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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The tiny coastal community of Stolford has become the first location in the UK to benefit from innovative flood defense technology pioneered in the Netherlands – a system known as Hillblock. This new system is a type of block revetment, that uses a series of specially-shaped concrete blocks. Storm waves flow over the structure and […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch Princess Beatrix, in the presence of the Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, officially opened the 3rd lock chamber Princess Beatrix Lock yesterday. The project was successfully completed by the Sas van Vreeswijk consortium, including TDP NV (in partnership with investment companies TINC and DG Infra Yield), BESIX Group […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Shropshire Union Canal, Middlewich branch, in Cheshire, was re-opened on Friday, 21 December, following repairs to a major breach after a section of the 200-year-old embankment washed away into the River Wheelock below in March. As Canal & River Trust reports, more than 4,000 tonnes of stones was used to rebuild the canal embankment […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC has opened a new office for IHC Engineering Malaysia (IEM), their subsidiary which is currently supporting several IHC departments with cost-effective and flexible engineering activities. “Our shipbuilding and mechanical engineers have gained vast experience in their respective fields in the years since IEM was established,” said General Manager Pim Kruis. “Our strength lies […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Totnes’ improved flood defense scheme had its opening ribbon cut by Philip Rees, Chairman of the South West Regional Flood and Coastal Committee, and South Hams District councilor John Tucker on Friday, 7 December, 2018. The Environment Agency’s £3.8 million improvements were needed to reduce the significant risk of river and tidal flooding. The scheme […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Perth & Kinross Council said in their latest announcement that communities along the banks of the River Almond will be given greater protection from flooding following the opening of a £25 million protection program. The completed scheme, which is the result of partnership working between the Council and its contractors Balfour Beatty, consists of a […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    In a beautiful atmosphere of the Beurs van Berlage conference center in the heart of Amsterdam, Mr Polite Laboyrie, CEDA President/Witteveen+Bos, and Mr Rene Kolman, the secretary general of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), have just launched the CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference. For the next two days, professionals from all sectors […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey visited Morecambe today (19 October) to officially open the town’s new flood defenses. Funded by £10.8m central government grant-in-aid funding, the wave reflection wall defense will reduce flood risk to 11,400 homes and has a design life of 100 years, taking into consideration climate change and sea level rise. Led by […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

     The V&A Museum in Dundee that reaches out into the River Tay was officially opened this month. The iconic structure required extensive marine works to build the foundations in this challenging tidal environment. Back in 2015 a large steel piled temporary cofferdam was installed using a 45 tonne long reach excavator along with heavy […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dorena-Hickman Ferry said in their latest announcement that their ferry is now open on regular schedule. The ferry was closed on Monday, August 20, for dredging of the Hickman Harbor. The dredging is still going on in the harbor, but is now far away enough that it does not impact the ferry, the provider […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Environment, Hannah Blythyn, has delivered a major boost to residents and businesses of St Asaph after officially opening a £6m flood alleviation scheme in the city. The new flood scheme will reduce the risk of flooding from the River Elwy to 293 homes and 121 businesses, Welsh Government said in its release. […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, opened the stone dike wall between the Niagara River and Unity Island’s North Pond this week, which will allow fresh water from the Niagara River to enter the pond, providing better connectivity for aquatic species. The opening is approximately 50 feet wide, at the water line, and […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A beach restoration project has ended in Martin County and Bathtub Beach is once again open to the public. Crews have been working since February to repair damages from Hurricane Irma, placing 140,000 cubic yards of sand and replanting dunes with sea oats, a critical component of dune stabilization and shore protection. The beach nourishment […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The new Queens Beach Seawall was officially opened yesterday afternoon at the Bowen Golf Club, Whitsunday Regional Council said in its latest announcement.  The new seawall will help protect the coastline in this area from storm surge, including the Ninth Hole of the Golf Course. The 88m seawall, built with concrete Seabees blocks donated by North Queensland […]