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  • 5 November 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    MJR Power & Automation has successfully completed the life extension project of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Heortnesse, owned and operated by PD Ports. Under the project, MJR delivered the complete electrical power, propulsion, dredging & integrated control, automation & monitoring system upgrade including  Lloyd’s class approval in an aggressive 7 month project schedule […]

  • 2 November 2020

    The Lake Saint Louis Community Association (LSLCA) is preparing for their upcoming dredging program. Hydraulic dredging is scheduled in Dauphine Cove no less than every seven years, per the LSLCA By-Laws. Magruder Construction has been awarded the dredging bid for Dauphine Cove and Regatta Bay. Also, Magruder is currently on-site at Jefferson Point fusing the […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Business development

    Eastland Port is currently preparing for the most extensive infrastructure upgrades and developments it has seen in more than 100 years. A key part of this picture is the Twin Berth project. This is Eastland Port’s major redevelopment project to expand the port’s marine infrastructure to meet the needs of the region’s thriving industries, and […]

  • 29 October 2020

    The dredging activities will continue to progress on Phase 2 of the $36.5 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management project in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts, USACE reports. Beginning November 2, work will progress to Work Area #2 in the vicinity of Brookline Avenue and Riverway. Also, temporary construction fencing will go up in Work Area […]

  • 23 October 2020

    Somerset West and Taunton Council has commissioned Cardiff Marine to undertake a dredging regime in Watchet Harbor. Work will start next week (27 October) and is expected to last for nine days. Cardiff Marine has the most up to date Water Injection Dredging vessels available. Also, the work will ensure a safer channel to the […]

  • 19 October 2020

    In an effort to de-list the Muskegon Lake Area of Concern, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has contracted Sevenson Environmental Services to complete the Ryerson Creek Outfall remediation dredging project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is providing on-site quality assurance for the project. To date, approximately 1,900 cubic yards of debris, including large hand […]

  • 15 October 2020

    A project to deposit 150,000cm of sand on Fremantle’s Port Beach has been supported by Fremantle Council. Port Beach has been subject to a number of severe erosion events in recent years. The last year, a state government report put the beach at the top the list of WA’s coastal erosion hotspots. Transport and Planning […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Research & Development

    Licencing of dredging activities is based on environmental analysis, including measuring levels of contamination. The contaminated dredged materials may upset the ecosystem balance at their disposal site. In these cases, officials take actions before the licence is granted. The types of contaminants in the environment can change over time, due to new or modified human […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Research & Development

    The Hunze en Aa’s water authority and Ecoshape recently built a 40-metre-long test dike in front of the sea dike on the Dollard. For the construction of the test dike the contractors used clay taken from the clay ripening plants that processed sediment from the seaport channel of Delfzijl and the Breebaart polder. This is […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Following yesterday’s ceremony, TV Dredging – part of the Holland Shipyards Group – officially handed over the fully-electric new build dredger “Vrouwezand” to her owner Royal Smals. Right after the delivery, the newbuild will start working on her first project in Rouveen, the Netherlands. The jointly designed vessel, type TVD PSD35E, measuring 22,00m long and […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and City of Portage have started phase two of the canal restoration works. The project is a continuation of remediation and dredging work on the approximately 2.5-mile canal. According to the Portage Public Works Director Aaron Jahncke, DNR contractors are preparing the site at the end of Mullett Street […]

  • 7 October 2020

    U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler has announced a series of Great Lakes-related accomplishments in Ohio and across the Midwest. In fact, these include the removal of the final beneficial use impairment at the Ashtabula River Area of Concern (AOC), and the completion of all management actions at the Black River AOC. “I’m proud to announce […]

  • 7 October 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Construction of SC Ports’ Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal, the country’s first container terminal to open since 2009, is progressing toward a March 2021 opening. The site, situated on the former Navy Base along the Cooper River, is on track to become a world-class terminal. Following years of planning and a complex construction process, the Leatherman […]

  • 2 October 2020

    Dredging operations at Shaws Bay, East Ballina, will commence shortly, Ballina Shire Council reports. The main goal of the project is to to improve the health of the bay and the recreational amenities for the community. In fact, the $1.49 million works are part of Ballina Shire Council’s Coastal Zone Management Plan. The dredging works […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Business development

    USACE’s Alaska District has just released this beautiful photo of their cutterhead pipeline dredge during her work at Homer Harbor, Alaska. The main goal of the project is to collect sand and gravel and to keep the entrance channel open. In April, dredging operations cleared the U.S. Coast Guard berth by removing 8,012 cubic yards […]

  • 23 September 2020

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine. The autumn 2020 issue of Terra et Aqua highlights a mud consolidator to measure thixotropy and creep and plume predictor to reduce environmental impact. The Deputy Administrator of the Panama Canal talks in an interview about the challenges and rewards […]

  • 17 September 2020

    CEDA’s webinar ‘Assessing and Evaluating Environmental Turbidity Limits for Dredging’ will take place on September 22, from 14:00 -15:00 hrs (CET).  During the webinar, Klavs Bundgaard and Alessandra Feola will introduce a methodology with various steps that considers a balance between protecting the environment and still allowing for dredging in a cost-effective way in order […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Tender process for the expansion of the Port of Thessaloniki, Greece, is now in its second and final stage. According to the press release, the Board of Directors of ThPA S.A. reached the decision to go on with the second stage on Tuesday, 8 September, 2020. This clears the way for the 2nd round of […]

  • 11 September 2020

    Setting turbidity limits is a challenging task and requires a general understanding of dredging processes as well as the surrounding environment. An integrated approach, that takes into account all crucial concepts with a balance between protecting the environment and still allowing for dredging in a cost-effective way, is necessary. The turbidity limits will be the […]

  • 9 September 2020

    Contracted by the Dutch Province of Friesland, Van Oord has successfully installed five Atlantis tubes in Lake IJsselmeer near Kornwerderzand. The 340 metre long dam is part of the construction work for the Fish Migration River project. Atlantis tubes are elongated bags made of specially developed plastic fabric which are filled with sand by dredging […]

  • 8 September 2020

    The Great Lakes Dredging Team will hold an informational webinar starting at 10:00 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. During the webinar, speakers will discuss beneficial use of dredge material, fate and effects of microcystin in the nearshore environment, and the effect of dredge material on soil health. Agenda In collaboration with its partners, […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has applied for permits to enable the continuation of maintenance dredging at the Port of Weipa. The 10-year permit application, to be assessed by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (DAWE), will allow NQBP to continue its maintenance dredging program when needed until 2031. Commenting the latest […]

  • 28 August 2020

    In the coming years, the dyke along the Dutch River Lek will be reinforced over a length of 55 kilometres from Amerongen to Schoonhoven. The Water Board has therefore opted for the Innovation Partnership approach to tendering, which involves close collaboration with three Innovation Partners: Van Oord, Mourik Infra and the consortium Heijmans Infra – […]

  • 27 August 2020

    Bell Dredging Equipment, manufacturer of equipment for the dredging and offshore industry located in the Netherlands, is introducing their updated design of the Bell Cutter Dredger (BCD) – the BCD250-M. The M stands for Multifunctional. This means that three of the Bell dredge heads can be installed for all different types of soil. “We are […]

  • 26 August 2020

    The Port of Vancouver recently presented the latest update on the Centerm Expansion Project. According to the port officials, infilling for the first phase of the preload in the western expansion area is complete. However, infilling of the northeast perimeter dyke and in the eastern lagoon is still ongoing. This work is expected to be […]

  • 24 August 2020
    Safety, Vessels

    The Coast Guard has suspended its search Saturday for two missing crew members from the dredging vessel Waymon L Boyd. Two people are still missing and six have been hospitalized for injuries caused by a pipeline explosion after a dredging vessel hit a submerged gas pipeline in the Corpus Christi Ship Channel on Friday. “Our […]