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  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    A barge carrying construction equipment capsized and sank approximately two miles off Nahant, a small town just northeast of Boston, on Sunday night, the U.S. Coast Guard (CG) reports.  The captain of tug boat Big Jake notified CG at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Sunday that two of five barges they were towing had broken free and […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Burnham Associates, Inc. of Boston (MA) has just announced that the construction works on the company’s new 3,000 CY split hull dredge barge are entering the final phase. The vessel to be named THOMAS DESMOND is being built at Sterling Shipyard of Port Neches, TX, USA. The newbuild will be utilized by its owner, and others, to support dredging projects […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard harbormaster is working to secure dredging barges after one of the barges broke free from its mooring in Gloucester Harbor. According to the USCG news, the Coast Guard and Gloucester harbormaster responded Sunday to a grounded barge on Niles Beach in Gloucester Harbor. High winds and heavy seas caused the barge, owned by […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard has just announced that the Matagorda Ship Channel is now open for vessel traffic following the successful removal of cutter suction dredge Everett Fisher. According to the Coast Guard report, USCG lifted the safety zone and reopened the Matagorda Ship Channel to vessel traffic Tuesday evening near Port Lavaca, Texas. The […]

  • 22 July 2012

    Salvage operations for the 110-foot Dredge Barge Arthur J and 38-foot Tug Madison, began at first light this morning. The two vessels sank Thursday morning in Lake Huron off the shoreline of Lakeport State Beach. The cause of the accident is unknown, and the Coast Guard is investigating. The Captain of the Port Coast Guard […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Responding to a request from U.S. Naval Forces Europe and U.S. Army Europe to remove a sunken dredge barge from the Port of Alexandroupoli, Greece, NAVSEA Supervisor of Salvage and Diving, SEA 00C, has developed a plan and assembled a team to remove the barge and restore access to the pier for future NATO missions. […]

  • 2 July 2012
    Equipment, Technology

      According to marinelink.com, BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards Alabama wins Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. contract to build dredging dump scows. BAE Systems said the shipyard has picked up a contract from Illinois-based Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., to build two dump scows, a project that is expected to add about 125 workers […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Work on LNG-powered hopper barge “greenports 1” is nearly completed with final touches being made on the EUR 4.9 million vessel. This unique ship, built by Dutch-based Shipyard Constructions Hoogezand Nieuwbouw (SCHN), will begin its first test run next week, after which the “greenports 1” will set sail to Bremerhaven. This modern hopper barge has […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) received a report yesterday at around 10.00am that a Bolivian-registered sand dredging barge, Oceanline SC208, had capsized 7.5 nautical miles north-east of Pedra Branca in Singapore waters. According to the vessel’s agent, there were 15 crew members (14 Chinese nationals and one Malaysian) on board at the time […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Swansea Channel dredging program has officially started. Roads and Maritime Services, a NSW Government agency delivering safe and efficient journeys throughout NSW, said that boaters are advised to keep clear of dredging work and exercise extreme caution in the Swansea Channel between Pelican Marina and “The Dropover” for about two months. The dredge barge […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project to remove more than 400,000 cubic yards of clean sediment from Marina del Rey’s harbor is set to begin on December 12, 2016. The five-month maintenance cleanup effort, undertaken by the dredge barge Heidi Renee, will be limited to the removal of sand accumulated at the north entry […]

  • 26 September 2011

    The dredging barge “Shorty C” sank around 4 p.m. Sept. 18 in the Loxahatchee River off Pennock Point in Jupiter. (tcpalm) [mappress] Source: tcpalm, September 26, 2011

  • 3 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    A male worker died in an accident at Lyons Shipyard in Norfolk on 31 December, reports wavy.com. According to Angelo Costa of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in Norfolk, the incident occurred on a dredge barge. Further details were not immediately available and the victim’s name has not been released. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 26 January 2010
    Vessels

    HIGHLAND BEACH — A tug boat sent to rescue a drifting dredging barge this morning instead collided with it, leaving a gash in the tug’s hull and forcing the captain to beach the craft rather than have it sink, the U.S. Coast Guard reports… Source: The Palm Beach Post, January 25, 2010

  • 7 March 2010
    Vessels

    La Push, WA – In conjunction with the United States Coast Guard, and various other state agencies, the dredge Nehalem that sunk late last month in the channel entrance of La Push was raised late Saturday night… [mappress] Source: Olympic Peninsula Enviromental News, March 7, 2010

  • 19 September 2011

    The first of five hopper barges, developed by Seattle-based Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering firm Guido Perla & Associates, Inc…. (marinelink) [mappress] Source: marinelink, September 19, 2011

  • 29 September 2011

    Authorities in Grant County investigating the September 17 sinking of a dredging barge on Moses Lake have ruled out any accidental cause …   By Rob Kauder (moseslakegrantcounty) [mappress] Source: moseslakegrantcounty, September 29, 2011;

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On a tight 57-day turnaround from order to delivery, Innovo has supplied its modular pontoon – Innofloat – to create a dredging barge for Petromar’s (a Saipem company) operations offshore Angola. Each pontoon was supplied with its own CSC certificate and plate, enabling them to be shipped as a standard container within standard shipping procedures […]

  • 2 April 2014

    Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC signed a contract for the construction of a new Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge ATB Unit consisting of a 433’ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge Barge and 158’-4” 15,600 BHP, CPP Tug at Eastern’s Panama City, Florida facilities, the shipbuilding group said in a press […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Witton 2 and Split 3 (dredging barge and hopper barge) arrived in the Harbour this week to begin work at Bembridge Marina. They will be based at Bembridge Marina for the following 3 weeks and working in various locations within the Harbour. All skippers should take extreme care, especially when the vessels are manoeuvring or […]

  • 27 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 21-27, 2016).   Dredging Barge Grounded on Niles Beach The U.S. Coast Guard harbormaster is working to secure dredging barges after one of the barges broke free from its mooring in Gloucester Harbor.   Russia to Build Modern Dredgers […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Nanticoke River is moving closer to a start date now that equipment for the project has arrived in the Seaford area. A dredge barge arrived late Monday night, Jan. 7, and preparations are now underway for dredging to begin sometime in the near future, weather permitting. The river, which flows to the […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Irish Government’s Marine Engineering Division of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine said in their latest announcement that the dredging works at Smooth Point in Killybegs Fishery Harbor Center are set to begin this month.  Plant on site will include the backhoe dredger Capall Mara as well as modular pontoon flat top […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, yesterday gave its approval for enactment of Central legislation for declaring 101 additional Inland Waterways as National Waterways (NW) for navigation. This will create a logistic supply chain with intermodal (Rail, Road and Waterways) connectivity. It would positively contribute to the GDP by opening […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging NZ has been fined $79,500 and ordered to pay $42,000 in reparation after the death of a worker, crushed on a dredging barge in West Park Marina, Auckland, on 19 November 2013. Peter Bateman died after being crushed between an excavator and the wall of a hopper, on a barge being skippered by Brent […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Bedford’s Fawn Lake dredging project is scheduled to start in mid-July, the Town of Bedford, MA, said in their latest release. The Town has contracted with Dredgit Corp. to dredge the pond and to reconstruct the outlet dam at Springs Road. The work includes hydraulic wet dredging of the bottom sediments to restore the lake […]