• Ventura Harbor Dredging Wraps Up
    by Dredging Today on 19/04/2019 at 11:18 AM

    The dredging operations at Ventura Harbor, CA, have been completed with 470,000 cubic yards of sand relocated from the entry channel, Ventura Harbor Village said in its latest announcement.  During... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my […]

  • EPA Allocates $1.65 Million for Great Lakes Programs
    by Dredging Today... on 19/04/2019 at 8:19 AM

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1.65 million to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to continue restoration work at five highly contaminated sites on the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my […]

  • The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls – Before and After (VIDEO)
    by Dredging Today... on 19/04/2019 at 8:14 AM

     Mackley – one of the contractors behind the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme – recently released a video about the project. Construction of the new 7.2km tidal defenses began in September 2016, as... [[ This is a […]

  • Successful RHDHV Trade Mission to Vietnam
    by Dredging Today... on 19/04/2019 at 7:53 AM

    Royal HaskoningDHV recently looked back on a very successful Dutch trade mission to Vietnam with specific focus on climate resilience and socio-economic development through improved inland waterway... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my […]

  • Odaw River Dredging Kicks Off
    by Dredging Today on 19/04/2019 at 7:00 AM

    The Odaw River Dredging Program in Ghana’s capital Accra, aimed to reduce possibility of flooding, is officially underway, local media reports.  According to the contractor Dredge Masters,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit […]

  • Royal IHC VIDEO: Assembly of the 2000th Pump
    by Dredging Today on 19/04/2019 at 6:31 AM

     Two weeks ago, Royal IHC symbolically handed over the 2,000th dredge pump to be built by the company to its new owner – Jan De Nul Group. The 2,000th pump is one of two onboard double-walled dredge... [[ This is a […]

  • IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference in...
    by Dredging Today on 19/04/2019 at 6:27 AM

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just announced that their event, named ‘Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference’, will take place on Friday, 18... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my […]

  • Damen Shoalbuster for Herman Sr.
    by Dredging Today on 19/04/2019 at 6:15 AM

    The naming ceremony of Herman Sr. BV’s new shoalbuster TEDDY took place at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld yesterday. This latest addition to the Senior BV fleet will allow the company to expand... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my […]

  • AMSA: Perth to Host ‘Perspectives on Dredging’ Symposium
    by Dredging Today... on 18/04/2019 at 8:44 AM

    Australia has experienced unprecedented levels of dredging over the last two decades and recently there has been a focus on dredging research in Western Australia. As a result, there have been some... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my […]

  • WEDA Dredging 101 Short Course in Philadelphia
    by Dredging Today on 18/04/2019 at 8:15 AM

    The Dredging 101 – “Basics of Dredging, Dredged Material Management and Environmental Considerations” short course, hosted by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA), is set to take place on... [[ This is a content summary only. […]

  • CPRA Implementation Update – April 2019
    by Dredging Today... on 18/04/2019 at 7:34 AM

    Seven major coastal restoration projects in Louisiana totaling more than half a billion dollars have been completed and paid for with settlement money resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil... [[ This is a content summary only. […]

  • Oceanside Harbor Dredging Project About to Begin
    by Dredging Today... on 18/04/2019 at 6:52 AM

    Manson Construction is making final preparations for the upcoming Oceanside Harbor dredging project. Over the next few days, the company will move its equipment from the recently completed Ventura... [[ This is a content summary only. […]

  • Somers Point’s New Transient Marina Project on Track
    by Dredging Today... on 18/04/2019 at 6:47 AM

    Construction of a new bayfront marina at the end of Higbee Avenue in Somers Point is underway with completion expected in the summer of 2019. Wickberg Marina Contracting, Inc. of Belford, NJ recently... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my […]

  • Canada Invests in Gibsons Landing Small Craft Harbor
    by Dredging Today on 18/04/2019 at 6:27 AM

    Coastal communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbors that bolster local economies and provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities, the Government of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my […]

  • Minot Flood Project Gets OK
    by Dredging Today on 18/04/2019 at 6:09 AM

    The Mouse River Flood Protection Plan received a major boost April 16 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chief of Engineers signed the Chief’s Report, endorsing the Corps’ Final Feasibility Report... [[ This is a content summary only. […]

  • IADC Dredging and Reclamation Seminar Set for June
    by Dredging Today... on 18/04/2019 at 5:33 AM

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that the Dredging and Reclamation Seminar at the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education in Delft, the Netherlands, will take... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my […]

  • Completion of Manila Bay Dredging in July
    by Dredging Today on 17/04/2019 at 11:59 AM

    The Philippines Governement’s Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has just release the latest update on their Manila Bay dredging scheme, saying that the total volume of removed muck... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my […]

  • Texas Gulf Coast $35 Million Deal for Orion
    by Dredging Today on 17/04/2019 at 10:13 AM

