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  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Callan Marine Ltd., from Galveston, Texas, has won a $98 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging, upland placement area rehabilitation, creation of two new beneficial use areas from dredged material, berm dressing and armoring and removal of existing pipelines.  According to the US Department of Defense (DoD), bids for this project were solicited via the internet […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Callan Marine LTD. has introduced Arie van den Adel as their new Chief Operating Officer. A 30-year veteran of the dredging industry, van den Adel has served as a Dredging Operations Consultant since 2018, managing a great variety of dredging projects around the globe. With a bachelors’ degree in Civil Engineering and a family rooted […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group is ready to deliver another vessel – this time it is the electrically driven cutter suction dredger ECSD650. In its latest announcement, the company said that following extensive tests at the Damen Dredging yard, the zero emission dredger can be handed over to its new owner. The e-installation on board powers the […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Polegate MP Maria Caulfield is calling on the Environment Agency to dredge the River Cuckmere – or appoint someone who will do it. Caulfield said in her latest announcement that she met with representatives of the body recently to urge them to dredge the river, but they refused. According to her statement, the Pevensey & […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The United Soybean Board (USB) recently announced a $2 million allocation to help offset the planning, design, and research costs of deepening the lower Mississippi River from 45 ft. to 50 ft. As the USB reported, the 256-mile stretch of the Mississippi River from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to the Gulf of Mexico accounts for 60% […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Cheri Bustos and Darin LaHood recently wrote a letter with lawmakers from the Illinois and Iowa Congressional Delegations to the Army Corps’ Mississippi Valley Division in support of emergency dredging funding requests from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District. In the letter, they wrote that the requested funding would be used […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Joseph S. Saladino, the Supervisor of the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, Long Island, asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week to replenish an estimated one million cubic yards of sand washed away from Tobay Beach in a recent storm. Saladino, in a letter to officials at the USACE headquarters in […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    In a written testimony, submitted recently to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Water Resource and Environment hearing on the “Cost of Doing Nothing,” the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) called on Congress to invest in critical landside and waterside connections to seaports, fully utilize HMT revenues and implement a long-term funding solution for port maintenance. “Landside and […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group’s subsidiary Payra Dredging Company Limited (PDCL) entered into a Public Private Partnership (PPP) agreement with Payra Port Authority (PPA) last month for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Rabnabad Channel at Payra Port in southern Bangladesh. Both parties, PDCL and PPA, are now looking for a consulting engineering company, with […]

  • 26 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has just announced that the deadline for sending abstracts for the Dredging Days 2019 conference is January 11th. This flagship conference of the CEDA is the main event on the dredging professionals’ calendar in the CEDA (EMEA) region. It’s widely considered to be the primary forum for leading researchers, and […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer is pushing to secure federal funding to fully repair the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-owned infrastructure in Sodus Bay, including the Sodus Bay Breakwater and the Charles Point steel wall that were damaged in last summer’s Lake Ontario floods.  Specifically, Schumer is calling on the Army Corps to add Sodus […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Board of the Pacific Chapter of WEDA has invited interested parties to submit an abstract for a technical presentation at their Fall 2018 conference in Honolulu, HI.  The conference will take place in Waikiki, from October 23, through October 25, 2018. New to the 2018 conference is an additional half day of conference proceedings to provide attendees […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin has once again called on the Army Corps to undertake an immediate emergency dredging of the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway, Moriches Inlet, and Moriches Bay. Following his previous letter (February 17) to Colonel Thomas D. Asbery, Commander New York District, Congressman Zeldin has sent another one, calling for the emergency dredging of the waterways. “After […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Callan Marine Ltd, a Galveston based company providing dredging and marine services, has announced the purchase of the assets of CF Bean LLC and the acquisition of Bean Coastal LLC. Joining Callan Marine are Jim Bean, James Bean and Ancil Taylor along with a host of key staff since the purchase on December 29, 2017. “The […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following the first