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  • 28 May 2020
  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Tidal Marsh and Barrier Beach Restoration Project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, located east of Milton, Delaware, is the recipient of a 2019 Climate Adaptation Leadership Award for Natural Resources in the “Federal Government” category.  The award was established in 2016 to recognize outstanding and innovative projects “that are advancing the resilience of […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Barlovento Primero, owned by Sociedad Anonima Trabajos Y Obras (SATO), sank yesterday at the Suances Port entrance, west of Santander, Spain, local media reports.  The crew, including the skipper and two sailors, was rescued by another dredging vessel. The TSHD was carrying out dredging works on the port’s channel in […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Actor and Jana Sena Party (JSP) founder, Mr. Pawan Kalyan, extended his support to the employees of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) in Visakhapatnam yesterday, local media reports. The JSP chief joined the employees in their fight to stop privatization of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI). Pawan has also written a letter of appeal to the Prime […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge Barrier Beach has entered the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) annual list of the nation’s best restored beaches. This restoration scheme was a federal project funded by the Hurricane Sandy Relief Act, restoring two miles of a beach/berm/dune/back barrier complex with 1.4 million cubic yards of sand. According to […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has just released this very interesting video about recently completed restoration project at Delaware’s Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. Beginning in 2015, the federally funded project increased storm resiliency and remediated damage to the marsh from Superstorm Sandy in 2012. Specifically, the project aimed to restore over 4,000 acres of […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    State and federal officials are celebrating the successful completion of the $38 million restoration project at Delaware’s Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. It is being touted as the largest restoration project on the East Coast. Beginning in 2015, the federally funded project increased storm resiliency and remediated damage to the marsh from Superstorm Sandy in […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, will inaugurate the recently dredged Mongla-Ghasiakhali Channel today through a video-conference from her Gonobhaban residence. During today’s opening ceremony, the Prime Minister will also inaugurate eleven newly procured dredgers. A significant amount of material was removed from the waterway to make the 31 kilometer river route operational, the Shipping Ministry […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    A large tidal marsh restoration project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware is progressing according to schedule. Located along the marshes of the western Delaware Bay, Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge protects more than 10,000 acres of valuable coastal habitat. During severe storms, most notably Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the dunes along the […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Prime Minister David Cameron announced a package of more than £40m yesterday to rebuild and improve flood defenses in the aftermath of Storm Eva. “I have seen at first-hand the devastation caused by flooding. And that’s why this work to repair and improve flood defenses is so vital,” Cameron said. “We are already spending £280m […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is dredging more than one million cubic yards of sand from the Delaware Bay and using it to build a dune and berm at the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, on behalf of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Storms have caused breaches and degraded part of […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A $38 million marsh restoration project to build storm and sea-level rise resilience into the natural landscape is underway at Delaware’s Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. The project is repairing breached marshes and reconstructing severely damaged shoreline, including critical dune restoration. Approximately 4,000 acres of back-barrier tidal marsh are being restored, which will enhance and […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two Ellicott 460SL dredges are currently being used in a large tidal marsh restoration project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware. This is one of the largest marsh restoration projects ever in the eastern U.S. The project will restore a highly damaged tidal marsh/barrier beach ecosystem covering about 4,000 acres (1618.7 ha) within […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Co. of Chesapeake, Virginia, has just won a $13.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Prime Hook Beach Restoration. The work includes dredging beachfill from a near shore borrow area and placing it along approximately 6,375 linear feet of shoreline to create a dune with a 40 foot wide crest and beach berm approximately 220 […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to restore the marshes at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge is currently underway. This is the first phase of a $38 million project to build storm and sea level rise resilience into the natural landscape. The project will repair breached marshes and reconstruct severely damaged shoreline, including critical dune restoration. It will also restore approximately 4,000 […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    ECTMarine, a supplier of dredging components, services and design, has developed “yard packages” for its Prime Dredge Line. The Prime Dredge Line “yard packages” contain all the engineering, components and services enabling construction of dredger in a wide range of sizes from 45 to 65 cm discharge diameter. The Prime dredge designs contain high quality components that deliver high performance […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) today held a groundbreaking ceremony in Ashod marking the beginning of construction of Israel’s new port project. The ceremony was officiated by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other State dignitaries. Speaking at the ceremony in southern Ashdod, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu had some prime comments to share. “We will continue […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab made an inspection visit to the digging site of the new Suez Canal Development Project on Tuesday. The PM was accompanied by Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish. As for funding the digging works of the new Suez Canal, Mahlab said it will be made through public subscription, government […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 16 and 17 June 2014, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte payed an official visit to Vietnam. He was accompanied by Minister for Agriculture Sharon Dijksma and a trade delegation consisting of representatives of 22 Dutch companies. On Tuesday morning 17 June, Mr Rutte and Ms Dijksma first took part in a meeting on the […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, has visited the construction site of the major expansion project currently underway at the Port of Liverpool, which is being developed by Peel Ports, one of the UK’s largest port groups. The £300 million Liverpool2 investment program will create the most central deep water container terminal in Great Britain and […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Prime Minister the Rt Hon David Cameron popped into the Port of Tyne last week. Accompanied by Martin Callanan MEP, the Prime Minister took in a bird’s eye view of the Port from the top of a 70m high container shipping crane. The new gantry crane, costing £6m, was installed at the end of […]

  • 7 April 2014

    British Prime Minister David Cameron discussed flood recovery and funding on a visit to Somerset. The PM toured flood-affected villages on the Levels and Moors and inspected the current dredging work as part of the visit to review the Somerset County Council-led recovery effort. He also met Local Authority Leaders including Councillor John Osman, Leader […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte visited Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, to discuss amongst others the significance of trade missions. CEO Pieter van Oord and area director Netherlands Jan Schaart welcomed Mr Rutte on board trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 316 in Hoek van Holland. HAM […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte was present during the opening of the Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career event Wednesday morning April 2nd in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He had visited the HAM 316, a trailing suction hopper dredger, at Van Oord, earlier that same morning. The career event, organised by Navingo, is the largest event in […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg yesterday visited areas of Somerset affected by recent flooding. The Deputy Prime Minister met with the flood action group at their headquarters in Stoke St Gregory to thank volunteers for all the important work they are doing, and saw the effects of the floods on homes in the Burrowbridge […]