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  • 8 December 2009

    The dredger that Councillor Bob Spooner has dubbed Captain Cobourg has begun to pay for itself, he announced at last week’s council meeting… Source:North Umberland Today, December 7, 2009

  • 25 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the deepening of Liepaja Port has begun, LETA was informed by the Liepaja Special Economic Zone’s public relations specialist Liga Ratniece-Kadege. The work is being carried out by Belgian company Dredging International N.V… Source: Baltic Zone, November 25, 2009;

  • 24 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The removal of underwater mines by exploding them starts in the Finnish Gulf along the route of the North Stream gas pipeline… Source: RZD-Partner, November 23, 2009

  • 3 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    SAN DIEGO — A giant crane towering over the waters of Mission Bay near Hospitality Point painstakingly picks up one huge boulder at a time from a barge and carefully sets it on the tip of the south jetty… Source: Sign on San Diego, November 3, 2009;

  • 3 March 2021
    Project & Tenders

    Following the approval of the design deepening and feasibility reports, the upgrade projects of two rivers in Shenzhen, China is expected to begin this April, informs the Dutch water sector. In Shenzhen, the ambitious Blueway program aims to recover 1000 kilometres of existing rivers, riverfronts, and lakes by 2025. With scenic rivers and lake shorelines […]

  • 9 February 2021
    Environment

    The progress made by DEME and Van Oord joint venture in Poland can easily be seen from space. At the Świnoujście-Szczecin fairway dredging project, two circular islands, which will serve as natural habitats, are gradually rising out of the water. The outline of the northern island is nearing completion and construction of the southern island […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Dredging is more than dredging, it’s also about sailing the seven seas and discovering the world seen from the water, Jan De Nul Group said in their recent post. Having this in mind, the company has just released a beautiful photo of their Ultra-Low Emission vessel Diogo Cão in Singapore. What a view! The 3,500m³ […]

  • 5 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The Report to Congress on the progress of the restoration of America’s Everglades is now available to the public. The United States is implementing the restoration of America’s Everglades in partnership with the State of Florida, the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, the Seminole Tribe of Florida, local governments and a diverse set of […]

  • 13 November 2020
    Equipment

    Italdraghe, an Italian manufacturer of specifically designed dredging and mining applications, recently delivered two cutter suction dredgers type SGT 250 and a Dredging Pump type PD 250R sold to the Kashmir Irrigation and Flood Control Department. The dredgers will be working on the River Jhelum, which originates in the Himalayas and flows through Jammu and […]

  • 4 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, is calling for capital dredging of all the country’s rivers to bring back the water flow.  She gave the directive at a meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) yesterday, local media reports. The Prime Minister took part in the ECNEC meeting via video conference […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Project & Tenders

    As part of San Antonio Port’s expansion plans, a cross-organisational team has presented its final report assessing the structural stability and port operability of the proposed new outer breakwater in Chile. The report was the result of more than a year’s partnership between HR Wallingford and Instituto Nacional de Hidráulica Chile (INH). Together they built […]

  • 18 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Last week, Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, signed the Rio Guayanilla Flood Risk Management Study Chief’s Report. This key step in the USACE study process approves the findings of the Chicago District and starts the process of Congressional consideration to authorize the project for future […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Earlier this week, the House Appropriations Committee approved FY21 funding package for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by a party line vote of 30 to 21. Overall proposed funding for the Corps is $7.63 billion, a decrease of $21 million below FY20’s record-setting appropriated level, but $1.7 billion above the President’s FY21 budget request. […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    All summer long, a crimson and white boat moves back and forth through the waters near the Port of Alaska collecting silt, sand and gravel off the seafloor to allow vessels to navigate the harbor in Anchorage. The boat is a dredging vessel called the Westport, operated by Manson Construction of Seattle, Wash., which the […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work is progressing on the Portsmouth City Council North Portsea Island Phase 4 scheme, informs the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). According to ESCP, before the contractor Mackley starts work on the defences next to the coastal path, a section of the coastal path will be temporarily closed from 1st July 2020. The fourth of […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, and the Cleveland Harbor stakeholders have released a scoping information packet to begin a dredged material management plan for Cleveland Harbor. The purpose of the scoping packet is to disseminate information regarding the development of a 20 year dredged material management plan for Cleveland Harbor, Ohio.  This […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Project & Tenders

    Van den Herik and NGE-Guintoli recently won a contract from EDF (Electricité de France) for preparing the dismantling of the ‘La Roche Qui Boit’ dam on the Sélune River. The 15m high and 125m long dam holds a reservoir that occupies about 30ha of land and contains 1.5 million m3 of water. Van den Herik […]

  • 3 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 27-May 3, 2020).   Gulf of Ob Dredging Deal Inked FSUE Hydrographic Company and Mordraga have signed an agreement for reconstruction of the Gulf of Ob seaway canal where the Novatek’s Utrenny terminal is being built, IAA PortNews reports. […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Sarasota County portion of Manasota Key’s beach renourishment project is set to be completed within a week, finishing the project before sea turtle nesting season starts, the Englewood Sun reports. Earlier this month, the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) finished restoring the shoreline of the Charlotte County portion of Manasota Key from […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2021 (FY21) for the Army Corps Civil Works program, the Corps’ New England District anticipates continued operations and funding in fiscal year 2021 that starts on Oct. 1, 2020. In Connecticut, the FY21 budget proposes continuing funding for the operation and maintenance of the 8 […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    A $7.3 million partnership project between the City of Cocoa Beach, Brevard County, the St. Johns River Water Management District and the Florida DEP will remove 200,000 cubic yards of muck from 12 canals in the Banana River Lagoon – and along with it,189,000 pounds of total nitrogen and 115,800 pounds of total phosphorus. “Dredging […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Queen Bess Island project, one of the fastest moving restoration projects Louisiana has seen, is nearing its completion. There is only a window of six months to complete the project during the non-nesting season in order for the birds to be able to lay eggs in the spring. “One of the nuisances of this […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    A Malaysian-Taiwanese joint-venture firm, owned 70% by Gamuda Bhd, has won a $227 million contract to construct a seawall and dike project in Taiwan. According to the Gamuda’s latest release, the five-year contract was awarded by Port of Keelung, Taiwan International Ports Corp Ltd, a Taiwan state-owned ports operation company. The remaining 30% stake in […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The maintenance dredging works in the marinas of Nieuwpoort on the Belgian coast got underway earlier this week, Jan De Nul reports. “What makes this project so unique, are the CO2-reducing measures taken by Jan De Nul Group. An example for the industry and future dredging works in Europe,” their official release stated. The maintenance […]

  • 27 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 21 – 27, 2019).   Newport Canal Dredging Project Starts Today 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.   Wasa Dredging […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the fiscal calendar nears 2020, officials at Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are working to close the books by month’s end while taking a glimpse back at the past year’s accomplishments. Fiscal year 2019 saw a record $88 million in work within the district’s civil works mission. Projects ranged from its maintenance […]