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  • 15 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

                    Order Placed for World’s Largest Cutter Suction Dredger Jan De Nul Group has placed an order for a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger JDN8069 with the Croatian shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste.   Boskalis, Van Oord Sign Rio de Janeiro Dredging Contract Edinho Araujo, head of the Special Ports […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has just published its annual report 2014. The annual report 2014 looks back on an exceptional year, according to CEO Pieter Van Oord: “The year was special because for the first time in our history, our turnover broke the two billion euro […]

  • 31 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC Starts Building EasydredgeTM 2700 for Stock Royal IHC is constructing the first vessel in its range of competitively priced standard trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD). It has started to build the Easydredge™ 2700 for stock in response to the increasing global demand for TSHDs with an extremely short delivery time.    Infrastructure Technology Development Award […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Liebherr HS 8300 HD Hybrid duty cycle crawler crane weighing over 350 tonnes offers a powerful hybrid drive. When designing the new duty cycle crawler crane Liebherr paid special attention to an extended service life of the machine. In the animation you can see this machine in dredging application. The uppercarriage is mounted on […]

  • 9 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Uljanik to Build Dredger for IHC Merwede On February 28, 2014, IHC Global Production B.V, part of IHC Merwede, and Uljanik d.d. signed the contract for the construction of one self-propelled cutter suction dredger.   UK: Boskalis Westminster Wins Cowes Breakwater Contract Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) appointed Boskalis Westminster to undertake construction of the new […]

  • 3 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Russia: Large Fleet of Dredgers on Its Way to Sabetta Port 19 dredging vessels led by CSD “D’Artagnan” departed the Port of Murmansk on July 27 and are now on their way to the Port of Sabetta.   Spain: Port of Mahon Dredging Wrapped Up The aim of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Atlas Copco has recently introduced a range of eight Drum Cutter attachments to its range of Construction Tools. The DC Drum Cutter range is available with service weights from 200 kg to 2900 kg, suitable for carriers of 1-50 tonnes. “Our Drum Cutters are an excellent choice for rock or concrete wall and surface profiling, […]

  • 13 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Stone Harbor Beach Project Passes Halfway Mark (USA) Stone Harbor’s massive reconstruction of its entire beachfront is more than 50 percent complete and could finish at the end of July.   Layer of Stones to Protect Connection Cables at Danish Offshore Wind Farm On Wednesday 19 June 2013 around noon, DONG Energy’s technicians confirmed that […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 15 & 16 October 2013 the 6th Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference was held in Amsterdam RAI. The two-day event was attended by 9,123 international visitors, an increase of 20% compared to last year. Official opening: The state of the world By the push on the button of KoColijn, Sander Vergroesen, Managing Director IRO, […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SGB302 wetland amphibious excavator is a type of multipurpose excavator designed especially for operation in lake area, marsh soft land surface and shallow water operation, and can be used for engineering such as ditch excavation, pond dredging, man-made lake dredging etc, it features large range of excavation and small ground pressure. Travelling mechanism adopts dual-body […]

  • 26 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 21-27, 2018).   GLDD Wraps Up Whiskey Island Coastal Restoration Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) completed the 10.7 million cubic yard coastal restoration of Whiskey Island in Louisiana earlier this month.   New Software for EU Dredging […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular news articles from the past year.   World’s First LNG-Powered TSHD Minerva Hits the Water The launch ceremony of DEME’s 3,500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Minerva took place on December 3 at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands.   Van der Kamp […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Some of the key topics essential to the sustainable development of water infrastructure will be discussed in depth at the upcoming CEDA-IADC ‘Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure’ conference. Partake in six highly interactive sessions led by internationally renowned scientists and practitioners, and a networking area hosted by Dredging Today. The two-day-long program (19 & 20 November), taking […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released a very interesting article named 1DH Model Predicts Transport and Sedimentation Inside a Hopper. Trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) are commonly used in the dredging industry at a wide variety of maintenance, land reclamation and maritime construction projects. During trailing suction dredging the TSHD trails dragheads […]

  • 30 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 25 – October 1, 2017).   DEME Holds Naming Ceremony for TSHD Scheldt River The trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River was officially named two days ago at the DEME head office in Zwijndrecht, Belgium. The dredger was named […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Our first Dredging Today Conference took place in October at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The two-day event gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. Talking about dredging for hydropower, Jan Peters, Managing Director, Alia Instruments & Imotec, […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, their official quarterly publication. The magazine is supported solely by the IADC as a service to the world-wide dredging community and represents IADC’s commitment to the highest standards of professional conduct. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors […]

  • 9 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

                    DEME at New Suez Opening On Thursday, 6 August,2015, the Dredging International (75%) and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (25%) consortium participated in the opening festivities of the modernized Suez Canal in Egypt.   VIDEO: New Canal – Icon of the Future Records were broken, vessels […]

  • 8 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Philippines: Pasay City to Pursue Reclamation Project Mayor Antonino Calixto is committed to find common ground with the City Council over the city’s 300 has. reclamation project.   Boskalis, Van Oord Reinforce Northern Stretch of Dutch Coastline The Hollands Noorderkwartier Regional Water Board and the Department of Public Works and Water Management intend to […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    The 5th edition of the market report Container Terminal Project Pipeline published by German DS Research takes a closer look on upcoming container terminal projects, their chances to get completed and industry growth. According to DS Research, about 350 expansion projects target to supply 270 million TEU additional container handling capacity up to year 2023 […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    After the 1953 and 1976 North Sea floods a flood defence plan was conceived to protect the Flemish part of the Scheldt estuary against future storm surges, called the Sigma Plan. It is governed by Waterwegen en Zeekanaal NV (W&Z), a Flemish government agency, and since aims 2005 to combine flood defence with strengthening the […]

  • 1 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 25 – July 1, 2018).   Damen Raises the Bar in South Australia Kingston District Council, in partnership with the Cape Jaffa Development Group, has recently taken delivery of a cutter suction dredger (CSD) from Damen Shipyards Group.   […]

  • 25 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 19-25, 2016).   DEME’s Multi Purpose Vessel ‘Living Stone’ Hits the Water DEME Group has celebrated the launch of their new multi purpose vessel ‘Living Stone’, the most advanced vessel in its class.   Boskalis: Positive Advice on Fleet Rationalization Plan […]

  • 23 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 17-23, 2017).   New Contracts for DEME in Germany, France, UK and Spain DEME’s German subsidiary Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau GmbH, based in Bremen, has acquired the maintenance dredging contract on the River Elbe in Germany.   Royal IHC […]

  • 28 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 22-28, 2019).   Keel Laid for Jan De Nul’s TSHD Galileo Galilei A keel laying ceremony for Jan De Nul Group’s 18,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) has taken place at the COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry shipyard in Dalian, […]

  • 12 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 6–12, 2019).   Ayia Napa Marina Construction Update VIDEO Ayia Napa Marina has just released the latest construction progress update for this unique development project in Cyprus.   Interview with NMDC’s Yasser Zaghloul: Utilizing the Latest Technologies in Dredging […]