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US Spends $736K on River Rouge Dredging Project Set to Start in April 2019

MI, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it has awarded a contract for $736,000 to dredge River Rouge in Detroit with the goal of removing 66,500 cubic yards of shoal material.Cheboygan-based Ryba Marine...

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Our Hydraulic Dredging Contractor Continues to Make Good Progress

MD, United States

City Council last night approved the first reading of an ordinance that repeals the funding for the city’s proposed purchase of the Klause Enterprises property next to the Ocean City Community...

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Gov. Edwards Warns that Coastal Master Plan Must be Guided by Science, Not Politics

LA, United States

As Louisiana moves into an era of dramatically increased spending on coastal restoration projects – approaching $1 billion a year – the state’s leaders must remain guided by science and not politics,...

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Dredging Corporation Of India Ltd. Runs 17.89% Higher as Bulls Gather Control

India

DREDGING CORPORATION OF INDIA LTD. (DREDGECORP.BO) shares are showing positive signals short-term as the stock has finished higher by 17.89% for the week. In taking a look at recent performance, we...


Industry Developments
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Global Marine Propulsion Engines Market 2018 – Caterpillar, Brunswick (Mercury Marine), MAN SE, Scania, Wartsila Corporation

United States

Global Marine Propulsion Engines Market 2018-2025 report delivers a comprehensive research based study of the market along with the market share, forecast data, in-depth analysis, and detailed...

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Mayor Cuts Ribbon on Crystal Lake Improvements

United States

It was way too cold Thursday afternoon to take a plunge into Crystal Lake, but not to enjoy its transformation. Now, Crystal Lake sports fishing and boating docks, a gazebo, and a fountain that lights...

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The Belle of Topsail to Become Dredge, Marine Construction Vessel

United States

After almost 12 years in Surf City and 75 years on the water, The Belle of Topsail is headed for a new mission.According to a post on the Belle of Topsail Facebook page, The Belle left Surf City...

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US Studies Dredging of Miami Harbour

FL, United States

The US Army Corps of Engineers is studying further dredging of Miami’s harbour to allow bigger ships to pass.Some areas of the harbour’s access channel may be deepened or widened by the US government...


Company & People News
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The Pitfalls of Starting Work Without a Formal Agreement: Court of Appeal ruling in Arcadis Consulting v AMEC

United Kingdom

Arcadis Consulting (UK) Limited (formerly Hyder Consulting (UK) Limited) v AMEC (BCS) Limited (formerly CV Buchan Limited) [2018] EWCA Civ 2222The Court of Appeal has considered multiple exchanges of...

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Russell Investments Group Ltd. Purchases 17,159 Shares of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co.

United States

Russell Investments Group Ltd. increased its position in shares of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. (NASDAQ:GLDD) by 0.5% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent...

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Royal IHC Wins KNVTS Ship of the Year for SCHELDT RIVER

Netherlands

Royal IHC has been awarded the KNVTS Ship of the Year award for the 8,400m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) SCHELDT RIVER, designed and built for DEME.The award ceremony was held on 12 November...

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Cyclone Gaja Casualty: A Dredging Ship Runs Aground Near Nagapattinam

India

A hopper dredger ship Veera Prem belonging to an Indian shipping company has run aground near Nagapattinam coast of Tamil Nadu due to the assault by cyclone Gaja. According to weather.com, severe...


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Fox River Cleanup Wraps up for the Year

United States

The tenth year of PCB dredging in the Fox River wrapped up Thursday.Crews have been working to remove PCBs from the sediment. Much of this year’s work took place from Porlier Street north towards the...

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State Ports Authority Proposes to Dredge Wetlands, Re-expand Turning Basin at Wilmington Port

United States

After recently completing a turning basin project finalized in August 2016, the Wilmington port is proposing to expand its channel even wider and deeper.North Carolina State Ports Authority is asking...

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Port's Harbor Island Project Facing Delays Due to Federal Funding

United States

It appears a previously announced project that would allow some of the world's biggest oil tankers to load and unload at Harbor Island on the Port of Corpus Christi's outskirts will have to be scaled...

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Camera Update Coming to Close, Dredging Just Beginning on Waterfront

United States

Work never ends on the waterfront.The Port Authority Commission discussed two projects Wednesday night; a camera update, which neared completion, and dredging that continues to move at a slow...


New Products and Technology
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Global Marine Dual Fuel Engine Sales Market 2018 Industry Trends – Caterpillar, Cummins, Rolls-Royce, Hyundai, MAN

United States

Global Marine Dual Fuel Engine Sales Market Professional Research Report 2018 : Size, Share, Trends, Price, Demand, Industry Growth, OpportunitiesGlobal Marine Dual Fuel Engine Sales Market 2018...

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Royal IHC Launches World's Biggest Cutter Suction Dredger

United States

Dutch shipbuilder Royal IHC has launched the hull of the Spartacus, the largest cutter suction dredger ever built. The 164-meter vessel is an order for Belgian dredging firm DEME, and she will be...

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‘Pillows’ Provide a New Type of Coastal Protection for Louisiana

LA, United States

Along a 3-mile section of coastline in Southwestern Louisiana, a giant crane is dumping large rocks to cap a first-of-its-kind shoreline protection project.The $34 million effort, funded through a...

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Ecuador’s First Deep Sea Terminal YILPORT Puerto Bolívar Orders 6 New STS and 18 E-RTG Cranes

As part of its modernization and expansion project, YILPORT Puerto Bolívar has ordered 6 ship-to-shore (STS) cranes and 18 electrified rubber-tired gantry (E-RTG) cranes from Mitsui E&S Machinery...


Upcoming Events
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Conference: Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure - Hosted by CEDA and IADC

Netherlands

19/11/2018 - 20/11/2018 - BEURS VAN BERLAGE, AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDSThere is an increasing expectation that infrastructure projects should add value – beyond the economic aspect – to the natural...

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Mississippi River's Land Building Ability is Focus of Coastal Connections Event

United States

The ability of the Mississippi River to build land when it's diverted from its banks will be the focus of a Coastal Connections event jointly sponsored by the state Coastal Protection and Restoration...

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Habitat Health, Restoration Takes Centerstage Over the Next Two Weeks

United States

Three events during the next two weeks will focus on Louisiana’s efforts to rebuild marshes, enhance wetlands and maintain and improve conditions in the Vermilion-Teche watershed.The first comes up...

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Join Policymakers and Experts at Maritime2020 Asia Summit!

Singapore

On November 27th, Singapore will host key shipping professionals for the Maritime2020 Asia Summit. Earlier in the year, this event series was kicked off with a Summit in Copenhagen, reaching great...