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  • 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 […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW), Patrick O’Donovan TD, visited Rosslare Strand last week to announce €7 million funding for further coastal protection and flood relief projects in the area. Minister O’Donovan met with local public representatives, Council officials and local business interests to see where flood protection […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Lake Orono Restoration and Enhancement (LORE) project is one step closer to start date, according to the City of Elk River, MN. The first step is a lake drawdown in preparation for dredging this winter. The city recently obtained all necessary permits from the government agencies to begin the LORE dredging project. Using the dam, […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The Oceanside emergency dredging project is scheduled to take place as planned, starting Tuesday, September 8, the City of Oceanside Harbor, CA, said in their latest announcement. The Army Corps of Engineers awarded the contract to Manson Construction and funding for the 180,000 cubic yards was approved. Lot 12 will be closed for the duration […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Albatros arrived at Napier Port, New Zealand, today to remove around 30,000m3 of sediment from the shipping channel as the port builds 6 Wharf. Some of this 30,000m3 of material is suitable for renourishing the Westshore Beach. According to the port, the Albatros will be in the Napier area for […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    From the 7 September, VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, will commence work on the Southsea Coastal Scheme. The first phases of construction works will commence with the establishment of the temporary site compound adjacent to Pier Road. Works will include the establishment of site fencing, creating a hardstanding, installation of services […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Business development

    TasPorts has released a major initiative to develop a critical export gateway at the Port of Burnie which will lay the foundation for exponential growth in Tasmanian mineral exports to global markets. TasPorts CEO, Anthony Donald, said that the Burnie Export Gateway initiative will bring significant trade and economic benefits to the State. “This initiative […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Business development

    Poralu Marine, an international company involved in design, manufacturing, and installation of pontoons and marina systems, has just announced its involvement in the design and construction of a new jetty at Two Rocks Marina, Western Australia. This project will be completed in collaboration with Poralu Marine distributor Shorewater Marine forthe Western Australia Department of Transport […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Sarasota (FL) has just announced that the much-anticipated Lido Beach Hurricane and Shoreline Damage Reduction project is set to begin on Monday, July 13, weather permitting. According to Tom Barwin, Sarasota City Manager, they’re just awaiting the arrival of the contractor’s dredging barge, which is en route from Lake Okeechobee. “If you’ve […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    MidCoast Council, NSW, Australia, has just announced that their dredging operations in the Lower Myall River are progressing according to schedule with 27,000 cubic metres of sand removed from the eastern channel so far. The contractor, Dredging Solutions Pty Ltd, is now one month in to the 27 week project that will remove a total […]