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  • 4 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Work has commenced to remove more seagrass wrack from Jurien Boat Harbour to maintain improved water flow and navigation at the facility. Department of Transport A/Executive Director of Coastal Infrastructure Donna West said the wrack trawling operation was a pro-active measure to prevent a build-up of material. “It’s expected the operation will remove approximately 7,000 […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has announced today an investment of AED 20 million to carry out essential maintenance work at Zayed Port and its neighboring Freeports, to repair the quayside wall enhancing the ports’ facilities and services. Built in 1982, the Freeport covers an area of 305 hectares and has 49 berths with a […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Development of the $45M East Shores Gladstone Coal Exporters Maritime Precinct is well underway, with general site-clearing and above ground demolition now complete. The waterfront landscape continues to change with pile-driving activities in progress to construct the sheet piling wall along Auckland Creek. Over the next eight weeks, works will focus on completing piling, in-ground […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works that will maintain safe depths for vessels traveling the north and south basins of the La Conner Marina (WA) are underway now, informs the Port of Skagit. This project is a large undertaking by the Port of Skagit and was last completed in 2007 in the south basin of the marina. The company completing […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (AGCT), the Croatian subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) at the Port of Rijeka, is set to realize a comprehensive expansion plan in the period up to mid-2020. In close cooperation with the Rijeka Port Authority, AGCT has drawn up plans for a two-phase dredging scheme with the first […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is set to begin on the final stage of the $120 million Channel Risk and Optimization Project (CROP) at the Port of Port Hedland in April, with a dredging company appointed to undertake the work, reports the Government of Western Australia. According to the government officials, the project will deliver a refuge zone and an […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and contractors on Dredge Material Placement Facility 3-D in Tampa Bay recently earned warm-n-fuzzies as they assisted the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) in effort to collect data. The Corps and its contractors, Carter’s Contracting Services, Inc. and LG2 Environmental Solutions (LG2ES), hosted and volunteered as assistants […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The owners of the respective harbours, municipalities of Umeå and Vaasa, have agreed to set up a joint company, Kvarkenhamnar AB. The new entity with head office in Umeå will take over port management from the Swedish and Finnish local governments as from the 1st of January, 2015. Kvarkenhamnar AB will be owned 50/50 by […]

  • 5 January 2012

    “Having World Heritage Status over a massive commercial harbour like the Port of Gladstone is akin to having a nature conservation zone declaration over the Queen Street Mall” according to Leo Zussino, Chief Executive Officer of the Gladstone Ports Corporation. “When the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, which includes Gladstone harbour, was gazetted in […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Increasing demand and expectations in Maritime Industry call for communities to come up with new facilities and to upgrade outdated systems and infrastructure. The prospect of such developments integrates challenges since each new advanced construction must be sensitively designed, appealing, practical, cost effective and environmentally sustainable solution. A continuous dedication to comprehensive improvement marks a […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Federal and Provincial Governments of Canada will invest over $100,000 in the Town of Springdale allowing the town to carry out further studies for its proposed marina development project. The studies will provide additional data to support the feasibility study and engineering plan completed in 2015 and strengthen the town’s decision-making process on the proposed development. Scott Simms, Member […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hydraulic engineering specialists, HR Wallingford, unveiled their latest generation tsunami simulator, the most realistic yet, at their facilities at Howbery Park, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, today. The Tsunami Simulator, which is installed in HR Wallingford’s Fast Flow Facility, is being part-funded by a €1.9 million European Research Council Starting Grant ‘URBAN WAVES’. A team from UCL (University College London) […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Commuters on the West Gate Bridge witnessed a spectacular sight early this morning when the purpose built vessel, Zhen Hua 26, passed under the bridge with a 104.5m high new Ship to Shore container crane aboard for delivery to Patrick’s East Swanson Dock terminal. The vessel was guided by two sea pilots as it made […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first meeting of the Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) will take place this Friday following the creation of the authority at the end of January. The SRA will help shape and improve flood management in the county, identifying what work is needed and funding and delivering a higher standard of flood protection. It will also […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]