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  • 22 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Xiangyu Dredging Holdings Limited has announced that the wholly owned subsidiaries Xiangyu PRC and Jiangsu Xingyu have entered into a purchase agreement with Zhongchuan Transport. Pursuant to the Contract, Xiangyu Dredging agreed to purchase Zhongchuan No. 9, a 2713 tons cutter suction dredger, at the purchase price of RMB285 million. The dredger will be used […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Zealand’s Port of Tauranga has just announced that Rohde Nielsen is more than a third through the work to dredge Tauranga harbor’s shipping channels to a depth of 14.5m inside the harbor entrance and 15.8m outside the harbor entrance. It is on track to complete the work under budget and ahead of schedule in […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released for public comment its second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment from the upper Hudson River on June 1. The agency is now extending the public comment period on the Proposed Second Five-Year Review Report for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site, which was originally set to end […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, released an Interim Report for the NY & NJ Harbor and Tributaries Study (HATS) on February 20, 2019.  State and city partners that contributed input on the Interim Report include the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and […]

  • 28 January 2014

    The Environment Agency is installing a one-kilometre long stretch of temporary flood banking near Riverside Quay in Hull to provide extra protection from tidal flood risk. Work began on Saturday to raise the height of a low-spot in the Humber’s defences, using a line of large sand and gravel-filled bags as a quick and temporary […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port and City of Bellingham are redeveloping 237 acres on Bellingham’s central waterfront that was formerly a pulp and tissue manufacturing facility. A Master Plan has been approved to create a vibrant, mixed-use neighborhood with new parks and trails and thousands of new jobs. As an important part of this development scheme, the Port […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Professor Tim Broyd has witnessed first-hand the importance of the Port of Dover to national and local economic prosperity on a special visit to the port’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. Speaking about the development, Professor Broyd said: “The revival of the Western Docks is […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Mercator Limited, an Indian marine and energy group, is expanding their dredging business by adding two more dredgers to its fleet.  Mercator has taken delivery of two European built dredgers; the first one is a trailer suction hopper dredger which will be one of the largest capacity dredgers in India, and the second one is a […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is currently conducting dredging operations at the Back Basin in Chesapeake City, Md.  Jade Creek Construction won the $2.19 million contract to dredge the basin to a depth of 10 feet earlier in October. Additional dredging is being conducted east of the basin in the Chesapeake and Delaware […]

  • 17 September 2013

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services Andrew Stoner said that the Government is providing $360,000 to dredge the Swansea Channel this year. “The Swansea Channel is the marine gateway to Lake Macquarie, an outstanding recreational waterway that is loved by locals, tourists and boating enthusiasts alike,” Mr Stoner said. “Dredging in the […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Fremantle, WA, has successfully completed the construction of a temporary rock wall to protect coastal assets at Port Beach from erosion. In December last year Fremantle Council approved the construction of a temporary rock wall as the preferred interim measure to protect facilities including the change rooms, surf club annex and the […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Trailing suction hopper dredger Belomorsky, belonging to Northern Shipping Company OJSC, has returned to the Port of Arkhangelsk under the flag of Russia. For the past 13 years, the vessel was operating under the flag of Portugal. Operated under a long-term charter agreement, the Belomorsky performed dredging works in Italy, continental Spain, Canary Islands and Equatorial Guinea. In […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Conwy County Borough Council is seeking a contractor for the Coastal Defense Maintenance – 4 Year Term Service Contract.  The Council manages over 50km of artificial sea defense infrastructure which includes the promenades at Llandudno, Colwyn Bay, Llanfairfechan and Penmaenmawr. Currently, within the domain of the Council, the shoreline management plan is to “hold the […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a modification of the existing EPA designated ocean dredged material disposal site (ODMDS) offshore of Port Everglades, Florida. The primary purpose for the site modification is to enlarge the site to serve the long-term need for a location to dispose of suitable material dredged from the Port Everglades […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, hosted a three day workshop on the importance of the Sabine-Neches Waterway Project from January 9-12, 2018.  During the event, Jake Walsdorf, a Galveston District Value Engineering Officer and Architecture Engineering Contract Coordinator, introduced the value engineering study on Sabine-Neches Waterway FY18 O&M project. The study analyzed […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging in the shallows of the West Arm of Kootenay Lake is set to begin September 24, and will last until November 30, 2019, reports the British Columbia government. As reported, the Province will dredge three shallow areas in the West Arm of Kootenay Lake to ensure the long-term navigational safety of the Kootenay Lake […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     Pumping and dredging works have begun for the Lido Beach emergency renourishment project, the City of Sarasota, FL, said in its latest announcement.  The work will be proceeding from the north end of the public beach area to the south over the next 90 days, according to the update. The emergency renourishment program, conducted […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    In terms of size and scope, the $788,700 dredging operation at Tylers Beach in Isle of Wight County, Virginia, are relatively small for a Norfolk District, U.S Army Corps of Engineers project. But for the people who operate commercial vessels out of this harbor of refuge along the James River, removing the estimated 23,300 cubic […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dutch Dredging is to sign a ten-year deal to carry out maintenance work for five New Zealand port authorities. The contract will be signed in Auckland this week, Wednesday, 9 November, in the presence of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, and the Dutch and New Zealand ministers of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp […]

  • 30 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The theme of the 2014 Maritime Economic Development Workshop (February 20 – 21, 2014, San Diego, CA) is “Tackling port economic development challenges and measuring effectiveness.” Port authorities and their private-sector partners invest a great deal of time and money into outreach and marketing activities to attract customers, generate business, address stakeholder concerns and uniquely […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Buffalo District, has moved quickly following the Stipulation and Order entered by the Court last week, and has awarded a $3.7 million contract to dredge the Cleveland Harbor federal navigation channel in 2016 to Ryba Marine Construction of Cheboygan, Michigan.  Under the terms of the Stipulation and Order, all dredged sediment from the […]

  • 5 June 2013

    Congressman Tim Bishop and state and local officials representing East Hampton Town announced that federal funding to begin the process of rebuilding heavily-eroded beaches of the South Fork, including Montauk, has been approved by the federal Office of Management and Budget as part of the implementation of the US Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Fire […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, has completed the Dredged Material Management Plan for the Bull’s Island and Milliken Creek dredge cuts on the Illinois Waterway. Due to heavy sedimentation between river miles 240.3 and 242.7 on the Illinois Waterway near Ottawa, Illinois, dredging is needed on a regular basis to maintain […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Kerita Dam desilting process in Kesses Sub-County, Kenya, is entering its final phase by wrapping up the cleanup operations on the reservoir. County Executive for Water and Environment, Mary Njogu, said that the dam dredging works will be completed in the following weeks. The County Government of Uasin Gishu launched the desilting of the […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast – has just announced that the NSW Government will provide $600,000 for dredging works at the Entrance channel. In the release he said that this funding is required to be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Central Coast Council, allowing for a $1.2 million project. According to […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations along the Sinocalan River and other tributaries continue in Sta. Barbara town, according to the Philippines News Agency. The main goal of these cleanup operations is to further control and manage flooding events. Mayor Carlito Zaplan, who began another term as local chief executive, said that though flooding was a perennial major problem […]