Top News – March 17 to 23, 2014

Top News – March 17 to 23, 2014

Panama Canal Expansion Program Update – March 2014 (VIDEO)

The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit.


Maldives: Boskalis Wins Massive Land Reclamation Deal

A contract signing ceremony for reclamation of six islands was held last month at the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure of Republic of Maldives.


Boskalis, Van Oord Experts Conduct IADC Webinar

International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has published its Webinar on Ecology and Dredging, presented by Astrid Kramer and Heidi van der Meij.


Sabetta Port Project Receives Approval (Russia)

Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resource Usage (Rosprirodnandzor) approved the environmental expert review stating compliance of the project documentation “Construction of Seaport Facilities Near Sabetta Village at Yamal Peninsula, Including Creation of a Navigable Approach Canal in the Ob Mouth” to the requirements of the Russian environmental legislation.


ABB Signs Maintenance Contract with Van Oord

ABB has signed a three-year international maintenance contract with Van Oord, a leading worldwide contractor for dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects (oil, gas and wind).

Dredging Today Staff, March 23, 2014