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  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Fayette County’s contractor, Massana has completed its work in the lake bed for the dredging of Lake Peachtree. The announcement was made by the Fayette County Board of Commissioners Chairman Charles Oddo, “We’re very pleased to bring this portion of the lake project to a close, and timing could not be better with the rain that is predicted […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Homes in Much Wenlock, Broadway, Childswickham and Murcot will be better protected from floods thanks to an unprecedented six-year £2.3 billion flood defense program, benefiting Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire and Warwickshire to the tune of over £12 million. Improvements to the scheme in Leominster, just one of 66 projects in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire […]

  • 23 July 2012

    In a milestone highlighting the intensive and full scale tests being carried out before the September 1st launch of Khalifa Port, the only semi-automated container terminal in the region, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and its port operator Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), have announced the historic arrival of the first-ever commercial container vessel to call […]

  • 26 November 2012

    Trelleborg Marine Systems has been awarded the largest ever foam fender contract in terms of size and value. It is to supply France’s largest port, the Port of Marseille, with approximately 700 SeaGuard foam fenders and accessories, including chains and anchors, to equip 39 of the ports’ quays. Trelleborg will also supply UHMW-PE plastic pads, […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 2018 Dredging Summit & Expo, hosted and organized by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA), is set to kick off today in Norfolk, VA. The 2018 Summit is a technical conference organized to promote the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction. This year’s Dredging Summit & Expo is […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van der Leun, a Sliedrecht-based company involved in electrical installations of buildings and industries, marine electrical contracting and metal works, has announced that a newly built switchboard is ready for action. This switchboard will be installed on board CCCC Guangzhou Dredging’s new vessel, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), that is being built at Royal […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VSBW – a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster – is making good progress with the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) project. The £250 million DWDR development is the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the port and represents the next stage of its evolution. DWDR will provide a new cargo terminal and new port-centric distribution […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Self-Propelled Grab Hopper Dredger SAYURU was built by Japanese-based shipbuilder Kegoya Dock for the Ceylon Fishery Harbors Corporation (CFHC). The design and construction work of the dredger commenced in October 2013 and its delivery will take place, October 18th, ahead of the original schedule. The overall length of the dredger is 49.90m, with a breadth […]

  • 20 February 2012

    Congress has approved $4.16 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge McKellar Lake. This accounts for the largest dollar amount ever set apart for dredging of the McKellar harbor. Approximately $2.8 million came from a disaster relief bill and $850,000 was received for repair damage inside the mouth of McKellar Lake. Valero […]

  • 14 June 2011

    On June 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other participating organizations will announce details of the first-ever Great Lakes Week scheduled for October 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The theme of Great Lakes Week is “Working Together, Taking Action” and will bring representatives of the U.S. and Canadian governments together with a broad coalition of […]

  • 6 January 2012

    Tony Pratt, DNREC Spokesman, said that the sand replenishment project at the Dewey Beach has been completed. The contractor instantly began the job of landfalling the hydraulic pipe in Rehoboth Beach. Pratt added that the replenishment project at Rehoboth Beach should be completed in less than a month. A total of about 1 million cubic […]

  • 28 September 2012

    The largest dredging project in the United States, the Hudson River dredging, has surpassed this year’s goal. According to saratogian.com, the officials had set a goal of removing 350,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the river this year, but 466,000 have already been taken out. Tim Kruppenbacher, General Electric Co.’s operations manager for the […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CCCC Third Harbor Consultants Co., Ltd. has won the bid for the engineering design of the reclamation project in Binhai New Area, Jinjiang, Fujian. This is the largest single design project ever undertaken by the company. With a total area of some 42 square kilometers, including a proposed formed land area of 33.64 square kilometers […]

  • 27 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just unveiled this beautiful photo from the keel laying ceremony of world’s most powerful cutter suction dredger, the ‘Spartacus’. The keel laying ceremony took place last week at IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands, marking the milestone in the construction of the most powerful CSD that has ever been built. […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The new Hugh K. Leatherman Sr. Terminal construction is coming along nicely at the former Navy Base in North Charleston. The construction work on the Leatherman Terminal – the only permitted new container terminal project on the U.S. East and Gulf Coasts – is progressing well with the infilling work well underway. Since receiving the final permit approvals in 2007, South […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, dredged and pumped the first load of sand onto Ship Bottom, New Jersey, yesterday, as part of their Storm Damage Reduction Project on Long Beach Island. Its one of the largest beachfill contracts ever undertaken by USACE. This program is a joint effort between the Army Corps and […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal is celebrating a century of operations connecting the world, committed to completing its Expansion, the largest infrastructure project of the waterway since its opening. “Going forward, the Panama Canal will continue to connect the world, supported by all the modernization efforts since its construction,” said Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano. “The Expansion […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Dover has just released this very interesting time-lapse video which covers the start of the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) marine civil engineering construction over a six-month period (Jan 2017 – June 2017). The principal contractor, VSBW – a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, is to deliver the marine structures and […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Marine and Dredging Consultants (IMDC) has just announced that Piet Haerens will replace Jos Smits as the company CEO. After 35 years of service, of which 21 as CEO, Jos Smits asked the Board of Directors to reduce his involvement and to transfer the responsibility of managing IMDC to a successor. “Piet will be […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Marin Teknikk AS, a Norway based company involved in engineering services for shipyards and ship owners, has entered into an agreement with Debmarine Namibia for design and engineering of a new MT6027 Seabed Mining vessel. The new vessel will be the largest ship ever designed by Marin Teknikk. With a length of 177 meters and a breadth of […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    North Norfolk District Council, together with its project partners Van Oord and Royal Haskoning DHV are making nice progress on the UK’s first ever sandscaping coastal flood scheme. According to the officials, it won’t be long until the beaches at Bacton and Walcott are transformed and as such protected for years to come. They also added […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VolkerStevin will be giving a talk on the coastal defence works being undertaken at Cromer as part of the Cromer Preservation Society’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), held at the Cromer Community Hall on the 27th March 2014. Duncan Nash, VolkerStevin site agent, said: “The Cromer Preservation Society has an invested interest in the Coastal Defence […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The delivery in early May of Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) Barito Equator demonstrates how Indonesia’s developing maritime industry is building ever more complex vessels. The 2,500 m3 capacity Damen TSHD 2500 is the first of its kind built in Indonesia and also the largest Damen standard hopper dredger built to date. For Indonesian dredging […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    After more than a year working on a major port expansion project in the Faroe Islands’ Port of Torshavn, the Peter Madsen Rederi’s wire crane vessels ‘Merete Chris’ and ‘Aase Madsen’ are now being demobilized. Their work scope included removal of existing revetments, which were built into the new breakwater, said the Danish giant. According […]

  • 24 October 2012

    The cutter-suction dredger Athena has arrived in Darwin Harbour, according to the ABC News. Extension of the Darwin Harbour shipping channel and dredging of berth pockets are required to allow large product tankers to gain access to the proposed LNG facility at Blaydin Point. This dredger, the largest vessel of this kind ever seen in […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The dredging project at the Darwin Harbour has officially kicked off, the ABC News reports. Barry Carbon, the chair of the Icthys Project Expert Dredging Panel, last week stated that the Japanese gas giant Inpex is bringing in the largest dredge ship ever seen in Australia to the Northern Territory. According to the Amateur Fishermen’s […]