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  • 27 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately nine months, dredging operations will be carried out in the Tuen Mun Typhoon Shelter area, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) – Marine Department reports. The works will be carried out by two derrick lighters and two split hopper barges. Two tugboats and one […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik has completed installation of the cutter ladder for Newbuilding 500, a self-propelled cutter suction dredger the shipyard is constructing for their longtime partner Jan De Nul Group. The shipyard reported that on Monday, July 31st the cutter ladder – one of the most complex parts of the ship – was successfully installed. According to the yard, it […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has just reported that the modernization work has begun at Rothera Research Station, with BAM Nuttall starting on the deconstruction of the old wharf. A new 74-meter long wharf, bigger, deeper and stronger than the current one, will be built during the next two Antarctic seasons. The project is due for completion in […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately six months, dredging operations will be carried out in an area off West Coast of Lamma Island, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) – Marine Department reports. The works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including two grab dredgers, two tugboats […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The trailing suction hopper dredge Pelican will be carrying out dredging operations on the Bar and Inner Channels at Lakes Entrance for approximately two months commencing Monday, November 11, 2013. Pelican will be distributing spoil sand offshore behind the surf zone and within an area approximately two nautical miles to the East and West of […]

  • 10 February 2012

    Plans by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to draw down Burnsville Lake two feet below normal winter pool have been delayed because of weather conditions. The draw down was planned to allow dredging and maintenance on the Riffle Run Boat Launch Ramp behind the dam. Because of siltation, for the last two years it […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord has just completed the €1.7 million worth Luka Koper dredging project. The Slovenian Maritime Administration confirmed this by issuing a provision, which allows the arrival of vessels with a maximum permissible draft of 14.5 meters in the north part of the port’s Basin I. During the project, Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Dravo Costa […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow has supplied two high head dredging pumps (HY85B) with two excavators (EXHY20) for one of the biggest contractors working in the tunneling part of the Suez Canal Development Project. These pumps will work at 44 m depth. This capital project will involve the construction of a tunnel south of  Port Said under the Suez […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wasa Dredging Ltd. from Vaasa in Finland has recently started dredging in the Port of Pietarsaari with its new dredger “Optimus”. In Pietarsaari, Wasa Dredging will undertake two contracts: one for deepening the port where rock blasting is involved, and one for deepening and widening the channel, by removing significant volumes of hard moraine soils. […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Equipment, Technology

    An emergency dredging operation of the Lamma Power Station Navigation Channel has officially started. A small fleet of vessels, including two grab dredgers, four hopper barges, two tugs and one survey boat, is deployed in the area, according to the Hong Kong Marine Department. The number of vessels engaged in the works which will last approximately three […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    A steel cutting ceremony for the Hull No. H413 – a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) to be built for Van Oord – took place last week at Keppel Singmarine. This is the third 10.500m3 TSHD in the series which is being classed by Bureau Veritas. The TSHD is similar to the two vessels that […]

  • 19 September 2013

    The Western Basin Dredging & Disposal Project has completed the current dredging works for this phase of the project.| The two cutter suction dredgers working in the Gladstone Harbour are currently preparing to demobilise from the works. The Athena will depart Gladstone on 4 October, while the Al Mahaar is scheduled to depart on a […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District has received a permit application from the City of Redondo Beach, California, for the proposed King Harbor Maintenance Dredging project. According to the Corps, the King Harbor project calls for maintenance dredging at two different areas. Dredging Area I is the shoal fronting the north portion […]

  • 27 May 2020

    The construction of two rock groynes at Holloways Beach in Cairns is expected to improve the beach amenity and provide long-term protection of the foreshore, reports Cairns Regional Council. Sand erosion has been an ongoing concern at Holloways Beach, with various beach nourishment campaigns initiated over the years due to ongoing sand loss along the […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    A barge carrying construction equipment capsized and sank approximately two miles off Nahant, a small town just northeast of Boston, on Sunday night, the U.S. Coast Guard (CG) reports.  The captain of tug boat Big Jake notified CG at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Sunday that two of five barges they were towing had broken free and […]

  • 12 December 2011

    The first phase of the Mordialloc Creek dredging project worth $1.5 million was completed last week. The Mordialloc Creek project was planned to be undertaken in two phases. The first phase involved dredging around Lambert Island which started in July. Additional $6 million for the main creek channel dredging has been contributed by the State […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor J. Fletcher Creamer & Son completed the Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk project in April of 2018. Work involved building the seawall along two previously unprotected sections of the Atlantic City shoreline and rebuilding the historic boardwalk behind those two sections. The Absecon Island […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Keppel FELS in Singapore has awarded Red Rock a contract for the delivery of two cranes for the new build Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) for a Dutch shipowner. According to Red Rock, the two cranes are tailor made and fit for purpose to best serve the needs of the shipowner. The company also announced […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Saudi Border Guard has acquired two Damen cutter suction dredgers (CSD 450) for harbor maintenance duties. Two CSDs 450, with a maximum dredging depth of -12 m and a mixture production of 3,000 m³/h, were to be fitted out with an extensive list of options, including an accommodation unit and positioning, navigation and communication equipment. Beside […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Uljanik has completed installation of the cutter ladder for one of the world’s largest cutter suction dredgers, the self-propelled vessel the Croatian shipbuilder is currently constructing for Jan De Nul Group. According to the official announcement, cutter ladder is equipped with two main lines, dredge pump line and cutter line. The underwater dredge pump of 8500 […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Since 2011 Boskalis has been involved in the construction of the Açu Port in São João da Barra, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), one of the largest greenfield ports in the Americas. The Açu Port consists of two terminals: T1, an offshore terminal for handling iron ore and oil, and T2, an onshore terminal built around the […]

  • 19 September 2013

    On 19 September 2013 TransContainer held ceremony on opening of renewed container terminal Kleschikha in Novosibirsk which was totally reconstructed by August 2013. As a result of this reconstruction the space of the terminal increased six times and new container ground with modern infrastructure facilities was implemented. The renovated facilities of the terminal provide possibility […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) issued two final rules in the Federal Register yesterday, revising size standards for firms in two North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) sectors, namely, Utilities (Sector 22) and Construction (Sector 23). Size standards define the maximum size a firm can be and still be considered a small business. The […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    An incident stemming from a dredging operation resulted in about two gallons of oil getting into Storm Lake two days ago. Dredge crews, the City of Storm Lake and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources were able to contain and clean up the oil spill on Sunday afternoon. The contract operator of the dredging operation, […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Vessels

    The Cutter Suction Dredger D’Artagnan, built by IHC Holland, is capable of dredging to a depth of 35m. The vessel is equipped with two inboard dredge pumps and one submerged dredge pump on the cutter ladder. The dredged material can be pumped ashore through a 1,000mm discharge pipe. The dredger is equipped with two propellers (3,700kW […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    C. u. W. Keller GmbH & Co. KG (Keller) has secured an order for the design and manufacture of several gearboxes for the world’s most powerful cutter suction dredger. The gearboxes were designed in close cooperation with DEME who will operate the cutter under the name SPARTACUS. According to the company, the collected cutter know-how and […]