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  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in its latest announcement that they are establishing two safety zones to facilitate the deepening of the main navigational channel in the Delaware River on or about August 30, 2017, through March 15, 2018. During this time, the dredgers Essex and Charleston, owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, will be dredging […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dutch contractor Van der Lee recently acquired a standard Damen cutter suction dredger type CSD450. The stationary dredger was purchased in order to put a motorway construction project back on track near Joure, in the North of The Netherlands. The company’s previous CSD that was working on the project was not powerful enough to deliver desired […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty has completed the £6.5 million Dundee flood protection scheme on behalf of Dundee City Council. The project, which was awarded under the Scape National Civil Engineering and Infrastructure framework, will reduce the risk of flooding to the new £1 billion Dundee Waterfront area, and protect numerous homes and major roads between Camperdown Dock […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has ordered four more Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes from Konecranes for the Port of Savannah, Georgia. The crane purchases, along with the ongoing Savannah Harbor deepening, anticipate the opening of an expanded Panama Canal, set for this year. The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) will deepen the Savannah Harbor federal shipping […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two popular beaches in Airlie Beach will be rejuvenated with new sand over the next fortnight, jointly funded by the Commonwealth and Queensland Governments under the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA), Whitsunday Regional Council said in its latest release. When Tropical Cyclone Debbie hit the Whitsundays in March and some sandy beaches were eaten […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Comanco Environmental, an environmental and civil construction company specializing in the construction of containment facilities, recently wrapped up construction on a Dredge Basin Liner Containment project in Melbourne, FL. Over 1.35 million SF of 40-mil smooth HDPE geomembrane was installed across two basins and a clarifying pond. In addition, 600 LF of HDPE embed on […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord, Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, completed the dredging operations in the access channel and the maneuvering basins of Beira Port, Mozambique, earlier this month.  Local media reported that the dredging works on this project, which started approximately six months ago, were finished earlier this month. Van Oord used its trailing suction hopper […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Martin County said in their latest update on the Bathtub Reef Beach/Sailfish Point renourishment project that dredge crews are wrapping up operations in the Sailfish Navigation channel and are in the process of moving all of the pipeline out of the channel. Pipeline has been placed on the impoundment basin and along the coastline in […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Col. David Caldwell of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announced yesterday the completion of the Sea Gate Reach of the Coney Island Shore Protection Project. The $28 million project will increase resiliency and reduce the risks coastal storms pose to residents and businesses on Coney Island. It will also prevent sand […]

  • 2 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Abu Dhabi Land General Contracting is in the process of finalising infrastructure contracts worth more than Dh500 million on Reem Island, said a senior official. [mappress] Source:Emirates Business, February 3, 2010

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has successfully completed Phase II of the Post Florence Renourishment Project. According to the Carteret County Shore Protection Office, GLDD’s hopper dredge Ellis Island delivered the last load of sand to West Emerald Isle (“reach 2”) at approximately 1:30 pm, on April 29th signifying the conclusion of the beach nourishment […]

  • 20 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Preparatory work started Tuesday for a $35-million dredging project at the Port of Halifax that’s aimed at reversing a staggering 30 per cent decline in cargo volume over the past five years… [mappress] Source The Chronicle Herald, January 20, 2010;

  • 22 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    After about two weeks of digging, heavy equipment has cleared a buildup of sand from the San Dieguito River inlet to restore tidal flushing to the lagoon, reports the City of Del Mar, California.  According to their latest release, excavators successfully opened the river channel to the ocean earlier this month. As an added benefit, […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging for the Outer Harbor Channel Widening Project at Port Adelaide was successfully completed within the anticipated schedule of June to September 2019, Flinders Ports Pty Limited reports. “This is a significant milestone for South Australia and securing the future of our trade and tourism industries,” the company said in its release. The completion of […]

  • 14 January 2011

    After 10 years of study, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is ready to recommend approval of a 50-year, $155 million plan to keep San … By FRED SWEGLES (ocregister) [mappress] Source: ocregister, January 14, 2011;

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord recently completed local dredging operations on a 72-kilometer long channel in the Caspian Sea. With this milestone, four years of dredging at an extremely remote location have been concluded, said the company. Van Oord built the new channel to allow for transportation of construction modules to the Tengiz oil field in Kazakhstan, where […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor JF Engineering will be mobilizing to start repair work of the damaged levee structures within Reach 4D of the Los Angeles River Flood Control Channel today. The work will take place inside of the LA River approximately 300 feet North of Los Feliz Blvd. “The bike path on […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Piling work for the port’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is in full swing now, according to the Breckland Geomatics. The DWDR Principal Contractor, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster (VSBW), has mobilized various marine equipment for the Dover scheme, including self-propelled crane barge, dredgers, split hopper barges, tugs, survey vessels, etc. Approximately one million […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congress finalized the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) last week, solidifying critical provisions for the South Carolina Ports Authority initiatives, including the Post-45 Harbor Deepening Project. “We applaud Congress for their demonstrated commitment to our nation’s competitiveness through the passage of WRRDA,” said Jim Newsome, SCPA president and CEO. “This bill is critical […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Envisan, the environmental subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, will start setting up the first industrial process for the physical-chemical treatment of contaminated soils in Wallonia in its treatment center Île Monsin in Liege during the following months. Envisan runs Sol&Val Monsin, a center for the treatment and valorisation of soils and sediments in the […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A year after Dutch and Indonesian partners began the restoration of the severely eroding coast in Demak and Semarang in Northern Java, the project is showing its first results. Based on the principle of through Building with Nature, a sediment-permeable dam has been constructed and mangrove trees have been planted. The first measurements show 45 […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Memphis District has several missions associated with the Mississippi River. One of the most important is to keep the river channel at a depth that allows the river barge industry to dependably transport goods up and down the river. To deliver on this charge, the Memphis District awarded a […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging operations in Michigan’s New Buffalo and South Haven Harbors were successfully completed last week by The King Company, Inc., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Detroit District said in their latest announcement.  “After the initial dredging excavation to establish a channel, dredging must be done periodically to keep the area clear and safe […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    West Calcasieu Port, located in Sulphur, Louisiana, said in its latest release that dredging operations in the port’s west barge basin were completed on August 24. Coastal Dredging of Hammond, La., was the contractor on the $1.3 million maintenance dredging project that removed more than 140,000 cubic yards of spoils over a 10-week period. The […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global subsea excavation specialist James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE), a part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has completed its first project in Taiwan. For this job, the company deployed the shallow draft Twin R2000 tool to de-bury and retrench a cable for maintenance as part of the prominent Formosa 1 windfarm development for its […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, completed temporary measures to secure the west pier at Little Sodus Harbor, located in Fair Haven, New York on August 1, 2019. This work was expedited with site inspections by Corps of Engineers’ technical experts occurring through March, April, and May, the contract being awarded on June […]