Highlights of the Week
Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 1-7, 2016).
The Sas van Vreeswijk consortium has won a contract for the construction of the 3rd chamber Beatrix lock and the widening of the Lekkanaal.
With the order of the ‘Bonny River’ at Royal IHC, the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME is investing in a new generation of trailing suction hopper dredgers which will be trendsetting in coastal protection and dredging hard soils.
Royal IHC and German company DIHAG Holding GmbH have jointly acquired the Belgian steel and iron foundry, Allard-Europe NV.
Damen Shipyards Group has completed a key construction contract comprising two electric-powered cutter suction dredgers (CSD) for the Canadian oil sands industry.
Van Oord – Boskalis joint venture has been busy for the last couple of months with the creation of an artificial island in the bay of Jakarta, Indonesia.