Top News – August 12 to 18, 2013
Last week, Jan De Nul Group ordered a new vessel at the Uljanik Shipyard in Pula, Croatia. The vessel with a deadweight of 10,500 tonnes and a total length of 138 m will be a multipurpose vessel.
For half a century, IHC Merwede has had a strong history in the design and build of split hopper vessels. As an example, the Omnibarge is renowned for being robust, due to its well-balanced design.
Construction of Liverpool’s new deep water container terminal, Liverpool2, took a major step forward this week with the appointment by Peel Ports of specialised contractors BAM Nuttall and Van Oord to construct the new in-river quay wall.
The China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation (CATIC) has delivered five cutter suction dredgers, two backhoe dredgers, four split hopper barges, a tug boat, a landing craft and six aid vessels to the Department of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems of Myanmar.
Thanks to its unique depth, the largest vessels in the world will be moored in the Port of Rotterdam this week.
Dredging Today Staff, August 18, 2013