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  • 6 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    MHI Vestas has started a major ramp up in UK offshore wind activity with a move into Able Seaton Port in Hartlepool. As part of the preparatory works to install turbines at the Triton Knoll project, Able will conduct a significant amount of dredging activities. In fact, those works have seen the deployment of the […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Celebrating the success of the UK’s first ever sandscaping project, Royal HaskoningDHV today released a video about the Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management scheme. Carried out by Van Oord and Royal Haskoning DHV on behalf of the client-North Norfolk District Council, this is the first sandscaping project in the UK and outside of the Netherlands. […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging scheme is set to begin this week, the port said in their latest release.  This dredging campaign will be undertaken at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of Blyth dredging program, scheduled to last for a period of approximately ten days, will include […]

  • 2 October 2020
    Technology

    The TU Delft executive board has appointed Dr. ir. Marcel van Gent as professor of Coastal Structures. This addition to the Hydraulic Engineering department will further boost the cooperation between the university, Deltares and the hydraulic engineering sector. Marcel van Gent, who also heads the Coastal Structures & Waves department at Deltares, has said that […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Infrastructure Minister, Nichola Mallon today announced her decision to approve the planning application for sand dredging in Lough Neagh. This follows the Minister’s careful consideration of the Planning Appeals Commission’s (PAC) report on the Public Local Inquiry, held in June 2018. Minister Mallon commented: “This approval is a finely balanced decision where I had to […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHV today announced that their two mining screen towers were successfully installed on the hopper dredger Yed Prior. Also, the first successful dredging sea trials took place last week, the company said. Royal IHC improved the design of the screen towers to ensure higher screening efficiency and increase the ease of maintenance. The Dutch […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Trailer suction hopper dredge Albatros is about to begin annual maintenance dredging campaign in Lyttelton, New Zealand. Starting this week, visitors may spot the Dutch-owned Albatros working around Lyttelton Harbour. These works are part of an 11-week maintenance dredging campaign, said Lyttelton Port Company. The Albatros, operated by Dutch Dredging, will carry out work in […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Business development

    The Independent Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC) met yesterday to discuss the Port of Townsville’s $193 million Channel Upgrade project. The ITAC consists of marine experts who provide independent advice and input on the environmental monitoring programs, management plans and mitigation strategies. Consequently, ITAC Chair, Dr Brett Kettle, said that one of the important functions of […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District has received a permit application from the City of Redondo Beach, California, for the proposed King Harbor Maintenance Dredging project. According to the Corps, the King Harbor project calls for maintenance dredging at two different areas. Dredging Area I is the shoal fronting the north portion […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    Jenkins Marine has commissioned Manor Marine to manufacture and install two new wheelhouse and accommodation modules for the split hopper barges Nab and Needles. The superstructures will be manufactured in Portland over the coming months, with an aim to complete the project by Summer 2021. Each superstructure will feature two separate air-conditioned double cabins, a […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Omaha District recently awarded a contract for a levee restoration work at Camp Ashland, Nebraska. The purpose of the contract is to fully rehabilitate levee system and flood wall from damages caused by the spring 2019 flooding. The work will also make improvements to increase the overtopping erosion and breach resistance of the […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District is currently directing a Coastal Storm Risk Management Project in St. Johns County. The coastal program will include both dune and beach berm construction along approximately 2.6 miles of coastline from Vilano Beach to South Ponte Vedra Beach. “Construction will proceed from south to north along the beach and is projected […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group has approved the Final Phase 2 Restoration Plan/Environmental Assessment #1.2: Spanish Pass Ridge and Marsh Creation Project and Lake Borgne Marsh Creation Project. This is a major step forward in the continued restoration of Louisiana’s coastal ecosystems injured as a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to Louisiana Governor John […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Aberdeen Harbor Board has awarded two contracts for rock removal and revetment work for the Aberdeen South Harbour expansion project to Van Oord. Last week, Van Oord’s backhoe Razende Bol joined backhoe Goliath at the project site in Scotland. The Harbor expansion project is the largest marine infrastructure project underway in the United Kingdom. “We […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Harris County Flood Control District will hold a virtual Community Engagement Meeting for the Barker Reservoir Watershed Channel De-silt and Repair Program. The purpose of this meeting is to inform residents about the status of the Barker Reservoir Watershed Channel De-silt and Repair Program and share project information. The virtual meeting will be held […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Technology

    Partrac Geomarine has successfully delivered another tracing study in the U.S., supporting a beach replenishment project at South Padre Island, Texas. To monitor emplaced berm sediments, Partrac GeoMarine used their proprietary dual signature sediment tracers. These geological analogues are natural sediments tagged with two unique signatures – each tracer grain is both fluorescent and magnetic. […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    USACE Deputy Commander MAJ, Brandon Drobenak, toured ongoing dredging operations along the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway last week. “We’re placing sediment on Gull and Sturgeon Island, two low lying marsh islands being restored to replace lost marsh habitat for wading birds and enhance marsh resilience for coastal communities,” said USACE in theri latest announcement. Work […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Business development

    Royal HaskoningDHV and Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) have agreed to further strengthen their existing collaboration. To this effect, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed last Thursday by Royal HaskoningDHV CEO, Erik Oostwegel, and Delft University of Technology President and Rector Magnificus, Tim van der Hagen. Commenting the latest announcement, Erik Oostwegel said: “This […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has secured a $105 million Base and Option B contract for the Jacksonville Harbor Construction Dredging, the 47-Foot C Cut-42 Project. Great Lakes expects the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to award additional option work items on the contract by mid-2021 with a value of $11.5 million, resulting […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Kansas Jerry Moran has joined his colleagues in calling on USACE to provide additional funding for projects that will improve navigation on the Lower Missouri River. “Currently, there is a critically dire situation related to navigation challenges in several areas along the Missouri River where serious barge traffic accidents have occurred and commercial activity has […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has fined Port of Oakland $300,000 for violating Ocean Dumping Act. According to EPA, the port paid a $300,000 penalty for unauthorized ocean dumping of sediment from one of its dredging projects. Dutra Construction Co., Inc., the contractor hired by the port to do the dredging project, will pay […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Equipment

    The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI) has announced the delivery of a 200’ x 60’ walking spud dredge barge built by LAD Services of Louisiana. LAD contracted TSGI to develop the design of the barge which has the capacity to lift 114,000 lbs. of dredging spoil. It features two 85’ tall removable spuds and one winch […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has published its final Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Drain 27 Wetland Restoration Project near Fargo, N.D. A Finding of No Significant Impact, also known as a FONSI, was approved Sept. 14. The project will restore 320 acres of farmland to wetland and upland prairie near […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Kokosing Alberici LLC has won second phase construction contract for the New Lock at the Soo in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. According to the Army Corps, the much-anticipated mega-project will take three phases to construct. Kokosing Alberici will receive more than $111 million to complete phase two. This contract will stabilize the existing approach walls, […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Vessels

    Two days after signing the contract for a new hopper dredger, Manson Construction managers visited the Keppel AmFELS, Inc. team at their shipyard facility in Brownsville, TX. The visit officially kicked off the start of fabrication of the new 15,000 cubic yard hopper dredge, FREDERICK PAUP. During the visit, Manson team toured the shop facilities […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has officially released its ‘Annual Report 2019’. The annual report outlines the Association’s state of affairs, as well the broad spectrum of activities it undertook over the course of the year. One of the major highlights from the year was the conference ‘Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure’ in October 2019 […]