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  • 13 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    Weeks Marine’s cutterhead-suction dredge, the J.S. Chatry arrived recently to Morehead City Harbor to start dredging and beach nourishment works. According to the Carteret County, after arrival the J.S. Chatry transited to the most seaward reach of the channel to start dredging with concurrent beach nourishment on January 6th. In terms of the beachfill, the […]

  • 30 December 2020
    Business development

    Maintenance dredging works on the federal Grays Harbor Inner Harbor Navigation Channel are set to begin on January 4, 2021. USACE awarded this three-year dredging contract to HME Construction, which was $4.2 million dollars for the first of three work windows. Approximately 1.8 million cubic yards of material will be dredged via clamshell dredge from […]

  • 9 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    American Construction Co. is getting ready to begin maintenance dredging of the Kenmore Federal Channel in Washington. According to the Army Corps, the maintenance dredging of the Kenmore Federal Channel will begin next week, December 14. During the works, the contractor will use a clamshell dredge to remove approximately 35,000 cubic yards of material from […]

  • 4 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, together with local sponsor Port of Everett, will next week start dredging works in Everett Harbor, WA. According to the Corps, they will begin maintenance dredging of the lower channel and settling basin of Everett Harbor and Snohomish River December 9, 2020. USACE awarded the contract to J.E. McAmis […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Technology

    The Municipality of Port Hope, Ontario, is conducting a suction dredge program on the Port Hope outer harbor. According to their latest release, the dredging operations started earlier this week. The Municipality and Cameco Corporation have been working collaboratively to resolve issues related to Cameco’s cooling water intake, located along the west harbor wall, which […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance

    Dredging at Jurien Bay Boat Harbour, which will improve water quality and ensure continued safe navigation at the facility, will kick off in early December, informs the Department of Transport WA. DoT Director of Coastal Facilities, Donna West said that the upcoming work would see dredged sand and seagrass returned offshore rather than to the […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Army Corps’ hopper dredge Currituck is back in Ocean City, Maryland, to remove built up sediment in the channel and improve navigation. According to the Corps, Dredge Currituck mobilized to Ocean City on Nov. 5, and started dredging work in the inlet on Nov. 6. The Currituck will work in the area for about […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    A project to remove approximately 12,000m3 of silt from Gloucester Docks and the canal between Llanthony Bridge and St Ann Bridge is underway. The £200K scheme will take around six weeks to complete, reports the Canal and River Trust. In fact, specialist machinery will float in the Docks, with a water-borne plough pulled by a tug. […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin maintenance dredging in the Federal navigation channel at Keystone Harbor in Seattle this week. The contractor, American Construction, is set to start dredging works today and continue for approximately nine weeks.   The project’s goal is to dredge roughly 50,000 cubic yards and place the material along […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers will begin dredging activities next week at the Keystone ferry landing, Washington State Parks reports. Dredging of the harbor will occur overnight, while the transport of dredged material to the shoreline of the dive park will occur during daylight hours. However, conducting this work requires a temporary closure of […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo last week announced the start of dredging at North Sandy Pond. The project, located in the Oswego County town of Sandy Creek, is 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 […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. EPA and partners will soon begin work at two projects funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in the St. Louis River Area of Concern. Cleanup activities are slated to begin at Azcon Slip in Duluth, Minn., and Howards Bay in Superior, Wis. Both projects will remediate contaminated sediment under the authority of […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    The £2.7 million Ponteland Flood Alleviation Scheme in Northumberland, England, is the first project in the country to get off the ground out of the 22 flood defence projects to benefit from a £170 million government funding boost. The investment brings forward work on flood defence schemes across the country which will drive economic growth […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Beginning September 8, vehicles won’t be permitted on Vilano Beach because of a beach renourishment project to restore the dunes, St. Johns County Government said in their latest release. The project is expected to continue until early 2021. It is designed to restore critically-eroded shoreline and dunes, St. Johns County officials said. In addition to […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    Lotos Shipyard (Southern Center of Shipbuilding and Ship Repair of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) last week started with steel cutting operations for the self-propelled bucket-wheel dredgers, United Shipbuilding Corporation reports. The works are foreseen by the contract signed by Lotos Shipyard and State Transport Leasing Company for construction of four self-propelled bucket-wheel dredgers of Project […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Puerto Rico-Resident Commissioner, Jenniffer Gonzalez Colon, yesterday witnessed the official beginning of the Port of Mayaguez dredging project with an investment of 100 percent federal funds. “During the Mayor of Mayaguez’s 2017 swearing in, I made a commitment to the Mayor and mayaguezanos that we would get the resources to carry out the dredging of […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction begins on the £4.8 million Marton West Beck Flood Alleviation Scheme that will protect properties in central Middlesbrough against flooding from the beck, the sea, and surface water. The project is being delivered by the Environment Agency and Middlesbrough Council, and was initiated by the Northumbria Regional Flood and Coastal Committee. The contractor working […]

  • 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 […]