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  • 6 October 2020

    The dredger Kawatiri departed for Nelson last week to begin her annual maintenance dredging contract for Port Nelson, NZ. Port Nelson Ltd plans to remove a build-up of sediment from its berths and shipping lanes. This work has been conducted annually for around 30 years. Westport Port Manager, Jackie Mathers, said that the storm that […]

  • 19 October 2020

    In an effort to de-list the Muskegon Lake Area of Concern, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has contracted Sevenson Environmental Services to complete the Ryerson Creek Outfall remediation dredging project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is providing on-site quality assurance for the project. To date, approximately 1,900 cubic yards of debris, including large hand […]

  • 16 October 2020

    Port of Rotterdam has just released this very interesting video about the research program PRISMA – innovative dredging methods. Furthermore, the Port is continuously looking for ways to make the port smarter more efficient, better and more sustainable. “For this, we look under water to find a source of innovation that seems unlikely at first: […]

  • 14 September 2020

    Warrnambool City Council, Victoria, said in their latest release that they will seek funding to dredge the Port of Warrnambool to create a safer environment for boat users. At its September meeting, the council endorsed a proposal to develop a plan to dredge Lady Bay and dispose of the dredging spoil near the shore several […]

  • 14 September 2020

    Gothenburg City Council last week passed a resolution to grant more than €120,000,000 to finance the Skandia Gateway project – aimed at deepening the fairway leading into the Port of Gothenburg. The sum was matched by the Swedish Transport Administration as part of the national infrastructure plan, and as a result the project is fully […]

  • 28 March 2014

    The 2014 munic­i­pal bud­get for the Bor­ough of Avalon was approved by a unan­i­mous 5–0 vote by the Avalon Bor­ough Coun­cil dur­ing its meet­ing on Wednes­day, March 26th. The new bud­get totals $24.8 mil­lion and sets the local pur­pose tax rate at 22.4 cents, which rep­re­sents a half cent increase from 2013. The bud­get main­tains […]

  • 13 September 2012

    Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) Director Ted Sturdevant has approved the city of Pateros’s comprehensive update to its shoreline master program. Pateros’s program will become part of Okanogan County’s shoreline regulations and the state’s overall shoreline master program (SMP). Pateros’s updated shoreline program will protect uses, development, restoration and water quality of the city’s shorelines […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is holding the first stakeholder meeting to begin hammering out the Suwannee River Basin Management Action Plan. The plan will plot the course for restoring the Suwannee River and the unique spring systems that feed it, with activities throughout a watershed covering more than one million acres in Suwannee, […]

  • 1 October 2020

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded an $8.8 million contract two days ago for a habitat restoration project near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Under the contract, Newt Marine Service will restore eroding peninsulas around McGregor Lake and dredge backwater habitat. The forests in the Mississippi River corridor provide critical habitat for […]

  • 9 October 2020

    Western Dredging Association is about to hold a webinar on the topic of Restoring Coastal Marsh Habitat in West Bay, Louisiana with Beneficial use of Riverine Dredged Sediment. The webinar will take place on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 2 PM EST. According to WEDA, this webinar will provide an overview of the restoration efforts […]

  • 16 September 2020

    Barnegat Bay Dredging Company is currently conducting dredging in the federal channel of the waterway between markers 386 to 397 (west of Avalon and Stone Harbor in Cape May County, NJ). The Dredge Fullerton is dredging and pumping sediment to Gull Island. “Mariners should be aware of pipeline and associated equipment and proceed with caution […]

  • 16 September 2020

    The USACE Jacksonville District awarded a $6.4 million contract on September 10 to Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co. for maintenance dredging of Tampa Harbor. The project provides for the dredging of several cuts in Tampa Harbor, from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge to the Port of Tampa container terminal. It is expected to remove up […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Pacific’s updated shoreline master program. The program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 41 acres of floodplain and 1.4 miles of shoreline along the White River in the city. The updated master program combines local plans for […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Ruston’s updated shoreline master program. Ruston’s shoreline program will guide future development along approximately 1,500 feet of Commencement Bay shoreline. Ruston is one of nearly 90 local governments that have completed their updates. The updated master program combines local plans for future shoreline development and preservation with […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Research & Development, Technology

    Following the successful WODCON XXII conference, organized by the Chinese chapter of the Eastern Dredging Association (EADA) in Shanghai last April, the host of the next WODCON, CEDA, announced the details for the next congress in the series. WODCON XXIII will take place from 16th-20th May 2022, at the Tivoli Congress Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark, and […]

  • 20 October 2020

    The Town of Bedford, MA, yesterday released the latest update about their Fawn Lake Dredging Program. As of October 16th, the Dredgit crew has completed the dredging operation at Fawn Lake. Also, they have removed the dewatering equipment. The materials storage bin has been dismantled and the lawn area will be regraded, said the Town. […]

  • 11 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Today, amid great public attention, the DEME Group named and launched its 11,650m³ trailing suction hopper dredger BREUGHEL. The ceremony took place at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel in the Netherlands. At exactly 2 pm, the ship was successfully launched after its naming by Mrs Bernadette Prignon, President of the […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The wetlands of the Mississippi River Delta are slowly sinking and rapidly eroding, but new research from Rice University and the University of South Carolina has found the river’s supply of sand, the material engineers most need to rebuild the delta, will stay constant for centuries. The new study is encouraging news for scientists and […]

  • 15 September 2020

    Boaters enjoying time afloat on the Bridgwater & Taunton Canal will soon find the waterway easier to travel along, thanks to a major dredging project by Canal & River Trust. This week, the Trust has begun work to remove almost 6,000m3 of silt from a 3.7km stretch of canal between Bridge 27a, M5 Flyover and […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Business development

    After years of study, planning, design, and permitting work, the Portland Harbor Dredge and CAD project failed to make the list of approved projects announced by the US Department of Transportation under the $900m BUILD program. The project has been under discussion for decades, with consistent staff and constituent efforts toward its funding since 2014. […]

  • 25 September 2020

    The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI) has announced the delivery of a 200’ x 60’ walking spud dredge barge built by LAD Services of Louisiana. LAD contracted TSGI to develop the design of the barge which has the capacity to lift 114,000 lbs. of dredging spoil. It features two 85’ tall removable spuds and one winch […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. is working in full swing to complete the Fountain Lake restoration project. According to Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD), the past week was another productive one for crews working on this dredging program. The dredging operations are part of the overall phase two of the Fountain Lake restoration project in […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Land & Water Group has just announced the successful completion of the Thurrock dredging project on the River Thames. The main goal of the scheme was to remove contaminated materials from the berth of the marine terminal. For the project, the Land & Water team used their largest long reach excavator, the ZX690. “Our team […]

  • 14 October 2020

    Rj Link Int., a solution provider in the global power transmission market, recently came up with the solution for a flexible auxiliary gearbox drive for dredging application. According to the company, a customer came to Rj Link Int. needing a solution to an existing gearbox that was more flexible, controllable, and robust. This customer needed […]

  • 1 October 2020

    Mike Hooks, LLC, has won a $13m contract to perform maintenance dredging in the Calcasieu River and Pass. Commenting the latest news, Ashley Kerns, Vice President of Mike Hooks, said: “The US Army Corps of Engineers is one of [our] principal clients and we regularly perform dredging projects for them from Texas to Florida.” “We […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Luedtke Engineering Company has returned to Green Bay Harbor for the fourth time in the last five years to complete maintenance dredging of the federal navigational channel, informs the Wisconsin Domestic Maritime Coalition. Each year clean dredge material is beneficially reused and pumped into island cells of the Cat Island Chain restoration project. Environmental windows […]