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  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC recently signed a contract with National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC, based in Abu Dhabi, UAE) to build yet another state-of-the-art trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). According to IHC, the new vessel builds on the excellent partnership & collaboration between the two companies and on the success of the 6,000m³ TSHD ARZANA, which was […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Port Authority confirmed last week that $35 million has been secured to help fund the ongoing Boston Harbor Dredging Project. The project is approximately 30 percent complete, and this funding will enable the project to continue on schedule. The scheme is a $350 million partnership between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    BAM International – together with JJM Construction (Canada) and Manson Construction (USA) – has received the full order to build the new Rio Tinto BC Works Terminal A on behalf of LNG Canada. The mobilization and construction works being carried out by BAM and its partners for the Rio Tinto Terminal A expansion have started. […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) confirmed yesterday the receipt of a $69.8 million award on the San Jacinto River in Houston, Texas. This unique and challenging project is the first major Houston-area flood-control project after Hurricane Harvey and will restore a 2 mile-long stretch of the San Jacinto River to its pre-Harvey state. After the storm passed […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has just confirmed its plans to perform maintenance dredging of the Plymouth Harbor Federal navigation project in Plymouth, Mass. “Natural shoaling processes have reduced available depths to as little as 7.0 feet in the 18-foot main channel, 7.0 feet in the 15-foot channel, and 4.0 feet […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency early investigation on the Oxford flood alleviation scheme has confirmed that a flood relief channel is among the best solutions for the Oxford area. The Environment Agency has therefore developed a series of channel options, based on their findings and the results of early public engagement about a potential scheme. According to EA, […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) yesterday confirmed the award of an $88 million contract for Phase I of the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MsCIP) Comprehensive Barrier Island Restoration. MsCIP was initiated in 2005 in the aftermath of the damage and destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina, and addresses hurricane and storm damage reduction, salt water […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first part of funding for the Hawick Flood Protection Scheme has been confirmed by the Scottish Government. Councillors at this week’s Executive meeting heard that the Government has provided an initial £1.342 million to the project as a general capital grant in 2016/17. The Hawick Flood Protection Scheme was included on a list of 40 […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have confirmed that their port will be able to handle 14,000 TEU vessels toward the end of 2017. The planned completion of the 50-foot Harbor Deepening Project later this summer and the anticipated completion of the navigational clearance project at the Bayonne Bridge late […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation confirmed today that the company has won three dredging contracts with an approximate aggregate value of $99 million for projects along the Delaware River. Valued at $77 million, the Delaware River Rock Reach award is a capital project that includes dredging approximately 320,000 cubic yards of rock and gravel material, which […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District on Friday awarded a $6.7 million contract for maintenance dredging of the lower Snake River federal navigation channel and associated berthing areas at the Ports of Lewiston, Idaho, and Clarkston, Wash. The contract was awarded to American Construction Co., Inc., of Tacoma, Wash., as a small […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has confirmed the award of the $57.6-million contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for a coastal and storm damage reduction project extending from the southern end of Ocean City to Strathmere and Sea Isle. The project, which entails the construction of a dune and a berm, […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The scientific focus on improving the health of the Great Barrier Reef took another leap forward today with the release of several important reports from the Queensland and Australian Governments. Commenting on the release of the Great Barrier Reef Strategic Assessment, Great Barrier Reef Program Reports and Great Barrier Reef Outlook Report 2014, Queensland Resources […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s peak body for the resources sector has welcomed the release of the Australian Government’s progress report to UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee on the state of conservation of the Great Barrier Reef (‘the State Party Report’). Queensland Resource Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said the report outlines the significant progress made by Australia in the […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has been awarded the contract for the design, construction and delivery of a 23,684kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) from Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis). The innovative new dredging vessel will be one of the largest CSDs of its kind in the world. As part of the close cooperation and working relationship between Boskalis […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    After closely reviewing all comments received, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has confirmed its Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP) for the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction Feasibility Study. The selected plan will provide risk reduction for approximately 60,000 residents in the study area and takes into consideration […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Fight for the Reef campaign has seized on a new report on the impact of dredging on the Great Barrier Reef as further evidence that the practice of dumping dredge waste should be banned. Richard Leck, WWF-Australia spokesperson for the Fight for the Reef Campaign said that the report confirms the worst fears for […]

  • 23 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has awarded a $25.6 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., to place approximately 2.5 million cubic yards of sand in Sea Bright and Monmouth Beach as part of an emergency shore protection project which repairs and restores previously constructed […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    DP World and Jawaharlal Nehru Port today held a ceremonial signing of the concession awarded to DP World to construct and operate a new container terminal at the port. DP World received the Letter of Award for the new Nhava Sheva (India) Gateway Terminal project in November last year. The ceremonial concession document was exchanged […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States announced receipt of an award of a $122 million contract for deepening of the Miami Harbor. Dredging on this project is scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter and will deepen the Port of Miami channel to minus 50 […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    As announced on August 3, 2012, GLDD contracted with a shipyard to perform the functional design drawings, detailed design drawings and follow on construction of a new ATB Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge based on GLDD’s patent pending concept design and performance specification. Major components and steel have been ordered in preparation for commencement of vessel […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Romanian Ministry of Transport has awarded Van Oord the contract to extend the jetty in the Port of Constanta. The project will commence in May 2013, with completion planned for April 2015. Constanta is the largest Romanian port on the Black Sea. Van Oord will be extending the jetty by 1,100 metres in water […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, January 16, 2013 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Clearwater, NRDC, Riverkeeper, and Scenic Hudson presented a Hudson River General Electric PCB cleanup update for Mid-Hudson communities, entitled “Hudson River PCB Forum,” at the Marist College Boathouse. The federal and state agencies involved with General Electric’s cleanup of PCBs in the Hudson River presented […]

  • 8 November 2012

    Cornwall Council has confirmed its continued support for improvements to the harbours at St Mary’s and Penzance in order to safeguard the future of the sea link between the Isles of Scilly and the mainland. In a joint letter to the Under Secretary of State for Transport Norman Baker MP, Cornwall Council Leader Jim Currie […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Compañía Sudamericana de Dragados S.A., a subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, has been awarded a contract for capital and maintenance dredging in the port of Bahia Blanca, Argentina. The contract value is approximately EUR 90 million and was acquired together with Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis). Jan De Nul Group’s share of the total […]

  • 8 February 2012

      The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has created the Catchment Restoration Fund with the aim of reducing pollution that comes from the way land is used and improving the landscape through which water flows. The Defra fund of £28m fund, providing up to £10m each year, has been allocated for projects […]