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  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) new 5500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ILEMBE was named at an official ceremony at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 9 May 2015. The state-of-the-art dredger contract has been built within the budget and three months ahead of schedule. The vessel is expected to leave Rotterdam before Christmas and […]

  • 23 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 […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering NV (DEME) took part yesterday in the Flanders Port Day, a joint initiative of the Flanders government and the four Flanders ports. One of the event attractions was the arrival of the trailing suction hopper dredger Artevelde in Zeebrugge. On Sunday afternoon, the Flanders Minister of Mobility and Public Works, Ben […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Atlantic and Pacific Oceans are coming closer together thanks to the new Panama Canal. Flooding of part of the new set of locks on the Pacific side is being carried shortly after the successful operation was conducted on the Atlantic. The project, known as the Third Set of Locks, is rushing towards completion next […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are constructing a berm system at Oakwood Beach, N.J. The project involves pumping approximately 350,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beach. Work is designed to reduce damages from future storm events and was funded through the Hurricane Sandy Relief […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wrapped up federal navigation channel dredging at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam on January 14. Ice Harbor lock operations have returned to normal and dredging equipment has been removed, including water quality monitoring buoys, and relocated upstream to work areas in the Snake and Clearwater rivers at Lewiston-Clarkston. The Corps’ […]

  • 18 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 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A $20 million beach expansion project, which will bring 20 more blocks of sand to Galveston Island, is underway. The project will use about 725,000 cubic yards of sand dredged from the Galveston Ship Channel, and deposit between 61st and 81st streets along the Galveston seawall. The $23 million project is a collaborative effort sponsored […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With a hopper capacity of 46,000 m³, trailing suction hopper dredger Cristóbal Colón is the largest and the most high-tech dredger in the world today. Built by the Spanish shipbuilder La Naval in 2009, the 223 m long (Length o.a. ) vessel is owned by the Belgian shipping infrastructure conglomerate Jan De Nul. This type of vessel is mostly […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    First Coastal Corporation and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) together with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, are working on a beach nourishment project in Westhampton, Suffolk County, New York. The project aim is to repair and restore the previously built Westhampton Dunes coastal storm risk management project that was impacted […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Brig. Gen. Kent D. Savre, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division, talks with Raegan Medgie of the Weather Channel at an ongoing coastal storm damage risk reduction project site on Rockaway Beach in Queens, NY. About 3 million cubic yards of sand is being pumped onto the project area, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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

    Dutch Offshore Contractors, an independent company serving the heavy transport needs of clients in the global maritime offshore industry (DOC), has successfully loaded the first of two shipments of dredging equipment in Suez onto HLV Xiang Yun Kou for COSCO Heavy Transport. The modernized Suez Canal was officially opened on August 6, 2015. This capital […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, is responsible for maintenance dredging of the Savannah and Brunswick harbors. The Corps routinely dredges sediment from the bottom of the river to ensure a safe, authorized depth for cargo ships to import and export goods. Shown here is a dredger in the Savannah shipping channel. [mappress] […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    C&M Dredging’s machine, Ellicott 360SL, is currently working on the Jackson Lake Restoration project in Tennessee. It is being used to dredge 20,000 cubic yards of accumulated silt and sediment, which have built up over the past century. C&M Dredging, located in Florida, specializes in hydraulic dredging and dewatering projects ranging from small residential jobs […]

  • 5 June 2014

    This major beach renourishment project consisted of restoring two miles of beach. Beach restoration involves pumping dredged sand from the ocean floor back onto the beach, restoring it to a healthy state. The Siesta Key project will provide critical protection to homes and businesses along the Sarasota County coastline from damage commonly experienced with high […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Around-the-clock dredging operations on the Hudson River commenced recently, and will continue through November in a 14-mile section of the Upper Hudson between Schuylerville and Stillwater, Saratoga County. Dredging began near Fort Edward, 40 miles north of Albany, in 2009, and GE’s contractors thus far have removed 70 percent of the total that the U.S. […]

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

    The launch of a brand new 2015 Model 7012 HP Versi-Dredge at Buffalo Cove took place recently at Lake Lotawana. In attendance was Dave Wagner, Dredge Committee Chairperson, outgoing Mayor, David Welsh and Ward III Alderman, David Tillema as well as IMS President, Jim Horton, IMS Vice President, Ryan Horton, and IMS Technical Sales Manager, Michael Young. The […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Buffalo River Restoration Partnership dredging efforts have reached the City Ship Canal as part of the ongoing restoration of the Buffalo River “Area of Concern” (AOC). The Partnership has leveraged nearly $75 million dollars into a restoration of the Buffalo River AOC and its shoreline. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, April 23, 2014

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is placing roughly 600,000 cubic yards of sand at Coney Island to replace sand lost during Hurricane Sandy and also to restore the Coney Island project to its original design profile. The Coney Island Reach project, which extends from West 37th Street to Brighton Beach, consists of approximately 3 […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    From Florida to Maine, one unique vessel in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ maritime fleet earns its “indispensable” reputation 363 days a year by dredging dangerous shoaling in shallow draft federal channel inlets: hopper dredger Currituck. The Currituck is assigned to the Corps’ Wilmington District in North Carolina. It’s the only special-purpose type of […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bronka is a new port facility currently being constructed to increase the container throughput capacity in the St Petersburg region. The project involves the construction of a 6 kilometer long shipping channel, turning basin and berth pockets for the new port facility. A total volume of 16 million cubic meters of clay, silt and sand […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, conducted a dredging project in Shem Creek to dredge the channel back to its former depth. This will allow the shrimping industry in the area to continue to function without hinderance. For this purpose the Corps employed the dredger Richmond. This dredger is 130 feet long, […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New dredging machine with backhoe, Watermaster Classic IV, has recently arrived in Olongapo City. Watermaster can “walk” in and out of water without crane assistance and moves independently in water as well, minimizing the need of extra machinery and labour and is thus a very cost-effective solution. [mappress] Press Release, August 19, 2014