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  • 16 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Damen Cutter Suction Dredger, type CSD500, the La Portuaria is currently busy on a new dredging project in Argentina. Work on this dredging project started in early May. Relocated by truck to the Río Salado, the La Portuaria was assembled on a sloping river bank to be pulled into the river. The new dredging job […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Mackley is delivering emergency flood prevention works to protect the historic town of Sandwich in Kent. Sandwich lies close to the coast on the River Stour, and a short section of approximately 35 metres of the river wall at Pillory Gate Wharf was identified as being on the […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Kingston District Council and Cape Jaffa Development Company have begun dredging at the Cape Jaffa Marina. “We are now a week into our dredging campaign and works are progressing well with no anticipated delays at this stage,” the Council said. A significant campaign to dredge the marina channel back to ‘as constructed’ depth of -3.5 […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK has taken steps to deliver an active travel project and coastal defense works in Old Colwyn. The contractor was hired by Conwy County Borough Council to improve the coastal defenses and active travel route at Splash Point, at the arches end of the Old Colwyn promenade. The scheme, scheduled to […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Offshore Brittany, France, an intricate cleaning job has been performed in the channel with the help of the Damen DOP250 dredge pump. The vessel “Roxane Z” was fitted out with all dredging gear – a DOP250 attached to one of the on-board cranes, and another DOP250 on deck acting as a booster station. On deck […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bell Dredging Pumps BV has just released a photo of their Bell 200 dredging pump with double cutter head working in Sint-Baafs-Vijve in Belgium. A new canal lock is being built in which ships of 4500 ton and up to 190 meters long can pass. The canal lock will be 16 meters wide, which is […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME Group’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Lange Wapper is currently busy working on the New Lock mega project in Terneuzen, the Netherlands. Under this project, sand is being dredged and discharged through a 1km pipeline in the reclamation area of the new lock complex. During the works, the existing lock complex remains accessible for […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Manson Construction Co. recently released the latest update on the Atchafalaya River 2019 Maintenance Dredging Project. This project involves river maintenance dredging utilizing the cutter suction dredge (CSD) ROBERT M WHITE (RM WHITE) along the southern reaches of the Atchafalaya River. According to Manson, the work consists of three primary dredging reaches: Crewboat Cut, the […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Australia’s largest backhoe dredge – the giant Woomera has been busy lately clearing the hard clays from the Trinity Inlet. The Ports North this morning released a video showing the backhoe dredge Woomera working near the Port of Cairns wharves as part of the dredging for the Cairns Shipping Development project. Spanning 65 meters in […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME Group has just unveiled this photo from a challenging port expansion project completed in Ghana. Building on the company’s previous success in the region, in 2017, DEME was awarded several new contracts in Africa with a total value of approximately EUR 125 million. The contracts were awarded for projects in Angola, Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The latest Seafarers Happiness Index report, published by The Mission to Seafarers recently, has revealed that seafarers working onboard dredging vessels are the most satisfied in the global maritime industry. The report, which is produced in association with leading mutual P&I insurer the Shipowners’ Club, is based on the responses of thousands of seafarers across […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Most maritime infrastructure projects are required to undergo vigorous environmental and cultural or social impact assessments before they are given permission to proceed. These evaluations look out for evidence demonstrating avoidance, minimization or mitigation of impacts in the preparation, actual construction and post-construction phases. Juan C. Savioli, Head of the Coastal and Estuarine Department DHI […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    A dredging project at the Port of Workington, wholly owned and operated by Cumbria County Council, is nearing its completion. The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Deo Gloria started the latest Workington dredging campaign on Monday, 8th July 2019. Under the cleanup plan, scheduled to be wrapped up in the following days, the TSHD is […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, members of the Louisiana congressional delegation introduced H.R. 3814, which amends the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) to increase the share of offshore oil and gas revenues that flow to Gulf states impacted by the industry, and ensure that the additional revenue would be spent on coastal restoration and protection. Restore the […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Almost 60 young employees from four members of International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) came