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  • 24 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) is making great progress with the design and construction of R. Madduvari South Harbour. By now, 90% of harbor basin dredging and 95% of channel dredging works are complete, reports MTCC. The total amount of material that will be dredged and excavated during construction is 72,800 cubic metres. […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    As the 2020 session in Albany picked back up, New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. and Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato were able to once again pass bill S.7295/A.9595 through the Senate and Assembly, looking to further protect the waters of Jamaica Bay, after Governor Andrew M. Cuomo vetoed a similar bill last year. […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business development

    Land reclamation component of K. Maafushi Land Reclamation & Shore Protection project is now officially complete, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reports. According to MTCC, 25 hectares of new land were reclaimed under this project. The first rock boulder barge needed for shore protection works is set to arrive on June 25, 2020. The […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, and the Cleveland Harbor stakeholders have released a scoping information packet to begin a dredged material management plan for Cleveland Harbor. The purpose of the scoping packet is to disseminate information regarding the development of a 20 year dredged material management plan for Cleveland Harbor, Ohio.  This […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Last Friday, June 19, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc mobilized their project team to V. Rakeedhoo harbor construction project. The project which received EIA approval on 26th December 2019 involves the design and construction of the new V. Rakeedhoo harbour. Overall, the works will involve dredging and excavation of 5,645cbm; the construction of a […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    A plan to issue a Special Use Permit (SUP) to Dare County to utilize a privately-owned hopper dredge to perform maintenance dredging within Oregon Inlet has been approved by the National Park Service (NPS). In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the NPS adopted an Environmental Assessment (EA) drafted by the Army Corps for […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Equipment

    The hydrographic survey vessel Geo Ranger performed successfully her sea trials on the river Ems earlier this week, reports Royal Niestern Sander. In presence of the client Geo Plus, surveyors of Bureau Veritas and various commissioning engineers of Kongsberg and Alewijnse, the capabilities of the vessel were tested thoroughly. In April 2019, Royal Niestern Sander […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Equipment

    Earlier this week, Straatman BV successfully completed the production of two bow couplings for their customer Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD). This installation is designed for efficient beach and land reclamation and it realizes the connection between ship and floating hose line. The bow discharge installation consists of the following main parts: – […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Business development

    The design team of Jackson Clements Burrows Architects, Site Office and AW Maritime has been awarded the contract for the detailed design of the St Kilda Pier Redevelopment, in Victoria, Australia. Measuring around 450m in length, the new pier has a distinctive curved design which was selected following an extensive community consultation process in 2017.  […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Gold Coast’s Sand Bypass System is about to receive a new lease of life with work underway on upgrading its high voltage switch gear. “We’ll invest about $1.9 million in upgrade works over the next 12 months,” said Gold Coast Waterways Authority in their latest release. The upgrade is expected to generate about 20 […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has entered into a Project Partnership Agreement with the Alabama State Port Authority, to deepen and widen the Mobile Harbor Ship Channel in Mobile, Alabama.  Colonel Sebastien P. Joly, Commander of the Mobile District, and John C. Driscoll, Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Alabama State […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Vessels

    DEME Group is reinforcing their dredging fleet with the innovative, 8,300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Meuse River’. “Building on the success of its sister ship ‘Scheldt River’, which has been a huge hit throughout Europe since its introduction, we are providing our customers with an identical, versatile and highly efficient vessel for a wide […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Colac Otway Shire recently engaged Maritime Constructions to complete a dredging scope at the Port of Apollo Bay comprising removal of 55,000m3. With limited delays and complications, the team were able to remove significantly more volume – 72,400m3 of material – within the available shire budget. “Siltation of harbor had been identified as the most […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A new coastal partnership has been established between BCP Council and Dorset Council. The Dorset Coastal Engineering Partnership will provide an effective and coordinated approach in the delivery of schemes to help protect residents and communities from coastal flooding and erosion. As well as designing and delivering large government funded projects, the main functions of […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Army Corps’ Jacksonville District is opening public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the operation and maintenance dredging of the Okeechobee Waterway (OWW). “Maintaining safe navigation on federal waterways is one of the Corps’ key missions,” said Ashleigh Fountain, Project Manager. “Accumulation of sediment […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking comments on its draft Sturgeon Lake Island Erosion Project Environmental Assessment released earlier this week. Corps staff will accept comments until July 15. The proposed project, planned in collaboration with the Prairie Island Indian Community; the Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Natural Resources; and […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A repair package of works up to £10 million has been proposed for the Lower River Aire washlands that were affected by devastating floods. Since the flooding in February, Environment Agency staff have inspected and maintained 130km of river banks and identified more than 40 locations on the lower River Aire that require repair work […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance

    Today, crews at Starved Rock Lock and Dam in Ottawa, Illinois, began dredging the lock chamber in preparation for the closure as part of the 2020 Illinois Waterway Consolidated Closures. According to the Army Corps Rock Island District, they are cleaning excess silt, sand and debris from the chamber floor in preparation for the upcoming […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Plans for state-of-the-art new coastal defences in Southsea have been given the green light as government awarded nearly £100m of funding to the project. Funding from the Environment Agency was the final hurdle the Portsmouth City Council project had to overcome and work is now set to start on site later this year. Cllr David […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on its draft feasibility report and Environmental Assessment on making modifications to Brunswick harbor to increase transportation efficiencies and reduce costs. “This deep draft navigation feasibility study will analyze alternatives for navigation improvements to Brunswick Harbor,” according to the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Business development, Equipment, Infrastructure, Technology, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today the execution of a definitive contract for the construction of a 6,500-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper dredge. With expected delivery in the 1st quarter of 2023, the vessel will complement the company’s existing six-dredge hopper fleet, including the ATB Tug Douglas B. Mackie and 15,000-cubic-yard-capacity barge Ellis […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Napier Port is on track to start dredging for 6 Wharf this week, taking the port one step closer to finishing the wharf by the end of 2022. 6 Wharf will allow the port to reduce congestion and welcome more and larger ships as vessel sizes increase and exports out of the region grow, said […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    Jenkins Marine has just announced investment in new Prolec dig control system for dredging works. Supplied and installed by locally based James Fisher Prolec, the new electronic dig control system can be programmed with a customer’s detailed dredge design profile and existing seabed survey. The excavator operator can control the bucket with much greater accuracy […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work on the F. Dharanboodhoo harbor upgrade project started two days ago, following project mobilization on 27th May 2020, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reports. The estimated period of completion for this $2.4 million program is 397 days. Among others, the scope of works of the project includes, but is not limited, to a […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Project & Tenders

    According to the port officials, a new contract for the next extension project at the Port Of Rauma has been signed with Terramare Oy. The project to expand the Rauma port field facilities in Ulko-Petäjäs continues. Phases 2 and 3 of the expansion area have just been completed and the next phase, the Petäjäs 4 […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Napier Port is on track to start dredging for 6 Wharf this week, taking the port one step closer to finishing the wharf by the end of 2022. According to Napier Port general manager infrastructure services Michel de Vos, the GPK – a backhoe dredge operated by Heron Construction – arrived from Lyttleton today and […]