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  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The beaches from 39th Street to JFK Boulevard are closed today for dredging, the City of Sea Isle reports. According to the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District, hopper dredge Liberty Island is conducting dredging and beachfill operations in the area. In the latest update, USACE said that for northern Sea Isle City, beachfill began on June […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    A project to deepen the channel of the Vuosaari Harbor of the Port of Helsinki and the Vuosaari Harbor basin officially started earlier this month, the City of Helsinki reports. The scheme, conducted by Terramare Oy, will be implemented over two open-water seasons, when work on the channel will be carried out 24 hours. The […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Environment Agency announced today that contractors working on surveys for the Tadcaster flood alleviation scheme will be in the town over the coming weeks. The EA has been working with flood engineer specialists to develop the plans since the government committed to invest £9 million in the scheme last autumn. Following the completion of […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    BAM Nuttall Ltd has just announced that work is back on track to improve flood protection in a section of the York Flood Alleviation Scheme. According to the release, construction work is starting again to improve flood defences in the Lower Bootham area in a bid to help better protect 134 properties. The flood alleviation […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A dredging campaign at Buncrana Harbor in County Donegal, Ireland, started earlier this week and is set to be wrapped up by Friday, 26th June 2020, Donegal County Council reports. According to their official release, MV Otterbank will carry out plough dredging daily from 7am to 8pm.  “Access to the pier and movements within the harbor […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Sand nourishment is underway at Presque Isle State Park, PA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, said in their latest announcement. District places approximately 55,000 tons of sand each year to offset erosion. Presque Isle Peninsula is located on the southern shore of Lake Erie in the City of Erie, PA. The peninsula […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    On a pre-construction conference call last week, a federal Army Corps of Engineers contractor indicated that the Ocean City north end beach replenishment project is now anticipated to begin about June 22, the city mayor Jay A. Gillian said in his latest announcement. The work will bring more than 1.4 million cubic yards of new […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance

    Today, crews at Starved Rock Lock and Dam in Ottawa, Illinois, began dredging the lock chamber in preparation for the closure as part of the 2020 Illinois Waterway Consolidated Closures. According to the Army Corps Rock Island District, they are cleaning excess silt, sand and debris from the chamber floor in preparation for the upcoming […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Environment, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Dredges are hard at work on the environmental cleanup of the New Bedford Harbor Superfund site in Massachusetts, reports the Foth. The New Bedford Port Authority’s Phase V dredging and CAD Cell No.4 project includes cleanup of approximately 3,000,000 square feet of New Bedford’s Lower Harbor area. Thanks to Foth’s design and construction management expertise, […]

  • 29 May 2020

    Despite the many coronavirus restrictions, dredging works at the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway in Poland have got off to a flying start, DEME Group reports. Together with their joint venture partner Van Oord, DEME is responsible for the design and execution of the construction and dredging works for the adaptation of the fairway. “As always, […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Joe Parisi, County Executive of Dane County, Wisconsin, said in his latest announcement, that the first phase of our Yahara Chain of Lakes Sediment Removal Project is officially underway. Dredging equipment is now in the water, working between Lakes Monona and Waubesa. “We hope to remove approximately 40,000 cubic yards (or more than 3,000 dump […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Construction work to repair the Lorain breakwater located in Lake Erie in the Port of Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio, is now underway, according to the Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District. USACE began repairs to the Lorain breakwater on May 12. As reported, the contractor, Great Lakes Dock and Materials, LLC, from Muskegon, Michigan, will […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Kpetoe River dredging operations, aimed to solve the perennial flooding of parts of Kpetoe township – the capital of Agotime Ziope District in Ghana, are officially underway, local media reports.  Commenting the latest news, Mr. John Kwaku Amenyah, Agotime Ziope District Chief Executive (DCE), said that the project was expected to be completed in […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Oversite excavation is underway at the construction site of Lavna coal terminal (western coast of the Kola Bay) as part of preparations for the main phase of construction works, Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot) posted on its official Instagram profile. The news, also reported by PortNews, said that cleaning-up is being conducted for […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Contracted crews working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, began maintenance dredging of the York Spit Channel in the Chesapeake Bay Saturday, May 9th to maintain safe passage for container ships calling at the Port of Baltimore. The channel is being dredged to a depth of 51 feet and width of 800 […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Maritime Constructions announced last week that the dredging operations are well underway at Port of Apollo Bay for the Colac Otway Shire. Colac Otway Shire Mayor, Jason Schram, said that the harbor dredging project involves shifting around 60,000 cubic meters of sand which has accumulated over the last twenty years and massively reduced access and […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) said in their latest announcement that the work is currently underway on the West Belle containment dikes. This scheme is a part of the Terrebonne Basin Barrier Island and Beach Nourishment project which will construct approximately 1,100 acres of beach, dune, and marsh habitat on West Belle Headland, […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District announced recently that a new dredging season has kicked off with the first contractor, Ryba Marine, mobilized for the season. According to the Corps, dredging began at the Pointe Mouillee Access Channel and East Outer Channel on the Fiscal Year 2019 Maintenance Dredging Detroit River contract. This […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Removal of the old north breakwater has officially started, Port of Frederikshavn, Denmark, said in their latest announcement.  The entire north breakwater incl. the breakwater head is to be removed in connection with the establishment of the new quay area by Østre Kaj, which is to create space for Orskov Yard’s new 180 metres long […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations are currently underway for what is believed to be the final stretch for the Fox River Cleanup Project, the FOX 11 News reports. This cleanup scheme is designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment due to the presence of PCBs – polychlorinated biphenyls – in Fox River sediment. It’s […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Harwich Harbor maintenance dredging program, conducted by the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Sospan Dau, is currently underway.  The dredged material will be disposed of to the beneficial sites in the River Stour and River Orwell. Maintenance dredging is carried out approximately five times a year, to ensure that Harwich Harbor’s deepwater channel remains […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Bayside City Council, Victoria, is currently undertaking works in Sandringham to reduce erosion and protect the coastal environment. These works are taking place along the coastal path and Trey Bit Reserve during April and May. Key improvements include: Extending existing fencing along the coastal path to protect flora and fauna; New drainage at Trey Bit […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Eastland Port’s dredger Pukunui is going about its work in the bay, maintaining the depth of the channel. “Eastland Port, like all ports in New Zealand, is designated an essential service by the government for COVID-19 Level 4,” said chief operating officer Andrew Gaddum. “We’re required to keep the port fully operational at all times, […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    A contractor for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Paul District – Kaiyuh Services, LLC, of Anchorage, Alaska – is preparing to start construction on a habitat restoration project in Conway Lake, near Lansing, Iowa, in May. The completed project will restore lost and diminished fish and wildlife habitat in Pool 9 of the […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Redland City Council is conducting regular maintenance dredging operations in Weinam Creek – Southern Moreton Bay. The Queensland Government Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) announced that dredging operations will be conducted from 20 March 2020 to 30 March 2020. In the notice, TMR said that the dredge will operate near the ferry terminal […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s WaterMattersTV has just released this very interesting video about the Lake Seminole Dredging Program.  Under the official plan, this three-year dredging project will remove about 54 tons of phosphorus and 311 tons of nitrogen, reducing nitrogen loads by 56 percent in Long Bayou and Boca Ciega Bay. Lake […]