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  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Siuslaw, Oregon, has just released these beautiful photos from their latest dredging project.  The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay and the Port of Siuslaw have partnered to complete dredging at the Port of Siuslaw inner boat basin. The dredger Laura and her support tug Ms. SoCo started the dredging Wednesday afternoon, […]

  • 24 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Gov. Edwards has joined local and state officials to cut the ribbon on a recently completed $30 million levee-enhancement project in Jefferson Parish. This is first in a series of projects that will protect the greater Lafitte-Barataria-Crown Point community from tidal surge flooding and other extreme weather events. The project includes 2.9 miles of concrete-capped […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Sand nourishment is underway at Presque Isle State Park, PA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, said in their latest announcement. District places approximately 55,000 tons of sand each year to offset erosion. Presque Isle Peninsula is located on the southern shore of Lake Erie in the City of Erie, PA. The peninsula […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society and tourism operators called on the Federal Government to end dumping of dredge spoil in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. The State and Federal governments have recently fast-tracked the world’s biggest coal port, less than 50kms from the Whitsunday Islands. There are more than 100 million tonnes of […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The peak representative body for Queensland’s minerals and energy exporters has acknowledged the federal and state governments for taking determined and balanced steps towards reviving investment and community confidence in one of the nation’s economic pillars. Welcoming release by the respective governments of strategic assessment reports into the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) Marine Park and […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Charlotte County, Florida, confirmed last week that the deadline for the completion of Stump Pass maintenance dredging and beach re-nourishment project has been prolonged to May 15th. According to the county, the dredge contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, has dredged and placed over 125,000 CY out of 150,000 CY on the Updrift Beach Fill […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World has won a 30-year concession with an automatic 10-year extension for the management and development of a multi-purpose port project at Berbera, Republic of Somaliland. The Port of Berbera opens a new point of access to the Red Sea and will complement DP World’s existing port at Djibouti in the Horn of Africa. […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The joint budget committee of the Louisiana state legislature held a hearing last week to discuss the state’s mid-year budget cuts to reduce a budget deficit. Proposed cuts include a more than $6 million reduction of the state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority’s budget – more than seven percent of the agency’s total budget. “Coastal […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT’s TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point welcomed the largest vessel to ever call on Jacksonville’s seaport two days ago. The 8,100 TEU (containers) MOL Competence traveled from Southeast Asia through the Suez Canal and called on other U.S. East Coast ports before arriving at TraPac. The Competence is more than 1,000 feet in length […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new locks contractor Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC) yesterday accepted Panama Canal Authority’s (ACP) repeated request and agreed to restart the construction of the Third Set of Locks project today. GUPC is formed by companies Sacyr Vallehermoso, S.A (Spain), Impregilo, S.p.A. (Italy), Jan de Nul Group and Constructora Urbana, S.A. (CUSA) (Panama). […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Authority of Guam (PAG) Board of Directors and Management announced that they will be breaking ground on the long awaited and anticipated port modernization projects. Slated for Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 0900 hours at the Port’s Container Freight Station, the groundbreaking ceremony will usher in capital improvement projects needed to accommodate organic […]

  • 5 December 2012

    Fishing boats get stuck daily on the Wheatley Harbour’s sand bar, and that is the main reason for the commercial fishermen in Wheatley to try to find a permanent solution to an ongoing silting problem, according to windsorstar.com The harbour manager Al Matthews said: “Now it’s to a dangerous point where there’s going to be […]

  • 22 May 2012

    CEDA’s newest Working Group (WGES) will have their first meeting in Delft on 3 July 2012. Members are as follows: Chair: Pieter de Boer, Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, the Netherlands Members: Jesper Dørge, DHI, Denmark Rene Kolman, IADC, the Netherlands Patrick Meire, University of Antwerp, Belgium Erik Mink, EuDA, Belgium Rob Niewkamer, Ecoshape, the […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The annual Oceanside Harbor maintenance dredging project is in its final week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, said in its latest project update. Manson Construction Company, the contractor, has dredged about 405,000 cubic yards of sand from the harbor’s entrance channel. Manson will dredge up to 425,000 cubic yards or complete dredging […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard announced yesterday in Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, that the Government of Canada is investing $289 million in small craft harbors across the country in 2016–2017. The announcement includes $32 million of the $149 million allocated to small craft harbors in Budget 2016. Small craft harbors […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) Secretary General, René Kolman, will speak at the 3rd International Forum of Dredging Companies, set for February 25, 2016 in Moscow. In his report, Mr. Kolman will focus on environmental aspects in implementation of dredging projects. The report is based on the findings of the latest research held by […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Yangtze River maintenance dredging project has passed the acceptance inspection, according to the JXY company. At the handover inspection meeting of the Yangtze River Waterway Maintenance Dredging commission, which was held in late December, the Yujiawan Shoal Dredging Project passed the acceptance check. The officials indicated that the construction work of the 2018 Yangtze River […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For a contracting company in the Netherlands, Waterking recently produced pontoons to easily connect HDPE pipes and dredging hoses, located behind a dredger. The pipeline connection pontoons are designed with a lowering in the middle of the pontoons, to prevent the pipes from sliding. The equipment has many hoisting points and is equipped with an […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Company dredge, the HR Morris, has been busy lately dredging sediment from the Oceanside Harbor entrance in order to maintain the authorized federal channel depth. The company is dredging the channel to its authorized federal depth of 20 feet with an additional 7 feet of advanced maintenance. Manson is placing the dredged material along Oceanside’s […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners will hold its regular meeting on February 11 at 9 a.m. in the Tiger Point Community Center in Gulf Breeze. The final item on the agenda will be a presentation of the Navarre Beach renourishment project and the associated Municipal Services Benefit Unit (MSBU) funding formula as […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s board of directors approved payment of an invoice at its monthly board meeting that will extend dredging activities at Jeffrey Reservoir until August 7. Gothenburg Division Manager Kevin Boyd told the board that dredging at the lake near Brady has been proceeding satisfactorily and that the extension of […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    In a meeting to explore possible solutions to the existing bottlenecks of the port, Mr. Seidpour said that the annual performance of Noshahr Port amounts to 3.5 million tons and the capacity of the port is expected to increase to 5 million tons with the completion of infrastructural projects and part of the development plan. […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Vessels

    According to Chairman and Managing Director D.K Mohanty, Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) will soon expand its fleet with three new dredgers. Thehindubusinessline.com reports that during the next two years, three trailer suction hopper dredgers will join the DCI’s dredging fleet. Mr. Mohanty stated: “We will get a new TSHD in December and another one […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    As a result of last year’s drought, stretches of the Upper Mississippi River have approached record lows. These low water levels have jeopardized commercial barge traffic shipping agricultural and energy commodities on the river. Recent rock blasting and dredging by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and rainfall in the near-term forecast are expected to […]

  • 2 April 2014

    The Fiji Roads Authority hopes to complete the Oinafa jetty project before May 13, which marks the Rotuma Day, the anniversary of the annexation of the island of Routuma to the United Kingdom. The Oinafa jetty area hasn’t been dredged since 1976. The Aauthority awarded $56 million for the renewal and replacement of bridges and […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) made the following statement on the House floor on Wednesday in support of H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013. “The bill, though far from perfect, is long overdue. There is a lot of go-nowhere, do-nothing talk about creating jobs here on the Hill, but this […]