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  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is scheduled to begin a 30-day public review period Jan. 17, following the release of its final general reevaluation report and environmental impact statement for the Truckee Meadows Flood Control Project. The documents outline the reevaluation’s recommended plan to reduce flood risk in the Reno/Sparks metropolitan area […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District awarded a contract on September 29 to Coastal Design & Construction Inc., from Gloucester, Virginia, in the amount of approximately $6.88 million for construction of a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The scheme consists of realignment of a portion of the federal navigation […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Hein, owned by Van Der Kamp International Dredging BV, is a regular visitor to Damen Shipyards Harlingen, and she is currently at the yard to undergo her Class Special Survey (5-yearly inspection). Thickness measurements, tank inspections and inspections of machinery and equipment as well as service of safety equipment […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul recently put its suction dredger, PETRUS PLANCIUS, back into operation after a successful conversion into an environmental dredger. IHC Services designed the technical solution that could operate the dredger with either a cutter or silt suction head. The IHC Beaver 1600, built in 2008, needed to be adjusted for a challenging environmental […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of four Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) students on the new Material Practice – MSc program are working with Scottish Canals to repurpose material removed from canals during dredging. There are over 220 km of canals in Scotland. Although they are no longer avenues for trade and commerce, they are listed as industrial […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Broads Authority has taken charge of a second new mud wherry as part of a ten year strategy to replace old equipment. Named Gleaner after an old timber sailing wherry that carried cargo into Norwich, the new wherry has been built to a bespoke design by local naval architect Andrew Wolstenholme to transport sediment […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District has signed a design agreement to move forward with the LA River Ecosystem Restoration project at a recent meeting with city officials. The agreement was formally presented to Gary Lee Moore, Los Angeles city engineer, and Carol Armstrong, executive officer to the Los Angeles Deputy Mayor […]

  • 29 May 2012

    A new economic analysis by The Australia Institute reveals major economic disadvantages will be caused by just one LNG development by Arrow in Gladstone, where the ongoing environmental crisis in the harbour has already been linked to mass dredging for LNG exports, said the Greens today. “People in Gladstone scarcely need reminding that the coal […]

  • 30 July 2012

    The construction work of Sri Lanka’s proposed port city will begin later this year. The government news agency confirmed that the proposed Port City Development Project at a cost of US$ 15 billion will be implemented on schedule with construction work to commence during the latter part of 2012. “Whilst the Sri Lanka Ports Authority […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles District Commander Col. Kim Colloton announced that the plan to restore the Los Angeles River has been unanimously approved by the Civil Works Review Board of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington, District of Columbia. “This is the culmination of more than a decade […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Beach replenishment is finally complete in Ocean City, Maryland, just in time for the summer season, and after the rough winter stalled the project for a number of months. Bulldozers, offshore dredges and massive pipes have been a constant on the Ocean City beach since February, as several cubic tons of sand from the ocean […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Colombo has been attracting many dredgers for repairs over the past decade from all over the globe, on the good track record the owners automatic choice was Colombo Dockyard for their repairs. The owners Mercator Ltd., have been a regular caller patronising Colombo with their dredgers and tankers, yard has been servicing their fleet successfully. […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    An Italian dredger builder Italdraghe and its consortium partner CPN Srl are currently building three dredgers for the Iraqi Ministry of Water Resources. Following contract signing, work is already well underway on one Italdraghe SGT 400 D and two Italdraghe SGT 300 RB diesel cutter suction dredgers that will be delivered to Um Qasser at […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    This year’s BPA Conference – running from 9-12 October – will be hosted by the Port of Tyne at Sage Gateshead in Newcastle Gateshead. Visiting the Conference, Royal HaskoningDHV will on Thursday, 11 October, discuss the issues involved in procuring a new quay from the perspective of the different parties involved; from the port COO and Engineer, project financiers, to the Contractors […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wahkiakum County is about to receive the necessary permit to finish the berth and channel improvements for its new Columbia River ferry.  The announcement was welcomed by Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler and Senator Patty Murray, who teamed up when Wahkiakum County asked for help in obtaining the U.S. Army Corps permit as quickly as possible. The County is […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen has delivered two complete DOP packages to Acciona Infraestructuras, S.A., a Spanish construction company. The DOP submersible dredge pumps are being used in a large harbor construction project in Brazil. The DOP pumps empty concrete caissons to be able to reposition these as a breakwater. At Sao Joao de Barra, which is located along […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, is participating Europort 2017 exhibition for maritime technology, taking place from November 7-10 in Ahoy, Rotterdam (Booth No. 8312). Andrew Yu, managing director, Kevin Mei, sales manager, Nancy Qiu, sales, RH. Cao, plant manager, will […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC recently launched two Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1900 workboats for Huta Marine Works from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The launch of the Huta 518 and Huta 519 took place at the ship lift in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands. Like all Delta Multi Craft workboats, the DMC 1900 is a compact, multi-purpose and heavy-duty […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Four Watermaster dredgers have been brought from Finland to improve the environmental condition of the Northern Lakes (lagoons) of Egypt. The Nile Delta estuarine with its wetlands, lakes and lagoons forms a transitional water purification and protective zone before the Mediterranean Sea. This zone is a productive agricultural and aquacultural area, as well as an important […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Central LLC (DC) announced that it has acquired certain of the dredge assets previously owned by Dredge and Marine Company LLC (DMC), perhaps the most significant of which is the Dredge & Pit Trader listing service for used dredgers and used marine equipment, pumps, boosters, pipeline, and dredge parts. The purchased assets, both tangible […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands based MirTac and Dutch Dredging (Baggerbedrijf de Boer) have agreed to implement the StarIPS Fleet Management solution onboard Dutch Dredging’s modern fleet of 28 vessels. According to the MirTac latest announcement, the companies signed a contract for maintenance consultancy, implementation and purchase of the Star Fleet Management software including FSM, Audit, Safety Management, […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC has launched ShipSupport, its new e-commerce platform for the maritime industry. The company has joined forces with its network of trusted global suppliers to create a unique online experience following feedback from its customers about their need for a transparent digital platform. According to Maaike de Rover, founder and the driving force behind the […]

  • 7 December 2011

    The private sector in Tabuk City is pushing for the immediate dredging of Chico River from Calanan to Cabaruan as the permanent solution to the flooding problem of settlements and agricultural lands in Tabuk valley. Dr. Jaime Almora, Chairman of the Kalinga Hybrid Seeds cooperative recently presented before members of the Kapehan a comprehensive flood […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association – CEDA is ringing the changes at Europort 2013 with a new initiative called the CEDA Forum. This stimulating and informative event will replace the usual Dredging Days this year. Taking as its theme ‘Dredging in a Changing World’, CEDA Forum’s centrepiece will be two interactive workshops taking place on Thursday […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Saudi Arabia’s dredging operator, Huta Marine recently awarded Dutch system integrator Bakker Sliedrecht with a lifetime extension project for the electrical installation of the CSD Huta 4. According to Bakker Sliedrecht, the aim of the project is to extend the lifetime of the 36-year-old cutter suction dredger with 15 years while increasing the efficiency of […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    From March 1st 2015 onward, Deltares will be mobilizing Dutch knowledge questions with the aim of establishing the research agenda for the, soil-sediment-water system, subsurface and land use in Europe. As the work package leader, Deltares will also be making sure that other European countries do the same. The Horizon2020 project to establish this specific […]