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  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    TBG Harlingen – Thecla Bodewes Group has just announced that the sea trials of the Boskalis’ new water injection dredger Terra Plana were successfully completed. The contract for the construction of the Terra Plana was signed on June 3, 2015 and the actual work on the dredger began in September 2015. Main characteristics of the Terra […]

  • 20 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      On 19 October 2011, a first milestone in the construction of the new locks in the Panama Canal was reached. At 9.40 am, the Administración del Canal de Panama (ACP) flooded the first section of the newly excavated lock lanes on the Pacific Side. The excavation works close to the Centenario Bridge are executed […]

  • 4 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar is introducing a revised line-up of 20-24 tonne E Series crawler excavators. The Cat® 320E, 323E and the reduced radius 320E RR adopt the EU Stage IIIB Cat C6.6 ACERTTM engine, providing reduced emissions and fuel consumption savings of up to 11%, compared to comparative D Series models while providing fuel savings of 8% […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cat® Pro Series Hydraulic Thumbs expand the versatility of Cat hydraulic excavators in the 311 through 329 model range and deliver high performance and exacting compatibility with today’s Cat excavators, buckets and couplers. Pro Series thumbs mount on the bucket pin and move along the same arc as the bucket edge, providing solid grip and […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The largest and most efficient backhoe dredger in the world, Magnor, has docked at the Boskalis’ main office in Papendrecht, the Netherlands. The vessel, built by Ravestein, includes all the necessary equipment such as a large deck workshop, stores, machinery and an accommodation fully outfitted to receive a crew of eight. With the spuds of 40 m length, […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bills Bay Marina will now have one of the deepest harbors around the Red Wing area. “We began our dredge project on Monday, April 29th, and completed the removal of 16,600 CY of material on May 10th, 2013,” announced billsbay.com. On April 29th, Portable Barge Services came down to the marina and marked out the […]

  • 13 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 7-13, 2017).   Second Dredge for Buxton Beach Nourishment Weeks Marine has resumed Buxton Beach Nourishment operations after two days of being shut down due to weather, reports Dare County.   Rotterdam Offshore Center Project Update The Port of […]

  • 22 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede Holds Naming Ceremony for Dredger ITALENI The South African company Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has named its 750m3 grab hopper dredger, ITALENI, during a special ceremony hosted by the shipbuilder IHC Merwede.    Maldives: Hulhumalé Land Reclamation Contract Awarded A US$50 million contract for dredging and reclamation work in Hulhumalé has been […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge LLC, a world leader in dredge technology, has delivered its second new 18-inch x 18-inch Marlin Class dredge along with a DSC multipurpose workboat to a contractor in Nigeria. These Marlin Class dredges are being used primarily on channel dredging, land development and reclamation as well as mining sharp sand out of the […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Suez Canal Project is moving ahead. Around 17.5 million cubic meters of material have been dug so far. The digging works were divided into 33 sectors and assigned to specialized civil companies and two road divisions of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority. The project will boost Egypt’s economy and help speed up the movement […]

  • 16 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cat 3500 engine series has been recognised as the commercial marine industry leader since its initial manufacture in the 1970s. The latest step in the evolution of the engine line is the launch of the Cat 3512C and 3516C Diesel Electric Propulsion (DEP)… Source: Baird Maritime, November 16, 2009;

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterking, a market leader in Western Europe in the production of amphibious excavators and accessories, has released a video about WK 250 NG with Caterpillar 324D upper structure and Damen dredging pump. The video has been made in the Netherlands as all the machines are fully tested in the field before they are delivered to their new […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the shores of Lake Victoria in Kenya, a jetty has been built to accommodate vessels such as fuel barges. The complete project included a 95 m long jetty, an approach road and 237 m long bridge and the embankment. A Damen’s DOP200 submersible dredge pump was used before and after the project to prepare […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Pon Power, the Dutch Caterpillar® dealer, and Bolier, the MaK dealer for the Benelux, have recently signed a three year contract with Van Oord, the world’s leading dredging, hydraulics and offshore projects contractor. Together the two Pon companies will be responsible for the full maintenance and repair work on all Cat and MaK engines in […]

