Highlights of the Week

Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 2-January 8 2017).


Ship Launching Ceremonies of 2016

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.


Team Van Oord’s Work on River Parrett Produces Promising Results

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.


Launching Ceremony of LNG TSHD Scheldt River Next Week

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.


Port Authority of Valencia to Invest EUR233M in Development

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.


Construction of Bahrain LNG Terminal About to Begin

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.