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  • 29 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The construction of two brand new cutter suction dredgers is now wrapped up and these powerful machines are ready to be shipped to Zambia, according to the builder – Holland Dredge Design BV. Holland Dredge Design BV (HDD) is a Harderwijk based company, specialized in the engineering, designing, building, supplying and maintenance of dredging equipment. As a member […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee yesterday unanimously approved H.R. 5303, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016. This bipartisan legislation will address the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure and help strengthen the Nation’s economic competitiveness. WRDA 2016 is Congress’ return to the regular, biannual process […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government has been successful in securing the balance of $85 million of Australian Government funding, to significantly improve water quality in the lakes and rivers and downstream in the Murray-Darling Basin. Commenting this, the Minister for the Environment and Climate Change Simon Corbell said: “Twenty-five priority water quality projects will be […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration recently announced the completion of the third in a series of pilot projects designed to gauge the effectiveness of beneficially reusing silt and sand dredged for navigation improvement projects to restore degraded salt marshes as protective buffers against severe storms, while enhancing habitat for wildlife. The latest project restored 10 acres of […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the approaching rainy season, Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado urged concerned government agencies today to fast track the repair and rehabilitation of Bustos dam as well as the dredging of major rivers in Bulacan. Alvarado said that the Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has already started dredging the heavily silted river of the Labangan […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Russian government is planning to invest approximately $15.1 million (RUB 1 billion) for the dredging and clearing of the bed operations that will be conducted along the Volga-Caspian Shipping Canal in 2016. The announcement was made by the Astrakhan Region Governor Alexander Zhilkin who said that in 2015 around $9.7 million was spent for the VCSC […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND) began the Intracoastal Waterway deepening this week to allow for better passage of commercial and private vessels. A deeper Intracoastal will result in an increased economic benefit to the commercial and recreational marine industry, which will benefit all South Florida residents and help secure the region’s position as an international […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Schleswig-Holstein recently granted Hamburg permission to continue to deposit dredged material near Buoy E3 in the North Sea. The new permission substantially increases the scope for action to continuously keep the water level deep in the Port of Hamburg. “For the around 10,000 seagoing vessels annually calling at the Port of Hamburg, reliable water depths throughout […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Governor Pat McCrory joined officials from the Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division yesterday to officially christen the division’s newest vessel, the Dredge Manteo. The 154-foot cutter suction dredge will help keep North Carolina waterways navigable, help stabilize inlets, and support the state’s vital ferry system and emergency routes. “Our state’s connections across the water are just as […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Murphy,Congressman Joe Courtney and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal made the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a proposed dredged material disposal site designation rule for eastern Long Island Sound.   In the proposed rule, the EPA recommended an environmentally suitable location to dispose of a portion of dredged material […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter has just announced the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA) passed with bipartisan support through the Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW). WRDA 2016 includes a number of provisions that will improve flood control and coastal hurricane protection for Louisiana communities. “Louisianians know quite well how important our ports and […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) in conjunction with DHI Water and Environment (M) Sdn Bhd and KASI Malaysia Sdn Bhd recently organized a PIANC Seminar in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The aim of the event was to bring together the Malaysian navigation infrastructure community to discuss the state of navigation and navigation infrastructure projects in […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government has committed $455,000 for navigational dredging of Yamba boat harbor to improve boating access, Clarence MP, Chris Gulaptis announced yesterday. “This important project will improve safe navigation for the commercial fishing fleet and recreational vessels,” Mr Gulaptis said. “Around 20,000 cubic meters of sand will be dredged from the channel and pumped […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Public Works and Transport is studying the effects of bank erosion in the Mekong River during workshops taking place this week in Siem Reap. Organized by the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of the Interior, the workshops will be held April 18-21 (national level) and April 25-28 (sub-national […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is continuing to support investments aimed to improve Illinois waterway infrastructure. Yesterday, Senator Kirk, among others, voted to boost funding that will protect the Great Lakes from invasive species and improve waterway infrastructure on Illinois’ rivers and lakes. The Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill for fiscal year […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging has started at Ballina’s boat harbor and Fishery Creek to improve access for the commercial fishing fleet and recreational vessels. According to the NSW Government Department of Primary Industries, the $1.5 million contract was awarded to a Yamba company, National Dredging Services, with works now underway and expected to take around 10 weeks to complete. Stephen […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines government is working hard in addressing the flood problems in the low-lying areas in Bulacan province by fast tracking major infrastructure projects before the onset of the typhoon season. In regard to this matter, governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado announced today that the flood control projects are now being completed, including a massive dredging […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks the public to use extra caution in the waterways and on land features within the Mile Point construction area on the St. Johns River.  The construction zone contains a variety of vessels, including large barges and a dredge with pipelines, in the Chicopit Bay area and Intracoastal Waterway, […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dutch national public work authority Rijkswaterstaat has officially completed the lowering of 462 groynes and the construction of a 10 km longitudinal training dam on the river Rhine. The project costed €110 million and will reduce the water level on the Rhine with 6 – 12 centimeters in case of an extreme discharge. Contractors involved […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of San Diego has been awarded a grant in the amount of $3,350,000 from the California Natural Resources Agency, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation Board for the Shelter Island Boat Launch Facility Improvement Project. The award was officially accepted by the Board of Port Commissioners at its March 8, 2016 regular […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Channel maintenance dredging began yesterday evening for the ICW/New River Navigation and Channel Maintenance Project. The Onslow County/North Topsail Beach joint project consists of performing channel maintenance dredging along approximately 10,600 linear feet (approximately two miles) of existing navigation channels within the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) in the vicinity of the New River as well […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    GCWA’s (Gold Coast Waterways Authority) Coomera Dredged Sediment Management Facility project has begun with the community and industry consultation currently underway. For many years, GCWA, City of Gold Coast Council (CoGC), local industry and private riverfront/canal estates on the Coomera River have been searching for a cost effective and environmentally sound solution for disposal of […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A major milestone has been reached on the journey to restore and protect the Waikato and Waipa rivers with the development of a broad policy mix framework for improving the health and well-being of the waterways over the next 80 years. The Restoring and protecting our water/Te whakapaipai me te tiaki i ō tātou wai […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Scottish Canals is gearing up for the busy summer boating season by investing £250,000 in new machinery to help carry out a comprehensive program of dredging and weed cutting along the nation’s waterways. The works will be delivered by Scottish Canals’ in-house dredging team, who will work with boaters to tackle areas causing navigational issues. […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Almost 3,000 cubic meters of material from the different creeks and waterway or “esteros” in the metropolis had been collected by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) as part of the agency’s program “Estero Blitz 6”. The MMDA’s “Estero Blitz” campaign, involves de-clogging and dredging of creeks and drainages in flood-prone areas in Metro Manila. […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Alcee L. Hastings and Patrick E. Murphy have led a bipartisan letter from members of the Florida Congressional Delegation calling on Congressional leaders to maintain the full funding outlined in the President’s budget request for Everglades restoration efforts throughout the appropriations process. “Our waterways are in crisis and require immediate action, but we […]