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  • 3 March 2010

    The use of larger vessels, construction of new ports, an increased focus on coastal shipping, inland transportation and government support are likely to drive demand for both capital and maintenance dredging… [mappress] Source: Money Life, March 3, 2010;

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A hydrographic survey of the Mooloolah River and its coastal bar on Tuesday, February 27, showed a shoal patch extending from the end of the eastern breakwater in a westerly direction past the centerline of the channel, reports the Department of Transport and Main Roads – Maritime Safety Queensland. The shoal has a least depth […]

  • 26 January 2010

    Shadow Minister for Main Roads and Transport and Member for Maroochydore, Fiona Simpson has welcomed the news that a permanent pipeline will be constructed at the mouth of the Mooloolah River to allow for regular dredging… [mappress] Source: My Sunshine Coast, January 25, 2010:

  • 16 November 2009

    Mumbai: International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, will work with the Kerala Government to develop a greenfield port that will create jobs while addressing the state’s trade and transportation capacity needs… Source: DNA, November 15, 2009;

  • 27 December 2009

    The European Commission adopted on December 18 the decisions for the financing of three major projects submitted under Priority Axis 2 – “Modernization and development of national transport infrastructure outside the TEN-T… Source:financiarul,December 23,2009; [mappress]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dam maintenance activities will be the main topic of Damen’s Mark Winkelman presentation at the Hydro 2018 in Gdansk, Poland, from 15-17 October 2018. He will focus on the dredging depth and discharge pipe distance combined with the various types of dredgers available (cutter suction dredger (CSD), DOP dredger etc). In rivers, natural currents continuously […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) signed today three separate Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with Dredging Corporation of India (DCI), Paradip Port Trust (PPT) and Mormugao Port Trust (MPT). These MoUs are meant to make use of the synergies, strengths and expertise of the ports and dredging sectors to enable IWAI to accelerate the […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Transport and the Jurien Boat Harbour Steering Committee have begun maintenance dredging of the Jurien Bay with operations likely to continue until late March, 2015.  It is expected the dredging will remove significant amounts of seagrass wrack and sand from the harbour seabed, delivering an improved harbour environment. In preparation for the dredging program DOT worked closely with environmental […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The EU’s TEN-T Programme will invest nearly €550,000 in a design and safety study to welcome ultra-large container ships in the Port of Dunkirk in northern France. Ultra-large (about 400m long) container ships, becoming increasingly popular for goods transportation, often require adaptation of the maritime access to ports. This project features technical design and safety […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard has announced their participation at the 33rd PIANC World Congress 2014, which will be held in San Francisco, California. PIANC, The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure, is the forum that brings together professionals around the world to provide expert advice on cost effective, reliable and sustainable infrastructures to facilitate the growth of […]

  • 23 December 2011

    Senator Josh Green’s ‘talk story’ session Thursday evening in Kona turned into a transportation update session. Green invited state Department of Transportation Director Glenn Okimoto, who addressed about two dozen people at King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel. Included in the updates were state highways, airports and commercial harbors. Harbors Hawai‘i Island has two commercial harbors: […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    JULONG has completed construction of a 18/16 inch cutter suction dredger for a Nigerian customer. The dredger, named PAULINA, will perform maintenance duties in and around the River States.  As all JULONG cutter suction dredgers are dismantled prior to delivery, the transport was straightforward. The various elements such as the pontoons and control cabin were hoisted from the transport […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has released this beautiful photo of the dredge MURDEN performing regularly scheduled Assateague Island bypass operations off the coast of Ocean City, MD. The MURDEN will be removing material from in and around the channel, with an emphasis on the ebb and flood shoals in which sand is traditionally […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Hueneme’s deepening project, largely funded by a $12.3 million TIGER Grant (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) from the U.S. Department of Transportation, is nearing its completion.  The port said in their official statement that the harbor deepening program will create over 563 new jobs, $28 million in business revenue, $5.8 million in […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a Dutch  company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, recently awarded a contract to RollDock Shipping B.V. for the transportation of a backhoe dredger, a water injection dredger and auxiliary equipment. “Both dredgers were loaded and discharged by our “Float in-Float out” method while the auxiliary equipment was lifted onboard,” RollDock said in […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dutch Offshore Contractors, an independent company serving the heavy transport needs of clients in the global maritime offshore industry (DOC), has successfully loaded the first of two shipments of dredging equipment in Suez onto HLV Xiang Yun Kou for COSCO Heavy Transport. The modernized Suez Canal was officially opened on August 6, 2015. This capital […]

  • 10 April 2012

    According to abc57.com, the St. Joseph harbor is being dredged. MCM Marine began pumping sand out of the channel, over the weekend and putting it back on the beach which is good news for shippers and beachgoers. “St. Joseph Harbor is an important contributor to the overall Great Lakes Navigation System, which provides the nation […]

  • 28 February 2013

    In the Union Budget proposals for the financial year 2013-13 Five inland waterways have been declared as National Waterways. Announcing this in the budget proposals tabled in the Lok Sabha today Union Finance Minister Shri P.Chidambaram said the Minister of Water Resources will move a Bill in Parliament to declare the Lakhipur – Bhanga stretch […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shri Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, inaugurated the capital dredging scheme at the Mormugao Port cruise berth in Goa last week. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that Mormugao is going to be the first port in the country with a draft of 19.5 m. After the completion of […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations are currently underway along Little Lagoon Pass near West Beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama. According to the City of Gulf Shores’ latest release, the pass has gotten increasingly shallow over the past year, and this is much needed as boating season winds down. “They’ll be some activity along the shoreline as that […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $14.1 million modification to contract W912BU-15-C-0054 for the Delaware River dredging and rock removal operations. Work will be performed in Chester, Pennsylvania, with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2019, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. The project is […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ELA Container Offshore GmbH has delivered two Offshore Office Containers to the Netherlands based Martens en Van Oord. The containers will be placed on pontoons and barges working off the coast in dredging projects. “We decided to buy high quality used A60 ELA containers with DNV 2.7-1 / EN 12079-1 offshore certification, since we expect […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, will soon begin the sediment removal project in the San Luis Rey River. “Due to the amount of material to be removed, heavy construction equipment and dump trucks will be running continuously for 10 hours a day, 6 days a week. The San Luis Rey Bike […]

  • 4 April 2013

    The Irish Ports Association (IPA), the representative body for the Irish ports sector and an affiliate of IBEC, today welcomed the publication by Leo Varadkar, TD, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport of the new national ports policy which sets out the policy framework for the future development of the sector. Commenting on the new […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The MCS container terminal in Leeuwarden and the winding hole for 110-metre ships at the junction of the Zwette and Van Harinxma canals have been opened officially. Construction involved an investment of EUR 8.5 million. The new gantry crane can lift 47 tonnes and handle 25 containers per hour. Two container ships sail a fixed […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Efforts to expand the Port of New Orleans container terminal are well underway. The Port NOLA is a deep-draft multipurpose facility at the center of the world’s busiest port system — Louisiana’s Lower Mississippi River. The new Mississippi River Intermodal Terminal is taking shape within the terminal, which will result in a modern and efficient intermodal container transfer […]