Top News – August 25 to 31, 2014


Royal IHC Starts Building EasydredgeTM 2700 for Stock

Royal IHC is constructing the first vessel in its range of competitively priced standard trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD). It has started to build the Easydredge™ 2700 for stock in response to the increasing global demand for TSHDs with an extremely short delivery time. 


Infrastructure Technology Development Award for Grab Dredger

Sumitomo Heavy Industries Material Handling Systems Co., Ltd. and Yorigami Maritime Construction Co., Ltd. have developed design of a hybrid grab dredger that features Energy Fuel saving and Fully-Automatic Operation Systems.


VIDEO: Dredging for Brisbane Airport – Aerial Footage

Charles Darwin, a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), used for dredging loose material such as sand, clay or gravel, recently arrived to Brisbane.


GLDD Bags Hudson River Dredging Contract

Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co., LLC, has won a $8,564,000 firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging along the Hudson River, according to 


Boskalis Keeps up Good Work in Cowes

Work on the new Cowes breakwater progresses extremely well with CHC’s contractors Boskalis Westminster currently on stage 4 of the 2014 program, the installation of the breakwater’s gravel core up to approximately 4 meters above chart datum. 


Dredging Today Staff, August 31, 2014