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  • 10 August 2012

    According to portstrategy.com, the Chilean government has proposed construction of a new port that will serve the country’s Fifth region. Fifth region is already home to both San Antonio and Valparaiso ports, as well as the capital city of Santiago. Portstrategy.com reports that the location of the port is yet to be decided, but could […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    EDF National Authorising Officer in the Republic of Congo has introduced a plan for the supply of the dredging equipment and machinery. The joint navigable waterways maintenance service is an economic interest grouping set up by the Central African Republic and the Republic of Congo. Its aim is to guarantee favourable navigation conditions on the […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge valve is used to control the flow of water and sand in the suction and discharge pipes of either cutter suction dredgers or trailing suction hopper dredgers. The dredge valve is designed in such a way that there are no fasteners inside the body that can loosen and damage other parts during operation. On […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Rothen Group, a national independent civil engineering and maintenance business servicing UK Waterways, has introduced a new 70ft narrow-beam crane boat to its fleet. According to the company, the 70ft narrow-beam crane boat has made lock maintenance even safer, more cost-effective and efficient for users. Operators can also use a controls device, from a […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Our new Dredging Vessels Directory was introduced today at the International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation in Abu Dhabi. The new directory, which will provide the dredging industry with a compact useful overview of operating cutter suction dredgers (CDS), is now expanded with a significant database of operating trailing suction […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Continuing in his efforts to bring relief from the massive discharges of nutrient-laden water from Lake Okeechobee, Congressman Curt Clawson yesterday introduced his bipartisan legislation to expedite repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD). Clawson’s legislation would set aside $800 million and require the Army Corps of Engineers to complete the urgent repairs needed to […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Saint-Petersburg based engineering company Global Technologies of Innovative Systems (GTIS) has presented a new multi-functional pontoon for dredging and underwater engineering operations. GTIS Director General, Yevgeny Yeryomin, said that the construction was performed at the premises of Interferrum-Metal, stevedoring company operating at Big Port St. Petersburg, and tested in the water area of the port, according to IAA […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DHI, an independent research and consultancy organization operating worldwide, presented their Port Expansion Solution (PEX) at the 30th IAPH World Ports Conference in Bali last month. The presentation was delivered by Dr. Mamta Jain and attracted solid attention for the duration of the conference, DHI said in its announcement. “The Port Expansion Solution sets new […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Makai Ocean Engineering, Inc. and the University of Hawaii (UH) have jointly developed a novel autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) that can effectively deploy seafloor sensing equipment by combining features of a free-swimming AUV and those of a bottom crawling vehicle. This ‘hybrid’ autonomous underwater vehicle is called the Bottom-Skimming AUV, or B-SAUV. The B-SAUV is […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Randle Reef project partners have announced that a path forward has been established for the project. In the summer of 2014, extensive consultation occurred with industry experts to determine options to advance the project within the current budget envelope. After careful consideration of all information received from industry, the project partners have identified modifications […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced a plan for the Monroe Harbor maintenance dredging project in Michigan. This cleanup program will involve removal of approximately 45,000 cubic yards of material which will be placed either hydraulically in the Sterling State Park Confined Disposal Facilities (CDF) or mechanically in the Pointe Mouillee CDF. The […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Aurum Pumpen GmbH, a German manufacturer and distributor of industrial pumps and dredgers, has just released details concerning it’s Aurum Klassik ADST line of dredgers. This piece of equipment, designed and built by Aurum Dredging Technologies GmbH (an Aurum Pumpen Subsidiary), is smart, fully automated dredger with production optimization skills, capable of economical and sustainable […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Région Bretagne, Service Fonctionnel des Transports, has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Brest Port Development Project – lot M06.  The contract involves the dredging of channels and docks at the French Port of Brest – including a wharf under construction, the filling of the new polder and the associated stocking method to accommodate: […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Carlos Curbelo and Seth Moulton yesterday introduced the bipartisan Flood Protection Act, legislation that would establish a cost-share program for infrastructure projects that divert, remove or store flood waters. It would also authorize funding to assist communities with enhancement of natural barriers, modernization and maintenance of current infrastructure, such as levees, elevated roads and […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ACE Geosynthetics, a manufacturer of geosynthetic fabric and geosynthetic products, such as geogrid and geotextile, has just released a video about their ACETube® (Geotextile Tube) Dewatering System, that can make dredging faster and more efficient.  ACETube® is integrated with single or multiple pieces of high-strength and high permeability polypropylene or polyester synthetic fabric and is theoretically applicable […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Inland Navigation District will be receiving sealed bids for the construction of the Intracoastal Waterway Maintenance Dredging project at its offices in Jupiter, Florida until 2 PM, October 4, and then the bids will be publicly opened. “The District will award the project to the qualified, responsible, and responsive bidder presenting the lowest […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ECTMarine, a Dutch supplier of dredging components, services and design, has developed the first comprehensive online Dredge Calculation Tool, which serves as an extension of their dredge consultancy services. “This tool is the first of its kind to be offered freely and accessible to anyone. The software is a result of years of experience and […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Korean Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries and the Busan Port Authority have announced a long-term vision and strategy to develop Busan Port into a global trans-shipment hub port. In recent years trans-shipment cargo at Busan has grown by 10% (average) year-on-year while local cargo has increased by 4.2%. In 2014, trans-shipment activities overtook local cargo […]

  • 17 August 2011

    The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) today signed an agreement for the first tranche ($51.55 million loan) under the $250 million Sustainable Coastal Protection and Management Investment Programme. The programme will improve incomes and reduce poverty in coastal communities in Karnataka and Maharashtra states by addressing immediate costal instability problems and […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar, in cooperation with its German dealer, Zeppelin Baumaschinen GmbH, will exhibit more than 70 machines under the theme “Committed to Your Success. All Day. Every Day.” Three different exhibit areas totalling over 12,000 square metres of space will showcase the latest Cat® machines, work tools and engines as well as the latest technology, solutions […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nearly 200 people gathered at UNF last week to listen to the annual State of the Port address by JAXPORT CEO Brian Taylor. After being introduced by Propeller Club President Jim Gillen, Taylor reviewed JAXPORT’s past performance and provided updates about port projects such as Mile Point, the Intermodal Container Transfer Facility at Dames Point, […]

  • 13 September 2013

    The Hamburg Port Authority AöR has introduced a plan to invite bids for the construction of a sludge landfill with ancillary facilities for disposal of dredged silt from European and Hamburg waters. This development program will include: – Incorporation of largely dehydrated, polluted silt including seal between base and upper gasket method in drainage layers […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Manitoba is proposing its first comprehensive Surface Water Management Strategy and multi-year surface water management investments to protect Lake Winnipeg and mitigate flood and drought damage, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh and Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Steve Ashton announced. “Manitoba faces three water woes: excessive nutrient loading of waterways that is harming Lake […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Grand Port Maritime de la Guadeloupe is preparing a large port development project. This program consists of creation of embankments, dredging of sea access and full implementation of land fill in the Port of Jarry in Baie-Mahault. These works include implementation of future embankments with full earth construction (dredging soil, supply and implementation of materials), […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) to perform maintenance dredging in the Arthur Kill, Ward Point Bend and Seguine Point Bend Reaches of the New York and New Jersey Channels, Federal Navigation Project. The Ward Point Bend sediment was tested and meets the criteria […]

  • 20 February 2012

    A package of bills has been introduced in the Senate and House of Representatives that will implement major recommendations of a legislative commission which spent nearly three years studying the economic growth that could result from further development and marketing of Rhode Island’s ports. Five bills each were submitted in the two legislative chambers on […]