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  • 2 October 2013

    A new Multi-Purpose Kongsberg Maritime Polaris ship’s bridge simulator has become a key coastal and port development resource for The Instituto Mexicano del Transporte (IMT) following the opening of its new research facility in August 2013. Based in Queretaro, Mexico, IMT is the leading Research Center for Ports and Coasts in Mexico. The organisation is […]

  • 8 November 2012

    Cornwall Council has confirmed its continued support for improvements to the harbours at St Mary’s and Penzance in order to safeguard the future of the sea link between the Isles of Scilly and the mainland. In a joint letter to the Under Secretary of State for Transport Norman Baker MP, Cornwall Council Leader Jim Currie […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) successfully completed their work on the coastal protection structures at N. Fohdhoo on 26th July 2020. The scheme, aimed to solve increasing erosion issues, involved laying of geo-bags along a 180m area and approximately 5,000cbm of sand backfilling works. The Maldives’ Ministry of National Planning, Housing and Infrastructure […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been advised that Subsea Rock Installation works will commence along the pipeline route from the Corrib Offshore Field Location to WGS84. Work will start in mid October 2012 and is expected to be completed within 6-10 days. This work will be carried out by the Van Oord […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The participants of the 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow – organized by PortNews Media Group – have suggested establishment of a working group for improvement of the Dredging and Health, Environment and Safety (HES) regulations. When speaking at the Congress, Andrey Lavrishchev, General Director of FSUE Rosmorport, emphasized that the system of […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been selected as a contractor on Saudi Aramco’s Long Term Agreement for Offshore Facilities (LTA) program. Boskalis acquired the agreement in consortium with the United Arab Emirates-based company Lamprell. Lamprell will focus on the engineering, procurement and construction of offshore structures, such as topsides and jackets, and Boskalis will be […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The $4 million worth St Louis River Estuary habitat restoration project is underway at Radio Tower Bay in Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota. The main objective of the project is to remove approximately 115,000 cubic yards of wood waste and unclassified sediment from approximately 29 acres of the Bay. Dredging operation are being performed by […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, along with U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (all D-MD), yesterday announced that Baltimore County will receive $20 million in federal funding for the Sparrows Point redevelopment. The funding is made available through to the the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program. “The scale of this project cannot be overstated […]

  • 5 August 2013

    CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has recently signed the construction project for the civil works of Huai River outward channel expansion project with the Huaian Transportation Bureau, with a contract value of some 196 million yuan and a construction period of 36 months. The civil works of the ship lock expansion project in Gaoliangjian […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada has committed up to $6.4 million for the Pier 17 expansion project at the St. John’s Port, Marc Garneau, Canadian Minister of Transport, announced yesterday.  Following consultation with industry and port users, the St. John’s Port Authority (SJPA) is building a new finger pier, which is a deck structure that projects from the […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is seeking public comment for a 10-year maintenance request by the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s Office of Maritime Resources to dredge nine channels in the bay waters off Long Beach Island (LBI). Dredging is proposed for the Beach Haven State Channel Complex: Southwick Channel, Bay Harbor […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Messrs. W.Sjoerd Piek and Frank Taverne of Boskalis International B.V. Papendrecht, visited Prolake s.r.o. Banská Bystrica, member of Progroupe on May 2nd 2013, at its facility for riverbed sediments processing operated at Gabčíkovo Water Dam, water reservoir Hrušov. The experts from the Netherlands were presented dewatering technology, continuous measurement of results and monitoring of sediments […]

  • 1 May 2012

    Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company LLC (Cashman), a leading national provider of environmental dredging, capital improvement, and maintenance dredging services, announced yesterday the award of a contract to provide dredging, transportation, backfilling, and capping services on the 2012 Upper Hudson River Dredging Project. Mobilization efforts have already begun and dredging is expected to begin […]

  • 26 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Karnafuly joint venture consortium ltd. delivered three high quality Cutter Suction Dredgers 450 to Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA). On Wednesday the 18th of January the vessels were inaugurated by the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina. The vessels were built in close co-operation with the local Karnaphuli Shipyard. VOSTA LMG has a cooperation […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wahkiakum County is about to receive the necessary permit to finish the berth and channel improvements for its new Columbia River ferry.  The announcement was welcomed by Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler and Senator Patty Murray, who teamed up when Wahkiakum County asked for help in obtaining the U.S. Army Corps permit as quickly as possible. The County is […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a strengthening of ties between the UAE and the Maldives, global marine terminal operator DP World has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Maldivian government officials in Dubai for the development of the archipelago’s ports and logistics industry. The meeting, which was attended by a Maldivian government delegation including Minister of Tourism Ahmed […]

  • 30 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 24–30, 2017).   Vision Marine Bags Saada Land Reclamation Deal The Bahrain Real Estate Investment Edamah has signed an agreement with Vision Marine to undertake the reclamation work for the beachfront Saada Project – part of the Muharraq beachfront […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Liberal National Government has allocated $750,295 to local authorities for projects aimed at protecting the Western Australian coastline. Acting Transport Minister, John Day, said that the 2016-17 Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) grants would benefit 13 urgent coastal management projects, located between Geraldton and Esperance, with funds allocated for construction, design, monitoring or investigation […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In the framework of the Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm project, Energinet.dk and 50Hertz Transmission GmbH awarded the Joint Venture Iemants – Jan De Nul Group the EPCI contract for 2 Gravity Based Foundations (GBF). Iemants joins with Jan De Nul Group for the engineering, construction and installation of 2 Gravity Based Foundations (GBFs) for […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The town of Scituate is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing the North Scituate Beach Nourishment Project in Scituate, Mass. The applicant’s project purpose is storm damage protection. The work is proposed in the Atlantic Ocean […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Regional Development Council of Northern Mindanao (RDC-X) has endorsed major infrastructure projects proposed by the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) for 2016. The proposed projects are to be implemented in the region by the Port Management Offices (PMOs) of Misamis Oriental/Cagayan de Oro, Lanao del Norte/Iligan, and Misamis Occidental/Ozamiz. The projects seek to improve sea […]

  • 1 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman John L. Mica, former Chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, welcomes President Barack Obama to Florida two days ago as he visits the Port of Miami to roll out infrastructure proposals. “President Obama can see firsthand the success of Republican Governor Rick Scott’s work at focusing state, local and private resources […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Colac Otway Shire recently engaged Maritime Constructions to complete a dredging scope at the Port of Apollo Bay comprising removal of 55,000m3. With limited delays and complications, the team were able to remove significantly more volume – 72,400m3 of material – within the available shire budget. “Siltation of harbor had been identified as the most […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of the Netherlands said that Infrastructure and Water Management Minister, Cora van Van Nieuwenhuizen, will be travelling to Poland with representatives of 42 Dutch companies and knowledge institutes from 9 up to and including 11 October. This trade mission is aimed at exploring Polish market opportunities for the participating companies and closing deals. […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will hold a roundtable policy discussion this week on challenges states and communities face in rebuilding and determining possible solutions to address America’s water infrastructure needs.  The meeting is set to take place on Friday, April 20th, in Coos Bay, Oregon. Representatives from public and private stakeholder groups […]