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  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana State University (LSU) Real Estate and Facilities Foundation, an affiliate of the LSU Foundation, has selected a joint venture of Brailsford & Dunlavey and CSRS as the project adviser for the University Lakes Project. The selection was made through the University Lakes Project Management Committee following in-person presentations delivered this morning by the […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, invites the public to participate in an open house for the proposed improvement of the Mobile Harbor Federal Navigation Channel, September 14.  “The open house will be held at the Bayou La Batre Community & Senior Center, 12745 Padgett Switch Road, Irvington, Ala., 36544, from 5:30 to […]

  • 24 May 2012

    Ocean Trenching Technologies Pty Ltd.’s Board of Directors confirms current market speculation that the company is looking for a buyer. Director of OTT Mr. Tom Wilson said “Due to unforeseen personal circumstances OTT, Australia’s largest registered and wholly Australian owned subsea trenching company is currently on the open market for sale.” Established in early 2011, […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord, international contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects (oil, gas and wind), will support the 4th International Forum of Dredging Companies in Moscow as the conference sponsor. The event will be held in February 2017 under the auspices of the Russian Ministry of Transport and the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport of Russia (Rosmorrechflot). […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, is working on the Cleveland Harbor East Breakwater project to repair the $31 million worth of damages caused by Superstorm Sandy, October 2012. Repair work to the 4,275 linear feet of breakwater is being completed by Great Lakes Dock & Materials L.L.C. and includes the placement of […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Under the auspices of the Russian Ministry of Transport and the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport of Russia (Rosmorrechflot), the Fourth International Forum of Dredging Companies will be held in Moscow on 15 February 2017. The event is organized by Media-Group PortNews in partnership with FSUE Rosmorport and International Association of Dredging Companies […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has ordered two 6,000 ton Subsea Rock Installation (SRI) vessels from AVIC Weihai shipyard in Weihai, China. The vessels will be able to install rock at depths up to about 600 m by means of a flexible fall pipe. An inclined fall pipe will enable accurate rock installation around structures such as […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    You are probably aware of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that will come into effect on May 25th. In a nutshell, it means your personal data will better protected, hence increasing your privacy. We have always cared about your privacy and will continue to do so in all our future activities. That is […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Browsing through the latest global dredging news has just become a whole lot easier. From today the new mobile version of DredgingToday.com is live. Anne Visser, Business Unit Manager at Navingo, comments: “The use of mobile devices to access DredgingToday.com is increasing, therefore we are pleased to offer this improved format to our readers. The […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) recently announced their decision to postpone the annual Gulf Coast Chapter meeting until November 2021. “The Gulf Chapter Board has been diligently tracking the societal and functional impacts of COVID related restrictions to everyone’s personal and professional lives,” WEDA said in the announcement. “Ongoing restrictions associated with social distancing, PPE […]

  • 9 August 2010

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will be extending the port dues concession for all ocean-going ships with a port stay of not more than ten days and harbour craft engaged in commercial activities, for another six months. This will take effect from 1 October 2010 to 31 March 2011. Ocean-going ships will […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) has officially kicked of the Padma River Dredging Program near Rajshahi City, with the main goal to bring back the waterway’s navigability. “We will carry out the dredging works till next mid-June,” commented Golam Sarwar, Superintending Engineer of Dredger Operation Circle under BWDB. BWDB Superintending Engineer, Aminul Haque Bhiyan, added […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Having just completed repairs to damaged levees caused by winter storms along the Pajaro River and Salsipuedes Creek in Santa Cruz County, the Corps’ San Francisco District is now working to repair levees from the same 2017 storms, this time in the East Bay in Pleasanton, Calif. USACE said that the work in conjunction with […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Van Oord’s new trailing suction hopper dredger, the Vox Amalia, has been successfully launched at the LaNaval shipyard in Bilbao, Spain. This vessel is the first of two new midsize hopper dredgers being built for the Dutch company. According to Gerard Alkema, Project Manager Plant Design & Construction at Van Oord, the two vessels are […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Acta Marine has just announced the newest addition to their fleet – a 2611 multicat eurocarrier vessel, named Coastal Ace. The multicat vessel, enabling Acta to better assist their clients in the shallow water projects, has the length of 26,48 meters and is supported by two large cranes; a 1×100 T and a 1×50 T winch; […]

  • 9 March 2012

    As Watertown Daily Times reports, at a Wednesday’s meeting of the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority board of directors, Wade A. Davis, Executive Director, said the Port of Ogdensburg has received attention from the Army Corps of Engineers. The cause of this meeting was the buildup of silt and other deposits at the St. Lawrence […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) received a report yesterday at around 10.00am that a Bolivian-registered sand dredging barge, Oceanline SC208, had capsized 7.5 nautical miles north-east of Pedra Branca in Singapore waters. According to the vessel’s agent, there were 15 crew members (14 Chinese nationals and one Malaysian) on board at the time […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Obama called for investing in JAXPORT’s deepening project on NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Aug. 6. Building on the theme of his July 25 remarks at the JAXPORT cruise terminal, the president again highlighted the importance of the nation’s ports in helping to grow the U.S. economy and directly mentioned efforts […]

  • 5 December 2012

    Fishing boats get stuck daily on the Wheatley Harbour’s sand bar, and that is the main reason for the commercial fishermen in Wheatley to try to find a permanent solution to an ongoing silting problem, according to windsorstar.com The harbour manager Al Matthews said: “Now it’s to a dangerous point where there’s going to be […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission (MRC) will host a public meeting aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi while it is docked at the Hannibal (Missouri) Riverfront on August 11 from 2 to 5 p.m.  The Mississippi River Commission is a seven-person, presidentially appointed commission, which conducts semi-annual inspections of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers programs and projects […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    AVIC Shipyard in Weihai, China, has delivered Multipurpose Vessel Daniel Bernoulli, the sister vessel of the Adhémar de Saint-Venant, to Jan De Nul Group. Both vessels will be provided with Dynamic Positioning (DP2), a fully diesel-electric machinery arrangement, a comfortable accommodation for 60 persons and a SPS notation. While in the Subsea Rock Installation mode, the vessels […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following a national search, the Board of Commissioners of the Mississippi State Port Authority at Gulfport has named Jonathan Daniels as the port’s new executive director. “We are very pleased to be successful in landing a person with the experience and credentials of Jonathan Daniels,” said Jim Simpson, commission president. “Jonathan has port management, international […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Workers of the Spanish shipbuilder LaNaval in Bilbao, Spain, held recently a keel-laying ceremony for the first of two trailing suction hopper dredgers under construction for Van Oord. Ms Carmen de la Barrera, Van Oord’s Quality Control inspector at the LaNaval yard, performed the ceremony. Underneath the first section, two euro coins were fixed: one with the […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Regulation & policy

    In the recently issued Terra et Aqua magazine, IADC brought an interesting article on mediation in the dredging industry. As presented in the article, the international dredging and maritime construction industry remains quite devoid of the use of mediation as a tool for Alternative Dispute Resolution. Mediation is outlined to broaden familiarity with mediation, increase […]

  • 17 December 2012

    The boating accident in the Darwin Harbour left two people injured; a man and a 3-year-old child, according to ntnews.com.au. “It appears the vessel they were travelling in has entered an exclusion zone and struck the outlet pipe for a large dredging machine near the new Marine Supply Basin at East Arm Wharf,” said Senior […]