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  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The registration of Rotterdam Container Terminal (RCT) on the Maasvlakte and Combi Terminal Twente Rotterdam (CTT) in Pernis means that the InlandLinks network now covers the entire port of Rotterdam area. Previously, UWT in the Waalhaven area and Steinweg Beatrix Terminal in the Eemhaven area also joined. The network now comprises 40 terminals throughout the […]

  • 24 June 2020

    Hansel Marine, a Chinese manufacturer of dredgers and dredging equipment, has successfully delivered their new HS-40A cutter suction dredger to Xinjiang Province in China. The province is located in the North-West of China and borders with many Central Asian countries, including Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Russia, Mongolia and Pakistan. According to Hansel, the HS-40A cutter […]

  • 26 May 2020

    Beginning today, Dredgingtoday.com readers can enjoy an optimised news website with enhanced usability, performance and a fresh look & feel. Great news for all those readers interested in the latest and in-depth news on all things related to dredging industry, as the whole process of improving the website was driven by user experience. Articles are […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has just announced that the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane is about to begin work within the Port of Weipa from early May 2020. “Regular maintenance dredging ensures efficient, navigable shipping depths for our port users,” NQBP CEO Nicolas Fertin said. “Given the current environment, we have been […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, and the consequent containment measures taken by national governments, the dredging industry has adapted quickly to the changing circumstances in order to guarantee the safety of their employees, and the direct project environment, and ensure that important (national) infrastructure projects can continue to be developed and maintained. According […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on Phase II of the Post Florence Renourishment Project are to be completed by April 30th, informs the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. Last Sunday, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock completed pumping sand eastward of the submerged pipeline landing situated near the Sea Dunes subdivision (a.k.a “Line 7”). “They have dissembled the pipeline […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The RECOVER Lake Okeechobee Stage Performance Measure used to evaluate regional scenarios for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) has been approved by the RECOVER (Restoration, Coordination & Verification) Executive Committee. RECOVER (REstoration COordination & VERification) is a multi-agency team of scientists, modelers, planners and resource specialists who organize and apply scientific and technical information […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Associated British Ports Ltd (ABP) has released a tender to the market for dredging and pumping works in Southampton, UK. The notice, published in the Tenders Electronic Daily (TED), said that ABP Southampton is seeking a supplier that will carry out deepening and widening of existing berth pockets by dredging and potentially install scour protection […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has just released an update on their Centara Three Island Reclamation Project. Last year, MTCC signed a contract with a Thailand hospitality management and holding company, Centara Hotels and Resorts, for the land reclamation works on three islands in Kaafu Atoll area. According to the update, MTCC […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The concept of the Twin Dyke in northern Netherlands is almost ready to prove itself, informs the Dutch Water Sector. Along the Wadden Sea, a 2.5 km long double levee section has been constructed. The area between the levees is now being designed with controlled sea water inflow for the farming of salt tolerant crops […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Carteret County Shore Protection Office announced yesterday that they are right on track with the Phase II of the Post Florence Renourishment Project. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock and their hopper dredge Ellis Island have been working uninterrupted and completed the Pine Knoll Shores reach (“Reach 9”) on April 3rd, reported the Shore Protection […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The extension of the existing harbor for Sh. Komandoo harbor upgrade project is well underway, reports the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC). According to the latest update, current work involves quay wall works and dredging and reclamation of the harbor basin. MTCC also reported that as of now, the project is 31% complete. Overall, […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Mayor, Lisa Matthews, is calling out the politics being played on the waterways by the Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast and Member for Terrigal, Adam Crouch. “We waited five months for the NSW Government to approve a funding grant to support the Central Coast Council’s dredging program, an announcement that was made […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Work is complete on the restoration of the main pier in Seahouses after a multi-million pound improvement project, informs the Northumberland County Council. The £3m scheme, which was led by the Council and fully funded by the Environment Agency, involved the whole pier being “re-skinned” to ensure it remained in good condition for years to […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    After successfully securing funding from the Environment Agency, Havant Borough Council is carrying out the next beach recycling campaign along the Eastoke frontage. The aim of this campaign is to reinstate the beach to the 1:200 year design standard of protection, reducing the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to properties and infrastructure. According to […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District has awarded a $37.4 million construction contract to Weston Solutions of Chester, Pennsylvania, for closing the final breach on the L-550 levee system before Mar. 1. This contract is the second final repair contract to be awarded for the Missouri River Left Bank Levee Systems, which will […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The subsea technology company Seatools has completed the delivery of a CT umbilical winch – on behalf of its client Van Oord. The winch will power Van Oord’s new subsea trencher “Deep Dig It,” which will be deployed during cable installation operations at an offshore wind farm later this year. “The plug-and-play umbilical winch stands […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction of the East Dike on the Dapeng Peninsula near Shenzhen in China is progressing rapidly, reports KACP. In its latest update on the project KCAP said that in order to ensure protection against storm surges in the near future, hard work has been done on site on the realization of the primary flood […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Foyle and Marine Dredging Ltd has just released these amazing photos from their dredging project at Smooth Point, Killybegs Fishery Harbor Center, Co. Donegal. The dredging is part of a €14.7 million capital works contract to deliver a 120m long quay development and associated works in the area. According to the Department of Agriculture, Food […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The dredging of 1 Mile creek in Port Hinchinbrook, Cardwell is today one step closer with liquidator Offermans agreeing for Cassowary Coast Regional Council to use their existing dredging permits. While there are still significant steps needed to fulfill the Federal Government requirements, this is a positive development for the project, said the Council in […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    As part of Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) annual maintenance dredging campaign, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane was recently in the Port of Gladstone. Visiting the area from November 14 to December 18, the dredger maintained approximately 50 km of channels and berths, which are required to keep ships moving safely in and out […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District has just announced that Wicomico River dredging operations are about to begin in Maryland. Crews under contract with the Army Corps will soon be dredging the upper portion of the Wicomico River to ensure vessels can continue safely carrying fuel, materials and agricultural supplies to and from […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has started construction works on the Arundel tidal defense scheme (ATDS). According to the EA, construction of the new flood defense at River Road and Tarrant Wharf, and work to strengthen the river wall along Fitzalan Road, started in November 2019. This work will continue to February 2020 (Fitzalan Road/Tarrant Wharf) and […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced the release of a new CEDA guidance paper by its Working Group on Effective Contract-Type Selection (WGECS), initiated by the CEDA Dredging Management Commission (DMC). This new guidance paper, along with the Checklist for Successful Management released by CEDA in 2017, aims to assist parties to works contract […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Luka Koper, Slovenia, has started this year a series of major investments aimed at increasing capacity especially on the Container and at the Car & RO-RO terminal. According to the company, intensive construction works are going on various locations around the port. One of the main projects is the extension of the container terminal quayside. […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Foyle and Marine Dredging Ltd. has commenced dredging operations in Killybegs, Donegal County, Ireland. The company announced today that their dredger ‘Dinopotes’, fitted with an environmental bucket to minimize turbidity, is performing the works. The dredging is part of a €14.7 million capital works contract to deliver a 120m long quay development and associated works […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Executive Board of Van Oord has announced that as of 1 January 2020, Paul Verheul will take over the position of Hans van der Ven and has been appointed as Executive Director of MerweOord B.V., the Van Oord family holding company. According to Van Oord, it’s the intention that Paul will also be nominated […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took part in some very significant projects all over the world during the last months. Just in the third quarter of 2019, UniSite successfully supported maintenance of world famous trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) and […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Scarborough Borough Council owned dredger ‘Sandsend’ is working in more confined areas of Scarborough Harbor today. The dredger is licensed by the Marine Management Organization (MMO) to remove 10,000 tons of spoil from this harbor each year in order to keep it fit for vessels to utilize it safely. After the ships Master maneuvers […]