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  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group has just released this beautiful night photo of their backhoe dredger Peter the Great and split hopper Vlaanderen VIII, working side by side on the Elbe River deepening program. Conducting their operations on the 116 km fairway between Cuxhaven and Hamburg, Peter the Great dredges the harder soil parts like clay and discharges […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     With the building permit for the adaptation of the fairway obtained, the actual work to facilitate access to the Port of Hamburg can now begin. In its latest video, the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) explains how the fairway from the port to the mouth of the Elbe will be deepened and widened in some places, […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After years of discussions, the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig has finally announced its decision on the Elbe River deepening project. Commenting on the court’s decision for the fairway adjustment of the Lower and Outer Elbe, CEO of Hamburg Port Authority, Jens Meier, yesterday said that the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig has underlined the necessity for the […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    DEME Group has just released this amazing photo of their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Bonny River during her work on the river Elbe in Germany. The TSHD Bonny River has a large jet pipe on her suction tube that uses extracted overflow water from the hopper that is pumped back to the seabed and […]

  • 18 October 2012

    As a result of the worries that the planned Elbe river dredging would harm the environment, a court in Leipzig ordered a stop on the Hamburg port expansion program. The Elbe dredging project has been delayed for years over concerns of its environmental impact. In the official statement, Hamburg Port said that to limit the […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Despite the slow recovery of the global economy and global trade, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) managed to increase its revenue and operating result in 2014 financial year. HHLA achieved an operating result of € 169 million – up 10 percent on the previous year. Preliminary figures show that HHLA generated revenue of approximately € […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME, an international group of specialized companies involved in complex marine engineering works, has won a major contract to carry out the deepening of the Elbe fairway in Germany. The project consists of the widening and deepening of the 116 km long fairway between Cuxhaven and Hamburg to a level of -14.5 m. According to DEME, […]

  • 20 January 2011

    Germany’s largest container port may lose the world’s biggest freight ships to Belgium and Holland unless it can push through plans to … By Niklas Magnusson and Cornelius Rahn (businessweek) [mappress] Source: businessweek, January 21, 2011;

  • 2 March 2012

    The Welt reports that the controversial deepening of the Elbe river will be significantly more expensive than it was previously planned. Instead of 137.6 million, the officials have to spend 175.1 million euros for the channel adjustments. The figures are based on the new economic plan, which the Hamburg Port Authority is committed to defining […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Schleswig-Holstein’s state government has declared itself basically willing in the longer term to permit dredged material from the Port of Hamburg to be brought to the silt release area near buoy E3 in the North Sea. The cabinet decided this on 9 February 2016 in Malente. “There is urgent pressure for action. With an excessive […]

  • 2 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 27 – February 2, 2020).   TSHD Anchorage Launched in Harlingen Thecla Bodewes Shipyards launched the 3000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Anchorage in Harlingen last Friday.   Man Killed During Topsail Beach Dredging Project Town of Topsail Beach, […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Schleswig-Holstein recently granted Hamburg permission to continue to deposit dredged material near Buoy E3 in the North Sea. The new permission substantially increases the scope for action to continuously keep the water level deep in the Port of Hamburg. “For the around 10,000 seagoing vessels annually calling at the Port of Hamburg, reliable water depths throughout […]

  • 12 December 2012

    The biggest cargo ship in the world, the “CMA CGM Marco Polo”, arrived into Hamburg harbour for the first time, reports thelocal.de. Built by DSME (Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering) in South Korea, the giant of the seas displays exceptional dimensions: 396 meters long, 54 meters wide, with a draft of 16 meters. This is […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Hamburg Port Authority has released a video of the Alexander von Humboldt, a huge trailing suction hopper dredger owned by the Jan De Nul Group, in action at the port. “The daily work of the hopper dredgers is very important. Without them, the port of Hamburg would simply silt up,” the Authority stated.   The following video […]

  • 14 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord: Dredger “Artemis” Commissioned (The Netherlands) Van Oord’s newest addition to its fleet, the self-propelled cutter suction dredger Artemis, will be moored in Rotterdam until 14 April 2013.   Germany: Boskalis Wins Elbe River Dredging Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired a contract from Wasser- und Schifffahrtsamt Cuxhaven to maintain part of […]

  • 26 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 20 – August 26, 2018).   Damen DOP200 Proved Successful in Bremen The German contractor Matthäi Wasserbau recently ordered a DOP submersible dredge pump for their environmental cleanup job in Bremen, Germany.   PRA to Assist the Philippine Navy on Future […]

  • 9 February 2011

    As growth resumes at the Port of Hamburg, one of Europe’s busiest, Hamburg port senator Ian Karan has called for the urgent implementation… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, February 9, 2011;

  • 14 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 8-14, 2019).   DEME Bags Elbe Deepening Contract DEME, an international group of specialized companies involved in complex marine engineering works, has won a major contract to carry out the deepening of the Elbe fairway in Germany.   Jan De […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 18-24, 2017).   Keel Laying for World’s Most Powerful Cutter Suction Dredger The keel laying ceremony for DEME’s cutter suction dredger ‘Spartacus’ took place earlier this week at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel in the […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    With total throughput of around 110 million tons, the Port of Hamburg set a new record in the first nine months of 2014. Almost all throughput segments contributed their share to this growth, which at 5.7 percent was outstanding compared to the same period of the previous year. Container handling, dominating in Hamburg as a […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the New Year finally here, DredgingToday will take you back to some of the most read stories of December 2016.   Boskalis Wins EUR 120 Million Dredging Contract in Brazil Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by Açu Petróleo S.A. (joint venture company of Prumo Logística S.A. and Oiltanking Gmbh) for the […]

  • 2 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular photos that marked the 2019 dredging season.   PHOTO: The First Load of Dredged Material from Charleston Post 45 Lower Harbor The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has released this beautiful photo of the first load of dredged material from the Charleston Harbor […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Both in Germany and the Netherlands flood mitigation measures are implemented quicker when residents are involved right from the start. This was said during the recent seminar that took place in Grimma, Germany, on occasion of the Dutch trade mission to the region. At a special organised flood seminar it proved that in both countries […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During the recent SMM Hamburg 2014 show, one of the world’s leading events for the maritime industry, we took the opportunity to speak with Mr. Axel Mattern, Port of Hamburg CEO, and discuss ongoing development activities in the port. One of the Port’s biggest projects at the moment is to dredge the River Elbe from […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME’s new dual fuel trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Scheldt River’ was successfully bunkered with Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) at Brunsbüttel Ports yesterday.   Approximately 85 tonnes of the environmentally friendly fuel was loaded, making this the largest LNG bunkering operation in Germany so far, and this was the first LNG bunkering of a hopper dredger as well. […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    DEME’s German subsidiary Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau GmbH, based in Bremen, has acquired the maintenance dredging contract on the River Elbe in Germany. The contract has been awarded to a joint venture, including DEME’s German subsidiary, for a period of two years. DEME will maintain the whole 116 km long fairway of the Elbe between […]