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  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Company was recently awarded a maintenance dredging contract for the St. Lucie Inlet and Impoundment Basin in Martin County, Florida. According to the FedBizOpps, the project work consists of maintenance dredging of shoal material from St. Lucie Inlet. The work will entail maintenance dredging of Cut‐1 to depths varying from 16 to 18 feet […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The two waterfront towns of Bocachica and Caño del Oro, in the department of Bolívar, are about to receive much needed coastal protection works, reports RUBAU GROUP. According to the release, Colombian Government recently awarded the €10 million coastal protection contract to Tierra Bomba Consortium, of which Colombiana de Proyectos de Infraestructuras S.A.S. (a RUBAU GROUP company) is a member. […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) is continuing work on the Town of Duck Beach Nourishment project. Last weekend the town reported that the GLDD dredge Liberty Island is still undergoing repairs. On June 1, the town announced that the Liberty Island, the vessel working at the southern end of the project zone, has experienced some […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Boskalis’ Magnor, one of the world’s largest backhoe dredgers, is in Hull, conducting dredging operations for the Green Port development project. The Green Port scheme, being developed by Siemens and its partner Associated British Ports (ABP), will be the the UK’s first offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, service and installation facility. The Magnor, launched in mid-February […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Japan has donated dredging equipment to the Government of Malawi worth around $4.54 million to help Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) enhance its work of generating electricity in the country. Bright Msaka, the Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, received the donation on behalf of the Malawi Government and ESCOM. […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research has awarded the prestigious Veni grant to Bas Borsje’s Building with Nature research proposal ‘Soft and still safe’. Over the next four years, he will be teaming up with fellow experts from Deltares and Ecoshape to look at the stability of salt marshes during storms. The knowledge acquired will […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District announced yesterday that maintenance dredging of the Cumberland River will begin January 9, 2017. According to the Corps, channel maintenance is set at the river mile 102-104 near Cumberland City Island January 9 through March 31, 2017. During the works, around 250,000 CY of dredge material will be […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Whilst land reclamation receives increasing attention as a feasible urban solution for coastal development, conclusions on the social and economic effects of reclamation projects are not clear, stated International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) in its latest publication. A straightforward evaluation of these impacts is not easy to achieve, mostly because effects are wide ranging, heterogeneous […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To determine the impact of bow thrusters and ship propellers on water beds and embankments, Deltares is currently conducting scale model tests that will generate major savings on protection measures. High flow velocities caused by ship thrusters can result in large pits in water beds that may, in extreme cases, even undermine embankments or other structures. […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) tested an innovative concept for a floating mega island earlier this week. The island comprises 87 large floating triangles that are flexibility connected to one another. Together they form a flexible floating island that can be as large as 1 to 5 km in cross-section. Olaf Waals, project manager and […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    McLaughlin & Harvey and its joint venture partner Boskalis Westminster are making good progress with the Peterhead Harbor project. Piling work to the north harbor wall at Peterhead Harbor is progressing well, the company said in its latest announcement. The overall project includes, strengthening and deepening of the port as well as 430,556sqft land reclamation with revetment, […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    On the Western coast of South Africa, high grade heavy mineral sediment layers are found on the seashores. Located just below a layer of fairly standard quartz sand, this heavy mineral sand can be mined. The material, which is also called HMS, has a relatively high specific gravity of 2.8T.m3 in situ. Until recently, the […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of North Myrtle Beach reported yesterday that dredging of 24 canals and the minor channel from 42nd Avenue North to 62nd Avenue North in the Cherry Grove section of the city concluded on April 30, 2017. The dredging project, which was scheduled to begin in early October 2016, was delayed by Hurricane Matthew and started in early […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) recently celebrated the impending start of work on the Ninigret Pond Salt Marsh Restoration and Enhancement project in Charlestown. Starting the first week of December, crews will be dredging within the Charlestown Breachway, and will then reuse that material on the adjacent Ninigret salt marsh to increase its […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Textiles technology group Royal Ten Cate (TenCate) has just released a video about the TenCate Geotube® and TenCate GeoContainer® custom applications. TenCate Geotube® Technology offers solutions for both dewatering applications and marine structures/shoreline protection applications. The two TenCate custom applications, ranging from marine structures to inlet waterways, provide solutions for regaining land from the sea or […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Alphatron Marine BV, a Rotterdam-headquartered manufacturer of unique complementary products, has signed a lease contract with Seacontractors for eleven vessels to provide satellite hardware and data solution packages. Alphatron Marine’s VSAT system will be installed alongside the existing IT infrastructure on 9 of the Seacontractors B-Class workboats and 2 of the A-Class workboats, consisting of Anchor […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Group and Rosmorport have entered into a partnership agreement for the development of shipbuilding facilities in Russia. The two companies signed an Agreement of Intent during the X International Forum “Transport Week 2016”, said Rosmorport in a release. In the release, Rosmorport added that it intends to attract Damen for the development of […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dredging of the access channel to the Port of Maputo to accommodate vessels with a sailing draft of up to 14.2 meters on the tide is finally underway. The first of three dredgers mobilized by Jan de Nul Dredging Middle East FZE, the international dredging company that will be performing this operation, has arrived […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cherry Grove Dredging Project, being conducted by Orion Marine’s two dredgers, is moving ahead. Earlier this week, one dredge worked in the ‘E Canal’ and another was several blocks down in the Minor Channel. This photo, just released by the City of North Myrtle Beach, was taken at the Minor Channel, east toward Lake […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has won a contract to dredge a harbor entrance channel in F. Bilehdhoo, according to the Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure latest announcement. The main scope of this major development project, scheduled to last 160 days, will involve construction of a 68 meter rock armor breakwater and a 24 meter wide […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has awarded a maintenance dredging contact for the Tampa harbor 43-foot, 41-foot, and 34-foot projects, Hillsborough Bay, Florida. The $7.4 million contract was awarded to Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co. LLC, Quincy, Massachusetts, on September 1st 2016. The project is for the maintenance dredging of the federally authorized channels […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Waterschap Hollandse Delta (WSHD), a Dutch regional water authority covering the south of Zuid Holland, is seeking a contractor to conduct waterways dredging works. The framework agreement in the Ridderkerk area is for the rural dredging of navigational waterways. The tender is divided into lots and can be submitted for a part or a whole […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Additional ferry trips are being provided for people traveling between mainland Surat Thani province and the popular island of Koh Samui as a protest by local fishermen partially obstructs the ferry traffic. Since yesterday, fishermen from Don Sak district of Surat Thani have been demonstrating at the entrance of Seatran Ferry Pier to demand compensation […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Louisiana-based DSC Dredge, LLC, will have its experts on hand in booth #1558 at AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, March 17-19, 2015, in Baltimore, Maryland, to discuss how its customized dredging technology ultimately results in precisely the right dredge for each unique application, boosting efficiency and lowering cost. For more than 20 years, the company […]

  • 2 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    A huge project to replenish eroded beaches in Mexico’s main Caribbean coastal resorts, including Cancún, has been suspended after legal action by environmentalists… Source: The Guardian Int., November 2, 2009;

  • 18 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Local German authorities have completed the deepening of a 23.7km stretch of the northern Peene River to allow bigger ships to reach Wolgast. [mappress] Source: Maritime Journal, February 18, 2010;