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  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Coda Octopus Echoscope® Real-Time 3D sonar has been selected by Vale S.A. to produce dynamic underwater surveys during construction operations on the North Berth of Pier IV at the Ponta da Madeira Maritime Terminal in Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil. Vale S.A. is a global mining company with headquarters in Brazil and operations in over 30 […]

  • 2 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 27 – December 3, 2017).   Converting Platform Supply Vessels Into Dredgers In the wake of the well-documented downturn in the oil and gas markets in recent years, an increasing number of platform supply vessels (PSVs) are currently under-utilized […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Wilson Sons Estaleiros, one of Brazil’s largest providers of integrated logistics and supply chain solutions, began April with the dry-docking of the hydraulic backhoe dredger Simson – owned by Dutch company Van Oord.  The dry-docking includes structural repairs and improvements in the box-cooler, according to an official Wilson Sons’s announcement. The operation took place in […]

  • 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. […]

  • 1 February 2012

    The Port of Tubarão in Vitória has received Vale Rio de Janeiro, a Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) which is capable of transporting 400,000 metric tons of iron ore. The docking of this vessel marks the first stage in Vale’s project in Espírito Santo to receive the world’s largest ore carriers. Vale has been studying […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Latin America – and especially Brazil – is booming. And port development and dredging is an essential element. Dredging in Latin America has been steadily growing over the last few years including such mega-projects as the Superporto do Açu. And many more projects and works are going on or being planned for the near future. […]

  • 3 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 28 – November 3, 2019).   Launching of TSHD Meuse River Set for November 16 A launching ceremony of the new 7.950m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Meuse River will take place on Saturday, November 16, 2019.   Hansel […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has just confirmed that they will take part in the capital and maintenance dredging of the Brazilian Port of Santos, the largest port in Latin America.  The project will be undertaken in a joint venture with Van Oord, Boskalis said. The contract carries a total value for the joint venture of approximately EUR 110 million. In […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the New Year finally here, DredgingToday will take you back to some of the most read stories of December 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 the […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) inaugurated the First International Maintenance Congress, highlighting a culture of profitability, maintenance and sustainability for businesses. Experts from United States, Chile, Costa Rica, Colombia, Mexico, Brazil, Uruguay and Panama will participate. The congress will be held in the Ascanio Arosemena Training Center until January 18, 2013. Professionals in the fields […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following the success of the DYNAREV experiment in the summer of 2017, a second Bath-led laboratory experiment on a low cost style of dynamic revetment was carried out in collaboration with researchers from institutions in both Europe and Brazil, supported by GCRF funding. Traditionally, coastal protection uses solutions such as sea walls or beach nourishment. […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DTA Engenharia, a Brazilian-based company, was the winning bidder of a massive $134.5 million worth Port of Paranaguá dredging contract, reported the Secretariat for Ports (SEP). The next step in the bidding process is the qualification phase. The contract comes as a part of the National Dredging Program II, under which approx. $1.6 billion is going to be invested by the […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Joe Nielsen, the former CFO for APM Terminals’ activities in the Americas Region has been named Managing Director, Latin American Terminals, as the high-growth markets of Latin America continue to be a focus area of the company’s investment planning. Latin American container trade has been projected by Drewry Maritime Research to expand by 6.5% this […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Veracel Celulose, a Brazilian company involved in the forestry and pulp mill businesses, has found Damen in their quest for a solution to keep their Belmonte maritime terminal at sufficient water depth. Jointly Veracel and Damen evaluated the situation on site and developed a solution to maintain the terminal water depth. The solution was a combination […]

  • 19 November 2010

    Construction work is well underway on the new Port of Acu, a huge project being hailed as a concept that will change the future of port … (steelguru) [mappress] Source: steelguru, November 19, 2010;

  • 19 November 2010

    Ultracargo concentrate its activities in the liquid bulk storage business, a segment in which it has a leading position and will continue to seek opportunities to leverage the benefits of a growing demand for logistics infrastructure in Brazil. In October 2010, Ultracargo announced the expansion of the storage capacity of its terminal in Santos by […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port and Terminal Development Brazil conference is scheduled for 19 – 20 May 2014, in Pullman São Paulo Ibirapuera, São Paulo. Program highlights include the following: – Critical updates on the new port reform law; – Panel discussion exploring the future of the Brazilian terminal sector featuring senior representatives from ABTRA, Syndarma, ABTP and […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A keel laying ceremony for a new IHC Easydredge 700 took place last week at the Rio Maguari Shipyard in Belem, Para, Brazil. According to Royal IHC, IMA will be the name of the dredger that the Dutch company set to deliver to the Peruvian Cohidro and means ‘friend’ in a local dialect of the […]

  • 31 October 2012

    Daniel Vinent, the port’s Director of Planning and Development, introduced plans for the capital development project at the Itaqui port. This program includes spending of $3.2 billion to overhaul the port operational infrastructure, according to thebulletinpanama.com. The plan includes: – refurbishing existing berths, – building 16 new ones, – dredging. Vinent also stated that the […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just released its latest trading update, saying that the market picture for the coming period would be characterized by continued lower volumes of work and pressure on both utilization levels and margins. Compared to the same period last year, revenue declined at virtually stable fleet utilization rates. Weak market conditions resulted […]

  • 19 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    ZWIJNDRECHT – Within the context of a princely mission titled “Multisectoral – Brazil”, prepared by FIT (Flanders Investment & Trade) the Belgian crown prince Filip has visited today the remediation project of the contaminated site “Lixao da Alemoa” in Santos, executed by DEME subsidiary DEC. During the princely mission to Brazil, prince Filip visited the […]

  • 27 December 2010

    Funds to be allocated to Itajai Port Complex for deepening dredging of its approach channel and turning circle from 11 to 14 meters have … (safewaters) [mappress] Source: safewaters, December 28, 2010;

  • 1 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has won a contract for the construction of a new port terminal TX2 at Superporto do Açu. The Açu Superport industrial complex in the north of Rio de Janeiro state is the largest port-industry enterprise in Latin America and is expected to become one of the largest port complexes in […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen in cooperation with Endratech will next month launch their Dredging Seminar in Latin America. The Dredging Seminar 2019 is aimed at engineers, managers, and consultants involved in contracting dredge related projects from both publishers as contractor side, such as dredging contractors, mining companies, construction companies, port authorities, government institutions, etc. According to Damen, the […]

  • 2 October 2012

    The Government of Uruguay is receiving requests from many parties interested in participating in a Data Room for the construction and operation of a deepwater port in the Department of Rocha. The project will be developed incorporating private-sector participation under Uruguay’s new PPP rules (Law 18.786 dated 7/19/2011). It calls for the design, construction, operation […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     Royal IHC has just released this very interesting behind-the-scenes video of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) 4,200m³ D11 – 21 DE JULIO. The TSHD was partially built in the Netherlands, before being completed in Montevideo, Uruguay, for the Administración Nacional de Puertos (ANP). The basic design and detailed engineering of the vessel was […]