together on June 12, 2019, at the Hilvaria Studios in Hilvarenbeek, the Netherlands. René Kolman, Secretary General of IADC, welcomed the participants and started with an introduction of IADC, what the association stands for and its activities. After this short […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has just released an update on two projects which stood out in 2018; at 15,500 kilometers from each other, in the far north and in the far south, JDN employees and vessels were working for the deepening of the ports of Ushuaia (Argentina) and Oulu (Finland). In the southernmost port of Argentina, […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Damen built CSD350 “Kingston” has done a grand job at Cape Jaffa, Australia. The $3 million worth cutter suction dredger was transported from the Netherlands to Port Adelaide in seven shipping containers before assembling at Cape Jaffa. The dredger, which arrived earlier this year, was required to re-open the main entrance of the marina. Having dredged […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work to increase the depth of riverbed for the ambitious inland waterways project connecting Gomati river with Bangladesh’s Ashuganj is set to begin next month, reports the Tripurainfo. According to an official release, this decision was taken at a meeting between Union Minister of Shipping Nitin Gadkari and Chief Minister Biplab Kumra Deb in Delhi […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, last Friday (Dec. 14) unveiled a photo from the Port of Baltimore dredging project. The Baltimore District is managing this $17.5 million contract that was awarded to Norfolk Dredging for the removal of approximately 2 million cubic yards of material from shipping channels leading to the Port of Baltimore. The project […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has just released a photo of the dredge Mike Hooks working in the Calcasieu Ship Channel. The channel was formed by channelization of the Calcasieu River from Lake Charles to the Gulf of Mexico—36 miles—and an additional 32 miles out into the Gulf. It provides deep draft access […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District, is currently dredging in Pool 9 of the Mississippi River, near Lansing, Iowa, through August 18. According to the Corps Dredging Notice, the district’s hydraulic Dredge Goetz is currently on-site and will be operating 24 hours a day. USACE also added that this dredging operation includes the dredge vessel, […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has been busy over the last couple of days repairing damaged levee along Skagit River. According to the release, USACE is working on two sections of levee totaling 1,700 feet of damage, within Diking District 1, at a cost of about $938,000. “Repairs began on August 6th with […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in its announcement that sixty young professionals from IADC’s member companies came together recently on at Hilvaria Studio’s in Hilvarenbeek, the Netherlands, for their second annual networking event – Peering into Dredging’s Future. After receiving a welcome note from IADC’s Secretary General, Rene Kolman, the group participated in an […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The working group on turbidity limits (WGETL) has started its work, Central Dredging Association (CEDA) said in its latest announcement.  “Turbidity limits are often encountered by the dredging industry around the world and often significant resources are used to comply with turbidity limits. It is therefore very important that the imposed turbidity limits are optimized to […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Schock Contracting Corporation and Tierra Contracting, in combination with DSC Dredge, joined their forces recently to accomplish the emergency dredging project in Carpinteria Salt Marsh. Carpinteria, a small California town approximately 80 miles north of Los Angeles, sits right on the Pacific Ocean with mountains just behind it. Unfortunately, this past year has been very […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    TTC Land Estate Investment Group and Royal HaskoningDHV have signed a contract for the design of an artificial island in Phu Quoc, a new Special Economic Zone in the South West of Vietnam. The signing ceremony took place at the Vietnamese Embassy in The Hague in the presence of Her Excellency, Madame Chairwoman of the […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Bundaberg’s coastal communities will be better prepared for the impacts of rising sea levels, storm tides and erosion as a result of a $451,000 grant from the Palaszczuk Government. According to Minister for Environment and Science, Leeanne Enoch, the funding will allow Bundaberg Regional Council to identify risks and examine management options in communities threatened […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released an interactive Story Map tool to communicate the national significance of Louisiana’s Working Coast. According to CPRA, this visually focused Story Map tells the compelling story using narratives, photos and maps, and conveys diverse and poignant details that surround Louisiana’s vanishing coast and the necessity […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Beach nourishment is a soft alternative to hard coastal defenses and protects against flooding and erosion by dissipating the wave energy. Also referred to as beach replenishment, the work describes a process by which sediment, usually sand, lost through longshore drift or erosion is replaced from other sources. It is executed with natural elements and allows […]