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  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Five coal ash ponds at Dominion’s Possum Point power plant have been illegally leaking toxic pollutants for decades into groundwater and two popular waterways near Washington, D.C., charged conservation groups in a notice filed yesterday. The Southern Environmental Law Center, representing the Potomac Riverkeeper and the Sierra Club, sent notice to Dominion and the Virginia […]

  • 9 February 2012

    The Army Corps announced recently $16.86 million for Delaware River deepening project using a “slush” fund created to circumvent the ban on earmarks passed last year. Environmental and community advocates cried foul – pointing out that the Army Corps chose this path to fund the Deepening because it cannot honestly demonstrate the project meets minimum […]

  • 13 September 2012

    The dredging work on the nearly 12-mile section of the Delaware River between the Walt Whitman Bridge and the Philadelphia International Airport began this week. On Sunday, the 220-foot dredging vessel “Illinois” started the process of deepening the mentioned section of the river from 40 feet to 45 feet. “The real action takes place a […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a new bayfront marina at the end of Higbee Avenue in Somers Point is underway with completion expected in the summer of 2019. Wickberg Marina Contracting, Inc. of Belford, NJ recently completed the dredging phase of the project, and Walters Marine Construction of Ocean View, NJ has begun construction on the marina itself. […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Hunts Point’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s three miles of lake shoreline. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. Hunts Point’s […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Yarrow Point’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s 1.5 miles of Lake Washington shoreline. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. Yarrow […]

  • 22 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VOSTA LMG has received a nomination for the development of the GREENFORCE ball joint. This is a revolutionary design of a ball joint for the use in floating pipelines behind cutter suction dredgers. The new design reduces costs and reaches several advantages for the environment. The nominees of the Dutch HME Maritime Innovation Award 2012 […]

  • 27 January 2012

    Concerned about federal dollars making their way to the Delaware River deepening project through a recently enacted $74 million ‘navigation slush fund’, 59 local, state, regional and national conservation and civic organizations wrote to President Obama urging him to ensure that the environmentally destructive and economically wasteful Delaware River Deepening Project does not receive federal […]

  • 30 May 2010

    Dredging will begin Tuesday at Oyster Point’s East Basin berthing area.   [mappress] Source: sfexaminer, May 30, 2010;

  • 3 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VOSTA LMG to present a new, patented ball joint design at the Europort exhibition in Rotterdam. The revolutionary new design, based on GREENFORCE technology, provides full wear liner protection and will result in less power and fuel consumption, less CO2 emission, less wear and has the possibility to apply a modern, self lubricating bearing system, […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Government and Redland City Council have agreed to jointly fund the replacement of the Coochiemudlo Island Jetty and the demolition of the old jetty for an estimated cost of $3.5 million together with channel dredging work at both Victoria Point and the new Coochiemudlo Island Jetty, to ensure service access in all tides. […]

  • 28 January 2011

    A Carmichael, Calif., company is currently dredging Alameda Point’s Seaplane Lagoon. AIS Marine Service’s (AIS) mechanical dredger Myrtle… BY DENNIS EVANOSKY (alamedasun) [mappress] Source: alamedasun, January 28, 2011;

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    BAM Clough Joint Venture has completed the fifth iron ore loading berth at Anderson Point Facility (AP5) in Port Hedland, Western Australia for Fortescue Metals Group. The works included the design and construction of a 306-meter long wharf extension, seven berthing dolphins, and the supply and installation of wharf conveyor modules. The construction of the AP5 […]

  • 10 October 2012

    The Lake Ontario counties of Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, Cayuga and Oswego, the town of Greece and the City of Oswego are jointly undertaking an update and expansion of the regional harbor dredging management plan, which was completed in 2000. Two public meetings will be held to review preliminary findings and receive public feedback. October […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday announced that the beach renourishment project at Smith Point County Park is complete. The project is part of the larger New York Fire Island to Montauk Point Reformulation Study known as FIMP. “After more than 50 years of planning and praying, beach renourishment at Smith Point […]

  • 1 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Netherlands: Boskalis Orders Megacutter to Strengthen Its Fleet Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has ordered a new self-propelled megacutter from IHC Merwede. This self-propelled cutter suction dredger, with a total installed power of 23,700 kW and a pump ashore capacity of 15,600 kW, is a replacement investment.   Damen: Plug and Play Trailing Pipe for […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today’s announcement by Clive Palmer’s Waratah Coal that he will seek to take over BHP’s abandoned proposal to develop Abbot Point coal terminal, underscores just how urgently Australia needs better national laws to ensure business cannot improperly influence politics, said the Australian Greens. “Australians deserve to know what Mr Palmer and his Senators will abstain […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard, an international producer of mining/dredging components and equipment, has just released this very interesting video about the engineering and manufacturing of their dredge ball joints. The dredge ball joints are designed in six different types, giving variations of tilting angle from 15 to 18 degrees and duties from 10 bar to 30 bar. All […]

  • 11 October 2010

    The strengthening of North Quay Berths 4 to 9, to cater for bigger container ships, is now about 40% complete. Work is currently underway on Berths 6 and 7, with wharf and sheet piling, construction of strong anchor points and the installation of new fenders. Construction contractor Thiess Georgiou Joint Venture has continued its strong […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    An innovative Noosa Council sand replenishment project is bringing back the beach at erosion-plagued Munna Point. Infrastructure Planning and Design Manager Nick Wellwood this week confirmed that the project has increased the beach profile by at least eight meters. Three 15-meter geo-fabric in-situ sand-filled groynes with toe mattresses extend into the river to curtail erosion […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Over 600 people have used text messages to express their dismay and outrage and many others have pledged to stop a new coal terminal going ahead in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The messages were delivered by Greenpeace to the office of marine engineering firm, Smithbridge Group, in Brisbane’s Murarrie suburb this morning. […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved DuPont’s updated shoreline master program. DuPont’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of about three and one half miles of marine shoreline. It also will lead to improvements in water quality in the city. DuPont’s shoreline master program guides […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the Commonwealth Bank’s decision to end their position as financial adviser to the Adani Carmichael coal mine project, which will require the expansion of the mega-port Abbot Point. Cherry Muddle, Great Barrier Reef campaigner for AMCS, said that the decision highlights that the project represents a bad […]

  • 10 December 2013

    The Federal Government’s decision to allow three million cubic metres of sediment and rock to be dredged and dumped in World Heritage waters to expand Abbot Point port, is “damaging and short-sighted,” reef campaigners said today. AMCS Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director, Felicity Wishart, said the go ahead for dredging and dumping flies in the […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, marked the completion of two major milestones as part of the Army Corps navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point during a ceremony at the Somers Cove Marina in Crisfield June 21. The projects were conducted in coordination with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources; Somerset County; Maryland […]

  • 24 May 2012

    Another significant step for the Mile Point project was achieved as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) signed the Project Design Agreement on May 23 during a ceremony at JAXPORT’s Talleyrand Marine Terminal. The joint signing of this agreement will allow the design of the project to move forward. […]