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Shipping of the Dredger

First Global Logistics and Europe Cargo, both members of Project Cargo Network, have recently collaborated on the project cargo shipment of a dredger and its equipment from Alexandria to Antwerp.


Busy Start of 2015 for DEME

DEME (AvH 60.40%) realized an economic turnover (i.e. including the jointly controlled companies on a proportional basis) of 641.5 million euros in the first quarter of 2015, compared with 600.5 million euros at the end of March 2014.


Boskalis Selects Infor CloudSuite

Infor, the industry cloud company, today announced that Boskalis, a provider of dredging and maritime solutions, has selected Infor CloudSuite™, a fully integrated, cloud-based solution suite delivering leading-edge core ERP, integration, social, and analytic capabilities.


Sand Dredging Barge Incident, 14 Feared Dead

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) received a report May 20 that a Bolivian-registered sand dredging barge, Oceanline SC208, had capsized 7.5 nautical miles north-east of Pedra Branca in Singapore waters.


New Suez Works Gear Up for Final Phase

Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Utrecht”, the first addition to the dredging fleet already working on the New Suez Canal project, has just passed the Strait of Hormuz and is on its way to Suez.