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  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will hold two public exhibitions in Devon in order to present proposed flood defenses for the area. According to the EA release, drop-in sessions have been arranged for people in Bampton and Tiverton to see the plans that will reduce flood risk in their towns. The first public exhibition is about Bampton and takes […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Department on Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be pursuing flood mitigation projects in Northern Mindanao, the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) reports. Massive flooding along Butuan-Cagayan-Iligan Road (BCIR) occurred on January 16 due to two weather disturbances, low pressure area (LPA) and tail-end of a cold front, affecting 1.345 families or 5.625 individuals in the […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    For Delaware River Ports, dredging has always been first and foremost about navigation, and that’s not about to change, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District said in its latest release. What is changing is that more and more, dredging’s benefits are extending to other areas as well. “Why dredge? In the maritime community, the […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia has just announced that they had an exceptional 2016, filled with lots of activities and great accomplishments. The port set a new annual record for container cargo volume having handled more than 2.65 million twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs, a 4.2 percent increase over last year’s total, they said in its […]

  • 8 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 2-January 8 2017).   Ship Launching Ceremonies of 2016 In 2016, dredging industry saw the launching of some of the most interesting vessels ever made for this sector. DT brings you a brief overview of the launching ceremonies that […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Observator Group, a company involved in providing solutions for hydrological and process monitoring operations, has just introduced their new OMC-7006 Data Buoy. This data buoy is ideal for environmental monitoring projects, the company said in its announcement. It is specifically designed for the measurement of hydrological parameters in lakes, rivers, estuaries and coastal zones. The OMC-7006 […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Trials of different dredging methods on the River Parrett, carried out by Van Oord working in partnership with the Parrett Internal Drainage Board and the Somerset Rivers Authority, have produced promising initial results, Team Van Oord said in its latest announcement. Tests of water injection dredging and agitation dredging were carried out on sections of […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord has just released an interesting overview of the business year 2016. Explaining the year as “a busy, productive and exciting one“, the company rounded up 2016 with some of the key highlights and achievements, putting them all in one story named “2016 – a year in pictures and words“. January January saw Team […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) has just announced that the Broadwater dredging scheme is finally completed. “There is no dredging planned for 2017/18 for the Broadwater,” the Authority said in its announcement. “This is because we have just completed 18 months of dredging within the Broadwater, with a spend of $5.3 million, we are […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released its Dredging in Figures 2015, an annual review of the global dredging market. The edition focuses on the global dredging industry in 2015 and IADC aims to be thorough and precise in the figures presented in this document. The data of the closed markets could […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives approved last week comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation that addresses the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure. The House passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act on a bipartisan basis by a vote of 360 to 61. Commenting this, U.S. Senator […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Holland Dredge Design (HDD), member of the BIG Group of companies, has just finished the first production of the HDD Dredge Pump DP400. The DP400 dredge pump unit is already sold by HDD and will be assembled in a dredging vessel. The dredger is currently working in Egypt and is being used for the rivers […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host a meeting next week to gather input on a comprehensive study that will evaluate ways to better protect Back Bays and other tidal coastal areas from storms and flooding. USACE and DEP are launching the three-year Back Bays Flood Risk […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rotterdam and Jakarta will be exchanging knowledge about urban water management and the effects of climate change for another three years. This was announced today, during Prime Minister Rutte’s economic mission to Indonesia where a new partnership agreement was signed. The exchange program, which is called ‘Dutch Training & Exposure Program Rotterdam – DKI Jakarta’, is jointly […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Russia’s shipbuilding industry has been undergoing intense revival, according to Yevgeny Zagorodny, Vice-President for Civil Shipbuilding, United Shipbuilding Corporation. In his recent interview with the IAA PortNews, Mr Zagorodny spoke about new promising designs of vessels, construction of dredging ships, modernization of production facilities, state support measures, impact of sanctions, import substitution and development plans. When […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    An Environment Agency field team has recently finished re-aligning the Newbridge Cut away from the River Windrush. In addition to this the team is reinforcing the bank of the River Windrush near Standlake in Oxfordshire. The work forms part of a program of maintenance works in the Thames Valley to ensure that rivers and assets remain […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Van Oord’s water injection dredger Borr is currently working on the River Parrett, testing new methods of dredging Somerset’s rivers. The dredging trials, funded by Somerset Rivers Authority, are being delivered by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board and their contractors Van Oord. During the three-week trials, dredging will be carried out between Westonzoyland Pumping Station and Burrowbridge. The […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    New techniques for dredging the Parrett are being tested this November and December, as Somerset Rivers Authority seeks cheaper and better ways of maintaining tidal rivers. Three weeks of trials are being carried out between Westonzoyland Pumping Station and Burrowbridge to see how effective water injection dredging and agitation dredging can be at getting silt […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Shipyards Group has concluded an informative seminar on the subject of Environmental Dredging for key players in the Chinese dredging industry. The two-day seminar presented several new developments from the field of environmental dredging. More than 50 representatives from over 20 Chinese dredging companies attended the seminar, which took place at the beginning of […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dhaka-based business conglomerate DBL Group has recently launched its dredging business – DBL Dredging. To support its entry into this new market it ordered two IHC Beaver® 50 cutter suction dredgers (CSDs), and two Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1050 work boats. The two IHC Beaver® 50s were delivered with a spud carrier pontoon, anchor boom […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced the successful launch of a Mud Cat™ Multi-Function Dredge (MFD) at the SouthBay Residential Development in Bismarck, North Dakota. The dredge will remove 20,000 cubic yards (15,290m³) of sand and clay from a private residential lake where developers are busy constructing high-end single family homes situated on 3 miles (5km) […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Environment Agency contractors have started work on the banks of the River Wharfe in Collingham, near Wetherby, to repair damage to the river bank and protect flood defenses. Work is underway to repair approximately 40 meters of river bank in Collingham adjacent to the flood defenses at The Avenue, so that it is ready for […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) targets to reduce the damage brought by perennial flooding in southern Pampanga through the implementation of the Integrated Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation (IDRR-CCA) Measures in Low Lying Areas of Pampanga Bay Project. A total of eight deteriorated sluice gates are set to be repaired and […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hatea River boaties now have a bigger than usual obstacle to watch for on their trips to and from the Town Basin. Dredging has started on two sections of the Hatea River near the Town Basin, with the dredging barge and tug likely to be in operation somewhere along the section of river between the […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI) announced recently that Gateway Dredging has taken delivery of a 55’ 1,200 HP twin screw conventional towboat. TSGI provided the design and engineering services to JB Marine Service, Inc. where the towboat was constructed in St. Louis, MO. It was designed to ABS rules for Building and Classing Steel Vessels […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group, a Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering company, opened its new office in Bremen, Germany yesterday. Since last year, DEME is consolidating all German activities in Bremen and the office serves as the regional headquarters for the company’s operations in Germany. For almost 50 years, different companies of the DEME Group have been active […]