Top News – August 5 to 11, 2013

Top News August

Sabetta Port Construction to Include Huge Dredging Operation (Russia)

Nineteen vessels will be part of the dredging operation on Sabetta arctic port construction project on the Yamal Peninsula this year.


Boskalis Bags EUR 80 Million Dredging Contract

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by Daewoo E&C for the dredging and reclamation of new land for Songdo International City on the waterfront of Incheon, South Korea.


Sri Lanka: Dredging Allows Colombo Port to Dock Bigger Ships

Colombo’s new deep draft terminal constructed under the Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) received its first container carrier, an 11,000 TEU Ultra Large Container Ship (ULCS) “MV CMA CGM PEGASUS” operated by CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container group and number one in France, on the 5th of August, 2013.


Peel Ports Appoints BAM – Van Oord JV for Liverpool2 Container Terminal

A joint venture comprising BAM Nuttall and Van Oord has been awarded a contract valued at £75 million by Peel Ports as part of its £300 million scheme to create to new container terminal on the Mersey estuary in Liverpool.


CCCC Second Harbor Inks Nicaragua Canal Feasibility Study Contract

CCCC Second Harbor Consultants Co., Ltd. has recently signed the contract for the feasibility study project of the port part of Nicaragua canal, with a contract value of 4.32 million US dollars.

Dredging Today Staff, August 11, 2013