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  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Damen has just announced that they successfully hosted a dredging seminar in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Tuesday, 11th July 2017. The event was attended by over 100 representatives from the Dutch Embassy in Bangladesh, experts from the Bangladesh Government, the Bangladesh Navy, local financing institutions, various customers of Damen and other industry stakeholders, the company said […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    “Whenever it’s becoming too difficult to fix sustainability goals in contracts with suppliers, just leave it open,” says Andre van Hassent, Asset Manager at Port of Rotterdam. “Taking a chance by stimulating the market’s initiatives by creating incentives will yield great results.” Van Hassent spoke about the subject in anticipation of his presentation at the […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second season of dredging of the Manasquan Channels in Ocean and Monmouth County officially resumed last week, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s (NJDOT) latest announcement.  This is a continuation of the $3.4 million project that began in the fall of 2016 in which dredging of the Lower Manasquan River Channel and […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers’ work plan for Fiscal Year 2017 includes $4.2 million for maintenance dredging of the interior channel of Bodega Bay, located about 60 miles north of San Francisco, the County of Sonoma said in its latest release.  “The county’s federal legislative program delivered a homerun with securing over $4 million for […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Stornoway Port Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Newton Basin development project. The scheme will consist of a significant amount of dredging works, aimed to create a navigation channel, pontoons for berthing and storage for up to 70 vessels, along with rock armoring protection to the pontoons and areas that […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The deadline for sending comments on the proposed navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point/Smith Island ended on Friday, July 7, according to the the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. The comments are sought on an Environmental Assessment for the project in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act. According to Col. Ed Chamberlayne, […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Georgetown County hit the jackpot when dredged material from USACE’s navigation project in Murrells Inlet was able to be placed on Garden City Beach earlier this year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, said in its latest release.  The material met the state’s criteria of suitability for beach front placement by being 90 […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to undertake emergency shoreline protection by constructing a mixed sediment revetment in front of a 300-foot section of seawall in the Brant Rock/Hewitt’s Point section of Marshfield, Mass. The purpose of the proposed project is to prevent further beach scour and protect the Brant […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DC Dredging recently completed a two-months trial with the Rhosonics Slurry Density Meter (SDM) at their hopper dredging vessel RIO, Rhosonics said in its latest case study.  The SDM was used during a beach filling project in front of the Belgium coast in early 2017. “Originally, the ship RIO was equipped with a nuclear density […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The £14 million beach management scheme moves a step closer to completion in Devon, the Environment Agency reported a few minutes ago. According to the EA, around the clock dredging and recharge works at Dawlish Warren has paid off, with the completion of the recharge of the western end of the beach a month ahead of […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Mile Point scheme was one of the first breakwater construction projects ever to use Trimble Marine Construction (TMC) Software and Teledyne BlueView sonar to collect motion-compensated 3D point clouds and create a 3D model from the moving barge platform in real time. Manson Construction Co. was hired by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Construction works to provide improved protection from flooding for residents and businesses in the Staffordshire town of Rugeley have moved past the halfway point, and are on schedule to be complete in December. The scheme, which is being carried out by Team Van Oord (TVO) on behalf of the Environment Agency, will help reduce flood […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The boards of directors of Ackermans & van Haaren and CFE are examining the possible combination of their construction activities. The proposed combination includes activities of Van Laere group and CFE Contracting under CFE. Van Laere group realized a turnover of 195 million euros in 2016. It is fully owned by Ackermans & van Haaren. […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Anaklia Development Consortium (ADC) has completed the feasibility study and is continuing to work on their deep sea port project EIA report, which has been distributed for public review and discussion. The preliminary design for phase 1 is set to be submitted to the Georgian Government as scheduled on June 30, 2017. The consortium […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of the Detroit River. The contract, worth more than $738.000, was awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company, of Frankfort, Michigan. “This important dredging project will help maintain a key Great Lakes navigational channel to keep cargo moving – products like iron […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Government will invest more than $750,000 towards protecting vulnerable coastal areas across Western Australia, the Government of Western Australia just announced.  The funding will be provided to coastal managers such as local government authorities as part of the Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) Grant scheme. A total of 10 projects across the State […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During its regular monthly meeting, JAXPORT’s Board of Directors unanimously approved the start of the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening project, allocating the first phase of port funding to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for construction. The federal project to deepen the Jacksonville shipping channel to 47 feet to accommodate more cargo aboard the largest ships […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Manatee’s Berth 9 is now able to accommodate heavier loads thanks to completion of a reconstruction project in concert with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). At a dedication ceremony last week, officials cut a ribbon signaling the formal opening of the fortified 625-foot-long berth, which can now handle uniform loads of as many […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    West Virginia Governor Jim Justice yesterday joined House Speaker Tim Armstead and Senate President Mitch Carmichael to sign House Bill 2935. The bill creates several state flood protection measures. This legislation was passed back on April 8. It establishes a Joint Legislative Committee on Flooding, creates the Resiliency and Flood Protection Planning Act, creates the […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, in collaboration with Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Somerset County, has just released an environmental assessment (EA) for a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point for a 15-day public comment. USACE proposes to realign a portion of the federal navigation channel in Sheep Pen Gut through hydraulic dredging; construct […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Visitors to this year’s Leeds Waterfront Festival will get the chance to see the innovative technology being used to reduce the risk of flooding to the city. The Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme project team will be on hand at the event on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June, to explain what work has been done […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chesterfield Canal Trust hosted their Dredging Open Day in Ranby on Tuesday, June 13, to present some latest updates on the Chesterfield Canal dredging scheme, which is currently underway. The trust’s team of experts were on hand to talk to visitors about why dredging is so important to both the navigation of waterways and and […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard has just announced that they are establishing three safety zones to facilitate the Philadelphia to Sea Dredging Maintenance Project which will be conducting dredging in the Delaware River from June 17 through September 1, 2017. During this time, the cutter suction dredger Illinois will begin dredging in Marcus Hook Range, followed […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems Europe has appointed Alex Westendarp Knol as Director of International Sales, located in the Netherlands. Fulco Vrooland, Managing Director of the European Operations, said: “I am delighted to have Alex on board. We have been aggressively expanding our markets to the Far East, Africa and Latin America, next to our traditional European, […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Progress has been made towards greater flood protection for the Royal Deeside town of Ballater, with the appointment of a firm to undertake a flood study of the community, Aberdeenshire Council just announced.  One of the most prominent victims of Storm Frank at the start of last year, Ballater was severely affected when the River Dee […]

  • 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 […]