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  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Long reach excavator specialists, WM Plant Hire, are using their 65 tonne machine to clear an area of the dock basin at Canary Wharf ahead of a major development. Working with main Contractor, Commercial Marine & Piling, the machine is removing obstructions at depths up to 16 meters and is fitted with a sophisticated electronic […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Equipment

    Boskalis has today financed its mega cutter suction dredger (CSD) Krios through an innovative Export Credit Agency (ECA) covered loan. This marks the first ECA insured financing of its kind in the Netherlands. With this EUR 121 million facility, Boskalis has refinanced a substantial part of the construction costs of the Krios. The ECA covered […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150 million loan to help Pingxiang municipality in Jiangxi Province tackle long-standing flooding and connectivity problems. The project will fund a set of integrated infrastructure investments that optimize benefits in four main subcenters—Pingxiang in Lianhua; Luxi, and Shangli counties; and Xiangdong District. These include river rehabilitation and […]

  • 5 October 2011

    The city plans to keep fighting for a dredge transfer station along Long Creek near the Chesapeake Bay…   By Deirdre Fernandes (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, October 5, 2011;

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, announced Tuesday that Michigan’s ports, harbors and waterways must be adequately and consistently maintained to provide for long-term protection of both natural resources and related economic activity. Hansen and several other senators addressed the problems facing Michigan’s waterways at a press conference at the Capitol. “The Senate is committed to developing […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     Tonry Insurance Group has just released a very interesting video about the Plymouth Harbor dredging project. Maintenance dredging of the Plymouth Harbor Federal navigation project started last month and will take about 5 to 6 months to complete, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. USACE has awarded this $9.3 million contract […]

  • 26 May 2011

    The long-awaited Istokpoga canal maintenance dredging project is under way, and residents who live along the canals that are being dredged… (highlandstoday) [mappress] Source: highlandstoday, May 26, 2011;  

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday launched his effort to ensure that the federal government does not leave out North Shore Long Island communities, like North Hempstead, in funding Sandy rebuilding and resiliency efforts. The Town of North Hempstead has a number of critical recovery projects in the works, including rebuilding the town dock in […]

  • 18 October 2012

    The long-awaited dredging project on the Housatonic River is scheduled to begin by the end of October, and should last about one month. Bill Rock, chairman of the Stratford Waterfront and Harbor Management Commission, stated: “For 13 years we’ve been working on this.” The project includes removing of 50,000 cubic yards of silt from the […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has prepared a Finding of No Significant Impact, and is reviewing plans to allow the construction of a 600-foot long boardwalk on the Haverhill Local Protection Project. The 600-foot section will extend from the proposed Harbor Place Development to an existing boardwalk behind Haverhill Bank. The […]

  • 24 August 2012

    Colorado Lagoon in Long Beach reopens tomorrow, August 25, in a special event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to mark the completion of a major restoration of the site. The Port of Long Beach has partnered with the Friends of the Colorado Lagoon and the City of Long Beach in the restoration of this […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and City officials two days ago broke ground on a long-awaited Coney Island shoreline protection project that will construct a series of T-groin rock jetties between West 37th Street and Brighton Beach. The Coney Island Reach project consists of approximately three […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Progress continues with the cleanup of Onondaga Lake, its tributaries, and surrounding sites in Onondaga County, New York, according to the Department of Environmental Conservation. With the lake bottom dredging and capping activities completed, the project is transitioning into the long-term monitoring phase. Long-term monitoring by Honeywell, with DEC and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Basuki Hadimuljono, the Minister of Public Works and Public Housing, has agreed to build 500 meter long breakwater along the beach of Namosasin, in the city of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, according to the Antara News. “During his visit here on Sunday the Public Works and Housing Minister promised to provide the budget for the […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently signed the St. George Harbor Improvement Chief’s Report. The signing progresses the proposed project to Congress for authorization. Located on the northeast shore of St. George Island, the proposed project aims to increase the safe accessibility of marine navigation to […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     Steele Associates Marine Consultants, LLC, a Massachusetts based full service hydrographic surveying and marine environmental consulting firm established in 2003, has just released a very interesting video named ‘Burnham Plymouth Harbor Dredging 2018’. Maintenance dredging of the Plymouth Harbor Federal navigation project started last month and will take about 5 to 6 months to complete, according […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Meridian Port Services Limited (MPS) successfully completed the entire Phase 1 works of the Tema Port Expansion Project in Ghana (also known as Terminal 3 of Tema Port) on April 30, 2020.  “As per the terms of the Concession, MPS Terminal 3 was expected to Go-Live on 28th June 2019 on 2 berths and the […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy is urging the USACE to promptly adopt a draft dredging plan and environmental impact statement for Long Island Sound, arguing that without the continued availability of the four currently operated water disposal sites in Long Island Sound, Connecticut’s maritime industry will suffer irreparable damage. In a letter delivered to the federal […]

  • 30 August 2012

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has almost a century’s worth of experience managing Gladstone Harbour and is committed to protecting one of Gladstone’s number one asset long into the future, CEO Leo Zussino said today. “GPC is the custodian of Gladstone Harbour and it is a responsibility we take very seriously,” Mr Zussino said. “We […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a public meeting for the Turpentine Run project in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The meeting will be held at Bertha C. Boschulte Middle School Auditorium at 9-1-12A Bovoni in St. Thomas, VI 00802, Wednesday, April 3, 2019 from 5 to 7 p.m. Commissioner Nelson […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Business development

    Mornington Peninsula Shire Council has been working directly with the Victorian Government with the aim to develop a long-term solution for the return of the Portsea Public Beach. The former healthy and popular Victorian public beach, 30 metres wide and 600 metres long has disappeared over the past decade requiring a temporary sand bank wall […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District is seeking public input on a Virginia Beach City Government proposal to mechanically dredge a Saw Pen Point neighborhood tributary to provide residents with navigation access.  The Schilling Point SSD project is located in a tributary to the Lynnhaven River’s Western Branch, adjacent to the Saw Pen […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     The dredging operations at Oamaru Harbor in North Otago, New Zealand, are officially underway.  Under the project, Rooney Earth Moving will be dredging a 120 meter long by 40 meter wide portion of the Oamaru Harbor channel to a depth of three meters at low tide (at present its down to about 1 meter at […]

  • 7 March 2012

    Boaties in Lake Macquarie have stated that the Swansea Channel is still choked even though the NSW government has spent $300,000 on dredging activities, reports The Star. There are even claims that the channel’s depth is worse than it was before the government commenced dredging in December thus the boaties call for a long-term solution. […]

  • 29 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife (VDFW) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with placing fill and dredging at a state fishing access area in South Hero, Vermont. The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 3rd of October, under the witness of consultant firm and clients’ representatives, the installation of the first longitudinal beam of Nacala Coal Terminal Project in Mozambique was successfully completed. This prefabricated longitudinal beam is 19.2 meters long and weighs 50.8 tons. It took about an hour to complete the installation, marking the official start […]