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  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released their Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Work Plan with the list of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020. “We could not be more pleased with the Army Corps’s O&M listing of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020,” said William P. Doyle, CEO of the Dredging Contractors of America. […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW), made the following statement after attending the President Obama’s signing of the Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA) into law. Vitter was the lead Senate Republican on the conference committee who negotiated the final legislation. “It’s not every […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC recently partnered with Stiamak Barunawati and Pelindo III to deliver a dredging seminar in Surabaya, Indonesia. The aim of the last month’s event was to give an insight into the world of dredging, and encourage contractors and other relevant parties to enter this field by sharing IHC’s diverse market knowledge. The format of […]

  • 26 April 2012

    As Miami News Times reports, after a five-month legal standoff over a controversial plan to deepen the Port of Miami using explosive charges, environmentalists have relented. Three groups opposed to the project have dropped their lawsuit in exchange for legal fees and the establishment of a $1,310,000 trust fund to mitigate effects of the deep […]

  • 22 December 2011

    Cargill and Rubis Terminals have signed a lease agreement with the Port of Rotterdam Authority for the expansion of their site by 2.8 and 4.4 hectares respectively. The site, on Welplaatweg, is currently leased by their joint ‘neighbour’ Evonik. This company will have ceased all operations by the end of 2012 and will hand over […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Congressman Cedric Richmond released the following statement in response to the inclusion of the RESTORE Act in the transportation bill. “The inclusion of the RESTORE Act in the final transportation bill marks a significant victory for recovery efforts in Louisiana,” said Congressman Cedric Richmond. “The bill requires that 80 percent of the Deepwater Horizon fines […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As the year nears end, it’s time to countdown the top Dredging Today interviews of 2014. We will begin with the latest, the exclusive interview with DSC Dredge President, Mr. Bob Wetta that was conducted in November 2014, continuing in reverse order until the first one.       Exclusive Interview with DSC Dredge President DSC Dredge LLC, […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami’s Deep Dredge project has entered a new phase with commencement this week of the actual dredging that will deepen the Port’s main harbor channel to a depth of -50 feet. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is managing the project that will be completed in approximately 18 months at the same time that the […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Andrew Kelly, Commander and District Engineer of USACE Jacksonville District, and the Executive Director for Puerto Rico Ports Authority, Anthony O. Maceira Zayas, signed the partnership agreement last week to move forward to the design phase of the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements project. According to USACE, the $54 million project will improve the […]

  • 3 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 28 – February 3, 2019).   Jan De Nul Working Around the Globe Jan De Nul Group has just released an update on two projects which stood out in 2018; at 15,500 kilometers from each other, in the far north […]

  • 27 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord Bags Capital Projects in Brazil and The Bahamas Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has won two orders in Brazil and the Bahamas. The activities involve dredging work for the construction of a new shipyard in Aracruz, Brazil.   Nicaragua Canal Project Presented to Private […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The inclusion of the $310 million Boston Harbor dredging project in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) received support from the Massachusetts Senators Edward J. Markey, Elizabeth Warren, Congressmen Michael Capuano and Stephen Lynch. The funding for the Boston Harbor Federal Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project to deepen the Harbor’s main navigation channels […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    To make Maasvlakte 2 accessible to shipping, the PUMA contracting consortium (Boskalis and Van Oord) has started excavation of the temporary dam between the Yangtzehaven and the Maasvlakte 2 ports. The contractor will leverage the water’s force for the very last part. This coming weekend the dam between the Yangtzehaven and Maasvlakte 2 will be […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a draft of the environmental assessment and feasibility study for dredging in Searsport Harbor on April 5 and is now seeking public input. Written comments will be accepted until May 6. Plans to dredge the channel at Mack Point have been underway for over a decade. The Corps […]

  • 27 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 21 – 27, 2019).   Kure Beach Nourishment Project Starts Soon The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, held last week the pre-construction meeting regarding the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project.   IADC […]

  • 26 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 21-27, 2018).   GLDD Wraps Up Whiskey Island Coastal Restoration Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) completed the 10.7 million cubic yard coastal restoration of Whiskey Island in Louisiana earlier this month.   New Software for EU Dredging […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Carlton Fields Jorden Burt Miami Shareholder Gary Pappas and Biscayne Waterkeeper Executive Director Dr. Rachel Silverstein gave a lecture to approximately 50 students at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science on November 20, 2014. This special seminar, “Corals, the Endangered Species Act, and the Case of Port Miami,” provided students with […]

  • 1 December 2011

    Harbour dredging is expected to be completed on time and on budget, according to the latest update on the project. A report issued Wednesday from port officials indicated the dredge was “in step” with the overall project schedule and budget. Removal of more that four-million cubic metres of seabed from the nine-kilometre access channel by […]

  • 12 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: The Great Wall of Lagos The Eko Atlantic city, the most impressive urban development project in Nigeria, will change the face of Africa and transform the Lagos State into a megacity. The latest video showcases impressive 8.5-kilometer-long Great Wall of Lagos, one of the most important structures of the Eko Atlantic city project. Read […]

  • 21 May 2012

    The Georgia Ports Authority marked a record month in April for autos and the fourth busiest month in the Authority’s history for total tonnage. In autos and heavy machinery, the GPA handled 60,974 units. “The Colonel’s Island terminal at the Port of Brunswick handled the majority of this roll-on/roll-off cargo, with 59,926 units,” said GPA […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Chancellor George Osborne is to announce a £35m grant to dredge the approach channel in the Mersey Estuary – creating the opportunity for massive container vessels to enter the river. The Chancellor will make the announcement during a visit to the Port of Liverpool where he will meet representatives from businesses in the region […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The day before President Obama’s arrival at PortMiami, Governor Rick Scott held a conference call with Florida Ports Council Chairman and Director of PortMiami Bill Johnson to discuss the state’s incredible investment in Florida ports and question whether the President’s port visit will come with a reimbursement to state taxpayers for paying the federal cost […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Fuel shortages and empty store shelves are a potential reality Alaskans will not have to face thanks to the work of 45 crewmembers aboard the Essayons, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-owned and operated hopper dredge. The vessel performed a dredging mission for the Corps’s Alaska District from May 12 through June 18 in the […]

  • 3 April 2013

    New research tracking the movement of dredged sediment around Liverpool Bay could save millions of pounds, according to scientists. Each year, sediment has to be dredged from the port and deposited elsewhere to maintain access for commercial vessels. But according to the new study, the dredged material appears back in the port again within just […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Egyptian Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has signed a contract with Royal IHC for the design and construction of two custom-built 29,190kW heavy-duty rock cutter suction dredgers (CSDs). The vessels will have an overall length of 147.4 meters and provide a maximum dredging depth of 35 meters. In addition, they will offer accommodation facilities for […]

  • 8 January 2014

    Australia-based dredging, civil contracting and marine civil company Hall Contracting is celebrating its expansion within the international market, having recently opened a new office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Hall Contracting Managing Director Cameron Hall said as the first Hall Contracting branch to open outside of Australian borders since the company’s Fiji office some years ago, […]