Highlights of the Week

Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 10-16, 2017).


Going Against the Flow with Royal IHC’s Plumigator

Overflow systems are designed to optimize the efficiency of the dredging process by draining excess water and leaving more weight available for the payload, thus limiting the amount of turbulence in the hopper.


Bakker Sliedrecht to Deliver Electrical Power Plant for Spartacus

Bakker Sliedrecht has been awarded a contract for the engineering, delivery and commissioning of the electrical power plant and auxiliary electrical installations for the world’s most powerful cutter suction dredger (CSD) Spartacus.


More Facts About Royal IHC Beagle Series

The launching ceremony of Adani’s 8,000m³ IHC Beagle trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Shanti Sagar 18 took place last week at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands.


Boskalis and Van Oord JV Receives LOI for Nord Stream 2

Boskalis has been awarded a Letter of Intent (LOI) in joint venture with Van Oord for rock placement services for the Nord Stream 2 project.


Boskalis and Van Oord JV Wins Offshore Center Contract

The Port of Rotterdam Authority and PUMA signed the contract for the construction of the site of the Offshore Center.


TSHD Meotida Busy at Chernomorsk Seaport

The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) said in its latest announcement that they continue to carry out operational dredging in Chernomorsk seaport.


DEME, ICTSI Sign Congo River Dredging Deal

International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) and the Belgium based Dredging International (DEME Group) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-operate in the further deepening of the Congo River, DR Congo.


VIDEO: Widening Rio de Janeiro’s Access Channel

Dutch dredging contractor Van Oord recently released a video of the Rio de Janeiro’s dredging operations.