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  • 25 June 2020
    Research & Development, Technology

    Following the successful WODCON XXII conference, organized by the Chinese chapter of the Eastern Dredging Association (EADA) in Shanghai last April, the host of the next WODCON, CEDA, announced the details for the next congress in the series. WODCON XXIII will take place from 16th-20th May 2022, at the Tivoli Congress Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark, and […]

  • 1 June 2020

    Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot) said in their latest announcement that the new navigation season on the Upper Lena and Lower Lena rivers is now officially open. Last year, navigation season in the Lena river basin featured low water levels, while the forecast for this year is optimistic.    In 2020, the operations […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District recently opened public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) regarding the continued periodic renourishment of Segment II, a part of the Broward County Shore Protection Project (BCSPP). The purpose for the project is to provide coastal storm risk […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    After almost 40 years of discussion and planning, Bridgeport Harbor Marina, just off Long Island Sound in Connecticut, is now open, Marina Dock Age reports.  The marina – part of the Steelpointe Harbor development – is located on an old industrial/commercial site in Bridgeport. The site required dredging both to reduce the pollutants along the […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston District Council has just announced the latest update on their Cape Jaffa Marina project, confirming that the submersible pipe now largely lies on the bottom of the marina. This project and marina closure has been to facilitate the dredge on the western side to address the sand that is, and will continue, to […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    FRPD – Fraser River Pile & Dredge (GP) Inc. recently completed Berm Construction & Dredging Project at Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT), deepening the channel and basin in the Burrard Inlet for larger carriers. Using three types of dredgers, FRPD was tasked with dredging up to 400,000m³ from the Burrard Inlet. The purpose of the project […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Progress towards constructing a navigation improvement project for Tangier Island is hitting a major milestone this month. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, issued a solicitation for an unrestricted, firm fixed price, invitation for bid (IFB) for construction of a jetty located on the small island in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay. […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The official inauguration of a new lock complex along the Lys river in Harelbeke, Belgium, took place last week, Jan De Nul said in their latest announcement.  The Joint Venture ‘Leieland’, of which Jan De Nul Group is part, designed and built the new lock and dam in order to improve the connection over water […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Danish consulting firm COWI has awarded Fugro a nearshore geotechnical site investigation for CPH City & Port Development’s Lynetteholmen megaproject in Copenhagen. Fugro’s site investigation will be used to inform the detailed design of the new artificial island, which will cover approximately 275 hectares and increase the Danish capital’s land mass by around 2%. Fugro’s […]

