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  • 27 September 2012

    According to businessmirror.com, the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has allocated P40 million for the Lamitan City port expansion. Once the expansion project is completed, the port would be able to accommodate more big vessels, said Mayor Roderick Furigay. “The port expansion project is a welcome development since Lamitan City, with a bigger port, […]

  • 18 June 2012

    Sand build-up in the mouth of the Merrimack challenges boaters at low tide, but representatives of the Army Corps of Engineers say they will do no dredging this year, reports newburyportnews.com. Army Corps of Engineers plans to to improve the jetties this fall, but no dredging is included. Merrimack dredging plan  can be taken into consideration […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District has completed construction of the Dissolved Oxygen Injection System plant on Hutchinson Island and began testing the plant Feb. 14 to verify proper operation. As part of the testing phase, the Corps released dark-pink colored dye in the Back River Feb. 14 and another dye-release event is planned in […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The need for emergency dredging in Michigan’s harbors and marinas was addressed this month by the Michigan House with the approval of legislation providing funding and making the dredging process more affordable. State Rep. Jon Bumstead voted for emergency funding to dredge public harbors and marinas throughout the state, as well as bills easing restrictions […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    South Holderness Internal Drainage Board has vented its frustration at the length of time it is taking the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to consider a licence exemption application for dredging Stone Creek. The Board applied for the licence exemption in August 2014 and still have not heard if their request has been granted. Chairman of […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Italdraghe SpA, an Italian manufacturer of specifically designed dredging and mining applications, delivered another Marina Master 8000 dredger to Brighton, in September 2016, and another one of the same will be delivered to the United Kingdom in the following weeks.  This is the second dredger of its kind to be supplied to a UK marina […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    More than £5 million is to be spent on a project to stabilize cliffs along the coastline at Clacton and Holland-on-Sea, according to the Tendring District Council. Over £2 million of the money has come from a major Coastal Protection Scheme along a 5 kms stretch of the same coastline being completed under budget and […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A dredging project aimed at improving water quality and encouraging rare aquatic plants to thrive on the Grantham Canal is underway. The Canal & River Trust is dredging silt from a 6km stretch of the canal to protect important habitats. The stretch of canal is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) because […]

  • 14 May 2012
    Vessels

    Recently, a new multi-functional TSHD was launched. The hopper dredger, named “Contender” has been fitted out with Damen dredging gear. Abeko Shipping, the owner of the “Contender” chose for a refit of an existing vessel. Thus the conquest of the dredging market could be done swiftly, as the “Contender” has just commenced its first job. […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Tier 4 Final/Stage IV-compliant EC250E and EC300E crawler excavators from Volvo Construction Equipment are powerful and efficient machines, designed to reduce fuel consumption and increase productivity. New Volvo EC250E and EC300E crawler excavators deliver a 5 percent improvement in fuel efficiency over past models, saving customers both time and money. This efficiency is […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares will be testing the design for the planned tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay, South Wales. Incorporating sixteen turbines that can deliver 320 MW, the tidal lagoon will be the world’s largest. It will be built to scale in the facilities hall in Delft so that the hydrodynamic efficiency of the design can be tested […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As flood waters recede, Worcestershire Wildlife Trust (WWT) is calling for long-term sustainable solutions to deal with flooding for both people and for wildlife. Peter Case, Water and Wetlands Officer for the Trust, explained: “Our sympathy is with those individuals and local communities that have been affected by the recent flood events and we are […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Last week, October 12-13, 2016, Royal IHC was the organizer of a dredging seminar in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. The first day focused on determining criteria for selecting dredging equipment and analyses of the cost per cubic meter. During an open discussion, solutions and criteria for financing dredging equipment were discussed. Guest of honor Mr John Groffen, Ambassador of […]

  • 12 August 2020
    Equipment

    Construction of the world’s most powerful cutter suction dredger (CSD) Spartacus is nearing completion, DEME Group said in their latest announcement. Both giant spuds were successfully installed last week, marking a major milestone in this impressive construction project. A CSD like Spartacus has never been seen before in the industry, said DEME. “She boasts an […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    In November 2010, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed the Columbia River Channel Improvement Project to deepen the 110-mile Lower Columbia River navigation channel from -40 to -43 feet. The 20-year project cost $183 million and was a combined effort between the federal government, the States of Oregon and Washington and the Ports of […]

  • 3 April 2014

    14 members of the Georgia House delegation sent a letter to Congressman Mike Simpson, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, outlining their priorities for the fiscal year 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill. The letter requests that the Committee support federal funding for the Savanah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). “The […]

  • 3 May 2012

    U.S. Congressman Robert J. Dold spoke at the City Club of Waukegan and talked about his Main Street Jobs Agenda. Dold highlighted discussions he has had with organizations, businesses and community activists in Waukegan and the ideas that came about as a result of working together. “Waukegan has a proud history in the manufacturing sector […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The Office of Policy and Management – working with the Department of Economic and Community Development, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and local officials – announced that it has selected leading global port and harbor advisor Moffat & Nichol to complete a comprehensive strategy study of the state’s three […]

  • 16 February 2012

      Minister of MND, Hua-chu Kao went to Chiayi to supervise engineer troops’ first supporting mission of the dredging project of Dabang Section, Tseng-Wen River. He urged the responsible army 52nd Engineering Troops of 10th Legion to value safety, follow disciplines and strictly abide by the standardized procedure of process, steps, essentials so they can […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Broward County Broward County and Port Everglades officials welcomed yesterday’s news that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is releasing its draft report for deepening and widening the South Florida seaport’s navigational channels to enable safe passage of deep draft post-Panamax cargo ships. Release of the USACE Feasibility Report with Draft Environmental Impact Statement for […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    JULONG, a Chinese manufacturer of dredging, mining and sand processing equipment, has completed delivery of a new cutter suction dredger to India. The new dredger was named CSD SHARAT and will be put up to the test at its first dredging job in Mumbai. This JL-CSD300 type dredger has a suction pipe diameter of 350mm and discharge pipe […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage shorelines in the city of Spokane Valley will open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology on April 20. Spokane Valley’s proposed shoreline program will guide construction, development and maintenance activities on shorelines of Shelly Lake and the Spokane River within the city limits. A portion of the shoreline managed […]

  • 1 February 2013

    The Mariel Port is Cuba’s most complex project that can boost investment and foreign trade, according to the Cuban leader Raul Castro. This port is expected to be the country’s main trade hub, said Castro, who toured the Mariel Port together with former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Wednesday. Regarding the port […]

  • 20 April 2012

    According to wsjm.com, the owners of a Benton Harbor Marina on the Saint Joseph River are appealing to other business owners nearby for help in paying for some dredging this month. Kathy Myers, with Pier 1000 Marina, tells WSJM that there’s a stretch of the river along Riverview Drive with so much sand built up […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The city council has agreed to spend some emergency funds to dredge the Meaford Harbour channel, according to The Sun Times. Council heard that silt has filled in so much that the water is only four feet deep in some parts of the main channel leading to the gasoline pumps at Richardson Boats. The Sun […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Renourishment activities in the St. Augustine Beach area will soon commence, most likely by next week. A dredger is expected to arrive this week from South Carolina and some preliminary undertakings, including pipe staging and laying, will be needed before the renourishment project can begin. Approximately 2.1 million cubic yards of sand will be pumped, […]