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  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has applied to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to expand its Grimsby River Terminal (GRT) in order to be able to handle the world’s largest car carriers.  According to ABP, the application is the critical first step in the consenting process to extend the existing berthing infrastructure, as well as deepen […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction industry research and information association CIRIA will be the organizer of an event that will explore how risk of contaminated sediments should be assessed and managed in the UK. The event named “Can industry improve dealing with contaminated sediments?” is taking place on April 10th at the CIRIA Office in Griffin Court, London. It will […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC today symbolically handed over the 2,000th dredge pump to be built by the company to its new owner – Jan De Nul Group. Commenting the latest milestone, Royal IHC’s CEO Dave Vander Heyde, said: “We are proud to have delivered our 2,000th pump. Reaching this impressive number is the result of continuous development from research, learning, […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District reached the milestone on April 5, 2019 of removing 4 million cubic yards of dredge material as part of Phase II of the three-phased Boston Harbor Navigation Improvement Project in Massachusetts. According to the Corps, approximately 7.7 million cubic yards of dredge material and weathered rock, […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, will host a public meeting on April 10 in Marysville to discuss construction plans for Phases 2B and 3 of the Marysville Ring Levee project. USACE reported that the open-house meeting will provide an overview explanation of the project’s status and supplemental environmental documents, which are based […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency today (April 5) officially marked the opening of £4.8 million Starcross and Cockwood flood defense scheme. The new coastal defenses include 4 new flood gates, newly raised ground, slipway improvements and nearly 600 meters of raised and refurbished flood walls. Alongside the project’s flood defense benefits, the scheme has included work to enhance […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has pledged £5 million towards a project to upgrade Scrabster Harbor, close to the Dounreay nuclear site in the north of Scotland, aimed to improved its capacity to receive cruise ships and vessels working in the offshore oil and gas industry. According to their announcement, the improvement work is likely […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Colonel John Litz, USACE’s Baltimore District commander, took part at a flood resiliency workshop led by the City of Rotterdam, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, aboard Clipper Stad Amsterdam in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, March 29, 2019. Litz and members of Baltimore District’s Planning Division joined representatives from the Netherlands, Maryland Department of the Environment, the City […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA)’s Dredging Services division will soon embark on a maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to restore the design depths at certain berths inside Duncan Dock. The maintenance campaign, which is set to start in early April 2019, is scheduled for completion by the end of May 2019. […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) has completed the delivery of a new, dredged Eastern Channel, in line with the Commission’s priority and overriding responsibility for navigational safety and strategic objective to deliver improvements to harbor access. According to the CHC, the harbor is a Trust Port, designated and recognized by the Department for Transport, and as […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. President Donald Trump toured Lake Okeechobee and the Herbert Hoover Dike last Friday, as part of a major environmental visit. During his walking tour, President Trump looked at the work being done on the aging dike to improve water quality across South Florida. Joining him were Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, Senator Marco Rubio, Senator Rick Scott, along […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The inaugural round of the Massachusetts Dredging Program is now open, according to the Baker-Polito Administration. This is the Commonwealth’s first standalone grant program to offer focused funding for saltwater dredging on a competitive, annual basis. Grant funding will help coastal communities maintain and improve their navigational waterways and support the long-term growth and sustainability of […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The project to deepen, widen and lengthen the Lyttelton Harbor’s shipping channel is now complete and ready for use, the New Zealand’s Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) said in its latest release.  The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Fairway wrapped up the project late last year, and now twenty-two new navigation aids see Lyttelton become one of […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Colonel John Litz, USACE’s Baltimore District commander, joined Congressionals and federal, state and local partners this weekend for a luncheon – hosted by Smith Island United – to celebrate progress on the historic island to combat sea level rise and erosion, as well as to discuss the island’s vision and plans for the future. Baltimore […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Close to a hundred citizens of the Ciales area attended a Rio Grande de Manatí flood risk feasibility study public scoping meeting on Sunday, hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District. The meeting, organized by Puerto Rico’s District 13 Representative Gabriel Rodriguez-Aguiló, was an opportunity for the community to not only learn about […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME Group, an international group of specialized companies involved in complex marine engineering works, today marked an important milestone in the construction of their new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Meuse River. “Together with our esteemed partners Royal IHC, we laid the keel of the 8.300 m³ vessel in Krimpen aan den IJssel,” said DEME […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Orange County Commissioners met with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s senior leaders yesterday for an update on the $3.9 Billion Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay and Texas Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The project will include construction of 27 miles of new levees and flood walls in Orange County, Texas, and result […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York’s Congressman Lee Zeldin today joined Commanding General of the USACE Headquarters, Lieutenant General Todd Semonite, and New York District’s USACE Commander, Colonel Thomas Asbery, as they surveyed Smith Point County Park, following the emergency dredge of Moriches Inlet and the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway. An upcoming major milestone will be LTG Semonite’s final approval […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Superior agreed last week to work with federal, state and private partners on a roughly $18.5 million project to clean up contamination in Howards Bay, Wisconsin Public Radio announced. The remediation project is part of the St. Louis River Area of Concern and the river is one of 43 sites that were designated as the most […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has officially opened over 7 kilometers of new river and sea defenses in the coastal town of Shoreham, helping to keep the community safe from flooding from storms and rising sea levels. The new £45 million scheme will better protect over 2,300 homes and 169 commercial properties, as well as important local […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The long awaited Beaver Island Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Project – aimed to dramatically improve the habitat and environmental health on this Mississippi River island – is finally underway and moving forward according to schedule.    “The $10 million habitat restoration project is funded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Upper Mississippi River Restoration […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The dredging of Silver Lake is a significant operation and it was last completed about 25 years ago, the City of Rochester, Minnesota, said in its latest release.  As such, the city has identified additional improvements that can be done, during the dredging, which would benefit the community’s use of Silver Lake Park. As a part […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has awarded funding for six habitat restoration projects in the 16th round of its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund (CEHRTF). The council approved the funding at the March 12 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. Projects approved for funding include two salt marsh restoration and resilience enhancement […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, has approved development plans for the expansion of the Port of Tilbury, on the River Thames at Tilbury in Essex, England. Currie & Brown is providing project management, commercial management and procurement services on the Tilbury2 project. Commenting the latest news, Peter Ward, commercial director at the […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has joined Maritime by Holland (NML) – a foundation which plays a connecting role between subsectors and the maritime sector as a whole. Together with the branches, NML stimulates mutual cooperation, also with the government and the knowledge and educational institutions. On the other hand, NML is committed to increasing the visibility of […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work to restore Queensland’s Golden Beach will soon be underway thanks to a grant from the Palaszczuk Government. The funding provided to Take Action for Pumicestone Passage Inc delivers on an election commitment and will allow the group to re-establish the natural ecosystem along the foreshore of the TS Onslow Australian Navy Cadets base on […]