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  • 22 January 2021
    Equipment

    Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company yesterday announced the execution of a design contract with IHC America Inc. for a new 6,500 cubic yard trailing suction hopper dredger. The new vessel will complement Cashman Dredging’s current fleet of specialized dredging equipment and will primarily service the coastal protection and navigation maintenance markets when it enters […]

  • 22 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District has awarded a $29.5 million construction contract to Nordic Industries Inc. for 1.8 miles of levee improvements at four sites along the Sacramento River East Levee. Construction in 2021 will entail installation of seepage cutoff walls on both sides of Business 80/Highway 50 just upstream of Miller […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) has shifted the start of Phase III of the Post-Florence renourishment project by a couple of weeks, informs the Carteret County. GLDD’s hopper dredge Liberty Island is thus scheduled to start on February 12th in Reach 1 (far west Emerald Isle) rather than during the last week of January […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Environment Agency, in partnership with Lewes District Council, is putting finishing touches to the Newhaven flood alleviation scheme. The scheme, estimated to cost around £18 million, will reduce the risk of flooding to approximately 430 homes and 390 businesses in and around the East Sussex town of Newhaven. According to the latest update, the […]

  • 18 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced last week that dredging work is now underway at Little Sodus Bay, a navigation channel in Cayuga County, used by boaters to access Lake Ontario from Little Sodus Bay. The accumulation of silt, sand, and other debris can cause areas like Little Sodus Bay to become obstructed overtime. […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Beach replenishment works at eight areas in Bournemouth and Poole will get underway later this month. Under the project, these areas will be topped-up with sand as part of the Poole Bay Beach Management Scheme, designed to make the coastline more climate resilient. In combination with the seawall to protect the cliff toe from erosion, […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    Weeks Marine’s cutterhead-suction dredge, the J.S. Chatry arrived recently to Morehead City Harbor to start dredging and beach nourishment works. According to the Carteret County, after arrival the J.S. Chatry transited to the most seaward reach of the channel to start dredging with concurrent beach nourishment on January 6th. In terms of the beachfill, the […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) is collecting public comments about the potential impact to the fishing industry of a proposed federal dredging project in the Blue Hill area. The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Town of Blue Hill have submitted a Navigation Improvement Project for the creation of a […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Business development

    The Port of Vancouver (BC) yesterday released the January update about the Centerm Expansion Project and the ongoing works. As reported, this month, work in the water, on the terminal, and on the south shore continues. The port said that the northeast perimeter dyke is now complete and infilling is continuing in January. The preload […]

  • 11 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Hopper dredger Sospan Dau was busy over the past two weeks discharging 18,000m3 of dredged material onto the foreshore in Southsea. According to the officials, the dredger has formed a working platform with this material in preparation for sheet piling on the west side. This will allow the contractors to commence sheet piling the rear […]

  • 8 January 2021
    Business development

    Encore Dredging Partners (EDP), a newly formed premier specialty dredging and marine infrastructure services firm, has acquired Inland Dredging Company for an undisclosed purchase price. EDP completed the transaction with the support of AV Capital who is the sole financial sponsor of EDP and will continue to support future growth and provide oversight. According to […]

  • 8 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    Somerset Rivers Authority has just announced that a new round of dredging of the River Parrett is due to start on Thursday 14 January, between Moorland and the M5. The officials are planning to remove about 22,000 cubic metres of silt in order to increase the Parrett’s capacity to carry flood water. The job’s being […]

  • 7 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Post-Florence Renourishment project sponsors (Carteret County and Emerald Isle), Engineers (Moffatt & Nichol), dredging contractor (Great Lakes Dredge & Dock), and State and federal resource agencies had their first weekly meeting yesterday for the Phase III Project. According to the officials, the water-based equipment (submerged lines, tugs, ancillary vessels, etc.) should begin arriving later […]

  • 7 January 2021
    Equipment

    The hopper dredger Yaquina is still away from home at Vigor Industrial shipyard in Seattle for repairs and maintenance, Portland District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers informs. “But at least she has all these cranes to lift her spirits (and engine),” said USACE. The hopper dredger Yaquina arrived at the shipyard for repairs and maintenance […]

  • 6 January 2021
    Technology

    The U.S. EPA will hold a virtual public meeting next week, January 13, on the next phase of the decades-long cleanup to remove harmful chemicals from the New Bedford Harbor and its shorelines.  The meeting presentation details what the agency accomplished in 2020 and what work it has planned for 2021.  Last year, EPA completed subtidal dredging and shoreline remediation of […]

  • 5 January 2021
    Business development

    Lantis, as Client for the Oosterweel Link, has awarded the contract for the construction of the Right Bank sub-project to the Tijdelijke Maatschap Rechteroever Compleet (“Temporary Partnership Right Bank Complete”), abbreviated to TM ROCO, for an amount of EUR 2,350 million excluding VAT. TM ROCO is composed of the Belgian construction companies BAM-Contractors, BESIX, CORDEEL, […]

  • 5 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The major subproject of the Oosterweel link in Antwerp, Belgium has been awarded to the Rinkoniên consortium consisting of Boskalis, Mobilis, CIT Blaton, Artes Group and Stadsbader, reports Lantis. As a Flemish public entity, Lantis is responsible for the realization of complex mobility projects in the Antwerp region. The Oosterweel link project consists of several […]

  • 4 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The Canal & River Trust is investing £10 million in a four-month program of repairs on Yorkshire and the North East’s historic waterways. “As part of the program, which will continue until March, our expert teams will be replacing lock gates, dredging sections of canal and carrying out a host of tasks to keep the […]

  • 29 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    A portion of the Augusta Canal towpath commonly used for pedestrian and bicycle traffic will be detoured in the area of the Bulkhead and Long Gate Spillway. Augusta Utilities spokeswoman, Leadra Collins, said in a news release that the detour will start this week and is part of the Augusta Engineering Department’s Lake Olmstead Dredging Project. The […]

  • 25 December 2020
    Business development, Project & Tenders

    The tender for dredging and reclamation for the Spoilbank Marina project has been released to the market, reports the Pilbara Ports Authority. The authority is leading the delivery of the $121.5 million Spoilbank Marina in Port Hedland. As reported, the authority requires dredging and reclamation activity to be carried out at the marina being developed […]

  • 25 December 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 […]

  • 23 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation announced recently that they have reached the half-way point for the maintenance dredging at the Port of Mackay. Maintenance dredging at the Port of Mackay last occurred in 2013. Since then, NQBP has managed siltation through regular bed-levelling. But, recent surveys showed increased siltation that now requires maintenance dredging. NQBP […]

  • 22 December 2020
    Business development

    The Skandia Gateway project in Gothenburg has reached a crucial milestone – the environmental impact assessment has been completed, and documents have been submitted for examination by the Land and Environment Court. Initial studies were conducted in 2014-2017 to address the need for more extensive dredging of the fairways and the inner port area. The […]

  • 22 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Following a visit in November to form the eastern temporary platform, the TSHD Sospan Dau has returned to the Southsea coast. The dredger will continue rainbowing material onto the foreshore, between Clarence Pier and the Spur Redoubt. The dredged material will be levelled to complete the installation of the western temporary working platform. VSBW, a […]

  • 21 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    After 10 years of planning and executing, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District’s Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MsCIP) completed the second largest restoration project in the history of the National Park Service, the restoration of Ship Island. Ship Island, a barrier island on the western tip of Gulf Islands National Seashore, 10 miles […]

  • 18 December 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Study (DSEIS) of the Port Everglades Harbor deepening project for public review and comment. The DSEIS considers new information, and updates previous evaluations of potential effects on the human environment due to implementation of the Port Everglades project. The Everglades deepening project […]