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  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), state and local elected officials, and Indian River Lagoon protection advocates yesterday celebrated the completion of a two-year-long muck dredging project in the Eau Gallie River aimed at improving water quality. Attendees gathered at historic Ballard Park at the mouth of the […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Last week, Damen Dredging celebrated the completion of the assembly of the screening installation for the new dredger, the CEMEX Go Innovation. The screening installation is designed for the aggregate dredger type MAD3500 currently under construction. This hopper dredger features several innovative elements, including the fully re-designed screening installation. All major offshore aggregate dredgers are […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Wilson Sons Estaleiros, one of Brazil’s largest providers of integrated logistics and supply chain solutions, began April with the dry-docking of the hydraulic backhoe dredger Simson – owned by Dutch company Van Oord.  The dry-docking includes structural repairs and improvements in the box-cooler, according to an official Wilson Sons’s announcement. The operation took place in […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Network Rail has awarded the contract for reconstruction of the Dawlish seawall to BAM Nuttall ahead of work starting to increase resilience of the vital rail artery to the South West. Work is set to start at the end of May, following years of detailed designs and collaborations between world leading marine, coastal and railway […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Greatham South Flood Alleviation Scheme has been awarded the Large Project Award for projects with a value greater than £5m at the 2019 Robert Stephenson Awards. Other winners included Whitley Bay Central Promenade Coastal Protection Works, which won the Medium Project Ward for projects with a value between £1m and £5m, and the River Leven […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency and Dorset Council have partnered up to work on a new multi-million pound sea defense project at West Bay, West Dorset. Over the next two weeks, subject to weather and sea conditions, large rocks will be delivered by barges to West Beach so that new and improved sea defenses can be constructed. […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford has announced that their classroom training under the name ‘Wave Action on Coastal Structures’ is set to take place on May 21-22, 2019, in Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai.  This course will teach the theory and methods necessary for delivering alternative solutions to coastal problems. “Attendees will gain a thorough understanding of a range […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019. “While the first quarter is normally our seasonally weakest quarter, our results did not meet our expectations,” stated Mark Stauffer, Orion Group Holding’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “However, given the project activity we are currently engaged in […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    A public consultation is underway about proposals to dredge the River Parrett between Stathe and Burrowbridge and will continue until Saturday, 1 June. The scheme is being led for Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board (IDB), working closely with the Environment Agency and Natural England. The aim of the proposed works […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    T-Ports has just released the latest update on their Lucky Bay project – an innovative port development scheme on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula.  “April has been a productive month for T-Ports with new milestones reached and an announcement made, while the project remains on track to open for grower receivals later this year,” the Adelaide […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Environment Agency Chair, Emma Howard Boyd, has opened an 8-week consultation period on the recently launched long-term strategy that will tackle flooding and coastal change in the UK. Launching the strategy, Emma Howard Boyd said “we cannot win a war against water” by building higher flood defenses and called for a new approach to ensure communities […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District is seeking comment for proposed new dredging work for the Norfolk Harbor Navigation Improvements Project, Thimble Shoals Channel -West. According to an official announcement, approximately 8 million cubic yards of maintenance and new work dredged material from the Norfolk Harbor project is proposed for dredging, transport, and […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2019. Chief Executive Officer Lasse Petterson commented, “The first quarter of 2019 was an exceptional quarter driven by strong project performance, resulting in net income from continuing operations of $20.5 million and an adjusted EBITDA from continuing […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has received an application from the Town of Palm Beach, Florida, for the shoreline stabilization and water access activities, located in the Lake Worth Lagoon. The applicant seeks authorization to stabilize the shoreline and improve water access at an existing marina by conducting the following […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority has officially inaugurated the deepening of the Nieuwe Waterweg and Botlek basin, making this port complex accessible for ships up to 15 meter draught. The dredging scheme was carried out by Boskalis (Maassluis to the Benelux Tunnel and the Botlek) and Van der Kamp (from the Nieuwe Waterweg Maassluis to […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand have announced $1.9 million in federal funding for shoreline restoration in Niagara County. The funds – administered through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – will be used to restore the Krull Park Shoreline, which was severely damaged […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District staff will host a public teleconference April 26 from 11 a.m. to noon to provide an update on the ongoing Miami Harbor Navigation Improvement Study and to provide information on the study progress and upcoming milestones. The navigation improvement study began in September of 2018 to evaluate […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV recently looked back on a very successful Dutch trade mission to Vietnam with specific focus on climate resilience and socio-economic development through improved inland waterway transport. During the mission Royal HaskoningDHV signed a multimillion-euro World Bank funded contract to make the Mekong Delta, which is home to millions of people, more resilient to […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a new bayfront marina at the end of Higbee Avenue in Somers Point is underway with completion expected in the summer of 2019. Wickberg Marina Contracting, Inc. of Belford, NJ recently completed the dredging phase of the project, and Walters Marine Construction of Ocean View, NJ has begun construction on the marina itself. […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Governement’s Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has just release the latest update on their Manila Bay dredging scheme, saying that the total volume of removed muck and silt from 20m distance from shore to bay and thickness/depth of two meters is 18,000m³ at the moment.  “Two units of multi-purpose amphibious dredge […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Rockingham in Western Australia plans to carry out sand renourishment works at Challenger Beach in late April to combat ongoing erosion issues that are occurring on site. Otherwise known as the Kwinana Headland Beach, Challenger Beach is located in East Rockingham, just north of the grain terminal on Rockingham Beach Road. The area has […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The South African Port of Ngqura, the first port in the world to have a fixed jet pump sand bypass system, is meeting its stringent dredging targets of 240 000 tonnes of sand per year, Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) said in its latest release.  “This is an achievement as we are complying with the Record […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has analysed the results of the recent engineering surveys of the river defenses in Arundel. They have begun to share this information with riverside property owners and explain what it means for them. Since October 2018 their contractors have completed drone surveys, visual inspections, surveys of the river bed and thickness tests […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of London Authority (PLA) is investing £3.5 million in new dry discharge system at CEMEX Northfleet Wharf, aimed to secure Thames river traffic and improve building materials throughputs at the site. The development will enable CEMEX Marine dredgers to discharge sand and gravel more efficiently for processing at the Northfleet site. CEMEX Marine dredgers […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Governor Kay Ivey last Friday announced that on March 29, 2019, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council approved Alabama’s State Expenditure Plan for Gulf Coast recovery. This plan, developed by the Alabama Gulf Coast Recovery Council (AGCRC), proposes 28 activities for the Spill Impact Component of RESTORE funding (also known as Bucket 3) for a […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Southwest Florida Water Management District will hold a public workshop Tuesday, April 16, to share information about the Weeki Wachee Channel Restoration Project. According to their official announcement, the meeting will take place at the Coast Guard Auxiliary Meeting Hall, located at 4340 Calienta St. in Hernando Beach, FL. “The workshop will be an open-house […]