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Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish and United Arab Emirates Minister of State Sultan Ahmed al-Gaber earlier this week gave the green light for the start of dredging works on the new Suez Canal project.
Associated British Ports’ Port of Southampton is ready to handle the biggest ships in the world today and long into the future after a £40 million dredging project.
There were cheers all around when the final load of sand to form the base for Brisbane Airport’s New Parallel Runway was pumped onto the runway site over the weekend – some two months early.
Ellicott president Peter Bowe was recently selected as SmartCEO’s Baltimore CEO of the Year.
The start of May saw the commissioning of an Italdraghe SGT 250 dredger in Gorgora on the northern shore of Lake Tana, Ethiopia.
The removal of an underwater dam at the entrance to the Botlek (by port number 4030) has been completed successfully.
All dredging operations at the Sabetta seaport and the Gulf of Ob, that were scheduled for 2014, have been completed, according to the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot) report.
DSC Dredge LLC, a Louisiana based company highly specialized in production of portable dredges, has over the years developed to become one of the leaders in dredge manufacturing industry. Recent successful deliveries of the company and “the 2014 Dredger Of The Year” award gave us enough good reasons to interview DSC Dredge President/CEO Mr. Bob Wetta.
Nicaraguan officials and the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Company (HKND) broke ground yesterday on a $50 billion transoceanic waterway predicted to rival the Panama Canal.
The Panama Canal Expansion reached another major milestone with yesterday’s arrival of the final shipment of gates. The gates for the new locks will be used for the Atlantic side of the project, two gates, and two for the Pacific.
Dredging Today Staff