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  • 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 […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance

    The Port of Palm Beach has just released the latest update on their Lake Worth Inlet dredging project. According to the port, Cashman started dredging of the Lake Worth Inlet on October 27th. The hopper dredge Atchafalaya conducted work for about a week before dredging came to a halt due to Tropical Storm Eta. Officials […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The VINCI Construction Maritime et Fluvial teams are performing dredging work on the John Compton dam in Saint Lucia (Caribbean). Funded by the Caribbean Development Bank, the dredging project is the second part of the John Compton dam rehabilitation project or JCD 02. The first part of the project included the construction of the sediment […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance

    Totland Pier has been a landmark on the Isle of Wight since the 1880’s where it’s been used with public access until 1980. The new owners, Totland Pier Ltd., has been progressing the re-development project to transform the pier back into a public venue as a restaurant at the end of the pier that would […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Business development, Equipment, Technology

    HID Dredging Equipment Company has over the years developed to become one of the leaders in dredge manufacturing industry. This success was built on a platform of extreme commitment to its customers, meeting their specific application needs through the design and engineering customization. A lot of successful deliveries and some other important business achievements gave us enough good reasons […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez, Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, NYS Assemblywoman Jo Anne Simon and other dignitaries yesterday marked the start of dredging operations in the upper portion of the Gowanus Canal Superfund Site in Brooklyn, New York. This is a major milestone in the history of one of the […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The picturesque Blue Lake at Jenolan Caves is set to become a major drawcard in its own right thanks to multi-million dollar funding from the NSW Government, said Member for Bathurst, Paul Toole. Blue Lake is currently undergoing a makeover with heavy machinery on site dredging thousands of cubic meters of sand and silt from […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    In the Panlong River, in the Chinese Yunnan Province, a concrete-face rock-fill dam has been constructed about a decade ago. This dam, named the Malutang Dam, is used for hydroelectric power generation. The reservoir created behind the 156m high dam has a volume of some 8,000,000 m3. As the Panlong river transports sediment into the […]

  • 13 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Water and Sewerage Company Inc. WASCO has announced the commencement of dredging works on the John Compton Dam in central Saint Lucia. The reservoir which supplies water to 93,000 consumers in the north of the island and parts of Anse La Raye, has been significantly impacted by silt deposits from a number of major […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Environment Agency is making good progress on the £30 million Burton-upon-Trent flood defence project. According to the EA, a further section of the flood defence scheme has been opened to the public. “Members of the public are now able to access the embankment between the Riverside Hotel and the edge of the golf course. […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    After a delay due to bad weather, the dredger Sospan Dau is finally working at the Southsea Seafront shores. She already sprayed some 5,000m3 of gravel onto the foreshore between Clarence Pier and the Spur Redoubt. “We are currently levelling the dredged material to form the eastern temporary working platform,” Southsea Coastal Scheme said. “We […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Army Corps’ hopper dredge Currituck is back in Ocean City, Maryland, to remove built up sediment in the channel and improve navigation. According to the Corps, Dredge Currituck mobilized to Ocean City on Nov. 5, and started dredging work in the inlet on Nov. 6. The Currituck will work in the area for about […]

  • 6 November 2020
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance

    External contractor, ML Dredging is making good progress with the Gosport Marina 2020 dredging programme. The company started the Gosport campaign on September 28, 2020. The work is taking place 24/7 for approximately 8 weeks until mid-November. For this project, ML Dredging is using their backhoe dredger, the “Witton II”. Barge “Split Three” is taking […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Rohde Nielsen A/S recently completed beachfill operations on a project in Viveiro and Celeiro, Spain. At the beginning of April 2020, the company started the works in the north-western part of Spain – for the Public Entity Portos de Galicia. The project posed a great challenge for both the crew and the project team in […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Foyle and Marine Dredging has just released this amazing photo of their ZX520 long reach excavator at work in Tarbert, on the Isle of Harris. The works are being conducted in support of RJ McLeod who as the main contractor is redeveloping the Ferry Terminal in Tarbert. Also, FMD is profiling the rock armor revetment […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Business development

    Contecon Guayaquil S.A. (CGSA) has signed an investment contract with the Ecuadorian state to further strengthen and develop the Port of Guayaquil. CGSA, International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) subsidiary in Ecuador, is investing USD18 million to boost the port’s capacity to handle neopanamax vessels – this project will include three stages.   Stage one will […]

  • 22 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Central Coast Council, NSW, has started the next round of dredging operations at the Tuggerah Lake. According to the NSW Government latest report, dredging works are taking place in the vicinity of The Entrance Bridge. The dredging scheme started on Friday, 11 September 2020 and the completion is set for Monday, 30 November 2020. […]

  • 22 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Rohde Nielsen A/S has successfully completed the dredging and reclamation works for the Swedish Ystad Harbor expansion project. The main goal of this development program was to accommodate the construction of two new ferry terminals. The Copenhagen based company started the Ystad dredging and reclamation operations in May 2019. BHD Gungner R, BD Ajax R […]

  • 22 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Environment Agency has started work on a £1.1 million scheme that will improve the resilience of the sea defences at Seawick, Essex. According to the EA, the scheme will reduce the risk of erosion to the existing sea defences. The plan is to place rock armour around the sea wall at Hutley’s Gap and […]

  • 21 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Royal Smals recently started maintenance dredging in Wainfleet all Saints, an ancient port on the east coast of England. The main goal of this project is to protect the area and community of Wainfleet all Saints from flooding. In addition, through dredging, the dredged silt will be used to fertilize a local farmland – a […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Town of Bedford, MA, yesterday released the latest update about their Fawn Lake Dredging Program. As of October 16th, the Dredgit crew has completed the dredging operation at Fawn Lake. Also, they have removed the dewatering equipment. The materials storage bin has been dismantled and the lawn area will be regraded, said the Town. […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Wasa Dredging and joint-venture partners Van Oord have completed the Kokkola dredging project according to schedule. The Kokkola fairway opened on the 30th of September 2020 with a new navigational depth of 14m, Wasa reported. The project started in May 2018 when Wasa mobilised two vessels: the 360-ton backhoe dredger “Optimus” alongside the 250 ton, […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Rohde Nielsen A/S recently completed the Paldiski South Harbor dredging work for the client Port of Tallinn. This dredging program included the dredging operations on the entrance channel and turning basin areas. The dredging started in December 2019 and was completed in less time than initially planned. “This was possible due to of the efficient […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Van Oord has won a contract to dredge the water intake basin of the Taiwanese Da Tan power plant. Cutter suction dredger HAM 218 and trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 will join forces on this project. According to Van Oord, this project will kick off in early 2021. Driven by the growing demand for […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Petaluma River dredging program was successfully completed this week, the USACE San Francisco District reports. To celebrate the long-awaited milestone, the City of Petaluma hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday. Around-the-clock dredging started September 5 with The Sandpiper, an all-electric cutter-head suction dredger owned by Pacific Dredge & Construction. With the dredger in the background, […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The State of Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources has just released the latest update on the Ala Wai Canal dredging work. In order to ensure timely completion of dredging of the Ala Wai Canal, Hawai‘i Harbors Constructors JV will be updating their work hours, beginning on October 16, 2020. Changing the working hours will allow the […]