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  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released its Dredging in Figures 2015, an annual review of the global dredging market. The edition focuses on the global dredging industry in 2015 and IADC aims to be thorough and precise in the figures presented in this document. The data of the closed markets could […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Marine Group is about to complete the dredging of the Bayport Ship Channel, according to the Port of Houston. The Bayport Channel is being dredged to match the current 45 feet depth of the Houston Ship Channel. With the Barbours Cut dredging completed nearly a year ago, completion of the Bayport Channel works is expected in […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration has won an appeal with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that will provide more time and Federal funds to complete the dredging of State channels clogged with sand and silt by Superstorm Sandy. “This victory will improve the safety of New Jersey’s navigable coastal waterways for recreational and commercial boating and […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, their official quarterly publication. The paper features four new dredging-related articles, book and journal reviews relevant to the industry and a list of upcoming seminars and conferences. The first article, “Long-term effects of maintenance dredging on turbidity” discusses […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work to improve the Tammany Creek trailhead entrance to Hells Gate Habitat Management Unit, near Lewiston, Idaho, is set to begin today, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During the project, the Corps maintenance staff will use heavy construction vehicles and equipment to gravel Tammany Creek trailhead’s eroding entrance. The trailhead improvement project […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Coast Guard will be enforcing a safety zone within the waters of the Delaware River, from Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania north to Eddystone, Pennsylvania – beginning December 01, 2016 until March 15, 2017 – due to the upcoming dredging works. According to the USCG notice, the safety zone will cover all navigable waters in the Delaware […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    A ceremonial handover of the agreements concluded between the Port of Gdansk Authority SA and the European Commission took place at the seat of the Ministry of Development in Warsaw last week. The agreements concern the award of an EU grant from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for three projects – two investment projects and […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Works to dredge a critical sand shoal in Swansea Channel will start in the first week of December to improve boating safety ahead of the Christmas holidays. The $666,000 contract awarded by the NSW Government will reduce shoaling that had reformed in the navigation channel between the southern entrance to Swan Bay and the drop […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Willow Grove Boat Launch will be closed from November 28th until December 2nd to complete maintenance and dredging. With boater safety and facility usability set as the top priority, the Port of Longview is dredging to remove years’ worth of accumulated sediment. “We’ve completed dredging along our cargo docks and are excited to get […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    As contractors continue to move forward on four of Savannah Harbor Expansion Project’s (SHEP) environmental mitigation projects, a small team this week made headway on another front – the proposed fish passage near Augusta. Engineers and divers inspected the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam, November 15 and 16, as part of an annual inspection […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port of Long Beach has extended the comment period for a study to identify and evaluate improvements to existing navigation channels, enhancing safety, reliability and efficiency for visiting vessels. Public comments on the Port of Long Beach Deep Draft Navigation Study will now be accepted through Tuesday, December 20. The Deep Draft Navigation Study would […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work begins along Bournemouth’s coastline this winter to install a further eight new groynes as part of the ongoing beach management scheme. The groynes are being replaced along the stretch of beach from east of Fisherman’s Walk towards Southbourne with work aimed to be complete by late Spring 2017. “The seafront promenade will remain open […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares has launched a Spanish version of the serious game Port of the Future ’Juego serio Puerto de Futuro’. The ‘Puerto del Futuro’ game will allow the Dutch Embassies in Latin American countries to facilitate dialogue, raise awareness of the current policy challenges for ports, and help port stakeholders to achieve sustainable development. “The rapid […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency and Teignbridge District Council (TDC) are working together on the Dawlish Warren beach management scheme. The main scheme is due to begin in 2017, but due to significant damage suffered to the groynes during the storms of winter 2015/16 a package of emergency works was completed in spring 2016. Over the summer […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced over $10 million to assist communities and groups across the Commonwealth in addressing deteriorating dams and refurbishing critical coastal infrastructure.  The awards, funded by the Dam and Seawall Repair or Removal Fund and the Governor’s annual capital budget, include engineering or construction phase support for seven dam repair projects, five […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Beaver Creek Flood Damage Reduction Project Completion Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, at Jerry Goodpasture Plaza in Bristol, Tenn.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, partnered with the cities of Bristol, Va., and Bristol, Tenn., along with the Tennessee Valley Authority to reduce the risk of flooding along […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Exmouth’s new £1.2 million Mamhead Slipway is almost finished and contractor working on behalf of East Devon District Council is aiming to complete this engineering feat in the late autumn. The council is funding the restoration of the slipway on the River Exe which will be larger and more practical than the previous structure and will […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Longview has just announced that they are preparing for long-overdue dredging to remove years’ worth of accumulated sediment. The Willow Grove Boat Launch will be closed for a brief period of time to perform the dredging and dock maintenance between the dates of November 15th – December 15th. “The Port is tackling […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC has been awarded the 2016 International Green Shipping Award for ‘The Most Sustainable Shipping Solution of the Year’. The ceremony took place during the International Green Shipping Summit in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 17-18 October 2016. The prize recognizes IHC’s efforts to limit the environmental impact of its vessels and equipment. “We are […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The study Witteveen+Bos recently conducted for Royal Port S.A. in order to ascertain the feasibility of a new port on the mouth of the Magdalena River near Barranquilla, Colombia, shows that the port is technically and nautically feasible. Now that its feasibility has been established, Royal Port is going to acquire the port concession from […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Over the past month, progress has continued towards finalizing the ‘Harbor Infrastructure Funding Agreement’ between Cowes Harbor Commission, the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and their developers Camper & Nicholsons and Westcourt Real Estate. This agreement is essential to provide the funding for the Shrape Breakwater extension and Eastern Channel dredge, the Cowes Harbor Commission said […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Rockingham has just announced that the maintenance dredging of the Bent Street navigation channel will begin in October, with completion scheduled January 2017. The works are located within the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park and the Tern Island C Class Nature Reserve. The sand bypassing maintenance is necessary to prevent sand from the Tern […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord and GMB are about to use innovative dike pins for the first time on a dike improvement project between Hagestein and Opheusden, the Netherlands. The great advantage of this dike reinforcement technique is that it can be used in places where working space is limited. The client, Rivierenland Water Board, is embracing this new […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work is underway to repair and strengthen a seawall along a section of the walkway alongside Fisher Parade in Pakuranga, according to the Auckland Council. The $630,000 project is just one of a series being carried out to protect local beaches from coastal erosion, a high priority for the Howick Local Board. Part of the ageing […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is committed to pursuing permanent flood risk management for the communities of Moorhead, Minnesota, and Fargo, Harwood, Horace and West Fargo, North Dakota and is anticipating awarding its first contract for the project later this month. The contract to be awarded will build the diversion inlet, […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House recently passed Congressman Seth Moulton’s bill to allow dredging in the Essex River as part of the Water Resource Development Act of 2016 (WRDA). “Dredging the Essex River is critical for public safety. Coast Guard vessels currently can’t reach boats in distress in many parts of the river. By making the channel […]