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  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    New Hampshire’s congressional delegation is again calling on federal officials to allocate funding for an emergency dredging of Hampton Harbor. U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen led a letter yesterday with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter and Annie Kuster, to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney and Assistant […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    An ambitious project to return the River Ver to its more natural state as it runs through the center of St Albans has been launched, according to the City and District Council. The plan will include significant enhancements to Verulamium Park and the water quality of its artificial lakes. Major improvements will also be made to […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, started their first ever project in Denmark on March 1, 2018.  Under the contract, Wasa’s backhoe dredger Optimus, equipped with a 360 ton Hitachi excavator, will dredge over 900.000m³ of clay, silt and moraine from the Kalundborg Harbor area. The dredged material will be loaded into […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, yesterday released a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a project to restore backwater habitat on Pigs Eye Lake, near St. Paul. The proposed project, planned in collaboration with Ramsey County, will enhance and restore backwater habitat by creating island and wetland features on Pigs Eye Lake using material […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has just released the latest update on their Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration Project, located near Ortonville, Minnesota. Contractors for the St. Paul District’s restoration program built up the ice thickness to create a crossing site for hauling excavated soil, an effort that saves nearly seven miles per […]

  • 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 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc (ICTSI) is forging ahead with investment in the second phase of new container terminal infrastructure at its Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT) at the Port of Umm Qasr. The port operator said in a press release that this expansion phase will be completed in stages by the third quarter of 2019. The […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A £20 million project delivering flood defenses to better protect hundreds of businesses in Sheffield’s Lower Don Valley will be unveiled on Thursday (25 January), reports the City Council. The events of the 2007 and 2012 floods, which caused millions of pounds of damage to property, led to the development of the project. The area […]

  • 21 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The State of California’s Coastal Conservancy awarded a series of grants, totaling over $2.6 million, to seven projects that will protect coastal land, improve watershed health, restore habitat and increase public access to the coast. The full list grants, authorized on January 18 at the Coastal Conservancy’s Board meeting in San Diego, is as follows: […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) has once again been selected as the contractor for the City of Cocoa Beach Renourishment project. According to the city’s latest update, GLDD will next week begin the renourishment operations. “Projected construction dates are January 25 through the end of March.” “Seven miles of the 9.4 mile North Reach (Port […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has extended a Line of Credit (LOC) of $45.27 million to the Government of Sri Lanka for financing rehabilitation of Kankesanthurai (KKS) Harbor. The agreement was signed in New Delhi on Wednesday, January 10, by Mr. David Rasquinha, Managing Director, on behalf of Exim Bank and Dr. R. H. S. Samaratunga, […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kingston District Council and Cape Jaffa Development Company have bought a $3 million cutter suction dredger from Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN, the Coastal Leader reports. The CSD will be transported from the Netherlands to Port Adelaide in seven shipping containers before being assembled at Cape Jaffa. During the announcement ceremony at Cape Jaffa, Kingston mayor, Reg Lyon, said: “It will […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gov. Doug Burgum yesterday stressed the critical importance of securing permanent protection against catastrophic flooding for the Fargo-Moorhead metro area, urging officials to build on the momentum of the F-M Area Flood Diversion Task Force after the group concluded its fifth and final meeting. Burgum expressed deep gratitude to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and the […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boaters are to benefit from a £1.4 million investment into Anglian Waterways, as the Environment Agency launches its latest improvement program. The seven-figure investment for the repairs and upgrades of the Anglian Waterways’ 353-mile network will ensure the structures remain in good working order for years to come, reports the Environment Agency. Among others, the investment program includes de-shoaling work on […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Stage two of the NSW Government’s $1.68 million dredging program at Yamba is currently underway, Nationals Member for Clarence, Chris Gulaptis, announced today. “This work will improve boating safety and navigation in the Clarence River at Yamba,” Mr Gulaptis said. “Stage 1 was completed in 2016 and saw around 18,000 cubic meters of sand dredged […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed BURNCO Aggregate Mine Project, located approximately 22 kilometers southwest of Squamish, British Columbia. The Agency has invited the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the Comprehensive Study Report. “This is the final opportunity for the public to comment on the proposed project. Written […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Oregon Congressional Delegation recently sent a letter to the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Ryan Fisher urging the Trump Administration to fund critical maintenance and dredging of Oregon’s small ports and jetties. Representatives Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Kurt Schrader and Suzanne Bonamici, along with Senators Ron Wyden and […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, will be hosting a regional industry days forum December 6-7 at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub. “During Industry Days we will meet with potential contractors and introduce them to our contracting process that will allow us to conduct market research,” the Corps said in the release. There […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has allocated additional funds to seven recipients to assist their participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed BURNCO Aggregate Mine Project. BURNCO Rock Products Ltd. is proposing the construction and operation of the new sand and gravel mine located on the northwest shore of Howe Sound, approximately 22 kilometers southwest of Squamish, British […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has just released the final update on the incident involving Indonesian-registered tanker KARTIKA SEGARA and Dominican-registered dredger JBB DE RONG 19. Following the incident in Singapore territorial waters earlier in September, a body has been found and positively identified as the last missing crew member of dredger […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Highland Council and Pitmain Estate announced today that the final phase of the work to construct the Kingussie Flood Alleviation Channel is now underway. The jointly-funded project between the Council and Pitmain Estate is located on the estate’s land above the village of Kingussie. McGowan Ltd. of Aviemore carried out phase 1 of the construction in June and July. This phase saw the formation of a section of the diversion channel between the Allt Mor and Loch Gynack. […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Starting in a few weeks, the US Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, will be dredging sections of the channel and anchorages of the York Harbor Federal Navigation Project in York, Maine. According to the Corps, dredging operations will start by mid-November 2017, taking place around the clock, seven days a week until early spring. […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has made continuous progress in improving its capabilities before, during, and after disasters. Recovery was at the heart of disaster response following Sandy and it is often where the Corps is tasked to contribute its resources and expertise. Over the last five years since the Hurricane Sandy, New York […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announced today that its subsidiary VBMS in consortium with NKT Cables has been awarded the Borssele Beta contract by TenneT for the installation of two 67-kilometer-long export cables that will connect the Borssele offshore wind farms 3 and 4 to TenneT’s onshore grid in the Netherlands. In addition, VBMS will install […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘Some Proven Benefits of Polymer Use in the Treatment of Sediments in Recent Dredging Projects’. For several decades, polymers have been used in the treatment of sediments for improving the dewatering step and reaching high solid content […]