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  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Humboldt Bay – California North Coast’s only deep-water port – is once again safe for shipping after roughly 1.1 million cubic yards of sediment were removed from the bay entrance channel. In its latest release, the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Conservation and Recreation District announced that all shipping restrictions have been lifted following the completion of […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Self-propelled hopper barge ‘Rabochaya’ has successfully completed sea trials at Onego Shipyard LLC, (Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia), informs FSUE Rosmorport. During the trials, the admission board checked the operation status and application requirements, the functioning of automation, navigation and communication aids of the vessel. According to Rosmorport, the vessel showed full readiness for operation and good […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District commander, Col. Lars N. Zetterstrom, and the Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) have executed the Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for construction of the Clear Creek Flood Risk Management Project in Galveston, Texas. According to USACE, HCFCD will construct the Clear Creek Project, using its own funds […]

  • 5 February 2019

    STI/Arenal and Boskalis Nederland BV compare nuclear and ultrasonic density meter for the dredging industry.

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The successful sea trials of Royal IHC’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) D11 21 DE JULIO took place during the final week of 2018, at the Montevideo Port in Uruguay. This 4,200m³ TSHD was partly built at IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel in The Netherlands. The basic design and detailed engineering of the […]

  • 26 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    In an announcement from Governor Cuomo on December 20, a study reviewing sediment and fish testing from the Department of Environmental Conservation confirms that the Hudson River PCB Cleanup is not complete. General Electric’s remediation efforts have not met cleanup goals and the remaining PCB contamination continues to pose a threat to public health and the environment, reports the Hudson […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday approved the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018 (H.R. 8), bipartisan legislation that provides for improvements to the Nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, etc. According to the official U.S. House of Representatives’ statement, the bill passed by a vote of 408 to 2. […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Maintenance dredging of Clearwater Pass in Pinellas County is scheduled to begin May 5 and will take an estimated 35 days to complete, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The project includes dredging within the federal navigation channel at Clearwater Pass to previously authorized depths in the entrance channel, from the bridge to […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Results are back from validation testing on the first dredged section of the Kopeopeo Canal and they are showing sediment quality is now below the remediation target, the Bay of Plenty Regional Council informs.  Project Manager, Brendon Love, said that dredging is continuing and it was reassuring to get the results back from the first […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rotech Subsea Ltd. has won a significant harbor clearance work scope and are set to deploy a new RS1 excavation tool which has been specially adapted to meet demand from port authorities. Based on the subsea innovator’s high pressure RS1 excavator, the evolved tool has been adapted in-house by Rotech Engineering for excavating difficult to […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The European Commission has found Croatian plans to grant Uljanik shipyard a State guarantee for a €96 million loan in line with EU State aid rules. The measure will allow the company to meet urgent liquidity needs while preparing a restructuring plan, whilst competition distortions are limited, the European Commission announced yesterday. As part of […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig has dismissed actions of the cities of Cuxhaven and Otterndorf and the Environmentalists against the deepening of Hamburg’s Elbe River. According to the release, the Court decided to rule in favor of the dredging of the Elbe River so giant container ships can reach Hamburg. Dredging the Elbe River 38-mile […]

  • 13 November 2017

    by Nonius Engineering Semenov, PhD, Chief Engineer, Nonius Engineering Ltd. The Nonius Engineering Company’s mission is to take hydro technical works to an absolutely new level on account of means for automation, monitoring and positioning of vessels, as well as to optimize all operating procedures both afloat and underwater. The Company’s Mission Statement is “Smart […]

  • 25 September 2017

    By Alia Instruments Over the past decades, nuclear density meters have become widely used on board of dredging vessels worldwide. Not because they are particularly highly rated or cost efficient – their disadvantages are well known – but mostly because of the lack of viable alternatives. Now Dutch company Alia Instruments is challenging the status quo with […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved  federal wetland permits, enabling local officials to begin the critical Owasco Flats Wetlands Restoration project. Schumer said that with final approval secured, work can now enter the bidding phase. The Owasco Flats Wetland Restoration project will reduce toxins in the […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Justice has settled a lawsuit against a New England electric utility and the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority regarding a cable under Boston Harbor that allegedly was not installed to the federally required depth. The settlement will allow the Boston Harbor Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project to continue and ensure that modifications will come […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    One of the Camden County’s largest economic engines is currently finalizing an underwater makeover that will attract some of the largest national rowing events in the country, according to the county’s latest announcement. With the return of competition in 2017, more than 12 regattas have already been scheduled on the Cooper River for the upcoming […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Gator Dredging, a Florida based dredging contractor, will begin dredge operations on or about September 15 within the Clearwater Pass Federal Navigation Channel, east of Clearwater Point.  A hydraulic swing dredger will be used from a shallow draft barge with submerged pipeline to the dewatering site located under the 699-Gulf Blvd Bridge or the vacant upland property […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, last Friday started with the clearing of the Ellicott City waterways in order to reduce the risk of imminent flooding to the city. The Corps, in partnership with the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, will remove and stabilize blockages located at Hamilton St. and the Patapsco River where […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida DEP has authorized USACE to begin construction on the Canal 111 South Dade and the Modified Water Deliveries to the Everglades National Park projects, which are components of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, commonly called CERP.   “The department is pleased to advance these critical projects that will not only assist in the restoration of the Taylor Slough […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    An amphibious tractor ventured into Standedge Tunnel recently to clear a blockage that built up during the recent floods, according to the UK Canal & River Trust. The unusual work, which required the help of a specialist mining consultant, took two days to complete. A hydraulic bucket on the front of the amphibious dredger, known as […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, is continuing the development of new products addressing the changing needs of dredging industry. As 2015 is nearing its end, we took the opportunity to speak with Mr. Roberto Martinelli, Dragflow Director, about the company’s 2015 business highlights, achievements and plans for the […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project is one step closer to construction after receiving approval to release the study’s proposed Chief’s Report from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers board in Washington, D.C. The Civil Works Review Board approved release of the project’s proposed Chief’s Report accompanied by the final Feasibility Report and Environmental […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ever since a seaplane carrying Admiral Chester Nimitz struck floating debris while attempting to land in San Francisco Harbor in 1942, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been tasked by Congress with maintaining the navigability of the Bay Area’s waterways. It’s been an assignment that in the years since World War II has focused […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA has approved a request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River, which is essential to allowing shipping traffic to continue using this economically important waterway. Ohio EPA’s Section 401 water quality certification allows the Army Corps to dredge up to 225,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, has completed maintenance dredging of problem areas of the federal navigation channel and two port berthing areas in the Snake and Clearwater rivers where accumulated sediment had interfered with navigation. Dredging was performed to meet a current immediate need to re-establish the federal navigation channel to its […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    After more than six years of planning and permitting, the Intracoastal Waterway deepening project, which should unlock the true economic potential of businesses along Riviera Beach’s waterfront, has been approved by the federal government. This was announced yesterday by the U.S Rep. Lois Frankel, D- West Palm Beach in a joint press conference with officials from the City […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District’s project at Barnegat Inlet requires dredging to provide a safe, reliable navigation channel for one of the most dangerous inlets on the east coast. The project is critical to a large fishing fleet consisting of full-time commercial, charter and recreational vessels that contribute to the economic value […]