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  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of their efforts to support resilient coastal communities, NOAA Fisheries Service is announcing the award of $24.8 million for three cooperative agreements. This funding will help restore habitat along Louisiana’s coast under the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Program. Restoring wetlands and barrier islands increases protection for Louisiana’s people and […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Business & Finance

     Anse du Portier Monaco has just released the latest update on their land reclamation project, saying that the 18th caisson – the C0 – is now in position. Its function is to protect the entrance to the port and limit agitation inside. At the beginning of the project, it did not exist. The possibility […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s Ports of Auckland (POAL) today released its results for the 2018/19 financial year, saying that the container volumes are down 3.5% to 939,680 TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) compared to 973,722 TEU for the pcp. Group Revenue rose slightly to $248.1m from $243.2m in the previous corresponding period (pcp) and the net profit after […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Foyle and Marine Dredging Ltd has just released these beautiful photos of their backhoe dredger ‘Dinopotes’, assisted by the tug ‘Ada Dorothy’, during their work outside Waterfoot in the Glens of Antrim, Red Bay in Northern Ireland. “It is a sensitive environment, thus we are using silt curtains to prevent the dispersal of the dredge […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging for the Outer Harbor Channel Widening Project at Port Adelaide was successfully completed within the anticipated schedule of June to September 2019, Flinders Ports Pty Limited reports. “This is a significant milestone for South Australia and securing the future of our trade and tourism industries,” the company said in its release. The completion of […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mackley Construction Ltd has been chosen to deliver the next phase of coastal defenses which will protect more than 4000 homes and almost 500 businesses in North Portsea from the risk of coastal flooding. According to the Portsmouth City Council’s latest release, the next set of defenses, the fourth of five phases which make up […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Port Authority (APN), a specialized body involved in promoting ports development programs in Peru, has officially approved the technical documents for an additional investment in the infrastructure works at the Paita Port Terminal. These works include a significant amount of dredging work up to a depth of -14 meters and the expansion of […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Ligurian Sea Port Authority (Ports of Genoa, Italy) has released a €80 million tender for the design and construction of the Port of Vado Ligure’s new breakwater – the phase one. The starting price of the tender is €77.89 million, including €627,000 for design costs, and just over €1 million for security charges. […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) has released this incredible video showing before, during and after the ‘Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management Sandcaping Scheme’. The project – executed by Van Oord and Royal Haskoning DHV, working as part of Team Van Oord – was officially handed over to client NNDC during the festive ceremony September 20, […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging scheme is set to begin Thursday, September 26, the port said in their latest release.  According to the official announcement, this dredging campaign, scheduled to last for a period of approximately 5 days, will be undertaken at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Dover recently released this very interesting video from the Dover Western Docks Revival Development Program, named ‘DWDR Progress 2017 – 2019’. According to an official announcement, DWDR is a one-off opportunity for the regeneration of Dover, bringing new investment into the area. Overall, the project includes the design and construction of two […]

  • 22 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 16-22, 2019).   Van Oord and Shell Testing the Use of Biofuel Together with Shell, Van Oord is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet with the aim of achieving a 70% emission reduction by 2050 compared with […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group has just released this beautiful night photo of their backhoe dredger Peter the Great and split hopper Vlaanderen VIII, working side by side on the Elbe River deepening program. Conducting their operations on the 116 km fairway between Cuxhaven and Hamburg, Peter the Great dredges the harder soil parts like clay and discharges […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    FEMA and the state of North Carolina are announcing more than $18 million to reimburse expenses restoring beaches damaged during Hurricane Florence. According to the release, the funds reimburse nourishing sand and replacing plants at beaches located in the towns of Indian Beach and Pine Knoll Shores following damage from Hurricane Florence’s storm surge. The […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kososing Construction of Cheboygan, Michigan, has won a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District’s $5.9 million contract to repair a damaged portion of the Cleveland Harbor West Breakwater in Cleveland, Ohio. According to USACE, the contractor is anticipated to begin work during fall 2019, which will include construction of steel sheet pile walls and […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

     Eddy Pump Corporation, a California based dredge equipment and pump manufacturer, has just released this very interesting video about a real-time mercury separation and environmental dredge cleanup in Sacramento, California.  According to Eddy Pump, this advanced dredge project used a live positioning system for super-accurate dredging. Kevin Tweed, Marine Bay Services, said that “the […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Callan Marine has just announced that they will work from mid-September through October to pump and pipe silt to the Port of Galveston’s 240-acre dredge spoil area on Pelican Island. “Annual dredging is part of the ongoing maintenance we do to keep the port competitive,” the Port of Galveston said in their latest press release. […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging in the shallows of the West Arm of Kootenay Lake is set to begin September 24, and will last until November 30, 2019, reports the British Columbia government. As reported, the Province will dredge three shallow areas in the West Arm of Kootenay Lake to ensure the long-term navigational safety of the Kootenay Lake […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging 101 – “Basics of Dredging, Dredged Material Management and Environmental Considerations” short course, hosted by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA), is set to take place on October 7, 2019, at Loews Philadelphia Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. The course has been developed and provided exclusively by WEDA, for the purpose of helping anyone interested […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards outlined the details of a $160 million project to restore and nourish two barrier islands and one headland on the southern perimeter of the Terrebonne Basin on September 13. Weeks Marine, a marine construction and dredging contractor with a branch headquarters in Covington, Louisiana, won the construction bid. According to […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Portsmouth City Council is carrying out a shingle recycle at Southsea Beach West in Hampshire to improve the current beach levels. Work, which is due to start on Tuesday, 17th September, will be carried out by Les Searle Plant Hire and Sales Ltd. and should take approximately five days to complete. Hours of work will […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston District Council, South Australia, has just released the latest update on the Cape Jaffa Marina dredging program.  The dredging scheme is progressing well at the moment, with large amounts of seagrass and sand being removed from the entrance area. According to the update, the excavation works on the western side of the breakwater […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently released a new article titled The Mud Motor: A beneficial use of dredged sediment to enhance salt marsh development. An innovative approach to beneficially re-use dredged sediment to enhance salt marsh development was tested by a ‘Mud Motor’. A Mud Motor is a dredged sediment disposal method in […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Indiana DNR’s Lake and River Enhancement program has awarded Winona Lake Preservation Association a grant for a dredging project on Winona Lake in Kosciusko County. According to the release, the project will include a temporary closure of the public access site and ramp on the northwest side of the lake for about four weeks […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Longer Port Aransas ferry wait times are expected for about two weeks, starting on Wednesday, September 11, according to a Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) news release. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel will require DOT to modify its ferry operations, which will result in […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    With one of the largest fishing service hubs in British Columbia, the Government of Canada is investing $2.25 million for multi-year improvements at Fisherman’s Wharf in Campbell River. As reported, this project is part of a $33 million investment in 35 Small Craft Harbors across British Columbia to ensure coastal communities can continue to create […]