Highlights of the Week

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Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 18-24, 2017).


Keel Laying for World’s Most Powerful Cutter Suction Dredger

The keel laying ceremony for DEME’s cutter suction dredger ‘Spartacus’ took place earlier this week at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel in the Netherlands.


New Damen Cutter Suction Dredger for Cape Jaffa

Kingston District Council and Cape Jaffa Development Company have bought a $3 million cutter suction dredger from Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN, the Coastal Leader reports.


Royal IHC: Keel Laying for TSHD Lesse at MTG Dolphin

The keel laying ceremony for the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Lesse was held earlier this week in Bulgaria, Royal IHC said in their latest announcement.


VIDEO: Van Oord Wraps Up Caspian Sea Dredging Work

Van Oord recently completed local dredging operations on a 72-kilometer long channel in the Caspian Sea.


Port of Rauma Ready for Larger Vessels

The deepening works on the southern Rauma fairway were completed last month and the fairway began operations with a maximum authorized draught of 12 meters on 15 December 2017, the Port of Rauma said in their latest announcement.


No More Lawsuits on Elbe River Dredging

The Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig has dismissed the lawsuits brought by private property owners in Övelgönne and Blankenese against the planning decisions on the deepening of the Lower and Outer Elbe fairway.