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  • 25 February 2021
    Business development

    The Port of Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada, has finished penning its lease agreement with DP World to expand the city’s Duke Point terminal. The project will include an extension of the existing berth from 182 meters to 325 meters and the construction of a new truck gate, warehouse and administration and maintenance building. Under the […]

  • 19 February 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    Morehead City Harbor dredging and beach nourishment project recently passed the halfway point and is on target for completion in March 2021. According to the Carteret County, Weeks Marine made solid progress last week, completing dredging works in the reach known as “Range B”. However, since last Sunday their cutterhead dredge JS Chatry has been […]

  • 25 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Corps Memphis District Commander Col. Zachary Miller, district leadership, and members of the Project Delivery Team gathered on the Mississippi Riverbanks in Arkansas last week for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of a bank armoring project. The celebrated project was a task order in Crittenden County, Arkansas, which was awarded to Midwest […]

  • 6 January 2021
    Human Capital

    Sarah Nunn has been appointed as the new editor of Terra et Aqua, the quarterly journal founded in 1972 by the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC). Sarah grew up in the United Kingdom and has worked in publishing for over 20 years. She has held several roles such as Senior and Managing Editor, Communications […]

  • 23 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation announced recently that they have reached the half-way point for the maintenance dredging at the Port of Mackay. Maintenance dredging at the Port of Mackay last occurred in 2013. Since then, NQBP has managed siltation through regular bed-levelling. But, recent surveys showed increased siltation that now requires maintenance dredging. NQBP […]

  • 15 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Supervisory Board of Van Oord will be strengthened from 1 January 2021 with the arrival of Ms. Charlotte Insinger. She is appointed for a period of four years with the possibility of reappointment, the company reports. Ms. Insinger held management positions at Robeco Group and Royal Dutch Shell. She has also held several non-executive […]

  • 4 December 2020
    Human Capital

    Nick Giarratano, currently Vice President of Manufacturing of DSC Dredge was promoted after serving more than twenty-four (24) years in various roles in both Engineering and Manufacturing, the company informs. Giarratano first started his career at DSC drafting and designing dredging equipment but quickly moved up the ranks to Project Manager and his latter post […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance

    The Port of Palm Beach has just released the latest update on their Lake Worth Inlet dredging project. According to the port, Cashman started dredging of the Lake Worth Inlet on October 27th. The hopper dredge Atchafalaya conducted work for about a week before dredging came to a halt due to Tropical Storm Eta. Officials […]

  • 2 November 2020

    Memphis District Corps of Engineers Commander Col. Zachary Miller toured on-going construction works at Cedar Point Dikes last week. The project is located on the Mississippi River in Tipton County, Tennessee. Once complete, the dike will assist in maintaining navigation by forcing the flow of water into the defined channel. Maintaining navigation on the Mississippi […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District recently completed dredged material placement at Pancake Point on Puget Island in Washington. The project provided beach nourishment to an approximately 3000-foot stretch of shoreline on the Washington side of the Columbia River. The Port of Portland’s Dredge Oregon began work on Aug. 29 and completed placement […]

  • 21 August 2020

    Weeks Marine, Inc. is making good progress with the dredging of Mayaguez Harbor in Puerto Rico. The contractor is approximately halfway through the dredging of 115,000 cubic yards of shoal material from the harbor. Disposal of dredged material is taking place at a designated Offshore Dredged Material Disposal Site located approximately 2 miles north of […]

  • 10 July 2020

    The works will soon begin on the northern boat ramp reconstruction at Wellington Point, Queensland, Oodgeroo MP Mark Robinson said in his latest announcement. “The reconstructed ramp will give boaties a safer and better option in south easterly conditions at medium and high tides.A new boat ramp at Wellington Point is desperately needed,” said MP […]

  • 24 June 2020

    The City of Duluth, MN, will host a public information meeting today, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District. The meeting will include presentations on the Duluth-Superior Harbor maintenance dredging and proposed Minnesota Point beach nourishment. Presenters will talk about the project purpose, plan for the potential placement of clean sediment […]

  • 22 June 2020

    The combined transport of two cutter suction dredgers type CSD500, a floating booster station BS500 and containers with auxiliaries has arrived at its transit point, Damen reports. Now, the complete units are hoisted onto a transport vessel as deck load. The max dredging depth of a CSD500 is -14m. With the additional spud carriage pontoons, […]

  • 23 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    As of April 1st, Marc van Heyningen will become the new Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Damen Shipyards Group. This completes the Executive Board of the leading Dutch maritime solutions provider. “We warmly welcome Marc on board,” said CEO Arnout Damen. “With his experience and background, he is certainly able to take operational excellence within […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District is seeking public input on a Virginia Beach City Government proposal to mechanically dredge a Saw Pen Point neighborhood tributary to provide residents with navigation access.  The Schilling Point SSD project is located in a tributary to the Lynnhaven River’s Western Branch, adjacent to the Saw Pen […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Memphis District of the Army Corps recently completed another important Mississippi River project located just across the Mississippi River from New Madrid, Missouri. The stone dike construction project, named Kentucky Point, Kentucky, was designed to assist in maintaining a safe and reliable navigation channel for commercial towboats in the Mississippi River. It also directly […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has started discussions with EDF Energy about a new marine licence application to dispose of dredged material from the Bristol Channel into a disposal site off the coast of Cardiff, South Wales. EDF has submitted its plan to NRW for the sampling and testing of the sediment from the construction site […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Foyle and Marine Dredging Ltd has just released these amazing photos from their dredging project at Smooth Point, Killybegs Fishery Harbor Center, Co. Donegal. The dredging is part of a €14.7 million capital works contract to deliver a 120m long quay development and associated works in the area. According to the Department of Agriculture, Food […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced that Elaine Dorward-King was appointed to its Board of Directors. Dr. Dorward-King was appointed to the class of directors that will stand for election at the upcoming 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Her appointment as a new independent director was effective January 7, 2020 and follows […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Group has appointed Arnout Damen as the new CEO, succeeding René Berkvens, who held the position for more than 13 years. Arnout Damen will take over the CEO position as of 1 January, when his current CCO position will be taken over by Jan-Wim Dekker. Over the past nine years, Damen has been […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has just announced a plan to stabilize approximately 1,500 feet of shoreline that is eroding at the Pleasant Point Reservation near Perry, Maine.   The work is being implemented under the Section 14 Emergency Shoreline Protection program. The Pleasant Point Reservation is home to members of […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A contractor for the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) is set to begin work on an interim project to protect Cumberland County’s East Point Lighthouse – an icon of the Delaware Bay region and the state’s second oldest lighthouse – from storm surge and flooding.  The $460,150 project will be implemented by Cape […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest (NAVFAC SW) is proposing a maintenance dredging project at Naval Base Point Loma (NBPL) in San Diego, California. The proposed project includes dredging and removal of approximately 16,485 cubic yards of material (including a 2-foot overdredge allowance) within the 1.85-acre proposed dredge area in association with Navy ARCO Drydock Sump […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Representative Chris Smith has announced that beach replenishment contractor Weeks Marine will return to Point Pleasant Beach as early as this week, to pump additional sand in sections that experienced significant erosion during severe May weather.  “The Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) informed me that it negotiated a $3.6 million contract modification to […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Canada’s Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau, has announced a significant investment of $6.6 million aimed at improving the infrastructure of the Pointe aux Basques terminal. The investment in the Pointe aux Basques terminal – located in the Port of Sept-Iles, 650 kilometers down river from Quebec city on the North Shore of the St. Lawrence […]