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  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Barnegat Bay Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) is open for public comment until August 31, the Barnegat Bay Partnership (BBP) reports.  Estuaries are natural resources increasingly threatened by pollution, habitat loss, development and resource conflicts. Congress established the National Estuary Program (NEP) in 1987 to pioneer a broad and innovative approach to respond […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jenkins Marine has contracted Manor Marine to provide slipway, repair and maintenance services for the split hopper barge Nab. The 44.10 meter dredging vessel will be on the slipway in Portland, Dorset, for nine weeks to undergo essential works. Commenting the latest news, Operations Director at Manor Marine, Leif Cooper, said: “We are pleased to […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    FSUE Rosmorport North-Western Basin Branch recently added a new vessel to its fleet – the self-propelled hopper barge of project HB 900 named Rabochaya. The Rabochaya, built by Onezhsky Shipbuilding and Ship-Repairing Plant, is the 5th vessel of the technical and dredging fleet that the branch possesses at the moment and the 63rd vessel within […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Chinese Harbor Engineering Co Ltd (CHEC) has officially started construction of the Port of Tibar in Timor-Leste with the first blasts at a quarry to collect construction materials, the Chinese embassy in the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste reported earlier this week.  According to their announcement, the official ceremony to launch the work took place on […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, yesterday successfully completed the initial breach closure on levee breach L-601-C, an inlet breach near Bartlett, Iowa.    A priority breach impacting the I-29 corridor was identified and determined eligible for emergency operations flood fighting direct assistance, said USACE. These initial repairs are directed at stopping the […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tijmen Malschaert, Royal IHC’s product director for standard hopper dredgers, took part in the Africa Ports Expansion Summit today by giving a presentation about how to lower the entry barriers for local dredging operations. At the event, Malschaert said that IHC’s Easydredge – combined with dredge training and services – can be a smart and […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Self-propelled hopper barge ‘Rabochaya’ has successfully completed sea trials at Onego Shipyard LLC, (Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia), informs FSUE Rosmorport. During the trials, the admission board checked the operation status and application requirements, the functioning of automation, navigation and communication aids of the vessel. According to Rosmorport, the vessel showed full readiness for operation and good […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just announced that people living near a flood scheme being built in Sandwell Valley Country Park, aimed to reduce flood risk in Perry Barr and Witton, will have a chance to visit the site next week. The £42.3m scheme is being built by the EA in partnership with Birmingham City Council […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded an $249,218 contract yesterday to close a breach in the L594 levee along the Missouri River southwest of Bartlett, in Mills County, Iowa. USACE awarded the contract to Diamond Group Engineering of Santa Ana, California. The breach closure is a temporary measure until the levee system […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, is hosting scoping meetings to share information and gather public input on the Upper Barataria Basin Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The study area is large with, 75,000 people, 28,000 structures and about 760 square miles, and has a complicated hydrology which may require structural and […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Houston City Council Member, Dave Martin, said in its latest announcement that the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) has authorized the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to remove sand and siltation from the Lake Houston mouth bar. In October 2018, the USACE began removing debris from the San Jacinto River that was deposited during […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) yesterday announced that the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion is facing a delay of at least several months in completing the permitting phase of this keystone restoration project. In response to these timeline updates, Restore the Mississippi River Delta, a coalition of national and local conservation groups said: “This news […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    William J. “Bill” Wetta, Senior Vice President of Product Development & Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of DSC Dredge, LLC was awarded the Barry K. Wendt Commitment Award during National Stone Sand and Gravel Association’s annual convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, held February 10-13, 2019. Deemed ‘The aggregates industry’s highest, most distinguished individual award’, NSSGA established the […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Project Management Branch, Deputy Branch Chief, Sheri Willey, gave a project update on February 26 at the Barker Flood Prevention Community Informational Meeting, held at the Kingsland Baptist Church in Katy, Texas. During the event, Willey informed more than 125 attendees on the status of Flood Risk Management […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Jamaica is embarking on a $5.3 million scheme to build the country’s resilience to climate change, the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) reports.  Dubbed the North Eastern Coastal Resilience Building project, it is one of three components under the Enhancing the Resilience of the Agricultural Sector and Coastal Areas to Protect Livelihoods and […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Baekkun Dredging Co. Ltd., a Korean based manufacturer of eco-friendly dredging equipment, has just reveled a plan to increase its export to emerging economies in Southeast and South Asia, including Bangladesh, Indonesia and India. According to their latest release, the company has gained entitlement to subsidy, offered by the Ministry of SMEs and Startups, to […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    FSUE Rosmorport plans to test an unmanned hopper barge in 2019, Vasily Strugov, Deputy General Director of Rosmorport, said at the 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress, organized by IAA PortNews. According to Strugov, the Rabochaya barge – with a hopper of 900m³ – is under construction at Onezhsky Shipbuilding, Ship Repair Yard (Onega Shipyard). The […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A decision-making committee, appointed by the New Zealand Government’s Environmental Protection Authority, has granted dredging and disposal company Coastal Resources Limited, a 35-year marine consent to dispose of dredged sediment off Great Barrier Island (GBI). Coastal Resources Limited already holds consent to dispose of 50,000 cubic meters of dredged sediment annually at the approved site, […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Barnstable, Massachusetts, said in their latest announcement that the Department of Public Works will be repairing storm-related erosion damage at Blish Point in Barnstable beginning on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. The focus of the repair work is to replace sand along the dune area northwest of the Millway Beach parking area. According to […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    An Expression of Interest has been completed and Pilbara Ports Authority has short-listed two respondents interested in investing to build and operate a new general cargo facility at the Port of Port Hedland. Located at Lumsden Point, at the south eastern end of the inner harbor, the development can accommodate a logistics hub, general cargo […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers solicited and received 95 proposals from across the country for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016. A team of subject matter experts evaluated the proposals and selected 10 projects for the program, including a proposal […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, will host a general scoping meeting this week to gather input for Feasibility Studies for the Upper Barataria Basin Coastal Storm Risk Management and The Amite River and Tributaries-Comprehensive Study East of the Mississippi River, Louisiana. This study will investigate coastal storm damage risk from tidal surges, […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) yesterday reported 6.4 percent year-over-year container volume growth, with a record 2.3 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled in 2018. “Last year marked the third consecutive calendar year of record TEU volume for SCPA. The Port moved 199,701 TEUs in December alone, a 9.2 percent increase over December 2017 […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Civil engineering contractor Jackson has just announced the start of flood control structure preparation at Perry Barr & Witton. The company has diverted the River Tame through a temporary river channel in preparation for the new flood control structure. The team diverted the flow through a temporary excavated south channel by installing a GeoDam at […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand’s Napier Port today released its annual results for the 2018 financial year, with new records set for cargo and cruise. In the year to 30 September 2018, Napier Port celebrated handling a total of 5.1 million tonnes of cargo. A record 2.2 million tonnes of logs were exported to markets across the […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul has just released this beautiful photo of their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Bartolomeu Dias, taken during the Prince Hendrik Sand Dike reinforcement project at Texel, the Netherlands. According to the company’s latest announcement, the TSHD recently pumped ashore the last portion of sand, completing the goal – a total of 5 million m³ […]