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  • 13 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District, in partnership with Broward County’s Port Everglades, will conduct a virtual public presentation of its plan for deepening and widening the Port Everglades Harbor on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, online from 6-8 p.m. During the presentation, the Corps designers and managers will provide an overview of the project and discuss rock […]

  • 13 November 2020
    Equipment

    Italdraghe, an Italian manufacturer of specifically designed dredging and mining applications, recently delivered two cutter suction dredgers type SGT 250 and a Dredging Pump type PD 250R sold to the Kashmir Irrigation and Flood Control Department. The dredgers will be working on the River Jhelum, which originates in the Himalayas and flows through Jammu and […]

  • 13 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    With last week’s signature of the Conowingo Dam Sediment Characterization Study Right of Entry, the first portion of the Conowingo Dredging and Innovative and Beneficial Reuse Pilot Project is moving forward, the Maryland Environmental Service (MES) reports. Work is expected to begin on the sediment characterization portion of the pilot project in December 2020. MES […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance

    Dredging at Jurien Bay Boat Harbour, which will improve water quality and ensure continued safe navigation at the facility, will kick off in early December, informs the Department of Transport WA. DoT Director of Coastal Facilities, Donna West said that the upcoming work would see dredged sand and seagrass returned offshore rather than to the […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Equipment

    APT Dredging Solutions has designed and constructed a customized Ladder plus Underwater Cutting Wheel combination for Rohr-Idreco. On the 5th of November, Rohr-Idreco successfully launched the electrical dredger. APT Dredging Solutions designed and constructed the ladder plus Underwater Cutting Wheel (UCW), which will be used by the South American gold mining company. To increase throughput, […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Coastal defense works planned for the Isle of Wight will leave the locations in a better place than beforehand. The Environment Agency (EA) has confirmed its forthcoming projects in partnership with the IW Council at Bembridge, Yaverland, Shanklin and Ventnor will be built to incorporate 20 per cent biodiversity net gain. The news has been […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Business development

    In order to return to profitability and to offer it a sustainable future, Royal IHC is returning to its core activities in the dredging and offshore market. In addition, the size of the organization will be brought in line with the expected turnover for the coming years. As a result of these changes, about 300 […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Business development, Equipment, Technology

    Hansel marine, a Chinese company involved in the production of dredgers and dredging equipment, has reported a very busy 2020, filled with lots of activities, challenges and also great accomplishments. Enough reasons for Dredging Today to catch up with Mr. Alex Tong, Dredging and Shipbuilding Specialist, Sales and Marketing Director at Hansel Marine, to review the […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Technology

    Italdraghe SpA announced today that they are taking part in a project alongside LEMAC srl to dredge the Port of Fertilia, Sardinia, Italy. LEMAC is in charge of the dredging works to restore the seabed of the port of Fertilia where a significant amount of material has sedimented at the bottom of the channel and […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has prepared an Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment (IFR/EA) that evaluates a range of nonstructural and structural measures with the potential to improve navigation efficiencies within the New York and New Jersey Harbor. Currently, existing federal channels are constrained given the increasing size and number […]

  • 10 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Just a couple weeks ago, Royal IHC successfully launched cutter suction dredger (CSD) HUSSEIN TANTAWY. The launch of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) newbuild took place at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen a/d IJssel, the Netherlands. The CSD HUSSEIN TANTAWY is one of two vessels currently under construction at IHC for SCA. Her sister vessel, MOHAB […]

