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  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is launching work on a comprehensive plan to make coastal areas more resilient to the impacts of severe storms and sea-level rise, announced yesterday Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe during a summit at Monmouth University in West Long Branch. The Coastal Resilience Plan will become a blueprint for protection of […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) held a ground breaking ceremony today for a multi-billion flood-mitigation project that will cover five low-lying municipalities in Pampanga. This $80 million scheme, dubbed as the Integrated Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation (IDRR-CCA), “is the realization of department’s target outputs to build disaster resilient structures […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth has just announced that a routine maintenance dredging is about to begin in the vicinity of Heritage Pontoon in the South Camber of HM Naval Base. According to the notice, the dredging will start on October 11th and will last for approximately 3 weeks. The vessel conducting this task will be […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Sebastian Inlet District is seeking bids for the excavation of approximately 150,000 cubic yards of dredge spoil material from the sand trap and adjacent navigation channel at Sebastian Inlet. Approximately 30,000 cubic yards of this material is to be transported to the Dredged Material Management Area (DMMA) located roughly 2,300 feet from the sand […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the Walvis Bay Port new container terminal that will position Namibia as a regional logistic hub and gateway to international markets are well underway, according to the African Development Bank Group. The project includes the construction of a new container terminal on a 40Ha of land reclaimed from the sea, which is expected to lead to […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Pretty soon, the more than 15 million visitors each year to both Folly Beach and the Grand Strand will have new sand to set their chairs on. Stabilizing beaches and dunes through renourishment is a critical mission of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Charleston District is concurrently renourishing both Folly Beach and the […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Skagit said in its latest announcement that the La Conner Marina dredging program is officially underway.  The project, aimed to remove about 135,000 cubic yards of accumulated sediment, is being undertaken to ensure safe, navigable conditions, according to the Port of Skagit latest news release, and is expected to be completed in […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has finalized its arbitration of a dispute between Glencore Coal Assets Australia Pty Ltd (Glencore) and Port of Newcastle Operations Pty Ltd (PNO) about terms and conditions for accessing the ‘declared’ shipping channel service at the Port of Newcastle. The ACCC has determined that PNO should reduce its […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has wrapped up final contract awards for fiscal year 2018, saying that the district awarded about 1,360 contracts worth more than $328 million in fiscal year 2018. “I am very proud of the teamwork that was on display as we concluded the fiscal year, as […]

  • 7 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 1 – 7, 2018).   Poland: EUR 313M Contract for Dredging International and Van Oord Dredging International, a DEME Group subsidiary, and Van Oord have been awarded a major contract for the modernization of the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Suffolk County Department of Public Works has requested Department of the Army (DA) authorization to perform dredging, with ten-years maintenance and placement of all resultant dredged material at designated beach placement areas. The project is located in James Creek and Great Peconic Bay; and the Great Peconic Bay shorelines northeast and southwest of the […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The River Weaver Navigation, in Cheshire, is ship shape again, thanks to a major dredging program by the Canal & River Trust charity. The Trust, which cares for the Weaver Navigation and 2,000 miles of waterways, has just finished an extensive five month project to deepen a two mile stretch of the river from Saltersford […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mercator Limited, one of India’s diversified conglomerates with interests in coal, oil and gas, shipping and dredging, has emerged as the lowest bidder in its bid for reclamation works of South-West cove at Jawahar Dweep, floated by Mumbai Port Trust. The contract, worth around $3,3 million, is expected to be completed over the next 18 […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency continues its work on the Leigh expansion and Hildenborough embankments scheme with the design and appraisal work being carried out at the moment, reports the EA. According to the release, meetings have taken place with local landowners and professional partners to discuss and develop the scheme designs, and over the spring and […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Harbor towage operations on the south coast of England will be boosted by the arrival of a new tug called Acamar, Shoreham Port said in their latest release. Within the range of Maritime Services provided by Shoreham Port is seabed leveling, which is currently carried out by the port’s tug boat Adurni. Acamar is a […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Kingston District Council, South Australia, has just released the latest update on Cape Jaffa, Maria Creek and Wyomi Beach projects. According to the update, Council’s dredge is making good progress at the Cape Jaffa Anchorage Marina. At the end of this week the dredge is expected to turn around and head back into the Marina […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Construction Inc., from Tampa, Florida, has won a $9.2 million contract for maintenance dredging of the Sabine-Neches Waterway, TX, and Sabine-Neches in Orange & Jefferson Counties, TX. Bids for this dredging program were solicited via the internet with four received, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. Work will be performed in […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Historic Egmont Key – the small island that experienced large-scale erosion and structural damage on its western shoreline – will soon receive critical sand thanks to maintenance on the Tampa Harbor channel, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The Army Corps recently awarded a $10.3 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After seven years serving as a professor at Delft University of Technology, Mr. Tiedo Vellinga recently assumed the new title of Professor Emeritus of Ports and Waterways. During his concurrent career at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, he practiced what he preached, constantly challenging the status quo in port development. The result was an innovative […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

     The President of Togo, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe, who pays particular attention to the issues of fight against global warming and protection against coastal degradation in Africa, has commended Eko Atlantic City on its technique adopted to provide a permanent solution to coastal erosion. Gnassingbe gave the commendation during a tour of the new city, led […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk Dredging Co., a Chesapeake, VA based provider of hydraulic and clamshell dredging services, has won an $18 million contract for removal of beach-compatible sand from a sand bypass dredging area north of the Canaveral Harbor Inlet, Florida.  The project will also include the transport of dredged material to a designated beach placement site south […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Union Slough Levee near Everett, Washington, is getting repairs starting this week, when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials will begin restoring approximately 1,245 feet of damage in four sections along the Snohomish River.  The project will cost approximately $1.1 million, USACE said. Three of the repair sites will be near 28th Place Northeast […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Despite a slow start, the Cape Jaffa Anchorage Marina dredging program is now making positive progress, the Kingston District Council said in the latest project update.  The work is progressing smoothly, with sand and seagrass movement around the western breakwater is now under control and dredging of the entrance channel is well underway. “Unfortunately, due to […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 2018 Severn Estuary Forum, under the name “Making the Most of Our Estuary’s Resources”, is set to take place on Tuesday, 9th October, 2018, at the Riverfront Theatre and Arts Center in Newport, located on the west bank of the River Usk on the Bristol Packet Wharf in the city center. The forum will discuss the latest research […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Ralph Northam this week announced completion of a project partnership agreement between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) to launch the design and construction of the Tangier Island Jetty in Accomack County. This federal and state funded infrastructure project will protect the western portion of the navigation […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has confirmed awarding the second Jacksonville Harbor Deepening contract (Contract B) to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, of Oak Brook, Illinois. USACE awarded the base contract earlier this week in the amount of $113,167,400 with a total contract value of $209,813,750. Contract B will deepen […]