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  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) is building one of the largest oil refining plants in the world, the Al-Zour Refinery. The refinery will be constructed on land reclaimed by Van Oord in ‘sabkha area’, a salt plain near the coast some 30 kilometers north of the Saudi border. The project involves dredging and reclaiming 65 million […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Delft University of Technology has just released a very interesting video about an experiment on how rivers behave, what determines their shape and what is the role of vegetation in the development of riverbanks. The experiment was conducted by Andrés Vargas Luna, PhD Hydraulic Engineering TU Delft. The two principal changes that determine the shape of a […]

  • 10 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

      VMI is proud to announce the introduction of its new self-propelled horizontal dredge; the MD-822-SP. The MD-822-SP uses a unique patent-pending auger drive system to maneuver and position the dredge during operation. The auger drive system is mounted directly behind the horizontal cutter head to provide thrust and steer the dredge while digging. By […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology

    By depositing a large amount of sand in a single operation, between March 2011 and November 2011, Rijkswaterstaat together with contractors and the provincial authority of Zuid-Holland created the hook-shaped peninsula, the Sand Motor. This innovative method for coastal protection is the first experiment of its kind in the world. During the project, trailing suction hopper […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Back in 2013, Royal IHC successfully delivered the new backhoe dredger Alberto Aleman Zubieta to Autoridad del Canal de Panama (ACP) in Panama City. The vessel was initially deployed for the expansion of the Panama Canal. Following the completion of the expansion project, the dredger is now performing maintenance dredging tasks along the Canal. The contract […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The UK-based company Subsea Tooling Services (STS) last week participated at the Subsea Expo in Aberdeen, showcasing some of the latest developments and technologies in the industry.  The company – offering high performance subsea dredgers and associated tooling – took the opportunity to unveil its latest product, the new 3” Gremlin Dredger. “At Subsea Expo in Aberdeen last week we launched the […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VSBW – a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster – is making good progress with the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) project. The £250 million DWDR development is the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the port and represents the next stage of its evolution. DWDR will provide a new cargo terminal and new port-centric distribution […]

  • 23 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 18-24, 2018).   VIDEO: Upgrading Wilmington District’s Dredger Merritt The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, held a Completion of Work Ceremony on June 7, celebrating the successful upgrade of Wilmington District’s dredger Merritt.   Works Kick off […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a wave basin, in its physical modelling laboratories in Oxfordshire, HR Wallingford’s engineers have built a scaled model of the proposed new Aberdeen Harbor. HR Wallingford has been involved in the project from its initial concept stages in 2010, and will be working with Aberdeen Harbor Board right through to construction and undertaking modelling […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The program consists of the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion is back on track with final completion of the project set for 2016. When this major construction project is completed, it will more than double the cargo capacity of the century old canal. The expanded Panama Canal will change shipping patterns and affect ports up and down the East Coast of the […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During a House Appropriations’ Energy and Water Subcommittee hearing on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ budget on 26 March, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) questioned Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy about the Obama Administration’s surprise delay of the Savannah Harbour Expansion Project (SHEP) and the Army Corps’ refusal to […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The controversial dredging operation in Bimini has been brought to a halt with the granting of an injunction by the Privy Council in London. The Privy Council brought the dredging to a stop, ruling that if they wish to continue, the developers must show how a permit they got “over night” and which they produced […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Folly Beach replenishment program is moving ahead. The dredge pumps began pouring sand in January on the far eastern edge of the island toward the Morris Island Lighthouse. “June is still our goal, in a perfect world. We just want to make sure we’re done by the fourth of July weekend,” said David Warren, […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    President John Dramani Mahama is expected to cut the sod in the first week of December for work to start on the expansion of the Takoradi Harbour, stated Mr Felix Kwakye Ofosu, a Deputy Minister for Information and Media Relations. He said the President had lined up a number of visits to the regions where […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The $7.2 million contract awarded by the Army Corps of Engineers to place 600,000 cubic yards of sand along Coney Island officially commenced. The Coney Island Reach project, which extends from West 37th Street to Brighton Beach, consists of approximately 3 miles of beachfront which provides storm damage reduction to the densely populated communities and […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. This one-minute animation shows how the expanded Panama Canal will operate. The Expansion Program consists of two new sets of locks, one in the Pacific […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Army Corps of Engineers contractors finished work recently on a beach replenishment project in Ocean City that stretched about 2.3 miles, from Seaspray Road to 14th Street. The project was part of a regularly scheduled series of beach maintenance projects for north-end and downtown beaches. A 309-foot dredge operated by the Great Lake Dredge and […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The big dredge has pipeline laid from the Democrat Point side of Fire Island Inlet onto the north side beaches and then running down to Babylon town beaches. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences There are plenty of floating pipes and work buoys associated with this worksite. The dredge […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    There are many landscapes in this World: economic, social, physical. DEME’s work affects them all. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3knTO67yuE DEME provides strong foundations for future developments on land, water and anywhere in between. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, March 4, 2013

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede is focussed on the continuous development of design and construction activities for the specialist maritime sector. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMklI-L9Vh8 It is the global market leader for efficient dredging and mining vessels and equipment – with vast experience accumulated over decades – and a reliable supplier of custom-built ships and supplies for offshore construction. [mappress] Dredging […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working on a beach renourishment project in Ocean City, N.J. Dredged sand is pumped onto the beach and moved into place with heavy equipment. The beach replenishment program is seen as vital to the economy of Ocean City and other shore towns that rely on summer visitors to […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL) has identified the expansion of Port of Colombo to cater the increasing demand of services in the international shipping industry. After comprehensive studies the proposed development in South of Colombo Port was identified essential. This entire infrastructural development project is called “Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP)”. The proposed Colombo South […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    After Gov. Rick Scott’s January 2013 announcement of state and local funding to complete the Mile Point project, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), JAXPORT and the St. Johns Bar Pilot Association hosted media aboard a pilot boat to view the Mile Point project area. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The channel leading into Spider Bay Marina at the Port of Little Current is being dredged to accommodate entry into the marina from the North Channel. This maintenance dredging has a greater urgency to it this year as lower water levels in the Great Lakes have presented challenges. The dredging is part of a plan […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga. last week demanded answers from one Obama administration official who played a key role in refusing to give the green light in March to the Savannah Harbor Deepening Project, which is Georgia’s number one economic development project. During a hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, […]