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  • 15 December 2010

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has joined the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), a programme initiated by Forum for the Future. The initiative brings together the industry’s leading organizations to show what can – and must – be done for shipping to contribute to, and benefit from, a sustainable future. This global taskforce gives […]

  • 10 December 2010

    Investigation work has started ahead of a scheme to build a £500m deep sea container terminal at Avonmouth Docks in Bristol…   (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, December 11, 2010;

  • 9 December 2010

    The Environmental Protection Agency has given a huge boost to local efforts to dredge the Sheboygan River deep enough to be navigable for… BY BOB PETRIE (sheboyganpress) [mappress] Source: sheboyganpress, December 9, 2010;

  • 8 December 2010

    That was the question that the global dredging industry attempted to answer as they gathered at the WODCON XIX in Beijing, China with the theme “Dredging makes the world a better place”. This issue of Terra et Aqua continues the discussion with articles focusing on the drivers of dredging in a diversity of continents and countries – each […]

  • 3 December 2010

    Honduras will expand and modernize Central America’s biggest port with $135 million of loans from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Puerto Cortés is the main port of Honduras, handling almost 90% of maritime traffic. Located on the northeast coast of the country, on the Caribbean Sea, it is the biggest and deepest port in Central America […]

  • 1 December 2010

    The contractor is currently working on the deepsea quay wall of the container terminal for Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) over a length of 1 km. The construction process has taken the form of a ‘train’: at the front of the ‘train’, builders start by digging a slot, while at the other end, the bollards are […]

  • 30 November 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The SURF (subsea umbilical riser and flowline) installation market is expanding and pushing into ever-deeper waters. At the same time IHC Engineering Business (IHC EB) has seen a dramatic expansion of its range of pipe and cable lay systems, with a number of large scale projects delivered, or ongoing. A 300-tonne system will shortly be […]

  • 29 November 2010

    A tidal pool where children can doggie-paddle or learn to surf on gentle rolling waves will close during December, while track hoes dig part… By Jim Waymer (floridatoday) [mappress] Source: floridatoday, November 29, 2010;

  • 25 November 2010

    A Belgian firm involved in various dredging projects both here and abroad has urged the residents of Metro Manila, especially those living in the Marikina Watershed, to take good care of the Pasig River. According to Belgian company Baggerwerken Decloedt & Zoon (BDZ), all government and private sector efforts in cleaning the metro waterway will […]

  • 25 November 2010

    Experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will conduct a public workshop Dec. 15, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Savannah Civic Center to discuss the recently announced proposal to deepen the Savannah Harbor from its current depth down to a maximum depth of 48 feet. The details on the project are […]

  • 23 November 2010

    DSC Dredge LLC, a U.S. dredge manufacturer, welcomed Mr. Md. Fakhruddin (Executive Director) and Mr. Mohammed Ismail (Senior General Manager) representing Bashundhara Dredging Company Limited, as they visited the manufacturing facility this week to inspect the progress of their newly purchased dredging equipment. Bashundhara Dredging Company Limited, a subsidiary of worldfamous Bashundhara Group, purchased two 24” x 24” Dual […]

  • 23 November 2010

    Documents released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reveals plans to deepen the Savannah harbour to a depth of 47 feet from the current… (gctl8) [mappress] Source: gctl8, November 23, 2010;

  • 22 November 2010

    More than 30 participants from around the world — including Argentina, China, India, Israel, Malaysia, Morocco, The Netherlands, Nigeria, The Philippines, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and United Kingdom — came to Singapore for the 35th IADC International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The seminar was organised by the International Association of Dredging Companies in co-operation with the National University […]

  • 19 November 2010

    Sri Lanka’s new pounds Sterling 226 million deep sea port at Magampura harbor, Hambantota, on the south coast of the island has today been officially opened with the ceremonial docking of the first vessel to use the port facilities. In a ceremony presided over by President Mahinda Rajapaksa as part of the week-long festivities surrounding […]

  • 18 November 2010

    Boskalis Q3 2010 Trading Update – Revenue growth resulting from merger with SMIT – Sustained margin strength and good fleet utilization at dredging activities – Order book approximately € 3.2 billion – Earnings outlook raised to at least € 290 million Review of operations Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. saw further revenue growth in the third […]

  • 17 November 2010

    PT Synco Global Archean Group Erumbala Pradeep, which will dredge Batanghari river has started conducting a feasibility study of the river… (antaranews) [mappress] Source: antaranews, November 17, 2010;

  • 17 November 2010

    The Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, today released a Draft General Re-evaluation Report (GRR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on a proposal to deepen the Savannah Harbor from its current depth of 42 feet up to a maximum depth of 48 feet. The public comment period on the proposals will open officially for […]

  • 15 November 2010
    Vessels

    The Belgian dredging, marine engineering and environmental group DEME ordered in June of this year, at the IHC shipyards, a new trailing suction hopper dredger with a hopper capacity of 11.650 m3 and a powerful self-propelled sea-going rock cutter dredger with a total installed output of 28.000 kW. The keel laying of both vessels took […]

  • 15 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Three well-known companies from the Low Countries have established a common venture for providing maritime services. CTOW will manage these services at dedicated maritime terminals on a worldwide scale, which includes all related port operation activities. Given the combined experience and resources of its shareholders, CTOW will significantly enhance international competition in the field of […]

  • 11 November 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to begin in the next few days two dredge projects intended to help commercial marine traffic that has been impeded by shoaling in the channels. And one of those projects that is expected to begin Friday – deepening the Morehead City Harbor at the ocean bar – […]

  • 10 November 2010

    Subsea excavation specialist Marin Group has launched the next generation of claycutting tools, taking route preparation technology to a significantly higher level. The Evo Claycutting system ¾ developed and operated by UK-based Marin Group company Marin Subsea ¾ is more powerful, more versatile and much faster to deploy than earlier claycutting equipment and features a […]

  • 5 November 2010

    Since work started on the construction of Maasvlakte 2 two years ago, 170 million m3 of sand has been brought in. That is more than would be needed to fill the Rotterdam – Fyenoord soccer stadium to the brim 100 times. At the height of the ‘sand operations’, some ten trailing hopper suction dredgers were […]

  • 4 November 2010

    Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd and Murchison Metals Ltd, the joint venture partners of Oakajee Port and Rail (OPR), have confirmed their confidence and commitment to the development of the new 45 mtpa deep water port at Oakajee and the 570 km rail project to Western Australia’s mid-west mines following a detailed review of the project’s […]

  • 3 November 2010

    Companies have still some six weeks left to express their formal interest to develop the Tank terminal Europoort West (TEW) in the port of Rotterdam. The plot of land available for the terminal, 36 hectare is the only large site with direct deep-water access, up to approximately 20 meters, still available in the existing port […]

  • 1 November 2010
    Vessels

    Dredge Brokers LLC announces the availability of the TSHD “W.D. Fairway”, a 35,508 m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger. The W.D. “Fairway” was built in 1997 in the Verolme Shipyard in Holland. In 2003, she was lengthened and strengthened at the Sembawang Shipyard in Singapore, converting her into largest Mega Hopper Dredge of the time by […]

  • 1 November 2010

    If Jacksonville’s port is to become the global gateway and economic driver that city leaders envision, then a deeper harbor is a must-have… By David Bauerlein (jacksonville) [mappress] Source: jacksonville, November 1, 2010;