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AIWA Advocates for Increasing Funds to Dredge the M-95 Intracoastal Waterway

Department of Transportation-designated marine highway M-95 needs to be improved to provide for an integrated marine transportation system on the U.S. Atlantic Coast. That is clear to Brad Pickel and a broad group of his maritime partners including the dredging industry. “A viable Marine Highway 95, the Intracoastal… Read More

Trailing Suction Dredge DC Orisant Built for Reimerswaal Dredging Launched at Royal IHC

For a joint venture between Reimerswaal Dredging and Group De Cloedt, Royal IHC successfully launched a multi-purpose trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) named DC Orisant. The launching and naming ceremony took place on January 11, 2018, at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. The contract… Read More

DREDGING ROUNDUP NORTH AMERICA

Senator’s Intervention Gets Columbia River Port Dredged The Daily Astorian reported December 16 that the intervention of Sen. Jeff Merkley (DOregon) has resulted in the Port of Astoria on the Columbia River getting a expedited permit for maintenance dredging in the short time window available. The… Read More

DREDGING ROUNDUP LATIN AMERICA

PANAMA December marked 100 years since the Panama Canal’s Culebra Cut was dredged. The Panama Canal Administration honored the anniversary as part of a host of events leading up to the centennial of the canal’s opening next year. The last land barrier in the 80-kilometer waterway between the… Read More

CEDA Dredging Days to be in Abu Dhabi

CEDA Dredging Days 2012 will be held at the Beach Rotana Hotel in Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates on December 12 and 13. The location takes advantage of many ongoing dredging projects supporting the extensive coastal infrastructure developments in the region as well as the development of the offshore oil and gas industry. Read More

Port of Los Angeles Container Volumes Increase 5.5 Percent in July

The Port of Los Angeles has released its July 2012 cargo volumes. Overall volumes increased 5.53 percent compared to July 2011. Imports increased by 3.97 percent from 357667 twenty-foot equivalent (TEU) containers in July 2011 to 371859 TEUs this July. Exports increased a slight .27 percent from 165135 TEUs in… Read More