Highlights of the Week
- Business & Finance
Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 27 – December 3, 2017).
In the wake of the well-documented downturn in the oil and gas markets in recent years, an increasing number of platform supply vessels (PSVs) are currently under-utilized or languishing in lay-up, most notably in the US Gulf Coast region.
Construction of Van der Kamp’s new trailing suction hopper dredger, the Ecodelta, is in full swing at a dock location commissioned by Barkmeijer Shipyards.
Germany’s Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig has dismissed actions of the cities of Cuxhaven and Otterndorf and the Environmentalists against the deepening of Hamburg’s Elbe River.
Since 2011, Boskalis has been involved in the construction of the Açu Port in São João da Barra, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), one of the largest greenfield ports in the Americas.
The County of Dare (NC) has released an update on the Buxton Beach Nourishment Project, saying hat the hopper dredge R.N. Weeks was able to operate about 75% of the time over the past week and completed 52 loads.