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  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District’s multi-functional debris vessel SNELL is in Florida providing support to the Jackson District’s Jacksonville Harbor Expansion Project. The crew of the SNELL is working with Jacksonville District Geotechical Engineers to gather sediment samples for an environmental assessment for widening the harbor.   Onboard the SNELL is a […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has just released a photo of its two vessels working in the Narragansett Bay in Connecticut. For the first time ever, the debris vessel Snell and special purpose vessel Currituck worked in tandem to remove boulders from the Narragansett Bay federal channel. The Snell lifted boulders that weighed up […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The USACE’s multi-purpose vessel SNELL is taking a much-needed breather and overhaul at the Engineer Repair Yard after working in waters up and down the Atlantic Coast, announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. SNELL Chief Engineer Paul Allen said the crane and its controls will be much different. The mechanical levers are being […]

  • 15 November 2011

    Near the mouth of the great American river, Earl Armstrong walks on land that did not exist last spring…   By John Snell (fox8live) [mappress] Source: fox8live, November 15, 2011; Image: usace

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has amended its proposal to conduct maintenance dredging of rock and hard packed sand from portions of the Pawcatuck River, Little Narragansett Bay, and Watch Hill Cove Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Westerly, Rhode Island, and Stonington, Conn. The Corps issued a 30-day public notice on […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of rock and hard packed sand from portions of the Pawcatuck River, Little Narragansett Bay, and Watch Hill Cove Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Westerly, Rhode Island, and Stonington, Connecticut. The state of Rhode Island is the local sponsor for the proposed […]

  • 17 December 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District officially launched its newest survey vessel – SWART – with a Nov. 30 christening ceremony at the Engineer Repair Yard. The boat is named after Dirk Swart III (1935-2011) who served as captain and operator of District survey vessel GILLETTE from 1971 to his retirement in 2002 […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District officially commissioned its newest shallow-draft dredge vessel – MURDEN – in a ceremony May 29 at the Engineer Repair Yard in Wilmington. The Commissioning Ceremony signifies the acceptance for service and entry of a ship into the active fleet. It is the final and, perhaps most significant, […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Vessels

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District officials purchased a 2010 IMS 7012 HP 51-foot Versi dredger for $340,000, along with pumps, piping and other equipment for an additional $435,000. According to albertleatribune.com, the dredging equipment purchased includes piping that sells new for $300,000 and three pumps that sell new for about $125,000 each. Brett Behnke, […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Shell Marine has signed a framework agreement with CCCC Dredging (Group) Co. Ltd of China to supply marine lubricants and provide technical services across the Chinese company’s fleet. In addition to the supply of Shell Marine’s comprehensive range of lubricating oils designed for every shipboard application, CCCC Dredging’s full access to the company’s technical services […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast is well prepared for large swells expected to impact the town’s beaches later this week. “The sand dredging and pumping we have done over the past two years has added millions of cubic meters of sand to our beaches,’’ said Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate. “The dredge alone placed three […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    An unexploded shell was found in Arabian Sea off Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) coast during the dredging project, reports indianexpress.com. The discovery was made when a dredging vessel HAM-318 was engaged in dredging operations in the harbour when the unexploded projectile shell was found stuck to its drag head. “The ship informed harbour and […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Global maritime contractor Van Oord has signed a five-year partnership agreement with Shell Marine covering the lubrication needs for its entire fleet of vessels. The all-inclusive agreement was acknowledged in a special ceremony, staged at the Van Oord headquarters in Rotterdam, where Jaap de Jong signed on behalf of Van Oord and Inbar van de […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Leighton Offshore in consortium with Boskalis Offshore has been awarded a Transportation, Installation and Dredging contract by Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd to replace part of the Single Point Mooring (SPM) 48″ Subsea pipeline. The project is located near Bukom Island, Singapore and is part of Shell’s planned maintenance. Leighton Offshore CEO Mr. Boyd Merrett […]

  • 22 March 2012

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission  announced a $500,000 investment from Shell Oil Company, received at monthly board meeting. Shell representative Mary Grace Anderson, the Mars Development Manager, presented the check to the entire community on behalf of the Mars B Deepwater Platform Project. Shell’s contribution is to be used toward the Fourchon Beach Repair/ Renourishment […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The partnership to sustain the operation and eventually the rehabilitation of Tacloban Port was formally sealed on Tuesday by the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), Pilipinas Shell and port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI). The pact was signed by PPA General Manager Juan C. Sta. Ana, Pilipinas Shell Chair Edgar O. Chua and ICTSI […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the request of Police, the Defense Force has carried out a controlled explosion on part of what is believed to be an historic military artillery shell. It was found in Otago Harbor a few days ago by a worker connected to the dredging of the shipping channel. Police sent photographs of the device to […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD) held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new Confined Disposal Facility (CDF) on March 31, 2017.  A CDF is a dewatering site in the dredging process. When dredging takes place, there will be a mixture of water and sediment pumped to the disposal facility and the […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

     Van Oord, in cooperation with Shell, is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet with the aim of achieving a 70% emission reduction by 2050 compared with 2008. The biofuel reduces CO2 emissions by more than 40% compared with conventional marine fuel. This test fits in with the ambitions of both parties to […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    In partnership with the city of Schuyler, Neb. and the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed construction of a 2.2-mile levee along Shell Creek, north and east of Schuyler. This milestone will be celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 10 a.m. at […]

  • 21 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Norske Shell AS is extending its use of AGR’s deep-water excavation technology and expertise on the Ormen Lange field. Originally, a £9m (NOK84m) deal announced in February between the Aberdeen-based Excavation & Trenching arm of AGR Drilling Services and Norske Shell was to last until June 2, 2011. Now Norske Shell has called upon AGR […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Edgewater Bay dredging program is officially underway, the Shell Rock River Watershed District announced yesterday on their official facebook page. In March 2018, the District’s Board of Managers approved a nearly $5.1 million contract with LaCrosse, Wisconsin-based J.F. Brennan Co. Inc. for the first phase of Fountain Lake dredging work, informed Albert Lea Tribune. J.F. Brennan […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The city of Schuyler, the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, partnered on a project to reduce flood risks to the city of Schuyler, Nebraska. Schuyler, the county seat for Colfax County, is subject to flooding from three major sources of water – Shell Creek, Lost Creek […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Another three armament shells were discovered in the mud lodged inside the dredger undergoing repair work at Western India Shipyard Ltd dock at Mormugao port after four workers were injured in an explosion reported on Wednesday. An investigation is being conducted and the shells have been sent to the naval armament depot in Dabolim. S […]