Highlights of the Week
Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 5-11 2016).
Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd and Boskalis-Middle East recently won a multi-million dredging contract for the New Port Project (NPP) project in Doha, Qatar.
The last week’s launch of the Africa’s First Dredging Simulator at the Transnet Maritime School of Excellence (MSOE) provided an excellent opportunity for Mr Richard Vallihu, Chief Executive of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), to speak about the topic.
A consortium including the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME, the French construction group Eiffage and Eiffage’s subsidiary RMT Clemessy, has been awarded a 47 million euros contract for the extension of the Freeport Terminal in Sierra Leone.
A company based in Adria, Italy, Vittoria Shipyard recently launched a dredger (Yard No. C862) named ‘Maria Vittoria Z’ for the Chioggia based customer Zeta S.r.l.
By pressing the red button, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, officially started the construction of a new sea lock at IJmuiden, the Netherlands.
Van Oord is currently working on the construction of Kaohsiung Intercontinental Container Center Phase II in Taiwan.