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  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia Beach oceanfront is getting some added protection, thanks to a joint effort by the city and Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The district has awarded the Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project renourishment contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois. The bid of $22.64 […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a $13.5 million contract to Norfolk Dredging Company of Chesapeake (VA) for dredging the Delaware River main channel. Work will involve dredging approximately 1.6 million cubic yards of sediment from portions of the Marcus Hook and New Castle Ranges of the Delaware River main shipping channel, […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced that the 10th International SedNet Conference will take place from 14-17 June 2017, at the Palazzo San Giorgio in Genoa, Italy. The conference, named ‘Sediments on the Move’, refers to the fact that sediment moves from the mountains to the sea and from fresh water to marine environments […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first stage of construction works on the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project starts today, according to the Dover Port. The port announced that this major stage of the construction program is now officially underway and is scheduled to be completed at the end of 2018. As the result of these works there will be some […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Vital dredging of the entrance channel of the Clyde River at Batemans Bay has been completed in time for the Christmas holidays. Member for Bega, Andrew Constance, said that the NSW Government has invested over $500,000 to ensuring the lower reaches of the river are accessible to boaters during low tide. “Dredging the river channel […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen recently completed a broad scope of maintenance and repair works on the Van Oord-owned Split Hopper Barges Jan Blanken and Jan Leeghwater. The vessels, both with 2,853 m³ hopper capacity, left the yard on schedule just 10 days after arrival. Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen Project Manager Ron Brusket sums up the projects neatly: […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    For his contributions to hydraulic engineering, Prof. Marcel Stive, Delft University of Technology, has been awarded with the 2015 International Coastal Engineering award by ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers). The Coast, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute (COPRI), a semi-autonomous institute of ASCE, chose to award Prof. Marcel “for his innovative research and educational contributions to the […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Idreco has delivered a state-of-the-art ISD350-M dredger for the Cemex-plant in Lüttow, North Germany. The new dredger is equipped with an IDP350 Idreco dredge pump, which is one of the most efficient and modern dredge pumps currently available in the market.  The choice for a bigger pump was made in order to reach the same […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will be extending the deadline to submit comments on the revised final report for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP). Public, state and agency comments will be accepted through October 3. “We’re extending the comment period to honor the requests from our stakeholders to do so. This […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Unesco-IHE Vice-rector Stefan Uhlenbrook and Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and Environment signed a Memorandum of Understanding, marking a new step in the joint effort of developing research, education and innovation in the field of water security and quality. The cooperation, which started in 2003, will be continued for another four years. The MoU was […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Wartsila Yuchai Engine Company Limited (WYEC), a joint venture company founded in 2013, has been contracted to supply two 16-cylinder Wartsila 32 engines for a large new dredging vessel. The ship is being built at the Dongguan Xiandai Shipbuilding yard for a private Chinese operator. The newbuild will operate on both heavy fuel oil […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    One of the biggest projects handled in 2014 by the Gibraltar-based Gibdock has been definitely the docking of Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Lelystad. This is the second time that 137-meter-long TSHD has been to Gibdock for repairs. The general drydocking project includes steelwork, pipe, mechanical and painting work, with steelwork inside the hopper […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Management Division of the Los Angeles Harbor Department and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have prepared a joint Notice of Intent/Notice of Preparation (NOI/NOP) for the proposed Everport container terminal improvement project at Berths 226-236 at the Port of Los Angeles. The Notice of Intent/Notice of Preparation is the first step in […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Minot, North Dakota, officially broke ground on the Souris Valley flood protection project yesterday. John Hoeven, Senator for North Dakota, Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford and Col. Sam Calkins with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers joined local leaders to celebrate groundbreaking on the first three phases of flood protection that will cost […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The River Ouseburn has been diverted as part of a major scheme to tackle flooding in Brunton Park, Newcastle. Northumbrian Water and the Environment Agency began the £7 million joint flood reduction scheme in October 2014. Work has involved installing 380 meters of new river channel to divert the flow of the Ouseburn from the […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) Chairman A.V. Ramana announced last week that Mercator Limited, the owner of sunken hopper dredger Tridevi Prem, has agreed to salvage the wreck, The Hindu informs.  As reported earlier, the Tridevi Prem, abandoned by its crew after water ingress, sunk on September 3 within port limits of NMPT. Indian Coast […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and East Chicago Waterway Management District will hold a public meeting to present this year’s Indiana Harbor and Canal dredging schedule and activities. The meeting takes place on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the City Hall, Annex Building, 4444 Railroad Ave., East Chicago, Ind. The contractors, a joint venture […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Several state agencies are about to work jointly to assess and recommend strategies to reduce the threat of flooding along the Satsop River, under legislation recommended Tuesday by the Senate Water, Agriculture, Natural Resources & Parks Committee. “The Satsop had a long history of dredging but, since the dredging stopped, the buildup of sediment has […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladeshi Government’s Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase has approved a proposal to award a contract for the Jamuna River dredging project, aimed to develop the Sirajganj to Daikhowa river route, local media reports. As per a tender proposal placed by the Ministry of Shipping, Dharitri Banga Limited of Bangladesh – a company which won […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major engineering project which protects thousands of Morpeth residents from flooding has scooped a prestigious national award. The Morpeth Flood Alleviation Scheme was named Project of the Year in this year’s ‘Constructing Excellence Awards’ which recognize the very best companies, collaborations and projects, sharing best practice and inspiring others to adopt new and better […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Caen/Chamber of Commerce & Industry Caen Normandy (Chambre de Commerce et d’industrie de Caen Normandie) has placed an order for a Damen ASD Tug 2810. This follows Damen winning a public tender on December 8th, 2015. The new Damen vessel will be deployed in the latter, hence its name Cherbourg 1. The main […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following months of work, the GUPC (Grupo Unidos por el Canal) this week brought to full operability the Third Set of Locks. This means that the operation of the locks has been satisfactorily tested according to the specifications of the Panama Canal Authority. “The project is ready to receive the first ships, proving that it works to […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by Açu Petróleo S.A. (joint venture company of Prumo Logística S.A. and Oiltanking Gmbh) for the expansion of the Porto do Açu Oil Transhipment Terminal in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil. The contract has a total value of approximately EUR 120 million. The expansion comprises the […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Port Macquarie-Hastings Council is set to undertake dredging works to maximise the recreational benefits of lower Lake Cathie. Dredging works to deepen the lake and enhance the sand dunes south of the lake will commence in late July. Director of Development and Environment Matt Rogers said that the works would involve dredging sand from the […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Tyneside Council’s Planning Committee has approved proposals for the sea defense scheme at the Central Lower Promenade in Whitley Bay. According to the council, with this approval the vital work can now get underway to refurbish the structure, which is around 100 years old and is reaching the end of its serviceable life. Elected […]

  • 12 April 2012

      On March 19th, CCCC Shanghai Dredging Co., Ltd. and Yangtze River Estuary Waterway Administration Bureau of the Ministry of Communications jointly signed the construction contract for section A and section C of the maintenance and dredging work (2012) for the 12.5m-deep waterway at Yangtze Estuary, and the integrity contract. The total contract value reaches […]