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  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor are restoring marsh on Ring Island near Stone Harbor, N.J. as part of a demonstration project. USACE and its contractor are dredging the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway and beneficially using the material to restore marsh land and critical ecological habitat owned and managed by the state […]

  • 27 September 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Ribbon Cutting for the Deep Dredge Last Friday, September 18th, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers together with the local, state and PortMiami officials, celebrated completion of the Miami Harbor deepening and widening project.   Oakland Dredging in Full Swing The Port of Oakland is nearly a […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, last Friday (Dec. 14) unveiled a photo from the Port of Baltimore dredging project. The Baltimore District is managing this $17.5 million contract that was awarded to Norfolk Dredging for the removal of approximately 2 million cubic yards of material from shipping channels leading to the Port of Baltimore. The project […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Utrecht” has entered Besiktas Shipyard where it will receive some repairs in the shipyard’s dry dock. The scope of works include replacement of sliding piece, replacement of overflow cylinder, some accommodation floor repairs and replacement of trunnion gantry bearings. This is not first dredge project for the yard. Since the beginning […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program continues to rapidly progress and at the moment, this capital development scheme is about 93% completed. The massive expansion program will create a new lane of traffic along the canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity. The filling of the fourth phase of the Pacific […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Oslo Fairway dredging project, undertaken by a Finnish dredging equipment manufacturer and contractor, Wasa Dredging, is currently underway. The company has just released this beautiful photo from this dredging program, which shows their backhoe giant Hector during the deepening work. About 89.000m³ of bedrock will be taken out from this area and dumped in Spro […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first Easydredge® 2700, built for Royal IHC, was successfully launched at MTG Dolphin Shipyard on 16th December 2014. The new vessel will be supplied with a “world-dredging package”, which includes bottom doors, a bow coupling and a dredging depth of 25m. This makes her suitable for a wide range of tasks, from the maintenance […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    IADC (International Association of Dredging Companies) has just released their Annual Report for 2014. In this report, the board gives an overview of the state of affairs of the Association and its activities in the last year. Highlights of the year include the start of the ecosystem services project in which the theoretical concept will […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Dredging is the foundation of almost all maritime infrastructure projects and addresses a broad range of society’s economic, social and environmental needs. Waterborne transport has been proven time and time again to be economically viable and environmentally preferable to overland transport. Nonetheless, few ports are naturally deep and most modern ports, given the increasing size […]

  • 26 July 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Libyan Air Force Sinks Dredger A helicopter of the Libyan air force attacked and sunk a dredger off Benghazi coast yesterday, said General Saqr Al-Jroshi, Commander of the Libyan Air Force.   IJmuiden to Get New Sea Lock Rijkswaterstaat (the Dutch Highways and Waterways Agency) intends to […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    C&M Dredging’s machine, Ellicott 360SL, is currently working on the Jackson Lake Restoration project in Tennessee. It is being used to dredge 20,000 cubic yards of accumulated silt and sediment, which have built up over the past century. C&M Dredging, located in Florida, specializes in hydraulic dredging and dewatering projects ranging from small residential jobs […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Idreco has recently delivered a state-of-the-art ISD350-M dredger for the Cemex-plant in Lüttow, North Germany. The new dredger is equipped with an IDP350 Idreco dredge pump, which is one of the most efficient and modern dredge pumps currently available in the market. The choice for a bigger pump was made in order to reach the […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    California Conservation Corps members practice filling sandbags to flood fight a simulated levee boil during a flood emergency exercise October 22, 2014, on Twitchell Island in Isleton, California. The annual exercise, led by the California Department of Water Resources in conjunction with the Sacramento County Office of Emergency Services and Reclamation District 1601, is designed […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Barnegat Bay Dredging Company vessel “The Fullerton” is working in the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway near Stone Harbor, N.J. The dredger has removed approximately 7000 cubic yards of material from a critical shoal in the waterway as part of a dredging and marsh restoration demonstration project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has partnered […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging works on the rivers Parrett and Tone are in full swing. This work is taking place on the left hand bank of the Parrett between the confluence with the river Tone and Burrowbridge. [mappress] September 22, 2014

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The “Anita Conti” is a trailing suction hopper dredger equipped with a 800 mm trailing pipe, which operates at a max dredging depth of -22 m. The dredger is the last of a series of three vessels, designed by MURUETA, equipped with customized Damen dredging systems. The “Anita Conti” has a gross tonnage of 3,704 […]

  • 2 October 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] October […]

  • 1 October 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 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 […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, continues work on a $36.5 million coastline restoration project at Rockaway Beach. During the project, nearly 3.5 million cubic yards of sand will be placed […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work is currently underway on a major dredging program to deepen Largs Yacht Haven and accommodate deeper drafted vessels. The contract is being carried out by Land and Water Services Ltd and is expected to last until the beginning of March . This is the first time since the Largs harbor was built in 1984 that any […]

  • 23 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 […]

  • 25 January 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Picture of the Day: Dredger in New Suez Canal  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. Boskalis: Latest Addition to Its Hopper Fleet  The naming ceremony of the Freeway, […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    European countries need to join forces to manage flood risks in the future. By 2050, the financial losses caused by floods may exceed current levels five times over. That is the conclusion of a study from the VU University in Amsterdam involving Deltares. This European research project linked four types of models: river-water discharges, financial […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the Sunshine Coast Regional Council’s winter sand renourishment program, the sand pumping operations started this month at Maroochydore Beach and Mooloolaba Spit. Division 8 Councillor Jason O’Pray said that the Council will pump over 75,000 cubic meters of sand onto Maroochydore Beach. “Between June and August, we’ll pump around 7000 cubic meters of […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbour Commission’s contractors Boskalis Westminster recently began the final stages of works on the Cowes Breakwater project. According to the CHC, this involves a final reshaping of the breakwater’s gravel core, bringing sections into profile before applying layers of small rock that act as a filter to prevent the gravel migrating out of the core structure. […]