Dredging

Canada Invests $289 Mln in Harbor Improvements

Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard announced that the Government of Canada is investing $289 million in small craft harbors across the country in 2016-2017.

Flaws Hinder US Harbor Maintenance Fund -Report

There exist serious flaws in U.S. infrastructure funding practices that hinder the maintenance and improvement of American ports and harbors, according to a new report,

Mott MacDonald Hires Director of Federal Programs

Mott MacDonald has appointed Major General John Peabodyas Senior Vice President and Director of Federal Programs, based in the firm’s Arlington, Va. office.   Peabody, who retired from the U.

DSC Dredge Launches New Website

DSC Dredge, LLC, announced it has launched a new website, www.dscdredge.com, featuring a updated look, improved navigation and enhanced functionality.    DSC

Great Lakes Iron Ore Trade Up 23.4% in April

Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway totaled 5,355,855 tons in April, an increase of 23.4 percent compared to a year ago, according to the Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA).

New Offshore Wind Project Launched in China

Joint venture between European offshore wind pioneer and Chinese shipping giant; China COSCO Shipping and DEME team up to develop offshore wind energy in China   The Belgian dredging,

OSIL Small Field Buoys Deployed on Dredge Projects

International data buoy manufacturers Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) are reporting extensive use of its 0.7m Small Field Buoy on international dredging projects.

Great Lakes Inks M.E., N.C. Coastal Protection Project Deals

Great Lakes Announces $55 Million in Subcontract Work in the Middle East and Award of $38 Million for a Domestic Coastal Protection Project Great Lakes Dredge

USCG Uses Skiff Ice Boat to Rescue Injured Man

The U.S. Coast Guard medically evacuated a man off of a dredging barge in Lake Erie near Sandusky, Ohio, Wednesday evening. At approximately 5:45 p.m., a good

New Dredged Material Site Proposed in LI Sound

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed to designate a dredged material disposal site to serve the eastern Long Island Sound region. The Eastern

Damen Delivered Charlock’s Dredge Pumps

The state-of-the-art 3,200 m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) Charlock has been equipped with two Damen dredge pumps. One highly innovative semi-axial dredge

Indian Navy Dredger Completes Successful First Year

In mid-April of 2016, the Indian Navy’s grab hopper dredger, Dredger-1 was preparing to depart its birth shipyard following a comprehensive one-year warrantee review.

Seatools to Launch Pile Dredge Tool at OTC

Dutch subsea engineering company Seatools is poised to launch its latest product, Pile Dredge Tool (PDT), at the 2016 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston.

Damen Completes Maintenance of Flintstone

The fallpipe vessel Flintstone has departed from Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam, part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, following a six-week programme of maintenance

Royal IHC Upgrades Three CSDs for NMDC

National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) of Abu Dhabi, a dredging contractor in the Middle East and key player in the creation of the new Suez Canal, has granted

APM Terminals CEO Calls for Port Industry Changes

 APM Terminals CEO Kim Fejfer addressed the challenges facing port operators in today’s volatile market as well as the requirements for success, calling for investment,

Damen Shipyards, Saudi Border Guard Strengthen Ties

Saudi Border Guard has acquired two Damen Cutter Suction Dredgers (CSD 450) for harbor maintenance duties. As Damen has a full range of dredgers in stock, it could

BOEM, Jacksonville, U.S. Army Corps Ink Shore Protection Deal

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement with the City of Jacksonville, Fla., and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers authorizing them to dredge nearly 1.

Damen Delivers Modular Dredger to Van Oord

To support its ongoing dredging activities, Van Oord has commenced an 18-month charter agreement with Damen Marine Services for a Modular Multi Cat (MMuC) 2210.

Damen Ships Modular Dredger to the Andes

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.

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