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  • 22 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Royal IHC’s newly built cutter suction dredger MOHAB MAMEESH has successfully completed its basin trials, the shipbuilder reports. According to IHC, after the basin trials, the newbuild will go out to sea once again, this time for dredging trials. The MOHAB MAMEESH is one of two vessels currently under construction at IHC for Suez Canal […]

  • 20 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Local authorities have just released Winter 2021 Newsletter for the Southsea Coastal Scheme. The start of the scheme, UK’s largest local authority-led coastal defences’ project worth more than £100M, was the culmination of seven years of work including wide-ranging public consultation. Some of the highlights since the September launch include: TSHD Sospan Dau visited the […]

  • 18 January 2021
    Equipment

    Just ahead of Christmas, a new marine aggregate dredger, CEMEX UK’s Go Innovation successfully completed sea trials in the Black Sea and is due to arrive in the UK later this year. CEMEX Go Innovation is the first of Damen’s next generation of vessels designed for the extraction of sand and gravel from the seabed. She is […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The construction work for the urgent coastal protection at Westover, Milford on Sea has now been completed. Constructed during some very challenging weather conditions, the defenses have already been put to the test during Storm Bella over the Christmas break, performing their function well in providing protection to the area. Contractors, Earlcoate Construction & Plant […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group new trailing suction hopper dredger Galileo Galilei has successfully passed sea trials in the Yellow Sea. Despite the freezing cold weather with temperatures dropping to minus 26 degrees, the crew of Galileo Galilei successfully completed all the tests. The new vessel was named after the famous Italian astronomer, physicist and engineer. […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    FSUE “Rosmorport” has announced the successful completion of the 2020 maintenance dredging season. In 2020, the company carried out dredging works at 49 facilities in 22 Russian seaports, providing safe navigation parameters for these water areas and their approach channels. According to operational data, dredging was carried out in the amount of 7.8 million m3 […]

  • 7 January 2021
    Equipment

    The hopper dredger Yaquina is still away from home at Vigor Industrial shipyard in Seattle for repairs and maintenance, Portland District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers informs. “But at least she has all these cranes to lift her spirits (and engine),” said USACE. The hopper dredger Yaquina arrived at the shipyard for repairs and maintenance […]

  • 24 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Cutter suction dredger Willem van Rubroeck, the latest addition to the Jan De Nul Group fleet, has successfully completed sea trials off the coast of Poland. JDN’s newest and biggest CSD was launched in August 2017 at the shipyard Uljanik in Croatia. The handover of the Willem van Rubroeck was planned for autumn 2018, but […]

  • 22 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Following a visit in November to form the eastern temporary platform, the TSHD Sospan Dau has returned to the Southsea coast. The dredger will continue rainbowing material onto the foreshore, between Clarence Pier and the Spur Redoubt. The dredged material will be levelled to complete the installation of the western temporary working platform. VSBW, a […]

  • 17 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    BAM Nuttall, working on behalf of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, has completed the installation of sea defences in Withernsea, helping to protect the town from the threat presented by North Sea coastal erosion. Work on the £7million South Withernsea Coastal Defence Scheme, which began April 2019, has extended the existing defences southwards with 400 […]

  • 16 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    After almost eight months of dredging the Mississippi River, the Dredge Hurley is now docked at Ensley Engineer Yard, Memphis (TN) for some much-needed repairs. According to Adrian Pirani, Dredge Hurley master, the crew successfully removed a little more than 8 million cubic yards of sediment this season. The season was shorter than last year […]

  • 14 December 2020
    Equipment

    The TSHD Sospan Dau dredger will return to Southsea tonight for around two weeks, according to the latest project update. This second visit will see the Sospan Dau ‘rainbowing’ a load of gravel every high tide to create a second working platform between the Spur Redoubt and the Saluting Platform. “Due to unsettled weather conditions, […]

