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  • 10 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sea Engineering in conjunction with Healy Tibbitts Builders (Weeks Marine) has just completed the largest dredging/beach restoration and stabilization project ever completed in Hawaii. The project involved dredging on the Pearl Harbor entrance channel to restore the design channel width, and the placement of the sandy dredged material within 9 specially designed T-head groins to […]

  • 16 December 2011

    A five-phase project to renovate the marina at Presque Isle in Marquette is literally between a rock and hard place. City engineers announced that the marina piers have deteriorated to the point that the rock inside them has crumbled and spilled out into the lake bottom. This would make phase one of the marina project, […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mariners are advised of sediment sampling collection activities in the channels of Patterson Lakes. Works will consist of collection of sediment samples from a moored barge. The barge will be stationary for periods of approximately 30 minutes before moving to the next sampling point. Samples will be collected from berthing areas adjacent to jetties or […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Our first Dredging Today Conference took place in October at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The two-day event gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. Talking about dredging for hydropower, Jan Peters, Managing Director, Alia Instruments & Imotec, […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch flood defense policy is no longer solemnly about building more storm surge barriers and higher embankments, stated Bart Parmet, staff member Dutch Delta program Commissioner at the opening plenary of the second conference Deltas in time of climate change in Rotterdam on 24 September. There are little concrete constructions in our new Delta program […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging in the shallows of the West Arm of Kootenay Lake is set to begin September 24, and will last until November 30, 2019, reports the British Columbia government. As reported, the Province will dredge three shallow areas in the West Arm of Kootenay Lake to ensure the long-term navigational safety of the Kootenay Lake […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that dredging project at the Ayer Merbau Basin and its vicinity will commence on April 10, 2013. The dredging and construction works will be carried out by the grab dredger and crane barge. The grab […]

  • 25 May 2012

    According to Steveston Harbour Authority general manager Bob Baziuk, the 24-metre tug boat Jose Narvaez ran aground in the waters off Steveston around noon Saturday, an incident that points to the need for regular dredging of the area. The vessel listed to its port side in the shallow channel that runs between Steveston and Shady […]

  • 20 September 2012

    The branching waterways at the Osborn Island have been clogged by sediment that makes navigation almost impossible. Tom Alessi, the Kentucky Drive resident, said: “When you see a sea gull walking instead of paddling, you know it’s pretty shallow.” According to, Osborn Island Residents Association committee members have obtained the needed state Department of […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Redland City Council received an OK from the State Government for the Toondah Harbour dredging project. According to, the Cleveland MP Mark Robinson, Redland mayor Karen Williams and Transport Department officials, met last week with the Straddie Flyer owners, the Groom family, to discuss this development program. Regarding this positive decision, the council […]

  • 17 September 2012

    Dr. Rashad Al Matainy Transport Minister said that he will take all steps and actions that lead to solving problems of Damietta Port, completing plans to develop the port and deepening the waterway and strengthening quays to receive ships of new generations. The minister pointed out during his meeting with members of the Transport and […]

  • 9 July 2013

    On June 26, the UAE Company and the client Hutchison Ajman International Terminal (Hutchison Whampoa) jointly held the commencement ceremony and the ground-breaking ceremony for UAE Ajman Terminal Reconstruction Project. The representatives from Ajman Port Office, Hutchison Whampoa Ajman Terminal Operation Company and the UAE Company and the senior staff of the local government attended […]

  • 6 December 2013

    Mayor Antonino Calixto is committed to find common ground with the City Council over the city’s 300 has. reclamation project. He will be meeting with the members of the City Council to thresh out the issues raised by the councilors in Resolution No. 3059 and to find how both parties can move forward. The mayor […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    UK Coastguard is currently responding to reports of a vessel explosion 2nm South of Dodman Point, Cornwall. Just before 1pm today, UK Coastguard received a call from a dredging vessel reporting that they’d had an explosion on board. “It is believed that a compressed aircylinder exploded and two of the three people on board have been injured […]

  • 18 May 2012

    The Miami Port and Terminal Technology USA 2012 4th international conference and exhibition saw the launch of the industry’s first custom designed 4D (X,Y,Z and TIME) land and marine survey vessel. Following the success of their Dynascan mobile mapping system (the world’s first truly portable LiDAR system) and the increasing market demand for a combined […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Queensland-based civil construction and dredging company Hall Contracting has commended the state government on its recent decision to dispose of dredge spoil from the Abbot Point Coal Terminal at the T2 industrial site just weeks after coming into power. Hall Contracting Managing Director Cameron Hall said environmental concerns surrounding the Abbot Point Coal Terminal had […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work is underway on the long-awaited Army Corps of Engineers project to construct T-groins and place sand in the community of Sea Gate west of the West 37th Street Groin in Coney Island. Crews working under a $25.2 million contract are first carrying out the stonework portions of the project, which includes the construction of four […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Beardstown (IL) has received grants that will allow it to complete a dredging project at its marina, an effort to provide a clean and safe access point for boaters accessing the Sangamon and Illinois rivers. According to some local media reports, the board approved a $125,000 grant from state Rep. Norine Hammond […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. John Kennedy announced last Saturday that the Office of Gulf Restoration in the Department of the Treasury awarded a $400,000 grant to Livingston Parish for a shoreline restoration project. The Amite River Coastal Wetlands Restoration Project will help rebuild 10 acres of forested coastal wetlands and shoreline habitats that have been lost due […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mackay Conservation Group will today commence court proceedings in Brisbane’s Federal Court challenging Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s decision to approve dredging and dumping within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The case will centre on the Federal Government’s decision to approve dredging and dumping for the proposed export coal terminal at Abbot Point, less […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dredging fleet in Darwin Harbour will soon be boosted with the arrival of the Vox Maxima, a large dredger being used as a barge in Darwin because of its large hopper. This reduces the number of trips to the offshore spoil ground. By mid January, a new dredger, the Volvox Asia, will arrive to […]

  • 20 December 2012

    Scottish Canals Canal House has invited bidders to submit their offers for the National Dredging Framework 2013-2017. The object of the contract is to provide dredging on Inland Scottish Canals, and includes: – Land-based and floating dredging; – Additional resources/changed methodology to offset reduced efficiency for increased distances between access/loading points; – Dewatering dredgings; – […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently awarded Riley Bridge Co., Inc. of Russellville, Alabama, a $2.3 million contract for work on a section of levee at Mississippi Highway 465. The work consists of replacing the gravel surface of the levee with an asphalt surface on the crown. The project is approximately 4.7 […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations in The Narrows, undertaken by the Gippsland Ports’ cutter suction dredger ‘Kalimna’, are currently underway. The dredging works include sections of the navigable channel to the Northwest of the entrance to North Arm between Buoy No 2 (Fl.R.3s) and Buoy No 6 (Fl.R.3s), the Gippsland Ports stated in its its Notice to Mariners. Pipework extends from the dredger […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    After this early week’s storm and coincident refueling of the hopper dredger Ellis Island, Carteret County is back to work pumping sand from a submerged pipeline (Line 7) that emerges near the Sea Dunes Subdivision.  “Nourishment is currently progressing east from this point, and after this morning’s pump-out of a load of sand, we are […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Macquarie-Hastings Council will host a public information session early next month to present the results of a project to map sea level rise (SLR) across the local government area. The session will be held on June 10, between 5 pm and 7 pm in the function room at Council’s administration centre in Port Macquarie. […]