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  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has delivered a pledge to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s office to end dumping of dredge material in the Great Barrier Reef. The pledge has been delivered with a demonstration of dumping and dredging by protesters from the AMCS who staged a mock dump of sludge at the Prime Minister’s office […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    AVIC Shipyard from Weihai, China, has launched new multipurpose vessel Adhémar de Saint-Venant for Jan De Nul Group. The sister vessel, Daniel Bernoulli, will be launched in March 2017, Jan De Nul said in its latest announcement. “To perform a variety of functions, different mission equipment is available and can be installed on the vessels: […]

  • 24 August 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Last week, Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) hosted a steel cutting ceremony for R.B. WEEKS, ESG Hull 258, a new trailing suction hopper dredger for Weeks Marine, Inc. The new vessel will be constructed at Eastern’s Allanton Shipyard Panama City, Florida. This is the second TSHD project for Weeks Marine, the MAGDALEN, ESG Hull 256 […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The dredging of 1 Mile creek in Port Hinchinbrook, Cardwell is today one step closer with liquidator Offermans agreeing for Cassowary Coast Regional Council to use their existing dredging permits. While there are still significant steps needed to fulfill the Federal Government requirements, this is a positive development for the project, said the Council in […]

  • 9 October 2017

    By Allard-Europe Allard-Europe, who is part of the DIHAG Holding, is a niche specialist present in a lot of branches. Thanks to our expert staff and high-tech equipment we advise our customers on personalized solutions for their benefit. Moreover, we advise you on casting design, alloy choice and through the entire production process. Allard offers […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) called on a key Senate Committee to include funds to complete the Delaware River deepening project in its budget. Senator Casey recently worked to secure $20 million in the President’s budget for the dredging project and now in a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee pressed to maintain that investment […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week the Supervisory Board of AS Tallinna Sadam approved the 1.8 million euro investment in bottom dredging of the water area of Paldiski South Harbour, which will allow larger vessels than before– with the gross tonnage up to 75 000 GT – to be docked in the harbour.   The investment aimed at increasing […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Kimrick Performance Group LLC, a small business, in the amount of $1,877,831 for construction of a wider channel bottom that will enable larger storm water conveyance at Sims Bayou, in the vicinity of Hiram Clarke and Buxley bridges. The contractor is required to […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BlueView Technologies, the world leader in compact acoustic imaging and measurement technology, is now including its new ProViewer Plus operating software with all 2D Multibeam Imaging Sonar shipments. ProViewer Plus features the industry’s most advanced target tracking capabilities through exclusive data analytics developed by SeeByte. The new operating software enables users to track, monitor, and […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    VBA a joint venture comprising of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins recently hosted a school visit at the Environment Agency (EA) Ipswich tidal barrier site, for The Oaks Community Primary School. The purpose of the visit to the EA £58 million scheme was to teach the children about flood defense measures as a stimulus for […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IADC (International Association of Dredging Companies) has just announced the 3nd IADC Safety Award 2017 nominee: Damen Shiprepair – CCTV System. In an effort to reduce the dangers to crew both inside and outside a vessel, Damen Shiprepair entrusted a CCTV-system (installed by RBC) with overseeing activities taking place in high-risk locations, including the engine, […]

  • 22 April 2013

    The chairman and chief executive of the Somerset Consortium of Drainage Boards described a meeting with two Defra ministers on the Somerset Levels to discuss flooding as ‘encouraging’. Peter Maltby, Chairman, and Nick Stevens, Chief Executive, pressed the case for Government to help fund flood alleviation works for the Somerset Levels with Farming Minster David […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following its sister vessel in 2009, the vessel Joseph Plateau was launched today at the Spanish shipyard Construcciones Navales de Norte in Sestao. This 191,5 m long vessel will be used for precise rock dumping to a depth of 2,000 m. The system for the unfolding of the fall pipe is extremely advanced and operates […]

