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  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    World Marine of Alabama (WMA) has completed work on a contract valued at over $14 million to drydock and repair the Dredge Wheeler, a hopper dredge owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The contract was awarded in September and arrival was delayed due to emergency dredging assignments following Hurricane Harvey. World […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beaver Lake, one of the last remaining wetlands in the City of Vancouver, is rapidly declining and could disappear as soon as 2020 if no measures are taken. The Vancouver Park Board and Stanley Park Ecology Society (SPES) have been working in partnership, under guidance from the Stanley Park Ecological Action Plan (2011), to come […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VIPs, including the Environment Agency chief executive Sir James Bevan, attended an open day to see the latest work on Ipswich the flood defense scheme, which will significantly reduce the risk of flooding for 2,000 homes and businesses in the town. Huge hydraulic arms that will operate the new tidal flood gate have been installed, taking the […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt has fast-tracked the approval of the world’s biggest coal port in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef today, ignoring impacts on the Reef and the adjacent internationally significant Caley Valley wetlands at Abbot Point, said Greenpeace. Under the proposal, millions of tonnes of seabed would be dredged from the […]

  • 29 February 2012

    State Representative Lonnie Reed (D-Branford) testified before the Commerce Committee today on SB 220, An Act Concerning Navigation, Coastal Access and Clean Marinas. Rep. Reed said the bill represents a common sense strategy designed to support and grow marina businesses and create more maritime jobs while also incentivizing the safe disposal of paints, cleaning products, […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium will visit the Port of Antwerp on June 10 to officially open the Kieldrecht lock, the largest in the world.  Construction of the Kieldrecht lock was necessary in order to ensure better access to the port area on the left bank of the Scheldt, as the existing Kallo lock […]

  • 2 September 2010

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MDMA) will start this Friday its massive clean-up campaign dubbed “MMDA Lingap sa Barangay” to stem the dire effects of flooding and the reported spate of dengue cases in the city. MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino said that at least 600 personnel of the agency will scour densely populated and depressed […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Registration for the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference – Europe’s leading gathering of the entire offshore energy industry – is now live!  From now on it is possible to register yourself for Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2020 (OEEC) taking place on 27 & 28 October in Amsterdam. OEEC is where the energy transition takes place. It is […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Cook Islands Government’s Project Steering Group has developed a near-shore dredging plan to remove sediment from the mouth of the Vai Te Renga Stream (near Pacific Resort), using the sediment along eroded areas of the Muri Lagoon foreshore. This cleanup program is part of the Mei Te Vai Ki Te Vai water sanitation project. […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ trailing suction hopper Dredge Wheeler is about to undergo major repairs, according to the FedBizOpps. The $4.56 million drydocking and repair contract was awarded to World Marine of Alabama (WMA) on September 15, 2017. Since the Wheeler’s commissioning at Avondale Shipyards in 1982, WMA’s facility in Mobile, Alabama has drydocked and repaired the vessel on […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Jason Kirk, commander of USACE’s Jacksonville District, yesterday presented an update on ongoing efforts to rehabilitate the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee and implement the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). Other components of the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Program were also mentioned during the presentation, USACE said. Regarding the ecosystem restoration projects in the Everglades […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Dutra Museum of Dredging is a private collection of materials representing the history of sidedraft clamshell dredging in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and the role the Dutra family and Dutra companies have played in building the Delta infrastructure. The collection, unique in its scope and size, spans the century that has elapsed since the […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Monday, January 13th witnessed the official opening ceremony of Damen Shipyards Sharjah FZE – the newest shipyard of Albwardy Marine Engineering. In a joint venture between the Damen Shipyards Group and Albwardy Marine Engineering, the core activities at DSS will continue along the tried and trusted course of Damen new-builds and Albwardy’s conversions, dry-dockings and […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Students from Indonesian universities teamed up during the Indonesia-Netherlands Water Challenge and developed new ideas for the future development of Jakarta Bay. The teams received a warm welcome during the Dutch trade mission to Indonesia led by Prime Minister Mark Rutte in Jakarta on 20 and 21 November. Water & ports seminar The Indonesia-Netherlands Water […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After 18 months of uncertainty, the Bowen community may finally have something to celebrate with today’s announcement by federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt approving development of the Adani T0 project and capital dredging at the Abbot Point coal terminal. Minister Hunt also issued approval for the Arrow LNG facility on Curtis Island near Gladstone and […]

