Highlights of the Week

Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 15-21, 2017).


Galveston Beach Nourishment Project Complete

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, Galveston Park Board, City of Galveston officials and parts of the Federal Emergency Management Agency last week celebrated the completion of the largest beach nourishment project in TX history.


USPA and CHEC Pen Yuzhny Dredging Deal

The state enterprise Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) and China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) last week signed a contract for carrying out dredging operations at the Yuzhny seaport in Odessa.


LWT Dredgers on Its Way to Uganda

After having completed the manufacturing process of the two dredgers in mid-April 2017 by supplier Liquid Waste Technology (LWT), an onsite inspection was carried out at the factory in New Richmond, WI.


PHOTO: TSHDs ‘Marieke’ and ‘Breughel’ Busy in Germany

Belgium’s DEME Group recently released an interesting photo of its two trailing suction hopper dredgers working in Germany.


Caterpillar to Power Jan De Nul’s New Hopper Dredgers

Jan De Nul Group’s three new 3,500 m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers will be powered by the Cat 3500E IMO III & EPA Tier 4 certified engines, reports Caterpillar Marine.