  • 22 August 2012

    In the first half year, the Port of Rotterdam Authority result increased by €21 million to €119 million (22%), compared with 2011. The growth is a result of increased returns, while costs remained stable. The returns from the letting of industrial areas increased by €12 million (9%) through new area distribution, especially on Maasvlakte 2, […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord has ordered two trailing suction hopper dredgers with a hopper volume of approximately 17,000 m3. Spanish shipbuilder Construcciones Navales del Norte S.L. (LaNaval) will build the ships at its yard in Bilbao. Both vessels will be delivered in 2017. The dredgers will have a hopper capacity of approximately 17,000 m3, a length of 158 meters and a […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Al Maiorino, President of Public Strategy Group Inc., has submitted an article exclusively for Dredging Today about how dredging projects can properly combat opposition through strategic campaigning. As a vital aspect of social and economic development, dredging is essential for the successful implementation of numerous infrastructure projects. The demand for dredged materials is growing, and […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking two distinct steps on the Upper Hudson River PCB cleanup in New York state. These steps include: The issuance of the five-year review, which includes EPA’s decision to defer a determination of the protectiveness of the remedy in the Upper Hudson River until more years of Hudson […]

  • 6 February 2013

    Introduced in 2011, the PW118MR-8 wheeled excavator was designed at the Komatsu European Technical Centre in Hanover and is the result of a synergy between a joint team of Japanese and European researchers who integrate the most advanced technology from Japan into machines that match the specific requirements of the European market. Manufactured by Komatsu […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is looking to take advantage of the El Niño by continuing its dredging and desilting operations in Manila Bay. According to the PNA, DPWH-Bureau of Equipment (BOE) Director Toribio Ilao announced that though the effects of such weather condition for some are damaging, for them it […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Randy Kamp, Parliamentary Secretary of Fisheries and Oceans, on behalf of the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced the completion of a $300,000 repair project at the small craft harbour in Port Simpson, British Columbia. “Our Conservative Government understands the necessity of investing in safe and functional harbours for British Columbians,” said […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The River Thames Scheme is aimed to reduce flood risk from Datchet to Teddington through a proposed program of projects and investment in communities near Heathrow. Over 15,000 homes and businesses within the area are currently at risk from flooding from a 1 in 100 flood (that is a flood with a 1% chance of occurring […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A Winston-Salem-based nonprofit granted $5 million in state funds aimed to complete what could turn out to be several long-term, storm-mitigation projects along Topsail Island, informs the Coastal Review Online. Resource Institute (RI), which received the multi-million-dollar Division of Water Resources grant last year, will spearhead a yet-to-be formed committee that will prioritize a list of […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    More than 100,000 persons here have been affected by floods that continue to rise following days of incessant rains in Maguindanao and North Cotabato, officials announced. Lawyer Cynthia Guiani Sayadi, Cotabato City administrator, said 26 of Cotabato City’s 37 villages have been submerged by flood waters for a week already forcing thousands of resident to […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Jackson County Board of Supervisors has filed an application with the Department of Marine Resources requesting permission to conduct regulated activities under the provision of the Coastal Wetlands Protection Law Act, Title 49, Chapter 27, Mississippi Code of 1972. The applicant is proposing to maintenance dredge an existing navigational channel within Simmons Bayou to a […]

  • 14 October 2011

    Fleet Survey Team (FST) is conducting a hydrographic survey in the harbor of Durres, Albania, its approaches and anchorages in a cooperative survey with the Albanian government. FST deployed a seven-person survey team, comprised of both military and civilian surveyors, and a nine-meter survey vessel for the mission, which includes the collection of sounding data, […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Brad Schneider (IL-10) announced that the Army Corps of Engineers has awarded $990,000 in funding for dredging in Waukegan Harbor to clean up shoaling caused by Hurricane Sandy and allow the Harbor to reopen to navigation. The funding was awarded as part of the $821 million approved […]