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  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging of the Mozambique’s Quelimane port that will last until January 2016 is about to begin later this month. According to the country’s Minister of Transport and Communications, Carlos Mesquita, the dredging will remove around 320,000 cubic meters of sediment from the site, creating an average port depth of five meters. By comparison, the port depth at Maputo has been […]

  • 14 January 2013

    Rijkswaterstaat is teaming up with the Rivierenland Water Authority and research institute Deltares to test a stretch of dike near Nijmegen near the Hollandsch-Duitsch pumping station and Millingen aan de Rijn. The strength of the grass cover will be tested to see how it copes with overtopping resulting from combinations of storms and high water […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology

    The MegaPEX 2014, a large measurement campaign to study the behavior of the Sand Engine peninsula, both on the beach and in the sea, has just started. The campaign will run till October 27. The Sand Engine is a 128-acre artificial peninsula off the Dutch coast that has been created for an innovative way of beach […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded a contract to reinforce the coast at the Romanian seaside resort of Eforie. Existing coastal defenses will be redeveloped to make way for more nature-friendly alternatives. Van Oord has been contracted by Administratia Bazinala de Apa Dobrogea-Litoral (ABA-DL) to design and build new groynes and beaches. The pier and some […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 7th Delaware Wetlands Conference will take place this week, on February 3-4, at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, DE. More than 300 wetland experts and enthusiasts from the tri-state area will gather in Wilmington at the Delaware Wetlands Conference to share the latest in wetland research, innovations to outreach and education and conservation […]

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

    It looked as if dry-dock work on the Amazone would be delayed due to several unforeseen problems. But in the end, with careful planning and a great team effort, the dredger was on time for its next job elsewhere in The Netherlands. “Occasionally a project comes along that sticks in your memory as being truly […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District welcomed a new commanding officer during a change of command ceremony at the National Great Rivers Museum in Alton, Ill. Col. Anthony P. Mitchell succeeded Col. Christopher G. Hall as District Engineer in a public ceremony at Melvin Price Locks and Dam. Brig. Gen. Peter A. […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The national government is set to implement multi-million worth of projects that could help alleviate flooding in areas around the Mindanao River Basin (MRB), particularly in Cotabato City and the provinces of Maguindanao, North Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat. The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) told Philippine Information Agency 12 in a statement that Department of Public […]

  • 21 March 2014

    The agreement between the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and Grupo Unidos por el Canal. S.A. (GUPC) takes effect after being signed by all the parties. As announced on February 27, the agreement falls within the terms of the Contract for the Design and Construction of the Third Set of Locks and does not include any […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has successfully handed over the 2,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) River Thames to DEME. The vessel, designed and build by IHC, is based on the 2,300m³ TSHD Lesse, delivered to Baggerbedrijf de Boer by IHC in 2019. The dredger is designed to maintain sea and inland waterways, as well as perform land […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Vessels

    Royal IHC recently released an article written by Robert van de Ketterij, Managing Director of IHC MTI, about the advantages and challenges of running a trailing suction hopper dredger on liquefied natural gas (LNG). According to Robert van de Ketterij, the international focus on the environment is increasing. The number of Emission Controlled Areas (ECAs) around the world […]

  • 1 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 24-March 1, 2020).   Port Solent Dredging Scheme Begins Today ML (UK) Dredging Ltd of Portsmouth, Hampshire, is about to begin a routine maintenance dredging of the Port Solent Approaches, according to the Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth.   TSHD […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has given the go-ahead to the 2015 Business Plan, which includes investments totaling €27.8 million for the five public ports it manages on the islands. The APB is set to close 2014 with a profit of €13.6 million and a forecast turnover […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The sea trials of the 2,300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) LESSE have been completed successfully, informs Royal IHC. According to the shipbuilder, during the trials, the vessel and its dredging equipment were thoroughly tested in all conditions. The LESSE was built by IHC’s partner yard MTG Dolphin BV in Varna, Bulgaria. She will be […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The latest update for the largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program, has been just released. The massive Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity. The new locks will have three chambers, […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sacyr Vallehermoso, S.A., a Spanish construction company based in Madrid, has released a video about the Panama Canal Expansion Project. Sacyr is part of Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC), the main contractor responsible for the design and construction of the Panama Canal’s third set of locks. The consortium includes Italy’s Impregilo, Belgian Jan […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Huelva Port Authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Huelva) and Research Foundation of the University of Seville are entering a research project to evaluate the benefits of dredging in the ecosystem of the estuary of Huelva. The announcement was made yesterday at a joint press briefing by Javier Barrero, president of the port, and Manuel Enrique Figueroa, professor of ecology at the […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch shipbuilder Royal IHC has announced its plans to cut 1,100 temporary and 487 permanent jobs as a direct result of the rapidly deteriorating market. The company will close two of their four manufacturing locations, including the facility at Hardinxveld and all production work done near the company’s headquarters outside of Dordrecht, Zuid-Holland, leaving the Kinderdijk and Krimpen […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and the consortium Groups Unidos por el Canal (GUPC) signed the variation incorporating to the original contract the agreement reached in March for completion of the Third Set of Locks project. “What remains now is to continue working with the commitment to complete the Expansion which is currently at a […]

  • 12 October 2012

    Conseil général de la Corse du Sud has invited bidders to submit their offers for the dredging and rock excavation works at the port of Porto Vecchio area. Nature and scope of work includes: – supply and liaising of facilities construction, – overseeing of supply and equipment required for dredging and rock excavation and equipment […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Suez Canal Authority (SCA) chief Mohab Mamish yesterday inspected dredging works on the New Suez Canal project. Mamish hailed efforts exerted by the workers of the project and the progress they made so far. This development project is designed to enlarge the transit capacity and to increase industrial activity in the area. Companies from Egypt, […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ACP demanded that Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), the consortium in charge of the construction of the third set of locks, resume work on the project as required by the contract. After two weeks of negotiations, which saw production levels drop to 25%, almost all activity has ceased. The Canal Administrator, Jorge Quijano, […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    By signing a three-year framework service agreement, Bakker Sliedrecht will take care of all services and parts supply required for the maintenance, repairs and conversions of the electrical installations on board of the majority of Van Oord key-assets worldwide. The two companies have an outstanding track-record in their cooperation in the past 25 years. Jaap de […]

  • 3 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 27-May 3, 2020).   Gulf of Ob Dredging Deal Inked FSUE Hydrographic Company and Mordraga have signed an agreement for reconstruction of the Gulf of Ob seaway canal where the Novatek’s Utrenny terminal is being built, IAA PortNews reports. […]

  • 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 […]