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  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Floods Minister Thérèse Coffey has marked the start of works on the £100 million Boston Barrier flood defense, breaking ground on an Environment Agency scheme that will protect 14,000 homes and businesses from tidal flooding. Work is already underway to dredge more than 5,000 cubic meters of silt from the Boston Haven to make way […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations on the Titas River in Ashuganj, Brahmanbaria, were officially inaugurated two days ago, the Dhaka Tribune reports.  Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Obaidul Muktadir Chowdhury, Member of Parliament and Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee at the Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs, Bangladesh, said: “The dredging work is expected to revive the once […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With a favorable weather forecast expected for this week, Weeks Marine will once again deploy both dredges, RN Weeks and Magdalen, onsite to work on the Buxton Beach Nourishment project. According to the company, as of Wednesday, January 17, about 77% of the project’s sand had been placed on the beach. Weeks Marine also announced that approximately 600,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 21 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 15-21, 2018).   VIDEO: Royal IHC Launches Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger DC Orisant The launching ceremony of new multi-purpose 5.450m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) DC Orisant took place earlier this week at the Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    It is expected that the Flinders Ports’ Outer Harbor Channel Widening Project will begin in Autumn 2018, avoiding dredging in summer when seagrass is more susceptible to damage from turbidity impacts, Flinders Ports said in their latest announcement. The project will involve removing 1.55 million cubic meters of material from the shipping channel and placing it […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Damen submersible dredge pump, type DOP350, was recently delivered to the Finnish contractor Vesirakennus Ojanen Oy for a work in the Port of Klaipeda, Lithuania. “The DOP pump has been fitted out with a reinforced heavy duty leveler head making it the perfect tool for unloading barges. The head is fitted out with high […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Pointe Seraphine Berth One extension was formally opened on January 13, welcoming Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas, the first-ever mega ship to visit Saint Lucia. The upgrading of the cruise facility was undertaken by the Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA), in keeping with the government’s outlook for improving the tourism […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Turkish Government yesterday announced the final route of a new waterway aimed to reduce shipping traffic on the busy Bosphorus Strait – the Kanal Istanbul Project. According to Ahmet Arslan, the Transport and Communications Minister, the canal would begin in the Istanbul district of Kucukcekmece on the Sea of Marmara, where there is already an inland […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Poti and Poti New Terminals Consortium have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a $100 million investment in a new bulk cargo terminal that can process 1.5 million tons of dry bulk cargo annually and generate new trade opportunities for customers in the Georgian transit corridor. According to the official statement, the […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Bob Wieckowski yesterday introduced new state legislation to ease the financial burden on local jurisdictions working to prevent flooding in residential and business communities along the southern end of San Francisco Bay. According to Wieckowski, SB 881 would add the Shoreline Project to the list of flood control projects that can receive state flood […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin yesterday announced a project that will ultimately transform 240 acres of Liberty State Park into a mosaic of freshwater wetlands and salt marshes. “This project, funded in large part by settlements with past polluters, will restore a large interior portion of Liberty to provide additional places for people […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port Newark Container Terminal LLC (PNCT) has secured $298 million in bond proceeds that will be used to refinance existing debt and finance its future terminal development project. The project will expand the terminal footprint by 17 percent to 309 acres and increase the terminal capacity to 1.3 million container lifts (2.3 million twenty-foot equivalent […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The San Joaquin River Restoration Program is extending public review of a joint Initial Study and Environmental Assessment for the Eastside Bypass Improvements Project by 10 days, the Bureau of Reclamation said in its latest release.  The original comment period was scheduled to close on Tuesday, January 9 and will now close on Friday, January […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency continues with the development of the Medway Estuary and Swale flood and coastal erosion risk management strategy. The main aim of the strategy is to determine the best economic, environmental and technically appropriate approach to managing flood and coastal erosion risk within the area. In its latest update on the project, the EA […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Last night, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) Executive Director, Michael Ellis, presented the Draft Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Plan at a public hearing in Belle Chasse, Louisiana. Southeastern Coastal parish residents and governing authorities were in attendance at the meeting, which is the first of three public hearings scheduled in Louisiana’s coastal zones. […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction work has begun on a new £4 million flood scheme that will increase flood protection for Starcross and Cockwood. According to the Environment Agency, the work on this coastal protection project started yesterday, January 8th 2018. At Starcross the EA will install 2 new floodgates at Church Road and Generals Lane slipway. They will also raise the […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Thames-Coromandel District Council said in their latest announcement that the HMNZS Manawanui will pay a final visit to Whitianga from 30 January to 5 February for ceremonies and parades ahead of its official decommissioning on 23 February at Devonport. The ship will be berthed at the wharf for most of its visit and minor disruption […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Maria Creek Channel started on Thursday, 28 December, with approximately 5000 cubic meters of material removed so far, Kingston District Council said in their latest project update.  It is estimated that a further 25,000 cubic meters remains within the channel which is expected to take a further four weeks or more to clear. […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on the £100 million Boston Barrier project, which received final Government approval just before Christmas, are about to begin, according to the Boston Borough Council. The scheme – which will better protect more than 14,000 properties from tidal flooding – was given the green light by the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the upper and lower channel of the Everett Harbor and Snohomish River’s upper and lower channel is expected to be completed by the end of this month. The $1.5 million project, which began November 18, is being done by Portable Hydraulic Dredging, LLC. of Anchorage, Alaska. The work involves removal of around 100,000 […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction continues to progress on the $60 million South East Flows Restoration Project (SEFRP) to reduce salinity in the Coorong, improve water flows to upper South East wetlands and reduce drainage outfall at Kingston. Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Anne Ruston and SA Minister for Water and the River Murray, Ian Hunter said […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Col. William Conde, New England District Commander, recently joined Senator Jack Reed, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and partners Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and HUD in celebrating the completion of the Camp Cronin Restoration Project during a ceremony in Point Judith, Rhode Island. Hurricane Sandy damaged portions of the Point Judith Harbor of Refuge project. […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Antwerp International (PAI), the consultancy and investment subsidiary of Antwerp Port Authority, has been appointed by the Council of Ministers of the West African country of Benin to modernize the Port of Cotonou. “This port is the economic heart of Benin, handling an annual freight volume of around 12 million tonnes. In the […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    One of South Australia’s largest port operators, the Flinders Ports has applied to the State Planning Commission to widen the existing shipping channel at the Outer Harbor, Adelaide. The project involves widening the Outer Harbor Channel by approximately 40 meters for a distance of 7 kilometers. This will require dredging approximately 1.55 million cubic meters of material […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Royal Phuket Marina has just announced that the maintenance dredging project inside the marina is now complete. According to RPM, the dredging project was completed on 9 December 2017. At the same time, the Marine Department also announced that the long-awaited dredging of Kohkaew channel started on 5 December 2017. “The dredging has begun to improve low-tide conditions outside the […]