Highlights of the Week

Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 13–19, 2019).

 

CCCC Expands Dredging Fleet with Two TSHDs

Two trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs), Hang Jun 6008 and 6009, equipped with the most automatic dredging control system in the world, were recently delivered in Qidong, Jiangsu Province, reports China Communications Construction Company (CCCC).

 

Wilson Sons Successfully Completes Repair Work on Van Oord’s Simson

Wilson Sons Estaleiros, one of Brazil’s largest providers of integrated logistics and supply chain solutions, began April with the dry-docking of the hydraulic backhoe dredger Simson – owned by Dutch company Van Oord.

 

Wilmington Dredging Contract for Orion Marine

Orion Group Holdings, a Houston headquartered construction company, yesterday announced a contract award of approximately $15 million.

 

Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project in Full Swing

The Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project is gaining momentum with more and more vessels joining the fleet of workboats that are currently stationed in the area.

 

The Largest Clamshell Dredger in GLDD’s Fleet Starts Dredging Operations

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company’s (GLDD) newest clamshell dredger – under the name No. 58 – has officially started dredging operations in Charleston, SC.

 

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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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