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  • 29 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Van Oord’s newest trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Amalia was spotted while sailing through the Bosphorus strait last week. The youngest trailing suction hopper dredger in Van Oord’s fleet is heading for its first job in Turkey. After the works on the project in Den Helder, the Netherlands, this will be the ship’s second assignment […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member for Spatial Planning and Environment, Alderman Marian Nieuwoudt, visited the Strand sea wall last week to see how the temporary emergency repair works are progressing along Beach Road in Strand. The City recently kicked off emergency temporary protection and repair works to two separate sections along Beach […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Business development

    The HA. Hoarafushi airport development project is moving forward, with 83% project progress completed so far, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) informs. Around 842,200 cubic meters of dredging and reclamation project work was successfully completed recently. Approximately 1,120 meters of revetment work was also completed in March 2020. Overall, MTCC’s scope of the airport […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work on the F. Dharanboodhoo harbor upgrade project started two days ago, following project mobilization on 27th May 2020, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reports. The estimated period of completion for this $2.4 million program is 397 days. Among others, the scope of works of the project includes, but is not limited, to a […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 22 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has received an order for one of their new CT cutter heads with its innovative teeth technology. This 70CT cutter head is a heavy and robust piece of equipment with a total weight of almost 30 ton and is perfectly suitable for the hard soil that it will be applied in. Unique about […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Caminada Headland Back Barrier Marsh Creation – Increment 2 (BA-193) project is moving into the next phase, officials announced on the CWPPRA website. The project entails dredging suitable marsh fill material from designated offshore borrow areas to create an eight mile long stretch of marsh. During the works, dredged material from the Gulf of […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Meridian Port Services Limited (MPS) successfully completed the entire Phase 1 works of the Tema Port Expansion Project in Ghana (also known as Terminal 3 of Tema Port) on April 30, 2020.  “As per the terms of the Concession, MPS Terminal 3 was expected to Go-Live on 28th June 2019 on 2 berths and the […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    To prevent a worsening outbreak of algae blooms this summer at City Park Lake in Baton Rouge, LA, a series of herbicide treatments will be applied between May and July, said BREC – the agency that connects people to parks and nature in East Baton Rouge Parish. The mild winter and warm spring resulted in […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Diversion Authority Finance Committee Chair Fargo Commissioner Tony Grindberg, and Board Chair Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney yesterday thanked Sen. John Hoeven for his recent work to secure Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) financing for the FM Area Diversion Project. The Senator announced that the Project’s WIFIA application is now ready to be […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Board of Authority, will continue its water quality field surveys for the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project starting this week. The primary objective of collecting the samples is to analyze water quality within the project area during pre‐project, construction and post‐construction […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Peel Marina dredging program, located in the town of Peel, Isle of Man, is moving forward according to schedule, Land & Water just announced.  “As part of a large-scale project, we have constructed a temporary draining lagoon in a field upstream of the marina. Now, our team is using a long reach excavator on […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A broad consortium of investors and industry partners from the dredging and offshore sectors and the existing international syndicate of banks of Royal IHC, including the three major Dutch banks, have reached a Heads of Agreement for the acquisition and refinancing. This gives Royal IHC, as an important Dutch maritime player with a strong balance […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Reconstructing and upgrading operations on the western section of the Port of Cres are being carried out as planned, with almost 50% of the planned work being completed to date, local media reports.  All engaged in the project are complying with the COVID-19 protection measures, the port authority in that northern Croatian island announced yesterday. […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has received $100 million to continue work on the Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Flood Risk Management Project in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year 2020 Work Plan released. This project is intended to provide flood risk reduction for the more than 230,000 people and 70 square […]

  • 11 February 2020

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) late last year won a contract by the Ministry of National Planning and Infrastructure, Republic of Maldives, in relation to the development of Maafushi, Island, South Male’ Atoll. The proposed project involves land reclamation in the shallow lagoon on the southern side of the island and shore protection works. […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, yesterday announced the latest update on their Annisquam River dredging project in Gloucester, MA, saying that roughly 100,000 CY (of 140,000 CY) of material was successfully removed so far. The USACE New England District awarded this contract to Coastline Consulting on October 10, 2019. The project, […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, today shared this beautiful photo of their backhoe dredger Harald on the Norrköping Port’s, Pampus Harbor deepening project. Works are progressing according to plan in the Port of Norrköping, where Wasa Dredging as the main contractor – besides dredging works – also performs the removal of contaminated masses […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The State of North Carolina and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced an additional $2.9 million to reimburse expenses to restore hurricane- and tropical storm-related beach damage. The funds include reimbursing the replacement of beach sand in the Village of Bald Head Island, NC. Hurricane Florence’s storm surge damaged the coastal community’s beach […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) yesterday announced the latest update from the River Parrett dredging scheme, saying that it’s been a good few days for dredging operations, with high water levels and strong tides. Crews have been working 12 hours a day on the water injection dredging vessel Borr. “They’ve done in a few days what […]

  • 31 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just announced the receipt of several major dredging contracts totaling $83 million. The awarded work includes: Charlotte/Sarasota Regional Beach Project (Coastal Protection, Florida, $30.5 million); South Atlantic Region Harbor Dredging (Maintenance, Georgia and North Carolina, $13.9 million); Chester, Pennsylvania Modification Project (Capital, Pennsylvania, $13.7 million); Hunting Island […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The construction of a low-crest groyne and revetment on the Sunset Beach Foreshore to mitigate the effects of coastal erosion have been completed a week ahead of schedule, the City of Greater Geraldton reports.  The installation of the 40m long groyne and the 50m long revetment at Triton Place will help retain sand along with […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has awarded a $59.4 million contract to Ames Construction, Inc. to complete the Wild Rice River structure portion of the Fargo, North Dakota/Moorhead, Minnesota, Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project. The contract for the Wild Rice River structure is the second construction contract to be awarded […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ports North has just released the latest update on their Cairns Shipping Development Project, saying that the construction phase of the $20 million wharf upgrades is currently underway. The dredging phase of the project was successfully completed in September with the 111m-long trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Balder R. “A deeper channel means more opportunities […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction is currently underway at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge to add an additional mile of shoreline protection to the existing three miles of unique rock breakwaters that protect this 71,000 acre wildlife sanctuary in Cameron Parish. According to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), instead of using the traditional method to build the breakwaters, […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston District Council, South Australia, has just released the latest update on the Cape Jaffa Marina dredging program.  The dredging scheme is progressing well at the moment, with large amounts of seagrass and sand being removed from the entrance area. According to the update, the excavation works on the western side of the breakwater […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District has just released this beautiful photo from the Babe’s Beach nourishment project in Galveston, TX, adding that the beach fill work is currently underway near 61st street. This project, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), will place up to 711,000 cubic yards of beach […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has successfully completed the Nags Head beach nourishment project. The beach nourishment sand pumping operations were completed early on Sunday morning, August 18, 2019 in the 8200 block of South Old Oregon Inlet Road near Mile Post 17, reported the town. During the 2019 beach nourishment campaign, GLDD’s […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently released a new article titled “Numerical investigation of the head and unsteady flow characteristics of a dredge pump loading high-concentration sands”. The article presents research which numerically simulates the unsteady water flow and silt-laden flow in a dredge pump and comparatively analyses the unsteady characteristics of the pump […]