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  • 22 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment was once again put to the test during a land reclamation project in Haringvliet, the Netherlands, for the contractor Martens en Van Oord. The Haringvliet – a large water body just south of Rotterdam – was closed off the North Sea in 1970 to protect the Low Lands. Recently, the locks – […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s largest freight gateway Port of Tauranga today announced that they are on track to become the first port in the country to transport more than one million containers across its wharves in a single year. The port also announced a strong 8.5% improvement in Group half year net profit to $41.9 million from […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Canal and River Trust has teamed up with the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust to create a new wetland haven for amphibians and water-loving plants at a secluded lake beside the Oxford Canal. Part of the project is clearing openings in the reed beds using an amphibious harvester, known as a ‘Truxor’ that […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Gothenburg is working together with the Swedish Transport Administration to create a wetland for wildfowl at Torsviken. The wetland is a way of reinstating an area that has been used for over 40 years for the deposition of dredging spoils. Ever since the 1970s, the Port of Gothenburg has had a permit […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    After several years of careful preparation, the construction of Maasvlakte 2 has been in full swing since 1 September 2008. Maasvlakte 2 is the western expansion of the Rotterdam port area in the North Sea. A total surface area of 2,000 hectares will be created by spraying on sand off the coast. This sand will […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    With current water levels in Lake Michigan and Lake Huron at all-time lows – and levels in lakes Michigan, Huron and St. Clair expected to continue dropping – the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that the Michigan State Waterways Commission (MSWC) has adopted an emergency dredging plan that will provide zero-match grant funding opportunities […]

  • 12 October 2012

    Lake Wildwood Association (LWA), located between Chicago and Peoria, Illinois has been dealing directly with the challenges associated with sedimentation in their lakes for over 20 years. Sediment removal began almost from the time that the Lake was built in 1968. By 1972, the Association had purchased a Mudcat that sucked up the unwanted silt […]

  • 25 July 2012

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has created a team to work with local, state and federal partners in developing environmentally responsible and economically feasible dredging strategies for the Port of New York & New Jersey to promote commerce and protect the harbor estuary, DEC Commissioner Joe Martens announced today. Shipping channels of […]

  • 22 April 2012

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors approved a proposal to modify the Panama Canal pricing structure to align Canal toll charges with the value the route provides. New Segments The proposal increases the number of segments from eight to eleven by Panama Canal vessel type. It also breaks down the tanker segment into […]

  • 13 February 2012

    The Musa Aman-led government’s decision to grant Sabah Economic Development Corporation (Sedco) the exclusive right to manage… (freemalaysiatoday) [mappress] Source: freemalaysiatoday, February 13, 2012

  • 30 December 2011

    The expansion of the Panama Canal has created a highly competitive environment between US ports on opposing coasts. The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in California are the most active shipping ports in the United States and serve as the integral link between Asian goods and the America marketplace. But as the Panama […]

  • 15 December 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    The endangered Least Tern has a new island to call home on the Mississippi River thanks to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – St. Louis District, the Dredge Potter and a flexible, floating dredge pipe. Historically, the Least Tern nested on sandbars along the Mississippi River. The establishment of navigational pools, repeated flooding and […]

  • 15 December 2011

    Bay County has created a financing mechanism for dredging private canals. Commissioners approved an amendment to the Municipal …   By Felicia Kitzmiller  (newsherald) [mappress] Source: newsherald, December 15, 2011;  

  • 20 October 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has developed surveys for commercial watermen and charter fishing boat operators … (gazettejournal) [mappress] Source: gazettejournal, October 20, 2011

  • 9 September 2011

    With money for Charleston’s harbor-deepening study in question, lawmakers in the U.S. Senate have created a plan… By David Slade (postandcourier) [mappress] Source: postandcourier, September 9, 2011

  • 9 May 2011

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson convened an official meeting of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force in Mobile, Alabama. During the meeting, the task force created a citizens’ advisory committee to help guide the group’s efforts and released a strategy background document outlining the priorities of the ongoing gulf restoration. The […]

  • 2 March 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      Ellicott Dredges has recently created two new informational animations to help educate its clients on the intricate workings of dredges and their outputs. The Swinging Dragon® Animation highlights the capabilities of our newest dual-function dredger which can operate in both swinging ladder and conventional dredge modes. Earlier this year, the Bureau of Reclamation of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 January 2010

    A STINKING problem at Port Geographe can be landed squarely in the lap of developers… [mappress] Source: Busselton Mail, January 20, 2010

  • 22 June 2020
    Business development

    Port Everglades received unanimous approval on its 20-Year Master/Vision Plan Update from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners last week. The Port Everglades Master/Vision Plan, updated from 2014, is a comprehensive blueprint for 5, 10 and 20 years of development and capital improvements. “This 20-Year Master/Vision Plan update is comprehensive and strategically paves the […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The General Meeting of Shareholders of Van Oord N.V. was held on 15 April 2020, during which the 2019 Annual Report was presented and a change of the supervisory membership was approved. After almost 12 years as a member of the Van Oord Supervisory Board, Mr Koos van Oord has formally stepped down. He will […]

  • 13 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     MIKE by DHI Software has just released this interesting video named ‘Model complex sediment transport processes and shoreline morphology’. The erosion and deposition of sand creates challenges for those tasked with beach development and conservation, maintaining harbor depths and controlling sediment spread from dredging operations. “By incorporating the add-on shoreline module, MIKE 21 Shoreline […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Barnhill Construction crew is halfway through with the habitat restoration activities on Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. Partners at the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and the contractor are excavating sand behind the Oregon Inlet Terminal Groin in order to improve habitats for migratory birds. Sections within a 3-acre area will be dug out to […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Santa Cruz Harbor (CA) has just presented an update on the ongoing entrance channel dredging project. In their December newsletter they said that during the first few weeks of the season, the crew made steady progress digging out toward the harbor mouth along the western side of the channel. “Addressing shoaling along the western margins creates […]

  • 24 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 18 – 24, 2019).   Avalon Beachfill Scheme Completed The hydraulic beach fill project for Avalon, NJ, undertaken by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), successfully concluded on Sunday, November 10th.   Elbe River Dredging Project Remains on […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant announced a list of 15 restoration projects for 2019 during the annual Mississippi Restoration Summit in Biloxi yesterday. When implemented, these projects will add more than $53 million to the total of more than $560 million already being spent on restoration projects in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations are currently underway along Little Lagoon Pass near West Beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama. According to the City of Gulf Shores’ latest release, the pass has gotten increasingly shallow over the past year, and this is much needed as boating season winds down. “They’ll be some activity along the shoreline as that […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The first pilot of BunkerTrace, the system that combines synthetic DNA tracers and blockchain to manage risk for marine fuels by creating a transparent chain of custody, was successfully completed yesterday. The Boskalis-owned dredger, Prins der Nederlanden was bunkered with 900 cubic meters (CBM) of ISO 8217:2010 compliant fuel supplied by Minerva with a unique tracer added. […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) yesterday announced the eighth nomination running to receive the Safety Award 2019 – Jan De Nul’s solution for protection of falling overboard from a dredger. No one knows better than the crew of a dredger where the dangers lie on board a vessel. When the crew of the […]