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  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gov. David Ige and the Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) Harbors Division broke ground yesterday for the Kapalama Container Terminal project — the largest capital improvement project in the history of Hawai‘i’s commercial harbor system. “I’m proud to say the construction of the Kapalama Container Terminal Project is underway, and in four years we’ll have […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Phase two of the Tuas Next-Generation Port project was officially inaugurated today with the installation of the first caisson for the new terminal. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will develop Tuas Next-Generation Port in four phases. MPA awarded the Tuas Terminal Phase 2 project to Penta-Ocean Construction Co. Ltd/Hyundai Engineering & Construction […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Jose Duarte, built in Portugal for a Portuguese dredging company by using Dutch dredging equipment, recently started its first job in Lisbon. Portugal has a long coastline and a number of busy navigable rivers – an excellent backdrop for the dredging company Inersel. “When Inersel required an addition to […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Civil engineering contractor Jackson has just announced the start of flood control structure preparation at Perry Barr & Witton. The company has diverted the River Tame through a temporary river channel in preparation for the new flood control structure. The team diverted the flow through a temporary excavated south channel by installing a GeoDam at […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Team Van Oord has started work on phase one of a £44m, 10-year flood protection scheme for the north of Portsea Island which will reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the next 100 years. The contract has been awarded to Team Van Oord by the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership, and […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Crews under contract of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, yesterday began work to dredge approximately 2.5 million cubic yards of material from the Cape Henry Channel at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay where shipping vessels enter the Bay en route to the Port of Baltimore. The project is part of the […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Phase Two of an important flood protection project at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site is now officially underway, Parks Canada Agency said in their latest announcement.  This federal infrastructure investment project was highlighted yesterday by Rodger Cuzner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and Member of Parliament for […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    An official ceremony dedicated to launching of the Anaklia Deep Sea Port marine construction works took place on September 16, the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia said in their latest release.  In June 2018, Anaklia Development Consortium (ADC) awarded the dredging and reclamation works for the Phase 1 Anaklia Deep Sea Port […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies, the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry, officially released its Annual Report 2017 today.  Prepared on behalf of the Board, the report gives an overview of IADC’s state of affairs and diverse activities which were engaged by the association throughout the year. Key projects as well as […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd International Forum of Dredging Companies, organized by the media group PortNews with FSUE Rosmorport and IADC as partners, kicks off today in Moscow. The visitors will have chance to learn more about new dredging and land reclamation technologies, to review the equipment for operations in seaports’ water areas and to learn about ecological […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul yesterday kicked off the works for the reinforcement of the Prince Hendrik Sand Dike over a distance of 3 km. After youth director and Texel resident Rodny Stolk, together with ‘Hoogheemraad’ director Kees Stam and Jan De Nul director Francis Verhees, had sketched a picture of the future, the directors of the […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME, an international group of specialized companies involved in complex marine engineering works, said in the latest release that sea trails of their newbuild 15,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Bonny River has officially started near Dawanshan Island in the South China Sea. “The technically smart designed vessel combines various innovative features, such as the […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is launching a major flood defense scheme in Hull after securing £36.5 million in Government funding. Work will begin this autumn on repairing flood defenses that lie within a 7.5km stretch of the River Hull. The first phase of the project will be complete by 2019, and additional phases of work will […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The JAXPORT CEO, Brian Taylor, expects that, after a decade of discussion and planning, the $684 million project to deepen the St. Johns River shipping channel could begin this year. Mr Taylor made this announcement yesterday in his State of the Port address to the Propeller Club of the United States, according to Jacksonville.com. Deepening the […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Feb. 25 in Live Oak, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection will kick off a series of six meetings around Florida to take public input on the Department’s water quality assessment and restoration priorities over the next two years. “Each year, the Department must determine how to deploy its resources most effectively to advance […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Barnstable County Dredge season officially started its 25th season yesterday, continuing in its mission to improve the recreational, environmental and economic value of changing coastline and estuaries. The program experienced impediments over the past three years to its schedule due to several breakdowns of one of its dredges. This year, the coronavirus pandemic also […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. has begun work on a significant dredging project along the Providence River, reports the Providence Foundation. The project is being done jointly by the City of Providence, the Nature Conservancy, the Coastal Resources Management Council, 195 Redevelopment District Commission, the Providence Foundation and the WaterFire. Under the project, the Woonasquatucket and […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local leaders joined together on August 28 to break ground on the first phase of construction of the Upper Llagas Creek Flood Protection Project. “When completed, this project will provide flood protection for residents, businesses and farming areas of southern Santa Clara County,” said Norma Camacho, Chief Executive Officer of Valley Water. […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction work on the main part of the £2.5 million Monkton Flood Alleviation Scheme in South Tyneside has started this week, reports the Environment Agency. According to EA, contractor Balfour Beatty is carrying out flood protection work across Monkton and Hebburn with work expected to be complete by the end of the year. The main […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said that Florida Dredge and Dock (FDD) started hydraulic dredging operations yesterday in a portion of the Banana River, known as Cut 13. Cut 13 begins just North of the bridge where 528 (The Bee Line) crosses Banana River and extends north approximately 14,000 ft. FDD will also […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Duval County beach nourishment project will reinitiate next week, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The goal of the project is to restore protection features prior to the start of hurricane season, June 1. The additional dune-work, funded by the City of Jacksonville, will continue on all beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The foundation stone laying ceremony for the Calais Port 2015 extension project took place on Monday, 26 September, in the presence of the French President, François Hollande. The design-build contract for the Port of Calais scheme was awarded in March 2016 to a consortium formed around Bouygues Travaux Publics (the lead company), Colas Nord-Picardie, Spie Batignolles and […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging is often a key part of coastal infrastructure projects and is a crucial activity in maintaining the navigability of waterways, estuaries, ports and harbors, and in delivering construction aggregates. It has been estimated that the global dredging market is worth approximately $10.5 billion per annum, yet dredging is a highly specialist discipline and not […]

  • 30 March 2010

    MARQUETTE — It was a busy night for the Marquette City Commission Monday.The commission voted 6 to 1 to give the go ahead on the Presque Isle and Founders Landing marina projects.Mayor John Kivela stressed that it’s simply a working master plan, and designs and costs could certainly change before the work is completed. [mappress] […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    After the completion of all land reclamation operations, the sheet piling works at Velana International Airport officially started yesterday, Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL) said in its latest announcement.  Approximately 3,300 meters of sheet piling works at the north east lagoon area will be laid to protect the 650,000 square meters of land for the development […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Premier Sean Chen yesterday directed the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) to work with Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) in implementing a five-year plan to renovate commercial ports and harbors and coordinate cross-ministry efforts to contribute to this program. The premier said this after hearing the MOTC’s briefing on the program, which he said […]