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  • 1 June 2020

    Hansel Marine, a Chinese manufacturer of dredgers and dredging equipment, successfully completed the construction of a new Booster Boat 350 and delivered this piece of equipment to Tai Lake last month. The Booster Boat 350 is a customized design product, complied with Chinese ZC regulations and Chinese Shipbuilding Quality Standard (CSQS). The boat is equipped […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The average age of dredging fleet in Russia is 36 years and the country urgently needs to put new dredgers into operation, Gennady Egorov, director of the St. Petersburg-based Marine Engineering Bureau, said in a recent statement. “As of today, the Russian technical fleet consists of 2,700 vessels. During the past few years, approximately 100 […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Caminada Headland Back Barrier Marsh Creation – Increment 2 (BA-193) project is moving into the next phase, officials announced on the CWPPRA website. The project entails dredging suitable marsh fill material from designated offshore borrow areas to create an eight mile long stretch of marsh. During the works, dredged material from the Gulf of […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Hall Contracting Pty Ltd has been engaged to undertake dredging and land reclamation works at Gladstone Harbor as part of the Clinton Vessel Interaction Project. “Our team will use backhoe dredge Woomera to widen the channel, creating safer conditions for vessels,” the company said in their latest release. The $80 million Clinton Vessel Interaction Project […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following the success of the DYNAREV experiment in the summer of 2017, a second Bath-led laboratory experiment on a low cost style of dynamic revetment was carried out in collaboration with researchers from institutions in both Europe and Brazil, supported by GCRF funding. Traditionally, coastal protection uses solutions such as sea walls or beach nourishment. […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has collaborated with Subcon International to develop a purpose-built juvenile fish nursery in Australia by applying the IHC-developed Medusa geopolymer binder technology, which turns sand into solid reef modules. The nursery includes a purpose-built reef consisting of over 50 modules and underwater artworks. The reef has been designed by Subcon’s marine engineers and […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Dan Crenshaw, along with Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz and Representative Kevin Brady, sent a letter recently to Acting FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor requesting FEMA’s swift approval of the City of Houston’s new San Jacinto river mouth bar dredging plan. While FEMA has already completed its initial debris removal mission, sediment brought […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of their work to get the existing port ready for larger vessels, LNG Canada is set to resume its dredging activities in the vicinity of Rio Tinto, former Methanex and former Eurocan wharfs. According to the LNG Canada’s latest release, this is a continuation from last year’s activities and will take place from […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 68m long, 14m wide, 1300 tonne dredger Arco Dee was scheduled to enter Littlehampton Harbor on Saturday, August 3, carrying a cargo of 1200 tonnes of sand dredged from the seabed off Littlehampton.​ “Piloting large vessels into the harbor can be a challenging business as the entrance is just 31 meters wide at its […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy has granted conditional approval for Gladstone Ports Corporation’s Clinton Vessel Interaction Project. According to the government, the approval was given to GPC to dredge approximately 800 000m³ from the existing Clinton channel and dispose the dredged material in the Western Basin Reclamation Area in Gladstone, Queensland. […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host an informational outreach event entitled “Waterways, Wetlands, and You!” this month, about the Corps’ Regulatory Program and Great Lakes high water levels. This event, facilitated by the USACE’s Regulatory and Hydraulics & Hydrology staff, will focus on water levels, shoreline processes, and shore protection projects. […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District staff executed a modification to the West Fork San Jacinto River Emergency Debris Removal contract June 7, 2019, to dredge an additional 497,400 cubic yards of material that was deposited in the mouth of the San Jacinto River from Hurricane Harvey. “This contract modification will ensure a […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

     The FEMA funded emergency dredging of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River near Kingwood, Texas, is nearing its completion. USACE Galveston District has just released the latest project update, saying that as of April 11, 652 tons of woody debris and 1,547,000 cubic yards of sand has been dredged from the river. […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The FEMA funded emergency dredging of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River near Kingwood, Texas, is scheduled to begin demobilization around the third week in April, USACE Galveston District said in their latest project update.  Two dredges continue to operate 24/7 to reduce future flood risks as they cut through Harvey silt and […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major milestone has been reached on the new Antarctic wharf project at Rothera Research Station. Following two months of deconstructing the old Biscoe wharf, the first frame of the new 74-meter long structure has been lowered into place. Over the weekend, divers completed the final part of the wharf deconstruction along the sea bed, […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. President, Donald Trump, signed an executive order yesterday to help sea veterans seamlessly transition into the U.S. Merchant Marine. The order is designed to bolster the ranks of the Merchant Marine and increase job opportunities for transitioning troops. Under the order, the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security will – over the next year – identify […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     The West Fork of the San Jacinto River FEMA funded Emergency Debris Removal project near Kingwood, Texas, has reached its halfway mark of completion, USACE Galveston District said in its latest announcement.  This emergency cleanup program was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) on July 6, 2018 and covers about two miles of […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     HTV Houston Television, with its mission to effectively communicate relevant information concerning municipal and related governmental and community services, has just released a very interesting video update about ongoing  San Jacinto River dredging program. This emergency cleanup program was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) on July 6, 2018 and covers about two […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The San Jacinto River debris removal scheme is nearing its half-way completion mark, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District said in their latest announcement.  At the moment, the West Fork of the San Jacinto River Emergency Debris Removal Project reached 45 percent completion. The two dredges have removed a combined total of approximately […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, awarded a contract to Tidewater Inc. of Elkridge, MD, last month, to restore and create coastal wetland habitat along the Lake Erie shoreline in the City of Port Clinton, Ohio.  The project will restore 12 acres and add another 1.4 acres of coastal wetlands on Lake Erie, […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018, included as title I of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (S. 3021), was signed into law yesterday.  The new law will provide for investment in harbor, waterway, flood protection, and other water infrastructure improvements throughout the country. The bipartisan leaders of the Transportation and Infrastructure […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations near the mouth of the Vinton Navigation Channel in Louisiana, conducted by Magnolia Dredge & Dock, LLC of Mandeville, La., are now wrapped up, Port of Vinton officials said.  Commenting the latest news, Jerry Merchant, president of the Port of Vinton board of commissioners, said: “It has been more than seven years since any maintenance dredge […]

  • 23 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has just released a couple of photos of the FEMA funded emergency dredging operation in the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. “We faced some recent delays due to weather and dredge assembly but the dredge is on station and is now removing debris to help reduce flood risks,” said Alton […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    According to the latest info sent out by the Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District, dredging work on the San Jacinto River is officially underway, Kingwood.com reports. The $69.8 million project, located near Kingwood, Texas, involves dredging and debris removal of 1.8 million cubic yards of sediment that has contributed to recent flooding in the […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Applicants Mark Lender and Harry Bajraktari are seeking a permit from USACE’s New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with construction of a bulkhead and groins in Clinton, Conn. This work is proposed in Long Island Sound at 155 and 157 Shore Road in Clinton. The project includes the […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) will hold its next quarterly meeting today, at 10 a.m. at Camp Perry in Port Clinton, OH. During the meeting, the commission will discuss and vote on dredge material grant proposals provided by OLEC’s Dredge Research and Innovation in Farming Team (DRIFT). At the event, there will also be updates […]