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  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s Ports of Auckland (POAL) today released its results for the 2018/19 financial year, saying that the container volumes are down 3.5% to 939,680 TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) compared to 973,722 TEU for the pcp. Group Revenue rose slightly to $248.1m from $243.2m in the previous corresponding period (pcp) and the net profit after […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston District Council, South Australia, has agreed to dispose of its original cutter suction dredger following a unanimous decision at their September meeting. In making this decision, Mayor Kay Rasheed said that “it simply came down to the fact that the vessel is no longer able to be effectively utilized.” Given the significant increase […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) has awarded a £14.3 million contract to civil engineering and building contractor RJ McLeod Limited to carry out upgrade works at Tarbert Ferry Terminal in Isle of Harris, UK. Under the agreement, RJ McLeod will be responsible for completing all civil engineering works for the initial phase of the harbor […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    In close cooperation with Royal IHC, Liebherr has designed special planetary plug-in gearboxes for rope winches to be installed on the Spartacus – the world’s largest and most powerful cutter suction dredger (CSD). For the Spartacus, Liebherr and IHC developed an anchor winch with two high-torque plug-in gears (up to 1,500,000 Nm) and equipped these with […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis is currently working on the Duqm Liquid Bulk Berth Project, located in the south of Oman. According to Boskalis, this Duqm scheme is breaking records in terms of both productivity and safety. The challenge there can compare in terms of size and complexity with major projects such as Maasvlakte 2 and Gorgon. The project […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    A £3 million sea defense scheme, reducing the risk of flood and coastal erosion to nearly 260 seafront properties in Porthcawl, Wales, has been officially opened by Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths yesterday. The new structure is made up of 5 interlocking pre-cast concrete sections in the form of a terrace, […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Wenatchee’s Riverfront Park boat ramp in Washington will close on September 30 for about seven weeks due to a dredging project, Chelan County PUD informs.  There is just a short time each fall when Chelan PUD can do work in the Columbia River, said Ryan Baker, Parks manager. “We wanted to get the word […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    From Monday, 9 September, ground investigation work will be taking place along the Southsea seafront as part of the next stage of designs for new coastal defenses, according to the official Southsea Coastal Scheme project website. These investigations will take place over a period of four weeks at two locations, on the promenade and beach […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Gosport Borough Council will host several meetings in the following weeks to outline the next stage of their coastal schemes, aimed to protect the borough from coastal flooding. The council is planning to improve sea defenses at three sites: Alverstoke, Seafield and Forton. Once built, the three projects would reduce tidal flood risk to more […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Broome will be open to cruise ships around the clock in time for the start of the cruise ship season in mid-October, with dredging underway this week. The $15.3 million channel optimization program will allow 24-hour access for cruise ships, which currently need to berth at irregular hours due to navigational hazards. […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.E. McAmis has just released a couple of photos from the Mouth of the Columbia River North Jetty (MCR North Jetty) project. The new photos show the progress made in building the MCR North Jetty. According to the company, McAmis crews are completing the jetty terminus and will have placed 185,000 thousand tons by the […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A celebration to recognize the end of dredging for the Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project was held yesterday as part of the final Community Liaison Group meeting. Bay of Plenty Regional Council Chair Doug Leeder explained that the project had successfully completed the removal and storage of around 35,000m³ of sediment into two containment sites. “This […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, in coordination with USACE St. Paul District, is deploying the Dredge Dubuque to perform critical dredging on the Ouachita-Black River in Louisiana starting in late August. The dredge will remove shoaling in the navigation channel caused by significant high-water events on the Ouachita-Black River during 2019. This […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Portsmouth City Council has announced that a pre-construction exhibition focusing on the next stage of coastal defenses, set to protect North Portsea Island from the risk of coastal flooding, will take place today. In the lead up to the start of construction, a public exhibition will be held at The Great Salterns Mansion Harvester, Eastern […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    AB Klaipedos Nafta (KN) and the Klaipeda State Seaport Authority (KSSA) have signed a EUR 22.5 million tripartite agreement with joint venture partners UAB Tilsta and UAB Fegda for the ‘Reconstruction of Klaipeda State Seaport Quay No. 1,’ located at Buriu st. 19 in Klaipeda. On the basis of the tripartite construction agreement inked earlier […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cassowary Coast Regional Council has awarded MGN Civil Pty Ltd the third Stage of the Flying Fish Point Rock Revetment Project in the Cassowary Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. “MGN Civil recently completed Stages 1 and 2 and is looking forward to returning to complete the project,” the Hemmant, QLD, based marine construction company said in […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the Godalming Flood Alleviation Scheme are now in the finishing stages, according to the Environment Agency. The project is being carried out by Mackley working as part of Team Van Oord and on behalf of a partnership comprising the EA, Surrey County Council, Waverley Borough Council, Godalming Town Council, Thames Water, Scottish […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Anaklia Development Consortium has appointed Eiffage, a French civil engineering construction company, as the general construction contractor for the Phase 1 of Anaklia Deep Sea Port. According to the Anaklia Development Consortium’s latest announcement, the French giant will provide the construction of the first phase for Anaklia Port together with its local and international partner companies: […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Cardwell community has been left in limbo by the Federal Coalition Government after Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack refused to commit to an election promise of up to $1.5 million to dredge One Mile Creek, Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto said in its latest release.  Speaking after his meeting with Mr McCormack in Canberra today, […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Land & Water, the UK’s largest environmental civil engineering company, is currently working on its wetland habitat creation project on the River Thames at Rainham Marshes – the largest habitat creation project ever constructed inside the M25 and London’s biggest wildlife haven. The project involves creating a significant area of new wetland habitat from re-engineered […]

  • 28 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 22-28, 2019).   Keel Laid for Jan De Nul’s TSHD Galileo Galilei A keel laying ceremony for Jan De Nul Group’s 18,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) has taken place at the COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry shipyard in Dalian, […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The second stage of the Cairns Shipping Development Project officially started today with the arrival of the backhoe dredger Woomera, which will soon begin clearing the hard clays from the Trinity Inlet. The 111m-long, German-built dredging vessel Balder R began its task on July 1 to open up the inlet for large cruise ships after […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A keel laying ceremony for Jan De Nul Group’s 18,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) has taken place at the COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry shipyard in Dalian, China.  The new vessel was named Galileo Galilei, after the famous Italian astronomer, physicist and engineer. The TSHD will be equipped with a two stage highly efficient exhaust […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The breakwaters at the marina have been fully re-opened following the completion of strengthening work, reports the Whyalla City Council, South Australia. Local company Whyalla Earthworks conducted the third stage of the breakwater rock armor installation project over the last two weeks to strengthen the inner-face of the breakwater. The first stage of the project […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) has resumed dredging operations in Southwest Pass (SWP) and on the Crossings Above New Orleans to respond to active shoaling deposited by long-term high river stages, reports Louisiana Maritime Association. There are several vessels presently working in the area of SWP (including hopper and […]