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  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Paul District has just released this amazing photo of their cutter suction dredger (CSD) William L. Goetz, taken last week, during the dredging operations in the Chippewa Delta, at the foot of Lake Pepin – in Pool 4 of the Mississippi River. With that work wrapped up – which […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Ellis Construction is currently working on the Missouri River at Tadpole Chute near Columbia, Mo. The work is being conducted under a contract with the USACE Kansas City District to repair the river structures that define the chute. “We’re committed to getting these structures repaired,” the District said in their latest announcement. Also, USACE is […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) announced yesterday that more than 10,000 people are now working at Quonset Business Park and its Port of Davisville. The event was attended by the state’s highest elected officeholders, including: Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, Governor-Elect Gina M. Raimondo, U.S. Senator Jack Reed, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Representative Jim Langevin, U.S. […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announced that IHC Merwede, the global market leader in efficient dredging and mining vessels and equipment, has selected IFS Applications™ to support its key business processes. The contract licenses are worth approximately EUR 2 million. As part of a company-wide efficiency program aimed at consolidating the company’s global processes, […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $303,000 to 4H Construction Corporation, a HUBZone small business, for dewatering of the Mid Bay placement area relating to the Houston Ship Channel in Chambers County, Texas. “Dewatering allows for the outflow of excess water and increases the placement area’s […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    When it comes to dredging and maritime infrastructure projects, everyone in the major international dredging companies is examining and re-examining how they do business. And that includes scrutinising all aspects of the business, like contracts and procurement; environment and sustainability; appropriate equipment and cost-efficiency. For major infrastructure projects, innovative ideas and excellent execution are the […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Donjon Marine Co., Inc. is expediting dredging operations at Manhattan Cruise Terminal to make way for the U.S. Navy’s hospital ship USNS COMFORT.  The USNS COMFORT received orders from President Trump to dock in Manhattan as a relief hospital facility for individuals needing hospital care but who are not necessarily infected with COVID-19. According to […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth has just announced that a routine maintenance dredging scheme within the Heritage Area of HMNB Portsmouth, to the north of HMS Warrior, is currently underway. The vessel conducting this task is the 26.7m multi-cat dredger Stour, displaying the appropriate signals when conducting her operations. The spoil will be loaded into […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District recently completed a busy fiscal year 2019 awarding 204 contracts totaling nearly $75 million. This includes 28 construction and dredging contracts worth almost $57 million. Apart from completing projects in 2019, the Corps also announced that they will be awarding new contracts in 2020 including the award […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Monday, January 13th witnessed the official opening ceremony of Damen Shipyards Sharjah FZE – the newest shipyard of Albwardy Marine Engineering. In a joint venture between the Damen Shipyards Group and Albwardy Marine Engineering, the core activities at DSS will continue along the tried and trusted course of Damen new-builds and Albwardy’s conversions, dry-dockings and […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The special purpose vessel Currituck begins the day at Rudee’s Inlet in southeastern Virginia. The project provides access to the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean for commercial fishing vessels, charter fishing boats, head boats and a wide range of private recreational vessels. The dredging is being done as a result of significant shoaling across the […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging continues on the Wilmington Harbor Anchorage Basin project just south of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge near downtown Wilmington, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District said in their latest project update.  The project is being dredged to 42 feet by contractor Southern Dredging. Wilmington District project managers expect the dredging to […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC), under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, took place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center in October 2017. The two-day event, collocated with the Offshore Energy and Exhibition Conference (OEEC), gathered expert conference speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. Indeed, […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Fugro and Global Marine Holdings LLC have signed an agreement under which GMG will acquire Fugro’s trenching and cable laying business in exchange for an equity stake of around 24% in the combined business valued at $65 million, and a one year secured vendor loan of $7.5 million. According to Fugro, the transaction also involves […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    After intermittent closures at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Locks and Dam 52, Brookport, Illinois, the main lock chamber is now back in service and open to navigation traffic, according to to the latest U.S. Army’s release. Locks and Dams 52 is a low lift wicket dam built in 1928 consisting of 487 timber and […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), exclusively for Dredging Today, looks back at 2016 and forward to 2017. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. As such IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its members, but also the dredging industry in […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA) has formally launched its GeoSpatial Services Business Line to serve a rapidly increasing need for geospatial services and applications. CSA GeoSpatial Services provides comprehensive solutions in spatial planning, field data collection, GIS and remote sensing analysis, 2D and 3D visualization, data management, and web-delivered mapping applications. CSA’s GeoSpatial Services Business […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    His Excellency Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, today welcomed Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Lilianne Ploumen, as well as leading Dutch businesses to Somalia. The President thanked Minister Lilianne Ploumen for visiting Somalia, a strong sign of the improving situation in Somalia, which other countries would […]

  • 25 August 2011

    The dredger that was purchased by Dundalk Port company is now up for sale… By Anne CAMPBELL (argus) [mappress] Source: argus, August 25, 2011;

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The East Coast Maritime Business Summit (19 – 20 September 2013, Vishakapatanam) will discuss the changing dynamics of the country’s foreign trade, the significance of East Coast ports, hinterland connectivity and the opportunities and challenges faced by the region. What makes East Coast an ideal location for investment is its geographical location that offers a […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Kerita Dam desilting process in Kesses Sub-County, Kenya, is entering its final phase by wrapping up the cleanup operations on the reservoir. County Executive for Water and Environment, Mary Njogu, said that the dam dredging works will be completed in the following weeks. The County Government of Uasin Gishu launched the desilting of the […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Land & Water Plant, the UK’s rental business for long reach excavators, amphibious excavators and specialist marine plant, has just released this beautiful photo from their dredging project in Manchester. The Land & Water Plant team has been working at a sand and gravel quarry in Manchester using its specialized plant, including a ZX490 […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    American Construction Company is working away in the Upper Bay this morning, completing dredging between River Miles 12 and 15, Port of Coos Bay reports. Contracted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, American will remove approximately 1,000,000 cubic yards of material between now and October 31st of this year. The project will take the […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Herbosch Kiere – specialized in river, port, coastal and offshore projects – is currently working in Portland Port, Dorset on their first UK dredging project. After a competitive tendering process, they were awarded the main contract for the dredging works at the outer arm of Queen’s Pier and the Outer Coaling Pier. The works are […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Port of Frederikshavn, Denmark, has just released this beautiful photo of the grab dredger Jette Saj during the first deepening before the establishment of the new quay area by Østre Kaj. The project includes the establishment of a ship quay with a total length of 225 meters, of which the 200 meters will have a […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Business & Finance

     A pump from Bell Dredging Pumps B.V. was used recently in the construction of an offshore wind farm in the North Sea. The Dutch dredging specialist has just released this beautiful video of a custom Bell 250 dredge pump with double cutter head that is dredging tubular piles at 80 meters deep. According to […]