Top News – June 9 to 15, 2014

Top Week 01

Van Oord Strengthens Its Position in UK

Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has reached an agreement in principle on the acquisition of UK specialist marine civil contractor J.T. Mackley & Co Ltd. 


UK: Person Missing after Yacht Collides with Dredger

The coastguard is searching for a missing person after a yacht and dredger collided one mile off Felixstowe, announced MCA Press Office.


Panama Canal Expansion: New Gates Arrive

In another step forward for the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the second shipment of four rolling gates for the Third Set of Locks arrived recently from port of Trieste, Italy, to the waterway’s Atlantic side on board the semi-submersible vessel STX Sun Rise.


PROGROUPE: New Video about Dredging and Dewatering Process

PROGROUPE sediment removal company has introduced new animation to explain how their technology works in practice.


Obama Signs WRRDA Into Law (USA)

With the president Obama’s signing of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) is authorized to begin construction. 


Dredging Today Staff, June 15, 2014