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  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work is currently underway on a major dredging program to deepen Largs Yacht Haven and accommodate deeper drafted vessels. The contract is being carried out by Land and Water Services Ltd and is expected to last until the beginning of March . This is the first time since the Largs harbor was built in 1984 that any […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The third quarter at Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. was in line with the 2011 first half, putting Boskalis on track to close the year in line with expectations with a net profit of € 230-250 million. Revenue in the third quarter was slightly higher than in the first two quarters of the year. At the […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Deltares is teaming up with Rijkswaterstaat, the universities of Delft, Wageningen and Nijmegen, and organizations representing shipping and fishing to investigate the impact and properties of the re-structuring of the River Waal with river training walls. Gerard Blom signed an agreement on behalf of Deltares with the other seven organizations on 26 June. This joint […]

  • 27 April 2012

    As RBC reports, the Republic of Georgia has unveiled its plans for a new Batumi port. Royal Caribbean is expected to complete the port design in September 2012 and the construction will begin a month later. This project includes dredging of the harbor and overhaul of the existing Port of Batumi. The both ports will […]

  • 2 March 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps plans to remove about 100,000 cubic years of sand from the Chincoteague Inlet to keep the navigation channel open for watercraft. The Virginian-Pilot reports that the annual dredging will begin March 6 and is scheduled to continue for 21 days. The corps says the work isn’t expected to interfere with vessels […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor, Jay Gillian, has announced a rough timeline for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’s beach replenishment project that affects Ocean City, NJ. Three Jersey Shore towns – Strathmere, Sea Isle City and Ocean City – are part of the $32.5 million contract, awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak […]

  • 19 March 2010

    EAST China’s Yantai port, across from Korea on the Bohai Sea, plans to invest CNY2.5 billion (US$366 million) in 23 building projects with a expectation to reach a harbour throughput of 180 million tonnes in 2010, reports Xinhua. [mappress] Source:wnews,March 19,2010;

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dorset Coast Forum has just released the latest update on the multi-million pound sea defense project at West Bay, West Dorset. According to the update, the works are progressing ahead of schedule with the East Beach being now fully open. The contractor’s compound will remain at East Beach car park until w/e 26 July […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Schuylkill River in Philadelphia is set to be dredged for the first time in 20 years to remove silt buildup. After an extended funding campaign led by Philadelphia and the rowing community to raise the $4.5 million estimated cost needed to dredge the Schuylkill River along Boathouse Row and the race course, USACE has […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ Norfolk District has awarded a 120-day period of performance contract to Cottrell Contracting Corp. for the Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Project. The new contract takes effect in May with completion projected for September. “The ultimate goal of the project is to restore the authorized dimensions to support safe, reliable, efficient, effective and […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Utrecht”, the first addition to the dredging fleet already working on the New Suez Canal project, has just passed the Strait of Hormuz and is on its way to Suez. The vessel, with a capacity of 16,000 m³, is the first of two giant dredgers that will help in the creation of the New […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging equipment is soon to arrive in Eden for works on the $44 million Breakwater Wharf Extension project, Member for Bega Andrew Constance said in its latest release.  The dredge due to leave Melbourne on Friday, 1 September bound for Eden Port, is expected to arrive early next week, weather permitting. Mr Constance said that dredging […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach’s dune restoration project is nearing its completion, local media reports. The $616,000 project with A.O. Hardee & Son as the contractor is using around 60,000 cubic yards of sand to restore sand dunes from 45th Avenue South to 48th Avenue South and from 42nd Avenue North to 55th Avenue […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) kicked off the construction of Hong Kong International Airport’s (HKIA) Three-Runway System (3RS) yesterday. The eight-year construction of 3RS is expected to be completed in 2024, with the commissioning of the new runway in 2022, HKIA said in the announcement. The construction entails reclamation of approximately 650 hectares of land, […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Agate Construction Company are making repairs along a section of the Barnegat Inlet North Jetty from damages sustained during Hurricane Sandy. The $7.6 million project began in the spring of 2014 and is expected to be complete in the fall of 2014. Photo by […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract to replenish the Virginia Beach oceanfront. The $11.92 million renourishment project, which will begin Dec. 1, includes the placement of 1,250,000 cubic yards of sand from 17th Street to 70th Street. “These sand replenishment projects are vital to our coastline in terms of tide […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Nags Head, North Carolina, has just released the latest update on their coastal construction project, saying that the dredger Liberty Island is beginning beach nourishment work near the Curlew Street public beach access at about Mile Post 11.5. The other Great Lakes Dredge and Dock’s dredger Ellis Island remains in Norfolk due […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began dredging in the lower Columbia River recently. Operations at the mouth of the river will start between June 20 and July 1. Commercial and recreational fishermen who have equipment in the area should consult the U.S. Coast Guard Local Notice to Mariners for specific information about dredging and […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Dredging has been completed at Lake Elkhorn, the last of Columbia’s three man-made lakes to have sediment removed over the past few years, according to Dennis Mattey, director of construction for Columbia Association (CA). JND Thomas began its dredging work at the 37-acre Lake Elkhorn began in late July 2012. The contractor finished in early […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County has just released the latest update on their upcoming Sand Key and Treasure Island beach nourishment project, saying that the first sand pumping operations are set to begin on April 23, 2018. Norfolk Dredging, the contractor selected for the 2018 Sand Key and Treasure Island Nourishment Projects, plans to fill Sand Key areas […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Agate Construction Company make repairs along a section of the Barnegat Inlet North Jetty from damages sustained during Hurricane Sandy. The $7.6 million project began in the spring of 2014 and is expected to be complete in the fall of 2014. Photo by Tim […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two Missouri River Recovery Program sites have been temporarily closed to all public entry: Cranberry Bend project in Saline County and Cora Island project in St. Charles County, Mo. These closures allow construction of habitat improvement projects to commence at these locations to benefit native fish and wildlife resources including the endangered pallid sturgeon. Each site […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The preliminary activities associated with the 2016 Beach Nourishment Project will start in the upcoming weeks, the Town of Hilton Head Island said in an announcement yesterday. In particular, pre-project surveys of both the beach and the offshore borrow sites will be conducted. Both land and water based survey crews will be present and active within […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Superior Dredging of Illinois has announced that their Fall 2017 dredge projects n Jimmerson Lake, Indiana, are underway. The work, conducted by their brand new Ellicott Swinging Dragon Dredge Jenny-Kay, started at Site 1 by the dam on West Bachelor Road last week. It will continue its work on the channel towards the east. This area […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Avon Beach Promenade improvement works in Christchurch will begin later this month, reports the Dorset County Council. As part of the council’s ongoing program of works to improve and renovate the coastal defenses, these works will see the lower section of the promenade raised by approximately 900mm and some of the promenade widened. These improvements […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) improved its operating result (EBIT) by 10 % year-on-year to € 169.3 million in the 2014 financial year. “Despite a challenging environment particularly due to the further delay in dredging the navigation channel of the river Elbe, 2014 was a successful year for HHLA, as demonstrated by the significant […]