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  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig has dismissed actions of the cities of Cuxhaven and Otterndorf and the Environmentalists against the deepening of Hamburg’s Elbe River. According to the release, the Court decided to rule in favor of the dredging of the Elbe River so giant container ships can reach Hamburg. Dredging the Elbe River 38-mile […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has just released this very interesting video about the Kreetsand, a pilot project in the framework of the Elbe tidal concept. This project will create additional space for the Elbe river on the east side of the Elbe island of Wilhelmsburg. The tidal volume will be enlarged and the tidal […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Belgium’s DEME Group recently released an interesting photo of its two trailing suction hopper dredgers working in Germany. On the image, TSHD ‘Marieke’ meets TSHD ‘Breughel’ on the Elbe River, Germany. According to DEME, the ‘Marieke’ is nearing completion of the land reclamation works in Cuxhaven, while ‘Breughel’ is executing maintenance dredging works on the […]

  • 31 May 2013

    Wasser und Schifffahrtsamt Cuxhaven has awarded the Elbe River dredging contract to the Heinrich Hirdes GmbH. This major deepening program includes dredging works with a suction hopper dredger for the conservation and restoration of the required depth and width of the fairway on the Lower and Outer Elbe. The main goal of this dredging project […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    In the course of the deepening of the Elbe fairway, around 1,200,000 tons of underwater construction stones were built into the “Medemrinne” and “Neufelder Sand” underwater deposit areas (UDAs) between March and October. The stone mixture was required for the completion of respective central dams within the UDAs in the Elbe estuary funnel so that […]

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

    DEME Group announced yesterday that their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Scheldt River’ has returned to the Elbe in Germany after an LNG bunkering operation. According to DEME, Titan LNG’s liquefied natural gas bunkering barge, the FlexFueler001 bunkered the LNG-powered TSHD Scheldt River last week. The hopper dredger is currently being used to carry out […]

  • 20 July 2010

    The Port of Hamburg has examined the possibility of deepening the Elbe River, following the first call of the largest containership handled… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, July 20, 2010;

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The much-delayed deepening and fairway widening program on the Elbe River, conducted by the Belgium’s dredging giant DEME Group, officially started today. After a symbolic push on the button, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Scheldt River kicked off the works, which should be completed early 2021. The project consists of the widening and deepening of […]

  • 1 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lithuania: Klaipeda Port Dredging Completed May 2013 is a historical date for the port of Klaipėda as a record breaking dredging works of the port channel were accomplished, which shifted the port to a new qualitative level.   VIDEO: “ALBERTO ALEMÁN ZUBIETA” Dredging Trials (Panama) IHC Merwede delivered last week the new backhoe dredger ALBERTO […]

  • 10 February 2012

    Hamburg Port Authority has announced early information about plan for the Elbe river sediment analysis services. This work is associated with the sustainable development of the Elbe river and monitoring services into the increase of sediment build-up in the upper river area and the Port entrance. There is a plan to construct a tidal dyke […]

  • 24 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 18 – 24, 2019).   Avalon Beachfill Scheme Completed The hydraulic beach fill project for Avalon, NJ, undertaken by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), successfully concluded on Sunday, November 10th.   Elbe River Dredging Project Remains on […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    From Tuesday, January 28, vessels with a combined width of up to 98 meters may pass each other in a widened section of the Elbe known as the ‘passing box’, reports the Port of Hamburg. The five-kilometer stretch under Federal jurisdiction now has a width of 385 meters. Similarly, the fairway along the 36-kilometer stretch […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Federal Administrative Court (FAC) in Leipzig has decided to prolong its final decision on the deepening and widening of the navigation channel on the Lower and Outer Elbe River. The Court in Leipzig yesterday adjourned the proceedings by the BUND and NABU environmental associations against the plan approval concerning the dredging of the lower […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The long-awaited court decision on the Elbe deepening project will be announced on February 9th 2017, reports the Port of Hamburg. According to the port, the adjustment of the navigation channel on the Lower and Outer Elbe is the most important strategic expansion project for the Port of Hamburg. In view of the rapidly growing ships, […]

  • 2 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 27 – December 3, 2017).   Converting Platform Supply Vessels Into Dredgers In the wake of the well-documented downturn in the oil and gas markets in recent years, an increasing number of platform supply vessels (PSVs) are currently under-utilized […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch king Willem-Alexander and queen Máxima have attended a German-Dutch exhibition on flood protection technology related to the restoration of the Elbe river, following the massive floods in 2002 and 2013. The exhibition took place in the Unesco world heritage Kornhaus building on the banks of the Elbe river in Dessau, Germany, on 10 February. […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Port of Hamburg yesterday released the latest update on the Elbe River dredging project. Overall, the fairway adjustment project is going according to plan, so that completion at the end of the coming year remains firmly in focus, reported the company. The deepening and widening of the 116 km long fairway between Cuxhaven and […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired a contract from Wasser- und Schifffahrtsamt Cuxhaven to maintain part of the shipping fairway of the River Elbe in Germany spanning a distance of 110 kilometers. The contract was awarded for a period of three years and has a value of approximately EUR 75 million. The activities are […]

  • 22 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 16-22, 2019).   Van Oord and Shell Testing the Use of Biofuel Together with Shell, Van Oord is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet with the aim of achieving a 70% emission reduction by 2050 compared with […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The long-awaited deepening of the River Elbe, the most important strategic development project for the Port of Hamburg, can start now as the third supplementary planning procedure for the fairway adjustment has been successfully completed. Good news for shipping and Hamburg’s port customers throughout the world: The planning procedure for the adjustment of the fairway has been […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig yesterday dismissed the lawsuits brought by private property owners in Övelgönne and Blankenese against the planning decisions on the deepening of the Lower and Outer Elbe fairway. The Port of Hamburg announced that the planning authority came rightly to the assessment that the planned dredging neither endangers the stability […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Hamburg is the German economy’s Gateway to the World. Along with the other German seaports, it plays an essential role for seaborne foreign trade as an interface between land and sea transport. Its excellent accessibility by water and overland is crucial for the operation of worldwide transport chains. Consequently the Port of […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Hamburg’s Department of State for Economic Affairs reported that the EC has approved deepening of the River Elbe. The approval for the project is expected to be granted by the following spring. Hamburg’s government will still have to contemplate particular project related points with its neighboring states of Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony. The prospect of […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Despite the qualified planning approval granted in 2012 and the February 2017 decision of the Federal Administrative Court, the Port of Hamburg is still waiting for work to begin on the dredging of the Elbe River. “Adjustment of the fairway is essential for Hamburg and should at last be put into effect. Higher draft and […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    German container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd is calling for more leeway and the deepening of the river Elbe which would enable mega boxships to reach the Port of Hamburg. The Lower Elbe between the Port of Hamburg and the North Sea is supposed to be deepened over a distance of approximately 120 kilometers. The goal is […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) recently submitted a tender to WSA Cuxhaven for the deepening of the river Elbe. Yesterday evening, the awarding client published the commercial outcome of the tender in which Boskalis submitted the lowest price. WSA Cuxhaven will verify the commercial and technical aspects of the tender in the coming weeks and […]