Readers’ Choice: Dredging News That Marked 2017
As we enter the New Year, Dredging Today is bringing you a recap of the most popular stories from 2017.
The first stage of the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is now officially underway. The port recently appointed this £115 million contract to VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, to deliver the marine structures and bridge works.
In 2016, Damen delivered 250 vessels including 16 vessels delivered to Russia, IAA PortNews correspondent cited Olivier Marcus, Product Director Dredging at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem.
Royal IHC and DEME have signed a contract for the design, construction and delivery of the 44,180kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) SPARTACUS.
Wartsila has been contracted to supply a comprehensive package of engines and propulsion machinery for a new cutter suction dredger (CSD) vessel.
The state enterprise Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) and China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) have signed a contract for carrying out dredging operations at the Yuzhny seaport in Odessa.
The City of Gold Coast just announced that the biggest offshore dredging program in the city’s history will start today, shifting millions of cubic meters of sand onto the beaches.
he Nigerian Senate will look into the alleged improprieties of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) related to the spending of $3 billion for the dredging of the Calabar, Lagos and Bonny channels 11 years ago.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded final contract for Delaware River deepening project – Upper Reach B – to Norfolk Dredging Company in the amount of $50.2 million.
The construction program supporting the expansion of Aberdeen Harbor into Nigg Bay has passed a significant milestone with the beginning of dredging operations.
The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) yesterday held a kick-off ceremony for the construction of the new Amador Cruise Port, Jan De Nul said in their latest announcement.
National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) from Abu Dhabi has signed an agreement with Canal Harbor and Great Projects Company (CHP), a subsidiary of the Suez Canal Authority, to become shareholders in a newly incorporated Egyptian company, named The Challenge – Egyptian Emirates Marine Dredging Company.
Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has won a contract to undertake the conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO.