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  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Government has allocated $18.7 million for a development program at Naval Base Rafael Ramos in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, aimed to make the base accessible to the present and future frigates that will be acquired by the Philippine Navy (PN). Commenting the latest announcement, PN spokesperson Cmdr. Jonathan Zata said that the bidding process […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dragados UK, part of the Dragados Group – a key construction arm of the ACS Group, has started caissons construction for the Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project. According to the company, the first of 22 giant caisson units has been fabricated in support of Aberdeen’s South Harbor Construction Project. The units, which are up to 51 meters […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Defense Infrastructure Organization, an operating arm of the UK’s MoD, has awarded Boskalis Westminster with a £31 million worth Portsmouth Harbor dredging contract. Boskalis will dredge the approach channel, inner harbor area and berth pocket, making these deep and wide enough for the new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. DIO project manager Paul Simmonds said: “DIO has worked closely with […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV (HCME) will introduce its largest super long front medium excavator at Intermat event this week in Paris. With an extended operating range, the ZX350LC-5 model has been specially designed for earthmoving on dredging, bank maintenance and slope finishing projects. It has been developed with a variety of features to meet […]

  • 25 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 19 – 25, 2018).   IADC Unveils Redesigned Terra et Aqua Magazine The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently published the newest edition of its Terra et Aqua magazine.   Tough Year for Van Oord’s Dredging Division Van Oord, […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The largest port development in Cairns’ history is now complete, providing a much-needed shot in the arm for the tropical north city as it continues its COVID-19 recovery, Queensland Government announced today. Crews have wrapped up works on the final stage of the Palaszczuk Government’s $127 million shipping development project, putting the finishing touches on […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has recently completed works in Vlissingen and Brest on two Jan de Nul’s vessels. One of these is the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Leiv Eiriksson and the other is the Vole au vent, a 140-meter jack-up vessel, built specifically for the installation of the latest generation of offshore wind turbines. […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major milestone has been achieved in the construction of the new IJmuiden sea lock, with the successful immersion of the caisson for the outer lock head into its final position, informs Royal BAM Group. The caisson, in and out of which the lock gates will slide, is the size of an apartment building, 80 meters […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Darwin Port Corporation has lodged an application to deepen the shipping channel into the harbour by removing an area of sand ridges at Charles Point Patches. “The projected growth in trade activity and development of major projects in the Territory will see an increase in shipping traffic at Darwin’s East Arm Port,” the Chief […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Chairman Bob Gibbs (R-OH) will convene the panel’s first hearing on developing a Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). One of the Committee’s top priorities this Congress, WRDA legislation focuses on developing, maintaining, and supporting the Nation’s port and waterway infrastructure, as well as addressing targeted flood protection and environmental […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attended the ceremony of launching the Suez Canal Axis Development Project at the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) club, Ismailia governorate. SCA Chairman Lt. General Mohab Mamesh delivered a speech, recalling that Egyptians have scarified their lives to dig the Suez Canal, which changed the history and became the life line […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released its ‘Facts About’ publication on backhoe dredgers. ‘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 a […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Ports of Auckland (POAL) has applied to Auckland Council for consent to deepen the city’s shipping channel and a resource consent hearing on the matter will be held next week. Auckland’s population is forecast to grow significantly, with a million more people expected to live here by 2050. More people means more demand for the […]

  • 7 August 2012

    Keeping with the tradition of the new records that are set at the Olympic Games 2012, Krishnapatnam Port has also achieved in setting a new world record in the maritime world by discharging 122,247 MTs of Coal in just 24 hrs using the conventional unloading system in form of advanced Mobile Harbor cranes. Great awards […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Moray Council, the only authority in Scotland to own a dredger, invited Liebherr-Great Britain to design and supply an excavator for direct mounting on its new £2.5 million dredger, MV (Marine Vessel) Selkie. The R 936 excavator, supplied with marine specification and two excavation buckets, was selected for its ability to fulfill the requirement to […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Finnish dredging equipment manufacturer, Wasa Dredging, is getting ready to present its both existing and new models at the upcoming NEVA 2015 show in St Petersburg, Russia. At the event, the equipment and sales branch of the company will introduce two new models the BHD 48000 and BHD 28000 as well as the previous […]

  • 7 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Van Oord: New SRI Vessel for Offshore Division Van Oord has ordered a new subsea rock installation vessel. Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group Shanghai will build the vessel at its Ningbo yard in China. The vessel will be delivered in 2016.   GLDD Wins $30 Mln Freeport Harbor Contract Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (Great Lakes), the […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Congressman Steven Palazzo, Assistant Republican Whip, and member of the Sea Power and Projection Forces Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee, joined Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus in releasing a statement after receiving final confirmation that the commissioning of the USS Mississippi will take place in Pascagoula: Congressman Steven Palazzo: “Over the past […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Rohr division of Rohr-Idreco has announced the successful startup of its first Land-based Mobile Bucketladder, a K 125 R dredger in Canada. This dredger is being used in a new pit in lieu of a long arm single bucket excavator due to its deeper digging depth, dewatering & oversize separation screening and very low […]

  • 12 December 2012

    Nicaragua’s river-dredging machine, which was christened the “Doña Laura” in mock homage to Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla, has been given a more diplomatically correct name at the behest of President Daniel Ortega. Edén Pastora, who is heading Nicaragua’s river-dredging operation on the Río San Juan, told TV Channel 63 news that he had named […]

  • 7 March 2013

    Italy’s leading dredger builder, Italdraghe SpA, returns to Seawork this year to preview its new range of innovative Marina Master cutter suction dredgers, designed in conjunction with fellow exhibitor Goodchild Marine (UK). The first dredger will be on the pontoons at Seawork: This exceptionally versatile and manoeuvrable dredger is perfect for precision dredging projects in […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Starting in Europe and Japan, Komatsu Ltd. has begun with the launching of the PC200i-10 and PC210LCi-10 intelligent Machine Control (iMC) hydraulic excavators. With a plan to introduce them to the United States in November, Komatsu is working to aggressively promote them in advanced countries which lead ICT-based construction. For these iMC hydraulic excavators, Komatsu […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    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). Following the delivery, the company congratulated the Mexican Navy for the flagging and entering into service the new vessels. The dredger will undertake various dredging, depth maintenance and land reclamation projects […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Burke Mountain Naturalists (BMN) are calling on Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT) to reconsider its plans to dump dredged materials into the Burrard Inlet, the Tri City News reports. Elaine Golds, a spokesperson for BMN, said in a letter to the city of Port Moody and the company that the few samples that were taken for […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Italdraghe SpA, an Italian manufacturer of specifically designed dredging and mining applications, delivered another Marina Master 8000 dredger to Brighton, in September 2016, and another one of the same will be delivered to the United Kingdom in the following weeks.  This is the second dredger of its kind to be supplied to a UK marina […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Specialist surveys to collect information on the physical characteristics of land and seabed regions around Western Port will be finished by the end of August. The geotechnical and geophysical survey programs began in December and were carried out to give the Port of Hastings Development Authority a better understanding of the local coastal and marine […]