Tuesday, March 16, 2021
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Maritime News

China To Crackdown On Illegal Yangtze River Sand Dredging

by David Stanway (Reuters) – China has launched a crackdown on illegal sand mining (dredging for sand used in construction) operations on the Yangtze river, which have affected shipping routes....

March 16, 2021
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Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Maritime News

Manson Construction to Construct the Largest Dredger in the United States

Seattle-based Manson Construction has awarded a contract to build the biggest hopper dredge ever built in the United States. The contract was awarded Keppel AmFELS for construction at their facility...

September 22, 2020
Total Views: 93

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Maritime News

Bodies of Two Missing Waymon L Boyd Crew Members Recovered

The bodies of two missing crew members from the dredging vessel Waymon L Boyd have been recovered after a portion of the vessel was recovered from the Corpus Christi Ship...

August 25, 2020
Total Views: 69

Sunday, August 23, 2020
Maritime News

Pollution and Salvage Response Continues After Dredging Vessel Fire in Corpus Christi

The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies continue pollution and salvage response for the dredging vessel Waymon L Boyd in Corpus Christi, Texas. Dive and salvage operations commenced at approximately...

August 23, 2020
Total Views: 70

Friday, April 10, 2020
Maritime News

Callan Marine Wins $98 Million Dredging Contract to Deepen Corpus Christi Ship Channel

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a nearly $98 million dredging contract to Texas-based Callan Marine for the second phase of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel deepening and...

April 10, 2020
Total Views: 45

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Maritime News

North Korea Caught Shipping Sand to China, Group Says

By Josh Smith SEOUL, March 4 (Reuters) – For several months last year, a steady stream of ships was observed dredging sand in a North Korean bay then transporting loads...

March 4, 2020
Total Views: 24

Thursday, October 10, 2019
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Maritime News

Jan De Nul Completes Three-Year Dredging Project at Port Hedland

Luxembourg-based Jan De Nul Group says it has completed dredging on the navigational channel in Port Hedland, Western Australia. The completion of dredging works as part the Channel Risk and...

October 10, 2019
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Maritime News

Elbe River Dredging Kicks Off

The project to widen and deepen the Elbe River has kicked off with the arrival of DEME Group’s hopper dredger ‘Scheldt River’. The project consists of widening and deepening the...

July 24, 2019
Total Views: 6

Thursday, May 30, 2019
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Maritime News

Dredging Kicks Off in Project to Expand Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel

The Port of Corpus Christi is celebrating the start of dredging work in the project to expand the Corpus Christi Ship Channel to prepare the port for the anticipated increase...

May 30, 2019
Total Views: 15

Monday, April 1, 2019
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Maritime News

Jan de Nul Finds Lucrative Side Business Selling Dredged Sand for Argentina’s Shale Push

By Jonathan Gilbert (Bloomberg) — Sand shoveled out of an Argentina river used to transport soybeans will soon reappear 1,100 kilometers (700 miles) away in the country’s booming shale fields....

April 1, 2019
Total Views: 18

Monday, November 12, 2018
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Maritime News

Royal IHC Launches World’s Largest Cutter Suction Dredger ‘Spartacus’

Dutch engineering group Royal IHC has launched the world’s largest cutter suction dredger being built for Belgian dredging firm DEME. The vessel, named Spartacus, also happens to be the first...

November 12, 2018
Total Views: 169

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
News

U.S. Energy CEOs Urge Trump to Fund Port of Corpus Christi Dredging

CEOs of six well-known American energy companies signed a letter addressed to President Donald Trump on Wednesday in support of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP). The CC...

January 31, 2018
Total Views: 8

Monday, October 30, 2017
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News

USACE Awards Record $213 Million Contract to Dredge Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $213 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company as part of the project to deepen the entrance channel to...

October 30, 2017
Total Views: 14

Monday, September 19, 2016
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Maritime News

Boskalis Taking 24 Vessels Out of Service

Dutch marine contractor Boskalis announced Monday that it is moving ahead with its plan to take two dozen vessels out of service and layoff hundreds of workers after its work...

September 19, 2016
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Maritime News

WATCH: The USACE Dredge Potter at Work

Here’s some cool video showing the U.S. Army Corps. of Engineers’ Dredge Potter hard at work near the confluence of the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers.  The Dredge Potter was originally...

June 14, 2016
Total Views: 64

Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – Royal IHC Launches Dredger ‘Jun Yang 1’

Dutch shipbuilder Royal IHC launched the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) JUN YANG 1 this past Saturday at their shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands for CCCC Guangzhou Dredging (GDC) of China....

December 22, 2015
Total Views: 7

Thursday, August 20, 2015
News

New Suez Canal Dredging Helps Boskalis Sail Past First Half Profit Forecast

  By Toby Sterling AMSTERDAM, Aug 20 (Reuters) – Dutch marine engineering company Boskalis reported a 21 percent rise in first-half earnings, comfortably beating market expectations thanks to an exceptionally...

August 20, 2015
Total Views: 28

Thursday, July 9, 2015
News

Colombia’s Magdalena River Project Dredges Up Economic Promise

  By Julia Symmes Cobb BARRANCABERMEJA, Colombia, July 9 (Reuters) – The hulking backhoe dredges up rocks and silt from the shallows of the muddy Magdalena River in the first...

July 9, 2015
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Port of Hamburg Germany
Maritime News

EU Ruling on River Dredging Could Hinder Port Expansion Projects

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Wednesday that damage to water quality must be considered when authorities approve river dredging to expand ports, in a ruling which could hinder expansion at the German ports of Bremen and Hamburg.

July 1, 2015
Total Views: 24

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Alexander von Humboldt
Maritime News

Dredging the Port of Hamburg with the Alexander von Humboldt

The trailing suction hopper dredger Alexander von Humboldt, owned by the Jan De Nul Group, is critically important to the Port of Hamburg as it helps to remove the enormous...

March 10, 2015
Total Views: 14