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  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Fabian Manning announced yesterday that the Government of Canada will invest in major improvement projects at eleven small craft harbors in Newfoundland and Labrador. Funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for fishermen and harbor users across the province. “Since 2006, our Government has continuously made major investments that create opportunities for […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Enterprise Products Partners L.P. said today that it has loaded the first cargo of refined products for export from its reactivated marine terminal in Beaumont, Texas. Located on the Neches River, the terminal can load at rates up to 15,000 barrels per hour. The facility includes a dock with a 40-foot draft that can accommodate […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 March 2012

    Xiangyu Dredging Holdings Limited, the largest privately owned dredging company in China in terms of dredging volume in 2010, has announced the completion of acquiring the equity interest in Jiangsu Jiaolong Salvage Harbour Engineering Co. Ltd. (Jiangsu Jiaolong). Jiangsu Jiaolong is principally engaged in the business of salvaging sunk objects and contractor of provision of […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VolkerStevin has been awarded a £19 million contract by the Defense Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to upgrade Mare Harbor. The announcement comes after Defense Secretary Michael Fallon visited the Falkland Islands in February, and forms part of his commitment for £180 million investment over the next decade to modernize the military infrastructure on the Islands. The contract is […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    More than 100,000 persons here have been affected by floods that continue to rise following days of incessant rains in Maguindanao and North Cotabato, officials announced. Lawyer Cynthia Guiani Sayadi, Cotabato City administrator, said 26 of Cotabato City’s 37 villages have been submerged by flood waters for a week already forcing thousands of resident to […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two days ago, Egypt’s prime minister Ibrahim Mahlab paid a visit to Ismailia to follow up the ongoing work at the new Suez Canal project and congratulate the workers on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. Upon his arrival, Mahlab held a meeting with Suez Canal Authority Head Mohab Mamish and a number of officials including […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Meridian Port Services Limited (MPS) successfully completed the entire Phase 1 works of the Tema Port Expansion Project in Ghana (also known as Terminal 3 of Tema Port) on April 30, 2020.  “As per the terms of the Concession, MPS Terminal 3 was expected to Go-Live on 28th June 2019 on 2 berths and the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]