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  • 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 […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Trailing suction hopper dredge Ellis Island has been working non-stop this week on the beach nourishment project in Carteret County, NC. According to the county officials, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has just completed the Pine Knoll Shores portion of the project. Now, the contractor will fully transition to Salter Path. Sand for this portion […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations are still underway in Charleston Harbor, ensuring the harbor is maintained for transporting goods in and out of the South Carolina Ports Authority. By 2021, Charleston will have the deepest harbor on the East Coast at 52 feet. This will ensure large container ships can access SCPA terminals at any time, regardless of the […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Redland City Council is conducting regular maintenance dredging operations in Weinam Creek – Southern Moreton Bay. The Queensland Government Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) announced that dredging operations will be conducted from 20 March 2020 to 30 March 2020. In the notice, TMR said that the dredge will operate near the ferry terminal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has just announced the completion of the maintenance dredging operations in the Port of Maputo, Mozambique. This dredging campaign restored the depths created after JDN’s 2016 capital dredging campaign. Since 2017, the Port of Maputo is open for vessels up to 80,000 tonnes. Jan De Nul Group executed capital dredging works […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    After a successful testing phase at their reservoir dredging pilot in India, Royal IHC just announced that the removal of sediment from the dam reservoir is now officially underway. With the support of the jetwater nozzles on the TT-pump, the sediment was fluidised whereafter the mixture was transported towards the designated discharge location. The TT-pump […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) is currently conducting ‘bed-leveling’ operations in selected areas of the channels, berths and approaches of the Port of Geelong, located on the shores of Corio Bay at Geelong, Victoria.  The bed leveling exercise is designed to re-distribute sediment to deeper parts of the channel. The project stared earlier this week, […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis and Contract Drilling and Blasting have successfully initiated their first test blast for the City of Ketchikan on the Removal of Berth II Rock Pinnacle Project in Ketchikan, Alaska. Crews officially started drilling operations yesterday. The purpose of the project is to drill/blast and dredge approximately 1-acre of rock down to elevation -41.5′ […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Guardamar Town Council, Spain, has started phase two of the Segura River dredging works. According to the officials, the dredging of the area will make the river navigable again, recovering its draft for the fishing and tourist vessels that use this area. Councillor for Works, José María Hernández, explained that current water depth in the […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Anse du Portier Monaco has just released the latest update on their land reclamation project, saying that sand filling operations on the ‘belt’ will be completed during the next week.  The sand for this scheme comes from areas located around Marseille, France, and Piombino, Italy. To create the land, sand is gradually deposited in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Venture, a contract cutter-head dredge, is removing built up sediment from the Arkansas River Navigation System at navigation mile 222, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District. This area has been identified as the most restricted section of the Arkansas portion of the navigation system following the historic spring 2019 flood […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, has just reported that dredging operations on the Arkansas River are in full swing now. The road to recovery on the Arkansas River from this spring’s historic flooding is a long one. According to the Corps, the motor vessels Dan Reeves and Shorty Baird are performing […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Soil removal operations from the RijnlandRoute tunnel in the Netherlands have officially started, DEME Group said in its latest announcement.  Tunnel boring machine ‘Gaia’ continues its underground journey with nearly 3,600m³ of soil being excavated per day. The soil is mixed with water in a soil compressor and transported through a 3.6 km pipeline to […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Russia continues intense development of its port infrastructure that implies a considerable scope of dredging works. Some of the largest dredging projects in the country include dry cargo area of Taman port, Utrenny terminal, port in Pionersky, port Lavna. The country is also stepping up construction of its own dredging fleet, replacing old and obsolete […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The beach nourishment operations have passed Jennette’s Pier and are now progressing south near Mile Post 16.5 in the 8000 block of South Old Oregon Inlet Road, reports the Town of Nags Head, NC. In the update they said that sometime on Thursday, August 1, construction will jump to the submerged pipeline located near Mile […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     MAXAM, a global technology company specializing in energetic materials and blasting solutions, has successfully concluded underwater blasting for the Singapore Port extension, a project awarded to DIAP-Daelim JV (DDJV), with the support of Asia Tunneling & Construction Pte Ltd. The operation consists of reclaiming 294 hectares from the sea for the construction of an […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) has resumed dredging operations in Southwest Pass (SWP) and on the Crossings Above New Orleans to respond to active shoaling deposited by long-term high river stages, reports Louisiana Maritime Association. There are several vessels presently working in the area of SWP (including hopper and […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tijmen Malschaert, Royal IHC’s product director for standard hopper dredgers, took part in the Africa Ports Expansion Summit today by giving a presentation about how to lower the entry barriers for local dredging operations. At the event, Malschaert said that IHC’s Easydredge – combined with dredge training and services – can be a smart and […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The FSUE “Rosmorport” North-Western Basin Branch is carrying out scheduled dredging operations in the water area of the seaport of Ust Luga. At present, the dredging is being done by FSUE “Rosmorport” own dredging equipment – the WAKA NAMI GO cutter-head (backhoe) dredger with the Usva barge being used to carry soil to the disposal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company’s (GLDD) newest clamshell dredger – under the name No. 58 – has officially started dredging operations, the Oak Brook, Illinois, headquartered dredging company said in its latest announcement.  On May 8th, Dredge Captain Phil Sanzone and Dredge Technical Manager Doug Wittwer successfully completed the commissioning of No. 58, in […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Oceanside Harbor, CA, has just released the latest update of their harbor dredging project, saying that weather has shut down dredging operations since Sunday, May 12th. Based on current weather forecasts, dredging will not resume until Friday, May 17th. That was the original day that Manson Construction was planning to finish all […]