Dredging

Bahrain US$35-M Land Reclamation Contract for GLDD

Provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental & remediation services, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) says

Boscalis to Get IJsseldelta 'Room for the River' Contract

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) say that the Dutch Department of Public Works and the province of Overijssel intends to award the contract for the IJsseldelta polder to them.

Van Oord Consortium Awarded Singapore Port Expansion

  Van Oord has in consortium been awarded work associated with the expansion of the Singapore Tuas Mega Port development. Jurong Town Corporation awarded the

Boskalis Consortium Wins Port Expansion Contract

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has in consortium been awarded work associated with the expansion of the Singapore Tuas Mega Port development. Jurong Town Corporation

VOSTA LMG Delivers New Dredge Ball Joints

The Crossover ball joint is a new dredge ball joint that provides optimal flow performance, its manufacturer VOSTA LMG said. Through computational fluid dynamics

US House Asks for Lakes Dredge Funds Increase

The U.S. House of Representatives has sent another clear signal that it is committed to ending the dredging crisis on the Great Lakes, introducing an amendment

Lakes Water Levels Return, but Not Full Loads

The rise in Great Lakes water levels has yet to translate into full loads for the U.S.-flag freighters moving iron ore, coal, limestone, cement and other cargos.

Lakes Legislators Help Boost Corps Funding

Great Lakes legislators played a key role in yesterday’s vote in the House of Representatives to increase the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ national budget by nearly $58 million.

Latest Meercat is Powered by Doosan

The latest Meercat has been launched for Conwy Harbour Authority, for use as a port service vessel. The monohull vessel Jac Y Do measures 14 x 5 meters and is

Congress Gets It Done with WRRDA

On May 22, the Water Resources Reform Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, containing major recommendations of the Capital Development Plan (CDP), was passed by a vote 91-7 in the Senate.

Dredger Shipbuilding Yard Gets Dutch Royal Accolade

Historic Dutch specialist shipyard IHC Merwede says it has been awarded the honorary title of Koninklijk (Royal) by the His Majesty the King. In light of this honour,

Coal Export Facility Approved at Bunbury

Western Australia's Environment Minister Albert Jacob has approved plans to build a $500 million coal export facility at Bunbury Port, GAC reported. Construction is expected to start in mid-2015,

US Dredging Needs Growth as Army Corps’ Budget Shrinks

Spend dollars up on dredging, cubic yards moved down. Combined with a reduction in the USACE federal budget, the situation threatens a perfect storm for domestic requirements.

Kongsberg Introduce M3 Bathy System Sonar

Kongsberg Mesotech says it has just introduced the M3 Bathy System, a powerful, entry-level survey system for shallow-water bathymetric applications. The core

Mother Nature Can’t End Dredging Crisis

There has been a lot of speculation of late that the gargantuan ice fields covering the Lakes this winter will, when they finally melt, raise water levels significantly

GLDD Appoint Mark Marinko Senior V-P & CFO

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) informs that Marinko joins the Company to fill the role vacated in April 2014 and held in interim by the Vice President and Controller, Katherine Hayes.

Chinese Company to Build New Port in Israel

Israel said on Monday it has selected a subsidiary of China Harbour Engineering Company to build a $950 million (3.3 billion shekel) port in southern Ashdod on Israel's Mediterranean coast.

Block Island’s Sandy Restoration Continues

Almost two years after Hurricane Sandy, the storm’s impacts are still being seen on both land and sea. The United Sates Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) - New England

South African TNPA Names IHC Merede Built Dredger

The South African company Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has named its 750m3 grab hopper dredger, Italeni, during a special ceremony hosted by the shipbuilder IHC Merwede.

MN100: Deadline July 1st

The August 2014 editon of MarineNews, the leading voice in the North American workboat market, will feature 100 leaders and innovators, including workboat owners

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