International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Great Lakes Awarded $91 Million in New Projects

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has received dredging awards totaling $91 million. The awarded work includes: ·         Virginia Beach coastal protection ($22.6 million); ·         Sandbridge, Virginia, coastal protection ($20.3 million); ·         Galveston, Texas, Ship Channel maintenance ($21.2 million); ·         Freeport, Texas, LNG Basin maintenance ($4.6 million)… Read More

CEDA Releases Publications on Beneficial Use of Sediments

The Central Dredging Association’s (CEDA) has released the latest publications developed by the CEDA Working Group on Beneficial Use of Sediments (WGBU). The three publications are Sustainable Management of the Beneficial Use of Sediments: An Information Paper; Assessing the Benefits of Using Contaminated Sediments: A… Read More

WEDA Announces Award Winners

At the annual meeting of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) held June 5 to 7, in Chicago, Illinois. president and chair of WEDA Marcel Hermans presented the organization’s 2019 Annual Lifetime Achievement Award to Craig Daniel Vogt and its 2019 Dredger of the Year Award… Read More

Jan De Nul Commits to Reducing CO₂

Jan De Nul Group announced it has committed to reduce carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions by 15 percent each year during maintenance dredging works at the Nieuwpoort coastal marina. In collaboration with the Flemish government, the company also wants to include by 2020 a minimum requirement of 15… Read More

Sonardyne Acquires EIVA

Subsea technology and systems provider Sonardyne International Ltd. has acquired maritime software and equipment specialist EIVA A/S. EIVA will join the Sonardyne group of companies, while remaining an independent business and brand. EIVA CEO Jeppe Nielsen will remain in his position, and Sonardyne’s Investment… Read More

Early Plans for WODCON XXIII Announced

The Word Organization of Dredging Associations (WODCON) XXIII will take place from May 16 to 20, 2022, at the Tivoli Congress Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark, with the theme ‘Dredging is changing.’ Johan Pennekamp, chair of the WODCON XXIII organizing committee, explained the thinking behind the theme by saying, “Apart from stating… Read More

WEDA Chapters Announce Fall Conferences

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Pacific Chapter Fall 2019 Conference will be held October 29 to 31 at the Hyatt Regency in Newport Beach, California. The tentative agenda will include meetings of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ports and industry, federal dredging program presentations, hosted poster social, technical presentations… Read More

WEDA Partners with PIANC to Address Beneficial Use of Dredged Material

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) is partnering with The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) to work cooperatively developing a report on beneficial use of dredged material. PIANC’s Environmental Commission (EnviCom) formed Working Group 214 (WG214), focused on developing this report. Three WEDA-members, Victor… Read More