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  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    American contractor Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting in September 2014 took delivery of the Damen DOP submersible dredge pump. Since then, the DOP450L high efficiency pump has completed many jobs throughout the USA, recently completing one in Puerto Rico. On its current job in Tampa, Florida, the DOP450L was integrated in a recently built hydraulic unloader, called “Kraken”. Here, […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The split hopper dredger OMVAC DIEZ has been working for quite some time now in the Port of Santander, removing an average of 200 m³ of material per day. The ship equipped with a dragaline is able to dredge more than 5000 m³ of mud or sand per day at depths of up to 60 meters, […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Negombo Lagoon cleanup project in Sri Lanka was recently completed by using a multipurpose Watermaster amphibious dredging machine.  The Negombo Lagoon suffers from heavy siltation and the presence of urban debris, making big trouble for the fishing and sightseeing boats to enter the certain parts of the lagoon. Watermaster’s Urban Dredging Concept was utilized […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Four units of high-performance amphibious excavators, the EIK CAT320D SLRs have been busy lately working on a flood control in West Jakarta. The excavators are working on the dredging project that will restore depth of the West Flood Channel (KBB) in Tanah Abang. According to EIK, the mudflow in the KBB has overflown and was in need to […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In March 2014 the enterprises of the Freeport of Riga handled by 26,7% more various cargo than in March 2013, and evaluating the first quarter of this year it is evident that the total cargo turnover has increased by 21.7%. Overall, 9.92 million tons were handled within three months, and it is the most successful […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord is deepening and widening the access channel and turning basin of a large ore export facility in Nouadhibou, Mauritania. Two trailing suction hopper dredgers, one of which is owned by Van Oord, will be deployed for the dredging work. According to the company, Von Oord’s flagship HAM 318 is busy working in the […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District Commander, LTC David Park, toured the dredging operations at Cape May Inlet and Harbor in New Jersey recently.  The dredge Currituck, owned and operated by the USACE Wilmington District, is currently conducting the dredging works in these areas. The USACE Cape May Inlet navigation project provides a […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    An end to the navigation season doesn’t apply for the Dredge Goetz crew, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Paul District said in its latest announcement.  While the St. Paul District locks are closed during the winter months, receiving millions of dollars in upgrades and repairs, the dredger crew stayed their course supporting dredging […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    GPS Marine Contractors are working on the central section of the Thames Tideway Project in readiness for the muck away for the tunneling spoil. The company has invested in 8 new barges capable of carrying up to 1750 tonnes with a length of almost 60 meters. The standard Eurobarge 2801 has already been shortened to 56 […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Sospan Dau is currently performing periodic dredging operations at the Shoreham Port. The maintenance dredging, to take place approx from 14th October to 31st December 2016, will be undertaken in the Approaches, Western and Eastern Arms of Shoreham Harbor. According to the port notice, the operations will be carried out on an […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Investors, marine terminal operators, project developers and port authorities will gather this May in New York City to connect and share information about global investment opportunities in marine terminals. Terminals operators are under the gun to upgrade their facilities and to provide improved cargo-handling services, requiring an infusion of capital for everything from bigger cranes […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Large seagoing vessels can only reach the Port of Antwerp thanks to ongoing maintenance dredging work along the River Scheldt. DEME’s 5.230 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Pallieter is a constant feature on the river, steadfastly and efficiently carrying out this vital work. Over the years, a lot of innovation has been applied both […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Land and Water Services is currently working on an exciting project at Peel Marina, located in the town of Peel, Isle of Man. Peel Marina is fed by a river system and has been silted up over several years. Whilst there has been some dredging work carried out, the Isle of Man government has been […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Plans to strengthen the dykes in Buggenum, Steyl – Maashoek and the Willem Alexander harbor in Roermond have taken a significant step forward, according to Witteveen+Bos. The preferred alternatives for these dyke sections have now been identified by district water authorities Waterschap Limburg and involves the route and the type of flood defense. The main roles […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Liebherr duty cycle crawler crane, type HS 8100 HD, is currently carrying out dredging work in the Port of Hamburg, Liebherr said in its latest announcement. For years the Port of Hamburg has been fighting with sediment deposits, which cause receding water depths and, therefore, impede the shipping industry. “The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) must […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, last week hosted a tour of the dredger Texas, a cutter suction dredging vessel currently working in the Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel on the Post 45 Deepening Project. The Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project looks to address transportation inefficiencies by deepening and widening Charleston Harbor to […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    As part of the outer harbor dredging portion of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, the Dredge Illinois was recently repositioned off Cockspur Island in the main navigation channel of the Savannah River. Dredged material is being placed on Jones-Oysterbed Island. When working further from land, cutter head dredges like the Illinois use a spider barge […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World Yarimca has been officially opened for business by the Turkish President in the presence of senior government officials and executives of DP World. As one of the biggest in the country, the new terminal can handle up to 1.3 million containers covering 460,000 square meters, enhancing Turkey’s connectivity with Europe and Asia and […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Fifty kilometers to the south of Port Said on the Mediterranean Sea, a new waterway is being excavated parallel to the existing canal.  This program is part of the Suez Canal mega project, which includes the development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port Said, in addition to […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Environment

    As part of a maintenance project to improve the capacity of a primary pond at a Waste Water Treatment Plant, Apex Envirocare was commissioned recently to dredge sediment and sludge that had built up over a period. Using the Mudcat 40E electric dredge and a combination of polymer dosing and GeoPro Tubes (Geotextile tubes) the […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi’s $410 million Channel Improvement Project, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is moving forward.  GLDD yesterday released this beautiful photo of their cutter suction dredger (CSD) Carolina working on the Phase 1 of a multiphase project to deepen the Corpus Christi channel to 58’. Currently, the Port […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a Miami-based marine infrastructure consultancy firm specializing in project risk management, has continued to grow in 2018. Dredging Today recently caught up with Piedroba partners, Jelle Prins and Luis Prieto y Munoz, to review their 2018 and discuss Piedroba’s projections for 2019. DT: What notable changes did you experience in 2018? PCG (J. Prins): We have […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boaters using the Savannah River, the Middle River and the Little Back River through the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge will encounter extensive construction near Rifle Cut and McCoy’s Cut during the next 13 months, reports the Army Corps, Savannah District. According to USACE, boaters should expect multiple barges and dredging equipment in waterways designated in red […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A detailed business case for the upcoming Channel Capacity Upgrade, which is Stage 1 of the $1.64 billion Townsville Port Expansion Project, has been prepared for consideration by the Queensland Government. The business case delivers on the first major commitment under the Port City initiative of the Townsville City Deal, and a summary of the […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’s Philadelphia District yesterday began beachfill operations at Brant Beach on Long Beach Island, NJ. USACE has just released this amazing photo, showing the Weeks Marine’s twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Magdalen in the distance, during the sand pumping operations. The dune and berm system that is being repaired is designed to […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host an Industry Day for small business government contractors on May 4, 2016, at the district’s headquarters building. This event will be held in conjunction with National Small Business Week, May 1-7, 2016. The purpose of the event is to present upcoming work for fiscal year […]