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  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The informational meetings for the Sunset/Huntington Harbour Maintenance Dredging and Waterline Project will take place on December 17, 2015 and January 14, 2016 at the Harbour View Clubhouse in Huntington Beach, CA.  The overall S/H dredging scheme, set to start this month, includes the installation of a 16-inch-diameter waterline under the Huntington Harbour channel. The waterline […]

  • 8 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 2 – December 8, 2019).   Officials Secure $100 Million for Mississippi River Emergency Dredging U.S. Representatives Angie Craig, Betty McCollum and Ron Kind have successfully secured emergency funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to address […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Royal IHC has been awarded another contract by Van Oord to design and supply the dredge installation for its new 10,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). The suction pipe installation with underwater pump, two dredge pumps and three jet water pumps will be installed on the new TSHD and built in Singapore. Earlier this year, […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (AGCT), the Croatian subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) at the Port of Rijeka, is set to realize a comprehensive expansion plan in the period up to mid-2020. In close cooperation with the Rijeka Port Authority, AGCT has drawn up plans for a two-phase dredging scheme with the first […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman, who serves as co-chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, yesterday met with the USACE Lieutenant Colonel Adam Czekanski, 73rd commander of the Buffalo District, to discuss continued efforts to dredge the Port of Cleveland. “We’ve made good progress in our efforts to protect Lake Erie over the past several years, […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials yesterday announced the award of a $7.6 million contract to dredge state channels in the Shark River in Monmouth County. Efforts to dredge the Shark River have been underway for well over a decade. After Superstorm Sandy the need to dredge the river increased significantly due to sediment deposited […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and contractors on Dredge Material Placement Facility 3-D in Tampa Bay recently earned warm-n-fuzzies as they assisted the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) in effort to collect data. The Corps and its contractors, Carter’s Contracting Services, Inc. and LG2 Environmental Solutions (LG2ES), hosted and volunteered as assistants […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has yet again received high profile acknowledgement for its Littlehaven Promenade and Seawall, South Shields UK scheme by receiving a ‘commendation’ at the prestigious Concrete Society Awards 2014 held at The Grosvenor Hotel, Park Lane, London recently. This follows two other winning awards from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ (RICS) North East […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Valley Flood Protection Board yesterday adopted the 2017 update to the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (CVFPP). Developed in partnership with the Department of Water Resources (DWR), the update incorporates the latest information and science to improve flood risk management throughout California’s Central Valley, which includes the Sacramento and San Joaquin River basins. […]

  • 7 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Alcoa (AA) confirmed that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has issued a Record of Decision (ROD) on the remediation of the Grasse River that is consistent with the Proposed Remedial Action Plan issued in October, 2012. Alcoa, USEPA, the NY Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and other parties have been evaluating remedial alternatives to […]

  • 10 May 2012

    ABPmer, a leading UK marine environmental consultancy, has recently published four articles in a special issue of the international journal, Coastal Engineering. Edited by ABPmer’s Jon Williams, a specialist in sediment processes, the issue focuses on the results from a large-scale laboratory study of gravel barrier dynamics. The journal articles centre on the results from […]

  • 12 June 2012

    EPA and the states of Massachusetts and Connecticut will be holding a second round of public meetings next week to discuss next steps for the potential clean up of the Housatonic River in western Massachusetts and Connecticut. EPA and the states have been working cooperatively for the last several months to discuss potential approaches to […]

  • 28 January 2011

    Nanjibg Port Authority has selected logistics giant Sinotrans ahead of Cosco to revamp the river port. Two sides have signed a restructuring agreement whereby Sinotrans will pump in cash for US$155 million, reports Xinhua. The authority will restructure, corporatise and become Nanjing Port Group Co. Ltd, with Sinotrans taking a 45 per cent stake in […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Secretary shipping level talks between India and Bangladesh were held in New Delhi last week. The Indian delegation was led by Shri Rajive Kumar from the Ministry of Shipping, and Bangladesh delegation was led by Mr. Shafique Alam Mehdi, Secretary of the Ministry of Shipping. The two parties appreciated close cooperation and achievements made so far, expressing hope that the […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    As New Jersey continues to rebuild following Hurricane Sandy’s devastation, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC) a $2,332,456 federal grant to assist in recovering from the historic storm. The federal grant, part of FEMA Category B Emergency Protective Measures, will […]

  • 26 June 2013

    The Fiscal Year 2013 Work Plan was released by the Office of Management and Budget and included $20.4 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District to perform a beach renourishment at Folly Beach. The funds received, along with the City of Folly Beach’s 15 percent cost share, will allow the Charleston District […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representatives of the Port of Long Beach and the Busan Port Authority met this week in South Korea to sign a “sister port” agreement to establish a mutually beneficial exchange of technology, ideas and culture. Both ports face the challenge of modernizing to better serve customers and to reduce their environmental impacts. The ports welcomed […]

  • 9 February 2012

    ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer), a recognised provider of physical processes advice to the coastal sector, has been awarded a coastal modelling study to support the Colwyn Bay Waterfront Project. This project will see major redevelopment of the town’s seafront into a well protected and attractive area for all users and visitors, so there […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Long-term monitoring by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources shows that the efforts to improve Mississippi River water quality appear to be paying off with the return of several important fish and aquatic plant species to at least one major pool. The latest results come as the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program celebrates 30 years […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ukrainian Seapots Authority (USPA) has joined the Association of Engineers-Consultants of Ukraine to improve the quality of dredging and engineering documentation in accordance with the requirements of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC). The relevant Memorandum of Cooperation between USPA, the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Association of Engineers-Consultants of Ukraine was signed on […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the City of Randolph, will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at the City Auditorium. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an update on a flood risk management study and gather input on the draft feasibility report and integrated environmental assessment. […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    GE announced recently that it has reached an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to perform a comprehensive assessment of the Hudson River shoreline from Fort Edward to Troy, New York. “GE welcomes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announcement of our agreement on a comprehensive study of the shoreline areas of the upper Hudson River, building […]

  • 8 November 2012

    Jeffrey E. Miles was named Deputy Executive Director for Operations of the North Carolina State Ports Authority by Tom Bradshaw, Executive Director. “In my brief time with the Authority, I have grown to depend on the operational expertise Jeff provides our ports and our customers. He is leading the development of our strategic plan, working […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord recently completed local dredging operations on a 72-kilometer long channel in the Caspian Sea. With this milestone, four years of dredging at an extremely remote location have been concluded, said the company. Van Oord built the new channel to allow for transportation of construction modules to the Tengiz oil field in Kazakhstan, where […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the recent International Investment Forum “Far East – 2014”, that was held in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky city on September 5, 2014, a collaboration agreement was signed for the development of the Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Seaport container terminal intended for the transshipment of goods from the Asia-Pacific region to Europe via the Northern Sea Route. The document was signed by […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A study has been conducted in cooperation between Nord Stream, the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI) and the Swedish Nature Protection Agency, in order to establish the underwater noise levels in the sea close to the Natura 2000 area at Norra Midsjöbanken, to the south of Gotland. Noise emanating from regular commercial maritime traffic as […]