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  • 20 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Town of Bedford, MA, yesterday released the latest update about their Fawn Lake Dredging Program. As of October 16th, the Dredgit crew has completed the dredging operation at Fawn Lake. Also, they have removed the dewatering equipment. The materials storage bin has been dismantled and the lawn area will be regraded, said the Town. […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Kansas Jerry Moran has joined his colleagues in calling on USACE to provide additional funding for projects that will improve navigation on the Lower Missouri River. “Currently, there is a critically dire situation related to navigation challenges in several areas along the Missouri River where serious barge traffic accidents have occurred and commercial activity has […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A New York State senator is calling for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to “immediately” dredge Jones Inlet for safer navigation after a fatal boating accident on May 2, Newsday reports.  Senator Todd Kaminsky requested in a May 4 letter that the federal agency dredge the inlet that is a major waterway between Nassau […]

  • 2 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 27 – February 2, 2020).   TSHD Anchorage Launched in Harlingen Thecla Bodewes Shipyards launched the 3000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Anchorage in Harlingen last Friday.   Man Killed During Topsail Beach Dredging Project Town of Topsail Beach, […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Town of Topsail Beach, North Carolina, has just reported a fatal accident involving beach nourishment pipeline. According to the release, the Topsail Beach Police Department, Topsail Beach Fire Department, and Pender County EMS responded to an accident at the intersection of Drum Avenue and Ocean Boulevard yesterday at approximately 11:44 AM (local time). The accident […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) Chairman A.V. Ramana announced last week that Mercator Limited, the owner of sunken hopper dredger Tridevi Prem, has agreed to salvage the wreck, The Hindu informs.  As reported earlier, the Tridevi Prem, abandoned by its crew after water ingress, sunk on September 3 within port limits of NMPT. Indian Coast […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has successfully rescued 13 crew members of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Tridevi Prem, following flooding in the dredger’s pump room, local media reports. According to Indian Coast Guard Karnataka Commander S S Dasila, the dredger owned by Mercator Limited – anchored within port limits of New Mangalore Port Trust […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Access to a 500m section of Aberdeen beach is being closed to the public from Friday, 12 July, due to considerable erosion of sand caused by recent storms, Aberdeen City Council reports.  An estimated 140,000 tonnes has been displaced by the wind and tides leaving a deficit of up to 2m in some places. The […]

  • 7 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 1-7, 2019).   One Killed in Calcasieu Accident The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles is conducting a Marine Casualty Investigation in collaboration with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Law Enforcement Division to determine the […]

  • 2 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 27-June 2, 2019).   Damen to Build New Dredger for Hanson Damen Shipyards Group and Hanson Aggregates Marine signed a contract earlier this month for construction of a Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500.   Cutter Dredger JULIA Launching Ceremony […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A dredger with four Vietnamese people on board sank in the Go Gia River at Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City earlier today, the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reports.  According to an official VNA statement, three out of the four people – all from southern Long An province – were rescued, while the captain went missing. The dredger, […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hanson has completed the first phase of a major upgrade at its Dagenham aggregates depot and wharf on the River Thames in London. The new screening and washing plant is capable of processing 500 tonnes of marine-dredged sand and gravel an hour. “It was designed and supplied by DUO and refined by our project management […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following the start of the Port of Dover’s iconic Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development program of works back in 2014; a key milestone of having worked one million man-hours in Dover has been exceeded. To date over 15 different contractors have been involved all contributing their own specialist skills at the different stages of […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Barlovento Primero, owned by Sociedad Anonima Trabajos Y Obras (SATO), sank yesterday at the Suances Port entrance, west of Santander, Spain, local media reports.  The crew, including the skipper and two sailors, was rescued by another dredging vessel. The TSHD was carrying out dredging works on the port’s channel in […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in its announcement that they are accepting nominations for the IADC Safety Award 2018.  In 2013, IADC established a Safety Committee comprised of QHSE experts from its member companies to encourage the implementation of safety standards as well as enable the sharing of these practices amongst its […]

  • 9 April 2018

    By Lagersmit Ship owners all know it and the stricter environmentally regulations prove it: oil leakage is not done. Whether it’s a dredging vessel or a container ship, oil emission is something that has to be avoided at all times. The impact on the environment is considerable, not to mention the consequences for ship owners. Facts […]

  • 21 March 2018

    A massive multi-agency search-and-rescue (SAR) operation is underway to find the missing crew members of a Chinese sand-dredger that capsized off Malaysia’s southern coast earlier on Wednesday, reports the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA). So far, authorities were able to save three Chinese citizens out of 18 crew members, and one was unfortunately found dead. MMEA Batu Pahat […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The hopper dredger Brasinho, owned by the Faro based dredging company Sofareias, has overturned off the Ria Formosa island of Armona, Portugal. The accident occurred yesterday, January 16th, and the Olhao mayor, Antonio Pina, said it is too early to draw definitive conclusions regarding the possible causes. According to the Portuguese National Maritime Authority, the crew […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A tourist vessel on its way to St Martin’s island collided with a dredging vessel on the Naf River yesterday, United News of Bangladesh (UNB) reports.  Dalim Barua, assistant sub-inspector of Taknaf Model Police Station, said that this accident took place on Teknaf-Saint Martin’s naval route in Naf River around 10am, as the tourist vessel Keari […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has won three DPC Innovation Awards: one for Dredger Design, one for Dredging Equipment and another one for Safety. Best Dredging Design: Hopper vessels with exhaust gas treatment systems Jan De Nul Group ordered four Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers (TSHD) equipped with exhaust gas treatment systems in order to reduce harmful […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC and Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) have been nominated for the Innovative Support Services award for setting up Africa’s first dredging school. The award recognizes support services that enable or enrich the dredging sector that do not include physical dredging activity: examples include education & training, surveying, hydrographics, research & development, consultants, specialist […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has just released the final update on the incident involving Indonesian-registered tanker KARTIKA SEGARA and Dominican-registered dredger JBB DE RONG 19. Following the incident in Singapore territorial waters earlier in September, a body has been found and positively identified as the last missing crew member of dredger […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said in their latest release that two new bodies have been identified as the missing crew members of Dominican-registered dredger JBB DE RONG 19, following a collision with the tanker Kartika Segara in Singapore territorial waters last month. “The first body was found south of Raffles Lighthouse […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Penta-Ocean Construction Company Limited and Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co.,Ltd. (HDEC) have been announced as the 12th IADC Safety Award 2017 nominee. Prior to their collaboration on the Tuas Finger One Project in Singapore, Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd. (POC) and Hyundai Engineering & Construction (HDEC) demonstrated their commitment to enhancing and ensuring safety in the dredging […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just revealed the 6th nominee for its Safety Award 2017 – the Jan De Nul Group’s Controlled Connection of Floating Pipelines. The manual process of connecting floating pipelines has always been a risky task. Calm water conditions and competent skippers, deckhands and crane operators are required to […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘Safety on Site‘. One in five fatal accidents occur in construction and a high percentage of it involves a man on the ground. This article explains how companies can significantly reduce the number of potential accidents on […]