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  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger Tommy Norton will over the next couple of days dock at the home port in Victoria, Australia. According to the Gippsland Ports, the newbuild – first Damen TSHD for Australia – is scheduled to arrive at Lakes Entrance in late August, early September, upon which the Tommy Norton will undergo dredging trials. Having left […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The recently delivered trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Tommy Norton’ has started work to deliver safe and reliable ocean access for the commercial vessels that cross the entrance bar to the Gippsland Lakes area. The vessel, built at Damen Shipyards Yichang, China, was delivered to her new owner, the Gippsland Ports, last week. Capable of dredging to depths […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Gippsland’s new purpose-built dredge has started work to deliver safe and reliable ocean access for the thousands of recreational and commercial vessels that cross the Lakes Entrance bar every year. The new 60-meter trailing suction hopper dredge was built by Dutch company Damen at its Yichang Shipyard in Hubei province, China. Gippsland Ports will operate […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Cutter suction dredge Kalimna recently completed maintenance dredging operations at the confluence of The Narrows and Reeve Channel, according to the Gippsland Ports latest report. CSD Kalimna has been relocated to the area near the Entrance swing basin at the confluence of The Narrows, Hopetoun Channel and Cunninghame Arm, reported Gippsland Ports. The officials added […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A Damen trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) 650 has successfully completed sea trials in Shanghai and is now on its way to the new owner – Gippsland Ports in Australia. The TSHD, named Tommy Norton, is the first Damen dredger built for Australia. Having left Shanghai on 14th July, a Damen team is sailing Tommy […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) 650, ordered by Gippsland Ports of Victoria, Australia, in December 2015, was launched at Damen Yichang Shipyard in China recently. “The vessel, named Tommy Norton, is now alongside the yard’s new quay undergoing final commissioning, after which she will sail for Shanghai to undertake sea trials. Once those are […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources, Victoria, Australia, yesterday released a video of the 60-meter trailing suction hopper dredger Tommy Norton’ arriving at his home port of Gippsland Lakes. The recently delivered hopper dredger has already started work to deliver safe and reliable ocean access for the commercial vessels that cross the entrance […]

  • 30 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 24-30, 2017).   Port Arthur’s Expansion Project on Display The Port Arthur is ready to hold mandatory pre-bid conference for the port’s Berth 5 Expansion Project.   Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Tommy Norton Hits the Water The trailing suction […]

  • 8 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 2-8, 2017).   Nibulon Launches New Dredger – Mykolaivets The Ukrainian Nibulon Shipbuilding and Repair Yard said in their latest release that they launched a high-capacity self-propelled СДС-15 dredger with a symbolic name Mykolaivets on September 17.   Royal […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular photos that marked the 2017 dredging season.   PSA Panama Expansion on Track In January, DT covered the expansion of the PSA terminal in Panama as well as the construction of the 800-meter long quay wall. The project, which was awarded to Jan De Nul and […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton has just announced that her amendment to the fiscal year 2020 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill to increase funding for the Anacostia Watershed Restoration Program by $5 million passed the House of Representatives on Jun 19, 2019. Building on Norton’s work to restore the Anacostia River, the funding would help […]

  • 27 September 2010

    Port of Charleston shipping interests heard good news over the past week, but the Port of Georgetown still needs money for dredging. The … By Tommy Howard (gtowntimes) [mappress] Source: gtowntimes, September 27, 2010;

  • 23 December 2011

    In order to protect the vast fishery resources at the Great Bahama Bank from poachers, National Security Minister Tommy Turnquest said the…   By DENISE MAYCOCK (tribune242) [mappress] Source: tribune242 , December 23, 2011;

  • 17 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton announced earlier this week that she was able to include in the House’s Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA), the major water infrastructure bill, a provision that would help accelerate the cleanup of harmful sediments in and around the federal navigation channel in the Anacostia River. The provision changes the […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Legislator Ted Morton (R-Cheektowaga) recently visited Como Lake Park in Lancaster, NY to observe the rapid deterioration of the lake. “What I saw was astonishing. The drought, coupled with years of neglect, is completely destroying Como Lake and devastating the quality of the park,” stated Legislator Morton. “I’ve been continuing to urge the County Executive to work […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Gosport Borough Council will host several meetings in the following weeks to outline the next stage of their coastal schemes, aimed to protect the borough from coastal flooding. The council is planning to improve sea defenses at three sites: Alverstoke, Seafield and Forton. Once built, the three projects would reduce tidal flood risk to more […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has received confirmation from the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) that some trigger values for turbidity will be raised. The decision comes after an extensive review of additional data by the regulator to better reflect the background turbidity levels. Naturally occurring turbidity prior to dredging commencing was analysed to […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the Environment Agency launches a consultation on its draft flood and coastal erosion risk management strategy for England, the North Yorkshire County Council is now pressing ahead in its commitment to mitigate flood risks. The EA’s draft strategy sets out a vision for “a nation ready for, and resilient to, flooding and coastal change […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launch of a brand new 2015 Model 7012 HP Versi-Dredge at Buffalo Cove took place recently at Lake Lotawana. In attendance was Dave Wagner, Dredge Committee Chairperson, outgoing Mayor, David Welsh and Ward III Alderman, David Tillema as well as IMS President, Jim Horton, IMS Vice President, Ryan Horton, and IMS Technical Sales Manager, Michael Young. The […]

  • 16 January 2011

    Life is quiet in this northern Illinois village that’s so small it has no stoplights or mail delivery. Nestled along an oxbow lake where … By TAMMY WEBBER (nwherald) [mappress] Source: nwherald, January 17, 2011;

  • 12 January 2011

    Plans for a 245m breakwater at Tauranga Bridge Marina have met opposition by Port of Tauranga. The marina applied late last year to the Bay… By Jamie Morton (bayofplentytimes) [mappress] Source: bayofplentytimes, January 12, 2011;

  • 24 January 2011

    The Port of Prince Rupert recorded its strongest cargo volumes ever in 2010, following up on a 12-year high in volumes the previous year… BY BRIAN MORTON (vancouversun) [mappress] Source: vancouversun, January 24, 2011;

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work is underway on the long-awaited Army Corps of Engineers project to construct T-groins and place sand in the community of Sea Gate west of the West 37th Street Groin in Coney Island. Crews working under a $25.2 million contract are first carrying out the stonework portions of the project, which includes the construction of four […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IMS has announced the retirement of Jim Horton, the company president. Mr Horton entered the dredging industry in 1984 as Vice President of H&H Pump Company in Mississippi. From there Jim went on to start IMS in 1986. His relentless pursuit of becoming the world’s leading portable auger dredge supplier started to take form in […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a $25.2 million contract to H&L LLC of Bay Shore, New York, to construct T-groins and place sand in the community of Sea Gate west of the West 37th Street Groin in Coney Island. The project at Sea Gate is designed to prevent flanking […]