Highlights of the Week – Readers’ Choice









Van Oord Nabs Deira Islands Contract

Nakheel, a Dubai-based real estate developer, has appointed marine engineering contractor Van Oord to deliver 23.5 km of coastline and breakwaters at Deira Islands, its new 15.3 sq km waterfront city in Dubai.


Boskalis to Dredge Portsmouth Harbor

Defense Infrastructure Organization, an operating arm of the UK’s MoD, has awarded Boskalis Westminster with a £31 million worth Portsmouth Harbor dredging contract.


IDRECO Delivers One to Russia

IDRECO, in cooperation with Aurum GmbH, has delivered an IMD2-350 fully electrical driven dredger to Russia.


Witteveen+Bos, Grontmij Win Bagan Contract

Dutch consultancy firms Witteveen+Bos and Grontmij have been commissioned to conduct an environmental impact assessment for the Bagan river multi-purpose restoration project in Myanmar.


Turbidity and Dredging by IADC

The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just released its latest ‘Facts About’ publication, named ‘Turbidity and Dredging’.