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  • 12 January 2021

    A new section of the River Parrett is to be dredged in the following days, Somerset Rivers Authority reports. Large quantities of silt will be removed from 1.37miles (2.2km) of the river between the village of Moorland and the M5, to increase its capacity to carry flood water. Dredging is due to start this week, […]

  • 24 December 2020
    Authorities & Government

    A consultation has been launched for a flood defence scheme at Penketh and Whittle Brooks that could reduce the risk of flooding to 221 properties. The Environment Agency is encouraging residents to share their views on proposals for this £3.3m flood risk management scheme. Peter Costello, Area Flood and Coastal Risk Manager for the Environment […]

  • 2 December 2020

    It’s all go on the seafront this week, with the first of the 17.6m long sheet piles being driven into the ground, according to the Southsea Coastal Scheme latest update. The contractors have commenced steel sheet piling works to provide support for the sea defences construction work. The works are being undertaken by VolkerGround Engineering […]

  • 13 November 2020

    The Water and Sewerage Company Inc. WASCO has announced the commencement of dredging works on the John Compton Dam in central Saint Lucia. The reservoir which supplies water to 93,000 consumers in the north of the island and parts of Anse La Raye, has been significantly impacted by silt deposits from a number of major […]

  • 6 November 2020

    Working with Havant Borough Council, Coastal Partners will carry out beach recycling along the Eastoke frontage, to reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to properties and infrastructure. Works will commence on Monday, 9th November, and will be completed by the 27th of November 2020. The project will include the movement of material from […]

  • 23 October 2020

    Somerset West and Taunton Council has commissioned Cardiff Marine to undertake a dredging regime in Watchet Harbor. Work will start next week (27 October) and is expected to last for nine days. Cardiff Marine has the most up to date Water Injection Dredging vessels available. Also, the work will ensure a safer channel to the […]

  • 20 October 2020

    A maintenance dredging program on Kananook Creek is set to begin this week, Victorian Regional Channels Authority reports. According to their official announcement, “Maintenance dredging works to be undertaken by Frankston City Council in the vicinity of Kananook Creek entrance.” Further, dredging operations will be carried out by two long reach excavators. Dredged material will […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The long-awaited Wellfleet Harbor Dredging Project in Massachusetts is now underway, according to the town officials. As reported, the dredging of the federal channel started on October 1, 2020. The works will continue through the allowable dredging seasons, October 1 through December 31, of 2020, 2021, and 2022. The dredging project consists of two phases, […]

  • 7 October 2020

    U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler has announced a series of Great Lakes-related accomplishments in Ohio and across the Midwest. In fact, these include the removal of the final beneficial use impairment at the Ashtabula River Area of Concern (AOC), and the completion of all management actions at the Black River AOC. “I’m proud to announce […]

  • 5 October 2020

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging scheme is set to begin this week, the port said in their latest release.  This dredging campaign will be undertaken at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of Blyth dredging program, scheduled to last for a period of approximately ten days, will include […]

  • 18 September 2020

    Land & Water Group, UK’s provider of solutions for wet civil engineering projects where land meets water, today started the dredging works at Thurrock on the River Thames. The main goal of the scheme is to remove contaminated materials from the berth of the marine terminal so deeper ships can enter. “The Land & Water […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Business development

    With its deep-water channel widened from 243 to 385m, the upgraded Guangzhou Port has officially started its operations, China Communications Construction (CCCC) said in their latest announcement. Designed and constructed by CCCC, the widening project for Guangzhou Port’s deep-water channel will put an end to the one-way navigation of large container ships between the mouth […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Business development

    PSA Sines, the concessionaire for the container terminal at the Port of Sines (Terminal XXI), has officially launched the tender for the expansion of this port. The expansion phase includes the construction of another 204 meters of docks in order to provide the terminal with a 1.150 meters long pier by the end of 2021, […]

  • 11 August 2020

    Middle Park Beach Renourishment works have kicked off in Melbourne, with 35,000m3 of sand from a borrow site just offshore to be dredged and pumped to renourish Middle Park Beach. These works, conducted by Maritime Constructions, will help protect this part of the coastline from storm erosion. “Work is extra challenging in these times, with […]

  • 7 August 2020

    About 110,000 cubic metres of sand will be dredged from the Tweed River entrance to maintain a clear channel for safer boating starting next week, Transport for NSW reports. Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said that the dredging of one of the most dynamic channels in Australia has happened annually since 2001 as a joint […]

  • 20 July 2020

    Hyde County and East Carolina University contracted the North Carolina Coastal Federation recently to advance community engagement and implementation of the Lake Mattamuskeet Watershed Restoration Plan. This restoration plan outlines steps that need to be taken to maintain the way of life within the county and improve water management and water quality in the lake’s […]

  • 2 July 2020

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging project is set to begin on July 4, the port said in their latest release.  This maintenance dredging scheme will be conducted at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of Blyth dredging work will include frequent trips to and from the spoil deposit […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Last Friday, June 19, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc mobilized their project team to V. Rakeedhoo harbor construction project. The project which received EIA approval on 26th December 2019 involves the design and construction of the new V. Rakeedhoo harbour. Overall, the works will involve dredging and excavation of 5,645cbm; the construction of a […]

  • 27 May 2020

    The Alabama Department of Transportation is preparing to begin dredging works in Little Lagoon Pass, the City of Gulf Shores informs. According to their official announcement, the shallow water depth has triggered a standing Court Order requiring ALDOT to dredge to allow the exchange of water from Little Lagoon and the Gulf of Mexico. The […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Western Nigeria’s Kwara State Government has kicked off the dredging operations on the Asa River in Ilorin, the state capital, to prevent the annual flood disaster in the metropolis. According to local media, it was noticed on Monday that – in spite of the lockdown of the state – workers dredging the Asa River […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is beginning the Grays Harbor maintenance dredging operations in the Outer Harbor. There are many crab pots in the South Beach Disposal Site and the Army Corps of Engineers is asking fishermen and crabbers to move their equipment to avoid having it damaged. All navigation channels, target disposal sites […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    After years of trying to dredge the East Pass, the Army Corps of Engineers – in partnership with the City of Destin and Okaloosa County – is beginning the dredging operations on the navigational channel under a joint FDEP Permit issued to the City and County.   The project is expected to take approximately 30 […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria has begun maintenance dredging in and around Mordialloc Creek entrance following natural sand build up which has created a hazard for recreational and commercial boat operators. In the notice, Parks Victoria said that the dredging works will be carried out by a cutter suction dredge. The officials also added that dredged material will […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun to remove the buildup of sand affecting boaters’ ability to use the Cook Road boat launch, the City of Kelowna reports.  Every year, sand moves northward from the mouth of Mission Creek into the boat launch area, making it difficult for people to safely launch their boats. “It’s important for us to […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works on the Popponesset approach channel in Massachusetts began earlier this week after high winds and rough waters delayed the annual project, which was supposed to begin February 10, The Mashpee Enterprise reports.  Commenting the latest news, Kenneth H. Bates, chairman of the Mashpee Waterways Commission, said that the Barnstable County dredger was in […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced that Phase III of the $15 million REDI Regional Dredging Project has started along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. As part of Phase III, the State is working with local officials in Orleans and Niagara Counties and the Regional Dredging Management […]