Search results for: underway

2445 results

A list of search results

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The preparation works are currently underway for dredging at HMNB Portsmouth ahead of the arrival of the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers. In June, the Defense Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) announced it had awarded a contract worth £31 million to Fareham based Boskalis Westminster Ltd for work to ready the harbor for the ships. While the dredging […]

  • 20 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 14-20, 2018).   Europe’s First LNG Dredger Conversion Project Underway Work has begun at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque on the conversion of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain from diesel-electric propulsion to dual-fuel capability combining MGO and LNG.   Port […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Improvements to flood defenses are underway this week as the Environment Agency starts work on a new wall to protect residents from flooding in the village of Glenridding in Cumbria. The new flood defense wall, which will be 140 meters in length and a meter above the ground, is designed to provide flood protection to […]

  • 25 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 19 – 25, 2018).   IADC Unveils Redesigned Terra et Aqua Magazine The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently published the newest edition of its Terra et Aqua magazine.   Tough Year for Van Oord’s Dredging Division Van Oord, […]

  • 29 July 2013

    The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) has revealed that the construction of flood barriers along Rangsit Prayoonsak Canal has now been 80% completed and is expected to be fully operational at the end of August. According to Director of the Water Allocation and Drainage Planning of South Rangsit Irrigation Project, under the RID, Pruthipong Tassa-unchuleekul, the […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    An Italian dredger builder Italdraghe and its consortium partner CPN Srl are currently building three dredgers for the Iraqi Ministry of Water Resources. Following contract signing, work is already well underway on one Italdraghe SGT 400 D and two Italdraghe SGT 300 RB diesel cutter suction dredgers that will be delivered to Um Qasser at […]

  • 10 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul: New Parallel Runway for Brisbane Airport (Australia) On Thursday, 10 October 2013 the Brisbane Airport Corporation announced the construction of the 300 ha platform for their new parallel runway.   UK: New Medmerry Sea Defence Scheme Unveiled The Environment Agency is celebrating an important milestone of a 15 year project to provide […]

  • 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 […]

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

      Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 9-15, 2017).   Boskalis Part of Dover Western Docks Revival Project The first stage of the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is now officially underway.   Van Oord Secures Land Reclamation Contract in […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Last month saw the official opening of Walthamstow Wetlands to the wider public for the first time in 150 years, Ramboll Environ, Inc. said in their latest announcement.  The Walthamstow Wetlands operational partnership – Waltham Forest Council, Thames Water and London Wildlife Trust – co-hosted the launch event last week. Plans have been underway since […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The final phase of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District’s $30 million Folly Beach Renourishment project is underway. “We fence and grass along the existing dune line to capture the recently placed sand,” said David Warren, project manager. “This concept has proven to be very effective in the past and new dunes up […]

  • 24 January 2013

    The first vessel to use the new $30 million wharf extension at Sulphur Point arrived on Tuesday 22 January and is currently discharging the Port of Tauranga s new Liebherr ship to shore container crane. The 170 metre wharf extension, due for completion at the end of March, is a major part of the $180 […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The next stage of the North Portsea Island Coastal Defense scheme is now underway, according to the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). As reported, work on the first stage, Kendall’s Wharf, began on 25th November 2019 and will continue until Spring 2020. This will include the construction of an earth embankment and wall, as well […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Replenishment of Adelaide’s beaches will be continuing from Monday, November 11, until Friday, November 15, with sand being moved from between the Semaphore and Largs Bay jetties to the critically eroded West Beach, reports the Department for Environment and Water SA. As reported, sand will be moved from between the Semaphore and Largs Bay jetties […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is underway on a £2 million scheme to refurbish the flood defense embankment in Stansgate, Essex, offering a higher level of protection to people living nearby, informs the Environment Agency. The work is taking place along a stretch of coastline west of the Stansgate Abbey Road, north of Steeple, and is expected to last […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Ghana’s Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Samuel Atta Akyea, has announced plans to reduce the incidents of flooding across the country through channel improvement works, Ghana News Agency (GNA) reports.  Briefing the media in Accra about some of those interventions, the Sector Minister said that the works are ongoing under the […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced recently that a $15 million Army contract has been awarded for emergency dredging and beach nourishment for the Fire Island Inlet and Shore Westerly to Jones Inlet. Schumer and Gillibrand successfully secured approval from the Army Corps to begin this multi-purpose project which will provide much-needed […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work is underway to build one of Western Australia’s largest constructed wetlands, the Ellen Brook Wetland project, to boost the health of the Swan River by improving water quality. Announcing the start of construction this week, Environment Minister Albert Jacob said the project aimed to reduce phosphorus and nitrogen loads entering the river from the […]

  • 14 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord: Dredger “Artemis” Commissioned (The Netherlands) Van Oord’s newest addition to its fleet, the self-propelled cutter suction dredger Artemis, will be moored in Rotterdam until 14 April 2013.   Germany: Boskalis Wins Elbe River Dredging Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired a contract from Wasser- und Schifffahrtsamt Cuxhaven to maintain part of […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced today that $585,000 in federal funds have been secured for dredging essential coastal projects in Southeastern North Carolina. Congressman McIntyre stated, “More good news for our coastal projects! Securing resources to help our inlets, waterways, and beaches has always been a priority of mine, and we will keep fighting to […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Mitch Landrieu recently announced that the City of New Orleans’s resilience strategy, Resilient New Orleans, has been awarded the 2016 National Planning Excellence Award for a Best Practice by the American Planning Association (APA). Released in August 2015, Resilient New Orleans is the City’s planning strategy to make New Orleans more resilient, sustainable and […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The $21.7 billion Carmichael coal project has passed a significant milestone with agreements reached with all landholders, State Parliament heard today. Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Dr Anthony Lynham, told Parliament that mine proponent Adani now had 16 permits and approvals at local, state and federal level, including six […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sussex County will hold a meeting to get public feedback on the proposed Woodland Park west of Seaford, which, once developed, would become a publicly accessible recreation area with trails and open space. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Nanticoke Senior Center, 1001 W. Locust St., in Seaford. […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging will get underway next week to remove up to 18,000 tonnes of silt from Peel marina. RA O’Neill Ltd, a specialist marine contractor based in Northern Ireland, has been engaged to dredge Peel marina over the next seven weeks. An Isle of Man haulage company will transport the silt to the Poortown site and […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Westport Marina dredging program in Washington, undertaken by a Damen DOP250 with cutter unit, is currently underway. The DOP250 and its cutter unit are powered by the hydraulic power pack. The DOP250 works at a dredging depth of -8m. It pumps the harbor sludge through a 250 mm floating pipe line over some 1100 […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has released a new update about the port’s Centerm Expansion Project and South Shore Access Project. According to the update, this month, the port authority will begin demolition of portions of the east side of Burrard dock wharf to make room for the eastern expansion of the terminal and a new […]