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  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has introduced its new Cat® 336F excavator, built to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emissions standards. This piece of equipment comes equipped with several features to enhance fuel efficiency. Electric boom and stick regeneration valves capture and recycle energy, and an engine idle shutdown setting turns the engine off after a specified amount […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has announced its 2013 business results and delivered an increased profit of USD 770m and a return on invested capital of 13.5% (15.2%), reflecting improved underlying performance but also a higher asset base due to the continued high investment level. The expansion into high growth markets continued, exemplified by projects in Mexico, Peru, […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PIANC, the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure, has introduced its publication named “Design Principles for Small and Medium Marine Container Terminals”. This report concentrates specifically on small and medium size container terminals and attempts to introduce current best practices and recommendations for ports and terminal operators setting up and developing new modern container handling […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    One of the largest suction dredgers in the world, Inai Kenanga, is to be launched by Inai Kiara SDN BHD, the Malaysian shipping company. VULKAN Couplings has supplied six MESLU clutches for the shift gearboxes of the powerful sand pumps – these couplings are the largest that the company has ever built. The TSHD Inai […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ackermans & van Haaren, a diversified group active in 5 key segments: Marine Engineering & Infrastructure (DEME), Private Banking, Real Estate, Leisure & Senior Care, Energy & Resources and Development Capital, has announced their business results for the third quarter of 2015. DEME (AvH 60.40%) succeeded in maintaining the high activity level of the first six […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has introduced its new Cat® 311F RR excavator, powered with a 70 net horsepower (52 kW) C3.4B engine that meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emissions standards. The new machine features a reduced radius that limits over-the-side tail swing to just 20 inches (508 mm). A massive 5,400-pound (2 450 kg) counterweight gives it […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has been successful in securing orders worth € 350 million for a wide range of dredging and offshore vessels and equipment. The company’s Dredging division has confirmed new contracts for the delivery of a large custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger, 13 units that will be supplied by IHC Beaver Dredgers and a cutter […]

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

    The Finnish company Aquamec Ltd. has launched its new Watermaster dredger – Classic V, with 50% more suction dredging capacity compared to the Classic IV model. Aquamec’s research and development work has also generated the Watermaster Urban dredging concept and new features for hard soil dredging. With a bigger Watermaster Cutter Pump, together with a more […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Water lubricated Thordon Composite cutterhead shaft bearings have performed well for 9 years on one of the largest cutter suction dredgers in the world – Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering N.V. (DEME)’s D’Artagnan (28,200 kW total installed power). The vessel had a major dry docking at Drydocks World-Dubai in February 2014 where the shaft was […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has introduced its new Cat® 311F LRR excavator. Powered with a 52-kW (ISO 9249) Cat C3.4B engine that meets EU Stage IIIB emissions standards, the new excavator features a reduced radius that limits over-the-side tail swing to just 508 mm, making it ideal for space-restricted job sites. A massive 2450-kg counterweight gives it the stability […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    By David Pitt, Naval Architect at Offshore Ship Designers In the wake of the well-documented downturn in the oil and gas markets in recent years, an increasing number of platform supply vessels (PSVs) are currently under-utilized or languishing in lay-up, most notably in the US Gulf Coast region. Various proposals have been made for the repurposing of […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When designing the new Cat® M318F and M320F Wheel Excavators, Caterpillar solicited customer input for characteristics considered important. Heading the list were initial quality and reliability, low operating costs, operator comfort and safety, simplicity of operation and maintenance, durability, and environmental friendliness. The new models are designed around those goals, while retaining the best features […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 12th China International Engineering Project Management Summit, namely, Experience Exchange Meeting between National Excellent Construction Project Managers was hosted recently by the China Construction Industry Association (CCIA) in Xi’an. At this meeting, CHEC’s Zawal Port EPC Project in Saudi Arabia, Hambantota International Airport Project in Sri Lanka, and Said East Port Phase II Hydraulic […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ensurge, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement with North American Resources Inc. Ltd. (NARIL) for management and eventual acquisition of commercial dredging operations in Guyana. NARIL is a Guyana mining company that has been conducting gold exploration and mining for over twenty years. They currently operate two cutterhead dredges on the Konawaruk river. NARIL […]

