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  • 6 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge LLC, a world leader in dredge technology, has delivered its second new 18-inch x 18-inch Marlin Class dredge along with a DSC multipurpose workboat to a contractor in Nigeria. These Marlin Class dredges are being used primarily on channel dredging, land development and reclamation as well as mining sharp sand out of the […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has introduced a plan to issue an Invitation for Bid for mechanical dredging services on the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri. The areas which will be included in this maintenance dredging program are between Upper Mississippi River Miles 614.0 […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Last week, the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), the national nonprofit trade association for the dredging industry, sent a letter to House leadership in support of the RESTORE Act – legislation that would ensure that oil spill fines are used for gulf restoration. “The RESTORE Act appropriately allocates 80 percent of the Clean Water Act […]

  • 7 June 2013

    Autorità Portuale di Piombino seeks contractors for the detailed design and implementation of infrastructure projects to promote industrial competitiveness in the Port of Piombino. Works will include dredging to a maximum depth of -20m in the access channel and entrance to the marina. This very important development program will consist of breakwater construction and breakwater […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard announced the establishment of an industry-led Maritime Security Sector Coordinating Council (SCC) last week, with the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) as a charter member. Sector Coordinating Councils (SCCs) are self-organized and self-governed councils that enable critical infrastructure owners and operators, their trade associations, and other industry representatives to interact on […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S.-Flag dredging industry is commemorating the 77th anniversary of the Japanese air raid on the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, highlighting the critical need for a robust American shipbuilding capacity to ensure for the preparedness of the nation. “The American-Flag dredging industry is building ships, creating jobs, and ensuring the economic and national […]

  • 9 November 2012

    Northern Ireland Fishery Harbour Authority (NIFHA) is seeking experienced surveyors for the provision of ad hoc bathymetric surveys of the NIFHA Ports of Ardglass, Kilkeel and Portavogie. Surveys are undertaken as a needed basis to inform dredging works and navigational advice. The NIFHA wishes to appoint a single contract for the provision of these surveys. […]

  • 5 October 2012

    Femern A/S has commenced the process of prequalification of contracting companies, thereby giving the international construction industry access for the first time to detailed information about the further course of the project. Over the next few months until 18 January 2013, the companies can prepare their request for prequalification and submit it to Femern A/S. […]

  • 22 February 2013

    CCI Nantes Saint-Nazaire has invited bidders for the dredging works in the main channel to the Port of Pornichet. These works include a basic solution, two variant solutions and two options: – The basic solution is to dredge 35,000 m3 of sediment by hydraulic means, with the discharge of sediment to a discharge point located […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Douglas B. Mackie, Chief Executive Officer of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) from 1995 to 2011, passed away on September 11, 2019.    Doug also served in many leadership roles at the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) including Association President several times. He and his brother Don followed in their footsteps, Doug working […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Council for Dredging & Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS), a subset of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), is holding its quarterly meetings with industry stakeholders and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  Earlier this week, the CDMCS Pipeline Task Force huddled for several hours discussing a path forward on pipeline safety. The dredging workload […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released a new article: Early Contractor Involvement; Improving Complex Maritime Infrastructure Projects. This paper was presented at the PIANC World Congress San Francisco, USA 2014. With the advent of the jumbo dredging fleet and advanced technologies, the ability to execute ever larger and more complex maritime infrastructure projects […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The pilot dike construction at the Körkwitzer Bach near Ribnitz-Damgarten, approximately 40 km north-east of Rostock, has been completed. The 500 m section of the degenerated flood protection structure was reconstructed using a cover of ripened fine-grained and moderately organic dredged material. The reconstructed dike section protects a polder area which partly lies beneath the […]

  • 15 March 2013

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority is planning to call for tenders for the construction of the second terminal of Colombo South Harbour by 2017. Sri Lanka Ports Authority Chief Engineer (Planning and Development), Susantha Abeysiriwardena told Daily News Business that SLPA would call for international tenders for the construction of the second terminal of Colombo South […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Grand Port Maritime de Rouen has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Hautot-sur-Seine dredging program. The main goal of this cleanup venture is to improve access to the Grand Seaport Rouen (GPMR). The GPMR dredging contract will consist of deepening the Hautot-sur-Seine swinging area, and includes the following services: – Removal of a […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Western Basin Branch of FSUE Rosmorport has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Luga River dredging program. This development project will include repair works and dredging on the approach canal at the mouth of the Luga River, reports portnews.ru. Initial price of this dredging contract is RUR 67,099,735.031. According to portnews.ru, the […]

  • 4 April 2013

    Commune de La Plaine-sur-Mer has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Port of Gravette dredging program. This development project includes dredging of approximately 160,000 m3 (maximum value) of materials in the harbour basin of the Port of Gravette, with disposal of the dredged sediments in an authorised area, located approximately 600m north of […]

  • 12 April 2012

    Bellingham Marine recently finished the works it was performing on the Bellport’s Lido Yacht Anchorage & Drystack in California. The renovation works included the removal and replacement of a section of the docks. Along with the renovation, another project was executed. This project involved large scale dredging of the Rhine Channel. More than 90,000 cubic […]

  • 6 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

      GE has selected Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co. LLC, a leading national provider of environmental, capital improvement and maintenance dredging services, to perform environmental dredging in the Upper Hudson River in 2011. GE announced in December that it would perform the second and final stage of the Hudson dredging project over the next […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Angus Council has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Arbroath Harbor maintenance dredging project. This deepening scheme will involve a dredging activity to remove 8,250 m³ of material from the inner and outer harbor and navigation channel. The dredged material from each activity is to be deposited at sea approximately 1.75 nautical miles […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Carrickfergus Borough Council is currently seeking quotations and proposals from suitably qualified and competent contractors for the provision of the consultancy and management of the Carrickfergus Marina and Harbour dredging contract. The appointed contractor will be expected to successfully manage the contract from the tender action and appraisal stage through the overall administration of the […]

  • 17 September 2012

    According to insidermedia.com, a principal contractor will be named this week on a major redevelopment project at Port Seaforth in Liverpool. This project, called the Liverpool 2, will consist of the construction of an in-river container terminal to handle post panamax vessels and is due to be completed mid-2015. Insidermedia.com reports that the Liverpool 2 […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a plan for the Charleston Harbor Anchorage Basin dredging program. This work consists of maintenance dredging of approximately 922,000 cubic yards of unclassified material from Charleston Harbor Anchorage Basin and Shem Creek. The dredged material shall be deposited in the Morris Island Disposal Area North Cell, including repair […]

  • 11 April 2012

      Abigroup has been awarded Contractor of the Year at the prestigious International Erosion Control Association’s (IECA) annual awards event held in Las Vegas. In addition Abigroup’s Banora Point Upgrade Alliance (BPUA) has won the Environmental Achievement Award at the same event. The Contractor of the Year Award recognises those contractors who demonstrate excellence in […]

  • 21 February 2011

      An interactive forum and networking event for project owners, financiers, insurers, contractors, construction lawyers, regulators, government agencies and NGOs, advisors to decision makers in the maritime infrastructure construction industry. This two-day forum with the theme Partnering Creates Possibilities will bring together top-level experts and advisors responsible for construction projects for an in-depth exchange of […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Voies navigables de France has announced a tender for the Deule channel dredging project. This deepening program includes recalibration of the layout of the channel of Deule between Lille and Deûlémont. The project includes dredging of 3,000 tonnes of material from the area bounded by the upstream bridge RD 207a in Sequedin and downstream from […]