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  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Hansel Marine, a Chinese manufacturer of dredgers and dredging equipment, has successfully dispatched a new HS-55CB cutter suction dredger (CSD) from Shanghai Port to Alexandria, Egypt. The dredger – with a customized design – was built by Hansel Marine in accordance with the specific requirements of the dredging project and complying with the international shipbuilding […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Only four months after the signing of the contract, Damen successfully shipped a fully customized Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 350 to Brazil. The standard dredger was adapted to meet Brazilian Naval requirements and received additional options as per customer request. The CSD350 is the first stationary dredger Damen has delivered to Brazil. Many countries – […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) expressed their deep concern over the U.S. Senate’s approval yesterday of a fiscal 2020 appropriations bill that cuts funding by more than two-thirds to a U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD) program that provides critical grants for port infrastructure projects nationwide. According to AAPA, MARAD’s Port Infrastructure […]

  • 31 October 2019

    Russia’s leading maritime industry media group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual International Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow on 26-27 February 2020. The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”. The event is supported by the Ministry of Transport […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has won a contract for the Phase 1 of S. Hulhumeedhoo MIFCO harbor upgrade, located on the northeastern point of Addu City in the Maldives. Fathimath Shana Farooq, Director General of Planning Ministry, signed the agreement on behalf of the Maldives Government and Hassan Shah, MTCC CEO, […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Two-thirds of the way through, the Lake Zumbro Restoration Project in Rochester, Minnesota, is on track, reports J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. The contractor has just released this 3 minute video that examines project goals, the team involved, and takes a close look at the 80-acre confined disposal facility. According to the latest update, J.F. […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has developed a new conservation tool to identify opportunities for the beneficial use of clean dredged sediments.  Beneficial Use – Identifying Locations for Dredge (BUILD) is a mapping tool that will support the state’s Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts, protect infrastructure and investment, and enhance coastal resiliency. The tool was inspired by […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredge Yard and its sole agent in Sri Lanka, Hoavel Holdings, have won an order for a standard Cutter Suction Dredger ECO 300. The new dredger will be used by Sri Lanka Land Development Corporation (SLLDC) for the cleanup of the Beira Lake in Colombo, Sri Lanka. According to the company, Hovael Holdings confirmed that […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Peel Ports Group has marked the full reopening of Runcorn Docks on the Manchester Ship Canal, following a £4 million program of works. Over the last 14 months, Peel Ports has worked with McLaughlin and Harvey to reinstate and upgrade two of its 4 berths one of which was closed in January 2017. As reported, […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, is making final preparations to begin a dredging project at the Pampus container and breakbulk terminal in the Norrköping Harbor, Sweden. According to Wasa, for this $9.3 million cleanup program they will use the backhoe dredger Harald, combined dredger and drilling rig Boulder, split-barges Jenna and Laura and […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A major upgrade to the Gold Coast’s Sand Bypass System jetty will ensure sand continues to be pumped northward keeping the Seaway open for the recreation, tourism and marine industries. The Gold Coast Waterways Authority is investing about $3.35 million in the project which will enable critical maintenance works to be carried out effectively and […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) CEO Hassan Shah has officially inaugurated S. Meedhoo harbor upgrade project on 24th October 2019. The ceremony was attended by Member of Parliament for Addu Meedhoo constituency, Rozaina Adam, Chairman Mohamed Faheem, other officials from MTCC and the people of S.Meedhoo. According to MTCC, they mobilized to begin S. […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives is set to consider H.R. 2440, Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund bill on Monday October 28, 2019. As reported by the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), the bill may be presented in the House under “suspension of the rules.” “We strongly support the Full Utilization of the […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Port of Seattle Executive Director Stephen. P. Metruck yesterday officially released the proposed 2020 Budget and five-year capital development and investment plans. Port Commissioners will consider the budget and capital development and investment plans at their November 12 and November 19 public meetings. “The Capital Investment Plan (CIP), which amounts to $3.4 billion over the […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vital sea defense work that will help protect West Bay from future flooding has been completed on time and on budget, reports the Dorset Council. According to the release, the £10 million coastal defense works – completed this week by the Council and the Environment Agency – will better protect 148 homes and 112 businesses […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC), Hassan Shah, officially inaugurated the Sh. Feevah harbor upgrade project on October 19 at a special ceremony held in Sh. Feevah – part of the Miladhummadulhu Atoll in the Maldives. The ceremony was attended by Ali Riza, Member of Parliament for Shaviyani Miladhoo constituency, several MTCC officials […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has just announced that the Calumet Harbor bedrock removal project is now fully complete. Work completed recently by Roen Salvage Co. began on May 5, 2019. According to the Corps, the dynamite blasting and dredging of the dolomite rock from the bottom of Calumet Harbor will ensure […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials have announced the start of navigation dredging in the Sloop Creek and Lavallette Channel next week as the Metedeconk Channels Dredging project in Ocean County is completed ahead of schedule. The $16 million Metedeconk Channels project, which was expected to continue through December 2019, is completing in the […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has officially kicked off the deepening and widening operations in the inner port channel and turning basin of the large ore export Port of Nouadhibou, Mauritania. With these works on the 25-km long entrance channel to the mineral terminal of Port of Nouadhibou, the National Industrial and Mineral Authority of Mauritania […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s Tauranga City Council is currently reviewing their coastal structures policy to ensure that they consider the needs of future communities, including the potential impact of climate change as they decide when and how to maintain public coastal structures.  Coastal structures are any man-made building, equipment, device or other facility fixed to land along […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging has resumed on the 96km long Delaware and Raritan Canal, with work expected to run through until the end of October. The canal functions as a means of transporting water and acts as a reservoir, being part of the Raritan basin water supply system, providing water to millions of central New Jersey residents. The […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Zumbro dredging scheme in Rochester, Minnesota, is progressing according to schedule and is close to 80-percent complete, KROC-AM reports.  According to Rochester Public Utilities spokesman Tony Benson, dredging crews have removed about 340,000 cubic yards of sludge, silt, and other materials from the reservoir along the Zumbro River in northern Olmsted County and […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has won a contract from a Thailand hospitality management and holding company, Centara Hotels and Resorts, for the reclamation works on three islands in Kaafu Atoll area in the Republic of Maldives. Thirayuth Chirathivat, the CEO of Centara Hotels and Resorts, signed the agreement on behalf of the […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A former factory site had stood empty for several years in Ealing, London. Bisected by the Grand Union Canal, this site was ripe for redevelopment into housing, retail outlets and public amenities. To support this project, The Rothen Group, a national independent civil engineering and maintenance business, was chosen to help incorporate canal-side bank stabilization […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Over EUR 117 million has been allocated to 39 key transport projects by the EU, aimed at filling the gaps in missing connections across the continent while at the same time keeping a strong focus on sustainable transport modes.  The projects, supported through the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), among other things, are dedicated to upgrading […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The vision for Onslow to become a key marine hub is a step closer with dredging to allow larger commercial vessels to operate from the Beadon Creek facility, almost completed. The Department of Transport, Western Australia, has been working with the Onslow Marine Support Base and other stakeholders over the past seven years to redevelop […]