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  • 9 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Napier Port is on track to start dredging for 6 Wharf this week, taking the port one step closer to finishing the wharf by the end of 2022. 6 Wharf will allow the port to reduce congestion and welcome more and larger ships as vessel sizes increase and exports out of the region grow, said […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Napier Port is on track to start dredging for 6 Wharf this week, taking the port one step closer to finishing the wharf by the end of 2022. According to Napier Port general manager infrastructure services Michel de Vos, the GPK – a backhoe dredge operated by Heron Construction – arrived from Lyttleton today and […]

  • 2 June 2020

    A shore based dredging operation at Magheraroarty Pier is getting underway this week, Donegal County Council reports. It’s to coincide with low tides which accommodate such operations, said the council. The dredged material will be re-utilized for beach nourishment at a nearby facility. Donegal County Council added that this is essential work to ensure the […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has just announced that the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane is about to begin work within the Port of Weipa from early May 2020. “Regular maintenance dredging ensures efficient, navigable shipping depths for our port users,” NQBP CEO Nicolas Fertin said. “Given the current environment, we have been […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    New York State Office of General Services Commissioner, RoAnn Destito, last week announced the start of dredging at Blind Sodus Bay in Wayne County as part of the State’s $15 million REDI Regional Dredging Project. The initiative is addressing a backlog of projects at harbor navigation channels along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Emerald Isle and the Carteret County Shore Protection Office have informed property owners that beach nourishment in western Emerald Isle is scheduled to begin the first full week of April. However, residents may have already observed pre-construction activities. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has begun transporting beach pipe in the direction of […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Third Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress, hosted by the maritime industry media group PortNews, officially kicked off in Moscow today. The Congress includes the 7th International Dredging Forum and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”. The discussions will cover hydrological aspects of the Nizhny Novgorod hydrosystem project including alternative solutions, […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Poti has officially re-initiated the process of obtaining the necessary permits with a firm intention to build the new deep-water multipurpose port in Poti, Georgia.  On February 11, 2020, APM Terminals submitted application to the Technical and Construction Supervision Agency to obtain the permit for land usage for construction of the new deep-water […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Surveying and maintenance dredging of the HMNB Portsmouth is set to begin in early February, informs the Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth. According to the notice, dredging will be conducted in the maintained areas within Portsmouth Harbor and its approach channels from 9 to 20 February 2020. The contractor for the works will be Boskalis Westminster […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    City of Oceanside Harbor, California, yesterday announced first in the series of updates regarding the annual Spring dredge of the harbor inlet. As already reported, the Army Corp is required to maintain the harbor entrance channel which is funded by the Federal Budget. This year the appropriated funds will allow the contractor (Manson Construction) to […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the issuance of an administrative order requiring the start of the cleanup of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York. The order, which covers both the cleanup of the upper canal – denominated as Remediation Target Area (RTA) 1 – and the 1st Street turning […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging on the River Parrett downstream of Burrowbridge will start again this week, according to the Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA). SRA announced that the work will go on for at least a week and help to protect homes, businesses and roads from flooding. They also added that the dredging is being done for Somerset […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District has just announced that Wicomico River dredging operations are about to begin in Maryland. Crews under contract with the Army Corps will soon be dredging the upper portion of the Wicomico River to ensure vessels can continue safely carrying fuel, materials and agricultural supplies to and from […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has started construction works on the Arundel tidal defense scheme (ATDS). According to the EA, construction of the new flood defense at River Road and Tarrant Wharf, and work to strengthen the river wall along Fitzalan Road, started in November 2019. This work will continue to February 2020 (Fitzalan Road/Tarrant Wharf) and […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just announced that the 59th International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation is now underway in Mumbai, India. The seminar, taking place from November 26 – 28 at the Radisson Mumbai Andheri MIDC, will bring together decision makers and their advisers in governments, port and harbor authorities, offshore […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Crowdy Harbor Boat Ramp facility is set to begin on 11 November, informs the MidCoast Council, NSW. In the release, the Council said that they will undertake the dredging of sand that has built up and is impacting the depth of all four boat ramps within the harbor. The removed sand will […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Canal and River Trust has officially begun work to dredge Titford Pools in Oldbury as part of a £3.1 million project to improve water quality and encourage wildlife back to the area. Working in partnership with the European Regional Development Fund, Highways England, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and volunteers from the Birmingham Canal Navigations Society, […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    With support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), work has begun to develop and transform the Aiwo Boat Harbor area, which will help make it Nauru’s first international and cargo terminal. Nauru President, Mr. Lionel Aingimea, today witnessed the upgrade work as engineers installed large reinforced concrete piles into the atoll’s bedrock. Over 500 of […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Shropshire Wildlife Trust has just announced that an exciting dredging project to restore Newport Canal back to full health will begin today, October 21. “After a long and detailed period of investigation and consultation we are very pleased to announce that we have appointed a contractor to carry out the conservation dredging on the […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Onsite activities for the planned dredging of the Harrington back channel will begin on Tuesday, 22 October, according to MidCoast Council. Dredging Solutions will undertake the work on behalf of the Council and the team will start mobilization of the dredge, pipeline and booster pumps via the Gordon Smith Reserve boat ramp in Harrington on […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, in partnership with the Florida Inland Navigation District, have begun dredging portions of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW).  USACE awarded a $5.8 million contract in late July for maintenance dredging of the IWW in St. Johns and Flagler Counties. During the project, Southwind Construction Corporation will remove more than […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Westport Marina dredging project is set to begin this week, the Port of Grays Harbor said in their latest newsletter. The scheme – last time conducted 39 years ago – will take place in two phases, carried out by two contractors working in coordination to limit user impacts and improve efficiency. “We are excited […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    An emergency shoreline project will get underway Monday, August 5, to protect the main entry road on the east end of Porcupine Mountains Wilderness Park from erosion aggravated by high Lake Superior water levels and storm damage.  The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Ontonagon County Road Commission have teamed up to protect County […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    An annual coastal maintenance work to ensure safe navigation at Mandurah Ocean Entrance and to widen Town Beach is officially underway, the Government of Western Australia’s Department of Transport (DoT) announced today.  DoT General Manager of Coastal Infrastructure, Steve Jenkins, said that the annual sand bypassing and replenishment project, funded by the State Government and […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Townsville construction company Formset has been awarded a $10 million contract to build a 1.6-hectare container terminal as part of the Townsville Port’s $30 million Crane and Cargo Terminal project at Berth 4. The announcement was made today by Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad. Formset Managing Director, Brent Zander commented that the construction of […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Towns of Marshfield and Scituate, Massachusetts, have awarded a dredging contract for the South River entrance channel area. This project is set to begin on July 16, and run until Labor day (September 2, 2019), the Town of Marshfield Police Department said in its release. The dredging footprint is located in the confluence of […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just announced that a $26 million cleanup will begin this month on Lake George Canal in the cities of East Chicago and Hammond, Indiana. The waterway is part of the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern on Lake Michigan, identified by the United States and Canada as one […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company’s (GLDD) newest clamshell dredger – under the name No. 58 – has officially started dredging operations, the Oak Brook, Illinois, headquartered dredging company said in its latest announcement.  On May 8th, Dredge Captain Phil Sanzone and Dredge Technical Manager Doug Wittwer successfully completed the commissioning of No. 58, in […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency’s Lincolnshire Beach Management (LBM) scheme gets underway on 13 May, reports the EA. Over the course of the £7 million LBM scheme, the EA’s contractors will pump around 400,000 cubic meters of sand onto Lincolnshire’s beaches. Mark Robinson, senior flood risk adviser for the Environment Agency, said: “While our annual beach nourishment […]