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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    American Construction Company, contracted by the Army Corps, has started maintenance dredging operations in the Coos Bay harbor from River Miles twelve to fifteen. According to the Port of Coos Bay, maintenance dredging work will be performed continuously, 24 hours per day and 7 days per week, and is scheduled to be completed October 31, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Raivis Veckagans, acting CEO of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA), presented the latest port infrastructure development plans yesterday, during the ‘Port Infrastructure Development Day’. The members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, key Ukrainian and foreign engineering and construction companies, such as China Harbor Engineering Company, Sumitomo Corporation, Cyes Maritime Works and AECOM, attended […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The ‘tipping point analysis’ approach developed by Deltares is due for introduction in Colombia. The South American country wants to be properly prepared for climate change in the future and for managing the impact on the water system. Policymakers can use the ‘tipping point analysis’ to decide in good time which investments are needed for […]

  • 24 April 2012

    OCP S.A (Office Cherifien des Phosphates) and ONE (Office National de l’Electricité) of Morocco, have awarded Archirodon the US $ 240 million EPC Contract for lnfrastructure Rehabilitation and Execution Works in Jorf Lasfar Port, 20 km south-west of the city of El Jadida, in Morocco. Jorf Lasfar is a deepwater commercial port located on the […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Research & Development

    Researcher Francesco Bregoli at IHE Delft has been on a three week mission to the Mara wetland, Tanzania, to gather data on the evolution of the wetland under different scenarios of climate, water use and land use changes along the whole Mara river basin. The data will be used to model the evolution of the […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Greens congratulated the Royal Bank of Scotland on their recent decision not to finance the Abbot Point coal port expansion, coming just before the World Heritage Committee is due to decide the fate of the Great Barrier Reef. “The Royal Bank of Scotland joins Deutsche Bank and HSBC in announcing that they will […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels
  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) – supported by the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine – will hold a business meeting with the leading Ukrainian and international dredging companies. The meeting will take place on February 3rd at the building of American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine. According to USPA, the meeting is aimed at informing potential contractors […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kiasma Srl, Italian manufacturer of HDPE pipes, floats and systems specialized in the sector of dredging, has performed another step forward in terms of innovation and efficiency. As a result of laboratory tests as well as direct feedbacks and experience from the field, Kiasma R&D department has decided to implement their KGP floats with a […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) and the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine held the Ukrainian Shipyard Day yesterday and presented the enterprise’s fleet renewal plans for the future period. During the event, the USPA experts introduced a prospective program of acquisition and construction of the enterprise’s vessels for the period 2017-2021. “It is […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Director of Vereniging Natuurmonumenten, Marc van den Tweel, on Thursday, October 5th opened the Building with Nature exhibition in the National Dredging Museum in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands. At the show, the visitors can see how hydraulic engineers all around the globe have come up with sustainable and flexible solutions for the development of deltas and […]

  • 10 April 2014

    Plans for the Abbot Point Coal Terminal to also become a port for LNG export are economically unviable and risky for the Reef, say the Australian Greens. “Minister Hunt must refuse this damaging and ridiculous application as ‘clearly unacceptable’ under our federal environmental laws,” Australian Greens environment spokesperson, Senator Larissa Waters said. “The last thing […]

  • 15 August 2012

    On August 14, during working trip to Odessa Ukrainian Prime Minister Nikolay Azarov visited the deepwater container terminal “Quarantine Mole”, which is now under construction. Cortège of the Prime Minister drove directly to the new berth, which is being built on the alluvial areas and had the opportunity to personally observe the work of the […]

  • 31 October 2013

    Deltares has been able to demonstrate in New York how the city’s water management can be improved by using the 3Di model. This Dutch product combines ultra-rapid and accurate water calculations with a realistic 3D visualisation of the area. The result is fast and effective decision-making in water management. 3Di can be used on a […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today’s announcement by Clive Palmer’s Waratah Coal that he will seek to take over BHP’s abandoned proposal to develop Abbot Point coal terminal, underscores just how urgently Australia needs better national laws to ensure business cannot improperly influence politics, said the Australian Greens. “Australians deserve to know what Mr Palmer and his Senators will abstain […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Investment climate in Ukraine’s port industry can be significantly improved due to wide prospects, which were opened for potential investors in the industry. This became possible thanks to adoption a number of decisions related to the fundamental reforms in the industry. This opinion was expressed by the participants of the round work table “New investment […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) presented its plan of priority actions for 2017 during the meeting on 16 March 2017. The event was held jointly with the European Business Association (EBA), the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine (ACC) and the Employers’ Federation of Transport of Ukraine. “Modernization and development of port infrastructure, attracting investments, improvement of industry legislation and measures […]