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  • 24 November 2020
    Equipment

    The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search Monday for a man who went missing after falling overboard near Blount Island, Sunday.  Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville received notification at approximately 3 a.m., Sunday from the Tugboat Pop, stating that a 42-year-old man fell into the water while transiting from a tug to the clamshell dredge barge New […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

      The U.S. Coast Guard – together with the crews from the partner agencies – is searching for a missing mariner after a dredge workboat capsized near Charleston Harbor Thursday. According to the USCG report, the two mariners were on the workboat when it capsized, one was recovered by the dredge. Coast Guard Sector Charleston […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Two people are missing after a ship fire off the coast of South China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Saturday morning, local maritime authorities said. The dredging vessel caught fire around 10 a.m. in sea waters about 5 km from a pier of a local power plant in the city of Beihai, according to the […]

  • 11 March 2011

    The Dredging Corporation of India Ltd, Visakhapatnam has celebrated the National Safety Week. The celebrations were inaugurated on 4 th March 2011 with Safety flag hoisting and safety pledge administering to the employees by the then CMD, Capt.S.S.Tripathi. During the week, elocution and slogan competitions on safety conducted. Safety lecture sessions on Fire Safety and Hazardous waste disposal were undertaken. Capt.P.M.Saravanan, […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) officials have published report on the investigation of the man overboard from the dredger Cherry Sand that resulted in one fatality in the non-tidal basin at Port Babcock Rosyth, Scotland on 28 February 2019. According to the report, on 28 February 2019, the master of Cherry Sand was […]

  • 24 August 2020
    Safety, Vessels

    The Coast Guard has suspended its search Saturday for two missing crew members from the dredging vessel Waymon L Boyd. Two people are still missing and six have been hospitalized for injuries caused by a pipeline explosion after a dredging vessel hit a submerged gas pipeline in the Corpus Christi Ship Channel on Friday. “Our […]

  • 24 February 2010

    Mangalore February 24, 2010: The Karnataka State Fishermen Action Committee has appealed to the state government to immediately take up dredging of all fishing ports in Karnataka. The committee has averred that if not, next monsoons will be very difficult for fishermen and marine accidents may be a daily affair. [mappress] source: Mangalorean, February 24, […]

  • 3 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    A male worker died in an accident at Lyons Shipyard in Norfolk on 31 December, reports wavy.com. According to Angelo Costa of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in Norfolk, the incident occurred on a dredge barge. Further details were not immediately available and the victim’s name has not been released. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 August 2012

    On Saturday evening, another barge grounding occurred near Greenville, Mississippi. According to Army Corps of Engineers spokesman Robert Anderson, a barge ran past buoys marking the Mississippi River shipping channel. This accident closed the Mississippi River to shipping. There are currently several dredgers working to clear the channel. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, August 28, 2012; […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two vessels sank in Mobile Ship Channel north of Gaillard Island, Tuesday while conducting dredging operations in the area, the Coast Guard reported today. Towing vessel Miss Sammy Lee was the first on the scene of the incident and successfully managed to save both crews. There were no reported injuries. A Coast Guard Station Dauphin […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Wolf Creek Dam is abuzz with machinery, often bottlenecked with equipment and vehicles, and work crews move about like ants on the work platform in performance of their duties on the foundation remediation project, Feb. 24, 2012. Despite what seems like construction commotion, there hasn’t been a lost-time accident in more than a year. During […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Turkish-flag sand carrier sank earlier today after colliding with another sand coaster vessel west of the Bosphorus entrance.  The accident happened around 2.30 a.m. near Riva, in the Turkish Black sea, when vessel AKEL hit another vessel, the SENGUL K, and sank shortly after the collision. Two units from the General Directorate of Coastal Safety and Turkish Coast Guards Command were dispatched […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard has just announced that the Matagorda Ship Channel is now open for vessel traffic following the successful removal of cutter suction dredge Everett Fisher. According to the Coast Guard report, USCG lifted the safety zone and reopened the Matagorda Ship Channel to vessel traffic Tuesday evening near Port Lavaca, Texas. The […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) received a report yesterday at around 10.00am that a Bolivian-registered sand dredging barge, Oceanline SC208, had capsized 7.5 nautical miles north-east of Pedra Branca in Singapore waters. According to the vessel’s agent, there were 15 crew members (14 Chinese nationals and one Malaysian) on board at the time […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a diesel fuel spill near Buffalo Bayou, Texas, yesterday morning.  Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the captain of the dredger Susan Crosby that during a fuel transfer the vessel’s tank overflowed and released an estimated 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel into the Houston Ship Channel just north […]

  • 4 January 2012

    A boat bound for Bacolod City was delayed after it grazed the anchor of a dredger of the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) at the Iloilo …   By Nestor P. Burgos Jr. (inquirer) [mappress] Source: inquirer, January 4, 2012;

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions Limited has been fined £2.6 million after an employee was killed when the trench he was working in collapsed on him in Lancashire. On the 14 April 2010, James Sim, 32, from Barry, South Wales, who was employed as a subcontractor on behalf of Balfour Beatty, was laying ducting for new cable […]

  • 3 November 2011

    Up to now, the Doha New Port Project Department has fulfilled over one million hours of safety working. The Project Department has also made remarkable achievements in HSE management and is fully affirmed by the Employer and the Consulting Engineer. It has received One Million Working Hours Zero-Accident Certificate issued by the Employer. Since construction […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The body of the woman who fell from a yacht when it collided with a dredger has been found. A dive team from Norfolk Fire Service has been diving approximately 5 nautical miles out to sea in the location where a yacht sank. The woman’s body has been taken ashore and a post mortem examination […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The body of Floris Heeren, a 23-year-old Belgian crew member of the “Juan Sebastian de Elcano”, who died after falling off his ship Monday, November 3rd, has been recovered and brought to a funeral parlor, reported the abs-cbnnews. According to the preliminary report, Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger “Sebastian de Elcano” was docked one nautical mile from the […]

  • 1 March 2012

      Dredging works undertaken in the Royal Harbor were interrupted when a backhoe went into the canal. The workers stated that they were dredging in the canal behind a home in the 1500 block of Blue Fin Court when the backhoe, placed on a dredging barge, fell off and slipped into the water. A crane […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were contacted to investigate an incident at the Passmore Avenue in Port Dover, reports theloop.ca. Two days ago, at approximately 7 pm, police were called to the mentioned place after receiving reports of a backhoe that had plunged into the water. The large excavator slipped off a barge while it […]

  • 21 July 2010

    Work on the Port of Siuslaw’s turning basin has come to a halt after an accident with the tug and barge earlier this month. On the evening of July 6, a tug was towing the loaded barge to a disposal site outside the Siuslaw River bar when the barge hit a submerged object that tore […]