    Orion Group Holdings today announced the award of multiple contracts with a total value of approximately $35 million. According to their latest announcement, the company’s Marine Segment has been... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my […]

  • Environment Agency’s New Green Legacy
    by Dredging Today... on 17/04/2019 at 8:59 AM

    The Environment Agency has just announced new green legacy for £2.6 billion flood and coastal risk management program. According to the release, the Environment Agency reported a set of new supplier... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit […]

  • Indonesia: Keel Laid for DEME’s New Split Hopper
    by Dredging Today on 17/04/2019 at 8:12 AM

    A keel laying ceremony for DEME’s split hopper vessel took place two days ago (April 15) at PaxOcean Graha in Batam, Indonesia. PaxOcean, a subsidiary of Kuok Singapore Limited, recently won... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my […]

  • Lavallette Beach Replenishment Complete
    by Dredging Today... on 17/04/2019 at 7:42 AM

    Beach replenishment operations in Lavallette (NJ) are now complete, according to the Borough latest announcement. Weeks Marine dredgers RN Weeks and Magdalen have completed the Lavallette beach... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit […]

  • Dawlish Seawall Gets OK
    by Dredging Today on 17/04/2019 at 7:25 AM

    Teignbridge District Council yesterday approved Network Rail’s plans to deliver a new seawall at Dawlish that will provide increased protection from extreme weather and rising sea levels for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my […]

  • Oak Bluffs Beachfill Project Proposed
    by Dredging Today... on 17/04/2019 at 6:32 AM

    The Town of Oak Bluffs is seeking a permit from the Army Corps’ New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with protecting coastal banks and restoring public... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website […]

  • Van Oord publishes 2018 Annual Report
    by Van Oord on 17/04/2019 at 6:30 AM

    Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 17 April 2019 - The General Meeting of Shareholders of Van Oord N.V. was held on 16 April 2019. During this meeting the 2018 Annual Report was presented. […]

  • USACE Photo Update: Rockaway Beachfill Underway
    by Dredging Today on 17/04/2019 at 6:28 AM

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District has just released these amazing photos from the Rockaway beach replenishment project, conducted between Beach 92nd Street and Beach 103rd... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my […]

  • Two Contracts in Indonesia for Boskalis
    by Dredging Today on 17/04/2019 at 6:08 AM

    Boskalis has been awarded two contracts in Indonesia, including the expansion of the Makassar New Port container terminal on the island of Sulawesi and the land preparation operations for a new... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website […]

  • Arkona offshore wind farm switched on
    by Van Oord on 16/04/2019 at 2:18 PM

    Rotterdam, 16 April 2019 – Today, the Arkona offshore wind farm has been officially opened by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. ‘Arkona is an iconic project for future generations - built today!’ The opening ceremony was held in […]

  • Two More IHC Beavers Hit the Water in UAE
    by Dredging Today on 16/04/2019 at 12:12 PM

    Following the February launch of their first IHC Beaver ever built in the Middle East, Royal IHC said in its latest announcement that two more dredgers officially hit the water last week in the United Arab Emirates. “The project is managed by […]

  • Two More IHC Beavers Hit the Water in UAE
    by Dredging Today on 16/04/2019 at 12:12 PM

    Following the February launch of their first IHC Beaver ever built in the Middle East, Royal IHC said in its latest announcement that two more dredgers officially hit the water last week in the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website […]

  • Senators Push for Navigation and Ecosystem Restoration...
    by Dredging Today on 16/04/2019 at 11:32 AM

    U.S. Senators Roy Blunt, Dick Durbin, Chuck Grassley and Tammy Baldwin, along with U.S. Representatives Jason Smith and Cheri Bustos, led a bipartisan, bicameral letter to Senate and House... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for […]

  • Works on the Tilbury 2 Project in Full Swing
    by Dredging Today... on 16/04/2019 at 9:58 AM

    Works are progressing well at the new Tilbury 2 port site where Graham Construction are building a new deep water berthing facility. Early marine works currently underway include the investigation of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my […]

  • Sand Renourishment Works at Challenger Beach About to Begin
    by Dredging Today on 16/04/2019 at 8:42 AM

    The City of Rockingham in Western Australia plans to carry out sand renourishment works at Challenger Beach in late April to combat ongoing erosion issues that are occurring on site. Otherwise known... [[ This is a content summary only. […]

  • Meeting Held on Zambales Province Dredging Projects
    by Dredging Today... on 16/04/2019 at 8:25 AM

    The Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), recently held a meeting to define guidelines for the dredging projects in three lahar-clogged... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my […]

  • ‘Wave Action on Coastal Structures’ in Dubai
    by Dredging Today on 15/04/2019 at 7:37 AM

    HR Wallingford has announced that their classroom training under the name ‘Wave Action on Coastal Structures’ is set to take place on May 21-22, 2019, in Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai.  This course will teach the theory and methods […]

