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  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took part in some very significant projects all over the world during the last months. Just in the third quarter of 2019, UniSite successfully supported maintenance of world famous trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) and […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, will host a public meeting on Wednesday, November 13, to present an overview of the District’s Navigation Program. The meeting is part of an effort by USACE to evaluate the agency’s San Francisco Bay navigation program in order to best position the program for success over […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maj. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, Deputy Commanding General for Civil Works and Emergency Operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, visited the Galveston District last week as part of a two-day Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project update. On the second day of his visit, he was joined by Brig Gen. Paul Owen, commander, U.S. Army […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two public meetings on the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report (Integrated Feasibility Study/Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report) for the Port of Long Beach Deep Draft Navigation Study will be held on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at the Port of Long Beach Administration Building in Long Beach, CA. The Draft IFR EIS/EIR has also a review period […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New York State is providing $43 million to advance 31 projects in Oswego and Cayuga counties as part of the first round of funding under the Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative (REDI). Governor Andrew Cuomo launched REDI in May to increase the resilience of shoreline communities and bolster economic development in the […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District’s representatives met with partners from Iowa Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Midwest Region yesterday for a site visit of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration (UMRR) Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project (HREP) at Beaver Island in Clinton County, Iowa. The site visit […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) has reported a net income of $4.0 million ($0.14 diluted earnings per share) for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019. “For the third quarter, we posted our highest quarterly revenues in the company’s history and delivered positive operating profit in both segments,” stated Mark Stauffer, Orion Group Holding’s President […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME Group today announced that their newly-built trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) River Thames has been successfully launched at the PaxOcean shipyard in Batam, Indonesia. The 2,300m³ River Thames is the first of two new trailing suction hopper dredgers joining DEME’s fleet in 2020. “The compact vessel, with a small draught and offering high maneuverability, […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford presented the results from a study using their largest ever physical model of a mobile bed to the Corsican authorities earlier this month. The model was built to examine the long-term impact on the nearby beach of developing a new port in Bastia. “We used the model, which represented 6km of coastline to […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) granted $3 million to San Mateo County to improve the Colma Creek Flood Control Channel recently. Upgrades will protect the City of South San Francisco from tributary flooding, mitigate the effects of sea level rise beyond the year 2060, and double the channel’s level of flood protection to 100-year […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced a comprehensive agreement between the Department of the Environment (MDE) and Exelon Generation Company, LLC, which requires Exelon to invest more than $200 million in environmental projects and operational enhancements to improve water quality in the Lower Susquehanna River and the Chesapeake Bay. Commenting the latest news, Governor Hogan […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredge Yard and its sole agent in Sri Lanka, Hoavel Holdings, have won an order for a standard Cutter Suction Dredger ECO 300. The new dredger will be used by Sri Lanka Land Development Corporation (SLLDC) for the cleanup of the Beira Lake in Colombo, Sri Lanka. According to the company, Hovael Holdings confirmed that […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The new Flynns Beach seawall and surrounding improvements are almost finished, reports the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council. Now that works are nearing completion, a planned closure of Tuppenny Road is required to tie in the southern end of works. The new seawall is part of the first stage of the Flynns Beach Master Plan that commenced in […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Surrey County Council’s cabinet is set to agree £270 million of funding for long term flood risk management work across Surrey to protect homes and roads. That includes a contribution to the River Thames Scheme, which will reduce flood risk to 15,000 properties and tens of thousands of people living and working near the Thames. […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. recently won a contract by the Ministry of National Planning and Infrastructure, Republic of Maldives, in relation to the development of Gulhifalhu. The value of the contract is estimated at approximately EUR 45 million. According to Boskalis, the dredging activities are due to commence in the fourth quarter of 2019 and […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency’s £30 million project to improve Burton flood defenses are right on schedule, informs the EA. The improved defenses, due to be complete in March 2021, will better protect the people of Burton from the risk of flooding. A spokesperson for the Environment Agency said: “We’re proud to be delivering better flood protection […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Neptune Marine – specialized provider of marine solutions in the Netherlands – is taking part in a major port expansion project near London, UK. The provider of charter equipment delivered barges to UK-based construction firm GRAHAM for the expansion of Tilbury2. The Port of Tilbury, one of the UK’s fastest growing port, is vital in […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     A $4,6 million dredging project in Hampton-Seabrook harbor in New Hampshire is officially underway. Commenting the latest news, New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen, said: “Dredging at Hampton-Seabrook Harbor will strengthen the economy and improve safety for local fishermen and anyone who uses the harbor. This has been a top priority of mine and I’m […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority President and CEO, Jim Newsome, delivered his 11 th State of the Port address yesterday to more than 900 business executives, elected officials, SCPA customers and members of the maritime community. The Propeller Club of Charleston hosted the annual event in North Charleston. “Only eight states in the country have a […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Onsite activities for the planned dredging of the Harrington back channel will begin on Tuesday, 22 October, according to MidCoast Council. Dredging Solutions will undertake the work on behalf of the Council and the team will start mobilization of the dredge, pipeline and booster pumps via the Gordon Smith Reserve boat ramp in Harrington on […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During a ceremony at the IADC Annual General Meeting in New Delhi yesterday, IADC President Frank Verhoeven announced the Safety Award 2019 winner: Boskalis with its Floating Line Connecting System. From fourteen nominations, the association’s Safety Committee and Board of Directors selected the Boskalis nomination as the winner. Connecting floating pipes is an operation that […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has just announced that the Calumet Harbor bedrock removal project is now fully complete. Work completed recently by Roen Salvage Co. began on May 5, 2019. According to the Corps, the dynamite blasting and dredging of the dolomite rock from the bottom of Calumet Harbor will ensure […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Land & Water Services has officially started its work on transforming Titford Pools in Oldbury. Hidden away under the M5 motorway, Titford Pools is located along the Titford Canal and is part of the Birmingham Canal Navigations – which this year is celebrating its 250th birthday. The pools are a quirky surprise to anyone exploring […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Thousands of tonnes of silt that currently lies on the bed of the River Lagan in Belfast will be dredged in a major project to maintain and enhance the river’s water quality and unique eco-system, the Northern Ireland’s Department for Communities reports.  The £3.3m investment by the Department, which manages the River Lagan, will see […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, in partnership with the Florida Inland Navigation District, have begun dredging portions of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW).  USACE awarded a $5.8 million contract in late July for maintenance dredging of the IWW in St. Johns and Flagler Counties. During the project, Southwind Construction Corporation will remove more than […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Corpus Christi’s $410 million Channel Improvement Project, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is fully underway, and more than half of the necessary funds have been appropriated for the work from both the federal government and the Port Authority. The port is working closely with federal officials and […]