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  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish said this week that the dredging works on the New Suez Canal will be finalized before the deadline. He also added that the preparations for the inauguration ceremony of the new waterway are currently underway and the Suez Canal Authority will be responsible for running the Suez […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion is the largest project at the Canal since its original construction. 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 can carry up to 5,000 TEUs. […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the years there has been a steady flow of sludge and sediment in the Vaal River at the Loch Vaal residential area. Due to this accumulation some residents along this bank have been unable to launch their boats into the river. To solve these problems, Bovu Fluid Holdings (Bovu Pumps) used their Ultratrex Amphibious Excavator […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has recently awarded a $9.9-million contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for a coastal and storm damage reduction project at Oakwood Beach, N.J.  This project, which entails the construction of a 50-foot wide berm, or beach, is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District […]

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

      The steel cutting ceremony for the new project, the 1.840 m3 twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger “Mahury”, took place at MTG Dolphin on 25th of November 2014. This is the second ship in series (after “Albatros”), being built by order of Royal IHC for Dutch Dredging. The vessel will be capable of dredging with […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two years ago in 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the northeastern United States and went down in history as one of the most destructive storms on record, damaging homes and businesses and causing billions of dollars in damage to vital infrastructure, electrical power transmission, transportation and water and sewage facilities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer […]

  • 26 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 […]

  • 19 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 […]

  • 17 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 […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging works are still in progress at Lusail Marina. The crew of the “Seaworks-19”demonstrates the cutting head and teeth of the dredger in action.  Located in the Marina District and designed to accommodate 10-40 m yachts across 93 spacious berths, the marina is supported by state-of-the-art eco-friendly facilities. [mappress] September 11, 2014

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    American Construction Company continues the successful dredging of the Grays Harbor Navigation Project near Aberdeen, Washington. The dredged material is transported to the open-water disposal site on their 4,000 cubic yard capacity split-hull dump scows “Freedom” and “Liberty”. The channel is 350 feet wide with a depth of 38 to 42 feet. This dredging program […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging is a daily activity at the Panama Canal ensuring the safe passage of ships through the waterway. Also, dredging plays major role in the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the largest project at the Canal since its original construction.  The Panama Canal Expansion began on September 2007 at a total cost of $5.2 billion. The project will create a new […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and their contractor Barnegat Bay Dredging Company are conducting dredging operations and marsh restoration at Mordecai Island, NJ. The USACE is removing critical shoals from the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway and using the material to restore a portion of Mordecai Island marshland. The island serves two important […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A brand new JULONG JLGC-1810 Aquatic Weed Harvester was commissioned in Poyang Lake, China last week. This aquatic weed harvester has a cutting width of 180cm and cutting depth of 100cm with the load capacity of 5 cubic meters. It has a working speed of 3km/h and cruising speed of 6km/h. One man in the cabin can […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For nearly a year, the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has been repairing damage from Hurricane Sandy to previously-engineered beaches in New York and New Jersey. Now, restoration has expanded to a new area where the Corps of Engineers hasn’t previously worked ─ Port Monmouth, N.J. In June 2014, the District began the […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Dredging Suez Canal, has posted on its official facebook page this very interesting photo from the New Suez Canal dredging program. Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish recently said that the dredging works on the new waterway scheme will be finalized in July 2015, one month before the deadline. […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Major works are underway on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, known informally as SHEP, with dredge Alaska deepening seaward portion of the harbor, which extends 18.5 miles from Fort Pulaski into the Atlantic Ocean. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company started dredging of the Savannah’s outer harbor last Thursday, 11 September. The SHEP is being undertaken to accommodate the expansion […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New coastal defenses are being built along the north of Portsea Island between Ports Creek Railway Bridge and Kendall’s Wharf. The new defenses are designed to reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the next 100 years. Construction work began in May and is due to continue until the autumn […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Single propeller trailer suction hopper dredger ‘Scelveringhe’ has just delivered one more payload of aggregate material for the Wood Wharf project. As part of Canary Wharf’s 10 year redevelopment of Wood Wharf, Commercial Marine & Piling Ltd. (CMP) is currently engaged in reclamation of 9,000sqm of land from West India Dock South. CMP’s 10 month contract is […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    For many decades, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, has maintained the capability to fabricate specialized parts and equipment for its fleet of dredges, workboats and other equipment. The black and white photo taken in March 1939 show some of the Corps employees pouring a brass casting in the foundry at the old U.S. Engineer […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two state-of-the-art IHC Beaver® cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) are performing vital work on the Madeira River running through the Santo António Dam, located six kilometers southwest of Porto Velho in Rondónia. First cutter suction dredger, the JATUARANA I was delivered in February 2011. She is a 47.2m IHC Beaver® 6518 C CSD with a catamaran-shaped hull, and […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two years ago in 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the northeastern United States and went down in history as one of the most destructive storms on record, damaging homes and businesses and causing billions of dollars in damage to vital infrastructure, electrical power transmission, transportation and water and sewage facilities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Casey, Congressmen Brady and Fattah and state, local and industry leaders recently toured ongoing Delaware River Main Channel Deepening operations in Philadelphia. During the visit, Biden emphasized that the project is very important for keeping Philadelphia competitive and that dredging of Delaware River will allow larger vessels to enter Philadelphia port. […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first Easydredge® 2700, built for Royal IHC, was successfully launched at MTG Dolphin Shipyard on 16th December 2014. The new vessel will be supplied with a “world-dredging package”, which includes bottom doors, a bow coupling and a dredging depth of 25m. This makes her suitable for a wide range of tasks, from the maintenance […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    JND Thomas Company, Inc. (JND Thomas), based out of Riverdale, California, was the main contractor for the Wilde Lake dredging project.  During the project, approximately 11,500 m³ (15,000 cubic yards) of sediment was removed from two distinct areas within the lake—the northwestern portion of the lake where the stream enters and at a cove area at the southern […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Strabag Wasserbau GmbH has completed the first phase of the Liepaja Port dredging project (Latvia). According to the Liepaja Special Economic Zone Authority, water depth in sectors 2.5 and 2.6 has been increased from 10 to 12 meters. Dredging of the Liepaja Port began back in late 2013. Completion of the project is scheduled for […]