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  • 2 November 2012

    The Portland District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers intends to award a contract for Bonneville B2 Fish Unit Intake Dredging 2013. This dredging project includes maintenance dredging at the Bonneville Dam, Skamania County, Washington. Approximately 8,000 cubic yards will be dredged. A clamshell dredge will be required. Disposal of maintenance material will be upland on […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work has recently started at the Port of Felixstowe on the latest expansion of the UK’s largest container port. VSBW Joint Venture, a consortium of VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, has been appointed as the lead contactor to extend the port’s Berth 9 by 190 metres. The work will increase the combined lengths of Berths 8 […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Gulfport dredging program will start next week, according to Port Director Jonathan Daniels. The channel leading to and from the Port of Gulfport is 33 feet deep, 3 feet less than its authorized depth of 36 feet, but that is about to change. “Next Tuesday, the Army Corps of Engineers and their […]

  • 14 February 2014

    The National Board of Agriculture and Environment of Central Mecklenburg has introduced a plan for the Prerow replenishment project. Under the replenishment program the works will cover dredging, transport and deposition of approximately 250,000m3 of sand from designated areas in the Baltic Sea onto the Prerow coastal area. This plan will also consist of dredging, […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Hamble Point Marina maintenance dredging operations will start during the week commencing 26 January 2015. Depending on the weather, the expected completion date for these works is 13 February 2015. The dredger will then return to the Royal Southern Yacht Club to complete the dredging in this area. The estimated completion date for this […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The large freeze dredging assignment in the Värtan Harbour, Stockholm, is about to get started. A total of 3500 square meters will be treated. This groundbreaking Swedish technology is very interesting in many cases making it possible to remove the pollutions in the sea bed in frozen sections rather than stirring up the soil as […]

  • 26 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction works on the F. Dharanboodhoo Harbour Upgrade project are well underway, reports the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC). According to MTCC, works on the project started on 27th May 2020. Dredging operations are currently ongoing with 50% completion and overall 22% project progress, the company said. MTCC also added that work on Hdh. […]

  • 19 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Works are progressing well to repair a 40 metre slip on a flood defence in Doncaster damaged by last November’s floods. According to the Environment Agency, rock bags are being installed to reinforce the bank. The £1.6 million works at Wheatley Park are expected to be complete by mid-September and are part of an overall […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Coalition Government has been called out over dragging the chain on a $1.5 million commitment to dredging Cardwell’s One Mile Creek. Cassowary Coast Regional Council may be subjected to a lengthy grant application process to access funding to dredge the waterway. Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto said that local residents had every right to […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major flood defense scheme that will significantly reduce flood risk in Shoreham and East Lancing has taken a step towards completion this week, with piling works at 2 of the project’s 10 phases now finished. The huge jack-up barge, that has been working to install one of the new tidal flood defense piled walls […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Under the umbrella of the Ecoshape partnership, Deltares will be starting this year on greening the banks of the New Meuse river in Rotterdam. On 16 March, Ecoshape signed a memorandum of understanding to that effect with nine other parties. Ecoshape is involved with this program on the basis of the Ecoshape Knowledge Valorisation EFRO […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Engineering teams from Network Rail and BAM Nuttall are about to begin repairs to four breakwaters in Dawlish, Devon, protecting the railway running along the coast. The breakwaters that require repair are at Boat Cove, Coastguards Point, Colonnade Underpass and Langstone Rock. According to the Network Rail, the works will start next month taking approximately six months […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Co. will soon begin preparations for the upcoming maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay and sand placement at Fernandina Beach and Fort Clinch State Park. According to the Army Corps’ Jacksonville District, Nassau County residents and visitors will begin seeing construction equipment and dredging pipes on Fernandina Beach around November 1 getting […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A customized Damen cutter suction dredger – type CSD500 – has arrived on site at Port of Umm Qasr, Iraq. The dredger was named recently by her owner, Basra Gateway Terminal (BTG), at the Damen Dredging yard in the Netherlands. Immediately after the ceremony, the dredger was made ready for transport and towed to Rotterdam, from where it […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded three dredging-related contracts on the African subcontinent with a combined value of approximately EUR 75 million. In Angola, Boskalis has been awarded a contract by Angola LNG Ltd. for dredging activities related to maintaining the access channel and turning basins of the Soyo LNG port. The project will […]

  • 4 January 2013

    Over the Christmas period a section of embankment on the Grand Union Canal Leicester Line near the village of Foxton slipped into the water and blocked approximately 60 metres of canal to passing boats. Canal and River Trust is carrying out investigations to find out the exact cause of this slippage. Initial findings suggest that […]

  • 9 October 2012

    U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell applauded the start of dredging on the Swinomish Channel in Skagit County. The channel was long overdue for dredging, and more than 500 jobs could have been lost if nothing was done. In 2012, the Army Corps of Engineers supported only two dredging projects on small waterways in Washington state – […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Global marine terminal operator DP World has welcomed the official start of dredging of the Soai Rap River in Vietnam, saying it would bring customers faster access to market, lower costs and easier transportation. The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Government Department of Transport is undertaking the USD 134 million project, and yesterday held a […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    A £13.4 million scheme to stabilize the cliffs behind the Spa complex in the Yorkshire coast town of Scarborough will get underway at the end of this month, Scarborough Borough Council said in their latest release.  The Scarborough Spa Slope Stabilization Scheme, which will start on May 30, will involve: piling along the rear of […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work has been ongoing for about two weeks now along the Narrow River as part of the salt marsh restoration and elevation pilot project. The contractor, Patriot Marine has been dredging down near Sedge Island since the start of December. The crew is approximately one-third of the way dredging one of the sections planned for […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Rohde Nielsen A/S recently completed the Paldiski South Harbor dredging work for the client Port of Tallinn. This dredging program included the dredging operations on the entrance channel and turning basin areas. The dredging started in December 2019 and was completed in less time than initially planned. “This was possible due to of the efficient […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, has just released this beautiful photo from the ongoing Kokkola Harbor and Fairway Deepening Project in Finland.  Under the contract, signed in late July 2018, Wasa Dredging is responsible for dredging of the harder materials and heavily polluted soils, drilling and blasting of rock and removal of unexploded ordnance […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work on the F. Dharanboodhoo harbor upgrade project started two days ago, following project mobilization on 27th May 2020, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reports. The estimated period of completion for this $2.4 million program is 397 days. Among others, the scope of works of the project includes, but is not limited, to a […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van den Herik’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Charlock is back at the Niestern Sander shipyard, in Farmsum, the Netherlands. This week only some priority works will be executed at the dock location, after which the dredger will leaver for a project in France. “Later on this year, we expect the Charlock back at our […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. recently released a video about the Duqm project which involves the creation of an enormous port area that will house, among other things, a bulk terminal and a refinery. The company is executing this engineering, procurement & construct contract for the Special Economic Zone Authority Duqm. Operations began in 2017 […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction started last year to stabilize a portion of the east bank of the White River in Augusta, Ark. Bank erosion has been occurring, threatening to wash away Augusta’s historic American Legion Hut, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, a city road, and a portion of the city sewer main. This […]