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  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A keel laying ceremony of a Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 vessel, to be built for Hanson Aggregates Marine, took place today at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania. The ceremony of this vessel, currently in progress at Damen Galati under YN 566352, was performed at Hull Division IA in the presence of Mr. Simon Willis, […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The PACE Group officially launched the construction of a new terminal at Poti Port, western Georgia, yesterday. According to a Pace Group’s official announcement, the new terminal will require dredging work in the harbor to a depth of 12 meters, which will result in the sea port being able to accept vessels up to 253 meters […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Col. Daniel Hibner, commander of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has announced that deepening work for the inner portion of the Savannah harbor is officially underway. This initiates the final construction phase of the 20-year effort to deepen the third busiest container port in the United States. “The Savannah Harbor Expansion project […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Tidal Marsh and Barrier Beach Restoration Project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, located east of Milton, Delaware, is the recipient of a 2019 Climate Adaptation Leadership Award for Natural Resources in the “Federal Government” category.  The award was established in 2016 to recognize outstanding and innovative projects “that are advancing the resilience of […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Paul District has released a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for its proposed dredged material management plan in Pool 5, near Kellogg, Minnesota. The draft plan outlines the transportation methods and necessary land requirements to permanently place dredged material removed from the Mississippi River in Pool 5 for the […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group has just released this beautiful night photo of their backhoe dredger Peter the Great and split hopper Vlaanderen VIII, working side by side on the Elbe River deepening program. Conducting their operations on the 116 km fairway between Cuxhaven and Hamburg, Peter the Great dredges the harder soil parts like clay and discharges […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Reps. Betty McCollum, Angie Craig and Ron Kind sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget earlier this week, pushing for the distribution of $100 million for the Army Corps of Engineers to address the impacts of this spring’s devastating floods along the Mississippi River. The funds were included in the Additional […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has awarded JAXPORT an additional $35.3 million in funding for the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening project. The funding will be used toward exercising the second phase of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contract B, which will deepen the project’s next 2.5 miles. To date, the state of Florida has contributed […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hill International has signed an agreement with the Thessaloniki Port Authority (THPA) as leader of a consortium including Rogan Associates SA, to provide design and project management services for the planned expansion of the marine works infrastructure of Pier 6. Being part of the Core Network of the Trans-European Transport Network, the Port of Thessaloniki […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Longer Port Aransas ferry wait times are expected for about two weeks, starting on Wednesday, September 11, according to a Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) news release. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel will require DOT to modify its ferry operations, which will result in […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Russia continues intense development of its port infrastructure that implies a considerable scope of dredging works. Some of the largest dredging projects in the country include dry cargo area of Taman port, Utrenny terminal, port in Pionersky, port Lavna. The country is also stepping up construction of its own dredging fleet, replacing old and obsolete […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. LLC, Old Brook, Illinois, has been awarded a $26.4 million contract for the Baltimore Harbor maintenance dredging project. According to the DOD, work will be performed in Baltimore, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of March 30, 2020. The work is part of the regular maintenance of the multiple […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. John Kennedy has announced an $8.3 million Army grant to fund dredging on waterways in south Louisiana. The work will be performed on the New Orleans Harbor Reach of the Mississippi River, bays along the Gulf Intracostal Waterway, Bayou Lafourche, Houma Navigation Canal and Barataria Bar Channel. “Historic rainfall throughout the country has […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hamilton Liberal MP Filomena Tassi yesterday announced a major investment of $5.5 million for a project that will increase capacity at the Port of Hamilton. The port will receive the investment for a Pier 10 Export Expansion from the National Trade Corridors Fund (NTCF) on behalf of Transport Canada. The federal funding contributes to a […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    DEME Group announced yesterday that their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Scheldt River’ has returned to the Elbe in Germany after an LNG bunkering operation. According to DEME, Titan LNG’s liquefied natural gas bunkering barge, the FlexFueler001 bunkered the LNG-powered TSHD Scheldt River last week. The hopper dredger is currently being used to carry out […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has announced the awarding of the $8.2 million Athol Springs contract for the strengthening of the Lake Erie seawall along Route 5, in the Hamlet of Athol Springs, Hamburg, New York. “Route 5 is a vital link between Buffalo and the Southtowns, trafficking about 40,000 motorists a […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Kevin Thibault toured the ongoing JAXPORT development projects last week, and also received an update on port growth. The visit, hosted by JAXPORT Chief Executive Officer Eric Green and other port executives, included a look at how the projects – from berth enhancements to Mile Point and harbor deepening – […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    After more than a year working on a major port expansion project in the Faroe Islands’ Port of Torshavn, the Peter Madsen Rederi’s wire crane vessels ‘Merete Chris’ and ‘Aase Madsen’ are now being demobilized. Their work scope included removal of existing revetments, which were built into the new breakwater, said the Danish giant. According […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District has released a public notice for the Port of Corpus Christi Authority’s proposed Channel Deepening Project, for which an Environmental Impact Statement will be prepared.  “The Channel Deepening Project was also determined to be a covered project under Title 41 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The much-delayed deepening and fairway widening program on the Elbe River, conducted by the Belgium’s dredging giant DEME Group, officially started today. After a symbolic push on the button, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Scheldt River kicked off the works, which should be completed early 2021. The project consists of the widening and deepening of […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging scheme on the Redwood City Harbor Channel in California will be commencing soon, the Port of Redwood City said in its latest announcement.  The Port and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, will host a meeting about boating safety during the dredging project on July 26, at the Port of […]