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  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Mornington Peninsula Shire Council has announced that dredging project within the near shore area of Rye Boat Ramp will be undertaken from 9 March until 3 April 2015, weather permitting.  The dredge zone will extend up to 350 meters from the boat ramp along the Rye Boat Channel. Dredged material will be used to renourish the beach […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd. has won a contract from Sumitomo Corporation for the Matarbari Ultra Super Critical Coal-Fired Power Project in southern Bangladesh. In order to respond to the recent increase of electricity demand in Bangladesh, the country’s largest power plant is to be constructed in Matarbari District, Penta-Ocean said in their announcement. Under this $1.48 billion contract, Penta-Ocean […]

  • 16 August 2012

    The Surfbreak Protection Society (SPS) is waiting for a response from the Waikato Regional Council regarding an offer made by the Environmental Defence Society (EDS) to host a workshop to discuss and seek positive outcomes for the degraded surfing quality at Whangamata Bar. Surfers at the world famous surfbreak, the “Whanga Bar” have stated that […]

  • 6 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC Sells Its Stake in IHC Sealing Solutions Royal IHC (IHC), the global leader in shipbuilding for the dredging and offshore industries, has reached an agreement to sell 100% of its shares in its subsidiary IHC Sealing Solutions.   Sheriff Investigates Vehicle Dredged from Duluth-Superior Harbor A mystery was pulled out of the Duluth-Superior […]

  • 4 August 2013

    Corps Awards Contract for Deepwater Channels Dredging (USA) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $6.6 million contract July 31 to Vortex Marine Construction Inc. of Oakland for maintenance dredging along the Sacramento and Stockton deep-water ship channels. Tetra Tech Wins Environmental Management Contract for Miami Harbor Expansion (USA) Tetra Tech, Inc. […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand’s Waitaki District Council has confirmed that the dredging operations at Oamaru Harbor are set to start today or tomorrow. Under the project, Rooney Earth Moving will be dredging a 120 meter long by 40 meter wide portion of the Oamaru Harbor channel to a depth of three meters at low tide (at present […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $7.7 million contract for Atchafalaya River bay and bar channel dredging, according to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) latest announcement. Bids were solicited via the Internet with four received, DoD said. Work will be performed in Morgan City, Louisiana, with an […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A boat propeller cut off a man’s legs below the knees after he fell into the water on Tuesday during the Port Canaveral channel dredging project. The stricken man, who’s name has not been released, was somehow able to cling to a rope and was rescued, WESH 2 News reports. Paramedics said that quick action […]

  • 3 June 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has announced a plan for the Galveston Harbor and Houston Ship Channel dredging programs. The work consists of providing materials, equipment and labor for hopper dredging (deep draft) of approximately 3.3 mln cubic yards of material from the mentioned areas. This project also includes an option for […]

  • 28 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces a Firm Fixed-price contract for the maintenance dredging of the Rehandling Basin at Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area (CIDMMA) to a depth of 30 feet with 2 feet of allowable overdepth. In addition, the work consists of maintenance dredging portions of the Access Channel(s) to a depth of […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Santa Cruz Harbor announced recently that the entrance channel dredging operations are scheduled to begin on November 7, 2016. The dredge crew will mobilize the Port District’s new 16″ hydraulic dredge Twin Lakes for the dredging project. The Entrance dredging will continue through April 30, 2017. Also, the announcement said that the North Harbor dredging began on October […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The south west Guangxi region has launched recently the class three navigational channel dredging project on the section from Chongzuo to Nanning on the Zuojiang River that will enable ships of 1,000 tonnes to sail direct from Chongzuo to the Pearl River Delta. A branch of the Pearl, the Zuojiang River reaches Vietnam in the […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co., Ltd. has signed a contract with Zhuhai Hongwan Center Fishing Port Development Co., Ltd. for Lot 2 of the fishing port project in Zhuhai Hongwan Center, with a construction period of some 12 months. The project involves basin and channel dredging works, foundation treatment works in the front of the terminal, […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    VIII International Forum and Exhibition “Transport of Russia”, which is being held in Moscow December 4-6, 2014, has already raised some good quality discussions and ideas about the country’s maritime transport infrastructure.  At the event, several government officials stressed the need for Russian seaports to increase their capacity. It is necessary to boost the capacity of Russian seaports in […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The shoreline restoration and channel dredging project at the Apollo Beach Nature Preserve is underway. The $1.525 million project is a cooperative partnership between the Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department and the Apollo Beach Waterway Improvement Group, Inc., a Florida non-profit organization. The project will relieve channel silting and mitigate beach erosion. The […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Jizan dredging and land reclamation program has officially commenced. The contract for this USD 390 million project was signed on September 26, 2013. Together with CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co., Ltd., CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. and other units, CHEC completed series of pre-construction preparations, such as the dispatching of large-scale ships and machines, construction […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cotswold Canals Trust’s dredger ‘Augustus Gloop’ is now in action on the Thames & Severn Canal between Ham Mill Lock and Hope Mill. The vintage German built machine has been part of the CCT maintenance fleet since it was purchased back in the 1970s. It has undergone a number of refits and upgrades over […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International  Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will be presenting the IADC Young Author Award 2017 at the CEDA Dredging Days, which will take place on 9-10 November, 2017 at Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The IADC Young Author Award is aimed at stimulating the promotion of new ideas and to encourage young people working in […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Australia’s largest operator, Carnival Australia, and Tourism and Transport Forum are calling for the urgent dredging of Trinity Inlet, according to cairns.com. They say Cairns is losing millions of dollars in passenger spending because bigger ships cannot dock at the port. The Liberal National Party pledged $40 million for dredging during the state election campaign […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Pelletier Creek harbor dredging project, located in Morehead City, NC, was successfully wrapped up last week, the Carolina Coast Online reports.  According to Morehead City Planning Director Sandi Watkins, the actual dredging work began on April 21 and was complete Tuesday. Final surveying work and other finishing touches to ensure the harbor is at […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside of Europe, has been awarded a contract to construct the marine infrastructure for the phase 3 of the Al-Dabbiya oil field development by client Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO). BAM expects to complete this  €70 million project in September 2015. The scope of […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District issued a public notice on October 19 to solicit comments and recommendations on a permit for the Massey’s Ditch Federal Navigation Channel Dredging Project in Sussex County, DE. According to the notice, comments on the proposed dredging work – set to take place from Rehoboth Bay to the […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will complete engineering and design resulting in a set of plans and specification ready for solicitation to deepen the last 2,571 feet the Galveston Ship Channel to 46 feet under a design agreement signed with the Galveston Wharves yesterday. If Federal construction funding is received, channel dredging could initiate […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners has approved $500,000 that will be used for a channel dredging and beach nourishment at Oak Island. The funding, to be used for the phase I of the Lower Lockwood Folly Habitat Restoration and Navigation Project, will be paid in three annual equal installments of $166,666 beginning in FY 2015. This is one of two […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Members of Maryland’s House Delegation met yesterday with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Colonel Edward P. Chamberlayne, Commander and District Engineer of the Baltimore District office, for an update on the Corps’ current activities and projects in Maryland. Colonel Chamberlayne also discussed the Corps’ budget priorities for Fiscal Year 2017 which includes the Baltimore Harbor and […]

  • 8 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 2 – December 8, 2019).   Officials Secure $100 Million for Mississippi River Emergency Dredging U.S. Representatives Angie Craig, Betty McCollum and Ron Kind have successfully secured emergency funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to address […]