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  • 5 January 2011

    NZAX-listed Widespread Energy Ltd. has selected three European dredging firms to undertake jointly funded pre-feasibility studies as the … By Pattrick Smellie (scoop) [mappress] Source: scoop, January 5, 2011;

  • 9 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The central government is awaiting a detailed proposal from the Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) to undertake capital dredging of the Haldia channel, union Minister of Shipping G.K. Vasan said here Tuesday. [mappress] Source: Thaindian News, February 9, 2010; Image: Google Earth

  • 19 January 2021
    Business development

    At present, a mayor port expansion project is undertaken at the Swedish Port of Gothenburg. The expansion will result in an additional 220.000 m2 of terminal surface and 460 m more quay length. The project has been divided in various stages: a Damen DOP200 has proven its worth in the later stages of phase 1. […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The construction work for the urgent coastal protection at Westover, Milford on Sea has now been completed. Constructed during some very challenging weather conditions, the defenses have already been put to the test during Storm Bella over the Christmas break, performing their function well in providing protection to the area. Contractors, Earlcoate Construction & Plant […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Technology

    Hansel Marine, a Chinese company involved in the production of dredgers and dredging equipment, successfully delivered a lot of their dredging equipment to Egypt recently. According to their latest announcement, a new set of Hansel HS-55 type of cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) arrived at the King Mariout Lake dredging site in Alexandria last month. At the […]

  • 11 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Development work of Ha. Ihavandhoo Harbor is well underway, with overall 35% project progress to date, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reports. New harbor basin dredging works for the project is currently ongoing, with 59% completion. Scope of works for the project include: dredging and reclamation operations – 21,295cbm; construction of a 95m quay […]

  • 11 January 2021
    Business development

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has announced Wisely Services Pty Ltd as the principal contractor for its Bowen Wharf Repair Project. Conducted as part of NQBP’s maintenance and repairs program, the project includes the repair or replacement of some of the Wharf’s timber members. NQBP Chief Executive Officer, Nicolas Fertin, said that the repairs […]

  • 4 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The Canal & River Trust is investing £10 million in a four-month program of repairs on Yorkshire and the North East’s historic waterways. “As part of the program, which will continue until March, our expert teams will be replacing lock gates, dredging sections of canal and carrying out a host of tasks to keep the […]

  • 23 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation announced recently that they have reached the half-way point for the maintenance dredging at the Port of Mackay. Maintenance dredging at the Port of Mackay last occurred in 2013. Since then, NQBP has managed siltation through regular bed-levelling. But, recent surveys showed increased siltation that now requires maintenance dredging. NQBP […]

  • 21 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The L. Isdhoo Harbor development program is moving ahead according to schedule, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reports. According to the latest update, major dredging works on the project have been successfully completed. “We are now preparing to commence installation of precast concrete blocks required for quay wall construction,” said MTCC. Scope of works […]

  • 15 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has officially started construction on an emergency beach nourishment project to repair the damaged shoreline at the West End of Grand Isle. The work, undertaken by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, involves emergency restoration work on the severely eroded storm damaged shoreline at Grand Isle in Louisiana. […]

  • 14 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Scottish Canals yesterday released this very interesting video named ‘Dredging works on the Caledonian Canal’, highlighting importance of these cleanup works. The Scottish Government recently awarded £1 million of additional funding to Scottish Canals to undertake vital dredging works in the Highlands this winter. In fact, dredging will take place across the Caledonian and Crinan […]

  • 7 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Philippines‘ Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary, Roy Cimatu, has approved the dredging of sandbars in 19 priority sites along Cagayan River as one of the immediate solutions to prevent another destructive flooding in Cagayan Valley. “Removing these obstructions is the most immediate measure that should be undertaken to avoid a repeat […]

