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  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has delivered DOP submersible dredge pump to the Cadzand dredging project in the Netherlands. The dredging scheme, being undertaken by the Dutch contractor Martens & Van Oord, has quite a challenge in store – unexploded ordnance (UXO). The village of Cadzand is located in the south west of the Netherlands, on the […]

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

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released a very interesting article named 1DH Model Predicts Transport and Sedimentation Inside a Hopper. Trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) are commonly used in the dredging industry at a wide variety of maintenance, land reclamation and maritime construction projects. During trailing suction dredging the TSHD trails dragheads […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work to dredge the Burry Port Harbor in Carmarthenshire – part of a £2 million improvement project – is now underway, according to BBC. According to the report, a trial water injection dredging operation began at the harbor on Monday, September 11th. The work comes as a part of the 10-year development plan that will transform the Carmarthenshire’s marina. […]

  • 28 September 2012

    The Panama Canal Authority announced that its expansion program was estimated at 44.5% completion as of August 31. To date, three of the four dry excavation projects have been completed and the 4th project reached 67% through August 31. The dredging of the Pacific and Atlantic entrances and of the Gatun Lake are advancing as […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    From the 7 September, VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, will commence work on the Southsea Coastal Scheme. The first phases of construction works will commence with the establishment of the temporary site compound adjacent to Pier Road. Works will include the establishment of site fencing, creating a hardstanding, installation of services […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, Harris County Flood Control District, Harris County Precinct 4 and the Greens Bayou Corridor Coalition gathered on the banks of Greens Bayou October 12 to ceremonially break ground on a $58 million partnership project. This development scheme was designed to reduce flooding risks for homes […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Arkhangelsk Branch of Rosmorport resumed the Sabetta Port dredging work in early August, as soon as the summer navigation period commenced. The dredging vessels arrived within the planed period on August 1, 2014, while the marine survey and full package of environmental engineering survey had been completed by that time so that the vessels could […]

  • 16 May 2012

    Cleanup crews are scheduled to begin dredging the bottom of Whitefish Lake next week, reports billingsgazette.com. „The diesel spill penetrated much deeper into the soils than what the initial remedial investigation determined, causing continued contamination,“ said Mike Koopal, executive director of the Whitefish Lake Institute. According to test samples, contaminant levels in the water were […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has started work on its latest phase of major works to maintain the sea defenses between Sea Palling and Winterton. Timber and steel groynes which have reached the end of their working life are being replaced by rock groynes built from 10-15 tonne rocks, similar to those built over the last 15 […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction work on Phase 3 of the North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defense Scheme is now in its 68th week, reports the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership. Phase 3 – the Tipner Lake: is the construction of 1.9km of a seawall which commenced April 2017 and is programmed for completion by the end of Autumn 2019; According to ESCP, as works […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A number of projects that will require large scale dredging, including the ones in the Arctic, have been announced in Russia. The announcement was made at the recently held Dredging Conference in Moscow, where participants discussed current issues and challenges in the dredging industry. According to the government officials, the scope of this year’s dredging works […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    AVIC Shipyard in Weihai, China, has delivered Multipurpose Vessel Daniel Bernoulli, the sister vessel of the Adhémar de Saint-Venant, to Jan De Nul Group. Both vessels will be provided with Dynamic Positioning (DP2), a fully diesel-electric machinery arrangement, a comfortable accommodation for 60 persons and a SPS notation. While in the Subsea Rock Installation mode, the vessels […]

  • 8 November 2011

    The site of what is now Rotterdam’s Yangtzehaven was inhabited by humans in the Middle Stone Age. At a depth of 20 metres, in the sea bed, unique underwater archaeological investigation found traces of bone, flint and charcoal from around 7000 BC. These finds are the very first scientific proof that humans lived at this […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Earlcoate Construction & Plant Hire Ltd crews are currently working on a major cliff stabilization and construction of a new rock armor Revetment for New Forest D.C at Milford on Sea. The project is part of an urgent coast protection initiative after damage from storms last year compromised the existing sea wall. “We have 11,000 […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal Caribbean reported on its blog yesterday that Jan De Nul Group has begun dredging work at CocoCay in the Bahamas, signaling the start of a pivotal milestone in creating a pier for ships to dock. According to the company, the project includes dredging of the coral basin around the island and the installation of […]

  • 22 January 2013

    A donated dredge and excavator arrived in south Lafourche last week and went to work Wednesday, according to houmatoday.com. This new piece of equipment, called the Amphibex 400, will help to create new wetlands outside the south Lafourche levee system near Grand Isle. Windell Curole, the South Lafourche Levee Director, said: “It’s like a Tonka […]

  • 24 April 2012

    According to Business Recorder, Karachi Port Trust (KPT) is going to undertake the fish harbour dredging project soon as its study on berths scope is in the final phase of completion. “Tender notice for the fish harbour’s dredging project will shortly be announced as the trust is close to finish the study on berths scope […]

  • 15 April 2014

    Shoalhaven City Council’s Natural Resources and Floodplain Manager has advised that the entrance to Tabourie Lake should be opened mechanically on April 11th in anticipation of further rain. The Council sent machinery to excavate an entrance opening after receiving clearance from National Parks in relation to threatened shorebird species. The water level is currently at […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Government of Thailand’s Deputy Transport Minister, Pichit Akrathit, has discussed with private companies the third phase of co-investment plans for Laem Chabang Port, the National News Bureau of Thailand (NNBT) informs.  He met with executive officials of the private firms (Nathalin Group, Ngowhock and Global Inter) to discuss the potential co-investment plans under the Laem […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    BAM Nuttall has just announced that their Wallasea Island Wild Coast Project achieved success at the RICS East of England Awards 2017 held at Bury St Edmunds yesterday. The project won the ‘Infrastructure’ category and also received recognition for ‘Regeneration’, receiving a ‘Highly Commended’ award. Wallasea Island was among 36 regional schemes nominated for the […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEME was awarded the highest certification level (Level 5, revision 3.0) of the CO2 Performance Ladder, a measuring instrument that encourages companies to reduce their CO2 emissions. Although this is a Dutch initiative, it is the Flemish DEME that has become the first marine engineering and environmental group to comply with the strictest standards of […]

  • 10 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 4-10, 2016).   Boskalis Completes Acquisition of STRABAG Wasserbau Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has concluded the acquisition of the dredging activities and assets of STRABAG Wasserbau GmbH.   Dutch Dredging’s New TSHD Mahury Commissioned Baggerbedrijf de Boer – […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a contract for like-for-like repair of damaged embankment and levee toe within the Glendale Narrows section of the Los Angeles River Flood Control Channel at Reach 4D. In order to conduct the repair, a limited portion of the channel will be dewatered. Approximately 3,000 square feet of vegetation […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Laguna Lake Dredging and Sediment Management Project in San Luis Obispo, CA, is now one step closer after the council cleared the first hurdle for the project. The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to authorize the issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for phase I of this dredging project. According to The Tribune, the request for proposals, which […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Australian dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting has recently added a $1.3 million amphibious dredge to its fleet. The company’s CEO Cameron Hall also announced plans to purchase an additional four of the European machines over the coming months. Mr Hall said that the dredge – recently christened Mooloolah River – is currently the […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has just announced that the Long Beach Coastal Restoration Project, located along Long Island’s South Shore, is taking shape. The Army Corps Contracting Rep. Michael Ortega and project engineer Janeen Minguillo travel in a four-wheel-drive truck and ascend over newly excavated sand making their daily rounds surveying […]