Highlights of the Week

Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 27 – December 3, 2017).

 

Converting Platform Supply Vessels Into Dredgers

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.

 

PHOTO: Construction of TSHD Ecodelta Progresses

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.

 

The Court Clears Way for Elbe River Deepening Project

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.

 

VIDEO: Dredging the Açu Port in Brazil

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.

 

Dredge R.N. Weeks Continues Pumping Operations in Buxton

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.

 

 

 

 

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