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  • 14 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency has completed repairs to a 40 meter slip on a flood defense embankment in Doncaster. The embankment suffered from damage before and during last winter’s flood conditions. This area lies between the River Don and the South Yorkshire Navigation canal in the Wheatley Park area of Doncaster. The bank slip could have […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Business development

    Terminal Portuario de Guayaquil (TPG) in Ecuador, a subsidiary of SAAM Puertos, held a ceremony recently to inaugurate several port upgrades. These works included an expanded dock, additional dredging and reinforced infrastructure and equipment. At the ceremony, Ecuador’s Transportation Minister, Gabriel Martínez, said: “The 660-meter dock expansion at Terminal Portuaria de Guayaquil gives Ecuador competitive […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The State of Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources has just released the latest update on the Ala Wai Canal dredging work. In order to ensure timely completion of dredging of the Ala Wai Canal, Hawai‘i Harbors Constructors JV will be updating their work hours, beginning on October 16, 2020. Changing the working hours will allow the […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Town of Bedford, MA, has just released the latest update about their Fawn Lake Dredging Program. The Dredgit crew had a very productive month of September, and is winding down the dredge operations, said the town. To date, they have removed 7,020 cubic yards of material, approximately 88% of the total amount to be […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has just released this beautiful photo from the Buffalo Harbor dredging program. The work, being completed by Ryba Marine Construction from Cheboygan, Michigan, includes standard operation and maintenance dredging operations. In fact, around 114,000 cubic yards, as well as 120,000 cubic yards of strategic navigation dredging will […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Vancouver, BC, Canada, has presented the latest update on the ongoing Centerm Expansion Project. According to the port officials, infilling of the lagoon in the eastern expansion area, as well as the placement of preload materials is now complete. Infilling of the northeast perimeter dyke is ongoing. Officials added that the infilling […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Business development

    The Independent Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC) met yesterday to discuss the Port of Townsville’s $193 million Channel Upgrade project. The ITAC consists of marine experts who provide independent advice and input on the environmental monitoring programs, management plans and mitigation strategies. Consequently, ITAC Chair, Dr Brett Kettle, said that one of the important functions of […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Rohde Nielsen A/S recently completed the route preparation works on the Tolmount Development Project for Saipem LTD. During the works, which started in early spring, the company cleared over 3.000 boulders from the pipeline route. Rohde Nielsen also dredged and backfilled a 5km nearshore trench and 50.000 m3 of clay material have been pre-sweep dredged […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Technology

    Peter Madsen Rederi’s largest backhoe dredger ‘Grete Fighter’ has been upgraded with a brand new Liebherr 976 excavator. The new excavator uses biodegradable hydraulic oil and is well suited for work in environmentally sensitive areas. After many years of hard work, the old Liebherr 974 on the vessel had reached the end of its lifetime. […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) late yesterday announced a contract award of approximately $16 million for a dredging project in Texas. According to the release, ORN’s Marine segment won a contract from USACE to provide dredging services in Galveston, Texas. “This award adds further visibility into the utilization of our dredge fleet for 2021,” said […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    The HID-CSD-5522 cutter suction dredger (CSD) was recently used in the Maldives’ Niyama resort for the construction of an airfield project.  The HID dredger was responsible for pumping sand from the sea and the land reclamation operations. Under the scheme, the CSD worked 16 hours a day and involved two groups of staff. The construction […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Manson Construction is putting finishing touches on the Oceanside emergency dredging project in California. As of today, Manson has dredged over 140,000 cubic yards of sand from the Harbor Inlet. The company plans to complete dredging operation on Thursday, September 24. However, they will dredge approximately 40,000 to 50,000 more cubic yards of sand before […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of a very important seawall reconstruction scheme took place on September 14 at Cape Lisburne, USACE’s Alaska District reports. The seawall serves as a buffer of protection between the Chukchi Sea and the runway at a remote radar site near Point Hope. Lt. Col. Penny Bloedel, deputy district commander […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. EPA and partners will soon begin work at two projects funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in the St. Louis River Area of Concern. Cleanup activities are slated to begin at Azcon Slip in Duluth, Minn., and Howards Bay in Superior, Wis. Both projects will remediate contaminated sediment under the authority of […]

  • 20 September 2020
    Business development, Technology

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project, a joint project of the Queensland and Australian governments and Port of Townsville Limited, is moving forward according to schedule. The Channel Upgrade forms part of the Townsville City Deal signed in December 2016. According to the latest project update, Hall Contracting is currently building a […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Southsea Coastal Scheme, responsible for delivering new sea defenses along 4.5km of seafront from Old Portsmouth to Eastney, today released the latest update on their coastal project. “Two weeks in and we are making great progress in getting set up before construction, starting with moving resources into Clarence Pier Carpark which is serving as our […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has just released the latest update on their New Lock at the Soo project on in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Phase one construction of the New Lock at the Soo project has shifted to around-the-clock operations as of September 8, according to USACE. At the moment, Trade […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Ryba Marine Construction recently completed multi-million dollar federal project to repair the Buffalo South breakwater. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District identified the completed 625 feet as the most degraded area to repair based on available funding. Repairs to the remaining reach are dependent upon receiving additional funding. The contractor started construction work […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Works by the City of Fremantle, WA, to restore Port Beach and reopen access paths in preparation for summer have been completed, the city said in their latest release. The works involved screening more than 3000 cubic metres of sand to remove any small rocks before spreading it at vulnerable locations that were severely eroded […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Business development

    With its deep-water channel widened from 243 to 385m, the upgraded Guangzhou Port has officially started its operations, China Communications Construction (CCCC) said in their latest announcement. Designed and constructed by CCCC, the widening project for Guangzhou Port’s deep-water channel will put an end to the one-way navigation of large container ships between the mouth […]

  • 4 September 2020
    Business development

    Land and Water, inland waterway and coastal environmental engineering company based in the UK, has completed its works at Colchester Hospital in Essex to regenerate the lake within the grounds. The lake was dredged so a new liner could be fitted and all remaining silt was re-used at Land & Water’s Habitat Creation Scheme at […]

  • 4 September 2020
    Equipment

    Damen has just released the latest update on on the construction of the CEMEX Go Innovation dredger – a 103.5 meter long aggregate dredger type MAD3500. At the moment, extensive testing is being conducted along quay at the building yard Damen Shipyards Galati. Shortly, the dredger will be ready to leave the yard for further […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    New Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) R.D. James yesterday in support of the Maurice River dredging project. According to Van Drew, this critical project will expedite economic growth and coastal resilience in South Jersey and the […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and former U.S. Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) visited Rye Harbor yesterday and received an update on dredging operations scheduled to begin this fall. During their visit, Shaheen and Gregg met with state and local officials, including the Director of New Hampshire Ports and Harbors and the Harbor Master to hear […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Equipment

    Bell Dredging Equipment, manufacturer of equipment for the dredging and offshore industry located in the Netherlands, is introducing their updated design of the Bell Cutter Dredger (BCD) – the BCD250-M. The M stands for Multifunctional. This means that three of the Bell dredge heads can be installed for all different types of soil. “We are […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just released the latest update on their maintenance dredging project at Fort Myers Beach. The cutter suction dredge Maya Caelyn moved into position off Fort Myers Beach in Lee County, Fla., earlier this month to begin dredging Matanzas Pass channel, said USACE. The $3.1 million project […]