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  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Scrabster Harbour Trust (UK) has taken delivery of a new harbour tug/workboat, a Damen Stan Tug 1606. The vessel, named Highlanders, will replace their current workboat which was built in 1976. The new tug will undertake pilotage, towing, general harbour and maintenance duties. Scrabster Harbour in northern Scotland is attracting much larger vessels and cargoes […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Denbighshire County Council, supported by the Welsh Government’s Coastal Risk Management Program, has drawn up plans to install rock armoring and increase the height of the sea wall along the promenade between Splash Point and the slipway adjacent to Rhyl Golf Club. Construction is expected to take 18 months and start during 2019, subject to […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Communities across Western Australia will share in $551,000 for strategic coastal planning and to undertake projects that improve the condition and amenity of the State’s coastline. Planning Minister, Donna Faragher, today announced that 23 projects will receive funding under the latest round of the Liberal National Government’s 2016-17 Coastwest and Coastal Management Plan Assistance program. […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Los Angeles District’s Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs joined Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis on January 8 to announce that the Corps will begin interim risk reduction measures to improve flood protection on the Los Angeles River during El Niño. The District received emergency funding to begin work […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Newcastle City Council is carrying out sand nourishment work at Stockton Beach and repairs to the northern end of the Mitchell Street seawall and pedestrian beach access. According to the Council, the work is part of their ongoing commitment to protect the beach and mitigate potential damage caused by future storm events. University of […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A major dredging operation by Able UK means greatly improved access to its Able Seaton Port facility on the Tees. The operation, which took 12 days to complete at a cost of over a quarter of a million pounds, saw two vessels dredge the Seaton Channel providing access to Able Seaton Port – the 126 […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gasol plc, the West African energy development company, has announced that its affiliate, African Power Generation Limited (Afgen), has signed a strategic alliance agreement with Dredging International, in relation to dredging, marine engineering and pipeline construction works in Cotonou harbour, Benin, for its proposed LNG Import Project. The strategic alliance agreement enables the parties to […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has refinanced its revolving credit facility (RCF) providing the company with EUR 500 million committed bank financing until April 2025. The new facility was coordinated by ING Bank and is provided by a syndicate of seven banks (ABN AMRO Bank, BNP Paribas, HSBC, ING Bank, MUFG, Rabobank and NatWest). With […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Government is providing $4.86 million for five organisations to work with landholders to address the vast issue of gully erosion in the Great Barrier Reef catchments. Under the Reef Trust Gully Erosion Control Program, five organisations will undertake projects in six priority catchments to reduce the erosion of sediment into the Great Barrier […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The findings of a study, considering options for managing the coastline at Hemsby, were presented to the community on Thursday, July 19, said the Great Yarmouth Borough Council in its latest release.  In response to this year’s events, Great Yarmouth Borough Council brought forward the high-level study, funded through the Environment Agency, which as its […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The southern earthen plug located along Reach 3 of the Kissimmee River Restoration project has been removed, connecting a portion of the excavated oxbow to the C-38 Canal, located on the Kissimmee River. The work to remove the plug began March 12, 2012, and was completed March 13, 2012. During this time, over 80 percent […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Taupō District Council, Waikato Regional Council and the Lake Taupō Harbour Master have collaborated to undertake beach replenishment at Kuratau water front as an initial step in addressing ongoing erosion issues. Between 12 and 14 December approximately 500 cubic metres of sand was moved from around the Kuratau boat ramp to the northern part of […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Malaysian property developer Eastern & Oriental (E&O), through its subsidiary Tanjung Pinang Development (TPD), has signed a Letter of Award (LOA) with China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) for a major land reclamation project in Penang. CCCC(M), a wholly-owned Malaysian subsidiary of CCCC, has been hired to undertake the reclamation of the Seri Tanjung Pinang Phase 2 (STP2), a high-end […]

  • 21 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    In line with efforts to upgrade its existing naval facilities, the Philippine Navy (PN) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for bay dredging and other reclamation projects with the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA), reports the country’s news agency (PNA). Signing on behalf of the Navy was PN flag-officer-in-command Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad while the […]

  • 7 August 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    WASSP Ltd has announced the release of their new multibeam sonar product, WASSP S (Survey). WASSP S has been developed to bring the benefits of multibeam sonar to the survey, dredging and scientific research markets. In a versatile and cost-effective package, WASSP S provides accurate and reliable real-time seafloor and water column information in an […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Hansel Marine, a Chinese manufacturer of dredgers and dredging equipment, has announced that two units of HS-55 series cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) were successfully launched earlier this month at a dredging site in Egypt. After one month voyage by the general cargo ship, the dredgers arrived at Egypt in early March. The engineers and […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Napier Port has received resource consent to develop an artificial reef 1.4 kilometers north east of Pania Reef, using limestone rock from a revetment wall that will be dismantled as the company builds a new wharf to support regional growth. Commenting the latest announcement, Napier Port Chief Executive, Todd Dawson, said: “We’re pleased that some […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Michael Creed TD, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, yesterday announced details of a €2.2 million package to assist 13 Coastal Local Authorities undertake and complete 52 development and repair projects on harbors and slipways owned by them. The package provides funding for maintenance and repair works in addition to supporting the ongoing […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) together with the Environment Agency is about to hold the first out of three public exhibitions about the Coastal Defense Improvements in Gosport. Gosport Borough Council is undertaking a project to recommend the replacement and improvement of sea defenses at three Gosport sites; Forton, Seafield and Alverstoke. Once built, the […]

  • 17 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 11-17, 2017).   Van Oord Completes Expansion of Taiwan’s Largest Port Van Oord has completed the expansion of the Port of Kaohsiung eight months ahead of schedule, reported the company on its website.   LNG Fuel Tank for TSHD Ecodelta on […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    For the first time since its redevelopment nearly 20 years ago, the Department of Transport (DoT) is dredging Johns Creek Boat Harbor in Point Samson, Western Australia. DoT Coastal Infrastructure General Manager Steve Jenkins said that the maintenance dredging campaign started in late August. “It is one of the largest dredging projects DoT will undertake this year, […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD), the contractor for the Town of Duck Beach Nourishment Project and for the Towns of Kill Devil Hills and Kitty Hawk projects, has provided an updated projected schedule for the beach nourishment work.  The construction dates for Duck, originally scheduled for April 1 to approximately June 1, 2017, is […]

  • 29 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 23-29, 2017).   New Contracts in India and Maldives for DEME DEME, the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group, has secured several new contracts for dredging and land reclamation works in India and the Maldives.   Experts Destroy […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Edinho Araujo, head of the Special Ports Ministry in Brazil, has signed a $70.54 million contract with Boskalis and Van Oord to deepen the navigation channels to the port of Rio de Janeiro, according to the Journal of Commerce. The two Dutch dredging companies will undertake studies and soundings of Guanabara Bay over the next five months […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    An unusual build-up of sand at the Mandurah Ocean Entrance has seen the Department of Transport (DoT) urgently install additional navigation aids to help skippers safety transit the area. DoT General Manager of Marine Safety Ray Buchholz said that a recent hydrographical survey of the entrance channel revealed a build-up of sand at the end […]

  • 1 December 2011

    A dredging project slated to displace several hundred thousand cubic yards of sediment from Marina del Rey Harbor is being supported by the Federal and county authorities. The undertaking between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and county officials was approved on November 15. Approximately 140,000 cubic yards of clean sediment offshore will be moved […]