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Royal Boskalis Sending Fairway to Work in New Zealand

Royal Boskalis will be sending its 230-meter long (754-foot)  trailing suction hopper dredge Fairway to New Zealand’s Lyttelton Harbour in August to begin work to widen the navigation channel in the harbor to 20 meters (66 feet). Contracted by the Lyttelton Port Company (LPC), Boskalis will begin by lengthening the… Read More

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Announces Dredging Contract Awards

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced the receipt of a several dredging awards totaling $164 million. The awarded work includes: the Long Beach project in New York (Coastal Protection, $54.4 million); the Myrtle Beach project in South Carolina (Coastal Protection,  $34.8 million); the Nags Head Beach project in North Carolina (Coastal Protection,  $34.7 million); the Chesapeake Beach project… Read More

Registration Open for TAMU Dredging Engineering Short Course

The 48th Dredging Engineering Short Course on the campus of Texas A&M University (TAMU) will take place from January 7 to 11. The course, a mixture of lectures, laboratories,and a panel, is administered by the TAMU Center for Dredging Studies, Department of Ocean Engineering. Two textbooks and course notes on… Read More

Panama Canal Marks Two-Year Anniversary

The Panama Canal marked the two-year anniversary of the inauguration of its canal expansion, the largest enhancement project in the waterway’s 103-year history. To date, the Panama Canal has transited 3,745 Neopanamax vessels; set a monthly tonnage record of 38.1 million tons; and transited both the largest container vessel and… Read More