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  • 8 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Vancouver (BC) today released the latest update on their Centerm Expansion Project and ongoing works in the area. As reported, work in the water, on the terminal, and on the south shore continues in December. The land fill in the eastern expansion area continues to settle and will be removed in January […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Western Australia Premier, Mark McGowan, today officially opened the first of two stages of the transformational Bunbury Waterfront project, the Jetty Road Causeway. The two-year project involved major repairs to the causeway with an additional 31,000 tonnes of rock placed to strengthen the structure. According to the government, the design work will soon commence for […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Local and state officials in Senegal recently held the inauguration ceremony for the Port of St. Louis dredging and beacon project. Among others, Minister of Fisheries and Maritime Economy, Aliou Endo, and Minister of Infrastructure and Mayor of St. Louis, Monso Fai attended the ceremony. During the ceremony, Monso pointed out that the government of […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Equipment

    The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has replaced the rubber cutterhead bearings on the 102m (335ft) dredger Mahmoud Younis with a water-lubricated Composite bearing from Thordon Bearings. The retrofit, which took place at the Port Said Shipyard’s floating drydock, follows the success of a similar installation aboard CSD Mashhour, the largest dredger in the SCA fleet. […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Oswego Mayor, Billy Barlow, announced yesterday a shoreline protection project along Shore Road on Oswego’s east side. Shore Road is a residential, waterfront neighborhood susceptible to flooding, particularly since the implementation of the International Joint Commission’s Plan 2014, implemented in 2017, resulting in higher water levels along Lake Ontario. The higher lake […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    AW Maritime was recently appointed – along with SMC Marine – to deliver the construction of the new Broome Town Beach Jetty. The new 112m long jetty will be constructed as part of a $24 million redevelopment project and will provide access for recreational fishing, boating and a viewing platform for the Staircase to the […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) is about to begin preparations for the Phase 3 of the Post-Florence Renourishment project. According to Carteret County, GLDD is planning to mobilize land- and water-based pipe, heavy equipment, personnel, etc. starting this December with the dredging/pumping to begin in the final week of January 2021. For the project, […]

  • 27 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Louisiana Governor, John Bel Edwards, announced this week that the Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (LA TIG) has approved $234.6 million in funds resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement for restoration projects that will create and restore wetlands in Plaquemines and Terrebonne Parishes. In all, the funding will be used for the engineering, design, and […]

  • 27 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Cashman Dredging just reached an interesting milestone on the Boston Harbor Deep Draft Navigation Project. According to the company, the crews working on the Boston dredging project sent the 4,000th barge-load of material for disposal this weekend. With the 4,000th barge sent for disposal, this project is almost done and the finish line is in […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Coffs Harbor boat ramp will be a key beneficiary of the NSW Government’s $205 million maritime stimulus to kick-start the economy and create local jobs. Minister for Transport and Roads, Andrew Constance, said that $4 million will go to upgrading the Coffs Harbor boat ramp, dredging the boat ramp basin, extending the breakwater to […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Van Oord’s backhoe Simson dredged its first cubic meters last week on the impressive Fehmarnbelt Tunnel project in Denmark. With a length of 18 kilometers this will be the longest immersed road and rail tunnel in the world, connecting Germany and Denmark. Van Oord and Boskalis join forces in the Fehmarn Belt Contractors (FBC) consortium […]

  • 25 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has announced another upcoming temporary lane closure on Riverway as dredging activities continue to progress on Phase 2 of the $36.5 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management project in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts. According to the Corps, a temporary lane closure will take place Nov. 30, […]

