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  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following successful completion of the sand pumping activities at the Sea Pines Resort, the Hilton Head Island’s contractor, Weeks Marine, restarted beach renourishment activities in South Forest Beach on August 21. According to the town’s latest update, the active construction zone is currently located between Beach Marker 55 and 57A, south of the Coligny Beach Park access. […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dalian, a port city in the northeast of China, is building the world’s largest on-sea airport, in an ambitious land reclamation project, although construction has started without official approval. The new airport will cover an area of 20.87 square kilometers, big enough to accommodate an Airbus A380, and is expected to cost a total of […]

  • 5 April 2011

    The Hernando Beach channel dredging project has officially restarted now that the contractor, Tampa-based BCPeabody, has been issued… (hernandotoday) [mappress] Source: hernandotoday, April 5, 2011    

  • 15 November 2010

    The Belgian dredging, marine engineering and environmental group DEME ordered in June of this year, at the IHC shipyards, a new trailing suction hopper dredger with a hopper capacity of 11.650 m3 and a powerful self-propelled sea-going rock cutter dredger with a total installed output of 28.000 kW. The keel laying of both vessels took […]

  • 2 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The bitterly contested deepening of the Delaware River’s shipping channel officially began at noon yesterday, in water near Delaware City, Del… [mappress] Source:, March 2, 2010

  • 22 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    THIBODAUX — Work has begun to clear thousands of trees officials say are clogging and slowing the flow of upper Bayou Lafourche, threatening drinking water supplies for Terrebonne, Lafourche and Assumption parishes. [mappress] Source:dailycomet,January 21,2010;

  • 15 January 2021

    Julong Environment Technology successfully delivered a Julong CSD550 model cutter suction dredger to Egypt recently. The dredger arrived at Alexandria Port in December 2020 and was assembled with the help of Julong engineers. With a 1.600hp Cummins Marine Engine for driving the dredger pump and 600hp Cummine Marine Engine for hydraulics and electrics, it can […]

  • 8 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, in coordination with County Ventura, is set to resume maintenance dredging near the entrance of the Channel Islands Harbor. The dredge operations were shut down for the holiday break from Dec. 23 to Jan. 4; however, during that time, a portable generator was used to maintain […]

  • 6 January 2021
    Human Capital

    Sarah Nunn has been appointed as the new editor of Terra et Aqua, the quarterly journal founded in 1972 by the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC). Sarah grew up in the United Kingdom and has worked in publishing for over 20 years. She has held several roles such as Senior and Managing Editor, Communications […]

  • 31 December 2020
    Business development

    Mongla Port Authority signed a deal with a Chinese company earlier this week to dredge the inner bar of the Mongla Port channel to allow the anchoring of container ships with 10-metre draught. According to United news of Bangladesh (UNB), Rear Admiral M Shahjahan, chairman of the Mongla Port Authority, and Yang Zhijum, representative of […]

  • 21 December 2020

    Construction works officially started on North Breton Island, LA, a couple of days a go with the first cubic yards of dredged sand placed on the island. The long awaited project was approved in 2014 as one of the three components of the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Phase III Early Restoration Louisiana Outer Coast Project. The […]

  • 16 December 2020

    The Gowanus Canal is one of the most polluted bodies of water in the United States, and the communities around it have been advocating for it to be cleaned for decades. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last month officially started historic full-scale dredging of this canal in Brooklyn, New York. According to EPA, the […]

  • 15 December 2020

    South Korean Samsung Construction & Trading, EPC contractor for the construction of the new 2.4GW Fujairah F3 gas-fired combined-cycle power plant, awarded the marine subcontract for the intake and outfall installation to Jan De Nul Group. The Fujairah F3 Independent Power Plant (IPP) will be built between the existing Fujairah F1 and Fujairah F2 Water […]

