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  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Construction works on the second phase of a major £36 million coast protection scheme in Tendring are now in full swing with trailing suction hopper dredger Sospan Dau blowing sand across the location. Phase one of the project between Holland Haven to Fernwood Avenue was recently completed, with the beaches being opened back up to the public. The phase […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Freeway, Boskalis’ newest hopper dredger with a capacity of 4,500 m³, is about to be presented to the fleet in a naming ceremony set for Friday 16 January. “The Freeway sailed past our offices in Papendrecht towards the Ketelhaven and off course all the colleagues waved to the crew,” announced Beleef Boskalis on their official facebook page yesterday. […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and partners restarted oyster restoration in Harris Creek in January 2015. This photo shows how rock is being placed to build 1-foot oyster reefs in Harris Creek as oyster restoration efforts continue despite the surrounding icy conditions on March 12, 2015. Through the interagency partnership, the U.S. Army […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Fowey Harbor Commissioner’s (FHC) Dredger ‘Lantic Bay’ has a special place in the maritime history of the Port of Fowey. Named after the bay 1 mile east of the harbor, she was built in 1957 by FHC in their ship yard at Brazen Island. She carried out decades of dredging work in Fowey harbor and further […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations related to the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project are currently underway. The project will place more than 300,000 cubic yards of sand on 1.3 miles of eroded beach in St. Lucie County. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded a $6.24 million contract to Manson Construction Co. of Seattle Washington in September […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, continue work on a $36.5 million coastline restoration project at Rockaway Beach. During the project, nearly 3.5 million cubic yards of sand will be placed […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The shallow draft dredger “Murden” is working to clean up shoaling in Barnegat Inlet, New Jersey. This area requires dredging to provide reliable maritime navigation for the U.S. Coast Guard and a large fishing fleet consisting of full-time commercial, charter and recreational vessels. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, April 18, 2014

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The deepening of the Arthur Kill Channel is part of the ongoing construction of the overall 50 foot Harbor Deepening Project.  The contract area is along the Arthur Kill Channel between Richmond County, New York and Union County, New Jersey from the New York Container Terminal southward to the Conoco Phillips 66 Refinery and Oil […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM Nuttall have recently completed a major milestone on the V&A Museum in Dundee, namely the construction of the coffer dam which will allow the structure to be built out into the Tay. The selection of the right plant and equipment was crucial to meet the tight deadlines, with the summer embargo of works on […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The USACE’s Philadelphia District and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are pumping approximately 8 million cubic yards of sand onto Long Beach Island, N.J. Work is designed to complete the dune and berm system and reduce future storm damages. GLDD mobilized two dredges, the Padre Island and the Dodge Island, for the beachfill operations. The […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has just posted on its official facebook page this beautiful photo of their trailing suction hopper dredger Yaquina. So far this season, the vessel has traveled more than 4,500 miles while removing nearly a half million cubic yards of sediment from navigation channels on the Oregon Coast […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In order to stop future flooding of the Jamapa and Cotaxtla rivers in Veracruz, Mexico, the National Water Commission of Mexico (CONAGUA) recently decided to execute an emergency project for the purpose of cleaning, de-silting and preventing further flooding in those rivers. The project required a total of eight cutter suction dredges, all manufactured by […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bill Dixon, Manager of the NJDEP Bureau of Coastal Engineer discussed beachfill operations with NJDEP Chief of Staff Magdalena Padilla at Oakwood Beach, N.J. on December 2, 2014. USACE and NJDEP have partnered to construct projects along the New Jersey shore designed to reduce damages from future storm events. The project involves pumping approximately 350,000 […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Earlier this year, in the Hanty-Mansiysk Region, DRAGFLOW Russia had operated for sand extraction, in order to make foundation for an Oil Rig tower. The project was undertaken for Bur-Neftegaz, a unit of Bashneft, one of the largest producer of oil products in the country. The equipment included a DRAGFLOW Remote Control Dredge and DRAGFLOW […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work in Beatrixhaven, the newest port basin in Eemshaven, has reached the completion phase, announced the Groningen Seaports. The heavy load quay is getting the finishing touches and dredging work is well on its way. The level of the surrounding terrain has been raised with sand dredged from the port, and at the end of the […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The launch is part of a recently started 10-year dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. [mappress mapid=”19024″] […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The launch is part of a recently started 10-year dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. [mappress] October […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging works in Sabetta are being implemented in more challenging environment than a year ago. The dredging vessels arrived within the planed period on August 1, 2014, while the marine survey and full package of environmental engineering survey had been completed by that time so that the vessels could immediately embark on dredging operations at […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging works in Sabetta are being implemented in more challenging environment than a year ago. The dredging vessels arrived within the planed period on August 1, 2014, while the marine survey and full package of environmental engineering survey had been completed by that time so that the vessels could immediately embark on dredging operations at […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, is conducting dredging operations with the help from contractors at the Homer Harbor entrance channel. The picture, taken by Seekwan Tan on September 6th, shows hydraulic cutterhead dredger taking the Homer Harbor project. An estimated 12,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the basin in order […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Maldives is undertaking the Guraidhoo reclamation and coastal protection project with the main purpose to provide and create sustainable development opportunities across the country. Guraidhoo is one of the islands in a group of islands that the government has designated to be reclaimed as part of the land reclamation project implemented by Ministry […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Suez Canal development program is part of the Suez Canal mega project, which includes the development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port Said, in addition to a seaport in the South Sinai city of Nuweiba and the development of Sharm Al-Sheikh airport. The New Suez […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The launch is part of a recently started 10-year dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. [mappress] September […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Historically, mining processes with poor recovery rates have resulted in tailings with significant amounts of recoverable material. The extraction of this material can be achieved using dredges. There are several factors that justify the extraction and re-processing of tailings: – Tailings require fewer resources when compared to conventional mining. For example, a dredge can – […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egypt launched the New Suez Canal project in August 2014, and the construction was ordered by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to be completed in one year. Some of the world’s top dredging companies are taking part in this capital project that is designed to enlarge the transit capacity and to increase industrial activity in the […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands-based company Van Oord recently completed the first phase of deepening operations at the Port of Koper increasing water depth of the port’s Container Terminal to 14 m. During the dredging, Van Oord removed approx. 230,000 m3 of sea sediments (silt), allowing larger vessels, with a draft of up to 13.5, to enter the port’s Northern […]