Highlights of the Week

Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 6-12, 2017).

 

Shell to Supply LNG for Van der Kamp’s New Dredger

Shell Western LNG B.V. (Shell) and Van der Kamp have signed an agreement for the supply of liquefied natural gas that will power Van der Kamp’s new dredger.

 

PHOTO: Clamshell Dredge Peter de Jong in Charleston

The clamshell dredge Peter de Jong is currently completing maintenance dredging in the lower section of Charleston Harbor.

 

Hanson Invests €70 Million in Two New Hopper Dredgers

Hanson has decided to invest €70 million in two new 3,000 cubic meter capacity trailing suction hopper dredgers for its marine aggregate fleet.

 

Boskalis Takes Part in Port of Santos Dredging Program

Boskalis has just confirmed that they will take part in the capital and maintenance dredging of the Brazilian Port of Santos, the largest port in Latin America.

 

Rolls-Royce Enters Excavator Market

For the first time, Rolls-Royce will be supplying MTU engines for use in excavators, having won an order from British construction equipment manufacturer JCB.

 

Group De Cloedt to Expand Dredging Fleet with ‘New’ TSHD

Kooiman Marine Group of Zwijndrecht has won a contract from Group De Cloedt for the conversion of their dry cargo vessel DC Eems into a trailing suction hopper dredger.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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