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  • 30 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Weeks Marine has received a Notice to Proceed (NTP) from the Carteret County officials to begin mobilization of personnel and equipment needed for the Morehead City dredging & concurrent beach nourishment works. According to the county’s shore protection office, the initial mobilization of personnel and equipment to the Morehead harbor and beach will start in […]

  • 30 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    USACE, which operates as part of the Department of Defense, announced via public notice that it’s withdrawing plans to dredge the shipping channel connecting San Francisco Bay to Stockton deeper, reports San Francisco Baykeeper. The scheme was a favor to the Bay Area’s oil refineries to help them operate larger oil tankers on the Bay. […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Coffs Harbor boat ramp will be a key beneficiary of the NSW Government’s $205 million maritime stimulus to kick-start the economy and create local jobs. Minister for Transport and Roads, Andrew Constance, said that $4 million will go to upgrading the Coffs Harbor boat ramp, dredging the boat ramp basin, extending the breakwater to […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Planning and design works are underway for a new pontoon and jetty at The Spit as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s multi-million-dollar strategy to improve the promote the Gold Coast icon in the future. According to Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development Steven Miles, designers are already hard at work developing concepts for a […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Victorian Government is improving access to Western Port Bay for fishers and boaters, thanks to the completion of the first stage the $1.6 million Hastings Boat Ramp upgrade. Minister for Fishing and Boating, Melissa Horne, last week opened the upgraded facility, which features four lanes extending deeper into the bay than the previous structure. […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Business development, Technology

    Millions of cubic meters of seabed material is dredged and pushed around every year for various purposes. Disturbing the seabed constitutes a source of pollution and while dredging supports fundamental needs of societies, tough legislation is in place to protect the marine environment and keep pollution in check. Environmental protection agencies around the world are […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Gothenburg City Council passed a resolution recently to grant more than 1,2 billion kronor (€120,000,000) to finance the Skandia Gateway project, which is aimed at deepening the fairway leading into the Port of Gothenburg. The sum was matched by the Swedish Transport Administration as part of the national infrastructure plan, and as a result the […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, USACE Commanding General and 55th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the Rio Grande de Manati Chief’s Report. Several communities within the Municipality of Ciales, Puerto Rico, are located within the Rio Grande de Manati’s active floodplain. The Rio Grande de Manati has reached flood stage 35 times in […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Loch Lomond dredging work in Cary, NC, is continuing to move forward, according to the latest project update. The local contractor, MEC, has been able to directly load sediment that was dry enough to be hauled off site without having to stage it and wait for drying.  As more wet material is encountered, it […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Port of Townsville has marked another major achievement in its biggest ever upgrade, the $193 million Channel Upgrade project. “It’s taken seven months and 570,000 tonnes of rock, and we’re thrilled to advise we have now joined the eastern and western sides of the port’s 2.2km rock wall,” reported Hall Contracting. The scope of the […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    After a delay due to the bad weather, the Sospan Dau dredging vessel is arriving in Southsea today, 5th November, to start work on the new flood defenses. The Southsea Coastal Scheme officials report that at around 1pm, the vessel will put on a spectacular show. It includes ‘rainbowing’ shingle on to the stretch of […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program partners are in the early stages of planning for a habitat rehabilitation project in Pool 13 of the Mississippi River near Green Island, Iowa. The Green Island project is part of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program and is being constructed through […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Business development

    Eastland Port is currently preparing for the most extensive infrastructure upgrades and developments it has seen in more than 100 years. A key part of this picture is the Twin Berth project. This is Eastland Port’s major redevelopment project to expand the port’s marine infrastructure to meet the needs of the region’s thriving industries, and […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The dredging activities will continue to progress on Phase 2 of the $36.5 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management project in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts, USACE reports. Beginning November 2, work will progress to Work Area #2 in the vicinity of Brookline Avenue and Riverway. Also, temporary construction fencing will go up in Work Area […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Business development

    Contecon Guayaquil S.A. (CGSA) has signed an investment contract with the Ecuadorian state to further strengthen and develop the Port of Guayaquil. CGSA, International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) subsidiary in Ecuador, is investing USD18 million to boost the port’s capacity to handle neopanamax vessels – this project will include three stages.   Stage one will […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Following the successful relocation of the dredge and Wet Concentrator Plant (“WCP”) B, Kenmare Resources has commenced production at Pilivili site in Mozambique. WCP B and its dredge were relocated 23 kilometres from their previous mining location of Namalope to the high grade Pilivili ore zone. After the move, the plant and dredge were floated […]

  • 21 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District has announced the closure of Albeni Cove Recreation Area for the 2021 season in order to stage materials for Strong’s Island bank stabilization work. Strong’s Island encompasses a mid-channel island of the Pend Oreille River in Bonner County, Idaho. The island is approximately three miles downstream from […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Johnston Civil Ltd. of Lakeside, Canterbury New Zealand, has announced the successful completion of the Heathcote River dredging works. According to the company, this huge job spanned over 3 stages from 2018-2020. Johnston completed the works using their amphibious excavator, a barge and a long reach excavator on the bank. Over the course of the […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Government of Western Australia has allocated $78.1 million in additional funding to continue transformation of Bunbury’s waterfront. Transforming Bunbury’s Waterfront – Stage Three will focus on the delivery of critical infrastructure that will provide foundations for long-term growth. The new funding will build on the considerable work already undertaken in Stages 1 and 2 […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Research & Development

    Deltares has just revealed the first results from the study of sand erosion under the Frisian Wadden Sea coast. The company is conducting this study with Wetterskip Fryslân, the Frisian water authority, and Fugro. The study is about the piping failure mechanism (sand erosion below dikes) on the Frisian Wadden Sea coast. Piping is the […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work is underway on removing silt from areas of the Steeping River and Wainfleet Relief Channel, reports Environment Agency. Under the plan, the dredging operations will remove sediment from targeted locations across 5.5km of waterway. The stretch includes 5km of river between Thorpe Culvert and Dovecotes Farm, and 650m of the eastern end of the […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Business development, Environment, Innovation, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group’s trailing suction hopper dredger, ‘Alexander von Humboldt’, recently completed 2,000 hours of operation on 100% renewable, second-generation Biofuel Oil (BFO). The vessel is powered by 2 × MAN 12V32/40 and 1 × MAN 7L32/40 main engines. According to JDN, this major milestone represents the longest continuous use of 100% sustainable marine […]

  • 20 September 2020
    Business development, Technology

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project, a joint project of the Queensland and Australian governments and Port of Townsville Limited, is moving forward according to schedule. The Channel Upgrade forms part of the Townsville City Deal signed in December 2016. According to the latest project update, Hall Contracting is currently building a […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Equipment

    Damen Shipyards Group launched a Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 at their Galati yard in Romania last week. Damen is building the MAD for UK-based Hanson. The company will use the vessel to conduct offshore aggregate extraction in water depths up to -55 metres in the North Sea and English Channel. The MAD was successfully […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Tender process for the expansion of the Port of Thessaloniki, Greece, is now in its second and final stage. According to the press release, the Board of Directors of ThPA S.A. reached the decision to go on with the second stage on Tuesday, 8 September, 2020. This clears the way for the 2nd round of […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Port of Hamburg announced yesterday that the fairway adjustment of the Elbe is on its home stretch. In the final stage this week, the cutter-head suction dredger (CSD) Fernão de Magalhães – owned by Jan De Nul – will do the remaining work on the Elbe river bed. This is the first time that a […]