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  • 9 August 2012

    His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces has reviewed the progress made at the megaproject Khalifa Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) at Taweelah. This came during an in-depth presentation made at the Crown Prince’s majlis […]

  • 17 March 2011
    Vessels

      Sunergy, Inc today announces that the container with the 3 dredges and operating equipment has arrived in Freetown, Sierra Leone. This now sets the stage for operations to commence on the Company’s 140 sq. km. Pampana River Project once the shipment clears customs and is moved to the site. Company operations personnel have been […]

  • 13 October 2011

    The Jean Lafitte National Park in Louisiana, USA faced typical waterway maintenance issues in their canoe trail canal system. Over time, silt build-up and displaced vegetation slowly filled in the canals making them un-navigable for recreationists. In order to prevent the canals from filling in completely, park management had to ensure that they not only […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is nearing completion of a comprehensive evaluation of seven federally-constructed levees in Alice, Freeport, Lynchburg, Matagorda, Port Arthur, Texas City and Three Rivers, Texas, as part of the Corps’ Levee Safety Program. Using state-of-the-art technology and consistent risk methodologies, the inspections will allow Corps experts to properly […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Energy Committee and Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, urged Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), to increase federal investment in Louisiana’s waterways during a roundtable discussion with port directors and navigation officials from across the state. During the visit, Sen. Landrieu […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will dedicate an additional $14.4 million to Mississippi this year to support additional dredging, flood control, and other construction and maintenance projects. The Army Corps of Engineers has decided to direct additional Mississippi River & Tributaries Project (MR&T), general construction, and operation […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The month of January begins a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC). Incorporated in May 1965, the association brought together 60 participants of 38 international dredging contractors from 12 countries. Dredging has always been an invisible industry: the work is done underwater, low-keyed, pragmatic and highly technical. Deeper […]

  • 13 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    With the fourth quarter of 2011 coming to a close, DSC is making strides and expanding to more countries. The company continues to outperform previous years’ numbers, making each year a little more productive than the next. In June 2011, DSC delivered the second of two 24-inch Dual Pump Marlin Class dredges. The new dredge […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York, one of the nation’s most seriously contaminated bodies of water. The final plan, announced on the banks of the canal by EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck with Congressmember Nydia Velázquez, state and local […]

  • 5 December 2011

    CEDA Dredging Days 2011, the most recent edition of CEDA’s prestigious series of conferences has proved once again that it is the place to be for all professionals who want to stay abreast of dredging’s latest developments. In an excellent, inspiring atmosphere some 280 experts from over 20 countries from all over the world spent […]

  • 30 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Demag Cranes Group brought financial year 2010/2011 to a successful close. Not least thanks to factors including the economic recovery, demand for products and services noticeably improved overall. Group order intake increased by 23.1 % compared with financial year 2009/2010 to EUR 1,121.2 million. At EUR 1,062.3 million, Group revenue was 14.1 % up […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MTG, an international company specialized in the design and production of systems for earth moving machinery, has had a very busy 2015 so far. The company has recently introduced its latest solutions for the dredging market at the Europort exhibition in Rotterdam. That’s why we decided to do an interview with Ana Cabezas, the Key Account […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For the past 25 years, the Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island has built island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay.  Since 1994, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and its partners have been working to restore remote island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay by beneficially using dredged material at Poplar […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Komatsu Hybrid HB215LC-1 hydraulic excavator will be showcased at Bauma 2013. It is now available in Europe and worldwide, with more than 1900 Komatsu hybrid excavators owned by customers and millions hours of field operation logged in. With an operating weight of 21.220 kg and bucket sizes ranging from 0.8 m³ to 1.05m³ the […]

  • 15 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Cat® 349E hydraulic excavator features a 396 net horsepower Cat C13 ACERTTM engine that meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim emissions standards. The new 349E delivers more engine and hydraulic horsepower than its 345D predecessor while consistently averaging five percent improved fuel efficiency in typical applications. The 349E’s Cat C13 engine, which operates […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC), owner of the Potomac Water Filtration Plant, has been sued in federal court for polluting the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay in violation of the Clean Water Act. Attorneys from Environmental Integrity Project (EIP), on behalf of the Potomac Riverkeeper, together with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), filed […]

  • 24 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 7th March 2011, specialist marine and civils contractor Land and Water Services Ltd (LAWS) mobilised a bespoke dredging team to Premier’s Falmouth Marina in Cornwall to undertake a particularly awkward improvement project that involved the installation of tubular mooring piles, new pontoons and the removal of 22,300m3 of contaminated sediments. Following difficulties experienced with […]

  • 24 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authorities (TNPA) Transnet Ltd. is the largest state-owned enterprise active in the logistics chain in South Africa. Every day, the company delivers thousands of tons of goods in and around the country. It administers and maintains railways, trains, logistic centres, fuel and gas pipelines, pump stations and cargo terminals in seaports. So […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Ports Association has announced its “Options to manage dredged material” fact sheet. What do Queensland ports do with dredge material now? In most cases, material is placed at sea. Dredges or barges relocate the material to a designated placement site where it is placed according to dredging permit conditions. Most dredge placement sites […]

  • 27 December 2016

    By Rob van Hoorn nC Surface Technology Anti-fouling is one of those areas in the maritime industry that is subject to constant development. Especially in areas where traditional coatings have difficulties to hold their own on the host-surface, nanotechnology is a solution that will succeed by nature, as nanoparticles tend to bond into surfaces rather […]

  • 17 August 2010

    Five buoy-mounted automatic water quality monitors (AWQMs) have been installed by YSI Hydrodata engineers at the new Tyne Tunnel project to ensure that construction operations do not significantly affect river water quality. Unusually, the contractors have not taken ownership of the instrumentation, preferring instead to simply purchase the data and alarms. Background In 1967 a […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The international consortium of leading infrastructure firms constructing the Panama Canal third set of locks expansion project continues to seek a solution for funding the completion of the project and completion of the works in 2015, even as the Autoridad del Canal de Panama (ACP) broke off negotiations, announced gupc.com.pa. The break in negotiations puts the […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Being relatively new to the market, Alia Instruments – based in Twente, the Netherlands – is a builder of production monitoring equipment for the maritime and mining industry. During our first ever Dredging Today Conference, held last October in Amsterdam RAI, we took the opportunity to have a quick chat with Mr Arjan Vriend – Alia […]

  • 5 November 2010

    Since work started on the construction of Maasvlakte 2 two years ago, 170 million m3 of sand has been brought in. That is more than would be needed to fill the Rotterdam – Fyenoord soccer stadium to the brim 100 times. At the height of the ‘sand operations’, some ten trailing hopper suction dredgers were […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Welcome to the first DredgingToday.com Podcast, with our host Rosie Moth of RedMeters.com.  In this episode we will be discussing last week’s World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON) dredging conference with industry experts: Jay Wise of Kruse Integration, Steve Rutherford of Caterpillar Industry Solutions and Harry Steve of Cable Arm. The Western Dredging Association hosted the […]