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  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers solicited and received 95 proposals from across the country for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016. A team of subject matter experts evaluated the proposals and selected 10 projects for the program, including a proposal […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Transport of Schleswig-Holstein announced last week that the plan approval of the Fehmarnbelt tunnel is ready to be signed. In accordance with German regulations, Femern A/S now has 14 days to review the approval before it is signed. During this process, only minor editorial changes may be made. “I am delighted and […]

  • 31 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps announced last Friday, December 28, in the Federal Register the selection of ten pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2016. Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 requires USACE to establish a pilot program to recommend ten projects for the beneficial use […]

  • 26 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has just announced that the deadline for sending abstracts for the Dredging Days 2019 conference is January 11th. This flagship conference of the CEDA is the main event on the dredging professionals’ calendar in the CEDA (EMEA) region. It’s widely considered to be the primary forum for leading researchers, and […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Global design firm Stantec has been awarded more than $35 million in assignments for planning and preliminary design of a multi-mission dry dock and other upgrades at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) in Kittery, Maine. The projects represent tasks under Stantec’s $60 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract for multi-discipline waterfront architect-engineering services for the Naval Facilities Engineering […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday’s ground-breaking ceremony marked the next phase of a port improvement project that will drive economic growth for Ziguinchor, the main economic city in southern Senegal’s Casamance region.  The ceremony marked the start of construction for a new fishing port within the overall Ziguinchor port area. According to an official announcement, this is the second […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The book Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure gives state-of-the-art guidance on how to design, implement and manage a water infrastructure project with a dredging component. Presented insights result from a wealth of up-to-date knowledge pooled by a team of scientists and practicing industry experts which was moderated by an Editorial Board comprised of CEDA and IADC […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    An extensive new harbor complex that will attract large cruise ships to one of the Middle East’s most iconic locations is underway, with Keller nearing completion on some innovative deep compaction works. The new 20-million-square-foot Dubai Harbor, which will sit adjacent to the famous Palm Jumeirah, will feature the region’s largest marina, as well as […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A dredger is a tool. For hundreds of years, this tool has been used to shape and manipulate the interface between land and water in order to support a variety of human activities, including navigation, coastal protection, flood risk management, as well as residential, commercial, agricultural and hydro-power development, the International Association of Dredging Companies […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Engineering teams from Network Rail and BAM Nuttall are about to begin repairs to four breakwaters in Dawlish, Devon, protecting the railway running along the coast. The breakwaters that require repair are at Boat Cove, Coastguards Point, Colonnade Underpass and Langstone Rock. According to the Network Rail, the works will start next month taking approximately six months […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Texas General Land Office (GLO) and the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers have announced the release of the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. Since 2015, GLO and USACE have worked cooperatively on the feasibility study formulating risk reduction solutions to address coastal storm risks […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Hinkley Point C contractors have now completed the licensed work to dredge and deposit mud in the Severn Estuary, EDF Energy said in their latest announcement.  According to the official release, “this mud is no different to mud found anywhere else up and down the coast. It has been thoroughly tested by a UK Government […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is about to organize a safety webinar on “Vehicle Movements”. This is IADC’s second safety webinar and will cover topics related to the safety within land reclamation and civil and marine works. The webinar – taking place on 11 October 2018 – will be presented by Mr Dries de […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging International, a DEME Group subsidiary, and Van Oord have been awarded a major contract for the modernization of the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway in Poland. The contract, co-financed by the European Union, has a value of approximately EUR 313 million and covers the deepening and widening of the fairway along a section of approximately 62 km, […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District, hosted an open house public meeting on September 11, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Mobile Convention Center. The event provided members of the public with information on the tentatively scheduled plan identified in the Mobile Harbor, Mobile, Alabama, Draft General Reevaluation […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District began implementing an innovative project for aquatic ecosystem restoration along the Niagara River in summer 2018 by using a resource that is abundantly available to the agency: dredged sediment. According to the Corps, the project will result in restoration of approximately 10 acres of coastal wetland habitat […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maritime system integrators of electrical and automation systems Bakker Sliedrecht and RH Marine have joined forces. By teaming up, both companies can benefit from scaling-up and knowledge exchange and give a boost to innovation, such as ship automation, hybrid sailing and cybersecurity, Bakker said in its release. RH Marine was founded in 1860 and has […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will hold a Coastal Connections event in Plaquemines Parish on September 12, 2018, to showcase land building capability of Mississippi River. According to CPRA, the event will offer attendees the opportunity to learn more about the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversions – coastal restoration projects that will rebuild […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has formed part of a risk reduction team that last week visited Havana, Cuba, to share expertise on flood and climate change protection in the wake of Hurricane Irma. “The Dutch Risk Reduction Team (DRR-Team) is an initiative created by the Dutch government and water sector to share the country’s well-respected flood prevention […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the new sea lock in IJmuiden has been delayed by 27 months, reported the Port of Amsterdam. According to the Port, new insights into the design and construction of the caissons and the construction of the lock gate chambers of the new sea lock made it necessary to adjust the planning. “We […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The findings of a study, considering options for managing the coastline at Hemsby, were presented to the community on Thursday, July 19, said the Great Yarmouth Borough Council in its latest release.  In response to this year’s events, Great Yarmouth Borough Council brought forward the high-level study, funded through the Environment Agency, which as its […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Event celebrates the launch of the CEDA-IADC publication Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure. The event comprises a conference and speaker program organized by CEDA and IADC as well as a networking area complete with exhibitors organized by Dredging Today. Taking place from 19-20 November 2018 in Amsterdam’s Beurs van Berlage with […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    A CEDA-IADC conference named ‘Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure’ will take place on 19-20 November, 2018, at Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The two-day-long conference will be based on the forthcoming CEDA-IADC guidebook Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure which will be available in mid-2018. Selected from the multidisciplinary team of authors who contributed to the publication, […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The CEDA Dredging Management Commission (DMC) had a busy agenda for their 8th meeting recently, taking place at the premises of the Corporate Member Femern A/S. Amongst the subjects discussed were their proposed outputs for the rest of the year. DMC will follow the CEDA Checklist for Successful Dredging Management (published in November 2017 and available free of […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Starting on the 4th of July, two new public consultations will be launched which will begin to help shape an exciting future for one of the Portsmouth’s most cherished assets. The first consultation will be on options for new sea defenses along 4.5km of seafront, from Old Portsmouth to Eastney. “The Southsea Coastal Scheme team will have lots […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    An Egyptian delegation recently visited the Netherlands for a series of meetings with Dutch experts on a variety of water issues that urgently need to be addressed by Egypt. The issues that were discussed include integrated coastal zone management (ICZM), rural waste water treatment and agricultural water management, reported the Dutch Water Sector. During one […]