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  • 30 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

      With the New Year’s Eve just around the corner, Dredging Today has decided to bring you an overview of the most interesting videos that marked the year 2015.   Waterdunen Coastal Protection by DEME Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering NV (DEME), an international group of specialized companies in the field of capital and maintenance […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC (IHC) has secured a new contract with the Chinese shipyard, Jin Hai Heavy Industrial Group, for the delivery of a dredging installation package for a trailing suction hopper dredger. The package contains major parts of the dredging installation for the 7,000m³ hopper dredger. The agreement was signed by the two companies and the […]

  • 17 July 2012

    Congressman Peter DeFazio and Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) urging them to find funds to dredge the Port of Port Orford before it becomes unusable and threatens the local economy. DeFazio, Wyden, and Merkley asked the USACE to add funds to dredge the […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The dredging/de-silting of two rivers in Tewksbury to help reduce the risk of flooding has been welcomed by Gloucestershire County Council. The work to remove silt from two places in the River Swilgate and Carrant Brook will help move water through the area faster and reduce the risk of flooding. The areas have been selected […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Grand Port Maritime de Bordeaux has invited bidders to submit their offers for the La Gironde dredging project. With the main goal to deepen the estuary and West passes in La Gironde, this cleanup scheme will include dredging works in two phases. The Grand Seaport of Bordeaux wants to improve maritime access in order to adapt […]

  • 10 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul: New Parallel Runway for Brisbane Airport (Australia) On Thursday, 10 October 2013 the Brisbane Airport Corporation announced the construction of the 300 ha platform for their new parallel runway.   UK: New Medmerry Sea Defence Scheme Unveiled The Environment Agency is celebrating an important milestone of a 15 year project to provide […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Young CEDA Belgium recently organized a visit to the dredging and beach replenishment site in Knokke, Belgium.  The EUR17 million Knokke beach fill project has been awarded to the joint venture ‘Noordzee en Kust’, of which Jan De Nul is part. For this coastal protection project, JDN mobilized its trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Alexander […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Construction of the new multi-purpose 5.450m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘DC Orisant’  has come a long way since the keel-laying in July. The vessel, being built by Royal IHC for joint venture consisting of Den Herder (Reimerswaal Dredging) and Group de Cloedt, is set to be launched in early 2018. According to the shipbuilder, the dredger […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies, the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry, officially released its Annual Report 2017 today.  Prepared on behalf of the Board, the report gives an overview of IADC’s state of affairs and diverse activities which were engaged by the association throughout the year. Key projects as well as […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Department on Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be pursuing flood mitigation projects in Northern Mindanao, the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) reports. Massive flooding along Butuan-Cagayan-Iligan Road (BCIR) occurred on January 16 due to two weather disturbances, low pressure area (LPA) and tail-end of a cold front, affecting 1.345 families or 5.625 individuals in the […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Kieldrecht lock in Port of Antwerp, the largest in the world, has been officially inaugurated by His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium. The Lock of Kieldrecht connects the Dock of Deurganck, the tidal dock where container vessels arrive, and the Waasland Canal, the connection with the other docks in the Waasland Port on the left bank […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

     Jan De Nul Group today released this video about the company’s major land reclamation project in Nigeria. In 2015, JDN started this land reclamation project for the Dangote Group. The African company wanted to build its own oil refinery and fertilizer plant in Lekki, 60 kilometers east of Lagos. For the project, JDN brought in […]

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

    The second of two Damen Shoalbuster 3009 multi-purpose workboats for SMIT Amandla Marine has been named in a ceremony at Damen Shipyards Cape Town, South Africa. Named the Aogatoa, the vessel is the second of two shoalbusters 3009 ordered by SMIT Amandla Marine for the De Beers contract and built at Damen Shipyards Cape Town […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 April 2016
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    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 28- April 3).   Carolina and Kure Beach Nourishment Works in Full Swing The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reporting that much progress has been made on the coastal storm damage reduction work being performed on both Carolina […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rémi Massé, Member of Parliament for Avignon – La Mitis – Matane –Matapédia, announced yesterday that the ZIP Committee of Sud-de-l’Estuaire will receive nearly $2.4 million over five years for a project to help restore the coastal habitats of five sectors on the south shore of the St. Lawrence Estuary. The goal of the project is to restore coastal habitats […]

  • 6 May 2013
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    The hopper dredger “Jean Ango” has been handed over to its owner, DRAGAGES-PORTS. The 1,500 m3 dredger was designed and built in Spain by Astilleros de Murueta, using Damen dredging equipment. The new vessel will maintain the French river Seine between Rouen and Le Havre. The “Jean Ango” has specifically been designed for round the […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Professor Edmund Penning-Rowsell, Distinguished Research Associate at the School of Geography and the Environment, is managing a new research and knowledge transfer project to better protect society from coastal hazards. The EcosHaz project will develop a framework to assess the costs and benefits of prevention and response to coastal hazards such as flooding, shoreline erosion, […]

  • 29 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 23-29, 2018).   Event Celebrates the Launch of Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure The event comprises a conference and speaker program organized by CEDA and IADC as well as a networking area complete with exhibitors organized by Dredging Today.   […]

  • 27 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 21-27, 2017).   Jan De Nul’s New Cutter Suction Dredger Launched Mrs. Julie De Nul has released the self-propelled cutter suction dredger Willem van Rubroeck in the sea at the Uljanik Shipyard in Croatia.   IHC America Secures Another Contract […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rep. Peter DeFazio has announced that ports in Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District will receive an additional $4.5 million for operation and maintenance projects this year. The projects, which include dredging, are critical to local economies and the fishing industry. This announcement comes after the U.S. Congress included $40 million for small ports in the Fiscal […]

  • 4 November 2009
    Business & Finance

    Mexican President Felipe Calderón and HRH Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands met this afternoon with Mexican and Dutch businessmen to explore trade and investment opportunities between the two countries… Source: PRESIDENCIA DE LA REPÚBLICA, November 4, 2009

  • 13 February 2012

      The President of Argentina, HE Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, has met HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, together with a high-level delegation, to discuss further enhancing mutual cooperation. Present at the meeting were also UAE Ambassador to Argentina, Mohammed Essa Al Qattam Al Zaabi, and Argentina Minister of Tourism Mr. Enrique Meyer. […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston Harbor dredging scheme, undertaken by concessionaire Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), is now 50% complete, according to the minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr Horace Chang. Dr Chang said that the works to upgrade the capacity of the KCT’s South Terminal at Gordon Cay, with the main […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 16-22, 2016).   Panama Canal Expansion Project – May 2016 Update In little over one months’ time, the Inauguration Ceremony of the new Panama Canal will mark the completion of the largest infrastructure undertaking in the waterway since the […]