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  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    United States District Court Judge Carl Barbier yesterday ruled that BP was “grossly negligent” in its actions leading to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. This ruling means that BP faces penalties of up to $4,300 per barrel of oil spilled, maximizing the money that will be returned to Gulf Coast […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) met this week with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District Commander Colonel Chris Hall to discuss a variety of regional challenges, including river navigation, flood risk management, rock removal, and the construction of rural levees. “Colonel Hall and I had a constructive discussion about the steps that the […]

  • 10 October 2012

    New Hanover County announces the hiring of H. Layton Bedsole Jr. as the County’s Shore Protection Coordinator, filling a key role tasked with managing the County’s waterways, shore protection, and beach nourishment efforts. H. Layton Bedsole Jr., a Wilmington area native, will join the County October 30, 2012, transitioning from the private sector where he […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Senator Chris Coons has announced that the Delaware River deepening project will be funded through end of 2016. President Obama’s budget proposal for the coming fiscal year reflects progress on a number of priorities of Senator Coons, including the Delaware dredging. “The federal budget is a reflection of our nation’s values and priorities, and what’s clear […]

  • 26 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 20-26, 2017).   Royal IHC Hands Over Hopper Dredger DASA I Royal IHC has completed delivery of the trailing suction hopper dredger DASA I to Dragados Argentinos DASA S.A. of Buenos Aires, Argentina.   New By-Pass on IJssel River Officially […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tyne has appointed Paul Foster to a new post as Director of Projects with a remit to drive forward its ambitious development plans. Before joining the Port, Paul was project director for an international renewable energy business based in Manchester. His career began with 15 years’ service in the Royal Engineers, and […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) will continue work on the New NY Bridge from Monday, June 30 through Thursday, July 3.  In addition, an enhanced marine law enforcement presence on the Hudson River  will enforce the rules of the Regulated Navigational Area (RNA), reminding recreational boaters to stay away from construction equipment. Mariners should be […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At its session on 22nd August 2014, the Luka Koper’ s Supervisory Board was acquainted with non-audited report of the Group Luka Koper in the first half of this year and praised the work and efforts of all employees and the Management Board. “The Management Board is very satisfied with achieved results. The net profit […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has announced the signing of Report of the Chief of Engineers for the Fire Island Inlet to Montauk Point (FIMP), New York Coastal Storm Risk Management Project. “The signing of this report represents a culmination of decades of work and is a significant milestone for the […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Vital channels in the Fraser River in Steveston and Ladner will be kept navigable and continue to facilitate economic activity as a result of unprecedented collaborative work bringing together a $10 million joint commitment announced yesterday  by Port Metro Vancouver, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Corporation […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Brian Babin (TX-36) announced yesterday his selection to several key subcommittees that are critically important to the 36th District of Texas. On the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Babin will serve on the Highways and Transit Subcommittee; the Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee; and the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee. “As a […]

  • 28 September 2012

    SANDAG’s Shelby Tucker said that the sand replenishment is expected to finish in Imperial Beach by October 5. This project started on September 5, and will provide new sand to eight beaches on San Diego’s coastline. According to, roughly 300,000 cubic yards of sand has been deposited on 2,600 feet of the Imperial Beach […]

  • 28 December 2011

    The State Government has announced that the dredging of Wallis Lake will go ahead in the new year. “The dredging is critical for the oyster industry and also for the boating industry which is so important to tourism and the Forster-Tuncurry community,” Myall Lakes MP, Stephen Bromhead said. Mr Bromhead will meet with the Crown […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bintulu Port Holdings Berhad has agreed a contract with Integrated Marine Works Sdn. Bhd. for a large dredging project. This project, named Capital Dredging And Reclamation Package For Phase 1 Works, will include the construction and completion of the proposed Samalaju Port development project at Samalaju, Bintulu. The duration of this contract will be six […]

  • 14 April 2014

    Work has begun on rectification works at the Mandorah Jetty. Minister for Infrastructure Peter Styles said the Mandorah Jetty had suffered extensive damaged earlier this year during Wet Season storms and needed to be repaired. “The Jetty suffered foreshore damage; embankment repair works have finished this week and work is underway repairing the corrosion protection […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Levin has announced the following statement on EPA’s decision to perform an additional dredging to remove oil from Kalamazoo River: “I am glad EPA is ordering Enbridge to do additional dredging to remove the submerged oil that they left in the Kalamazoo River. It has been nearly three years since about a million gallons […]

  • 1 February 2013

    The Mariel Port is Cuba’s most complex project that can boost investment and foreign trade, according to the Cuban leader Raul Castro. This port is expected to be the country’s main trade hub, said Castro, who toured the Mariel Port together with former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Wednesday. Regarding the port […]

  • 7 May 2012

    BAM International, a Dutch construction company, was awarded a contract by APM Terminals to operate a 25-year concession at the Port of Monrovia by the Liberian Government. BAM International signed a contract with Eligoz Industrial Liberia to supply 100,000m3 (130,795 yds³) of sand for the construction of a 600 meter (1,969 feet) quay wall for […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    A Model 7012 HP Versi-Dredge® uses its Starwheel Drive self-propulsion system to position itself into a new cut at a sea water intake lagoon in Saudi Arabia. The Starwheel Drive system allowed the contractor to dredge continually for 24 hrs. without having to shut down or go idle to reposition the dredger. Cable driven dredges […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Oyster farmers in the main oyster production area in NSW have welcomed a $400,000 dredging commitment by the State Government, reports Sand build-up in channels and on oyster leases in Wallis Lake has resulted in a significant drop in productivity. “There’s 23 oyster farming businesses in the port and I think they have all […]

  • 13 July 2012

    The Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) has decided to go in for a revamped system of cleaning the Hussain Sagar water body. Speaking to the presspersons here on Thursday, HMDA Commissioner Neerabh Kumar Prasad said the elaborate revamped system had been broken down into five major components, reports “The work on Interception and Diversion […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    During yesterday’s Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders, Ms. I. Haaijer was appointed to the Supervisory Board of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. for a four year term. Ms. Haaijer (47) fulfills the function of President & CEO of DSM Food Specialties and is member of the Business Council of Royal DSM N.V. She has formerly occupied the positions of […]

  • 18 May 2010

    This is for the first time that CEDA issues a formal Annual Report. It is the intention of the CEDA Board to issue such a report regularly in the future to inform members, partners and stakeholders about CEDA’s work and achievements. “2009 was an exceptionally busy year for us. I trust you will agree with […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Koper, Slovenia, has released a tender for the second phase of dredging works in order to deepen the navigable channel and basin in the northern section of the harbor. The tender also includes supply and installation of rubber fenders. Last year, Dutch dredging contractor Van Oord successfully completed the first phase of the works and […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The most technically challenging phase of the Darwin Harbour dredging program is wrapped up, INPEX announced. This stage of dredging included the removal of tough rock at Walker Shoal, reports “Walker Shoal was a large, if I could use layman’s terms, hill on the seabed, that was positioned virtually in front of East Arm […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord and Pon Cat recently signed the agreement to purchase the first fully electric excavator in the Netherlands. By means of this investment and the deployment of this unique equipment on its infrastructure projects from May of this year, Van Oord is taking a new step towards reducing its CO2 emissions. The 20-tonne excavator […]