Top News – April 1 to 7, 2013
At the 1st of April 2013 Van Oord’s Cutter suction dredger Artemis sailed at the Oude Maas, South Holland, the Netherlands.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Saigon Port on March 31 welcomed the arrival of the dredger Uilenspiegel, which will help speed up the second phase of a Belgian-funded project to increase the depth of the Soai Rap River to accommodate larger ships.
Monaco plans to expand its territory by building a six hectare peninsula into the Mediterranean, the city-state’s monarch Prince Albert announced, reports citypress.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are improving the main shipping channels in the Port by deepening them to a depth of 50 feet, allowing more efficient access to the world’s largest oceangoing ships.
The Mayor of Rotterdam, Ahmed Aboutaleb, argues that Constanta Port is of real interest for the Dutch partners and he wants Rotterdam to have cooperation relations with the largest Romanian port on the Black Sea.
Dredging Today Staff, April 7, 2013