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  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) has unveiled Pipeline Incident Prevention (PIP), a recommended best practices guide for safe dredging near underwater gas and hazardous liquid pipelines located in the Army Corps federal navigation channels. According to CDMCS, this completes a milestone project for the dredging and pipeline industries that will raise […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     Ports North has just released this very interesting video about construction works on a dredge pipeline, part of the Cairns Shipping Development Project. Under the project, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Balder R will remove soft clays from the channel, which will then be pumped along this 8km long pipeline to a dedicated […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Council for Dredging & Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS), a subset of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), is holding its quarterly meetings with industry stakeholders and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  Earlier this week, the CDMCS Pipeline Task Force huddled for several hours discussing a path forward on pipeline safety. The dredging workload […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘Transport of Pipeline Optimization‘. Formulated and submitted by Maarten Tronckoe, Simon Van den Berghe and Pieter Verpoest of Jan De Nul Group, the solution improves each facet of the process involved in the transportation and handling of pipelines. On both […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently released a video about the winner of the Safety Award 2017, the Jan De Nul Group – Transport of Pipelines Optimization. According to the IADC, a common activity on reclamation sites and logistics yards is the transport of landlines with trucks. JDN optimized and enhanced the handling […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    IADC – International Association of Dredging – has just released the 8th Safety Award 2017 nominee: Jan De Nul Group’s Transport of Pipelines Optimization. A common activity on reclamation sites and logistics yards is the transport of landlines with trucks. JDN optimized and enhanced the handling and transport of dredge pipes by means of three […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just revealed the 6th nominee for its Safety Award 2017 – the Jan De Nul Group’s Controlled Connection of Floating Pipelines. The manual process of connecting floating pipelines has always been a risky task. Calm water conditions and competent skippers, deckhands and crane operators are required to […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    in2Dredging (i2D), an independent dredging consultancy, has launched its new and unique software program Pumps and Pipeline (PnP v1.1). PnP is the first commercial pumps and pipeline estimating tool for the dredging and mining industry. i2D’s gap analysis identified a disconnection between dredging project performances and production estimates. The PnP tool can optimize the use […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report yesterday that approximately 5,300 gallons of crude oil leaked from a pipeline after it was struck by a Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s dredger. The vessel was conducting dredging operations near Bay Long, Louisiana. The pipeline – owned by Harvest Pipeline Company – is reported as […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Portions of the Islanders’ Beach Park on Hilton Head Island will be closed to vehicular traffic and parking effective immediately due to the island’s upcoming beach renourishment project, the Town of Hilton Head Island said in its latest announcement. The partial restriction is required to facilitate the truck delivery of beach renourishment pipeline to the […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Kiasma Group, an Italian dredging pipeline manufacturer, has added a range of solar panels to its HDPE pipelines. This means that photovoltaic energy can be generated by panels fixed to the discharge lines used in the dredging industry. Kiasma describes the photovoltaic panels as flexibile and light and of a highly efficient design. They are functional, resistant to impact, […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    In another step to ensuring the region’s waterways and beaches are protected, the Sunshine Coast Council has extended the underground sand pipeline at Mooloolaba Beach to allow for improved sand renourishment. Division 4 Councillor Chris Thompson said that the 450 mm-diameter pipeline now stretched between the rock wall at Mooloolaba Spit and Mooloolaba Surf Club. […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    REEF Subsea has won its first pipeline trenching project for the industry-leading Q1000 jet trencher on the Sierra L5 pipeline for client GDF SUEZ. This month, Reef Subsea will mobilise its state-of-the-art Q1000 jet trencher on-board the Reef Despina Construction Support Vessel to provide trenching of the rigid pipeline in the Dutch Sector of the […]

  • 26 February 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, plans to issue a tender invitation for the North Coast Pipeline Maintenance Dredging 2014. This contract will consist of dredging work at South Beach Marina, Depoe Bay, and Garibaldi Boat Basin, located on the Oregon Coast. The quantities of the dredged material will be as follows: – […]

