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  • 15 May 2012

    American Rivers named the Missouri River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers today, shining a national spotlight on outdated flood management practices that are threatening public safety. The Missouri River is threatened by outdated flood management practices that compromise public safety and river health. The once wide Missouri, with extensive floodplains and shallow water areas, has […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Mordraga LLC, part of the DEME group, successfully completed this year’s dredging operations at Sabetta port on the Yamal Peninsula of Russia. During the short ice-free season, from July until mid-October 2015, Mordraga – as subcontractor of USK MOST Group – worked on the project in the Gulf of Ob. In Sabetta itself, the company […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging works at the Port Sabetta are to be completed by the end of this year, according to Vitaly Sknarin, Sabetta Project Coordinator at USK MOST. This was said during the 4th International Forum of Dredging Companies held two days ago in Moscow. The forum – organized by PortNews Media Group in conjunction with the FSUE […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    C. u. W. Keller GmbH & Co. KG (Keller) has secured an order for the design and manufacture of several gearboxes for the world’s most powerful cutter suction dredger. The gearboxes were designed in close cooperation with DEME who will operate the cutter under the name SPARTACUS. According to the company, the collected cutter know-how and […]

  • 23 December 2009

    The construction of a slurry pipeline from Peruvian company Cuervo Resources’ proposed Cerro Ccopane Iron Ore Project to the Peruvian coast has been found to be the most economic according to a study by Sandwell Engineering… Source: Pipeline International, December 23, 2009

  • 21 November 2011

    The state and Israel Chemicals are nearing an agreement on funding the removal of salt from the southern basin of the Dead Sea, in an …   By Yoram Gabison, Ora Coren and Rina Rozenberg (haaretz) [mappress] Source: haaretz, November 21, 2011;

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular photos published on our website during the past year.   DEME’s TSHD Marieke During Abidjan Project DEME – an international group specialized in dredging, land reclamation, dyke construction, flood defense work, port construction, etc – has released this beautiful photo taken during the reclamation works for a […]

  • 15 May 2012

    With Congress considering drastic cuts to national clean water protections, and rivers nationwide facing threats from natural gas drilling, pollution, and new dams, American Rivers today released its annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers®. American Rivers named the Potomac River, known as ‘the nation’s river’ as it flows through the capital, the most endangered […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), one of the most important infrastructure projects in the nation, will deepen the Savannah Harbor 5 feet, down to 47 feet below mean sea level at low tide. That will enable modern deep-draft cargo vessels, akin to floating islands, to call more easily on the port here. According to […]

  • 2 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you some of the most popular photos that marked the past dredging season.   PHOTO: DEME’s TSHD Bonny River Launched in China DEME’s new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Bonny River’ was launched last Sunday (April 15) at COSCO Guangdong Heavy Industry shipyard in China.   PHOTO: GLDD Backhoe Dredge New York at […]

  • 11 April 2014

    American Rivers named the Middle Mississippi River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014. “The America’s Most Endangered Rivers report is a call to action to save rivers that are at a critical tipping point,” said Eileen Fretz Shader of American Rivers. “Cutting off the Mississippi River’s connection with its floodplain would destroy critical fish […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    This year’s IAPH World Ports Conference will be held in Hamburg. From June 1st – 5th, international representatives from business, politics and science will gather to debate changing demands of globalization and climate change. The conference will focus on the smartPORT concept developed by the host of the conference, the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA). During […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    According to the latest AmericasBarometer survey, the Panama Canal Authority is considered one of the most trusted institutions in Panama. The survey is coordinated by Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Panama Canal has a 69.8% trust index, right below the Catholic and […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Expansion work begins next year to upgrade West Africa’s busy and historic port. Already one of the largest ports in West Africa, the …   (chinadaily) [mappress] Source: chinadaily, December 5, 2011;

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Wartsila has been contracted to supply a comprehensive package of engines and propulsion machinery for a new cutter suction dredger (CSD) vessel. When delivered, the ‘Spartacus’, which is being built on behalf of Belgium based Dredging International (DEME), will be the world’s most powerful CSD and the first ever to be fueled by liquefied natural […]

  • 9 April 2010

    Killcohook, a dusty dredge disposal site owned by the U.S. Army Crops of Engineers, is a no-man’s land. Deer, rabbits, ospreys, bald eagles and beavers roam the treeless, untamed area that serves no purpose except to receive the build-up of silt and sand that occurs naturally in the bottom of the Delaware River channel… [mappress] […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Dredging, sand removal and continual monitoring at a cost of more than $3.62 million are identified as the most cost effective and, short-te… BY ANNA WOLF (portstephensexaminer) [mappress] Source: portstephensexaminer, November 9, 2011

  • 14 March 2012

    The government has reported an increase of almost a thousand trillion rupiah in funds committed to support the country’s investment master plan, with the energy and transportation sectors so far drawing the most interest. As of the end of February, investors have committed to investing a total of Rp 4,925 trillion ($537 billion) until 2014 […]

  • 5 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, reminds the public that changes to the State of Wisconsin wetland laws have no effect on federal laws regulating work in waters and wetlands. There is still a federal requirement to obtain authorization from the Corps for discharges of dredged or fill materials into waters of […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Construction of the “Junyang 1”, a super suction dredger ordered by CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co., Ltd., has recently been initiated in the Netherlands. With a total length of 167.5 meters, a hopper load capacity of 21,000 cubic meters and a maximum dredging depth of 90 meters, the vessel will have advantages such as advanced technology, […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABP’s Port of Southampton has been ranked the most productive port in Europe and the number one performing container terminal in the UK, according to an independent industry study. Based on confidential data charting more than 100,000 port calls at 400 ports during 2012, the analysis from the Journal of Commerce (JOC) put Southampton’s productivity […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham has made this statement after the Army Corps of Engineers announced they would include approximately $50 million in funding in their FY 2018 Work Plan in support of the Charleston Harbor Deepening project. Graham has been one of the leaders in pushing Charleston Harbor deepening forward and has worked to secure […]

  • 11 February 2010

    The move comes as the terminal operator confirmed it would trim export allocations over the next few months after having loaded just 82 per cent of the coal it had been scheduled to export in January. [mappress] Source: Lloyd’s List Daily Commercial News, February 11, 2010;

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Eko Atlantic city, the most impressive urban development project in Nigeria, will change the face of Africa and transform the Lagos State into a megacity. The latest video showcases impressive 8.5-kilometer-long Great Wall of Lagos, one of the most important structures of the Eko Atlantic city project. The main construction works on this giant sea/revetment […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) yesterday reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, Great Lakes reported revenue of $174.6 million, net loss of $8.4 million, and adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations of $4.4 million. According to GLDD, in the first quarter of 2015, the company was awarded $208 million, […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The keel laying ceremony for DEME’s cutter suction dredger ‘Spartacus’ took place today at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel in the Netherlands.  The ceremony marks a milestone in the construction of the most powerful cutter suction dredger that has ever been built. “The combination of power, size and new innovations make […]