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  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In cooperation with the Van Oord – BAM International consortium, is constructing a world-class container terminal in Moín, Costa Rica. APM Terminals signed this $992 million 33-year concession contract with the Costa Rican government to design, finance, construct, operate and maintain the new Moín Container Terminal on the Caribbean coast back in 2011. In 2015 side stone dumping […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Final approval has been given for Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Shoreline Restoration and Management Plan. A Record of Decision (ROD) for the plan and Environmental Impact Statement was signed by Acting Regional Director Patricia S. Trap on October 21, 2014. This allows the National Park Service, in partnership with the Army Corps of Engineers, to […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    An official visit to mark completion of new flood defenses at Albert Dock in Hull will take place on Tuesday, December 1. Representatives from the Environment Agency, Hull City Council, the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership, Associated British Ports and the local community will inspect the works which include 1.6 kilometers of new flood walls. The […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The handing over ceremony of Asia’s largest trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) JUN YANG 1 is being held this morning in Guangzhou City, China. Built by Royal IHC in the Netherlands, the dredger will be handed over to China Communications Construction Company’s Guangzhou Dredging Co., Ltd. (GDC). The first gig for the vessel will be Colombo Port City […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DC Dredging recently completed a two-months trial with the Rhosonics Slurry Density Meter (SDM) at their hopper dredging vessel RIO, Rhosonics said in its latest case study.  The SDM was used during a beach filling project in front of the Belgium coast in early 2017. “Originally, the ship RIO was equipped with a nuclear density […]

  • 3 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord was recently awarded the dredging works for the Cape Lambert Port B Project by Hamersley Iron Pty Ltd. The project comprises the construction of a new port facility adjacent to the existing Cape Lambert Port facility in Western Australia. This will involve the construction of a new train unloading infrastructure, stockyard, ship loading […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the non-Federal Sponsor, Collier County, Florida, are about to hold an informational public meeting on the Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. USACE and the county will host the meeting September 9, from 5-7 p.m., at the Collier County Administrative Building, 3299 Tamiami Trail East, Bldg. […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    A keel laying ceremony for DEME’s split hopper vessel took place two days ago (April 15) at PaxOcean Graha in Batam, Indonesia. PaxOcean, a subsidiary of Kuok Singapore Limited, recently won newbuilding contracts for the construction of a new 2,300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger and two 3,500m³ split hopper vessels for Royal IHC. The compact […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    USACE’s San Francisco District Commander, LTC Travis Rayfield, signed an agreement with leaders from the Santa Clara Valley Water District and the California State Coastal Conservancy yesterday on a $177 million landmark project to reduce the risk of flooding in a densely populated region of the South Bay. The project will safeguard homes and businesses […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) said in its latest announcement that construction begins in November on a project that will restore Hall’s Island along the Northeast Minneapolis riverfront. Work will be based out of the Scherer site, an 11-acre piece of land directly north of the Plymouth Avenue Bridge that was purchased by […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has been working with partners to help reduce the risk of flooding from Rising Brook in Rugeley, Staffordshire. The flood defense scheme, worth £4 million, is being developed in partnership with Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership, Staffordshire County Council and Cannock Chase District Council. According to EA’s latest update, the project is now […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources, Victoria, Australia, yesterday released a video of the 60-meter trailing suction hopper dredger Tommy Norton’ arriving at his home port of Gippsland Lakes. The recently delivered hopper dredger has already started work to deliver safe and reliable ocean access for the commercial vessels that cross the entrance […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) launched the Visakhapatnam beach nourishment scheme yesterday, after overcoming some technical issues. The sand nourishment project was set to begin last week, but the work could not start as per schedule due to technical snag. The problem with regard to pipeline connectivity was the cause of the delay, informs The Hindu. […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’s Philadelphia District yesterday began beachfill operations at Brant Beach on Long Beach Island, NJ. USACE has just released this amazing photo, showing the Weeks Marine’s twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Magdalen in the distance, during the sand pumping operations. The dune and berm system that is being repaired is designed to […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Stokman-SCW announced recently that it will supply the conveyor belt rollers and pulleys for a custom built Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) ‘DC Orisant’. Royal IHC is building the 5,450m³ TSHD for a joint venture between Den Herder (Reimerswaal Dredging) and Group de Cloedt. The shipbuilder held steel cutting ceremony for this multi-purpose TSHD on March […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dawlish Warren beach recharge project, aimed to reduce the risk of flooding to over 2,900 properties around the River Exe, is well underway. The £14 million engineering project – led by the Environment Agency, the contractor BMMJV (BAM Nuttall and Mott MacDonald) and Teignbridge Council – comes as a part of the Exe Estuary Flood […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging of the Kingston Harbor entry channel has been complete, according to the Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL). The deepening of the channel, performed under phase one of the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT) expansion project, was finished six weeks ahead of the schedule, reported the KFTL. The company also added that the handover of the upgraded […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Workers of the Spanish shipbuilder LaNaval in Bilbao, Spain, held recently a keel-laying ceremony for the first of two trailing suction hopper dredgers under construction for Van Oord. Ms Carmen de la Barrera, Van Oord’s Quality Control inspector at the LaNaval yard, performed the ceremony. Underneath the first section, two euro coins were fixed: one with the […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Just two weeks after permission was given to begin dumping silt in Whitsand Bay, the maintenance dredging operations in and adjacent to Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Devonport in Plymouth already started. According to Queens Harbor Master Plymouth and Cattewater Harbor Master, dredging operations will take place at Weston Mill Lake, 9 Wharf and the approaches to […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Just a few days from now, trailing suction hopper dredge Pelican will begin maintenance dredging of the Lakes Entrance Bar in Victoria, Australia. According to the Gippsland Ports announcement, the Pelican will be carrying out dredging operations on the Lakes Entrance Bar for a period of approximately six weeks starting Friday 6th November 2015. During the works, the Pelican will […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, has announced that the work to remove silt deposits from the interior of the Mill Creek Project diversion dam is now underway. The project started Monday, Aug. 13, and includes removal of approx 350 cubic yards of silt deposits from the interior of the Mill Creek Project diversion dam, […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first Easydredge® 2700, built for Royal IHC, was successfully launched at MTG Dolphin Shipyard on 16th December 2014. The new vessel will be supplied with a “world-dredging package”, which includes bottom doors, a bow coupling and a dredging depth of 25m. This makes her suitable for a wide range of tasks, from the maintenance […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Scheepswerf Gebr. Kooiman BV, a subsidiary of The Kooiman Group, has inked a contract to complete a conversion project for the trailing suction hopper dredger Ostsee. The conversion involves the replacement of dredging installation’s electrical drives with the direct diesel drives. Two jet water pumps with electric motors will be replaced by two new Nijhuis pumps with a higher […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, in early April deployed its Trailing suction hopper dredger VOLVOX ASIA to the New Suez Canal project. The vessel has hopper capacity of 10,834m³, and along with three stationary cutter suction dredgers and a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger is working on the New Suez […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Prins Hendrik dike in Texel, which is over three kilometers long, is strengthened with sand on the sea side, adding some 200 hectares to the island. As from 2018, Jan De Nul N.V. will build a dynamic, unique nature reserve with dunes, salt marsh and beach in front of the current dike. The project […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Young CEDA Belgium recently organized a visit to the dredging and beach replenishment site in Knokke, Belgium.  The EUR17 million Knokke beach fill project has been awarded to the joint venture ‘Noordzee en Kust’, of which Jan De Nul is part. For this coastal protection project, JDN mobilized its trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Alexander […]