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  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers works closely with the Maryland Ports Administration to maintain the channels leading in and out of Baltimore Harbor. These channels are known collectively as the Baltimore Harbor and Channels Project. This spring, the Corps awarded a contract for maintenance dredging on four channels within the project, the Fort McHenry Channel, Seagirt […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Recent plans to dredge the Killybegs harbor in Donegal County, Ireland, have sparked a great deal of controversy. A number of local groups are objecting to the plans including the Killybegs Community Council. Concerns have been raised over the dangers that might arise from the proposed dredging of the harbor. According to the Council’s latest release, […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster has just released a video about their role in the New Suez Canal dredging program. In the video, the semi-submersible heavy transport vessel, Dockwise’s Trustee, mobilizes the first part of the Boskalis’ dredging equipment (cutter suction dredger Edax, Barge 9 and two multipurpose offshore vessels) for the canal expansion project in Egypt. […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals, an international container terminal operating company, has released a video about the Maasvlakte II. The mission of APM Terminals Maasvlakte II is to enable safe and flawless container flows between sea and land. For this reason, all the processes on and around the terminal connect with one another seamlessly. Maasvlakte II is the extension […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bridlington Harbor has just released this very interesting video about their new grab dredger Gypsey Race. The 75ft dredger will be used to keep Bridlington Harbor dredged to maintain safe passage for all vessels in and out of the harbor and it is envisaged that the vessel will be chartered out to other similar small ports […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Roll Group, a heavy shipping company, was recently called by client Van Oord to transport the cutter suction dredger ‘Ural River’. The operation started with the float-in of the dredger. When this was done, 84 and 53 pipes with a width of respectively 1.35 and 1.69 meters, and a length of almost 12 meters, were […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Mackay Community Reference Group (CRG) held its regular meeting yesterday. The CRG provided an opportunity for North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) to update representatives of the community on developments at the Port and to gain feedback from the community. Tropical Cyclone Dylan caused significant damage to the southern breakwater at the Mackay […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On February 27, the preliminary field investigation of Abidjan Port Expansion Project officially commenced. This project is the largest port construction program in Cote d’Ivoire at the moment. On January 11, 2013, CHEC and Cote d’Ivoire signed the EPC business agreement with a contract amount of over USD 0.9 billion. This development project will include […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has received the necessary approvals from Federal and Provincial authorities for Snye dredging. The operation, which will involve dredging the mouth of the Snye at the Clearwater River, will begin the week of August 26 and last approximately two weeks. Snye Point and the access road to Snye Point […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mariners are advised that Maritime Constructions will be carrying out harbour depth maintenance operations (bed levelling) using a Sweep Bar within the breakwaters of Portland Harbour. The operations may be carried out 24 hours a day using the m.v. Andrew Wilson. Mariners are advised to proceed with caution in the vicinity of the vessel. Whilst […]

  • 7 March 2013

    Cashman Dredging has succesfully completed maintenance dredging for Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. The sinking basin was dredged to -70 feet to enable BIW to launch new ships. The Kennebec River has swift currents and tide variations of up to 10 feet. Because of the depth of the project and river conditions, the dredge […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Vendam has released a video showing retrofitting and modifications on a Trailer Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) to enhance efficiency of operation. Complete feasibility, design, drawings, approvals and project management is being done by Vedam. Vedam is an ISO 9001:2008 company that offers marine design, engineering and technical consulting services to the entire marine world. [mappress] […]

  • 17 October 2012

    The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association is conducting its annual meeting on November 8 and 9, 2012 at the Westin Hotel, New Orleans, LA. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates. Representatives from all areas of the industry, including regulatory, […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority has accepted the proposals of prospective investors in the Tema Port expansion project, for the extension of the period for submission of their technical and financial proposals. Consequently those companies shortlisted in the application for the expression of interest, have been given up to 27th January, 2014 to submit […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Wells has announced that the main channel dredging project is scheduled to commence on 24th February 2014. The port’s dredger “Kari Hege” will be engaged in dredging operations in the main channel north of number 4 buoy, between buoys 4 and 2. All material dredged from these areas will be placed on […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Wells has announced that the main channel dredging project is scheduled to begin on 17th February 2014. The port’s dredger “Kari Hege” will be engaged in dredging operations in the main channel north of number 4 buoy, between buoys 4 and 2. All material dredged from these areas will be placed on […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Executive Vice-President, Ports, ADPC, Captain Mohamed Al Shamisi has told Abu Dhabi TV in an interview at Khalifa Port of the strong growth being registered at the port. In his first major interview of the year, he also praised the smooth transition of TEU container traffic from Mina Zayed to Khalifa Port, and anticipated strong […]

  • 22 January 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District recently launched a new and improved online platform for discussing water management, drought and other topics affecting the Savannah River Basin. The new platform, called “Balancing the Basin” provides the latest information about the three dam and reservoir projects the Corps operates on the Savannah River–lakes Hartwell, […]

  • 15 April 2014

    This month the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, will complete the final construction phases of the Hamilton Wetland Restoration Project in Novato, California. Formerly a U.S. Army Airfield, Hamilton is a 988-acre site near Novato, Calif., and the largest wetland restoration project West of the Everglades. A decade in the making, the […]

  • 31 July 2012

    Gedeputeerde Staten van de Provincie Fryslân has invited bidders to submit their offers for the widening of the Princess Margriet Canal. These works will include: -Removal of the wooden sheet piling; -Excavation of the banks; -Excavation of the canal bed; -Transport and deposition of soil; -Supply and installation of slope protection of rock dumping; -Excavation […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Easydredge range of standardized trailing suction hopper dredgers are cost-efficient, adaptable, and built to lower the entry barrier for dredging. They have a straightforward design, standardized components and a short delivery time, making them a great start or addition to any dredging fleet. The Easydredge series comes in three different sizes. A 1,600, 2,700 […]

  • 5 June 2020

    The repairs works on the Lorain Harbor breakwater, conducted by Great Lakes Dock and Materials, LLC, are going strong. The breakwater is the first line of defense for lake-front communities against the powerful Great Lakes, said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, in their latest release. Under the repair plan, the contractor will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 July 2013

    New Federal Environment Minister Mark Butler now has one month to knock back the controversial proposal to dump millions of tonnes of mud in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park near Abbot Point in north Queensland. A decision was due yesterday, but Minister Butler postponed the deadline until the 9th August. “With the threat of […]