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  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Assembly Appropriations Committee has approved Assemblyman Jay Webber’s legislation (A3804) creating a fund to preserve New Jersey’s second largest lake. “Greenwood Lake is a great natural, economic, and recreational resource for New Jersey, supplying more than 3 million of our residents with drinking water daily,” said Webber. “Establishing annual funding dedicated to this essential […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

     The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane is in the Port of Gladstone area, getting ready to begin a maintenance dredging program, the Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) announced today.  GPC undertakes maintenance dredging to remove the build-up of sediment in navigational areas so that they can maintain depth in the shipping channels and ensure […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with local sponsor Port of Bellingham, will begin maintenance dredging of the Squalicum Waterway November 20. According to the Corps, heavy sedimentation has caused a navigation hazard in Squalicum Waterway which threatens continued use by commercial vessels loading and off-loading cargo without maintenance dredging. USACE awarded this […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito recently joined Gloucester Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken, Congressman Seth Moulton, members of the U.S. Coast Guard and the Army Corps to announce a $2.4 million Massachusetts Dredging Program award for the Annisquam River Dredging Project. The award, which Governor Baker announced last week at the Gloucester Coast […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Gulf Coast Chapter 2019 Conference kicked off yesterday in San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center in Galveston, Texas. Dredging is vital to the Texas coast and ports, and as a Galveston based dredging company, Callan Marine is excited to welcome all the participants and sponsors to this important annual dredging […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Dredging Services division has embarked on another maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to ensure the port provides safe navigational channels and berthing facilities for shipping. Around 20,000m³ of sand and sediment is expected to be removed during the dredging exercise, which started on 28 October. The […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi’s Department of Transport has announced the completion of the Yas Channel Expansion Project – just before the start of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula 1, Emirates New Agency WAM informs.  The project included a significant amount of dredging work to ensure the safety of the passing yachts towards Yas Marina. The shallow channel […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District has awarded another Savannah inner harbor dredging contract. The $151.3 million contract was given to Weeks Marine, Inc. on November 7, 2019. According to the FedBizOpps, the deepening project does not extend the entire length of the channel. The project includes dredging works along the Inner Harbor […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has officially started the construction activities for a new harbor in B. Fulhadhoo area, local media reports. The harbor construction agreement was signed on July 2 by Director General of Planning Ministry, Fathimath Shana Farooq, and the MTCC CEO, Hassan Shah. Under the contract, the B. Fulhadhoo harbor […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Venture, a contract cutter-head dredge, is removing built up sediment from the Arkansas River Navigation System at navigation mile 222, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District. This area has been identified as the most restricted section of the Arkansas portion of the navigation system following the historic spring 2019 flood […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) said in their latest announcement that the beach nourishment works on Hayling Island are now successfully completed. The 2nd November storm event, which occurred the day after the dredger left site, overtopped the beach, leaving shingle and seawater on the promenade (typical of a storm event of such magnitude). “We […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Crowdy Harbor Boat Ramp facility is set to begin on 11 November, informs the MidCoast Council, NSW. In the release, the Council said that they will undertake the dredging of sand that has built up and is impacting the depth of all four boat ramps within the harbor. The removed sand will […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Canal and River Trust has officially begun work to dredge Titford Pools in Oldbury as part of a £3.1 million project to improve water quality and encourage wildlife back to the area. Working in partnership with the European Regional Development Fund, Highways England, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and volunteers from the Birmingham Canal Navigations Society, […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Annisquam River federal navigation project in Gloucester, Massachusetts, will undergo maintenance dredging under the terms of a $7.8 million contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The contract – awarded on Oct. 10th – will be performed by Coastline Consulting and Development, LLC, of Branford, Connecticut. According to […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New York State is providing $43 million to advance 31 projects in Oswego and Cayuga counties as part of the first round of funding under the Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative (REDI). Governor Andrew Cuomo launched REDI in May to increase the resilience of shoreline communities and bolster economic development in the […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Only four months after the signing of the contract, Damen successfully shipped a fully customized Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 350 to Brazil. The standard dredger was adapted to meet Brazilian Naval requirements and received additional options as per customer request. The CSD350 is the first stationary dredger Damen has delivered to Brazil. Many countries – […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District’s maintenance dredging project to maintain the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway in Venice, Florida, is currently underway, the City of Venice reports. The project involves removal of shoaled sediment and use of the dredged material on the beach and nearshore area to take advantage of ecosystem restoration opportunities. According […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has developed a new conservation tool to identify opportunities for the beneficial use of clean dredged sediments.  Beneficial Use – Identifying Locations for Dredge (BUILD) is a mapping tool that will support the state’s Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts, protect infrastructure and investment, and enhance coastal resiliency. The tool was inspired by […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    It’s been seven years since the Army Corps’ New York District began its mission in response to Hurricane Sandy. Sandy made history as the largest Atlantic hurricane on record when it made landfall on Oct. 29, 2012. With wind gusts in excess of 75 miles per hour and storm surge that inundated much of the […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    In the context of the Inter-American Committee (CIP) Secretariat’s Capacity Building Program, the Organization of American States (OAS) and Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) have decided to partner with the Port of Buenos Aires, Argentina to offer an Executive Dredging Seminar on November 14-15. This day-and-a-half Seminar is geared toward Port CEO’s, General Managers, Executives, Engineers, […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The MidCoast Council (NSW) has commenced works on a long awaited Harrington Back Channel Dredging project. The work will be undertaken by Dredging Solutions Pty Ltd of Castle Hill, Australia. Dredging works are anticipated to take 10 weeks and will be completed in time for the busy Christmas period. According to the Council, the project will […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     Coastal islands and marshes in Chesapeake Bay are disappearing, along with the ecosystem services and shoreline protection benefits they provide. Within the last half century, the cumulative effects of shoreline erosion, land subsidence, inadequate sediment supply, and sea level rise have accelerated the rate of island submergence. NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     A $4,6 million dredging project in Hampton-Seabrook harbor in New Hampshire is officially underway. Commenting the latest news, New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen, said: “Dredging at Hampton-Seabrook Harbor will strengthen the economy and improve safety for local fishermen and anyone who uses the harbor. This has been a top priority of mine and I’m […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC), Hassan Shah, officially inaugurated the Sh. Feevah harbor upgrade project on October 19 at a special ceremony held in Sh. Feevah – part of the Miladhummadulhu Atoll in the Maldives. The ceremony was attended by Ali Riza, Member of Parliament for Shaviyani Miladhoo constituency, several MTCC officials […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Onsite activities for the planned dredging of the Harrington back channel will begin on Tuesday, 22 October, according to MidCoast Council. Dredging Solutions will undertake the work on behalf of the Council and the team will start mobilization of the dredge, pipeline and booster pumps via the Gordon Smith Reserve boat ramp in Harrington on […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Land & Water Services has officially started its work on transforming Titford Pools in Oldbury. Hidden away under the M5 motorway, Titford Pools is located along the Titford Canal and is part of the Birmingham Canal Navigations – which this year is celebrating its 250th birthday. The pools are a quirky surprise to anyone exploring […]