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  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The consortium of CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering and Fujian Communications Planning & Design Institute has recently won the bid for the Banshan zone EPC project of Zhangzhou China Merchants Economic and Technological Development Zone (CMZD) in Fujian Province. With the contract value of approximately $40.3 million and a construction period of 540 days, the project […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    As a result of the 2018 Bipartisan Budget Act, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District received $103 million for operation and maintenance work on the Calcasieu River channel. “The Calcasieu River ship channel, serving nearly 50 companies operating in the Port of Lake Charles, is one of Nation’s most important deep-draft waterways,” […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Work on the Cockreham Island Levee is set to resume today, when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials return to complete repairs on a damaged levee segment located on the Skagit River’s right bank about one mile west of Hamilton, Wash. The $163,000 project will wrap-up repairs to the levee damaged in a November 2006 […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    More than 1,400 properties between Camber and Lydd will benefit as work begins on the Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme in Kent. The Environment Agency has appointed Team Van Oord to construct the scheme, which will cover 2.4km of beach from the Suttons, Camber to the western boundary of Lydd Ranges and will include: a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Vancouver recently presented the latest update on the Centerm Expansion Project. According to the port officials, infilling for the first phase of the preload in the western expansion area is complete. However, infilling of the northeast perimeter dyke and in the eastern lagoon is still ongoing. This work is expected to be […]

  • 19 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Humboldt Jetty Repair Project is officially underway following a construction kick-off ceremony yesterday, Aug. 18, in Eureka, California. Congressman Jared Huffman and Lt. Col. John Cunningham, USACE San Francisco District commander, were among several speakers marking the milestone and discussing the important role the jetties play in the safe navigation into Humboldt Bay. The […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has officially opened over 7 kilometers of new river and sea defenses in the coastal town of Shoreham, helping to keep the community safe from flooding from storms and rising sea levels. The new £45 million scheme will better protect over 2,300 homes and 169 commercial properties, as well as important local […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction of Liverpool’s new deep water container terminal, Liverpool2, took a major step forward this week with the appointment by Peel Ports of specialised contractors BAM Nuttall and Van Oord to construct the new in-river quay wall. The companies have formed a joint venture to undertake work on the quay wall, which forms the berthing […]

  • 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. […]

  • 22 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Communications Construction Co (M) Sdn Bhd recently awarded a $45.2 million contract to Kerjaya Prospek Group for dredging works in Penang. According to Kerjaya Prospek stock exchange filing from yesterday, the contract is part of the Package One of a project known as “Reclamation For Seri Tanjung Pinang (Phase II) Development Penang“. The contract includes dredging of the access channel […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, today unveiled a photo of their backhoe dredger ‘Harald’ equipped with the new environmental bucket. According to the company, this new bucket will enable the vessel to handle its first job, the extensive environmental dredging in the Port of Kokkola. The new backhoe ‘Harald’, which arrived to Rauma, Finland, from Norway last […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a public meeting on the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Jacksonville Main Library at 303 North Laura Street, Jacksonville, Fla. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the public with an opportunity to discuss the proposed removal of […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    A joint venture (JV) consisting of Van Oord and Wasa Dredging has secured a contract for the Kokkola harbor and fairway dredging operations.  On July 27, the JV signed an arrangement with Liikennevirasto – Finnish Transport Agency and the Port of Kokkola which covers two dredging contracts in the Kokkola area, Finland. Under the agreement, […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate Ltd today announced a loss of $1.4 million, reflecting the heighted activity of the company as it works towards gaining a mining licence and marine consent. The result compares with a loss of $741,000 in the comparative period last year. CRP is developing a seabed rock phosphate resource on the Chatham Rise, […]

  • 9 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Subsea excavation and dredging specialist Scanmudring has formed a strategic alliance with the Marin Group to further expand global operations and build on an already strong reputation. Scanmudring UK Ltd has signed a formal memorandum of understanding with Marin Group under which both are now supplying a range of complementary subsea excavation services to clients […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Dredging Today team has just found this frightening video of an accident during a dredging project.  The man operating the excavator had just jumped out of the cab at the last minute. Unfortunately, equipment fails and drownings are common accidents among dredge workers. Each type of dredger uses specific machinery to perform its task. […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Beninese Ministry of Living Environment and Sustainable Development recently kicked off the coastal protection works near the coastal villages Avlékété and Djégbadji, part of the town called Ouidah. At the beginning of 2018, the Ministry awarded Jan De Nul Group for its in-house developed design of a submerged dike installed off the coast to […]

  • 23 September 2010

    With the arrival in Maputo harbour of the dredger PALLIETER on Sunday, 19 September, work on dredging the port’s access channels, basins and berths has begun. The dredging is being performed by Mascarenes Dredging & Management Services (‘Mascarenes’) and will take between 4 and 6 months to complete and will result in the depth of […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Environment and Energy has signed a contract with Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) for building coastal protection structures at Gaaf Dhaalu atoll Madaveli Island. The purpose of this project is to nourish, protect and prevent the Gaaf Dhaalu areas vulnerable to erosion from further deterioration. The project also includes […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A £1.8 million worth dredging project to replenish the storm damaged beach between Shore Road & Branksome beach has been completed. Works on the project started on Monday, 3rd November, with delivery of pipes for the sinkerline, to be welded on the beach. Sand pumping operation started on 19th November. The trailing hopper dredger Magni R picked up sand […]

  • 29 November 2011
    Vessels

    After some successful trials cutter suction dredger Athena was handed over to Van Oord. On her way to Mombassa, Kenya she is operational in the port of Molhe de Sines, Portugal for a few weeks. The ship functions as desired. A second self-propelled cutter suction dredger named Artemis is under construction. The vessel will be […]

  • 13 July 2012

    Fraserburgh Harbor Commissioners have announced tender for the dredging works at the Fraserburgh area. Project details: Revised Scheme consists of marine civil engineering works comprising dredging of existing North Harbor basin, Entrance channel and short link to main harbor channel; – bored pile supported structural facing to existing quay and entrance walls to stabilise existing […]

  • 13 November 2012

    On August 15, response coordinators at Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie received notice that the motor vessel Paul R. Tregurtha, owned by Interlake Shipping Company of Ohio, grounded on the west side of Neebish Island in the vicinity of what is commonly known as the “Rock Cut.” The vessel is carrying approximately 62,000 tons […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    For the third time in almost eight decades, bed material samples are being taken from the Mississippi River. The first was in 1935 and the second was in 1989, but this is the first time it’s an effort being coordinated between different government agencies. On Wednesday, February 11th, sixteen team members from the U.S. Geological […]