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  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Environment, Hannah Blythyn, has delivered a major boost to residents and businesses of St Asaph after officially opening a £6m flood alleviation scheme in the city. The new flood scheme will reduce the risk of flooding from the River Elwy to 293 homes and 121 businesses, Welsh Government said in its release. […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Wanneroo will seek an urgent meeting with Transport Minister Bill Marmion to request the state government’s early implementation of measures to address ongoing erosion at Two Rocks Beach. “Council will be seeking significant state government financial support for these works because the severe and ongoing coastal erosion in the area is a […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction Co. yesterday announced that Eric V. Haug, President, retired on July 1, 2018. John A. Holmes, P.E. currently Executive Vice President and Chief Estimator, assumed the role of president on July 2. Mr. Holmes has spent his entire 40-year career with Manson Construction Co. In his time with Manson, Holmes has seen the […]

  • 8 September 2011

    U.S. Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., MD (R-South Louisiana) has announced a $401,851 Coastal Impact Assistance Program (CIAP) grant awarded by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) to Calcasieu Parish. This grant will fund the start of a marsh and pelican nesting habitat restoration project on Rabbit Island in Calcasieu Lake. […]

  • 17 February 2012

    Congressman Allen West has announced the designation of $4.6 million to Port Everglades as part of the United States Corps of Engineers 2012 Work Plan for Operations and Maintenance dredging. In addition, another $600,000 has been designated for a Port Everglades feasibility study. “I am pleased to announce this project will finally be able to […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has welcomed the Senate’s continued advancement of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP), as well as three more Florida provisions included in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). Rubio voted yesterday in support of a procedural motion that passed the Senate, bringing the bill itself one step closer to final passage. In the […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) has paid Rs. 4.40 crore to the Union Government towards dividend for 2012-13. The dividend cheque was handed over to Hon’ble Minister of Shipping, Thiru G.K.Vasan by Capt.D.K.Mohanty, CMD of the Company. Dr.Vishwapati Trivedi, IAS, Secretary (Shipping), Shri M.C.Jauhari, IAS, Joint Secretary (Shipping), Cmde.P.Jayapal, Director (Operations and Technical), DCI […]

  • 9 May 2013

    Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner and Member for Port Stephens, Craig Baumann today announced their support for dredging the eastern channel of the lower Myall River. Mr Stoner said the NSW Government had commenced discussions with Great Lakes Council on funding for the $2 million project. “The community, with strong support from Craig Baumann, has campaigned […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the contract has been awarded and work will begin in December on an $18.3 million beach replenishment project from Asbury Park to Avon-by-the-Sea. This Army Corps of Engineers project, which is funded at full federal expense, will restore beaches in Asbury Park, Ocean Grove, Bradley Beach, and Avon-By-The-Sea, […]

  • 15 March 2012

    The Senate yesterday approved a resolution calling on Congress to address the chronic backlog of harbor maintenance projects, embracing the approach of legislation introduced by Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich. The “sense of the Senate” resolution is included in the surface transportation bill that the Senate approved today. The measure calls for Congress to appropriate the […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    This is a 4 hour video sped up to 2 minutes. The video shows the dredging project in Sandpiper Cove, Destin. First, a channel is dug alongside the beach, then the dredged sand water is pumped in by a ship offshore, and finally the sand is spread out and pipe extended for the next part […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    In his fourth State-of-the-Port Address since taking the helm of the state’s public port system in 2009, the leader of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) highlighted business growth and major progress on key initiatives such as Charleston’s harbor deepening project and the inland port during the Propeller Club of Charleston’s annual event. Speaking to […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Senator for Queensland, asks officials from the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities about the process around the approval of the Whitehaven Coal mine, and the establishment of the independent review of the management arrangements of Gladstone Harbour. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 12, 2013

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The big dredger looks menacing as it towers over the houses next to it. Children run around the ship, playing and seemingly unaware of the tragedy that placed it there. Somebody has nonetheless scribbled a message on the ship’s hull, which tells a different story: Stupid Yolanda. The dredger was home to Bartolome and his […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Measurement Technology NW (MTNW) & Thern announce successful installation and commissioning of winch monitoring systems at the US Army Corp drinking water settling pond site, Georgetown Reservoirs in Washington, DC. Thern & MTNW collaborated with Liquid Waste Technologies (LWT), Archer Western, and CH2M Hill to develop and install a winch instrumentation retrofit that monitored tension […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers has allotted $1.5 million in federal funding for sand replenishment for Presque Isle State Park in Erie, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Representative Mike Kelly issued the following statement yesterday in response to the latest news: “Christmas has surely come early for Erie and for our entire region. Last month, President Trump made […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bradley Byrne used debate on the Energy and Water Appropriations Act last week to bring attention to critical Army Corps of Engineers projects in Southwest Alabama. Byrne encouraged the Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize important local projects such as dredging Fly Creek, Dog River and Fowl River. “My amendment would allow for a […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside Europe, has won the contract to design and construct Mega Cruise Pier II in Curacao.  The contract value amounts to $29 million (€25 million). This project is part of the total development of $43 million (€38 million) that Curacao Ports Authority N.V. is realizing […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed the restoration projects for the Fort Pierce and Martin County beaches to repair the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy. The significant erosion caused by the hurricane last year left residents more vulnerable to the effects of natural disasters. Murphy said, […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ackermans & van Haaren has announced its interim financial report for the first quarter of 2013. DEME In Belgium, the works for the offshore wind farm of Northwind were started up, while those for the third phase of C-Power continued. Several other large sites where DEME (AvI I 50%) will be active in 2013 (such […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Penang State Government must review and take into account the long-term development of Penang Port given its intent to construct the 6.5km Gurney Drive – Bagan Ajam undersea tunnel. The undersea tunnel project will incur comprehensive construction. Hence, for Penang Port to enjoy sustainable development, the depth of the seabed of Penang Port must […]

  • 23 January 2013

    HR Wallingford welcomes new Maritime Business Manager Dr Janice McKenna. Janice McKenna combines experience in business development with a wealth of expertise in maritime and coastal engineering. Janice will provide the focus for further developing HR Wallingford’s maritime business with clients worldwide. Janice McKenna is a Chartered Engineer, a Member of Engineers Ireland as well […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Customers at the Port of Felixstowe are benefitting from fast vessel turnarounds on the quayside as a result of a program of continuous improvements. Felixstowe set a new record for the number of container moves in a 12 hour shift with the recent call of the Maersk Sarnia. A total of 3431 exchanges were completed […]

  • 1 August 2013

    United States Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that, after his push, the U.S. Coast Guard will replace the main navigational light tower at the end of the rocky jetty at Jones Inlet that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in a highly expedited fashion. Originally, the Army Corps and Coast Guard hadn’t been slated to […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representative John Katko are pushing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to provide funding for repairs to the West Pier and West Barrier Bar of Little Sodus Bay Harbor in the Village of Fair Haven. Little Sodus Bay is a harbor that provides […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Preparations for the II International Forum of Dredging Companies which will be organized by the “PortNews” Media-Group and held in Moscow, Russia on February 19th 2015, are in full swing. With less than three moths left to the event, Dredging Today took the opportunity to talk with PortNews Media Group General Director, Ms Elena Snitko about […]