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  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    International consultant Arcadis recently presented Hong Kong the option to create a polder as a mean to tackle the issue of land scarcity. The Hong Kong Government is working on a project that calls for the construction of a group of islands and considers the usual reclamation by infilling with sand. According to the government-appointed […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following a six-year acquisition program, the Government of the Bahamas has announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to acquire 9 vessels for the Royal Bahamas Defence Force and construction work for their naval bases. The contract has been placed with Damen Shipyards Group, headquartered in Gorinchem, the Netherlands. In announcing the contract, the […]

  • 27 February 2013

    U.S. Senator Susan Collins announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has informed her that it intends to allocate $3.5 million in federal funding to complete the full dredging of Wells Harbor this fall during the fall /winter dredge availability 2013-2014 window. Since Wells Harbor sustained damage as a result of Hurricane Sandy, it […]

  • 16 January 2012

    Western Marine Services Limited, will deliver a repaired dredger to the Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) on January 17. It is the only trailing suction hopper dredger named “M.D. KHANAK” in Bangladesh, which has been made operational after arduous repair work done by the Western Marine Services. The repair work costs BDT49.0 crore. The dredger will […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has just released a story on the Trestle Bay Ecosystem Restoration project near Warrenton, Oregon. The wetlands inside historic Trestle Bay offer ideal habitat for juvenile salmonids. Ideal, but mostly out of reach for more than 125 years due to what makes the Bay “historic” — the relic stone […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    It was just before midnight when the Corps dredge Currituck’s crew, sailing back from a project site on Bennet’s Creek, saw the sky light up. As the dredge chugged toward the Monitor Merrimack Memorial Bridge Tunnel on Sept. 16, a red flare spiraled into the night sky like a fire work off to the west. […]

  • 6 September 2012

    The new Marina South Wharves (MSW) was officially opened yesterday in a ceremony attended by officials from the Ministry of Transport, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), and management and staff of Jurong Port Pte Ltd. The ceremony was officiated by Mr Pang Kin Keong, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Transport. Developed by […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – is continuing construction activities at the sea lock during the summer months. These activities include the sinking operation of the inner lock head, construction work to connect the dividing wall to the outer lock head, and work […]

  • 5 June 2012

      The hypocritical in-fighting between the federal environment minister and the Queensland premier over the Great Barrier Reef has demonstrated what the Greens have been saying all along – the Australian Government should never have tried to pass off their own environmental responsibilities to the states, the Australian Greens said today. “Let’s be crystal clear […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction work on the IJmuiden Sea Lock Project has continued during the summer holidays, reports the Port of Amsterdam. According to the port, OpenIJ has worked hard in August, placing reinforcement steel for the lock gate recesses in order to start concreting in September. “Concreting of the floors of both inner and outer lock gate recesses […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took part in some interesting events all over the world in the third quarter of 2018. The Projects and Products Maintenance of the world famous hopper suction and cutter suction dredgers, they supplied many ship building […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, Italy’s leading dredging equipment builder, has had an extremely busy year. During 2014 it has seen increased sales of its popular range of  BD dredging heads for excavators which have been put to use not only in river, lake and coastal projects but in mining applications, particularly in South America. In early spring, Italdraghe […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has signed three contracts with the Jordan-based Arab Potash Company (APC) to deliver two cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and implement a new maintenance agreement. The first contract comprises the delivery of a custom-built CSD, the second is a three-year maintenance contract for the IHC dredgers JARASH and MUTAH, and the third involves another dredger, […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Environment, Hannah Blythyn, announced yesterday a £56 million program to improve flood and coastal erosion defenses and support flood risk management activities across Wales over the next financial year. The program has been prioritized according to risk, considering factors such as the likelihood and impact of a flood, previous events, the number […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wisconsin’s waters are benefiting from the hard work of public and private partners, with the latest progress coming on the Sheboygan River. Thanks to four major dredging projects coordinated by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and many partners, the first and most challenging of nine beneficial use impairments for […]

  • 21 February 2011

    In only 90 days, Tideland Signal Limited has manufactured and supplied a total of 84 polyethylene buoys to guide navigation in the newly-dredged 63.5 km channel, which allows ships of up to 9m draft to reach Abu Dhabi’s expanding Mussafah Industrial City. The channel has been dredged by the National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) under […]

  • 17 January 2014

    While it has been a quiet few months on the surface for Ōpōtiki’s Harbour redevelopment project, work continues on a number of key workstreams in the development of this large-scale infrastructure project. Ōpōtiki Harbour redevelopment project is a project to build twin groynes and associated works, creating a year-round navigable harbour entrance at Ōpōtiki. The […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government is funding research to help save Queensland’s iconic beaches from extreme weather events, the Queensland Government said in its latest announcement.  Innovation Minister Leeanne Enoch said that the funding is part of the $9.85 million awarded to 53 researchers under the Advance Queensland Research Fellowship and PhD Scholarship programs. “In any given […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A Damen CSD450 dredger was shipped within 3 weeks from receipt of the order. The environmental cutter suction dredger is right now on its way to Taiyaun, China, where it will arrive well in time to assist in fighting the sedimentation problem of the Fen river. The CSD450 dredger will be called “Fen He”, which […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Significant progress has been made on the construction of workboat INYOSI that will support Transnet National Ports Authority’s new $62 million trailing suction hopper dredger ILEMBE when she gets to work dredging South Africa’s ports early next year. Carl Gabriel, head of TNPA’s Dredging Services Division, said: “The combination workboat/hydrographic survey boat is being built by […]

  • 13 February 2014

    With the signing of a new three-year framework service agreement, Wärtsilä and Van Oord, the Netherlands based contractor for dredging and offshore projects, have entered into an exclusive partnership for all field service and parts supply. The agreement covers preventive and corrective engine maintenance on Van Oord’s fleet of dredging and other vessels. The contract […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – has just released the latest update on the development project. In the coming months, the space between the walls of the dividing dam and the walls of the northern part of the flood barrier will be filled […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In a meeting with the US Army Corps of Engineers on September 3, 2014, officials for Channel Islands Harbor, owned and operated by Ventura County, learned that dredging of the Harbor sand trap will begin October 1, 2014. The Channel Islands Harbor sand trap was designed to retain sand for placement on Hueneme Beach every […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In May and June, OpenIJ –  a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden in The Netherlands – will be very busy with the sinking operation of the inner head. Furthermore, work will also be carried out on the local control buildings, on the connection between the lock gate chamber […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    UniSite UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, is currently taking part in the Seatrade Maritime event in Dubai, UAE. As a part of UAE Maritime Week, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, […]

  • 26 October 2011

    Cargotec has won an order to supply 54 Kalmar port equipment to Venezuelan customer Bolivariana de Puertos, S.A. The order includes 24 Kalmar DRF 450-65 reachstackers, 4 Kalmar DRF100-54 reachstackers for empty container handling, 19 Kalmar Ottawa 4×2 terminal tractors, 3 Kalmar DCF80-45 masted empty container handlers and 4 Kalmar DCE160-12 lift trucks. All equipment […]