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  • 23 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – and the Port of Amsterdam have just released the Summer 2020 Construction Update. The following activities are scheduled for the coming months: the connection of the lock sill to the lock gate chamber of the inner head; […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    DEME Group has just released this amazing photo of their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Bonny River during her work on the river Elbe in Germany. The TSHD Bonny River has a large jet pipe on her suction tube that uses extracted overflow water from the hopper that is pumped back to the seabed and […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Business development

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) today released an update on their work on the N. Miladhoo harbor development, saying that the scheme is moving forward with overall 24% project progress. Dredging works on a new harbor and existing channel are currently ongoing. The N. Miladhoo harbor project consists of channel dredging operations of […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Attorney General William Tong and Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) on Monday welcomed a decision by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York in dredging case vital to CT maritime economy. In the press release, the attorney general applauded the court decision in Rosado v. Pruitt upholding the lawful selection of […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) today released the latest update on their F. Dharanboodhoo harbor upgrade, saying that the work is moving ahead, with overall 33% project progress. Currently, dredging and excavating operations of 46,600 cbm of the existing harbor and a new harbor basin are ongoing. The F. Dharanboodhoo harbor upgrade project consists […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The WEDA Safety Commission will today, July 27th at 1 PM (EST), hold a Virtual Panel on how COVID-19 is driving better and safer dredging operations. The Safety Commission is honored to convene this conversation among industry executives, focusing on how their organizations are surviving and thriving in the COVID-19 era, WEDA announced in the […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Business development

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won an $8.8 million firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging of the inland waterway Chesapeake & Delaware Canal federal navigation project.  Bids for this project were solicited via the internet with two received, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. Work will […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Eyemouth Harbour Trust, Scotland, has just announced the beginning of dredging operations in the harbour area. According to the official notice released by the Trust, the dredging works will be conducted by the contractor – Shearwater Dredging. The dredging is set to take place at the entrance, canyon, Gunsgreen basin and the inner harbour basin, […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District has released the final Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS) Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and integrated Environmental Impact Statement for a 30-day public review prior to issuing a Record of Decision. The public review period will last through August 17, 2020. The purpose of the study is […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    River Severn Partnership has secured around £40 million to progress flood defence in a multi-billion pound national investment, according to the Environment Agency. The government announcement, which included £200 million for innovative projects and £170 million for accelerated flood defence schemes, comes as welcome news to the partnership and its ambition to make the Severn […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Equipment

    UK-based Ocean Scientific International Ltd. (OSIL) is seeing strong global demand for their entire range of environmental data buoys, the company said in their latest release. Recently shipped systems include several 0.6m inshore rapid deployment buoys for a tide monitoring application, 1.2m buoys for desalination plant intake monitoring, and 1.9m buoys for offshore dredge monitoring, […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Every year Boskalis publishes its Creating New HORIZONS magazine in which the company offers fresh perspectives from external experts and present projects and approaches that push back operational and technological boundaries. “Even in these turbulent times, we want to keep our clients, business partners and other stakeholders informed about interesting new developments and the backgrounds […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group has sold a full option Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 500 to the Argentinian dredging contractor Servimagnus, the company announced today in a press release. The CSD will work on the ambitious waterways programme in the province of Buenos Aires. “Currently, there is an important dredging project taking place in Argentina,” said Ezequiel […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) yesterday released the latest update on the dredging operations at Kwai Tsing Container Terminals 4, 6, 7 and 8 West, saying that the works will continue for a period of approximately 12 months. The dredging operations will be carried out by a grab dredger and two tug boats, three […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The State of Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has just released the latest update on their Ala Wai Canal dredging project, saying that in order to reduce nighttime impacts of the dredging work, DLNR is changing work hours, effective immediately. The $21 million dredging and canal improvements project started last October and not only involves dredging accumulated silt […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency has just released the latest update on their Arundel tidal defense scheme (ATDS), saying that all ground anchors have now been installed into the new river wall. Works will continue this week to apply tension to the ground anchors to ensure the new structure achieves the appropriate design parameters for overall strength and stability. […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District and Manson Construction Co. are about to begin dredging operations in the Mobile Bar Channel. The dredge vessel Robert M. White will conduct the operations, reported the Army Corps. Approximately 800,000 to 1,200,000 cubic yards of sand will be dredged from the Mobile Bar Channel, and placed […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued proposed modifications to the 2016 cleanup plan for the “Rest of River” portion of the Housatonic River, which will result in faster and more comprehensive cleanup activity in the river and floodplain which will secure long-term, public health protections for Berkshire County residents. “EPA is making good […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has just released the latest update on their New Lock at the Soo project, saying that the works are proceeding according to schedule. At the end of June, Trade West Construction – the contractor for the New Lock at the Soo project’s upstream channel deepening – installed […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Vessels

    Prime BMD, a new player in South East Asian dredge market, has announced the completion of the Tanza maintenance dredging project in the Philippines. Prime BMD established their dredging business in August 2018 with the inauguration of the cutter suction dredge, MV Lady Denise and her accompanying workboat, MV Lady Felicia. Since that time, the […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has received a permit application from the town of Truro for proposed work in Eagle Neck Creek and adjacent wetlands at Old County Road, Truro. The proposed project to restore salt marsh surrounding Eagle Neck Creek contains three elements: the replacement of existing culverts under Old […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Donjon Marine Co., Hillside, New Jersey, has won a $19.7 million modification (P00004) to contract W912DS-19-C-0013 for dredging of the Newark Bay main channel.  Work will be performed in Newark, New Jersey, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 27, 2020, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release.  The dredged material, expected to […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Bedford’s Fawn Lake dredging project is scheduled to start in mid-July, the Town of Bedford, MA, said in their latest release. The Town has contracted with Dredgit Corp. to dredge the pond and to reconstruct the outlet dam at Springs Road. The work includes hydraulic wet dredging of the bottom sediments to restore the lake […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction works on a coastal defense scheme in the West Sussex village of Elmer have been successfully completed, according to the Environment Agency. The Elmer Coastal Defense Scheme was carried out by Team Van Oord, on behalf of the Environment Agency, Arun District Council and Elmer Sands Limited. Works on the project got underway in […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging project is set to begin on July 4, the port said in their latest release.  This maintenance dredging scheme will be conducted at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of Blyth dredging work will include frequent trips to and from the spoil deposit […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on a draft Environmental Assessment, or EA, released yesterday, July 1, for the drain 27 wetland restoration project in Fargo, North Dakota. Corps staff are proposing to restore 320 acres of farmland to wetland and upland prairie. The project would mitigate unavoidable […]