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  • 1 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular interviews from the past year.   Interview with Piedroba: Offering More Business-Driven Solutions Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a Miami-based marine infrastructure consultancy firm specializing in project risk management, has continued to grow in 2018.   Royal IHC’s Erik van der Blom on Sustainable Dredging Approach […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Damen built CSD350 “Kingston” has done a grand job at Cape Jaffa, Australia. The $3 million worth cutter suction dredger was transported from the Netherlands to Port Adelaide in seven shipping containers before assembling at Cape Jaffa. The dredger, which arrived earlier this year, was required to re-open the main entrance of the marina. Having dredged […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping operations for the Nassau County beach renourishment project are projected to begin this week, said the City of Fernandina Beach Government in their latest announcement.  This work will continue twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week (holidays included) until completion, according to the release. USACE estimates that the contractor – Manson Construction – will […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations at the Ukrainian Port of Kherson are officially underway, the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority said in their latest release.  During the dredging work, being undertaken by SMD Invest LLC, approximately 400,000m³ of material will be removed from the port’s berths and the operational areas. Commenting the latest announcement, USPA head Raivis Veckagans, said […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and The Nature Conservancy are working with partners to restore and strengthen salt-marsh habitat at the John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge. The project will enhance wildlife habitat and enable the marsh to withstand the impacts of sea-level rise and coastal storm surge. In addition, it will improve habitat […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $2.06 million contract December 6th to dredge shoal material from Horseshoe Cove and the turning basin. According to USACE, the dredging will return this area to its authorized depth of six feet, with one foot of allowable over-depth. The Corps awarded the contract to the […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Eight South Australian councils have been granted a total of $325,500 by the Coast Protection Board to help protect and conserve the state’s coastline. Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs said that these grants are helping local communities to manage their coast. “Managing and protecting South Australia’s coast is a key priority for the […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has been awarded the KNVTS Ship of the Year award for the 8,400m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) SCHELDT RIVER, designed and built for DEME. This year, the jury selected three nominees out of seven entries for the most prestigious maritime award. To be nominated, ships have to be developed, and preferably built, […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    An extensive new harbor complex that will attract large cruise ships to one of the Middle East’s most iconic locations is underway, with Keller nearing completion on some innovative deep compaction works. The new 20-million-square-foot Dubai Harbor, which will sit adjacent to the famous Palm Jumeirah, will feature the region’s largest marina, as well as […]

  • 4 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 29 – November 4, 2018).   Van Oord to Dredge Klaipeda Port The Port of Klaipeda is about to begin a large-scale dredging project in the Malku Bay, reports the State Seaport Authority.   Myrtle Beach Renourishment Continues Beach renourishment continues […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Titan LNG, a liquified natural gas (LNG) supplier to marine and industrial users in North West Europe, successfully re-fueled DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River today, at Mukran Port on the island of Rügen in the Baltic Sea. Commenting the latest news, Jippe van Eijnatten, Titan LNG’s business development manager, said: “The approval process for […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Duval County Shore Protection Project – aimed to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes – is now underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District informs.  Approximately 850,000 cubic yards of sand will be placed on about 8 miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and Atlantic beaches and the southern mile of Hanna Park. […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Beach renourishment continues in the Myrtle Beach with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock crews working on the project 24-hours-a-day, seven- days-a-week, to get it complete before the December 15 deadline. According to the Myrtle Beach City Government, the contractor has completed the work from the southern city limits to approximately 43rd Avenue North. The City […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations near the mouth of the Vinton Navigation Channel in Louisiana, conducted by Magnolia Dredge & Dock, LLC of Mandeville, La., are now wrapped up, Port of Vinton officials said.  Commenting the latest news, Jerry Merchant, president of the Port of Vinton board of commissioners, said: “It has been more than seven years since any maintenance dredge […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A ton of work – around 23,000 tons – is being done on the MI-1 4th Avenue phase of the Mouse River flood protection project in City of Minot, ND, in the form of rip rap, according to the latest project update. Rip rap is the big rocks that are being placed along the banks […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) delivered a detailed briefing on the Outer Harbor Project (OHP) to the Harbor Advisory Committee (CHAC) at its September meeting. In summary, CHC reported that it has continued negotiations with the developer Victoria Quay Estate Limited (VQEL) and its investors, but have been unable to reach agreement on the final form of the […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District (USACE) and the City of Virginia Beach are hosting an informational meeting about the Lynnhaven River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project today, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Frank W. Cox High School, 2425 Shorehaven Drive, Virginia Beach.  The format of the meeting will be an informal […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Pretty soon, the more than 15 million visitors each year to both Folly Beach and the Grand Strand will have new sand to set their chairs on. Stabilizing beaches and dunes through renourishment is a critical mission of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Charleston District is concurrently renourishing both Folly Beach and the […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dormac Durban recently completed work on the Sagar Manthan, a water injection dredging vessel (WID). During the work, the Sagar Manthan received a dry docking where the tail shafts were replaced with two brand new tail shafts and two spare propellers. The sea chests, overboard valves and bow thruster were overhauled whilst the Port and […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After seven years serving as a professor at Delft University of Technology, Mr. Tiedo Vellinga recently assumed the new title of Professor Emeritus of Ports and Waterways. During his concurrent career at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, he practiced what he preached, constantly challenging the status quo in port development. The result was an innovative […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., last month attended the signing of a contract for a €23.5 million, 216m long quay development project and associated works on Dinish Island, Castletownbere. Commenting the signing of the document with contractor L&M Keating Ltd, Minister Creed said: “This is a very significant investment […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. Aaron Barta, USACE Los Angeles District commander, and David Van Dorpe, deputy project manager, met with U.S. Rep. Ken Calvert, 42nd Congressional District, California, earlier this week to discuss the Murrieta Creek Flood Protection and Environmental Restoration Project. Representatives with the Riverside County Flood Control District also attended the meeting, held at the Temecula […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s Habitat Enhancement Program (HEP) submitted this month a project permit application for the Maplewood Marine Restoration Project. The scheme is located immediately south of the Maplewood Flats Conservation Area which is two kilometers east of the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge in the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia in federal waters managed […]

  • 21 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During this month, OpenIJ will – under the New IJmuiden Sea Lock project – continue working on the walls of the inner lock head and on the flood defenses. Near the outer lock head, OpenIJ is carrying out excavation work for the lock sill cofferdam, reported the Port of Amsterdam. At the inner lock head, OpenIJ […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council staff are currently assembling pipework and finalizing last minute preparations for dredging works to start at the Cape Jaffa Marina. The council and Cape Jaffa Development Company recently bought a $3 million cutter suction dredger from Dutch shipbuilder Damen. The new CSD was transported from the Netherlands to Port Adelaide in seven shipping containers before assembling […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2018. For the three months ended June 30, 2018, GLDD reported revenue of $150.6 million, net loss from continuing operations of $1.0 million and Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations of $21.4 million. During the second quarter, GLDD was awarded 46% of […]