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  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eng. Yasser Zaghloul, Chief Executive Officer of National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), has been recently interviewed by Marasi News and he said that the company developed and expanded its portfolio of projects and operations throughout 2018 and into 2019. In this exclusive interview, Zaghloul clarified that the company’s performance is based on its vision to […]

  • 22 June 2012

    One of the UK’s newest and most versatile ‘marine renewables support vessels’ showed off some of her capabilities at Gills Harbour on the Pentland Firth this week. The one-year-old ‘multi-cat’ vessel Orcadia, which was reported to have cost £3.5 million when she was delivered last year from Damen Shipyards in the Netherlands, was making her […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Being relatively new to the market, Alia Instruments – based in Twente, the Netherlands – is a builder of production monitoring equipment for the maritime and mining industry. During our first ever Dredging Today Conference, held last October in Amsterdam RAI, we took the opportunity to have a quick chat with Mr Arjan Vriend – Alia […]

  • 14 September 2011

    Water quality has been a central theme in a redevelopment project that began with the creation of the Cardiff Bay Development Corporation in April 1987. This article will examine the role that water quality has played in the remarkable transformation that has taken place in Cardiff and explain how monitoring technology has developed to the […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    On February 19, 2015 the PortNews Media Group, dedicated to maritime transport issues, hosted at one of its best facility in Moscow, the 2nd International Forum of Dredging Companies. Hereby we are bringing you an exclusive interview with the PortNews Media Group General Director, Ms Elena Snitko, the organizer of the event. DT: With the dust still […]

  • 17 August 2011

    With the coming and going of each tide, another bit of silt accumulates and Bridgeport harbor slips a little farther toward obsolescence   (ctpost) [mappress] Source: ctpost, August 17, 2011

  • 4 May 2010

    State regulators and developers of an “inland port” reached a settlement that would move the proposed industrial distribution center farther… [mappress] Source: news.tradingcharts, May 4, 2010;

  • 10 January 2012

    Bud Hay has had a boat at Charleston City Marina for years and twice has had to relocate farther offshore as the old slips silted in…   By Robert Behre (postandcourier) [mappress] Source: postandcourier, January 10, 2012;

  • 12 April 2012

    After 15 years of study, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced that it had released the final documents for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) for review by state and federal agencies and the general public. Following the report, some officials made these comments: Rick Gabrielson, Director of International Transportation, Target and […]

  • 26 May 2020

    The King Company started dredging Grand Haven Harbor in Grand Haven, Michigan this month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, said in their latest release. The dredge material is being utilized for beach nourishment. According to USACE, a wide, nourished beach system absorbs wave energy, protects upland areas from flooding, and mitigates erosion. […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Technology

    The Bureau of Reclamation’s Guardians of the Reservoir Challenge webinar will take place this Thursday, September 10th, at noon EST. Reservoirs are bodies of stored fresh water that typically form behind dams. They are a critical water source, supplying farms with irrigation and providing potable water to people and homes.  Increasingly, they are also an important […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    A new island near Cottage Grove is going to be created in order to ameliorate a distorted barge channel on the Mississippi River. A study of the $5 million worth project including a portion of the river north of Hastings, has been initiated by the Army Corps of Engineers. A sharp bend in the barge […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    During General Director A.Lavrishchev’s working visit to the Far East on August, 29 2012, he visited sea ports of Posyet and Zarubino, where was acquainted with the operation of the Vladivostok Branch’s separate structural subdivisions. He also paticipated several working meetings with Torgoviy Port Posyet, PC and Mechel, PC representatives on issues of the FSUE […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District’s Dredger Potter, built in 1932 during the Great Depression, recently completed another successful dredging season on the Middle Mississippi. During the season, she moved more than 3.2 million cubic yards of sediment – enough to cover a football field to a height of 1,500 feet. One of the […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The lower Menominee River was taken off a list of polluted areas in need of remediation by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Tuesday.  EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced in Marinette that the river was deemed clean enough to be removed from the list after a remediation process that began in the late 1980s.  During […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (EA) for repairs to the Nishnabotna Bend chute in Nemaha County, Neb. is currently available for public review. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damages that occurred to the chute during the 2011 Missouri River flood. These repairs are needed to restore the intended habitat function of Nishnabotna Bend. […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District has just released these amazing photos from the Rockaway beach replenishment project, conducted between Beach 92nd Street and Beach 103rd Street. USACE awarded a $10.7 million contract recently to the Cranford, NJ, based Weeks Marine for maintenance dredging work on the East Rockaway Inlet Federal Navigation Channel. […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    By an overwhelming majority, residents of the North Sea Beach Colony voted on Saturday, March 3rd, to begin taxing themselves to replenish their disappearing beach, the Town of Southampton, NY, informs.  By a vote of 65 to 14, homeowners will tax themselves over a five year period to repay the town the $406, 000.00 needed to […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board has approved the purchase of 2,510 acres in Glades County that will expand the ongoing Lake Hicpochee Shallow Hydrologic Enhancement Project. According to SFWMD, this project will benefit the Caloosahatchee River and Estuary and watershed by adding opportunities for water storage. “It’s simple math really. More completed […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of New York Mayor, Bill de Blasio, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced earlier this week that Weeks Marine, from Cranford, NJ, has begun moving work vessels, pipes and other equipment to perform maintenance dredging of East Rockaway Inlet. The main goal of this scheme is to beneficially use dredged sand […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is looking to take advantage of the El Niño by continuing its dredging and desilting operations in Manila Bay. According to the PNA, DPWH-Bureau of Equipment (BOE) Director Toribio Ilao announced that though the effects of such weather condition for some are damaging, for them it […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge engineers were busy in Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria, in August, starting up the country’s largest dredge to date. The 24-inch (600 mm) Marlin Class dredge from DSC features two dredge pumps – a 24-inch pump located on the ladder and another 24-inch pump located on the dredge’s stern. The dredge has a 23-meter (76-foot) […]

  • 17 December 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has completed a new setback levee along the Sacramento River in West Sacramento. Crews completed construction of the new setback levee’s seepage cutoff wall last week. Cutoff walls strengthen levees and help prevent water leaking through or under them. The setback levee, near South River Road, was […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority announces that $20 million in projects selected for funding have been approved by the CPRA Board in the initial round of the CPRA Parish Matching Program under RESTORE Act. CPRA set aside up to $100 million over a 15-year period from its RESTORE Act Spill Impact Component funds to […]

  • 24 June 2011

    The container ships arriving in the port of Antwerp continue to score a series of “firsts.” On the evening of 22 June the Maersk Enfield called in Antwerp on its maiden voyage. With a capacity of 13,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) this is the first time that the Danish company, Maersk Line, has sent ships […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) yesterday hosted a meeting with the Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) to revisit concerns previously expressed by fishermen, surfers and recreational users regarding the Elberon to Loch Arbour Beach Replenishment Project. This discussion followed up on an April 2014 meeting that Pallone […]