South & Central Asia

Telegraph Bay Dredging Begins in Hong Kong

Telegraph Bay Dredging Begins in Hong Kong

With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 9 months, marine works involving demolition of temporary seawall and construction of sloping seawall will be carried out at Telegraph Bay, Hong Kong Island West. The works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including one dredger, four derrick barges, two hopper barges, some […]

ULSTEIN and Van Oord Raise the Bar

ULSTEIN and Van Oord Raise the Bar

ULSTEIN has been awarded the design and equipment contract for Van Oord’s new subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel ‘Bravenes’. Working in close cooperation with Van Oord, this is the first fully integrated design where ULSTEIN is responsible for the development and integration of both the mission equipment and vessel design. The vessel will be constructed […]

DCI Reports ‘Good Year’

DCI Reports ‘Good Year’

Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI), established in 1976 to provide integrated dredging services to the Major Ports of the country, has reported an impressive 21% growth in the operations for the year 2013-14. This year has been a momentous year in the history of the company with two of the three trailer suction hopper […]

Highlights of the Week – Readers’ Choice

Highlights of the Week – Readers’ Choice

Van Oord Paves the Way for Koper Port Growth The Group Luka Koper, one of the fastest growing ports in the Adriatic Sea, and Dutch-based company Van Oord have completed the first phase of the Port Koper deepening project.    CHEC Wins Ashdod Port Gig China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) has won the contract to […]

SteadFast Marine Works on ‘Unique’ Project

SteadFast Marine Works on ‘Unique’ Project

Indonesian shipbuilder SteadFast Marine is about to finish construction of a $21.9 million worth dredging vessel, the first of its kind ever built outside Europe. This state-of-the-art dredger is scheduled to be launched in early October with the delivery set for December 2014. Having a capacity of 2500 m³, the 90-meter long trailing suction hopper dredger is […]

New Initiative to Assess Flood Risks

New Initiative to Assess Flood Risks

The World Resources Institute (WRI), Deltares and three other Dutch research organizations launched a four-year initiative yesterday at the UN Climate Summit in New York. This initiative is supported by the Government of the Netherlands, that will assess flood risks and recommend practical steps to reduce these risks in different geographic and socio-economic settings globally. Aqueduct […]

Royal IHC at Dredging in India Conference

Royal IHC at Dredging in India Conference

Royal IHC (IHC) made several announcements at the Dredging in India conference on 3 and 4 September, including its construction of the Easydredge™ 2700 for stock. Building a trailing suction hopper dredger for stock is a unique step forward in the dredging industry and the news created a stir at the event in Mumbai. IHC […]

Utilizing the Full Potential of Dredging Works

Utilizing the Full Potential of Dredging Works

Marine extraction sites alter the morphology of the seabed and in doing so offer unique opportunities to create a new environment in these locations, stated the article “Utilizing the Full Potential of Dredging Works: Ecologically Enriched Extraction Sites”, published in the September issue of Terra et Aqua Journal. A new physical lay-out means deeper waters and […]

VOSTA LMG to Take Part at SMEM Conference

VOSTA LMG to Take Part at SMEM Conference

VOSTA LMG, a leading engineering and contracting company which serves the worldwide dredging industry, will attend the Seatrade Middle East Maritime (SMEM) conference. This event will take place in the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center, from 28-30 October 2014. VOSTA LMG staff will be there to inform attendees about the company’s broad spectrum of […]

China Invests in Hambantota Port Project

China Invests in Hambantota Port Project

China Merchants Holdings (International) Company and China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. (the China Joint Venture) yesterday reached agreement with Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) on key terms in relation to the development of Phase II of the Hambantota Port Project. Under the deal, the China Joint Venture and SLPA will enter into a supply, operate and transfer […]







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