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  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    This month, dredging work in the area around Vancouver Container Terminal will continue, informs the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. In their latest update on the Centerm Expansion Project, the port authority announced that they have received federal approval to continue dredging in the western expansion until April 5, 2020. “Dredging in the western expansion will […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    If left to its own devices Furman Lake in Greenville, SC, would quietly disappear, fading back into the two streams that created it when they were dammed in the 1950s. That’s why Furman is set to embark on a lake restoration project beginning on or around March 9. “When you slow water down, particulates that […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Starting February 15, property owners and contractors are banned for four months from dredging and excavating at Smith Mountain and Leesville lakes due to fish spawning, according to a news release from Appalachian Power. The policy is necessary to support fish population growth, including sunfish, catfish and variations of bass, said Dan Wilson, a fisheries […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has been awarded the Velasco Container Terminal expansion project at Port Freeport, Texas. The Velasco Terminal expansion, which includes Berth 8, features over 925 feet of berth extension and will accommodate post-Panamax gantry cranes. This will be the single largest project built by a public port on the Texas Gulf Coast. […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that the Dredging and Reclamation Seminar at the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education in Delft, the Netherlands, will take place from Monday, 24 June, to Friday, 28 June, 2019. According to the IADC, this five-day course strives to provide an understanding about dredging and reclamation through lectures by experts in the […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    There will be no week-day access to the Whyalla marina’s southern and sea-facing breakwaters for about two weeks next month, the South Australia’s City of Whyalla said in their latest release.  Local company Whyalla Earthworks will be continuing with second stage of the breakwater rock armor installation project that will strengthen the sea-facing breakwater. This […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance dredging of the Plymouth Harbor Federal navigation project in Plymouth, Massachusetts, is set to begin this November and will take about 5 to 6 months to complete, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The Army Corps recently awarded this $9,375,800.00 contract to Burnham Associates, Inc., of Salem, Mass. “Natural shoaling processes have […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A construction information event is set to take place at Mytholmroyd Community Center on Thursday, 20 September, about the Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme which will help protect 400 homes and businesses in the village. The flood alleviation scheme, which will cost in the region of £30m, has been developed by the Environment Agency in partnership […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Phase III of dredging work in connection with the Saqr Port Berth Extension Project is scheduled to begin on 24th June. These dredging operations, to be undertaken near RAK Maritime City approaches, are set to last approximately four weeks. According to the latest Notice to Mariners issued by RAK Ports, during this period, the existing project […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    In mid-January, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will mail letters to property owners along Ohio’s Lake Erie coast whose properties are located within a preliminarily-identified Coastal Erosion Area (CEA). The letters will initiate a 120-day comment period for coastal erosion maps that have been updated since the previous release in 2010. Under Ohio’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Constructed Wetland Association (CWA) will this September hold its 13th annual conference ‘Constructed wetlands: natural systems for water management’. The conference is taking place on the 27th & 28th September 2017, at the Wetlands Centre in Gloucestershire, UK. Day one (27th September) will offer an ‘Introduction to Constructed Wetlands’ training session, a series of informative lectures in partnership with CIWEM followed […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC is putting final touches on the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arzana at their shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. The TSHD Arzana, built for the Abu Dhabi based marine contractor National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), will be the first custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger in the middle east constructed by IHC, said NMDC. The […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Barnstable County Dredge Program has launched a campaign giving the public the opportunity to pick the name of their newest dredge. The vessel is currently under construction in Baltimore, Maryland, with the delivery scheduled for the next month. The dredge naming campaign will occur in two phases. During the first phase, the public can […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission (MRC) will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River August 7-18, 2017, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Louis District, said in its latest announcement.  Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, will begin annual Grays Harbor maintenance dredging in the Outer Harbor on April 1, utilizing their hopper dredger vessel Yaquina. Working around-the-clock through April 16, the Yaquina will dredge the Grays Harbor Entrance, Point Chehalis and South Reach channels, USACE said in its latest release. The Yaquina […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 2017 National Coastal Restoration Conference will take place in Christchurch, New Zealand, from March 22 – 26, 2017. The theme for the 2017 conference is ‘Diverse coastal environments in a time of change’ and being based in Christchurch will show-case the wide variety of coastal landscapes in and around Christchurch/North Canterbury and the Banks Peninsula. […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation will take place from March 26-30th 2017 in Abu Dhabi. The seminar starts Sunday, March 26th at 8:45 hrs and ends Thursday, March 30th at 17:30 hrs. This five-day course strives to provide an understanding through lectures by experts in the field […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that their webinar on safety in dredging, named ‘Collaboration, Sharing and Striving for Zero Incidents’, will take place on Tuesday, February 28, at 14.00 hrs (CET, Central European Time). Dredging operations can be risky as it often involves heavy machinery with many hidden and obvious dangers with little […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The fourteenth annual conference on ‘Ports in India’ named ‘Progress, Potential & the Way Forward’ will take place on January 23-24, 2017, at The ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to provide an update on the key trends and developments in the sector, examine recent policy initiatives, highlight the opportunities in the […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd International Conference on Coastal Zone Engineering and Management in the Middle East – Arabian Coast 2016 will take place on November 20-23, at the Inter Continental, Dubai Festival City. The conference will be held in collaboration with the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) and is an opportunity to explore, disseminate […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DCT Gdansk SA has just announced that the opening ceremony of the second deepwater berth (T2) will take place on Monday, 24th of October 2016. The contract for the construction of the new Deepwater Container Terminal in Gdansk was awarded to the Belgian BESIX in September 2014. At the beginning of 2015, construction of the second deepwater quay that will be capable […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River from August 8-19, 2016. Seven public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ventura Port District officials, working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Coast Guard, have launched a two-phased program to address safety issues at the Ventura Harbor entrance. This scheme is aimed to ensure that the upcoming dredging operation that is already scheduled can be expanded to address the heavy shoaling due […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, a Dutch dredging company, has won the Maryport’s harbor dredging contract. Pauline Gorley, chief executive of the Maryport Harbor and Marina Authority, said that Van Oord will be on site from February 4 for four to six weeks to dredge the Elizabeth and Senhouse docks. John McAvoy, fishing co-operative chairman, said that in recent times […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a Dutch dredging company, has won the Kingsbridge and Salcombe Estuary dredging contract. The dredging operations could start as soon as 21st January – weather permitting, according to the Salcombe Harbor Authority. Adam Parnell, Harbor Master at Salcombe Harbor, said that the type of dredging to be undertaken is known as water injection dredging. This is a proven technique for small-scale […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A group of companies and organisations from the Dutch water sector has announced that the first edition of the Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge to start in January 2016. Under the theme SMART DELTA, the program will engage university students across Myanmar with the challenges of sustainable delta development. Students will be encouraged to apply their own, […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) has announced that the IHC Beaver Operator Training course will be held from 12-16 October 2015, in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. The training is performed with the use of a new generation extremely realistic cutter simulator. The modern dredging operator desk of the simulator is equipped with all automation and controls […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging the Somerset Levels event, organized by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), will take place on September 15, in Sunley Conference Center at University of Northampton. In 2014 Land & Water Services undertook the dredging of the Somerset Levels for the Environment Agency. The project focused on sustainable dredging and focused on a low carbon project […]