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.
Callan Marine has been awarded the long-term contract for maintenance and new work dredging of the Port of Corpus Christi.
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.
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.
Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Co., Quincy, Mass., announced the execution of a design contract with IHC America Inc. for a new 6,500 cubic yard trailing suction hopper dredge. The new vessel will complement Cashman Dredging’s current fleet of specialized dredging equipment and will primarily service the coastal protection and navigation maintenance markets when it enters service in 2024. (No other specifications, equipment or equipment manufacturers were announced.)
Despite sluggish returns in 2020 due to unprecedented COVID-19 outbreak, the global dredging market is expected to report 3.3% YOY growth in 2021, a significant improvement over 3.5% y-o-y exhibited in 2020, finds Fact MR in a new study. The overall growth outlook remains positive, especially as applications in trade activity, maintenance, and urban development among others continue to rise. The market will vastly gain with demand in government sector rising. Fact MR in a new study has forecast government to account for over 43% of overall share through 2031.
The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a 5-year long-term service agreement with Nanjing Changjiang Waterway Engineering, a leading Chinese dredging company. The agreement, signed in December 2020, covers the ‘Chang Jing 9’, a 13,800 cubic metre trailing suction dredger and the latest addition to the company’s fleet.
The U.S. dredging fleet is growing. Presently on order and under construction is a raft of in-demand equipment that will help to keep America’s ports and waterways open, safeguard coastal communities and maintain the vital flow of maritime commerce to, from and through the U.S.
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) has won a dredging contract valued at Rs 310 crore from Centre-run Deendayal Port Trust in Kandla, Gujarat.
Under a recent settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co., LLC, based in Quincy, Mass., will pay a penalty of $185,000 for alleged violations of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act (MPRSA, also known as the Ocean Dumping Act).
Isle of Wight MP Bob Seely is investigating concerns raised by residents about dredging activity currently taking place off Sandown Bay.
The inner bar dredging of Mongla Port began on Saturday aiming at increasing the port’s capacity to ensure smooth arrival of ships with a draft of 9.5 metres to 10 metres at the port jetty.
Malpe port is home to thousands of fishing boats. But the silt and sediment that have accumulated here have been creating problems for undertaking fishing activity. For the fishermen who are already mired in problems like poor fish catches and rising fuel cost, the silt is creating problems for anchoring of boats at Malpe.
FSUE Rosmorport has adjust the design documentation for dredging works under the project on construction of an LNG terminal in the Bechevinskaya Bay (Kamchatka territory). As the company told IAA PortNews, it has obtained the approval of Glavgosexpertiza.