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  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Coastal Rambler, one of Acta Marine’s shoalbusters, has been supporting the construction of Dubai’s Deira Island. The vessel’s main duties on the Deira job are handling barges loaded with the rocks that form the basis of the artificial island structure. “Considering the dimensions of the barges involved – up to 10,000 DWT – Coastal Rambler […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has just released this very interesting video about recently completed restoration project at Delaware’s Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. Beginning in 2015, the federally funded project increased storm resiliency and remediated damage to the marsh from Superstorm Sandy in 2012. Specifically, the project aimed to restore over 4,000 acres of […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has appointed Mr. Frank Verhoeven as the new President of the IADC Board of Directors. In accepting his appointment as president, Mr. Verhoeven thanked retiring president Mr. Peter de Ridder for his contributions to the success of the IADC. Mr. De Ridder held the position for 4 years […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District and the City of Lincoln, will hold an open house on January 17, 2017 to provide area residents and businesses with an update on the Deadman’s Run flood risk feasibility study. The meeting will take place at the Nebraska […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives recently approved comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation that addresses the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure. The House passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act on a bipartisan basis by a vote of 360 to 61. Commenting this, Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis’ subsidiary VBMS, in consortium with NKT Cables, has been awarded the Borssele Alpha contract by TenneT for the installation of two export cables that will connect the Borssele offshore wind farms 1 and 2 to TenneT’s onshore grid in the Netherlands. The contract value of Boskalis’ share is approximately EUR 70 million. Separately, the […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Joe Courtney announced last week that the United States Navy has committed $5.4 million dollars for design and replacement of Pier 32 at Naval Submarine Base New London to better serve operational needs. This funding supports planning and design work for a replacement of Pier 32, one of eleven currently operational piers at the […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A visit to the site of a flood prevention scheme in West Sussex provided a group of civil engineering students from the University of Brighton with a valuable glimpse of ‘what collaborative engineering work looks like’. Taking place last Monday, October 24, around 45 students visited the Clay’s Lake site where flood prevention works are […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Deepwater Container Terminal (DCT) Gdansk, maritime ports consultant CH2M and Belgian contractor BESIX celebrated the opening of Terminal 2 (T2) yesterday. The new 650-meter-long and 17-meter-deep quay increases DCT’s annual handling capacity to up to 3 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit). Additionally, the new terminal berth can now accommodate ultra-large container vessels of capacity exceeding 18,000 TEU, […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A second party of students from the University of Brighton will visit the Clay’s Lake project in West Sussex next week, as part of Mackley’s latest initiative to provide aspiring civil engineers with real life experience. Taking place on Monday, October 24, around 45 students will visit the site where flood prevention works are being […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bob Wetta, President/CEO of DSC Dredge, LLC, along with the other Louisiana “E” Award winners, held a meeting in Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy’s office on September 1. The purpose of the meeting was to recognize the winners for their accomplishments that led to receiving this prestigious award. The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the past two years a conglomerate of trade associations, industry, government and academia have been collaborating on the world’s first operational 3D printed excavator. That project made a giant leap forward with the recent printing of a prototype that leveraged large-scale additive manufacturing technologies and further explores the feasibility of printing with metal alloys. […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A scheme to provide improved protection against the risk of flooding in and around Gatwick Airport is attracting considerable interest among civil engineering professionals. On the evening of Wednesday 21 September, Mackley’s Business Development Manager David Knapp and Project Manager Terry Gretton traveled to Norfolk to present the Clay’s Lake scheme to members of the […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the Monaco’s Portier Cove land reclamation project are underway with the contractor Bouygues Travaux Publics, a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, starting dredging operations on the first phase of this six-hectare extension project. The project includes the construction of an eco-neighborhood primarily consisting of housing (60,000 m²), public facilities, an extension to the Grimaldi Forum, a public […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Fugro’s coastal oceanographic team has been awarded a contract extension by England’s Regional Coastal Monitoring Programs (RCMP) for a further five years to manage the Southwest, Northwest and Northeast regional programs. The network monitors 5,672 kilometers of English coastline. Operated by six lead authorities, the RCMP continuously observes and records coastal processes, providing data in […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders has voted to authorize the advertisement of bids for dredging and aeration work on Barbour’s Pond in Garret Mountain Reservation. Dredging Barbour’s Pond is part of a plan to allow canoes and paddle boats to once again cross the 14-acre body of water for recreation and fishing. “We […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and The Nature Conservancy of Maryland/DC has announced the completion of a Coastal Resiliency Assessment on existing natural features that protect coastal residential communities in the state. The study identified areas that reduce the risk of coastal hazards and determined priority areas for coastal conservation and restoration activities. “Our […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The first of Damen’s new Shoalbuster 3512 class was recently handed over to Dutch marine services specialist Van Wijngaarden Marine Services B.V. in the port of Boven-Hardinxveld, the Netherlands.  At the ceremony, Mrs. Elske de Bruijn-de Vries officially named the vessel and made a speech praising the technical capabilities of the vessel. With 35 meters […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee has announced the investment of $8 million over the next two years to initiate City efforts to fortify San Francisco’s seawall. The end result will be a seawall that is more resilient and prepared to protect an area that stretches from Fisherman’s Wharf and Telegraph Hill to South Beach and […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have announced that included in the Senate Energy and Water Appropriations committee bill is $2 million for Scoggins Dam upgrades, $48 million for small ports and over $300 million for additional port programs. “The funding included in the appropriations bill will be a huge relief to Oregon’s port communities […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Bakker Sliedrecht – designer and producer of electric machines and equipment – is now part of the mega-project to build the world’s largest cutter suction dredger for Jan De Nul Group. The company has been involved in this project from the very beginning, brainstorming with Jan De Nul about the electrical configurations. At the moment, Bakker Sliedrecht […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    UK’s Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is nearing the conclusion of a review of all dredging disposal sites in England. The MMO commissioned Cefas to undertake a high level, review of all disposal sites around the country. This review is a desk-based review focusing on marine disposal sites in English waters. It will make recommendations on how […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor began annual maintenance dredging of the federal navigation channel in Grays Harbor Inner Harbor Sunday, January 17, 2016. Tacoma-based American Construction Co., is contracted for $4 million to dredge up to 475,000 cubic yards of material in the inner harbor near Aberdeen, Wash., working through 14 February 2016. […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2015 was very successful for Damen’s Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) range with 12 CSDs sold and delivered to clients around the world. Most of the deliveries were stock built vessels, a number of which were being built on speculation when an order was placed for them prior to completion. A feature of standardized Damen vessels […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of engineers, New York District, has just released this beautiful photo from the Sea Gate coastal project in Brooklyn, where the USACE is constructing four T-groins to reduce erosion. These operations are mainly benefiting the larger Coney Island coastal-storm risk reduction project immediately east of the area that has been providing […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, a Dutch dredging company, has won the Maryport’s harbor dredging contract. Pauline Gorley, chief executive of the Maryport Harbor and Marina Authority, said that Van Oord will be on site from February 4 for four to six weeks to dredge the Elizabeth and Senhouse docks. John McAvoy, fishing co-operative chairman, said that in recent times […]