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  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Prime Minister of Tuvalu, Enele Sosene Sopoaga, along with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) yesterday officially launched the Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project (TCAP) marking the start of an ambitious, large-scale push to protect the Pacific island nation from climate change.  The Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project, set to run for seven years, is financed […]

  • 13 February 2013

    The US Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District is seeking small business concerns capable of providing mechanical dredging services on the Mississippi River in the Sunfish Lake backwater area to create overwintering habitat. The work consists of, but is not limited to: furnishing all plant, labor material, and equipment necessary for mechanical dredging 230,000 […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The first load of bedrock arrived from the Upstream Channel Deepening of the New Lock at the Soo project on Thursday, July 16, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division. Phase one of the project, upstream channel deepening, will facilitate the construction of a […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Repairs to storm-damaged sites along Tokomaru Bay’s Waima Road are now complete. Two sites, one near the Tokomaru Bay Wharf and the other 2.5km along Waima Road, were extensively damaged during heavy rain events in July 2013. Work at the site near the wharf included repairing the eroded bank up to the original road height, […]

  • 15 April 2010

    SHARING Wyong Council’s dredge is not a viable option for ongoing maintenance of the Ettalong Beach channel, Gosford councillors have been told… [mappress] Source:express-advocate,April 15,2010;

  • 7 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Gladstone Ports Corporation has invited expressions of interest in its proposed Western Basin Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) dredging project ahead of a decision on its environmental submission. [mappress] Source: Lloyd’s List DCN, January 7, 2009

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The ‘Colombian-Dutch Dialogues’ will start today and last until 4 December 2014 in the coastal city of Santa Marta, Colombia. Dutch water experts will debate an urgent erosion problem affecting the Caribbean coast of Colombia. The event will be led by international engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos. Experts of Witteveen+Bos and other Dutch water […]

  • 10 December 2013

    The Kongsberg Maritime Ltd Camera group Systems & Projects Team has successfully delivered the first set of cabled IP Digital Still Camera Stations (CAMDS) to the University of Washington. The delivery is for the regional cabled observatory component of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) programme in the northeast Pacific Ocean off the West Coast of […]

  • 7 March 2011
    Vessels

      BMT Fleet Technology, of Ottawa, Ontario has announced its collaboration with the University of Victoria to design and deliver North America’s first ever hybrid, electric research ship. The vessel, formerly known as CCG Tsekoa II, will be used by the University as a research facility off the British Columbia (BC) coast to investigate changing […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor is staging equipment near La Push, Washington, in anticipation for upcoming dredging operations. Portable Hydraulic Dredging, LLC, from Anchorage, Alaska, is scheduled to start September 29 on the $1.7 million project, USACE said. The company will dredge about 60,000 cubic yards, working until December, barring weather delays. The […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has just released its CEDA Annual Report 2016, detailing their work over the previous year and highlighting work related to the new initiatives. “2016 was an interesting year, in many ways, and for CEDA it was an outstandingly positive one with a few ‘firsts’. We established the Dredging Management Commission, made a […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this year, CalPortland took delivery of a new cutter suction dredge that will be used for mining operations at the company’s Santosh aggregate site in Scappoose, Oregon. The vessel is a DSC Marlin Series dredge, named “Betsy J” in the honor of Oregon Senator Betsy Johnson. According to CalPortland, the CSD was needed to replace […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World London Gateway has completed the creation of 65 hectares of important intertidal habitat, comprising 59 hectares of mudflat, which will provide feeding ground for wading birds and fish, and six hectares of saltmarsh.  The new intertidal mudflat – equivalent in size to 82 football pitches – is located on the south bank of […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The beach nourishment operations at Hayling Island are set to begin today with the dredger expected to arrive at the dredge site, Chichester Harbor Approach Channel, at approximately midday, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership – ESCP reports.  Once the first dredge has been carried out, the material will be pumped ashore on the next high tide. […]

  • 22 January 2014

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has announced a plan for the US Coast Guard Boat Basin dredging program. This deepening project, located on the Pennsylvania side of the Delaware River, close to the intersection of Christian Street and Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, will include the removal of approx. 40,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    On-site environmental investigations for the McGowan Government’s Spoilbank Marina project in Port Hedland have officially started, the Government of Western Australia reports.  The State Government has engaged consultants to assist in preparing the environmental impact assessment of the marina project, with O2 Marine to conduct field investigations in Port Hedland from today. The work includes […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    PSA Sines Terminais de Contentores, SA, has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Sines XXI terminal expansion project. This development program includes dredging works and construction of 216 feet of waterfront on poles of reinforced concrete, 130 metres in diameter and 25 feet tall. The Sines XXI terminal expansion project also includes the […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Isle of Man Government reiterated yesterday its belief that the specially-engineered site at Poortown Quarry provides a safe, practical and controlled solution for the temporary storage of the build-up of silt that is threatening the closure of Peel marina. Professional advice had warned that dumping large quantities of the dredged silt at sea over […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Deputy Head of the Federal Agency of Sea and River Transport Zhikhareva Nadezhda, Executive Director of FSUE “Rosmorport” Andrey Lavrischev and representatives of the enterprise management visited last week the seaport of Sabetta to tour the construction site. During the tour, specialists examined the ongoing construction works of berth intended for delivery of cargo and large production modules […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Main Board of Forth Ports has toured the proposed new £10 million quayside development at the Port of Dundee where site survey works are now underway. The privately funded investment will result in the development of the quayside at the East end of the port, connecting to the existing Prince Charles Wharf. Upon completion, […]

  • 21 February 2010

    “SMELLY black goo” has been bubbling to the surface of Newcastle Harbour near the Stockton Ferry terminal, authorities confirmed yesterday. [mappress] Source: The Herald, February 22, 2010

  • 18 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The state environment watchdog has today recommended the expansion of the Albany Port, paving the way for Grange Resources to achieve operational efficiencies for its Southdown magnetite iron project. [mappress] Source: Business News, January 18, 2010;

  • 16 December 2009

    The construction of the $4 billion Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) at Gladstone has moved a step closer to becoming a reality, with the Queensland Government signing a mandate that gives the green light to the project… Source: The Courier Mail, December 15, 2009

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ever since a seaplane carrying Admiral Chester Nimitz struck floating debris while attempting to land in San Francisco Harbor in 1942, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been tasked by Congress with maintaining the navigability of the Bay Area’s waterways. It’s been an assignment that in the years since World War II has focused […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IMS has announced that Grupo Terra’s IMS Depth Master Dredge operating at the Xacbal Dam is successfully removing silt and sand from 55 ft. (16.7m) depth. The Depth Master Model DM-55 is removing the silt from the dam to keep the turbines operating which are critical for producing Guatemala City’s energy. In November 2011 HidroXacbal […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In May and June, OpenIJ –  a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden in The Netherlands – will be very busy with the sinking operation of the inner head. Furthermore, work will also be carried out on the local control buildings, on the connection between the lock gate chamber […]