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  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of a future Corio Bay Channels Upgrade Project, investigative works in the vicinity of No 1 and No 2 Beacons in the Wilson Spit Channel will be conducted between October 28 and November 9, 2015. These works will be undertaken by the Heron Construction’s backhoe dredger Machiavelli, the Victorian Regional Channels Authority said. The Machiavelli, with […]

  • 1 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Machiavelli Ready for Action As part of a future Corio Bay Channels Upgrade Project, investigative works in the vicinity of No 1 and No 2 Beacons in the Wilson Spit Channel will be conducted between October 28 and November 9, 2015.   Dredge Yard Delivers the Auger […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Chris Collins announced last week that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) FY17 Work Plan for Operations & Maintenance includes $725,000 in maintenance dredging funding for the Wilson Harbor, NY. “Ensuring our harbors are dredged and maintained on a regular basis helps deter safety risks and potential negative impacts to a local economy,” […]

  • 5 October 2012

    Geodis Wilson will manage the transport of 16 lock gates, each weighing more than 4,000 tons, for the the expansion of the Panama Canal. An initial vessel, carrying four of the gates will depart from Italy in February 2013 and will be followed by a further three shipments throughout the year. The project is scheduled […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced his push for the Harbor Maintenance Act of 2013, which would free up critical dredging funding that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) needs in order to dredge Wilson Harbor and keep the harbor fully open. Each day, sediment settles at the bottom of Lake Ontario, reducing water […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Contracted crews working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, began maintenance dredging of the York Spit Channel in the Chesapeake Bay Saturday, May 9th to maintain safe passage for container ships calling at the Port of Baltimore. The channel is being dredged to a depth of 51 feet and width of 800 […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredge has arrived in Hawks Nest/Tea Gardens to commence the opening of the eastern channel of the lower Myall River. It will take a few days for the component parts of the dredge to be assembled and lowered into the water, reported the Great Lakes Council. “Excavation work commenced in mid-June on this long-awaited project with the […]

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

    Wilson Sons Estaleiros, one of Brazil’s largest providers of integrated logistics and supply chain solutions, began April with the dry-docking of the hydraulic backhoe dredger Simson – owned by Dutch company Van Oord.  The dry-docking includes structural repairs and improvements in the box-cooler, according to an official Wilson Sons’s announcement. The operation took place in […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over the next few months, the Victorian Regional Channels Authority will carry out maintenance and improvements of the shipping lanes in Corio Bay. The works, worth approx $9 million, are scheduled for a September 8 start. The “Geelong Dredging Program 2015″ will ensure that the Port of Geelong, Victoria’s premier bulk cargo port, keeps its competitive […]

  • 3 February 2010
    Business & Finance

    AMSTERDAM–Some shareholders of Smit Internationale NV (SMIT.AE) Wednesday said a revised takeover offer from Royal Boskalis NV (BOKA.AE) that has been recommended by Smit’s board and management still undervalued the Dutch maritime service provider, continuing a split that has caused one Smit board member to stand down. Source: The Wall Street Journal, February 3, 2010

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    One more beach, the 4,000-foot-long barrier known as Popponesset Spit, is among this year’s best restored beaches, according to the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA). For almost two decades Save Popponesset Bay has worked with Massachusetts Audubon Society and the Town of Mashpee to protect one of the town’s most valuable natural resources – […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on a draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impacts for a proposed dune augmentation project adjacent to the root of the South Jetty at Mouth of the Columbia River. The purpose of the project is to prevent further foredune erosion and to minimize […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An aid project delivered in Tuvalu by Australian-owned dredging and civil construction company Hall Pacific in conjunction with New Zealand’s Calibre Consulting has taken out a prestigious Gold Award as part of the 2016 Innovate Awards of Excellence held in New Zealand in September. The awards recognize excellence in engineering and consulting and saw the […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock of Oak Brook, Illinois, is making good progress dredging one of the channels associated with the Baltimore Harbor. According to the Army Corps, crews are currently dredging roughly 950k cubic yards of material from the Brewerton Channel Eastern Extension, ensuring continued safe navigation for vessels going in and out of the […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District employees from the Planning Management team have been out in the field this summer surveying marina owners and operators from 6 harbors in Lake Ontario between Wilson Harbor, Wilson, NY and Little Sodus Bay Harbor, Fair Haven, NY.  The purpose of the surveys is to provide a detailed […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A joint venture including BESIX – NDI GROUP has won a contract from the Maritime Office in Gdynia, Poland, (Urząd Morski w Gdyni) to build a shipping channel through the Vistula Spit. The Vistula Spit is a peninsular stretch of land, separating the Vistula Lagoon from the Gdańsk Bay. The works include the construction of […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Neumann Contractors have been awarded the dredging contract for South Channel and South Wavebreak Island Channel Dredging 2016 project on the Gold Coast, Queensland. The works involve the dredging operations in the nominated shallow areas of the primary South Navigation Channel and the secondary South Wavebreak Island Channel. The sand will be used to re-nourish […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has begun dredging approximately 5.5 million cubic yards of material from six channels associated with the Baltimore Harbor, ensuring continued safe navigation for vessels going in and out of the Port of Baltimore. The Corps awarded two contracts worth up to approximately $56.2 million to Great Lakes […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Fuel shortages and empty store shelves are a potential reality Alaskans will not have to face thanks to the work of 45 crewmembers aboard the Essayons, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-owned and operated hopper dredge. The vessel performed a dredging mission for the Corps’s Alaska District from May 12 through June 18 in the […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    A significant amount of dredging works will be undertaken in the Raby Bay areas during the next six months, according to the Department of Transport and Main Roads – Maritime Safety Queensland. These dredging operations, set to last from March 6 until September 30, will be conducted in the approaches to Ross Canal and the channel […]

  • 22 December 2011

    The Noosa Dog Beach project is set to power towards a long term solution to longstanding erosion problems at Noosa Spit. Division 11 Councillor Russell Green said a new dredge would soon be in place and work would recommence early in the new year.  “The new dredge will deliver around three times the volume of […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jan De Nul Group recently completed the capital dredging works for the Channel Risk and Optimization Project (CROP) in Port Hedland, Western Australia. Over the past three years a combination of Hopper Dredgers, a Cutter Suction Dredger and Split Hopper Barges were deployed to dredge sections of the 42-km long navigational channel to further enhance […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    A beach nourishment work at the Purangi Estuary end of Cooks Beach is officially underway, Thames-Coromandel District Council said in their latest announcement. The work started last week and will take about 14 days to complete. According to the council, it will involve the extraction of 1650m3 of sand from the spit and placing it […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) is announcing that the long awaited dredging of three Lake Ontario harbors is on track to happen next year. Collins says the Army Corp of Engineers now has the funding it needs to perform maintenance dredging in Oak Orchard, Olcott and Wilson harbors. Dredging removes built-up sediment that, over time, narrows […]

  • 16 September 2011

    Determining how best to replenish Narragansett Town Beach hinges on the answers to several key questions.   By Iain Wilson (scindependent) [mappress] Source: scindependent, September 16, 2011

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    PortsToronto is about to begin annual dredging project that will remove up to 40,000 cubic meters of debris and sediment from the mouth of the Don River. Each year, thousands of tons of sediment build up where the Don River empties into the Keating Channel which, if not removed, could cause the river to backup and […]