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  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Revetments made with BASF’s solution for coastal protection, Elastocoast, now cover the shoreline of Goseong, Gyeong-nam Province, in South Korea. The solution helps manage sediment and provides protection against coastal erosion during typhoon season. Instead of paving the coastline with concrete or tar, the Elastocoast polyurethane binder bonds rocks and aggregate into a stable yet porous structure that absorbs wave energy. […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Ukrainian company engaged in shipping, shipbuilding/repair, transhipment of grains and oilseeds, Nibulon, is about to begin dredging works on the Southern Bug River. According to the Interfax, the company will start dredging of the Southern Bug by the end of October 2015. Nibulon Director General Oleksiy Vadatursky said that the company is planning to begin deepening of the river by […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Littlehaven Promenade and Sea Wall project has been named among the nominees for this year’s UK Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award. Regarded as the pinnacle of The British Construction Industry (BCI) Awards, The Prime Minister’s Award recognize excellence in construction, design, and delivery of buildings and civil engineering projects. The Littlehaven project is […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) has released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) document inviting interested parties in the private sector to take a preliminary step to become a partner with PRPA in the development of Southport.  The PRPA Board of Directors will be overseeing the RFQ process, and shortly thereafter a Request for Proposals […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $3.2 million to Southern Contracting LLC for bank stabilization in Jefferson County, Texas. Work will include installation of a new sheet pile retaining wall with anchor sheet pile wall, tie-rods, and walls at the Corps’ Port Arthur Resident Office. […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    In anticipation of the release of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) on September 23, Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) Chairman Jerry Sweeney and officials of PRPA held an informational briefing on its Southport Project at a meeting space on the Delaware River waterfront yesterday. In the audience were about 100 members of the Philadelphia maritime […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has announced that the draft for the Southwest Pass on the Mississippi River has been increased from 45 to 47 feet following dredging. In early August, heavy silt deposits in the Mississippi River Delta caused by recent high upstream river levels reduced the maximum recommended draft for vessels using the pass from […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) has reported significant progress at the Southport Marine Terminal Complex, the first major expansion of the Port of Philadelphia in over 50 years. A Request for Qualifications (RFQ), the next step in selecting one or more private-sector partners to develop the three parcels that comprise Southport, will be issued […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Divisions of Watershed Stewardship and Fish & Wildlife have announced plans for a cooperative dredging project on the Little River near Dover, from the Route 9/Bayside Drive bridge in Little Creek east into the Delaware Bay. Dredging is scheduled to begin in the second week of this month. Southwind Construction of Evansville, Ind., was […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Southwind Construction Corporation, an Indiana-based dredging contractor, will begin dredging operations within the Dismal Swamp Canal near marker No.22 on June 29, 2015. These dredging operations will take place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and the dredger ‘Kristi Joe’ and tender ‘Danny Joe’ will be involved in this dredging project. Floating rubber […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coast protection work has begun which will protect and enhance the Children’s Corner area of the south beach at Lowestoft. The work, which started yesterday, will include protection measures against high erosion pressure, restored beach access and installation of a promenade guard-rail. This is the second part of a two-phase scheme funded by a £2.9m […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, awarded a contract for approximately $950,000 to Huffman Equipment Rental & Contracting, Inc., East Lake, OH to repair damages caused during Super Storm Sandy to the Erie South Pier, Erie, PA. Work began on April 20, 2015 and is scheduled to be completed by early July 2015.  […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has announced the capital construction proposal for the next fiscal year (FY 2016), which includes millions in funding for projects in Southeast Louisiana. The proposal was submitted to the Legislature in the form of House Bill 2 and includes several investments in higher education and infrastructure projects. Governor Jindal said, “This year […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    In March 2015, the Training Institute for Dredging (TID) successfully organised the first dredging simulator training course in South Africa. IHC Marine and Mineral Projects (IHC MMP) and TID hosted participants from the leading dredging and mining companies of southern Africa to IHC MMP in Cape Town for the three-day cutter suction simulator training. For this […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Plans for the South Basin Marina, that were submitted by the West End Development Corporation (WEDCO) partnering with South Basin Development Ltd. (SBD), have been given green light by planning authorities, according to Grant Gibbons, the Minister of Economic Development. The new South Basin Marina, located at the former Royal Naval Dockyard, will provide a maximum of 100 new berths for […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Immediately following Seawork International 2015 in Southampton, The Hydrographic Society UK is to stage a one-day seminar and table-top exhibition on Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Surveys, at Southampton Solent University Conference Centre on Friday 19 June. Focussing on near and offshore marine environments including rivers and lakes, proceedings will look at methods for dealing with problems […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    On March 30, 2015, Congressman Charles Boustany, Jr. MD stopped by the Port of South Louisiana to meet with port and local officials, as well as industry leaders, to discuss how he can be of assistance to further secure funding for the district. During a one-and-one meeting with Congressman Boustany, Executive Director Paul G. Aucoin presented an […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis, a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, launched today 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. ‘Creating New HORIZONS’ also introduced the interviews with Samuel Leupold, […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has released its Southwest Coastal Louisiana Study Revised Integrated Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for a 45-day public comment period. This report revises the draft “Southwest Coastal Louisiana Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement” previously released in December 2013 and contains […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has awarded a contract in the amount of $4.1 million to Southern Contracting LLC to perform containment dike raising on Alexander Island Placement Area, located along the Houston Ship Channel. The contractor will be required to construct dredged material placement area containment dikes, with work expected to […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) has won a $7.4 million firm-fixed-price contract with options for the Southwest Pass maintenance dredging work. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, this work will be performed on the Mississippi River SWP Area and possibly in other areas of the New Orleans District with an estimated completion […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The successful and highly appreciated Simulator Training is brought to South Africa for the first time, in a joint effort by IHC Marine and Mineral Processing (IHC MMP) and the Training Institute for Dredging. The training will run for three consecutive weeks, starting March 16, 2015. Each training takes 3 days. After a successful series […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Lerwick Port Authority has commissioned the Scottish business unit of BAM Nuttall as main contractor for an £11.95 million project to extend the quay at Dales Voe South to 130 meters. Work will begin in the following months, with completion due in April 2016. At peak, BAM expects up to 40 people to be employed directly […]