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  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work is progressing on the Portsmouth City Council North Portsea Island Phase 4 scheme, informs the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). According to ESCP, before the contractor Mackley starts work on the defences next to the coastal path, a section of the coastal path will be temporarily closed from 1st July 2020. The fourth of […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Works have begun on site to rebuild the Shute Harbor marine facility, Whitsunday Regional Council reports.  The demolition of a section of the existing seawall near Snows Beach has occurred, with construction of the new stepped seawall beginning in this section. The new seawall will take approximately 8 months to build and the rock will […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging contractor, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., conducted a survey of the Fountain Lake last Friday, September 6, showing the dredging progress to date, reports Shell Rock River Watershed District. The SRRWD Board of Managers approved a nearly $5.1 million contract with LaCrosse, Wisconsin-based dredging contractor in March 2018 for the first phase of Fountain […]

  • 8 June 2012

    Kystverket Nordland has announced tender for the dredging and engineering works at the Kabelvåg area. These works include construction of two new breakwaters outside the current port so that there will be an outer and an inner harbour area, including dredging of the outer harbour area and the approach down to -8.3m below CD, and […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the completion of the Oswego Harbor Detached Breakwater repair work, on Wednesday, November 25, in Oswego, NY. The Oswego Harbor Detached Breakwater experienced extensive damage during Superstorm Sandy due to oversized waves and the extreme angle they were hitting the structure. […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for repairs to Missouri River levee unit L-550 near Langdon in Atchison County, Missouri is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage within a drainage ditch located between L-550 and Rock Creek caused by high precipitation events in 2015 and 2016. Repairs are […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    WASA Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, signed the Klintehamn Harbor dredging contract today. This cleanup project, located in Gotland, Sweden, will include dredging of approximately 150.000 m³ of soft material and removal of about 110.000 m³ of rock. The contract also involves works on the land-filling of about 120.000 m³ of material for creation […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A state funded dredge and accompanying work boat are in the water at Port of Bandon’s launch ramp. This new dredge, an Ellicott 360 Swinging Dragon named The Laura, will be used to remove debris such as silt, rocks and slime that collect in the harbor, material that often makes it difficult for boats to navigate […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Los Angeles Department of Sanitation (LASAN), through the Los Angeles County Flood Control District (LACFCD), recently requested permission from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to alter the Sepulveda Channel. According to the Corps, the proposed action would construct a diversion channel within the Sepulveda Channel. The proposed features are in-river, which […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Senator Richard Durbin held a meeting in Alton, Illinois, with Members of Congress, Illinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon, navigation stakeholders, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Coast Guard to address the low-water situation on the Mississippi River. At the meeting, it was announced that the Corps will begin work tomorrow to blast […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) today announced a contract award by the Ministry of Works of Bahrain in relation to the North Manama Causeway. The contract carries a value of approximately EUR 70 million. The causeway forms part of the Ministry of Works strategic plan to improve the existing road network by developing new road […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Takoradi Port breakwater development program is scheduled to commence from September 28, 2013. This phase will include the construction works on the Takoradi Harbour breakwater extension, according to myjoyonline.com. Regarding this plan, Mr Pascal Dumez, the project manager of Jan De Nul Group, stated that the quantity of rocks needed for this segment is […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, is soliciting contractors for Morro Bay Harbor Maintenance Dredging project.  According to the FedBizOpps (FBO), the project includes dredging of material from the federal navigation channels in Morro Bay Harbor, San Luis Obispo County, CA. The dredge material will be placed in the surf zone along Morro Strand State Beach, located north of […]

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

    The Boskalis multi-purpose vessels Ndeavor and Ndurance won the Innovation Award in the category ‘Dredging Support Vessel’ yesterday evening, during the IHS DPC Innovation Awards ceremony in London. The jury praised the innovative design and multi-functionality of the vessels. The vessels are able to execute multiple tasks: dredging, transportation and accurate installation of rock, solid […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, in cooperation with its partners at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Fox Island Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project on November 13 at 1 p.m. This $5.2 million restoration scheme is part of the Upper Mississippi River […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In the French Region of La Reunion, DEME Group’s backhoe dredger Pinocchio continues the works for the Nouvelle Route du Littoral. DEME is executing the dredging, gravel bed installation and backfilling works of the 48 gravity-based foundations for the 5,400 m highway viaduct. The Nouvelle Route du Littoral program, being executed for the account of […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last Thursday, 26 February 2015, the Deputy Emir of Qatar His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani officially started the controlled flooding operations for the new Hamad Port Project in the presence of His Highness Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Prime Minister and His Excellency Jassim Saif Al Sulaiti, the Minister […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A consortium consisting of Van Oord and BAM International, has been awarded the contract for the design and construction of Phase 2A of the new container terminal for APM Terminals in Moín, Costa Rica. The total contract value amounts to USD 460 million which is split between Van Oord and BAM International on an almost […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    James Fisher Subsea Excavation – part of James Fisher and Sons – has brought the world’s most powerful tool to the market to support clients with large scale excavations. The SP12000 produces more than 6 tonnes of thrust at full power and a significant volume output of 12,000 liters of water per second, making it ideal […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking comments on a Clean Water Act evaluation to make repairs at Lock and Dam 1 in Minneapolis. The Corps is developing plans to repair scouring immediately downstream of the dam. The plan includes placing more than 14,000 cubic yards of rock along the entire […]

  • 11 December 2012

    The dredging project at the Wilmington Harbor, located on the Cape Fear River, officially began a few weeks ago, reports starnewsonline.com. Bob Keistler, the project manager for the Army Corps, stated: “Since 2002 we have been deepening the river from its mouth up to the state port. We finished around 2004 and had hoped to […]

  • 22 October 2012

    Karachi Port Trust Official announced last week that the Pakistan Deep Water Container Port has been delayed due to technical reasons. The main reason for the delay is dredging as hard soil/rocks were found on the site, according to thenews.com. At present the throughput of cargo stands at 41 million tones and since it is […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Recharged and rejuvenated beaches at Holland on Sea will reopen to the public tomorrow following the completion of phase one of a £36 million coastal protection scheme. The beaches have been closed off for safety reasons while the work has been undertaken by contractors. Tendring District Council (TDC) has now taken possession of the sands […]

  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Highly sophisticated computer models of the turbidity from material disturbed during extraction of rock phosphate nodules by Chatham Rock Phosphate have shown encouraging results. The modelling work is being undertaken by Dutch applied research organisation Deltares using complex modelling techniques developed at their Delft headquarters. Deltares was asked to look at the dispersion behaviour of […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Communities across the U.S. are discovering the benefits of incorporating nature into their development planning and infrastructure. That was the theme of a July 7 webinar, sponsored by the Pew Charitable Trusts, with Charley Chesnutt and David Olson of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Rachel Gittman, a marine scientist who studies shorelines and ecology. […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of enabling works for the Thames Tideway Tunnel, Land & Water and VolkerStevin recently dredged a pocket for the new Blackfriars Pier. “However, the project was challenging – short slack water times, unpredictable tides and shallow water in areas made the endeavor too dangerous for divers,” Land & Water said in the press release. […]