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  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of its plan to clear the area, the Government of Guyana has commenced dredging of the shallow ranges along the Essequibo River, announced the Maritime Administration Department (MARAD). The dredging vessel “Steve N” started working on Wednesday in the area known as Chalmers Crossing, close to Wakenaam, Leguan and Hog Island. “This marks the beginning of an extensive […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging of Tappan Lake has finally begun with the equipment actually in place and on the water, according to Barbara Bennett, director of administrative services for the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD). Bennett stated that 400,000 cubic yards of sediment would be removed from the bottom of Tappan, which would take place near Beaverdam Run […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Dredging works at Brighton Marina are now officially underway, according to the Premier Marinas announcement. The contractor, ML Dredging, is onsite and has begun the initial stages of the annual dredging programme, following the results of the preliminary surveys which were completed by their team at the beginning of June, the announcement said. During the […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The construction project at the Bay St. Louis Municipal Harbor and Pier is moving forward. The first phase of this project began on November 5, 2012 with the dredging of more than 150,000 cubic yards of sand to make way for the harbor basin. The sand is being used to add to the existing sand […]

  • 23 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 17 – 23, 2018).   IADC Dredging in Figures 2017 Available The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just presented the 2017 edition of Dredging in Figures, an annual review of the global dredging market including the international dredging industry’s […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Senate version of the Energy and Water Appropriations bill for FY 2016 will include $1.8 million in federal funding for the North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study, which will allow a feasibility study for mitigation and resiliency projects to protect Nassau Back Bay. President Obama recently requested that just $1 million in 2016 Appropriations be allocated […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Central Coast Council – serving the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia – recently kicked off $2,807,000 of important coastal foreshore and rehabilitation works at the southern end of Avoca Beach. The works, funded by the NSW State Government, will improve the infrastructure and amenity of the area as well as to deliver […]

  • 15 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 9-15, 2018).   IJmuiden Sea Lock Project Takes Shape The most visible construction work at the new IJmuiden sea lock this month will be at the lock gate chambers of the outer head and the inner head, according to the […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the Manasquan Inlet to Barnegat Inlet beach fill project in Northern Ocean County, NJ, officially started yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District informs. USACE’s project manager Keith Watson joined NJDEP Commissioner Bob Martin, Toms River Mayor Thomas Kelaher, and other officials at the kick off ceremony. “The Christie Administration is […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations are currently underway along Little Lagoon Pass near West Beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama. According to the City of Gulf Shores’ latest release, the pass has gotten increasingly shallow over the past year, and this is much needed as boating season winds down. “They’ll be some activity along the shoreline as that […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Galveston has begun replacing hundreds of thousands of cubic yards of sand that were eroded from its beaches during Hurricane Harvey, working to make the city safer from future storms and bolster its tourism industry. FEMA’s Public Assistance program is providing 90% of the funding for three Galveston beach restoration projects whose combined cost exceeds […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging program is set to begin this week, the port said in their latest release.  According to the official announcement, this dredging campaign, scheduled to last for a period of approximately 7 days, will be undertaken at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District started maintenance dredging of the Bennett’s Creek Federal Navigation channel last week. Slated to be accomplished in about four weeks, the project will remove critical shoaling within the Bennett’s Creek Channel, currently impacting navigation, USACE reports. “This is somewhat of a unique project; we’re using a USACE […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two long-awaited flood alleviation schemes in Louth and Horncastle, to help manage the flow of the river Lud and River Bain at high times, were launched on Tuesday 11th August. Both schemes are being completed by VBA; a joint venture comprising of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins and form part of the Environment Agency’s Water […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) has begun the court mandated dredging of Little Lagoon Pass, City of Gulf Shores. According to ALDOT, the excavation of sand blocking the flow of water from Little Lagoon Pass into the Gulf of Mexico started yesterday, utilizing dredge piping, bulldozers and long reach track hoes. “Dredging operations and sand placement […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise (LPLE) has started major construction works on the Lekki Deep Sea Port in Lagos State, local media reports. The port construction operations are being carried out by two major companies: China Harbor Engineering Company Limited (CHEC), the engineering and construction arm of China Construction and Communication Company (CCCC) and Louis […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews began dredging Knapps Narrows near Tilghman Island this past weekend as part of maintenance dredging being overseen by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District to ensure continued safe navigation along the federal channel. According to the Corps, the Knapps Narrows Federal Navigation Channel is important to the local economy and is used […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, started their first ever project in Denmark on March 1, 2018.  Under the contract, Wasa’s backhoe dredger Optimus, equipped with a 360 ton Hitachi excavator, will dredge over 900.000m³ of clay, silt and moraine from the Kalundborg Harbor area. The dredged material will be loaded into […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Central Dredging Association (CEDA), together with the Portuguese Engineers Association (OE), today opened the Iberian Dredging Conference in Lisbon. The conference was opened by Stefan Aarninkhof, Professor of Coastal Engineering at Delft University of Technology. The central theme of the CEDA Iberian Conference will be ‘Dredging for sustainable port development’. With high-profile speakers from nine different […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the $1.5 billion Tema Port Expansion Project have officially started, according to the Ghana Ports & Harbors Authority (GPHA). This capital development project, expected to be completed by the 4th quarter of 2019, is being executed by the Meridian Port Services (MPS), which is a consortium of three main institutions, Bolore Africa Logistics, […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The maintenance dredging operations at the Port of Foynes are scheduled to begin today, according to the Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC). The dredging works will be undertaken by the SFPC’s multicat Shannon 1. Operations will be conducted by using a plough, and will be located within the Port of Foynes, including the West and East Jetties and […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Comfort Lake – Forest Lake Watershed District broke ground last week on a $536,605 wetland restoration project in southern Chisago County, MN, that will ultimately improve water quality in Moody and Bone lakes. The district began a five-year project to improve the lakes in late 2010, when they installed low-velocity fish barriers to prevent rough […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Tangipahoa Parish President, Robby Miller, has announced that the dredging project on the Tangipahoa River is set to begin today, Tangipahoa Parish Government said in its latest release.  Miller said that dredging operations on the Tangipahoa Bar Channel will start Tuesday, October 31, and is expected to continue through Thursday, November 2, at the mouth of the river. […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The sediment dredging operations – part of the Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project – started earlier this week, according to the Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s latest update. Acting Project Manager, Ken Tarboton, said that the milestone was significant for the team and for the wider community. “This week the contractor started removing contaminated sediment from the […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Worth Inlet emergency maintenance dredging project began yesterday, October 21st, right after the contracted dredging vessel arrived at the scene. The vessel will perform 24-hour continuous dredging to address “severe shoaling” in the Inlet.  Lake Worth Inlet connects Palm Beach Harbor to the Atlantic Ocean. The Port of Palm Beach is the fourth […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £50,000 coastal defense repair scheme at Portaferry Road in Greyabbey is officially underway, the Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure said in its latest release. The scheme will greatly improve the structural stability of the existing seawall and thereby lessen the risk of undermining the carriageway of this important A Class Road on the Ards Peninsula […]