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  • 1 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular videos from the past year.   VIDEO of the Vox Amalia Christening Ceremony On December 14, Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands christened Van Oord’s latest addition to the fleet, the 18,000 cubic meters trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Amalia.   Royal IHC VIDEO: CSD Jarash in Dead […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced a $2.5 million award to the Town of Plymouth to support dredging the Inner Harbor. The project will benefit five areas of the harbor, effecting nearly 15 acres of public tidelands, and provide substantial benefits to the local community, commercial fishermen and the tourism industry. The Town of Plymouth will […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District began implementing an innovative project for aquatic ecosystem restoration along the Niagara River in summer 2018 by using a resource that is abundantly available to the agency: dredged sediment. According to the Corps, the project will result in restoration of approximately 10 acres of coastal wetland habitat […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently completed an emergency dredging project in Keweenaw County to restore the Grand Traverse Harbor channel for commercial and recreational boating. The $246,230 dredging project, undertaken by Marine Tech, LLC of Duluth, Minnesota, through the DNR’s Parks and Recreation Division, pumped 9,000 cubic yards of sand to a […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Prepared by its working group on Adaptive Management (AM), the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has published a new paper which aims to further the debate on AM, as an important tool, in managing dredging and reclamation projects in an environmentally friendly manner. Entitled ‘Integrating Adaptive Environmental Management into Dredging Projects’ the paper covers objectives for […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Murray-Darling Basin irrigators and communities will receive economic and environmental benefits after the Queensland and New South Wales Governments inked the Intergovernmental Agreement on Implementing Water Reform in the Murray-Darling Basin and an amended National Partnership Agreement. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps said he had fought hard to secure the best possible […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Research & Development

    Plans to carry out a small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbor to measure potential environmental impacts have moved forward after Falmouth Harbor Commissioners (FHC) was granted marine consent to carry out the trial. The licence was granted by the Marine Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and the trial will be carried out independently by Plymouth University’s […]

  • 23 October 2012

    The Broads Authority is restoring a lost reed bed and eroded strip of land at Salhouse Broad using funding and the latest innovative technology from Europe. Erosion over the last 60 years from boat wash and wind has caused the land between Salhouse Broad and the River Bure to become significantly narrow, down to 2 […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    South Korea’s state auditor on Friday panned President Lee Myung-Bak’s $20 billion effort to dredge, dam and beautify four major rivers, saying it was riddled with costly flaws. Revitalizing the Han, Nakdong, Geum and Yeongsan rivers was the centrepiece of the outgoing president’s “Green New Deal”, a bold plan to create jobs after the 2008 […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District along with its cost sharing partner, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and the local communities of the Borough of Cape May Point and the City of Cape May, began work on an $8 million beach renourishment project in an area west […]

  • 14 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Banana Enterprises Limited is currently engaged in the development and expansion of its port facility in Big Creek. The Port of Big Creek is now seeking to improve its product offering by upgrading existing facilities, onshore and offshore, in an effort to balance the pendulum of capacity and demand. These upgrades and expansions include the […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, announced today the release of the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (Draft FR/EIS) for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Study. The Draft FR/EIS proposes a tentatively selected plan to deepen the major shipping channels within the harbor from 45 to 52 feet at an […]

  • 17 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Charlie Baker, together with local elected officials and representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) officially kicked off the Boston Harbor Dredging Project on Friday, September 15. The $350 million state and federally funded multi-phase project will support continued growth at Conley Container Terminal, which has achieved […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) released a study on shipping patterns and industry costs that will help the United States prepare for the anticipated impact on its ports, waterways and intermodal freight systems from the Panama Canal expansion. The expansion of the Panama Canal, scheduled for completion in 2015, will give much […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council (Permitting Council) has successfully reduced the permitting timetable by 22 months on the proposed Mid Barataria Sediment Diversion Project (Mid Barataria Project), allowing all permit decisions to be finalized by 2020. As the General Services Administration (GSA) announced yesterday, this expedited timeline should allow the State of Louisiana to […]

  • 16 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Water Works — Terra Nova This summer, from 12 June to 5 September 2010, Kunsthal Rotterdam presents over eighty works by painter and lithographer Jeroen Hermkens (1960). From January 2009 onwards Hermkens travelled around the world for one and a half years in order to register the activities of dredging company Van Oord based in […]

  • 28 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Broward County’s Port Everglades has received a signed Chief of Engineers Report from the USACE that clears the way for the Port to begin the next phase of deepening and widening its channels, and allows the project to be included in federal legislation expected in 2016 that will authorize similar water and navigation-related projects. “After […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) was joined yesterday by Monmouth Beach Mayor Susan Howard, Sea Bright Councilman Reed Murphy and Colonel Paul Owen, Commander of the Army Corps of Engineers New York District at the Monmouth Beach Bathing Pavilion to praise the progress of the beach replenishment project that has begun in Monmouth Beach and […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Georgian ports need to improve their services and logistical connectivity in order to maintain the country’s position as a key transit corridor for the Caucasus, according to Jacob Gulmann, ICTSI Europe, Middle East and Africa Business Development Director. Mr. Gulman made this announcement during his presentation at the 6th Black Sea Ports Conference and Exhibit held […]

  • 22 October 2010

    In early September expansion plans at Indonesia’s main port, Tanjung Priok, appeared to be moving forwards with three consortiums vying for a US$110.98mn breakwater and dredging project that will serve as a foundation for the port’s larger expansion project, which covers the development of four terminals. The project, which has been delayed for five years, […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Almost one year on since the first of a series of significant winter storms struck the region, the Scottish Borders Council is continuing to make significant progress with a number of flood schemes. Storm Desmond hit the Borders on 5 December 2015, followed by storms Frank on 31 December and Gertrude on 29 January 2016. […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Earlcoate Construction have completed the beach recycling project at Mudeford for Christchurch and East Dorset Council. The contract was carried out in an environmentally-sensitive area and planned accordingly. The main requirement of this coast protection scheme was to dredge and pump ashore approximately 25,000 cubic meters of sand/shingle, transport and spread along several beaches on […]

  • 10 April 2014

    The Center for American Progress and Oxfam America released a report on the long-term economic benefits of restoring coastal ecosystems. The report finds that each dollar invested by taxpayers returns more than $15 in net economic benefits for three restoration projects funded in 2009 by stimulus grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, and Horry County, South Carolina, to use up to one million cubic yards of sand from federal waters to renourish the Garden City and Surfside Beach areas of Horry and Georgetown Counties. The project area, known as […]

  • 10 August 2011

    Van Oord Australia Pty Ltd and Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd have been awarded a third contract for the Western Basin Main Works Dredging at the Port of Gladstone. This third contract signed with the Gladstone Ports Corporation on 15 July 2011 represents a value of EUR 90 million (AUD 120 million) and involves the […]

  • 27 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Tuesday, 18 December, the ‘Green Shield’ project was launched in the Biesbosch nature reserve. The project will further the understanding of how forebanks with vegetation – such as willow trees – can break waves. It is known that vegetation can mitigate wave impact. There are models that have been validated in the Delft wave […]