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  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-04) announced his town hall schedule for the August 2014 recess. DeFazio will travel the district to meet with constituents to discuss jobs and transportation legislation, the federal budget, Social Security, Medicare, port dredging and other issues relevant to Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District. The town hall meetings will also give constituents an […]

  • 1 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As we enter the New Year, Dredging Today is bringing you a recap of the most popular stories from 2017.   Boskalis Part of Dover Western Docks Revival Project The first stage of the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is now officially underway. The port recently appointed this £115 million […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The City of Townsville, Queensland, has just announced that a beach restoration project will kick off next week on The Strand. According to the release, officials will use more than 2,500m³ of sand to restore the beach. The foreshore between Longboard and the Sailing Club is to close from 12 October until the end of […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 2018 Dredging Summit & Expo, hosted and organized by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA), is set to kick off today in Norfolk, VA. The 2018 Summit is a technical conference organized to promote the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction. This year’s Dredging Summit & Expo is […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Tanzania Port Authority (TPA) has officially kicked off the Tanga Port dredging program on the entrance channel and the berth areas, the Daily News reports. Conducted through its Tanga office, TPA plans to complete this $74 million dredging scheme in 12 months. Implementation of this capital development project, conducted by the China Harbor Engineering Company […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has released a draft report regarding the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study, which kicks off an official comment period. The District is conducting a study to increase the depth of the existing federal channel from 40-feet to a maximum depth of 47-feet from the mouth of the St. […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Holland Marine Technologies BV, an engineering & supply company serving international dredging contractors, has announced their participation at WODCON XX. CEDA announces recently that the leading dredging event WODCON XX, to be held in Brussels, Belgium, will open its doors on 3 of June. The congress will kick off with Mr Kris Peeters, Minister-President of […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District announced recently that a new dredging season has kicked off with the first contractor, Ryba Marine, mobilized for the season. According to the Corps, dredging began at the Pointe Mouillee Access Channel and East Outer Channel on the Fiscal Year 2019 Maintenance Dredging Detroit River contract. This […]

  • 23 February 2012

    The Coastal Conservation Association Texas recently announced a $500,000 matching grant to initiate a new push in generating the funding to open Aransas County’s Cedar Bayou and Vincent Slough. After decades of negative impacts from siltation and low water flows, an estimated $6.5 million effort will be required to open the vital connection from Mesquite […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Thornbury Harbour dredging program is scheduled to commence today, according to This very important deepening project should cost somewhere between $200,000 and $270,000, and will last about two weeks. The Thornbury Harbour dredging work will be paid by debt financing. Councillor Bob Gamble was opposed to the dredging plan this year, saying he […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The dredging project at the Darwin Harbour has officially kicked off, the ABC News reports. Barry Carbon, the chair of the Icthys Project Expert Dredging Panel, last week stated that the Japanese gas giant Inpex is bringing in the largest dredge ship ever seen in Australia to the Northern Territory. According to the Amateur Fishermen’s […]

  • 25 November 2011

    DP World, UAE Region announced the start of construction work on a modern facility for the exclusive use of the fishing industry at Al Hamriya Port as part of a recently launched plan to upgrade the port’s facilities. The project details were unveiled by HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, at a press […]

  • 22 February 2012

    The Lagos State Commissioner for The Environment, Mr. Tunji Bello, on Tuesday said his ministry had mapped out plans to combat floods… (pmnewsnigeria) [mappress] Source: pmnewsnigeria, February 22, 2012

  • 26 October 2012

    As part of the ongoing task of keeping the waterway safe for shipping, another round of dredging in the lower Snohomish River and Port Gardner has officially begun. William Dowell, a spokesman for the federal agency, stated that some of the dredged material will be available for use by local governments, while some will be […]

  • 9 September 2013

    Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Memish said that the project of “Suez Canal Axis” will be developed in a way that allows accelerating the growth rate in the region as well as attracting Arab and foreign investments to take part in the implementation of the project. He said that the name of Suez […]

  • 14 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Italdraghe is currently working with an Italian dredging company on a beach replenishment project at the mouth of the Tagliamento River in north east Italy. All the equipment for the job, including a BDC 250 dredging head (fitted on a Fiat Kobelco excavator) and an SF BDC 150 cutter suction dredger, has been supplied by […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    De-silting work is about to start on Dawlish Brook to help reduce future flooding, protect the town centre, residents and businesses and its world-famous waterfowl. Work is scheduled to start today and is set to last two weeks. Signs have been put up at the waterfowl warden’s building and the Tourist Information Centre to tell […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Allana Potash Corp. expressed its congratulations to the Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority (DPFZA), the Governments of Djibouti and Ethiopia, and the people of Tadjourah Region in Djibouti, on the official completion of financing and start of construction of the new bulk port at Tadjourah, Djibouti. Attending the December 12, 2012 ceremony for the […]

  • 20 March 2012

    As National Mirror reports, the Federal Government has commenced dredging and opening up of Magodo canal as one of the constituency projects inherited by Lagos East Senatorial District. Senator Gbenga Ashafa stated that this dredging project is to address erosion and flood in the area which, if not checked could wreak ecological havoc on lives […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging work is moving forward at Canaveral Harbor, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District reported yesterday.  The project kicked off last month when the clamshell dredger Atlantic started dredging operations in the outer federal channel, said USACE. The clamshell dredger Virginian, also owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, recently joined the project and […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The paved trail on the north side of the federally managed section of the Mill Creek Levee System reopened to visitors Wednesday, January 6, following the completion of the Phase-1 levee maintenance works, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This maintenance is necessary to meet National Levee Safety Program requirements in accordance with Corps headquarters […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Dredging work in the Bembridge Harbour started on Wednesday 30th May and should continue for approximately 3 weeks. There is a small window of opportunity between the start of the project and the time when it will become too hazardous to work given the amount of traffic using the Harbour. The dredging of the Duver […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) yesterday commenced the Newtown Creek dredging project. Dredging works started in Whale Creek and then will move west along Newtown Creek towards the Pulaski Bridge to the mouth of Newtown Creek. During the dredging operations, hydrogen sulfide gas trapped in the sediment may be released. This […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations are currently underway on the Bonefish Bayou canal between Ocean Drive and Palm Tree Drive in Punta Gorda, Florida. The work kicked off yesterday and is expected to run through March 31, weather and equipment operation permitting. Under the plan, the dredge material is being offloaded at a vacant lot on Palm Tree […]

  • 4 February 2013

    The Oceanfront beach replenishment project has officially begun. The Army Corps of Engineers has commenced the offshore sand dredging program, piling load on an area from 15th Street to 70th Street, according to Jennifer Armstrong, the project manager, stated: “If another storm were to come and hit, you would be looking at a lot […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Government of the State of Osun last week commenced the dredging of rivers and waterways in all parts of the state to avert flood disaster as rainy season approaches. This dredging program is part of the state government’s efforts to protect the residents against flooding. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Environment & […]