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  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    World Marine of Alabama (WMA) has completed work on a contract valued at over $14 million to drydock and repair the Dredge Wheeler, a hopper dredge owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The contract was awarded in September and arrival was delayed due to emergency dredging assignments following Hurricane Harvey. World […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Works on the $6.73 million upgrade of Coffs Harbor’s northern breakwall are set to begin during the next week, according to The Coffs Coast Advocate. The project, being undertaken by Haslin Constructions Pty Ltd, involves widening the breakwater near the entry to the harbor and constructing a rock berm, or shelf, overlain by 12 tonne concrete […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     Abu Dhabi’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has just released a beautiful video named ‘Ghasha Building Process’. The 8.000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ghasha was successfully launched earlier this week at the headquarters of Royal IHC in Kinderdijk. “Each milestone is marked by a moment of pride and celebration. Trailing suction hopper dredger […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Researchers undertaking two of the largest marine science programs in Australia are sharing their findings at the Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) research conference this week.  Premier and Science Minister Colin Barnett said that the $19 million WAMSI Dredging Science program was helping better understand the effect of dredging on the marine environment, and […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Taranaki Regional Council today released a new report on sensitive habitats and threatened species in the Taranaki coastal marine area. According to KASM, the report shows plenty of marine life in the South Tarankai Bight in the area a seabed mining company wants to dig up. The report, commissioned by the Taranaki Regional Council and prepared by the Cawthron Institute, […]

  • 12 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 6–12, 2019).   Ayia Napa Marina Construction Update VIDEO Ayia Napa Marina has just released the latest construction progress update for this unique development project in Cyprus.   Interview with NMDC’s Yasser Zaghloul: Utilizing the Latest Technologies in Dredging […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The successful and highly appreciated Simulator Training is brought to South Africa for the first time, in a joint effort by IHC Marine and Mineral Processing (IHC MMP) and the Training Institute for Dredging. The training will run for three consecutive weeks, starting March 16, 2015. Each training takes 3 days. After a successful series […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) has awarded a contract to American Marine Corporation to dredge the entrance channel of Wailoa Small Boat Harbor and a portion of the inner basin to depth of 8.0′ below MLLW (mean lower low water level). Dredging of the entrance channel […]

  • 19 December 2013

    The Namibian Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, the Hon. Bernhard Esau, made the following announcements relating to the Moratorium on Deep-sea Phosphate Mining in an interview with NAMPA (Namibia Press Agency) earlier this week: In September 2013 his Ministry had made a submission to Cabinet to place an 18-month moratorium on deep-sea phosphate mining […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Hon. Greg Hunt, Minister for the Environment has issued orders for the creation of regulations for the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority to put an end to the dumping of capital dredge material in the Marine Park once and for all. This fulfills the historic pledge made in November 2014 at the World Parks […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The next package of site investigations for the Port of Hastings container expansion are now underway with the start of the land-based site surveys program this week, Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced today. “The land-based site surveys, as well as the marine site surveys and summer environmental sampling programs currently underway, will allow the […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    UAE’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has won a $316 million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a LNG terminal in India. According to the Emirates News Agency, NMDC last week presented plan for the construction of the terminal at Jafrabad in the Indian state of Gujarat. The presentation was attended by H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin […]

  • 25 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations have moved from Borrow Area A and into the south end of the Sailfish Point Navigation channel, reports the Martin County. According to the County, the project is in the final phase of operations in the channel and all dredge equipment will be moved out of the Sailfish Point Navigation channel and into the […]

  • 22 January 2013

    A donated dredge and excavator arrived in south Lafourche last week and went to work Wednesday, according to houmatoday.com. This new piece of equipment, called the Amphibex 400, will help to create new wetlands outside the south Lafourche levee system near Grand Isle. Windell Curole, the South Lafourche Levee Director, said: “It’s like a Tonka […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    DCA’s Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) held a series of meetings this week in Washington, DC, including the Pipeline Task Force Meeting and its Q4 Meeting. The vision of CDMCS is striving to create a 100% injury-free workplace for the dredging and marine construction industry, with a mission of raising the industry standard […]

  • 21 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 15-21, 2019).   UK’s First Ever Sandscaping Coastal Scheme Officially Underway The UK’s first ever sandscaping coastal flood scheme is officially underway in the villages of Bacton and Walcott.   Van Oord Orders New Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Van […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate is centre stage at the Underwater Mining Institute conference being held at Shanghai this week. CRP principal scientist Dr Robin Falconer updated the conference on recent corporate milestones and presented the findings of the four cruises conducted in the Chatham Rise licence area, east of New Zealand over the 2011-12 summer at […]

  • 23 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 17–23, 2017).   Boskalis Bags EUR60 Million Norvik Deal Boskalis has been awarded a contract by Ports of Stockholm to construct the quay wall for the new Stockholm Norvik Port in Sweden.   Van Oord Wins Dubai Harbor Contract […]

  • 26 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 20-26, 2017).   Jawaharlal Nehru Port Dredging Plans on the Table Press Information Bureau (PIB) of Government of India said that the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved fresh estimates for deepening and widening of the Mumbai harbor […]

  • 15 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 9-15, 2019).   First Phase of Fountain Lake Dredging Almost Done The dredging contractor, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., conducted a survey of the Fountain Lake last Friday, September 6, showing the dredging progress to date, reports Shell Rock River […]

  • 22 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 16-22, 2016).   Panama Canal Expansion Project – May 2016 Update In little over one months’ time, the Inauguration Ceremony of the new Panama Canal will mark the completion of the largest infrastructure undertaking in the waterway since the […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Land Trust for the Mississippi Coastal Plain (LTMCP) and partners will celebrate the opening of the Coastal Restoration and Nature Education Study Area at Weeks Bayou in Ocean Springs tomorrow, at the site on the west end of East Beach. During this project, approximately 2.3 acres at Weeks Bayou were restored as a green […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Eyemouth Harbour Trust, Scotland, has just announced the beginning of dredging operations in the harbour area. According to the official notice released by the Trust, the dredging works will be conducted by the contractor – Shearwater Dredging. The dredging is set to take place at the entrance, canyon, Gunsgreen basin and the inner harbour basin, […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    As an important part of the New York Harbor dredging project, blasting program in the Kill Van Kull off Bayonne will proceed for at least another three weeks, according to nj.com. This work will be undertaken between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. and no blasting will be performed on Sundays or Federal Holidays. To remove […]

  • 21 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 15-21, 2018).   Van den Herik Wins Dredging Contract in Poland The local authority of the Polish maritime administration in Szczecin has selected Dutch dredging company Van den Herik to design and execute the deepening and widening of the […]

  • 14 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 8-14, 2017).   Caterpillar to Power the World’s Largest Split Hopper Dredger Caterpillar Marine has just announced that the world’s largest split hopper dredger is being built with a complete Cat® engine and propulsion package.   Seatools Presents DipMate […]