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  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the appointment of a contractor to the Kopeopeo Remediation Project, physical works look set to start in the coming months, according to the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. The Kopeopeo Canal Remediation project, co-funded by the Ministry for the Environment through the Contaminated Sites Remediation Fund (CSRF) will use a staged approach to remove, […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Knoop Baggerwerken BV, a Dutch-based company specialized in wetlands dredging operations, has won a major restoration contract in the “Nieuwkoopse Plassen” (Nature Reserve) area, located in the western Netherlands. The contract, worth over $1 million, is part of the LIFE-Project “New LIFE for Dutch Fens”, a collaboration between Vereniging Natuurmonumenten and Staatsbosbeheer. The work will be carried out with […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kingston’s dredging project has officially started. The project will force the closure of the public launch ramp for the last week of November and first week of December. All in-water work is expected to be completed by December 30, announced portofkingston.org. American Construction Company will perform this dredging program. The company anticipates to […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Tarpon Springs-based company, Florida Dredge and Dock, last week wrapped up the Sunrise Canal dredging program on schedule and budget. The company completed dredging in six working days, said City Engineer Jim Bouquet. This $150,000 dredging scheme, located in a residential portion of New Town off Flagler Avenue, included removal of approximately 25 truckloads of […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) released its much-anticipated annual list of the nation’s best restored beaches. This year’s list provides representation from the west, east and the Gulf coasts of the United States. The 2014 winners are: – Aquia Landing County Park, Stafford County, VA; – Cocoa Beach, Brevard County, FL; – […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Dover last Friday released the latest video update from the Dover Western Docks Revival project. The port awarded the £115m marine structures and bridge contract of this flagship development to VSBW, the joint venture between Boskalis Westminster and VolkerStevin. The first stage includes the design and construction of two new berths including quay walls and […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Last week, Rosmorport’s newest trailing suction hopper dredger, the ‘Sommers’, successfully completed her sea trials. The vessel is the first in a series of three 1000 m³ TSHDs, under construction at the Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard. The Sommers, named after the island in the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland, was launched in January 2016. During the tests, functioning […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    According to the NSW Government, a $600,000 project to restore the Blacksmiths breakwater will start tomorrow. Lands Minister Kevin Humphries stated this development scheme is “an important investment in Lake Macquarie, a popular tourist destination.” The breakwater project will last no longer than eight weeks, and during the work, access to the site will be restricted […]

  • 2 October 2012

    Following the persistent complaints of odors from residents of Camillus, Honeywell has halted the major part of the Onondaga Lake dredging program. According to syracuse.com, the residents of the Golden Meadows development repeatedly called Honeywell’s hotline last month complaining about the odors. “Really bad, flammable, chemical, eye-tearing, choking, can’t-stay-outside-in-it, can’t-breathe odors,” stated resident Lynda Wade. […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    TOS has announced that they conducted the second ship delivery for GSS Marine Services, a service provider for marine construction, engineering, repair and maintenance. The new built workboat Ellen K was shipped to Port Klang, Malaysia on a heavy lift vessel. After the vessel was unloaded TOS stepped in. The ship delivery crew prepared the […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Thursday, September 1, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey celebrated the completion of NY/NJ Main Navigation Channel Deepening Program. Following the celebration, the Corps New York District released a video on the $2.1 billion New York & New Jersey Harbor 50′ foot Deepening Project. This Story of Partnership video […]

  • 6 July 2012

      Dredging work at the Bembridge Harbour started on 30th May, with this first phase originally scheduled to take approximately 3 weeks. Dredging project continued this week and it will last until today, then operations will cease over the weekend whilst Split III returns to base to refuel. Dredging will recommence on Monday along the […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EIK Engineering has successfully delivered an EIK CAT323D2L amphibious excavator to a customer in Turkey. The excavator, delivered and assembled last month, will be used by the government to carry out maintenance of the river beds, swamps, lakes, ponds and reservoirs. EIK salesperson and service team flew over to oversee the installation process and conducted a training for the crews on […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Vessels

    In the afternoon of the 21st of November of 2011, the dredger Helle Saj travelling through a dense fog, collided with her sister ship Tonne, just 400 meters off the harbour entrance of Thorsminde and sank. Although the ship was lost, fortunately there were no casualties. Koole Maritiem, just completing a salvage project in Sweden, […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens announced a new policy in Brisbane today to stop offshore dumping of dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef, being dug up at record rates for new coal and gas ports. “It’s time Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott started treating the Great Barrier Reef as a natural wonder of the world and […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Deputy Emir of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani last month officially started the controlled flooding operations for the new Hamad Port Project. The New Port Project Steering Committee awarded MEDCO (Middle East Dredging Company Q.S.C.) approx. €1 billion contract for the dredging and construction of the approach channel part for […]

  • 13 July 2012

    Dredging of Five Island Lake has come to a standstill, according to emmetsburgnews.com. Emmetsburg City Administrator John Bird told members of the City Council Monday night that the dredge is not running. Bird, along with Councilmen Finer and Gramowski, met with a private dredging company last week. This company will submit written proposals: for them […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Canada is about to invest more than $10 million over the next two years in harbor improvement projects at seven Nova Scotia harbors that will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for local fishermen and harbor users. The announcement was made by the Honorable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Minister […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    An ambitious project to salvage Kashmir’s lifeline river Jhelum has started to yield positive results. Jhelum, which is a main source of irrigation in the Valley, has been marred by extensive siltation in last few decades. In absence of any conservation measures, the river had lost its carrying capacity and led to blockage of its […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) expressed their deep concern over the U.S. Senate’s approval yesterday of a fiscal 2020 appropriations bill that cuts funding by more than two-thirds to a U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD) program that provides critical grants for port infrastructure projects nationwide. According to AAPA, MARAD’s Port Infrastructure […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced the award of a construction contract and a public information meeting on October 22 for the Miami Beach Hotspots beach renourishment project. The Jacksonville District awarded the $15.9 million contract last week to Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC, of Lake Worth, Florida, for this coastal protection […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A year after the major incident officially came to an end Somerset County Council is this week celebrating the incredible response to last year’s flooding on the Levels and Moors.  The widespread flooding was classified a ‘major incident’ between 24 January and the end of March last year. It is thought nearly 150 homes were […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last November an international group with seven different nationalities participated in the Project Staff training, organized by the Training Institute for Dredging (TID). The course was given at TID’s premises in Kinderdijk and proved to be a great success. The five-day course was based on earlier successful tailor-made training programs organized by TID at the […]

  • 10 April 2014

    Acting Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services Andrew Stoner and Member for Ballina Don Page announced the successful contractor that will raise the crest of the Ballina North Breakwater. Mr Stoner said CivilTeam Pty Ltd, a North Coast engineering company based at Murwillumbah, was awarded the tender for the project and would begin […]

  • 12 December 2011

    Work has begun on a maintenance dredging project in the lower New York Harbor being managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District. The work is part of a $5.76 million contract the Corps of Engineers awarded to Weeks Marine Inc., to mobilize and perform maintenance dredging of the Sandy Hook Channel […]

  • 25 February 2011

    Contracts totaling more than $2 million to upgrade software at Port Authority terminals and to expand network connectivity are among several matters that were approved during the regular February 22 meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. In his monthly report, Chief Executive Officer Alec G. Dreyer noted that January continued […]