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  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in its latest announcement that the cutter suction dredger Charleston will begin maintenance dredging operation for the upper Delaware River on or about October 21 through December 15, 2017, in between Keystone Range and the Fairless Hills turning basin. The dredger, owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, will begin north of […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement with Brevard County and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District authorizing the use of sand from federal waters for the Brevard County Shore Protection Project (North Reach and South Reach). Benefits from the beach nourishment are expected to reduce erosion resulting from Hurricane Matthew […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Teignmouth has celebrated a historic 4000 tonne shipment record thanks to continuous investment in improvements in port infrastructure, Associated British Ports (ABP) said in their latest release.  The tonnage-handling milestone, which marks the highest volume of cargo ever to be exported in a single shipment from the port during its long history, was […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers personnel and equipment from Kewaunee are mobilized at the City of Two Rivers’ Lake Michigan harbor to undertake emergency repairs to the south breakwater. According to the city report, the tugs Kenosha and Racine, and the crane barge Manitowoc are at work on this project. The south breakwater was extended further into Lake Michigan […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ebsford Environmental has been appointed as remediation specialists to work with the Coal Authority and Environment Agency on a project to improve up to 60km of rivers in the North Pennines. Partnering with civil engineering firm JN Bentley, Ebsford will support the firm in developing and executing a safe and environmentally sensitive plan of removing […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The damage caused to beaches by extreme storms on exposed energetic coastlines and the rate at which they recover can now be accurately predicted thanks to new research led by the University of Plymouth. Working with the University of New South Wales, scientists have developed a computer model which uses past wave observations and beach […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dare County has just announced that Weeks Marine has resumed pumping operations in Buxton. The hopper dredge R.N. Weeks started pumping sand at approximately 12:30 p.m. yesterday from the second landing point/subline that is located approximately 1 mile north of Buxton, reported the county. According to Dare County, pumping will proceed south to tie in […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) joined yesterday with federal agencies in a Dedication Ceremony spotlighting $214 million in coastal projects in Louisiana. CPRA is the state sponsor for all Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) projects. CWPPRA project federal partners include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded about $5.2 million for water protection and restoration projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco Bay is a designated “estuary of national significance” under the Clean Water Act. The bay and its tributary streams, situated in an urban area with more than seven million people, provide […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The day one of our first Dredging Today Conference, taking place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, is now behind us. The two-day event, opened by Femke Perlot-Hoogeveen, the Conference Manager, has gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. In […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Just a few minutes ago, at the Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, the Conference Manager J. Femke Hoogeveen officially opened the 1st Dredging Today Conference. The two-day event, collocated with the Offshore Energy and Exhibition Conference (OEEC), will gather expert conference speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a $10.1 million contract to Inland Dredging Company, LLC, for maintenance dredging of the Sabine-Neches Waterway. According to the FedBizOpps (FBO), the project includes dredging of the Sabine-Neches Waterway, Port Arthur Canal junction area and Sabine Pass Channel in Jefferson and Orange Counties (TX) and Cameron Parish (LA). During the works […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC) is starting today at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The two-day event, collocated with the Offshore Energy and Exhibition Conference (OEEC), will gather expert conference speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. Climate change, […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Director of Vereniging Natuurmonumenten, Marc van den Tweel, on Thursday, October 5th opened the Building with Nature exhibition in the National Dredging Museum in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands. At the show, the visitors can see how hydraulic engineers all around the globe have come up with sustainable and flexible solutions for the development of deltas and […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Ocean City team members participated in a pre-construction meeting last week to go over plans for an $11.5 million project to rebuild beaches at the northern end of the island, Mayor Jay Gillian said in its latest announcement. The work will add at least 930,000 cubic yards of sand between Seaspray Road and 12th Street and stockpile […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance dredging of the lower portion of the Housatonic River Federal Navigation Channel in Stratford and Milford, Conn., is about to begin soon, according to William Rock, a member of the Stratford Waterfront and Harbor Management Commission and chairman of its dredge committee. The $9.3 million contract will be accomplished by Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) has just released the latest update on the new coastal defenses being built as part of the North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defense Scheme. According to the update on coastal improvements at Tipner Lake, the piling work between the Mountbatten Centre and Spinaker Drive is now complete. “The next stage of construction […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    UK Coastguard is currently responding to reports of a vessel explosion 2nm South of Dodman Point, Cornwall. Just before 1pm today, UK Coastguard received a call from a dredging vessel reporting that they’d had an explosion on board. “It is believed that a compressed aircylinder exploded and two of the three people on board have been injured […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Ports Authority has submitted an application to the Department of the Army and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control for a permit to dredge the Cooper River at a location adjacent to the Hugh K. Leatherman (HLT) in Charleston. The proposed work consists of conducting new work and maintenance dredging to improve […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Power, in partnership with its parent company, Southern Company, and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), yesterday announced grants supporting restoration efforts along two important waterways in Central Alabama: the Cahaba River and Village Creek.  The grants are funded through the Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Program. Five Star provides funding to […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced final regulations that define the process used by its Marine Minerals Program for issuing negotiated, noncompetitive agreements for sand, gravel, and shell resources on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The rule describes who may qualify for a negotiated agreement, the application process for qualifying projects, […]

  • 2 October 2017

    By Lagersmit The entire world has been talking about it for years now and it still remains a hot topic: climate change. This change has a lot of consequences for several sectors and the maritime industry also has to deal with this. How does climate change impact the maritime industry? Clear responses to this development […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Ukrainian Nibulon Shipbuilding and Repair Yard said in their latest release that they launched a high-capacity self-propelled СДС-15 dredger with a symbolic name Mykolaivets on September 17.  According to the director of Nibulon Shipbuilding and Repair Yard, Dmytro Horbenko, the launched vessel is definitely unique. “In principle, it has no analogues… This is a […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said in its latest release that their dredging and capping pilot project will begin this week as part of its overall cleanup of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York. Starting in the next couple of days, equipment will be brought in to support the dredging and removal […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £1 million flood prevention scheme in Axminster has been completed, the Devon County Council said in their latest release. The council’s scheme in Willhay Lane, which has widened and realigned the Millbrook culvert to improve its capacity and flow of water, now provides vital protection to over 160 homes. Councillor Roger Croad, Devon County […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County yesterday announced the latest update on their Buxton Beach Nourishment Project, saying that Weeks Construction crew members started returning to the job site and if conditions allow, pre-dredging data collection will begin soon. The hopper dredger R. N. Weeks is scheduled to arrive over the weekend and the goal is for this dredge to […]