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

    Fifty kilometers to the south of Port Said on the Mediterranean Sea, a new waterway is being excavated parallel to the existing canal.  This program is part of the Suez Canal mega project, which includes the development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port Said, in addition to […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Waterking BV, a Dutch company involved in the production of amphibious excavators, has just introduced their new model – the WK 20 NG-A. According to the Tynaarlo based manufacturer, this machine is equipped with an adjustable undercarriage (min. 1,5 – max. 2,5 m width) and is the solution to carry out work in the narrow […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) convened two briefing events for more than 100 congressional staff in Washington, D.C. on June 4, to discuss the importance of the $650 million Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund and the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF). Coinciding with National Fishing and Boating Week (June 1-9) – an […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just published the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine. The new Terra et Aqua shines a spotlight on the dredging industry through three new articles about sliding slurry, a prevention checklist, sustainability advocate and value creator. “Which slurry transport regime should be used and why? Sape Miedema, Director of […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and 6th District Councilwoman Cathy Bevins yesterday visited the Bird River waterfront in the Middle River area to announce a dredging project on the upper river. “Our waterfront is one of Baltimore County’s best amenities and this project will help homeowners and recreational boaters access the Bird River and benefit […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    This year’s dredging at Indiana Harbor, happening 24/7, began on September 13, and will continue through winter 2016, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District. The current dredging and confined disposal facility (CDF) operation is being done by a joint venture between Durocher Marine (a division of Kokosing Construction Company, Inc.) and […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the theme “Planning for the future: Challenges and Opportunities“, this week’s Mid-Atlantic Waterways Conference was great place for professionals from the government and industry to meet and discuss the future of the maritime community.  While many of the issues discussed are common across all segments of the national maritime community, many topics were uniquely […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) will charter a Post-Panamax vessel before the opening of the expanded Canal to be used for training purposes in the Third Set of Locks. The Executive Vice President of Operations Esteban Saenz said that the Panama Canal will charter a Post-Panamax ship to train pilots and tugboat captains that will assist in […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The peak advocacy body for the resources sector in Queensland has welcomed a new Fitzroy River health report, which shows most reporting areas remained stable or improved over a 12 month period. Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Michael Roche said the Council is a proud member of the Fitzroy Partnership for River […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a Record of Decision for the Lockheed West Superfund Site, outlining the agency’s plan to provide a permanent, long-term remedy for contamination in Elliott Bay near Seattle. “This cleanup plan will protect native wildlife and the health of people who live, work and recreate near Elliott Bay,” said Cami […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and East Chicago Waterway Management District will hold a public meeting to present this year’s Indiana Harbor and Canal dredging schedule and activities. This event will take place on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at City Hall, Annex Building in East Chicago, Indiana. The current dredging and confined disposal facility (CDF) […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre hailed the House passage of the final 2014 Water Resources Reform and Development Act, a comprehensive piece of legislation that will help local beaches and North Carolina’s coastal economy. Congressman McIntyre said: “Our beaches, ports, and waterways are the economic lifeblood of our coast. With the passage of this bipartisan bill, […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre testified yesterday in support of beach renourishment projects that are critical to North Carolina’s economy. Congressman McIntyre stated, “North Carolina beaches provide jobs, revenue, fun, and family time, and it is critical that we do all we can to support and sustain them. Recent proposed federal regulations from the U.S. Fish […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 100 years of the Panama Canal will be featured in the 2014 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Global Engineering Conference held in Panama City, Panama. This year’s conference hosts approximately 1,000 professionals in the field of engineering worldwide. The conference commenced yesterday with Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano’s opening keynote address, providing […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Canal and River trust welcomed proposals unveiled by Birmingham City Council (BCC) for the creation of a new canal quarter as part of the city’s vision for using HS2 as a catalyst for regeneration and growth. “We have been leading the work, alongside BCC and other partners, to ensure the development of HS2 in Birmingham […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    State Senator Patty Ritchie has announced she has secured $200,000 in special funding to help the City of Fulton and the Town of Granby in their work to dredge Lake Neatahwanta and ultimately make the body of water usable again. This most recent support, which comes just days before dredging is slated to begin, builds […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Legislation that would create a partnership between marina owners, private lenders and the state to assist in emergency dredging was introduced in the Michigan Senate on Thursday, said sponsor Sen. Jack Brandenburg. Senate Bill 252 would create a loan program that would enable marinas to pay a low interest rate on loans for emergency dredging […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Within the framework of the centennial celebration, the Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano received a Maersk Line delegation led by Søren Skou, CEO of Maersk Liner Business, to provide an update on the Expansion Program and discuss the future trends in the maritime industry. Administrator Quijano updated Maersk executives on the progress of the […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the City of Oceanside approximately 292,000 cubic yards of new sand now resides on more than 3,900 feet of beach between Buccaneer Beach and just north of Hayes Street. Replenishment began on October 5, 2012, near the Oceanside Blvd. access point and was wrapped up on October 20, 2012. This project was part of […]

  • 12 October 2012

    Due to a delay in shipping some of equipment, the dredging project at the Indiana Harbor and Canal should begin later this fall. The USACE plans to remove about 4.6 million cubic yards of sediment, deepening the waterway to restore the harbor and ship canal to navigable depths. This project is designed to dredge and […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) is currently doing maintenance dredging in Chesapeake Bay by removing any mud above 36 feet in the channel for ships to pass through safely. As shown on the latest project update photo, mud that was dredged from the Upper Chesapeake Bay and loaded into a scow is now […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Pakistan’s Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) has officially kicked of the Leh Nullah Dredging Program in the City of Rawalpindi, local media reports. The cleanup works started from Gawalmandi Bridge, moving towards Katarian, near I.J. Principal Road. Before the dredging operations began, a survey was carried out to identify obstructions to the flow […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal is the name of a new waterway project in Egypt, expanding the existing Suez Canal between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. This program is part of the Suez Canal mega project, which includes the development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port […]

  • 16 December 2011

    The Provincial Government has purchased a brand new dredger from an American company. The  Government will pay $1 million for this piece of equipment, said Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. “The local Government units (LGUs) here can benefit from the services of the dredger in clearing waterways and mitigating the impact of heavy rains”, […]

  • 17 December 2012

    Voies Navigables de France has introduced plans for the dredging program on the Seine River. The project details: – Execution of dredging works for the maintenance and improvement of the network managed by VNF on the Seine basin and treatment operations in the streams, recovery and / or disposal of excavated material; – This dredging […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging and blasting operations are set to start again during this week on the Port of Rauma Rihtniemi channel, according to the Finnish Transport Agency (FTA). This cleanup scheme, stopped due to winter season, will continue with the dredging of soft material, FTA said. Blasting operations will continue in May and June and a newly built […]