Highlights of the Week
Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 21-27, 2017).
Mrs. Julie De Nul has released the self-propelled cutter suction dredger Willem van Rubroeck in the sea at the Uljanik Shipyard in Croatia.
IHC America – part of Royal IHC – has been awarded a contract for the design, construction and delivery of a spud system with Weeks Marine Inc.
DEME’s subsidiary MEDCO (Middle East Dredging Company) has been awarded a contract for the Old Doha Port Redevelopment project in Qatar.
The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) is working on a project which includes maintenance dredging of the Kherson seaport.
Dredge projects are tendered around the globe on a daily basis. Consequently, dredging contractors have to make new calculations, involving various production parameters, when preparing their project quotations. Damen has introduced an online dredge job calculator to unburden contractors of this time-consuming, and therefore costly, tasks.