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  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), exclusively for Dredging Today, looks back at 2016 and forward to 2017. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. As such IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its members, but also the dredging industry in […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An oil spill occurred yesterday morning, October 6th, at the coast of Hanhikivi Headland while Terramare Ltd. was conducting hydraulic construction work. The company was performing dredging operations in the area when the bottom of the barge hit the ocean floor causing the oil spill. Approximately 300 liters of oil leaked to the sea, which formed about […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Africa’s first ever dredging simulator was launched today in the port city of Durban, South Africa. The project represents another positive spin-off of ongoing collaboration between Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the Transnet Maritime School of Excellence (MSoE), the Netherlands based Royal IHC and its world-renowned Training Institute. The high-tech simulator – based at the MSoE’s […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 2500 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Macuti, owned by the Mozambican Dredging Comoany (Emodraga), collided with a cargo ship in the Port of Beira access channel on Monday. The cargo ship, a Panama-registered container vessel, was leaving Beira and heading to the Port of Durban, according to the AllAfrica Global Media. A local television station […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    With a PCB clean-up project currently underway, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources authorities are urging boaters to treat the Fox River in Green Bay like a construction zone. “It’s a very congested waterway, and with the dredging project, it’s that much more congested,” said Darren Kuhn, D.N.R. Conservation Warden. “There’s submerged pipes, on-the-bottom pipes, there’s […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Tower Software Ltd., a company involved in providing custom built software and hardware to the Hydrographic Surveying Industry, has installed a new crane dredging control system on the UK Dredging vessel Cherry Sand. “Our in proprietary crane control system outputs data from the crane to the processing unit on the bridge showing the 3D Model of […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    A China-flagged hopper dredger anchored at Haifa Port was set on fire this morning, the Times of Israel reports. Firefighters from the Haifa Fire and Rescue Service put out the fire three hours after it began on the hopper dredger Hang Bo 3001. According to an initial investigation, the fire was started accidentally by welders […]

  • 15 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 8-15).   PortMiami Dredging Pays Off PortMiami is positioning itself to capture new trade opportunities thanks to more than $1 billion of capital infrastructure projects now complete.   TSHD Severnaya Dvina Launched The launching ceremony of the 2000m³ trailing […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Louisiana dredging corporation – C.F. Bean, LLC (Bean) – pled guilty today to a criminal offense relating to the death of Biloxi mariner Mark Barhanovich, announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis and Rear Admiral David R. Callahan, Commander of the Eighth Coast Guard District. Bean admitted improperly marking its dredge operation near Deer Island, […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Nicaragua has approved the resumption of the Nicaragua Grand Canal aerial survey project. Last Friday, HKND Group announced the approval for one of the companies commissioned by CSA Global to continue with the works. The recommencement of the aerial works is for the LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) component of the survey along the proposed […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NEGRINI S.r.l, an Italian manufacturer of a comprehensive range of grabs and buckets for rope machines and crawler mounted cranes, unveiled recently one of its latest innovations, the electro-hydraulic clamshell grab. NEGRINI, active in the market since 1967, supports their clients by analyzing the job that needs to be done and, if needed, adjusts the standard […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging NZ has been fined $79,500 and ordered to pay $42,000 in reparation after the death of a worker, crushed on a dredging barge in West Park Marina, Auckland, on 19 November 2013. Peter Bateman died after being crushed between an excavator and the wall of a hopper, on a barge being skippered by Brent […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The employees of Ellicott Dredges LLC in Baltimore, Maryland had two big reasons for celebration this week. First Ellicott’s Baltimore plant has achieved an enviable safety record of one thousand (1,000) consecutive working days without a lost time accident. Ellicott values safety at all its locations and emphasizes safety in all aspects of its manufacturing […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has won a $76 million deal for the Shell Island West Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) Restoration Project from the State of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). The scope of work includes the creation of 2.8 miles of beach and dune habitat, as well as 281 acres […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Guard is urging mariners to use extreme caution while transiting the Merrimack River entrance due to significant shifting and shoaling between the #2 red and #3 green buoys. Several recent accidents and near misses on the narrow, heavily congested portion of the Merrimack River have created a major safety concern. To help ensure […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Crucial works to repair and rebuild a sea wall at Shortland’s Bluff will help prevent coastal erosion caused by storm surges and protect navigational aids at Queenscliff. The $150,000 works managed by the Victorian Government were completed prior to Easter and will help defend the seawall and coastal assets before the onset of powerful winter […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The River Avon cleanup program in Bath is currently underway. The Environment Agency is removing abandoned cars and up to 150 shopping trolleys from the riverbed in the center of the city. The abandoned vehicles and other objects were identified by the Environment Agency during a recent survey of the city’s flood defenses. They have […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A consortium of environmental scientists has expressed strong concern about the impact of a controversial Central American canal across Nicaragua. The path of the Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans will cut through Lake Cocibolca (aka Lake Nicaragua), Central America’s main freshwater reservoir and the largest tropical freshwater lake of […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), exclusively for Dredging Today, looks back at 2014 and forward to 2015 when it will celebrate its 50th anniversary. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. As such IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging operations are risky. They are large, sprawling with hidden dangers amongst heavy machinery. The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) members are committed to safeguarding their employees and to continuous improvement in guaranteeing a safe and healthy work environment. To encourage this, in 2007 the IADC Board instituted a Safety Award to recognize a […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard and other rescue crews have recovered the body of a missing dredge operator from the Christina River.  The body of Emmanuel Gatling Jr., a dredge maintenance operator for Norfolk Dredging who went missing near the Port of Wilmington after a crane barge capsized Tuesday night, was found around 5:30 p.m. local time, according […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just published the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, the official quarterly publication of IADC. The magazine is supported solely by the IADC as a service to the world-wide dredging community and represents IADC’s commitment to the highest standards of professional conduct.     Articles in this Terra […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies are conducting the search for a 25-year-old Emanuel Gatling in the Christina River near the Port of Wilmington after a crane barge capsized Tuesday night, reported the CBS. According to the Coast Guard, an employee from Norfolk Dredging Company contacted Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center watchstanders around 6:45 […]

  • 30 November 2014
    Business & Finance

                    Latest Video on the New Suez Canal Project Dredging works on the new Suez Canal in Egypt, an ambitious project with a deadline of only nine months, are in full swing and are going according to schedule. Atlas Provides Professionals to New Suez Canal Project A consortium consisting of […]

  • 16 November 2014
    Business & Finance

                    Investigation Launched After Fatal Dredging Accident 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. Southampton Port Ready for Giants […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duke Energy announced the creation of a $10 million Water Resources Fund to benefit waterways across North Carolina and South Carolina. The fund will also be used to improve waterways downstream from Duke Energy operations that flow into neighboring states. In addition to the Water Resources Fund, Duke Energy is investing $500,000 in enhancements to […]