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  • 23 June 2011

    A sand dredging operation of “unprecedented scale” on the Tatai river, in Koh Kong province, had decimated fish stocks, ruined eco-tourism… By David Boyle and Vong Sokheng (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, June 23, 2011

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Larkspur Ferry Terminal dredging project is ramping up operations, according to the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District. Due to environmental restrictions, dredging within a 250-foot buffer of the marshlands near the berths and turning basin was not allowed to begin until September 1. Now that this window has opened, the contractor will […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Work is scheduled to begin the week of August 26 on the Rockland trestle, which is the second temporary work platform to be constructed as part of the New NY Bridge Project. The work will include daytime pile driving to install the temporary foundation piles needed to support the platform. Pile driving will be limited […]

  • 25 July 2013

    The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation is warning residents in the North and the Central Plains to brace for flash floods and forest runoffs during the next two days. The agency received a weather alert by the Meteorological Department which forecasted heavy rains in 13 provinces including Tak, Sukhothai, Chiang Mai and Phrae. In […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) has developed a complete capacity building program for cutter operators. The training (11 – 15 November 2013, Kinderdijk, the Netherlands) will be performed with the use of a new generation extremely realistic cutter simulator. The modern dredging operator desk of the simulator is equipped with all automation and controls which […]

  • 2 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    China Dredging Group Co., Ltd. (“China Dredging”), one of the leading dredging subcontractors in the P.R.C., today announced selected financial and operational results for the three months ended September 30, 2010. Revenue $45.4 million, Income from operations $23.5 million, Net income $17.3 million, Net cash provided by operating activities $24.9 million China Dredging had nine dredgers […]

  • 13 October 2010

    The Gopalpur Port Limited has decided to suspend the seasonal operation of the port for two years to facilitate its upgradation work…   (rediff) [mappress] Source: rediff, October 14, 2010;

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    DSC Dredge LLC is preparing the special training class for all dredge operators regardless of brand (June 14, 2013 Omni Hotel, New Orleans). The one-day classroom session covers training on the fundamentals of dredging and understanding dredging theories. Trainer Charles Johnson covers a wide range of topics designed to educate and enable the dredge operators […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      A new “quick connect dredge hose coupling” designed by VOSTA LMG has been successfully tested in the United States in a joint effort with a USA customer. The new coupling was developed to enhance safety and to make the assembly and disassembly procedures for floating dredge hoses easier and faster, which is traditionally slow […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, has returned to full operations following the passing of the continuing resolution by Congress. Effective today, Rock Island District-operated campgrounds, day-use parks, visitor centers and boat ramps are reopening to the public. All other District services reduced or curtailed during the federal government shutdown, including individual […]

  • 2 July 2012

    Keeping waterways open for the safe navigation of vessels is no easy task – even for seasoned U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ boat operators who brave the elements year round to collect essential hydrographic survey data that is used to help determine dredging cycles. To ensure operators incorporate safety while working to provide a safe […]

  • 13 November 2012

    The pre-dredging activities, which include collecting sediment samples from the Charleston Harbor, are currently underway, and it’s a very complex job to be done. Terry Cake, the vice president of Anamar Environmental Consulting of Gainesville, Fla., said: “The United States has some of the most stringent laws for dredge analysis in the world. All of […]

  • 2 January 2012

    Nicaragua plans to extend dredging operations in the San Juan River to remove sediment dumped by Costa Rica with the construction of a road in the South Bank, Government sources certified on Friday. The commander Eden Pastora also said that the government will try to stop the ecological crime committed by the Costa Rican administration […]

  • 11 October 2011

    Inland Salvage Inc. recently completed the removal of approximately 1000 tons of structural scrap steel from a sunken hopper barge and subsequent salvage of the barge which had been obstructing a loading dock on the Mississippi River​ near LaPlace, LA. Immediately upon being notified by the dock’s owner that Inland Salvage Inc. (ISI) had been […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     Virtual Surveyor has just released this amazing video, showing how to use drone surveying to support sand pit dredging operations. Sand pits are often wet and certainly dynamic environments. Frequent monitoring is a must, and drone surveying is the right tool for that job. Drone surveying provides a regular snapshot of the water extent […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Townsville’ grab dredger is moving ahead with the sand removal operations from the Ross River channel which was deposited by the February 2019 flood. According to their latest release, the removal of 10,000 cubic meters of sand will improve safety for the multitude of private, commercial, research and military vessels that use […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Town of Nags Head, North Carolina, has released new info about their beach nourishment project. Last evening, Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the town announced that the sand pumping operations have ceased temporarily as the Dredge Liberty Island needs to sail to Norfolk for re-fueling. At this time, the town officials anticipate that the construction […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Four port operators were pre-qualified during the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for companies interested in competing to design, develop, finance, construct, operate and maintain the Corozal Container Terminal. The four pre-qualified companies were: APM Terminals B.V. (the Netherlands); Terminal Link (France); PSA International Pte., Ltd (Singapore) and Terminal Investment Limited, S.A. (the Netherlands). “The result […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Boat launching and retrieval waiting times during peak periods at Two Rocks Marina will be reduced with the recent completion of a new 18 meter landing pontoon at the facility. Department of Transport (DoT) Director Project Delivery Cameron Smith said that the new 18 meter pontoon, located 75 meters north of the recently expanded boat […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has reached a major achievement in environmentally responsible maritime infrastructure development with the formal delivery and handover of the first coral engine in the Bahamas. On 28 August, in the presence of 150 invitees including Mr. Bannister, Minister of Works, the maintenance of the coral engine was handed over to local partners Stuart […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Port of Portland has just announced that the Columbia River navigation channel dredge season 2017 is now officially underway. According to the port, the cutter suction dredge Oregon yesterday started the maintenance dredging operations on the river. “The project will help maintain the shipping channel on the lower Columbia River, ensuring the river can support […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Grup TCB, a global reference in maritime freight management, will operate the new TCQ terminal at Puerto Quetzal, located on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, for the next 25 years with an option to renew the contract. In order to improve service levels and productivity of container operations in the area, the company will invest […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Jack Markell has signed legislation that establishes a dedicated and sustainable funding source for the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s waterway management operations. Sponsored by Senator Gerald Hocker and Representatives Ronald Gray and Ruth Briggs King, Senate Bill 261 allocates increased revenue from the state’s boat registration program to a newly-created Waterway […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has resumed Buffalo South breakwater construction operations to repair 625 feet out of the 1,000 foot degraded section, and is scheduled for completion in the fall 2020. The contractor, Ryba Marine Construction, started construction work July 2019 to December 2019 before they stopped operation due to winter […]

  • 20 August 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) had a very good operational first half year considering the circumstances, the company reported today. The operating result increased sharply compared to last year with revenue at virtually the same level. According to the release, Boskalis’ financial position remains strong and the net cash position has improved significantly since the […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    While work to repair two sections of the Ala Wai Canal wall has been ongoing since last October, dredging to remove accumulated silt and sediments from the canal is scheduled to start sometime next week, reports Department of Land and Natural Resources Hawaii. Equipment fabrication and mobilization for the dredging started in December and will […]