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  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has taken delivery of its first 22 specialist Earthworks machines valued at £3.2 million, and is ready to deliver its own in house Earthworks capability. This first tranche of specialist Earthworks plant forms part Balfour Beatty’s wider £9.6m owned plant investment program in 2018. Andy Ormerod, Balfour Beatty’s Managing […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District, in cooperation with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, will hold an open house on April 3, from 5 to 7p.m. at the Oacoma Community Center, to seek comments on potential opportunities to address erosion that is threatening the town of Lower Brule. There will be a brief, […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Van Oord and Bolier have signed their first extensive ‘P​ower by the H​our’ service​ ​contract for all MaK medium-speed-diesel engines aboard the Subsea Rock Installation vessel Bravenes. By signing the new contract, Bolier and Van Oord take their close and long-lasting collaboration to the next level. The agreement will allow both companies to focus on […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has awarded funding for nine habitat restoration projects in the 14th round of its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund (CEHRTF). The Council approved the funding at the February 27 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. As with the previous two years, in its request for proposals the […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The week of 19 March 2018, set maritime related records in Washington, DC, the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) said in their latest announcement.  The U.S. Maritime industry visited the largest number of Congressional offices in the nine-year history of the annual Congressional Sail-in. The Omnibus spending bill approved by Congress and signed by President […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Environment, Hannah Blythyn, announced yesterday a £56 million program to improve flood and coastal erosion defenses and support flood risk management activities across Wales over the next financial year. The program has been prioritized according to risk, considering factors such as the likelihood and impact of a flood, previous events, the number […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems Europe has signed a long-term contract with a sand and gravel company in Germany to deliver and operate a 52 meter digging depth electric dredger where it will be paid on a per tonnage basis. This arrangement will enable the client to optimize and fix its costs, converting a substantial fixed cost […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Final approvals were recently granted by government regulatory agencies for a dredging project set to begin this summer at the Grand Traverse Bay Harbor in Houghton County, according to a press release from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The work is part of the ongoing effort to save Buffalo Reef, an important Lake Superior natural […]

  • 25 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 19 – 25, 2018).   IADC Unveils Redesigned Terra et Aqua Magazine The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently published the newest edition of its Terra et Aqua magazine.   Tough Year for Van Oord’s Dredging Division Van Oord, […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Skippers will find it easier to navigate waters at Ocean Reef Boat Harbor following the recent completion of maintenance dredging by the Department of Transport (DoT) ahead of schedule and under budget. According to DoT A/Director Maritime Planning Donna West, around $270,000 had been spent in order to remove 5,000 cubic meters of sediment from […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Integral Consulting Inc. (Integral), as part of a subcontract with Stanford University, will collaborate on an award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research designed to improve sediment fate and transport models. The project, “Improved Observation and Parameterization of Bottom Boundary Layer Turbulence and Particle Properties for Sediment Fate and Transport Modeling,” extends through […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency, in partnership with Lewes District Council, is working on the Newhaven flood alleviation scheme, designed to provide a 1-in-200-year standard of protection. Following completion of the work on the west bank of the River Ouse, the EA is now shifting focus on the east bank. Area 1: A26 to Energy Recovery Facility, currently under […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Director of EcoShape Building with Nature, Henk Nieboer and Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs of The Netherlands, have released the position paper about critical steps for upscaling Building with Nature. The two authors, invite the international water sector to join forces and scale up the Nature Based Solutions. Ovink and Nieboer argue in their paper that the following steps are critically important […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Gdansk is working on a project that will modernize the long-neglected Dworzec Drzewny quay. In mid-December 2017, the port issued a call for tenders for the modernization of the quay. The bids submitted by eight entities have just been opened. According to the port authority, five consortia and three enterprises have submitted bids for the reconstruction […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and the National Park Service announced yesterday a final environmental assessment and finding of No Significant Impact for the Cuyahoga River Brecksville Dam removal project. This announcement is a final environmental signoff for a project that will restore a free-flowing Cuyahoga River between Brecksville and Cleveland, reported the EPA. The full removal of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    As part of the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) ongoing Beach Management Plan for South Hayling Island, Havant Borough Council is undertaking beach renourishment works during March 2018 to return the beach at Eastoke to full design profile. These works started on 12th March, and will last for a period of 2-3 weeks, reports ESCP. “The […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    People living and working in Mytholmroyd will have a chance to meet the construction team who are building the flood defense scheme to protect 400 homes and businesses in the village. A construction open day is being held at Mytholmroyd Community Centre on Thursday 22 March, 11am – 8pm, for members of the community to […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lamprell has just provided an update on its participation in the joint venture (JV) with its partners, Saudi Aramco Oil Company, the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia, and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd., for the establishment of the major maritime yard at the Ras Al Khair site in eastern Saudi Arabia. “In relation to […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ventura County Watershed Protection District (VCWPD) recently sent a letter to the Army Corps requesting for the Department permit for its routine operation and maintenance program. According to the Corps, an permit application has been received for the maintenance of VCWPD facilities (Covered Facilities) pursuant to VCWPDs Routine Operation and Maintenance Program. The proposed permit, if issued, […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Induction ceremony of new backhoe dredger Rah Kusha and two split hopper barges Tarseel One and Two, built for Pakistan Navy at Tianjin Shipyard in China, was held at Pakistan Navy Dockyard in Karachi yesterday. Due to its design and functioning methodology, the Rah Kusha can dredge in proximity of jetties and berths, where other […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rijkswaterstaat has awarded the Afsluitdijk project to the Levvel consortium, the joint venture consisting of Van Oord (with Aberdeen/APG), BAM (with PGGM) and Rebel. Levvel will be responsible for design, build, finance and 25 years maintenance of the strengthened Afsluitdijk. Construction works are expected to start in the autumn of 2018, and completed in 2023. […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin has once again called on the Army Corps to undertake an immediate emergency dredging of the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway, Moriches Inlet, and Moriches Bay. Following his previous letter (February 17) to Colonel Thomas D. Asbery, Commander New York District, Congressman Zeldin has sent another one, calling for the emergency dredging of the waterways. “After […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) is about to begin construction works on the $13.3 million maintenance project that will remove accumulated sediment and make priority repairs in the Addicks Reservoir watershed. According to the county, the contractor, Lecon Inc., will begin construction works March 19, starting with Horsepen Creek. “Construction starts on Horsepen Creek, […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, together with its partners, is working on a project that will reduce the risk of flooding directly from the river (fluvial) and indirectly from overwhelmed surcharged local drainage systems in Guildford town center. According to the EA, the design of the scheme is at an early stage of option selection but investigations have […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Freeport of Riga said in its latest announcement that cruise travel is currently one of the most rapidly growing tourism segments in the world, chosen for recreation by approximately 23 million passengers every year. Market trends suggest that the number of cruise passengers may increase by another third by 2030, revealing more and more new tourist […]