Top News – May 13 to 19, 2013

Top News May

Cummins: “Smallest-to-Largest” on Display at Nor-Shipping (Norway)

Cummins Inc, a leading manufacturer of diesel engines for the commercial marine industry, will feature one of the most impressive engine line-ups at Nor-Shipping (Oslo, Norway; June 4-7) with a “smallest-to-largest” commercial marine engine display featuring the QSB7 at 132 hp (98 kW) and the QSK95 up to 4,200 hp (2983 kW).


USA: Obama to Visit Ellicott Dredges

President Barack Obama is scheduled to be in Baltimore on Friday, reports He will visit Ellicott Dredges, a South Baltimore company that manufactures dredging equipment for local and international infrastructure projects.


Royal HaskoningDHV Bags Tanjung Priok Expansion Deal (Indonesia)

International consultancy, engineering and project management service provider Royal HaskoningDHV has won the USD multi-million contract to supervise the construction of the extension of the main port of Jakarta, Tanjung Priok.


Australia: Dredger “Athena” Arrives in Gladstone Harbour

A new dredge called the Athena arrived in Gladstone yesterday to continue project works for the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP).


Senator Vitter Gets WRDA Passed in Senate (USA)

U.S. Sen. David Vitter today was able to get the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) agreed to in the U.S. Senate with a vote of 83 to 14.

Dredging Today Staff, May 19, 2013