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  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Ocean City, New Jersey has just announced that the town hall meeting on dredging will be held on Tuesday, August 25 at 7:00 PM at the Senior Center. Representatives from ACT Engineers will be present to provide an update on the dredging plan. Act Engineers will be able to provide full time attention […]

  • 10 April 2012

    State MP Fiona Simpson has welcomed news that a heavier duty barge is to be deployed to Mooloolah River mouth to help address the dangerous sand build up. MSQ have confirmed the dredge to arrive on April 13 subject to weather conditions. “It is needed urgently as the current dredge had been unable to handle […]

  • 22 March 2012

    Fortum Värme samägt med Stockholms stad has invited tenders for the harbour development works at the Värtahamnen area. The contract includes: – Dredging; – Construction of a new 200 metre long pile supported pier; – Renovation of the adjoining dock. The project also includes the building of a new pier for Fortum Värme co-owned with […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging contractor for the Greater Lafourche Port Commission’s Northern Expansion Slip D Bucket Dredge project has begun excavating a new channel in Port Fourchon’s expansion area, creating the new Slip D. The Slip D development is the latest phase of the port’s Northern Expansion, adding 300 acres of developed property to the port and […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

     DEME Group has just released the latest video update on their work at the New Lock Terneuzen in the Netherlands. A large volume of sand was reclaimed for the construction of the 427 meter long, 55 meter wide and 16,44 meter deep lock. This timelapse shows DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredgers ‘Bonny River’ and […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Warmer weather conditions allowed levee-maintenance activities to resume on the south side of the federally managed section of the Mill Creek Levee System, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, informs. USACE’s contractor will be working seven days a week during daylight hours, as long as the weather continues allowing them to make […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Western Contracting Corporation of Sioux City, Iowa, has been awarded a $1.8 million construction contract for work in Nemaha County, Nebraska. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded the contract for the Langdon Bend top width widening project that includes mechanical top width widening of the Missouri River between river miles 530.8 and […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world. That is what the World Economic Forum says in ‘The Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013’. The Netherlands swapped positions with Singapore, which is now second. Hong Kong remains in third place. The level enjoyed by the current infrastructure is largely thanks to the big investment projects […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    P.H. Glatfelter Company has agreed to pay $20.5 million to reimburse past U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) costs to clean up PCBs in the Fox River. Glatfelter is also agreeing to take on responsibility for long-term monitoring and maintenance activities required by EPA. Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP is joining this settlement and agreeing to minor adjustments […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal HaskoningDHV is leading a multi-disciplinary team in developing a sustainable coastal protection strategy to reduce flood risks for the cities of Tacloban and adjacent Palo in the Philippines. The project team assembled by Royal HaskoningDHV includes experts from Deltares, Arcadis, Wetlands International, Red Cross, Rebel and Van Oord. “We will be working closely with […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The town of Provincetown is seeking a permit from the USACE, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with construction and dredging in Provincetown Harbor at 260 Main Street in Provincetown, Mass. Proposed work involves a 600-foot long wave attenuator positioned to the northeast of the marina and a […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ports of Normandy Authority (PNA) has officially launched large-scale extension works of the port of Cherbourg’s main roadstead, which will be a milestone in the history of the port’s development. The quality and consistency of the project, together with its long-term effects on local growth and employment, have convinced the French government, the European Union (EU) and […]

  • 14 May 2012
    Vessels

    The launch date for the first ever cutter suction dredger to be built in Turkey is drawing near as assembly is being completed on the Italian designed SGT 500C cutter suction dredger. The vessel in question, to be classed by Turkish Lloyd, was designed by the Italian dredger manufacturer ITALDRAGHE SPA and is being jointly […]

  • 4 April 2013

    Continuing its long association with the Port of Waterford, Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) are assisting the Port of Waterford in South-East Ireland in their application for a new multi-year disposal at sea license. The license application covers a range of areas within the port’s limits, including all inner city marina and berths, Belview Port, […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dutch Dredging welcomed two new vessels to its fleet last week during the naming ceremonies for the Papillon and the Fregate. Both vessels will go to work in the ports of Cayenne and Kourou in French Guiana, reported the company. The newcomers were delivered to Boer Remorquage SARL, a joint venture involving Dutch Dredging and […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Manatee’s Berth 9 is now able to accommodate heavier loads thanks to completion of a reconstruction project in concert with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). At a dedication ceremony last week, officials cut a ribbon signaling the formal opening of the fortified 625-foot-long berth, which can now handle uniform loads of as many […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HYPACK® was selected as the main hydrographic tool for two international commissions responsible for important navigational areas of Argentina and Uruguay. To the South of the American continent, ranging between Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay lies the Uruguay River, about 1750 km long. This river flows into the Rio de la Plata, which in turn is […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    VolkerStevin, working with subsidiary companies VolkerBrooks and VolkerGround Engineering, have together successfully completed stabilization works to the bank of the River Don in Doncaster. The built embankment separating the South Yorkshire canal and River Don at Wheatley Cut, has a long history of instability. Over the end of 2012 and early 2013, rapid slope movement […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    As coastal lands in Louisiana erode, researchers, environmentalists and engineers are all searching for ways to preserve the marsh coastline. Now, a Florida State University researcher has developed a model to help stakeholders figure out what factors they need to consider to rebuild land in this fragile wetland. The model is outlined in the journal Geophysical […]

  • 26 September 2012

    The Tender Board has awarded a RO14.5mn contract for the construction of the Taqah fishing harbour. Zawya.com reports that the STFA, a large Turkish engineering and contracting company, has won the project. The Taqah harbour work broadly consists of construction of a 150m-long concrete quay line, construction of 1,783m breakwater, reclamation works, roads and pavements, […]

  • 3 July 2012

    The work on deepening Kenosha’s harbor and marina is almost ready to begin, according to kenoshanews.com. The Kenosha Harbor was last dredged in 2009. The silt buildup in the harbor let to the Kenosha City Council seeking a long-term solution to the buildup and a dredging of the harbor this year. Based on the city’s […]

  • 4 January 2012

    Authorities have started the removal process of 70 tons of fuel oil and six tons of hydraulic oil from the sunken dredger in the Ngqura Harbour. “We anticipate that it will have a minimal impact. There are ships being unloaded and loaded and ships can come in and out of the port without any interference. […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    In the next couple of days, the Pearl River, once the largest dredger in the world, should complete the deepening and widening program at the Eemshaven seaport, Groningen. The dredging work is undertaken on the Doekegatkanaal, inside of the harbor (near the harbor entrance / exit to the Ems). These dredging activities are part of […]

  • 14 December 2011

    The Port of Portland dredge Oregon currently works in the Columbia River off Kalama. The dredge is expected to clear 400,000 cubic yards of silt out of a mile-long stretch of the river through Christmas under a $1.5 million contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, according to corps spokeswoman Michelle Helms. The dredge […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    International consultant Arcadis recently presented Hong Kong the option to create a polder as a mean to tackle the issue of land scarcity. The Hong Kong Government is working on a project that calls for the construction of a group of islands and considers the usual reclamation by infilling with sand. According to the government-appointed […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Freight and logistics management company Kotahi and New Zealand’s freight gateway Port of Tauranga have struck a strategic ten-year freight alliance. This, along with a separate long-term agreement between Kotahi and Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company, will deliver a ‘step-change’ for New Zealand’s $95 billion international trade sector. Kotahi Chief Executive Chris […]