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  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kuwait Coastal & Marine Engineering Conference and Exhibition (4-5 Dec. 2013, Hilton Kuwait Resort) will be the most comprehensive and in-depth supply of technical and practical insight into the planning, design, development and maintenance of coasts, ports and marine structures, the officials announced. This technical event aims to provide a platform for the exchange of […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The Bilbao Port Authority will form part of the extensive business delegation set to accompany the Basque Government on its trade mission to India, the world’s fourth-largest economy and second most-populated nation, with close to 1.2 billion people. The delegation, headed by Basque president Patxi López, will visit Mumbai, Pune, New Delhi and Bangalore from […]

  • 15 August 2012

    Sen. Johnny Isakson, Sen. Saxby Chambliss and Rep. Jack Kingston, all Georgia Republicans, have submitted a request to the Federal officials for the removal of silt at the entrance to the Port of Brunswick. Sen. Isakson said: “We’ve got a buildup now in the area just into the port, under the (Sidney) Lanier bridge. It’s […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following a successful 1st edition of the Latin America Port Expansion Summit in Peru, Lnoppen is ready to host its 2nd edition of the event, this time in Colombia. Its strategic position between the Caribbean and the Pacific make Colombia one of the main countries for port infrastructure and investments, with several new ports being constructed […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Denmark’s Hanstholm Havn has invited bidders to submit their offers for the construction works related to the expansion of the Port of Hanstholm. Due to the high level of activity in and around the port, a new development plan is in the works, Hanstholm Havn said. “The expansion of the port, including basins, hinterland, quay […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Rockingham in Western Australia is set to hold a community stakeholder meeting today on plans for the post-dredging project at the Waikiki Beach Foreshore. The city said that the placement of dredged sand on the beach at Waikiki has created a problem and that the beach needs to be remediated to restore […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Canadian-based dredging company, ECO Technologies announced today that its subsidiary based in Belo Horizonte – ECO Minas Dragagens – has signed a major production contract with Vale Fertilizantes S.A., a subsidiary of Brazilian mining giant Vale S.A. The contract, for which the kick off meeting and official signing took place in Uberaba on Monday, June […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced that registrations are now open for the next CEDA Dredging Days event, set to take place from 9-10 November 2017 at Ahoy Rotterdam in the Netherlands.  To ensure the two days are well spent, the CEDA Technical Committee has organised a packed program which includes 22 peer-reviewed technical […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City officials and ACT Engineers, a firm hired by the city to tackle the severely silted lagoons with long-term dredging strategies, will host two meetings on Saturday, August 20, for residents in areas affected by Ocean City’s 2016 back bay dredging program. This year’s program includes Snug Harbor (between Eighth Street and Revere Place), […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Practical completion of the $3 million Whisper Bay Breakwater and Boat Ramp Project has been achieved, with the facility to be open for public use from Monday, 11 January 2016, according to the Whitsunday Regional Council. Mayor Jenny Whitney said that the civil works for the breakwater and causeway were completed before Christmas, with the site […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Dunkirk has launched the construction of the Flanders Terminal Extension, aimed to ensure that the world’s largest container carriers berth there in all sea conditions. This extension scheme will enable the container terminal operator, as of 2019, to berth two new-generation mega-max container carriers simultaneously. On completion of the works, set for the […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World Australia’s new 30,000 sqm Melbourne terminal expansion, at the former Bentley Chemplax site, was commissioned on Tuesday (15 March 2016), signalling the start of a suite of capital investment projects in 2016-17. The development is the terminal’s largest expansion project since 2010, and represents the first in a series of new investments in […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the dredging work off Pulau Bukom officially began. Dredging works will be carried out by the dredger, “Pandora” which will be held in position by 3 spuds system. There will be a circular safety […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord, Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, completed the dredging operations in the access channel and the maneuvering basins of Beira Port, Mozambique, earlier this month.  Local media reported that the dredging works on this project, which started approximately six months ago, were finished earlier this month. Van Oord used its trailing suction hopper […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kuwait Coastal & Marine Engineering Conference and Exhibition (4-5 Dec. 2013, Hilton Kuwait Resort) will be the most comprehensive and in-depth supply of technical and practical insight into the planning, design, development and maintenance of coasts, ports and marine structures, the officials announced. This technical event aims to provide a platform for the exchange of […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The British Consul General in St. Petersburg Keith Allan, as a part of the working visit to Petrozavodsk, recently visited the Onezhsky Ship Building and Ship Repairing Plant (OSBSRP). During the visit, the consul general met with workers and toured the company’s workshops. In particular, numerically controlled plasma cutting machines and workboats of project ST23WI […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Thames-Coromandel District Council said in their latest announcement that the HMNZS Manawanui will pay a final visit to Whitianga from 30 January to 5 February for ceremonies and parades ahead of its official decommissioning on 23 February at Devonport. The ship will be berthed at the wharf for most of its visit and minor disruption […]

  • 9 July 2012

    According to nctimes.com, a $22.5 million beach replenishment project is just weeks away from its scheduled start date to put sand on many San Diego County beaches, but it’s still uncertain whether the dredging equipment will arrive as scheduled. “Right now, we’re … looking at Aug. 20th as the start date, but I will tell […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging in the shallows of the West Arm of Kootenay Lake was completed in Fall of 2019 to avoid future service changes to the Kootenay Lake Ferry Service, the Government of British Columbia informs. During the works, the crews dredged three shallow areas in the West Arm of Kootenay Lake to ensure the long-term navigational […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Repairs to the Muskegon South Breakwater Connector in Muskegon, Michigan, are currently underway with the initial placement of armor stone on structure’s lakeside, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Detroit District reports.  “Additional armor stone placement, demolition of the structure’s surface and placement of a new concrete cap will take place in the spring,” said […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Joe Parisi, County Executive of Dane County, Wisconsin, said in his latest announcement, that the first phase of our Yahara Chain of Lakes Sediment Removal Project is officially underway. Dredging equipment is now in the water, working between Lakes Monona and Waubesa. “We hope to remove approximately 40,000 cubic yards (or more than 3,000 dump […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The coastal authorities and Thyboron Port, Denmark, have signed the agreement regarding the transfer of dredging responsibility in Thyboron Channel. With this agreement Thyboron Port will take over the dredging responsibility as from the 1st of January 2020. So far, dredging of the channel has been a State responsibility, but, in 2017, the Port of […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations are currently underway on a section of the River Shannon in an effort to reduce the risk of flooding this winter, RTÉ reports.  Waterways Ireland is removing vegetation, silt and debris as part of an ongoing program of maintenance, close to Meelick Weir in Co Galway. Material excavated from the Shannon is being […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has won a contract for construction of the Sh. Komandoo Harbor, one of the inhabited islands of the Shaviyani Atoll Administrative Division, located in the North Miladhummadulhu Atoll in the Maldives. Director General at the Ministry of Planning and Infrastructure, Fathimath Shana Farooq, signed the agreement on […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bridlington Harbor’s new grab dredger, named Gypsey Race, is set to arrive at the harbor during the next week, according to the Yorkshire Coast Radio. The vessel will be used to keep Bridlington Harbor dredged to maintain safe passage for all vessels in and out of the harbor and it is envisaged that the vessel […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The World Bank and the Government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands this week launched two climate change related projects that will increase investments in renewable energy, promote energy efficiency and enhance the country’s resilience to the impacts of climate change. The Marshall Islands is amongst the countries’ most vulnerable to climate change and […]