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  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the week of August 18-22, the Port of Kingston will be closing the marina to all vessel travel during select hours. This marina closure is a crucial part of the upcoming marina dredging project which requires the Port to relocate eelgrass out of the area to be dredged. As part of this eelgrass relocation, […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Agate Construction Company are making repairs along a section of the Barnegat Inlet North Jetty from damages sustained during Hurricane Sandy. The $7.6 million project began in the spring of 2014 and is expected to be complete in the fall of 2014. Photo by […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Suction hopper dredger M/V “Glenn Edward”, the newest and largest hopper dredger in the U.S., is currently removing material from Galveston Harbor. The vessel is working to maintain the channel depth at its currently authorized 45 feet as part of an option that was exercised on the existing fiscal year 2013 Galveston Entrance Channel contract. […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    According to the latest notice from the Marine Department of Hong Kong, dredging works in the Kwai Tsing Container Basin have been scheduled for the next 18 months. The works will be carried out by a grab dredger. Also on the scene will be a tug and two self-propelled split-hopper barges, assisting the operations. The number […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle, has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The launch is part of a recently started 10 years dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. [mappress] […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first sonar manufacturer recently arrived in Plymouth to start conducting bathymetric and backscatter surveys in Plymouth Sound and Wembury Bay as part of the Shallow Survey 2015 Common Dataset (CDS) collection. The aim of the CDS is to provide the international hydrographic community with a range of datasets, collected using the latest shallow water […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is preparing to reopen the 9-foot navigation channel along the Mississippi River to commercial navigation. The Corps and its contractors will begin dredging today, July 25, near Winona, Minn., in Pool 6 from river mile 718 to 724. The Corps is already dredging in Pool 4, […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Kennet and Avon Canal, a waterway in southern England, will soon have one mile of newly restored bank. Restoration works on the portion of a 87 miles long canal are in full swing. According to Oda Dijksterhuis from the Canal and River Trust, the “green method” being used to rebuild the bank was similar […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Hastings Development Authority has begun detailed environmental studies of Western Port’s weather and wave patterns. “We are focusing on finding out as much as we can about Western Port and its environs to better inform planning and design decisions about the proposed container port at Hastings,” said Port of Hastings Development Authority’s […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, three dredging machines of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), one brand new and just imported from Finland, are simultaneously dredging all heavily silted rivers in Dagupan that will last for one year with the city shouldering only one month cost of fuel of the machines and in transporting the brand new […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To protect Deventer, Zutphen and the villages on the IJssel River from extreme high water and flooding, an eight-kilometre-long channel is being created between Veessen and Wapenveld. Work will start after the summer on the channel, which can take a maximum of 45% of the water from the IJssel. Scale model tests are currently underway […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle, has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The launch is part of a recently started 10 years dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. The […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) has announced that marine works involving dredging operations, removal and laying of private moorings will be carried out in Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter. During the next three months, the works will be carried out by one grab dredger and one hopper barge with some […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Despite the loss of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) by Congress, the city of Dagupan is currently enjoying an infrastructure bonanza courtesy of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), reported PNA. This was bared by Pangasinan Fourth District Rep. Gina de Venecia who said that a total of 11 roads, bridges and […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Dutch consortium of Baars Confloat and Martens en Van Oord started preparations for the Lake Boyukshor dredging project, located close to the capital of Azerbaijan, Baku. About 2.5 million cubic meters of contaminated sediments will be removed to restore the water quality of the lake. The consortium has developed a land-based treatment method for […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education and the Asian Development Bank organize the 3rd Asia-Netherlands Water Learning Week from 16 to 20 June 2014 in Delft, the Netherlands. Participants from selected Asian countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia, Mongolia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Vietnam) will contribute project case studies from Asia and the Netherlands and learn […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Throughout the years, Kuantan Port has developed progressively towards becoming one of the busiest ports in Malaysia. Kuantan Port Consortium Sdn Bhd in collaboration with the Government has embarked on a port expansion project to cater for ships up to 200,000 DWT and to commence operation early in 2016. The expansion of the port will […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s Resaca Restoration Project is making progress. This project is necessary because sediment, trash and other debris has built up over the years, impeding water flow in these waterways. The only way to return the resacas to their original depth is to dredge them. This BPUB Update puts the spotlight on […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Beach nourishment on Cyprus’ Paphos beaches has started after they were damadged following the earthquake on the Turkish coast last year. According to the government official, the nourishment of the beach next to Latsi port has been completed, and the Polis project is ready to start. At the Latsi site the sand was brought back […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Hambantota Sea Port Project will greatly accelerate economic development in Sri Lanka’s Southern Province, the Hambatota Sea Port Project Manager Liu Hong Shen said. Shen was addressing an awards ceremony at Kirala Kele Hotel at Ambalantota where the best performers in the phase two of the Hambantota Sea Port Project for the first quarter […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency is currently dredging at both banks of the River Parrett downstream of Moorland House Farm. They have so far removed over 7,600m³ of silt along a 445 metre length. There are currently 3 excavating machines working 5 days a week. “We are spreading silt to land for agricultural betterment with permission from […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In preparation for the onset of the rainy season and flooding, the city government of Parañaque City, has put in motion a comprehensive flood control program that includes the construction of a major diversion creek and the clearing of creeks and canals as well as the relocation of informal settler families living along critical waterways. […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Government and Redland City Council have agreed to jointly fund the replacement of the Coochiemudlo Island Jetty and the demolition of the old jetty for an estimated cost of $3.5 million together with channel dredging work at both Victoria Point and the new Coochiemudlo Island Jetty, to ensure service access in all tides. […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is repairing and restoring previously constructed coastal projects like the Sea Bright to Manasquan project throughout the region. The work at Long Branch is one of four contracts that were awarded to repair and restore beaches from Sea Bright to Manasquan in northern New Jersey. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) for the Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet Stabilization Project and the opening of the window for the public to submit written comments regarding it. The proposed Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet project calls for […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Weeks Marine are preparing for the Rockaway Beach replenishment project. Approximately 3,000,000 cubic yards of sand will be placed onto the Rockaway beaches. This will create a 14 ft high dune and a 200 ft wide recreational beach. This project will work to prevent erosion caused by future […]