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  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul has just released the latest update on their underwater breakwater project in Benin, saying that the season’s goal was successfully completed. “Our vessel Pompei installed a total of 440,000 tonnes of rock in 132 days. Now getting ready for another 400,000 tonnes,” said Jan De Nul in its announcement. The stone installation […]

  • 14 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 8-14, 2019).   DEME Bags Elbe Deepening Contract DEME, an international group of specialized companies involved in complex marine engineering works, has won a major contract to carry out the deepening of the Elbe fairway in Germany.   Jan De […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

      The U.S. Coast Guard – together with the crews from the partner agencies – is searching for a missing mariner after a dredge workboat capsized near Charleston Harbor Thursday. According to the USCG report, the two mariners were on the workboat when it capsized, one was recovered by the dredge. Coast Guard Sector Charleston […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand placement operations in Bay Head (NJ) are scheduled to begin in May with estimated completion in late June, reports the Army Corps, Philadelphia District. According to the Corps, there will be two pipe landings in Bay Head. The contractor, Weeks Marine Inc. will position the first pipe landing just north of Karge St. The work will first […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia A. James have announced that New York State intends to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), following the Certificate of Completion issued by the agency for General Electric’s cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River. Late last year, the New York State Department […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two governments have decided to take matters into their own hands by purchasing dredges and using government staff to get the work completed. Both the City of Whiting, Indiana, and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) purchased Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) 2019 IMS Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredge systems to complete dredging projects at their […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Congressman Rob Wittman has testified before the House Appropriation’s subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies advocating for the funding necessary to widen and deepen the Port of Virginia. The Port of Virginia is a national gateway for waterborne commerce, supporting businesses in all 48 contiguous states. Currently, the Port of Virginia […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has won a contract to construct the Phase Two of V. Keyodhoo Harbor in Vaavu Atoll. Under the agreement, the Keyodhoo development program will include dredging of 6.300m³ of material, construction of a 102m breakwater, 97m of revetment, 212m quay wall, ramp, concrete bridge, harbor drainage and interlocking […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) – through its wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Singmarine – has delivered the world’s first European Union (EU) Stage V dredger on time and within the budget. Built for Jan De Nul and named Afonso de Albuquerque, the ultra-low emission Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) is diesel-electrical powered and comes equipped with […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has applied to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to expand its Grimsby River Terminal (GRT) in order to be able to handle the world’s largest car carriers.  According to ABP, the application is the critical first step in the consenting process to extend the existing berthing infrastructure, as well as deepen […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction industry research and information association CIRIA will be the organizer of an event that will explore how risk of contaminated sediments should be assessed and managed in the UK. The event named “Can industry improve dealing with contaminated sediments?” is taking place on April 10th at the CIRIA Office in Griffin Court, London. It will […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) selected the Louisiana Diversion Company (LDC) to provide Construction Management At-Risk (CMAR) services for the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion Project, the agency announced Monday. The CMAR model integrates the construction contractor during the early design phase of the project to obtain input on cost, scheduling and constructability, a process that […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC today symbolically handed over the 2,000th dredge pump to be built by the company to its new owner – Jan De Nul Group. Commenting the latest milestone, Royal IHC’s CEO Dave Vander Heyde, said: “We are proud to have delivered our 2,000th pump. Reaching this impressive number is the result of continuous development from research, learning, […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine dredgers RN Weeks and Magdalen are just one step away to complete the Lavallette beach replenishment project. According to the Corps, the two dredgers are pumping sand near the Ortley, White, Kerr, Bond, Guyer avenues with only few blocks to go before Lavallette beach replenishment project is fully completed. Following the completion of sand placement operations, additional work on […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced the sale of an IMS Model 7012 HP JetMaster dredge to Matrix Reservoir Sdn. Bhd. for maintaining Tok Bali Supply Base (TBSB) in Kelantan, Malaysia. According to the Baltimore, MD, based dredge manufacturer, the system will perform annual maintenance of TBSB which serves the oil and gas industry in offshore Peninsular […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority said in their latest announcement that the dredging operations have started in the Coomera River, between Sovereign Islands and Sanctuary Cove. According to the notice, dredging work in the lower reaches of the Coomera River officially kicked off on Wednesday, 3 April 2019 and will continue for 10 weeks. “The […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust (CRT) is spending £8 million on dredging in the financial year 2019-20 to help keep the waterways navigable for boaters. According to the Trust, the comprehensive program covers locations identified by boaters, as well as the places that need dredging every year. The Trust will be carrying out dredging work […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The FEMA funded emergency dredging of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River near Kingwood, Texas, is scheduled to begin demobilization around the third week in April, USACE Galveston District said in their latest project update.  Two dredges continue to operate 24/7 to reduce future flood risks as they cut through Harvey silt and […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of New York Mayor, Bill de Blasio, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced earlier this week that Weeks Marine, from Cranford, NJ, has begun moving work vessels, pipes and other equipment to perform maintenance dredging of East Rockaway Inlet. The main goal of this scheme is to beneficially use dredged sand […]

  • 2 April 2019

                      Everyone who is interested or curious about a career in the maritime, offshore and energy sector can register for free to visit the Navingo Career Event on 23 May 2019 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. At the Navingo Career Event career and development in this innovative sector […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Colonel John Litz, USACE’s Baltimore District commander, took part at a flood resiliency workshop led by the City of Rotterdam, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, aboard Clipper Stad Amsterdam in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, March 29, 2019. Litz and members of Baltimore District’s Planning Division joined representatives from the Netherlands, Maryland Department of the Environment, the City […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    During the severe winter storm of February 2014, a section of the seawall at Dawlish collapsed, destroying part of the main railway line to Devon and Cornwall and urging government to announce funding for the seawall upgrade works. Arup, who are designing the new seawall, have commissioned HR Wallingford to conduct physical modelling tests in […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA)’s Dredging Services division will soon embark on a maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to restore the design depths at certain berths inside Duncan Dock. The maintenance campaign, which is set to start in early April 2019, is scheduled for completion by the end of May 2019. […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The project to deepen, widen and lengthen the Lyttelton Harbor’s shipping channel is now complete and ready for use, the New Zealand’s Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) said in its latest release.  The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Fairway wrapped up the project late last year, and now twenty-two new navigation aids see Lyttelton become one of […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, today (April 1) marked the official start of works on the Afsluitdijk project. In the coming years, the Frisian side of the dyke will be reinforced to withstand a storm which happens once in every ten thousand years. “For 87 years now, this iconic structure […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Colonel John Litz, USACE’s Baltimore District commander, joined Congressionals and federal, state and local partners this weekend for a luncheon – hosted by Smith Island United – to celebrate progress on the historic island to combat sea level rise and erosion, as well as to discuss the island’s vision and plans for the future. Baltimore […]