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  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Col. Sebastien P. Joly, commander of USACE Mobile District, and James Lyons, director and chief executive officer of the Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA), signed the Design Agreement yesterday at the Port of Mobile, which begins the design phase for improvements to the Mobile Harbor, Alabama Project. “Signing of the Pre-Construction, Engineering and Design Agreement […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC has secured a contract from the Egyptian Ministry of Defense’s Engineering Authority (MOD) for the construction of ten IHC Beaver® 45 Cutter Suction Dredgers (CSDs) and two Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1450 work boats. Commenting the latest news, IHC’s Commercial Director, Rogier Kalis, said: “This order follows last year’s order for the first […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Manson Construction Co. recently released the latest update on the Atchafalaya River 2019 Maintenance Dredging Project. This project involves river maintenance dredging utilizing the cutter suction dredge (CSD) ROBERT M WHITE (RM WHITE) along the southern reaches of the Atchafalaya River. According to Manson, the work consists of three primary dredging reaches: Crewboat Cut, the […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The mining cutter suction dredger (CSD) Julia, which is part of Kenmare Resources’ Wet Concentrator Plant C development project, has arrived in Nacala, Mozambique. The dredger was shipped from the Netherlands and it will now be transported by road to the Moma Titanium Minerals Mine. Julia is the third dredger in Kenmare’s operation that’s designed […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois for $32.5 million to complete periodic nourishment of two projects in Cape May County, N.J. The contract calls for dredging more than 2.4 million cubic yards of sand and placing on the beaches […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) inked a contract yesterday to construct new harbor at Th. Guraidhoo, one of the inhabited islands of Kaafu Atoll in the Maldives. Permanent Secretary of Planning, Zeeniya Ahmed Hameed, signed the agreement on behalf of the government and the MTCC COO, Shahid Hussain Moosa, put his signature on […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dr Alice Hall has won the Innovation Award at the CIRIA BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards for her research in coastal infrastructure and defences. Bournemouth University (BU) ecologist worked with Scarborough Borough Council and University of Hull (Dr Sue Hull) on a scheme to protect houses and coastal infrastructure in Runswick Bay in North Yorkshire with […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The construction activities for the Madifushi Harbor project on Maldives’ Thaa Atoll were successfully completed on September 11, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reports.  During the work, approximately 19.808 cubic meters of material from the existing basin were dredged, and around 402 cubic meters were removed from the inner channel. Additionally, the project […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WASA Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, is currently working on the Ålesund dredging program in Norway as the main contractor. Aim of the project is to widen the narrow multiple smaller fairways in the center of Ålesund and by doing so greatly improve the safety aspects for the vessels by […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has delivered strong financial results in 2018/19, while continuing to lead environmental research, develop new trade opportunities and administer a busy community support program. Total throughput facilitated through NQBP’s ports was 177.5 million tonnes via the ports of Hay Point (118.32 million), Abbot Point (28.9 million), Weipa (27.34 million) […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    On-site environmental investigations for the McGowan Government’s Spoilbank Marina project in Port Hedland have officially started, the Government of Western Australia reports.  The State Government has engaged consultants to assist in preparing the environmental impact assessment of the marina project, with O2 Marine to conduct field investigations in Port Hedland from today. The work includes […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mackley Construction Ltd has been chosen to deliver the next phase of coastal defenses which will protect more than 4000 homes and almost 500 businesses in North Portsea from the risk of coastal flooding. According to the Portsmouth City Council’s latest release, the next set of defenses, the fourth of five phases which make up […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC has reached agreements with several key customers in Africa and Asia to supply IHC Beaver cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and an IHC Easydredge trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) with an approximate total value of €100 million. Both vessel types are products within IHC’s highly successful standardized range of dredging vessels. “Our range of […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mississippi  Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith has announced the award of a $56.6 million contract to carry out Phases 3 and 4 of a barrier island restoration project on Ship Island. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fixed-price contract is part of the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program, a comprehensive initiative authorized and funded by Congress to aid […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    In close cooperation with Royal IHC, Liebherr has designed special planetary plug-in gearboxes for rope winches to be installed on the Spartacus – the world’s largest and most powerful cutter suction dredger (CSD). For the Spartacus, Liebherr and IHC developed an anchor winch with two high-torque plug-in gears (up to 1,500,000 Nm) and equipped these with […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord is deepening and widening the access channel and turning basin of a large ore export facility in Nouadhibou, Mauritania. Two trailing suction hopper dredgers, one of which is owned by Van Oord, will be deployed for the dredging work. According to the company, Von Oord’s flagship HAM 318 is busy working in the […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has won a contract to upgrade H.Dh Hanimaadhoo Harbor, in the north of the Maldives. Zeeniya Ahmed Hameed, the Permanent Secretary of Planning, signed the agreement on behalf of the Government and the MTCC COO, Shahid Hussain Moosa, put his signature on behalf of the company. Under this […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance

     The aggregates dredger DC Orisant, built by Royal IHC for Reimerswaal Dredging in 2018, has been officially nominated for KNVTS Schip Van Het Jaar (vessel of the year) 2018, Maritime Awards Gala informs.  Due to the fluctuating demand for sand and gravel during the year, the dredger can also be deployed as a normal […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Dover recently released this very interesting video from the Dover Western Docks Revival Development Program, named ‘DWDR Progress 2017 – 2019’. According to an official announcement, DWDR is a one-off opportunity for the regeneration of Dover, bringing new investment into the area. Overall, the project includes the design and construction of two […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The boating access site at Indian Lake State Park in Schoolcraft County will close today through October 10 for a site improvement project, the State of Michigan informs.  Improvements include the complete replacement of the 36-foot-wide launch ramp and continued dredging of the channel that began in February 2018. According to an official announcement, the […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Together with Shell, Van Oord is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet with the aim of achieving a 70% emission reduction by 2050 compared with 2008. The biofuel reduces CO2 emissions by more than 40% compared with conventional marine fuel. This test fits in with the ambitions of both parties to reduce the […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, has just reported that dredging operations on the Arkansas River are in full swing now. The road to recovery on the Arkansas River from this spring’s historic flooding is a long one. According to the Corps, the motor vessels Dan Reeves and Shorty Baird are performing […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jenkins Marine of Poole, Dorset, recently secured a significant long term dredging contract with Marina Developments Limited (MDL). As a large international marina operator, MDL owns many marinas on the south coast of England, including Plymouth, Poole, Southampton, Hamble, Chichester and Ipswich. Jenkins Marine has signed the 3 year contract to provide maintenance dredging services […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis is currently working on the Duqm Liquid Bulk Berth Project, located in the south of Oman. According to Boskalis, this Duqm scheme is breaking records in terms of both productivity and safety. The challenge there can compare in terms of size and complexity with major projects such as Maasvlakte 2 and Gorgon. The project […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dutra Group from San Rafael, California, has won a $23.2 million contract for two North Carolina maintenance dredging projects.  Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, according to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) latest announcement. Under the agreement, work will be performed in Southport and Wilmington, North Carolina, with an estimated […]