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  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Even though a quarter of Queensland coal output is being produced at a loss, as reported today, the Abbott and Newman governments are continuing to prioritise coal over the Great Barrier Reef, climate, water supplies, agriculture and tourism. “Figures from the Queensland Resources Council show that a quarter of Queensland coal export is being produced […]

  • 15 January 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to speed up Fire Island dredging, reports nbc. This $33.2 million project is supposed to protect sections of Sandy-damaged Ocean Parkway. Financing of the project is included in the Sandy Supplement Aid Package, which is waiting for approval. Charles Schumer, United States Senator for New York, said that […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch has welcomed Federal Labor’s decision to finally support the banning of dredge spoil being dumped in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. “Labor’s decision is nothing short of catch-up,” said Mr Entsch, “considering the current Coalition Government already announced that policy in December last year.” “They had the chance to […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Madsen Giersing recently completed a marine project for Curtain Bros on their Motukea Island complex in Papua New Guinea. Since 1998, the company has been involved in the design and development of many of the facility’s marine structures. Also, their latest project saw the team design a new general loading and unloading wharf. Designed to accommodate […]

  • 24 February 2010

    Mangalore February 24, 2010: The Karnataka State Fishermen Action Committee has appealed to the state government to immediately take up dredging of all fishing ports in Karnataka. The committee has averred that if not, next monsoons will be very difficult for fishermen and marine accidents may be a daily affair. [mappress] source: Mangalorean, February 24, […]

  • 21 December 2009
    Business & Finance

    Despite a recent outburst by business tycoon Harry Jayewardena who controls the blue chip conglomerate Aitken Spence, against its lead Chinese partner in the new Colombo South Harbour project, the group is dispatching its Maritime arm Chairman Parakrama Dissanayake to… Source: Nation on Sunday ,December 19 , 2009;

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of Middle Pass Channel, adjacent to Charles Point Patches, has been completed and Darwin Port Corporation has been able to achieve the targeted depth of 14.0 metres LAT. From the date of this announcement the following operating criteria apply: – Vessels departing Middle Arm with draft of 12.0 meters or less do not require […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The World Heritage Committee has today strengthened its warning that the Great Barrier Reef could be added to the World Heritage list of sites in danger at its meeting in Cambodia. “The World Heritage Committee has stepped up its warning, expressing concern over ongoing coastal development and giving the government one last chance – one […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    CHEC, a China Communications Construction’s subsidiary, recently completed the Abidjan Port Expansion Project in Cote d’Ivoire – reaching 11.12 million safe man-hours during the project construction. The project mainly includes building three new container berths, a ro-ro berth, a general cargo berth and shipping channels to improve the cargo handling volume of Abidjan Port. “It […]

  • 23 March 2020
    Project & Tenders

    The City of Oceanside Harbor, CA, dredging project is now wrapped up, according to the Army Corps. Last week, the city received an email from USACE regarding the status of the dredge. In the letter the Corps said: “Due to extenuating circumstances the Oceanside Harbor Dredging project will be shutting down Saturday March 21st for […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    A new beach improvement and shoreline stabilization project for Waikīkī Beach has been successfully completed, the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources said in their latest announcement.  “The effort between the DLNR Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands (OCCL) and the Waikīkī Beach Special Improvement District demonstrates a successful public-private partnership with the district […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside Europe, has successfully completed Phase 1 and 2 of the Saqr Port Expansion. The combined project value was approximately €75 million. BAM International delivered the project to its client, Saqr Port, in Spring 2019. Saqr Port is the largest bulk-handling port in the Middle […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canaipa Passage dredging project has been completed in time for the busy summer season, reports the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA). GCWA invested $500,000 to maintain safe navigational access to the important link between Moreton Bay and the Gold Coast. They also added that the dredging will provide a depth of -2.5m LAT (Lowest […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is seeking comments on proposed statewide general permit for maintenance dredging. Maintenance dredging of navigable waterways would undergo a quicker, less expensive review as part of the proposed permit process now up for public comment through June 29, 2015. Heidi Kennedy, statewide waterway and wetland policy coordinator, said that the […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10) yesterday issued the following statement announcing that she will continue serving as a Co-Chair of the Congressional Boating Caucus for the 114th Congress and welcoming new Co-Chair, Representative Patrick Murphy (FL-18): “I believe that we must do more to protect and maintain our nation’s waterways, which is a goal I […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Saibai Island residents in the Torres Strait will be better protected from storm surges and high tides after the completion of the Saibai Island Seawalls, part of the Torres Strait Seawalls project, the Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch, said in its latest release.   The Torres Strait community yesterday celebrated the official opening of the […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for maintenance dredging work at the Lancelin jetty, aimed to restore channel width and depth, are well underway. “An area stretching from 60 meters south of the jetty to around 100 meters north and out well past the jetty will be dredged,” the township of Lancelin in Western Australia said in its announcement. […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Newport dredging project is successfully completed ahead of schedule, Reston Association (RA) just announced. During the works, approximately 5,000 cubic yards of material were dredged from the lake. After the removal, sediment from the lake was placed in trucks and hauled to the disposal site in Chantilly. This dredging scheme started in mid- January with […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    State and federal officials are celebrating the successful completion of the $38 million restoration project at Delaware’s Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. It is being touted as the largest restoration project on the East Coast. Beginning in 2015, the federally funded project increased storm resiliency and remediated damage to the marsh from Superstorm Sandy in […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday announced the completion of a $16 million sediment cleanup at the former Zephyr Oil Refinery in Muskegon Township, Mich. Work was funded through a cost-sharing partnership with the state of Michigan under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). EPA Great Lakes National Program Office Director Chris Korleski joined Michigan […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Across the state, lakes operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, are kept at winter pool level – lower than normal, to allow more room for storing water when the Spring rains arrive. At Burnsville Lake in Burnsville, West Virginia, crews have been taking advantage of the lower levels to get ready […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In partnership with Mexico’s Ministry of Transportation, the Organization of American States, and ProMexico, the WEDA (Western Dredging Association) Mexico Chapter will in two weeks turn the attention of the dredging and marine construction industry in the Western Hemisphere to Mexico City and the Centro Asturiano de Polanco. There dredging contractors and manufacturers from across the […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE) recently completed a challenging project for underwater services company Seatek in the Kandla Gujarat region of North-west India. Experts deployed its shallow water Twin R2000 tool for post-lay trenching and backfilling of an HDPE pipeline with concrete sinker blocks over a distance of 7.5km. The pipeline was trenched to 1.5m […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Californian Port of Redwood City yesterday announced that the dredging operations are substantially complete at wharves 1,2,3 and 4. Dredging is necessary to keep the port open to deep water vessels and ships by removing sediment and debris from the bottom of the harbor. According to the official release, this $1.6 million investment supports […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the new Cowes breakwater progresses extremely well with CHC’s contractors Boskalis Westminster currently on stage 4 of the 2014 programme, the installation of the breakwater’s gravel core up to approximately 4 meters above chart datum. The dredger Sospan Dau delivers up to to five loads of gravel per day which is then sprayed […]

  • 20 March 2011

      Van Oord has won the second price in the category most innovative company during the award of the annual ICT innovation prizes. The awards are an initiative of ICT Media and CIO Magazine, intended to stimulate innovative projects on the part of both suppliers and customers in the ICT industry. The price was awarded […]