Highlights of the Week

Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 6-12, 2017).

 

Shell to Supply LNG for Van der Kamp’s New Dredger

Shell Western LNG B.V. (Shell) and Van der Kamp have signed an agreement for the supply of liquefied natural gas that will power Van der Kamp’s new dredger.

 

PHOTO: Clamshell Dredge Peter de Jong in Charleston

The clamshell dredge Peter de Jong is currently completing maintenance dredging in the lower section of Charleston Harbor.

 

Hanson Invests €70 Million in Two New Hopper Dredgers

Hanson has decided to invest €70 million in two new 3,000 cubic meter capacity trailing suction hopper dredgers for its marine aggregate fleet.

 

Boskalis Takes Part in Port of Santos Dredging Program

Boskalis has just confirmed that they will take part in the capital and maintenance dredging of the Brazilian Port of Santos, the largest port in Latin America.

 

Rolls-Royce Enters Excavator Market

For the first time, Rolls-Royce will be supplying MTU engines for use in excavators, having won an order from British construction equipment manufacturer JCB.

 

Group De Cloedt to Expand Dredging Fleet with ‘New’ TSHD

Kooiman Marine Group of Zwijndrecht has won a contract from Group De Cloedt for the conversion of their dry cargo vessel DC Eems into a trailing suction hopper dredger.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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National Coastal Restoration Conference – Christchurch

The first three days will include speakers, seminars and local field-trips around the Christchurch urban beaches and the local North Canterbury coast…

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(ISP-IDFC) International Combined Conference on INTEGRATION OF SEA PORTS & INNOVATIONS IN DREDGING & FUTURE CHALLENGES

The combined conference will focus towards enhancing the ports capabilities by doing the integration of our major and minor ports across…

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Africa Ports Expansion 2017

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Discover Best Practise Strategies for Design, Planning, Construction and Asset Management

To remain competitive, Australian port operators must plan, design, manage and maintain their assets more creatively and proactively to meet future demands and drive profitability.

With this in mind, our Coast and Marine Structures Summit 2017 will focus on key considerations relevant to ensuring your existing assets are maximised and prepared to accommodate bigger vessels.

Hear from 20+ global experts including Maritime/Coastal Engineers, Contractors, Port Authorities and more, including GHD (USA), Indonesian Port Corporation (Asia), G-Group Consulting (New Zealand), Ausenco (Australia), Port Authority NSW (Australia), to name a few.

By attending this 2-day conference, you’ll learn about:

Innovative planning and design of ports to create efficiencies that drive profit
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Alternative material and protection techniques trialled and tested in the US and Europe
Strategies to shift organisational culture and mindset from asset management to asset maintenance
How you can leverage technology to increase the efficiency of your marine structures
Case studies on retrofitting, expanding and upgrading your ports in cost-effective ways
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