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  • 26 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Yannuzzi Group has won a $1.1 million contract to conduct periodic nourishment of the Lower Cape Meadows-Cape May Point project. The project is a joint effort of USACE Philadelphia District, NJDEP, Borough of Cape May Point, City of Cape May, Lower Township, the Nature Conservancy, and Cape May Point State Park. The contract calls for […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work to install a containment dike at the Caminada Back Barrier Marsh Creation project in Lafourche Parish is now underway. This $30 million project, a partnership with Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will provide support to the headland and increase longevity of the beach and dune. Furthermore, […]

  • 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
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. (GLDD) has just announced that the company is moving its corporate headquarters to Houston. The company operates on every domestic coastline and throughout many inland U.S. waterways, with an expansive fleet of specialized dredging vessels. According to GLDD, the move to Houston from Oak Brook, Ill., puts the company […]

  • 22 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Rohde Nielsen A/S has successfully completed the dredging and reclamation works for the Swedish Ystad Harbor expansion project. The main goal of this development program was to accommodate the construction of two new ferry terminals. The Copenhagen based company started the Ystad dredging and reclamation operations in May 2019. BHD Gungner R, BD Ajax R […]

  • 21 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Royal Smals recently started maintenance dredging in Wainfleet all Saints, an ancient port on the east coast of England. The main goal of this project is to protect the area and community of Wainfleet all Saints from flooding. In addition, through dredging, the dredged silt will be used to fertilize a local farmland – a […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Equipment

    HID Dredging, a Qingzhou City based manufacturer of dredging equipment, has launched their new amphibious dredger – HID-CE-200. Named ”Clay Emperor”, this machine is able to work in various ponds, river channels, desilting operations, etc. The dredger is fully inspected in an HID testing pool, ensuring zero defects before shipping out of the factory. Also, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    A $5.2 million development project that will make much-needed improvements at the Port of Galilee is now officially underway, according to the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Last weekend, DEM Director Janet Coit joined RI Congressional Delegation in launching this $5.2 million port development project. This project is a key investment in maintaining and […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    After much preparation, planning and anticipation – the sediment removal on the Muddy River Phase 2 project is now underway. This work will be completed under the terms of a $36.5 million contract issued by the USACE New England District. The non-Federal sponsors for the project are the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the City of Boston, […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Technology

    Port of Rotterdam has just released this very interesting video about the research program PRISMA – innovative dredging methods. Furthermore, the Port is continuously looking for ways to make the port smarter more efficient, better and more sustainable. “For this, we look under water to find a source of innovation that seems unlikely at first: […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Collier County 2020 Beach Renourishment Project roll out is being planned to start in early November.  At yesterday’s Board of County Commissioners (BCC) meeting, they approved Earth Tech Enterprises to place sand on Naples Beach. These areas include Doctors Pass to near Lowdermilk Park. Construction Engineering Inspection will be performed by Collier County Coastal […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Rohde Nielsen A/S recently completed the Paldiski South Harbor dredging work for the client Port of Tallinn. This dredging program included the dredging operations on the entrance channel and turning basin areas. The dredging started in December 2019 and was completed in less time than initially planned. “This was possible due to of the efficient […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Van Oord has won a contract to dredge the water intake basin of the Taiwanese Da Tan power plant. Cutter suction dredger HAM 218 and trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 will join forces on this project. According to Van Oord, this project will kick off in early 2021. Driven by the growing demand for […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Technology

    Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) has won a contract for the international supply of a network of dredge monitoring buoys. OSIL’s buoy systems have ability to feed the data from the buoy directly into the client servers via Iridium Short Burst Data (SBD). Also, it has ability to use the clients existing sensors to help […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Van Oord has won a contract to design and carry out the removal of silt from the Averijhaven depot in IJmuiden. After the removal of the contaminated silt, the area will be developed into an energy port. The contract has a value of EUR 18 million and preparations will start in the spring of 2021. […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The New Forest District Council has committed additional funds to the urgent repairs to the Milford on Sea failing seawall.  “We are putting forward a further £325k to fund additional urgent works required to the site as a result of recent storms and severe weather, and in addition are setting aside an £300k contingency fund […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Equipment

    The project to retrofit the Rohde-Nielsen’s dredger Grane R was successfully completed at the Remontowa shipyard last month. The Grane R is a powerful offshore grab dredger and stone placing vessel, capable of performing a variety of projects related to backfilling, boulder removal, rock installation, etc. The most important task was to retrofit the ship with sponsons […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Equipment

    Boskalis has today financed its mega cutter suction dredger (CSD) Krios through an innovative Export Credit Agency (ECA) covered loan. This marks the first ECA insured financing of its kind in the Netherlands. With this EUR 121 million facility, Boskalis has refinanced a substantial part of the construction costs of the Krios. The ECA covered […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The State of Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources has just released the latest update on the Ala Wai Canal dredging work. In order to ensure timely completion of dredging of the Ala Wai Canal, Hawai‘i Harbors Constructors JV will be updating their work hours, beginning on October 16, 2020. Changing the working hours will allow the […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    BESIX and Jan De Nul Group are assisting with the expansion of the port of Fujairah in Dibba, along the Gulf of Oman, UAE. In fact, the works for the Dibba Bulk Handling Terminal Project were awarded to the consortium of Six Construct (BESIX’s entity in the Middle East) and Jan De Nul Group by […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC is putting the final touches on Arab Potash’ newly built CSD – the Alkaramah. This CSD is a customized mining cutter suction dredger and almost ready for shipment to their client in Jordan. After delivery, the CSD will start dredging works at the Dead Sea in Jordan – to be used for developing […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin maintenance dredging in the Federal navigation channel at Keystone Harbor in Seattle this week. The contractor, American Construction, is set to start dredging works today and continue for approximately nine weeks.   The project’s goal is to dredge roughly 50,000 cubic yards and place the material along […]