  • 20 September 2013

    On Thursday 26 September (11:00 CEST) Deltares is setting up a webinar entitled: “Modelling pipeline hydraulics in WANDA: Basic Wanda usage”. The webinar is presented by Michiel Tukker and Sam van der Zwan (Deltares). WANDA is a powerful and user-friendly program for the hydraulic design and optimization of pipeline systems. Both engineers and operators use […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Boaties will be the winners with a new $750,000 permanent dredging pipeline to be installed at the entrance channel to Mooloolaba Harbour. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the pipeline, which would be submerged under the river, meant dredging will now have little impact on vessel traffic in and out of the harbour. “A contract […]

  • 18 December 2012

    GAIL India Ltd has wrapped up the first phase of pipeline that will connect the upcoming LNG import facility at Kochi to consumers in Kerala, according to moneycontrol.com. Panabaaka Lakshmi, the Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, stated: “Mechanical completion (of 40-km Phase-1) done and ready for gas intake subject to availability of […]

  • 2 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District contracted with Weeks Marine Inc., for the removal of approximately 150 feet of submerged pipeline from the Houston Ship Channel which will begin today at 8 a.m. The navigation channel is expected to remain closed until 2 p.m. During routine channel surveying operations, crews encountered approximately 550 […]

  • 30 April 2012

    According to Businessday, operators in the gas distribution channel have raised alarm over what they termed threat to the gas pipelines particularly in the Badagry axis of Lagos State, by the activities of illegal sand dredgers. Adesegun Oniru, the state commissioner for Waterfront Development and Infrastructure said: “Sand dredgers are depleting the sand along the […]

  • 10 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District contracted with Weeks Marine Inc. for the removal of approximately 550 feet of submerged pipeline from the Houston Ship Channel which will begin today. The navigation channel is expected to remain closed until 2 a.m. on April 11. “Serving as the lead agency, the Corps is working […]

  • 16 February 2011

    A pipeline company claims the Army Corps of Engineers cost it $4 million by giving a dredger bum navigational charts to dredge offshore … By CAMERON LANGFORD (courthousenews) [mappress] Source: courthousenews, February 16, 2011;

  • 8 February 2011

      Today, the world’s biggest submarine pipeline plough, PL3, arrived in the Baltic Sea on the deck of mother ship Far Samson. The subsea plough will be used to entrench the Nord Stream Pipeline in Swedish and Danish waters. Lowering of the pipeline below seabed level using PL3 ensures that the pipeline will remain stable […]

  • 22 July 2010

    The first grains of sand have started spilling on to Mooloolaba Spit from a new pipeline that will deliver about 10,000 cubic metres of … By Gordon Clark (sunshinecoastdaily) [mappress] Source: sunshinecoastdaily, July 22, 2010;

  • 18 March 2010

    The work consists of maintenance dredging of approximately 800,000 cubic yards using a pipeline dredge in Gulf Intercoastal Waterway Texas main channel across Aransas bay in Aransas and Calhoun counties.The contract is awarded at March 16, 2010 to King Fisher Marine Service with a value of $4,940,650.00… [mappress] Source:fbo.gov,March 18,2010;

  • 15 March 2010

    Bolivia will gain access to Atlantic ports in Uruguay in exchange for a pledge of natural gas exports to Montevideo in an agreement signed in La Paz March 14 by presidents Evo Morales and José Mujica. A new road will follow the Paraguay-Paraná river system, while the Andean Development Corporation (CAF)… [mappress] Source:ww4report,March 15,2010;

  • 22 February 2010
    Research & Development

    Dredging work at Finnish harbours and along shipping routes are stirring up sediments on the sea bottom significantly more than the laying of the planned undersea natural gas pipeline would. [mappress] Source: Helsingin Sanomat, February 22, 2010

  • 3 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the Trans-Oriental Gas Pipeline (TOGP) has been signed between Distinct Objective Sdn Bhd (DOSB), Asia Consortium Petroleum Engineering and Gas, Messrs Enmac Sekutu Sdn Bhd, China’s Panyu Chu Kong Steel Pipe Co and Dongah Tec of Korea. [mappress] Source: Pipelines International, February 3, 2010

  • 27 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Technip has been awarded a contract for the development of the flexible pipe system in the Aseng Field, located in Block I offshore Equatorial Guinea… [mappress] Source: Pipelines International, January 22, 2010;

  • 26 January 2010

    In the trial court, Timothy Corbin, a commercial fisherman was awarded damages against the Subaqueous Services, a dredging company, after his boat collided with unmarked dredge pipeline. The dredging company appealed on three issues… Source: Newsome,  January 21, 2010