International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Scheldt River Fuels Up Through First Ship-to-Ship Bunkering Operation in German Waters

The world’s largest LNG, BSV Kairos, has conducted the first ship-to-ship bunkering operation in German waters. The vessel, which was christened in Hamburg on February 2019, is owned by Babcock Schulte Energy and is operated on behalf of the German LNG supplier Nauticor. In total, the TSHD… Read More

Workshops on Dredging and Waterway Management in Delaware Announced

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section will be holding three informational public workshops to share information about dredging and other waterway management operations in Delaware. The workshops are scheduled as follows: October 23, 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the South Coastal Library,… Read More

WEDA Accepting Abstracts for the Dredging Summit & Expo

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has announced its first call for abstracts for the annual Dredging Summit & Expo ’20. The conference will take place at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in downtown Houston from June 9 to 12, 2020. WEDA’s technical sessions at the Dredging Summit and Expo are an… Read More

WEDA Midwest Meeting Heads to Wisconsin

The 2020 Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Midwest Chapter meeting will be held March 24 to 26 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Green Bay, Wisconsin. WEDA is accepting abstracts from participants and presenters regarding best dredging practices and innovation in the Midwest and beyond. Suggested topics include sediment investigation, environmental… Read More

Dutra’s New Dump Scow ES15 Heads to Boston

On August 20, Dutra Group’s new Hydraulic Dump Scow ES15 was successfully launched, christened, commissioned and completed sea trials and further testing in the following week. The vessel departed on August 27 to make the journey to Boston, Massachusetts, where it will work on the Boston Harbor… Read More

EPA Provides Funds for Stamp Sand Removal in Grand Traverse Harbor

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has provided $3.7 million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funds to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the removal of stamp sands in Grand Traverse Harbor near the town of Gay, Michigan. Dredging is underway and expected to continue through the end… Read More

Corps Seeks Comments on Port Everglades Navigation Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a draft environmental assessment and proposed finding of no significant impact for the operation and maintenance dredging and dredged material placement for the Port Everglades Navigation Project in Broward County, Florida. The draft information is available for review and comment until September 9. … Read More

Corps Seeks Comments on Port of Corpus Christi Channel Deepening

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has published a public notice requesting public comment for the Port of Corpus Christi Authority’s proposed Channel Deepening Project, for which an Environmental Impact Statement will be prepared. The proposed Chanel Deepening Project is located within the existing channel bottom of… Read More