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  • 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

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egypt launched the New Suez Canal project in August 2014. The construction was ordered by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to be completed in one year. The contract includes the construction of the parallel section of the canal with a length of approximately 50 kilometers to allow ships to simultaneously transit in two directions as well […]

  • 1 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work is underway on the long-awaited Army Corps of Engineers project to construct T-groins and place sand in the community of Sea Gate west of the West 37th Street Groin in Coney Island. The project will be a benefit to the larger Coney Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Project and will also include beach restoration […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The IHC Beaver® dredgers are well known for their robust construction, reliable operation and excellent performances. To date, IHC Merwede has supplied more than 800 of these standardized cutter suction dredgers worldwide. The IHC Beaver dredger can be dismounted to be transported via road, rail or sea. The IHC Beavers are built for delivery from […]

  • 3 October 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 – […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

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

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

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

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The government-owned trailing suction hopper dredger WHEELER departed New Orleans in late November on its way to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District to perform an urgent maintenance dredging at the Freeport Harbor. The 45-day project included removal of approximately two million cubic yards of dredged material from the Freeport Entrance Channel, jetty […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cotswold Canals Trust Dredger ‘Augustus Gloop’ was craned into the canal near Hope Mills at Brimscombe in December 2014 and immediately started some silt removal trials. The vintage German built machine has been part of the CCT maintenance fleet since it was purchased back in the 1970s. It has undergone a number of refits […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cleveland Harbor East Breakwater Project, aimed to repair the $24.9 million worth of damages caused by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012, is moving forward. Repair work to the 3,200 linear feet of breakwater is being completed by Great Lakes Dock & Materials L.L.C., Muskegon, MI and includes the placement of armor stone as well as […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    With the 2,500 m³ capacity, the Damen-built Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), Barito Equator is the first of its kind constructed in Indonesia and also the largest Damen standard hopper dredger built to date. Last October, the launching and naming of Barito Equator took place at Indonesian shipyard Steadfast Marine, which is located in Pontianak […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction’s clam-shell dredge “Njord” began, on March 26th, maintenance dredging at the Port of Anchorage’s terminal three. Due to the warm winter, early dredging was required to maintain a project depth of minus 35 feet. Regular annual operations will begin April 20 with Manson’s hopper dredge, the “Westport,” and will continue until November 2015. […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Suez Canal project is currently under construction, and is scheduled to be completed in August this year. It will run parallel to the original Canal at a length of 72 km, allowing vessels to travel both ways along its length, cutting transit time from 20 to 11 hours. This giant scheme includes plans to develop logistics […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Pictured here are two Ellicott dredgers working on the river Jhelum in India. In the foreground – a Dragon dredger that has been in operation for nearly 60 years. Working behind it is a new Series 370 dredger. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, July 16, 2014

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

    The USACE’s Philadelphia District, has just posted on its official facebook page the latest photo from the Long Beach Island sand replenishment scheme. The Corps and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company began dredging and beachfill operations in early May in the borough of Ship Bottom. Great Lakes mobilized two dredgers, the Padre Island […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging and massive beach replenishment operations continue on the southern end of Ocean City, NJ. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers together with the contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, are building a dune and berm system to reduce the risk of future storm damages. The Dredge Liberty Island is once again back in action following what […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Panama Canal Expansion project is now 94% completed, with the progress of the third set of locks being 95% completed. The project will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. The existing locks allow the passage of vessels that […]

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

    Jan De Nul Group has posted on its official facebook page this very interesting photo that shows two surveyors working in the French harbor of ‪Cherbourg‬, while the trailing suction hopper dredger Taccola ‎is dredging‬ and ‪reclaiming‬ material for the 40 ha extension of the port areas. In mid-March, the Ports of Normandy Authority (PNA) launched […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction of islands in Harper’s Slough, located in Pool 9 of the Upper Mississippi River, is well underway. The work will span four construction seasons and is anticipated to be complete in 2018. A single construction contract was awarded in September 2014 and the remaining options exercised in October 2014 for a total construction cost […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    State Senator Patty Ritchie has recently secured $200,000 in special funding to help the City of Fulton and the Town of Granby in their work to dredge Lake Neatahwanta and ultimately make the body of water usable again. For more than 25 years, the beaches surrounding Lake Neatahwanta have been closed to the public due […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The USACE Memphis District’s dredger Hurley is currently supporting the Louisville District during the construction of the Olmsted Locks and Dam. Also known as the Locks and Dam 52 and 53 Replacement Project, Olmsted Locks and Dam is under construction between Illinois and Kentucky about 17 miles upstream from the confluence of the Ohio and […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    American Construction Company and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently completed federal navigation channel dredging at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam. The contractor completed dredging of about 2,000 cubic yards of material at the downstream lock approach of Ice Harbor Dam. The picture shows Derrick “Mukilteo” dredging three dredge lanes inland of derrick “Palouse” in the […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal development scheme is progressing well and is scheduled to be completed this August. The opening of the new waterway will almost double the Suez Canal capacity and is expected to increase annual revenues to $13.5 billion by 2023. The project was launched by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish in […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, a marine offshore and inland water construction company, has just completed a dredging project in Bringsinghaug, Norway. The project, located in the Møre og Romsdal area, had to see removal of approx. 6250 m³ of polluted material by using environmental dredging techniques. Wasa Dredging was working as a subcontractor to a company called Volda Maskin AS. […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yorkshire Water’s Bridlington Revised Bathing Water Directive project, undertaken by MGJV/ABCO Marine, has been shortlisted for the British Construction Industry Awards 2015.  The Bridlington Revised Bathing Water Directive scheme was designed to ensure that any Yorkshire Water Services (YWS) assets, which could influence bathing water quality, do not adversely affect achieving the desired standard. The […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company’s dredge “Terrapin Island” is moored offshore, discharging a load of sand from her 6,400 cubic yard hopper through a submerged pipeline during one of her various dredging projects. The dredge discharge from the pipeline is shown in the foreground and dozers are used to grade and shape the discharged […]