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  • 18 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Following the recent launch of the cutter suction dredger (CSD) HUSSEIN TANTAWY, the exterior of the vessel is now nearing completion, according to Royal IHC latest update. Last week, the main equipment was installed onto the vessel, including the cutter ladder and the spud carrier, IHC announced. With a weight of 1565T, the installation of […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The picturesque Blue Lake at Jenolan Caves is set to become a major drawcard in its own right thanks to multi-million dollar funding from the NSW Government, said Member for Bathurst, Paul Toole. Blue Lake is currently undergoing a makeover with heavy machinery on site dredging thousands of cubic meters of sand and silt from […]

  • 16 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District has just released these amazing photos from their Coastal Storm Risk Management Project in St. Johns County. The scheme includes both dune and beach berm construction along approximately 2.6 miles of coastline from Vilano Beach to South Ponte Vedra Beach. The project is expected to continue until early 2021. It is […]

  • 13 November 2020
    Equipment

    HID Dredging Equipment Company, a Chinese manufacturer of dredgers and dredging equipment, has successfully delivered two sets of its HID 5522 model sand mining cutter suction dredger to India. According to HID, both sets are equipped with spuds carriage. The dredgers were successfully assembled and launched into the Hooghly River during the last week. It […]

  • 13 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    With last week’s signature of the Conowingo Dam Sediment Characterization Study Right of Entry, the first portion of the Conowingo Dredging and Innovative and Beneficial Reuse Pilot Project is moving forward, the Maryland Environmental Service (MES) reports. Work is expected to begin on the sediment characterization portion of the pilot project in December 2020. MES […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance

    Dredging at Jurien Bay Boat Harbour, which will improve water quality and ensure continued safe navigation at the facility, will kick off in early December, informs the Department of Transport WA. DoT Director of Coastal Facilities, Donna West said that the upcoming work would see dredged sand and seagrass returned offshore rather than to the […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The second phase of emergency work to strengthen the sea defenses at Blue Anchor Bay is about to begin, Somerset West and Taunton Council reports. The Council carried out initial works to stabilize the wall and reduce the risk of collapse in July this year. The second phase of work will involve using the granite […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Business development

    In order to return to profitability and to offer it a sustainable future, Royal IHC is returning to its core activities in the dredging and offshore market. In addition, the size of the organization will be brought in line with the expected turnover for the coming years. As a result of these changes, about 300 […]

  • 10 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Just a couple weeks ago, Royal IHC successfully launched cutter suction dredger (CSD) HUSSEIN TANTAWY. The launch of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) newbuild took place at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen a/d IJssel, the Netherlands. The CSD HUSSEIN TANTAWY is one of two vessels currently under construction at IHC for SCA. Her sister vessel, MOHAB […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Beach work on the Rockaway Peninsula is in full swing as the long-awaited East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet, and Jamaica Bay Project gets underway in Rockaway, New York. There has been an authorization for the project since 1965, the Rockaway shoreline has experienced severe hurricanes and northeasters over the last 40 years. In 1960, […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Vancouver, BC, Canada, has announced the latest update on the ongoing Centerm Expansion Project. In the update, the port said that the land over the lagoon in the eastern expansion area continues to settle and will be removed in January 2021. The northeast perimeter dyke is now complete. They also added that […]

  • 6 November 2020
    Equipment

    The dredge Merritt is finally back in the water at the North Carolina State Shipyard after routine maintenance. For the past month, the crew has been busy replacing and updating steering systems, painting, replacing gear, cleaning fuel tanks, and repairing corrosion. This period of repairs has been very successful and beneficial to the vessel. The […]

  • 6 November 2020
    Business development

    Boskalis has concluded a good third quarter – quarterly revenue was virtually stable compared to the quarterly average of the first half year, also adjusted for currency effects, acquisitions and divestments. The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to be felt. While it was already challenging to keep projects operational outside Europe, it has also […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Winston Lake, the surrounding shoreline, the fishing pier and the parking lot and shelter by the pier will be closed starting November 9, for construction of the Phase 2 improvements to Winston Lake Park. Picnic shelters 3 and 4 will remain open but the only access will be from the park entrance on Old Greensboro […]

  • 4 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Aberdeen Harbour Board has just release a before and after photo of the South Harbour expansion project. The two photos were taken a year apart – the first in October 2019 and the second only a few days ago. There one can see the placement of the final caissons and infill material on the east […]

  • 4 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020. Lasse Petterson, Chief Executive Officer and President commented, “The third quarter reflects solid project performance, resulting in strong increases in income from continuing operations.” According to him, GLDD completed several planned dry dockings in the third quarter, […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Equipment

    The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) and Royal IHC successfully launched cutter suction dredger (CSD) Hussein Tantawy ten days ago. The launch took place at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen a/d IJssel, the Netherlands. In fact, the CSD is one of two vessels currently under construction at IHC for SCA. Also, her sister vessel, Mohab Mameesh, was […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Thyboron has received a dredging permit from the Danish Coastal Authority to increase the depth of the Thyborøn Kanal. For the past ten years, the Port of Thyboron was working to increase the depth of the channel Thyborøn Kanal as well as the harbour approach. After the responsibility for dredging of the […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Construction will soon start on two jetties in the Houtman Abrolhos Islands National Park, informs the Government of Western Australia. The government awarded tenders for the jetties at Beacon Island and East Wallabi Island to a Mid-West construction company, In-Situ Construction and Maintenance. “The McGowan Government has recently announced a $13.8 million investment for infrastructure […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Lake Saint Louis Community Association (LSLCA) is preparing for their upcoming dredging program. Hydraulic dredging is scheduled in Dauphine Cove no less than every seven years, per the LSLCA By-Laws. Magruder Construction has been awarded the dredging bid for Dauphine Cove and Regatta Bay. Also, Magruder is currently on-site at Jefferson Point fusing the […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    A dredging work to remove 120,000cm of sand from the eastern channel of the Lower Myall River at Hawks Nest is now complete. Following a highly successful campaign, MidCoast Council’s contractor Dredging Solutions will demobilize the dredger tomorrow. The Moira Parade Boat Ramp at Hawks Nest will be closed to the public this Friday, weather […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    USACE is currently conducting maintenance dredging at the Port of Fernandina, located on Florida’s Atlantic coast. According to the official plan, the project will deepen the portions of the Amelia River to 36 feet. In fact, the main goal of these works is to allow larger vessels to use the facility. The $4.3 million program, […]

  • 27 October 2020
    Business development

    Around 378 million euros – this is the amount expected from the European Union for development of the Port of Klaipeda. The plan includes: develop the smart and environment-friendly port, dredging, work to allow cost-effective and sustainable navigation. The possibility to implement these plans will appear if the European Commission approves financing of the projects […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Plans to provide new flood defenses for the Southsea Seafront continue to progress. This week saw demolition works finally getting underway on the beach, starting with the removal of three dilapidated groynes from the eastern side. “This was easier than expected as they were found to be fairly shallow at only 3m long. We then […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Suffolk County has successfully completed the dredging works on Accabonac Harbor near Louse Point in Springs, NY. Ideally, the entrance has a depth of six feet. Periodic dredging is necessary to maintain the depth. The last dredge was in 2013 and over the past few years, the littoral current and storms have deposited sand, etc. […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The dredging equipment for the Lake Worth Inlet works is to be mobilized sometime between Sunday and Monday, October 26. The contractor assigned to the project is Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Co., LLC. Cashman owns the dredge Atchafalaya, which is the expected plant to accomplish the work. The dredging depth is set for 39 […]