Highlights of the Week
- Business & Finance
Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 2-January 8 2017).
In 2016, dredging industry saw the launching of some of the most interesting vessels ever made for this sector. DT brings you a brief overview of the launching ceremonies that took place over the past year.
Trials of different dredging methods on the River Parrett, carried out by Van Oord working in partnership with the Parrett Internal Drainage Board and the Somerset Rivers Authority, have produced promising initial results, Team Van Oord said in its latest announcement.
The launching ceremony of DEME’s 7.950m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Scheldt River will take place on Saturday, 14 January, 2017, at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands.
The Port Authority of Valencia (AVP), or VALENCIAPORT, has just announced plans to invest more than EUR233 million in development of Valencia, Sagunto and Gandia ports during the next tree years.
Bahrain LNG has just announced that GS Engineering & Construction and SixConstruct will begin the offshore construction works for the Bahrain LNG import terminal this month.