  • 25 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    With navigation through Belle Pass compromised due to siltation, the Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) has taken the proactive step to contribute funds to the Corps of Engineers to procure a dredge contract to bring portions of Belle Pass back to their appropriate depth. This work, being performed by Crosby Dredging under the direction of […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Jan De Nul Group has successfully completed another challenging project, this time in the Ostend Port, Belgium. “Six months ahead of schedule, we’ve completed the widening of the Ostend Port entrance to 125 meters,” stated JDN. During the project, the company performed dredging works, scour protection was also installed and a new quay wall was […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Gov. John Bel Edwards yesterday announced that the Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (LA TIG) has approved $234.6 million in funds resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement for restoration projects that will create and restore wetlands in Plaquemines and Terrebonne Parishes. In all, the funding will be used for the engineering, design, and construction […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Last month, Rohde Nielsen A/S successfully completed cable lowering of two 150kV live cables for TeslaN BV, a service provider of high voltage for Tennet. As reported by Rohde Nielsen, the company executed approximately 1km of cable lowering within one week. The project was done without conflicting the clients’ core task of delivering electricity in […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The McGowan Government is powering ahead with the Ocean Reef Marina development, selecting the preferred contractor for this construction project. The government announced yesterday two local companies as the preferred contractors to construct two new two-kilometre-long breakwaters required for the marina. Two Western Australian companies, WA Limestone and Italia Stone Group, will construct the $60 […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Business development

    Acta Marine’s two most ultra-shallow vessels are deployed in support of the iconic Afsluitdijk Project in the Netherlands.  “Often working closely together, the multifunctional 39m, DP multicat Coastal Enterprise and our recently acquired 20 TBP ultra-shallow Shoalbuster Coastal Roamer are working on reinforcing the 32,5 kilometer long dike,” said the company. Coastal Roamer and Coastal […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Innovation

    Project managers had their first on-site construction meeting on Rabbit Island in Cameron Parish yesterday, informs the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). According to CPRA, containment dikes are in place and dredging is expected to begin next week. Located in the west cove of Calcasieu Lake in Cameron Parish, Rabbit Island is a […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    A Dutch TV crew recently highlighted DEME Group’s important work at the Hedwige-Prosper Polder flood prevention project, on the Belgian-Dutch border. Together with DEME’s consortium partners, the company is restoring the polder back into a vast natural floodplain to reduce the risk of flooding in villages along the River Scheldt. “Crucially, a lot of water […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Collaboration, Outlook & strategy

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), The Nature Conservancy (TNC), and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) yesterday announced the creation of the Sustainable Rivers Program (SRP) Atchafalaya River Project. The SRP is a national program in which the USACE partners with TNC to develop environmental flow regimes to benefit ecosystems downstream of […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Underwater Earth Movers (UEM) Inc. is making nice progress with the phase 3 of Westport Marina maintenance dredging project in Washington. According to the latest update, the contractor has so far removed nearly 76,000 cubic yards of material from the boat basin floor since September 21st, 2020. “The next section of dredging activity will require […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Wasa Dredging, a Finland based marine offshore and inland water construction company, is currently working in Hjertøysundet, Norway. In fact, this project consists mainly of underwater blasting and dredging of bedrock for their client Kystverket. For this work, Wasa mobilized the combined dredger/drill pontoon Hector, along with the 940m3 split-barges Miika II and Dana II. […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and its partner, the California Department of Parks and Recreation, Angeles District, are one step closer on a project to restore Malibu Creek’s ecosystem after receiving support from the Corps’ top brass. Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon, the Corps’ commanding general, signed the Malibu Creek Ecosystem Restoration […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Smith Marine Towing Corporation (SMT) announced today a contract award to assist Callan Marine and North America’s largest dredge the General MacArthur on the North Breton Island Restoration project. According to SMT, the Smith Privateer will tow the dredge to location and assist in the set up. The vessel will later be replaced by M/V […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Technology

    Italdraghe SpA announced today that they are taking part in a project alongside LEMAC srl to dredge the Port of Fertilia, Sardinia, Italy. LEMAC is in charge of the dredging works to restore the seabed of the port of Fertilia where a significant amount of material has sedimented at the bottom of the channel and […]