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  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), in association with the Bahamas Ministry of Works, last Friday launched the construction of the new $39 million North Abaco Port Project. The official groundbreaking ceremony for the state-of-the-art North Abaco Project was held on June 20th, in Cooper’s Town. Among attendees were business owners, professionals, residents, and representatives from […]

  • 27 May 2010

    Dredging of the Syracuse Inner Harbor is now underway.   [mappress] Source: centralny, May 27, 2010;

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Channel maintenance dredging began yesterday evening for the ICW/New River Navigation and Channel Maintenance Project. The Onslow County/North Topsail Beach joint project consists of performing channel maintenance dredging along approximately 10,600 linear feet (approximately two miles) of existing navigation channels within the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) in the vicinity of the New River as well […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    VBA, a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has started design and build work on the Environment Agency’s £30 million flood defense scheme in Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire. The Calder Valley scheme will protect up to 400 homes and businesses and sustain economic growth. Following initial drainage works, the project in its entirety […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Margate City has just announced that the Absecon Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project is set to start on 23 June and run through August 31, 2017. Pipeline set-up works will begin on June 15 and equipment will be demobilized the week of September 1 through 7, according to a document published on Margate City’s website. The […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mexico’s General Coordinator of Ports and Merchant Marine, Guillermo Ruiz de Teresa, has announced the start of the dredging operations on the New Port of Veracruz. At the ceremony, which took place on November 25, he said that the dredged material from this project will be used for creation of five new terminals. Upon completion, […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Continuing efforts to develop innovative resiliency strategies to protect communities from storms and flooding, the Christie Administration yesterday marked the beginning of the second phase of work to restore Wreck Pond. Governor Chris Christie announced the start of the $7.4 million project in Spring Lake on July 23. Since then, dredging of the 73-acre lake has […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge 2016 is now officially launched, announced Deltares today. The challenge is an exciting program in which university students are invited to investigate key water problems in their own country and cooperate with professionals experts to develop their own ideas and solutions. The program specifically appeals to the interests, skills and capabilities of young people and […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A project has kicked-off in London that will create artificial storms to help predict worst-case scenarios for coastal flooding, National Oceanography Center (NOC) just announced. Using computer models to make real storms more extreme, this NOC led project will help inform the planning of coastal defenses and emergency response. NOC Professor, Kevin Horsburgh, said: “The worst case […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A European consortium launched on February 1st a new Horizon 2020 project: Blue Nodules. This project addresses the challenge of creating a viable and sustainable value chain to retrieve polymetallic nodules from the ocean floor. It will develop and test new highly-automated and sustainable technologies for deep-sea mining with minimal environmental pressures. The technical side […]

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

    The DSC Dredge Barracuda Class dredge features a swinging-ladder design and is easily transportable, making it ideal for navigational, recreational or restorative projects such as waterway maintenance and lake revitalization. Offering the option of two front-swing winches, the Barracuda Class is a two-in-one dredge that easily converts from a swing ladder dredge to a conventional […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Energy plays a role throughout the lifecycle of dredging projects, and decisions made early in the project initiation phase can have huge impacts on later energy consumption. Also, legislation, relating to emissions and sustainability, is becoming more strict, Central Dredging Association (CEDA) said in their release.  With that in mind, CEDA Environment Commission (CEC) has set […]

  • 22 March 2012

    According to Sudan Tribune, the dredging work began last week on a $26.6 million five year project to clear the rivers of Greater Bahr-el Gazal and Unity State to allow them to be navigable by boat. South Sudan’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation has inked memorandums of understanding (MoU) with the Egyptian Ministry of Water […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has revealed its commitment to reduce CO₂ emissions by 15% a year during maintenance dredging works at the Nieuwpoort coastal marina. In collaboration with the Flemish government, the company wants to include by 2020 a minimum requirement of 15% CO₂ reduction in 80% of maintenance dredging contracts in Flanders. Upon issuing […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has announced that their 2016 Delaware Wetland Conference, with the theme “Educate, Connect, Protect.”, will take place on February 3rd and 4th at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington. “Wetlands play an important role in Delaware’s environment by improving water quality, providing habitat […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Expressions of interest have been called for construction work to expand the Abbot Point port. Minister for State Development, Dr Anthony Lynham, said that the construction and dredging works at the port would generate up to 155 jobs for about six months. “We are calling for expressions of interest from suitably qualified companies to undertake […]

  • 2 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you some of the most popular photos that marked the past dredging season.   PHOTO: DEME’s TSHD Bonny River Launched in China DEME’s new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Bonny River’ was launched last Sunday (April 15) at COSCO Guangdong Heavy Industry shipyard in China.   PHOTO: GLDD Backhoe Dredge New York at […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    After three months, a major project to restore the San Diego region’s eroded shoreline with 1.5 million cubic yards of high-quality sand—enough to fill Qualcomm Stadium—is complete. A total of eight beaches in five cities received massive sand infusions, and the beaches are now visibly wider and sandier. “Without intervention, our shoreline would be greatly […]

  • 22 January 2013

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority starts a new campaign which aims to strengthen the brand ‘Port of Rotterdam’ around the world. The pay-off ‘Change Your Perspective’ will position Rotterdam as a ground breaking port, in order to emphasise the added value of the port for existing and potential customers worldwide. The new campaign was kicked […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Everett Commission recently awarded nearly $25 million in construction contracts, kicking off the second phase of the Port’s South Terminal Modernization project. Project awards include a $24.5 million contract with Advanced Ameri­can Construction to complete the South Terminal Wharf Strengthening and Electrical Upgrades (Phase II), and a $192K contract with Emmert International […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District and Cottrell Contracting Corp. last Sunday (July 21) started the three-year, $30 million James River dredging project. As reported, USACE and Cottrell are now dredging the 7.6-mile Dancing Point-Swann Point channel. It’s part of a three-year, $30 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract awarded in March to […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladeshi State Minister for Shipping, Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, inaugurated the 155-km-long  Bhogai-Kangsha river route dredging works in Netrokona yesterday, local media reports.  “The government has decided to restore the country’s river routes through dredging works. We have a mega-plan to restore 10,000 km waterways in the country,” Minister Chowdhury said at the event. Five companies, including […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Montserrat, together with its partners the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Fund (UKCIF), has launched construction of a $19.5 million port development in Little Bay. “The launch of this port construction project marks one of the first steps towards the fulfillment of the long hoped for transformation […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Groningen Seaports just announced that the first dredging campaign in the Eemshaven for this year is scheduled to start today. According to an official announcement, this is the first time that these harbor maintenance works will be conducted with an LNG-powered dredger – Ecodelta. The dredging operations will start in parts of the Eemshaven where the most […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping operations for the Nassau County beach renourishment project are projected to begin this week, said the City of Fernandina Beach Government in their latest announcement.  This work will continue twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week (holidays included) until completion, according to the release. USACE estimates that the contractor – Manson Construction – will […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the boat basin at the Rutgers University Marine Field Station in Tuckerton (NJ) is now underway, informs the university. At approximately 8:53 a.m. on Monday morning, December 3rd, 2018, the dredge operation began cutting into the mud that has prevented the university’s research vessels from berthing at their typical location at the end […]