal as part of a $27 million Indian River Lagoon restoration project, Brevard County Board of County Commissioners reports. The dredging operations, expected to take four years to complete, officially started last week. The project entails hydraulic dredging of the Grand Canal system […]

  • 24 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Italdraghe, the Italian dredger builder, has designed a dredging bucket that is ideal for small scale dredging jobs in narrow canals and waterways involving the removal of only a few thousand cubic meters of material. This bucket can be fitted on to either land-based or floating excavators and features a range of additional quick change […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Southwind Construction Corporation, an Indiana-based dredging contractor, will begin dredging operations within the Dismal Swamp Canal near marker No.22 on June 29, 2015. These dredging operations will take place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and the dredger ‘Kristi Joe’ and tender ‘Danny Joe’ will be involved in this dredging project. Floating rubber […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    People in Wiltshire and Berkshire are invited to take a charity boat trip along the scenic Kennet and Avon Canal on Sunday, 25 May. The trips will raise money for vital repairs to the waterway, which was damaged by the torrential weather earlier in the year. These trips, which are being run by the Kennet […]