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  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City, New Jersey, said in its latest release that the details of the city’s back bay dredging project will be discussed at a town hall meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 3, at the Ocean City Tabernacle. Representatives of ACT Engineers of Robbinsville, the firm the city hired to develop a long-range […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Shipyards, an international shipbuilding group, has just released a video about their DOP Submersible Dredge Pump 200. The Waterking excavator, as shown in this video, or the excavator available locally, can be turned into an instant dredger by connecting a DOP submersible dredge pump. The DOP is powered by the hydraulics of the excavator, which […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Engineers at Natural Resources Wales (NRW) are using an innovative solution to keep a Neath river flowing freely and clear of blockages – by enlisting the help of a robot. The remote-controlled digger, called a ‘robo-dozer’ is being used to remove over 400 tonnes of gravel which has built up in a culvert under the […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC recently announced that the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Shanti Sagar 17 successfully completed sea trials. The new TSHD – built for Adani Group – was lunched at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands, on 31 March 2017. This is the first of two Beagle 8 TSHDs for Adani – […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A significant boost to the economy of Bimini is one step closer, with Resort World Bimini announcing that it has officially commenced with the next phase of construction at the port of its top-flight destination resort. With the beginning of the fully permitted dredging process, Resorts World Bimini (RWB) is moving towards completing the construction […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On February 4 & 5, HYPACK®, Inc. will hold a two-day HYPACK® DREDGEPACK Training at The Holiday Inn in Baton Rouge, LA. This training will concentrate on the basics of dredging using DREDGEPACK® Software applications for various dredge types. This two day course will provide instruction in the volume computation methods available in HYPACK®. Day […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    IMS recently announced that it has sold two IMS Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredges to a contractor in Colombia. One of these dredgers is currently working on a major government-funded clean up project on the highly contaminated Bogota River. “Our hands on approach to solving our clientele’s complex problems and providing them with top notch after […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency and Associated British Ports (ABP) are holding a drop-in meeting for the local community and local businesses about the revised plans for the habitat creation project in Welwick and Skeffling. The meeting will be held on Thursday, 14 July from 3pm to 7pm at Skeffling Village Hall. Members of the project team […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group is ready to deliver another vessel – this time it is the electrically driven cutter suction dredger ECSD650. In its latest announcement, the company said that following extensive tests at the Damen Dredging yard, the zero emission dredger can be handed over to its new owner. The e-installation on board powers the […]

  • 13 July 2012

    According to nwtntoday.com, the Northwest Tennessee Regional Port Authority met early Wednesday under a tent at Cates Landing to get a first-hand look at the work being done on the Mississippi River port. The new port is scheduled to be open for business within the next five months. The location of the July meeting of […]

  • 14 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 8-14, 2019).   DEME Bags Elbe Deepening Contract DEME, an international group of specialized companies involved in complex marine engineering works, has won a major contract to carry out the deepening of the Elbe fairway in Germany.   Jan De […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by the Vallei en Veluwe district water board for the construction of the Veessen-Wapenveld high-water channel in the province of Gelderland, the Netherlands. The project is one of the more than 30 measures that make up the Dutch national Room for the River program, which is […]

  • 16 January 2012

    Western Marine Services Limited, will deliver a repaired dredger to the Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) on January 17. It is the only trailing suction hopper dredger named “M.D. KHANAK” in Bangladesh, which has been made operational after arduous repair work done by the Western Marine Services. The repair work costs BDT49.0 crore. The dredger will […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has successfully handed over the 2,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) River Thames to DEME. The vessel, designed and build by IHC, is based on the 2,300m³ TSHD Lesse, delivered to Baggerbedrijf de Boer by IHC in 2019. The dredger is designed to maintain sea and inland waterways, as well as perform land […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Saudi Arabia is experiencing exponential growth in its ports and shipping sectors with a number of mega infrastructural land and sea projects planned and currently in progress, totaling US$ 30 billion within the government’s current five-year plan. To promote internal and foreign direct investment still further and to support job creation initiatives for Saudi nationals, […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Chair and Directors of North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) met in Weipa last week in recognition of the port’s role in supporting the Queensland economy. “Along with our CEO Steve Lewis, and indeed everyone at NQBP, we are committed to the sustainable growth and development of the Port of Weipa, to ensure the region […]

  • 21 December 2012

    CARIS announces an upcoming HIPS and SIPS training course for marine and hydrographic professionals at the CARIS BV office in Heeswijk, the Netherlands. The hands-on training course will be held January 21-25, 2013 and will focus on data processing, visualization, quality control and product creation techniques. Topics such as multibeam processing techniques, Water Column Imaging, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 70 people attended a local event on Thursday, 19 February 2015, at Saffron Walden Town Hall to find out about work being undertaken by the Environment Agency and the risks of flooding in Saffron Walden. Liz Taylor, Flood Risk Advisor for the Environment Agency, said: “We were really pleased that so many people came […]

  • 26 July 2013

    The Wells Harbour dredging program commenced this week, according to wellsharbour.co.uk. The dredger “Kari Hege” will be engaged in dredging operations in the Wells Harbour main channel north of buoy number 4 , between buoys 4 & 2. All material removed from the channel during dredging operation is being placed on the berm which is […]

  • 12 December 2012

    The biggest cargo ship in the world, the “CMA CGM Marco Polo”, arrived into Hamburg harbour for the first time, reports thelocal.de. Built by DSME (Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering) in South Korea, the giant of the seas displays exceptional dimensions: 396 meters long, 54 meters wide, with a draft of 16 meters. This is […]

  • 29 August 2012

    The Port’s dredger “Kari Hege” operates in the Wells Harbour from Monday to Friday. Its normal area of work is in the main channel between buoy number 6 and buoy number 2. It works during the low water period, starting three hours after high water until three hours prior to the next high water. All […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbor authorities, offshore companies and other organizations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies organizes the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The IADC Seminar will be held from Monday, 27 October, through Friday, 31 October, 2014, at Grand […]

  • 11 June 2012

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has expressed satisfaction with its work to prevent flooding this year with the dredging of 29 canals in Bangkok progressing by 60%. BMA Spokesman Wasant Meewong spoke about the BMA’s readiness to deal with flooding this year, saying that the administration’s dredging work on 29 canals has progressed by 60%. […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that the Dredging and Reclamation Seminar at the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education in Delft, the Netherlands, will take place from Monday, 24 June, to Friday, 28 June, 2019. According to the IADC, this five-day course strives to provide an understanding about dredging and reclamation through lectures by experts in the […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The North Caspian Operating Company (NCOC) has awarded Saipem a $1.8 billion contract for the construction of two 95 kilometer pipelines for the Kashagan field project, located in the Kazakh waters of the Caspian Sea. ERSAI Caspian Contractor LLC, a subsidiary of Saipem, will perform the contract. The scope of work includes engineering, welding materials, conversion and […]