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  • 22 December 2011

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter  secured an agreement from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leadership that the Corps will conduct a third-party review of West Bank levees recently found to contain significant amounts of debris – such as a used tire, a hot water tank and a shopping cart – during an inspection last month. An […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    It looked as if dry-dock work on the Amazone would be delayed due to several unforeseen problems. But in the end, with careful planning and a great team effort, the dredger was on time for its next job elsewhere in The Netherlands. “Occasionally a project comes along that sticks in your memory as being truly […]

  • 30 December 2011

    Bien Hoa City Police and the waterway traffic police in the southern province of Dong Nai gave chase to nine boats seen illegally dredging sand in Tan Van Ward of the city on Thursday. While patrolling the ward at 1:30am, the police and environment protection officials spotted 30 people operating from nine boats illegally dredging […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cotswold Canals Trust’s dredger ‘Augustus Gloop’ is now in action on the Thames & Severn Canal between Ham Mill Lock and Hope Mill. The vintage German built machine has been part of the CCT maintenance fleet since it was purchased back in the 1970s. It has undergone a number of refits and upgrades over […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Three boaters were rescued on Sunday after their vessel struck a dredge pipe in the Cooper River near the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, reports the U.S. Coast Guard. According to the USCG, after receiving the notification call, the Coast Guard Station Charleston launched a 29-foot Response Boat–Small boatcrew and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew in the area diverted […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the 36th time Rotterdam opens the doors to Europe’s largest port during the annual World Port Days with a wide range of impressive vessels to visit and spectacular stunts on the water. On 6, 7 and 8 September 2013 Van Oord is present with a stand and one of the state-of-the art vessels, Artemis, […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, held last week the pre-construction meeting regarding the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project. According to the Carolina Beach Councilman Steve Shuttleworth, the meeting took place Wednesday, January 16, at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s office. Weeks Marine won the $17.4 million […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) was recently awarded several coastal protection and dredging contracts with an approximate value of $93 million. GLDD received two awards for coastal protection work required along the East Coast as a result of the extensive damage caused by Super Storm Sandy in 2012 and other more recent storms. The first […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is soliciting contractors for maintenance dredging at Portsmouth Harbor and Piscataqua River in ME and NH. The project is planned to be issued in on or about 20 August 2012. The construction window for dredging activities is between December 1, 2012 and March 15, 2013. The […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District began dredging the Cook Inlet Navigation Channel yesterday for the first time since its construction in 1999-2000 to maintain safe ship passage between the Knik Arm Shoal and the Port of Anchorage. This year’s $5 million project continues through June and is the first phase of a multiple-year […]

  • 13 September 2012

    The hive of industrial development in Samalaju is creating opportunities for players to cater to increasing demand for cargo handling in the immediate to long term for both the Samalaju and Bintulu ports, consequently benefitting Bintulu Port Holdings Bhd. The two ports are expected to see increases in cargo demand of 13 million to 14 […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first action from the 20 Year Flood Action Plan, dredging of the Rivers Parrett and Tone has been completed, according to the Environment Agency’s latest report. During the last seven months of the project, crews successfully removed over 130,000m³ of silt from the two rivers. Land and Water Services will remain in the area […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Heavy silting has made Pasni Harbour inoperative forcing fishermen to berth at a small creek called ‘Juddy Hoor’, reports The News. The government of Japan provided a grant of Rs800 million for the rehabilitation of the harbor in 2010, however the authorities have failed to complete initial preparations to begin maintenance work. Muhammad Iqbal, Managing […]

  • 1 October 2013

    Friends of the Kaw (FOK), a conservation group focused on protecting the Kansas River, is anxiously awaiting the public notice on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) on Kansas River sand and gravel dredging. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is expected to release the notice in early October. FOK is concerned about elements of the […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency (EA) is to host a community open morning, where local people can discuss with experts about the dredging operations on the Somerset Moors and Levels. The EA has dredged a 4 kilometre length of river (on the Parrett and Tone and removed 80,000 tonnes of silt and remain on target to finish […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., based in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, recently completed the inaugural project for its newest, fully customized Barracuda Class dredger from DSC Dredge. The Quad Cities Generating Station, a two-unit nuclear power plant located on the Mississippi River near Cordova, Illinois, requires biennial dredging of siltation near the secured water intake area of the […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is hosting a public drop-in session in Tonbridge to keep the local community up-to-date on its latest plans to improve the level of flood protection offered to the town, including improvements to the Leigh Barrier. Local residents and interested groups will have the opportunity to learn more about three significant projects with […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sunergy, Inc. has confirmed that seasonal repairs on their dredging equipment in Sierra Leone are complete on Dredge #1 which last week started in the Woa River, outside Kenema. A second dredge is slated to start another new operation and will be being used as a wash plant; washing gravels already uncovered near Kono. Garrett […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Emergency works to protect the Surfers Paradise foreshore commenced today, with the initial placement of 291 geotextile bags on the beach at the end of Cavill Ave. The bags, each one filled with 2.5 cubic metres of sand, will be positioned in place against the existing infrastructure between View Ave and Trickett Street. Mayor Tom […]

  • 7 March 2011

      Two leading North-east-headquartered organisations have joined forces to promote Peterhead Port and the facilities available in the town, within key target markets. Peterhead Port Authority (PPA) and international oil and gas logistics company, ASCO Group, have linked up to establish Peterhead Energy Hub, which aims to sustain and increase port activity through capitalising on […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following a tour of Olcott and Wilson harbors, Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) joined with state and local leaders to highlight the urgent need to maintain and protect local harbors along Lake Ontario’s south shoreline. Collins highlighted the important role these harbors play in the region’s economy and the need for continued and consistent harbor maintenance. […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan that calls for a variety of actions to address contamination in the Creek Corridor portion of the Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site, in Lockport, N.Y. The Creek Corridor is approximately one mile in length and extends from the Erie Canal to Harwood Street in the City […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) was joined recently by Monmouth Beach Mayor Susan Howard, Sea Bright Councilman Reed Murphy and Colonel Paul Owen, Commander of the Army Corps of Engineers New York District at the Monmouth Beach Bathing Pavilion to praise the progress of the beach replenishment project that has begun in Monmouth Beach and […]

  • 29 November 2011

    Georgia Governor Nathan Deal had requested that S.C. Governor Nikki Haley asks her board to give a hearing to an appeal by the Army Corps of Engineers, which was seeking a permit as part of Georgia’s dredging project. On November 10, DHEC board heard the appeal and awarded the permit. South Carolina congress protested the […]

  • 26 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    This week’s Highlights bring you very interesting stories from Van Oord, DEME, Liebherr and Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik, news stories that were the most read on Dredging Today this week. Without further ado, here are the news that marked this week in dredging industry:       Exceptional Year for Van Oord Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in […]

  • 23 November 2011

    Ten scientific experts visited Gladstone on Wednesday in order to hear the worries of local groups regarding sick fish in the harbor. “This is a listening exercise for panel members and an opportunity for local groups to bring up issues and concerns,” Fisheries Minister Craig Wallace said in a statement. “From here, panel members will […]