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  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The beach replenishment project at Pt. Pleasant Beach in Ocean County (NJ) is set to begin this April, according to the Army Corps. The anticipated start day in Point Pleasant Beach is April 7th; latest start date of April 19th, reported the Corps. USACE’s contractor – Weeks Marine Inc. – will be using multiple dredges to […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction work on the IJmuiden Sea Lock Project has continued during the summer holidays, reports the Port of Amsterdam. According to the port, OpenIJ has worked hard in August, placing reinforcement steel for the lock gate recesses in order to start concreting in September. “Concreting of the floors of both inner and outer lock gate recesses […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The special purpose vessel Currituck begins the day at Rudee’s Inlet in southeastern Virginia. The project provides access to the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean for commercial fishing vessels, charter fishing boats, head boats and a wide range of private recreational vessels. The dredging is being done as a result of significant shoaling across the […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    From October 1, 2014, until January 31, 2015, approximately 60,000 cubic yards of sandy material will be dredged from the Federal Navigation Channel at Little Narragansett Bay. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, this deepening scheme will cost between $1 million and $5 million. Under the project planning, a hydraulic […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The North Topsail Beach is moving forward with the Phase 5 of the Shoreline Protection Project. Construction works, undertaken by Norfolk Dredging Company, started in late 2014 near 3588 Island Drive with the aim to reach the Surf City line. Sand for this restoration project is being taken offshore of North Topsail Beach and pumped onto the beach via pipeline. During […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi is closely following up the developments related to the New Suez Canal Project, said Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish. The project is moving in line with the scheduled timeline, he added during a celebration organized by the Arab Academy for Science Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The BDC 200 is just one of a range of Italdraghe dredging buckets designed to fit virtually every type and size of excavator. This new “mini-dredger” is both compact and efficient thanks to its powerful cutter head and dredging pump, identical to those on full-sized cutter suction dredger. The Italdraghe dredging bucket offers the following […]

  • 11 April 2012

    West Jakarta Water Management Public Works Sub-Department commences dredging of the Semanan River to prevent floods. The Durikosambi Urban Village, Cengkareng Sub-District, West Jakarta, is often flooded because the river is clogged with grass and mud, according to Berita Jakarta. At least two dredges and two trucks will be working on the project to deepen […]

  • 23 November 2011

    FSUE “Rosmorport” has held an expanded meeting concerning the issues of navigation safety, accident risks prevention and reduction. With deputy General director of FSUE “Rosmorport” for navigation safety V.Y. Vanyukov in head, representatives of 14 enterprise branches and a Captain of the seaport of Arkhangelsk took part in the meeting. The meeting concurred with the […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Dutch offshore contractor Tideway, specialized in offshore dredging, landfall construction and pipeline stabilization, has purchased Amarcon’s OCTOPUS-Onboard for her rock dumping vessel Rollingstone. For a period of nine months Tideway leased OCTOPUS-Onboard for the purpose of response monitoring & prediction and heavy weather decision support onboard the Rollingstone. In this period Tideway tested and […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk Dredging Company’s dredge Charleston is making great progress on the Canaveral Harbor Federal Sand Bypass Project. Approximately 1.3 million cubic yards of beach compatible sand is being dredged from the Sand Bypass Dredging Area on the north side of Canaveral Harbor channel. The sand is transported to the beach placement area south of the channel […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish said this week that the dredging works on the New Suez Canal will be finalized before the deadline. He also added that the preparations for the inauguration ceremony of the new waterway are currently underway and the Suez Canal Authority will be responsible for running the Suez […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District (HBHRCD) Commissioners voted unanimously at its April 24 meeting to purchase the 70-foot dredging vessel for $950,000. The entire cost of the cutter-head dredge is being paid for by Pacific Gas & Electric. As part of the decommissioning of its Humboldt Bay Nuclear Power Plant, PG&E gave […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Removal of the old north breakwater has officially started, Port of Frederikshavn, Denmark, said in their latest announcement.  The entire north breakwater incl. the breakwater head is to be removed in connection with the establishment of the new quay area by Østre Kaj, which is to create space for Orskov Yard’s new 180 metres long […]

