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  • 20 June 2012

    New research released yesterday shows dredging is to blame for Gladstone Harbour’s environmental crisis, and should prompt the federal government to finally step in and protect the World Heritage listed area and the communities which rely upon it. “Gladstone Ports Corporation keeps claiming that tides or the flood is to blame for the harbour’s toxic […]

  • 2 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    On November 20, the trial of self-propelled suction dredger “Tongtu” with Asia’s largest capacity and dredging depth fabricated by CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co., Ltd. (TDC) succeeded. “Tongtu” is a super large self-propelled suction dredger independently designed, developed and fabricated by China. The dredger has a total length of 165.7 meters, a molded width of 30m, […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work on the restoration of the mouth of the Boyne River has started, with the project remaining on track for completion by the Boyne Tannum HookUp in May, according to the Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC). GPC has engaged local contractor East Coast Maritime to remove material from the 15 meter wide channel, following a build-up […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    TenneT, with the help of Van Oord, is building the Hollandse Kust (South) offshore grid to the north of the Maasvlakte, to connect new wind farms. The cables have to be buried more than 5 meters in the seabed for the first ten kilometers of the offshore cable route, as to be able to cross […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Hanson has decided to invest €70 million in two new 3,000 cubic meter capacity trailing suction hopper dredgers for its marine aggregate fleet. The company announced that the newbuilds will be the first new aggregate dredgers to be commissioned by Hanson in the UK for more than 25 years. Hanson UK chief executive Daniel Cooper […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is inviting local stakeholders – government representatives, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural operators and others – to attend a meeting (Wednesday, Sept. 17) to discuss development of the Lake Okeechobee restoration plan. This is part of a series of meetings meant to develop and identify specific pollutant reductions necessary and strategies […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction has begun on a £8 million project to increase the resilience of the sea wall in Dawlish, UK. Mott MacDonald is providing project and commercial management on the project, which will also see the lower coastal walkway replaced at high level, on behalf of Network Rail. In February 2014, the path and railway line […]

  • 8 August 2012

    The fast-track sealing works inside the eastern bund wall at Fisherman’s Landing reclamation area have been completed ahead of schedule. The Transitional Environmental Program (TEP) was approved on 25th June to allow for works to be undertaken up to the 6th August, however the works were surveyed and deemed a success on August 4; two […]

  • 1 February 2013

    A number of 54 vessels were successfully delivered by Redwise Maritime Services, in 2012. The transports involved the delivery of a wide range of newly built vessels (30 in total) that made their maiden voyage from the yard to their new destination worldwide. The mobilization of existing tonnage – another 24 ships – completed Redwise […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Septentrio Satellite Navigation has signed MBT GmbH as a new dealer for its GNSS marine receivers in Germany. MBT GmbH, a joint venture between Meerestechnisches Büro Turla and the MacArtney Group based in Kiel, Germany, will provide sales and support for the Septentrio marine product line and the Altus APS-U GNSS receivers to customers […]

  • 15 May 2012

    Laden with 76,195 tonnes of coal, the Alam Pesona sailed in to Port yesterday, smashing the record for the largest cargo on the Tyne previously set by sister ship Alam Penting. The ship has travelled from New Orleans (Louisiana) and taken 18 days to reach the Port of Tyne without stopping, covering a distance of […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The first load of bedrock arrived from the Upstream Channel Deepening of the New Lock at the Soo project on Thursday, July 16, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division. Phase one of the project, upstream channel deepening, will facilitate the construction of a […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Cat® 303E CR mini hydraulic excavator, only 61 inches (1 550 mm) wide across the blade and having a compact-radius design that limits tail swing to less than 5 inches (127 mm), is an easily transported machine that works efficiently and safely in small spaces and on congested job sites. With a maximum […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    On March 28, the Board of Directors of China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC) released the 2015 annual report and CSR report on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. This was the ninth consecutive CSR report released by CCCC since 2008. According to the annual report, CCCC’s new businesses and old businesses both […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has just announced the launch of the new 73 tonnes D375A-8 crawler dozer. According to the company, its powerful and economical Komatsu engine integrates the latest emission control technologies and fuel-saving features. “The new Komatsu D375A-8 is a safe, fast, powerful and efficient addition to any customer’s fleet” said Jo Monsieur, […]

  • 13 August 2012

    The latest official figures show that Phase One of ADPC’s flagship Khalifa Port is 1% from completion. The Port, whose high-tech infrastructure and new semi-automated Container Terminal open on September 1st, is 99% complete. Its capacity is 2.5 million TEU containers per year. Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), adjacent to the Port, is 93.6% […]

  • 4 April 2014

    Mattituck Inlet Dredging comes to an end, according to The Suffolk Times. This project addressed the erosion of the beach to the east of the inlet and the excess build-up of sand to the west of the inlet. Also included was dredging at the entrance to Mattituck Inlet to about 15 feet below mean low […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pearl Atoll Pvt. Ltd. Maldives company has engaged Gulf Cobla Tennssor Maldives (GCTM) to complete the reclamation of Feydhoo Finolhu for their resort development in Kaafu Atoll. The project was stalled and delayed for a long time since Breeman Maldives, who was initially awarded the project during 2017, failed to complete the dredging and reclamation […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga, the New Zealand’s largest freight gateway, today announced that they are on track to become the first port in the country to transport more than one million containers across its wharves in a single year. Commenting the port’s half year financial results, Port of Tauranga Chief Executive, Mark Cairns, said that he […]

  • 24 December 2012

    DeepOcean UK, Ltd., a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding AS, today announced it had been awarded a trenching contract by Subsea 7 on the Chevron-operated Gorgon Project in Australia. DeepOcean will be responsible for the project management, engineering and associated trenching works of approximately 70 kilometres of main umbilical for the Gorgon and Jansz-Io field […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maher Terminals Holding Corp., the operator of the Port of Prince Rupert’s Fairview Container Terminal, will proceed with expansion of the 7-year-old facility, increasing its container capacity by 500,000 TEUs to accommodate growing container volumes. “Intermodal customers have been capitalizing on the advantages of Prince Rupert as part of their transpacific trade solution since Fairview’s first […]

  • 1 April 2011

    The development of a watershed plan for the Monatiquot River will be discussed during a workshop at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Braintree Town Hall auditorium. Graduate students from the landscape architecture and regional planning program at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst are doing a study of the river as a class project. They […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Officials representing U.S. Department of Transportation grant programs, industrial land development specialists, economists, planning experts and port authority executives from throughout the Western Hemisphere will assemble in Norfolk, Va., May 8-9, to participate in the 2018 Capital Projects Seminar. Among the conference highlights will be a presentation focusing on how ports can tap into billions of […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Three creeks in Novato, California, are being cleared of sediment this summer to reduce flooding during the rainy season by improving creek capacity. The $1.55 million flood mitigation project, overseen by Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, will start in early July and is expected to continue through the end of October. Sediment, […]

  • 29 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 23-29, 2018).   Weeks Marine Wins $11.4 Million Wilmington Dredging Contract Weeks Marine Inc. has won an $11.4 million contract for the Wilmington Harbor Inner Ocean Bar maintenance dredging program in Brunswick County, North Carolina.   Boskalis to Build […]

  • 29 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 23-29, 2017).   New Contracts in India and Maldives for DEME DEME, the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group, has secured several new contracts for dredging and land reclamation works in India and the Maldives.   Experts Destroy […]