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  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cagayan de Oro City Government is ready to undertake dredging operations on the Cagayan de Oro River with the goal to remove the sandbars and restore the depth of the river as a deterrent against flooding.  In his special report, Councilor Zaldy Ocon said that during low tide boulders and sand bars are seen jutting […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 May 2013

    During the past nine years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey have been deepening 38 miles of federal navigation channels in the New York Harbor to a depth of 50 feet. Recently, the New York District awarded the final major construction contract, which […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Several numbers of big sized dredge valves have been successfully handed over to Van Oord, a leading contractor in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects. The dredge valves with inner diameter of 1100 and 1600 mm are going to control the flow of water and sand in the suction and discharge pipes from the trailing […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District requires a contract to provide Maintenance Dredging Morehead City Harbor Inner Ocean Bar Range A and Cutoff, Carteret County NC. The work consists of maintenance dredging of the Morehead City Harbor Range A and Cutoff. The work will consist of removal and disposal of shoaled material that […]

  • 18 May 2012

    The City of Yerington dredging project is funded from a $1.2 million grant the city received from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), which is the administrator of the federally-funded Walker River Basin Restoration Project. This dredging project is nearing completion, with an operations test of the dredging equipment and system slated for Thursday […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Manitoulin Streams Improvement Association (MSIA), with support and labor help from the municipality of Central Manitoulin, recently completed the dredging operations at the mouth of the Mindemoya River, according to the Manitoulin Expositor. Commenting this cleanup scheme, Seija Deschenes, coordinator of MSIA, said that they had put in a work permit application to the Ministry of Natural […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction Co., from Seattle, Washington, has won a $22.8 million contract for the West Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging 2019 Project. The dredging scheme includes three locations: Humboldt Bay Bar and Entrance, California; Columbia River, Oregon/Washington – from River Mile 3+00 to 105+00; Mouth of the Columbia River, Oregon/Washington. Under the dredging plan, approximately 3.2 million […]

  • 20 March 2012

    Dredging is scheduled to begin next week in Baker Bay to remove shoaling that the U.S. Coast Guard identified as a hazard to their ability to perform rescue operations at the Columbia River Bar. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $683,550 contract on March 9, to Vancouver, Wash.-based small business HME Construction, Inc. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI) has won a contract for the maintenance dredging works for the Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT), a statutory body under the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India. This project will include dredging operations on the shipping channels leading to Haldia Dock Complex in the Hooghly Estuary for a period of five years, beginning […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WeSubsea has introduced brand new 4” High Capacity (HC) Titanium ROV Dredger, designed with a focus on performance, light weight and ease of use to the operator. The highly efficient dredger is supplied ready to be mounted on to the ROV with WeSubsea’s all new compact light weight back flush system for quick and easy operation. […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is planning to release an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for the West Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging 2018. According to the Corps, the project includes hopper dredging work at four locations: Humboldt Bay Bar and Entrance, California; San Francisco Mainship Channel, California; Columbia River, Oregon/Washington from River Mile 3+00 to […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the Army Corps’ Portland District Commander, Col. Aaron Dorf, took a tour of a dredging project near Wauna, Oregon. The commander went aboard the Bayport, a contract hopper dredge removing sediment up and down the West Coast. Each year, during the summer months, Portland District manages a contract to dredge several West Coast […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. LLC, (GLDD) of Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $10.7 million contract for maintenance dredging at the U.S. Naval Station Mayport, Duval County, Florida. Bids for this dredging program were solicited via the internet with three received, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. Project consists of maintenance […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources, Victoria, Australia, yesterday released a video of the 60-meter trailing suction hopper dredger Tommy Norton’ arriving at his home port of Gippsland Lakes. The recently delivered hopper dredger has already started work to deliver safe and reliable ocean access for the commercial vessels that cross the entrance […]

  • 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 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The beach nourishment operations for the Quackstrand beach at the Haringvliet near Hellevoetsluis officially started last week. Mr. Robert van der Kooi, chairman of the Voorne-Putten recreation board, together with partners Hellevoetsluis municipality, Southwest Netherlands sport fishery, Netherlands sport fishery and Natuurmonumenten, gave their go-ahead for enlarging the beach at Quackstrand. Quackstrand beach is a […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of India’s Fisheries Department has called for tenders to undertake dredging and desilting of the Pulicat Lake estuary in Tamil Nadu state, South India. This is a temporary solution to remove tonnes of silt that is blocking the movement of seawater into and out of the brackish water lake in Tiruvallur district, The […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has issued Presolicitation Notice for the maintenance dredging of the Wilmington Harbor Inner Ocean Bar in Brunswick County, North Carolina. The work shall consist of maintenance dredging of the Federal navigation channel reaches including Smith Island Channel, Baldhead Shoal Channel Reach 1, and Baldhead Shoal Channel Reach 2. […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine Inc. has won an $11.4 million contract for the Wilmington Harbor Inner Ocean Bar maintenance dredging program in Brunswick County, North Carolina. Bids for this project were solicited via the Internet with two received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The dredging program, set to be accomplished by hydraulic cutter suction dredger, will be […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have shown how air bubbles could keep sediments from obstructing bends in river waterways such as the Rhine River, which has to be dredged regularly to stay open for freight ships. The Rhine River is a crucial transport artery, carrying hundreds of millions of tons of freight […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard has announced that it has delivered its heavy duty ball joints to Van Oord. The dredge ball joints are suitable for pipe inner diameter of 900mm and working pressure of 30 bar. Those ball joints are of heavy duty design for pumping water and sand for long distances. To assure high quality, Dredge […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Figueira da Foz Port (Portugal) – managed by APFF-Administração do Porto da Figueira da Foz, SA – is about to award a contract for the deepening of the port’s main channel. On Monday, September 24, the Port announced that the award of the project and environmental impact study for the deepening of the bar and navigation channel […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    During January 2018, Cardiff Marine Services was contracted to carry out maintenance dredging at Porthcawl Marina over 21 tides.  Throughout the dredging works, conducted by water injection method, an average of 1.3  to 1.5m of silt was removed from the dredged area. The majority of the dredging exercise reduced the levels down to the original bed […]