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  • 23 October 2020
    Technology

    Somerset West and Taunton Council has commissioned Cardiff Marine to undertake a dredging regime in Watchet Harbor. Work will start next week (27 October) and is expected to last for nine days. Cardiff Marine has the most up to date Water Injection Dredging vessels available. Also, the work will ensure a safer channel to the […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Equipment

    The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) and Royal IHC successfully launched cutter suction dredger (CSD) HUSSEIN TANTAWY today. The launch took place at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen a/d IJssel, the Netherlands. The CSD is one of two vessels currently under construction at IHC for SCA. Also, her sister vessel, MOHAB MAMEESH, was launched in May and […]

  • 22 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District hosted at a groundbreaking ceremony in western Miami-Dade County yesterday to celebrate the first contract for the Central Everglades Planning Project. The project is designed to improve flows south to Everglades National Park. The Corps awarded the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) South Contract 1 on September 25 for $40.5 million […]

  • 21 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District has announced the closure of Albeni Cove Recreation Area for the 2021 season in order to stage materials for Strong’s Island bank stabilization work. Strong’s Island encompasses a mid-channel island of the Pend Oreille River in Bonner County, Idaho. The island is approximately three miles downstream from […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dredging work on the Intracoastal Waterway in the vicinity of St. Lucie Inlet and Jupiter Inlet will start today. The project will include the dredging of approximately 48,000 cubic yards of material from the vicinity of the St. Lucie Inlet with placement within the St. Lucie Impoundment Basin, and approximately 95,000 cubic yards dredged from […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    A project to deposit 150,000cm of sand on Fremantle’s Port Beach has been supported by Fremantle Council. Port Beach has been subject to a number of severe erosion events in recent years. The last year, a state government report put the beach at the top the list of WA’s coastal erosion hotspots. Transport and Planning […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Following a meeting of the Deputy Premier’s Stockton Beach Taskforce, City of Newcastle will meet with the Hunter and Central Coast Development Corporation, and Regional NSW to explore the possibility of using sand from the south arm of the Hunter River to replenish Stockton Beach. Chair of the Stockton Community Liaison Group, Barbara Whitcher, spoke […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Equipment

    Jan De Nul has just released this amazing photo of their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Taccola, taken during her latest job in Cork, Ireland. Currently, the TSHD is carrying out prevision work in narrow berths and areas in Cork Harbor. Limited maneuvering space in order to keep the port at depths makes the project […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Boskalis has secured three contracts for coastal protection and port maintenance activities in Germany. The contracts, worth EUR 45 million, will all begin in the coming months. The first contract was awarded by the German Waterways and Shipping Office WSA Weser-Jade-Nordsee. The work includes upgrade on the existing coastal defense on the island of Wangerooge. […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    MHI Vestas has started a major ramp up in UK offshore wind activity with a move into Able Seaton Port in Hartlepool. As part of the preparatory works to install turbines at the Triton Knoll project, Able will conduct a significant amount of dredging activities. In fact, those works have seen the deployment of the […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Petaluma’s historic D Street Bridge closed to all traffic at noon Sunday and will remain shut until October 13. The bridge is closed for an ongoing river dredging project, the city announced. “Once complete, boats will be able to navigate up to the turning basin, bringing tourism and business to Petaluma,” the city said. Equally […]

  • 2 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has won several major dredging contracts totaling $59.8 million. The awarded work includes:Atchafalaya River Bay, Bar and Crewboat Cut Maintenance Dredging Project (Maintenance, Louisiana, $13.8 million); Shore Protection, North Reach Segment, Beach Renourishment Brevard County Project (Coastal Protection, Florida, $10.6 million); Shore Protection, Fort Pierce, Beach Re-nourishment Project (Coastal […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHV today announced that their two mining screen towers were successfully installed on the hopper dredger Yed Prior. Also, the first successful dredging sea trials took place last week, the company said. Royal IHC improved the design of the screen towers to ensure higher screening efficiency and increase the ease of maintenance. The Dutch […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    USACE Jacksonville District recently awarded four contracts for the Everglades ecosystem restoration valued at more than $81 million. The construction projects include the Biscayne Bay Coastal Wetlands, Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) South, and Picayune Strand Restoration Projects. Moreover, all of these are components of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). The Corps awarded the […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded an $8.8 million contract two days ago for a habitat restoration project near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Under the contract, Newt Marine Service will restore eroding peninsulas around McGregor Lake and dredge backwater habitat. The forests in the Mississippi River corridor provide critical habitat for […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Rohde Nielsen A/S recently completed the route preparation works on the Tolmount Development Project for Saipem LTD. During the works, which started in early spring, the company cleared over 3.000 boulders from the pipeline route. Rohde Nielsen also dredged and backfilled a 5km nearshore trench and 50.000 m3 of clay material have been pre-sweep dredged […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Aberdeen Harbor Board has awarded two contracts for rock removal and revetment work for the Aberdeen South Harbour expansion project to Van Oord. Last week, Van Oord’s backhoe Razende Bol joined backhoe Goliath at the project site in Scotland. The Harbor expansion project is the largest marine infrastructure project underway in the United Kingdom. “We […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo last week announced the start of dredging at North Sandy Pond. The project, located in the Oswego County town of Sandy Creek, is part of the State’s $15 million REDI Regional Dredging Project. The initiative is addressing a backlog of projects at harbor navigation channels along the southern shore of […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Kokosing Alberici LLC has won second phase construction contract for the New Lock at the Soo in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. According to the Army Corps, the much-anticipated mega-project will take three phases to construct. Kokosing Alberici will receive more than $111 million to complete phase two. This contract will stabilize the existing approach walls, […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Cranbury Township, NJ, is about to enter the construction phase for a large-scale dredging project within Brainerd Lake. Occasional removal of accumulated sediment is necessary to maintain the lake’s physical features and ecological health. Brainerd Lake was last dredged in the 1970s. Sediment accumulation has once again reached a level that poses a threat […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    Kenmare Resources announced today that the relocation of the dredger, which forms part of the Wet Concentrator Plant B mining operation, has been completed safely. Kenmare, one of the leading global producers of titanium minerals and zircon, operates the Moma Titanium Minerals Mine in northern Mozambique. The dredger was transported 23 kilometres along a purpose-built […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $118.8 million. The awarded work includes: Post 45 Contract 4 Charleston Lower Harbor New Work Dredging Project (Capital, South Carolina, $52.9 million) Emerald Isle, North Carolina Post-Florence Renourishment – Phase 3 Project (Coastal Protection, North Carolina, $30.6 million) […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District awarded a $6.4 million contract on September 10 to Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co. for maintenance dredging of Tampa Harbor. The project provides for the dredging of several cuts in Tampa Harbor, from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge to the Port of Tampa container terminal. It is expected to remove up […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Oceanside Harbor, CA, said in their latest release that Manson Construction’s dredge vessel arrived yesterday and already started with dredging operations. Dredged sand will be deposited at the Pier for two days and then will move southward for the remaining dredge cycle. Heavy waves are expected in a few days, so Manson […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Business development

    Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP), a developer and regulator of ports and industrial zones in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, has announced that Khalifa Port’s expansion is on pace for completion. The Khalifa Port expansion is set to attract new business and significantly boost capacity in line with evolving customer expectations, said ADP. The expansion has […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Port of Hamburg announced yesterday that the fairway adjustment of the Elbe is on its home stretch. In the final stage this week, the cutter-head suction dredger (CSD) Fernão de Magalhães – owned by Jan De Nul – will do the remaining work on the Elbe river bed. This is the first time that a […]