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  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The American Waterways Operators and Waterways Council, Inc. continue to warn Congress and the Administration of the economic effects that the nation’s midsection would face in the wake of further navigation restrictions or possible Mississippi River closure to barge traffic in mid-December. States along the river would see an immediate impact on jobs and wages, […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Napier Port 6 Wharf project is coming along nicely and is set to complete on time, by the end of 2022. According to the latest update, the contractor – HEB Construction – has so far made good progress with piling, having installed 13 piles out of 400 that will support the wharf. With progress […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MTG, an international company specialized in the design and production of systems for earth moving machinery, is attending the Europort exhibition in Rotterdam, introducing its latest solutions for the dredging market. The main innovation is DMet, a G.E.T system for the dredging market that improves productivity and increases protection of cutter and hopper dredgers, even in demanding applications […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 10-17).   Deepening Scheme on Delaware River Enters Blasting Phase The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company began rock blasting operations last month as part of the project to […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Napier Port, New Zealand, has just released the latest update on their 6 Wharf Project saying that HEB Construction are on track to start piling next week. The new wharf – 350 meters long and 34 meters wide – will be built on piles alongside the existing container terminal. The wharf will be supported by […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    FRPD – Fraser River Pile & Dredge (GP) Inc. recently completed Berm Construction & Dredging Project at Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT), deepening the channel and basin in the Burrard Inlet for larger carriers. Using three types of dredgers, FRPD was tasked with dredging up to 400,000m³ from the Burrard Inlet. The purpose of the project […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging efforts on the Arkansas River Navigation Channel are underway after historic flooding this spring, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Little Rock District reports. “Navigation buoys up and down the river were displaced during the flood. The Coast Guard is planning to replace the buoys in the near future,” USACE said in their latest […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Greenwich, Department of Public Works, Engineering Division has announced that the Binney Park Pond Maintenance Dredging and Bank Restoration is about to begin.  This project, to be conducted by the contractor, A. Vitti Excavators, LLC, involves the maintenance dredging to remove accumulated sediment, maintenance of existing flow, sediment dewatering facilities, erosion and sedimentation […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The ‘Reclamation for Pasir Panjang Terminal Phases 3 and 4’ project, carried out by Penta-Ocean Construction, has been nominated for the IADC Safety Award 2016. Three aspects of this port project located in Singapore were recently nominated for its safety features. The first aspect is the “geo-bund” temporary edge structure for land reclamation. They provided notable safety benefits for […]

  • 21 December 2010

    The next in CEDA’ successful series of conferences, CEDA Dredging Days, will be held in the Conference Centre, Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from 10-11 November 2011, under the theme “Dredging and Beyond”. On 9 November prior the conference an optional technical visit will take place. CEDA Dredging Days have the reputation of being the premier […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wasa Dredging has completed the blasting and dredging of Pietarsaari Port. All of the company’s equipment was used in different phases during the project. The port was dredged to -12,8 m. The project consisted of about 60 000 m³ of underwater blasting, dredging of 200 000 m³ of blasted rock and 563 000 m³ hard soil/moraine. […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, Hon. Dr. Omar Davies, said that the expansion and modernisation of the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT) remains on stream, with geotechnical work being undertaken. Speaking during Tuesday’s sitting of the House of Representatives, Dr. Omar Davies informed that the three companies, which have been shortlisted to undertake the expansion […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Saudi Aramco has inked a contract with a consortium comprising Saudi Archirodon Company Ltd and Huta Hegerfeld AG Saudia Company for dredging, reclamation and marine structures for King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services in Ras Al-Khair. The contract is the first major undertaking for the maritime complex where contractors will conduct dredging […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has won a new concession contract in South America – deepening and maintenance dredging of the 95km access channel to the Port of Guayaquil in Ecuador. According to JDN, these works will enable Guayaquil Port Terminals to compete with the most modern terminals along the Pacific coast of Latin America, offering […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Facts About is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. This leaflets aims to provide basic understanding of how Cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) work. Although systems for describing dredgers vary, in general three broad classifications are recognised based on the means of excavation and […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The dredging and landscaping project at Minnawarra Park Lake is set to begin tomorrow, February 15, reports the City of Armadale (WA). According to the City, the dredge process will alleviate deep accumulated sedimentation and organic sludge that has built up over recent decades. “Organic material and water that is extracted from the lake during the process will be […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The vision for Onslow to become a key marine hub is a step closer with dredging to allow larger commercial vessels to operate from the Beadon Creek facility, almost completed. The Department of Transport, Western Australia, has been working with the Onslow Marine Support Base and other stakeholders over the past seven years to redevelop […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Queen Bess Island restoration project in Barataria Bay, conducted by Pontchartrain Partners, is in full swing now, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) said in its latest announcement.  The $9.8 million construction contract, awarded in July 2019, is being funded through the Deepwater Horizon oil spill Natural Resource Damages settlement administered by […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Annual sand recycling is underway with sand being pumped to replenish beaches from Glenelg to Kingston Park in Adelaide, the Government of South Australia reports.  About 100,000 cubic meters (or 40 Olympic-sized swimming pools) of sand will be recycled from Glenelg to replenish the beaches between Kingston Park and Somerton Park until November 2019. Department […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently closed out its Sand Hill River Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration project. The intent of this project included restoring ecosystem connectivity in the upper Sand Hill River and its tributaries. USACE had originally constructed a major drainage project along the Sand Hill River in the 1950s. The […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Ocean City, New Jersey, is proposing a living shoreline project for wetland restoration/enhancement and shoreline restoration of the 1978 shoreline on Shooting Island, a bay island located in the Cape May Wetlands Wildlife Management Area in Great Egg Harbor Bay. According to the city’s latest announcement, the project is intended to enhance the […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, yesterday released a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a project to restore backwater habitat on Pigs Eye Lake, near St. Paul. The proposed project, planned in collaboration with Ramsey County, will enhance and restore backwater habitat by creating island and wetland features on Pigs Eye Lake using material […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    In another step to ensuring the region’s waterways and beaches are protected, the Sunshine Coast Council has extended the underground sand pipeline at Mooloolaba Beach to allow for improved sand renourishment. Division 4 Councillor Chris Thompson said that the 450 mm-diameter pipeline now stretched between the rock wall at Mooloolaba Spit and Mooloolaba Surf Club. […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Coastal Rambler, one of Acta Marine’s shoalbusters, has been supporting the construction of Dubai’s Deira Island. The vessel’s main duties on the Deira job are handling barges loaded with the rocks that form the basis of the artificial island structure. “Considering the dimensions of the barges involved – up to 10,000 DWT – Coastal Rambler […]

  • 19 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will celebrate the completion of the Pool 8 Islands Phase III Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project during a public ceremony at Wildcat Park in Brownsville, Minn., Aug. 30 at 3 p.m. The ceremony will include remarks from representatives of […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Tuas Terminal Phase 1 (TTP1) Mega Port Project in Singapore is in full swing, DEME Group said in its latest announcement.  The contours of the container terminal are now clearly taking shape, with the caissons being placed to form the structure of the future 8.6 km quay wall. TTP1 project includes construction of a […]