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  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations at the Murray Mouth started on 9 January 2015 to maintain connectivity (exchange of water) between the river and the Southern Ocean. Dredgers are currently operating in the Tauwitchere and Goolwa Channels. The Murray Mouth was closed to navigation during the work, but from today, this area will be re-opened. The Environment Department’s Jarrod Eaton said the […]

  • 20 July 2012

    The Coast Guard is coordinating the response to a sunken dredge and capsized tugboat in lower Lake Huron early Thursday morning. There were no injuries reported, but a 500-foot diesel sheen has been reported. The Coast Guard was notified that at 4:35 a.m., the motor vessel Arthur J., a 110-foot dredge, sank and the motor […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Few days ago, on July 4th, a meeting was organised at the Delft University of Technology to mark the completion of the doctoral research conducted by Timo Schweckendiek (Deltares/Delft University of Technology), who studied ways of reducing uncertainties associated with piping. This is a process in which water seepage erodes dikes from below and it is […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals Callao has become the world’s first port facility to install Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology as a new safety measure for use with container handling equipment such as reach stackers and forklifts, after an extensive testing period. Known as the “ZoneSafe Proximity Warning System”, heavy equipment operators will receive automatic alerts if pedestrians […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    FSUE “Rosmorport” was founded in accordance with the decision of the Government of the Russian Federation in 2003. Creation of the enterprise was conditioned by the necessity to perfection the state management system in the seaports of Russian Federation. Today FSUE “Rosmorport” conducts activities in 54 of 63 seaports of the Russian Federation. More than […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer announced last week that the U.S Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has provided over $4 million in funding for the Athol Springs Route 5 barrier project through 2018 Supplemental funding. Specifically, USACE will use the funding to construct a new, safer and more durable stone barrier to shield Route […]

  • 11 April 2011

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is currently preparing for the possibility of a government shutdown by identifying staff whose work responsibilities are designated as ‘excepted’ or ‘non-excepted’, as outlined in the Department of Defense Contingency Guidance document. According to Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn III, civilian personnel deemed to […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Randy Kamp, Parliamentary Secretary of Fisheries and Oceans, on behalf of the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced the completion of a $300,000 repair project at the small craft harbour in Port Simpson, British Columbia. “Our Conservative Government understands the necessity of investing in safe and functional harbours for British Columbians,” said […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) today announced that damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Dylan unfortunately means the southern breakwater at the Mackay Marina will not reopen to the public by mid-February as originally scheduled. Maintenance work on the breakwater has been ongoing since November during which time the breakwater has been closed to the public. […]

  • 10 February 2012

    Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson has today attacked the State Labor Government for their flip flop over promised action to improve safety at the Mooloolah river mouth. “Only weeks ago, at a meeting I convened with Maritime Safety Queensland, the government said they were investigating more effective upgrades to the dredging programme at the Mooloolaba […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Piedroba Consultig Group LLC has announced its 2014 class schedule for the Dredging Fundamentals Course held in collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 2014 will mark the fourth consecutive year where the Corps has opted to partner up with Piedroba in order to train federal employees working on navigable waterway projects. Luis Prieto-Portar, […]

  • 14 March 2012

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) informs the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the construction works have begun at the Keppel Shipyard. These works include construction of the pier extension which will entail piling, concrete works, casting of dolphins and installation of bollards. Piling works will be carried […]

  • 14 May 2012

    The workshop of “Technical and Management Standards for Commercial and Industrial Ports”, which was inaugurated by H.E. Saudi Minister of Transport, Chairman of Saudi Ports Authority, concluded on Sunday 6 May 2012. The two-day workshop discussed in seven sessions, 14 research papers and attended by more than 200 participants from various sectors. At the closing […]

  • 8 October 2012

    The dredging project at the Wading River Creek, undertaken by the Riverhead Town, is currently underway. The Department of Environmental Conservation has issued a permit which allows dredging from October 1 through February. Supervisor Sean Walter said: “We have been trying to get the creek dredged on an emergency basis since April. Between the DEC […]

  • 11 April 2012

      U.S. Rep. Allen West announced Tuesday that locally prioritized federal projects are going to be important only when Washington officials address the ascending debt. One of the projects affected by the ascending debt is the St. Lucie Inlet dredging. Many inlets and ports, considered as local-level issues, are in a serious situation and need […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Kiasma Group, an Italian dredging pipeline manufacturer, has added a range of solar panels to its HDPE pipelines. This means that photovoltaic energy can be generated by panels fixed to the discharge lines used in the dredging industry. Kiasma describes the photovoltaic panels as flexibile and light and of a highly efficient design. They are functional, resistant to impact, […]

  • 26 October 2012

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the reclamation work at the Pasir Panjang Terminal and Pasir Panjang Wharves has commenced. Works will include reclamation, dredging, soil investigation, caisson construction, demolition of the de-commissioned Pasir Panjang wharves and removal of submarine […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to attend a “Partnering Meeting” sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, on February 12, 2015, in Blytheville, Arkansas. The meeting topics will include an overview of the Memphis District’s work in this region, updates on the Levee Safety Program, Mississippi River navigation improvements, and flood preparedness. Representatives […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Thames-Coromandel District Council has approved the start of resource consent applications to expand Sugarloaf Wharf to serve the aquaculture industry and address health and safety and congestion issues. The development of a detailed business case was also approved for the half-meter dredging of Furey’s Creek for charter boats and recreational boaties, and the Coromandel dredged […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Turkish-flag sand carrier sank earlier today after colliding with another sand coaster vessel west of the Bosphorus entrance.  The accident happened around 2.30 a.m. near Riva, in the Turkish Black sea, when vessel AKEL hit another vessel, the SENGUL K, and sank shortly after the collision. Two units from the General Directorate of Coastal Safety and Turkish Coast Guards Command were dispatched […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mariners are advised of the temporary closure of the Kananook Boat Ramp and of a reduced depth at the Kananook Creek entrance. Upgrade works to the public boat ramp are expected to be completed by 1 September 2013. Dredging of the creek entrance will recommence on the 26 August 2013 (weather dependant). The boat ramp […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the Senoko Jetty dredging scheme will be underway from June 16 until July 15, 2014. Dredging works will be undertaken by a grab dredger which will be held by 3 spuds as anchors. This […]

  • 10 July 2013

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the reclamation works at the Pulau Tekong have been extended. Reclamation works at Pulau Tekong will involve dredging, construction of revetment, soil investigation and soil improvement works. Soil improvement works will entail stabilized dredging, […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging work in the vicinity of ST Marine Yard, Benoi Basin, is about to begin, according to the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore. Starting from December 23rd to April 30th 2016, the dredging will be carried out in the Benoi Basin. The dredging work will be carried out by grab dredgers held in position by anchor spuds. […]

  • 11 October 2010

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore informs the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that dredging works of Pasir Panjang Terminal and Pasir Panjang Wharves begin. Works will include reclamation, dredging, soil investigation, caisson construction, demolition of the de-commissioned Pasir Panjang wharves and removal of submarine cables and pipelines. Soil investigation […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbor craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the East Samulun Basin dredging program, off NSL Oilchem, will be undertaken from April 20th until August 20th, 2015. Dredging work will be carried out by the grab dredgers held by anchors. The dredged material will […]