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  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Partrac, a Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy group, has been commissioned to assist Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (FURG) in a large scale dredge and spoil disposal monitoring campaign. Under the contract, Partrac is to employ their proprietary dual signature particle tracking technology to improve understanding of the spatiotemporal distribution of dredge spoil, disposed […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Canadian-based dredging company, ECO Technologies announced today that its subsidiary based in Belo Horizonte – ECO Minas Dragagens – has signed a major production contract with Vale Fertilizantes S.A., a subsidiary of Brazilian mining giant Vale S.A. The contract, for which the kick off meeting and official signing took place in Uberaba on Monday, June […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Italian dredger manufacturer ITALDRAGHE SpA has announced that it will attend the 14th International Mining Exhibition EXPOSIBRAM. This very important industrial event is scheduled for September 23-26th, 2013, in EXPOMINAS Convention Center, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. With 56,475 attendees and 389 exhibitors from 23 countries, the 14th International Mining Exhibition (EXPOSIBRAM) and the Brazilian Mining […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations at the Brazilian Port of Santos are officially underway, the port said in their latest announcement. This development program also includes the reinforcing of the structure for the installation of rails for new ship to shore cranes at TECON Santos, located on the left bank of the Port of Santos. The scheme […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded a contract by the Brazilian Ministry of Transport, Ports and Civil Aviation for the capital and maintenance dredging of the port of Santos. According to Van Oord, the project that will be performed in the largest port of South America will be executed in a joint venture with Boskalis. The […]

  • 16 February 2012

      HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, together with a high-level delegation, has inspected progress on the first phase of the terminal operator’s Embraport project, the largest Brazilian private multi-modal port terminal in the city of Santos. The first phase of Embraport (Empresa Brasileira de Terminais) is scheduled to be completed in 2013. […]

  • 4 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 28 – December 4, 2016).    Boskalis Wins EUR 120 Million Dredging Contract in Brazil Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by Açu Petróleo S.A. (joint venture company of Prumo Logística S.A. and Oiltanking Gmbh) for […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    An official Brazilian delegation recently visited Deltares to discuss possibilities to better connect vertical reference systems covering both land and sea using accurate hydrodynamic modelling. The delegation includes specialists from the Ministry of the Environment (MMA), from the Navy’s Hydrography Center (CHM), from the Army’s Geography Service (DSG), from the federal Geological Service (CPRM), from […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 November 2012

    LLX, the logistics company of EBX Group, and GE do Brasil (GE) have signed a contract entailing the construction of a plant in the landside area of Açu Superport, currently under construction in São João da Barra (RJ). The industrial plant will be installed in the Metalworking Cluster in an area of 322,498 m², primarily […]

  • 18 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The National Environment Council of Brazil (CONAMA) adopted the Resolution 454/2012. This Resolution replaces the Resolution 344/2004 and establishes general guidelines and procedures for managing dredged material. The new rule mainly covers dredging activities in port areas and inland waterways, and has to be followed during the environmental licensing of these projects. [mappress] Press Release, […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    FCC is building the expansion of the Açu Superport, which lies about 315 kilometres north of Rio de Janeiro. The project has a price tag of over 407 million euros and a completion period of 32 months. The contract calls for FCC to build Terminal TX-1 in Açu, which is located in São João da […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, offshore companies and other organizations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies organizes the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The IADC Seminar will be held for the 2nd time in Brazil from Monday 15 April through […]

  • 4 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    LIEBHERR Container Cranes Ltd. recently delivered two Ship-to-Shore Container Cranes to TCP Paranagua, Brazil. The container cranes have a waterside outreach of 52.50m., span of 18m. and landside backreach of 15.00m. Total lift height under spreader is 38m. S.W.L. is 65 Tonnes under Twin Lift Spreader and 75 Tonnes under hookbeam. Hoist Speed is 70–175m/min […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen has delivered two complete DOP packages to Acciona Infraestructuras, S.A., a Spanish construction company. The DOP submersible dredge pumps are being used in a large harbor construction project in Brazil. The DOP pumps empty concrete caissons to be able to reposition these as a breakwater. At Sao Joao de Barra, which is located along […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, off-shore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies organises the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The IADC Seminar will be held for the 2nd time in Brazil from Monday 15 April through […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Aiming to extract raw materials from the bottom of Vale lake, suction dredgers and draglines are being used in this dredging program. The dredging project is located at the industrial complex of Vale Fertilizers in Uberaba, in the lagoon complex RLT2. Vale has invested in fertilizers to supply the Brazilian market and help develop the […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, during a conference call with market analyst, the CEO of LLX, Marcus Berto, stated that the signing of the Commitment with EIG Group confirms the competitive advantages offered by Açu Superport and the venture’s capacity to attract global investors interested in infrastructure ventures. The Company Announcement published yesterday stated that the commitment stipulates the […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment, offering a complete range of heavy-duty and cost-effective submersible dredge pumps, has just released a video about its DOP submersible dredge pump emptying concrete caissons in Brazil. These compact DOP pumps are directly powered by a hydraulic motor, mounted in a protective casing. The pioneering system of using concrete caissons for artificial […]

  • 20 September 2010

    The construction of a 1380-metre long jetty, with 25-metre deep foundations, in the port of Sohar is on schedule. From the first quarter of next year, the structure will have to accommodate the next generation of ‘Very Large Ore Carriers’ (400,000 dwt). The Port of Rotterdam Authority is sharing in the construction costs, by contributing […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Vale, a Brazilian mining company, is moving ahead with emergency projects to implement measures for containing the tailings coming from Dam I of the Córrego do Feijão Mine, located in Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, Brazil.  In Section 1 of the plan, in the affected 10-km stretch that extends from Dam 1 to the Paraopeba River, running […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Since 2011 Boskalis has been involved in the construction of the Açu Port in São João da Barra, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), one of the largest greenfield ports in the Americas. The Açu Port consists of two terminals: T1, an offshore terminal for handling iron ore and oil, and T2, an onshore terminal built around the […]

  • 27 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 21-27, 2016).   Dredging Barge Grounded on Niles Beach The U.S. Coast Guard harbormaster is working to secure dredging barges after one of the barges broke free from its mooring in Gloucester Harbor.   Russia to Build Modern Dredgers […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sudamericana Agencias Aereas y Maritimas S.A. (SAAM) for a joint harbour towage operation within the American Continent. The partnership would involve two joint ventures and is between SMIT, a wholly owned subsidiary of Boskalis, and SAAM. The geographic scope […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and SAAM S.A. (SAAM) have announced that they have successfully created a joint harbor towage operation within the American Continent in Brazil, Mexico, Canada and Panama. The intended partnership, which is between SMIT, a wholly owned subsidiary of Boskalis, and SAAM, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sociedad Matriz SAAM S.A. […]

  • 23 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded two dredging projects in the port of Suape, Brazil. Together the two contracts are worth more than EUR 165 million. The client is Suape Complexo Industrial Portuario Governador Eraldo Gueiros, the port authority for the State of Pernambuco. Work on the two projects is scheduled to begin in late 2011. […]