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  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Project & Tenders

    The Aberdeen Harbour Board recently released a tender for dredging, disposal, caisson bediing and revetment works, estimated to be worth £15 million. Construction works on the £350 million South Harbour project are in full swing now and this procurement is for works that are required to complete specific elements of the outstanding works. According to […]

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  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis and Contract Drilling and Blasting successfully wrapped up the final production blast on the Ketchikan Pinnacle Removal Project in Alaska yesterday. A few days of dredging out that blasted rock and the crews will be headed back to the Columbia River, J.E. McAmis said in their latest project update. Crews officially started drilling […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis and Contract Drilling and Blasting have successfully initiated their first test blast for the City of Ketchikan on the Removal of Berth II Rock Pinnacle Project in Ketchikan, Alaska. Crews officially started drilling operations yesterday. The purpose of the project is to drill/blast and dredge approximately 1-acre of rock down to elevation -41.5′ […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    North Norfolk District Council has just announced that the last load of sand for the Bacton to Walcott Sandscaping project was pumped at Walcott Sunday, 18 August. According to the Council, hopper dredger HAM 318 completed the sand nourishment work yesterday and is now sailing back to the Netherlands. They also added that following the […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     MAXAM, a global technology company specializing in energetic materials and blasting solutions, has successfully concluded underwater blasting for the Singapore Port extension, a project awarded to DIAP-Daelim JV (DDJV), with the support of Asia Tunneling & Construction Pte Ltd. The operation consists of reclaiming 294 hectares from the sea for the construction of an […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) finished working eastward from the submerged pipeline landing at 8th Street on Saturday (April 6), and is now working westward from 8th Street, informs the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. According to the County, the beachfill connecting Reach 1 in Emerald Isle to Reach 2 in Indian Beach have […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction contractor, is currently executing a small but demanding project in Sandnessjøen, Norway. For the works, Wasa has mobilized combined dredging/blasting pontoon Hector, two barges (Miika II and Dana II) and two tugboats. The scope of work consists of dredging and disposing of 1.000m³ polluted masses, careful […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Baltic Connector Oy said in its latest release that the excavation works for the Balticconnector project were completed earlier this week. According to the official announcement, in the following days, the operations will continue with blasting work in the outer archipelago, around 20 kilometers from the shore. “By beginning preparatory work in July, we were able to save enough time […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With a favorable weather forecast expected for this week, Weeks Marine will once again deploy both dredges, RN Weeks and Magdalen, onsite to work on the Buxton Beach Nourishment project. According to the company, as of Wednesday, January 17, about 77% of the project’s sand had been placed on the beach. Weeks Marine also announced that approximately 600,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp yesterday met with R.D. James, the nominee to serve as the Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, the top civilian official overseeing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In her meeting with Mr. James, Heitkamp discussed North Dakota’s flood protection priorities, reinforced the critical need to maintain federal support […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has just released the final update on the incident involving Indonesian-registered tanker KARTIKA SEGARA and Dominican-registered dredger JBB DE RONG 19. Following the incident in Singapore territorial waters earlier in September, a body has been found and positively identified as the last missing crew member of dredger […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis Plastic Bomb Grid has been nominated for the IADC – International Association of Dredging Companies – Safety Award 2017. The presence of unexploded ordnance (UXO) and the high risk of explosions is a pervasive hazard to dredging activities. To minimize damage which can be caused to a hopper dredger’s drag head, a steel bomb grid is […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) is making good progress with the Morehead City Harbor beach nourishment project. According to the Carteret County (NC), dredging and nourishment continues with the slurry discharge point now located near Greenville Ave. GLDD started the Morehead City Harbor Channel maintenance dredging project with concurrent beach nourishment on Friday, March 24th 2017. […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging and blasting operations are set to start again during this week on the Port of Rauma Rihtniemi channel, according to the Finnish Transport Agency (FTA). This cleanup scheme, stopped due to winter season, will continue with the dredging of soft material, FTA said. Blasting operations will continue in May and June and a newly built […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hamburg Port Authority yesterday released a video named “Creating Space for Container Giants – Last Pile Removed”. The video celebrates completion of the Vorhafen Harbor Basin Deepening project. According to the HPA, the deepening of the Vorhafen entry has improved ship access connection to the central port. Through the deepening the big ships now have more […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on the Rossall sea defenses are now in the last year of a 4 year construction program, reports the Wyre Council. According to the council, last year was spent constructing the bulk of the project which has the same cross section throughout and hence was relatively quick to construct, including rock groynes, rock revetment, precast […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are conducting rock blasting operations on the Delaware River. The Corps just released this photo of the clamshell dredger No. 54 during the removal of rock fragments from areas where blasting operations have already been completed near Marcus Hook, PA. […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has just started its baseline water quality monitoring program for its proposed Channel Deepening Project, the largest environmental monitoring program ever undertaken for a dredging project in New Zealand. LPC is planning to dredge the shipping channel in Lyttelton Harbor/Te Whakaraupō to deepen it in preparation for the visits of larger container […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just published a new ‘Facts About’ publication on underwater drilling and blasting. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company began rock blasting operations last month as part of the project to deepen the channel of the Delaware River. This phase of the program involves fracturing of rock by controlled underwater blasting so it can be removed mechanically. After blasting, […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Elastec RuffWater Screen Type III turbidity curtain was installed recently near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California as part of the Crissy Field Drainage Improvement Works. A stormwater drainage outfall pipe near the Golden Gate Bridge needed to be widened and extended to prevent blockage from sand buildup which contributed to flooding problems […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BASF, a German chemical company, has just released a video about Elastocoast®, an innovative and sustainable system to protect coastal dykes, shores and river beds. The term Elastocoast means a bonding system that reinforces hydraulic gravel at their contact surfaces permanently by means of the 2-component plastic polyurethane (PU). Elastocoast’s open-pore structure reduces the destructive […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BASF, a leading supplier of polyurethane solutions for systems, specialties and polyurethane (PU) basic products, has released a video about Elastocoast and how it provides effective coastal protection with revetments of polyurethane. Revetments with Elastocoast are a new and innovative coastal protection system. The term Elastocoast means a bonding system that reinforces hydraulic gravel at their […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has reached agreement on the acquisition of the activities of Ballast Nedam Offshore. The acquisition consists of the assets of Ballast Nedam Offshore, the dedicated EPCI staff (Engineering, Procurement, Contracting and Installation), heavy lift installation vessel Svanen and the Westermeerwind project (144 MW). The activities will be […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The last 12 months witnessed an unprecedented compliance to delivery schedules with 11 vessels (IRS class) being handed over by Vijai Marine Services (VSM). The company has made significant investments in development of technology, human capital as well as shop-floor processes over the last decade to see meaningful results today. On an ongoing basis, the […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis, a leading global maritime services company operating in the dredging and inland infra, and offshore energy sectors, realized a higher revenue in the first quarter of 2014 compared to the same period in 2013. Adjusted for the acquisition of Dockwise, which was only included in the consolidated figures from the second quarter of 2013, revenue […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently completed planned drilling and underwater blasting in the Arthur Kill Channel between the New York Container Terminal, Staten Island, NY and Elizabeth, NJ. For the last time, in this contract area, the contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, carefully drilled holes in the shale […]