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  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations at Timaru’s port have been successfully wrapped up, New Zealand’s news site Stuff reports.  According to the PrimePort Timaru chief executive, Phil Melhopt, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Albatross was stationed in Timaru where it had been keeping the main channel into the port at required depths of about 10.8 meters. The […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Public Works and Housing (Consejería de Fomento y Vivienda – Junta de Andalucía) has announced that the dredging operations at the mouth of the Guadiana river are completed. During this €856,000 dredging project, about 63,000 cubic meters of sand was removed from the area, which is significantly more than planned 55,000 cubic meters. […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland Environment Minister Andrew Powell has welcomed UNESCO’s acknowledgement of the progress the Queensland Government has made in ensuring the Great Barrier Reef remains on the World Heritage List. Mr Powell said that UNESCO released its draft recommendations to the World Heritage Committee overnight and they would be considered by the World Heritage Committee in […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord has successfully completed a major annual scheme to replenish Lincolnshire beaches. Under the Environment Agency’s flagship Lincshore scheme, sand was dredged from the seabed and pumped onto the beach, replacing levels lost to the sea during the winter months. This reduces the risk of waves […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Local boaters are reaping the benefits of maintenance works completed recently by dredging company Hall Contracting, which have seen a safe, navigable passage dredged in Townsville’s Ross River and easy access provided to the Breakwater Pacific Marina. Hall Contracting Managing Director, Cameron Hall, said that the business had initially been engaged by the Department of […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The need for emergency dredging in Michigan’s harbors and marinas was addressed this month by the Michigan House with the approval of legislation providing funding and making the dredging process more affordable. State Rep. Jon Bumstead voted for emergency funding to dredge public harbors and marinas throughout the state, as well as bills easing restrictions […]

  • 18 January 2012

    Ron Foley, Long Island’s Regional Director of State Parks, said that the dredging project on the Nissequogue River State Park was completed successfully last week. He also stated that the marina will operate as normal in the coming years. The Nissequogue River State Park is located on the north shore of Long Island. A variety […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A piece of mid 19th century French pottery from Bordeaux has been found during the archaeological supervision carried out as part of the dredging work at the Port of Mahon. The dredger Antignano arrived at the Port of Mahon recently and joined the dredging work currently underway in the Mahon waters. The addition of this […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) rang the changes with its Forum this year, which took place at Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 7 November 2013. Following WODCON XX held between 3 and 7 June 2013 in Brussels, Belgium, and including some 100 technical presentations CEDA saw its presence at Europort 2013 as the perfect […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Financial results continue to trend “strong and up to the right,” Executive Director Len Waterworth reported at yesterday’s meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. Total tonnage was up 9 percent through September of this year compared to the same period last year. Among other matters during the meeting, the Port […]

  • 22 November 2011

    The accusation according to which RM100 million had gone missing from Miri Port Authority (MPA) proves not to be true. After the State Legislative Assembly meeting held yesterday, Dato Sri Michael Manyin, Infrastructure Development and Communication Minister, stated that the matter in question brought up by Alan Ling Sie Kiong had been manipulated to bring […]

  • 26 October 2012

    According to Essap’s president Andrés Rivarola, they are working with power firm Itaipú Binacional to create a plan to clean up the waters of La República lake in Ciudad del Este, reports bnamericas.com. He stated: “We are drawing up a dredging plan to get rid of the slurry and debris that have piled up on […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman David W. Jolly (FL-13) recently called on members of the U.S. House to support the Senate version of the recently-passed Water Resources Reform and Development Act that would extend the federal authorization of the 50-year ongoing renourishment project in Treasure Island, Florida. Beach renourishment funding in Pinellas County also provides for the district’s economy […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging operations at the liquified natural gas (LNG) floating storage and regasification unit terminal in the southern part of Klaipeda Seaport were successfully completed earlier than planned. “The maintenance dredging works were smooth and the contractor managed to finish them earlier than planned. We were cleaning silt from the LNG unit’s pit for […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Sea Pines Resort, Hilton Head’s most celebrated leisure retreat, announced that the Harbour Town Yacht Basin dredging program is successfully completed and ready for boaters attending the PGA TOUR RBC Heritage. The project deepened the entrance channel and entire basin to an approximate depth of 8½ feet at mean low tide. “We are looking […]

  • 30 October 2012

    Yellow Gate Police said that a three-ft-long bomb, reportedly used in World War II, was found in the sea, 6.48 nautical miles (12 km) from the Gateway of India. The oval-shaped explosive got stuck in the teeth of a dredging machine while clearing sand from the seabed on Thursday night. Due to fear of explosion, […]

  • 23 December 2009

    VESSEL traffic into the Lagos Ports has been on the increase since 2007, when the Federal Government concession the port and transferred marine services, one of the primary responsibilities of the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) to the international shipping community, to the private sector… Source: The Guardian, December 23, 2009;

  • 18 January 2012

    The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) closed calendar year 2011 with volume increases across business segments, concluding a year highlighted by progress on the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project, record big ship traffic and the completion of major capital improvements. In results announced at the SCPA’s regular meeting, December saw a slight increase in Charleston’s box […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed federal navigation channel dredging at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam on January 14. Ice Harbor lock operations have returned to normal and dredging equipment has been removed, including water quality monitoring buoys, and relocated upstream to work areas in the Snake and Clearwater rivers at Lewiston-Clarkston. The Corps’ […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    FSUE “Rosmorport” recently released a report which sums up activities and results of the company during the first two months of 2020. In the report, among other things, the company announced that they continue the work to arrange for navigation sizes in the seaports of Kavkaz, Makhachkala and Korsakov where the total amount of excavated […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    As part of Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) annual maintenance dredging campaign, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane was recently in the Port of Gladstone. Visiting the area from November 14 to December 18, the dredger maintained approximately 50 km of channels and berths, which are required to keep ships moving safely in and out […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, is accepting comments from the public regarding a proposed stream restoration project at Underwood Creek near Milwaukee, Wisconsin. USACE has prepared a Detailed Project Report, DPR, and Environmental Assessment, EA, concentrated on a proposed aquatic ecosystem restoration project on Underwood Creek in Wauwatosa, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. USACE […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, is soliciting public comments on an application from the North Carolina Department of Transportation seeking Department of the Army authorization to discharge dredged or fill material into waters of the United States associated with the proposed Complete 540 Project. NCDOT proposes to construct a 27 miles long Triangle […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    On March 28, the Board of Directors of China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC) released the 2015 annual report and CSR report on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. This was the ninth consecutive CSR report released by CCCC since 2008. According to the annual report, CCCC’s new businesses and old businesses both […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Brian Babin (TX-36) announced yesterday his selection to several key subcommittees that are critically important to the 36th District of Texas. On the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Babin will serve on the Highways and Transit Subcommittee; the Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee; and the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee. “As a […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The construction of Shadegan Port has just been completed. This project was decided in the first round of presidential visit to Khouzestan province. Director General of Bandar Imam Khomeini Port under whose control the Shadegan Port falls said that this port has been constructed in the vicinity of Imam Khomeini Port. He also noted that […]