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  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging and cleanup of a nearly three-quarter mile section of the Portage Canal is moving ahead with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources providing $4.3 million to cover the cost of the work. “In the spirit of Gov. Evers’ declaring 2019 the Year of Clean Drinking Water, the DNR is committed to cleaning up contaminated […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coastal communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbors that bolster local economies and provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities, the Government of Canada said in its latest release.  With approximately 45,000 Canadians employed in this sector, the government is making investments to renew its network of small craft harbors […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust (CRT) is spending £8 million on dredging in the financial year 2019-20 to help keep the waterways navigable for boaters. According to the Trust, the comprehensive program covers locations identified by boaters, as well as the places that need dredging every year. The Trust will be carrying out dredging work […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA)’s Dredging Services division will soon embark on a maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to restore the design depths at certain berths inside Duncan Dock. The maintenance campaign, which is set to start in early April 2019, is scheduled for completion by the end of May 2019. […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Following Sandy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District has made great progress in its mission of coastal restoration, completing numerous beach restoration projects along the coast. Since the storm, Army Corps has supported repair and recovery efforts throughout the northeast. Those efforts have taken place in phases as USACE first supported immediate life and […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, along with the Member of Parliament for Steveston-Richmond East, Joe Peschisolido, announced yesterday that the government invested over $33 million in 35 small craft harbors across British Columbia between 2016 and 2020. The government is making significant investments through its Small Craft Harbors Program to work with municipalities to renew […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to begin Dismal Swamp Canal dredging early next week – roughly a year ahead of schedule due to lingering impacts from Hurricane Matthew in 2016. USACE Norfolk District will manage the maintenance dredging project in an effort to eliminate shoaling while enhancing safe navigation and local commercial […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Works on widening and deepening the Vridi Canal in Ivory Coast, implemented by China Communications Construction Company’s (CCCC) subsidiary China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC), are officially completed – eight months ahead of schedule. The inauguration ceremony of the expanded waterway took place on February 21, in the presence of Amadou Gon Coulibaly, the Prime Minister of the […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk Dredging Company’s dredge Charleston is making great progress on the Canaveral Harbor Federal Sand Bypass Project. Approximately 1.3 million cubic yards of beach compatible sand is being dredged from the Sand Bypass Dredging Area on the north side of Canaveral Harbor channel. The sand is transported to the beach placement area south of the channel […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on the Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project continues as dredging of the canal resumes and water treatment works move to the second containment site at the Whakatāne River end of the Kopeopeo Canal. According to the Deputy Project Manager, Ken Tarboton, moving to the new containment site off Keepa Road represents great progress made by the […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Company’s dredge Charleston is continuing its work on the Canaveral Harbor Federal Sand Bypass Project, pumping the sand from the north of the harbor channel to the beaches south of the channel. The project, the largest sand bypass scheme in the port area in more than two decades, will dredge approx. 1,340,000 cubic yards […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, CPRA Board Chairman Chip Kline, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) secretary Shawn Wilson and OCD Director Pat Forbes joined elected officials and levee direct leaders from Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes yesterday to flyover the Morganza to the Gulf Hurricane Protection System. The tour also included the Larose to Golden Meadow […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust announced today that the funding of over £320,000 has been confirmed to regenerate the historic Swansea Canal into a major visitor destination. The company’s department in Wales – the charity that cares for the canal – together with the Swansea Canal Society has secured Rural Community Development Funding (RCDF) with the support of […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Monroe County-led $49.2 million project to cleanup Hurricane Irma marine debris is at 78 percent completion, with 134 of the 172 federally approved canals completed, the county said in its last week’s release.  The project has used only $14.2 million (38%) of the available $45.8 million marine debris clearing budget for unincorporated Monroe County, […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia’s City of Richmond Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has started a new round of dredging works on the Haxall Canal, as part of their maintenance dredging program. The Haxall Canal, which starts from the head gates near the west end of Brown’s Island and extends to the 12th Street level control structure, has […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boats will return to the Grantham Canal stretch for the first time in 90 years after the dredging project is completed, reports the Canal & River Trust. The dredging works are taking place through a joint partnership with the Trust and Grantham Canal Society, with funding made possible thanks to the People’s Postcode Lottery. The project complements a separate […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

     An $18 million project to restore sand to 3.5 miles of beaches, from Port Canaveral’s Jetty Park to south of Cocoa Beach Pier, is moving forward.  Dredging and beach fill works, conducted by Norfolk Dredging, resumed on December 30 and will continue mostly uninterrupted through April, excepting rough seas and equipment maintenance. Beach fill placement […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canaipa Passage dredging project has been completed in time for the busy summer season, reports the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA). GCWA invested $500,000 to maintain safe navigational access to the important link between Moreton Bay and the Gold Coast. They also added that the dredging will provide a depth of -2.5m LAT (Lowest […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Shropshire Union Canal, Middlewich branch, in Cheshire, was re-opened on Friday, 21 December, following repairs to a major breach after a section of the 200-year-old embankment washed away into the River Wheelock below in March. As Canal & River Trust reports, more than 4,000 tonnes of stones was used to rebuild the canal embankment […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    An extensive program of maintenance and repair worth £1.4 million is underway in Cheshire on the Macclesfield Canal this winter, reports the Canal & River Trust. The project includes massive dredging works that will take place over the next three months. According to the Canal & River Trust, the project is aimed at deepening the canal between […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The largest sand bypass project in the Port Canaveral area, Florida, in more than two decades is moving forward.  According to the latest project update, the sand placement began at about 1/3’rd mile south of the Canaveral Harbor south jetty and is proceeding northward to Jetty Park. Toward the end of December, sand placement will […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Warrenpoint Port has cancelled plans to dump dredged material near protected areas in Carlingford Lough due to environmental concerns. Commenting the latest news, Sinn Féin MP Chris Hazzard said: “I welcome today’s confirmation from Warrenpoint Port that they will not be proceeding with proposals to dump dredged material inside the Lough.” “I want to thank Port […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S.-Flag dredging industry is commemorating the 77th anniversary of the Japanese air raid on the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, highlighting the critical need for a robust American shipbuilding capacity to ensure for the preparedness of the nation. “The American-Flag dredging industry is building ships, creating jobs, and ensuring the economic and national […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The largest sand bypass project in the Florida’s Port Canaveral area in more than two decades is set to get underway this week.  The five-month effort will move approximately 1.34 million cubic yards of sand to replenish 3.5 miles of beach south of Port Canaveral. The Canaveral Harbor Federal Sand Bypass Project (Phase V) will […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced additions to its fiscal year 2019 program based on the recently approved work plan. The additional $77.6 million will be used in 2019 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors, complete various projects and studies throughout the Great Lakes and fund initial construction for the New Soo […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released a couple of very interesting photos from the ‘Widening and Deepening of the Suez Canal in the 1970s’ project.  The first modern initiatives to improve the Suez Canal occurred in the 1950s. These improvements were followed by the largest widening and deepening works from 1975 […]