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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced last week that the Texas General Land Office is awarding up to $1.8 million in grant funding for the projects within the Texas coastal zone. “Three workshops will be held to provide information on the coastal grant program and allow potential applicants to discuss specific project ideas with staff,” […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The day one of our first Dredging Today Conference, taking place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, is now behind us. The two-day event, opened by Femke Perlot-Hoogeveen, the Conference Manager, has gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. In […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Arco Dee’ has picked up an unexploded World War Two shell during its work off Selsey, the Shoreham Herald reports. “At 10.20 yesterday morning the UK coastguard received a report from a vessel that they dredged up some possible ordnance,” a spokesperson for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency said. “It was metal in appearance, […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis has just announced the wrap up of their third maintenance dredging project this summer. According to the company, they will successfully complete the third port in their summer, West Coast small port and harbor dredging schedule later this week. “After stops at Port Orford, OR, Coos Bay and completion of work this week at […]

  • 12 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      Imtech Marine (the marine division of technical services provider Imtech) announces its new 2011 – 2015 growth strategy. Imtech Marine targets to double its revenue up to 1 billion euro in 2015. Growth will be achieved by organic growth and by means of acquisitions. Eric van den Adel, Managing Director Imtech Marine: ‘Imtech provides […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Hurricane clean-up activities must be undertaken in accordance with federal regulatory standards, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. “We want residents and property owners to know that in most cases any discharge of excavated or fill material within the Department of the Army jurisdictional waters and/or wetlands requires a permit from […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Big Bend Channel expansion scheme is complete – a year ahead of schedule, Port Tampa Bay said in its latest announcement.  The $63 million milestone project, which deepened and widened the Big Bend Channel, will allow for larger ships to call at the terminals. “This is one of the largest projects we have worked […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The Kogi chapter of River Transport Association on Monday called on the Federal Government to ensure speedy completion of the Lokoja seaport… (nigerianobservernews) [mappress] Source: nigerianobservernews, December 21, 2011;  

  • 1 July 2010

    Amidst reports of dredging for the Vallarpadam project getting delayed, the Cochin Port Trust on Wednesday decided to engage the port’s … [mappress] Source: expressbuzz, July 1, 2010;

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nine flood control structures with a total funding of $3.2 million will be completed this month, the provincial chief of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) field office reports. Southern Leyte District Engineering Office (SLDEO) chief Ma. Margarita Junia said that they have been expediting the construction of embankments along riverbanks and coastlines in […]

  • 8 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Sri Lanka will appoint a dredging contractor to bring up three million cubic metres of sea sand to supply the domestic market which is running out of river sand and also for export. [mappress] Source: Lanka Business Online, February 8, 2010;

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Multifunctional platform MFP-001 and hopper barge Nereis of Global Technologies for Innovative Systems (GTNS) have completed their seasonal works near the Konevets island in the Ladoga lake (Priozersk District of the Leningrad Region). Aleksey Revyakin, General Director of GTNS, reported the news to IAA PortNews saying that the crews now have returned to Big Port […]

  • 9 March 2010
    Vessels

    Wärtsilä, in consortium with IMS Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH, has been engaged by RWE Innogy, the renewable energy arm of the German utility company RWE, as its designer to provide the basic design and consultancy services for a jack up crane vessel… Source:Wärtsilä,March 9,2010

  • 30 April 2010

    A second dredge has joined the efforts to pump the region’s beaches full of fresh sand before the start of tourism season.Dredges from Great Lakes Dredge & Dock are now pumping sand onto Carolina Beach and, as of Tuesday, Ocean Isle Beach in Brunswick County. But that wasn’t in the original plan. Work on nourishing […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has successfully completed the £63 million Rossall coastal defense scheme for Wyre Council, in partnership with the Environment Agency. To successfully complete the Rossall project, over 10,000 specially manufactured precast concrete units were lifted into position, alongside 86,342 tonnes of rock underlayer and 241,000 tonnes of rock armor sourced from […]

  • 9 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Mighty boost to Saudi construction capability… Source: Arab News, November 8, 2009;

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group announced today that their project team in Uruguay has completed the first round of dredging works on the Río Uruguay, starting the three year maintenance period. During this capital cleanup scheme, 3.3 million m³ was dredged, said Jan De Nul. Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Amerigo Vespucci started the opening dredging […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A consortium consisting of Van Oord, Australian research institute CSIRO, and Delft University of Technology have reached a new milestone – this week they are testing  a new method for large-scale coral rehabilitation at the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Climate change and coral bleaching have resulted in the reef in losing more than half […]

  • 28 January 2014

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week deleted more than 1,900 acres of the former El Toro Marine Corps Air Station in Irvine, Calif. from the National Priorities List of Superfund sites. Hazardous wastes at this major portion of the site were cleaned up through activities that included soil sampling and excavation. To date, the […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Joe Courtney and Senator Jack Reed yesterday sent a letter signed by the entire Congressional delegations from Connecticut and Rhode Island to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to express their continued support for the Eastern Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Site (ELDS). While the ELDS is already open since the final designation for the […]

  • 10 August 2011

    Baltimore has moved up in national port rankings, up one spot for cargo tonnage and two spots for cargo value. The port moved 32.8 million tons of cargo worth $41.5 billion in 2010. That was good for the 13th heaviest and 11th most valuable cargo among the nation’s 360 ports. Those numbers will help the […]

  • 15 August 2011

    The City of Naples is looking to team up with Captiva Erosion Prevention District on the next beach renourishment project. By SHANNEN HAYES (sanibel-captiva-islander) [mappress] Source: sanibel-captiva-islander, August 15, 2011