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  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    An incident associated with the Stone Harbor Maintenance Dredging Project occurred last week at the Stone Harbor Marina Parking lot. Two geotextile tubes located on the south side of the parking lot failed, releasing fluid mud at the project site. Some of the dredge material from Shelter Haven flowed through the perimeter security fencing to the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    While working on the busy waters of the Humber, ABP’s dredging team yesterday witnessed the explosion of an undiscovered World War II bomb. According to the release, UK Dredging – the dredging company owned by ABP Group – were completing routine maintenance dredging of the Humber, when they heard a loud bang and saw a […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) has unveiled Pipeline Incident Prevention (PIP), a recommended best practices guide for safe dredging near underwater gas and hazardous liquid pipelines located in the Army Corps federal navigation channels. According to CDMCS, this completes a milestone project for the dredging and pipeline industries that will raise […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Port of Hamburg yesterday released the latest update on the Elbe River dredging project. Overall, the fairway adjustment project is going according to plan, so that completion at the end of the coming year remains firmly in focus, reported the company. The deepening and widening of the 116 km long fairway between Cuxhaven and […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Yasmin Catley, Member for Swansea, NSW, is calling on the Berejiklian government to fund a permanent dredging solution the Swansea Channel after a yacht ran aground near Swan Bay on Wednesday. Marine Rescue Lake Macquarie was called out to the yacht to tow the vessel from the shoal to deeper water. The Marine Rescue crew […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co. LLC, from Quincy, Massachusetts, has won an $8.7 million contract for maintenance dredging in San Juan, Puerto Rico. According to the Army Corps, the contractor will be responsible for dredging 240,000 cubic yards of material from the Piedras River. The material will be deposited in a designated Ocean Dredged […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Thousands of jobs are on the horizon for Cairns, with dredging on the city’s $127 million shipping development now complete. Member for Cairns Michael Healy visited the Cairns Port today to meet with locals who worked on the project and farewell the 111m-long dredging ship Balder R, which was tasked with opening up the inlet […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Another season of the Fox River Cleanup Project, now in its tenth year, was completed yesterday, November 15. The Fox River Cleanup Group reported that dredging, capping and covering operations have concluded for 2018. According to the Group, next to follow is demobilization of the dredges that will take place over the next couple of […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    CEDA African Section has announced that the next International Days of Dredging will take place in Casablanca, Morocco, from 26-28 September 2018. At least 60% of the world’s population today lives less than 60km from the coast and this figure is increasing due to a growing world population, migration, and urbanization. If unchecked, or poorly […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Council for Dredging & Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS), a subset of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), is holding its quarterly meetings with industry stakeholders and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  Earlier this week, the CDMCS Pipeline Task Force huddled for several hours discussing a path forward on pipeline safety. The dredging workload […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Co., LLC, of Quincy, Massachusetts, has won a $6.5 million Jacksonville Harbor maintenance dredging contract, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in their latest announcement.  According to USACE, these operations include maintenance dredging of Cut-7 through Cut -45, Cut-55, Cut-G, and the Lower Terminal Channel, in Duval County. “Work […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bay Planning Coalition (BPC) recently held its annual dredging & beneficial reuse workshop, providing latest information on disposal sites in San Francisco Bay as well as an update from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the status of in-Bay disposal moving into 2018 dredging. This year’s workshop, which took place November 13, in Oakland, California, […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    IADC, the International Association of Dredging, has just released the 11th Safety Award 2017 nominee: National Marine Dredging Company’s SHIP “Supervisor Health and Safety Performance Improvement Program”. To promote the “safety first” mentality among all of its employees, management of National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) launched the Supervisor Health and Safety Performance Improvement Program (SHIP) […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that their webinar on safety in dredging, named ‘Collaboration, Sharing and Striving for Zero Incidents’, will take place on Tuesday, February 28, at 14.00 hrs (CET, Central European Time). Dredging operations can be risky as it often involves heavy machinery with many hidden and obvious dangers with little […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), exclusively for Dredging Today, looks back at 2016 and forward to 2017. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. As such IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its members, but also the dredging industry in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    An incident stemming from a dredging operation resulted in about two gallons of oil getting into Storm Lake two days ago. Dredge crews, the City of Storm Lake and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources were able to contain and clean up the oil spill on Sunday afternoon. The contract operator of the dredging operation, […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    With a PCB clean-up project currently underway, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources authorities are urging boaters to treat the Fox River in Green Bay like a construction zone. “It’s a very congested waterway, and with the dredging project, it’s that much more congested,” said Darren Kuhn, D.N.R. Conservation Warden. “There’s submerged pipes, on-the-bottom pipes, there’s […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Brightlingsea Harbor Commissioners (BHC) has announced formal plans for a long term dredging and saltmarsh creation program designed to improve and maintain harbor depths and regenerate the vital intertidal saltmarshes in Brightlingsea Creek. The build up of mud is a natural occurrence and dredging is therefore one of BHC’s key responsibilities. Such dredging requires careful planning, […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Stone Harbor’s maintenance dredging project is expected to resume over the next few days following a corrective action plan on some water drainage issues associated with a dewatering site located at the 81st Street Municipal Parking Lot.  The Borough, its dredging contractor and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection addressed these issues over the […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Louisiana dredging corporation – C.F. Bean, LLC (Bean) – pled guilty today to a criminal offense relating to the death of Biloxi mariner Mark Barhanovich, announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis and Rear Admiral David R. Callahan, Commander of the Eighth Coast Guard District. Bean admitted improperly marking its dredge operation near Deer Island, […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sorn Chandara, Dim Kundy and Chek Netra, three environmental activists of the network Mother Nature, were arrested last week while attempting to hold a peaceful demonstration in front of the National Assembly in Phnom Penh. Mother Nature’s activists were attempting to gather and submit a petition to the National Assembly to protest against controversial sand […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ghulam Ahmad Mir, the Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee President, expressed yesterday its deepest grief over the unfortunate incident in which 16 lives were lost in landslides that took place at Hajam Mohalla. He said: “Administration should have taken measures to evacuate those families also who were residing at higher reaches in Valley, as the rains […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A year after the major incident officially came to an end Somerset County Council is this week celebrating the incredible response to last year’s flooding on the Levels and Moors.  The widespread flooding was classified a ‘major incident’ between 24 January and the end of March last year. It is thought nearly 150 homes were […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    In order to study the environment and social impact of a practice that has caused deadly river bank collapse incidents, Cambodian government has ordered a temporary halt to all sand dredging operations in the country’s rivers and lakes. The moratorium was set yesterday at a meeting of the Ministry of Mines and Energy, the Ministry of Environment, […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A North Jersey tugboat captain died, and three crew members needed to be rescued from the Atlantic Ocean after their vessel sank off Fire Island, N.Y. two days ago. The boat, owned by Wittich Brothers Marine, Inc, was working in Moriches on a dredging project and was traveling back to its base in Bayonne when […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging operations are risky. They are large, sprawling with hidden dangers amongst heavy machinery. The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) members are committed to safeguarding their employees and to continuous improvement in guaranteeing a safe and healthy work environment. To encourage this, in 2007 the IADC Board instituted a Safety Award to recognize a […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Darwin Port Corporation has identified the need to significantly improve shipping access to accommodate larger and more numerous vessels. This came as a part of its strategic planning to support major projects and diverse Port users, including fully loaded LNG tankers, dry bulk carriers and new cruise liners such as the Queen Mary 2, which is now a regular visitor to Darwin. […]