Europe & Eurasia

Russia: Large Fleet of Dredgers on Its Way to Sabetta Port

Russia: Large Fleet of Dredgers on Its Way to Sabetta Port

19 dredging vessels led by CSD “D’Artagnan” departed the Port of Murmansk on July 27 and are now on their way to the Port of Sabetta. The Sabetta dredging project will be executed by a fleet of dredgers recruited by subcontractor LLC Mordraga from around the world. Among them will be: a cutter suction dredger, two […]

Rohr Dredge Continues Its European Expansion

Rohr Dredge Continues Its European Expansion

Rohr International Dredge Holdings, Inc. acquired Eurl Rohr France, including its current backlog, inventory and all associated intellectual property (IPR), on July 23, 2014. Rohr France, which is based in Betting, France, was a Rohr licensee and will continue at the same location, operating as a subsidiary of Rohr Bagger GmbH, a subsidiary of Rohr […]

VIDEO: Boskalis’ Dredger at Port of Felixstowe (UK)

VIDEO: Boskalis’ Dredger at Port of Felixstowe (UK)

Work has recently started at the Port of Felixstowe on the latest expansion of the UK’s largest container port. VSBW Joint Venture, a consortium of VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, has been appointed as the lead contactor to extend the port’s Berth 9 by 190 metres. The work will increase the combined lengths of Berths 8 […]

Estonia: Port of Tallinn Moves in Right Direction

Estonia: Port of Tallinn Moves in Right Direction

Port of Tallinn (AS Tallinna Sadam) earned an unaudited half-year net profit of 20.2 million euros with company’s turnover reaching 59 million euros. Compared to last year the turnover increased by 7% and the net profit by 16%. “The first half of this year introduced the best ever figures for Port of Tallinn, both financially […]

Ireland: Bids Invited for Bandon Dredging Scheme

Ireland: Bids Invited for Bandon Dredging Scheme

The Office of Public Works (OPW) has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Bandon dredging project. This development program, named the Bandon Flood Relief Scheme, will involve dredging of the Bandon Town canal for approximately 3.6km and construction of new defense walls. The Bandon flood protection project will also include construction of new […]

“Environmental Aspects of Dredging” Training Course Approaches

“Environmental Aspects of Dredging” Training Course Approaches

The Training Course “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” will next be presented in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Organised by the Postgraduate Academic Programme (PAO) of the Delft University of Technology, it will take place 24-25 November 2014.  The Training Course is based on the book Environmental Aspects of Dredging that was produced as a joint effort by […]

Dredging at Able Seaton Port Completed (UK)

Dredging at Able Seaton Port Completed (UK)

A major dredging operation by Able UK means greatly improved access to its Able Seaton Port facility on the Tees. The operation, which took 12 days to complete at a cost of over a quarter of a million pounds, saw two vessels dredge the Seaton Channel providing access to Able Seaton Port – the 126 […]

UK: Parrett and Tone Dredging Projects on Schedule

UK: Parrett and Tone Dredging Projects on Schedule

The Environment Agency in the South West has announced it is making good progress inspecting and repairing flood defences damaged during the winter storms and floods. More than 100 flood defence structures including river banks, pumping stations, sluices, gates and beach defences were damaged earlier this year in Somerset and Dorset after some of the […]

Murmansk Hosts Russian-Korean Meeting on Northern Sea Route

Murmansk Hosts Russian-Korean Meeting on Northern Sea Route

A working meeting of FSUE “Rosmorport” representatives with delegation of the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in St. Petersburg was held in Murmansk, on July 25, 2014, dedicated to the perspectives of cooperation on the development of the Northern Sea Route port infrastructure. The enterprise was represented by Andrey Boldorev, Head of Investments […]

Finland: Dredger “Optimus” to Deepen Port of Pietarsaari

Finland: Dredger “Optimus” to Deepen Port of Pietarsaari

Wasa Dredging Ltd. from Vaasa in Finland has successfully started dredging with its new dredger “Optimus” in the Port of Pietarsaari. Wasa Dredging has been working in most demanding marine construction work for more than 25 years and this know-how has been utilized in designing and building backhoe dredgers for their own dredging purpose. The […]







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