  • 22 March 2012

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission  announced a $500,000 investment from Shell Oil Company, received at monthly board meeting. Shell representative Mary Grace Anderson, the Mars Development Manager, presented the check to the entire community on behalf of the Mars B Deepwater Platform Project. Shell’s contribution is to be used toward the Fourchon Beach Repair/ Renourishment […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Bell Dredging Pumps B.V. has just released these beautiful photos from a project at Sassevaart near Terneuzen, the Netherlands, where they are emptying tubular piles for the construction of the Nieuwe Sluis. The Bell 100 equipped with a double cutter head has a diameter of 1.1 meter and is lowered into the piles to pump […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    RLB Contracting Inc., from Port Lavaca, Texas, has won a $15.1 million contract for maintenance dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Corpus Christi Ship Channel to Port Isabel and the channel to Harlingen in Kenedy, Willacy and Cameron Counties, Texas. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) and head of the executive council of the Suez Canal Corridor Project Mohab Mamish said that the name of the consortium that wins drawing up the Suez Canal Corridor Project’s blueprint would be announced within this week. He pointed out that the measures to choose that consortium were […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    FSUE Rosmorport has entered into an agreement with the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area Administration and OJSC Nenets Oil Company to cooperate in the construction of general-purpose and special-purpose transshipment terminals for the future Indiga seaport and in reconstruction of the Naryan-Mar Seaport. The document was signed by Chief Deputy Head of the Administration Evgeniy Alexeev, General Director […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers will begin dredging the Rudee Inlet Federal Navigation Project on Monday. The Corps’ dredge Meritt, based out of Wilmington, N.C., will dredge for four days to remove shoaling in the channel. Engineers expect to dredge about 20,000 cubic yards of material, which will be placed directly north of the entrance […]

  • 8 May 2012

    The Panama Maritime Authority has announced the approval of a new US$600 million container terminal in Colon at the Atlantic entrance to the Panama Canal. According to the JOC , the terminal will be constructed by a consortium of Asian developers under the name Panama Colon Container Port LLC (PCCP), while Chicago-based Jones Lang LaSalle […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bournemouth Borough Council has just released a video about the progress on the 2016 Bournemouth’s Beach Management Scheme. This beachfill project is a program of work, planned from 2015 to 2032, to replace Bournemouth’s existing 53 groynes, construct an additional three new groynes and replace the groyne at Hengistbury Head known as the ‘Long Groyne’. Crews […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts Congressman Bill Keating has attached several amendments to the new Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 that has passed both houses of Congress and is headed to President Donald Trump’s desk for signature, the CapeCod.com NewsCenter reports.  The second of the five amendments gives the Army Corps of Engineers the authority to repair or replace any […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The WEDA Mexico Chapter, representing all regions in Mexico, will at its 2015 Annual Meeting bring together dredging contractors and manufacturers from across the globe, senior U.S. and Mexican government and port officials, experts in the infrastructure, energy and dredging sector. Dredge Yard, the dredging and mining manufacturer, is participating in the Mexican Chapter that […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The communities of Bayfield, Lion’s Head, Port Elgin, Dyer’s Bay, Howdenvale, Meaford, Big Bay (North Keppel), White Cloud Island, Pembroke, and Silver Water in Ontario are welcoming important federal investments that will benefit their local harbor infrastructure. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Sean Casey, has announced that […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Highland Council has today granted planning permission in principle to Port of Ardersier Ltd to establish an off-shore renewables port facility at the former McDermott Fabrication Yard at Whiteness Head to the west of Nairn. The site, which extends to over 3km2 of ground reclaimed from the foreshore in the 1970s for the fabrication […]