Highlights of the Week
Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 3-9, 2017).
Royal Boskalis Westminster’s new self-propelled mega cutter dredger Helios was named and christened during a ceremony in Rotterdam two days ago.
Rob van Dorland, Senior Adviser Climate at KNMI (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute) has just confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference.
Van Oord has won a contract to keep the approach channel to the Port of Kandla, India, up to depth for the next three years.
The Nigerian Senate will look into the alleged improprieties of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) related to the spending of $3 billion for the dredging of the Calabar, Lagos and Bonny channels 11 years ago.
The launch ceremony of Shanti Sagar 18 – an 8,000m³ standardized trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) – took place today at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands.