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  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) announced last week that it has received funding to implement restoration projects in two Great Lakes Areas of Concern (AOCs), areas of historic pollution and degradation. The GLC will support the design and restoration of valuable habitat in the Maumee River AOC in Ohio and the Clinton River AOC in Michigan in […]

  • 30 August 2012

    According to simcoereformer.ca, the harbour in Port Rowan could look very different in the near future. The County and the Port Rowan Harbour Commission are preparing a big development project. This project includes excavation works on the channel at the north end of the harbour. After that, the channel would be about 80 feet wide […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The State Bond Commission is expected to approve $9 million in funding for harbor development in Bridgeport, CT, according to Representative Steve Stafstrom. “This is a vital step toward fully realizing the untapped potential that Bridgeport has to be the hub of maritime commerce and activity for the region,“ Stafstrom said. This round of funding will assist […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Russian mining and metallurgical company, Norilsk Nickel, is beginning reconstruction of its Murmansk Transport Division mooring facilities. According to the company, reconstruction of the second berth (over 300 meters in length) together with dredging will double the cargo flow of the facility. The project is estimated to be worth around $22.8 million. The new berth will be able to […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a series of three National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public scoping meetings for the Florida Keys Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Feasibility Study, and will accept public scoping comments until January 8, 2019. The purpose of this study is to reduce potential damages caused by coastal storms […]

  • 22 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 16-22, 2018).   Hopper Dredger Arzana Commissioned in Egypt In the presence of Admiral Mohab Mamish H.E Mohammed Al Qamzi and the leaders of the Egyptian and UAE governments, National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has officially commissioned the 6,000m³ […]

  • 29 August 2012

    A roadmap for the next 30 years of cleanup in the Upper Coeur d’Alene River Basin came into sharper focus yesterday, as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) delivered the signed, written framework, called an Interim Record of Decision Amendment (RODA). According to Dan Opalski, Director of EPA’s Superfund Office in Seattle, the weighty document […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the October Board meeting, Cowes Harbor Commissioners discussed the three strategic, interlinked harbor and marine employment sites that are currently at various stages of development. These are the Cowes Outer Harbor Project/Venture Quays development in East Cowes, Kingston Marine Park at Whippingham, and Medina Yard in Cowes. Cowes Outer Harbor Project (OHP) CHC continues […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Dover welcomed PIANC UK Young Professionals Seminar delegates visiting the Eastern Docks on Friday. The event which was organised and chaired by the Port of Dover included a presentation from Atkins, who also part sponsored the visit. The day gave the opportunity for young professionals to engage in a technical exchange regarding […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The deepening and widening of Barbours Cut channel is now complete, making Barbours Cut Container Terminal the Port Authority’s first 45-foot deep draft container facility, announced Houston’s Port Commission Chairman Janiece Longoria. According to a study by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), the dredging and terminal improvements to the Barbours Cut channel are projected to result […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) took a major step forward in its plans to develop the next generation of Deepwater port facilities at Port Fourchon, thanks to an agreement signed by the Edward Wisner Donation Trust granting GLPC a lease of over 900 acres of property immediately south of the port. Also, this week, […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royston Diesel Power’s advanced enginei EFMS (electronic fuel management system) has been specified as part of the new build program for the first dredging vessel commissioned in 20 years by CEMEX UK Marine. The new £30 million Damen Shipyards Group built CEMEX Go Innovation has been designed to extract sand and gravel from depths of […]

  • 17 October 2012

    Cowes Harbour Commission believes that an Outer Harbour breakwater is vital to the Isle of Wight economy and to the safety and future prosperity of Cowes Harbour. The Cowes breakwater project has all necessary permissions in place to proceed and the time for constructing the breakwater has arrived. CHC needs to capture crucial infrastructure investment […]

  • 20 November 2013

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority reissued and amended Port of Houston Authority Tariff Nos. 8, 14, 15 and 17, covering the Turning Basin Terminals, Barbours Cut Terminal and Bayport Terminal. The tariff rate increases, which are effective January 1, 2014, were deemed necessary to support the continued capital investment in Port […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    By 2020 Bulgaria will have three new specialized vessels for surveying the condition of the Danube River and new equipment for dredging the critical sections, Transport, Information Technology and Communications Minister Ivaylo Moskovski said at Tuesday’s meeting with Romanian Transport Minister Razvan Cuc in Sofia. Minister Moskovski pointed out that a project for the delivery […]

  • 8 August 2012

    WindMW GmbH, a joint-venture of Blackstone and Windland Energieerzeugungs GmbH, today announces the start of offshore construction on its 288 MW Offshore Wind Farm, Meerwind Süd│Ost. Jens Assheuer, CEO of WindMW said: “We are pleased to commence construction on this exciting project and we thank our suppliers and their hardworking teams for adhering to the […]

  • 13 November 2013

    The Draft report of MEP Knut Fleckenstein, the rapporteur on the European Commission proposal for a Regulation on Market access to port services and financial transparency of ports was published on 8 November 2013 and will be discussed in the Transport & Tourism Committee (TRAN) of the European Parliament on 26 November. The rapporteur proposes […]

  • 22 November 2012

    Securing government funding to dredge the Mississippi River next year is to be the topic of a Dec. 11 public meeting in West Memphis, according to The Benton County Daily Record. “If we don’t have significant rainfall over the winter, it’s going to be an extremely difficult summer on the Mississippi River,” the Arkansas Waterways […]

  • 12 August 2010

    Don’t expect to see dredging machines deepening the Red River any time soon, a Manitoba Conservative MP said Tuesday. Selkirk-Interlake MP James Bezan said despite calls to dredge the river to aid boat navigation and speed up the breakup of spring ice, digging out the bottom of the river in shallow spots would be expensive […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Leland Township Harbor Commission is currently raising funds in an effort to purchase a dredger, Leland Michigan Chamber of Commerce has announced on its official website. “We have identified a particular size and type of dredger that we think would be suitable for our needs, and we have a price quote of approximately $500.000,” Leland […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Months of planning and public meetings are complete and now there is a proposal to clean up the mercury contamination in Lake Superior on the north side of the Thunder Bay harbor. The non profit environmental group, Eco Superior, commissioned the report and spokesperson Jamie Saunders said it all comes down to one recommendation, which […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Portage Lake Channel dredging program is finally complete. During this cleanup project, over 25,000 cubic yards of sand was removed from the channel. The dredging area is 120 foot wide centered on the 360 foot wide channel, and it is at least 12 foot deep and 2100 foot long. “Many thanks to the Portage […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Assembly Appropriations Committee has approved Assemblyman Jay Webber’s legislation (A3804) creating a fund to preserve New Jersey’s second largest lake. “Greenwood Lake is a great natural, economic, and recreational resource for New Jersey, supplying more than 3 million of our residents with drinking water daily,” said Webber. “Establishing annual funding dedicated to this essential […]

  • 18 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 12 – 18, 2019).   PAO Shipbuilding: Keel Laying Ceremony for New Dredger A keel laying ceremony for a non-self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) – Project 4395 – took place yesterday at PAO Shipbuilding-Ship Repair Corporation (Gorodets, Nizhny Novgorod […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ingeteam has successfully completed a contract signed with Jan De Nul Group for the engineering and commissioning of the main electrical power package of three trailing suction hopper dredges, called Ultra-Low Emission vessels (ULEv), built at Keppel Nantong shipyard in China. All three vessels have a capacity of 3,500m³ and are diesel-electrical powered, all major […]

  • 22 March 2013

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy and State Senator Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) and announced that phase three of the dredging of Norwalk Harbor will soon begin, following the approval of state funds last week. “Norwalk Harbor is a defining characteristic of our city. It is used both for recreation and for commerce, including shell fishing, all of […]