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  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    A dramatic night lift of a barge, excavator and other machinery over Keepa Road Bridge in Whakatāne marked a smooth transition into the final section of the Kopeopeo Canal remediation project, the New Zealand’s Bay of Plenty Regional Council said in its latest release.  The council, with co-funding from the Ministry for the Environment, is […]

  • 5 July 2012

    The Christie Administration has expressed disappointment in a federal appeals court ruling upholding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ project to deepen the Delaware River’s shipping channel from the mouth of the bay to Camden. “Governor Christie and I have remained steadfast in our position that the Army Corps of Engineers must be compelled to […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The pollutants measured in the sediments of Guánica Bay, Puerto Rico, in a new NOAA study were among the highest concentrations of PCBs, chlordane, chromium and nickel ever measured in the history of NOAA’s National Status & Trends, a nationwide contaminant monitoring program that began in 1986. Researchers from the National Ocean Service’s National Centers […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    FRPD – Fraser River Pile & Dredge (GP) Inc. recently completed Berm Construction & Dredging Project at Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT), deepening the channel and basin in the Burrard Inlet for larger carriers. Using three types of dredgers, FRPD was tasked with dredging up to 400,000m³ from the Burrard Inlet. The purpose of the project […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) has just released the latest update on the new coastal defenses being built as part of the North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defense Scheme. According to the update on coastal improvements at Tipner Lake, the piling work between the Mountbatten Centre and Spinaker Drive is now complete. “The next stage of construction […]

  • 19 June 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it has reached agreement with 70 companies considered potentially responsible for contamination of the lower Passaic River to remove approximately 16,000 cubic yards of highly contaminated sediment from a half-mile long area of the Passaic River in Lyndhurst, New Jersey at their expense. High levels of contaminants, including […]

  • 25 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    DP World today announced financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the first six months of 2011, reporting profit after tax before separately disclosed items of S281 million, 36% ahead of the same period last year. After separately disclosed items, which include a significant one off gain from the monetization of 75% […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced a proposed cleanup to remove 4.3 million cubic yards of highly contaminated sediment from the lower eight miles of the Passaic River in New Jersey. The sediment in the Passaic River is severely contaminated with dioxin, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), heavy metals, pesticides and other contaminants from more than […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns County Commission approved financial assistance for the Ponte Vedra beach restoration scheme with a 3-2 majority vote on Tuesday, July 17. This will allow the county’s preferred engineering firm, Taylor Engineering, to begin the necessary preliminary work. “The county will now hire a coastal engineer right away to begin work on our […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Fox River Cleanup Project – Season 2015, designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment due to the presence of PCBs in Fox River sediment, started yesterday, announced the Fox River Cleanup Group. This cleanup program is a multi-year cleanup effort that includes dredging, capping and covering over a 13-mile stretch of the Lower Fox River. […]

  • 26 March 2012

      LBX Company, LLC, maker of the Link-Belt excavators, has announce the recipients of the 2011 Parts Dealer of Excellence Awards. The awards are LBX’s highest honor recognizing sales and program participation within its dealers’ parts departments. The winners of the annual award are: Dealer                     Location                  Award Years CLM Equipment            Baytown, TX                 2009 […]

  • 15 February 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Picture of the Day: ‘Artemis’ in New Suez Canal The New Suez Canal dredging program is moving ahead. The Van Oord’s self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘Artemis’ arrived two days ago at the site and started work immediately.   VIDEO: Reuse of Dredged Materials by DEME DEME has […]

  • 24 January 2013

    Dredger ‘Pat M’ working in La Guaira, Venezuela, carrying out dredging works for a new container terminal. The dredge depth here is -18metres. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences The ‘Pat M’ is a self propelled backhoe dredger with a Komatsu PC1400 which can dredge down to -18 metres, […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will begin the final stage of cleanup work on Portage Creek, which flows into Michigan’s Kalamazoo River. Approximately 4,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment will be removed from the creek. EPA expects to complete the Portage Creek cleanup this year — months ahead of the initially-projected Summer 2014 […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In December 2013 Konecranes received an order for six Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes from Sociedad Portuaria Terminal de Contenedores de Buenaventura, S.A. (TCBUEN) in Colombia. This will be Konecranes’ first delivery of container handling cranes to Colombia. “We are very enthusiastic about this first order to TCBUEN and Colombia. TCBUEN is part of Grup […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    An Environmental Protection Agency community advisory group (CAG) will host a meeting to discuss the cleanup of a Superfund sites along the Kalamazoo River. The EPA formed this Kalamazoo River CAG to act as a public forum for anyone interested in learning about the site cleanup, talk about community needs and concerns, and develop recommendations […]

  • 16 November 2011

    In 2011, over the three quarters, the Klaipeda port’s strategic plan was covered in 80%; this means that out of 13.54 million litas, 110.982…   By Danuta Pavilenene (baltic-course) [mappress] Source: baltic-course, November 16, 2011;

  • 19 April 2012

    Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) yesterday released the following statement applauding a decision by America’s Great Waters Coalition to declare the Hudson Estuary as one of the nation’s “Great Waters.” The designation recognizes the river’s national importance and increases support for the river’s restoration. “I initiated the Hudson River Estuary program, and fought for three decades […]

  • 13 April 2012

    The Fox River cleanup project is delayed until a U.S. District Judge appoints the body responsible for paying the costs of more than $1 billion for the project. William Griesbach, U.S. District Judge, decided that the case will go further to trial in December, according to Mysanantonio.com. Appleton Papers, one of the two companies involved […]

  • 14 March 2012

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) informs the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the construction works have begun at the Keppel Shipyard. These works include construction of the pier extension which will entail piling, concrete works, casting of dolphins and installation of bollards. Piling works will be carried […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) yesterday released for public comment the “Chicago Area Waterways Dredged Material Management Plan and Integrated Environmental Assessment.”  The plan contains recommendations for managing material dredged from the Calumet Harbor and River and the Calumet-Sag Channel for the next twenty-five years. Calumet Harbor and River is located on Lake […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has announced that dredging works on the River Tone, part of the Somerset Levels and Moors Flood Action Plan, have been completed. So far approximately 128,000m³ of silt was removed from the site with 7.9km of the 8km dredge project completed. Restoring the channel to the 1960s design will be finished by […]

  • 22 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 17 – 23, 2018).   Doha Port Dredging Kicks Off The Doha Port Dredging Project is officially underway, the Qatar Government’s Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) said in their latest release.   Mercator Bags Paradip Port Dredging Contract Mercator Limited, […]

  • 26 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 20-26, 2017).   Jawaharlal Nehru Port Dredging Plans on the Table Press Information Bureau (PIB) of Government of India said that the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved fresh estimates for deepening and widening of the Mumbai harbor […]

  • 19 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 13-19, 2017).   Heavy Equipment for the Willoughby Spit Project Arrives on Wednesday Heavy equipment that will be used for the Willoughby Spit and Vicinity Storm Damage Reduction Project is set to arrive this Wednesday at 21st Bay View […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals’ result for the period was affected by the slowdown in the major Asia-Europe trade lane, which affected port volumes and results in most of the larger terminals in both Asia and Europe. Positive developments in Africa and Americas secured overall volume growth. The global container terminal market measured in TEU increased by 4% […]