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  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District is providing $700,000 in cost-share funds to the City of Palm Coast for a project to rebuild aging flood control structures. The project will help protect residents and property in a 1,739-acre area of the city. “This project demonstrates how the St. Johns River Water Management District and […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The first training for Small Island States within the SimpleCoast initiative has just been successfully concluded. The training has taken place in São Tomé, as a joint effort between the GFDRR (The World Bank), Deltares and with great support from the local government. The training has involved participants of most of the organizations operating on […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Thursday, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) finished the dredging season at Grand Lake St. Marys. The department set a goal of removing 300,000 cubic yards of sediment during the 2013 dredging season, and Ohio State Parks exceeded that goal by removing 302,226 cubic yards of dredge material this year, a record figure […]

  • 11 March 2014

    Governor Rick Scott was joined by state and local officials today to highlight the Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) project at JAXPORT’s Dames Point Marine Terminal, which will allow ships and freight trains to transfer cargo containers efficiently, giving JAXPORT faster access to Southeast markets. According to JAXPORT, the project is expected to create over […]

  • 13 May 2012
    Vessels

    Yesterday, the self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘Ambiorix’ was named in the port of Rotterdam by Mrs. Marie-Claire van Haaren-Donnet, spouse of the late Paul van Haaren, managing director of Ackermans & van Haaren until 1981. The Ambiorix is one of the most powerful and advanced cutter suction dredgers in the world and was built for […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the appointment of a contractor to the Kopeopeo Remediation Project, physical works look set to start in the coming months, according to the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. The Kopeopeo Canal Remediation project, co-funded by the Ministry for the Environment through the Contaminated Sites Remediation Fund (CSRF) will use a staged approach to remove, […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul‬ Group has just posted on its official facebook page this amazing photo of their Ibn Battuta, one of seven cutter suction dredgers of ‪‎Jan De Nul‬ Group currently working on the ‎New Suez Canal Project‬ in ‪‎Egypt‬. By the end of this month, 24 vessels of the ‪Challenge Consortium‬ (National Marine Dredging […]

  • 29 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 23-29, 2020).   Hopper Dredge Ellis Island Arrives in Carteret County As scheduled one the largest hopper dredges in the United States, the Ellis Island has arrived in Carteret County and is now pumping sand on to the Pine […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Borough of Poole has been awarded £130,000 to carry out a trial investigating whether beach renourishment can be made more sustainable into the future in Poole Bay. The trial, which is currently underway, will investigate whether small amounts of sand placed on the sea bed close to the shore, between Flaghead Chine and Canford Cliffs, […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Deltares’ coastal morphodynamics expert, Alessio Giardino, was in Ecuador this month to train employees of INOCAR (the Oceanographic Institute of the Navy) on the use of the Delft3D software. The particular focus was on projects related to sediment management in the marine and coastal environment. The training consisted of several topics within Delft3D: hydrodynamics, waves, sediment […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A Damen cutter suction dredger (CSD) 350 has been delivered from Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, to start work on a canal dredging assignment in the province of Groningen, in the north of the country. In order to execute the project, which involves the extraction of approximately 220,000m³ of sediment from the Winschoterdiep […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations, aimed to remove shoaling in the approach channel to the Bastion Point Ocean Access boat ramp in Mallacoota, have officially started, the Gippsland Ports said in latest announcement. East Gippsland Shire are mobilizing land based excavation plant and their cutter suction dredger to carry out dredging operations for approximately two weeks commencing on Tuesday, […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Neumann Contractors cutter suction dredger Nu Compact has started its dredging work at a north-western Victorian sand mine. The mine owners will be operating the dredger 24/7 for a three year period, dredging raw material from the sand extraction areas for processing, Neumann said in its announcement. Prior to delivery on site the dredger underwent […]

  • 26 May 2020

    As it continues to drive the maritime energy transition, Damen Shipyards Group has unveiled its first Electric Cutter Suction Dredger (ECSD) 650. With electric motors powering the dredge system, the ECSD 650 makes possible zero emissions dredging projects. The electric power provides a significant reduction in noise, adding an extra tier of sustainability and ensuring […]

  • 25 June 2012

    In Chongqing, China, a Damen Environmental Cutter Suction Dredger, type ECSD450 was commissioned. The dredger was built for Changjiang Chongqing Waterway Engineering Bureau for maintenance dredging on the Changjiang River. The standard dredger was customized to adapt to local circumstances. The dredger, called “Huan Bao 1 Hao”, will be stationed at Chongqing, China’s largest city. […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In November 2012, DEME’s new cutter suction dredger “Amazone” was christened in Singapore. This is the official video for the name giving ceremony. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, January 31, 2013

  • 7 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has placed an order for a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger JDN8069 with the Croatian shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste. The vessel was designed by Jan De Nul’s in-house design department. With seven large self-propelled cutter suction dredgers, Jan De Nul Group can boast much experience in rock dredging and dredging at high […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A Damen CSD500 has been working on the Basra Gateway Terminal in Iraq continuously since it was delivered early 2018. The stationary dredger started on the creation of two additional container berths with a depth of -14 m along quay. These berths were completed in 2019 offering the Iraqi port increased capacity for dry cargo […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has just launched their new Cat 306 CR Mini Hydraulic Excavator, marking the company’s entry in the 6-ton class offering. According to Caterpillar, the 306 CR mini excavator is built to exceed customer expectations with strong performance, enhanced operator experience and simplified maintenance with extended service intervals. The new mini excavator features heavy-duty main […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality has just announced that the state officials will hold four meetings in September to gather public input on the North Carolina Beach and Inlet Management Plan. Initially developed by the state environmental agency in 2011, the Beach and Inlet Management Plan aims to preserve and enhance the value […]

  • 11 April 2014

    The flood defence banks between Blakeney and Cley, and between Brancaster village and Brancaster beach suffered multiple breaches during the tidal surge in December. The damage was so significant that the footpaths on top of the defences had been closed since the surge. The Environment Agency is working with the National Trail, National Trust and […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday the Idaho Conservation League took action to ensure that dredge mining in the bed of the Salmon River will be fully reclaimed, as required by state law. The action comes after ICL joined Idaho river outfitters, city leaders, river ecologists, fishermen, conservationists, Native Americans and hundreds of concerned Idahoans urging the Idaho Land Board […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Euro Dredger 450, a cutter suction dredger built in the Netherlands, has been successfully launched and is now available for delivery. This multi-purpose dredging machine is the first cutter suction dredger resulting from the partnership between Dredge Yard and Neptune Shipyards in the Netherlands. Both companies joined forces to enable the building of the […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Historically, mining processes with poor recovery rates have resulted in tailings with significant amounts of recoverable material. The extraction of this material can be achieved using dredges. There are several factors that justify the extraction and re-processing of tailings: – Tailings require fewer resources when compared to conventional mining. For example, a dredge can – […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Long Beach has signed a 40-year, $4.6 billion lease with Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) and its subsidiary, Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT), for the Middle Harbor property, in the largest deal of its kind for any U.S. seaport. The nine-year, $1.2 billion project will upgrade wharfs, water access and storage areas, […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    JULONG, a Chinese manufacturer of various water engineering vessels and platforms, has delivered a cutter suction dredger to the Chinese government. This 16 inch cutter suction dredger, with suction and discharge pipe of 400mm and a 2000m/hr pump capacity, is equipped with one set of 1000HP Cummins engine. The dredging machine was delivered with a 2000m […]