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  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A 2.5-ton capacity SP Radiolink plus load cell is being used to measure tension on a line stretching across a lagoon, upon which a dredge travels at a biosolids management facility, part of the City of Eugene Waste Water Dept., in Oregon, USA. The RLP was added to inventory at the start of the latest […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion has reached another important milestone with the transfer of the first gates to the new locks complex in the Atlantic side. “This is a very important operation because it involved the first movement of the gates from the special dock where they were unloaded to the lower chamber of the new […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    On Thursday, 28th of September, a meeting was held by the Central Dredging Association at the Damen Dredging Equipment’s (DDE) yard in Nijkerk, the Netherlands. The focus of the event was on small scale dredging. Mr J.G.S. Pennekamp, CEDA chairman and host of the event, welcomed a crowd of dredging professionals, including contractors, civil engineers, […]

  • 22 December 2011

    Cargill and Rubis Terminals have signed a lease agreement with the Port of Rotterdam Authority for the expansion of their site by 2.8 and 4.4 hectares respectively. The site, on Welplaatweg, is currently leased by their joint ‘neighbour’ Evonik. This company will have ceased all operations by the end of 2012 and will hand over […]

  • 10 September 2013

    The Las Piñas-Parañaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area (LPPCHEA) is facing a threat from the planned P14-billion Manila Bay reclamation project. The only wetland in an urban setting, LPPCHEA was included in the list of Wetlands of International Importance as stated in the briefing notes of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. LPPCHEA located in Metro […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Mianus River Federal Navigation Project in Greenwich, Conn. This project consists of a 6-foot channel, 100 feet wide, running from Cos Cob Harbor up the Mianus River to a point about 400 feet downstream of the Boston Post Road Bridge, […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing periodic maintenance dredging of the Chatham Stage Harbor Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Chatham, Mass. The congressionally authorized FNP provides for an entrance channel 150 feet wide and 10 feet deep below Mean Lower Low Water, extending from Chatham Roads through Harding Beach for […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Napier Port is on track to start dredging for 6 Wharf this week, taking the port one step closer to finishing the wharf by the end of 2022. 6 Wharf will allow the port to reduce congestion and welcome more and larger ships as vessel sizes increase and exports out of the region grow, said […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Maryland Port Administration will be holding a public information meeting for the proposed expansion of the Cox Creek Dredge Material Containment Facility on March 10th 2015. Expansion at the Cox Creek Dredged Material Containment Facility is needed as the Port of Baltimore prepares to receive larger container vessels. The existing area has a capacity of […]

  • 21 November 2012

    The Bunbury Port Authority carried out its annual dredge of the shipping channel this month, dumping silt at a site off the coast, reports bunburymail.com. The Bunbury Port is a pivot point for world wide distribution of products from the South West of Australia. Rail and road links enable the Port to capitalise on cargo […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded an $8.5 million contract Wednesday to close a breach in the L601 levee along the Missouri River near river mile 583, northwest of Bartlett, in Mills County Iowa. USACE awarded the contract to Newt Marine Service out of Dubuque, Iowa. The breach closure will ensure that […]

  • 10 May 2012

    As Port Jefferson Patch reports, the damage done to Port Jefferson beaches by multiple storms over the last few years has resulted in a severely shortened beach. According to trustee Lee Rosner who has been coordinating the beach restoration project, the village is expected to put out packages for public bid by next week. The […]

  • 22 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Thousands of local volunteers at more than 120 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) sites will participate in this year’s 18th annual National Public Lands Day, Sept. 24, the largest annual volunteer hands-on restoration activity of its kind. Activities include clean up, repair, construction, refurbishment and other volunteer events in public parks, forests, rivers, lakes, […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    ECTMarine, a supplier of dredging components, services and design, has developed “yard packages” for its Prime Dredge Line. The Prime Dredge Line “yard packages” contain all the engineering, components and services enabling construction of dredger in a wide range of sizes from 45 to 65 cm discharge diameter. The Prime dredge designs contain high quality components that deliver high performance […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District has just announced that the 20-inch cutterhead dredge Goetz is currently busy operating in Pool 16, just downriver of Locks and Dam 15 in Rock Island, Illinois. As USACE reported, the Goetz is performing maintenance dredging operations to ensure the 9-foot navigation channel is ready to […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    To protect residential properties and infrastructure from further coastal erosion, approximately 40,000 cubic meters of sand will be pumped onto Shore Road beach. During last year’s winter storms, Shore Road beach suffered a significant loss of sand along the frontage. Approximately 10 years worth of erosion occurred in just a couple of months, now requiring the sand to be replenished. […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Boskalis’ 4,500 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Freeway is currently removing silt from the Waterford Estuary shipping channel at the Belview seawards, according to the Port of Waterford. Dumping of the dredged material will take place at an approved site south-west of Hook Head. All vessels, particularly those engaged in fishing approaching an area of operations, should proceed with […]

  • 4 January 2012

    Gladstone Ports Corporation blames toxic turbidity in World Heritage Area on spring tide loophole. The Queensland Greens have called on the Department of Environment and Resource Management to amend Gladstone Ports Corporation environmental licence conditions so that it excludes the natural variation clause and high turbidity is appropriately managed when turbidity levels are exceeded.  “Turbidity […]

  • 14 June 2013

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced a plan for the Cedar Hammock dredging program. This development program includes the construction of stone riprap revetment for erosion control that includes bedding stone and geotextile with portions to be grouted on the channel side slopes, widening and deepening of the trapezoidal channel, transportation of […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A contract was signed in Sweden on June 19, 2014, for a major project to make alterations to an existing lock in the Södertälje canal in the city of Södertälje near Stockholm. The canal itself will be widened and deepened. Dutch engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos and its Swedish partner WSP will start work on […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Port Macquarie-Hastings Council is set to undertake dredging works to maximise the recreational benefits of lower Lake Cathie. Dredging works to deepen the lake and enhance the sand dunes south of the lake will commence in late July. Director of Development and Environment Matt Rogers said that the works would involve dredging sand from the […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Interest in tendering for the many projects that comprise the new fixed link across the Fehmarnbelt is significant. On Monday, Femern A/S, the client on the tunnel project, received seven applications for prequalification for the establishment of a new substation. This is a highly positive sign, said Johnny Restrup-Sørensen, Contract Director at Femern A/S. ”It […]

  • 16 July 2012

    The Browse Liquefied Natural Gas precinct at James Price Point has been recommended for strict conditional approval, Environmental Protection Authority Chairman Paul Vogel announced today. Dr Vogel said the assessment of the Minister for State Development’s strategic proposal was the largest and most multi-faceted ever conducted in the EPA’s 40 year history. “The level of […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Warrenpoint Port, the second largest port in Northern Ireland, recently proposed a new placement site for dredged material within Carlingford Lough. Mr Peter Conway, Chief Executive said “As with most ports, Warrenpoint must clear its berths and channel from time to time to maintain depths to allow ships to berth. The dredged material in and around […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Baltimore County Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability is proposing a maintenance dredging project on the Bird River and 48 adjacent spur channels, the USACE’s Baltimore District reports.  The work is set to be undertaken on the Bird River and Railroad Creek channels, between Loreley Beach Road on the north and Bird River Grove […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the Beals Harbor and Pig Island Gut Federal Navigation Projects in Beals, Maine, will be completed under the terms of a $3.4 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company of Quincy, Mass. Dredging is […]