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  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, 8th October, ground investigation survey work will start in Musselburgh, East Lothian, Scotland, to assess the existing ground make-up and groundwater levels – as part of the Musselburgh Flood Protection Scheme. Contractors Raeburn Drilling will be carrying out the work on behalf of the project team, which will involve 15 boreholes and five trial […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released a beautiful photo of the 22″ cutterhead dredge Essex working on the Delaware River. The dredge, owned and operated by Norfolk Dredging Company, is busy working on the main navigational channel of the Delaware River under the 45-foot deepening project. The Corps awarded this $50.2 million contract […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) officially kicked off the land reclamation operations in Shaviyani Atoll Komandoo last week, local media reports. Under this major development program, MTCC’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Mahaa Jarraafu’ will reclaim about ten hectares of new land within a period of approximately seven days. Commenting the project’s progress, the Vice […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Brigantine, NJ, to pump 755.000 cubic yards of sand from the Brigantine Inlet to repair beaches and dunes in the city that were damaged by a nor’easter in January 2016. The project, which involves dredging sand from […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van den Herik Sliedrecht, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and marine engineering industry, has just released this beautiful photo from their land reclamation project near Delfzijl. This work is just part of the Van den Herik’s contract for widening of the Eemshaven-North Sea waterway, signed in February 2016. The material for this scheme comes […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral was the site for a conference that outlined plans to renourish Brevard County beaches as part of the Brevard County Shore Protection Project. The pre-construction meeting was organized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as the lead coordinator to provide details of the $17.4 million dollar project, which is expected to get […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Axmouth Harbor will shortly be relieved of quantities of naturally accumulated silt during a three phase program of dredging work, which will be undertaken over the coming months by the Axe Yacht Club in conjunction with the Axe Harbor Management Company. The silt will be removed from the harbor and deposited within reception trenches that […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) yesterday sent a letter to Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao urging her to speed up critical Everglades restoration work. In the letter, Senator Rubio asked DOT for assistance in ensuring that the unbridged sections of the Tamiami Trail through the historic Everglades are raised in order to allow key Everglades […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following a significant rainfall in Bundaberg during October and November 2017, Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) is currently undertaking shipping channel restoration works at the Port of Bundaberg. The subsequent build-up of sediment in the port’s main shipping berth and the inner reach of the shipping channel has severely hindered the berthing and movement of commercial […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredger McFarland continues to remove shoaling from sediment that January floods brought south in the Mississippi River’s Southwest Pass. McFarland was deployed on short notice, making part of the Army Corps of Engineers’ ready reserve for rapidly emerging requirements like this one. The USACE, Philadelphia District, has released this […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District held a public meeting at the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Building in the City of Shaker Heights, on May 16, regarding its Green Lake dredging project. The Green Lake dredging scheme will benefit the water quality by removing organic sediments and reducing the cloudiness of the water. Restoring the lake’s depth will improve […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Survey work is making progress in Dyke Marsh this week, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. The USACE’s Baltimore District and the National Park Service (NPS), George Washington Memorial Parkway, are working on the project to restore up to 100 acres of freshwater tidal marsh within the 485-acre Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve in Fairfax […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations at the entrance to Eyemouth Harbor are nearing its completion. This work is being undertaken with the hopper barge MV Sandsend and dredging pontoon Saltwick, the Eyemouth Harbour Trust said in its Notice to Mariners. A berth in Gunsgreen Basin has been reserved for the dredging vessels, and other boats may be asked to move […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Metro Vancouver is continuing field studies as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Container Capacity Improvement Program. The Improvement Program was announced in 2011, and is Port Metro Vancouver’s long-term strategy to ensure the timely delivery of required infrastructure to meet anticipated growth in the container sector.   Key objectives of […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Plans for a Flood Protection Scheme for Stonehaven will not face a public inquiry, after assessment by Scottish Ministers. The government has said it is content with the plans and the processes taken to reach the final proposed design. Following a decision to agree the scheme in principle, Aberdeenshire Council had to notify ministers of […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Reservoirs are notoriously tricky to maintain: from the surrounding area plenty of sand and silt is brought in by the river and the material deposits at the dam. As reservoirs are usually rather deep, dredging can be quite a challenge. For the Tablachaca dam in Peru another challenge was added; the location high up in […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, said in its latest announcement that their Poplar Island development program is progressing very well.  This work is part of Baltimore District’s Poplar Island expansion project, which is a partnership with the Maryland Port Administration, to create an additional 575 acres using clean material dredged from the […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Freeport of Riga Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for carrying out dredging works in the Riga Port water area for the years 2017-2019.  These works are to be carried out by using a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), the official announcement said. Latvian Port of Riga is located on both banks […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached two settlements with several parties to begin cleanup of Yosemite Slough, an inter-tidal water channel in the Bayview District of San Francisco. The site contains high levels of contaminants, especially PCBs and lead, which are hazardous for the plants and animals that live in the slough. The Yosemite […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has started work on the £3.8 million scheme to reduce the risk of flooding to over 400 homes and businesses in Totnes. According to EA, the scheme involves improving existing flood defenses along the River Dart from the mainline railway bridge to the Steam Packet Inn. Other measures include providing a new […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work at a number of streams affected by flooding in the Peace District last June will be completed before the spring run-off, announced MLA for Peace River South Mike Bernier, on behalf of Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone. “The flooding last June was unprecedented, with repairs ongoing over the past nine months,” said Bernier. […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    FSUE “Rosmorport” is planning to issue a tender for dredging works in the New Specialized Seaport in Telyakovsky Bay at Eastern Coast of Ussuri Bay, Primorye Territory, early next year. Prior to the dredging works for the project “Construction of a new specialized port at the Far Eastern coast of Russia”, that will start in August 2015, the […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program, largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, is nearly 90% complete and on track for 2016 opening. At the moment, the Pacific Entrance and Atlantic Entrance dredging works are fully completed with Gatun Lake and Culebra Cut dredging project being 93% finished. Last Friday, May 1, the sixteenth and final gate for the […]

  • 13 January 2012

    A global subsea engineering firm is working on a major North Sea contract worth in excess of £2million. Rotech Subsea, which is headquartered in Aberdeen and owned by Norwegian firm Reef Subsea, is involved in a subsea excavation project with marine construction firm Red7Marine on what will be the UK’s largest operating wind farm. The […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The National Port Authority of Liberia (NPA) completed the Freeport of Monrovia dredging program on June 16, 2017, according to the local media. As a result of this dredging work, the port depth has increased to 13.5 meters in most places and 14.5 meters in other areas, eliminating the need for draft restriction which has been […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Works to prepare a historic jetty at Her Majesty’s Naval Dockyard Portsmouth for the arrival of the largest warships ever built for the Royal Navy have been completed, the UK Ministry of Defense just announced. The jetty, parts of which date back over 90 years, has been refurbished to prepare for the first of the […]