• National Marine Dredging completes merger with...

    UAE-based National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has announced the legal completion of its merger with top Emirati engineering and construction group, National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), thus creating a major engineering and construction powerhouse.

  • Dredging off West Coast of Lamma Island

    The works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including one dumb lighter, one flat-top work barge, three hopper barges and three tugboats. The number of vessels engaged in the works will change from time to time to suit operational requirements.


  • Dredging/Nourishment project underway

    Maintenance dredging at the harbor for the North Carolina Port of Morehead City and simultaneous beach nourishment project for 2.5 miles of Atlantic Beach oceanfront that began Jan. 6 is one-third complete.


  • Cashman completes Boston Harbor Phase II dredging...

    New England’s busiest port is closer to welcoming larger containerships and growing the regional economy with the completion of Phase II of the U.S. Army Corps’ Boston Harbor Navigation Improvement Project by Cashman Dredging and its joint venture partner, the Dutra Group.


  • Ex-TechnipFMC director to lead U.S. dredging...

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, a U.S.-based dredging services giant, on Wednesday announced the appointment of industry veteran Eleni Beyko as senior vice president offshore wind – a strategic growth area for the company. 


  • Taiwan expels nearly 4,000 Chinese vessels...

    Taiwan expelled nearly 4,000 Chinese vessels illegally dredging sand from its waters in 2020, authorities said Monday, a more than six-fold increase on the year before as Beijing seeks to heap pressure on the democratic island.



  • Searsport dredging included in Maine Dept. of...

    The Maine Department of Transportation released the 2021 Edition of its three-year Work Plan on January 25, 2021. This Work Plan includes all capital projects and programs, maintenance and operations activities, planning initiatives, and administrative functions for calendar years 2021, 2022, and 2023.



Ports a step closer to year-round dredging

The Army Corps of Engineers has published its final environmental review required for the elimination of the environmental window for dredging the harbors at the state’s two seaports.


Proposed maintenance dredging at Coast Guard station cape disappointment

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) has completed a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) in support of proposed Maintenance Dredging at Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment, Pacific County, Washington in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA; 42 U.S. Code §§4221 et seq.) and the regulations of the President’s Council on Environmental Quality implementing NEPA (40 Code of Federal Regulations [CFR] Parts 1500-1508).


Army Corps of Engineers releases dredging-related environmental assessment

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has published a final “Deep Draft Environmental Assessment” and a “Finding of No Significant Impact describing the actions to eliminate the historic hopper dredging window and to add the bed leveling technique for maintenance of the outer portions of the Wilmington and Morehead City Harbors.