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  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced its Annual Report 2012. “IADC continued to be invited to attend third party events. Through the IADC’s contributions at conferences, including speeches, papers, and the Young Author’s Awards, through its participation in various scientific committees as well as through articles about research and innovation in Terra et […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord had a better business result in 2013 than in 2012. The year closed with an almost equal turnover of EUR 1,641 million (2012: EUR 1,676 million). At EUR 130 million, the net profit was considerably higher than in 2012 (EUR 98 million), and the company’s order portfolio was similar to the previous year. […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just published a new ‘Facts About’ publication on underwater surveys. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ackermans & van Haaren, a diversified group active in 5 key segments: Marine Engineering & Infrastructure, Private Banking, Real Estate, Leisure & Senior Care, Energy & Resources and Development Capital, has announced its interim financial report for the first quarter of 2014. Marine Engineering & Infrastructure DEME DEME (AvH 60.40%) made a good start in […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The DEME Group presents an overview of the most important projects it was involved in 2012. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences The DEME has managed to keep a finger on the pulse in numerous projects and activities all over the world, from dredging and land reclamation to renewable […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released its new ‘Facts About’ publication on Environmental Equipment. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding of […]

  • 16 December 2011

    The Provincial Government has purchased a brand new dredger from an American company. The  Government will pay $1 million for this piece of equipment, said Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. “The local Government units (LGUs) here can benefit from the services of the dredger in clearing waterways and mitigating the impact of heavy rains”, […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has signed three contracts with the Jordan-based Arab Potash Company (APC) to deliver two cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and implement a new maintenance agreement. The first contract comprises the delivery of a custom-built CSD, the second is a three-year maintenance contract for the IHC dredgers JARASH and MUTAH, and the third involves another dredger, […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     The 8.000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ghasha, built for Abu Dhabi’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), was successfully launched on February 19, 2020, at the headquarters of Royal IHC in Kinderdijk. The new TSHD has a number of innovations, including an enlarged hopper capacity and a larger dredging depth of 45 meters. The […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA) has issued an official “Statement on Mitigating and Adapting to Climate Change” at the opening session of the World Dredging Conference (WODCON) XXI in Miami, Florida. As Ram Mohan, President of the Western Dredging Association and host of this year’s gathering, announced, “The WODA statement reflects the commitment […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    UniSite Group, a Chinese company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took an active part in many project all over the world in the first quarter of 2016. In this time frame, UniSite supplied a significant amount of shipbuilding parts to the dredging companies, such as bottom doors, […]

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

    Rolls-Royce has secured a landmark agreement to supply six of its new B33:45 medium-speed diesel generator sets to China’s Fuijan Mawei shipyard for configuration aboard the world’s first ever seabed mining vessel. The pioneering vessel, designed by Singapore’s SeaTech Solutions for Dubai-based owner Marine Assets Corporation (MAC), will be powered by six B33:45L9A engines to provide 31.4 megawatts of […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a net profit of EUR 253 million in the first half of 2014 (H1 2013: EUR 123 million). Revenue rose 21% in the first half of the year to EUR 1.5 billion (H1 2013: EUR 1.3 billion). Organic revenue growth was 13.4%. EBITDA amounted to EUR 466 million in the […]

  • 6 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord Nabs Surabaya Dredging Contract (Indonesia) Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has been awarded a contract for dredging and maintenance work for the western access channel to the Port of Surabaya in Indonesia.   Dredger “Albatros” Delivered to Dutch Dredging After successful sea and dredging trials, […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. achieved revenue of EUR 3.5 billion in 2013 (2012: EUR 3.1 billion). Net profit rose sharply to EUR 366 million (2012: EUR 249 million), partly due to a number of extraordinary items amounting to EUR 97 million post tax. Boskalis intends to distribute a dividend of EUR 1.24 per share and […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DHI is currently working on an exciting new project – taking measurements of the marine environment and conducting laboratory experiments to measure the optical effects of the dredging work. Through this project, DHI should improve the ability of ot the computer models to predict possible effects of dredging spills on the marine environment around Singapore. […]

  • 1 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    HKND Technical Team Conducts Field Inspections in Nicaragua HKND Group recently announced that it has engaged two leading global firms to provide specialized advice and expertise as the company continues its work on the technical feasibility study and route determination.   Abducted Dredging Workers Released (Nigeria) The five kidnapped workers were released two days ago […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In recent years, Chinese dredging companies have been actively taking pail in the domestic and foreign dredging market. They have built a large numbers of cutter suction dredgers, CSDs & trailer suction hopper dredgers, TSHDs with the Chinese dredging equipment makers developing and improving a lot. The heart of these dredgers is the dredge pump. […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today is bringing you live coverage of the New Suez Canal opening ceremony, hosted by the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.   Live stream provided by the Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi official youtube channel

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To dredge simply means to scoop up sediment, often underwater, and move it to another location. While this process is often associated with moving contaminated soils to a place where they can be safely capped, today, dredging is also increasingly about harnessing natural processes to create new landforms and ecological systems. New “dredge landscapes,” man-made […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging operations are risky. They are large, sprawling with hidden dangers amongst heavy machinery. The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) members are committed to safeguarding their employees and to continuous improvement in guaranteeing a safe and healthy work environment. To encourage this, in 2007 the IADC Board instituted a Safety Award to recognize a […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 35th International Conference on Coastal Engineering (ICCE 2016) will take place on July 17-22, in Istanbul, Turkey. The International Conference on Coastal Engineering (ICCE) is a biennial conference held under the auspices of the Coastal Engineering Research Council (CERC) of Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute (COPRI) of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). […]

  • 31 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 25-31, 2019).   Van Oord Announces Recovery of Revenue in 2018 Van Oord has released their 2018 business results, saying that they recorded EUR 1.88 billion in revenue (2017: EUR 1.53 billion) with a net profit of EUR 92 million […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), exclusively for Dredging Today, looks back at 2014 and forward to 2015 when it will celebrate its 50th anniversary. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. As such IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its […]

  • 15 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord Strengthens Its Position in UK Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has reached an agreement in principle on the acquisition of UK specialist marine civil contractor J.T. Mackley & Co Ltd.    UK: Person Missing after Yacht Collides with Dredger The coastguard is searching for […]

  • 20 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord Takes Over Dravo S. A. (Spain) Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has acquired all shares of its Spanish subsidiary Dravo S.A.   UK: Boskalis Begins Port of Felixstowe Dredging Work has started at the Port of Felixstowe on the latest expansion of the UK’s largest […]