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  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will christen its newest named vessel in honor of the late Thomas George, captain of the Corps’ Dredge Potter, in a ceremony to be attended by his family, his peers and Corps teammates at the St. Louis Service Base July 15. The Spill Barge Thomas N. […]

  • 30 January 2012

    The Falmouth harbour dredging plans could be submitted in the coming few weeks, and if successful could see a full scale of dredging works start next year. This would enable a ship repair firm A&P Falmouth to work on bigger vessels and allow more cruise ships to dock at Falmouth – both of which would […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The laying of the first block for the Saqr Port expansion project, aimed to create two additional berths capable of accepting capesize vessels, took place earlier this month, RAK Ports said in its latest announcement. The first block was placed by principal works contractor BAM International, and this important milestone was attended by members of the RAK Ports […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District’s shallow draft dredging vessel Murden helps provide safe passage for mariners who use the federal channel at Oregon Inlet near Manteo to get to the Atlantic Ocean. The dynamics of Oregon Inlet mean constant removal of submerged obstacles called shoals. When funding is available, the captain and […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Dorena-Hickman Ferry has temporarily halted its operations due to the Hickman Harbor dredging project, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said. According to Ferry Captain Jeremy Newsom, a dredging vessel, owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is currently working in the Hickman Harbor to keep the channel and harbor open. Due to limited space at […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    A Chilean Delegation led by His Excellency, Ambassador Eduardo Bonilla Menchaca, Chile’s Ambassador to Jamaica and Permanent Representative to the International Seabed Authority made a two-day visit to the ISA Secretariat on Wednesday and Thursday, 15th and 16th October 2014. Ambassador Bonilla Menchaca was accompanied by Captain Fernando J. Mingram of the Armada de Chile, […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In the last two weeks the TOC ship delivery crew has prepared the trailing suction hopper dredger Pays de Loire for a ship delivery voyage. The crew started the preparations for the departure from a ‘hot lay-up’. The captain and crew took care of all the technical and nautical issues and prepared the vessel for […]

  • 18 September 2012

    New figures released today by Minister for Ports Denis Napthine show another record year of trade at the Port of Geelong with the Port handling a total throughput of 16 million tonnes in the 2011-12 financial year. Dr Napthine was in Geelong this morning today to launch the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) Economic Impact […]

  • 26 January 2012

    According to the Congressman Mike McIntyre’s office, the Carolina Beach Inlet dredging is one step closer to realization. The agreement between the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the state of North Carolina was approved and it will allow the state and local communities to pay the Army Corps for this dredging project. “The […]

  • 29 March 2011

      The World Ports and Trade Summit 2011 today opened at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The summit will address challenges, trends and opportunities emerging from the current macro-economic outlook to help provide a clearer picture of the industry’s recovery schedule. More than 40 international maritime business leaders and experts, including senior figures from international […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Samuel Atta-Akyea, the Minister of Works and Housing (MWH) of the Republic of Ghana, commissioned two amphibious dredgers in Accra yesterday. These two Watermaster Class V machines belong to Dredge Masters – a subsidiary of the Jospong Group of Companies. Since 2015, Dredge Masters has been undertaking dredging works on the Korle Lagoon in Accra. […]

  • 6 November 2020
    Technology

    As a technology innovator, Royal IHC is constantly looking to improve its own products. “We are researching, among other things, the future way of interaction between man and machine. Important principles for this are: user-friendliness, learning curve and cognitive load,” the company said. By using modern technology such as Augmented Reality, Royal IHC developed an […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XXI, in a ceremony on 8 August 2013 at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. The ceremony was performed by Mrs R Mohanty, the spouse of DCI Chairman and Managing Director Captain DK Mohanty. The DCI DREDGE XXI is […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk Dredging Company said in its latest announcement that their cutter suction dredger Charleston, along with support equipment, tender boats Pusher 11, Duke and Captain Ed, will begin dredging operations at Wilmington Harbor, Delaware, this week. A submerged pipeline will be placed from the dredging area to the Wilmington Harbor North Disposal area, just north […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Unified Command announced Wednesday that limited navigation through the Marseilles Lock and Dam resumed following the elevation of the navigational pool by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Marseilles pool was elevated to its navigable level late Wednesday afternoon. Commercial vessels began transiting around 4 p.m. Navigation notices have been coordinated and broadcasted […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    [mappress mapid=”23290″] The Town of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, has just released the latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, undertaken by Weeks Marine. All beachfill activities between South Forest Beach (near Marriott’s Grande Ocean Resort) and southern Palmetto Dunes (near Captain’s Walk) are complete. The dredger, pipeline and equipment will be repositioned during […]

  • 23 November 2011

    FSUE “Rosmorport” has held an expanded meeting concerning the issues of navigation safety, accident risks prevention and reduction. With deputy General director of FSUE “Rosmorport” for navigation safety V.Y. Vanyukov in head, representatives of 14 enterprise branches and a Captain of the seaport of Arkhangelsk took part in the meeting. The meeting concurred with the […]

  • 23 February 2012

    The Okaloosa County Tourism and Development Council is chipping in $100,000 to help pay for dredging and long-term erosion management controls. This happened after erosion threatened to block the entrance to Destin Harbor at Norriego Point. “Every day we are getting closer to an accident,” said Mike Eller of the Lady Em and the Destin […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Dorena-Hickman Ferry will be closed today due to dredging in the Hickman Harbor, according to District 1 – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. “When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredger is working in the harbor there is not enough room for the ferry to safely navigate to and from the Kentucky landing,” the Cabinet said. Dorena-Hickman […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Citing safety concerns and lack of deep water in the regular Hatteras Inlet channel, the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division announced that its ferries on the Hatteras-Ocracoke run will be using the longer “alternate route” until dredging work in the channel is completed. “Safety is always the top priority of the Ferry Division,” […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 68m long, 14m wide, 1300 tonne dredger Arco Dee was scheduled to enter Littlehampton Harbor on Saturday, August 3, carrying a cargo of 1200 tonnes of sand dredged from the seabed off Littlehampton.​ “Piloting large vessels into the harbor can be a challenging business as the entrance is just 31 meters wide at its […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has begun repair work to the Cleveland Harbor East Breakwater to repair the $24.9 million worth of damages caused by Superstorm Sandy, October 2012. Repair work to the 3,200 linear feet of breakwater is being completed by Great Lakes Dock & Materials L.L.C., Muskegon, MI and includes […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers together with salvage teams have identified the location of the sunken dredging vessel Nicholas on the western toe of the Mobile Ship Channel just south of Light 69. According to the U.S. Coast, Sector Mobile, Bulletin No.19-14, the Captain of the Port has lifted the previous vessel size restrictions […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company’s (GLDD) newest clamshell dredger – under the name No. 58 – has officially started dredging operations, the Oak Brook, Illinois, headquartered dredging company said in its latest announcement.  On May 8th, Dredge Captain Phil Sanzone and Dredge Technical Manager Doug Wittwer successfully completed the commissioning of No. 58, in […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a contract to GeoGradel of Toledo, OH to repair a sections of the Port Clinton Harbor East Jetty that was damaged during Superstorm Sandy. The contractor will begin in-water work around July 5 and should be completed by late-November. “The Port Clinton Harbor East Jetty […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Klaipeda Seaport Authority fleet has increased by one new vessel – the 2.895 million euros ‘Naras’ which entered the seaport on December 5, 2017. This modern and multi-functional vessel will allow the employees of the Seaport Authority to work more efficiently and will facilitate the implementation of nature protection requirements. “In order to provide the […]