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  • 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 […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Thousands of tonnes of silt that currently lies on the bed of the River Lagan in Belfast will be dredged in a major project to maintain and enhance the river’s water quality and unique eco-system, the Northern Ireland’s Department for Communities reports.  The £3.3m investment by the Department, which manages the River Lagan, will see […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with local sponsor Port of Everett, started the maintenance dredging of the upper and lower channel of Everett Harbor and Snohomish River October 16. The Corps awarded a contract to Portable Hydraulic Dredging, LLC., of Anchorage, Alaska., for $1.5 million. Approximately 60,000 cubic yards of material will […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, in partnership with the Florida Inland Navigation District, have begun dredging portions of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW).  USACE awarded a $5.8 million contract in late July for maintenance dredging of the IWW in St. Johns and Flagler Counties. During the project, Southwind Construction Corporation will remove more than […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials have announced the start of navigation dredging in the Sloop Creek and Lavallette Channel next week as the Metedeconk Channels Dredging project in Ocean County is completed ahead of schedule. The $16 million Metedeconk Channels project, which was expected to continue through December 2019, is completing in the […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, is soliciting comments from federal, state, local agencies, and the interested public on a Supplemental Environmental Assessment for the Santa Barbara Harbor Maintenance Dredging Project. According to their official announcement, all comments must be received by 5 p.m. on October 18, 2019. The U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    H&L Contracting, LLC of Bay Shore, NY, has won a $4.4 million maintenance dredging contract for the Hampton Harbor project in New Hampshire. According to the Army Corps, dredging and disposal operations are anticipated to take about 4 to 5 months to complete and will occur between Oct. 15, 2019 and March 1, 2020. During […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jan De Nul Group recently completed the capital dredging works for the Channel Risk and Optimization Project (CROP) in Port Hedland, Western Australia. Over the past three years a combination of Hopper Dredgers, a Cutter Suction Dredger and Split Hopper Barges were deployed to dredge sections of the 42-km long navigational channel to further enhance […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The 2019 dredging season at the Utrenny terminal – being done under the Yamal LNG 2 project – will be completed this October, according to the Rosatom. In view of limited period of ice-free navigation in the Far North region, dredging season of 2019 is to be over in the second decade of October, Rosatom’s […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Indiana Harbor Canal (IHC) 2019 dredge season has been underway since the summer and will continue through the fall, reports the Army Corps’ Chicago District. Indiana Harbor, located on the southwest extent of Lake Michigan, is being performed by Kokosing Construction Company. Under the deal, the contractor will mechanically dredge the sediment within the […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has commenced dredging operations in Payra, Bangladesh, the company reported today. According to the report, during the start-up phases, Jan De Nul will focus on improving the port access by gradually deepening the existing navigation channel. This will allow vessels with increasing draft to call into Payra Port, thereby attracting more […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the Intracoastal Waterway in Venice will begin mid-October, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. 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. Over time, coastal processes have resulted in significant shoaling and […]