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  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands based MirTac and Dutch Dredging (Baggerbedrijf de Boer) have agreed to implement the StarIPS Fleet Management solution onboard Dutch Dredging’s modern fleet of 28 vessels. According to the MirTac latest announcement, the companies signed a contract for maintenance consultancy, implementation and purchase of the Star Fleet Management software including FSM, Audit, Safety Management, […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2019. According to GLDD Chief Executive Officer, Lasse Petterson, bidding activity increased significantly, with over $1.0 billion in projects bid in the third quarter. Operationally, the quarter had lower dredging activity, due to several vessel dry dockings. The […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two public meetings on the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report (Integrated Feasibility Study/Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report) for the Port of Long Beach Deep Draft Navigation Study will be held on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at the Port of Long Beach Administration Building in Long Beach, CA. The Draft IFR EIS/EIR has also a review period […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New York State is providing $43 million to advance 31 projects in Oswego and Cayuga counties as part of the first round of funding under the Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative (REDI). Governor Andrew Cuomo launched REDI in May to increase the resilience of shoreline communities and bolster economic development in the […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Only four months after the signing of the contract, Damen successfully shipped a fully customized Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 350 to Brazil. The standard dredger was adapted to meet Brazilian Naval requirements and received additional options as per customer request. The CSD350 is the first stationary dredger Damen has delivered to Brazil. Many countries – […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bill de Blasio Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District have announced that they are in the process of receiving final approval for the East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay General Revaluation Report. Pending final approval, construction on the first elements of the project, focusing on groins […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Kerala State government is set to enter into an agreement with the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) to ensure the timely completion of dredging works in all harbors in Kerala, the Fisheries Minister J. Mercykutty Amma announced last week. “The delayed dredging had been causing huge trouble for the local fishers. Even after awarding […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company is about to begin beach nourishment project for the City of Rehoboth Beach, according to the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. As reported, DNREC expects that GLDD will start pumping sand this week along the north end of Rehoboth Beach. Sand pumping operations by the project contractor […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     A $4,6 million dredging project in Hampton-Seabrook harbor in New Hampshire is officially underway. Commenting the latest news, New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen, said: “Dredging at Hampton-Seabrook Harbor will strengthen the economy and improve safety for local fishermen and anyone who uses the harbor. This has been a top priority of mine and I’m […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Thousands of tonnes of silt that currently lies on the bed of the River Lagan in Belfast will be dredged in a major project to maintain and enhance the river’s water quality and unique eco-system, the Northern Ireland’s Department for Communities reports.  The £3.3m investment by the Department, which manages the River Lagan, will see […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine, introducing the following articles: Beneficial Use, an Expertise Exporter and Trenching Model. CEDA’s Working Group on Beneficial Use aims to inspire sediment stakeholders and practitioners by describing the importance of sediments in the context of sustainable development […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bayside City Council, Victoria, has officially started early dredging investigation works at the Half Moon Bay boat ramp.   According to their latest release, the council will apply for approvals in the following months, planing to undertake a dredging program in early 2020 once all approvals are granted. Under the cleanup plan, aimed to remove […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ Seattle District has awarded a $3 million contract to Redside Construction based in Bainbridge Island, Washington, to replace an existing seawall in West Seattle. The project will replace the existing 500-foot-long seawall at Emma Schmitz Memorial Overlook, 4503 Beach Dr. SW, Seattle, WA 98116, that was constructed in the 1920s and has […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WASA Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, is currently working on the Ålesund dredging program in Norway as the main contractor. Aim of the project is to widen the narrow multiple smaller fairways in the center of Ålesund and by doing so greatly improve the safety aspects for the vessels by […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    IADC has announced another nomination running to receive the Safety Award 2019 award – Jan de Nul’s hopper crew designed, built and installed a safety platform to protect their crewmates. After each dredge cycle on a trailing suction hopper dredger, the pipe operator must grease and/or inspect the underwater block of the hoisting dredge pipe. […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mississippi  Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith has announced the award of a $56.6 million contract to carry out Phases 3 and 4 of a barrier island restoration project on Ship Island. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fixed-price contract is part of the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program, a comprehensive initiative authorized and funded by Congress to aid […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has announced a $2.1 million contract for repairs to the Lorain breakwater, located in Lake Erie in the Port of Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio. The contract was awarded on September 9, 2019 to Great Lakes Dock & Materials, L.L.C., from Muskegon, Michigan. “I am pleased to see […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kososing Construction of Cheboygan, Michigan, has won a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District’s $5.9 million contract to repair a damaged portion of the Cleveland Harbor West Breakwater in Cleveland, Ohio. According to USACE, the contractor is anticipated to begin work during fall 2019, which will include construction of steel sheet pile walls and […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis is currently working on the Duqm Liquid Bulk Berth Project, located in the south of Oman. According to Boskalis, this Duqm scheme is breaking records in terms of both productivity and safety. The challenge there can compare in terms of size and complexity with major projects such as Maasvlakte 2 and Gorgon. The project […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging in the shallows of the West Arm of Kootenay Lake is set to begin September 24, and will last until November 30, 2019, reports the British Columbia government. As reported, the Province will dredge three shallow areas in the West Arm of Kootenay Lake to ensure the long-term navigational safety of the Kootenay Lake […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Portsmouth City Council is carrying out a shingle recycle at Southsea Beach West in Hampshire to improve the current beach levels. Work, which is due to start on Tuesday, 17th September, will be carried out by Les Searle Plant Hire and Sales Ltd. and should take approximately five days to complete. Hours of work will […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Wenatchee’s Riverfront Park boat ramp in Washington will close on September 30 for about seven weeks due to a dredging project, Chelan County PUD informs.  There is just a short time each fall when Chelan PUD can do work in the Columbia River, said Ryan Baker, Parks manager. “We wanted to get the word […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $62.26 million grant to support a project that will enhance the safety, security, and sustainability of Apia Port, which is Samoa’s main international maritime gateway. Samoa has historically suffered from disasters triggered by cyclones and earthquakes. The breakwater at the port is badly damaged. The project will […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has published a video of the Dublin Port Capital Dredging operations carried out recently under the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment Project. The contractor performed the project by using the trailer suction hopper dredger FREEWAY. The Alexandra Basin Redevelopment Project involves the creation/rehabilitation of 3km of quay walls, new berthing facilities and the […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has just announced the latest update on the dredging operations conducted in the vicinity of Sultan Shoal Lighthouse, located at the island of Selat Jurong, the Western Anchorage of Singapore.  According to MPA’s notice, the dredging works in this area are set to continue until February 29, […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kate Young, Member of Parliament for London West, Ontario, Canada, has announced funding for a disaster mitigation initiative along Lake Huron and the St. Clair River. Under the plan, the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority will rehabilitate the shoreline at select locations along Lake Huron and the St. Clair River. In recent years, high water […]