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  • 25 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Dockwise Ltd. today announces 10 awards for Heavy Marine Transport projects and two for engineering assignments related to a float-over for CNOOC and to Wheatstone. Total revenues for these various commitments are expected to exceed $35 million USD. The relationship between the China National Offshore Oil Corporation, (CNOOC) and Dockwise continues to grow as CNOOC […]

  • 26 April 2010

    Japan’s Itochu Group has submitted a proposal to Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport in cooperation with Vinalines to develop the Lach Huyen port in Hai Phong. Under the proposal, Itochu will invest US$160m to construct two container berths, with the Vietnamese government investing US$260m… [mappress] Source:stonebtb,April 26,2010;

  • 2 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Abuja — Minister of Transport, Mr. Ibrahim Isa Bio yesterday gave more clarity has on the raging controversies surrounding the dredging of the Lower River Niger project, generated by the recent media reports that the Federal Government has suspended the Lower River Niger Dredging by… [mappress] Source: All Africa, March 2, 2010

  • 8 February 2010
    Business & Finance

    Qatar Gas Transport Company Ltd. (NAKILAT) has signed a joint venture agreement with Damen Shipyards Qatar Holding B.V., a wholly owned subsidiary of Damen Shipyards Group, to jointly operate a shipbuilding facility in the Port of Ras Laffan, Qatar. [mappress] Source: MarineLink, February 7, 2010

  • 23 December 2009

    The construction of a slurry pipeline from Peruvian company Cuervo Resources’ proposed Cerro Ccopane Iron Ore Project to the Peruvian coast has been found to be the most economic according to a study by Sandwell Engineering… Source: Pipeline International, December 23, 2009

  • 26 February 2021
    Infrastructure

    CDES, a Luzancy (Seine-et-Marne) based marine specialist, has won the La Teste de Buch dredging contract. La Teste de Buch is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. It is located on the south shore of Arcachon Bay, lying in the southwestern part of Gironde. The project includes dredging of 50,000 cubic meters of sediment, transport activities by land and […]

  • 26 February 2021
    Infrastructure

    The Philippines Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has officially started its operations to dredge an estimated 50,000 cubic meters of soil, sand, and silt along Marikina River in an effort to increase its capacity in handling rainwater and prevent overflow. Commenting the latest news, Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the dredging work […]

  • 26 February 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    Dredging activities continue to progress on Phase 2 of the $36.5 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management project in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts, reports the Army Corps’ New England District. Beginning March 1, 2021, work will progress to Work Area #4 in the vicinity of Riverway and Netherlands Road (near the Brookline DPW building), said […]

  • 25 February 2021
    Infrastructure

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has officially started the R. Dhuvaafaru land reclamation and shore protection project. Under the contract, a land area of 22 hectares will be reclaimed during this $9.3 million job. According to MTCC, the scheme is set to be completed with 445 days.  In fact, the project was contracted […]

  • 25 February 2021
    Research & Development

    The Environment Agency has presented a report of the trial tests of a new approach to beach replenishment at Poole Bay. The report revealed results of a year-long programme of fieldwork to monitor the behaviour of sand deposited in the nearshore zone off Canford Cliffs in Poole Bay. The technique of replenishing beaches by deposition […]

  • 22 February 2021
    Infrastructure

    Ecocoast was recently approached by Tornado Rover Alcisa (TRV) for a project on Yas Island, where the launching facilities for pleasure boats and personal watercrafts were being upgraded. This work is part of a larger project TRV is working on for the Department of Transport, Abu Dhabi. “Our client had been instructed by the Environmental Agency – Abu […]

  • 22 February 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Army Corps contractor, Healy Tibbits Builders has begun night dredging operations in the inner Honolulu Harbor. According to USACE, the dredge barge is working at Area U3B. Dredging will take place on Monday nights through Sunday mornings, from 3 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., with hours extending to 10:30 a.m. in the month of March. […]

  • 19 February 2021
    Vessels

    TV Dredging, part of the Holland Shipyards Group, recently completed full-scale trials for the new deep suction dredger ‘Geertje’. According to the company, the newbuild is ready for delivery to her new owners Hoftijzer Verhuur- en Aannemingsbedrijf B.V. This in-house engineered vessel – type TVD DSD 35 DE – has a dredging depth of 37m, […]