  • 7 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Contractors continue to work on the steel sheet piling that will provide support for the Southsea Coastal Scheme new sea defences. The works are being undertaken by VolkerGround Engineering from the recently constructed working platform on the beach that was formed from dredged material rainbowed from the hopper dredger Sospan Dau. “This week has involved […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    It’s all go on the seafront this week, with the first of the 17.6m long sheet piles being driven into the ground, according to the Southsea Coastal Scheme latest update. The contractors have commenced steel sheet piling works to provide support for the sea defences construction work. The works are being undertaken by VolkerGround Engineering […]

  • 30 November 2020
    Business development

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) will start a maintenance dredging program at the Port of Mackay in the following days. It will be the first time maintenance dredging has been conducted at the Port of Mackay since 2013. Member for Mackay, Julieanne Gilbert, said that it was an important task for the port, which […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Whitsunday Regional Council has just released the latest update on their Shute Harbor Restoration Program. The Shute Harbor seawall is now 95% completed, with only a few remaining parts of the wall to be finished once the refurbished pontoons have been re-installed. The last 5% of the seawall is expected to be completed by the […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Neumann Contractors has completed another annual dredging campaign in Tallebudgera Creek, Gold Coast, Australia. Neumann has undertaken the dredging works in Tallebudgera Creek for the past nine years now. Each year around 20-40,000m³ of clean sand is being dredged from the creek to replenish the sand on Burleigh Beach. During the 2020 campaign, Neumann dredged over 30,000 […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Collaboration, Outlook & strategy

    Royal IHC has successfully completed a pre-feasibility study (PFS) for a proposed mobile concentrator plant that will be based at Eramet’s Grande Côte operation in Senegal. The objective of the PFS was to design and develop cost estimates for a 1,000tph relocatable process plant, capable of producing a heavy mineral concentrate, while recovering the required […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    NextDecade has selected Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) to perform essential improvements to the Brownsville Ship Channel. These improvements, which include the Channel deepening works, will enhance commercial navigation into and out of the Port of Brownsville, ensuring the safe and reliable access of LNG carriers to NextDecade’s Rio Grande LNG facility. Also, […]

  • 16 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Waterways Ireland is undertaking a significant program of maintenance works on the Lower Bann over the winter period. The picturesque Lower Bann connects Lough Neagh to the sea at the barmouth, north of Coleraine and the river, its towpaths and banks are used for tourism recreation by a wide range of locals and visitors.  In […]

  • 10 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    In advance of the commencement of dredging operations next year, the Fehmarnbelt Link dredging management team has undertaken training. Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) was engaged to provide the bespoke training on matters relevant to the dredging operations to be undertaken from 2021. The training included a comprehensive discussion on cost estimating and the use […]

  • 4 November 2020
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance

    The Scottish Government has awarded £1 million of additional funding to Scottish Canals to undertake vital dredging works in the Highlands this winter. Dredging will take place across the Caledonian and Crinan Canals from January 2021. During the works, contractors will remove some 20,000 tonnes of material which will make the canals easier to navigate. […]

  • 4 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Small Craft Harbors Branch of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO-MPO) is proposing to undertake maintenance dredging at L’Anse-à-Brillant fishing harbor, located in Gaspésie, in the Québec province. According to DFO-MPO, the maintenance dredging aims to provide safe and accessible facilities for local fishermen.  The scope of this project includes maintenance dredging of the channel […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The first phase of major improvement works along the Crinan Canal gets underway this winter, informs the Scottish Canals. This £3.7 million investment in the Crinan Canal is part of Scottish Canals’ Asset Management Strategy 2018-30. It prioritises improvements on all canal infrastructure in Scotland, based on condition and risk. Peter Robinson, Head of Engineering […]

  • 30 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    On the 8th Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio and USACE Colonel Matthew W. Luzzatto yesterday announced the start of construction on the Rockaways – Atlantic Shorefront Project. The scheme will protect communities and strengthen the shoreline along six miles of the Rockaway Peninsula. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-led […]