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  • 12 January 2012

    Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited has announced that the pier reconstruction works at Port Ellen Ferry Terminal, Isle of Islay, are due to continue until Spring 2012. The works consist primarily of sheet piling around the existing pier structure, which are being undertaken from land. There will also be some dredging/excavation, which will be subject to […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Economic Development is seeking consultancy services to develop a detailed master plan for iHavan Integrated Project, located on Ihavandhippolhu atoll in Northern Maldives. The iHavan integrated project will include the development of harbors and ports, the cargo storage areas, an international cruise facility, airport, as well as residential and commercial real estate. Noting […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A mechanical equipment failure will impact dredging planned for the Cook Road boat launch, announced City of Kelowna. Work was originally scheduled to begin Monday, August 10. The boat launch will remain open until further notice. “The delay is unfortunate. It’s important to get this work done in a timely manner,” said parks and building […]

  • 17 May 2012

    At the end of a three year development process of dredging and construction, the luxury villas of Nurai island, off Saadiyat island in Abu Dhabi, have been put up for sale. According to constructionweekonline.com, the Nurai island project was launched in Q4 2008 with the dredging work awarded to the Dutch Van Oord Gulf, and […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Antwerp will collaborate closely over the next five years with Rosmorport, the state-owned company that defends the interests of all Russian seaports. Port of Antwerp International, the international subsidiary of Antwerp Port Authority, has signed a collaboration agreement for this with Rosmorport. The agreement runs for a period of five years after […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    At the proposal of Public Works minister Hilde Crevits, the Flemish government has approved a partial contract for dredging work in the Deurganck dock. The expenditure of nearly 34 million euros will be charged to the Flemish Infrastructure Fund. The new lock is currently under construction at the end of the Deurganck dock, forming a […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wyong Shire Council decided at the November 25th meeting to extend dredging of the Entrance Channel for another week. The council resolved, as a matter of urgency, to extend the dredging, allowing further renourishment of the Entrance Beach. Council’s Mayor, Doug Eaton said: “This is an important, iconic beach in our Shire and we want to ensure […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. yesterday marked the start of the IJburg beach island land reclamation project in Amsterdam, together with representatives of the municipality of Amsterdam, their partners and residents of the existing IJburg islands.  According to the company, the project involves the construction of an artificial island in the IJmeer lake for the […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Liebherr duty cycle crawler crane, type HS 8100 HD, is currently carrying out dredging work in the Port of Hamburg, Liebherr said in its latest announcement. For years the Port of Hamburg has been fighting with sediment deposits, which cause receding water depths and, therefore, impede the shipping industry. “The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) must […]

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

    The trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River was officially named yesterday at the DEME head office in Zwijndrecht, Belgium. The dredger was named by Mrs Veerle Hegge, the wife of Mr Bart De Wever, Mayor of Antwerp. The 8,400 m³ Scheldt River is the second dredger in the DEME fleet equipped with dual fuel engines. […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to address contaminated soil and ground water at the LCP Chemicals, Inc. Superfund site in Linden, New Jersey. The soil, ground water and sediment from a stream on the site were contaminated with mercury and other pollutants from previous industrial activities. Exposure to mercury can damage […]

  • 9 May 2012

    The Flemish government has opened up the possibility for the port of Antwerp to expand further in the coming decades. For this purpose a land use plan has been drawn up, offering a clear framework for companies, potential investors and local residents. The port will be able to develop more than 1,000 additional hectares for […]

  • 1 March 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Unique Maritime Group, one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution providers announced that they have recently delivered two Echoscope 3D Sonars to DI-MEDCO, a joint venture between Dredging International and Middle East Dredging Company for the planned shore protection and harbour construction works of two artificial islands. The Echoscope, produced by […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) and Sea Ports Corporation signed the general contract for Sudan Dama Oil Wharf Phase II Dredging and Reclamation Project in Guangzhou. Vice President Lin Yichong attended the meeting and signed  the contract on behalf of CHEC.  This project mainly includes basin and channel dredging, land area reclamation and […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    A maintenance dredging program on Kananook Creek is set to begin this week, Victorian Regional Channels Authority reports. According to their official announcement, “Maintenance dredging works to be undertaken by Frankston City Council in the vicinity of Kananook Creek entrance.” Further, dredging operations will be carried out by two long reach excavators. Dredged material will […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Hall Contracting’s backhoe dredger Woomera has arrived in Gladstone for the $80 million Clinton Vessel Interaction Project, the Australia’s largest dredging, civil and marine construction company said in their latest facebook announcement.  The project, led by Gladstone Ports Corporation, will widen the waterway by about 100 meters and to further develop port facility area at […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mercator Ltd, one of India’s diversified conglomerates with interests in coal, oil and gas, shipping and dredging, is considering dividing its shipping and dredging business into two separate entities.  “On 12th August 2017, the Board of Directors of Mercator initiated a study to explore the possibility of demerger of business via restructuring of Shipping and Dredging business […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection hosted a public meeting last week to further the water quality restoration of five water bodies in the Upper Ocklawaha Basin: Lake Harris, Palatlakaha River, Trout Lake, Lake Yale and Lake Carlton. “The expertise provided by stakeholders and residents is crucial to the restoration process,” said Tom Frick, director of […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Environment and Energy has signed a contract with Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) for building coastal protection structures at Gaaf Dhaalu atoll Madaveli Island. The purpose of this project is to nourish, protect and prevent the Gaaf Dhaalu areas vulnerable to erosion from further deterioration. The project also includes […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations along the Sinocalan River and other tributaries continue in Sta. Barbara town, according to the Philippines News Agency. The main goal of these cleanup operations is to further control and manage flooding events. Mayor Carlito Zaplan, who began another term as local chief executive, said that though flooding was a perennial major problem […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and City officials recently broke ground on a long-awaited Coney Island shoreline protection project that will construct a series of T-groin rock jetties between West 37th Street and Brighton Beach. The Coney Island Reach project consists of approximately three miles of […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A group of Omani investors and traders visited Bandar Abbas Port facilities and infrastructures. During this visit, the role of Bandar Abbas Port in the country’s trade and its strategic position was elaborated for the delegation. Also, investment opportunities in various fields were introduced to the delegation and port projects currently underway in Bandar Abbas […]

  • 2 January 2012

    The Provincial Minister for Environment and Alternative Energy, Shaikh Muhammad Afzal, visited Karachi Harbor on Saturday to witness the efforts of KPT towards protection of mangroves. While speaking on the occasion the Minister opined that mangroves are very important part of coastal ecosystem and all departments must adopt a safeguard policy for their restoration. He […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Eyemouth Harbor Trust has just announced that the Eyemouth Harbor dredging operations, conducted by Shearwater Dredging Ltd., are successfully completed. This cleanup scheme, which started on April 3, involved dredging works in the harbor entrance and an area called ‘the canyon’. “Soundings currently indicate minimum depths of 1.0m below datum in the harbor entrance, however […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    SDI (Société de Dragage International), DEME Group’s French subsidiary, has won the Port of Rouen dredging contract. The main goal of this EUR 21 million project is to improve access to the Port of Rouen by carrying out works to deepen the Courval to Duclair zone in three areas (PK 285.5-289.0; PK 304.5-309.0; PK 316.0-320.0). As part […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Government of Western Australia has allocated $78.1 million in additional funding to continue transformation of Bunbury’s waterfront. Transforming Bunbury’s Waterfront – Stage Three will focus on the delivery of critical infrastructure that will provide foundations for long-term growth. The new funding will build on the considerable work already undertaken in Stages 1 and 2 […]