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  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has decided not to pursue a $2 million project to build an erosion control barrier, called a groin, near the department’s boating access site on Oman Creek, the State of Michigan informs. Instead, the DNR will continue to maintain the boating access site through routine dredging operations, which have […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The extension of the existing harbor for Sh. Komandoo harbor upgrade project is well underway, reports the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC). According to the latest update, current work involves quay wall works and dredging and reclamation of the harbor basin. MTCC also reported that as of now, the project is 31% complete. Overall, […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the Romanian harbor of Galati, certain spots were in urgent need of maintenance dredging. For this dredging project, a Damen DOP dredge package was recently shipped to the site. The Port of Galati is located on the Danube river. Being the second largest port of Romania, the harbor needs regular dredging to keep the […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The first items of the trailing pipe system for the Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 are being shipped from their yard in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, to Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania. This dredger will be used by Hanson Aggregates Marine to extract aggregates in the British Channel and North Sea, aided by a number of […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. recently released a video about the Duqm project which involves the creation of an enormous port area that will house, among other things, a bulk terminal and a refinery. The company is executing this engineering, procurement & construct contract for the Special Economic Zone Authority Duqm. Operations began in 2017 […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis is currently working on the Duqm Liquid Bulk Berth Project, located in the south of Oman. According to Boskalis, this Duqm scheme is breaking records in terms of both productivity and safety. The challenge there can compare in terms of size and complexity with major projects such as Maasvlakte 2 and Gorgon. The project […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Oman Creek boating access site, located on Lake Superior at Little Girls Point, will be closed through Thursday June 13, while an engineering firm conducts offshore soil borings, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said in its latest release.  “This work is part of a site improvement project that is aimed at providing […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation has announced that dredging work on a lagoon adjacent to the Assawoman Canal in Delaware Seashore State Park is set to begin this week.  Preparation operations for the dredging project took place at the site off Town Road near Route 26 in Ocean View, DE. According to DNREC, these […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Hitachi ZX300LC-6 medium excavator is helping a Romanian supplier of high-quality aggregates to dredge materials for use in concrete production from the Argeş River, 30km west of the capital, Bucharest. The Zaxis-6 machine was delivered recently by Hitachi’s authorized local dealer, Utirom Invest Srl (Utirom), and joins another Hitachi excavator (a ZX250LC-3) at the […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is progressing on options to mitigate beach erosion at Flaxmill Bay, as part of a wider program of work to protect the Coromandel coastline, the Thames-Coromandel District Council reports. A combination of king tides and an extreme weather event last July last caused significant erosion at Flaxmill Bay and Cooks Beach, and the council […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    California Congresswoman Julia Brownley yesterday announced $14.8 million in federal funding for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects in Ventura County at Channel Islands Harbor, Ventura Harbor, and the Port of Hueneme, set to strengthen local infrastructure. “Ventura Harbor, Channel Islands Harbor, and the Port of Hueneme are essential drivers of our local economy, and […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Displaying an extensive collection of historical maritime memorabilia, Damen Shipyards Galati has opened an exhibition in the Lower Danube University in the Romanian city of Galati. The exhibition is part of the yard’s 125 year anniversary celebrations that began with the annual Shipbuilder’s Day festivities. The exhibition opened on 1 September with a ceremony attended […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A woman who was found clinging to the north wall in the harbor near Berwick Pier, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, yesterday has been rescued by the crew of a dredger, Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said in its latest release.  The crew of the dredger, Gypsey Race, noticed the woman clinging to the wall at 8.30 yesterday morning and made […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To signify its first day of operations at Damen Shipyards Mangalia in Romania, Damen held a modest ceremony at the yard today, the Dutch defense, shipbuilding and engineering conglomerate said in their latest release. The yard, which will be renamed Damen Shipyards Mangalia, will be operated as a joint venture with the Romanian Government. Damen […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources yesterday announced that the Oman Creek boating access site, located in Gogebic County, will temporarily close for improvements beginning May 21. Improvements include rebuilding the mouth of the creek to pre-July 2016 flash-flood dimensions, as well as armoring the shoreline of the creek mouth and Lake Superior shoreline to […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) completed land reclamation works in Shaviyani Atoll Komandoo earlier this week, local media reports.  Following the project completion, the island of Komandoo – which had previously been seven hectares in size – has now been expanded to approximately seventeen hectares. The land reclamation program started on April 5th, with the use of […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) officially kicked off the land reclamation operations in Shaviyani Atoll Komandoo last week, local media reports. Under this major development program, MTCC’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Mahaa Jarraafu’ will reclaim about ten hectares of new land within a period of approximately seven days. Commenting the project’s progress, the Vice […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, an Italian manufacturer of specifically designed dredging and mining applications, delivered a cutter suction dredger to Romania last month. The vessel, completely manufactured in Italdraghe shipyard, is electrically driven and has been applied to a plant processing the raw water captured from a river in order to make it drinkable. “With two spuds and […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources Western Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Council will meet next week to hear an update on an Oman Creek dredging project. The group will hold its meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. According to Stacy Haughey, the DNR’s Upper Peninsula regional coordinator, the council meetings offer […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Comanco Environmental, an environmental and civil construction company specializing in the construction of containment facilities, recently wrapped up construction on a Dredge Basin Liner Containment project in Melbourne, FL. Over 1.35 million SF of 40-mil smooth HDPE geomembrane was installed across two basins and a clarifying pond. In addition, 600 LF of HDPE embed on […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Due to the Assawoman Canal maintenance dredging project, which is currently underway, a portion of the Division of Parks & Recreation’s adjacent Assawoman Canal Trail has been closed until early spring, according to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC). “The trailhead parking lot at Town Road (near Route 26) will remain […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Angela Titzrath, Chairwoman of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), has commented on the Federal Administrative Court’s ruling regarding the dredging of the lower and outer stretches of the river Elbe, HHLA informs. “Following the lengthy proceedings and in light of the stark competition between the major European ports, I would have hoped for a […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    In less than two weeks, maritime and port development stakeholders from Oman, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Iran will be meeting at the Port Development Middle East conference that will take place from 17-18 October at the Grand Millennium Muscat, Oman. Last year’s Port Development Middle East Forum concluded with one resounding remark: “Ports […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Janice Hahn has expressed her appreciation to the leaders of the House Appropriations Committee for including her request for over $1 billion in port funding in the draft FY 2017 Energy and Water Appropriations bill – a level above and beyond the appropriations target outlined in WRRDA.  Last month, Hahn led 121 of her […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will spend $14 million on repairs to the damaged San Pedro and Long Beach breakwaters, U.S. Representative Janice Hahn’s office announced on Tuesday. “This is a huge relief,” said Congresswoman Janice Hahn. “I have been fighting for repairs to our breakwater for some time now and I am happy that […]

  • 5 February 2016

    After the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers refused to stop Lake Erie sediment dumping, Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge released the following statement: “I am deeply disappointed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to reject the Port of Cleveland’s request and continue its push to dump potentially harmful sediment from the Cuyahoga River into […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (SEZAD) has just issued a tender for the construction of Oman’s largest fishery port. The tender is for the construction of marine structures and roads for the fishery port and includes dredging, reclamation works, breakwaters, quay walls and concrete floating pontoons with berthing facilities, navigation aids, etc. The Duqm Fishery […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Janice Hahn has renewed a call that she made last month to the Army Corps of Engineers to make immediate repairs to the San Pedro breakwater.  El Niño storms hit the region this week and battered the already damaged breakwater. As long as the breakwater remains unrepaired, it will be vulnerable to breaching and […]