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  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    ABP’s Port of Ipswich has welcomed the vessel UKD Orca for its annual maintenance dredging campaign as part of the company’s commitment to continually improving the operations and services it provides for customers. Regular maintenance dredging is of paramount importance to the safety and efficient operations of all vessels using the port, according to the […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With the signing of the concession agreement between Consortium Antwerp Port (CAP) and the Sultanate of Oman to operate, develop and manage the Port of Duqm and its industrial land for the next 28 years, the Porf of Duqm Company reaches its second milestone. The agreement was signed in the presence of HRH Princess Astrid […]

  • 13 April 2011

    A divided County Commission on Tuesday approved a formal contract with Gritz Development and Construction to provide construction management services on the Hernando Beach Channel dredging project. The firm, headed by general contractor Greg Jarque, has been at the center of a controversy that continued through Tuesday’s commission discussion. Residents questioned the need to spend […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ministry of Shipping has announced the guidelines for processing the security clearance of bidders in respect of port projects including dredging projects. Dredging projects 1. In respect of dredging projects, the Ministry of Shipping would share the list of dredging companies/bidders with the Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Defence, Intelligence Bureau, Cabinet Secretariat and […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Watershed Stewardship have introduced the Delaware Living Shorelines Monitoring Framework, a tool to help landowners, professionals and scientists develop plans for gauging the success of living shoreline projects installed throughout the state. Living shorelines are a natural and effective way to stabilize a shoreline, reduce […]

  • 4 November 2010

    Recently Seatools of Numansdorp landed the largest order since its establishment in August 1999: Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. – the international provider of dredging services, maritime infrastructure and maritime services – commissioned the specialist submersible company to build a unique underwater robot that will combine the functions of a survey ROV (remotely operated vehicle) with […]

  • 20 April 2011

      Within the last years the interest of the leading global services providers operating in dredging sector to the Ukrainian market has been significantly increasing. Before entering the Ukrainian market a foreign provider should be aware of certain requirements for carrying out dredging activity in Ukraine. One of them – licenses and permits required for carrying […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District’s representatives met with partners from Iowa Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Midwest Region yesterday for a site visit of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration (UMRR) Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project (HREP) at Beaver Island in Clinton County, Iowa. The site visit […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has presented a “Special Recognition Award” to the Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO), a department of the U.S. Environmental Agency, for its long-standing efforts to restore and protect the health of the Great Lakes, specifically by remediating historical contamination in ports, harbors and other waterways. According to WEDA, GLNPO […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) has announced the delivery of an ultra-high powered, compact 2400hp Cable Burial Tractor (CBT2400) to Boskalis. The CBT2400 and associated deck equipment were mobilized directly onto Boskalis’ specialist cable lay vessel, the NDEAVOR from the Swan Hunter quayside access point adjacent to SMD’s production facility, the company reported. The tractor […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Caterpillar Inc. today announced third-quarter 2012 sales and revenues of $16.445 billion, a 5-percent increase from third-quarter 2011 sales and revenues of $15.716 billion. Profit per share for the third quarter of 2012 was $2.54, up 49 percent from $1.71 per share in the third quarter of 2011. Third-quarter 2012 profit per share includes a […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations at Oregon Inlet today to remove the shoaling that has been obstructing the federal channel passage for commercial fishing vessels. The side cast dredge MERRITT will, once again, try to open the channel at the navigation span of the Bonner Bridge. Recent […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Intermerc Ghana Limited, has began dredging the Obosomase and Daboase Intake points in the Eastern Region to enable the Ghana Urban Water Limited (GUWL) to extract enough water from the Pra River for production and distribution to consumers. The project, which is estimated at GH¢3.4 million, will take at least six weeks to complete and […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A workshop for engineers, consultants, designers and landscape architects interested in incorporating green infrastructure and living shoreline techniques into coastal projects will take place on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at the Portsmouth Public Library in Portsmouth, NH. Living shoreline projects have started to appear in many New England tidal environments, but the Northeast region lags […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan that calls for a variety of actions to address contamination in the Creek Corridor portion of the Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site, in Lockport, N.Y. The Creek Corridor is approximately one mile in length and extends from the Erie Canal to Harwood Street in the City […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois, has won an $8.02 million Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach beach fill nourishment contract. According to the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, this 3rd periodic nourishment cycle will be completed by the end of February 2017. The purpose of the project is to provide coastal […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to quicken the pace of habitat restoration in California’s biggest estuary, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has invited private companies, non-profit groups and individuals to submit proposals to create wetlands in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. These projects will advance California EcoRestore, a program to fulfill Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.’s direction […]

  • 12 October 2010

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference (WEDA 31 and TAMU 42) June 5-8, 2011 at the “Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tennessee. The theme of this conference “Enhancing the Economy Through Dredging” will focus on dredging and environmental issues associated with dredging […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Representative Patrick E. Murphy yesterday introduced legislation to bolster projects related to protecting and restoring the Indian River Lagoon. The Indian River Lagoon Nutrient Removal Assistance Act would create a grant program to provide assistance to projects that will result in environmental benefits for the Indian River Lagoon, produce the greatest nutrient load reductions […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of dredging equipment, recently delivered their dredging pumps HY85/160HC, together with two side cutters EXHY, to the Val di Vizze cleanup project, located in the mountains of Trentino Alto Adige, Italy. The dam on the Rio Vizze, built in 1927, forms a small lake known as Lago di Novale. The constant supply of debris from the watercourse […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The steel cutting ceremony for the new 44,180kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) SPARTACUS took place today, DEME Group said in its latest announcement.  CSD SPARTACUS, which will be built by Royal IHC, will be the world’s first LNG-powered cutter suction dredger and follows the order of the first LNG-powered Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers ‘Minerva’ and […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kiasma, a company involved in research and development of thermoplastic material (HDPE), has been selected as a supplier of the discharge floating pipes for the New Suez Canal Project. The HDPE pipes that will be used for dredging of the Suez Canal have been produced by Kiasma in cooperation with Deriplast (K & D Dredging). Suez Canal Authority (SCA) […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Drainage and Irrigation Authority recently acquired a Damen DOP250 dredge pump, together with the cutter unit, to perform maintenance dredging of the drainage channels in British Guyana. The coast line of British Guyana is below sea level. With a rising sea level due to climate change, the inland water level is controlled carefully. This is […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges LLC has announced a completely new design 20” (500 mm) cutter suction dredge, the Series 2070 Dragon® dredge. The new dredger takes advantage of modern, up-to-date technology and advanced design techniques. This unit will eventually replace the renowned Series 1870 Dragon as Ellicott’s standard and in-stock 20” dredge. “This is a truly modern […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has ordered three 3,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredgers from Keppel Singmarine. The design of these vessels is based on the 3,400m³ TSHD Alvar Nuñez Cabeça de Vaca and Sebastiano Caboto, built in 2011, and successfully operating since. The vessels combine a shallow draught with high manoeuvrability, making them very suitable for […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The concept of a test facility for innovative temporary flood defence barriers has proven so successful that within its first year the location of Flood Proof Holland in Delft, the Netherlands had to be expanded. The test facility was officially reopened on 3 July and now accommodates six stand-alone floodable ‘mini-polders’ for real life testing […]