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  • 30 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island Government has just announced the completion of their 2016 Island wide Beach Renourishment Project. The Town’s contractor Weeks Marine, Inc. completed sand placement activities in the overnight hours on December 29. Since the start of the project in June, more than 2.5 million cubic yards of sand have been placed […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Nags Head reported last Friday that four bids have been received for the upcoming beach renourishment project. According to the town’s officials, the bids were submitted from Dutra Group, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD), Manson Construction Company, and Weeks Marine. “Based on the bid items submitted by each bidder, the […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Defense Infrastructure Organisation submitted an application to the Marine Management Organisation in August 2015 for a marine licence to undertake navigational maintenance dredging in and adjacent to Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Devonport, Plymouth. The application, submitted on behalf of the Ministry of Defense, includes disposal of the dredged material at the Rame Head South disposal […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Damen’s DOP200 submersible dredge pump was recently used at a sluice cleanup project in Wielsbeke, Belgium. “The new sluice consisted of a narrow building pit, which had been divided into 9 separate sections. This compartmentation greatly reduces the size of construction material which can be used,” said Damen in its announcement. The DOP200 was […]

  • 29 May 2020

    Bell Dredging Pumps B.V. has just introduced the BCD 250-M, an updated design of the Bell Cutter Dredger (BCD) 250. This is a multifunctional dredger with suction and cutting depth up to 9 or up to 15 meters. According to Bell, it’s available in two variations: diesel driven or fully electric. It has a total […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – recently released the latest update on the development project. Over the last two months of this year, OpenIJ was busy with the installation of pipes and cables and with the construction of the road next to the […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – is continuing construction activities at the sea lock during the summer months. These activities include the sinking operation of the inner lock head, construction work to connect the dividing wall to the outer lock head, and work […]

  • 11 April 2011

    With the blessing of a state oversight commission secured last week, the project to nourish Nags Head’s eroded beaches will officially… By Erin James (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, April 11, 2011

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    General Director of FSUE “Rosmorport” Andrey Tarasenko recently paid a working visit to the Azov Basin Branch of the enterprise. During the business trip (April 7 to 8, 2016), General Director visited the seaport of Rostov-on-Don and conducted a working meeting on development of the seaport infrastructure with the management and staff of the branch. […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Beginning Monday, January 16, 2017 the Hilton Head Island’s subcontractor, Eastman Aggregates, will begin tilling those portions of the Island’s beach which were recently renourished. The tilling is a requirement of the beach renourishment project permits and is done to ensure suitable nesting habitat for sea turtles. The portions of the beach affected by this […]

  • 6 September 2011
    Project & Tenders

    As another major storm ramps up in the Atlantic, crews have moved quickly to resume widening the beach in Nags Head and meet a deadline to… By Rob Morris (outerbanksvoice) [mappress] Source: outerbanksvoice, September 6, 2011;

  • 3 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    SOUTH AMERICAN MINERALS, INC. has been advised that its wholly owned subsidiary North American Resources Ltd. Inc. (NARIL), has formed a Limited Partnership for the purpose of purchasing a Cutter-head dredge and associated equipment to be placed in operation on the 25 square mile concession on which NARIL currently operates four hydraulic suction dredges in […]

  • 25 May 2011

    After a couple of false starts, a dredge offshore sent a slurry of sand onto the Nags Head beach at nightfall Tuesday, starting a nourishmen… By Rob Morris (outerbanksvoice) [mappress] Source: outerbanksvoice, May 25, 2011

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the German trade fair Bauma, to be held in Munich from April 11-17, 2016, Damen will exhibit a DOP pump with cutter unit. At the show, a hydraulically driven DOP200 will be mounted on the Waterking excavator, complete with one of the exchangeable mining heads, the cutter unit. Additionally, an electrically driven E-DOP200 will […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership will hold a public exhibition on Thursday, 10th November, to present best coastal protection option for the Hill Head Sea Defense Scheme Phase 2. Following the recent completion of the phase 1, ESCP has identified the leading option to construct a new seawall. The aim of this project is to develop, design […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Hilton Head Island’s contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc. will continue with pre-construction activities associated with the upcoming beachfill project which is expected to start by March 15, 2016. Rafts of submerged pipeline will be delivered to local waters in upcoming days, the Town of Hilton Head Island stated in its latest announcement. These sections of pipeline […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, has just released the latest update on their 2016 beach nourishment project, conducted by Weeks Marine. As a result of weather related delays encountered by the passage of Hurricane Matthew, the town has revised the schedule for the completion of the remaining segments of the beachfill scheme. Work […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has issued an initial proffered permit to the Village of Bald Head Island for the construction of a 1900 foot terminal groin at the western end of South Beach.  This project is the first of four proposed terminal groins to be permitted in North Carolina following the passage […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government is about to make a $1 million investment in Bundaberg’s popular boating facilities at Burnett Heads, according to the Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey. The minister announced last Sunday (February 10) that Sunshine State-based businesses will deliver the million-dollar package of works, thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s Buy Queensland strategy. “Burnett […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The head of Federal Agency for Sea and Inland Water Transport Alexander Davydenko, within a business trip to Murmansk, held a meeting with the representatives of the contract and design organizations. During the meeting, the Director general of JSC Lenmorniiproekt Vladimir Merzlikin and the chief project engineer Mikhail Mukhin informed participants about the Murmansk marina […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parts of the Hilton Head Island beach will be closing as soon as next week, as contractors will spend about three months placing new sand onto the beaches, according to WTOC. The 2016 beach renourishment of the Atlantic oceanfront shoreline is expected to be similar to the projects conducted in 1990, 1997 and 2006. Also, the […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Eurobodalla Shire Council, together with its contractor, has begun dredging of the Tuross Head boat ramp area to make it easier for boats to navigate through the channel. The sand has built up over the last few years but became worse after the January floods. Up to 200 cubic meters of sand immediately east of the boat […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Weeks Marine, Inc. cutterhead suction dredge, CR McCaskill, along with attendant tug boats, barges and support vessels, has arrived in local waters, gearing up for the upcoming Town of Hilton Head Island beach renourishment. The dredge will be temporarily anchored near the mouth of Skull Creek. The vessel will be taken off tow and will […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc. is about to restart the beach renourishment activities at the Town of Hilton Head Island. According to the town’s latest beach nourishment update, the contractor expects to restart beach renourishment activities in South Forest Beach no later than October 19, 2016. The town is aiming to replace the sand washed from the design template along […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    In its latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, the Town of Hilton Head Island said that the sand pumping activities at South Beach adjacent to the Sea Pines Resort have been completed. Pumping will resume on or about August 15th in South Forest Beach, according to the announcement. The town and its contractor, […]