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

    The New Suez Canal development scheme is progressing well and is scheduled to be completed this August. The opening of the new waterway will almost double the Suez Canal capacity and is expected to increase annual revenues to $13.5 billion by 2023. The project was launched by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish in […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    On February 19, 2015 the PortNews Media Group, dedicated to maritime transport issues, hosted at one of its best facility in Moscow, the 2nd International Forum of Dredging Companies. Hereby we are bringing you an exclusive interview with the PortNews Media Group General Director, Ms Elena Snitko, the organizer of the event. DT: With the dust still […]

  • 22 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Exclusive Update: DEME’s Dredgers at New Suez Canal  DEME, an international group of specialized companies in the field of capital and maintenance dredging, land reclamation, port infrastructure development, etc. has announced that their part of dredging works on the New Suez Canal are on schedule and 50% […]

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

                    Order Placed for World’s Largest Cutter Suction Dredger Jan De Nul Group has placed an order for a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger JDN8069 with the Croatian shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste.   Boskalis, Van Oord Sign Rio de Janeiro Dredging Contract Edinho Araujo, head of the Special Ports […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Prepared by its working group on Adaptive Management (AM), the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has published a new paper which aims to further the debate on AM, as an important tool, in managing dredging and reclamation projects in an environmentally friendly manner. Entitled ‘Integrating Adaptive Environmental Management into Dredging Projects’ the paper covers objectives for […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Suez Canal dredging scheme comes as a part of the mega New Suez Canal project. Besides dredging, the project includes development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port Said. Also included in the project is a seaport in the South Sinai city of Nuweiba and the development […]

  • 8 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

                    Order Placed for World’s Largest Cutter Suction Dredger  Jan De Nul Group has placed an order for a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger JDN8069 with the Croatian shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste. Boskalis, Van Oord Sign Rio de Janeiro Dredging Contract  Edinho Araujo, head of the Special Ports Ministry […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Indonesian and Dutch government today launched a comprehensive five-year multi million public-private partnership initiative for enhancing coastal safety at the North Coast of Java. The partnership aims to build stable coastlines with reduced erosion risk through a unique integration of mangrove restoration, small scale hard-engineering and sustainable land use. The initiative, financed by the […]

  • 1 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Picture of the Day: Dredgers Crowding New Suez The New Suez Canal project is currently under construction and is scheduled to be delivered next August.   Chief Mate Guilty Over Fatal Dredger Collision On the 8th June 2014 the Shoreway, a 98 metre 5000 tonne dredger, owned […]

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

    On the 8th June 2014 the Shoreway, a 98 metre 5000 tonne dredger, owned by Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster NV, collided with a Moody 31 sailing yacht Orca at the entrance to the River Orwell in Suffolk. At the helm of the Shoreway at the time was Mr Gerardus Chapel who was employed as Chief Mate. […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, recently deployed its first dredging vessels to the New Suez Canal project. At the moment, they have three vessels in operation, two stationary cutter suction dredgers and the large self-propelled cutter suction dredger Artemis. This fleet will gradually be expanded with additional two dredging […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VolkerWessels UK group businesses VolkerFitzpatrick, VolkerStevin and VolkerGround Engineering have been named finalists in three categories of the Ground Engineering Awards 2015. Established to recognize excellence in the ground engineering industry, the Ground Engineering Awards assess technical ability, innovation, efficiency and sustainability to highlight the best the industry has to offer. Sustainability Award VolkerFitzpatrick has […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Second International Forum of Dredging Companies was held with great success last Thursday, February 19th 2015, at the St. Regis Moscow, Russia. The II Moscow Dredging Forum was organized by the “PortNews” Media-Group with FSUE Rosmorport as a General Partner and Van Oord as a General Sponsor. Major dredging companies like Van Oord, Mordraga (DEME), Boskalis, DAMEN, Jan de […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Utilizing the national capability of the Water and Environment Management (WEM) Framework, the Environment Agency have appointed VBA (an alliance of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins) to deliver a program of works at the Albert Dock along the Humber in Hull. The project forms part of the Environment Agency’s Asset Recovery program to repair the […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi yesterday inspected the digging and dredging operations under the New Suez Canal project. The Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, Mohab Mamish, hosted Sisi, briefing him about the progress being made on the project. They also discussed the outlines of the Suez development plans, including extension of east Port Said seaport […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Only three more days are left till the beginning of the II International Forum of Dredging Companies in Moscow.  The event, supported by IADC and Association of see commercial ports of Russia, will be organized by the “PortNews” Media-Group and held in Moscow, Russia on February 19th 2015. Participation of top managers representing the world’s […]

  • 15 February 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Picture of the Day: ‘Artemis’ in New Suez Canal The New Suez Canal dredging program is moving ahead. The Van Oord’s self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘Artemis’ arrived two days ago at the site and started work immediately.   VIDEO: Reuse of Dredged Materials by DEME DEME has […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Suez Canal development program is part of the Suez Canal mega project, which includes the development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port Said, in addition to a seaport in the South Sinai city of Nuweiba and the development of Sharm Al-Sheikh airport. The New Suez […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In 2014, Merford supplied a cabin to Boskalis for its Manu Pekka dredger. In 2015, a new backhoe dredger will be installed on the ship and Merford was asked to develop an operator cabin for this crane. This type of crane is normally used in the mining sector. Therefore, a standard cabin was not an […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New Suez Canal development program is progressing according to schedule. The new canal is part of the Suez Canal development mega project, which includes the development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port Said, in addition to a seaport in the South Sinai city of Nuweiba and […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging OY Ltd, a marine offshore and inland water construction company from Finland, will be the sponsor of the 2nd International Forum of Dredging Companies, which will be held on 19 February 2015, in Moscow. The event is organized by Media-Group PortNews with FSUE Rosmorport as a General Partner and Van Oord as a General […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DutchWorkboats, an Amsterdam based manufacturer of workboats, has introduced Bob Scheiberlich, their new field and sales expert. “Before Bob came along, we had a hunch, but not a clue how to connect best to the specific breed of dredging clients. With Bob, we have already seen proof that DWB and dredging are a great match,” DutchWorkboats said. “As […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co., Ltd. (China) will be the sponsor of the 2nd International Forum of Dredging Companies, which will be held on February 19th 2015, in Moscow. The event is organized by Media-Group PortNews with FSUE Rosmorport as a General Partner and Van Oord as a General Sponsor. Some of the topics to be […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mohab Mamish, the chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, stated that 86% of dry digging in the new canal has been completed, explaining that there is no influence on navigation at the Suez Canal. Mamish added that Houthis threats in Yemen to close the Strait of Bab el-Mandeb will not affect navigation in the Suez […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    MRTS JSC and Trest Zapsibgidrostroi LLC have joined the list of sponsors of the 2nd International Forum of Dredging Companies, which will be held on February 19th 2015 in Moscow. The forum venue is the St. Regis Hotel in Moscow and the event organizer is media group PortNews. The forum partner is FSUE Rosmorport. MRTS JSC, […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Little more than two weeks are left before the start of the II International Forum of Dredging Companies in Moscow. The event, supported by IADC and Association of see commercial ports of Russia, will be organized by the “PortNews” Media-Group and held in Moscow, Russia on February 19th 2015. Some of the topics to be covered at […]