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  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Wasa Dredging Ltd, a Finland based marine offshore and inland water construction company, is in full action at the Sommarøya harbor deepening project in Norway. This demanding project consists of a lot of different stages, including 60 000 m3 of underwater blasting, dredging of 170 000 m3 of blasted bedrock and 160 000 m3 of hard soil dredging. In addition some […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK has taken steps to deliver an active travel project and coastal defense works in Old Colwyn. The contractor was hired by Conwy County Borough Council to improve the coastal defenses and active travel route at Splash Point, at the arches end of the Old Colwyn promenade. The scheme, scheduled to […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Andrews Labor Government is calling for tenders to deliver a major component of the $15 million Portarlington Safe Harbor development. Member for Bellarine and Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water, Lisa Neville, said that the next stage of the development would include the construction of two rock breakwaters, a new finger jetty, pier […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The delivery ceremony of yard 507 Isaac Newton, a sophisticated multipurpose vessel built by Uljanik shipyard for the Jan De Nul Group (Sofidra S.A.), was held in Uljanik on 27th November 2015. The vessel can be deployed on a variety of projects: installing subsea cables, trench dredging and subsea rock installation. The Isaac Newton has a […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Phase III of dredging work in connection with the Saqr Port Berth Extension Project is scheduled to begin on 24th June. These dredging operations, to be undertaken near RAK Maritime City approaches, are set to last approximately four weeks. According to the latest Notice to Mariners issued by RAK Ports, during this period, the existing project […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    “We have known for a long time that soil has a granular structure. But in most calculations used for soil mechanics, soil is treated as a continuum rather than a quantity of grains. That works well for most problems in soil mechanics, but not all,” said Adam Bezuijen while discussing this issue upon the acceptance […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford has announced that its conference named “Management of above-ground flood and coastal assets” will take place on 15 May 2014, in Wallingford, UK. This event will provide an understanding of the asset management life-cycle. It will also cover the methods and tools that are available across that cycle for the assessment and management […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) in joint venture with Jan De Nul has acquired a contract with port operator Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust for the deepening and widening of the access channel towards Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Mumbai, India. The contract carries a value of approximately EUR 250 million with a 50% share for Boskalis. […]

  • 22 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will host a virtual information session for people interested in rehabilitation efforts at the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. The information session will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Thursday, February 26. Interested individuals can listen to audio of the presentation via teleconference, […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Equipment, Vessels

    Two Australian companies – Hall Contracting and Atlas Heavy Engineering – have recently banded together to build one of the toughest marine digging buckets in the country. The custom backhoe bucket has been purpose designed for excavating hard rock. Hall Contracting CEO Cameron Hall said that the company had been eager to engage an Australian […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Fred Stubbs Park at Quinns Beach is scheduled to reopen to the public next week as the coastal protections works are nearing their completion. Following a closure of six months due to contractor works, the park will reopen on Friday, 29 August. With irrigation works, topsoil and turf placement already complete, the new children’s play […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Van Oord and its partner Boskalis have reinforced the 25-kilometre-long Dutch Houtribdijk with a new rock layer and enormous sand packages. The dike, which connects the cities of Enkhuizen and Lelystad, was handed over to client Rijkswaterstaat yesterday. “We have created a new beach near Lelystad especially for windsurfers and kitesurfers and we have developed […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port is one step closer to welcoming the world’s largest cruise ships to Canterbury with all piling complete on New Zealand’s first purpose-built cruise berth. Since late 2018, 66 marine and 384 land-based piles totaling almost 10 kilometers have been driven in the project, ensuring the structure is ready to open in November and […]

  • 8 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 2-8, 2017).   Nibulon Launches New Dredger – Mykolaivets The Ukrainian Nibulon Shipbuilding and Repair Yard said in their latest release that they launched a high-capacity self-propelled СДС-15 dredger with a symbolic name Mykolaivets on September 17.   Royal […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released an aerial photo of the ongoing project to deepen the federal channel of the Delaware River and use the material to build a dune and berm at Broadkill Beach, Delaware. This project involves dredging as needed within the existing 40-foot Delaware River federal navigation channel […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Significant progress is being made towards closure of the northern breach of Levee L550 between Watson and Rock Port, Missouri. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, last month awarded a $22.1 million contract to Weston Solutions of West Chester, PA for initial breach repairs to the L550-561 levee system. The contractor has switched […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) were appointed by Horizon Geotechnical Company as specialist dredging sub-consultants to assist in their geotechnical work associated with a study of the Cooling Intake/Outfall system for a proposed Independent Power Station Project in the Middle East. The remit of the assessment was to produce a report assessing: – Intake and […]

  • 16 March 2012

    According to the Ghana Nation, work on the 60 million euro Ada Sea Defense project scheduled to be completed in December 2013, is about 30 percent ready. Contractors for the project, Dredging International have already procured all materials including armor rocks, gravel and scour material to ensure a speedy completion of the project. Work is […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Bandon is working on a plan that will stabilize the streambank on Coquille River near Bandon, Coos County, Oregon. The port project proposes discharge of fill material above and below the high tide line (HTL) of the Coquille River in order to stabilize the streambank and minimize erosion adjacent to their offices. It will take approximately 860 […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers flood teams recently wrapped up work in the St. Joe River basin, reported the Seattle District. The Corps has finished work in St. Maries, Idaho, along the St. Joe River, after stabilizing about 300 feet of the Riverdale levee by placing material on the landward side and top of the […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG) has completed the conversion of Boskalis’ multi-purpose vessel (MPV) Ndeavor. The vessel, built in 2013, has the length of 99m, beam of 30m, and gross tonnage of 7413 ton. Prior to the conversion, the MPV was equipped with rock dumping equipment. This included 8 stone holds weighing 180 ton each, which […]

  • 19 December 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District began increasing releases from Carlyle Lake yesterday in support of safe navigation on the Mississippi River. Water from the lake will help provide the depth necessary for river commerce to pass Thebes, Ill., where rock formations pose a risk to navigation at -5 feet and below […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division Commander Maj. Gen. John Peabody and St. Louis District Commander Col. Chris Hall met with state and local representatives yesterday in Alton, HI., to discuss current and fixture actions the Coips will take to maintain a safe and reliable navigation channel during low water. The meeting, […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will place about 55,000 cubic yards of sand at the Grays Harbor south jetty breach fill near Westport, Wash., beginning Nov. 14. The sand placement is intended to protect against continuing erosion and the risk of a breach forming which could threaten the stability of the south jetty and […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The six-month-long Ettalong Channel dredging program has been successfully completed, according to the Member for Terrigal Mr Adam Crouch. As reported, around 30,000 cubic meters of sand has been removed during the works. This has created a 30 meter wide, 2.5 meter deep channel for recreational and commercial vessels to safely use. The dredging works […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME Group has just unveiled this photo from a challenging port expansion project completed in Ghana. Building on the company’s previous success in the region, in 2017, DEME was awarded several new contracts in Africa with a total value of approximately EUR 125 million. The contracts were awarded for projects in Angola, Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, […]