  • 10 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE St. Paul District is nearing the completion of its dredging contract to place near 150,000 cubic yards of dredged material to the Buck Creek Placement Site. The material was removed from the Mississippi River navigation channel at McMillian Island near Lock and Dam 10 in Guttenberg, Iowa. The Corps worked with its partners […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Beach work on the Rockaway Peninsula is in full swing as the long-awaited East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet, and Jamaica Bay Project gets underway in Rockaway, New York. There has been an authorization for the project since 1965, the Rockaway shoreline has experienced severe hurricanes and northeasters over the last 40 years. In 1960, […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Proposed options – costing about $12.5 million – to address erosion and flood risk in Southshore and South New Brighton will be considered by the Christchurch City Council this week. “Earthquake legacy issues have been an ongoing concern for Southshore and South New Brighton residents,” said Council Head of Planning and Strategic Transport, David Griffiths. […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    A transformative £200m program to improve the resilience of communities at risk of flooding and coastal change across England has been opened today. Through the government’s new Flood and Coastal Resilience Innovation Program, managed by the Environment Agency, 25 areas will be selected to pilot new and creative approaches to improve resilience to flooding and […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    NSW Nationals Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey, has announced $3.6 million for a Coastal Protection Wall project to fund the replacement of the failing sea wall at Main Beach in Nambucca Shire. Mrs Pavey said that a suitably engineered coastal sea wall would be developed and installed, providing essential protection of community assets such as […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    DEME Group has successfully hold the first ever digital naming ceremony for a dredging vessel. Last week, the company hosted this special naming ceremony for its next generation trailing suction hopper dredgers ‘Bonny River’ and ‘Meuse River’. Due to the coronavirus restrictions, the company decided to hold the digital naming ceremony. The online event captured […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Vancouver, BC, Canada, has announced the latest update on the ongoing Centerm Expansion Project. In the update, the port said that the land over the lagoon in the eastern expansion area continues to settle and will be removed in January 2021. The northeast perimeter dyke is now complete. They also added that […]

  • 6 November 2020
    Equipment

    ROHR-IDRECO successfully launched the electrical cuttingwheel dredger for Colombian gold mining company Mineros Aluvial yesterday. The dredger has a length of 53 meters and a breadth of 8.60 meters, weighting approximately 255 tons. Also, the large electrical dredger has: a max digging depth of 28 meters; production capacity of 270 m3/h. “Our innovative and sustainable dredgers […]

  • 6 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Bacton to Walcott Sandscaping scheme has won the British Construction Industry Award Climate Resilience Project of the Year 2020, informs Royal HaskoningDHV. The Bacton to Walcott Sandscaping scheme is a large-scale beach nourishment, designed to protect the Bacton Gas Terminal and surrounding communities from cliff erosion. The scheme can be seen as the Dutch […]

  • 6 November 2020
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance

    External contractor, ML Dredging is making good progress with the Gosport Marina 2020 dredging programme. The company started the Gosport campaign on September 28, 2020. The work is taking place 24/7 for approximately 8 weeks until mid-November. For this project, ML Dredging is using their backhoe dredger, the “Witton II”. Barge “Split Three” is taking […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Technology

    Amanda Phillips, PE, has rejoined Neel-Schaffer, Inc. and will serve as a Senior Coastal Engineer and Project Manager based in the firm’s Mandeville office. Phillips previously worked for Neel-Schaffer in 2015. She has nearly 20 years of experience and will be part of Neel-Schaffer’s Coastal Science and Engineering department. Also, she has extensive experience in […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    MJR Power & Automation has successfully completed the life extension project of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Heortnesse, owned and operated by PD Ports. Under the project, MJR delivered the complete electrical power, propulsion, dredging & integrated control, automation & monitoring system upgrade including  Lloyd’s class approval in an aggressive 7 month project schedule […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    A project to remove approximately 12,000m3 of silt from Gloucester Docks and the canal between Llanthony Bridge and St Ann Bridge is underway. The £200K scheme will take around six weeks to complete, reports the Canal and River Trust. In fact, specialist machinery will float in the Docks, with a water-borne plough pulled by a tug. […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging program is set to begin on Sunday, November 8, the port said in their latest release.  This maintenance dredging scheme will be conducted at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. Also, the Port of Blyth dredging project will include frequent trips to and from the […]

  • 4 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020. Lasse Petterson, Chief Executive Officer and President commented, “The third quarter reflects solid project performance, resulting in strong increases in income from continuing operations.” According to him, GLDD completed several planned dry dockings in the third quarter, […]