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  • 29 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Klaipeda State Seaport Authority and the Central Project Management Agency have inked a contract for assignment of the EU funds to dredge the navigation channel up to -15 meters in Klaipeda Port. The European Union granted 17.3 million euros for the project. With the completion of the dredging works on the navigation channel, the permitted […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Equipment, Infrastructure

    Royal IHC has decided to reorganise. This means that about 300 jobs will be lost in the Netherlands and about 300 in other locations.

  • 28 October 2020

    A good infrastructure is essential when it comes to realising the energy transition. How do the dredging and subsea companies see themselves in this process? Is the energy transition a business opportunity or does it play a small role in the strategy of these companies? Eldin Ganic, Chief Editor of Dredging Today, has the answers […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    US company Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has secured a subcontract from engineer Bechtel for the third jetty at Cheniere’s Sabine Pass LNG export terminal in Louisiana. The subcontract involves dredging works for the third marine berth at Sabine Pass. Cheniere is expanding its five-train 25 mtpa facility with an additional train and the jetty […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Vessels

    DEME Group is reinforcing their dredging fleet with the innovative, 8,300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Meuse River’. “Building on the success of its sister ship ‘Scheldt River’, which has been a huge hit throughout Europe since its introduction, we are providing our customers with an identical, versatile and highly efficient vessel for a wide […]

  • 5 June 2020
  • 4 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following the successful WODCON XXII conference, organized by the Chinese chapter of the Eastern Dredging Association (EADA) in Shanghai this April, the host of the next WODCON, CEDA, announced the details for the next congress in the series. WODCON XXIII will take place from 16th-20th May 2022, at the Tivoli Congress Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark, and […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality recently completed removal of nearly 14,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the Donna Reservoir and Canal System Superfund site in South Texas. The sediment was removed from a half-mile section of the canal with the highest concentration of contamination from polychlorinated biphenyls […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Waterways and Environment of Fiji has commissioned emergency dredging works of the Nakauvadra River in Rakiraki in a deal that will see the removal of all the soil by the contractor without Government having to pay for the works, The Fiji Times reports.  Commenting the latest news, Minister Dr. Mahendra Reddy described […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Joe Parisi, County Executive of Dane County, Wisconsin, said in his latest announcement, that the first phase of our Yahara Chain of Lakes Sediment Removal Project is officially underway. Dredging equipment is now in the water, working between Lakes Monona and Waubesa. “We hope to remove approximately 40,000 cubic yards (or more than 3,000 dump […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Melbourne has just reported that their 2019/2020 dredging program is now complete. The company has presented a video about the dredging program, and how the dredging vessel, the Boskalis Magnor, is floated onto the semi-submersible Blue Marlin to be transported to its next destination. The port has ongoing dredging obligations to ensure […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Aberdeen Harbor Board has completed its annual dredging program despite the impacts of COVID-19 and challenging weather conditions. Yearly dredging is required to maintain essential water depth in North Harbor. More than 54,000 cubic meters (in-situ volume) of material has been dredged from the harbor since mid-March, allowing vessels to sail in and out of […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS), Office for Coastal Management (OCM) and Quantum Spatial, Inc have developed a new tool that will reduce dredging impacts to essential fish habitat. The team developed a cutting-edge decision-support tool, ShoalMATE, to guide wise use and dredging of offshore sand shoals. To enhance coastal resilience, scientists and […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A major dredging project will get underway next week in Hawks Nest to remove 120,000 cubic metres of marine sand from the eastern channel of the lower Myall River, Midcoast Council reports.  The Moira Parade boat ramp at Hawks Nest will be closed to the public on Monday, 25 May, as MidCoast Council’s contractors, Dredging […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Keweenaw Stamp Sands Dredging Project in Lake Superior is scheduled to complete this summer season, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, reports. Peterson Companies, Inc. and their subcontractor, Newt Marine, re-mobilized equipment to the project site and began dredging in April. “Dredging will buy time for the Buffalo Reef Task Force to […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging program is set to begin Wednesday, May 20, the port said in their latest release.  This campaign of maintenance dredging will be conducted at the Port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of Blyth dredging works will include frequent trips to and from the spoil […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Herbosch-Kiere nv, a company specialized in river, port, coastal and offshore projects, has just released this beautiful video of their barge Gaverland, taken during the dredging and backfilling works on a 350m trench in the shallow nearshore tidal zone at Courance beach in France. The project is for the installation of two High Voltage […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Wood Island and Pool at Biddeford Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Biddeford, Maine. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of portions of the 10-foot-deep Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) Federal navigation channel and 6-foot-deep basin at Biddeford Pool, […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has just announced that there will be a bit more action in the Gladstone Marina than normal in the coming months. GPC will be undertaking essential maintenance works in the Gladstone Marina throughout May, including maintenance dredging and pile replacements. Maintenance dredging is undertaken in the marina every five years to […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    TV Dredging has been nominated by Hoftijzer Verhuur- en Aannemingsbedrijf to build a new deep suction dredger and booster pontoon. The new custom-build vessel will be used for sand extraction. The in-house engineered vessel – type TVD DSD 35 DE – will have a dredging depth of 37m. The main vessel measures 20,00m long and […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work at Bermagui’s river and harbor (Crown Land) began this week to clear navigational channels and remove foreign debris. The clean dredged sand from the river and harbor entrance will be deposited initially onto Horseshoe Bay Beach and then onto Moorheads Beach. The project, funded by $1.2 million from the NSW government, is expected […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredge Currituck just completed maintenance dredging work in Ocean City Inlet in Maryland to remove built up sediment in the channel and improve navigation. The work was part of the Army Corps, Baltimore District’s regular operation and maintenance efforts associated with the channel to ensure safe navigation for […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Kpetoe River dredging operations, aimed to solve the perennial flooding of parts of Kpetoe township – the capital of Agotime Ziope District in Ghana, are officially underway, local media reports.  Commenting the latest news, Mr. John Kwaku Amenyah, Agotime Ziope District Chief Executive (DCE), said that the project was expected to be completed in […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine featured a very interesting article named ‘Managing risks: how to select the appropriate dredging contract’.  The contracting environment for dredging and offshore works is diverse. Moreover, increasing financial and/or managerial constraints are requiring contracting parties to change the apportionment of […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) has announced the availability of a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the dredging of Oregon Inlet with a Dare County dredge. Dare County is seeking a Special Use Permit from the Seashore to utilize a privately-owned hopper dredge in the same manner and under the same conditions […]