Top News – January 20 to 26, 2014

Top News – January 20 to 26, 2014

Obama Visits Vacon, Sees IHC Merwede’s MV Drive (USA)

On Wednesday 15 January, US President Barack Obama made a visit to Vacon’s Research and Development Centre in Durham, North Carolina, where he came into contact with an example of IHC Merwede’s advanced equipment.


The Netherlands: IHC Merwede Delivers DCI DREDGE XXI

On Thursday 23 January, the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XXI, was handed over within the contractual delivery date to Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) at IHC Merwede’s Kinderdijk shipyard in The Netherlands.


GLDD Announces Award of “Option A” for Miami Dredging Project

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced the receipt of a $51.9 million option for the Miami Harbor Deepening Project.


VIDEO: Nicaraguan Canal Construction Plan Announced

HKND Group recently announced that it has engaged two leading global firms to provide specialized advice and expertise for the Nicaraguan Canal Construction Plan as the company continues its work on the technical feasibility study and route determination.


CFE Posts Results for Financial Year 2013 (Belgium)

CFE has announced that they are expecting that certain companies in the construction and the multitechnics division have incurred further losses. The losses incurred during the second half year will be higher than those recorded during the first half year.

Dredging Today Staff, January 26, 2014