Highlights of the Week


Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 21-27, 2016).


Dredging Barge Grounded on Niles Beach

The U.S. Coast Guard harbormaster is working to secure dredging barges after one of the barges broke free from its mooring in Gloucester Harbor.


Russia to Build Modern Dredgers

Russia’s shipbuilding industry has been undergoing intense revival, according to Yevgeny Zagorodny, Vice-President for Civil Shipbuilding, United Shipbuilding Corporation.


Van Oord Enters Partnership Agreement in Jakarta

Rotterdam and Jakarta will be exchanging knowledge about urban water management and the effects of climate change for another three years.


Royal HaskoningDHV Signs Kuala Tanjung Port Development Deal

During this week’s trade mission to Indonesia, Royal HaskoningDHV signed two contracts with the Indonesian port operator Pelindo I for the development of Kuala Tanjung Port in North Sumatra.


Boskalis Wins EUR 120 Million Dredging Contract in Brazil

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by Açu Petróleo S.A. (joint venture company of Prumo Logística S.A. and Oiltanking Gmbh) for the expansion of the Porto do Açu Oil Transhipment Terminal in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil.