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  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Work has started on the next stage of a major scheme to reduce the risk of flooding in Leeds, BAM Nuttall Ltd reports.  Construction on the second phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme will see flood defenses being built on the River Aire upstream of Leeds Station as part of a catchment wide approach […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Approximately 5,500 tonnes of sand will begin arriving at Stockton Beach today as City of Newcastle, NSW, begins the anticipated beach nourishment project. The project is in response to severe erosion at the southern end of Stockton Beach and is also a pilot sand and wave-monitoring project to inform future management of the beach. City […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will begin operations and maintenance dredging of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel and sections of the inner channel this month. USACE awarded a $15.5 million contract in September to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to execute the project. According to the Corps, Great Lakes […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Gdansk Port Authority (PGA) said in their latest announcement that they will soon select the contractors for the fairway dredging and quay modernization works, worth $292 million. PGA has already started accepting bids for the work – receiving three for the dredging work in the inner fairway and seven for the first stage of conversion […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been advised that Cork County Council is due to commence a 15m extension of the Town Pier in Kinsale, Co. Cork. The works will comprise of the excavation of the sea bed from a pontoon barge (barge to be confirmed) for the installation of a mass concrete […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Renourishment activities in the St. Augustine Beach area will soon commence, most likely by next week. A dredger is expected to arrive this week from South Carolina and some preliminary undertakings, including pipe staging and laying, will be needed before the renourishment project can begin. Approximately 2.1 million cubic yards of sand will be pumped, […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) said in they latest release that one of the world’s largest dredges – the Fairway – will sail into Lyttelton Harbor in August as the port’s channel deepening project gets underway. The Fairway will be a permanent fixture in the harbor for 11 weeks as it works to deepen the channel, […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Tier 4 Final/Stage IV-compliant EC250E and EC300E crawler excavators from Volvo Construction Equipment are powerful and efficient machines, designed to reduce fuel consumption and increase productivity. New Volvo EC250E and EC300E crawler excavators deliver a 5 percent improvement in fuel efficiency over past models, saving customers both time and money. This efficiency is […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public and media are invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the substantial completion of the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers flood risk management project protecting the Davenport, Iowa, Iowa American Water Treatment Plant in Davenport, Iowa, announced usace.army.mil. The ceremony, hosted by the Corps’ Rock Island District, takes place Oct. 24 at 9:30 […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Dredge material from the State Port at Gulfport will be used to help restore Deer Island, according to wlox.com. Plans are underway to create another 50 acres of marshland near the eastern tip of the island. The main goal of the ongoing restoration work is to return the island to its 1850s footprint. “Currently putting […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just released this amazing video named ‘How we made our mark in the Markermeer lake’.  In March 2016, Boskalis started work on the first stage of one of the largest nature restoration projects in western Europe – Marker Wadden. The project aimed to transform the ecologically impoverished Markermeer lake […]

  • 19 April 2012

    According to Bloomberg, Rijeka Port Authority has reached an agreement with a group of Italian companies, including Grandi Lavori Fincosit and Impresa di Construzioni Giuseppe Maltauro, and a Croatian firm Osijek-Koteks d.d., to build a new USD 92 million container terminal in Croatian Port of Rijeka. The project, that represents the main component of the […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In order to celebrate the start of the 159.5km long stage three of the Tour de France (Antwerp to Huy), DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger Congo River was moored and open for tours yesterday at the Antwerp Cruise Terminal. The vessel, being the largest and most performing trailing suction hopper dredger of DEME’s fleet, was open to the public […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to potential flooding in eastern Washington, officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, are sending flood teams to the Yakima and Okanogan Basins. One three-person flood team arrived in Yakima County Thursday and is supplying 1,000 tons of rock and overseeing its use, inspecting problem areas and levees, and providing […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Zarzud Morskiego Portu Gdansk SA has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Port of Gdansk development project. The announced scheme will involve execution of three stages of durable strengthening to pier foundations in the Port of Gdansk. This project is scheduled to begin in May this year, and the completion date will be November […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Nigerian Federal Government has approved dredging operations of the Bonny Channel along with four other channels. The Transport Minister, Senator Idris Umar emphasized that the deepening of the Channel would allow bigger vessels to access the Onne Port, and that the project would have economic benefits. World Stage quoted Mr. Umar as saying: “The […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday’s ground-breaking ceremony marked the next phase of a port improvement project that will drive economic growth for Ziguinchor, the main economic city in southern Senegal’s Casamance region.  The ceremony marked the start of construction for a new fishing port within the overall Ziguinchor port area. According to an official announcement, this is the second […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The latest stage of the Environment Agency’s £58 million Ipswich Flood Barrier Scheme has been completed. According to the release, over the last few months, VBA the contractors working for the EA, have installed the cofferdam, pumped it dry and they have now excavated the river silts and gravel. The next stage is to pour […]

  • 16 September 2011

    On September 6, China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) and International Container Terminal Services SA signed the contract for Stage 1A of Phase 1 of the Manzanillo container terminal in Mexico. The project, in the form of EPC, with a contract value of $ 221 million, involves the construction of two 720-meter container berth coastlines, […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has signed a contract with Keppel Singmarine for the construction of a 6.000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), bringing the current newbuilding order at the shipyard to four hoppers. An option for a fifth hopper dredger has been provided in the contract, Jan De Nul said. The vessel is in diesel-electric […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Keppel Singmarine Pte. Ltd. last week held a keel-laying ceremony for the medium-sized 6,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger which is being built for Jan De Nul Group. Earlier this year, JDN placed an order for six ultra-low emission TSHDs, five of which are being built at Keppel: three small 3,500m³, two medium-sized 6,000m³ and a larger vessel […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    With the delivery of the ‘Peter’ last Thursday, the fleet of Dutch Dredging (Baggerbedrijf de Boer) now has the world’s most sustainable bed leveller. The 22.4-meter-long vessel complies not only with the strict IMO Tier 3 standard for the emission of harmful substances in shipping but also with the Euro Stage 5 standard for emissions in […]

  • 25 July 2012

    Crews from Shoreline Builders have prepared equipment to begin dredging from the Southport Marina, reports kenoshanews. Shoreline Builders, in charge of the project realization which started on July 16th, is moving its dredgers from the Kenosha Harbor to the Southport Marina over the next week, which will be dredged before work proceeds to the Kenosha […]

  • 24 September 2013

    Roma residents will be better protected from future floods with work officially starting on the town’s long awaited flood levee. Turning the first sod, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said the $15.6 million levee would ease the strain on locals fatigued after years of floods and rising insurance costs. “Locals have weathered four […]

  • 20 February 2014

    Dredging operations to deepen Basin I at the Port of Koper began on Wednesday, 19th February 2014. This long-awaited project, which will fulfil Luka Koper’s commitment to ship owners, is of crucial importance in the future development of the company through enhancing the port’s competitiveness. Dredging work is being carried out by the Italian company […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port Otago has just released its latest e-Bulletin, updating on the progress made across the port and the Next Generation capital works program. According to the port, a 25-year maintenance dredging and disposal consent has been received by the Environment Court. Geoff Plunket, Port Otago current Chief Executive said that the latest dredging consent, […]