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  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, partnered with the Texas General Land Office and the City of South Padre Island to begin a beach renourishment project this week using beach-quality sand harvested from the Brazos Island Harbor Jetty and Entrance channels in South Texas, maintenance dredging project. “We’re very excited about this year’s […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    McLaughlin & Harvey has just completed redevelopment works at Nigg South Quay in Cromarty Firth.  The project included design and construction of a new facility for the inspection, repair and maintenance of oil rigs and FPSOs. Works also included reconstruction of approximately 1km of combi-pile quay wall, 180m long solid finger quay and dredging of 82,418sqft which […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of the permanent dialogue with the shipping industry, a Panama Canal Authority (ACP) delegation headed by Administrator Jorge L. Quijano visited South Korea to hold discussions with the vehicle carrier market segment and obtain feedback on the future toll structure being developed by the ACP that will go in effect upon completion of […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. launched this month the second edition of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. In the publication, Boskalis highlighted a number of fascinating projects, including the expansion of the futuristic Songdo City in South Korea. The work involved extending and deepening five entrance channels and the harbor basins of the city of Incheon and using the […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Savannah District is recommending removal of the training wall in the Savannah River which runs roughly down the center of the river for more than a mile through Augusta, Georgia, and North Augusta, South Carolina. The underwater wall was built in the early 20th century to aid commercial navigation. […]

  • 20 June 2012

    There is no money for Myall River’s eastern channel dredging, reports myallcoastnota.com. Myall River Action Group has been campaigning for the river dredging since september 2008. “We as the Myall River Action Group and community as a whole are disappointed that no provision was made in this budget,” Myall River Action Group spokesman Gordon Grainger […]

  • 22 November 2011

    Mozambique’s woeful infrastructure poses some of the biggest challenges for miners wanting to invest in coal mining projects in the southern African country… (iol) [mappress] Source: iol, November 22, 2011

  • 23 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Beginning last Saturday, July 18, crews have been dredging Big Pass to pump fresh sand into South Lido Beach as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ long-term beach renourishment project. The City of Sarasota, FL, said that the restoration work will help protect the Lido Key shoreline, infrastructure and wildlife from erosion and […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterking, a Dutch manufacturer of amphibious equipment, said in its latest announcement that they successfully delivered a dredging set for a ministry of agriculture in South America earlier this week. According to the release, the equipment is purchased for the dredging operations on the drainage channels. As part of the agreement, Waterking also arranged a […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Nebraska Environment Trust (NET) has awarded Ducks Unlimited four grants to restore miles of degraded wetland habitat along the North Platte and South Platte rivers. “The restoration will increase the properties’ capacity to provide wetland habitat in Platte River sloughs,” said John Denton, DU’s Nebraska manager of conservation programs. DU will make the wetlands […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Yorkshire County Council has agreed to allocate nearly £2 million of additional funding towards vital remedial work on Whitby piers along with a major coastal protection scheme at South Cliff, Scarborough. The Council’s Executive agreed to the funding yesterday to ensure the priority project goes ahead. The county council had already made a £1.2 […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the City and County of Denver, will hold an open house on Wednesday, November 1, to discuss the South Platte River ecosystem restoration alternatives. The proposed project area includes approximately 2.4 miles of the South Platte River from West Yale Avenue downstream (north) to West Mississippi Avenue. The […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Marco Rubio is urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to support the South Florida Water Management District’s (SFWMD) proposed operational plan to allow for much-needed freshwater to flow into Florida Bay. In a letter sent recently, Rubio asked the Corps to “review the required permitting necessary for the SFWMD to begin its […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Astika Holdings Inc. is finalizing the acquisition and accelerating the audit process in order to be able to bid on dredging projects in China, Australia and Africa. The China and global dredging market will continue to grow due to growing China and world populations, higher energy demand, increasing seaborne trade, rising size of container vessels, […]

  • 28 March 2012

    As AllAfrica reports, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has awarded N9.3 billion contracts for the construction of a port in Lokoja and jetties at Degema and Okirika. NIWA Managing Director, Alhaji Ahmed Aminu Yar’adu, said the six contracts were awarded to different indigenous firms. These contracts include the dredging of the channel along Orashi […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis has just released the latest update on the Mouth of the Columbia River North Jetty (MCR North Jetty) project, saying that their work on this very important coastal protection scheme is almost complete. The ongoing repairs are the second phase of the Army Corps’ plan to repair three jetties at the mouth of […]

  • 6 May 2010

    African Minerals Limited has awarded a contract for a site investigation related to the development of Freetown Port in Sierra Leone to… [mappress] Source: fugro, May 6, 2010;

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In cooperation with FKAB, HollandMT has successfully delivered a design for a spud lifting system to be used on a backhoe dredger. The spud lifting system is powered by hydraulic winches which also allow free floating of the moored dredger. To absorb shock loads during dredging operations, the spud trunks will be fitted with special […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming ceremony of Charlock, Van den Herik’s new trailing suction hopper dredger, took place on February 6th in Harlingen. The vessel was built by Barkmeijer Shipyards and will start her first assignment in March 2016. The first Charlock’s task will include the coastal replenishment operations on the Dutch coast near Bloemendaal Zandvoort. Mrs. Struijk Anke van […]

  • 1 March 2012

    Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State has approved the dredging of parts of the Kumadugu-Yobe River for the purpose of increasing the flow of water into the river, reports allAfrica. The governor held an interactive session with elders and community leaders from the 17 local government areas of the state on Tuesday and stated that […]

  • 28 May 2020

    Damen has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger(CSD) 350 to Brazil. This dredger was Damen’s first to be sold to this South American country. During the challenging Covid-19 period, the dismountable dredger has been assembled and launched by the customer and commissioned on site with Damen assistance at the Vale Brucutu mine. Brucutu mine is an […]

  • 4 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Addressing the 4th Annual Med Freight Conference, APM Terminals Director of Port Investments for Europe and the Mediterranean, John Trenchard cited both long-term demographic trends and the expected introduction of larger vessels into regional Mediterranean trades as driving factors of port development and expansion in the Mediterranean. “Shipping lines are looking to increase the size […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gareloch Support Services (Plant) Ltd, has won the Girvan Harbour dredging contract. This development project will include the maintenance dredging of Girvan Harbour by using a combination of suction and plough dredging. The dredged material will be deposited on the sea bed immediately beyond the harbour mouth. Councillor John McDowall, Sustainability and Environment Portfolio Holder […]

  • 11 April 2010

    The process for dredging Mombasa port channel to accommodate huge vessels has started. A wider channel will position the port for transshipment which faces a threat from other emerging African facilities… [mappress] Source:nation,April 11,2010;

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has placed an order for 16 new advanced Rubber-Tire Gantry cranes (RTGs) as part of an ongoing program of upgrading and expanding container handling capabilities and capacities throughout the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network. Twelve of the high-performance RTGs are scheduled for delivery to APM Terminals Algeciras, in Spain, while the remaining four […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) announced yesterday it has won a contract worth up to $52 million for dredging services in Texas. As ORN reported, the company’s Marine segment has been awarded the $52 million dredging contract for the South Texas Gateway Terminal project under development in Ingleside, TX. The facility will be constructed on […]