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  • 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 […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    California Conservation Corps members practice filling sandbags to flood fight a simulated levee boil during a flood emergency exercise October 22, 2014, on Twitchell Island in Isleton, California. The annual exercise, led by the California Department of Water Resources in conjunction with the Sacramento County Office of Emergency Services and Reclamation District 1601, is designed […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis Westminster has completed installation of the gravel pre-load on the Cowes new breakwater as scheduled, having deposited a total of 51,000m3 to bring the crest of the gravel core up to between 3.7 and 4.4 meters above chart datum. Five settlement beacons were also installed on the breakwater for on-going monitoring during a four […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Vox Maxima, Van Oord’s largest trailing suction hopper dredging vessel, recently started the dredging operations for the creation of Pluit City, an artificial island in the bay of Jakarta, Indonesia. The Pluit City scheme is being developed by Van Oord–Boskalis joint venture with the completion date set for 2018. Trailing suction hopper dredgers are now dredging the sand that […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Land and Water Services were commissioned to undertake dredging works to a 2.5km section of the Grantham Canal from Bridge 54 at Redmile towards Bridge 51, at Jericho Lane. The silt removed was analysed as non-hazardous and was removed using an amphibious excavator and transported up the canal using floating plant. This dredging scheme involved […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The second phase of the Hulhumalé Dredging & Reclamation project in the Maldives is in full swing. DEME’s Dredging International started recently the land reclamation works on the Phase II of the project. This project will add another 240 ha of new land to the island. The required volume, around 6 million m³ of sand, […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging works on the rivers Parrett and Tone are in full swing. This work is taking place on the left hand bank of the Parrett between the confluence with the river Tone and Burrowbridge. [mappress] September 22, 2014

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, recently completed the first phase of the Port of Koper dredging project. During this deepening program, Van Oord removed approximately 230,000 m3 of sea sediments (silt), allowing larger vessels, with a draft of up to 13.5, to enter the port’s Northern part of Basin […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The River Avon cleanup program in Bath is currently underway. The Environment Agency is removing abandoned cars and up to 150 shopping trolleys from the riverbed in the center of the city. The abandoned vehicles and other objects were identified by the Environment Agency during a recent survey of the city’s flood defenses. They have […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has posted on its official facebook page this aerial photo that shows a completed section of beachfill construction at Broadkill Beach, Delaware, as part of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening project. The project involves dredging sand from the Delaware River to deepen the river for navigation […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    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 […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A brand new JULONG 10 inch jet suction dredger, with a pump capacity of 1200 m³/h, was recently commissioned in Kazakhstan. The maximum working depth of this dredging machine is 10 meters. The dredger is equipped with a 220kw diesel engine for the dredge pump, and a 75kw diesel generator to supply power for all the […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge vessel Yaquina is in Morro Bay cleaning up the harbor bottom. The purpose of the dredging project is to remove sand and silt build up in order to provide a deeper, safer, more navigable channel. Designed by USACE and built by Norfolk Shipbuilding & Drydock Corp., the Yaquina mission […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, recently deployed its first dredging vessels to the New Suez Canal project. At the moment, they have three vessels in operation, two stationary cutter suction dredgers and the large self-propelled cutter suction dredger Artemis. This fleet will gradually be expanded with additional two dredging […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC (IHC) – a Dutch maritime group focused on the design and construction of vessels and services for the offshore, dredging and wet mining markets – has just posted this Cutter Pump photo on its facebook page. The picture shows three brand new CutterSpecial® pumps with Curve® impeller ready to be delivered to the customer Jan De Nul […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    CJSC Zavod Hydromekhanizatsii (Hydromec), a Russian company specialized in the design and construction of dredging vessels, recently delivered a non-self-propelled dredger with the capacity of 700 cbm/h. The dredger was developed under the Renovation of Service Fleet contract and is part of the Federal Targeted Program “Development of Russia’s Transport System (2010-2020)“. Since the company was formed in 1950, Hydromec has developed a broad […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works are in full swing on a £36 million coastal protection scheme that will recharge 5km of beaches from Holland-on-Sea to Clacton. The first section of the work between Holland Haven to Fernwood Avenue was recently completed, with the beaches being opened back up to the public. The second phase will involve a further 15 fishtail […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and City officials recently broke ground on a long-awaited Coney Island shoreline protection project that will construct a series of T-groin rock jetties between West 37th Street and Brighton Beach. The Coney Island Reach project consists of approximately three miles of […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has recently completed the first phase of the Port of Koper dredging project. During this deepening program, Van Oord removed approximately 230,000 m3 of sea sediments (silt), allowing larger vessels, with a draft of up to 13.5, to enter the port’s Northern part […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Another IMS DM-60 Depth Master leaves the factory for an overseas buyer. The DM-60 can dredge down to 60 ft. (18.3m) and is only two truck transportable. Other dredges with this depth capacity take 4-6 trucks to transport. The Depth Master™ is IMS’s solution to making deep maintenance dredging, sedimentary sand mining and environmental dredging […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredger cuts through dense cattails and reeds in Central Africa. The patented WeedMaster Cutterhead cut 4m+ tall vegetation into 1 to 4 inch pieces and pumped it several hundred feet away through a pipeline. The system can work continuously without unloading into barges like mechanical dredgers and conveyor harvesters.     […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently constructed a 50-foot berm at Oakwood Beach in Salem County, N.J. reducing the risk of future storm damages. The two mile project involved pumping 350,000 cubic yards of sand from the Delaware River onto the beach. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company served as contractor and completed construction […]

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

    Jan De Nul‬ Group has just posted on its official facebook page this amazing photo of their Ibn Battuta, one of seven cutter suction dredgers of ‪‎Jan De Nul‬ Group currently working on the ‎New Suez Canal Project‬ in ‪‎Egypt‬. By the end of this month, 24 vessels of the ‪Challenge Consortium‬ (National Marine Dredging […]

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

    The New Suez Canal development program is nearing its completion and the preparations for the inauguration ceremony of the new waterway are currently underway. 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. At the […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal is the name of a new waterway project in Egypt, expanding the existing Suez Canal between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. This 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 […]

  • 10 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 […]