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  • 31 August 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Aberdeen Harbor Board has awarded two new contracts for rock removal and revetment work at the South Harbor expansion site, with a total value of £20 million, the company said in their latest announcement. The contracts have been awarded to Van Oord, the global maritime contractor which specializes in dredging, marine engineering, and offshore projects.  […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HEB construction and Napier Port have restarted building Hawke’s Bay’s biggest wharf, which will allow the region to welcome more and larger ships. According to the port, HEB Construction are back on track to start piling this week. As mentioned in the March update, the wharf will be supported by nearly 400 concrete piles that […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Seeking to maintain protections established by the New Jersey Legislature nearly 200 years ago, the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee advanced legislation (A-1089) yesterday to prohibit the Department of Environmental Protection from approving any dumping of dredge spoils on or around islands without the adoption and authorization of a municipal ordinance to do so. […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District closed a sixth breach along Missouri River Levee System L-550, located near Missouri River Mile 524 southwest of Rock Port, Missouri, on Tuesday. This is the sixth breach that has been closed under the current contract with Weston Solutions, Inc. of West Chester, PA, leaving one remaining […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    In the course of the deepening of the Elbe fairway, around 1,200,000 tons of underwater construction stones were built into the “Medemrinne” and “Neufelder Sand” underwater deposit areas (UDAs) between March and October. The stone mixture was required for the completion of respective central dams within the UDAs in the Elbe estuary funnel so that […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting will be held June 11, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm at the Contra Costa County Conservation and Development offices in Martinez, Calif., to discuss the Draft General Reevaluation Report (GRR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the San Francisco Bay to Stockton Navigation Improvement Project. The study area is a 13.2 mile […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency (EA) is launching a consultation on Monday, June 3rd on its new draft strategy to manage coastal flood risk between Saltfleet and Gibraltar Point over the next 100 years. The EA’s existing flood management approach for the Lincolnshire area is to nourish beaches on an annual basis to replenish sand lost to […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two coastal projects, led by Thanet District Council, are set to take place along sections of both the Ramsgate and Margate coastlines this April to improve resilience from the sea. The first scheme will start in Ramsgate, for approximately 16 weeks, and will focus on improving existing flood defenses. “Specifically, this involves re-facing to the […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Her Majesty Queen Máxima performed the christening ceremony for Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Amalia in Rotterdam this afternoon in presence of 1,400 employees and guests. The vessel was moored along Wilhelminakade next to the Cruise Terminal in Rotterdam for this special event. Her Majesty Queen Máxima toured the Vox Amalia and met […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    During a news conference Monday, Oct. 15, at the Savin Rock gazebo, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, and Mayor Nancy R. Rossi discussed key victories for West Haven’s beaches in the recently approved America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, including millions in federal aid for the city’s coastline. The Senate approved the sprawling bill — legislation […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Piscataquis County Commissioners are seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with stabilizing Williamsburg Road Bridge in Williamsburg Township, Maine. The applicant proposes to place temporary and permanent fill material below the ordinary high water line of Whetstone Brook in […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Coastal restoration in southwest Louisiana and the importance of Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in the process were the primary topics as the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the Coastal Protection Restoration Authority, the Department of Natural Resources and the Chenier Plain Authority met August 4 at the refuge. Scooter Trosclair, program manager at Rockefeller Refuge, […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials celebrated the completion of the Hatchery Creek Restoration Project below Wolf Creek Dam during a dedication ceremony last week. The ceremony was held for a 21-month stream and wetland mitigation project that triples the length of the stream and prevents sedimentation pollution from making its way into the Cumberland River. The Kentucky Department of […]

  • 12 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (April 6 – 12).   VIDEO: Dredger Oranje in South Korea Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. launched this month the second edition of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. In the publication, Boskalis highlighted a number of fascinating projects, including the expansion of the […]

  • 17 January 2011

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract from Ocean Reef Island Inc to construct an artificial island off the coast near the residential area of Punta Pacifica in Panama City. The project, with a contract value of approximately € 55 million, is already underway and the project is expected to be completed mid […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are improving the main shipping channels in the Port by deepening them to a depth of 50 feet, allowing more efficient access to the world’s largest oceangoing container ships. To remove underlying bedrock on the floor of […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environmental Protection Authority yesterday accepted Chatham Rock Phosphate’s formal Marine Consent application as being complete. CRP lodged its application for a marine consent to mine phosphate nodules from the Chatham Rise on 14 May. This acceptance step begins a six-month process, starting with the EPA publicly notifying the application and appointing a decision-making committee […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, June 30, 2014, the Wood Pawcatuck Watershed Association will celebrate the completion of the Pawcatuck River fish passage restoration project. This event will recognize and thank the many project partners including the RI Congressional Delegation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), state and local organizations. […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today submitted a draft Marine Consent application to the Environmental Protection Authority – the culmination of four years’ work and more than $25 million in investment. The Marine Consent is the only major licence CRP now needs, having gained a mining permit for its phosphate extraction project in December. The EPA, New […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, activated its Emergency Operations center Jan. 9th and has sent three teams to assist coastal tribal communities with flood protection measures before a storm hits overnight and coincides with high tide Saturday morning. One team is assisting the QuileuteTribe at La Push, Wash., with placement of as […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government has committed to a full rebuild of the Bowen Front Beach Seawall, with a further $895,000 allocated to upgrade a remaining 45-meter section of the 165-meter structure. Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, said that the funding would be provided to Whitsunday Regional Council to make sure the entire seawall is built to a […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Sidmouth Beach Management Scheme Steering Group met on 22 August for an update on the project’s progress, as well as a review of the rigorous data gathering and analysis carried out to identify ways of protecting the town from coastal flooding and slowing down the rate of erosion on East Beach. Following […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to conduct repairs to the Channel Islands Harbor facility, a structure consisting of two parallel entrance jetties and a protective offshore breakwater near the entrance to the harbor. The project area will encompass approximately 60 acres of harbor channel, stone jetties, and an […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A third phase of a major coastal protection scheme from Holland to Clacton is being lined-up with a funding boost of £3 million. The cash is coming from Anglian Water (AW) and will go towards the seafront project. The scheme, announced today by Nick Turner, Tendring District Council’s (TDC) Cabinet Member for Coastal Protection, is hoped […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    KDM Marine International, part of the James Fisher Group, has appointed Faisel Chaudry as Regional Manager for the Eastern Hemisphere. Focusing on the Middle East, India, North Africa and Asia Pacific countries, Faisel is responsible for opening new markets and managing the company’s equipment stationed in the area. “KDM Marine International offers a proven technology […]

  • 2 May 2012

      Conservation Volunteers Australia has planted more than 6500 trees from Blue-Gums to Casuarinas in a 19,000 tree revegetation project in Gladstone. Funded by the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project, the mass tree planting exercise is part of the LNG industry’s commitment to minimise their environmental footprint during the construction of the bund-wall at […]