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  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just unveiled the first images from the Myrtle Beach storm damage reduction project. According to the Corps, the sand is being pumped onto the beach from offshore and shaped by heavy equipment at Surfside Beach. This $34.8 million contract for the Myrtle Beach Storm Damage Reduction […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Many developing countries have no adequate tools for an efficient flood risk management. With the increasing availability of large scale datasets, and new generations of weather and flood forecasting models, tools for assessing floods risk at the large scale are currently being developed. Recently, Deltares developed Global Flood Risk with IMAGE Scenarios (GLOFRIS). Increase or […]

  • 1 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The municipality of Dubai is the largest city of the Persian Gulf emirate of the same name, and has built a global reputation for large-scale developments and architectural works. [mappress] Source: Earth Observatory Nasa, February 1, 2010

  • 3 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Glavgosexpertiza (Russia’s Main Department of State Expertise) has approved the design documentation for reconstruction of the access canal to the Port of Sabetta aimed to ensure safe shipping and approved expansion of the transit passage in 2020-2030. The access canal to the port of Sabetta was built and put into operation in 2019 to ensure […]

  • 3 July 2020

    Are you looking for talent within the Dredging network? Publish your vacancy on the Dredging job section for finding qualified personnel in the maritime, offshore and energy sector worldwide. This job section is provided by the Offshore WIND section of Navingo Career; the leading job portal for finding qualified personnel in the maritime, offshore and […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Mobile Pulley Works (MPW) recently won the Capital Improvements Contract from Mike Hooks, LLC for the design and construction of the 27-inch Cutter Suction Dredge (CSD). To improve efficiency and promote innovation within the industry, Hooks will be adding a new, state-of-the-art, 27-inch Cutter Suction Dredge to the existing 4 dredge fleet. The new CSD […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Heron Construction Company Ltd. has just released this amazing photo of their backhoe dredge GPK, taken during the Napier Port dredging program. “Heron’s backhoe dredge GPK, tugs Capricorn Alpha and Pacific Way with split hopper barges WH761 and WH762 have just commenced the capital dredging of 1.2M m3 for the new 6 Wharf project,” the […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just released the latest progress photos of construction at Herbert Hoover Dike. Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) is a 143-mile earthen dam that surrounds Lake Okeechobee, the heart of the Kissimmee-Okeechobee-Everglades system. The project reduces impacts from flooding as a result of high lake levels for a […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, has just released this beautiful photo from the ongoing Kokkola Harbor and Fairway Deepening Project in Finland.  Under the contract, signed in late July 2018, Wasa Dredging is responsible for dredging of the harder materials and heavily polluted soils, drilling and blasting of rock and removal of unexploded ordnance […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work on coastal protection structures at N. Fohdhoo is well underway, with 58% project progress so far, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) said in their latest release. “We are currently working on back-fill area leveling works and geo bag filling which will be used for revetment construction,” MTCC said. The project involves sand filtering […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has received a permit application from the state of New Hampshire, PDA Port Authority for maintenance dredging of Rye Harbor. According to USACE, the proposed work involves dredging within the designated setback area of the Corps’ Civil Works project known as the Rye Harbor Federal Navigation […]

  • 24 June 2020

    Hansel Marine, a Chinese manufacturer of dredgers and dredging equipment, has successfully delivered their new HS-40A cutter suction dredger to Xinjiang Province in China. The province is located in the North-West of China and borders with many Central Asian countries, including Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Russia, Mongolia and Pakistan. According to Hansel, the HS-40A cutter […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has received a permit application from the Portland Harbor Commission for dredging of Rye Harbor and Fore River in Portland and South Portland, Maine. The proposed work involves the dredging of accumulated sediment at 47 separate waterfront sites including 21 piers, 10 marinas, a public boat […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Operations & Maintenance

