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  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Senator Richard Durbin held a meeting in Alton, Illinois, with Members of Congress, Illinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon, navigation stakeholders, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Coast Guard to address the low-water situation on the Mississippi River. At the meeting, it was announced that the Corps will begin work tomorrow to blast […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has assured that the government can handle the water situation this year, adding that people will be able to see a clearer picture of the water management plans in all areas by the end of this month. After several areas in Thailand have experienced rain over the week, many people are […]

  • 5 July 2011

      High tides, particularly during the winter, already flood much of the city, including St Mark’s Square, the focus for millions of tourists…   (telegraph) [mappress] Source: telegraph, July 5, 2011;

  • 1 March 2010

    MYRTLE BEACH — The director at the port of Georgetown said the dredging situation there is now bad enough that the port turns away cargo and diverts it to Charleston… [mappress] Source: The Post and Courier, March 1, 2010;

  • 25 June 2020
    Research & Development, Technology

    Following the successful WODCON XXII conference, organized by the Chinese chapter of the Eastern Dredging Association (EADA) in Shanghai last April, the host of the next WODCON, CEDA, announced the details for the next congress in the series. WODCON XXIII will take place from 16th-20th May 2022, at the Tivoli Congress Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark, and […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – and the Port of Amsterdam recently gave the latest update on the project status. According to the update, the following works will be carried out in June. The western part of the Middle Lock island will be […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The contours of the Blankenburg Connection in the Netherlands are now clearly taking shape, DEME Group said in their latest announcement.  BAAK, the consortium including Ballast Nedam and DEME, is building the new road connection between the A20 at Vlaardingen and the A15 at Rozenburg. “The new highway includes a complex immersed tunnel, and highlights […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Falkland Islands Government has signed a contract with BAM Nuttall for the design and build of a new port in Stanley Harbor. It follows the announcement in February 2020 that BAM Nuttall had been selected as development partner after an extensive global procurement process. Development and Commercial Services portfolio holder, MLA Dr Barry Elsby, […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    As the UK experiences torrential rain and storm-level events, The Rothen Group is stressing the importance of regular infrastructure works on an ageing canal and waterway network. Critical infrastructure projects such as bank stabilization, keeping overflow weirs free of rubbish and keeping on top of vegetation removal are all vital to the health of the […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard has just announced that the Matagorda Ship Channel is now open for vessel traffic following the successful removal of cutter suction dredge Everett Fisher. According to the Coast Guard report, USCG lifted the safety zone and reopened the Matagorda Ship Channel to vessel traffic Tuesday evening near Port Lavaca, Texas. The […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    On Wednesday, January 8, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will open a solicitation of bids for the West of Shinnecock Inlet (WOSI) Dune Road Project. According to the Congressman Lee Zeldin, the project will include the placement of approximately 600,000 to 800,000 cubic yards of sand to restore this area to its 2005 […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took part in some very significant projects all over the world during the last months. Just in the third quarter of 2019, UniSite successfully supported maintenance of world famous trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) and […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Kerala State government is set to enter into an agreement with the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) to ensure the timely completion of dredging works in all harbors in Kerala, the Fisheries Minister J. Mercykutty Amma announced last week. “The delayed dredging had been causing huge trouble for the local fishers. Even after awarding […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During a ceremony at the IADC Annual General Meeting in New Delhi yesterday, IADC President Frank Verhoeven announced the Safety Award 2019 winner: Boskalis with its Floating Line Connecting System. From fourteen nominations, the association’s Safety Committee and Board of Directors selected the Boskalis nomination as the winner. Connecting floating pipes is an operation that […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Aberdeen Harbor Board has announced a new construction schedule for the South Harbor Expansion Project. The program is based on a phased completion of South Harbor in 2021. Michelle Handforth, Chief Executive of Aberdeen Harbor Board, said: “Construction at South Harbor has progressed significantly in the last 18 months, and despite the impact of several […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – has just released the latest update on the development project. In the coming months, the space between the walls of the dividing dam and the walls of the northern part of the flood barrier will be filled […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    IADC today announced the fourth nomination running to receive the Safety Award 2019 award – Jan de Nul’s Full Mission Simulator safely prepares crews for risky conditions at sea. The Full Mission Simulator (FMS) is a 360° simulator of a dredger’s bridge where real situations can be practiced in a safe environment. The simulator trains […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand’s Dunedin City Council (DCC) is closely monitoring coastal erosion in front of Kettle Park. Recent high seas have washed away sand along about 200m of Ocean Beach, by Kettle Park. This has exposed rubble in front of the dune which was placed in 2007 as part of protection measures for the dune […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Australia’s City of Fremantle is moving ahead with construction of temporary coastal protection at Port Beach to protect buildings and facilities from further erosion. The first major storms of the winter season caused significant erosion at the beach earlier this month, undermining sections of footpath and the southern car park and threatening the […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Joseph S. Saladino, the Supervisor of the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, Long Island, asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week to replenish an estimated one million cubic yards of sand washed away from Tobay Beach in a recent storm. Saladino, in a letter to officials at the USACE headquarters in […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DredgePumps designs, engineers and constructs dredgers worldwide. This Dutch based company specializes in stationary electrically powered deep suction dredgers, cutter suction dredgers and booster stations for applications such as mining, dredging of reservoirs as well as maintenance of small ports. In addition to being an example of clean technology, electrically powered suction dredgers can be […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) signed an agreement with Specialized Technical Bureau Azimut LLC on Friday, April 26, to carry out an operational dredging in the Port of Mariupol. The work involves the restoration of passport depths on the approach channel and port water area, said USPA in its release. “The deepening of our […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been selected to deliver the first integrated Master Plan for the Mekong Delta in Vietnam, funded by the World Bank. According to their announcement, the plan will set out development orientations and spatial planning across different disciplines in the Mekong Delta to 2030, with a further view towards 2050. “The geographical situation […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Swedish Gothenburg Port Authority last week released the company’s annual Sustainability Report – ‘Sustainable Port‘, saying that they will continue in its endeavor to promote long-term sustainable development. During the past year, several important milestones were reached, said the Port Authority. Joint funding by the government was approved for the long-awaited deepening of the fairways, […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District teams have completed an initial damage assessment of the Fair Haven pier, which protects Little Sodus Bay Harbor, to better understand the extent of the damages sustained.  Based on the initial assessment, design work is being initiated to determine options for repairing the pier, with results expected […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    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 safety during dredging activities, double-walled pump housing and centrifugal advection. The articles are: What happens when individuals step up safety during dredging activities? By viewing […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Groningen Seaports just announced that the first dredging campaign in the Eemshaven for this year is scheduled to start today. According to an official announcement, this is the first time that these harbor maintenance works will be conducted with an LNG-powered dredger – Ecodelta. The dredging operations will start in parts of the Eemshaven where the most […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Van der Kamp’s new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ecodelta was christened last Friday (January 11) in Rotterdam. According to the Port of Rotterdam, this is one of the few LNG powered trailing suction hopper dredgers in the Netherlands. The ship is a key component of the new contract entered into by Bagger & Aannemingsmaatschappij […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC recently partnered with Stiamak Barunawati and Pelindo III to deliver a dredging seminar in Surabaya, Indonesia. The aim of the last month’s event was to give an insight into the world of dredging, and encourage contractors and other relevant parties to enter this field by sharing IHC’s diverse market knowledge. The format of […]