Highlights of the Week

Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 4-10, 2017).


Construction of Posorja Port in Ecuador Underway

The President of Ecuador Lenín Moreno and DP World Group Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem last week performed a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of the first deep water port in Posorja, Ecuador.


Sumitomo: $1.48 Billion Deal for Penta-Ocean

Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd. has won a contract from Sumitomo Corporation for the Matarbari Ultra Super Critical Coal-Fired Power Project in southern Bangladesh.


DEME Group: Steel Cutting for CSD SPARTACUS at Royal IHC

The steel cutting ceremony for the new 44,180kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) SPARTACUS took place today, DEME Group said in its latest announcement.


GLDD Wins Egg Harbor Coastal Protection Contract

The Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won an $11.5 million contract for Egg Harbor flood control and coastal emergencies repair work, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) said in their latest announcement.


Boskalis Bags Cadiz Port Dredging Deal

The Cadiz Bay Port Authority (La Autoridad Portuaria de la Bahía de Cádiz) has awarded Boskalis a $1.43 million maintenance dredging contract for the areas of Cabezuela-Puerto Real and Zona Franca.