Highlights of the Week

The cutter dredger JARASH/ Royal IHC photo

 

Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 5 – March 11, 2018).

 

PHOTO: Hopper Dredger Pallieter Working in Borsele

Beach nourishment is a soft alternative to hard coastal defenses and protects against flooding and erosion by dissipating the wave energy.

 

Fijian Ministry of Waterways to Buy New Dredgers

The Fijian Ministry of Waterways is looking at retiring the two dredging machines, currently being used at the Luvuluvu Depot in Nausori and in the Labasa River, Fiji Broadcasting Corporation reports.

 

SC Delegation Supports Charleston Harbor Deepening Project

The South Carolina congressional delegation has requested the highest level of funding possible for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project in the Fiscal Year 2018 Army Corps Work Plan.

 

Royal IHC Launches CSD Jarash

The launching ceremony of new 900kW cutter suction dredger (CSD) Jarash took place yesterday at the Royal IHC yard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands.

 

Odfjell Terminals Project Includes Dredging

Odfjell Terminals Rotterdam has announced that, in close collaboration with the Port Authority, the company will be expanding its jetty capacity.

 

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