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  • 17 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Harwich Harbor maintenance dredging program, conducted by the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Sospan Dau, is currently underway.  The dredged material will be disposed of to the beneficial sites in the River Stour and River Orwell. Maintenance dredging is carried out approximately five times a year, to ensure that Harwich Harbor’s deepwater channel remains […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As part of the Water and Environment Management (WEM) Framework, the Environment Agency has appointed VBA, the joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, to work on a £21 m flood defense scheme. Work to the tidal barrier scheme, which runs along the River Orwell in Ipswich, is due to start later this month and includes […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On the 8th June 2014 the Shoreway, a 98 metre 5000 tonne dredger, owned by Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster NV, collided with a Moody 31 sailing yacht Orca at the entrance to the River Orwell in Suffolk. At the helm of the Shoreway at the time was Mr Gerardus Chapel who was employed as Chief Mate. […]

  • 1 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Picture of the Day: Dredgers Crowding New Suez The New Suez Canal project is currently under construction and is scheduled to be delivered next August.   Chief Mate Guilty Over Fatal Dredger Collision On the 8th June 2014 the Shoreway, a 98 metre 5000 tonne dredger, owned […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A tidal barrier across the River Orwell at Ipswich has become the latest addition to a national campaign to promote the benefits of civil engineering. Called This is Civil Engineering the campaign, launched by Institution of Civil Engineers, places banners on infrastructure projects across the UK telling the public what civil engineering is about. Environment […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency’s new tidal flood defense barrier for Ipswich has been officially opened by Floods Minister, Dr Thérèse Coffey. Costing almost £70 million, the new flood defenses centerpiece is a 200-tonne rotating barrier which can be raised in minutes, helping to keep the town safe from tidal surges during storms. The defense scheme also […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    January 2019 saw Jenkins Marine start another maintenance dredging project at Woolverstone Marina, on the River Orwell, near Ipswich, eastern England. “This isn’t the first time Jenkins have dredged here. Previous dredge campaigns saw dredging completed by Jenkins Marine in 2010 and 2013, with ploughing work also completed over the years. The project was subject to […]

  • 22 January 2011
    Vessels

    Congo is getting a very special meaning for the DEME-Group (Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering), since the new flag ship of the DEME-fleet is being named ‘Congo River’ and since only recently DEME signed a contract with the Régie des Voies Maritimes (RVM) of Congo for dredging works to be executed on the Congo river. […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging works to remove about 3.000.000 m3 of material from Piombino Harbor are currently underway. These works, undertaken by DEME Group, are included in the project for the realization of facilities and environmental interventions aimed to the improvement and the industrial competitiveness of the harbor. The works are being performed by two trailing suction hopper […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The VBA joint venture of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins has successfully completed essential flood defense work along the River Irwell in Stubbins and Ramsbottom. This nine month project saw VBA install 300m of sheet piling and a 45m concrete flood wall along the riverbank as well as divert local utility services and local footpaths. […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    People, homes and businesses across the North West will be better protected from flooding thanks to a £1 million natural flood scheme, the Floods Minister Thérèse Coffey announced last week.  More than 1,000 properties across Delph, Uppermill, Stalybridge, Mossley, Hayfield, Glossop and Whaley Bridge will benefit from the pioneering ‘Slow the Flow’ project. The project […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VolkerStevin, alongside joint venture partners Boskalis Westminster and Atkins (VBA Joint Venture Limited), received a performance beyond compliance certificate from Considerate Constructors for their Ramsbottom and Stubbins flood risk management scheme. The river flood defense works involved the team constructing a continuous retaining wall along the River Irwell in Stubbins. To minimize disruption to the […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    In Ivory Coast, DEME Group recently completed a challenging capital dredging project for the extension of the Port of San Pedro, the second largest port in the country. “With our trailing suction hopper dredgers ‘Marieke’ and ‘Orwell’ we deepened the access channel and executed land reclamation works for a new port terminal,” said DEME. “Over […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Salford flood scheme is a £10 million project which will protect almost 2,000 homes and businesses. The project can hold more than 250 Olympic-sized swimming pools of water during a flood and includes more than 5 hectares of urban wetland habitat. The Salford scheme delivers on a long-held vision to not only create a […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Long-term plans to reduce flood risk for people in St Asaph are to be unveiled at a public drop-in session in the city. The proposals, drawn up by Natural Resources Wales (NRW), will see the city’s flood defenses enhanced, but will also involve a number of innovative projects upstream to manage flood risk naturally. NRW […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    New £1.4 million Beaumaris Flood Alleviation Scheme was officially opened by the Minister for Natural Resources, Carl Sargeant, last week. Funded by the Welsh Government (£907,000), European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) (£333,000) and the Isle of Anglesey County Council (£160,000), the scheme has seen a new sea wall built near Beaumaris Green and re-construction of the […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME has just confirmed its order for two new trailing suction hopper dredgers to enhance its fleet. Built according to a ‘green’ design, the two vessels will have a ‘Green Passport’ and a ‘Clean Design’ notation. The ships will be equipped with ‘dual fuel’ engines and LNG tanks, ensuring compliance with all of the international […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered government planners Tuesday to draw up a master plan to dredge sand from the Mekong River, saying it was aimed at restoring shallow areas along the waterway. Sand that is dredged from Cambodia’s portion of the river can also be exported to draw more revenue for the country, he […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Navy divers and specially trained handlers removed the first cannon from the Savannah River during the current phase of the recovery of the CSS Georgia ironclad yesterday. In recent days Navy divers specially trained in recovering unexploded ordnance have been collecting cannonballs from the river for proper handling and conservation. The remaining three cannon […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The Cansaga River will be dredged, and Consolacion’s drainage system needs improvement. More than 200 families displaced by flooding will be relocated. These solutions were pledged by Consolacion town and Cebu provincial government officials to prevent a repeat of the flooding that hit the town last Tuesday. More than 200 families were affected in at […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing changes to the cleanup plan for the Portland Harbor Superfund site, a 10-mile stretch of the Lower Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. “The proposed changes are based on updated research on one of the chemicals targeted for cleanup. The changes will result in reduced cleanup costs and a […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Environment

    J.E. McAmis, Inc., has completed pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMMCO) site in Astoria, OR. The site was contaminated with hazardous chemicals from historical ship manufacturing and repair operations. Contamination was in soil on the property and in nearby riverbed sediment in the Lewis and Clark River […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Environment

    J.E. McAmis, Inc., has just announced that the company is working on pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMMCO) site in Astoria, OR. The site is contaminated with hazardous chemicals from historical ship manufacturing and repair operations. Contamination is in soil on the property and in nearby riverbed […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Florida Congressman Gus Bilirakis has announced that his efforts to secure funding to dredge the Anclote River have proven successful, with the City of Tarpon Springs set to receive $3.5 million in funding through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for this important project.     The economic value of the Anclote River is of significant […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ebsford Environmental Ltd has secured a contract in the Falkirk Council’s tender procedure for the dredging works of River Carron. The works covered involve the dredging of a sediment bar from the bed of the River Carron beside Dunipace Bridge. The work includes: – Site Establishment; – The removal and disposal of japanese knotweed from […]