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Dubuque Barge & Fleeting to Unload Corps Island

Dubuque Barge & Fleeting Services Company of Iowa has been awarded a $7.475 million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District for the Corps Island Dredged Material Unloading project. Expected to begin in the spring of 2019, mechanical or hydraulic dredges will be used to remove… Read More

Royal Boskalis Turns to Biofuels

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has begun using a biofuel blend for its trailing suction hopper dredge Prins der Nederlanden and previously used a B50 biofuel blend in equipment for the Marker Wadden dredging project. The use of the blend is part of the “Boskalis on Bio”… Read More

Van Oord Wins Safety Award

Van Oord’s Debris Removal Platform has won the 2018 International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) Safety Award that recognizes companies demonstrating diligence in safety awareness within their profession. Van Oord was the winner among eight nominees. Read More

Annual Publications Released by IADC

The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released both the 2017 edition of Dredging in Figures and the IADC Annual Report 2017. Dredging in Figures is an annual review of the global dredging market, highlighting sustainability, emissions and safety, as well as the drivers of the… Read More

Ohio Dredged Material Summit to be Held October 15

The 2018 Ohio Dredged Material Summit will be held at Lorain County Community College on October 15. The summit will bring together experts in brownfields, brick and clay products; transportation and logistics; economic development; planning; mining; habitat restoration and more to discuss Ohio’s dredge strategy, sediment profiling and beneficial use rules. Read More

U.S. Dredging Pipeline Task Force Gets to Work

On September 18, the Council for Dredging & Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) Pipeline Task Force (PTF), a subset of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), met to discuss pipeline safety. The number of dredging projects and the depths to which they must go to accommodate larger vessels, require more care… Read More