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  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Brownsville Navigation District (BND) Board of Commissioners announced yesterday a provisional commitment by Rio Grande LNG towards the restoration, enhancement and preservation of the Bahia Grande wetland complex through the expansion of a pilot channel into a permanent and enhanced source of tidal flow to the Bahia Grande. The BND has secured all necessary […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Port Richey long-awaited dredging project is officially underway, according to the Pasco County Commissioner Jack Mariano. A hydraulic excavator equipped with a clamshell bucket started the dredging project on October 31, 2017. Port Richey Mayor Dale Massad said that the city officials have been pursuing this channel-dredging project for almost 17 years now. “This is […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Over the next few weeks, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge vessel Currituck will be busy working in the Federal channel at the intersection of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) and the Okeechobee Waterway (OWW). According to the Corps Jacksonville District, this shallow-draft special purpose dredge will be dredging the area known as the “Crossroads”. Disposal […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, is evaluating a Department of the Army (DA) permit application from the City of Grafton for the proposed Grafton Flood Risk Reduction Project. The application is being evaluated under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act which regulates the discharge of dredged or fill material in waters of the […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations on the outer navigation channel of the Lithuanian Port of Klaipeda, undertaken by Jan De Nul, are now completed, according to the Port of Klaipeda. During this capital dredging project, the contractor removed 51,000 cubic meters of soil, which was a significant step towards the target depth of 17 meters. “Deepening of the outer […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    CCCC Shanghai Dredging Co., Ltd. has recently won a bid for the Yangshan deepwater port area dredging program, with a contract value of 63.599 million yuan. The key works of the project include: – dredging of the approach channel (length of some 11.28 kilometers, width of 650 meters and dredging water depth of 16 meters); […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Coos Bay is proposing to deepen and widen the Federal navigation channel through its $400 million Coos Bay Channel Modification Project. According to Mike Dunning, port director of maritime operations, the project will expand the existing channel from -37’ depth and 300’ width to -45’ depth and 450’ width from the channel entrance to […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, and the Port of Corpus Christi have celebrated the completion of the $74 million La Quinta Channel dredging project. The project, which began November 2011, included extending the channel approximately 1.4 miles (to a depth of 39 feet) and constructing ecosystem restoration features to protect endangered species, wetlands […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    In order to attract larger ships and thereby boost cargo traffic in the port, New Zealand’s pre-eminent freight gateway, the Port of Tauranga is about to begin $50 million worth harbor and channel-dredging works. This was announced today October 23rd by the Port of Tauranga Chairman, Mr. David Pilkington at the company’s Annual Meeting. Following […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Maintenance dredging works are scheduled to begin on 19 February 2015 in the South Channel West, South East Dredged Material Ground and North Port Phillip including river Yarra, Williamstown Channel, Port Melbourne Channel. According to Victorian Notices to Mariners, the dredging works will be conducted on a 24 hours/7 days per week basis and will be undertaken with […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Central Coast Council yesterday (Wednesday, 18 March 2020) released an update on dredging operations at the Entrance channel. According to the Council, the 2020 dredging program for the Entrance is well underway with technical surveys of the channel and the surrounding beaches completed in the past four weeks. “Central Coast Council acted quickly after […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock of Oak Brook, Illinois, is making good progress dredging one of the channels associated with the Baltimore Harbor. According to the Army Corps, crews are currently dredging roughly 950k cubic yards of material from the Brewerton Channel Eastern Extension, ensuring continued safe navigation for vessels going in and out of the […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    As a result of the 2018 Bipartisan Budget Act, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District received $103 million for operation and maintenance work on the Calcasieu River channel. “The Calcasieu River ship channel, serving nearly 50 companies operating in the Port of Lake Charles, is one of Nation’s most important deep-draft waterways,” […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SumCo Eco-Contracting LLC of Peabody Massachusetts, has won a $1.6 million contract to perform maintenance dredging on Waterway of Coastal Virginia Bradford Bay Channel. The channel, located in Accomack County, Virginia, serves as a vital waterway for commercial fishermen and U.S. Coast Guard vessels stationed at U.S. Coast Guard Station Wachapreague. According to the Army […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi’s Department of Transport has announced the completion of the Yas Channel Expansion Project – just before the start of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula 1, Emirates New Agency WAM informs.  The project included a significant amount of dredging work to ensure the safety of the passing yachts towards Yas Marina. The shallow channel […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract for channel improvements in Algiers, Louisiana. According to USACE, the construction contract is a part of the Southeast Louisiana Drainage Project (SELA), Orleans Parish – Algiers Subbasin Plan. The $14.2M construction contract was awarded to B&K Construction Co. Inc. and represents the […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, with the help from contractors, has begun dredging operations at the Homer Harbor entrance channel. An estimated 12,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the basin in order to comply with the Rivers and Harbors Act which mandates the basin’s least feet of depth. The […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Northbound commerce with as many as 49 barges moved through the restricted portion of the river at Fair Landing during daylight hours. This helps speed the clearing of the daily queue and reduces the wait time for southbound vessels. Work is also proceeding well in the narrowest reach of the restricted area and the Corps […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A new handbook promoting good practice for channel management has been developed by a team of experts, led by Royal HaskoningDHV. Written for the Environment Agency, the handbook brings together over 10 years’ worth of research and practice. It aims to help with the decisions of when and how to carry out channel management for […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    With the 2011 earthquake rebuild behind it, Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) is now focused on enhancing its infrastructure to efficiently manage Canterbury freight volumes, forecast to more than double in the coming three decades. According to LPC Chief Executive, Peter Davie, the company has been granted resource consent to dredge the harbor shipping channel to […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    With effect from August 18th 2015 to February 2016, dredging work will be carried out off north west of Jurong island, reported the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). According to the MPA notice, the works will be carried out 24 hours daily, including Sundays and Public Holidays. The dredging work will be carried out […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    MidCoast Council will begin the Corrie navigation channel dredging work on the lower Myall River at Tea Gardens in late May. “The works will remove approximately 21,000 cubic meters of sand which is to be pumped to the current Winda Woppa sand stockpile site. From there it will be used for the future renourishment of […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) will start detailed work over the next 12 months on the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the duplication of the Gatcombe and Golding Cutting Channels. Chief Executive Officer, Craig Doyle, emphasized that whilst GPC is starting to work towards the preparation of an EIS, there is no immediate need to commence […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority met in special session earlier this week and moved to accelerate widening of the Houston Ship Channel, the nation’s busiest waterway. “The Houston Ship Channel is open for business for all and will continue to be,” said Port of Houston Authority Chairman, Ric Campo, during the meeting. The Port […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Member for Terrigal has just released the following statement after a public meeting in Ettalong Beach, NSW, on applying for ‘Rescuing Our Waterways’ dredging funding. “The collective voice of our community was loud and clear at tonight’s meeting: Central Coast Council urgently must take action at Ettalong Channel, and apply for State funding […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Crews are working on a Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) project to improve the channel between Lake Jackson and Little Lake Jackson in Sebring. This development program, undertaken by the contractor Douglas N. Higgins, Inc., includes the channel dredging operations, debris removal, rip-rap replacement, etc. Starting Monday, December 21, 2015, the contractor will temporarily close the […]