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  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A large-scale dredging project is currently underway at the port of Cherbourg, France. Earlier this year, the Ports of Normandy Authority (PNA) launched the works, which will be a milestone in the history of the port’s development. The project is being managed by the company SODRACO, a subsidiary of the Luxembourg Jan de Nul Group, associated with DTP Terrassements, a […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on the next phase of the Whittlesey Washes project that will strengthen the bank is about to start this month. People living in the area are being invited to a drop-in session to learn more. Members of the project team will be available to answer questions. Maps, plans, drawings and pictures will be on display from 11am to […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dredge Yard unveiled its redesigned website this week, featuring major enhancements to its popular site. The new website’s appearance is fresher, with many new pictures collected from all Dredge Yard offices, foundries and machine shops. Dredge Yard supplies several dredging components needed for the dredgers and dredge pipe lines. Those dredge components are designed by […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV is partnering with the Waterschap Rivierenland to deliver dike reinforcements and protect local homes and businesses in Neder-Betuwe. As river levels are predicted to rise in the long-term in the Netherlands, the Waterschap Rivierenland is working on dike reinforcement and reducing flood risk. Royal HaskoningDHV will combine the online information the Water Authority […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, is conducting dredging operations with the help from contractors at the Homer Harbor entrance channel. The picture, taken by Seekwan Tan on September 6th, shows hydraulic cutterhead dredger taking the Homer Harbor project. An estimated 12,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the basin in order […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just released their latest Trading Update, saying that the company’s developments in 2018 have so far proceeded in line with the market conditions. During the presentation of the 2017 annual results, Boskalis said that the current market picture in the oil and gas-related segments in particular is characterized by lower […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Dredging Equipment today, on its official Linkedin profile, published an interesting story about recent vessel deliveries. The Dutch are known for dredging, and here one can see why. The Damen Dredging yard is situated on sea level, surrounded by a polder below sea level. The entire area is protected by a dike. As a […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    More than 1.200 participants from over 50 countries attended the second edition of the conference Deltas in time of climate change. The conference took place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands from 24 – 26 September. In three high-level round table discussions, over 100 sessions and many practical workshops, delegates from river deltas all over the world […]

  • 17 May 2012

    After five picture perfect days of calm seas, Hall Contracting’s Cutter Suction Dredge, “SAIBAI”, has successfully opened the channel of the notoriously difficult-to-cross Mooloolah River Mouth in Queensland, Australia. Director of Hall Contracting, Peter Hall, said this is a welcome change after the recent run of bad weather. “The project has delivered a double benefit […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    During the recent International Conference on “Deltas in Times of Climate Change II”, the Delta sessions that focused on the current status and future development of river deltas in Indonesia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Mozambique, Myanmar, USA, Colombia, Egypt and the Netherlands sparked a huge interest among visitors. Eight cases were presented according to a framework of […]

  • 10 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 […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging works in Sabetta are being implemented in more challenging environment than a year ago. The dredging vessels arrived within the planed period on August 1, 2014, while the marine survey and full package of environmental engineering survey had been completed by that time so that the vessels could immediately embark on dredging operations at […]

  • 6 November 2012

    Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) yesterday launched the “Forum for a Clean Hussainsagar”. HMDA draws this move in its efforts to involve public in the Hussainsagar Lake dredging project, according to thehindu.com. “We can construct as many treatment plants, drains and nalas as we like but we can’t conserve the lake unless we involve the […]

  • 30 October 2012

    The University of Michigan plans to support Great Lakes cleanup research project, reports Chron. Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, which dates back to 2009, is the largest investment in the Great Lakes in two decades. A task force of 11 federal agencies developed a plan to put the president’s historic initiative into action. This action plan […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the most stringent health & safety precautions in place, DEME Group crews and project teams are doing their very best to keep projects moving forward despite the challenging times. The same goes for the company’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Artevelde’ that was pictured last week rainbowing at the New Lock Terneuzen in the Netherlands. […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following on from the Delta Scenarios for the Delta Plan in the Netherlands, Deltares is now also involved in drafting the socio-economic scenarios for the Mekong Delta Plan in Vietnam. Alongside climate change, socio-economic developments in that country are vital factors determining the use of land and water in the Mekong Delta. Scenarios important in […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, the long-standing Italian dredger builder, has considerable experience in designing and building weed harvesters and is currently manufacturing a harvester for the Kenyan government. This purpose-built vessel will work on Lake Victoria to remove the extensive ever-expanding mats of water hyacinth that are choking up the lake.

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Historically, mining processes with poor recovery rates have resulted in tailings with significant amounts of recoverable material. The extraction of this material can be achieved using dredges. There are several factors that justify the extraction and re-processing of tailings: – Tailings require fewer resources when compared to conventional mining. For example, a dredge can – […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The government-owned trailing suction hopper dredger WHEELER departed New Orleans in late November on its way to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District to perform an urgent maintenance dredging at the Freeport Harbor. The 45-day project included removal of approximately two million cubic yards of dredged material from the Freeport Entrance Channel, jetty […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just posted this amazing image from 1962 of the drag arm of their dredging vessel Goethals, which operated from 1937 to 1982.  From a distance, the Corps’ hopper dredger looks like most any other vessel. Thing that makes it different is the ‘lobster claw’, duplicated on other […]

  • 8 February 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Picture of the Day: Construction of New Suez Egypt launched the New Suez Canal project in August 2014. The construction was ordered by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to be completed in one year. VIDEO: Backhoe Dredger “Optimus” at Work  Wasa Dredging recently completed the blasting and dredging […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two years ago, Hurricane Sandy struck the northeastern United States and went down in history as one of the most destructive storms on record, damaging homes and businesses and causing billions of dollars in damage to vital infrastructure, electrical power transmission, transportation and water and sewage facilities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer played an […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging works in Sabetta are being implemented in more challenging environment than a year ago. The dredging vessels arrived within the planed period on August 1, 2014, while the marine survey and full package of environmental engineering survey had been completed by that time so that the vessels could immediately embark on dredging operations at […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Equipment, Technology

    The cutterhead of the Dredge Essex is raised after dredging operations in front of the Mercer County, NJ Power Plant in November of 2013. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor Norfolk Dredging Company completed maintenance dredging on the Delaware River between Philadelphia and Trenton in December of 2013. [mappress] Dredging […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    State Senator Patty Ritchie has recently secured $200,000 in special funding to help the City of Fulton and the Town of Granby in their work to dredge Lake Neatahwanta and ultimately make the body of water usable again. For more than 25 years, the beaches surrounding Lake Neatahwanta have been closed to the public due […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging works are still in progress at Lusail Marina. The crew of the “Seaworks-19”demonstrates the cutting head and teeth of the dredger in action.  Located in the Marina District and designed to accommodate 10-40 m yachts across 93 spacious berths, the marina is supported by state-of-the-art eco-friendly facilities. [mappress] September 11, 2014