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  • 20 June 2012

    Van Oord has secured a maintenance dredging contract for Odisha’s Dhamra port, reports thehindubusinessline.com. The contract includes removal of an estimated seven million cubic metres of silt by the begining of the next year. Contract period might be extended depending on the situation. Port authorities have expressed concerns about the rising level of siltation in […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kingston District Council said in their latest announcement that the assembly works of council’s new dredger are now complete. The dredger was launched yesterday and testing and training activities are set to begin today, the council said. As reported earlier, Kingston District Council and Cape Jaffa Development Company have bought a $3 million cutter suction dredger from […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A massive flood protection scheme for the north of Portsea Island is due to start next month after Portsmouth City Council was awarded almost £44 million for the work. The scheme will cover a stretch of coast from Tipner, in the west, to Milton Common, in the east, and will take about 10 years to […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    As the final winter works are being carried out, the Scottish Canals unveiled yesterday a new pilot scheme to increase the amount of staff time and resources devoted to dredging in the Lowland Canals. In recent years the Scottish Canals seen an average of 80 boats transit the Forth & Clyde, and whilst interest in the Kelpies […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Seven years had passed since the inauguration of the Panama Canal Expansion Program and the project continues forward at full speed.  The countdown for the completion of the expansion is on where every component, every cubic meter of excavated and dredged rock bring this mega-project closer to the launch phase. Works on the Panama Canal Expansion, […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of a major beach nour­ish­ment project in Avalon and Stone Har­bor has been com­pleted. The beach fill project in Avalon was com­pleted Tues­day, Jan­u­ary 29th at 4:30am; a larger project on the Stone Har­bor beach­front is sched­uled to begin on or about April 12th, 2013. A final walk­through inspec­tion of the Avalon […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Army Corps of Engineers approved $3 million in federal funding for the Royal River deepening project, according to wgme.com. This dredging program is expected to commence in the fall and it will take three to four weeks to complete. Steve Arnold of the Harbor and Waterfront Committee said: “It has just been tough to […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter project is progressing towards its next phase, which involves the marine works inside the area. With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 15 months, marine works involving dredging operations, temporary reclamation, construction of temporary seawall and construction of tunnel will be carried out within the area, according to […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Jakarta Provincial Government will start the second phase of Pluit Reservoir dredging during the next month. Current Pluit Reservoir depth is about two meters, and will be increased to a depth of seven meters, reported Berita Jakarta. “The second phase of Pluit Reservoir dredging will be started in upcoming mid-December, and is predicted to finish in […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA) has OK’d construction of two breakwaters to be built in the Long Bay area in Negril, Jamaica. After carefully considering all comments from stakeholders in Negril and the wider Jamaica, the NRCA granted the National Works Agency (NWA) Beach Licences for the construction and maintenance the structures, reported today the loopjamaica. […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    On its way to the port of Hamburg, the 19,000 TEU-vessel “CSCL Indian Ocean” stranded due to a technical failure on Wednesday evening around 25 kilometers ahead of the port. The pilots steered the ship to the side of the fairway to keep the navigation channel free for other vessels. Thanks to this fast reaction, […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Sea Grant College Program at Texas A&M University have announced new grants totaling $1.7 million for seven two-year research projects at universities around the state to support coastal and marine ecosystems, communities and economies. “Following a competitive and rigorous peer-review process, we have selected the seven best research projects that will advance knowledge, […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District yesterday released the draft Orestimba Creek flood risk management feasibility study and environmental assessment/initial statement for review and public comment. The comment period will remain open until Feb. 7, in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act. The report tentatively identifies a plan to build more than […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, in coordination with USACE St. Paul District, is deploying the Dredge Dubuque to perform critical dredging on the Ouachita-Black River in Louisiana starting in late August. The dredge will remove shoaling in the navigation channel caused by significant high-water events on the Ouachita-Black River during 2019. This […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Governor Tom Wolf’s Administration yesterday announced grant funding to implement the Muncy Creek Streambank Restoration and Protection Project located in Hughesville Borough and Wolf Township, Lycoming County. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded a 2019 Growing Greener grant award of $327,284 to the Lycoming County Commissioners for the work. The project will […]

  • 29 May 2012

    Bangladesh Coast Guard last week seized seven dredgers and one sand carrying vessel from Bakalia Char in Karnaphuli river near Chittagong Port for extracting sands illegally. According to The Daily Star, the seized vessels were: dredger TMSG and vessel Gangchil, owned by Pacific Marine Services; MV Shah Amanat-2, MV Buriganga and MV Bismillah, of Mohammad […]

  • 13 September 2012

    The Dutch company Van Oord International, leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has won the $28.6 million contract to carry out beach profiling work on Dubai’s man-made Palm Jumeirah island. According to Zawya Dow Jones, this work will begin in the third week of September and should be completed in seven […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme is a flood defense scheme in the town of Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex. The scheme covers 7.2 km of the river Adur. 1.8 km on the east bank between Coronation Green and the A27 Road Bridge, and 5.4 km on the west bank between the river mouth and the […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Elected officials and agency representatives gathered Dec. 15 at the Temecula Community Center for a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of the next phase of the Murrieta Creek Flood Protection and Environmental Restoration Project. The project is seven miles long and will provide 100-year flood protection. The existing channel will be widened over the […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    As a precautionary measure, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District, is currently working to strengthen a section of the main line Mississippi levee system near Blackhawk, LA.   This proactive effort will help reduce the water seepage and materials shifting in and around the levee system, said USACE in its release. The work, located approximately […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction of islands in Harper’s Slough, located in Pool 9 of the Upper Mississippi River, is well underway. The work will span four construction seasons and is anticipated to be complete in 2018. A single construction contract was awarded in September 2014 and the remaining options exercised in October 2014 for a total construction cost […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    There was a lot going on in the Bandon boat basin this week where the Port of Bandon Harbormaster Bob Shammot, together with employees from the Port of Brookings Harbor and the Port of Astoria, was taking sediment samples for the upcoming dredging project. They were able to successfully complete, during this Wednesday and Thursday, another step in the […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    BAM Clough Joint Venture has completed the fifth iron ore loading berth at Anderson Point Facility (AP5) in Port Hedland, Western Australia for Fortescue Metals Group. The works included the design and construction of a 306-meter long wharf extension, seven berthing dolphins, and the supply and installation of wharf conveyor modules. The construction of the AP5 […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    For 31 days, a rusting dredging ship tossed by Typhoon Haiyan 100 metres inland into a coastal shanty town was home for seven-month-pregnant Rosita Pica and her family. Along with 38 other families, they shared cramped spaces inside the vessel that was also home to many dead bodies. The stench of decomposition mixed with the […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Unified Command announced Wednesday that limited navigation through the Marseilles Lock and Dam resumed following the elevation of the navigational pool by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Marseilles pool was elevated to its navigable level late Wednesday afternoon. Commercial vessels began transiting around 4 p.m. Navigation notices have been coordinated and broadcasted […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dare County, NC, yesterday reported that due to the upcoming marine forecast, the cutter dredge C.R. McCaskill will be leaving Buxton today, August 24. According to the county, the move is aimed to ensure safety for the crew and equipment. Since the dredge is likely to be be offsite for at least seven to ten […]