Highlights of the Week

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Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 11 – 17, 2019).


Van Oord Kicks Off Port of Caldera Dredging

In order to optimize commercial operations and reduce wait times for vessels arriving at the Port of Caldera, Sociedad Portuaria Caldera (SPC) – a SAAM Puertos Company – and the Costa Rican Institute of Pacific Ports (INCOP) recently kicked off a $2.5 million dredging program.


Weeks Marine Wins $151.3 Million Savannah Contract

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District has awarded another Savannah inner harbor dredging contract.


Autonomous Underwater Maintenance Dredger from C-Job

C-Job Naval Architects has revealed its concept design of an Autonomous Underwater Maintenance Dredger (AUMD).


Damen DOP250 Busy in Westport

The Westport Marina dredging program in Washington, undertaken by a Damen DOP250 with cutter unit, is currently underway.


Launching of TSHD Meuse River Set for November 16

A launching ceremony of the new 7.950m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Meuse River will take place on Saturday, November 16, 2019.