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  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Casey, Congressmen Brady and Fattah and state, local and industry leaders toured Thursday ongoing Delaware River Main Channel Deepening operations in Philadelphia. Brian Puckett, project manager for Great Lakes Dredging & Dock Co., welcomed the guest aboard the barge, one of the vessels that will be used for the project, giving […]

  • 8 November 2011

    The site of what is now Rotterdam’s Yangtzehaven was inhabited by humans in the Middle Stone Age. At a depth of 20 metres, in the sea bed, unique underwater archaeological investigation found traces of bone, flint and charcoal from around 7000 BC. These finds are the very first scientific proof that humans lived at this […]

  • 29 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    HUNDREDS of construction workers on the $43 billion Gorgon gas project will live on a luxury Norwegian cruise ship anchored off Barrow Island… Source: PerthNow, November 28, 2009;

  • 3 June 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Work on the second phase of Fremantle Ports’ $250-million harbour deepening project will start next month, when more than one million cubic… [mappress] Source: news.yahoo, June 3, 2010;

  • 17 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 11 – 17, 2019).   Van Oord Kicks Off Port of Caldera Dredging In order to optimize commercial operations and reduce wait times for vessels arriving at the Port of Caldera, Sociedad Portuaria Caldera (SPC) – a SAAM Puertos […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, anticipates several future procurements in fiscal year 2013 for the rental and/or unit price of dredging equipment to perform maintenance dredging of inland river systems as well as coastal harbors, rivers, bays and bar channels. These future requirements for rental and/or unit price dredging equipment will be […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Nearly 19,000 trees will be planted in Gladstone by Conservation Volunteers Australia as part of a rehabilitation project funded by the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project. The re-vegetation project is part of the LNG industry’s commitment to minimise their environmental footprint during the construction of the bund-wall at Fisherman’s Landing. “Were linking two areas […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency submitted a planning application to Exeter City Council last month for the next phase of the Exeter flood defense scheme. Phase 2 of the scheme includes intermittent defenses on both sides of the River Exe, from Cowley Bridge in the north to Countess Wear, Bridge Road in the south. The scheme will reduce […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Recent funding announcements from the Canadian and New Brunswick governments and Port Saint John include a major harbor deepening program that will eliminate tidal challenges for cruise ships. The seven-year, $205 million project, which is a 3-way funding partnership, involves major capital work at the Port’s West Side cargo handling piers and facilities but will also […]

  • 5 May 2010

    HUNDREDS of cubic metres of sand will be dredged from the Gold Coast Seaway and dumped offshore from Surfers Paradise to fight beach erosion… [mappress] Source: goldcoast, May 5, 2010;

  • 27 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Technip has been awarded a contract for the development of the flexible pipe system in the Aseng Field, located in Block I offshore Equatorial Guinea… [mappress] Source: Pipelines International, January 22, 2010;

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced $4.2 million in federal grants to local, regional, and national entities for projects to restore wetlands, improve water quality and “green” the urban landscape in and around San Francisco Bay.    “Protecting San Francisco Bay is a top priority for EPA,” said Tomás Torres, EPA’s Water Division Director […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A consortium of environmental scientists has expressed strong concern about the impact of a controversial Central American canal across Nicaragua. The path of the Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans will cut through Lake Cocibolca (aka Lake Nicaragua), Central America’s main freshwater reservoir and the largest tropical freshwater lake of […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work to create one of the world’s largest maritime test facilities has entered its final stage following the completion of a £3 million development at HR Wallingford’s site in Oxfordshire, UK. Keys to the new 1,600 m2 building were presented to HR Wallingford by Kier Construction on Thursday 17 April, and work has now begun […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Cohasset Harbor Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Cohasset and Scituate, Mass. The town of Cohasset is the local sponsor. The authorized FNP provides for an anchorage area in the inner harbor, 7-feet deep MLLW and about 16.25 acres in area; […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Foreshore Technology has just returned from Ireland after installing Dredge Master Plough for Fastnet Shipping. Fastnet Sound is a versatile Multicat/Dive Platform equipped with an anchor handling/towing winch and Aft mounted A frame to enable plough dredging with an 11m Wide dredging Plough. Foreshore Technology provided all of the necessary hardware and software to provide […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Yankee Marina Inc. has recently awarded a contract to dredge an area 840 foot long by 140′ wide which is occupied by the floats and the area of the marina that is immediately landward of the federal channel at their facility located on the Royal River in Yarmouth, Maine. Dredging operations will commence around November […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    BMT Terminal Inc. has submitted application for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit for a proposed dredging work on the Saginaw River in Carrollton, Michigan. According to the Corps, Detroit District, the applicant is proposing to dredge approximately 9,639 CY to be disposed upland, from a 900-foot long and up to a 100-foot wide area (37,600 SF) of the Saginaw River. It is […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Storms around the UK in December 2013 caused significant damage to a number of coastal structures. Among these were flood defence embankments in Teesside and Lincolnshire. ARC-Boats, innovative remote control survey boats produced by HR Wallingford in partnership with the Environment Agency, were deployed at both locations to assess the extent of the damage to […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Wabasha and the Wabasha Port Authority last week sent a new dredge material management plan (DMMP) for Lower Pool 4 to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). According to an official announcement, this proposal is responsive to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) entered into by the city and USACE on June […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community (CAG) will take place on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at the Saratoga Town Hall (12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY, 12871). The Hudson River CAG represents interests that were identified in EPA’s April 2003 Draft Community Involvement Plan for the site. CAG members were selected by […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Concrete pouring operations for the floors of the new sea lock at IJmuiden continue throughout this month as well as the installation of reinforcement steel for the walls, reports the Port of Amsterdam. According to the November update, the last diaphragm walls for the lock chamber are currently being placed and OpenIJ is making preparations to […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Australia’s largest environment groups have joined forces to fight the planned dumping of dredge waste in Great Barrier Reef waters. The chief executive officers from WWF-Australia, the Australian Marine Conservation Society, Australian Conservation Foundation, Greenpeace Australia Pacific, Get Up!, and the Humane Society International-Australia have sent a joint letter to the Great Barrier Reef Marine […]

  • 21 December 2012

    The northern Dutch province of Groningen is making plans for creating a new Wadden Island, Dutch newspaper Trouw reported on Thursday. The current Dutch inhabited islands in the Wadden Sea are Texel, Vlieland, Terschelling, Ameland and Schiermonnikoog. The new isle of 500 hectares should arise between the uninhabited island Rottumeroog, the German island of Borkum […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A multi-disciplinary team led by University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney researchers is releasing the first large-scale summary of how their estuaries – and the 80 per cent of NSW residents living on them – will be impacted by climate change. According to UNSW, two out of three Australians and four out of five […]

  • 30 July 2013

    APM Terminals hosted Indian Shipping Minister Milind Murli Deora while he was in The Netherlands July 23rd on an official government visit. The Minister and a delegation including the Shipping Ministry Joint Secretary Shri N. Muruganandam, India’s Deputy Chief of Mission to the Netherlands R.K. Singh, and Chairman and Managing Director of the Shipping Corporation […]