Top News – June 3 to 9, 2013


Chinese Company to Get Nicaragua Canal Concession

The National Assembly president stated yesterday that a concession to build a canal across Nicaragua will be awarded to a Chinese company.


Croatia: Uljanik Delivers “Bartolomeu Dias” to Jan De Nul

Uljanik Shipyard on 16th May delivered to the Luxembourg Company Jan De Nul S.A. Capellen D.D. Luxembourg yard 497 named “Bartolomeu Dias”.


The Netherlands: Boskalis, VolkerWessels to Form Joint Venture

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Royal Volker Wessels Stevin N.V. (VolkerWessels) have signed a Letter of Intent to set up a joint venture combining their forces in the field of cable installation.


Four Super-Post-Panamax Cranes Arrive at Savannah Port (USA)

Four massive new ship-to-shore cranes arrived at Georgia Ports Authority’s Garden City Terminal today, bringing the total number of electric-powered container cranes to 25 – the most of any single terminal in the U.S.


Turkey: Dredge Yard Delivers Heavy Duty Ball Joints to Van Oord

Dredge Yard has announced that it has delivered its heavy duty ball joints to Van Oord. The dredge ball joints are suitable for pipe inner diameter of 900mm and working pressure of 30 bar.

Dredging Today Staff, June 9, 2013