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  • 20 May 2020
  • 20 May 2020

    Here you can report dredging and port construction news items such as project news, company news, product news and ship deliveries.

  • 20 May 2020
  • 2 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    With the 2019 dredging season now behind us, Dredging Today presents a recap of the most popular stories from the past year.   Colombo Port City Land Reclamation Project Complete China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has completed the majority of dredging and land reclamation works for the Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port City Project.   $1.36 Billion Ghasha […]

  • 2 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    With the 2018 dredging season now behind us, Dredging Today presents a recap of the most popular stories from the past year.   Tuas Terminal Phase 2 Reclamation Project Awarded The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), at today’s Maritime Technology Conference (SMTC), awarded a contract worth approximately $1.1 billion for the Tuas Terminal […]

  • 1 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As we enter the New Year, Dredging Today is bringing you a recap of the most popular stories from 2017.   Boskalis Part of Dover Western Docks Revival Project The first stage of the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is now officially underway. The port recently appointed this £115 million […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Under the auspices of the Russian Ministry of Transport and the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport of Russia (Rosmorrechflot), the Fourth International Forum of Dredging Companies will be held in Moscow on 15 February 2017. The event is organized by Media-Group PortNews in partnership with FSUE Rosmorport and International Association of Dredging Companies […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced revised and renewed nationwide permits (NWPs) necessary for work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States. The new NWPs will take effect March 19, 2017, and replace the existing permits, which expire on March 18, 2017. “Our nationwide permits are an important tool in encouraging […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular news articles from the past year.   World’s First LNG-Powered TSHD Minerva Hits the Water The launch ceremony of DEME’s 3,500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Minerva took place on December 3 at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands.   Van der Kamp […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group, a Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering company, opened its new office in Bremen, Germany yesterday. Since last year, DEME is consolidating all German activities in Bremen and the office serves as the regional headquarters for the company’s operations in Germany. For almost 50 years, different companies of the DEME Group have been active […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To strengthen the competitiveness of the Port of Abidjan, the Ivory Coast authorities have undertaken an ambitious infrastructure development project. The project will cost around $1.12 billion, and 85% of this budget will be provided by China. This capital expansion scheme will include the enlargement/deepening of the Vridi Canal and the construction of the second container […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and Plaquemines Parish Government recently signed a Project Partnership Agreement for construction of the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Program. The project will use sediment obtained from operation and maintenance of the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge to the Gulf of Mexico project for […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME Group has just published the latest photos of its trailing suction hopper dredgers ‘Zeeland’ and ‘Piet Hein’, working on the Waddenzee dredging scheme in the Netherlands. These works comprise the deepening and/or maintenance of the navigation channels and ports located in the mentioned area. The Survey department carries out daily soundings and processes all […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just announced that after 62 days of work their hopper dredger McFarland successfully completed emergency dredging operations on the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River. The ‘Mac’, one of four oceangoing hopper dredgers owned and operated by the Army Corps, was called upon because high stages […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a temporary emergency drought barrier at West False River in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is nearing completion about two weeks sooner than anticipated, according to the Department of Water Resources (DWR). The barrier now spans the approximately 750-foot-wide river between Jersey and Bradford islands and blocks salt water that tidal action attempts to push eastward from […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Groh Dredging and Marine Construction of Wisconsin is entering the final phase of the Boone’s Landing dredging project. So far, approximately 75% of the dredging works have been completed. The company is dredging an area 150 feet long and 100 feet wide at the boat ramp. The work will remove 2 to 4 feet of silt […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The fifth phase of the North Topsail Beach Shoreline Protection Project is well under way with Norfolk Dredging performing the work. Construction works on the project started in late 2014 near 3588 Island Drive with the aim to reach the Surf City line. Sand for this restoration project was taken offshore of North Topsail Beach and pumped onto the beach via […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The keel laying event for the 1,840 m3 trailing suction hopper dredger took place at MTG Dolphin Shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, on 22nd of April, 2015. The vessel, being built under yard number BN802 by order of Royal IHC for Dutch Dredging, will be delivered in late autumn of 2015. She is a standardized twin screw trailing […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The long awaited beach replenishment project for the southern end of Ocean City has officially started. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, the contractor for the project, started pumping sand around 1:45 Thursday afternoon. Ocean City will receive approximately 1.6 million cubic yards of sand on approximately 2.6 miles of beach between 36th and 59th […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    FSUE Rosmorport’s dredger, the ‘Artemiy Volynskiy’ has been mobilized to the Volga-Caspian Canal where the vessel is eliminating after-effects of an recent storm. The company’s Astrakhan Branch last week started a maintenance dredging operation to resolve the shallowing of the Volga-Caspian Seaway Canal that was caused by heavy storms from 28-31 March 2015. At present, the ‘Artemiy Volynskiy’ […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, a company specialized in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has recently attended the twelfth bi-annual Offshore Mediterranean Conference (OMC 2015) in Ravenna, Italy. The three-day conference hosted a number of technical sessions, with a special attention given to the latest developments in […]

  • 29 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Dredging Suez Canal, has posted on its official facebook page the latest photos of the New Suez Canal dredging program.  The project was launched by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish in the presence of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on 5 August 2014. This scheme is part of […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    There was a lot going on in the Bandon boat basin this week where the Port of Bandon Harbormaster Bob Shammot, together with employees from the Port of Brookings Harbor and the Port of Astoria, was taking sediment samples for the upcoming dredging project. They were able to successfully complete, during this Wednesday and Thursday, another step in the […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Deputy Emir of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani last month officially started the controlled flooding operations for the new Hamad Port Project. The New Port Project Steering Committee awarded MEDCO (Middle East Dredging Company Q.S.C.) approx. €1 billion contract for the dredging and construction of the approach channel part for […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Suez Canal development program is moving ahead and is scheduled to be completed this August. The opening of the new waterway will almost double the Suez Canal capacity and is expected to increase annual revenues to $13.5 billion by 2023. The project was launched by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Negrini company, specialized in engineering and manufacturing a comprehensive range of grabs and buckets for rope machines and crawler mounted cranes, has been active in the market since 1967. The company’s equipment is very well-known for quality as well as for the very accurate and skillful engineering work; in fact, Negrini supports their clients by analyzing […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME, an international group of specialized companies in the field of capital and maintenance dredging, land reclamation, port infrastructure development, etc. has just released the latest photos from the Onne Port dredging and land reclamation project in Nigeria. The port is located along the Bonny River near Port Harcourt in Rivers State and serves major markets […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Suez Canal development scheme is progressing according to the plan, and is scheduled to be completed this August. The opening of the new waterway will almost double the Suez Canal capacity and is expected to increase annual revenues to $13.5 billion by 2023. The project was launched by the Chairman of the Suez Canal […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) in Dhaka is progressing according to the schedule. Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle last year started the UDDP as a part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). This project comes as a part of recently started 10-year dredging scheme, launched by Dhaka […]