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  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Heortnesse has arrived back at A&P Tees where it will undergo the second and final program of works which will significantly extend the life of the vessel, A&P Group Limited informs.  Heortnesse maintains the navigable depth in the ports of Tees and Hartlepool and following detailed analysis of the […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arco Dijk of Hanson Aggregate Marine has completed its maintenance stop-over at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam. “Whilst the vessel was in dock we performed a big range of maintenance works of which an extensive tail shaft overhaul, various dredge pipe renewal and repainting her with a new coat, getting her […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Townsville, Queensland, has announced two major contracts for the $193 million Channel Upgrade Project. The contracts, worth a total of more than $10 million, are for rock wall construction and rock delivery. Under the contract, Queensland company Hall Contracting will build a 2.2km rock wall, forming a protective bund around a 62-hectare […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s Dredging Services has concluded its Port of Mossel Bay 2019/20 dredging campaign, ensuring that sand trap and high spots within the port were successfully removed. The 2019/20 campaign made use of two dredgers – trail dredger, Isandlwana, which focused its effort on the entrance channel and the sand trap while the […]

  • 2 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Congressman Bobby Scott delivered the following testimony before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Waters Resources and Environment about programs he would like to see included in the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 – authorization legislation for programs operated and projects completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: “I […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works on the Popponesset approach channel in Massachusetts began earlier this week after high winds and rough waters delayed the annual project, which was supposed to begin February 10, The Mashpee Enterprise reports.  Commenting the latest news, Kenneth H. Bates, chairman of the Mashpee Waterways Commission, said that the Barnstable County dredger was in […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Chairman of the Paradip Port Trust, Shri Rinkesh Roy, announced today the completion of dredging operations at Mahanadi River Mouth. This work was carried out by a dredger of Dredging Corporation of India Ltd. Chairman, of the PPT during his interaction with the Press today informed that there is a narrow window period between January […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council and Cape Jaffa Development Company are preparing for a temporary closure of the Cape Jaffa Marina boat launch facility and navigation channel following the March long weekend. To allow dredging operations to start for placement of a submersible dredge discharge pipe, the facility will be closed to mariners from 7.00am Tuesday, 10 […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The 2020 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting will be held on March 24-26, in Green Bay, Wisconsin at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The event will offer individuals and firms an opportunity to make presentations in the following areas: sediment investigation, environmental dredging, navigational dredging, coast/shoreline protection and restoration, sediment management and re-use, surveying, etc. According to […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord, an international contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has just released this beautiful photo of their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Dravo Costa Dorada at work in the West African country of Liberia. “At this moment the Dravo Costa Dorada is carrying out emergency maintenance dredging operations in the Port of […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group’s newest trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Sanderus just arrived in Belgium to execute maintenance dredging works in the coastal ports. Not just any dredger, but an ULEv with ultra-low emissions as this vessel has a two-stage catalytic filter system on board, said Jan De Nul. The dredger Sanderus is company’s fourth […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    If left to its own devices Furman Lake in Greenville, SC, would quietly disappear, fading back into the two streams that created it when they were dammed in the 1950s. That’s why Furman is set to embark on a lake restoration project beginning on or around March 9. “When you slow water down, particulates that […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has begun dredging approximately 5.5 million cubic yards of material from six channels associated with the Baltimore Harbor, ensuring continued safe navigation for vessels going in and out of the Port of Baltimore. The Corps awarded two contracts worth up to approximately $56.2 million to Great Lakes […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME Group is currently building two split barges, Bengel and Deugniet, with a large capacity of 3,500m³ designed specifically for working together with their larger cutter suction dredgers and in particular the mighty Spartacus, the most powerful cutter suction dredger ever built. The barges are much bigger than those in the existing fleet and are […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    As the UK experiences torrential rain and storm-level events, The Rothen Group is stressing the importance of regular infrastructure works on an ageing canal and waterway network. Critical infrastructure projects such as bank stabilization, keeping overflow weirs free of rubbish and keeping on top of vegetation removal are all vital to the health of the […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    ML (UK) Dredging Ltd of Portsmouth, Hampshire, is about to begin a routine maintenance dredging of the Port Solent Approaches, according to the Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth. As reported, dredging of the Port Solent Approaches will begin today (24 February 2020). Dredging operations – to be conducted 24 hours a day – are set to […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    This spring City of Marco Island residents will be able to enjoy a wider and more robust section of South Beach between the Belize at Cape Marco Condominiums and Marbelle Club Condominiums, Collier County said in their latest release.  The beach in that section will soon be refurbished with approximately 80,000 cubic yards of sand. […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed a $1 million dredging project along Estero de Tripa de Gallina, considered the longest creek in Metro Manila and one of Manila Bay’s tributaries. In his report to DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, DPWH National Capital Region Director Ador G. Canlas said that desilting […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has completed a six-week project to repair flood defenses at Stokes Bay on the frontage at Gosport in Hampshire. Deterioration over time had caused substantial damage to the existing defenses at Stokes Bay, which consist of a sea wall and a secondary splashwall defense. Working on behalf of Gosport Borough Council, the project was […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    While work to repair two sections of the Ala Wai Canal wall has been ongoing since last October, dredging to remove accumulated silt and sediments from the canal is scheduled to start sometime next week, reports Department of Land and Natural Resources Hawaii. Equipment fabrication and mobilization for the dredging started in December and will […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following a series of extreme storms which have battered the coast, Havant Borough Council has fenced off an area at West Beach, Hayling Island, and will be removing one of the damaged coastal defenses.     In the interests of safety, engineers from the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) will carry out further inspections and will […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a SEK 445 million (EUR 41.75 m) loan agreement with the Municipality of Ystad to expand harbor facilities, so that new, larger LNG vessels can access the harbor. The port in the southern-Swedish town is a busy connection point to the Polish Port of Swinoujscie and the Danish […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The recently announced U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Work Plan includes $19 million in funding for the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP). Port Freeport, Texas, is one of two seaports nationwide to receive a “new start” designation for commencement of construction. The estimated total cost of the project is […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    DSC Dredge’s Director of International Dredge Sales, Charles Sinunu, recently attended a meeting and luncheon with Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. DSC Dredge said in its announcement that, during the luncheon, the Prime Minister was pleased to learn about the agreement between DSC Dredge and Deep Diggers Ltd of Chittagong […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    More than $188 million in flood risk management work for Northern California were outlined in two separate budget releases on February 10, adding to an already robust Sacramento District workload, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sacramento District.  President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2021 budget proposal would fund two District projects in his plan […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards announced yesterday that the RESTORE Council has voted to approve $130 million in Deepwater Horizon oil spill dollars to fund the River Reintroduction into the Maurepas Swamp project. Administered by Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), the project will revitalize 45,000 acres of the Maurepas Swamp, the state’s second-largest […]