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  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Hall Contracting Pty Ltd has been engaged to undertake dredging and land reclamation works at Gladstone Harbor as part of the Clinton Vessel Interaction Project. “Our team will use backhoe dredge Woomera to widen the channel, creating safer conditions for vessels,” the company said in their latest release. The $80 million Clinton Vessel Interaction Project […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work is underway on removing silt from areas of the Steeping River and Wainfleet Relief Channel, reports Environment Agency. Under the plan, the dredging operations will remove sediment from targeted locations across 5.5km of waterway. The stretch includes 5km of river between Thorpe Culvert and Dovecotes Farm, and 650m of the eastern end of the […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The christening ceremony of the Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger vessel Vox Amalia is set to take place today in Rotterdam, the company said in its latest announcement.  The new vessel contributes to the further modernization of Van Oord’s fleet and therefore marks the start of a new generation of trailing suction hopper dredgers. […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The second phase of a £26-million scheme to strengthen the banks of the Whittlesey Washes is to start later this year and residents of Whittlesey and Stanground are invited to find out more. The Environment Agency-led scheme involves strengthening 16km of the South Barrier Bank. The scheme is taking place over three years, with the […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The General Dredging Course is a two-week open course (Training Institute for Dredging, 16 – 27 September 2013), focused on the design and operation of various types of dredging equipment and covers all aspects of dredging, such as dredging processes, equipment selection, soil characteristics, automation and control and dredge project management. Several excursions to nearby […]

  • 5 April 2012

    Recently, China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) won the bid for Phase 1 of the tidal terminal involved in the development project of Lae Port, Papua New Guinea (PNG), with a contract value of about 285 million U.S. dollars and a construction period of 30 months. The project is located in the west of the […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shri Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, inaugurated the capital dredging scheme at the Mormugao Port cruise berth in Goa last week. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that Mormugao is going to be the first port in the country with a draft of 19.5 m. After the completion of […]

  • 25 July 2012

    Jim Pelliccio, president of Port Newark Container Terminal released the following statement regarding the plan to raise the Bayonne Bridge ahead of schedule: This vital project will resolve previous vessel clearance limitations caused by the present height of the Bayonne Bridge and enable PNCT to further expand our port operations, while stimulating the local and […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen and a delegation of 25 Dutch businesses were on an official visit to Kenya, from 28 to 31 October. The aim of the trip was to further strengthen diplomatic and economic relations between the Netherlands and Kenya. The main themes of the trade mission were agriculture […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Several Russian companies have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the construction of International Moscow terminal that will be used for mooring of cruise and cargo ships in the city of Pionersky, Kaliningrad Region. The document was signed on September 19th 2014, in Sochi, by General Director of FSUE “Rosmorport” Andrey Tarasenko, Governor of […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Mordraga LLC, part of the DEME group, successfully completed this year’s dredging operations at Sabetta port on the Yamal Peninsula of Russia. During the short ice-free season, from July until mid-October 2015, Mordraga – as subcontractor of USK MOST Group – worked on the project in the Gulf of Ob. In Sabetta itself, the company […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Queenscliff Harbor in Victoria has recently completed a major milestone on the Fisherman’s Wharf Revitalization Project. The main civil works contract, which formed the main part of the upgrade to the precinct, has been completed. The works were completed by PW Johnson who mobilized their jack-up barge to the site, allowing them to successfully realign […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced a unilateral order to Georgia-Pacific, Weyerhaeuser and International Paper which requires the removal of PCB-contaminated sediment and soil from a 1.5-mile stretch of the Kalamazoo River upstream of the Otsego Township Dam, Otsego, Mich. This stretch is part of the Allied Paper Inc./Portage Creek/Kalamazoo River Superfund site. EPA expects work […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The official inauguration ceremony for the expansion of Pier III of COSCO Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT) was successfully organized on Thursday, January 22nd 2015. The inauguration was attended by Mr. Zou Xiaoli, Chinese Ambassador to Greece and Prime Minister Antonis Samaras of Greece. Executive Vice President of COSCO Group, Sun Jiakang delivered a speech and cut the ribbon together with […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On July 24, the installation and debugging of the 13 pieces of port equipment and some mobile machinery of container terminal in Lobito Port expansion project in Angola were completed and the port equipment and mobile machinery were officially transferred to the client. This laid a foundation for the following handover of Lobito Port including […]

  • 9 April 2012

    General Electric and the EPA have dredged the first two miles of the Housatonic River from the GE site through Pittsfield. The “Rest of River” plan for the cleanup of another six miles is being developed. A community and panel discussion about cleaning the river from chemicals was moderated by Tim Gray, Housatonic River Keeper. […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    In pursuing efforts to gain international expansion, IHC Merwede is looking forward to declaring the acquisition of several Asian shipyards in the upcoming quarter, Reuters reports. The global market leader for efficient dredging and mining vessels and equipment, IHC Merwede is well equipped for future expansion. Earlier this year, the company secured the financial backing […]

  • 31 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord has been awarded the contract to perform maintenance dredging in the port of Beira, Mozambique. The customer is CFM (Portos e Caminhos de Ferro de Moçambique). The contract value amounts to some EUR 37 million. The work has begun in April 2010 and will take approximately eighteen months to complete. A portion of […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The schemes on the River Blackwater at Bocking have been designed to reduce erosion and flood risk, improve fish habitat and the overall ecology of the river. The first project, led by the Environment Agency, began in April 2014, and work was carried out over a 2 week period in March 2015. The latest scheme, […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 2nd European Dredging Summit will be taking place in Hamburg, Germany on the 14th and 15th September, 2016. Key industry players will give in-depth presentations and get involved in the panel discussions with senior level audience covering the most important topics in the market. It will provide practical solutions from expert dredging experiences with […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Four units of high-performance amphibious excavators, the EIK CAT320D SLRs have been busy lately working on a flood control in West Jakarta. The excavators are working on the dredging project that will restore depth of the West Flood Channel (KBB) in Tanah Abang. According to EIK, the mudflow in the KBB has overflown and was in need to […]

  • 9 April 2014

    Two freight trains, each consisting of 65 wagons loaded with coal from the Kuzbass region in Russia, left from West Siberian Railways at the end of March 2014. One of the trains has already reached Far Eastern Railways, the second is now travelling on the Transbaikal Main Line. Both West Siberian Railways and Far Eastern […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Business development

    A technical review of the performance of the reconfigured coastline at Port Geographe has recommended changes to current wrack dispersion and sand bypassing programs plus further investigation of options to address ongoing sea wrack accumulation and erosion issues, the WA Department of Transport reports. A total of 10 recommendations have been outlined in a report, of […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cornwall Council has announced the details about the St Mary’s Harbour development program. This project, located at the Isles of Scilly, will include the following works: – Development of the design in accordance with the Council’s requirements to construction stage including further surveys and investigations; – Construction of quay extension (approx. 23m) and localised widening […]

  • 3 February 2012

    Oldenburgischer Deichband has announced tender for the Jever area sea wall construction works. This project includes: – Increasing and strengthening works to the sea wall “Elizabeth Groden dyke” (km 0.400 to km 4.750, – Extraction of clay soil in the foreland (external Elizabeth Groden) in different grades, designated with water contents of 43% to 97%, […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first vessel, a 75,000 tonne Conti Spinell Bulk Carrier, has docked at PD Teesport Berth 1, Middlesbrough, following the recent completion of £19m phase 1 works, McLaughlin & Harvey announced. This development program included the demolition and reconstruction of 305m of suspended deck quay to replace the original 1950s understrength structure. The berth has […]