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  • 11 July 2011

    DEME Group christened the ‘mega’ trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Congo River’ (hopper capacity 30,000 m3) and the DP2 fall pipe vessel ‘Flintstone’ in the outer port of Zeebrugge. Olympic tennis champion Justine Henin is the godmother of the ‘Congo River’. The ‘Flinstone’ was christened by Olympic high jump champion Tia Hellebaut: a unique ‘e-christening’, as […]

  • 18 May 2012

    The Miami Port and Terminal Technology USA 2012 4th international conference and exhibition saw the launch of the industry’s first custom designed 4D (X,Y,Z and TIME) land and marine survey vessel. Following the success of their Dynascan mobile mapping system (the world’s first truly portable LiDAR system) and the increasing market demand for a combined […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Louisiana State Senator A.G. Crowe’s vision of making America more competitive and capitalizing on the Gulf of Mexico’s deep-water resources has taken a major step forward –the Louisiana International Gulf Transfer Terminal Regional Center (LIGTT RC) has received approval from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). This will allow development of the largest transshipment […]

  • 3 December 2010

    With very little fanfare or discussion, the Maryland Board of Public Works this week approved fund  expenditure for the ongoing beach … By Shawn J. Soper (mdcoastdispatch) [mappress] Source: mdcoastdispatch, December 4, 2010;

  • 5 September 2011

    As Miami prepares to dredge its port to accommodate supersize freighters, environmentalists are making a last-ditch effort to protect … More info: nytimes By LIZETTE ALVAREZ [mappress] Source: nytimes, September 5, 2011;

  • 9 July 2010

    On the heels of a $4 million commitment to the long-term future of the Ocean City beach replenishment program last week, the resort got … By Shawn J. Soper [mappress] Source: mdcoastdispatch, July 9, 2010;

  • 28 October 2011

    The long-awaited federal Army Corps of Engineers​’ dredging of the commercial harbor in West Ocean City is expected to get underway any day… By Shawn J. Soper (mdcoastdispatch) [mappress] Source: mdcoastdispatch, October 28, 2011;

  • 1 April 2011

    In what could turn out to be a test case of sorts, the dredging of the navigation channel at the entrance to a West Ocean City marina began… By Shawn J. Soper (mdcoastdispatch) [mappress] Source: mdcoastdispatch, April 1, 2011  

  • 16 December 2011

    The federal Army Corps of Engineers’ dredging of the commercial harbor in West Ocean City continued in earnest this week with truckloads …   By Shawn J. Soper (mdcoastdispatch) [mappress] Source: mdcoastdispatch, December 16, 2011;

  • 31 October 2010

    One of the largest cleanups in Great Lakes history – a $47 million improvement to a 5 1/2-mile stretch of the Ottawa River west of Suder … (cleveland) [mappress] Source: cleveland, October 31, 2010;

  • 24 December 2010

    With very little fanfare, the major component of the latest phase of the Ocean City beach replenishment project wrapped up quietly last week… By Shawn J. Soper (mdcoastdispatch) [mappress] Source: mdcoastdispatch, December 24, 2010;

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    This video shows the dredging project at the rebuilt Hilly Orchard Bridge (Stroudwater Canal) between Dudbridge lock and Ebley Mill in 2012, followed by the removal of the earth and clay bund at the newly constructed spillway where the River Frome runs adjacent to the canal. Within days, visiting trailboats are able to attend the […]

  • 25 November 2009
    Business & Finance

    A private investment group led by Highstar Capital has agreed to invest as much as $1.3 billion to expand the Port of Baltimore as ports in the eastern U.S. push to make changes needed to serve a new generation of supersize cargo vessels… Source: The Wall Street Journal, November 21, 2009

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency will host “Shallow Survey 2015” and a number of associated events in Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom, from 14-18 September 2015. The theme of the conference “High Resolution Surveys in Shallow Water” will be explored using a “Common Data Set”. The Common Data Set is […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has announced that the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s State of the Shore event will take place tomorrow, May 24, at McLoone’s Supper Club in Asbury Park, Monmouth County. During the event, NJDEP Acting Commissioner, Catherine R. McCabe, will provide updates on beach water quality and the state’s commitment […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced that the Young CEDA UK plans to hold seminar on ‘Thames Dredging Opportunities’ on 22 February, 2017 in London. During the event, Young CEDA UK will facilitate a lively and relevant seminar on dredging opportunities for the River Thames, aimed at anyone working or studying in a related field. “Through questions […]

  • 29 November 2011

    A dredging project, which includes widening and deepening of Miami’s port, has been challenged by the environmentalists who strongly believe that it would affect water quality, coral reefs and marine life. “Our beautiful Biscayne Bay, known for its abundance of sea life and its pristine water quality, will be subjected to years of blasting and […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     A years-long federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant project is nearing completion at the Port of Baltimore. The Baltimore funding is set to help renovating a 2,200 linear foot berth with a new pile support system, a recessed utility section to enable transfer of liquid commodities, dredging of the turning basin, and […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Groh Dredging and Marine Construction of Wisconsin is entering the final phase of the Boone’s Landing dredging project. So far, approximately 75% of the dredging works have been completed. The company is dredging an area 150 feet long and 100 feet wide at the boat ramp. The work will remove 2 to 4 feet of silt […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency will host “Shallow Survey 2015” and a number of associated events in Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom, from 14-18 September 2015. The theme of the conference “High Resolution Surveys in Shallow Water” will be explored using a “Common Data Set”. The Common Data Set is […]

  • 11 October 2020
    Business development

    A study to determine ways to address marine navigation at the Seagirt Loop channel in Baltimore Harbor was initiated earlier this week. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, and the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) stand behind the study. According to USACE, the main goals of this program […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A seminar on ‘Thames Dredging Opportunities’, organized by Young CEDA, is set to take place next week, 22 February, 2017, at the University College London, the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) said. During the seminar, Young CEDA will facilitate a lively and relevant seminar on dredging opportunities for the River Thames, aimed at anyone working or […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Qatar’s Ministry of Transportation and Communication (MOTC) has completed the dredging works at Doha Port as part of its redevelopment project. The Doha Port dredging and expansion project was awarded to a consortium that includes the Middle East Dredging Co. (MEDCO). According to MOTC, up to 3.5 million m³ of material in the approach channel […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore hosted its largest-ever container ship – the 1,200-foot-long Gunde Maersk – earlier this week. The massive vessel was able to call the Port of Baltimore because of the Port’s 50-foot deep channel and its supersized NeoPanamax cranes. Commenting the latest news, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said: “As a leading […]

  • 28 October 2011

    More than 20 students from technical universities and colleges in Aachen, Delft, Groningen, Hamburg, and Leuven are going to participate in the coming CEDA Dredging Days, under the CEDA Student Programme 2011. Recommended by their respective professors, the students have all shown great affinity with dredging in their studies and many of them seriously consider […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Kieldrecht lock in Port of Antwerp, the largest in the world, has been officially inaugurated by His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium. The Lock of Kieldrecht connects the Dock of Deurganck, the tidal dock where container vessels arrive, and the Waasland Canal, the connection with the other docks in the Waasland Port on the left bank […]