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  • 8 February 2012

    Fulco Vrooland will join IHC Merwede on 15 February 2012 as the company’s new Dredging Sales Director. He will succeed Arie Korevaar. Mr Vrooland began his career with Tsuji Heavy Industries in Japan, which produces marine equipment for worldwide export. He worked there for ten years and was ultimately responsible for the entire sales and […]

  • 17 February 2012

      Production on HMS Prince of Wales, the second Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier, has started yesterday at BAE Systems in Portsmouth Naval Base – the future home of the Queen Elizabeth Class. Work on the forward section of the hull, known as Lower Block 02, commenced as Commander-in -Chief Fleet Admiral George Zambellas cut […]

  • 14 December 2012

    The Georgia Ports Authority on Friday unveiled its first four electrified rubber-tired gantry cranes (ERTG), making the GPA the first in North America to introduce this cleaner and more efficient method of operation. The new technology reduces fuel consumption by an estimated 95 percent. “This transition to electrified RTGs is an important milestone for the […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Leaders from the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA) and Lowcountry Economic Alliance (LEA) signed a joint resolution today recognizing that maintaining strong port capacity and deepening both the Savannah and Charleston harbors are critical to the economic health of both the State of Georgia and the State of South Carolina. Additionally, […]

  • 28 May 2020

    Damen has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger(CSD) 350 to Brazil. This dredger was Damen’s first to be sold to this South American country. During the challenging Covid-19 period, the dismountable dredger has been assembled and launched by the customer and commissioned on site with Damen assistance at the Vale Brucutu mine. Brucutu mine is an […]

  • 8 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    IQPC is pleased to announce Dredging WA 2010. Due to market demand we are now holding our Dredging event later in the year to ensure accessibility for all stakeholders involved in Dredging. This event will share knowledge with all stakeholders involved in dredging projects from approval through to delivery. Port infrastructure is an essential part […]

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

    Two state-of-the-art Hitachi Large Excavators EX-1900-6 BH will arrive in Qatar next month to take part in the New Doha Port Project. The new port will be located to the north of Mesaieed, and will cover 20 square kilometers.  Hitachi Construction Machinery Middle East Corporation FZE dealer for Qatar, Arabian Supply Center (ASC) recently sold […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Employees of PusAir, the Indonesian knowledge and research institute for water management, paid a visit to Deltares between 14 and 18 January in order to learn more about Dutch coastal modelling methods and examine the opportunities for exchanging knowledge. PusAir is keen to find out more about coastal development and management. With more than 17,000 […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thirteen Great Lakes Senators yesterday have sent a letter to key legislators who will lead the House/Senate conference on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act urging them to include provisions that will bring more Federal dredging dollars back to the Lakes and break the dredging crisis’ stranglehold on shipping on the Fourth Seacoast. Years […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    58 port development projects in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode have been awarded up to 31st March, 2013. Out of these 29 projects have been completed, 16 are at various stages of construction and the remaining 13 have been awarded during 2012-13. A list of 16 PPP projects which are under implementation/construction is given below: […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Darwin Port Corporation has identified the need to significantly improve shipping access to accommodate larger and more numerous vessels. This came as a part of its strategic planning to support major projects and diverse Port users, including fully loaded LNG tankers, dry bulk carriers and new cruise liners such as the Queen Mary 2, which is now a regular visitor to Darwin. […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – is continuing construction activities at the sea lock during the summer months. These activities include the sinking operation of the inner lock head, construction work to connect the dividing wall to the outer lock head, and work […]

  • 1 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular interviews from the past year.   Interview with UniSite COO, Focusing on In-Depth Cooperation with Customers UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took part in some very significant projects all over […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    An ongoing maintenance program consisting of both land-based and sea-based dredging methods is set to proceed for the Whakatane Harbor entrance, following approval by the District Council’s Projects and Services Committee. A report to the committee last week discussed the maintenance options investigated by Opus International Consultants, which assessed the feasibility of the available dredging methods. […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has challenged the Minister for the Environment Tony Burke to address the core concerns of the World Heritage Committee over the issue that could ruin the Great Barrier Reef – industrialisation including port development, thousands more coal ships and dredging and dumping in the Reef’s waters. Felicity Wishart, Great […]

  • 8 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Broads Authority has been awarded around £800,000 from the European Regional Development Fund to develop innovative dredging solutions for the management of the waterways. The project, which is called PRISMA (Promoting Integrated Sediment Management) involves working with Dutch, Belgian and French partners and will help to deliver planned projects highlighted in the Authority’s […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following increasing demand for mid-sized excavators in Europe, Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (KCME) has announced the launch of the all-new SK75SR-7 and SK85MSR-7. Several years of research and development, including valuable feedback from the European market on the previous SK75SR-3 and SK85MSR-3 excavators, has led to a number of significant improvements in the new […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Minutes of Discussion has been signed between Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL) for granting of Grab Hopper Dredger Machine. This support under Japanese Grant Aid Scheme will strengthen the maintenance dredging capacity at the fishery harbors under purview of the Ceylon Fishery Harbors Corporation (CFHC), Sri Lanka. The […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The European Ships and Maritime Equipment Association (SEA Europe) has announced that IHC Merwede’s President, Govert Hamers, will succeed Lars Gorvell-Dahll as Chairman in October 2013. Mr Gorvell-Dahll’s will step down midway through his tenure to become the Managing Director of the maritime arm of the Federation of Norwegian Industries. SEA Europe was jointly founded […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Insurance company Prudential has been named as the cornerstone investor in Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay project. According to the deal, Prudential plans to invest up to $160 million in the first renewable energy scheme of its type in the world.  The deal forms part of Prudential’s commitment to invest alongside five other major UK insurance […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vryhof, designer, manufacturer and supplier of drag anchors and related mooring equipment, has successfully completed extensive field tests with the Stevshark Rex anchor in Australian waters, proving its suitability for hard soils and carbonate rocks. “This completely new anchor with its radically new fluke and shank geometries has already been designated by insiders as the ‘game […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced a $10.8 million TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) grant for the rehabilitation of the Wando Welch Terminal project. This is just out of 72 transportation projects in 46 states and the District of Columbia that will receive a total of approximately $600 million from the Department of Transportation’s discretionary grant program. Maritime […]

  • 14 February 2014

    NuStar Energy L.P. announced that the company has completed construction of a private marine loading dock at its North Beach Terminal in Corpus Christi, Texas, and has its first ship at the dock to be loaded with crude oil. Originally scheduled to be completed in the second quarter of this year, NuStar expedited the project […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The five compact radius Cat® E2 Series Mini Hydraulic Excavators—303.5E2, 304E2, 305E2, 305.5E2 and 308E2—will all be produced at Caterpillar’s new 850,000 square foot facility in Athens, Georgia, USA and will also use the new High Definition Hydraulic system. The E2 models are designed to carry on the solid performance of their E Series predecessor, […]

  • 30 July 2012

    Following the record-breaking floods that devastated Fiji in March, Sunshine Coast-based dredging and civil engineering company Hall Contracting has joined local Nadi businesses to assist the community, providing $FJD 15,000 (just over $AUD 8,000) that will be used to bring children back to school. Hall Contracting Managing Director Cameron Hall said he was saddened to […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Dr. Robert Randall, W. H. Bauer Professor in Dredging Engineering in the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently conducted laboratory experiments using a model dredge at the Haynes Coastal Engineering Laboratory. Three graduate students, Joe Girani, Josh Lewis and Paulo de Oliveira, Jr., and Haynes Laboratory staff members John Reed and Kirk […]