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  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first three phases of the Mouse River flood protection have been given the green light from the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers to begin construction, the City of Minot said in their latest announcement.  The Souris River Joint Board was notified Wednesday, December 20, that USACE has issued a Record of Decision for the […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The keel laying ceremony for the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Lesse was held today in Bulgaria, Royal IHC said in their latest announcement.  The event for the 2,300m³ vessel took place at IHC’s partner shipyard MTG Dolphin in Varna. According to Maarten Nieuwdorp – Project Manager of Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging placed […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has been awarded a contract by the Port of Rotterdam Authority to build quay walls and a jetty, as well as to execute related activities for the construction of a new tank terminal in the port. The contract, won in a consortium with Van Hattum en Blankevoort (Royal VolkerWessels) and TBI subsidiary Mobilis, is […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) and APM Terminals have approved a $49.5 million expansion of the container facility at the Port of Mobile. The parties will deliver a Phase 3 expansion that includes a dock extension and an additional 20 acres of improved yard to maintain excess capacity to accommodate new business opportunities. When […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Government of South Australia said in their latest release that dredging at the Murray Mouth will pause for about two weeks, starting today, for annual maintenance works. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) Water Resource Operations Manager, Jarrod Eaton, said that the dredging started in January 2015 to maintain connectivity between the Coorong […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District has started work on a sump dredge project designed to help improve water quality at Lake Apopka. According to the District, the project is not expected to impede navigation on the canal or lake. “Our focus remains centered on projects that bring us closer to our goal of […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Marine access to the island of Montserrat is set to improve, as the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a grant of £14.4 million to develop the port at Little Bay. The funds are being provided through the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Partnership Fund (UKCIF), and will assist in financing […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    One of the largest container ports on the Swedish east coast, the Port of Gavle is working on an expansion project that will double the port’s capacity by the end of 2019. Since its inception ten years ago, the port has reported large volume increases in its container traffic almost annually. “In order to achieve continued […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sinn Fein TD for Wicklow/East Carlow, John Brady, has received an update from the Environmental Protection Agency about the coastal protection works at Bray North Beach landfill. Commenting the latest information on this capital coastal scheme, John Brady said: “After numerous discussions with Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, Wicklow County Council and the EPA for many months, […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Appalachian Power will temporarily close the Hardy Ford Public Access area on Smith Mountain Lake for maintenance work beginning December 20, the company said in their latest announcement.  The work will include a major underwater dredging operation in the channel adjacent to the public boat ramp and fishing area located in Bedford County. An estimated […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Attorney General, Eric T. Schneiderman, last week announced New York’s intent to sue the U.S. EPA if the agency accepts the Upper Hudson River dredging of polychlorinated biphenyls as complete. Additionally, with this plan of legal action, New York is also prepared to withdraw from the 2002 Record of Decision which guided the cleanup and […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kingston District Council and Cape Jaffa Development Company have bought a $3 million cutter suction dredger from Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN, the Coastal Leader reports. The CSD will be transported from the Netherlands to Port Adelaide in seven shipping containers before being assembled at Cape Jaffa. During the announcement ceremony at Cape Jaffa, Kingston mayor, Reg Lyon, said: “It will […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VIPs, including the Environment Agency chief executive Sir James Bevan, attended an open day to see the latest work on Ipswich the flood defense scheme, which will significantly reduce the risk of flooding for 2,000 homes and businesses in the town. Huge hydraulic arms that will operate the new tidal flood gate have been installed, taking the […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Nantasket Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction project in Hull, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $2.7 million contract recently issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by George R. Cairns & Sons, Inc. of Windham, New Hampshire. Construction is scheduled to start […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday introduced the second proposal of the 2018 State of the State and the first part of a comprehensive environmental program: New York will immediately take action against the U.S. EPA if they accept the Upper Hudson River dredging of PCB as complete. Under this plan, Governor Cuomo and Attorney […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has signed a $136 million agreement for the Port of Fujairah development project, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reports.  The contract, which is supervised by the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, was signed by Ahmed Juma Al Zaabi, Deputy Minister for Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Follow-Up Committee of the Initiatives […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral was the site for a conference that outlined plans to renourish Brevard County beaches as part of the Brevard County Shore Protection Project. The pre-construction meeting was organized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as the lead coordinator to provide details of the $17.4 million dollar project, which is expected to get […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Works on the £4.8 million Highfields Park Restoration Scheme are in full swing now, according to Carillion plc of Wolverhampton, West Midlands. The contractor yesterday announced that so far, crews working on the project, have dredged approximately 3600 cubic meters of silt out of the boating lake. This major redevelopment project that will remove silt from the […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will – at its next board meeting on Wednesday, December 13 – release a draft of its 2019 fiscal year plan. CPRA reported that the plan outlines the next year in restoration work by the state, providing updates on current projects, some of which are located in Terrebonne and Lafourche […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is currently conducting dredging operations at the Back Basin in Chesapeake City, Md.  Jade Creek Construction won the $2.19 million contract to dredge the basin to a depth of 10 feet earlier in October. Additional dredging is being conducted east of the basin in the Chesapeake and Delaware […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral has completed the deepening of the West Turning Basin, which now allows deeper draft access to the port’s container cargo facility operated by GT USA at North Cargo Berth 5 and 6. The 6-month project, worth $7.5 million, deepened the West Turning Basin to the authorized depth of -43 feet plus 2 feet additional […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) yesterday announced a project to dredge the Waackaack Creek Channel in Keansburg, Monmouth County. The $375,000 project is part of NJDOT’s comprehensive State Channel Dredging Maintenance Program to ensure and maintain safe navigation statewide. NJDOT’s contractor, Wickberg Marine Contracting, Inc. is expected to begin dredging on December 12 to […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Stage two of the NSW Government’s $1.68 million dredging program at Yamba is currently underway, Nationals Member for Clarence, Chris Gulaptis, announced today. “This work will improve boating safety and navigation in the Clarence River at Yamba,” Mr Gulaptis said. “Stage 1 was completed in 2016 and saw around 18,000 cubic meters of sand dredged […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The towering spuds of a hired backhoe dredger will be visible at Eastland Port this week as maintenance dredging in front of wharf 7 and 8, and in the navigation channel begins, Eastland Group said in their latest announcement.  The 32 meter high spuds, or anchors, are part of a GPK backhoe dredge hired from Heron Construction. The dredging is […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed BURNCO Aggregate Mine Project, located approximately 22 kilometers southwest of Squamish, British Columbia. The Agency has invited the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the Comprehensive Study Report. “This is the final opportunity for the public to comment on the proposed project. Written […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has been awarded a 5-year contract by the Comision Administradora del Rio de la Plata (CARP), for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Martin Garcia channel. This contract carries a total value for the 50/50 joint venture with DEME of approximately EUR 110 million and signing is expected to take place in the coming […]