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  • 6 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Indiana Harbor dredging is underway and will continue through the fall of 2020, the USACE Chicago District reports. Equally important, this work is a continuation of the dredging that stopped in 2019 for the winter season. According to USACE, Kokosing Construction Company and O’Brien and Gere will dredge approximately 200,000 CY in 2020. The project […]

  • 25 March 2013

    A fact-finding mission to Panama by representatives of the Terrebonne Parish Economic Development Authority (TEDA) and the Port of Terrebonne has resulted in potentially positive news for the region’s economy. TEDA Chief Executive Officer Steve Vassallo said the goal of the trip – conducted March 16-18 – was to determine how Terrebonne Parish and surrounding […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday sent a letter to President Donald Trump detailing a list of high priority coastal protection infrastructure projects to be considered under the president’s executive order, Expediting Environmental Reviews and Approvals for High Priority Infrastructure Projects. Governor Edwards has proposed that the following five integrated coastal protection infrastructure projects for […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Peel Ports today announced it has commenced the procurement phase for the construction of its new deep-water container terminal at the Port of Liverpool. It was also revealed that the landmark terminal, which will bring some of the world’s largest container ships to the Mersey, will be branded Liverpool 2 – and will be open […]

  • 24 January 2011

    Dubai state-owned developer Nakheel is being sued by a marine services company that paid for the rights to run ferry services to and between… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, January 24, 2011;

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded one of the three remaining construction contracts for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project, a massive Everglades restoration project in Okeechobee and Highlands counties. The $26.13 million Reach 2 Backfill construction contract was awarded to J.E. McAmis from Chico, California, on August 5. The contract involves […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Global design firm Stantec has been awarded more than $35 million in assignments for planning and preliminary design of a multi-mission dry dock and other upgrades at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) in Kittery, Maine. The projects represent tasks under Stantec’s $60 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract for multi-discipline waterfront architect-engineering services for the Naval Facilities Engineering […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday announced that more than 612,000 cubic yards of river bottom sediment contaminated with PCBs were removed from the upper Hudson River during 2013, exceeding the annual goal of 350,000 cubic yards for this historic dredging project. This is similar to the amount dredged in 2012 when more than 650,000 […]

  • 29 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VIDEO: Brisbane Land Reclamation Program Moves Ahead (Australia) Charles Darwin, a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), used for dredging loose material such as sand, clay or gravel, recently arrived to Brisbane.   Ukraine: ASU Introduces Strategy for Development of Seaports Water Areas The Administration of Seaports of Ukraine (ASU) is drafting measures for technical upgrade […]

  • 20 July 2012

    Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez released the following statement regarding the President’s announcement that PortMiami’s Deep Dredge Project is one of seven U.S. seaport infrastructure improvements of “national significance” and will be expedited by federal agencies overseeing the projects. “Miami-Dade County has been ahead of the curve in making major infrastructure improvements to its […]

  • 20 September 2012

    National water agency Public Utilities Board (PUB) has announced it will be enhancing flood protection at the Bukit Timah area. To achieve that, the PUB plans to widen and deepen the Bukit Timah 1st Diversion Canal. According to channelnewsasia.com, this flood protection project will increase drainage capacity in the Upper Bukit Timah catchment by about […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took an active part in a lot of projects all over the world in the third quarter of 2016. During this time frame, the Chinese company supplied a significant amount of shipbuilding parts to the […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    UniSite Group, a Chinese company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took an active part in a lot of projects all over the world in the second quarter of 2016. In this time frame, UniSite supplied a significant amount of shipbuilding parts to the dredging companies, such as […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has been awarded a 5-year contract by the Comision Administradora del Rio de la Plata (CARP), for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Martin Garcia channel. This contract carries a total value for the 50/50 joint venture with DEME of approximately EUR 110 million and signing is expected to take place in the coming […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Engr. Adebowale Akinsanya, yesterday provided an update on one of the most ambitious real estate developments in Africa – the Eko Atlantic City project in Lagos. Engr. Akinsanya spoke about the project at the Y2016 Ministerial Press Briefing of the Lagos State Government at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Center, Alausa, in commemoration […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Although an official tender for the project has not been conducted, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he is in talks with representatives from the companies that will carry out the Kanal Istanbul project. According to a Turkish media, the Kanal Istanbul project will be built on the European side of the city, connecting the Black […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of the Kingston Harbour, as part of the Government’s Global Logistics Hub development, is awaiting selection of an approved bidder, who will manage operations at the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT). This was stated by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ), Professor Gordon Shirley, at the opening of a […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, has announced that the work to remove silt deposits from the interior of the Mill Creek Project diversion dam is now underway. The project started Monday, Aug. 13, and includes removal of approx 350 cubic yards of silt deposits from the interior of the Mill Creek Project diversion dam, […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division from out-going commander Maj. Gen. William H. Graham during a ceremony at Fort Hamilton on July 20.  The U.S. Army’s 54th Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officiated and performed the symbolic transfer of the division colors […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Belle Fourche Irrigation District will be performing dredging of the South Canal intake structure this summer. Dredging, that was supposed to begin in the middle of August, will continue through the end of the year, or until work is completed. Work will be performed daily between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. “South Canal Outlet […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach has just announced that the Cherry Grove canals dredging scheme will be paused during the holidays, from December 22-29. Dredging operations, conducted by Orion Marine’s two dredgers, are projected to resume on December 30 or 31. “Some property owners along the canals to be dredged should be on the lookout […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that they will begin armoring the east side of the Kissimmee River embankment (Canal 37)  between Lakes Hatchineha and Kissimmee in January 2018. The armoring construction, part of the Kissimmee River Restoration project, will span approximately 18 months. “Navigation will remain open during construction; however, a […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The water level behind the Rochester Dam on the Fox River in the village of Rochester, Racine County, will be lowered for the 2014-2015 fall and winter season in order to complete proposed dredging in Wind Lake and Goose Lake Branch Canals. The controlled drawdown will begin on or about October 1, 2014, and the […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first pile for a new seawall was sunk yesterday in Jakarta, Indonesia, marking the start of work on a major coastal protection project on the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD) project, which is aimed at countering the effects of soil subsidence and rising sea levels. The project was made possible in part by […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection has partnered with Drew University and the Lake Hopatcong Foundation on the first ever comprehensive GIS survey of docks on state-owned Lake Hopatcong, which is the state’s largest lake, Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday.  The collected data will aid the DEP in enforcing dock regulations and making decisions on permit […]

  • 25 November 2013

    The European Dredging Association EuDA celebrated its 20th anniversary. Mr Siim Kallas, Commission Vice-President and Commissioner for Transport & Mobility, opened the Anniversary conference with a keynote address highlighting the importance of the waterborne infrastructures for Transport Policy and the European economy as a whole. He also insisted on the key role the European Dredgers […]