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  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The first copies will be presented at the “Waterbouwdag” on November 8th, De Doelen in Rotterdam to the Belgium ambassador in The Netherlands, Mr. F. Geerkens and to Mr. Huis in ‘t Veld, figurehead top team water. Written by contractors, consultants and clients and fully reviewed by CIRIA this manual takes the reader step-by-step through […]

  • 14 December 2012

    PMG Pride departs Weipa towing barge PMG1 and workboat Lisa Lee. The Pride crew have been onsite completing capital infrastructure works for North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation as part of the Port of Weipa’s South Channel Expansion. The work coincided with the end of the dive inspection work on the Mission River Bridge, so PMG1 […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Union Government has set up a committee to review the Greenfield Port development proposal, located at Tadadi in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. The Committee suggested development of Tadadi initially as a barge port for 4 meter draft vessels and subsequently as a Major Port when there is significant traffic available. The study report […]

  • 27 November 2012

    The Florida Inland Navigation District and  partners, the City of Dania Beach, Broward County and Port Everglades, announce project commencement on the Dania Cutoff Canal Deepening Project. The project will increase navigation depths within the canal to facilitate increased megayacht service and repair business as well as increased shipping services. The project is expected to […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb issued a decision No 377 for 2014 to form a ministerial committee for the Suez Canal Development Project. The committee will be headed by Prime Minister and include Ministers of Housing, Local Administration, Industry, Planning, Civil Aviation and Transport, as well as Ismailia and Port Said governors, in addition to head […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has recently won the bid for construction of Berths 2-7 in Phase 2 of the container terminal project in Gaolan zone of Zhuhai Port, with construction period of 48 months. The project involves construction of six professional container berths and auxiliary facilities such as three container yards, a break […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Delta Marine Consultants has signed a license agreement for the use of 12,500 m3 of Xblocs for the construction of the new marina in Cadzand in the Netherlands. The marina of Cadzand is part of  the upgrading of the coastal defenses at Cadzand (‘Zwakke schakels’). The project comprises of 2 breakwaters built with 4m3 and […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work has started on a major dredging program to deepen Largs Yacht Haven and accommodate deeper drafted vessels. The contract is being carried out by Land and Water Services Ltd and is expected to take two months until the beginning of March. This is the first time since the Largs harbor was built in 1984 […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, their official quarterly publication. The paper features four new dredging-related articles, book and journal reviews relevant to the industry and a list of upcoming seminars and conferences. The first article, “Long-term effects of maintenance dredging on turbidity” discusses […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation yesterday announced the pricing of its previously-announced offering of $325 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2022. According to the release, the 2022 Notes were priced at par with a coupon rate of 8.000%. The 2022 Notes will mature on May 15, 2022. Each of GLDD’s existing […]

  • 14 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 8-14, 2017).   Caterpillar to Power the World’s Largest Split Hopper Dredger Caterpillar Marine has just announced that the world’s largest split hopper dredger is being built with a complete Cat® engine and propulsion package.   Seatools Presents DipMate […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seafloor Integrity is one of the qualitative descriptors of the Good Environmental Status (GES) in the marine environment, as described in the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD), the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) said in its latest release. As this descriptor is directly linked to dredging works and marine construction a working group has been set […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Government has just released the draft Great Barrier Reef Port Strategy for public comment. Deputy Premier Seeney has stated that: ‘We will confine future development to the existing major ports where there is considerable scope for future development at Abbot Point, at Dudgeon Point in the Port of Hay Point and at several […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dr. Jeffrey Cornwell, a professor at the Horn Point Laboratory and an expert in sediments, water quality, and wetlands, has been honored by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science with the President’s Award for Excellence in Application of Science. Dr. Cornwell was recognized for his outstanding contributions to the understanding of nutrient cycling […]

  • 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, […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Kay Granger last week released the following statement after the House Appropriations Committee approved a balanced and responsible energy and water spending bill. The bipartisan bill provides badly needed investments in Army Corps of Engineers’ water infrastructure and flood-control projects like the Trinity River Vision project in Fort Worth, according to the Granger’s press […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District, will hold four public open houses during the last week of March as part of the update process of the Water Control Manual (WCM) for the Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa (ACT) River Basin Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). The public is invited to attend the meetings which will provide […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released its ‘Facts About’ publication on backhoe dredgers. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding of a […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Jon Runyan applauded the Army Corps of Engineers for their plan to include the Manasquan Inlet to Barnegat Inlet Shore Protection project in its newly released report to Congress. The ACOE estimates the cost of the project to be $85 million. Runyan made the following statement regarding the report: “I am pleased that the […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers appropriations for fiscal year 2015 will provide more than $141 million for Sacramento District flood risk reduction, ecosystem restoration, and operations and maintenance work in the Central Valley. In addition to work plan funding for Natomas levee improvements design, President Barack Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2016 budget, released February […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Enbridge plans to continue unfinished dredging works at three major impoundment areas, including Morrow Lake and Delta in 2014. Because the Company failed to complete the required dredging, under the EPA’s March 14, 2013, order, by Dec. 31, 2013, the Comstock Township dredge pad construction is planed for this month. On Feb. 17, 2014, Comstock […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports that two contractors named to remove rock pinnacles at Thebes, Illinois are en route and are expected to arrive on location on December 13 and 17, respectively. The Corps says it is “cautiously optimistic we can start blasting next week” after it meets with the contractors and reviews […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 State Party Report on the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area that was released yesterday highlights improvements in the management, protection and health of the iconic Great Barrier Reef. According to the report, the iconic reef remains the best managed marine ecosystem in the world. The report has been submitted for consideration by the […]