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  • 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, […]

  • 19 December 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers rock removal work is underway on the Mississippi River near Thebes, Ill. Work began Saturday, Dec. 15, upstream of the Thebes railroad bridge. Low water on the river has allowed rock removal to be accomplished using excavating equipment. The progress of the excavation reduces the need for marine blasting, […]

  • 10 December 2012

    TWO and half million cubic metres of silt will be dredged from near Webb Dock as part of a $1.2 billion redevelopment of the Port of Melbourne. The plan, which includes a new container terminal at Webb Dock, also calls for the dredging of 50,000 cubic metres of contaminated material that will be dumped near […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The federal Department of Public Works is now reviewing bids for the dredging of Glace Bay harbour. There were a total of five bids for the project ranging from a high bid of nearly 1.5 million dollars to a low bid of just under 900-thousand dollars. The full dredge of the harbour is expect to […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Local authorities in the municipality of Colta, Ecuador recently purchased an IMS Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredge with 12 in. (305mm) discharge, newly-developed patent pending Razor Tooth WeedmasterTM Cutterhead aquatic plant harvester and interchangeable horizontal cutterhead. The dredge was delivered in September, where its launch was attended by Ecuador’s minister of environment. The officials were faced […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 October 2012

    Ecosse Subsea Systems has completed a major seabed clearance project on the Laggan-Tormore project west of Shetland on behalf of TOTAL E&P Ltd and its partner DONG E&P (UK) Ltd. The Aberdeen subsea technology company deployed its SCAR1 trenching tool to remove up to 1000 boulders which were delaying progress on cable laying and umbilical […]

  • 5 October 2012

    NCA, the project manager and developer of the project “Vannvåg Port”, has introduced plans for the construction of two new breakwaters outside the current port so that there will be an outer and an inner harbour area. The measure also includes dredging of the outer harbour area and the approach down to -8.3 metres below […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    New projects with a total value of more than 500 million Euros were added to the order book of Jan De Nul Group during the past month. The assignment for Chevron for the installation of the Wheatstone pipeline at the west coast of Australia is the largest contract. Before installing the pipeline, trenches must be […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Residents and Seal Beach officials urged a state task force to find a solution to the expensive problem of sand erosion that eats away at the city’s coastline, reports losalamitos.patch.com. At a community meeting Members of the Coastal Sediment Management Work Group presented their plan for dealing with longshore drif. Without replenishment Seal Beach could […]

  • 16 July 2012

    Last Saturday 14 July at 11h30, the Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger ‘Bartolomeu Dias’ was launched at Uljanik Brodogradiliste d.d. shipyard in Pula (Croatia). The ‘Bartolomeu Dias’ is a sister vessel of the ‘Pedro Álvares Cabral’ that was launched in the beginning of this year, also at this shipyard in Pula. After the successful investments between […]

  • 25 June 2012

    Hakurei, a state-of-the-art research vessel has been constructed and will be the first vessel commissioned by the Japanese government in 30 years, Ajw.asahi.com reports. But the officials from the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp. (JOGMEC), which owns the Hakurei, are not satisfied: “The ship was built in Japan, but a lot of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 May 2012

    The Gangavaram Port expansion, which will see the port’s capacity increasing from the current 15 million tonnes to 45 mt, envisages an addition of three multi-purpose berths and a coal handling terminal. “We expect to wrap up the expansion project by 2013 or the first quarter of 2014,” Mr Pranav Choudhary, Chief Financial Officer of […]

  • 18 May 2012

    According to Clare County Drain Commissioner Carl Parks, a $970,000 six-year dredging and improvement project at Surrey Lake is now complete. Parks said the project began in 2006 with engineering, surveying and securing a ten-year bond. The actual dredging didn’t begin until 2009, reports clarecountyreview.com. „The property owners in the special assessment district at Surrey […]

  • 17 April 2012

    Seatools in Numansdorp is a specialist in the field of underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV). It is currently building two fallpipe ROVs (for rock dumping) with a dynamic positioning system. The new ROVs will enable highly accurate pre-programming of the routes along which rocks are to be dumped, which they will then follow meticulously. This […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 February 2012

    The reclamation of Ayer Merbau, Jurong Island has started on 16 July 2011 and will be completed by 15 July 2012. During this period, bulk carriers, self propelled barges and pusher tugs and barges in composite unit carrying bulk sand will be transiting the Banyan Basin, Selat Pandan, Sinki Fairway to Ayer Merbau reclamation project […]

  • 8 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $770,000 contract Monday to J.E. McAmis, Inc., of Chico, Calif., to remove large rocks from the base of the spillway at Bonneville Lock and Dam. After the record-breaking water flows at the Corps’ Columbia River dams in 2011, engineers found large amounts of rock had accumulated below […]

  • 7 February 2012

    Based on the extensive seabed surveys carried out in 2010, 42 turbine positions at Anholt offshore wind farm site have been identified as being at risk of extreme scour formation around the turbine foundation and it has therefore been decided to place a pile of rocks at the positions before the monopole is driven into […]

  • 1 February 2012

    Seatools in Numansdorp is a specialist in the field of underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV). It is currently building two fallpipe ROVs (for rock dumping) with a dynamic positioning system. The new ROVs will enable highly accurate pre-programming of the routes along which rocks are to be dumped, which they will then follow meticulously. This […]

  • 27 January 2012

    The City of Cannes has filed an application with the State services for replenishment services to a number of beaches by recharge of dredged sand on the beach by marine delivery to the affected areas of the south and other coastal beaches. This consultation sets out the technical details of achievement of the following work: […]

  • 19 January 2012

    A coalition of local residents, grassroots environmental and clean-energy groups yesterday filed an appeal of the Oregon Department of State Lands’ decision to issue a dredging permit for the Port of Coos Bay that would allow the Port to export dirty coal and liquefied natural gas (LNG). While the “multi-purpose” dredging permit was initially sought […]

  • 16 January 2012

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) informs the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that Jurong Island reclamation project starts. The work will entail the removal of existing rocks, dredging and reclamation works in the working area. Shore protection works will be carried out by crane barges and dredger. Soil […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Jan De Nul Group has been awarded a project for the design, the construction and the installation of 16 concrete foundations for an offshore wind farm in the Swedish part of the Baltic Sea, by order of E.ON (Sweden). Jan De Nul Group already started the design of the foundations of the 3MW wind turbines, […]