    City of Cleveland, the Port of Cleveland, Ohio EPA, and the Army Corps have released a document for public comment to begin a 20-year dredged material management plan for Cleveland Harbor. The array of alternatives to address the 20 year plan for dredged material management in Cleveland Harbor is available for public comment until July […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Works are underway to improve sea defenses along a 3.7km stretch of the Kent coastline between Hythe and Dymchurch, the beach frontage of a Ministry of Defence (MoD) firing range, said Mackley in their latest release. The Hythe Ranges Sea Defence project is being carried out by Van Oord working in partnership with Mackley and […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member for Spatial Planning and Environment, Alderman Marian Nieuwoudt, visited the Strand sea wall last week to see how the temporary emergency repair works are progressing along Beach Road in Strand. The City recently kicked off emergency temporary protection and repair works to two separate sections along Beach […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Emergency repairs began at Morgan Shoal, a section of the Lake Michigan shoreline between 47th and 51 streets, and will continue until the end of June, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chicago District informs. The contractor, SYTE Corporation, is currently installing armor stone and pre-cast concrete blocks to protect against shoreline erosion caused by […]

  • 22 June 2020

    The combined transport of two cutter suction dredgers type CSD500, a floating booster station BS500 and containers with auxiliaries has arrived at its transit point, Damen reports. Now, the complete units are hoisted onto a transport vessel as deck load. The max dredging depth of a CSD500 is -14m. With the additional spud carriage pontoons, […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Equipment

    The hydrographic survey vessel Geo Ranger performed successfully her sea trials on the river Ems earlier this week, reports Royal Niestern Sander. In presence of the client Geo Plus, surveyors of Bureau Veritas and various commissioning engineers of Kongsberg and Alewijnse, the capabilities of the vessel were tested thoroughly. In April 2019, Royal Niestern Sander […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded contracts for maintenance dredging of the Detroit River, Saginaw River and St. Clair River, all in Michigan. The contracts were separately awarded to Morrish-Wallace Construction Inc., of Cheboygan, Michigan, (d.b.a.) Ryba Marine Construction. These dredging projects help maintain the Great Lakes navigational channel to keep […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Business development

    The design team of Jackson Clements Burrows Architects, Site Office and AW Maritime has been awarded the contract for the detailed design of the St Kilda Pier Redevelopment, in Victoria, Australia. Measuring around 450m in length, the new pier has a distinctive curved design which was selected following an extensive community consultation process in 2017.  […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A new coastal partnership has been established between BCP Council and Dorset Council. The Dorset Coastal Engineering Partnership will provide an effective and coordinated approach in the delivery of schemes to help protect residents and communities from coastal flooding and erosion. As well as designing and delivering large government funded projects, the main functions of […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Sunshine Coast Council has submitted a development application to ensure a plan is in place to protect Sir Leslie Wilson Park, at Cooroora Street Dicky Beach, from the threat of future severe shoreline erosion. The development application seeks approval for a rock wall to be built in the future only if the current management option […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) yesterday awarded $9.5 million in grants to eight marine highways projects across the Nation under the America’s Marine Highway Program.  The funding supports the enhancement of navigable waterways and expands existing waterborne freight services in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, New Jersey, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking comments on its draft Sturgeon Lake Island Erosion Project Environmental Assessment released earlier this week. Corps staff will accept comments until July 15. The proposed project, planned in collaboration with the Prairie Island Indian Community; the Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Natural Resources; and […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has just released this beautiful photo from the Calumet Harbor and River, Chicago, maintenance dredging program. The contractor, Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, Michigan, started dredging on June 3 and will continue through this September. The main goal of the project is to mechanically dredge up to […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Beach users are being asked to take extra care as important annual coastal maintenance work commences at Mandurah Ocean Entrance, the Government of Western Australia’s Department of Transport said in their latest release. Department of Transport (DoT) Executive Director Maritime Steve Jenkins said that the annual sand bypassing and replenishment project was needed to ensure […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Business development

    Mackley has overcome supply issues caused by the Covid-19 pandemic to ensure continued progress on the latest phase of a scheme which will reduce the risk of coastal flooding for more than 4,500 homes and businesses on Portsea Island. The £58m North Portsea Island Coastal Defence Scheme, which is being delivered by the Eastern Solent […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Dredging Equipment today, on its official Linkedin profile, published an interesting story about recent vessel deliveries. The Dutch are known for dredging, and here one can see why. The Damen Dredging yard is situated on sea level, surrounded by a polder below sea level. The entire area is protected by a dike. As a […]