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  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Airobotics, the Israeli startup that built the world’s first fully automated drone, announced today its partnership with Shapir-Ashtrom to survey the construction of Haifa’s new seaport – Gulf Port. With this collaboration, Airobotics is implementing the first technology of its kind for industrial spaces, and is working closely with Israel’s construction and civil engineering […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     The latest addition to the Van Oord fleet was introduced on Monday, May 21, at the Wilhelminakade in Rotterdam, the Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation said in their latest release.  Subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel Bravenes was christened by Ms Yvon van Oord-Barbier, the wife of CEO Pieter van […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     U.S. Senator John Barrasso, chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), yesterday questioned R.D. James, assistant secretary of the Army for Civil Works, during a legislative hearing on S. 2800, America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA). Barrasso asked James if the legislation would help fulfill some of the key principles outlined […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor J. Fletcher Creamer & Son completed the Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk project in April of 2018. Work involved building the seawall along two previously unprotected sections of the Atlantic City shoreline and rebuilding the historic boardwalk behind those two sections. The Absecon Island […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     As part of its Continuing Authorities Program Section 204, USACE Buffalo District is creating a new wetland habitat on Unity Island using clean, dredged materials. The District hosted a site visit earlier this week for the Unity Island Ecosystem Restoration Project, to focus on the topic of ‘beneficial use’. Beneficial use is the concept […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) conducted a value engineering study from May 1-4, 2018, prior to scheduled dredging operations to mitigate flooding risks near the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. In this video, published today by USACE Galveston, Jacob Walsdorf, the District Value Engineer, narrates the results of the three-day […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hydraulic Engineers, conducted an aerial tour aboard an Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River near Atascocita, Texas on April 25, 2018. USACE Galveston’s hydraulic engineer, Michael Garske, was joined with experts from the Engineering Research and Develop Center (ERDC), Vicksburg, Miss., […]

  • 6 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     The Port of Dover recently released the latest video update on Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project. The scheme is the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the Port of Dover. VSBW, the joint venture between Boskalis Westminster and VolkerStevin, was appointed in early 2017 as the main contractor for the marine engineering […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging, a Sliedrecht based dredging company, has just released this amazing video of their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Elbe during her work on the Oranjestad cruise-channel in Aruba. The dredging program, conducted earlier this month, included removal of approximately 200,000m³ from the waterway. Dredged material was used in a […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

     Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski has called for an urgent focus on assistance for Alaskan communities facing coastal erosion. Earlier this week, during an Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee hearing examining the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ budget request for Fiscal Year 2019, Senator Murkowski cited threats to the northern community of Utqiaġvik, facing serious […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Florida Chamber of Commerce has just released a video named ‘Securing Florida’s Water Future: Kissimmee River’, the latest in a series of water education videos that demonstrate the importance of following science-based research solutions. ‘Securing Florida’s Water Future: Kissimmee River’ features research produced by Florida Atlantic University – Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Research […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, TX, on Tuesday evening. The Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi received a mayday call from the cutter suction dredger (CSD) Jonathon King Boyd, owned by RLB Contracting Inc., which was on fire after hitting a gas pipeline while conducting dredging operations. All crewmembers aboard the CSD were […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     Burt Moore, chief of dredging, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, discussed recent beach renourishment project on Tybee Island’s North Beach. The $4.3 million project, which lasted about two weeks, placed approximately 250,000 cubic yards of sand. Tybee Island’s beaches are normally renourished every seven years, however, this project was designed to counter […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord’s 150th anniversary event took place last weekend, Saturday April 14th, on the quay of the Biesboschhaven Zuid harbor in Werkendam, the cradle of the company. At the event, the company named their first LNG-powered newbuild: the crane vessel Werkendam. The ship was named by Pia van Oord, wife of Govert van Oord – the grandson of […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Japan District, yesterday released a video of the dredging operations from the US Army’s Yokohama North Dock facility in Kanagawa, Japan. According to the Corps, the project calls for the removal of approximately 50,000 cubic meters of dredge sediments within the U.S. Exclusive Use Area (EUA) in […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance

     A major dredging project to reduce odor and restore the natural bottom of three Flower Mound park ponds is now complete and the fish have been restocked, The Town of Flower Mound, Texas, said in its latest announcement. Under this cleanup scheme, the dredging works were conducted at Cortadera, Wilkerson and Rheudasil Ponds. In addition to […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

     Royal IHC has just released a short video of the the building process and launch ceremony of the CSD Jarash. The 3,557kW custom-built stationary cutter suction dredger was launched on Wednesday 7 March at IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk. Named after an ancient city in Jordan, the custom-built stationary CSD will be delivered to Arab Potash Company […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Ayia Napa Marina, situated on the southeastern coast of Cyprus, has just released the latest video update on their marina development project.  Phase 2 of construction, which refers to all residential and commercial buildings of the project, started on 1st March 2018, with Terna S.A. and the Ayia Napa Marina engineering teams mobilizing new staff, […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     The City of San Diego last week released a video of the Mission Bay Navigational Safety Dredging Project. According to the City, the dredging program will cover approximately 64 acres within Mission Bay, resulting in an estimated 122,000 to 220,850 cubic yards of dredged material. Dredging will redistribute mud and sand from the bottom of […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     The City of Miami Government has just released the latest video update on their Seybold Canal Dredging Project, saying that this cleanup scheme is almost completed. The project area is located between N.W. 20th Street and the confluence of Seybold Canal and the Miami River. According to the official announcement, the primary objective of this […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

     Wasa’s backhoe dredger Optimus together with the self-propelled barges “Sinann” and “Boann” is making good progress in Kalundborg Havn. The Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction contractor started their first ever project in Denmark on March 1, 2018. During the project, the dredger Optimus – equipped with a 360 ton Hitachi excavator – […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Sea Transport Solutions (STS), part of the Sea Transport Corporation group of companies, which own, operate and construct marine vessels for commercial, pleasure and military application, has just released a very interesting video named ‘Australian Seabed Maintenance’. Seabed maintenance is a common sense strategy because the negative environmental impacts are minimal, while the positive […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Sand replenishment operations started last week at Cardiff State Beach, marking one of the first milestones in a $120 million, four-year effort to restore the San Elijo Lagoon. During the last week, restoration crews completed the assembly of a dredge in the San Elijo Lagoon’s central basin and started with pumping of nearly 8,000 […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Containment dike construction is underway at Lost Lake Marsh Creation and Hydrologic Restoration project, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) said in its latest announcement.  Once completed, this $32 million project will create or nourish 703 acres of marsh and 30,000 linear feet of terraces, and rehabilitate five water control structures. Marsh will be […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

     The South Carolina Ports Authority has just released this brief video message from SCPorts President and CEO, Jim Newsome, about the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. Charleston Harbor Deepening to 52 feet will make Charleston the deepest harbor on the U.S. Coast, an advantage integral to the port’s ability to handle bigger container ships without tidal […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Snijder, a Dutch company that specializes in hiring out earthmoving equipment and concomitant technical services, has just released a video of the Freetown Terminal Extension Project. The Freetown Terminal, operated by the French group Bolloré Transport & Logistics, is undergoing an expansion program that calls for the construction of a new 270 meter quay to […]