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  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are constructing a berm system at Oakwood Beach, N.J. The project involves pumping approximately 350,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beach. Work is designed to reduce damages from future storm events and was funded through the Hurricane Sandy Relief […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wrapped up federal navigation channel dredging at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam on January 14. Ice Harbor lock operations have returned to normal and dredging equipment has been removed, including water quality monitoring buoys, and relocated upstream to work areas in the Snake and Clearwater rivers at Lewiston-Clarkston. The Corps’ […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    First Coastal Corporation and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) together with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, are working on a beach nourishment project in Westhampton, Suffolk County, New York. The project aim is to repair and restore the previously built Westhampton Dunes coastal storm risk management project that was impacted […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Fowey Harbor Commissioner’s (FHC) Dredger ‘Lantic Bay’ has a special place in the maritime history of the Port of Fowey. Named after the bay 1 mile east of the harbor, she was built in 1957 by FHC in their ship yard at Brazen Island. She carried out decades of dredging work in Fowey harbor and further […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    USACE Baltimore District Commander Col. Trey Jordan recently toured one of the dredge boats being used in Ocean City, Maryland. The Corps typically places 800,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach at Ocean City every four years. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, May 9, 2014

  • 3 June 2014
    Vessels

    The Cutter Suction Dredger D’Artagnan, built by IHC Holland, is capable of dredging to a depth of 35m. The vessel is equipped with two inboard dredge pumps and one submerged dredge pump on the cutter ladder. The dredged material can be pumped ashore through a 1,000mm discharge pipe. The dredger is equipped with two propellers (3,700kW […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, conducted a dredging project in Shem Creek to dredge the channel back to its former depth. This will allow the shrimping industry in the area to continue to function without hinderance. For this purpose the Corps employed the dredger Richmond. This dredger is 130 feet long, […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the Embassy of the Netherlands and other Dutch dignitaries visited Poplar Island on October 1. During the visit, the officials learned more about best practices from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as they construct a similar remote habitat project in the Netherlands.   U.S. Army Corps of Engineers photo by Brittany Bangert

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deltares has had intensive contacts in recent months with the Indian National Institute for Ocean Technology (NIOT) with the aim of exchanging information about a range of subjects. The NIOT is an autonomous research institute that answers to the Ministry of Sciences and it specialises in oceans, coasts and marine life. Deltares provided it with […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is placing roughly 3.5 million cubic yards of sand along Rockaway Beach from Beach 19th to Beach 149th to replace sand lost during Hurricane Sandy. This work will restore the beach to its design profile – making it better than it was before Sandy’s impact. The […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The main goal of the Keansburg beach replenishment program was to create a wider, higher beach and to restore the dunes. The USACE’s New York District placed nearly one million cubic yards of sand onto three miles of shoreline along Raritan Bay to repair and restore the previously-engineered beach and dune there impacted by Hurricane […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle, has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The launch is part of a recently started 10 years dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. [mappress] […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle, has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The launch is part of a recently started 10 years dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. [mappress] […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bronka is a new port facility currently being constructed to increase the container throughput capacity in the St Petersburg region. The project involves the construction of a 6 kilometer long shipping channel, turning basin and berth pockets for the new port facility. A total volume of 16 million cubic meters of clay, silt and sand […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The crew of the Cottrell Contracting Corporation Dredge Marion is working to remove shoals from the James River federal navigation channel. The river plays a role in the economies of Richmond and Hopewell, providing a navigation channel of 25 feet deep for ships to move goods to and from the inland ports. [mappress] Dredging Today […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The shore protection project is being done as part of a 50 year agreement with the City of Folly Beach to place sand back onto the beach approximately every eight years due to the change in sediment flow caused by the construction of jetties in Charleston Harbor in 1895. This project will consist of placing […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, recently deployed its first dredging vessels to the New Suez Canal project. At the moment, they have three vessels in operation, two stationary cutter suction dredgers and the large self-propelled cutter suction dredger Artemis. This fleet will gradually be expanded with additional two dredging […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The launch is part of a recently started 10-year dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. [mappress] September […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Channel is fully navigable, after a $2 million maintenance dredging project, managed by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, removed critical shoaling conditions exacerbated by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The project, contracted to Southwind Construction Corporation, a small business based in Evansville, Ind., came in ahead of schedule […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging is part of the flood action plan and the Environment Agency is progressing with a project to dredge 8 kilometres of the Rivers Parrett and Tone. The plan includes a range of other options for improving the area’s flood resilience in the long term, such as maintenance, land management and community and business resilience. […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New dredging machine with backhoe, Watermaster Classic IV, has recently arrived in Olongapo City. Watermaster can “walk” in and out of water without crane assistance and moves independently in water as well, minimizing the need of extra machinery and labour and is thus a very cost-effective solution. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, August 1, 2014

  • 6 June 2014

    Maasvlakte II is the expansion of the port of Rotterdam. A new top European location for port activities and industry is being created immediately to the west of the present port and industrial area. The expansion of the port with Maasvlakte II is taking place in conjunction with nature and quality of life projects in […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The shallow draft dredger “Murden” is working to clean up shoaling in Barnegat Inlet, New Jersey. This area requires dredging to provide reliable maritime navigation for the U.S. Coast Guard and a large fishing fleet consisting of full-time commercial, charter and recreational vessels. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, May 13, 2014

  • 3 July 2014
    Vessels

    Around-the-clock dredging operations on the Hudson River commenced recently, and will continue through November in a 14-mile section of the Upper Hudson between Schuylerville and Stillwater, Saratoga County. Dredging began near Fort Edward, 40 miles north of Albany, in 2009, and GE’s contractors thus far have removed 70 percent of the total that the U.S. […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden visited Penn’s Landing to tour ongoing Delaware River Main Channel Deepening operations and discuss the importance of dredging and maritime commerce to the economy. Biden was joined by Sen. Bob Casey and Reps. Bob Brady and Chaka Fattah from Pennsylvania, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District Commander Lt. […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jan De Nul‬ Group, together with other members of the ‪Challenge Consortium‬ (NMDC, Boskalis and Van Oord), is putting final touches on the New Suez Canal project.  By Friday, July 24th, the crews working on the new waterway will complete dredging works on the canal, after which the experimental operations will begin. The company has just […]