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  • 15 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Nearly 2,000t of stone has been used to complete a project to protect a key terminal at the Port of Southampton from the threat of scour erosion. Mackley was commissioned by Associated British Ports (ABP) to supply and place rock armor in the berth pocket at the Queen Elizabeth II Cruise Terminal – as remediation […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The construction work for the urgent coastal protection at Westover, Milford on Sea has now been completed. Constructed during some very challenging weather conditions, the defenses have already been put to the test during Storm Bella over the Christmas break, performing their function well in providing protection to the area. Contractors, Earlcoate Construction & Plant […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Sand pumping operations are now complete at Vilano Beach, the Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports. Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, the contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company will remove the pipe and equipment. According to USACE, dune grass planting will begin in early March. The Jacksonville District, […]

  • 30 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Lucky Bay, South Australia, has a specific purpose: it has ample storage for locally grown grains. This grain is exported; its export vessels wait offshore. A number of small feeder vessels ensure the connecting transport. They load their cargo in the 2-berth shallow water port, to discharge into the large export vessels. […]

  • 17 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    BAM Nuttall, working on behalf of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, has completed the installation of sea defences in Withernsea, helping to protect the town from the threat presented by North Sea coastal erosion. Work on the £7million South Withernsea Coastal Defence Scheme, which began April 2019, has extended the existing defences southwards with 400 […]

  • 8 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    USACE and Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) have announced that Phase II of the Boston Harbor Dredging Project is now complete – ahead of schedule by nearly one full year. USACE, partnering with Cashman Dredging Inc. and Dutra Group, have worked 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, since July 2018 to complete this second […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    During the recent reconstruction of the sea channel in the Gulf of Ob, Kara Sea, contractors successfully completed all dredging works planned for 2020, reports the State Corporation Rosatom. For this season, Mordraga LLC removed around 32 million m3 of dredged material. This will allow the large-capacity vessels to sail in the gulf ensuring export […]

  • 25 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dredging and foreshore works along Compton Drive, East Ballina are now complete, Ballina Shire Council reports. Work has already started at the Fenwick Drive Foreshore at Shaws Bay, according to the council. Newly processed sand from dredging at the bay will be placed along this section of foreshore to improve access to the water for […]

  • 25 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Changes have been made to coastal management at Port Geographe after community support for the majority of measures recommended to address ongoing seagrass wrack accumulation and beach erosion issues, WA Department of Transport (DoT) reports. DoT, in partnership with the City of Busselton, recently released the final report for the Port Geographe Technical Working Group, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Walla Walla District completed repairs for the Dayton Levee Project on November 16 and began repairs on the Milton-Freewater Levee Project on November 18. The Touchet River and Walla Walla River had near record flood events in early February 2020, causing extensive erosion damage to both levee systems in multiple locations. Damage to […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance

    Totland Pier has been a landmark on the Isle of Wight since the 1880’s where it’s been used with public access until 1980. The new owners, Totland Pier Ltd., has been progressing the re-development project to transform the pier back into a public venue as a restaurant at the end of the pier that would […]

  • 16 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The St. Louis River Area of Concern (AOC) is one step closer to delisting following completion of a contaminated sediment cleanup project at AZCON/Duluth Seaway Port Authority’s Slip on November 12. The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)-funded project removed 850 cubic yards of contaminated sediment and capped an additional […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Pop Denison Park will reopen Saturday, November 21, when beach replenishment and landscaping works along the Shaws Bay foreshore are completed, reports Ballina Shire Council. The temporary closure of the park has been extended by 10-days due to recent wet weather. “Up until the reopening date access to Pop Denison Park will remain closed to […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Central Coast Council’s dredging program has wrapped up for 2020 with approximately 25,000 cubic meters of sand removed from the channel. Under the cleanup plan, two dredges were used simultaneously to ensure the dredge program was completed in the compressed timeframes. Council’s Environment and Planning Director, Scott Cox, said that the use of two dredges […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Huntington District recently hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony celebrating the completion of the Continuing Authorities Program, Section 14 Streambank Stabilization Project at Water Street in Barboursville, West Virginia. Colonel Evers was joined by Congresswoman Carol Miller, Barboursville Mayor Chris Tatum to cut the ribbon marking the project completion. A series of river bank […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Rohde Nielsen A/S recently completed beachfill operations on a project in Viveiro and Celeiro, Spain. At the beginning of April 2020, the company started the works in the north-western part of Spain – for the Public Entity Portos de Galicia. The project posed a great challenge for both the crew and the project team in […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    A dredging work to remove 120,000cm of sand from the eastern channel of the Lower Myall River at Hawks Nest is now complete. Following a highly successful campaign, MidCoast Council’s contractor Dredging Solutions will demobilize the dredger tomorrow. The Moira Parade Boat Ramp at Hawks Nest will be closed to the public this Friday, weather […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Suffolk County has successfully completed the dredging works on Accabonac Harbor near Louse Point in Springs, NY. Ideally, the entrance has a depth of six feet. Periodic dredging is necessary to maintain the depth. The last dredge was in 2013 and over the past few years, the littoral current and storms have deposited sand, etc. […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Madsen Giersing recently completed a marine project for Curtain Bros on their Motukea Island complex in Papua New Guinea. Since 1998, the company has been involved in the design and development of many of the facility’s marine structures. Also, their latest project saw the team design a new general loading and unloading wharf. Designed to accommodate […]

  • 22 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Rohde Nielsen A/S has successfully completed the dredging and reclamation works for the Swedish Ystad Harbor expansion project. The main goal of this development program was to accommodate the construction of two new ferry terminals. The Copenhagen based company started the Ystad dredging and reclamation operations in May 2019. BHD Gungner R, BD Ajax R […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Town of Bedford, MA, yesterday released the latest update about their Fawn Lake Dredging Program. As of October 16th, the Dredgit crew has completed the dredging operation at Fawn Lake. Also, they have removed the dewatering equipment. The materials storage bin has been dismantled and the lawn area will be regraded, said the Town. […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Rohde Nielsen A/S recently completed the Paldiski South Harbor dredging work for the client Port of Tallinn. This dredging program included the dredging operations on the entrance channel and turning basin areas. The dredging started in December 2019 and was completed in less time than initially planned. “This was possible due to of the efficient […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency has completed repairs to a 40 meter slip on a flood defense embankment in Doncaster. The embankment suffered from damage before and during last winter’s flood conditions. This area lies between the River Don and the South Yorkshire Navigation canal in the Wheatley Park area of Doncaster. The bank slip could have […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Rohde Nielsen A/S recently completed the route preparation works on the Tolmount Development Project for Saipem LTD. During the works, which started in early spring, the company cleared over 3.000 boulders from the pipeline route. Rohde Nielsen also dredged and backfilled a 5km nearshore trench and 50.000 m3 of clay material have been pre-sweep dredged […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    The HID-CSD-5522 cutter suction dredger (CSD) was recently used in the Maldives’ Niyama resort for the construction of an airfield project.  The HID dredger was responsible for pumping sand from the sea and the land reclamation operations. Under the scheme, the CSD worked 16 hours a day and involved two groups of staff. The construction […]