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  • 29 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Removal of sandbars to clear the constricted section of Cagayan River, known as the Magapit Narrows, will begin on February 2, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary, Roy A. Cimatu, announced today. “This is the culmination of weeks of meticulous planning and detailed coordination to ensure that each of the dredging equipment is […]

  • 29 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District completed construction of the Poplar Island Ecosystem Restoration Project lateral expansion Jan. 20, 2021, providing 575 additional acres, including four new wetland cells and one large upland cell. The project is now able to accept dredged material associated with the approach channels to the Port of Baltimore […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance

    Jan De Nul Group is the first dredging company to carry out 100% sustainable beach replenishments, announced JDN in the release. Moreover, this world first has taken place at the Belgian coast. From 1st February, Jan De Nul will deposit about 500,000 cubic metres of sand on the beach of Raversijde by order of the […]

  • 19 January 2021
    Technology

    The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a 5-year long-term service agreement with Nanjing Changjiang Waterway Engineering, a leading Chinese dredging company. The agreement, signed in December 2020, covers the ‘Chang Jing 9’, a 13,800 cubic metre trailing suction dredger and the latest addition to the company’s fleet. The ‘Chang Jing 9’ is a relatively new […]

  • 11 January 2021
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today the receipt of several major dredging contracts totaling $60.9 million which will be included in the year-end 2020 backlog number. The awarded work includes: North County Comprehensive Shore Protection Project (Coastal Protection, Florida, $21.2 million); U.S. Naval Station Mayport and Jacksonville Harbor Maintenance Dredging Project (Maintenance, […]

  • 8 January 2021
    Business development

    Encore Dredging Partners (EDP), a newly formed premier specialty dredging and marine infrastructure services firm, has acquired Inland Dredging Company for an undisclosed purchase price. EDP completed the transaction with the support of AV Capital who is the sole financial sponsor of EDP and will continue to support future growth and provide oversight. According to […]

  • 16 December 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    Arab Potash Company (APC) and Royal IHC successfully launched the cutter suction dredger (CSD) Alyarmouk at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen a/d IJssel today. The custom-built vessel is a 3,557kW CSD and a further developed copy of the dredger Jarash, which IHC delivered to APC in 2018. As part of its long-term growth strategy, APC will […]

  • 14 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Hawke’s Bay coastal hazards project is re-engaging with the community to build solutions for the coast between Clifton and Tangoio. The Joint Committee met to discuss a series of community workshops, aimed at testing the project workstream outputs ahead of formal consultation in 2021, as well as a proposed funding review. “This is complex […]

  • 14 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) last week released its 2020 Year in Review, outlining the agency’s accomplishments in coastal protection and restoration. The past year saw the advancement of 112 coastal projects, including 49 projects in construction, surpassing last year’s record of 40 projects in active construction. “In a year of unprecedented […]

  • 10 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency has appointed a consortium comprising Royal HaskoningDHV, Deltares, Witteveen+Bos, Metier, and Partners for Resilience to enhance the Mozambican City of Beira’s coastal resilience to extreme climate events. In 2019, Beira was devastated by Cyclone Idai, which killed more than 750 people, damaged 90% of the City’s infrastructure, including the country’s main […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    AW Maritime was recently appointed – along with SMC Marine – to deliver the construction of the new Broome Town Beach Jetty. The new 112m long jetty will be constructed as part of a $24 million redevelopment project and will provide access for recreational fishing, boating and a viewing platform for the Staircase to the […]

  • 30 November 2020
    Business development

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) will start a maintenance dredging program at the Port of Mackay in the following days. It will be the first time maintenance dredging has been conducted at the Port of Mackay since 2013. Member for Mackay, Julieanne Gilbert, said that it was an important task for the port, which […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Scottish Canals has just announced that £19.95 million of improvement works are set to get underway across Scotland’s canals this winter. As reported, this capital investment from Scottish Government will see major works and essential upgrades take place throughout the canal network, safeguarding the heritage assets for the future. Within the capital investment, £1 […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Planning and design works are underway for a new pontoon and jetty at The Spit as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s multi-million-dollar strategy to improve the promote the Gold Coast icon in the future. According to Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development Steven Miles, designers are already hard at work developing concepts for a […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The first phase of major improvement works along the Crinan Canal gets underway this winter, informs the Scottish Canals. This £3.7 million investment in the Crinan Canal is part of Scottish Canals’ Asset Management Strategy 2018-30. It prioritises improvements on all canal infrastructure in Scotland, based on condition and risk. Peter Robinson, Head of Engineering […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Tonnes of sand will be placed onto Holloways Beach this week to help mitigate foreshore erosion, reports the Cairns Regional Council. This coastal erosion has been exacerbated by recent high winds and associated tidal conditions. As part of an urgent response, 600 tonnes of sand will be brought in soon and placed at the worst […]

  • 9 October 2020

    COLLABORATION gain knowledge – get attention – make contact In three weeks the 14th edition of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference opens its virtual doors! Enough said about the challenges and limitations that Covid-19 poses to all of us and our industry. Much can be done –  especially online – to connect with our peers, have experts inform […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group has approved the Final Phase 2 Restoration Plan/Environmental Assessment #1.2: Spanish Pass Ridge and Marsh Creation Project and Lake Borgne Marsh Creation Project. This is a major step forward in the continued restoration of Louisiana’s coastal ecosystems injured as a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to Louisiana Governor John […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    South Carolina Ports Authority is celebrating the arrival of the biggest container ship to ever call the U.S. East Coast – the 15,072-TEU CMA CGM Brazil. The CMA CGM Brazil worked its way down the East Coast and arrived in Charleston Sunday morning, saving the deepest port for last. SC Ports President and CEO, Jim […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dorset Council has published their Weymouth Harbor & Esplanade Flood and Coastal Risk Management Strategy. The paper details how they will ensure that the town is protected from potential coastal flooding and erosion by developing the harbor walls and esplanade sea defenses. The strategy sets out the Council’s preferred approach – bringing together the findings […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 August 2020
    Business & Finance, Business development, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) of Oak Brook, IL has just reported the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $117.8 million. The awarded work includes: Mississippi River, Baton Rouge to Gulf of Mexico, Head of Passes Hopper Dredge Disposal Area Project (Maintenance, Louisiana, $44.9 million) Brigantine Inlet to Great Egg Harbor Inlet, […]

  • 31 July 2020
    Collaboration

    VolkerStevin has been shortlisted for three British Construction Industry Awards 2020. These prestigious awards, in partnership with ICE and the New Civil Engineer, have been running for over 30 years and seek to recognise and reward excellence in project delivery and the incredible impact that the British construction industry has on society. VBA, a joint […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    River Severn Partnership has secured around £40 million to progress flood defence in a multi-billion pound national investment, according to the Environment Agency. The government announcement, which included £200 million for innovative projects and £170 million for accelerated flood defence schemes, comes as welcome news to the partnership and its ambition to make the Severn […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Sunshine Coast Council has submitted a development application to ensure a plan is in place to protect Sir Leslie Wilson Park, at Cooroora Street Dicky Beach, from the threat of future severe shoreline erosion. The development application seeks approval for a rock wall to be built in the future only if the current management option […]

  • 1 June 2020

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers, has signed the report for the Hudson Raritan Estuary (HRE) Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study making it eligible for congressional authorization. The Corps’ New York District and multiple non-federal sponsors commenced six concurrent ecosystem restoration feasibility studies in the 1990s and early 2000s that focused on the restoration […]