  • 28 October 2011

    More than 20 students from technical universities and colleges in Aachen, Delft, Groningen, Hamburg, and Leuven are going to participate in the coming CEDA Dredging Days, under the CEDA Student Programme 2011. Recommended by their respective professors, the students have all shown great affinity with dredging in their studies and many of them seriously consider […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Oranjewerf Ship Repair has turned 65 in November 2014 and simultaneously celebrated its silver jubilee within Damen Shipyards Group. The repair and conversion shipyard in the Port of Amsterdam gradually continues to extend its already versatile proposition to shipowners. With it, Oranjewerf’s scope of ship types and maritime segments served is extending too. As part […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Brazilian dredging company LUSCHI is a service provider company focused on sanitation and environmental segments, offering dredging solution for wastewater treatment. DredgingToday.com is bringing you an exclusive interview with Mr. Ilson Rogerio Luschi, Associate Director of LUSCHI, who has been working on the development and implementation of projects for 8 years and is responsible for more […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    In a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Sens. Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) urged the USACE to explore alternatives to disposal of dredged sediment in Lake Erie.  The senators called for an independent assessment to determine the practice’s impact on water quality, the ecosystem, and Ohio’s shipping industry. “While […]

  • 13 December 2017

      By Rob van Hoorn CTO at nC Marine Thermal and acoustic insulation, fire retardancy, safe touch and corrosion passivation in one, the chemical resistant and submersible coat.That is where the latest developments are about. Options in insulation on board do not provide an abundance in choices. Glass wool insulates both temperature and dampens noise, but […]

  • 27 December 2016

    By Rob van Hoorn nC Surface Technology Anti-fouling is one of those areas in the maritime industry that is subject to constant development. Especially in areas where traditional coatings have difficulties to hold their own on the host-surface, nanotechnology is a solution that will succeed by nature, as nanoparticles tend to bond into surfaces rather […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    SMS Avonmouth, part of the Southampton-based SMS Group, has completed a major refit alongside in Bristol Port for Tarmac, and relocated to larger premises to meet localized demand. The business has completed a major refit onboard the hopper dredger the City of Cardiff for Tarmac whilst simultaneously relocating to a new, larger, footprint. “The City […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cairns’ $127 million Shipping Development is one step closer to unlocking a tourism bonanza for the region with works now underway to deepen Trinity Inlet and make it ready for bigger vessels. Assistant Treasurer, Glenn Butcher MP, who visited the port last week, said that the 111m-long, German-built dredging ship Balder R began its task […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens today called for changes to prohibit people with coal and gas interests from sitting on the Great Barrier Reef’s management board, and backed calls for the Abbott Government to pause port approvals until the inquiry into conflicts of interest is completed. “Big coal and gas should get their hands off the Reef, […]

  • 27 March 2014

    A brochure describing 35 innovative water managements projects that put the Netherlands on the map as a global player in innovative water management is being published to mark World Water Day. The brochure entitled Waterinnovaties in Nederland (Water Innovations in the Netherlands) is a joint effort of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, Rijkswaterstaat […]

  • 14 January 2014

    Signet Maritime Corporation is investing $7.2 million in infrastructure improvements to their Pascagoula, Mississippi shipyard, Signet Shipbuilding & Repair (SS&R) to support an increased workload and future growth. In addition to the recent acquisition of the 150-ton crawler crane, the shipyard facility modernization includes the dredging and renewal of a 1000-foot waterfront bulkhead, a new […]