Top News – April 21 to 27, 2014

Top News – April 21 to 27, 2014

Liverpool2 to Become UK’s Largest Transatlantic Deep-Sea Port

Peel Ports Group has awarded a multi-million pound contract to Shanghai-based Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co (ZPMC) to supply state-of-the-art ‘mega’ container cranes for its new Liverpool2 development.


USA: Oregon Inlet Emergency Dredging Starts

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations at Oregon Inlet today to remove the shoaling that has been obstructing the federal channel passage for commercial fishing vessels.


South Africa: IHC Merwede to Build Dredger for TNPA

IHC Merwede has been awarded the contract for the design, construction and delivery of a 5,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger to Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) in South Africa.


Pakistan: Completion of Gwadar Port Extension Project on Priority Basis

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif last week said that the Gwadar Port Extension Project should be given priority in order to boost economic activity in the country.


USA: Ellicott’s Application for New Patent Gets OK

The U.S. Patent Office has approved Ellicott Dredge’s latest application for a new patent named Slurry Pump with Adjustable Liner.

Dredging Today Staff, April 27, 2014