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  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of the Somerset Levels will begin next month as soon as it is safe and practical to do so, the Environment Agency (EA) announced yesterday. The Environment Agency is formally advertising the works in preparation for work to start. Dredging will take place on eight kilometres of river channel where the Tone and Parrett […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Clifton Springs Boat Harbour maintenance dredging program is scheduled from 18 to 29 November 2013, weather permitting. Dredging will be carried out by the long reach excavator located on the northern breakwater of the harbour in the vicinity of the harbour entrance. Temporary buoys and a high visibility silt curtain will be deployed to […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Armed Forces have already commenced carrying out the New Suez Canal Project. The digging works were divided into 33 sectors and assigned to specialized civil companies and two road divisions of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority. The project will boost Egypt’s economy and help speed up the movement of vessels through the 193 km […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island’s contractor Weeks Marine, Inc. restarted sand placement activities near Singleton Beach on November 27, 2016, after relocating its dredger, pipeline and other equipment. “Work will advance southward along the Palmetto Dunes oceanfront to near Captain’s Walk,” the Town said in its latest update. In order to finish the project, […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    With only three days left to go, Royal IHC is putting finishing touches for the launch of the world’s first dual-fueled cutter suction dredger, the Spartacus. The launching ceremony of DEME’s dredger is set to take place on Saturday, November 10, at IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel. The 44,180kW Spartacus will be the world’s first LNG-powered […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Bill Posey praised the soon-to-be-completed Canaveral Harbor Sand Bypass Project (Phase 5) as a unified effort that keeps the region’s economic engine running while restoring 3.5 miles of shoreline south of Canaveral Inlet to the pre-inlet levels of the early 1950s. Ealier this week, Canaveral Port Authority Commission Chairman Micah Loyd led a […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing the Camp Ellis Beach Shoreline Damage Mitigation Project that will stabilize the shoreline at Camp Ellis Beach in Saco, Maine. The Corps, in partnership with the city of Saco, has prepared a Draft Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment (FS/EA) that examines alternatives to prevent […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    BAE Systems has offered an insight into the latest shipbuilding activities which includes major shipping companies that supply the offshore energy industry, dredging operations and cargo transportation. “Having completed in 2012 the American Phoenix¸ a 616-foot-long chemical tanker, we are now under contract to build several additional vessels,” announced baesystems.com. The Jacksonville, Florida shipyard is on […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, conducted a dredging project in Shem Creek to dredge the channel back to its former depth. This will allow the shrimping industry in the area to continue to function without hinderance. For this purpose the Corps employed the dredger Richmond. This dredger is 130 feet long, […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District and St. Johns County Government Connection celebrated the groundbreaking of the Vilano and South Ponte Vedra Beach restoration project yesterday. “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has entered into another enduring partnership with St. Johns County to protect and preserve America’s Atlantic coastline over the next 50 years,” said Jacksonville District […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian unit of the Belgium-based contractor BESIX has been awarded an LNG berth marine structure deal for the Shell-led LNG Canada project in Kitimat, British Columbia. BESIX Canada, together with its joint venture partner Vancouver Pile Driving (Vanpile), has been hired by the project’s EPC contractor JGC-Fluor JV. Works include the construction of a […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Responding to a request from U.S. Naval Forces Europe and U.S. Army Europe to remove a sunken dredge barge from the Port of Alexandroupoli, Greece, NAVSEA Supervisor of Salvage and Diving, SEA 00C, has developed a plan and assembled a team to remove the barge and restore access to the pier for future NATO missions. […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced federal funding for the cleanup of lakes and waterways affected by Superstorm Sandy in Monmouth and Middlesex Counties. Pallone announced that several lakes, creeks and brooks throughout the Sixth Congressional District will receive federal dollars to cover 90% of the cost of cleanup and restoration work through the National […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) recently commissioned DHI Australia to undertake a numerical modelling of the coastal processes at West Beach, aiming to gain greater insight into the nature of the erosion and the effectiveness of possible management options. West Beach, a seaside suburb of South Australia, has been a particularly […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Team Van Oord has welcomed the findings of a report which urges the Government to invest in the upkeep of existing critical flood defenses, as well as investing in new defenses. Published on 9 June, the Environmental Audit Committee report criticizes a ‘reactive approach to funding’ for flood defenses which it says exposes the Government’s […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, their official quarterly publication. The paper features four new dredging-related articles, book and journal reviews relevant to the industry and a list of upcoming seminars and conferences. The first article, “Long-term effects of maintenance dredging on turbidity” discusses […]

  • 29 May 2012

      As a result of the need for innovation in the dredging market, Niron Staal and VOSTA LMG Cutting and Coupling Systems have entered into a long term agreement for manufacturing and delivery of advanced cutting systems. Both companies have a rich history of cooperation which goes many years back. The need for more advanced […]

  • 6 September 2012

    The Clair Lake and North Clair Creek rehabilitation project will soon be underway. According to therecord.com, the City of Waterloo is holding a public information session September 10 to present the project’s construction schedule for neighbourhood feedback. “Dredging the lake was always what the citizenry wanted. This is a very long-awaited project,” said Diane Freeman, […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services Andrew Stoner and Minister for Roads and Ports Duncan Gay today announced the NSW Government will provide $2.5 million for the long-term navigational dredging of Swansea Channel. “The NSW Liberal and Nationals Government is delivering on its promises and rebuilding regional infrastructure neglected by the former […]

  • 18 June 2010

    The City of Mainz and Frankenbach Container Terminal are constructing a new trimodal terminal in the Ingelheimer Au industrial area. In the first phase, 80,000 of the available 130,000 m2 will be used. Initially the handling capacity is 160,000 containers, some 260,000 TEU. The investments are approximately € 30 million. The terminal is planned to […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District recently hired RLB Contracting Inc. to expand the Chocolate Bayou Placement Area 4, located in Brazoria County, Texas. “The navigation project located between the communities of Galveston and Freeport in Brazoria County, Texas, provides a 12-feet-deep, 125-feet-wide shallow draft channel, which extends 8.2 miles from its junction,” said […]

  • 14 May 2012

    The Port Hope harbour dredging may even begin this mont, according to northumberlandtoday.com. Karen Sharpe, the Parks, Recreation and Culture director, said: „As soon as they get the go-ahead from the Ganaraska Regional Conservation Authority, they’ll get underway.“ Approximately 1,500 cubic metres of sediment will be excavated to create a channel with a minimum depth […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan and Staten Island Borough President James Oddo have announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to hold public community forums regarding their plans for the Staten Island Sea Wall Project. The meetings will take place on August 19th and August 20th from 6-9pm at Staten Island […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited (GPC) recently finalized the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed $760 million Gatcombe and Golding Cutting Channel Duplication Project. The project seeks to duplicate the existing shipping channels, beneficial reuse of dredged material in land reclamation, and upgrade associated infrastructure in the Port of Gladstone, Queensland. It will improve the […]

  • 10 April 2012

    DP World’s Jebel Ali Port has welcomed for the first time China Shipping Container Lines’ (CSCL) giant new addition to its service linking the UAE with China and the Far East, the MV CSCL Uranus. To mark the vessel’s maiden call to Jebel Ali, a red carpet welcome ceremony greeted the captain and crew of […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The peak industry body for the Queensland resources sector said the Senate report into the Great Barrier Reef backs the work that was well underway to improve reef health. Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said the report published 29 recommendations that largely reflected the work of a host of stakeholders on the Reef […]