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  • 17 May 2012

    After five picture perfect days of calm seas, Hall Contracting’s Cutter Suction Dredge, “SAIBAI”, has successfully opened the channel of the notoriously difficult-to-cross Mooloolah River Mouth in Queensland, Australia. Director of Hall Contracting, Peter Hall, said this is a welcome change after the recent run of bad weather. “The project has delivered a double benefit […]

  • 30 June 2010

    Both good news and bad news was presented to the Jacksonville Port Authority Board of Directors at its monthly meeting Monday. [mappress] Source: jaxdailyrecord, June 30, 2010;

  • 29 September 2011

    Describing $626 million in badly needed repairs to the state’s coastal infrastructure – for crumbling sea walls, dredging and portside …   By Kyle Cheney (heraldnews) [mappress] Source: heraldnews, September 29, 2011;

  • 22 February 2011

    Members of the Mandeville boating community call an Army Corps dredging project a bad idea. For now, the existing boat launch off Lakeshore… (wwltv) [mappress] Source: wwltv, February 22, 2011;

  • 10 November 2010

    The operators of Aberdeen Harbour should dredge the entrance and consider a better breakwater to help ships in bad weather, it has been… (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, November 11, 2010;

  • 8 November 2011

    Despite equipment failure and recent bad weather, the beach replenishment project is proceeding in South Bethany, officials said… By Alyson Cunningham (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, November 8, 2011

  • 19 August 2011

    There is good news and bad news coming out of the Hannibal Parks and Recreation Department regarding the anticipated marina dredging.   By DANNY HENLEY (hannibal) [mappress] Source: hannibal, August 19, 2011;

  • 4 November 2009
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The dredge “Kaishuu” works tirelessly on the Cancun Coast, despite the bad weather in the region, it has not suspended its work for 24 hours a day… Source: Por Esto!, November 4, 2009

  • 24 August 2011

    The beach renourishment project on Fort Myers Beach sits idle again. The project has been delayed by equipment failures and bad weather…  (nbc-2) [mappress] Source: nbc-2, August 24, 2011;

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Bournemouth Borough Council has been granted over £1.2million by the Government to repair storm damage caused last winter to its coastline at Hengistbury Head, with works due to start on 8th September. Councillor David Smith, Cabinet Member for Planning and Environment at Bournemouth Borough Council, said: “Securing this investment is great news for Bournemouth following […]

  • 20 May 2011

    Robert Carnes thinks it’s a bad idea. Bill Berghuis thinks a good idea. Both will find out on Thursday if a proposed Austin Lake improvement… More info: mlive By Tom Haroldson [mappress] Source: mlive, May 20, 2011;    

  • 5 November 2012

    According to Congressman Peter DeFazio, the dredging future for Port of Port Orford will not be so bright this year. The Army Corps of Engineers says it can’t afford to dredge the port this year, nor in the near future, reports theworldlink.com. The several small ports in the Northwest will face similar cuts. “This would […]

  • 26 May 2011

    The “Pearl River” sucked a 250-kg-bomb from the bottom off the coast of Zeebrugge on May 24, 2011 at 3.50 a.m. Because of bad weather the bo… (vesseltracker) [mappress] Source: vesseltracker, May 26, 2011;

  • 23 April 2012

    According to the Lautoka City Council,the Vunato River dredging will begin once the weather clears. “We want to lessen the amount of water that travels through the river and that can only be done through dredging,” stated Praveen Bala, the Special administrator. On Wednesday Mr Bala accompanied Commissioner Western Commander Joeli Cawaki on a tour […]

  • 5 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    PLUM ISLAND — A plan to replenish the badly eroded beach at Plum Island Center and save homes has been put off until at least next fall. [mappress] Source: Newbury Port News, January 5, 2010;

  • 31 January 2010

    Anyone weary of bad news about the economy would have felt a lot better Friday after hearing the Long Beach State of the Port speech. It was about creating thousands of new jobs, and investing many millions in the future… [mappress] Source:presstelegram,January 31,2010;

  • 8 April 2010
    Project & Tenders

    JUNO BEACH, FL – The 2.4 mile Juno Beach renourishment project is over. Bad weather and mechanical breakdowns not to mention two dead sea turtles put the project behind by 6 weeks… [mappress] Source: WPTV, April 8, 2010

  • 11 October 2012

    After a three-week shutdown, Honeywell will resume the Onondaga lake dredging project today. The slight delay on the project was caused by residents’ complaints over the bad odors. These odors were a nuisance but never a health threat, said John McAuliffe, Honeywell’s Syracuse program director. Over the past two weeks, the company has undertaken some […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is looking to take advantage of the El Niño by continuing its dredging and desilting operations in Manila Bay. According to the PNA, DPWH-Bureau of Equipment (BOE) Director Toribio Ilao announced that though the effects of such weather condition for some are damaging, for them it […]

  • 2 May 2011

    Wet weather is once again delaying progress on the Lakeview Park pond improvements… (desmoinesregister) [mappress] Source: desmoinesregister, May 2, 2011;

  • 31 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Phase I of the largest PCB dredging project ever undertaken began this past year on the Hudson River at Fort Edward. It went badly, with dredging completed in just over half of its planned area, and with discovery of a previously unknown… Source: Blogspot/RAM TRAC Corporation, January 31, 2010

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     At Gansbaai in South Africa, the town’s fishing port badly needed maintenance dredging. Local contractor, Guerrini Marine Construction used their pontoon-based wire crane to maneuver a Damen DOP150. The DOP150 was lowered to the sea bed, and with the 8-bar jet water pressure the pump crated its own mining pit. The DOP submersible dredge […]

  • 8 August 2011

    The dredging of Douglas inner harbour has been put back until the winter after contractors were pulled from the job. Dredging removes build-up of silt washed into the harbour from the rivers during bad weather, but the job is now on (manxradio) [mappress] Source: manxradio, August 8, 2011

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At least ten yachts moored outside Medway Yacht Club were struck and badly damaged yesterday by what is believed to be a dredger in the fog. Fortunately, no one was on board of the yachts at the time of the incident, so there were no injuries. According to one sailor from Bromley, the dredger Arco Arun […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Delta Marine Consultants has signed a license agreement for the use of 12,500 m3 of Xblocs for the construction of the new marina in Cadzand in the Netherlands. The marina of Cadzand is part of  the upgrading of the coastal defenses at Cadzand (‘Zwakke schakels’). The project comprises of 2 breakwaters built with 4m3 and […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging that has been taking place in Cork Harbor on all main shipping channels since 9th September will be completed by the end of today, according to a spokesman from the port. The dredging program has led to some bad odors, particularly in the city center area. This is an unavoidable side effect of the dredging process […]