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  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, inaugurated the land reclamation for the Kulhudhuffushi Airport development and the newbuild dredger Mahaa Jarraafu yesterday, during his visit to the island. This trailing suction hopper dredger, belonging to the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC), was designed and built by Royal IHC yard in Qidong, […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar OEM Solutions is extending its large machine options to include frontless hydraulic shovels weighing more than 100 metric tons. To accommodate larger specialty front attachments with greater capabilities and flexibility, Caterpillar is now offering the Cat® 6015B to 6090 Hydraulic Shovels in frontless configurations for mobile and pedestal-mounted applications. Power units for these machines […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 26-January 1, 2017).   Port of Baltimore VIDEO: Other Uses of Dredged Material The Port of Baltimore has just released this very interesting video named ‘Other Uses of Dredged Material’.   First Commercial Marine Biofuel Tested on CSD EDAX […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Winter Park republican John Mica says building a rail connection to Port Canaveral would enhance the port as a center for commerce and tourism, reports wmfe.org. After, the President names JAXPORT Projects to priority list, John Mica hopes that the Port Canaveral could be next. Port development would greatly contribute to economic development. “Bringing rail […]

  • 24 September 2012

    Khalifa Port has smashed the Abu Dhabi record for the total number of containers moved in a day. The MSC Livorno managed to load and offload 2,500 TEUs (containers) within 24 hours. The Livorno is the sister ship of the MSC Bari, the first container ship to officially use Khalifa Port’s semi-automated container terminal, unique […]

  • 3 April 2012

    Dredging projects in the St. Augustine Marina will continue throught mid-April. The approximately $300,000 dredging work is already showing great results. Dredging is the first phase of the $2.5 million project to dredge and create a breakwater at the marina, reports The St. Augustine Record. A single dredger works about 10 hours a day, five […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) Pelican, operated by Van Oord Australia, is currently carrying out dredging operations on the Lakes Entrance Bar. According to Gippsland Ports’ CEO, Nick Murray, this will be the eighth consecutive year that Gippsland Ports has engaged the services of ‘Pelican’ to undertake maintenance dredging of the bar and inner channels. “This year, […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The plans to deepen as much as 13 miles of the St. Johns River from 40 to 47 feet are the subject of a public forum set for Tuesday night. Jacksonville’s main shipping channel is a 21-mile stretch of the St. Johns River extending from the mouth of the Atlantic Ocean to the Jacksonville Port […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, will provide an update at public meetings on the draft integrated General Reevaluation Report (GRR) and Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) entitled “Mississippi River Ship Channel, Gulf to Baton Rouge, Louisiana”. The purpose of the study is to evaluate alternative plans (including the no-action plan) for […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jenkins Marine, a company engaged in vessel charter, dredging and facilities management, purchased recently two new deck barges, JML50 and JML18. Originally built and operated in Holland by Neptune Marine, well known in work boats for the offshore and dredging markets, JML50 has dimensions of 50m x 14m x 3m, The barge will not only be one of […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    It has become apparent to CAFNEC that in 2014 Ports North dumped more dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park than their GBRMPA permit allows for in a normal year. The dumping permit allows for 350,000 tonnes dry weight or 550,000 cubic meters of wet load dredge spoil to be dumped in the […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    American Construction Company has been contracted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform maintenance dredging in the Coos Bay harbor from River Miles 12 to 15, beginning on or around July 1, 2020. Dredging was also conducted in this section of the Federal Navigation Channel throughout the summer of 2019. This section of […]

  • 21 March 2012

    The U.S.-flag Great Lakes fleet is returning to service to keep industrial America on the mend. The first vessel to get underway was the tug/barge unit DOROTHY ANN/PATHFINDER on March 5. The vessel will spend the month shuttling iron ore within Cleveland Harbor. Next to sail was the cement carrier SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN/INNOVATION. The tug/barge […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Operations & Maintenance

    Comments close tomorrow on the application for the Cleveland Harbor dredged material management plan (DMMP). This 20-year dredged material management plan for the Cleveland Harbor was jointly presented by City of Cleveland, the Port of Cleveland, Ohio EPA, and the Army Corps. The array of alternatives to address the 20 year plan for dredged material […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dragados UK, principal contractor for the Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project, has marked another significant achievement with the installation of the first of the 22 enormous concrete units that will form the closed quay sections at Aberdeen South Harbor. The caisson – 50 meters long, 17 meters wide and 16 meters high – has been floated […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, toured the Port of Cleveland yesterday, to learn about the confined disposal facility for sediment dredged from the Cuyahoga River. The Port Cleveland is leading efforts to beneficially use sediment dredged from the river to maintain the ship channel. Traditionally, sediment was treated as waste […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A $115,000 grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection will provide funding for Brevard County to complete a sediment removal project for a canal in the town of Indian River Isles that will help reduce harmful nutrient input into Indian River Lagoon. The project will remove approximately 12,000 yards of muck soils from the […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    A $1 million grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to the town of Miami Lakes will fund a canal stabilization project along approximately 3,000 linear feet of the Golden Glades and Peter’s Pike canals. The project is intended to minimize erosion of banks, maintain optimal stormwater flow and reduce debris and vegetation entering […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC (IHC) made several announcements at the Dredging in India conference on 3 and 4 September, including its construction of the Easydredge™ 2700 for stock. Building a trailing suction hopper dredger for stock is a unique step forward in the dredging industry and the news created a stir at the event in Mumbai. IHC […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Next to the staircase on the second floor of Building 1 in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, is a 1-inch = 1-foot scale model of the trailing suction ocean-going hopper dredge (TSHD) “Markham”. Many Buffalo District employees pass by this model every day, perhaps not even giving it a thought. Today, sadly, […]

  • 10 February 2013

      Van Oord Wins Constanta Port Breakwater Deal (Romania) Rotterdam based dredging and marine construction contractor Van Oord and the Romanian Transports Ministry have signed the contract for the completion of the offshore breakwater in the Port of Constanta.   Benin: Afgen Inks Agreement with Dredging International Gasol plc, the West African energy development company, […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Feb. 28, 2013, JAXPORT’s TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point welcomed one of the largest vessels to ever call on Jacksonville’s seaport. The 6,700 TEU (containers) MOL Maxim traveled from Southeast Asia through the Suez Canal and called on another U.S. east coast port before arriving at TraPac Friday afternoon. The Maxim is nearly […]

  • 20 March 2012

    On March 16, TERCAT took delivery of four Super-Post-Panamax quay cranes for its new container terminal at Muelle Prat, making a total of eight such cranes at the facility. TERCAT, a member of the Hutchison Port Holdings Group, received the first four quay cranes for Muelle Prat on 6 March. The cranes have a height […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted permission for a major dredging scheme at Dublin Port. The permission, granted on Tuesday, September 13th, clears the final hurdle for the proposed new cruise liner terminal for the city. According to EPA, the proposed capital dredging scheme will extend from the North Wall Quay Extension in the River Liffey Channel to […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Representative Patrick E. Murphy yesterday introduced legislation to bolster projects related to protecting and restoring the Indian River Lagoon. The Indian River Lagoon Nutrient Removal Assistance Act would create a grant program to provide assistance to projects that will result in environmental benefits for the Indian River Lagoon, produce the greatest nutrient load reductions […]

  • 23 July 2012

    OAO NOVATEK held an official ceremony to mark the start of construction at the Sabetta port and laid a commemorative capsule into its foundation. The Sabetta port will be located on the North-East of the Yamal Peninsula in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region (YNAO). The Sabetta port will serve as a key element of the transport infrastructure […]