  • Highlights of the Week
    by Dredging Today on 14/04/2019 at 6:20 AM

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 8-14, 2019).   DEME Bags Elbe Deepening Contract DEME, an international group of specialized companies involved in complex marine engineering […]

  • Elbe Deepening Contract Goes to DEME
    by World Maritime News on 11/04/2019 at 6:01 AM

    Deepening contract for the Elbe fairway in Germany was awarded to Belgian DEME group. […]

  • Major Elbe deepening contract awarded to DEME
    by An Nelen on 10/04/2019 at 2:23 PM

    Major Elbe deepening contract awarded to DEME DEME has been awarded a major contract to carry out the deepening of the Elbe fairway in Germany. This prestigious contract confirms DEME’s technological expertise […]

  • Substation milestone for Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm
    by Van Oord on 05/04/2019 at 8:16 AM

    Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 5 April 2019 -  Van Oord has completed the installation of the offshore substation at the 269 MW Northland Power’s Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm in Germany`s Exclusive Economic Zone. The supersize […]

  • Reinforcement of Afsluitdijk getting started
    by Van Oord on 01/04/2019 at 11:29 AM

    Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 1 April 2019 – The Afsluitdijk will be revised in the coming years to prepare the dyke for the future. On 1 April, the Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, gave the official […]

  • Highlights of the Week
    by Dredging Today on 31/03/2019 at 6:02 AM

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 25-31, 2019).   Van Oord Announces Recovery of Revenue in 2018 Van Oord has released their 2018 business results, saying that they recorded EUR […]

  • NMDC, Stevin Rock Sign $113 Million Rock Supply Deal
    by Dredging Today on 28/03/2019 at 2:23 PM

    The Abu Dhabi based National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has awarded a $113 million contract to Stevin Rock for the supply of rock to ADNOC’s Ghasha artificial island construction project. Last month, ADNOC awarded a $1.4 billion deal […]

  • Eskan Bank Invites Bids for Bandar and Danaat Projects
    by Dredging Today on 28/03/2019 at 9:50 AM

    Bahrain’s Eskan Bank yesterday announced a tender for the Bandar Al Sayah and Danaat Al Sayah real estate development projects. According to an official Kingdom of Bahrain’s Tender Board Document, Eskan has invited bids from […]

  • Van Oord Announces Recovery of Revenue in 2018
    by Dredging Today on 26/03/2019 at 7:10 AM

    Van Oord today released their 2018 business results, saying that they recorded EUR 1.88 billion in revenue (2017: EUR 1.53 billion) with a net profit of EUR 92 million (2017: EUR 78 million). The increase in revenue was mainly driven by offshore […]

  • Recovery of revenue in 2018
    by Van Oord on 26/03/2019 at 6:45 AM

    Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 26 March 2019 - Revenue: EUR 1.88 billion (2017: 1.53 billion)- EBITDA: EUR 306 million (2017: EUR 290 million- Net profit: EUR 92 million (2017: EUR 78 million)- Order book: EUR 3.68 billion (2017: EUR 3.39 billion)- […]

  • Windpark Fryslân awards contract to Van Oord and Siemens...
    by Van Oord on 22/03/2019 at 12:27 PM

    Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 22 March 2019 – Windpark Fryslân awarded a conditional contract to build the large-scale nearshore wind farm in the Frisian part of the IJsselmeer in the Netherlands to Zuiderzeewind, a consortium consisting […]

  • Royal IHC Confirms NMDC Deal
    by Dredging Today... on 22/03/2019 at 9:34 AM

    Royal IHC recently signed a contract with National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC, based in Abu Dhabi, UAE) to build yet another state-of-the-art trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). According to IHC, the new vessel builds on the excellent […]

  • PATANIA II – Technical Update
    by An Nelen on 21/03/2019 at 2:46 PM

    PATANIA II – Technical Update   During functionality testing ahead of the proposed launch of Patania II— GSR’s purpose-built prototype nodule collector —damage was caused to a […]

  • Royal IHC to Build New TSHD for NMDC
    by Dredging Today on 18/03/2019 at 7:48 AM

    The Abu Dhabi based National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) and Royal IHC from the Netherlands have signed a contract for a new twin screw 8000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). The new custom built TSHD will be specially designed […]

  • Highlights of the Week
    by Dredging Today on 17/03/2019 at 7:19 AM

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 11-17, 2019).   Boskalis Secures Adelaide Deal Boskalis has won a contract for the widening of the Port Adelaide Outer Harbor shipping channel in […]

  • DEME Offshore announces Moray East wind farm Tier One...
    by An Nelen on 13/03/2019 at 4:24 PM

    DEME Offshore announces Moray East wind farm Tier One suppliers DEME Offshore, formerly GeoSea, has announced the selection of Tier One suppliers for its Moray East offshore windfarm foundation contract, many of […]