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  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Between 19 and 24 August, North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) will undertake routine maintenance dredging of the Port of Mackay. The dredging will be undertaken by TSHD Brisbane accompanied by the survey vessel MV Norfolk. The dredging campaign will not interfere with the normal operation of the port. Maintenance dredging is required every few years […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The original dredge, the “Saibai” is back in operation this morning at the Mooloolaba Harbour entrance during calmer weather, which was the good news, MP Fiona Simpson said. “The bad news is that the heavier dredge, the Port Frederick, has been found to be more badly damaged than originally hoped with both propellors damaged, meaning […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Shoalhaven Citywide dredging feasibility study is now complete and has formed the basis of four funding applications to the State Government’s ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ Program. Three of the four grant applications lodged on April 14 were for dredging activities at Sussex Inlet Channel, Currambene Creek, and Lake Conjola. The fourth grant application proposes to […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The San Diego beaches replenishment project is scheduled for the next month. A lot of sand will be pumped from the ocean floor onto beaches from the South Bay to North County. According to kpbs.org, the dredging vessel that will undertake the job is on its way to San Diego and should arrive next weekend. […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The UN International Seabed Authority (ISA) is undertaking stakeholder consultations as it commences development of a regulatory framework for the future recovery of mineral resources from the seabed in international areas. The deadline for contributing to the UN ISA survey is 16 May 2014. The ISA survey covers: – Financial terms and obligations; – Environmental […]

  • 27 March 2014

    The results, from a trial looking into the potential effect of dredging a deeper approach channel to Falmouth Docks, have now been reported. The findings have been sent to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and will provide robust scientific data that will be used to update the Environmental Statement that was submitted along with the […]

  • 14 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    In little over one months’ time, the Inauguration Ceremony of the new Panama Canal will mark the completion of the largest infrastructure undertaking in the waterway since the original canal construction back in 1914. The official opening ceremony of the expanded canal will take place on Sunday, June 26th 2016, according to the Panama Canal Authority (ACP). The project was initially […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Philippines’ Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is making it possible for local government units (LGUs) to undertake dredging and river restoration projects without spending taxpayers’ money. This decision was revealed after DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu issued an administrative order rationalizing dredging activities in heavily silted river channels across the country in […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations in the Mooloolah River inner harbor are now underway, according to the Maritime Safety Queensland. As reported, Hall Contracting’s cutter suction dredge ‘Navua’ and support work boats will be undertaking the inner harbor dredging project until late March 2020 (weather permitting). Qld State Member for Maroochydore, Fiona Simpson commented, “Maintaining a safe and […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Preparations for the scuttling of the ex-HMAS Tobruk have reached another milestone, with the Palaszczuk Government awarding a $325,000 contract to undertake maintenance dredging. Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef Steven Miles announced today the contract had been awarded to Queensland-based Neumann Contractors Pty Ltd. Mr Miles said that the contractors had […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    During the 6th Annual Conference of the Virginia Coastal Policy Center, at the College of William & Mary Law School last week, Governor Ralph Northam signed a sweeping executive order to bolster Virginia’s resilience to sea level rise and natural hazards.  The Executive Order, broad in scope and objectives, is among the most comprehensive actions […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ceylon Fishery Harbors Corporation (CFHC) has taken delivery of the self-propelled grab hopper dredger SAYURU. The dredger, built under the Grant Aid scheme of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), will be one of the most technically advanced dredgers ever to operate in Sri Lanka. The ceremony was held October 18th 2014, at the Dikkowita Fishery Harbor […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    APT Global Marine Services recently successfully dry-docked both cutter suction dredger HAM 218 as well as water injection dredger Iguazú for the Van Oord Ship Management B.V. at DMC Dubai. With these 2 dry-dockings completed (HAM 218 being the first large cutter suction dredger to ever dry dock within DMC), APT Global reaffirms its position as […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Renfrewshire Council has introduced plans for the dredging works at the Renfrew’s Westway Dock. The project details: Renfrewshire Council plans to establish a contract with a suitably qualified and experienced Contractor to undertake the dredging of materials from Westway Dock in Renfrew and sea disposal of arisings as more particularly described in the specification contained […]

  • 24 October 2012

    Noatum Ports has received permission from the Valencia Port Authority to temporarily suspend work that it is undertaking on Muelle de Costa. The company announced plans to take another look at the project over the next nine months, and adapt it to the current needs of both the port and Spain’s economic situation, reports portstrategy.com. […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wasa Dredging Ltd. from Vaasa in Finland has recently started dredging in the Port of Pietarsaari with its new dredger “Optimus”. In Pietarsaari, Wasa Dredging will undertake two contracts: one for deepening the port where rock blasting is involved, and one for deepening and widening the channel, by removing significant volumes of hard moraine soils. […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Tonnes of sand will be placed onto Holloways Beach this week to help mitigate foreshore erosion, reports the Cairns Regional Council. This coastal erosion has been exacerbated by recent high winds and associated tidal conditions. As part of an urgent response, 600 tonnes of sand will be brought in soon and placed at the worst […]

  • 19 November 2013

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced that the Government of Canada is completing the final engineering work related to a major investment project at Tignish harbour. This is part of the $4 million in funding for small craft harbours across Prince Edward Island that was announced on September 3, 2013. “In […]

  • 7 February 2014

    Wasser und Schifffahrtsamt Emden has announced a tender for the Emden Port dredging contract. The main goal of this deepening program is to retain the water depths in the fairways of the Lower Ems and Leda. To achieve this, the contractor will need to undertake maintenance dredging works by using the cargo space dredgers. The […]

  • 13 March 2012

      An investment of approximately £5m earmarked for a wide range of maintenance projects throughout the region has been set to be agreed by Dumfries and Galloway Council, BBC reports. The proposed concept was accepted in January but now the council must support specific projects. Among recommended undertakings there are also three coastal improvement projects […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Macky Sall, the President of Senegal, kicked off the Saloum River dredging project located in the Fatick region last month. Jan De Nul Group’s hopper dredger De Bougainville has been mobilized to undertake this work, with the main goal to deepen the entrance of the Port of Foundiougne-Ndakhonga. This development project, worth approximately $61 million, will […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Abbot Point plans to undertake hydrographic surveys on an annual basis, announced North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP). The hydrographic survey vessel Norfolk will be conducting routine survey work in the Port of Abbot and surrounding waters from Saturday 24 May 2014 until Wednesday 28 May 2014. Maritime Safety Queensland requires regular […]

  • 19 March 2012

    Dredging on the Palm Beach Inlet is scheduled to begin this week depending on weather conditions, reports Palm Beach Daily News. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company of Quincy, Mass, with a $1.4 million contract which calls for removal of approximately 60,000 and 125,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hall Contracting, an Australian dredging and civil construction company, has acquired a new backhoe dredger. The giant – a Backacter (BA) 900 christened Woomera – is now the largest Australian-owned backhoe dredger, and is capable of excavating hard rock and clay in confined locations. Commenting the latest news, Hall Contracting CEO, Cameron Hall, said that […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse Marine Systems is undertaking the complete electrical outfitting of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Spauwer, developed in-house by Den Herder Seaworks. The works are taking place at Shipyard Trico B.V. in Rotterdam. The TSHD Spauwer is a large and highly sophisticated hopper dredger with a length of 142 meters. It is designed for […]

  • 11 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    DP World Limited has today received shareholder approval to undertake a 1 for 20 share consolidation. The share consolidation will take place prior to the commencement of trading on Thursday 19 May 2011. The Board believes that undertaking a 1 for 20 share consolidation will better position DP World’s share price alongside global companies with an earnings per […]