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  • 17 September 2013

    Following a decade of outstanding service in charge of Australia’s largest container and general cargo port, Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Stephen Bradford will transition to retirement this year, Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced today. “I have greatly enjoyed my work at PoMC but believe now is the time to […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Consortium Dredging International – Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company has won $540 million deal, lot number six, for the deepening and widening of the Suez Canal. Prime minister of Egypt, Ibrahim Mahlab and the chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA), Mohab Mohamed Hussein Mameesh, signed the contract in Cairo with the consortium Dredging […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A US$50 million contract for dredging and reclamation work in Hulhumalé has been awarded to Belgian company Dredging International NV, according to the Housing Development Corporation (HDC). The Letter of Award to carry out this development project was issued to Dredging International NV on June 18, 2014. The project will commence within a period of […]

  • 26 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $637,000 contract to an Upper Peninsula company to dredge harbors in Grand Haven and Holland to make way for commercial traffic,The Republic reports. As the Holland Sentinel and the Grand Haven Tribune report Friday, MCM Marine Inc. of Sault Ste. Marie landed the contract. Dredging at Grand […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Well ahead of schedule, the Consortium Dredging International NV (DI) and Great Lakes and Dock Dredging Company (GLDD) have reached their first dredging milestone of 11.000.000 m³ on lot 6 of the New Suez Canal project. The canal is now reaching 28% completion. The project was launched by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME’s Dredging International has started the land reclamation works of the Phase II project on the Maldives island Hulhumalé. The project will add another 240 ha of new land to the island. The works include borrowing offshore sand and pumping it ashore. The required volume, around 6 million m³ of sand, will be borrowed in […]

  • 13 November 2013

    Participants of the CEDA Forum 2013 technical visit to the Sand Engine, an innovative approach to coastal protection in the Province of North Holland, the Netherlands were treated with a spectacular view of this new and unique stretch of coast from the top of the NH Atlanta Hotel – a one-off opportunity except for those […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Unique Maritime Group of UAE has announced that they have recently delivered two Echoscope 3D Sonars to DI-MEDCO, a joint venture between Dredging International and Middle East Dredging Company for the planned shore protection and harbour construction works of two artificial islands. The Echoscope®, produced by CodaOctopus Products, is a unique sonar capable of producing […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All vessels belonging to the Consortium consisting of Great Lakes (25%) and Dredging International NV (75%) that will take part in the widening and deepening of the Suez Canal have arrived on the scene and are ready for action. The $540 million contract, awarded to the Consortium earlier in October, involves the widening and dredging to -79 […]

  • 1 March 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Unique Maritime Group, one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution providers announced that they have recently delivered two Echoscope 3D Sonars to DI-MEDCO, a joint venture between Dredging International and Middle East Dredging Company for the planned shore protection and harbour construction works of two artificial islands. The Echoscope, produced by […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation said that it will participate in the events planned to celebrate the recent completion of the New Suez Canal Project in Egypt, which will allow two way traffic by creating a parallel channel alongside 70 kilometers of the existing Canal.  Great Lakes, along with its Consortium partner Dredging International […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Suez Canal dredging program is progressing very well. Some of the world’s top dredging companies are taking part in this capital project that is designed to enlarge the transit capacity and to increase industrial activity in the area. Included in the project are Boskalis, Van Oord, National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), Jan de […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, today revealed which vessels will take part in the widening and deepening of the Suez Canal. As already announced, the Consortium consisting of Great Lakes (25%) and Dredging International […]

  • 24 November 2010
    Vessels

    Dredging International, part of the DEME (Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering) Group, rooted in the port of Antwerp, on the river Scheldt, is one of the primary contractors in the world, offering a perfect mix of experience and in-depth knowledge in dredging and land reclamation. For their trailing suction hopper dredger “ARTEVELDE”, a sister vessel […]

  • 17 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging International N.V., member of the Belgian dreding, environmental and hydraulic engineering Group DEME, has been awarded a contract for capital and optional maintenance dredging works in the Soyo LNG port in Angola. The works will be executed by DEME in joint venture on 50/50 basis and have a total value of approximately € 155 […]

  • 7 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 1 – 7, 2018).   Poland: EUR 313M Contract for Dredging International and Van Oord Dredging International, a DEME Group subsidiary, and Van Oord have been awarded a major contract for the modernization of the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A groundbreaking ceremony for the New Terneuzen Lock took place yesterday, DEME said in its latest announcement. The Flemish-Dutch Scheldt Commission (Vlaams-Nederlandse Scheldecommissie) recently commissioned the Sassevaart joint venture the contract to construct the new lock. The joint venture consists of BAM (the Dutch and Belgian sister companies BAM Infra and BAM Contractors), DEME (DEME […]

  • 7 March 2011

      Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd and Van Oord Australia Pty Ltd have been awarded the Western Basin Main Works Dredging – Parcel 5 contract in the Port of Gladstone, Queensland, Australia. The client of this AUD 260 million. (€ 190 million) contract is the Queensland Gladstone Ports Corporation. The contract was signed on 4th March […]

  • 10 February 2013

      Van Oord Wins Constanta Port Breakwater Deal (Romania) Rotterdam based dredging and marine construction contractor Van Oord and the Romanian Transports Ministry have signed the contract for the completion of the offshore breakwater in the Port of Constanta.   Benin: Afgen Inks Agreement with Dredging International Gasol plc, the West African energy development company, […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Peter DeMoor of Dredging International/DEME, explained their “best of breed” approach for their positioning systems for over 50 of their machines. DredgeRover™ from Carlson Machine Control, is flexible and can be configured for an array of excavators and cable cranes. Carlson Machine Control provides solutions that adhere to Open Positioning Architecture (OPA). More info [mappress] […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    CEDA’s Site Visit to the London Gateway Port is scheduled for 6th December 2012. The London Gateway Port project is the most significant Port infrastructure development in the UK. It is located in Essex, on the north bank of the Thames. The final Port will provide nearly 2.7km of deep water berth. The Port is […]

  • 9 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Uljanik to Build Dredger for IHC Merwede On February 28, 2014, IHC Global Production B.V, part of IHC Merwede, and Uljanik d.d. signed the contract for the construction of one self-propelled cutter suction dredger.   UK: Boskalis Westminster Wins Cowes Breakwater Contract Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) appointed Boskalis Westminster to undertake construction of the new […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Russia needs to become strategically independent of the services provided by foreign dredging companies, said Evgeny Leonov, BoD member of Zavod Gidromekhanizatsii CJSC, at the International Forum of Dredging Companies organized by media-group PortNews. Leonov believes that Russia should obtain its own dredging fleet. According to his estimations, 76 dredging vessels can be built on […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEME – an international group specialized in dredging, land reclamation, dyke construction, flood defense work, port construction, etc – has just released this beautiful photo taken during the reclamation works for a new fishing port in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The Port of Abidjan’s general management kicked off the project back in 2014. A consortium comprising of Sogea […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Today and tomorrow, Mexico City will be the host of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Mexico Chapter 2015 Annual Meeting. The meeting will focus on the dredging opportunities available in Mexico as a result of their robust port infrastructure development and investment program. WEDA Mexico Chapter will take place in the Centro Asturiano de Polanco, […]

  • 26 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Boskalis and Van Oord Confirm New Suez Canal Gig Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Van Oord have officially confirmed that a consortium consisting of Boskalis, Van Oord, National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) of Abu Dhabi and Jan de Nul (Belgium) has won a major contract from the […]