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  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Llandudno Coastal Forum, working with Conwy County Borough Council and its consultants, will host a public drop-in session at the Victoria Center in Llandudno to introduce the shortlisted options for managing Llandudno’s beaches. The event will take place on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th July between 10am and 4pm. “Officers from Conwy’s Environment, Roads and […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    WEDA, a non-profit technical association devoted to the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction, held their 2019 Dredging Summit & Expo in Chicago, IL the first week of June. With the theme “Why Dredging is Good”, the selection committee named Isaac Hametz and Brian Davis the 2019 winners […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 10th Dredging & Land Reclamation Summit 2019 will take place from 15-18 July 2019 in London. This summit, aimed at resolving the critical issues related to dredging and land reclamation operations, will gather Chiefs/Heads/Managers/Engineers of Dredging & Reclamation from global Port Operators, Port Authorities, Maritime Authorities, Marine Terminal Companies, River/Waterway Structure Owners and Authorities, […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The United Soybean Board’s (USB) commitment to improve market conditions for farmers hits a new bottom – the Mississippi River bottom, USB said in its latest announcement.  USB has approved funding to support environmental assessments (research) and education of this important improvement to the infrastructure system located near the Port of New Orleans. “Every decision […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Curtin Maritime Corporation has been selected as the best bidder for the Crescent City Harbor maintenance dredging project in California. According to the FedBizOpps, this $2.9 million contract was awarded by the Army Corps’ San Francisco District. The work consists of maintenance dredging in the Crescent City Harbor federal navigation channels. The Entrance Channel project […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine, a marine construction and dredging contractor headquartered in Cranford, NJ, has won an $11.5 million contract for Mississippi River maintenance dredging project. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) said in its latest announcement. According to DoD, the dredging operations will be performed in Plaquemines, […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Serge Cormier, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defense and Member of Parliament for Acadie – Bathurst, has announced a major investment of $17 million to increase capacity at the Port of Belledune, located in northeastern New Brunswick, Canada. According to an official announcement, the project includes filling in the water gap between Terminals 3 […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Qatar’s Ministry of Transportation and Communication (MOTC) has completed the dredging works at Doha Port as part of its redevelopment project. The Doha Port dredging and expansion project was awarded to a consortium that includes the Middle East Dredging Co. (MEDCO). According to MOTC, up to 3.5 million m³ of material in the approach channel […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Canada’s Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau, has announced a significant investment of $6.6 million aimed at improving the infrastructure of the Pointe aux Basques terminal. The investment in the Pointe aux Basques terminal – located in the Port of Sept-Iles, 650 kilometers down river from Quebec city on the North Shore of the St. Lawrence […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    R.E. Staite Engineering Inc., from San Diego, has won a $7 million contract for maintenance dredging the Redwood City Harbor Channel in California.  Bids were solicited via the internet with two received, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) said in its latest announcement. The base contract work consists of maintenance dredging of the channel Reaches 1 […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Flagler County officials reported last week that some of the money saved by bringing the county’s 11.4 mile dunes restoration project in-house will be used as the local match for the Army Corps project in the City of Flagler Beach. “This is very exciting news,” said County Engineer Faith Alkhatib, who received a letter Tuesday […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $292.7 million in discretionary grant funding through the new Port Infrastructure Development Program. Commenting the latest news, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao, said: “This major investment in the Port Infrastructure Development Program will help strengthen, modernize, and improve our […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, and the City of Buffalo have signed an amended Project Partnership Agreement for the LaSalle Park Shoreline Protection, allowing the project to move forward fully-funded by the federal government. After the project received $3.7 million from the 2018 Continuing Authority Supplemental Appropriations an amended PPA was necessary […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard announced the establishment of an industry-led Maritime Security Sector Coordinating Council (SCC) last week, with the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) as a charter member. Sector Coordinating Councils (SCCs) are self-organized and self-governed councils that enable critical infrastructure owners and operators, their trade associations, and other industry representatives to interact on […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     Royal IHC has just released an interesting video of the launching ceremony of the mining cutter dredger JULIA. The new custom-built dredger hit the water at IHC yard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands, on May 20. The vessel will operate at Kenmare’s Wet Concentrator Plant C project at its Moma Titanium Minerals Mine in Mozambique. […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC launched a mining cutter suction dredger (CSD) for Kenmare Resources earlier this week, on May 20. During the naming ceremony, held today at its shipyard in Kinderdijk, the vessel was named Julia. The new custom-built dredger will operate at Kenmare’s Wet Concentrator Plant C project at its Moma Titanium Minerals Mine in Mozambique. […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Mr. Ricky R.D. James, traveled to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District recently to meet with Virginia Port Authority leaders.  During the visit, the Assistant Secretary James said: “Norfolk District is preparing to ‘Move Dirt’ in Norfolk Harbor and start dredging to allow for […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Acting President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), Mr. David Bohigian, and representatives of the Pace Group, Mr. Joseph Dolidze and Mr. Irakli Tateishvili signed a $50 million loan agreement last week for development, construction and operation of a multifunctional marine terminal at the Georgia’s Port of Poti – Pace Terminal. According to a […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District and the New York State Department of Transportation have signed an amended Project Partnership Agreement for the Athol Springs Shoreline Protection project. After the project received $6 million from the 2018 Continuing Authority Supplemental Appropriations an amended PPA was necessary to change the project from cost shared […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DSC Dredge, a Reserve, Louisiana, based dredge manufacturer, is joining forces with Dragflow, an Italian producer of dredging equipment, to expand their product lines.  Commenting the latest news, DSC’s President/CEO Bob Wetta, said: “There is no overlap in our product lines and this partnership will allow DSC to offer high quality dredging equipment to our […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Two trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs), Hang Jun 6008 and 6009, equipped with the most automatic dredging control system in the world, were recently delivered in Qidong, Jiangsu Province, China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) announced today.  The twin TSHDs, which are invested, jointly designed and manufactured by CCCC, feature automatic emission of low density, automatic […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Peter DeFazio, last week introduced H.R. 440 the Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Act, which would unlock billions in already-collected fees to maintain U.S. federal ports and harbors. Currently, the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund collects more revenue from shippers than Congress has appropriated […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) recently hosted a tour of their cutter suction dredger Texas at the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project. Great Lakes’ personnel, which included Armand Riehl, Russ Zimmerman, and Captain Joyner, hosted senior officials from the following organizations: Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Ports Council, Jacksonville […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maryland Environmental Service is using a Volvo EC300E amphibious excavator to restore Poplar Island, a once diminishing remote island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay, North America. Poplar Island, located 34 miles south of Baltimore, Maryland, is a national model of environmental restoration made up of the Army Corps Baltimore District and Maryland Department of Transportation’s Port […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has submitted a statement about the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s April 10, 2019 subcommittee hearing on “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance and Investment in our Nation’s Waterways Matter.” In the statement, AEM outlined the importance of the health of the […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District staff will host a public teleconference April 26 from 11 a.m. to noon to provide an update on the ongoing Miami Harbor Navigation Improvement Study and to provide information on the study progress and upcoming milestones. The navigation improvement study began in September of 2018 to evaluate […]