  • 8 December 2011

    China Dredging Group Co. withdrew its plans for an initial public offering, citing unfavorable market conditions. The dredging contracting service company filed last December to offer up to $50 million in American depositary shares to help finance the purchase of ships and other equipment. China Dredging mostly focuses on reclamation dredging, which involves transferring material […]

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

    In order to better promote the dredging industry, DredgingToday.com – owned by the Dutch media company Navingo BV – is working on a new product named the Cutter Suction Dredger Vessel Directory. The CSD Vessel Directory is aimed to provide the industry with a compact useful overview of operating cutter suction dredger vessels. This high quality printed reference guide […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredge Yard – producer of mining/dredging components and equipment – has had a very busy year with the launch of a new dredger, supplying equipment and upgrading TSHDs and delivery of compact and economic sediment dredger for the Gulf region. The company also visited several dredging conferences and events, presenting its latest achievements in the production […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Bakker Sliedrecht – designer and producer of electric machines and equipment – is now part of the mega-project to build the world’s largest cutter suction dredger for Jan De Nul Group. The company has been involved in this project from the very beginning, brainstorming with Jan De Nul about the electrical configurations. At the moment, Bakker Sliedrecht […]

  • 24 June 2013

    According to Prince Ayodeji Aleshinloye, the Chairman of Oluyole Local Government Area of Oyo State, a dredging program on four major rivers in the local government is nearing its completion. Dredging of the AgaraAba Ibeji, Odo-Ona KekereArapaja, Odo-Ona Elewe and Odo-Ona Nla rivers was imperative in order to allow free flow of water when there […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Congress ‘Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging’, organized by Media Group PortNews, kicked off today in Moscow. “We want to look more broadly at the industry, so we have planned to launch yet another event – a Congress dedicated to all aspects of the construction and operation of hydraulic engineering structures of water transport,” said the […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    During the recent Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference in Amsterdam, we interviewed Mr Jaap van Thiel de Vries, General Manager of Hydronamic at Boskalis, on the importance of investing in stakeholder engagement. The stakeholder engagement is one of four key enablers that were presented in the CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure guidebook. The guidebook, which was officially unveiled at […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Dredgers factory ”VVV-Spetstekhnika” (Ukraine, Kherson) has opened the representative office in Nigeria and Ghana. At the moment, the construction of the dredger HCC 2000/63 is coming to an end. This dredger will be sent to African customers. Dredger is equipped with cutterhead and able to extract soil from a depth of 20 m. The company also signed a […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Offshore Energy, the fastest growing gathering of offshore industry professionals, is breaking records year after year with more than 600 exhibitors present in 2014. The two-day event was opened by Dr. María de Lourdes Melgar Palacios, Under Secretary of Hydrocarbons of Mexico, joined by Pieter van Oord, CEO of Van Oord and Chairman of the […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The IHC Beagle is one of the Royal IHC’s latest developments in the dredging sector. The IHC Beagle series have been designed with a number of standard features which are fitted on all types and sizes. These include a high quality IHC dredge pump, the innovative hull shape and an ergonomically designed bridge layout and consoles. […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Foy-Johnston announces that it now has the two exploration dredges on site and in operation in the Eastern Region of Cameroon. The company has now successfully transported the second phase of equipment from the staging area in USA via container to Cameroon. This finishes the movements needed of the equipment into Cameroon to begin the […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Ningbo Zhehua Heavy Steel Pipe Manufacturing Co., Ltd (Ningbo Zhehua) has entered into a contract to supply approximately 3,000 metric tons of large-diameter submerged-arc straight seam welded pipes for a dredging project of Saudi Arabia National Oil Company. The company is a subsidiary of Sutor Technology Group Limited (Sutor), one of the leading China-based manufacturers and service […]