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  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The annual tidal shoreline management workshop will be held on Thursday, June 14th at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) in Gloucester Point, VA. These annual workshops provide an opportunity for Local Wetlands Board members, local and state agency staff, marine professionals, non-governmental organizations, and others to gather and discuss current events in tidal […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The MOL Northern Juvenile, capable of carrying 8,800 twenty-foot equivalent units (containers), set a record last week as the largest container cargo ship to ever call on Jacksonville. The ship, which transited the Suez Canal from Asia before reaching the U.S. East Coast, loaded and offloaded cargo at JAXPORT’s TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point. […]

  • 18 December 2012

    African Minerals has decided to expand existing rail and port infrastructure at Pepel rather than develop a new port at Tagrin Point. This decision follows a scoping level review of expansion options as it continues to ramp up production at the Tonkolili iron ore mine in Sierra Leone. It says this will result in substantial […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Smals is putting finishing touches to the Sengbachtalsperre dredging project, a water reservoir in the Wupper catchment basin that is used by Stadtwerke Solingen to provide drinking water for the city. The Sengbachtalsperre is one of the oldest drinking water reservoirs in Germany and holds 2.8 million cubic meter of water. Upstream of the Sengbachtalsperre dam is a smaller reservoir […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District has a requirement for the lease of one Cutterhead Hydraulic Pipeline Dredge, fully operated with attendant plant for dredging borrow material from the Mississippi River and placing it into a single upland site at Merriwether-Cherokee, River Mile 869L, as well as maintenance dredging of existing Mississippi River harbors […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A multi-state project, including a research team from the Biology Department at Sacred Heart University (SHU), was selected for funding to monitor, evaluate and provide recommendations for the design and placement of living shorelines or nature-based infrastructure as part of a $1 million 2017 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coastal Resilience Grant. The grant will be […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the heavy equipment in place, Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Co. is about to begin the Bird Island Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration project in Buzzards Bay, Marion, Mass. This restoration scheme will be completed under the terms of a $3.1 million contract, awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, on September 29, 2015. […]

  • 31 May 2012

    According to the Vanguard, the Nigerian Ports Authority has attributed its inability to dredge the channel leading to the ports in Lagos further than 13.5 meters to the nature of the port. „The quays of the Lagos ports are about 14 meters and should the channel be dredged to or above 14 meters, they would […]

  • 2 September 2011

    Associated British Ports has announced notice  of prequalification for construction work of an off-shore riverside berth facility to include a floating pontoon, linkspan, berthing and mooring dolphins, associated dredging works and the construction of an approach jetty. Landside works include the provision of a terminal area to provide a first point of rest for the […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, is soliciting proposals for development and operation of a new commercial concession marina with related facilities and services at Rowena Landing South on Lake Cumberland in Russell County, just north of Albany, Ky. The site is accessible from State Highway 90 via State Road 558, an asphalt […]

  • 14 January 2011

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service has opened a new office in Sousse, south of Tunis and conveniently located between Tunisia’s main ports. The new facility will service a growing market in the region, including vessels calling on Tunisian ports and a number of offshore customers, with Wilhelmsen Ships Service’s range of agency services and Unitor marine products. The […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Legazpi City Government has just announced plans to purchase heavy dredging equipment for the desilting and year-round maintenance of all the river channels, including those in interior villages.  The City Mayor, Noel E. Rosal, said that the maintenance of the rivers would be included in the city administration’s solid waste management program. He said […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) presented its plan of priority actions for 2017 during the meeting on 16 March 2017. The event was held jointly with the European Business Association (EBA), the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine (ACC) and the Employers’ Federation of Transport of Ukraine. “Modernization and development of port infrastructure, attracting investments, improvement of industry legislation and measures […]

  • 3 June 2020

    The Eastern Chapter has been working hard to develop a robust program and great opportunities for their meeting at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, SC, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) said in their latest release. “Normally at this point in time, we would be reaching out to you, our members for abstracts, and looking […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    As a dredge moves farther away from the discharge point, the pump speed is increased to maintain a proper slurry velocity within the pipeline. Once maximum pump speed has been achieved, further increasing the discharge distance causes the cost-per-ton of material moved to rise, while production declines. Of course, there is always a cost involved […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District is currently working on a feasibility study that will evaluate coastal storm and flood risk management alternatives for the 7.5 miles long San Francisco Waterfront. Specifically, the study area runs from Aquatic Park to Herons Head Park. This highly urbanized area supports commercial, residential, recreation, tourism […]

  • 1 March 2013

    Progress on a new inland port in Greer, South Carolina took a significant step forward today, as more than 200 port users, stakeholders, community leaders and elected officials came together to break ground at the site. The South Carolina Inland Port (SCIP) will extend the reach of the South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) marine facilities […]

  • 19 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 13 – 19, 2020).   Port of Corpus Christi Closes 2019 with Success The Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, ended 2019 with record tonnages for December – 13.8 million cargo tons and 122.2 million cargo tons for the entire […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a Longview based heavy-civil, marine and environmental contractor, has just released the latest photos from their dredging operations at the Old Mouth of the Cowlitz River in Washington. The project is subject to tidal influences and annual river freshets, said USACE. A large shoal regularly forms at the Old Mouth of the Cowlitz […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) has announced the delivery of an ultra-high powered, compact 2400hp Cable Burial Tractor (CBT2400) to Boskalis. The CBT2400 and associated deck equipment were mobilized directly onto Boskalis’ specialist cable lay vessel, the NDEAVOR from the Swan Hunter quayside access point adjacent to SMD’s production facility, the company reported. The tractor […]

  • 10 February 2013

      Van Oord Wins Constanta Port Breakwater Deal (Romania) Rotterdam based dredging and marine construction contractor Van Oord and the Romanian Transports Ministry have signed the contract for the completion of the offshore breakwater in the Port of Constanta.   Benin: Afgen Inks Agreement with Dredging International Gasol plc, the West African energy development company, […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    EPA has released a Notice of Intent to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to evaluate the potential designation of one or more dredged material disposal sites in Eastern Long Island Sound, and will host a public meeting in Groton, Conn. on Wednesday, Nov. 14. The Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) is being developed with […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Feb. 28, 2013, JAXPORT’s TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point welcomed one of the largest vessels to ever call on Jacksonville’s seaport. The 6,700 TEU (containers) MOL Maxim traveled from Southeast Asia through the Suez Canal and called on another U.S. east coast port before arriving at TraPac Friday afternoon. The Maxim is nearly […]

  • 4 June 2012

    The Philippine Star reports that President Aquino said that he would study a proposal from Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) secretary Rogelio Singson to create a body to manage all natural water resources in the Philippines. “I have always believed that my job as Chief Executive requires the efficient allocation of resources. After […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, toured the Port of Cleveland yesterday, to learn about the confined disposal facility for sediment dredged from the Cuyahoga River. The Port Cleveland is leading efforts to beneficially use sediment dredged from the river to maintain the ship channel. Traditionally, sediment was treated as waste […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ground investigations to determine the design and route of Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme’s proposed flood relief channel began this week. Specialist contractors started work on digging 130 boreholes and trial pits yesterday on land between Oxford’s Botley Road and Sandford in Kennington, the 2 points where the channel will leave and re-enter the River Thames. […]