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  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    On behalf of Port of Rotterdam Authority, the consortium Boskalis, Van Hattum en Blankevoort and Mobilis is constructing a deep-sea quay, inland navigation quay and jetty for the new HES Hartel Tank Terminal on the Hartelstrook (Maasvlakte 1). To enable the tank terminal to accommodate large oil tankers and inland vessels, the consortium is constructing […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Providence Working Waterfront Alliance yesterday testified before the House Committee on Finance in strong support of Budget Article 16, Section 4. According to the Working Waterfront Alliance’s release, this legislation would appropriate $10.5 million for the construction of a new Confined Aquatic Disposal (CAD) Cell critical to the upcoming maintenance dredging of […]

  • 17 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Janusz Piechocinski, Deputy Prime Minister of Poland, has officially inaugurated the construction of the second deep-water berth in DCT Gdansk (T2). The T2 groundbreaking ceremony took place on Friday, 15th of May, 2015. The inauguration of the construction works was preceded by the round table discussion, which was a good opportunity to raise awareness of Australia’s […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Eureka suction dredgers are used for sand mining purposes. This cutter dredger has a 40ft High Cube Container as body and this body is built above the water table. The 40ft container is used as a engine room, above the engine room is the control room situated. On both sides are 2 round floaters. […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Flood associated issues, Chatham-Kent is facing this week, could be diminished by dredging the mouth of the Thames River at Lake St. Clair, explained Mayor Randy Hope. The major insists on dredging the shallow river mouth to enable flood water to easily escape into the lake. Hope believes that drainage will help the situation. However, […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After five years of monitoring, the interim results for the Sand Motor pilot project are now available. The results were presented at an international conference ‘The Sand Motor, 5 years of Building with Nature’ in the Kurhaus in Scheveningen. The Sand Motor, run by Rijkswaterstaat, the provincial authority of South Holland, research institutes and the […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, has introduced a plan for the Oakland Inner and Outer Harbor Channel maintenance dredging project. The work consists of maintenance dredging of Oakland Inner & Outer Harbor Channel of approximately 750,000 cubic yards of materials, to provide a project authorized depth, -50-feet (MLLW) plus 1.5 foot […]

  • 26 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Mrs. Julie De Nul released the self-propelled cutter suction dredger Willem van Rubroeck in the sea today at the Uljanik Shipyard in Croatia. The delivery of the vessel will take place in 2018, Jan De Nul said. The vessel has a length of 151.3 m, a width of 36 m and can develop a speed […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The Bilbao Port Authority has awarded SATO, a civil engineering company, the contract for the building of a new cruise terminal at Getxo at a cost of 13.8 million euros, with a 16-month completion period. The works are scheduled to commence at the end of the summer. The new terminal will be built into the […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Vox Amalia successfully started its first project this week. At Den Helder, the Netherlands, the brand-new vessel is reinforcing the coastline by placing more than 3.5 million cubic meters of sand in a deep trench just off the coast. The contract was awarded by Rijkswaterstaat, the operational arm […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Colombo’s new deep draft terminal constructed under the Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) received its first container carrier, an 11,000 TEU Ultra Large Container Ship (ULCS) “MV CMA CGM PEGASUS” operated by CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container group and number one in France, on the 5th of August, 2013. The vessel touched Colombo […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Tower Arctic LTD, the contractor for the Iqaluit Deepwater Port Project, recently held a public information session about the works completed so far and provided a timeline of the next steps. According to the company, since the last meeting in November 2018, Tower Arctic has installed three culverts and armor stones on the access road […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis announced recently his continued support for funding the Anclote River Dredging Project in a letter to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. In the letter, Bilirakis urged state officials to approve the City of Tarpon Springs’ application to help ensure Pinellas County remains a commercial hub and tourist destination for years […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Porto Central S.A., a Brazilian joint venture between the Port of Rotterdam and TPK Logística, and Van Oord recently signed an agreement for the development and construction of Porto Central. The mutual objective is to construct a high quality port, within budget and on schedule. In the area of port development, this is the first […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    An amphibious tractor ventured into Standedge Tunnel recently to clear a blockage that built up during the recent floods, according to the UK Canal & River Trust. The unusual work, which required the help of a specialist mining consultant, took two days to complete. A hydraulic bucket on the front of the amphibious dredger, known as […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first six cantilever rail-mounted gantry (CRMG) cranes arrived in the River Mersey on Sunday, 1 May, ready for installing and commissioning at the Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal. Produced by leading Chinese manufacturer ZPMC, which also supplied the five ship-to-shore cranes already on site, these six are the first of 12 required for phase 1 […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The order was announced in the EU Official Journal for a feasibility study on extending the deep-water container terminal in Wilhelmshaven (JWP II). The study will review the technical and economic feasibility of a second container terminal in a northern extension of the existing JadeWeserPort. The results, to be presented early 2015, will serve as […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and partners began constructing oyster reefs in the Tred Avon River, April 30, 2015, just as restoration on 370 acres wraps up in Harris Creek. Restoration in the Tred Avon River includes constructing up to 24 acres of approximately 1-foot reefs in water 9 to 20 feet […]

  • 20 March 2012

    Leading marine equipment rental company Ashtead Technology has expanded its product line with Vortex International Ltd. Ashtead Technology has been the exclusive Global Rental Representative within the Oil and Gas sector for the rental of the Vortex Dredge Unit for over a year. The Vortex product range (renowned for the most powerful 4 inch ROV […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Officials at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District have announced a goal of opening the Dismal Swamp Canal to its full 6-foot depth late this summer.  The canal, which was closed due to extensive damage from Hurricane Matthew in October, has ongoing debris and tree removal, and investigations of shoaling at many locations in […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thailand and Myanmar have signed an agreement to create a joint venture for developing the Dawei Special Economic Zone in Myanmar, which will draw capital from investors from Japan as well as other countries. Prime Minister’s Office Niwatthamrong Bunsongphaisan expects that Dawei SEZ Development Co. Ltd., the joint venture tasked with developing the Dawei SEZ […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global Sea Mineral Resources (GSR), DEME’s subsidiary specialised in deep sea harvesting, has introduced the nodule collector ‘Patania II’. The pre-protoype is the successor of the tracked soil testing device ‘Patania I’, which was successfully tested during a 2017 expedition in the Central Pacific Ocean. The ‘Patania II’ integrates the track design of the first […]

  • 22 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A £1.5 million dredging campaign to clear the shipping channels and berths at the Port of Milford Haven has been completed. The work is an essential part of ensuring the waters leading to and around the terminals on the river remain deep enough for some of the larger ships that use them. Nearly 180,000 tonnes […]

  • 1 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    With the new year ahead of us, Dredging Today is bringing you a recap of the most popular posts from 2015. Van Oord, Boskalis to Build Artificial Island Off Jakarta Van Oord and joint venture partner Royal Boskalis Westminster have won a major land reclamation contract in Indonesia. DEME Bags Major Contract in Singapore  Dredging […]

  • 25 July 2012

    A&P Falmouth welcomed South West MEP Sir Graham Watson to the docks yesterday to discuss the issues surrounding the port development, in particular dredging. Falmouth has been a docks town since 1841. Today the Docks is home to more than 30 businesses, handles approximately 100,000 tonnes of cargo per year and is one of largest […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction has entered a new phase at one of the UK’s most important infrastructure projects as steel piling gets underway in the River Mersey for Liverpool2 – the Port of Liverpool’s landmark deep water container terminal. Specialist rock drilling equipment will provide sockets for 329 tubular steel piles weighing in at 47 tonnes each. The […]