Highlights of the Week

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Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 7-13).


Ravestein Builds World’s Largest Backhoe for Boskalis

The new backhoe dredger Magnor, currently being built for Boskalis by Ravestein, will be the largest and most efficient backhoe dredger in the world.


Nigeria’s Largest Cutter Suction Dredger Completed

Nwakama Dredge Nigeria Limited has successfully completed construction of the largest cutter suction dredger ever made in Nigeria.


Boskalis Wins Trenching Contract in Abu Dhabi

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has won a contract from the National Petroleum Construction Company of Abu Dhabi, UAE for dredging work related to the installation of an offshore gas pipeline of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company as well as to an existing offshore gas pipeline.


Jan De Nul Completes Klaipeda Port Dredging

Dredging operations on the outer navigation channel of the Lithuanian Port of Klaipeda, undertaken by Jan De Nul, are now completed, according to the Port of Klaipeda.


USACE’s Hopper Dredger Essayons on Its Way to Hawaii 

The Coast Guard is scheduled to temporarily move aids to navigation in four of the main Hawaiian Islands commercial harbors to assist the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with planned dredging operations beginning this week.