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  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Nwakama Dredge Nigeria Limited has successfully completed construction of the largest cutter suction dredger ever made in Nigeria. The new 18″/16″ dredger comes with a ladder length of 22 meters, crew living room with amenities, kitchen, spud pillars and inbuilt capacity to hold 33,000 liters of diesel. At the moment, the CSD is receiving finishing touches at the Ascot […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nwakama Dredge Nigeria Limited is building the largest cutter suction dredger ever made in Nigeria. With more than thirteen years of experience in fabricating dredges of all sizes, Nwakama Dredge is now working on the Nigeria’s biggest CSD, the second order from the same buyer. The first CSD is already doing some reclamation work for the owner. The new dredger […]

  • 13 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 7-13).   Ravestein Builds World’s Largest Backhoe for Boskalis The new backhoe dredger Magnor, currently being built for Boskalis by Ravestein, will be the largest and most efficient backhoe dredger in the world.   Nigeria’s Largest Cutter Suction Dredger Completed […]

  • 30 August 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Dredger “Mahury” Launched The launching ceremony of the 1.840 m³ twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger “MAHURY” took place at MTG Dolphin Shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, on August 10, 2015.   Port Saint John Capital Dredging on the Way Recent funding announcements from the Canadian and New […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Plans to have the Nawi Island Marina operational by May 2020 has received a major boost with the involvement of the Fiji Navy and its Hydrographic Unit. The Fiji hydrographic office is the national charting agency and is responsible for the conduct of hydrographic surveys. The office will be sending out a team to Savusavu […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Dredging is the foundation of almost all maritime infrastructure projects and addresses a broad range of society’s economic, social and environmental needs. Waterborne transport has been proven time and time again to be economically viable and environmentally preferable to overland transport. Nonetheless, few ports are naturally deep and most modern ports, given the increasing size […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Department of Transport (DoT) has completed its latest maintenance dredging campaign at Lancelin (WA) – ensuring safe navigation and access to Lancelin Jetty and wider local beaches this spring. DoT Maritime Executive Director Steve Jenkins said that the $600,000 three-month project had been completed on time and on budget with the help of the […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Dredge CURRITUCK is in Ocean City, Md., for a sand bypassing operation to Assateague Island National Seashore (ASIS). The dredge is scheduled to work in the area for about a month, and will be removing material from in and around the channel, with an emphasis on the ebb and […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Business development

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has officially started the dredging operations under the scope of the harbor development project in Rakeedhoo island of Vaavu atoll. In their official statement, MTCC revealed the progress of the Rakeedhoo harbor development project of which the dredging component started today. Under the scope of the project, MTCC […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The ongoing closure of the Dorena-Hickman Ferry is expected to continue through Saturday, July 25, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said in their latest announcement.  The ferry – which connects Kentucky 1354 at Hickman with Missouri Route A and Route 77 near Dorena across the Mississippi River – has been closed since July 12, when a hose blew in […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. recently shared a video of the ongoing Baltimore Harbor maintenance dredging operations. The work is part of the regular maintenance of the multiple channels that go from the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia all the way into Baltimore Harbor. Each year, the Maryland Department of Transportation Port […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    MidCoast Council, NSW, Australia, has just announced that their dredging operations in the Lower Myall River are progressing according to schedule with 27,000 cubic metres of sand removed from the eastern channel so far. The contractor, Dredging Solutions Pty Ltd, is now one month in to the 27 week project that will remove a total […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dredging of two of Coonabarabran’s main water sources has recently been completed, informs the Warrumbungle Shire Council, NSW. “The ‘Poundyard Weir’ in Namoi Street and Timor Dam, Coonabarabran were both dredged by a contractor throughout June,” said Warrumbungle Shire Council Mayor, Councillor Denis Todd. “These sites are main water sources for the township of Coonabarabran […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has been following the Government’s advisory measures with regard to limiting the spread of the virus. To comply with these regulations, IADC has decided to postpone its 2020 Seminars on Dredging and Reclamation. In 2020, IADC had planned 1 seminar in Delft […]

  • 31 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has just announced the completion of maintenance dredging project in Wells Harbor, Maine. According to the Corps, the trailing suction hopper dredge Currituck worked in Wells Harbor from July 6 to July 17, 2020. The aim of this maintenance dredging project was to increase the navigability […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – and the Port of Amsterdam have just released the Summer 2020 Construction Update. The following activities are scheduled for the coming months: the connection of the lock sill to the lock gate chamber of the inner head; […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has received a permit application from the town of Truro for proposed work in Eagle Neck Creek and adjacent wetlands at Old County Road, Truro. The proposed project to restore salt marsh surrounding Eagle Neck Creek contains three elements: the replacement of existing culverts under Old […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The long-awaited Fawn Lake dredging project is scheduled to start in the following days, the Town of Bedford, Massachusetts, said in their latest announcement. The Town has contracted with Dredgit Corp. to dredge the pond and to reconstruct the outlet dam at Springs Road. The work includes hydraulic wet dredging of the bottom sediments to […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    With dredging work now complete to increase water depth at Market Slip, the City of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, now has increased dock space for small pleasure crafts to drop anchor on the Port Saint John side of Reversing Falls.  As of Friday afternoon, July 17, the docks have been set in the water, […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    American Construction Company, contracted by the Army Corps, has started maintenance dredging operations in the Coos Bay harbor from River Miles twelve to fifteen. According to the Port of Coos Bay, maintenance dredging work will be performed continuously, 24 hours per day and 7 days per week, and is scheduled to be completed October 31, […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The State of Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has just released the latest update on their Ala Wai Canal dredging project, saying that in order to reduce nighttime impacts of the dredging work, DLNR is changing work hours, effective immediately. The $21 million dredging and canal improvements project started last October and not only involves dredging accumulated silt […]

  • 3 August 2020

    Emily Twiggs, Senior Project Scientist, EOMAP Australia https://www.linkedin.com/in/emily-twiggs-796989b5/ www.eomap.com https://www.portandcoastalsolutions.com https://nqbp.com.au EOMAP applies its satellite-derived turbidity monitoring capabilities to dredging programs run by the North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP). Turbidity plumes are stirred-up sediment which can be transported long distances by currents. Understanding the full spatial and temporal variability of turbidity, whether from natural […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    About 110,000 cubic metres of sand will be dredged from the Tweed River entrance to maintain a clear channel for safer boating starting next week, Transport for NSW reports. Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said that the dredging of one of the most dynamic channels in Australia has happened annually since 2001 as a joint […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Eyemouth Harbour Trust, Scotland, has just announced the beginning of dredging operations in the harbour area. According to the official notice released by the Trust, the dredging works will be conducted by the contractor – Shearwater Dredging. The dredging is set to take place at the entrance, canyon, Gunsgreen basin and the inner harbour basin, […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Port Authority of Rijeka, Croatia, has signed a contract for the execution of works within the project “Improvement of infrastructure in the port of Rijeka – dredging of the south berth at Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (POR2CORE-AGCT dredging). The contract includes works on dredging the seabed in the length of 100 m along the […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The House Appropriations Committee yesterday passed legislation that included more than $80 million in federal funding to protect Maryland’s environment and keep commerce moving through the Chesapeake Bay and Baltimore Harbor. The Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2021 now moves to the full U.S. House of Representatives for consideration. “The Chesapeake […]