  • 11 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. yesterday announced the completion of beach replenishment projects in Sea Bright, Monmouth Beach and Long Branch. Under the beach-fill program, a total of 2.8 million cubic yards of sand was placed on beaches along the three towns.  Pallone announced the beginning of these projects in September – the work […]

  • 10 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Repairs are continuing at the Hereford Inlet (Anglesea) seawall in North Wildwood, NJ, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District. “Our contractor, Agate Construction Co., Inc., is placing articulated concrete block mattress during repair work,” USACE said. This work is an effort to protect critical infrastructure, businesses and homes from damages as a […]

  • 8 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The dredging operations for the North Sea beach replenishment project in Suffolk County, NY, were successfully completed last week.   A Suffolk County dredge wrapped up its work a couple of days ago, while pay loaders will continue to re-build the beach through the end of the year.   The North Sea Beach Colony Beach […]

  • 7 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Contractors continue to work on the steel sheet piling that will provide support for the Southsea Coastal Scheme new sea defences. The works are being undertaken by VolkerGround Engineering from the recently constructed working platform on the beach that was formed from dredged material rainbowed from the hopper dredger Sospan Dau. “This week has involved […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Southampton Town officials have announced that the project to replenish the beachfront at the North Sea beach is nearing completion.   Town officials said that the small waterfront community has been taxing themselves to repay the Town of Southampton, NY, $340,000 in bonds approved by the Town Board to pay for the project.  Commenting the latest […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    It’s all go on the seafront this week, with the first of the 17.6m long sheet piles being driven into the ground, according to the Southsea Coastal Scheme latest update. The contractors have commenced steel sheet piling works to provide support for the sea defences construction work. The works are being undertaken by VolkerGround Engineering […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York Congressman Lee Zeldin joined local elected officials and residents yesterday at North Sea Beach to survey the North Sea Harbor dredging works. The program will restore the harbor to a depth of 6 feet for navigational purposes, and the replenishment of 15,000 cubic yards of sand is expected to bolster the community’s bulkheads […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Latest addition to CEMEX UK Marine fleet, the 103.5m long aggregate dredger ‘CEMEX Go Innovation’ has successfully completed sea trials in the Black Sea. Following the sea trials, this Damen type MAD3500 dredger will now head out for dredging and unloading trials in the UK waters. The first of Damen’s new Marine Aggregate Dredgers, the […]

  • 27 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Portsmouth’s Southsea Coastal Scheme is moving forward according to schedule. In their latest project update, the officials introduced plans to extend working hours on the beach during December in order to suit the low tides, starting at 6am and ending at 9pm. “We also plan to work at weekends where low tide times are suitable,” […]

  • 27 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Network Rail has started work on the second section of the new, bigger sea wall at Dawlish, Devon. The goal of the scheme is to protect the railway and town from rising sea levels, and extreme weather, for generations to come. Construction of this next section of the £80 million upgrade will take around two […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Whitsunday Regional Council has just released the latest update on their Shute Harbor Restoration Program. The Shute Harbor seawall is now 95% completed, with only a few remaining parts of the wall to be finished once the refurbished pontoons have been re-installed. The last 5% of the seawall is expected to be completed by the […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Equipment

    The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search Monday for a man who went missing after falling overboard near Blount Island, Sunday.  Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville received notification at approximately 3 a.m., Sunday from the Tugboat Pop, stating that a 42-year-old man fell into the water while transiting from a tug to the clamshell dredge barge New […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Port of London Authority announced recently that the programme of maintenance dredging continues in the Sea Reach. According to the PLA, the 7.950m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Meuse River (115.8m LOA) and water injection dredger Dhamra (31m LOA) are conducting the tasks. The Meuse River, recently christened by the Flemish Minister for Mobility and […]

  • 16 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Southsea Coastal Scheme, responsible for delivering new sea defenses along 4.5km of seafront from Old Portsmouth to Eastney, has just released the latest update on their coastal project. The dredger Sospan Dau successfully completed the first of two journeys to install the east and west temporary working platforms during the last week. The eastern platform […]