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  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, has acquired the stock of Magnus Pacific Corporation (Magnus). Magnus is expected to generate approximately $118 million of revenue in 2014 and adds approximately $90 million to Great Lakes’ backlog, […]

  • 25 June 2012

    The Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project’s (WBDDP) reclamation area at Fisherman’s Landing will undergo extra works over the next month to seal porous sections of the bund wall. The works, carried out under a Transitional Environmental Program issued by Department of Environment and Heritage Protection will be implemented and overseen by the independent Dredge […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME Group has just released this amazing photo of their railing suction hopper dredger TSHD ‘Reynaert’, taken on the river Seine in France between Le Havre and Rouen. Deepening works are carried out on the river to further enhance vessel access to the inland Port of Rouen, said DEME. The dredging operations are being carried […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the Senoko Jetty dredging scheme will be underway from June 16 until July 15, 2014. Dredging works will be undertaken by a grab dredger which will be held by 3 spuds as anchors. This […]

  • 13 March 2012

    Acting Mayor Cameron Granger believes that there is the need for the council to take the lead in creating opportunities for the port over the next 50 years, reports Geelong Advertiser. “The port is the future of economic growth in Geelong,” he said. He calls for the council to initiate talks with key stakeholders what […]

  • 15 November 2011

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) informs the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that dredging works at Loyang Offshore Base start soon. Dredging works will be carried out by the dredger “Draco”. The work barge will be held in position by spuds and will have a circular safety working […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Training Course “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” is approaching and will be held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Organized by the Postgraduate Academic Programme (PAO) of the Delft University of Technology, it will take place 24-25 November 2014. The Training Course is based on the book Environmental Aspects of Dredging that was produced as a joint […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dredging operations at the Oslo Fairway, undertaken by a Finnish dredging equipment manufacturer and contractor, Wasa Dredging, are moving ahead. Wasa has just released this beautiful photo from this dredging scheme, which shows their backhoe giant Hector during the deepening work. About 90.000m³ of bedrock will be taken out from this area and dumped in Spro […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging work in the vicinity of ST Marine Yard, Benoi Basin, is about to begin, according to the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore. Starting from December 23rd to April 30th 2016, the dredging will be carried out in the Benoi Basin. The dredging work will be carried out by grab dredgers held in position by anchor spuds. […]

  • 1 June 2012

    A team led by Mr Pankaj Jain, Special Secretary, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, government of India, visited the facilities of Jawaharlal Nehru Port. This delegation held a meeting with the Chairman, Mr L. Radhakrishnan, and other senior officers. According to eximin.net, the Chairman apprised Mr Jain about the status of various developmental projects […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

     Royal IHC has just released a short video of the the building process and launch ceremony of the CSD Jarash. The 3,557kW custom-built stationary cutter suction dredger was launched on Wednesday 7 March at IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk. Named after an ancient city in Jordan, the custom-built stationary CSD will be delivered to Arab Potash Company […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbor craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the East Samulun Basin dredging program, off NSL Oilchem, will be undertaken from April 20th until August 20th, 2015. Dredging work will be carried out by the grab dredgers held by anchors. The dredged material will […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rapidly growing and award winning subsea specialist ROVOP has made a strong start to 2013 after expanding its management team and signing £3.5 million of contracts in January alone. The company, which provides subsea remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services, has bolstered its management team with the appointment of Moray Melhuish as commercial director, and strengthened […]

  • 5 April 2012

    The cabinet decision taken in Lower Saxony on Tuesday, 3 April 2012, means that the required assent from the three states of Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony for the adjustment of the navigation channel on the Lower and Outer Elbe has now been received. Frank Horch, Hamburg’s Minister of Economics, Transport and Innovation, commented: “It […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The $1.6 billion Port Capacity Project has been given the go ahead following a decision by Planning Minister Matthew Guy to provide the planning approval for works to commence at Melbourne’s Webb Dock. “The Port Capacity Project demonstrates the Coalition Government’s commitment to ensuring the Port of Melbourne remains Australia’s leading container, automotive and general […]

  • 21 September 2011

    APM Terminals was named winner of the 2011 Lloyd’s List Global Safety Award evening at the prestigious annual industry Awards Gala held in London. The award was presented in recognition of APM Terminals’ “exceptional commitment to improving safety standards”, and was accepted by APM Terminals CEO Kim Fejfer. “I am very proud to accept this […]

  • 15 November 2013

    Oraco Resources, Inc. announced that they have decided to undertake a thorough washing of the approximately 80 tons of gravel and silt that they had removed from the riverbed at their Boroma site. The Company stated that the results of the rough washing of approximately 2 tons of the dredging performed prior to the rainy […]

  • 28 May 2012

    According to The Hindu Business Line, the Kochi Port may appoint a third contractor to complete the dredging work at Vallarpadam terminal. The project was initially awarded to the Jaisu Shipping at a cost of Rs 525 crore. Since it could not complete the work the port management had terminated the contract in April 2011. […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vladimir Putin held a meeting today to discuss the development of the Azov-Black Sea port infrastructure, also taking into account the reunification of Crimea and Sevastopol with Russia. Before the meeting, Black Sea Fleet Commander Alexander Vitko briefed the President on the construction of a base in Novorossiysk. “Lately we have managed to launch a […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) 2014 Maritime Economic Development Workshop, hosted by the Port of San Diego, drew nearly 80 economic development professionals from the port community and three of AAPA’s four geographic delegations (the United States, Canada and the Caribbean) to the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel on February 20 and 21, […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos last week announced a landmark agreement (PDF) between DEC and Arconic, Inc. Under the agreement, Arconic will provide more than $2.25 million to protect and restore critical habitat at the Grasse River Federal Superfund site in Massena, NY. Arconic is required by the U.S. […]

  • 10 July 2012

    According to theeagleonline.com, Oyó Patriotic Front organization has commended Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State for the dredging projects within the Ibadan area. The Chairman of the organisation, Chief Jare Adepoju, in a statement on Monday in Ibadan, said “without the dredging of the rivers, Ibadan, the state capital, would probably have witnessed another flood […]

  • 6 September 2012

    Fearing that the dredging might threaten their existence, the Bindhtoli diara residents have forced the water resource department to stop removing sand deposits in the Ganga river. “We were shocked to find the dozers in our area. If the river changes its course because of the removal of the sand deposits, more than 40,000 people […]

  • 12 October 2011

    US-based dredging firm Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. has entered the Indian market by inking an alliance with the Hyderabad-based Indu Projects Ltd, an infrastructure solutions provider. With a fleet of about 50 dredgers, including 25 cutter suction dredgers, the company has the requisite knowhowto handle capital dredging works at ports, involving underwater rock […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Well ahead of schedule, the Consortium Dredging International NV (DI) and Great Lakes and Dock Dredging Company (GLDD) have reached their first dredging milestone of 11.000.000 m³ on lot 6 of the New Suez Canal project. The canal is now reaching 28% completion. The project was launched by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion continues to make steady progress, currently 93% complete. After an initial testing phase where the lower chamber of the new locks were filled, preliminary tests of the new gates were executed successfully. The process of removing the plug separating the ocean waters from Agua Clara locks in the Atlantic has begun. Parallel work presses ahead […]