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  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has awarded an almost $3.8 million contract to Job Site Services, Inc. of Bay City, Michigan for removal of the Sabin Dam and associated restoration of the Boardman River, located in Traverse City, Michigan. According to the Corps, along with other completed and planned restoration initiatives on […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts State Representative, William Straus, said in his latest announcement that the Baker-Polito Administration has reached an agreement with the City of New Bedford to fund the planning process for further dredging of the city’s harbor. According to the official release, the state is granting $1.6 million for design and permitting of the continued dredging. […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Montrose Port Authority has just announced that it has received a £1.5 million Ports Mode Shift Grant from the Scottish Government. Following on from a period of significant investment for Montrose Port Authority, the funding feeds into the Port’s strategic growth plans which will allow larger cargo vessels to dock in Montrose. The Grant will […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host a series of public engagement sessions this summer to update the public on the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) and to seek their input on future priorities. The first engagement session will be held on June 13 in Toledo, followed by sessions in Rochester, Duluth, Milwaukee, Saginaw, and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The contract for the design, build, finance and maintenance of the Afsluitdijk project in the Netherlands has reached financial close successfully yesterday afternoon (29 May 2018), reports BAM. The European Investment Bank is providing EUR 330 million in support of the rehabilitation and modernization of the Afsluitdijk dam, running between the provinces of Noord-Holland and […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced a $100 million agreement with National Grid for cleanup of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York. The milestone settlement will support cleanup work near the head of the Gowanus Canal, including the cleanup and restoration of Thomas Greene Park, as well as the Douglass […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Okanogan River basin flood team from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, began work May 25 to assist Okanogan County in closing a section on the left bank of the breached Riverside levee. As USACE reported, the Clark Fork team is continuing work on the Turah Levee in Missoula County, Montana, and […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District announced on May 23 it would delay it’s annual maintenance dredging of Oceanside Harbor, typically expected to begin in April. As USACE reported, the water quality certification used in previous dredging operations expired and a new Section 401 permit was not obtained in order to conduct […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant of $1,679,104 to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) to increase its efforts to protect and restore Wisconsin’s Great Lakes coastal wetlands. “This funding will enable our state partners in Wisconsin to safeguard and restore key habitats along Lake Michigan’s […]

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

    Asia’s largest and most advanced dredging vessel, named Tian Kun Hao, is about to kick off its sea trials, People’s Daily Online reports. The cutter suction dredger, built for China Communications Construction Co. Ltd. (CCCC), was designed by the China State Shipbuilding Corporation, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard as well as the China Merchants […]

  • 20 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the $48 million cruise pier terminal at Port Zante are officially underway, according to the Groupe Ocean. The company reported that the harbor deepening works by Ocean Dredging DSM’s Traverse du Nord for St. Kitts new cruise ship pier are in full swing now. The construction project, which is financed under a syndicate arrangement […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in their latest announcement that they are scheduled to open their two southern Oregon seasonal stations in Bandon and Gold Beach again this summer.  The seasonal station in Gold Beach is planned to open after dredging of the Rogue River Federal Navigation Project is complete. Weather permitting, this will occur […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board is leading a team to reconstruct Hall’s Island, which was destroyed by industrial development in the 1960s. Located just north of the Plymouth Avenue Bridge, the site is being excavated to create a new back channel that will re-separate the island from the mainland. In the process, 1,000 linear […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of London Authority (PLA) has launched an Investment Plan aimed at accelerating delivery of the goals in the Thames Vision and diversifying the PLA’s income streams. The plan is to target three broad categories of investment: commercial investments supporting river/port use; long term investments with a long payback period, which also deliver public […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    A dredger has arrived at Lake Cathie and will be moved into position over the coming days, Port Macquarie-Hastings Council said in their latest release.  Approximately 21,000 cubic meters of sand will be dredged, and relocated to the edge of Foreshore Reserve to reclaim open space that has been lost to erosion in recent years. Sand […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Hall Contracting was contracted recently by the Government of Tokelau to upgrade reef passages and construct four new wharves in the remote island nation of Tokelau. The works – which will see Tokelauan locals benefit from safer and more reliable ship-to-shore operations – are expected to begin this month and conclude in November 2019. Hall […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    VBA, a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has started design and build work on the Environment Agency’s £30 million flood defense scheme in Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire. The Calder Valley scheme will protect up to 400 homes and businesses and sustain economic growth. Following initial drainage works, the project in its entirety […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    American Electric Technologies, Inc. (AETI) announced today that its M&I Electric business has been awarded a $5 million project for a complete power and control system for a new dredge vessel for a US Gulf Coast dredging company. M&I Electric will provide a turnkey solution with a wide range of M&I Electric products and services. […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    An annual dredging program at the Dillingham small boat harbor is set to begin this week, reports KDLG – Public Radio for Alaska’s Bristol Bay. Every year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is tasked with pumping a slurry of mud and water out of the harbor and back into the bay. On average, dredgers […]

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

    Keppel Singmarine has secured contracts from Van Oord to build two high-specification trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs). The two dredgers are expected to be completed in 4Q 2020 and 2Q 2021 respectively. “As part of the contracts, Van Oord has an option to order a third dredger to be exercised within one year,” Keppel said […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In order to keep the public safe while flood defense work is taking place, the Environment Agency has temporarily closed 3 footpaths in Shoreham-by-Sea. Footpath closure 1 includes southern section of the Downs Link, from 300 meters south of the Amsterdam Inn to the Ropetackle residential area, to be closed until autumn 2018. Footpath closure 2 […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) started a dredging project at its Walnut Creek Marina in Fairview, Erie County, on Monday 14. PFBC warned boaters ahead of the works that they will experience lane restrictions when entering and leaving the channel into Presque Isle Bay. “Work will be performed between 8 a.m. and 4 […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    A £13.4 million scheme to stabilize the cliffs behind the Spa complex in the Yorkshire coast town of Scarborough will get underway at the end of this month, Scarborough Borough Council said in their latest release.  The Scarborough Spa Slope Stabilization Scheme, which will start on May 30, will involve: piling along the rear of […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Cathie dredging program is set to begin in coming weeks to address the build-up of sand in the main channel of the lake, Port Macquarie-Hastings Council said in their latest release.  Approximately 21,000 cubic metres of sand will be dredged, and relocated to the edge of Foreshore Reserve to reclaim open space that has […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction work is expected to resume later this month on a facility in Massena, New York, to support the $243 million dredging project to clean up PCBs from the Grasse River. When constructed, the facility will be used as a staging area to support future dredging and capping operations. Before dredging work can start, the […]