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  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York Congressman, Lee Zeldin, has announced the approval of his request for an extended dredging period for Wickham Creek. “Pummeled by a series of unprecedented nor’easters, Wickham Creek suffered from increased shoaling and dangerous navigational conditions. However, dredging is prohibited between January 1st and September 31st,” according to the official announcement. With summer approaching, […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) Awards – which were presented in London on 21 June – recognize projects that have had a major impact in terms of benefiting nature. The Rugeley scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, was highly commended in the Best Practice Award for Small […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin has announced the approval of his request for an extended dredging period for North Sea Harbor. Pummeled by a series of unprecedented nor’easters, North Sea Harbor suffered from increased shoaling and dangerous navigational conditions. The needed dredging equipment arrived at North Sea Harbor on June 7th with the original dredging period scheduled to […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will extend the public comment period to July 6 for the draft environmental assessment of the proposed Missouri River Emergent Sandbar Habitat project near Washburn, North Dakota. According to the Corps, the proposed project includes mechanical construction of sandbar habitat, up to approximately 24 acres in size, at river […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the Port of Constanța, Romania, issued a tender estimated to be worth around $6.8 million for maintenance dredging works in and around the port area. According to the tender, the object of the contract is for the execution of dredging operations, maintenance in the seaports and seaplanes of the seaports, but also carrying […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The technology group Wärtsilä will provide the engines, propellers, and control system for a new, large-size hopper dredger being built by the Netherlands-based shipbuilding company Damen Shipyards Group. The vessel has been ordered by Cemex UK, a leading supplier of building materials. The order with Wärtsilä was booked in March. Wärtsilä will prepare the engines ready for use with […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    In a joint effort between the Port of Moerdijk, the shipyard Neptune Marine, Cryonorm Systems and Titan LNG, the Werkendam was supplied successfully for the first time with LNG. The 68 meter-long Werkendam, the new LNG powered vessel of Van Oord,  was built at the Neptune yard in Hardinxveld-Giessendam. The ship is fully powered by LNG, […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The deadline is approaching for public comments on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District’s environmental review of the South Florida Water Management District’s Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) storage reservoir study. According to USACE, comments on the EAA are being accepted through April 30, 2018. The Corps is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate and […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is about to release an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for dredging works along the Oregon and Washington Coast and within the Lower Columbia River Estuary. Port Orford, Rogue River, and Baker Bay are the projects to be included in the solicitation. According to the Corps, dredge material […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just released these amazing pictures taken during the transportation of the front end of the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) D11 21 De Julio. This section of the 4,200m³ TSHD has been built at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den Ijssel, the Netherlands, for the Administración Nacional de Puertos (ANP). “It is […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dublin Port Company has just launched dredging tender for the Alexandra Basin works, estimated to have a value of €70 million. According to the port, the required dredging will be undertaken as part of the proposed works to permit access to Alexandra Basin West and provide sufficient water depths for vessels in the Basin at all stages […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has suspended the expansion activities of Alpha Water Realty Services Corporation (AWRSC) after several violations were found related to its reclamation activities within the Masinloc Oyon Bay Marine Reserve (MOBMR). “We will review their compliance to our requirements while the suspension order is in place. We will […]

  • 2 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work continues in Brunswick County on the Ocean Isle Coastal Storm Risk Management project, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District informs.  Contractor Weeks Marine is expected to complete the project by mid-April, weather permitting. Sea turtles come ashore between April and may on North Carolina beaches to lay eggs as well as various […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has posted an extension on the response date for a special notice synopsis regarding a Request for Information (RFI) for Excavation and Removal of Soil from Flood Pool to May 4, 2018. USACE’s Galveston District is evaluating the level of interest from government, industry, and others parties […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations on the New Bedford lower harbor, undertaken by Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Co., are nearing its completion. Cashman Dredging, a heavy-construction company based in Quincy, Massachusetts, won this $15 million contract in May 2017. According to the company, it is estimated that this capital dredging project will be completed during the first half […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     The City of Miami Government has just released the latest video update on their Seybold Canal Dredging Project, saying that this cleanup scheme is almost completed. The project area is located between N.W. 20th Street and the confluence of Seybold Canal and the Miami River. According to the official announcement, the primary objective of this […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Another barrier island restoration project is nearing completion on Whiskey Island off the coast of Louisiana, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This time it is the Caillou Lake Headlands Restoration Project which uses sediment from the Ship Shoal, an offshore sand source that EPA proposed for use in a 2002. The Caillou Lake […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Maritime Organisation (MMO) recently suspended a marine licence for maintenance dredging of Exmouth Marina and disposal of related materials at the Sprey Point disposal site. They confirmed yesterday that the suspension has been extended until June 14 as “evidence has been provided to MMO to suggest that material may be migrating from the […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lincolnshire County Council has unveiled a £1 million project to protect residents of Lincoln from flooding. The Stamp End Flood Alleviation Scheme is designed to protect 119 homes from the type of adverse weather which caused untold damage to homes and local businesses in 2007. Speaking at the unveiling of the scheme, executive member for […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) has just released this very interesting video about the Irishtown Bend Restoration plans.  GCP is focused on securing $5 million in the state capital budget for Phase II of Restoring the Irishtown Bend, which will support continued investment to stabilize the bulkheads along the Cuyahoga River while beginning work to convert […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has suspended a marine licence for maintenance dredging of Exmouth Marina and disposal of related materials at the Sprey Point disposal site. John Tuckett, Chief Executive Officer said: “We are aware of concerns about Teignmouth beach and are working with other agencies to look into these.” “As a responsible marine […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is nearing completion of the Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk reconstruction at the northern end of Atlantic City, New Jersey. USACE just released the latest aerial view of the project, which is designed to reduce the risk of storm damages and help the city restore recreational access along the […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is planning to release an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for the West Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging 2018. According to the Corps, the project includes hopper dredging work at four locations: Humboldt Bay Bar and Entrance, California; San Francisco Mainship Channel, California; Columbia River, Oregon/Washington from River Mile 3+00 to […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Werkendam, Van Oord’s new crane vessel, has been successfully launched in the Waalhaven in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The vessels will contribute to the further modernization of Van Oord’s fleet and therefore mark the start of a new generation of dredging vessels, the company said in its release. Jaap de Jong, Staff Director of the […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced the availability of a draft Environmental Assessment for the Los Angeles River Channel at Glendale Narrows – Reach 5C and Reach 6A Accumulated Material Removal Project. The proposed project entails removal of approximately 40,000 cubic yards of accumulated material (sediment, cobbles, and boulders) from Reach 5C and […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore based manufacturer of dredging equipment, has reported a very busy and successful end of 2017, with important new orders from all corners of the world. The New York State Canal Corporation (NYSCC) runs the New York State Canal System and has once again selected Ellicott to supply its latest dredger, to […]