Highlights of the Week
Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 30-June 5, 2016).
Femern A/S, a subsidiary of the Danish state-owned Sund & Bælt Holding A/S, and the Fehmarn Belt Contractors joint venture, consisting of Boskalis and Van Oord, has signed the previously announced contract related to the construction of the Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link.
The Femern Link Contractors joint venture, including DEME and CFE as project partners, has signed contracts with the Danish government for the design and construction of the world’s longest immersed road and rail tunnel, the Fehmarnbelt.
Marine dredging and constructing contractor, Weeks Marine Inc., has ordered from Royal IHC a dynamic positioning and tracking (DP/DT) system and eco pump controllers for the trailing suction hopper dredger Magdalen.
Dublin Port Company (DPC) is about to begin regular maintenance dredging of the port’s navigation channel and berthing pockets to maintain a ruling depth of -7.8m Chart Datum.
TBG Harlingen – Thecla Bodewes Group has just announced that the sea trials of the Boskalis’ new water injection dredger Terra Plana were successfully completed.