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  • 21 May 2012

    Mooloolaba boaties welcomed news of the dredge Port Frederick’s return this weekend, Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said today. Maritime Safety Queensland has contracted the Port Frederick at a cost of $400,000 to clear the dangerous sand shoal which has caused problems for commercial and recreational boaties trying to enter the Mooloolaba Harbour. Delays were […]

  • 11 April 2012

    As sunshinecoastdaily.com reports, a heavy duty dredge is expected to arrive at Mooloolaba on Friday to clear a dangerous build-up of sand at the Mooloolah River bar. The arrival of the barge will mean improved safety for boaties but a temporary halt to the sand replenishment program at Mooloolaba. “The beach replenishment needs to be […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The original dredge, the “Saibai” is back in operation this morning at the Mooloolaba Harbour entrance during calmer weather, which was the good news, MP Fiona Simpson said. “The bad news is that the heavier dredge, the Port Frederick, has been found to be more badly damaged than originally hoped with both propellors damaged, meaning […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The entrance of the Tweed River in New South Wales, Australia, will be dredged over coming weeks to improve boating navigation for commercial and recreational vessels. “It is planned to remove about 21,000 cubic meters of sand. Thanks to the success of the Tweed River Entrance Sand Bypassing Project, this is a relatively small amount compared […]

  • 30 August 2012

    The dredger Port Frederick has been moved to the Coomera River to shift about 43,000 cubic metres of sand to Gold Coast beaches. Gary Baildon, the chairman of the Gold Coast Waterways Authority said that this dredging project at the Coomera River mouth will have wider benefits. “That is going to allow much larger boats […]

  • 22 May 2012

    ABC reports that the Queensland government in Australia is to trial a sand bypass system to try and open up Mooloolaba Harbour on the Sunshine Coast. “The dredger Port Frederick is here to remove the entire sandbar and down to a depth greater than before,” stated Coast Guard Mooloolaba spokesman John Annabell. “This is going […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Recent good weather and calm conditions have been welcome news for dredging operations at the mouth of the Mooloolah River. The ‘Saibai’ has now been able to dredge a channel in the sand bar down to the required depth for the safe passage of vessels crossing the Mooloolah River Bar. The dredge will now concentrate […]

  • 15 April 2012
    Vessels

    According to the Sunshine Coast Daily, a heavy duty dredge, Port Frederick, sailed into Mooloolaba harbour to begin its work dredging the dangerous sandbar at the Mooloolah River mouth. The dredge, from the Gold Coast, will start to pump sand off the bar as soon as its initial testing is completed. Member for Maroochydore Fiona […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority said in their latest announcement that the dredging operations have started in the Coomera River, between Sovereign Islands and Sanctuary Cove. According to the notice, dredging work in the lower reaches of the Coomera River officially kicked off on Wednesday, 3 April 2019 and will continue for 10 weeks. “The […]

  • 17 April 2012

    In an unexpected irony, the notorious Mooloolaba Harbour entrance has claimed another victim – the dredge which was supposed to remove a problem sand shoal. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said she had been informed that the Port Frederick, a heavier duty dredge with a previous history of helping clear the Mooloolah River entrance as […]

  • 2 July 2012

    Work is underway on better long-term fix to the shoaling problems at the Mooloolaba Harbour entrance, Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson announced today. Ms Simpson said that both boaties and beach lovers will be pleased to hear that new contracts have been awarded for additional work to make the dredging and beach replenishment works more […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government’s Roads and Maritime Services has just announced that the Tweed River entrance dredging scheme is set to begin next week. This maintenance cleanup opeartions will be undertaken by the 49.5m shallow draught trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Port Frederick’. “These works will be undertaken between sunrise and sunset from Tuesday 10 January to Monday […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    After extreme rough weather over the last few weeks which belted the Sunshine Coast shoreline, there is some good news at Mooloolaba Harbour entrance. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said local company Hall’s Contracting had successfully cut through the sand shoal which came around Point Cartwright during cyclonic conditions and deposited in the channel. The […]

  • 28 May 2012

    The entrance to the Mooloolaba Harbour is back in business again after the successfully dredging of the channel, Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said. Ms Simpson said boaties would be pleased to know the problem entrance to the Mooloolah River, which had caused recreational and commercial boaties grave safety concerns due to a large sand […]

  • 27 July 2012

    Sand shifting will soon begin at Mooloolaba Harbour, making it easier for boats to navigate. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the $350,000 bypass system would prevent sand entering the navigation channel. “Sand will be removed before it crosses the entrance to Mooloolaba Harbour, and will then be transferred and deposited to Mooloolaba Beach, replenishing […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Boaties will be the winners with a new $750,000 permanent dredging pipeline to be installed at the entrance channel to Mooloolaba Harbour. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the pipeline, which would be submerged under the river, meant dredging will now have little impact on vessel traffic in and out of the harbour. “A contract […]

  • 29 August 2012

    The Newman Government is removing red tape and sand as part of its election commitment to reinvigorate the Gold Coast’s waterways. Premier Campbell Newman outlined the final boundaries for the Gold Coast Waterway Authority while announcing a new $1.8 million dredging program for the mouth of the Coomera River to help the Gold Coast City […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard, the dredging and mining equipment and components manufacturer, took a lead role in being the Gold sponsor of the WEDA Mexico 2015 Annual Meeting, which took place in the Centro Asturiano de Polanco located in the heart of Mexico City’s bustling Polanco neighborhood.  At the event, Dredge Yard Marketing Manager, Iulia Berchiu and the CEO, […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is not likely to be “a game changer” for United States ports, John Reinhart, the CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority, told an international audience of maritime economists in Norfolk on Wednesday, July 16. “But we still […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Frederick County Government released this very interesting video last week about the Lake Linganore dredging project.  The $12.7 million dredging scheme, to be undertaken by Mobile Dredging & Video Pipe, Inc., will restore water depths, improve water storage capacity for the City of Frederick and Frederick County. Since its construction in 1972, Lake […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Environmental Service (MES) yesterday announced that a notice of intent has been issued to award a $12.7 million contract for the dredging of Lake Linganore in Frederick County to Mobile Dredging & Video Pipe, Inc. The dredging project will restore water depths, improve water storage capacity for the City of Frederick and Frederick County, […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Since October last year, CEDA’s (Central Dredging Association) Environment Commission has a new chair. Frederik Roose of the Maritime Access Division of the Flemish Ministry of Mobility and Public Works, Belgium succeeded Polite Laboyrie, Witteveen+Bos, the Netherlands, who has been chairing the CEC for 8 years and who moved on to CEDA President. Frederik graduated […]

  • 17 June 2010

    Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority Executive Director Tom Frederick says the latest round of dredging feasibility reports raises two questions… [mappress] Source: c-ville, June 18, 2010;

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner announced yesterday that the Lake Linganore Dredging Project is moving forward on schedule. The project is aimed at restoring water depths in the upper portion of the lake by removing up to 350,000 cubic yards of sediment. As part of the emphasis on an open and transparent government, Executive Gardner announced […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Congressman Ted Deutch and Congresswoman Frederica Wilson yesterday held a press conference at Port Everglades to talk about the widely-supported expansion of Port Everglades, and how the recently passed bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) effects the project. “Expansion of the Port Everglades will eventually mean […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami kicked off its Countdown to the Panama Canal 2015 campaign with a flag exchange between the U.S. and Panamanian officials that heralded the coming Post-Panamax era as one of the most important things to happen in shipping in the last century. Ambassador to the U.S., Mario Jaramillo, and Panama Canal Authority V.P. Rodolfo Sabonge […]