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  • 28 May 2020
  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Falkland Islands Government has signed a contract with BAM Nuttall for the design and build of a new port in Stanley Harbor. It follows the announcement in February 2020 that BAM Nuttall had been selected as development partner after an extensive global procurement process. Development and Commercial Services portfolio holder, MLA Dr Barry Elsby, […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Falkland Islands Government (FIG) has selected a development partner to design and build a new port in Stanley Harbor. According to the government, they selected BAM Nuttall Ltd as the development partner. The aim is for the contract to be agreed and signed by the end of March 2020. FIG Chief Executive Barry Rowland […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Stantec and Jacobs, operating as the Galveston Coastal Services Joint Venture, has been selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, to design a 26.7-mile-long levee and floodwall system along the coastline near Galveston, Texas. The eight-year, $1.9 billion construction effort, known as the Orange County Coastal Storm Risk Management (Orange), will increase […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Congressman Lee Zeldin and Chief Engineer of the Suffolk County Department of Public Works William Hillman carried out a site visit of Hamptons Bays’ Dune Road on Tuesday, November 26. The visit took place after multiple recent storms caused severe damage to the dunes along the ocean side and led to severe flooding […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The financial costs associated with dredging activity are highly variable, depending on the plant being employed and the type of dredging being undertaken, Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) reports.  Since 2005, the Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA), has published the book ‘Cost standards for dredging equipment’. The guide presents the primary capital values […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Mr. Ricky R.D. James, traveled to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District recently to meet with Virginia Port Authority leaders.  During the visit, the Assistant Secretary James said: “Norfolk District is preparing to ‘Move Dirt’ in Norfolk Harbor and start dredging to allow for […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fraser River Pile and Dredge (FRPD) was fined $350,000 in the Provincial Court of British Columbia last week, after pleading guilty to depositing a deleterious substance into water frequented by fish, in violation of the Fisheries Act, the Government of Canada announces.  The penalty will be directed to the Government of Canada’s Environmental Damages Fund. In […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Portsmouth City Council is currently conducting the repair works on the Bandstand sea defense scheme. This primary coastal defense protects historic buildings and recreational land from flooding and erosion. Norse Commercial Services Ltd. was appointed by the city council to undertake the repairs, with a start date of Monday, 25th February, 2019. It is expected that […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Gerd Stensen AS from Norway for the delivery of a Damen Stan Tug 1606. According to Damen, the client will apply the new vessel to their dredging operations. Gerd Stensen, like Damen, is a family company. Their dredging work includes but is not limited to the extraction […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Global design firm Stantec has been awarded more than $35 million in assignments for planning and preliminary design of a multi-mission dry dock and other upgrades at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) in Kittery, Maine. The projects represent tasks under Stantec’s $60 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract for multi-discipline waterfront architect-engineering services for the Naval Facilities Engineering […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed, Ducks Unlimited, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service gathered for a press conference last week to discuss the significance Delaware plays within Delaware River Basin and new funding coming to the state. […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the Port of Constanța, Romania, issued a tender estimated to be worth around $6.8 million for maintenance dredging works in and around the port area. According to the tender, the object of the contract is for the execution of dredging operations, maintenance in the seaports and seaplanes of the seaports, but also carrying […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A report outlining the shortlisted options for the Hunstanton Coastal Management Plan is now available, along with an online survey, reports the Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk. “We’re developing a Coastal Management Plan for the cliffs and sea defenses in Hunstanton, and we want input from local residents,” the Council announced. A Coastal Management […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Induction ceremony of new backhoe dredger Rah Kusha and two split hopper barges Tarseel One and Two, built for Pakistan Navy at Tianjin Shipyard in China, was held at Pakistan Navy Dockyard in Karachi yesterday. Due to its design and functioning methodology, the Rah Kusha can dredge in proximity of jetties and berths, where other […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Understanding and predicting coastal flooding is a challenging and urgent problem in the presence of sea-level rise, a changing climate, and ever-growing coastal populations. Although this issue is global in scale, understanding and predicting flooding along tropical coral reef-lined shorelines presents unique challenges owing to the complexity of these shorelines which have been little studied […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has selected the Stantec Team to provide engineering, geotechnical, surveying, and other technical services for the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion project. This project is part of the Mississippi River Mid-Basin Sediment Diversion Program, which also includes the proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion. These two projects will be the first controlled […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Borough Council of Kings Lynn and West Norfolk is inviting people living in Hunstanton to have their say on a new coastal management plan for the resort. According to the official announcement, a Coastal Management Plan (CMP) is a plan for managing a beach at a local level for the purposes of Flood and […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) yesterday sent a letter to Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao urging her to speed up critical Everglades restoration work. In the letter, Senator Rubio asked DOT for assistance in ensuring that the unbridged sections of the Tamiami Trail through the historic Everglades are raised in order to allow key Everglades […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker yesterday said that Senate confirmation of Rickey Dale James to be Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works is important for the future of navigation and flood control works in Mississippi. The Senate on Wednesday voted to confirm James, who was recommended by Cochran and Wicker early last […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Turkish Government yesterday announced the final route of a new waterway aimed to reduce shipping traffic on the busy Bosphorus Strait – the Kanal Istanbul Project. According to Ahmet Arslan, the Transport and Communications Minister, the canal would begin in the Istanbul district of Kucukcekmece on the Sea of Marmara, where there is already an inland […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently released a video named Worldwide Safety Stand Down. DEME, one of the nominees for the IADC Safety Award 2017, actively addresses safety and since 2008, its safety department dedicated itself to instil a company-wide “Safety Culture” through its self-initiated program cultural and behavioral safety program “Colleagues, Help Injuries to Leave […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ukrainian Seapots Authority (USPA) has joined the Association of Engineers-Consultants of Ukraine to improve the quality of dredging and engineering documentation in accordance with the requirements of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC). The relevant Memorandum of Cooperation between USPA, the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Association of Engineers-Consultants of Ukraine was signed on […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen’s DOP Submersible Dredge Pump 200 was recently used to complete an offshore trenching job in Kazakhstan.  The project, undertaken by the Turkish company ENKA, included the removal of some 90.000m³ of in situ material. “The removed soil included sand and clay. A cutter unit was fixed to the DOP200 for the job,” Damen said […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a Miami based marine infrastructure consultancy firm with an emphasis on dredging, has reported a very busy 2016, filled with lots of activities and accomplishments. The company also reported a growth in its revenues. Enough reasons for Dredging Today to catch up with Piedroba partners Jelle Prins and Luis Prieto y Munoz and […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) and the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to formalize their long-standing working relationship. René Kolman, secretary general of IADC, Geoffroy Caude president of PIANC and Louis Van Schel, secretary general of PIANC signed the MoU on 15 October, 2016. […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Congressman Dr. Charles Boustany issued the following statement after the United States Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, S. 2848, which includes language authorizing the signed Chief’s Report from USACE for the Southwest Coastal Louisiana Feasibility Study. Following news of the signed Chief’s Report in July 2016, Dr. Boustany wrote to […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of South Louisiana (POSL) held a meeting last week with U.S. Congressman Charles Boustany at the Guesthouse, located within the grounds of Globalplex Intermodal Terminal. Congressman Boustany spoke to an audience of industry, river region and port leaders about issues important to the maritime industry and the citizens of Louisiana, such as infrastructure maintenance and improvements […]