  • 19 February 2021
    Infrastructure

    House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chair Peter DeFazio and Ranking Member Sam Graves have urged President Biden to fully utilize the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) in his upcoming budget request. This move would make billions of dollars in already-collected fees available to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to maintain U.S. ports and harbors, […]

  • 19 February 2021
    Equipment

    Conrad Shipyard, Morgan City, La., hosted a steel cutting ceremony for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) at its Deepwater South shipyard in Amelia on February 5, 2021. The ceremony signals the start of construction of a 6,500 cubic yard trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). Delivery of the vessel is scheduled before the end […]

  • 18 February 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District has received an application for the Army permit for the proposed dredging works at the BAE Systems, Inc. San Diego yard. The proposed project includes dredging of approximately 35,100 cubic yards of sediment material to extend the Pride of San Diego Dry Dock sump to the […]

  • 17 February 2021
    Equipment

    The hopper barge Rabochaya has left for her first autonomous voyage, FSUE Rosmorport informs. This trip will be conducted under the framework of unmanned shipping project, initiated by MARINET Industry Center of the National Technology Initiative (NTI). During the voyage off the Port of Gelendzhik, the barge will be tested for the ability to detect […]

  • 16 February 2021
    Infrastructure

    Land & Water has just released this beautiful photo of their 130 long reach excavator, loaded onto a vessel at Glasson Docks and ready to be transported to the Isle of Man for dredging works at Peel Marina. A new round of dredging work, set to remove 44,000 tonnes of silt from Peel Marina, will […]

  • 16 February 2021
    Technology

    Siport21, a maritime and port engineering consultancy company, is developing Siflow21 – a new analysis and simulation maritime traffic software.  This system compares different layout alternatives of waterways or port areas to select the optimized option and the resources needed for achieving the maximum operational efficiency. The traffic prediction model built for La Plata and Parana Rivers (Argentina) stands out among first developments. […]

  • 16 February 2021
    Vessels

    Two Ellicott dredges were recently shipped to Bangladesh to continue supporting the country’s dredging efforts. The Ellicott Series 2070 (20-inch/500 mm) Dragon® dredges will join dozens of other Ellicott 18-inch (450 mm) and 20-inch (500 mm) dredges currently involved in projects to keep rivers flowing and flood risks at bay. Although the past year has […]

  • 15 February 2021
    Infrastructure

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has just released the latest update on their Hanimaadhoo development program. According to MTCC, work on Hdh. Hanimaadhoo Harbor is well underway, with overall 30% project progress so far. New Harbor basin dredging works and maintenance dredging operations are currently ongoing, with 68% and 90% completion respectively. The […]

  • 12 February 2021
    Infrastructure

    The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), Harbors Division, has just announced that USACE will begin maintenance dredging throughout Honolulu Harbor on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. “Work will be scheduled on Monday nights through Sunday mornings, from 3 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., with hours extending to 10:30 a.m. in the month of March,” said HDOT. Dredging […]

  • 11 February 2021
    Infrastructure

    Boskalis has successfully wrapped up the dredging operations for the development of the first large-scale LNG export terminal in Canada. For three seasons, the crews worked under harsh weather conditions to remove and remediate soil at the site of the future terminal in Kitimat. Boskalis’ hopper dredgers Beachway and Shoreway have already left for Vancouver […]

  • 11 February 2021
    Infrastructure

    A dredging operation to remove 44,000 tonnes of silt from Peel Marina will resume in late February, following the return to work of the construction sector, Isle of Man Government reports. Following on from last year’s dredging works, the dredging process will again involve using a long reach excavator on a floating barge, with the […]

  • 11 February 2021
    Business development

    The 4th International Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” will be held in mixed in-person/online format on 10-11 March 2021. The participants will gather at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (Moscow). The congress annually gathers over 250 industry experts. The event is organized by Russia’s leading maritime media group PortNews […]

  • 9 February 2021
    Infrastructure

    Sediment dredged from shipping channels leading to the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore is helping restore the underutilized Ridgley’s Cove park property in Baltimore City into a multiuse recreation area with walking trails. Restoration of Ridgley’s Cove, located behind Horseshoe Casino and adjacent to the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River, makes use of […]