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  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kent Narrows Federal Channel maintenance dredging project is underway, according to the USCG Notice to Mariners. In the notice, the USCG announced that the Corman Kokosing is conducting dredging operations on behalf of Queen Anne’s County near the intersection of the Chester River and Kent Island Narrows at the Kent Narrows Federal Channel. During the works, […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major new £600,000 flood scheme which protects homes and businesses in a Northumberland town from tidal flooding is complete, reports the Environment Agency. The previous 180m flood wall in the Cowpen area of Blyth has been upgraded and extended to create a 380m wall to reduce the risk of flooding to the town. When […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    An extensive new harbor complex that will attract large cruise ships to one of the Middle East’s most iconic locations is underway, with Keller nearing completion on some innovative deep compaction works. The new 20-million-square-foot Dubai Harbor, which will sit adjacent to the famous Palm Jumeirah, will feature the region’s largest marina, as well as […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbor recently completed remedial work to damage caused by Storm Frank, which battered Aberdeen at the end of 2015. During the 48 hours of 29th and 30th December 2015, when the storm impacted the UK,  thousands of tonnes of sand, shingle and debris were deposited into Aberdeen Harbor from the River Dee, and scouring […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council has mobilized a sea defense project to protect the seafront at Exmouth, where recent inspections showed emergency repairs were needed, WM Plant Hire said in their latest release.  Structural sheet piling and rock armor were chosen as the preferred option to protect the existing sea wall from erosion. Kier has been appointed […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) will be holding a series of public events over the next couple of days about the North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defense Scheme. The team behind the scheme will organize two information events this week about the next phase of the project, which will run from Kendall’s Wharf along the […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging scheme is set to kick off today, the port said in their latest release.  According to the official announcement, this dredging campaign, scheduled to last for a period of approximately 7 days, will be undertaken at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works, in collaboration with Three Bays Preservation, Massachusetts Audubon and Barnstable County, will begin the dredging operations of the Cotuit Bay Entrance Channel and the western tip of Sampson’s Island this week. The Town of Barnstable, MA, said in its latest announcement that this phase of the project will widen the […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A dredger is a tool. For hundreds of years, this tool has been used to shape and manipulate the interface between land and water in order to support a variety of human activities, including navigation, coastal protection, flood risk management, as well as residential, commercial, agricultural and hydro-power development, the International Association of Dredging Companies […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $348,648 to the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) to improve and stabilize living shorelines, and stream and wetlands restoration projects in nontidal wetlands. “Despite their environmental and economic importance, coastal wetlands in the eastern United States are being lost at twice the rate they are being […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over the next fortnight, the North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme will reach two major milestones, Portsmouth City Council said in its latest announcement.  The first of these is the re-opening of the coastal path at the Tipner Lake site between the Mountbatten Centre and Horsea Lane allotments at the beginning of November, with landscaping continuing for the […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The US Army Corps of Engineers dredge, the Murden, returned to Virginia Beach on Monday evening and began dredging Rudee Inlet, reports the City of VB. According to the City, the Murden will conduct maintenance dredging of shoaled areas starting October 30, 2018 through November 6, 2018. On October 16, 2018, US Coast Guard issued a notice to […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Flagler County Government has just released the latest update on their dunes restoration project, saying that the crews on Monday began shifting the works from Varn Park to the River-to-Sea Park, Palm Coast, Florida.  The northern portion of the park is closed but the southernmost portion remains open. Staff is now finishing the work […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A contract has been signed between Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld and Herman Sr. BV for the building and delivery of a Shoalbuster 2308 S, to be named Teddy. The new vessel will join the five other Damen Shoalbusters currently operated by the company and, with the hull already available from stock, is due for delivery in […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Ventura has proposed to renew their existing permit for the maintenance dredging of the Ventura Keys. According to the Corps, the City calls for the renewal of the existing permit to maintenance dredge up to 350,000 cubic yards of material over a ten-year period, not exceeding 100,000 cubic yards of material per year. […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia’s Wider, Deeper, Safer project to deepen and widen the Norfolk Harbor’s commercial shipping channels has secured full federal authorization with this week’s approval by the President of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. “The project’s inclusion in the bill clears the path for The Port of Virginia to become the […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will have two public meetings in November to discuss the Westminster, East Garden Grove, California, Flood Risk Management Study. According to the Corps, the meetings are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. November 7 at Westminster Civic Center, 8200 Westminster Blvd., Westminster, and 6:30 p.m. November 8 at Meadowlark Golf Club, […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts’ Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced over $10.2 million in grants and loans to assist communities in addressing deteriorating dams and refurbishing critical coastal infrastructure. The awards, funded by the Dam and Seawall Repair or Removal Fund and the Governor’s annual capital budget, include engineering phase or construction phase support for nine dam repair projects, […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore hosted its largest-ever container ship – the 1,200-foot-long Gunde Maersk – earlier this week. The massive vessel was able to call the Port of Baltimore because of the Port’s 50-foot deep channel and its supersized NeoPanamax cranes. Commenting the latest news, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said: “As a leading […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Wabasha and the Wabasha Port Authority last week sent a new dredge material management plan (DMMP) for Lower Pool 4 to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). According to an official announcement, this proposal is responsive to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) entered into by the city and USACE on June […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) recently welcomed the ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. (ZIM) 10,070-TEU (container) Tianjin vessel on its maiden call to the port’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. Commenting the latest announcement, JAXPORT Chief Commercial Officer, Kristen DeMarco, said: “The arrival of ZIM is a result of the successful investment of local, federal and state […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took part in some interesting events all over the world in the third quarter of 2018. The Projects and Products Maintenance of the world famous hopper suction and cutter suction dredgers, they supplied many ship building […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $3.4 million contract to Huffman Equipment Rental, East Lake, OH, to create a 600-foot revetment along the Lake Erie shoreline that will protect the Lake County Raw Water Pump station. The bluff along Lake Erie is highly erosive due to strong ice and wave […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladeshi Government’s Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase has approved a proposal to award a contract for the Jamuna River dredging project, aimed to develop the Sirajganj to Daikhowa river route, local media reports. As per a tender proposal placed by the Ministry of Shipping, Dharitri Banga Limited of Bangladesh – a company which won […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Russia’s Main Department of State Expertise – Glavgosexpertiza – has approved the DeloPorts’ grain terminal reconstruction project, located in the eastern part of the Tsemes Bay (Port of Novorossiysk). According to their latest announcement, this capital redevelopment scheme is set to be carried out in both coastal and sea parts of the terminal. The coastal part […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Qingzhou Julong Environment Technology Co. Ltd., a Qingzhou City based manufacturer and supplier of dredging equipment, delivered a cutter suction dredger CSD3012 to Liaoning Resources Bureau (LRB), China, earlier this month. According to Julong, this piece of equipment will be used for dredging operations in the Liaoning Province of China, located in the northeast of […]