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  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following the signing of the contract for the East Breakwater enlargement project, the expansion works of the Port of Sines will begin, thus allowing the port to double the containerized cargo installed capacity. The works concerning the extension of the Port of Sines’ East Breakwater were awarded to Conduril – Engenharia SA. According to the […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Second Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress will be held on February 20-21, 2019, at the Chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation in Moscow. The Congress is organized by the maritime industry media group PortNews with the support of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot). According to the organizers, the event will include the 6th […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The preparations activities for the Oceanside Harbor dredging program are in full swing now, according to the City of Oceanside Harbor’s latest announcement.  Manson Construction, the USACE’s contractor, will begin the work in the following days, after environmental restrictions – which include dredging during the California least tern nesting season – have ended. Dredge pipe is […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mathews County, VA, said in their latest release that Congressman Rob Wittman will hold a meeting later this week on the Mathews dredging issues and the removal of aids to navigation.  At the meeting, Wittman will discuss residents’ concerns about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ lack of dredging in local waterways and the removal […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, recently awarded a contract in the amount of $8.9 million to Manson Construction Co., for routine maintenance dredging of the Houston-Galveston Entrance Channel and Houston Ship Channel main channel. “Contract options in the amount of $4.7 million are anticipated to be awarded to perform additional maintenance dredging […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 7th Annual Conference ‘Dredging in India’ will take place on August 23-24, 2016, at ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to highlight the key trends and opportunities in the sector and discuss the key challenges. The event, organized by India Infrastructure Publishing, will focus on strategies and solutions to meet the future […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean County contractors are about to begin a multi-million dollar dredging project in the Manasquan River. The state officials confirmed that the Manasquan River dredging project will start within next couple of weeks. The project, located on the Atlantic Coast at the boundary between Monmouth and Ocean Counties, New Jersey, will provide for a 14 feet deep and […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Finally, after year and a half of waiting, date for the beginning of construction work on the Nicaragua Grand Canal project has been revealed. Work on the $50 billion worth Canal that will link the Atlantic and the Pacific is set to begin on December 22nd after feasibility studies have been approved. “We are ready […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Bridport harbor dredging project that is scheduled to begin tomorrow, November 5th, will make life a lot easier for the boat owners traveling in and out of the harbor. An amphibious excavator will scoop sand and sediment from the seabed to ensure the harbor remains deep enough for boats, especially in low tide. The inner […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ILEMBE, the largest of its kind that will be operating in South Africa, has just passed off the coast of Portugal and is on its way to home port in Durban. The delivery of the TSHD to Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will follow previously built IHC vessels, the 4,200m³ TSHD ISANDLWANA (delivered in […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of construction efforts to repair the Cumberland Levee system will begin October 1st, reported the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tulsa District. The construction will mark the first of a two-phase repair effort on the Cumberland Levee system, which suffered a breach during the recent flooding. A $3.2 million contract for phase I repairs was awarded […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, recently awarded a $19.2 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) to dredge 1.2 million cubic yards of sand that will be used to fortify the beaches and dune system in Bethany, South Bethany and Fenwick Island. According to the latest project update, the […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) has awarded a contract to American Marine Corporation to dredge the entrance channel of Wailoa Small Boat Harbor and a portion of the inner basin to depth of 8.0′ below MLLW (mean lower low water level). Dredging of the entrance channel […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC), a large state-owned infrastructure group, is about to integrate its dredging assets and establish a new company, the CCCC Dredging Company. The establishment of CCCC Dredging, announced at the board meeting held on March 30th, will be divided into two phases, the initial establishment and stock-for-stock merger.   Initial establishment: CCCC and […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, together with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, is hosting a public meeting and open house July 16 to discuss plans for ecosystem restoration at the Keithsburg Division of Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge. According to the Corps, the […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Houston, Texas, has issued a  Notice To Proceed (NTP)  for debris removal services, specifically large silt deposits at the confluence of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River and Lake Houston, commonly referred to as the “mouth bar”. The City, through its contractor DRC Emergency Services, LLC (DRC), will begin mechanical dredging of […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) made some nice progress last weekend with the Post Florence Renourishment Project. According to the Carteret County, GLDD has already completed ~1,000 linear feet of beach since the start of the works. “The sand quality is excellent visually speaking. We have received a lot of questions regarding how the dune feature […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Collier County will close Clam Pass Park and the public beach south of Clam Pass on April 20th and 21st, so that workers from Energy Resources may perform some work for the emergency dredging project in the Clam Bay Natural Resource Protection Area. The closing is necessary for safety reasons, as there will be intensive […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The owners of the respective harbours, municipalities of Umeå and Vaasa, have agreed to set up a joint company, Kvarkenhamnar AB. The new entity with head office in Umeå will take over port management from the Swedish and Finnish local governments as from the 1st of January, 2015. Kvarkenhamnar AB will be owned 50/50 by […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, their official quarterly publication. The paper features four new dredging-related articles, book and journal reviews relevant to the industry and a list of upcoming seminars and conferences. The first article, “Long-term effects of maintenance dredging on turbidity” discusses […]

  • 19 October 2011

    The last year has been a turbulent time for the international logistics industry and has forced cargo owners, logistics handlers and many other key stakeholders to evaluate their operations. Today, efficiency and productivity are more important than ever before and businesses are looking at implementing new practices and technologies that ensure costs are reduced and […]

  • 14 November 2011

    Government of India has set a deadline to the Jammu and Kashmir Government for undertaking measures for the conservation of Asia’s largest…   BY ARIF SHAFI WANI (greaterkashmir) [mappress] Source: greaterkashmir, November 14, 2011;

  • 28 October 2011

    More than 20 students from technical universities and colleges in Aachen, Delft, Groningen, Hamburg, and Leuven are going to participate in the coming CEDA Dredging Days, under the CEDA Student Programme 2011. Recommended by their respective professors, the students have all shown great affinity with dredging in their studies and many of them seriously consider […]

  • 1 March 2011

    The ZPMC Mediterranean which is affiliate of Portunus Port Spares & Services delivered three new Ship to Shore Gantry Cranes to Kumport…     [mappress] Source: portunus, March 1, 2011    

  • 22 February 2011

    After losing about $1 million in expected federal funds to dredge the Patchogue River, the town has decided to proceed on its own this … By Alexandra Sanders (nhregister) [mappress] Source: nhregister, February 22, 2011;

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ports, shipping and logistics development across India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will form a key topic of debate at the upcoming TOC Container Supply Chain Middle East conference, taking place on 9-11 December at the Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE. India’s economy is at the threshold of a “golden age of growth”, with the potential […]