Top News – September 16 to 22, 2013

Top News – September 16 to 22, 2013

Dredging Allows Oluvil Port to Dock Bigger Ships (Sri Lanka)

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa said development goals cannot be achieved by opening old wounds or by digging for dirt.


Greens: Abbott OKs Great Barrier Reef Destruction (Australia)

Tony Abbott’s Great Barrier Reef policy, reported on today, completely ignores the impacts of mining industrialisation, just like Kevin Rudd’s does, say the Australian Greens.


Vinci, AvH Seal Deal to Take Full Control over DEME

Ackermans & van Haaren NV (AvH) and VINCI S.A. (VINCI) have reached an agreement relating to a new industrial project for Compagnie d’Entreprises CFE NV/SA (CFE) which would enable CFE to acquire full control over D.E.M.E. NV (DEME), one of the largest and most diversified dredging and marine engineering companies in the world.


Jan de Nul’s Third No Limit Vessel Starts Operation (The Netherlands)

This month Jan de Nul Dredging has put into service a third No Limit vessel. The DN97 is the first No Limit 1640 Pro Crewtender having seats for 13 passengers.


Chinese Company Hands Over 19 Dredgers to Myanmar

China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation handed over a total of 19 dredgers and supporting vessels to Myanmar at the commissioning ceremony held at Nanthida Jetty of Yangon on Saturday, 14 September.

Dredging Today Staff, September 22, 2013