  • 15 December 2020

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has officially started construction on an emergency beach nourishment project to repair the damaged shoreline at the West End of Grand Isle. The work, undertaken by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, involves emergency restoration work on the severely eroded storm damaged shoreline at Grand Isle in Louisiana. […]

  • 14 December 2020

    Utilizing Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding under the EPA’s Great Lakes Legacy Act Authority, USACE continues remediation of contaminated sediment from Howard’s Bay in the Duluth-Superior Harbor at Superior, Wisconsin. “Construction started this fall and, once complete next calendar year, we will dredge approximately 132,000 cubic yards of material, 52,000 cy of non-contaminated navigation dredging […]

  • 14 December 2020
    Business development

    After years in the planning, Eastland Port in Gisborne has received the official go ahead to proceed with two major infrastructure projects. On December 2, the Environment Court advised that they had signed off the resource consents for the rebuild of Wharf 7 and the slipway. “This is the culmination of a process we started […]

  • 8 December 2020

    Three groynes (15m-30m length) have been constructed as a five-year trial at Flaxmill Bay to mitigate erosion of the dunes and assist with building up a high tide beach, Thames-Coromandel District Council informs. Work started last month and was completed on Friday, 4 December, one week ahead of schedule. This project involved filling 80 geotextile […]

  • 4 December 2020

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently began historic full-scale dredging of Gowanus Canal Superfund Site in Brooklyn, New York. This is a major milestone in the history of one of the nation’s most contaminated waterways. According to EPA, the dredging and capping will take place in the upper canal – denominated as Remediation Target […]

  • 4 December 2020
    Human Capital

    Nick Giarratano, currently Vice President of Manufacturing of DSC Dredge was promoted after serving more than twenty-four (24) years in various roles in both Engineering and Manufacturing, the company informs. Giarratano first started his career at DSC drafting and designing dredging equipment but quickly moved up the ranks to Project Manager and his latter post […]

  • 3 December 2020

    The Municipality of Port Hope, Ontario, is conducting a suction dredge program on the Port Hope outer harbor. According to their latest release, the dredging operations started earlier this week. The Municipality and Cameco Corporation have been working collaboratively to resolve issues related to Cameco’s cooling water intake, located along the west harbor wall, which […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Business development

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) yesterday started the construction of the Jaya Container Terminal (JCT) – the Phase Five – aimed to improve the capacity of the Colombo Port.  Scheduled to be completed by July 2022, the Phase Five includes an investment of $32 million. The consultancy for the project is to be provided by […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    The making of a dredge is no simple feat, and the planning and design of the largest self-propelled trailing suction hopper dredge in the USA has certainly been no different. For more than a decade, the new vessel – which is set to be christened the FREDERICK PAUP – has been an inkling in the […]

  • 27 November 2020

    Network Rail has started work on the second section of the new, bigger sea wall at Dawlish, Devon. The goal of the scheme is to protect the railway and town from rising sea levels, and extreme weather, for generations to come. Construction of this next section of the £80 million upgrade will take around two […]

  • 27 November 2020
    Business development, Project & Tenders

    DEME has secured a major contract for the Abu Qir port project in Egypt – the largest ever dredging and land reclamation contract in its history. The project will see the deployment of DEME’s giant new cutter suction dredger ‘Spartacus’. According to DEME, this vast project includes the reclamation of 1,000 hectares of new land. […]

  • 25 November 2020

    Dredging and foreshore works along Compton Drive, East Ballina are now complete, Ballina Shire Council reports. Work has already started at the Fenwick Drive Foreshore at Shaws Bay, according to the council. Newly processed sand from dredging at the bay will be placed along this section of foreshore to improve access to the water for […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Business development

    The Port of Trelleborg/Trelleborgs Hamn recently released this amazing video of two backhoe dredgers “Grete Fighter” and “Margrethe Fighter”, working on the ongoing construction of two new ferry berths in the port. Construction work, conducted by Peab, started in June 2020 and the project is expected to be finished at year-end 2021/2022. In order to […]