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  • 13 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Starting this week, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality will begin overseeing the clean up of the last significant legacy contamination in the downtown reach of the Willamette River. NW Natural will be removing contaminated sediment at the former Portland Gas Manufacturing. This work will address historical contamination resulting from gas manufacturing operations along the […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group’s largest cutter suction dredger (CSD) Willem van Rubroeck has successfully arrived at the Remontowa shipyard in Gdansk, Poland. The trip on board of the semi-submersible transport vessel ‘Hua Yang Long’ took 2.5 weeks. The vessel was unloaded offshore and then towed to the shipyard in the port of Gdansk where she […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group’s biggest self-propelled cutter suction dredger was successfully loaded on board a semi-submersible transport vessel last week in Croatia, sending her to Poland for further completion of the construction works. “The semi-submersible vessel successfully loaded our Willem van Rubroeck in just 2.5 hours, transporting her to Poland for further completion,” the company […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    After completion of an emergency dredging operation, the Wheatland Ferry is now open and operational, moving people, vehicles and equipment across the Willamette River north of Salem, Oregon. Dredging work on the waterway, aimed to remove rock deposits left behind by high river flows, was successfully wrapped up two days ago. The Wheatland Ferry was […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced an agreement in principle with the city of Portland and state of Oregon to help fund detailed cleanup plans for the 10-mile Portland Harbor Superfund. “This agreement with the city of Portland and the state of Oregon represents another important milestone in our progress toward cleaning up […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations on the Willamette River, aimed to remove rock deposits left behind by high river flows, are officially underway, Marion County Public Works said in their yesterday’s announcement. Under the cleanup plan, the crews will be working 12-hour shifts over the next 4-5 days. The Wheatland Ferry has been closed since late April due […]

  • 24 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of Singapore, Mrs. Halimah Yacob, her husband Mohamed Abdullah Alhabshee, and King Willem-Alexander paid a visit to Deltares earlier this week. Discussed were the challenges associated with​ climate change and sea level rise. “We presented our latest study of the consequences of the accelerated sea level rise, and also addressed the consequences for […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is currently reconstructing a sand dune in Willapa Bay near the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation. Crews from Manson Construction Co. of Seattle started staging heavy equipment in the repair area yesterday, and dredging and repair work is scheduled to start July 27 and last until mid-October. “Impacts […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to help protect the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District has awarded a contract to Manson Construction of Seattle, Washington, to repair a sand barrier dune in Willapa Bay, near the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation. Construction is scheduled to kick off in the summer of 2018 […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Piscataquis County Commissioners are seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with stabilizing Williamsburg Road Bridge in Williamsburg Township, Maine. The applicant proposes to place temporary and permanent fill material below the ordinary high water line of Whetstone Brook in […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Our first Dredging Today Conference took place in October at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The two-day event gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. Talking about dredging for hydropower, Jan Peters, Managing Director, Alia Instruments & Imotec, […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has received an application from Marion County (OR) for a Department of the Army permit related to the dredging work in waters of the United States. The proposed project involves annual removal of a maximum of 800 cubic yards (CY) of sand, silt, and gravel from below […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For 12 weeks, contractors worked around-the-clock, using dredges to suck up sand from the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay in the Norfolk, Virginia neighborhoods of Willoughby Spit, East Ocean View and Ocean View. The effort was done to raise and widen the beach to protect infrastructure in this portion of the city. The $34.5 million […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch King Willem-Alexander yesterday toured the first finished island of the Marker Wadden in the Markermeer (Lake Marken), near Lelystad, the Netherlands. The Marker Wadden is a project aimed at creating five islands in the Markermeer. The construction of four new islands of the Marker Wadden archipelago was officially inaugurated in March by Dutch Transport Minister, […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Willoughby Spit and Vicinity coastal storm damage reduction project is now in its final week of pumping sand onto the beach, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. According to the Corps, the week 12 appears to be the final week for sand to be pumped up onto the beach. “We are currently […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Willoughby Spit and Vicinity coastal storm damage reduction project is now in its 11 week with beach nourishment operations occurring between 9th and 8th View Street & at 12th View St. So far, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, has moved over 1,022,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Willoughby Spit and Vicinity beach nourishment project in Norfolk, Virginia, is entering the final phase of construction with 81% of the project completed by the contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company. According to USACE Norfolk District, since the beginning of the works, GLDD has placed over 968,000 cubic yards of sand along the beachfront. Overall, […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has just announced that the Willoughby Spit and Vicinity beach nourishment project is now 69% complete. Nine weeks into the project, the Corps contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company has placed over 829,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beach. “We now have three dredges working on […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on the Willoughby Spit and Vicinity beach nourishment project are now more than 59% complete, according to the the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. Eight weeks into the project, the Corps contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company has placed over 702,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beach. In total, it will take around 1.2 million […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Willoughby Spit and Vicinity beach nourishment project has entered into the seventh week of dredging and beach fill operations, reported today the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. USACE contractor, Great Lakes Dredging and Dock Company, placed 524,396 cubic yards of sand as of April 5, 2017. According to the Corps, the area between Duffys Lane […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Willoughby Spit and Vicinity Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project in Norfolk, Virginia, is moving into the fifth week of dredging and beach fill operations, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. USACE reported that this week a third dredge will be arriving on the site as crews start preparations for placing sand along the […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, is making good progress on the Willoughby Spit and Vicinity Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project in Norfolk, Virginia. USACE and its contractors from Great Lakes Dredging and Dock Company have so far completed 23% of the works, placing some 271,943 cubic yards of sand along the beach. According to the Corps, […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations for Willoughby Spit and Vicinity Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project will start later today at 27th Bay St, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. The project, worth $34.5 million, is the largest single storm damage reduction project in the City of Norfolk. The project area, located in the city […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Heavy equipment that will be used for the Willoughby Spit and Vicinity Storm Damage Reduction Project is set to arrive this Wednesday at 21st Bay View St, reports USACE.  According to the Corps, the project includes placing of 1.2 million cubic yards of sand, widening the beach to 60 feet and creating a berm 5 feet […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has just announced that the Willoughby Spit and Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project is expected to start this month and be complete by May 2017. The project area is located in the city of Norfolk, Virginia, and consists of 7.3 miles of shoreline along the southern portion of […]