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  • 15 December 2020
    Business development

    Boskalis has received a Letter of Confirmation of Acceptance of Bid for the Land Development Design and Construction of the Manila International Airport (MIA) in the Philippines. The Letter of Confirmation was issued by San Miguel Aerocity Inc (SMAI), a subsidiary of San Miguel Corporation (SMC). SMAI is the concession holder of MIA, which is […]

  • 15 December 2020
    Business development

    CEDA Dredging Days 2021, the flagship conference of the Central Dredging Association (CEDA), will take place next Fall, according to the latest news release. “We have listened carefully to feedback gathered from our members and other stakeholders in the world of dredging,” said CEDA. “We are now ready and proud to announce that the Dredging […]

  • 25 November 2020
    Technology

    The 4th International Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” will take place on 25-26 February 2021, in Moscow. The Congress will include the 8th International Dredging Forum and the 4th Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”. Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures […]

  • 13 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Water and Sewerage Company Inc. WASCO has announced the commencement of dredging works on the John Compton Dam in central Saint Lucia. The reservoir which supplies water to 93,000 consumers in the north of the island and parts of Anse La Raye, has been significantly impacted by silt deposits from a number of major […]

  • 10 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    In advance of the commencement of dredging operations next year, the Fehmarnbelt Link dredging management team has undertaken training. Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) was engaged to provide the bespoke training on matters relevant to the dredging operations to be undertaken from 2021. The training included a comprehensive discussion on cost estimating and the use […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay has just announced that they are conducting dredging operations in the Charleston Marina Complex. The dredging is taking place near the Point Adams Facility and the Russell Marine fuel dock. According to the port, mariners need to use extreme caution when navigating in the inner basin and within […]

  • 30 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Kirkcaldy dredging project will begin next week, Forth Ports Limited said in their latest announcement. The grab hopper dredger Admiral Day will be carrying out dredging operations in the port for a period of 14 days. The annual dredging program removes the natural build-up of silt from the harbor area. Also, the […]

  • 30 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately three months, dredging operations will be carried out at Urmston Road, a broad body of water between Lantau Island and Tuen Mun in Hong Kong. According to the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) – Marine Department, the works will be carried out by one […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Technology

    Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) has won a contract for the international supply of a network of dredge monitoring buoys. OSIL’s buoy systems have ability to feed the data from the buoy directly into the client servers via Iridium Short Burst Data (SBD). Also, it has ability to use the clients existing sensors to help […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Business development

    In its latest issue of Terra et Aqua magazine, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) released an interview with Mr Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs. Henk Ovink was appointed by the Dutch Government to increase awareness and action for water security across the globe, and travels the world spreading the word […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Dublin Port Company (DPC) has started the next round of maintenance dredging works in the port’s navigation channel, basins and berthing pockets. The last maintenance dredging campaign took place in 2018. Since then sediment has built up over time causing a reduction in the water depths. According to DPC, Boskalis is undertaking the 2020 maintenance […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Gothenburg City Council last week passed a resolution to grant more than €120,000,000 to finance the Skandia Gateway project – aimed at deepening the fairway leading into the Port of Gothenburg. The sum was matched by the Swedish Transport Administration as part of the national infrastructure plan, and as a result the project is fully […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has been following the Government’s advisory measures with regard to limiting the spread of the virus. To comply with these regulations, IADC has decided to postpone its 2020 Seminars on Dredging and Reclamation. In 2020, IADC had planned 1 seminar in Delft […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has applied for permits to enable the continuation of maintenance dredging at the Port of Weipa. The 10-year permit application, to be assessed by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (DAWE), will allow NQBP to continue its maintenance dredging program when needed until 2031. Commenting the latest […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately six months, dredging operations will be carried out in an area off West Coast of Lamma Island, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) – Marine Department reports. The works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including two grab dredgers, two tugboats […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 3 months, dredging operations will be carried out within the West Kowloon Refuse Transfer Station, Stonecutters Island area, the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) reports. The works will be carried out by one derrick lighter, one tugboat, one split hopper barge and one work boat will assist […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) yesterday released the latest update on the dredging operations at Kwai Tsing Container Terminals 4, 6, 7 and 8 West, saying that the works will continue for a period of approximately 12 months. The dredging operations will be carried out by a grab dredger and two tug boats, three […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Regulation & policy

    In the recently issued Terra et Aqua magazine, IADC brought an interesting article on mediation in the dredging industry. As presented in the article, the international dredging and maritime construction industry remains quite devoid of the use of mediation as a tool for Alternative Dispute Resolution. Mediation is outlined to broaden familiarity with mediation, increase […]

  • 4 June 2020

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 4 months, dredging operations will be carried out at West Kowloon Refuse Transfer Station, Stonecutters Island, the Marine Department of the Hong Kong Government informs. The works will be carried out by one derrick lighter and one tugboat, one split hopper barge and one work boat […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine featured a very interesting article named ‘Managing risks: how to select the appropriate dredging contract’.  The contracting environment for dredging and offshore works is diverse. Moreover, increasing financial and/or managerial constraints are requiring contracting parties to change the apportionment of […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    For the 60th time, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will organize its well-known International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. With the collaboration of IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, the seminar is set to take place from 7-11 September 2020 in Delft, The Netherlands. Last year, 24 participants successfully finished this well-known five-day […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has just released their business figures for the past year, saying that in line with previous years, 2019 remained a challenging year for international dredging activities. Market conditions have not yet revived public and private investments. On the other hand, activity in the offshore segment increased significantly, said the company. The […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    This year, from 5-9 October 2020, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will host their Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation again in Singapore. The Seminar was developed for both technical and non-technical professionals in dredging-related industries, from newcomers in the field of dredging to higher-level consultants, advisers at port and harbor authorities, offshore companies […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The scope of dredging and hydraulic engineering works in Russia is expected to grow this year, informs the maritime industry media group PortNews. A series of 20 dredgers is to be built for operations on inland waterways with Damen sharing its innovative technologies with the industry. Those and other topics were in the spotlight of […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    This year, dredging takes the spotlight with a special business innovation panel, at the IAPH World Ports Conference in Antwerp, Belgium, 17-19 March 2020. According to the Central Dredging Association (CEDA), the session ‘Dredging Strategy: Best Practices in Tendering Cost Management and Relationships’ aims to enhance relationships and understanding between dredging contractors and ports, and to […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    In 2020, Federal State Unitary Hydrographic Department will perform dredging works as part of Sabetta port’s seaway canal reconstruction in the amount of about 20 million cbm. This was revealed by Yury Mikhov, General Director, Federal State Unitary Hydrographic Department, at the 3rd International Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging”, organized by PortNews Media Group […]