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  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The dredging of Hannibal’s Nipper Park Marina officially got underway last week. This work started despite the fact a portion of the marina is covered in ice and the area through which drainage pipes are laid in Nipper Park is still covered with snow. The project was undertaken because in some areas around the boat […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District has just released this beautiful photo from the Babe’s Beach nourishment project in Galveston, TX, adding that the beach fill work is currently underway near 61st street. This project, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), will place up to 711,000 cubic yards of beach […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dutch Dredging, a Sliedrecht based dredging company, has kicked off its year round operation on sustainable “drop-in” marine biofuel out of the Dutch Port of Moerdijk. Their dredging vessel Alouette, permanently stationed in the Port of Moerdijk, will operate on this unique marine fuel. Next to saving on local emissions (PM, NOx and SOx) the […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    This year’s IAPH World Ports Conference will be held in Hamburg. From June 1st – 5th, international representatives from business, politics and science will gather to debate changing demands of globalization and climate change. The conference will focus on the smartPORT concept developed by the host of the conference, the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA). During […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    With the first rock hitting the water, Van Oord and its joint venture partner Boskalis have started the construction of the work harbor as part of the Fehmarnbelt Tunnel project in Rødbyhavn, Denmark. With a length of 18 kilometres this will be the longest immersed road and rail tunnel in the world. The start of […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The long-awaited expansion of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel is now officially underway. At a special ceremony that included area dignitaries and community partners, U.S. dredging contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock’s CEO Lasse Petterson kicked off this highly anticipated Channel Improvement Project Wednesday, May 29, 2019. During the ceremony, the Port of Corpus Christi’s […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging for the St. Augustine Beach renourishment project is now scheduled to kick-off December 29 due to a combination of weather and dredge maintenance, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. According to the Corps, the contractor will temporarily suspend dredging operations the evening of December 31 for the Beach Blast event. The […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released these beautiful photos from their Mantoloking beach replenishment project in New Jersey. “Our contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc., is dredging and pumping sand at Mantoloking, NJ as part of one of the largest beachfill projects in our history. We are building a 13-mile dune and berm system […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced the release of the draft report regarding the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study, which kicks off an official 45-day comment period in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The District is conducting a study to increase the depth of the existing federal channel along the […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Solana Beach has just announced the latest update on their beach renourishment project, saying that the Ross Island Dredger No. 10 – now fully assembled – is in the Central Basin, ready to begin its work in delivering sands from the lagoon overdredge pit to Cardiff State Beach. Set to kick off its […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to help protect the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District has awarded a contract to Manson Construction of Seattle, Washington, to repair a sand barrier dune in Willapa Bay, near the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation. Construction is scheduled to kick off in the summer of 2018 […]

  • 7 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    CHEC in Race for Swansea Bay Project Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc (TLSB) has named China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) as its preferred bidder for a marine works package that will include the construction of the six mile lagoon wall in Swansea Bay.   Busy Start […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo this week announced Leaving Tappan Zee Website that the federal government has approved an up to $1.6 billion loan for the project to replace the Tappan Zee Bridge, securing key financing for the construction of the New NY Bridge. The low-interest, 35-year loan comes from the federal government’s Transportation Infrastructure Finance […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane has officially commenced maintenance dredging of the Port of Brisbane, the Department of Transport and Main Roads – Maritime Safety Queensland reports. Initial works will be conducted from the Entrance Beacons to the upstream end of Hamilton Reach. According to the official announcement, some maintenance works in the […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, announced that the annual maintenance dredging of the Federal navigation channel in the Grays Harbor Inner Harbor will begin today and continue through Feb. 14, 2014 – the time of year particularly suited for dredging to ensure the least impact to aquatic species and resources. Removal of […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Seawork International (Tuesday-Thursday, 25-27 June 2013, Southampton, UK) is the largest and fastest growing commercial marine and workboat event to be held in a European working port. Now in its 16th successful year, Seawork attracts over 450 exhibitors and 7200 visitors from all over the world. Seawork takes place in a single-storey venue which converts […]

  • 17 January 2013

    Sod has been cut for the take off of a major Sanitation and Drainage Project for the Accra Metropolis. The Project will among other things focus on the dredging of the Odaw basin and the Korle Lagoon to improve sanitation challenges facing the capital. The Drainage Project is estimated at about $ 700,000. President John […]

  • 20 May 2013

    Under the auspice of HE Said Hamdoon, Undersecretary Ministry of Transport and Communication, Oman International Container Terminal ground breaking ceremony took place on May 16th to mark the start of the expansion of their container terminal capacity in Sohar. The construction will pave the way to increase the terminals’ capacity from the current 800,000 TEU […]

  • 7 February 2013

    Sunshine Coast Council’s foreshore protection works at Golden Beach have commenced sooner than planned, with a dredge arriving at Pumicestone Passage ahead of schedule this week. Division 2 Councillor Tim Dwyer said the scheduled 30 day maintenance renourishment period had been brought forward and extended to ensure erosion caused by ex-tropical Cyclone Oswald is restored. […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    About 5,000 cubic yards of material unsuitable for open water placement is being dredged from the Duwamish River by a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor beginning Jan. 25. The contractor will use a specially-designed clamshell bucket and approved dredging procedures designed to minimize sediment resuspension and remove the unsuitable material. The Corps’ Seattle District […]

  • 13 September 2012

    The dredging work on the nearly 12-mile section of the Delaware River between the Walt Whitman Bridge and the Philadelphia International Airport began this week. On Sunday, the 220-foot dredging vessel “Illinois” started the process of deepening the mentioned section of the river from 40 feet to 45 feet. “The real action takes place a […]

  • 16 July 2012

    Kenosha harbor dredging started at the mouth of the channel Monday morning, reports kenoshanews. The dredged material is being pumped two miles north to holding ponds in Pennoyer Park. Dave Anderson is the owner of Shoreline Builders said the channel will be dredged to a depth of 12 feet. The Kenosha Harbor was last dredged […]

  • 18 June 2012

    Dredging project begins on Sanibel Island, reports msn.com. Crews from Florida Dredging and Dock will be removing sand from Blind Pass. Approximately 120,000 cubic yards of sand will be removed. That sand will be used for Bowman’s Beach renourishment. The project is being funded through a grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and  […]

  • 10 May 2012

    The Hudson River cleanup project yesterday entered its third year of dredging. As during the 2011 season, three to four dredges will be working at any given time, 24 hours a day and six days a week, until early November, according to Mark Behan, a spokesman for General Electric Co. Behan said the weather has […]

  • 26 April 2011

    Danny and Mairead Cassidy are in Avalon visiting their grandparents for Easter as they stand on a 10 foot cliff overlooking what’s left… (abclocal) [mappress] Source: abclocal, April 26, 2011;    

  • 5 January 2012

    It has been 15 years since the town of Stockbridge and the Stockbridge Bowl Association began planning the massive project in the iconic …   By Lucas Willard (publicbroadcasting) [mappress] Source: publicbroadcasting, January 5, 2012;