Europe & Eurasia

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 […]

Bathymetric Surveys Underway in Plymouth Sound and Wembury Bay

Bathymetric Surveys Underway in Plymouth Sound and Wembury Bay

The first sonar manufacturer recently arrived in Plymouth to start conducting bathymetric and backscatter surveys in Plymouth Sound and Wembury Bay as part of the Shallow Survey 2015 Common Dataset (CDS) collection. The aim of the CDS is to provide the international hydrographic community with a range of datasets, collected using the latest shallow water […]

VIDEO: Kennet and Avon Canal Green Bank Restoration Underway

VIDEO: Kennet and Avon Canal Green Bank Restoration Underway

The Kennet and Avon Canal, a waterway in southern England, will soon have one mile of newly restored bank. Restoration works on the portion of a 87 miles long canal are in full swing. According to Oda Dijksterhuis from the Canal and River Trust, the “green method” being used to rebuild the bank was similar […]

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 […]

Dredge Yard Increases Its Capacity in Turkey

Dredge Yard Increases Its Capacity in Turkey

Dredge Yard recently acquired and installed additional new machines in its facility in Turkey. This equipment, CNC vertical lathes and CNC Pattern Maker, will increase their capacity in the machining and assembly shop and to align with the capacity of the casting and fettling. Dredge Yard with its subsidiary in Izmit city in Turkey is […]

Construction of Cowes’ New Breakwater Progresses Well (UK)

Construction of Cowes’ New Breakwater Progresses Well (UK)

Work on the construction of a new breakwater structure at the mouth of Cowes Harbour, which will transform the port into a true sheltered harbourage, has successfully moved into the third stage of this vital 18-month coastal protection project. Cowes Harbour Commission’s appointed contractors Boskalis Westminster, world leaders in the design and construction of breakwaters, […]

Dredging Set for Tewkesbury Pinch Points (UK)

Dredging Set for Tewkesbury Pinch Points (UK)

The dredging/de-silting of two rivers in Tewksbury to help reduce the risk of flooding has been welcomed by Gloucestershire County Council. The work to remove silt from two places in the River Swilgate and Carrant Brook will help move water through the area faster and reduce the risk of flooding. The areas have been selected […]

UK: Clacton and Holland-on-Sea Coastal Project Kicks Off

UK: Clacton and Holland-on-Sea Coastal Project Kicks Off

Construction has begun on the £36 million Clacton and Holland-on-Sea coast protection scheme in Essex, UK. Designed by Mott MacDonald, the project will cover a 5km stretch from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven, protecting over 3,000 homes and businesses for the next 100 years. Mott MacDonald is now delivering project management, site supervision and construction […]

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 […]







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