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  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging program is set to begin on September 5 and will last for a period of approximately 7 days, the port said in their latest release.  According to the official announcement, this dredging campaign will be undertaken at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just published the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine. The new Terra et Aqua shines a spotlight on the dredging industry through three new articles about Manoeuvring in Mud, a Status Quo Challenger and Workability Tool. “How navigable are fluid mud layers? Authors and researchers from TU […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., last month attended the signing of a contract for a €23.5 million, 216m long quay development project and associated works on Dinish Island, Castletownbere. Commenting the signing of the document with contractor L&M Keating Ltd, Minister Creed said: “This is a very significant investment […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom, officially inaugurated Adh. Dhangethi Harbor Project this morning, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) said in its latest announcement.  The main components of this project, successfully undertaken by MTCC, included: dredging of 33,553m³ of material from the harbor area; dredging of 17,701m³ from the harbor channel; […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference celebrates the launch of the publication of the same title. The two-day-long program (19 and 20 November), taking place in the heart of Amsterdam at the Beurs van Berlag, will gather professionals from all sectors involved in the realization of a dredging project. All participants will receive a copy […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom, officially inaugurated Lh. Naifaru harbor project today, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) said in its latest announcement.  The main components of the Naifaru harbor project, conducted by MTCC, included: dredging of 53.396m³ of material; construction of 748m of quay wall construction of 353m long […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty has completed the £6.5 million Dundee flood protection scheme on behalf of Dundee City Council. The project, which was awarded under the Scape National Civil Engineering and Infrastructure framework, will reduce the risk of flooding to the new £1 billion Dundee Waterfront area, and protect numerous homes and major roads between Camperdown Dock […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito of Massachusetts announced $3.6 million earlier this week to support ten projects for the upcoming dredging season. These grants, awarded through the 2018 Navigational Dredging Pilot Program will benefit eleven communities, tapping into another $3.9 million in local funding. The projects are expected to remove nearly 188,000 cubic yards of harbor […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    At the yesterday’s Coastal Wetland Communities Adaptation Leadership Forum at Nicholls State University a recurring theme emerged – Louisiana’s coastal communities will survive the rising tide as local governments have taken extraordinary measures to save the state’s disappearing coastline. During the event, hosted by the America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF), Terrebonne Parish President Gordon Dove and Terrebonne Levee and Conservation District Executive Director Reggie Dupre, […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Task Force Recovery held a change of command on August 29, 2018, where Maj. Scotty Autin assumed command of the Task Force Commander from Lt. Col. John D. Cunningham. Maj. Autin currently serves as the USACE Los Angles District Deputy Commander. “It has been an honor serving with all […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. Aaron Barta, USACE Los Angeles District commander, and David Van Dorpe, deputy project manager, met with U.S. Rep. Ken Calvert, 42nd Congressional District, California, earlier this week to discuss the Murrieta Creek Flood Protection and Environmental Restoration Project. Representatives with the Riverside County Flood Control District also attended the meeting, held at the Temecula […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Steel Corp. yesterday announced an agreement to undertake a $75 million cleanup and restoration project at the former Duluth Works site on the St. Louis River at Spirit Lake in Duluth, Minn. This is part of a larger effort to restore the St. Louis River Area of […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, will host an open house public meeting on Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Mobile Convention Center, located at 1 South Water Street in downtown Mobile, Alabama. This event is an opportunity to provide members of the public with information on […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    A berth expansion project at Port Charlottetown, aimed to extend the existing berth space by 270m and to allow for two vessels up to 330m to berth simultaneously, is officially underway. In order to complete the expansion, various stages of construction are required. The project consists of four additional mooring buoys and four additional breasting […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Oakland yesterday promoted Thanh Vuong to Principal Engineer in the Maritime Project Design and Delivery Department. The department manages more than $50 million worth of seaport capital projects each year and provides upkeep of more than $1 billion worth of infrastructure. Mr. Vuong will be responsible for managing the port’s maritime capital […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast said in its latest announcement that one of their most vulnerable stretches of coastline will be given significant protection. The city yesterday awarded a contract for the construction of an $18.2 million artificial offshore reef to better project Palm Beach. Palm Beach has a narrow beach width which makes it […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The arrival of the carrier ship Transshelf marks the beginning of the Port of Kitimat dredging program, aimed to ensure safe passage of vessels by increasing the depth of berthing areas. “This seasonally-sensitive work ensures the project is well-positioned to meet schedule requirements should LNG Canada’s Joint Venture Participants take a Final Investment Decision later […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Craig Carmody, CEO of the Port of Newcastle, announced yesterday that in the past three weeks, the port had received a number of unsolicited bids to develop and operate a container terminal in Newcastle, NSW.  “I can confirm that the Port of Newcastle has been approached by a number of globally significant container port operators […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Honolulu District, in partnership with the State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) Division of Aquatic Resources, will provide an update on the West Maui Watershed Management Study at the Ridge 2 Reef Initiative (R2R) public meeting on August 30. During the meeting, set to take […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) has just announced the latest update on the Tai O dredging project, saying that a significant amount of dredging operations will be conducted in this area for a period of approximately eight months.  The works will be conducted by a flotilla of vessels including one derrick lighter, one hopper barge, […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Dredging DS, a Quebec based company specialized in deep-water sediments removal, has signed its first long-term suction dredging contract with Empressa Generadora de Electricidad Itabo in the Dominican Republic. This multiyear agreement, signed in the presence of the Canadian Ambassador in the Dominican Republic Shauna Hemingway, supports Ocean’s development plan and its latest steps […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District said in their latest release that they plan to dredge Oceanside Harbor this fall. Manson Construction, the USACE’s contractor, will begin the work in October after environmental restrictions – which include dredging during the California least tern nesting season – have ended. “The California least tern […]

  • 26 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 20 – August 26, 2018).   Damen DOP200 Proved Successful in Bremen The German contractor Matthäi Wasserbau recently ordered a DOP submersible dredge pump for their environmental cleanup job in Bremen, Germany.   PRA to Assist the Philippine Navy on Future […]

  • 26 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Exmouth residents will have a chance to learn more about the benefits of the Environment Agency’s £12 million tidal defense scheme at a drop-in event next week. The event is being held on Wednesday, 5 September, at Ocean on Queens Drive, EX8 2AY between 11am and 8pm. Rob Butler, project manager for the Environment Agency, […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Proposals for a multi-million scheme to protect thousands of properties from flooding from the Humber has been put forward to Hull’s planning chiefs. Planning permission is being sought for a £42 million Humber Hull Frontage Improvement Scheme to improve a 7-8 kilometer stretch of tidal flood defenses in the Humber Estuary. Led by the Environment […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    In 2013 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed construction of the “Inner Harbor Navigation Canal Lake Borgne Surge Barrier”. The project, funded through the Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS) for southeast Louisiana, considered to be the largest civil works project in corps history. The barrier was built to combat storm surge heights like […]