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  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Brighton Marina team welcomed Marina Master MII, their new cutter suction dredger (CSD), on September 13, 2016. Measuring 14 meters in length and weighing 25 tonnes, the CSD ‘Doris’ was successfully launched into the water to begin the sea trials in preparation for next season. The CSD is designed by Norfolk based Goodchild Marine Services […]

  • 15 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Cat® 349E hydraulic excavator features a 396 net horsepower Cat C13 ACERTTM engine that meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim emissions standards. The new 349E delivers more engine and hydraulic horsepower than its 345D predecessor while consistently averaging five percent improved fuel efficiency in typical applications. The 349E’s Cat C13 engine, which operates […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals delivered an increased profit of $223 million ($179m) and a return on invested capital of 14.2% (12.8%), according to the company’s latest interim results. Terminals becoming fully operational and new terminals added to the portfolio supported the 8% growth in volume. More than 80% of EBITDA was generated in growth markets, 41 out […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    An extensive program of maintenance and repair worth £1.4 million is underway in Cheshire on the Macclesfield Canal this winter, reports the Canal & River Trust. The project includes massive dredging works that will take place over the next three months. According to the Canal & River Trust, the project is aimed at deepening the canal between […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Head of the Armed Forces Engineering Department and the supervisor of the New Suez Canal project, Major General Kamel Al-Wazir, said yesterday that the digging rate at the project reached 142 million cubic meters. The project is designed to enlarge the transit capacity and to increase industrial activity in the area. This capital project was inaugurated […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has been awarded two contracts in Indonesia, including the expansion of the Makassar New Port container terminal on the island of Sulawesi and the land preparation operations for a new petrochemical complex on the island of Java. Both projects will be executed in the second half of 2019 and carry a combined value of […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The protection and restoration of the environment is a top priority for the Government of Canada. In May 2017, the Government of Canada announced a $75 million Coastal Restoration Fund to help to rehabilitate some of the most important marine ecosystems and address threats to marine species. The funding is a part of the national […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Canal and River Trust outlined their plans for investment in the waterways over the next three years. Expenditure will rise to £85.4m this year and continue to rise to £93m in 2016/17. The bulk of this investment is all targeted around improving and protecting the waterways for boating. The planned major works expenditure for […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Acteon has completed the acquisition of J2 Engineering Services Ltd, which is based in Aberdeen, UK. J2 Engineering is involved in the rental, maintenance and repair of ROV manipulator arms and associated tooling and equipment. Over the past five years, the company has forged a reputation within the ROV and underwater survey industries for outstanding […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new software for Cutter Suction Dredges CSDs named the PowerDredge has been launched recently in Barranquilla, Colombia. According to the developer, Vladimir Arias, this project tries to offer a minimalist and easy-to-use software to the CSD market. “PowerDredge is your partner in dredging quality assurance; If you can’t offer dredging quality, your client’s projects are in […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The improvements at Colorado Lagoon will continue this week with a new phase to create additional ecological resources for aquatic life as well as birds. “The Colorado Lagoon is a huge success story,” said Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia. “We have greatly improved the water quality, and we are continuing to restore it as a unique natural […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tonnes of granite arrived in Hastings on Tuesday, November 8th as the phase 1 of the town’s coastal defense improvement plan starts. Two new rock groynes will be created with 45,000 tonnes of granite, which will be delivered in stages from Norway by barge. Once the new rock groynes have been completed, 25,000 tonnes of shingle […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Commissioners have approved a lease agreement with CCI Corpus Christi Infrastructure LLC (CCI) for approximately 55 acres of land on the north side of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel in the Inner Harbor, for purposes of constructing and operating a marine terminal facility. “This lease agreement aligns with the Port’s […]

  • 1 February 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Luxembourg Company Jan De Nul Group has chosen Ibercisa to supply deck machinery for the new dredger “Willem de Vlamingh” presently in Singapore having sailed from Korea. Machinery supplied includes a huge winch electronically driven by frequency converter and comprises a main engine of 110 Kw giving a direct pull of 33 tn., and […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Newcastle Port Corporation as part of its long term port planning is preparing an Environmental Assessment to gain development approval for the future dredging of shipping berths in the Port of Newcastle. A s part of the process, Newcastle Port Corporation is seeking community comment about the future dredging of the 10 vessel berths in […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA has announced the launch of its SK300LC-10 excavator in North America. As part of the revolutionary KOBELCO Generation 10, the SK300LC establishes new standards in value, productivity and durability. This robust 68,100-lb model is powered by a 252-hp Tier IV Final HINO engine, enabling it to easily tackle heavy-duty applications and remain […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has officially launched its yearly flood mitigation activity aimed at declogging and cleaning up the waterways such as creeks and esteros in the metropolis in preparation for the coming rainy season. Hundreds of MMDA personnel from the agency’s Flood Control And Sewerage Management Service started the cleanup activities at […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Henderson (KY) is about to begin a dredging project that will remove sediment and silt from the downtown boat ramps. As reported in the release, for the first time this summer season, the Ohio River has dropped low enough and will remain that way so the city can clean out the silt […]

  • 1 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    After an extremely difficult period for the families that lasted more than 19 days, it is with great relief that the crisis management team of Jan De Nul Group confirms the release and good health of the 2 crewmembers of the trailing suction hopper dredger Amerigo Vespucci. The two crewmembers were kidnapped on 12 September […]

  • 9 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 3-9, 2020).   Two Damen Cutter Suction Dredgers Shipped to Mexico Damen Shipyards recently delivered two new dredgers to the Mexican Navy, among which is the cutter suction dredger (CSD) 650 ARM Laguna Morelos (ADR-19).   JV Including DEME […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Green Climate Fund (GCF) Executive Director a.i., Javier Manzanares and Laura Tuck, World Bank Vice President for Sustainable Development have signed a project agreement to build the resilience of the Marshall Islands, which is facing an increased force of tropical storms that threaten its sustainability. Manzanares commented: “The Pacific Resilience Project is critical to the future […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Representative Rick Nolan announced $10 million to improve infrastructure at the Port of Duluth-Superior. The announcement comes after Senators Klobuchar and Franken sent letters to the Department in support of the project. “Strengthening the Port of Duluth-Superior helps strengthen the economy in Duluth and helps businesses across […]

  • 11 December 2012

    Konecranes has successfully delivered ten Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes to Ports and Cargo Handling Services (PCHS) Ltd. in Lagos, Nigeria. PCHS, the port operations arm of the Nigerian Sifax Group, is a major player in port operations and related services in West Africa. The RTGs were ordered at the end of last year […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Wasa Dredging Ltd. from Vaasa in Finland has successfully started dredging with its new dredger “Optimus” in the Port of Pietarsaari. Wasa Dredging has been working in most demanding marine construction work for more than 25 years and this know-how has been utilized in designing and building backhoe dredgers for their own dredging purpose. The […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thirteen senators from Great Lakes states wrote yesterday to leaders of a House-Senate conference committee considering major water resources legislation, asking them to include funding for Great Lakes navigation projects as they resolve differences between House and Senate bills. The letter, from members of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force to the chairs and ranking […]

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

    Italdraghe SpA, Italy’s best known dredger manufacturer, has just been awarded a contract to build another Marina Master 8000 dredger for the United Kingdom.    This will be the second dredger of its kind to be supplied to a UK marina owner requiring versatile, easily-manoeuvrable, precision dredging equipment. A key feature of the dredger will […]