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

    Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) and Weeks Marine, Inc. (WMI) have signed a contract to complete the construction of Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger, the Magdalen.  The contract for the 356’ twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger that will be constructed at Eastern’s Allanton Panama City, Florida facility, was signed on Friday, March 27th 2015. Named the WMI 475 […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new Rohr floating bucket ladder dredge was installed on a greenfield site of an existing sand and gravel operation for a European customer. The KS 225 is an electric dredge with a digging depth of 40 ft (12 m) and production capacity up to 620 tph (432 m³/hr) utilizing 225 liter buckets. The dredge […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Boskalis’ new water injection dredger Terra Plana was successfully launched at TBG Harlingen – Thecla Bodewes Group shipyard last month. Two companies signed the contract for the construction of the Terra Plana on June 3, 2015 and the actual work on the dredger began in September 2015. Water injection dredgers are often used in small, shallow ports and marinas […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new 318D L Series 2 hydraulic excavator features an economical Tier 2/Stage II compliant engine, a powerful hydraulic system, ground-level service access and world class comfort levels with a highly efficient hydraulic system and exceptionally robust major structures to provide a durable, easy-to-service machine that delivers high production with low fuel consumption. With a […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, announced that WPP has delivered a rebuilt Caterpillar 3412 Marine Engine to United Dredging Company, enabling the firm’s vessel UDC Blue to resume dredging operations. The purchaser, a Kingdom of Bahrain-based enterprise specializing in dredging, reclamation and stockpiling of sand and aggregate, said […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two state-of-the-art IHC Beaver® cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) are performing vital work on the Madeira River running through the Santo António Dam, located six kilometers southwest of Porto Velho in Rondónia. First cutter suction dredger, the JATUARANA I was delivered in February 2011. She is a 47.2m IHC Beaver® 6518 C CSD with a catamaran-shaped hull, and […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Used Dredge Center has announced the immediate availability of the first two completely refurbished dredges. “We now have a 10-inch (250 mm) AMMCO model PD-10E, and an 8-inch (200 mm) AMMCO Swinging-Ladder Dredge, both ready for inspection at our manufacturing facility in Goodlettsville (Nashville), Tennessee,” they announced. These are both heavy-duty, easily transportable machines, […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    It was a momentous occasion for Navgathi Marine Design & Constructions Pvt Ltd, with the successful delivery of two cutter suction dredgers for Irrigation Department, Kerala State. The dredgers were contracted to KSINC for construction and the work was done by APM Marine. Navgathi Marine Design did the complete design of the dredger from basic […]

  • 31 May 2012
    Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, invites the public and media to join the Mayor of Clinton and the Corps for a christening ceremony of its newest vessel, the Motor Vessel Clinton, on June 1 at 2 p.m., at the Clinton Marina, 511 Riverview Drive, Clinton, Iowa. The new vessel is dedicated […]

  • 24 August 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Last week, Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) hosted a steel cutting ceremony for R.B. WEEKS, ESG Hull 258, a new trailing suction hopper dredger for Weeks Marine, Inc. The new vessel will be constructed at Eastern’s Allanton Shipyard Panama City, Florida. This is the second TSHD project for Weeks Marine, the MAGDALEN, ESG Hull 256 […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DSC Dredge LLC, has introduced the Wolverine Class dredge, a compact dredge ideal for sand and gravel producers and construction contractors. Fully functional with just one operator, the Wolverine can dig up to 25 feet below the surface and allows for maximum particle clearance of 6 inches. This tough yet portable design measures 68 feet […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When designing the new Cat® M318F and M320F Wheel Excavators, Caterpillar solicited customer input for characteristics considered important. Heading the list were initial quality and reliability, low operating costs, operator comfort and safety, simplicity of operation and maintenance, durability, and environmental friendliness. The new models are designed around those goals, while retaining the best features […]