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  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has announced award of the first Jacksonville Harbor Deepening contract to the Dutra Group of San Rafael, Calif. The Corps awarded the contract late yesterday in the amount of $22,826,400. Contract “A” is the first of multiple construction contracts that will deepen the existing Federal navigation channel, […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Monday, December 1,  2014, HollandMT, an innovative engineering and contracting company serving international dredging contractors and shipyards, launched a new 500 m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) design. The dredger, suitable for maintenance dredging of inland and sheltered waters, is specially designed to operated in shallow waters, therefore the minimum vessel draught is limited to only […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major repair project of the north jetty at Barnegat Inlet, which creates a more resilient navigational channel and safeguards the southern tip of state-owned Island Beach State Park in Ocean County, is now complete, announced the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Philadelphia District awarded a $7.6 […]

  • 1 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Wednesday May 26, 2010, the cutter suction dredger ‘Ibn Battuta’ was delivered to its owner, on the shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste d.d. in Pula (Croatia). The ‘Ibn Battuta’ is the first of four large self-propelled cutter suction dredgers built at the Pula shipyard. Earlier this year, the identical sister vessel, the ‘Zheng He’, was launched […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    One of the largest cleanup projects ever undertaken in the United States, dredging of New York’s Upper Hudson River, is finally finished, announced GE in a release. According to the release, since 2009, GE has removed the majority of PCBs from the Upper Hudson River. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has called the project an historic […]

  • 6 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      IHC Merwede has increased its underwriting capacity by more than 50 per cent to €1.5billion. Of this amount, €900 million is committed. The financial agreement has been forged between IHC Merwede and an international banking consortium made up of five banks, with the aim of facilitating international growth. Ability to differentiate The five banks […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    WEDA (Western Dredging Association) recently presented its 2018 Annual Safety Excellence Awards to Manson Construction Company, CEDA Dredging and Fluid Management & Sevenson Environmental Services. Manson Construction Company – Dredging Contractor Throughout its safety journey, Manson Construction has upheld the belief that it is, at core, in the people business. Recognizing those who plan, engineer, survey, […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Preparations for the upcoming CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference have reached an advanced stage. The two-day-long program (19 and 20 November), taking place in the heart of Amsterdam at the Beurs van Berlag, will gather professionals from all sectors involved in the realization of a dredging project. Speakers from inside the industry – including Professor Dr. Patrick […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 250 members of the dredging community gathered at Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 5-6 November, for this year’s CEDA Dredging Days. Dredging professionals, young, established and expert, assembled to exchange the latest ideas, knowledge and best practice, at a packed event. Anna Csiti, General Manager CEDA and a member of the Program Committee, said: […]

