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  • 9 June 2020
    Business development, Equipment, Infrastructure, Technology, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today the execution of a definitive contract for the construction of a 6,500-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper dredge. With expected delivery in the 1st quarter of 2023, the vessel will complement the company’s existing six-dredge hopper fleet, including the ATB Tug Douglas B. Mackie and 15,000-cubic-yard-capacity barge Ellis […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work on the F. Dharanboodhoo harbor upgrade project started two days ago, following project mobilization on 27th May 2020, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reports. The estimated period of completion for this $2.4 million program is 397 days. Among others, the scope of works of the project includes, but is not limited, to a […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Project & Tenders

    According to the port officials, a new contract for the next extension project at the Port Of Rauma has been signed with Terramare Oy. The project to expand the Rauma port field facilities in Ulko-Petäjäs continues. Phases 2 and 3 of the expansion area have just been completed and the next phase, the Petäjäs 4 […]

  • 5 June 2020

    Work on the new Balears Wharf is entering a decisive phase and over the next 14 months it will transform the face of the Spanish Port of Tarragona. Under the development plan, the new Balears Wharf will be completed at a cost of more than €27m euros to enable the handling of the largest cruise […]

  • 5 June 2020

    The acquisition and recapitalisation of Royal IHC has been finalised. The newly established Foundation Continuiteit IHC, has taken over all shares of IHC Merwede Holding BV. The recapitalisation has now also been completed. As a result of this injection of capital, Royal IHC has a healthy liquidity, strong balance sheet and future prospects once again, the […]

  • 4 June 2020

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  • 4 June 2020

    The Government of Bangladesh has taken up a dredging master plan to improve navigability of the internal waterways across the country, The Financial Express reports. Under the official plan, around 10,000 kilometres of river routes will be made navigable through excavating 178 waterways. The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) is expected to conduct the […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has been following the Dutch Government’s advisory measures with regard to limiting the spread of the virus. IADC had plans to host two events in June in The Netherlands. Both of these events are postponed. The events schedule for this year […]

  • 3 June 2020

    Australian dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting has added a new $1.5 million amphibious dredger to its fleet of equipment. Commenting the latest news, Hall Contracting CEO Cameron Hall said that the dredge – christened Maroochy River – was one of two in the company’s fleet with the capabilities to operate both on land […]

  • 2 June 2020

    Two 30-metre rock groynes will be constructed at Holloways Beach, Cairns, in the following months to provide long-term protection of the foreshore, reports Cairns Regional Council. Works are expected to get underway July/August 2020. This will involve transporting rock to each location in Holloways Beach from the Redlynch Quarry. Sand erosion has been an ongoing […]

  • 2 June 2020

    Aberdeenshire Council said in their latest release that preparatory works on the Stonehaven Flood Protection Scheme will resume this week. Contractors McLaughlin and Harvey Ltd – who first began construction back in March last year – came off site in March following Scottish Government advice on construction sites in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Aberdeenshire […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC together with DEME has successfully completed sea trials for the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Meuse River. The 7.950m³ Meuse River has the same innovative design as the award winning IHC-built TSHD Scheldt River, which joined the DEME fleet in 2017. The vessel features several energy smart technologies, developed by DEME and IHC, […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency has constructed over 4 kilometres of flood defences over the last 2 years in Newhaven, East Sussex. The scheme, developed in partnership with Lewes District Council, is nearing completion and is already better protecting more than 300 homes and 200 businesses from tidal flooding as seen on several occasions this winter, most […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Environment

    A survey conducted last Friday (May 29) by J.F. Brennan Company of La Crosse, Wisc., showed the great progress being made by this dredging contractor in the restoration of Fountain Lake. During the duration of the project, over 691,000 cubic yards have been dredged from Edgewater Bay of Fountain Lake, reported J.F. Brennan. Fountain Lake […]

  • 1 June 2020

    Hansel Marine, a Chinese manufacturer of dredgers and dredging equipment, successfully completed the construction of a new Booster Boat 350 and delivered this piece of equipment to Tai Lake last month. The Booster Boat 350 is a customized design product, complied with Chinese ZC regulations and Chinese Shipbuilding Quality Standard (CSQS). The boat is equipped […]

  • 29 May 2020

    Australasian Marine Associates (AMA) has just completed the dredging works within Sanctuary Cove Marina for Mulpha Australia Limited, as part of their multimillion dollar marina upgrade incorporating a super-yacht facility. AMA was commissioned from project inception to design and implement the environmental surveys in accordance with permit requirements. The works included dredging and disposal of […]

  • 29 May 2020

    Bell Dredging Pumps B.V. has just introduced the BCD 250-M, an updated design of the Bell Cutter Dredger (BCD) 250. This is a multifunctional dredger with suction and cutting depth up to 9 or up to 15 meters. According to Bell, it’s available in two variations: diesel driven or fully electric. It has a total […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District is continuing its efforts to build up the shoreline on the Fire Island community of Point O’Woods, Suffolk County, New York. These beach renourishment works are part of a major effort to reduce flood risks to people and infrastructure on the barrier island. At the moment, […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Infrastructure

    A one-month extension has been granted to enable dredging work in Peel Marina to continue until the end of June and ensure this year’s programme is completed as planned. The operation to remove 44,000 tonnes of silt is progressing well since resuming activity following a four-week hiatus during the enforced shutdown of the construction sector […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 May 2020

    CWPPRA officials have announced new information about the North Delacroix Marsh Creation and Terracing project in Breton Basin, St. Bernard Parish, LA. The goal of this project is to create and nourish approximately 389 acres of marsh and construct approximately 8,548 linear feet of terraces utilizing a layout to help protect the community of Delacroix. […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Waterways and Environment of Fiji has commissioned emergency dredging works of the Nakauvadra River in Rakiraki in a deal that will see the removal of all the soil by the contractor without Government having to pay for the works, The Fiji Times reports.  Commenting the latest news, Minister Dr. Mahendra Reddy described […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Joe Parisi, County Executive of Dane County, Wisconsin, said in his latest announcement, that the first phase of our Yahara Chain of Lakes Sediment Removal Project is officially underway. Dredging equipment is now in the water, working between Lakes Monona and Waubesa. “We hope to remove approximately 40,000 cubic yards (or more than 3,000 dump […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Completion of the new King Edward Point Research Station wharf marks the latest milestone for the £140m UK Antarctic Infrastructure Modernisation Programme. The new wharf at Rothera Research Station and mooring dolphin provide the extra capability required to berth the new UK polar research vessel, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. The new wharf was commissioned […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s House Appropriations Committee has approved House Bill No. 2, the state’s Capital Outlay bill, the Restore the Mississippi River Delta reports.  The bill annually provides the funds for constructing projects across the state, projects that are needed more than ever because they provide jobs and stimulus to local economies. An amendment was added in […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District recently opened public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) regarding the continued periodic renourishment of Segment II, a part of the Broward County Shore Protection Project (BCSPP). The purpose for the project is to provide coastal storm risk […]