Readers’ Choice: Dredging News That Marked 2018

With the 2018 dredging season now behind us, Dredging Today presents a recap of the most popular stories from the past year.

 

Tuas Terminal Phase 2 Reclamation Project Awarded

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), at today’s Maritime Technology Conference (SMTC), awarded a contract worth approximately $1.1 billion for the Tuas Terminal Phase 2 land reclamation project.

 

Keppel to Build Two LNG TSHDs for Van Oord

Keppel Singmarine has secured contracts from Van Oord to build two high-specification trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs).

 

Jan De Nul Wins Two Major Contracts in Argentina

Jan De Nul Group said in its latest announcement that they won major contracts in two Argentinean ports in the course of June 2018.

 

Damen Starts Work on New Dredger for Cemex

Damen has begun work on the construction of an innovative dredging system for the first Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD).

 

CHEC Begins Dredging Work in Ukraine

China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) has started dredging project at Ukraine’s southern Black Sea port of Chornomorsk.

 

Four New Royal IHC Vessels for DEME

Royal IHC has secured a contract from Belgium-based DEME for the design and build of four new vessels.

 

Boskalis Kicks Off Kitimat Dredging Works for LNG Canada

Boskalis said in its latest release that they will be executing the dredging scope for the development of the first large-scale LNG export facility in Kitimat, Canada (LNG Canada), following the final investment decision by the shareholders earlier today.

 

KNVTS Ship of the Year Award Goes to SCHELDT RIVER

Royal IHC has been awarded the KNVTS Ship of the Year award for the 8,400m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) SCHELDT RIVER, designed and built for DEME.

 

Van Oord: Queen Máxima Christens TSHD Vox Amalia

Her Majesty Queen Máxima performed the christening ceremony for Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Amalia in Rotterdam this afternoon in presence of 1,400 employees and guests.

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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