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  • 19 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    On Monday August 16th Jan De Nul NV was awarded one of the last large tenders for the Panama Canal Expansion. Jan De Nul is already very active in Panama and is a.o. working on the construction of the new locks on the Panama Canal, one of the most prestigious infrastructure works in the world. […]

  • 19 August 2010

    Hubei province in China will invest $5.9bn in the construction of port infrastructure as part of its five-year plan. The project includes the modernisation of Wuhan New Port as a hub in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River. The plan also includes the construction of facilities along the Han River canal and the Three […]

  • 12 August 2010

    The state Canal Corp. worked Wednesday to begin dredging the Utica Harbor in North Utica. The project will take about 3 months – including more than a month at the harbor’s “neck” and several more months of digging out the contaminated sediments at the harbor floor, Canal Corp. officials said. Eventually, land around the harbor […]

  • 12 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The programme starts on Monday 6 September for the naming and launch of 11.787kW stationary Cutter Suction Dredger, QUIBIÁN I. The ship is being built for the Panama Canal Authority at the IHC Merwede yard, Molendijk 94, Sliedrecht, The Netherlands. The ceremony will be performed by Mrs Ana Matilde Alemán, wife of Mr Alberto Alemán […]

  • 10 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jan De Nul NV is the lowest bidder for one of the last large tenders for widening and deepening the Panama Canal. Jan De Nul is already very active in Panama and is a.o. working on the construction of the new locks on the Panama Canal, one of the most prestigious infrastructure works in the […]

  • 5 August 2010

    The Harbor Point cleanup will soon enter a new phase – the dredging of the Utica Harbor. And to celebrate the moment – the first time in 30 years that sediment will be taken from the harbor floor – state and local officials and canal enthusiasts are holding a ceremonial re-opening of the refurbished Utica […]

  • 3 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation –  the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition services, today reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2010. Commentary Douglas B. Mackie, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Great Lakes had a […]

  • 28 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    A stage has now been completed within the scope of the implementation of the port reform with the signature of all sale contracts of the equipment concerning the container terminals. The Grand Port Maritime du Havre (GPMH : Port of Le Havre Authority) has just signed the last two sale contracts for the container terminals. […]

  • 27 July 2010

    Fremantle Harbour and its approach channels are being deepened so that bigger ships now servicing Australian trade can call fully loaded. In the first phase of dredging earlier this year, the softer material from the harbour and its approach channels was successfully removed. Phase 2 of the Inner Harbour deepening project is to remove harder […]

  • 26 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    On Saturday 24th July 2010 the scale model (1:50) of the powerful self-propelled ocean going rock cutter dredger ‘D’Artagnan’ was formally handed over by DEME’s C.E.O. Alain Bernard to the Panama Canal Authrorities (ACP) during a ceremony in the Miraflores Locks Visitor Centre. The scale model will be permanently exhibited in the most interesting official […]

  • 23 July 2010

    The city administration’s failure to overhaul the city’s poor sewerage and drainage systems has resulted in the rising phenomenon of localized flooding across the city. Some spots along Jl. RE Martadinata, Jl. Yos Sudarso, and Jl. Lodan Ancol, all in North Jakarta, are perennially flooded even during the dry season. They are located in the […]

  • 21 July 2010

    The approval this afternoon of President Obama’s budget request to begin funding coastal Louisiana restoration construction projects by the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development is “a down payment in what must be a long-term commitment to restoring and protecting coastal Louisiana,” according to five local and national conservation groups. The Subcommittee’s approval […]

  • 20 July 2010

    Conservation groups today urged the U.S. House Appropriations Committee to pass President Obama’s budget proposal to begin funding Coastal Louisiana restoration projects when it marks up the spending bill for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other public agencies for Fiscal Year 2011. Last week, the House Energy & Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee did […]

  • 18 July 2010

    A critical piece of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project fell into place Friday when the Georgia Ports Authority board voted to pay the $20.4 million it will take to extend channel depth to 48 feet. The vote came after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers revealed its economic analysis of the project will recommend deepening […]

  • 8 July 2010

    As dredging continues in Rose Bay, city staff and consultants are preparing for more dredging in a nearby canal in the Harbor Oaks … By Kelly Cuculiansky [mappress] Source: news-journalonline, July 8, 2010;

  • 5 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Belgian dredging- and environmental group DEME has just been awarded two important contracts in Mexico and Malaysia. The new assignment strengthens the position of the group in the growth countries. Mexico: The contract includes the dredging works for an LNG-terminal at the west coast. The works have to be terminated within 365 days and […]

  • 3 July 2010

    Bulldozers spotted recently scraping islands near Davis Canal at Oak Island’s west end are readying the area for disposal of material from… By Amanda Hutcheson [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, July 3, 2010;

  • 24 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Italdraghe, the Italian dredger builder, has designed a dredging bucket that is ideal for small scale dredging jobs in narrow canals and waterways involving the removal of only a few thousand cubic meters of material. This bucket can be fitted on to either land-based or floating excavators and features a range of additional quick change […]

  • 23 June 2010

    Joseph Moloughney, Hudson River dredging coordinator for the New York State Canal Corp., asked the Town Board to adopt a resolution of… [mappress] Source: poststar, June 23, 2010;

  • 20 June 2010

    Construction of a storage site for contaminated sediment dredged from the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal is on hold due to a labor dispute.   [mappress] Source: nwitimes, June 20, 2010;

  • 16 April 2010

    Port Manatee moved a step closer toward a dredging project that will allow the port to receive more shipments through the Panama Canal… [mappress] Source:bradenton,April 16,2010;

  • 24 March 2010

    MANATEE — Inconsistencies with how Manatee County has handled 11 canal dredging projects over the past 16 years prompted county staff to ask the board of commissioners to create an ordinance.At a commission work session Tuesday, Ron Schulhofer, director of the county public works department… [mappress] Source:bradenton,March 24,2010;

  • 23 March 2010

    MEMBERTOU — Premier Dar­rell Dexter says he expects Otta­wa to take the lead on funding the dredging of Sydney Harbour so the port can attract the largest cargo ships coming through the Suez Canal… [mappress] Source:chronicleherald,March 23,2010;

  • 16 March 2010

    BAGHDAD: Iraq will next month invite foreign firms to submit bids for the planned construction of a US$6 billion (US$1 = RM3.32) port south of Basra, which together with a new rail system will create a regional transport conduit to rival the Suez Canal, officials say… [mappress] Source:btimes,March 16,2010;

  • 21 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    EAST CHICAGO | Invoices went out at the beginning of the year seeking money from industries along the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal and companies that use the waterways, but so far, no one’s paid up. [mappress] Source:nwitimes,February 21,2010;

  • 13 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    University of Iowa researchers have confirmed that sediments of the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal (IHSC) in East Chicago, Ind., are contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). [mappress] Source: Science Daily, January 12, 2010