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  • 1 April 2011

    Special ‘swim lanes’ are to be created in the River Thames for fit commuters following the success of the capital’s ‘Boris bikes’, it was…   “Swimming to work is the next logical step.” By Nigel Vincent (thisislocallondon) [mappress] Source: thisislocallondon, April 1, 2011    

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District has received an application for the Corps permit for dredging/disposal work within the Tijuana River Ocean Inlet. The project is located in the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve, San Diego County, and Imperial Beach, California. The applicant, US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) San Diego, […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of efforts to reduce the costs of maintenance dredging, an 18-month study on siltation of shipping channels for implementation of the nautical depth concept at Kochi Port has officially started. The Hindu reports that a senior Port Trust official said the study is being funded by the Union Government through grants. It is for […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Oakland is nearly a third of the way through its annual maintenance dredging program for 2015. By November, the port plans to scoop 185,000 cubic yards of sediment from 17 deep-water shipping berths. The goal of the $3.7 million project: maintain 50-foot depths so container ships aren’t stuck in the mud. “This […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Final preparations for the Cape Charles Federal Navigation Project are in full swing now, with the actual maintenance dredging work set to begin in September through December 2015. The Cape Charles harbor is maintained to a maximum depth of -22 feet MLLW including a minimum depth of -18 feet MLLW plus -3 feet paid overdepth and -1 […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mariners are advised of maintenance dredging works at the entrance to St Kilda Marina located approximately 37°52.351’ S, 144°58.407’ E (WGS 84). Dredging works within the entrance to the marina will be carried out by medium sized cutter suction dredge, with spoil disposal to be pumped through a discharge pipe to the beach immediately north of Brooks Jetty. […]

  • 1 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week announced start of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel maintenance dredging project. Project information: – Maintenance dredging will occur in the federal channel from the jetties to approximately 7nm seaward, – Project limits are from Cut IN Station 80+00 to Station 360+0, – Approximately 620,000 CY of material […]

  • 16 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of portions of the Federal Navigation Project in the Housatonic River in Stratford and Milford, Conn. The proposed work involves removal of up to 100,000 cubic yards of sandy material from shoal areas of the Housatonic River south of the […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Canterbury City Council has announced early information on Port of Ramsgate maintenance dredging project. Details: The works comprise the options of using the following methods: Water injection; Grab dredging; Back-hoe dredging; Cut and suction dredging. The works on Port of Ramsgate  will consist of: – Dredging works and disposing of silt material to the Pegwell […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Dredging Services division has embarked on a $1.1 million maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to restore the design depths inside Duncan dock. The maintenance dredging program, which began on 8 March 2017, is scheduled for completion by the end April 2017. The main objective of the […]

  • 20 May 2011

    More dredging is on tap to help heavy-load carrying ships traverse the Saginaw River and Saginaw Bay. The Detroit District Army Corps of Eng… By Kathryn Lynch-Morin (mlive) [mappress] Source: mlive, May 20, 2011;

  • 25 May 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District intends to issue an Invitation for Bids for the award of a Firm Fixed Price (FFP) contract to perform the Hudson River maintenance dredging. This work involves maintenance dredging of approximately 186,000 cubic yards of material from the Hudson River Federal Navigation Project Channel at […]

  • 1 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The work consists of furnishing one fully crewed and equipped self-propelled trailing suction-type hopper dredge on a rental basis for the removal and satisfactory disposal of shoal material in the Calcasieu River Bar Channel, Cameron Parish, Louisiana… Source:

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Boskalis Westminster’s trailing suction hopper dredger Sospan Dau has been busy this January, carrying out the winter maintenance dredging program for the Cardiff Harbor Authority. The works started in early January, and for the past three weeks, the dredging vessel MV Sospan Dau – supported with the MV Avanti and Tioga B – has been performing dredging works in Cardiff Bay Barrage Outer […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging scheme is set to begin Thursday, September 26, the port said in their latest release.  According to the official announcement, this dredging campaign, scheduled to last for a period of approximately 5 days, will be undertaken at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Melbourne said in its latest announcement that the maintenance dredging operations in the entrance to Port Phillip and in the port precinct will take place during the next month.  The dredging works will be undertaken by the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane, operated by Boskalis Australia Pty Ltd. “The Brisbane is 84.1 meters long […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Inland Dredging Company LLC, a dredging contractor headquartered in Dyersburg, Tennessee, has won a $12.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Calcasieu River maintenance dredging project in Louisiana. The estimated completion date for this dredging scheme is May 27, 2016. Bids were solicited via the Internet with five received. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $7.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Morehead City Harbor maintenance dredging work. “Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received,” according to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The main goal of this dredging program is to ensure continued safe navigation […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A long-awaited dredging project on Waterplace Park in downtown Providence is expected to begin within days, the RI Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) reports. The CRMC Council approved the maintenance dredge permit at its October 8 meeting. As the state’s dredging coordinator, the CRMC will be working with project manager The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has just announced the extension of Augustine Beach Boat Ramp intermittent closure for maintenance dredging through August 1. According to DNREC, the closure of the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn and adjacent intertidal beach located on the south side of the existing rock […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Barnstable has just announced that the maintenance dredging operations within the Barnstable Harbor Entrance Channel are set to begin on or about November 1, 2017. Work is permitted seven days per week, and hours of operation will vary depending on tide cycles, reported the town. The work is anticipated to be completed […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, recently awarded a $6.05 million contract to Marinex Construction, Inc. for the maintenance dredging of Military Ocean Terminal in Sunny Point, Brunswick County, North Carolina. According to the Corps, the work will consist of removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the basins and […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Thomas Basin Harbor in Ketchikan, Alaska, is to be dredged by the end of this year, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. A few days ago, the Federal Business Opportunities site announced that the $2.46 million Thomas Basin Maintenance Dredging contract was awarded to Seattle based contractor Western Marine Construction Inc. Under the deal, the […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    In order to ensure safe shipping in Cockburn Sound, Fremantle Ports announced last week that it is about to begin a maintenance dredging campaign of the Success and Parmelia channels. According to the company, this campaign will remove approximately 80,000m³ of sediment from five areas within the channels. The scheme forms part of the ongoing long-term […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has prepared an environmental assessment and “finding of no significant impact” for maintenance dredging operations at Ninilchik Small Boat Harbor in Ninilchik, Alaska. The Corps is proposing to modify its maintenance dredging operation for the 2017 to 2019 season at the harbor because the used dredged material […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Monday, December 1,  2014, HollandMT, an innovative engineering and contracting company serving international dredging contractors and shipyards, launched a new 500 m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) design. The dredger, suitable for maintenance dredging of inland and sheltered waters, is specially designed to operated in shallow waters, therefore the minimum vessel draught is limited to only […]