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  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee and a member of the Conference Committee to reconcile the House and Senate versions of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), made the following statement yesterday as the conference committee convened. “Chairman Boxer and I made the WRDA bill a top […]

  • 6 February 2012

      On February 1, 2012, the House Ways and Means Subcommittees on Oversight and Select Revenue Measures held a joint hearing on harbor maintenance funding and maritime tax issues. The hearing focused on the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and Harbor Maintenance Tax, maintenance underfunding, and the tax treatment of foreign shipping operations. Testimony was heard […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion reached another major milestone with yesterday’s arrival of the final shipment of gates. The gates for the new locks will be used for the Atlantic side of the project, two gates, and two for the Pacific. The four gates arrived on board the Post-Panamax vessel Xia Zhi Yuan 6, owned by COSCO Ocean Shipping, after […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a small business contract to Baton Rouge, La.-based Quaternary Resource Investigations LLC in the estimated amount of $3 million for geotechnical services including soils investigations (core borings, soils sampling) and lab testing. According to Lori Thomas, chief of the USACE Galveston District’s Geotechnical and Structures Section, […]

  • 6 January 2014

    Starting January 20, 2014, a highly practical and effective dredger simulator training programme will take place on the Mumbai Campus of the Indian Maritime University (IMU). Owing to a unique collaboration between the IMU and the Netherlands-based Training Institute for Dredging (TID), this series of training sessions can be offered locally to professionals within the […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mayor-President of Baton Rouge, Sharon Weston Broome, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, and Congressman Garret Graves have found a solution to move forward on the East Baton Rouge Flood Risk Reduction Project, they announced earlier this week. The project will dredge, widen and upgrade 66 miles of waterways in the East Baton Rouge Parish critical […]

  • 25 June 2012

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons met with the president of the Pilots’ Association for the Delaware River & Bay Captain Jim Roche on Friday afternoon to discuss shipping and commerce activities along the Delaware River. During the visit, the Senator and pilots discussed the impact that the dredging of the Delaware River would have on maritime […]

  • 26 March 2014

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the start of a multi-year, multi-million dollar State Channel Dredging Program that will begin to return New Jersey’s waterways affected by Superstorm Sandy to a state of good repair. “Our state channels are vital waterways that are used by recreational boaters and commercial fisherman,” NJDOT Commissioner James […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In another step forward for the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the second shipment of four rolling gates for the Third Set of Locks arrived yesterday from port of Trieste, Italy, to the waterway’s Atlantic side on board the semi-submersible vessel STX Sun Rise. “This is another milestone as it completes half of the 16 gates […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 has been released and included $825 million in funding for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division. “The fiscal 2015 civil works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the Administration’s priorities of supporting and improving the […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter today was able to get the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) agreed to in the U.S. Senate with a vote of 83 to 14. “WRDA is one of the single most significant pieces of legislation for Louisiana that we’ll vote on this year,” Vitter said. “We have the opportunity to reform […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HYPACK® was selected as the main hydrographic tool for two international commissions responsible for important navigational areas of Argentina and Uruguay. To the South of the American continent, ranging between Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay lies the Uruguay River, about 1750 km long. This river flows into the Rio de la Plata, which in turn is […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Seeking to support coastal resilience, the Texas General Land Office (GLO) committed $6.6 million through the Coastal Erosion Planning and Response Act (CEPRA) to support two Ducks Unlimited shoreline protection projects in coastal Texas. The GLO granted $4.5 million in support of a living shoreline project at Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge and $2.1 million for […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME Group today announced that their newly-built trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) River Thames has been successfully launched at the PaxOcean shipyard in Batam, Indonesia. The 2,300m³ River Thames is the first of two new trailing suction hopper dredgers joining DEME’s fleet in 2020. “The compact vessel, with a small draught and offering high maneuverability, […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group has just released this beautiful night photo of their backhoe dredger Peter the Great and split hopper Vlaanderen VIII, working side by side on the Elbe River deepening program. Conducting their operations on the 116 km fairway between Cuxhaven and Hamburg, Peter the Great dredges the harder soil parts like clay and discharges […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Rauma (Rauman Satama) has just released a video update about the progress on the Rauma entrance channel deepening scheme. WASA Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, is the principal contractor appointed for this dredging program. Under the contract, the waterway will be deepened to 12 meters maximum authorized draught. The newly […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust announced yesterday that the drop-in event about plans to improve important wildlife habitats and historic features on the Pocklington Canal will take place on 17 November. The event, being held at Melbourne Village Hall, is a chance to understand the improvements that are set to be made to the Pocklington Canal […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chesterfield Canal Trust hosted their Dredging Open Day in Ranby on Tuesday, June 13, to present some latest updates on the Chesterfield Canal dredging scheme, which is currently underway. The trust’s team of experts were on hand to talk to visitors about why dredging is so important to both the navigation of waterways and and […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The overall health of Chesapeake Bay improved in 2016, a positive sign that recovery efforts are working, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) said in its latest release.  The largest estuary in the nation scored a C grade (54%) in the 2016 report card, one of the highest scores calculated by scientists at […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis has just announced the wrap up of their third maintenance dredging project this summer. According to the company, they will successfully complete the third port in their summer, West Coast small port and harbor dredging schedule later this week. “After stops at Port Orford, OR, Coos Bay and completion of work this week at […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Martin County has announced that they have been awarded grant for the St. Lucie Inlet dredging project from the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND). Since 1999, FIND has provided periodic funding on four previous occasions for projects in the St. Lucie Inlet including dredging and north jetty improvements. The planned maintenance dredging of the St. […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    As rowers from around the country arrive to Cooper River in Camden, N.J. for the 2015 USRowing Masters National Championships many will notice the notable improvements made to the venue. After the 2013 USRowing Masters National were held in Camden, the park was closed for an entire year to develop the park into one of […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A sand replenishment project along sections of the Noosa River foreshore is going to start from Monday, April 27th 2015, reported today the Council. Coastal and Foreshores Technical Officer David Shing said that a 30m exclusion zone will be applied to all vessels around the dredging equipment operating in the waterway. A dredge will pump sand […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After months-long battle between federal and state lawmakers, the Carolina Beach renourishment project has been officially extended, reported WECT. The fifty-year Carolina Beach renourishment project was set to expire this year, with no method for extension. The WRRDA bill authorized a three-year extension of coastal storm damage projects which are scheduled to expire in the […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The New Topsail Inlet dredging project is scheduled to begin in March 2012. Tim Holloman, Topsail Beach Town Manager said: “We still anticipate opening the bids on February 15 and starting the project somewhere around March 1st.” “Dredging will take about three weeks and should last through the tourist season,” added Holloman. The plan calls […]

  • 2 March 2012

    The Hampton River dredging project has been completed, reports Daily Press. A contractor Hodges and Hodges Enterprises completed the job for less than $1 million, although the city feared it would cost $2.5 million. The dredging was conducted north of the Booker T. Washington Memorial Bridge to Bromley Drive, incorporating 415 properties and 190 private […]