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  • 17 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Vietnam: Flemish Minister Hilde Crevits Visits Soai Rap Site In the context of Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, Hilde Crevits’ port trade mission, a visit has today been made to the crucial Soai Rap project and DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Uilenspiegel’ that has been engaged to carry out the work.   The […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    This video shows the new state of the art dredging software used by the backhoe dredger PAT M. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences Amazing fast 3D graphics and perfect control, remote access and viewing from the office via the internet. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 22, 2013

  • 25 October 2012

    According to head of central Thanh Hoa Province’s Border Guard Commander Hoang Minh Luyen, a sunken ship containing three skulls was discovered on Tuesday under the bed of Ma River at its Lach Hoi estuary to Sam Son sea, when routine dredging work led to the startling find. “Some local residents suspect the iron ship […]

  • 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). […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference is set to celebrate the launch of the publication of the same title. The two-day-long program (November 19th and 20th, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam) offers six highly interactive sessions with contributions from internationally renowned scientists and practitioners which address topics set forth in Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure, CEDA and IADC’s new […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The five compact radius Cat® E2 Series Mini Hydraulic Excavators—303.5E2, 304E2, 305E2, 305.5E2 and 308E2—will all be produced at Caterpillar’s new 850,000 square foot facility in Athens, Georgia, USA and will also use the new High Definition Hydraulic system. The E2 models are designed to carry on the solid performance of their E Series predecessor, […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has published its 2013 Annual Report. After 35 years serving the professional dredging community, CEDA continues to be a vibrant and essential organization for all those involved in dredging related work. Last year was a very busy and successful year for CEDA including highlights such as: – WODCON XX, held […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World Limited will today hold its Annual General Meeting for the year ended 31 December 2013. DP World Chairman Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem will make the following statement regarding operational performance in the first quarter of 2014: “DP World Limited handled 14.3 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Tier 4 Final/Stage IV-compliant EC250E and EC300E crawler excavators from Volvo Construction Equipment are powerful and efficient machines, designed to reduce fuel consumption and increase productivity. New Volvo EC250E and EC300E crawler excavators deliver a 5 percent improvement in fuel efficiency over past models, saving customers both time and money. This efficiency is […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kongsberg Mesotech has just introduced the M3 Bathy System, a powerful, entry-level survey system for shallow-water bathymetric applications. The core of the M3 Bathy is Mesotech’s M3 Series MultiMode Multibeam Sonar. The M3 Sonar is the only instrument in its price point that produces high-quality imaging records and 3D profiling point cloud data using the […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Overflow systems are designed to optimize the efficiency of the dredging process by draining excess water and leaving more weight available for the payload, thus limiting the amount of turbulence in the hopper. During the overflow process, the aim is to remove excess water from the hopper, making room for more payload. However, with a […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MacArtney has introduced the new LUXUS Dropplate – a simple and innovative underwater camera platform enabling marine operators to perform instant and effective underwater investigations by means of three LUXUS Power LED lights and any LUXUS camera. A rugged and stable inspection platform Manufactured from high density polyethylene with a frame shielding the onboard cameras […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    People and vessels. These are the driving forces behind Jan De Nul Group. Thanks to skilled employees and the ultramodern fleet, Jan De Nul Group ranks at the top of the international dredging industry as well as being one of the largest civil engineering and environmental contractors. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9x6CPycaVE The supporting services of the dredging, civil […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the start of 2019, Luc Vandenbulcke took the reins of DEME Group. A civil engineer employed for 21 years within the group, he has noteworthy qualifications: he cofounded and led DEME’s fastest growing subsidiary company which specialized in hydraulic engineering projects and offshore wind farms. His track record is directly applicable to his new […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 22nd World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON XXII) officially kicked off today at the Shanghai International Convention Center in Shanghai, China. The event is being organized by the World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA), China Dredging Association (CHIDA) and Eastern Dredging Association (EADA). Mr Polite Laboyrie, President of the Central Dredging Association (CEDA), opened the […]

  • 5 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 30-June 5, 2016).   Boskalis and Van Oord Sign Fehmarnbelt Contracts Femern A/S, a subsidiary of the Danish state-owned Sund & Bælt Holding A/S, and the Fehmarn Belt Contractors joint venture, consisting of Boskalis and Van Oord, has signed the previously announced […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd International Forum of Dredging Companies, organized by the media group PortNews with FSUE Rosmorport and IADC as partners, kicks off today in Moscow. The visitors will have chance to learn more about new dredging and land reclamation technologies, to review the equipment for operations in seaports’ water areas and to learn about ecological […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    To celebrate the International Association of Dredging Companies’ 50th anniversary, IADC is assembling a comprehensive photographic book with impressive pictures of the major dredging projects over the last 50 years. “Beyond Sand and Sea: 50 years – maritime masterpieces” will be published as a limited edition but will be available free of charge to a lucky […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Marine extraction sites alter the morphology of the seabed and in doing so offer unique opportunities to create a new environment in these locations, stated the article “Utilizing the Full Potential of Dredging Works: Ecologically Enriched Extraction Sites”, published in the September issue of Terra et Aqua Journal. A new physical lay-out means deeper waters and […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2013 was a remarkable year for global marine terminal operator DP World. Despite challenging market conditions and uncertainties that impacted the industry, the company maintained its focus on improving efficiencies, expanding capacity, enhancing its position as one of the top industry leaders globally and driving profitability. As a premier partner in the UAE’s successful bid […]

  • 4 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    NMDC Bags Important Contract in Bahrain National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), the UAE-based firm, has won a multi-million reclamation contract as part of the projected East Sitra Town scheme.   The Bahamas: Dredger “Niccolo Machiavelli” Arrives in Bimini A mammoth seafloor dredger, dubbed ‘The Reef Destroyer’ by local environmentalists, has arrived in Bimini as developers […]

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

    Liverpool2 to Become UK’s Largest Transatlantic Deep-Sea Port Peel Ports Group has awarded a multi-million pound contract to Shanghai-based Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co (ZPMC) to supply state-of-the-art ‘mega’ container cranes for its new Liverpool2 development.   USA: Oregon Inlet Emergency Dredging Starts The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations […]

  • 23 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Panama Canal Expansion Program Update – March 2014 (VIDEO) The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit.   Maldives: Boskalis Wins Massive Land Reclamation Deal A contract signing ceremony for reclamation of six […]

  • 24 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Nigeria: Sand Dredger Killed in Lagos Explosion An explosion under the Festac Link Bridge yesterday killed one person and left another seriously injured.   Nigeria: Lagos Police Arrests Suspect for Explosion The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a man in connection with the explosion which occurred on Miracle Sand Beach under the Amuwo […]

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

    Trading in pre-owned vessels continues to be a popular choice for many customers. Damen Trading facilitates the sale and purchase of both Damen and third-party vessels. Recent deals highlight how trading in vessels results in a win-win situation for buyer and seller. Under these arrangements vessels have been sold in Australia and bought by clients […]

  • 12 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord: First Awards for “Stingray” Van Oord has been awarded two pipe lay projects for its new shallow water pipe lay vessel Stingray.   Philippines: Boskalis Wins Important Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., has been awarded a contract by Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. for the installation of an offshore Depletion Compression Platform for the […]