  • 2 December 2019

    All-round system integrator Van der Leun, based in Sliedrecht, the Dutch home of dredging, has opened a new operations base in Atlanta to bring its knowledge and expertise closer to the US market. ‘We’re passionate about dredging vessels. By developing and installing complete electrical systems, we can offer our customers added value.’ Van der Leun […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Slufter, the depot for contaminated dredged material from the Port of Rotterdam, can now also accept dredged silt contaminated with PFAS – a group of over six thousand synthetic chemical substances that occur in non-stick coatings, paint, fire extinguisher foam, clothing and many other products. These substances are sometimes toxic, have very low degradability […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Illinois Department of Natural Resources, is hosting a public open house, November 14, to discuss plans for ecosystem restoration in the lower portion of Mississippi River Pool 13. The public open house is scheduled […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s Tauranga City Council is currently reviewing their coastal structures policy to ensure that they consider the needs of future communities, including the potential impact of climate change as they decide when and how to maintain public coastal structures.  Coastal structures are any man-made building, equipment, device or other facility fixed to land along […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The vision for Onslow to become a key marine hub is a step closer with dredging to allow larger commercial vessels to operate from the Beadon Creek facility, almost completed. The Department of Transport, Western Australia, has been working with the Onslow Marine Support Base and other stakeholders over the past seven years to redevelop […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has presented an update on the new Hugh K. Leatherman Sr. Terminal which is being built on the old Navy Base in North Charleston along the Cooper River. According to SCPA, the new terminal is on track to open in spring 2021, marking the first new container terminal to open […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, working as part of Team Van Oord, has successfully completed the Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management (Sandscaping) Scheme and the project was officially handed over to client North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) during the festive ceremony today. Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management Scheme is the UK’s first ever sandscaping coastal flood scheme. The […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    A £3 million sea defense scheme, reducing the risk of flood and coastal erosion to nearly 260 seafront properties in Porthcawl, Wales, has been officially opened by Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths yesterday. The new structure is made up of 5 interlocking pre-cast concrete sections in the form of a terrace, […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Republic of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, has announced that the first berth of the new Lamu Port will be officially opened in October. The Lamu Port development project – part the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor – represents a government initiative to develop a second deep sea port along the Kenyan coast. […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port Authority of New South Wales, in conjunction with office of the Minister for Roads and Transport and Member for Bega, Andrew Constance MP, hosted the Eden Breakwater Wharf Extension Opening Ceremony yesterday.  The key features of the project involved extension of the existing Breakwater Wharf, deepening of the adjacent berth pocket and approach […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps will be holding a public meeting to present alternatives for expanding the boundaries of the existing Humboldt Open Ocean Disposal Site (HOODS), which is nearing full capacity. The meeting will take place on Monday August 5, 2019, at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, Room 203, […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District, in cooperation with the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District, will host a public open house to share information about the Papillion Creek Basin flood risk management study July 23, 2019. The purpose of the study is to develop alternatives to reduce flood risks and improve public safety […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After 35 months of hard work, the Tema Port Terminal 3 is now operational and ready to accommodate its 1st commercial vessels, reports Meridian Port Services Ltd (MPS). The handover ceremony between construction and operation teams took place last Friday, June 28. Present at the ceremony were the Director General of the Ghana Ports and […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Medport Tangier container terminal, a collaboration between Moroccan port TangerMed and Danish shipping major A.P. Moller – Maersk, has officially opened its doors. The construction of APM Terminals MedPort Tangier took two years and a total investment of $800m to make this facility become reality. This new transshipment terminal is designed, constructed and […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The words ‘port infrastructure’ usually conjure up images of quay walls, breakwaters, roads and cranes. But some of the most critical infrastructure to port operations is below the water – berths and navigational channels maintained at safe depths, according to Mark Simmonds, British Ports Association’s Head of Policy and External Affairs. All UK harbor authorities, […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The RI Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has just announced that the Waterfire Dredging Project is out for bidding. According to CRMC, the services under this contract will consist primarily of work plan development and dredging of the Woonasquatucket River and the Providence River within the City of Providence, RI. The Waterfire Dredging Project includes […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    After completion of an emergency dredging operation, the Wheatland Ferry is now open and operational, moving people, vehicles and equipment across the Willamette River north of Salem, Oregon. Dredging work on the waterway, aimed to remove rock deposits left behind by high river flows, was successfully wrapped up two days ago. The Wheatland Ferry was […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency (EA) is launching a consultation on Monday, June 3rd on its new draft strategy to manage coastal flood risk between Saltfleet and Gibraltar Point over the next 100 years. The EA’s existing flood management approach for the Lincolnshire area is to nourish beaches on an annual basis to replenish sand lost to […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency today (April 5) officially marked the opening of £4.8 million Starcross and Cockwood flood defense scheme. The new coastal defenses include 4 new flood gates, newly raised ground, slipway improvements and nearly 600 meters of raised and refurbished flood walls. Alongside the project’s flood defense benefits, the scheme has included work to enhance […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) has completed the delivery of a new, dredged Eastern Channel, in line with the Commission’s priority and overriding responsibility for navigational safety and strategic objective to deliver improvements to harbor access. According to the CHC, the harbor is a Trust Port, designated and recognized by the Department for Transport, and as […]