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  • 6 August 2013

    A Canadian film crew from the Discovery Channel toured ongoing construction at Long Beach Island, N.J. The Dredge Liberty Island is a hopper dredge owned and operated by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company. The Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District is managing work to restore the previously built sections of the Long Beach Island […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging continues in the Brewerton Channel which leads to the Baltimore Marine Terminals through the Fort McHenry channel. Dredge 51 is currently manned and operated by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock from Oakbrook, Illinois, and will continue dredging the area over the next few months. The dredged material wil be placed at Cox Creek Placement […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Idreco delivered the dredger for the company Fa. Markus WolfKieswerk & Transporte member of the Holcim France group. This ISD 350 has an underwater pump and engine with a suction depth of 26 meters. The dredger is equipped with our PK 350 pump driven by our electric direct drive system with a 315 KW motor. […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Avalon’s back bay dredging project in Princeton Harbor will be suspended for the Christmas holiday. Mobile Dredging has announced that it will suspend dredging operations today before 5 p.m. and resume dredging operations on Friday morning, Dec. 26. According to a statement from the borough, the dredging of Princeton Harbor is expected to be finished […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Under questioning during Senate Estimates in Canberra, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) revealed that the impacts of seabed dredging for coal port developments along the Great Barrier Reef coast could be far worse than previously understood. “This new information means Environment Minister Tony Burke must knock-back the dredging permit application that’s currently […]

  • 5 March 2014

    U.S. Senator Patty Murray released the following statement after U.S. President Obama released his 2015 federal budget proposal, which includes $900 million for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), a nearly 300% increase from 2014 funding levels, and $25 million for Puget Sound recovery through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Geographic Programs. The […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The City of Townsville, Queensland, has just announced that a beach restoration project will kick off next week on The Strand. According to the release, officials will use more than 2,500m³ of sand to restore the beach. The foreshore between Longboard and the Sailing Club is to close from 12 October until the end of […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lake Gregory’s swim beach is on track to be dredged of sediment and adorned with fresh sand in time for Memorial Day weekend, the San Bernardino County said in its latest release. The county has secured all permits needed from state and federal agencies and the work is set to begin this week. “Dredging in the […]

  • 8 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 2-8, 2017).   Nibulon Launches New Dredger – Mykolaivets The Ukrainian Nibulon Shipbuilding and Repair Yard said in their latest release that they launched a high-capacity self-propelled СДС-15 dredger with a symbolic name Mykolaivets on September 17.   Royal […]

  • 9 July 2013

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), a global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry, has released an update on Guide to cost standards for dredging equipment 2009 – Indexation 2013. This guide to cost standards for dredging equipment 2009, prepared by IADC from data exclusively collected for this purpose, gives the replacement […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredge Yard delivered two bows coupling for the size of 600mm for European dredging company. Those bow couplings will be used on two existing dredgers for the quick coupling and dis-coupling. They were designed, produced and tested for working pressure of 10 bars in Dredge Yard’s facilities in Dubai. These couplings are provided with a […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) released the following statement applauding President Obama’s inclusion of $8.6 million for New Haven harbor maintenance in his 2014 budget request. In December, DeLauro asked the Administration to include funds for the maintenance in his budget. “This is good news for New Haven and I applaud the Administration for including the […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, the lead Senate Republican negotiator for the Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), yesterday announced that it passed 91-7. “This is a huge win for Louisiana that will provide significant coastal restoration, hurricane and flood protection, reforms to the Corps, accelerated projects, and of course, jobs,” Vitter said. “It’s easily […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Government has formulated a Perspective Plan for development of the Maritime Sector, namely, “The Maritime Agenda 2010-2020”. This Plan has estimated the traffic projections and capacity additions at the Ports upto the year 2020. The Government has decided to develop two new major ports with private participation under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Mode, […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The release of Expressions of Interest for four key feasibility phase work packages is an important step forward in the container expansion project, said Mr Mike Lean, CEO at the Port of Hastings Development Authority. “The Authority is working hard to gather a team of specialist professionals to guide and inform the Port of Hastings […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has just released the final update on the incident involving Indonesian-registered tanker KARTIKA SEGARA and Dominican-registered dredger JBB DE RONG 19. Following the incident in Singapore territorial waters earlier in September, a body has been found and positively identified as the last missing crew member of dredger […]

  • 24 May 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., issued the following statement after the Ports Association of Louisiana in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development released an economic impact study titled, “The Economic Impact of the Ports of Louisiana”: “Yesterday marked National Maritime Day so this report could not have come out at a […]

  • 23 October 2012

    Marine propulsion research & development company, Contrapel Ltd has released details of its new propulsion system for boats – the system set to make future boats more economical, manoeuvrable, safer, stronger and better for the environment. The high-speed propeller was invented over 170 years ago and has dominated the propulsion market ever since. Despite 60 […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port Manatee applauds Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature for providing more than $278 million in funds to develop and enhance Florida’s 15 seaports as outlined in the 2013-2014 Florida Families First Budget. Port Manatee Executive Director Carlos Buqueras released the following statement: “In August, Governor Scott attended Port Manatee’s Berth 12 and Groundbreaking […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Dredge Yard’s cutter suction dredger ECO 300 was successfully delivered to their client in Dubai in the last quarter of 2019. This dredger was specifically designed and customized for challenging projects involving hard soil. “Recently, we have received some updates on the project. The dredger ECO 300 is performing to the highest standards, despite […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine featured a very interesting article named ‘Assessing and evaluating environmental turbidity limits for dredging’. The maintenance and development of ports, harbors and waterways requires dredging, a process which relocates large volumes of sediment. A method to set limits on the […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Great Barrier Reef is in safe hands with the release of a report card showing a combined effort from both the Commonwealth and State Governments has improved the quality of water entering the reef catchment. The Great Barrier Reef Report Card 2012 and 2013, released today by Federal Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Rep. Aric Nesbit applauded the state’s 2013 Emergency Dredging Plan, which includes funding for South Haven Municipal Marina. The $21 million plan, released by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources(DNR), includes funding for a $436,000 project to enhance water levels at the South Haven Marina. “Our lakeshore communities are expected to experience record low […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Moody’s Investors Service reaffirmed an A1 rating for the SC Port’s Authority’s outstanding debt, citing a strong economy and deep-water harbor as key drivers of the SCPA’s stable financial outlook. In a report released yesterday, Moody’s referenced SCPA’s current harbor depth as a competitive advantage that will be significantly enhanced by the end of the […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Fugro is participating in a nearshore replenishment trial that aims to reduce the cost of beach maintenance. Sustaining Poole Bay’s wide sandy beach is hugely important for the protection of seafront properties and infrastructure against regional coastal flooding and erosion. Maintaining these sands has historically relied on traditional replenishment schemes; dredging material from the harbor […]

  • 27 March 2014

    The Abbott Government has today delayed making information public about whether the Environment Minister was aware of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s internal warnings against approving the Abbot Point coal port expansion. “The Greens’ request for this information was supported by the Senate and yet the Abbott Government, in its usual secretive style, […]