Vessels

Barbours Cut Channel Dredging Commences

Barbours Cut Channel Dredging Commences

Dredging has started on the first of two improvement projects to deepen the Huston Port Authority’s container terminal channels from 40 feet to 45 feet, matching the depth of the Houston Ship Channel. The contractor has been onsite preparing the dredge material placement areas to receive material since May. The Barbours Cut Channel is being […]

EXCLUSIVE: Dragflow Introduces “High Depth Dredging”

EXCLUSIVE: Dragflow Introduces “High Depth Dredging”

Dragflow, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has submitted their presentation on High Depth Dredging, exclusively for Dredging Today readers. Growth of global population, tourism, transportation of people and goods together with increased awareness of the need to protect […]

USACE Makes Final Preparations for Wachapreague Dredging

USACE Makes Final Preparations for Wachapreague Dredging

On the Eastern Shore’s lacey, Atlantic-facing coast, two main channels in Finney Creek and Bradford Bay cut their way inland toward the Victorian-era town of Wachapreague, Virginia. The channels, which provide tourism and commerce to Wachapreague and navigation abilities to the U.S. Coast Guard, have naturally silted over time, but the process was given a […]

Van Oord Bags Capital Projects in Brazil and The Bahamas

Van Oord Bags Capital Projects in Brazil and The Bahamas

Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has won two orders in Brazil and the Bahamas. The activities involve dredging work for the construction of a new shipyard in Aracruz, Brazil. The client is Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz (EJA), a Brazilian subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine’s Jurong Shipyard from Singapore. In […]

VVV-Spetstekhnika Hands Over New Dredger

VVV-Spetstekhnika Hands Over New Dredger

VVV-Spetstekhnika, a Kherson-based manufacturer of suction dredgers, recently delivered new dredger, the НСС 400/20-F-GR to a customer in Ukraine. The model, equipped with two removable suction nozzles on the suction tube and capable of dredging up to 10m, was produced in just four months. Control house of this dredging machine is equipped with a convenient […]

VIDEO: Dredger MP40 on the Liepaja Port Project (Latvia)

According to the latest video, the Liepaja Port dredging project has entered into its second (and final) phase. Liepaja Special Economic Zone Authority reported earlier this month that Strabag Wasserbau GmbH has completed the first phase of the project, increasing the water depth in sectors 2.5 and 2.6 from 10 to 12 meters. Dredging of the […]

Maasvlakte 2 Needs Dredging for ‘Pieter Schelte’ Job

Maasvlakte 2 Needs Dredging for ‘Pieter Schelte’ Job

‘Pieter Schelte’, the biggest vessel in the world, is to be completed in the port of Rotterdam. Owner and designer Allseas and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have signed an agreement to this effect.  Final assembly of Pieter Schelte will take place in the Alexiahaven. The inner lake of Maasvlakte 2 currently provides the necessary […]

Video: Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony

Video: Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) left the Vicksburg Harbor for its annual revetment season on July 9, 2014. The District hosted a Blessing of the Fleet ceremony on July 9, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at the Vicksburg City Water Front as the MSU departed. The blessing was performed […]

USACE to Christen New Vessel to Honor Thomas George

USACE  to Christen New Vessel to Honor Thomas George

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will christen its newest named vessel in honor of the late Thomas George, captain of the Corps’ Dredge Potter, in a ceremony to be attended by his family, his peers and Corps teammates at the St. Louis Service Base July 15. The Spill Barge Thomas N. […]

Rosmorport Shipbuilding Program to Include Dredging Vessels

Rosmorport Shipbuilding Program to Include Dredging Vessels

In Petrozavodsk (Russia) on July 8, 2014 an off-site meeting of the Security Council Secretary Nikolay Patrushev jointly with the Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the North-West Federal District Vladimir Bulavin was held as the part of the preparatory measures to the Karelian Republic 100-year anniversary celebration. At the meeting with the participation of the Rosmorrechflot […]







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