call in mid-November, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has posted the “Second Call for Papers” for the Dredging Summit & Expo scheduled to be held at the Hilton Norfolk The Main Hotel from June 25-28, 2018. The theme for this year’s conference is “Navigating the Future in Dredging“, which will focus on dredging presentations […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp yesterday met with R.D. James, the nominee to serve as the Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, the top civilian official overseeing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In her meeting with Mr. James, Heitkamp discussed North Dakota’s flood protection priorities, reinforced the critical need to maintain federal support […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron has written to the Environment Agency asking them to dredge and maintain the River Bela behind Milnthorpe Corinthians FC. Last week, heavy rainfall resulted in the club house flooding again and the training pitch being deluged in flood water and rubble. According to Tim, this is the second time that […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    GE has responded to New York State’s call for more dredging in order to remove sediments contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from the Hudson River. “GE successfully completed the massive dredging project in 2015, having invested $1.7 billion, having removed all of the PCBs that EPA targeted for removal, and having met all of its commitments […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles, Engineering Division, has submitted an application to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for reauthorization of the RGP No 65 (Regional General Permit) for routine wharf and pile maintenance work at the port. According to the applicant, activities conducted under RGP 65 would include routine wharf and pile maintenance work […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Still fueled by the overwhelming attendance and success from the 2017 meeting in Vancouver, Canada, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) is ready to begin planning for its 2018 Dredging Summit and Expo. The conference will be held at the Hilton Norfolk The Main Hotel in Norfolk, Virginia from June 25-28, 2018. The theme for this year’s conference is […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Kwara State House of Assembly has called on members of the National Assembly from the state to push for the River Niger dredging project, the Abuja based Daily Trust informs. This action is part of the resolutions of the House, following a motion moved by a member representing Patigi Constituency, Ahmed AbdulKadir. The deputy […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and U.S. Representatives Sean Patrick Maloney, Paul Tonko, Nita Lowey, Carolyn Maloney, Jerrold Nadler and Eliot Engel wrote to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week calling on Administrator Scott Pruitt to initiate further dredging to clean up PCBs in the […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has just announced the First Call for Papers for the technical sessions at the 2018 Dredging Summit and Expo. The 2018 Dredging Summit and Expo will be held at the Hilton Norfolk The Main Hotel, from June 25-28, 2018. According to WEDA, the conference will provide a forum for improvement of communications, technology transfer, and […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All seven members of Oregon’s congressional delegation yesterday urged federal environmental officials to support the prompt transition of the Portland Harbor Superfund site from the prolonged study phase to active cleanup. The letter from U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Greg Walden, Kurt Schrader and Suzanne Bonamici […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has unveiled its new electrically-driven E-DOP dredge pump. According to the company, the new pump offers a wear-resistant, robust tool suited to diverse dredging projects. The new, electrical DOP pump is every bit as capable as the hydraulic predecessor; this development gives the DOP pump added versatility to be more applicable to […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Beverly has submitted a permit application to conduct maintenance dredging in the Bass River, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The work involves mechanical dredging of 17.8 acres of silt and clay within the Bass River in two phases. Phase I will include areas of the Bass River from […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) employees plan to go on strike today, demanding declaration by the central government that the public sector unit with its corporate office in Visakhapatnam would not be privatized, local media reports. “Unions representing the non-executives and crew and petty officers of the Dredging Corporation of India Ltd have given call […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters yesterday sent a bipartisan delegation letter to Trump Administration urging funding for dredging of recreational harbors in Michigan. The letter was also signed by Representatives John Conyers, Sander Levin, Fred Upton, Bill Huizenga, Dan Kildee, Dave Trott, Debbie Dingell, Brenda Lawrence, John Moolenaar, Jack Bergman, and Paul Mitchell. […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    MRTS Terminal LLC is interested in dredging of the main navigation channel at the seaport of Arkhangelsk to deepen it from 7.5 m to 9.2 m, according to the company’s Deputy Director General on Development, Nikita Ananyin. During recently held Dredging Forum in Moscow, Nikita Ananyin said that MRTS is in negotiations with the regional government, commercial […]