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  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC, a Dutch builder of vessels and equipment for the dredging and offshore oil & gas industries, has just introduced a video that shows how to remove a cutter head and prevent eventual damage during the process.  The cutter heads and teeth on the dredgers are exposed to extreme forces and wear during the dredging process. […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Avon Construction Ltd. recently completed Hill Head beach maintenance works, making this section of the beach much safer now. Following a spell of bad weather, the beach levels lowered in one of the groyne bays at the beach. This lowering of the beach level exposed and undermined the concrete apron along a 10m section of the sea […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of dredging equipment specialized in solid pumping solutions, recently delivered its new cutterhead DTM85 with hydraulic pump HY85B for a sand production project in Pakistan. The company was able to provide the unit in just five days after the request. This cutterhead is a custom engineered system that can increase the efficiency particularly in […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Fife Coast and Countryside Trust has introduced a plan to overhaul the Pathhead Sands by creating new dunes to combat the effects of coastal erosion. These new dunes will be formed by extracting sand from an area near the mouth of Kirkcaldy Harbor, announced The Courier. A report prepared by the trust said that establishing new dunes […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction of the 900-meter quay at the Port of Gothenburg has been completed three months ahead of schedule thanks to close collaboration between the Port of Gothenburg, the terminal operator APM Terminals Gothenburg and the contractors. The quay is now ready to receive large ocean-going container ships. The Port of Gothenburg has invested SEK 450 […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DRAGFLOW, an Italian company specialized in solid pumping solutions, has supplied a new cutterhead DTM85, with hydraulic pump (HY85HC), for a beach reclamation project in Bibione, Italy.  This piece of dredging equipment is a custom engineered system and can be used with every DRAGFLOW ‘s hydraulic pumps. Cutterhead DTM85 can increase the efficiency particularly in presence of […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Some of the world’s largest dredgers will arrive in Egypt over the next few weeks where they will join the crews that are already working on the expansion of the Suez Canal, reported the Middle East News Agency (Mena). According to Engineer Wagdy Zaki, executive manager of the project’s dredging works, Dutch dredging company Van Oord is about to send […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Calumet Harbor dredging project started this week, on April 13th, the U.S. Coast Guard announced. Roen Salvage Company, a Sturgeon Bay-based dredging contractor, is conducting the Calumet Harbor dredging operations. The completion of this very important dredging project is scheduled for May 11th, 2015. The Calumet Harbor and River navigation project is a vital part of […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat McCrory visited the North Carolina Port of Morehead City yesterday to talk about the need for continual dredging at the state’s ports, announced TWC News. Dredging at the Morehead City harbor should start within the next month. With the short-term problem solved, McCrory said it is time now to look toward the future […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Efforts to resolve the critical channel maintenance issues at the Port of Morehead City reached a major milestone when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract for maintenance dredging. The contract, awarded last week, is worth approximately $7.9 million and was awarded to Marinex Construction Company of North Charleston, SC. The contract calls […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work will start later this month on the next phase of a major project to strengthen the Headland’s sea defenses against the effects of coastal erosion and flooding. The work, which will cost £9.6m and be funded by the Environment Agency, Hartlepool Council and other organisations, will involve putting new concrete block facing on the […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to improve Portsmouth’s flood defenses is making good progress on two fronts. Portsmouth City Council has completed the first phase of preparation work in the north of the city while a bid for funding for work in Southsea is taking shape after a successful public consultation. Trees and vegetation have been cleared alongside Ports […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major dredging project is currently underway at Cowes Yacht Haven, which will allow the marina to continue to cater for small superyachts and large boats over coming years. Substantial investment has been made in dredging, which started on Monday (March 9) and is being carried out by Jenkins Marine. Once the dredging is complete, […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last Thursday, 26 February 2015, the Deputy Emir of Qatar His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani officially started the controlled flooding operations for the new Hamad Port Project in the presence of His Highness Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Prime Minister and His Excellency Jassim Saif Al Sulaiti, the Minister […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Southern Dredging Company last week started an emergency dredging project in Morehead City Harbor, North Carolina, at the Aviation Fuel Terminal piers on Radio Island. The Dredge Brunswick will operate on a 24 hour per day, 7 day per week basis until approximately March 7, 2015. Dredged material will be transported by a submerged […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The $12.7 million program to clear the outer shipping channel and put sand on Bald Head Island’s beaches is about halfway completed. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredging contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) began dredging operations on Wednesday January 7th, with the dredger Alaska positioned in Bald Head Shoal Reach 1 of the […]

  • 8 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The East Bank levee project for Plaquemines Parish is well underway. Contract A which deals with the six mile stretch of East Bank back levee from Braithwaite to Scarsdale is under construction. This stretch is about 45% complete at the elevation of 12.5 feet, which is the design grade of this levee. This section is […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    North Carolina will receive additional $4 million funding from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Morehead City Harbor dredging project. Governor Pat McCrory praised the teamwork that helped secure the funding for “desperately needed” dredging of the Harbor Channel. “Ensuring access to our ports is critical because it supports thousands of jobs in Eastern North Carolina. […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations are underway at the Murray Mouth in order to maintain connectivity between the Coorong and the Southern Ocean. Boat operators are being cautioned to take extra care if they intend to take their vessels near the vicinity of the Murray Mouth. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources Water Resource Operations manager Jarrod Eaton […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Transport and the Jurien Boat Harbour Steering Committee have begun maintenance dredging of the Jurien Bay with operations likely to continue until late March, 2015.  It is expected the dredging will remove significant amounts of seagrass wrack and sand from the harbour seabed, delivering an improved harbour environment. In preparation for the dredging program DOT worked closely with environmental […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Navigational dredging operations are currently underway in the Diversion Canal between channel markers 30 and 32, where the Diversion Canal enters Lake Moultrie. In keeping with the terms of the federal license, Santee Cooper has contracted with a dredging company to remove approximately 100,000 yards of sediment in the Diversion Canal. Dredge work will be […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal dredging project is progressing very well. Suez Canal Authority (SCA) chief Mohab Mamish recently hailed efforts exerted by the workers of the project and the progress they made so far. This development project is designed to enlarge the transit capacity and to increase industrial activity in the area. Companies from Egypt, […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      NSW Trade & Investment Crown Lands has announced that planning for the Eden Breakwater Wharf Extension Project is underway. “Following the decision earlier this year Crown Lands has taken over responsibility from Bega Valley Shire Council for delivery of the project. The NSW government will work closely with Council during planning and construction for this important community project,” […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The NSW Government will provide funding to ensure the accessibility and health of the Brunswick Heads waterway, Minister for Natural Resources Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Member for Ballina Don Page announced today. Mr Humphries said the NSW Government will commit up to $600,000 – which includes funding under phase two of the ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has expressed alarm at the extent to which the Queensland government is putting the interests of the mining sector over the interests of ordinary Queenslanders and the Great Barrier Reef. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said Mr Newman was completely wrong to say the Reef […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The shoreline restoration and channel dredging project at the Apollo Beach Nature Preserve is underway. The $1.525 million project is a cooperative partnership between the Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department and the Apollo Beach Waterway Improvement Group, Inc., a Florida non-profit organization. The project will relieve channel silting and mitigate beach erosion. The […]