  • 17 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Today, the new heavy-duty cutter suction dredger (CSD) ‘Amazone’, was named at Marina Bay Cruise Centre in Singapore by Mrs. Monique Marcourt, spouse of Mr. Jean-Claude Marcourt, Vice-president and Minister for Economy, SME’s, Foreign Trade and new Technologies of the Walloon Government. This new sea-going dredger is self-propelled and features no less than 12,860 kW […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded a $36.5 million contract to Norfolk Dredging Company on September 27 for the Pinellas County Beach Renourishment Project, part of the Pinellas County Storm Protection Project. Norfolk will renourish critically eroded shoreline in Pinellas County using dredge material from Egmont Shoals as well as Johns Pass. […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released their latest article named ‘ReefGuard: A Scientific Approach to Active Reef Rehabilitation’. ReefGuard, a mobile coral breeding facility provides a highly controlled environment to aid in integrating the breeding and outplanting of corals. This article gives a detailed look into how proven small-scale coral breeding techniques […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    For every $1 invested in deepening, $24 will be returned to the economy, Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) said in their latest announcement named ‘Harbor Deepening Facts’. According to the official statement, JAXPORT currently supports more than 130,000 jobs throughout the region and creates $26 billion in economic impact every year, with local jobs associated with […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will soon begin work on the Middle Mississippi River at Thebes, Ill., to remove rocks that pose a threat to navigation during low river stages. Contractors working for the Corps will remove approximately 2,800 cubic yards of rock as a permanent improvement to the navigation channel […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Award winning Sunshine Coast based dredging company, Hall Contracting, has won a major contract to create a new approach for cargo ships at the Port of Brisbane. Cameron Hall, the Managing Director of Hall Contracting, said the appointment was a real coup for the dredging, civil contracting and marine civil company, which this year celebrates […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Climate change is real, so better be prepared. Everybody, personally and also as an industry, should make a contribution in fighting climate change.  That was the final thought of our first Dredging Today Conference, beautifully put by Mr Mark van Zanten, Senior Project Manager Water, Royal HaskoningDHV. At the conference, held in Amsterdam on October […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Today Van Oord’s first shallow water pipe lay vessel Stingray was named at the COSCO shipyard in Nantong, China. The naming ceremony was performed by Mrs A. Athmer-Albersen, wife of Managing Director Offshore, Mr J.B.E.M. Athmer. Stingray is designed in accordance with the highest quality and safety standards in the oil and gas industry and […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Weeks Marine Inc. (WMI), a marine construction and dredging contractor based in Cranford, NJ, yesterday announced the construction of a new $60 million ocean-going, 30-inch hydraulic cutter suction dredger, the J.S. Chatry. The dredger is named for Senior Vice President and Manager of Weeks Marine’s Dredging Division, J. Stephen Chatry. Construction is underway in Belle […]

  • 30 September 2010

    The fourth edition of this event was held at Calabar, located in Nigeria’s south-eastern Cross River State, between 22nd and 24th September. The event, organised and hosted by the Lagos-based Dredge Skills and Marine Training Centre Ltd, was attended by Nigerian dredging companies and dredgemasters, dredging regulating bodies, dredging equipment manufacturers and importers and local […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Business development

    The Flemish government, Port of Antwerp and contractor SeReAnt (a partnership between the Jan De Nul GROUP and DEME environmental companies) will begin dredging and processing the most polluted dredging sludge at the port, the so-called TBT sludge, this month. “After years of research, there is now finally a solution to this historical pollution. This […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Plaquemines Parish president Amos Cormier recently signed two agreements with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin the Spanish Pass projects on Tidewater Road in Venice, LA. The projects are a part of the Beneficial Use of Dredged Material program better known as “BUDMAT”. The parish government set a precedent in 2015 by becoming the […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine was recently awarded contract for the northern Ocean County storm damage reduction project. The project contractor will start pumping sand in Ortley Beach in mid-April, marking the start of work on northern Ocean County’s beaches, hammered by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012, reports Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin. Ortley Beach, which […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just published its Dredging in Figures, an annual review of the global dredging market. The document focusses on the global dredging and maritime construction industry in 2013. The IADC aims to be thorough and precise in the figures presented in this document. The statistics provided here are based on information from international sources as well […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a heavy civil marine contractor, today reported net income for the three months ended December 31, 2014, of $5.3 million ($0.19 diluted earnings per share). For the full year 2014, Orion Marine Group reported net income of $6.9 million ($0.25 diluted earnings per share), which compares to the prior full year […]

  • 5 September 2012

    A small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbour to measure the potential environmental impacts of relocating maerl habitat is set to go ahead this month after Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) awarded the work to a specialist dredging contractor. The contract has been awarded to GPS Marine, based in Chatham, Kent, following an open tender process and […]

  • 28 November 2012

    The FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director A.Lavrischev, Rosmorrechflot head A.Davydenko and Rosmorrechflot deputy head S.Gorelik on November, 21-23 paid a working visit to the sea ports of Murmansk and Kandalaksha. As planned events, A.Lavrischev, A.Davydenko and S.Gorelik met the Murmansk Region Governor M.Kovtun, visited reconstructed objects of the sea port of Murmansk passenger complex, met the […]