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  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Trelleborg’s engineered products operation has supplied specialty mining hoses to ¡VAMOS! (Viable Alternative Mine Operating System), a 42-month research and development project designed to foster the exploitation and rehabilitation of under exploited and abandoned European deposits of mineral resources. With Europe’s more accessible mineral deposits largely depleted, deeper-lying resources remain submerged in mines abandoned after flooding […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that their webinar on safety in dredging, named ‘Collaboration, Sharing and Striving for Zero Incidents’, will take place on Tuesday, February 28, at 14.00 hrs (CET, Central European Time). Dredging operations can be risky as it often involves heavy machinery with many hidden and obvious dangers with little […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Angela Titzrath, Chairwoman of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), has commented on the Federal Administrative Court’s ruling regarding the dredging of the lower and outer stretches of the river Elbe, HHLA informs. “Following the lengthy proceedings and in light of the stark competition between the major European ports, I would have hoped for a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wyk auf Fohr Port Authority has announced tender for the new construction and extension works at the Alte (Old) Mole and the Quermole. After the last reconstruction in the 1980s, the Alte Mole shows an increased need for repairs to the sheet piling, the authority said. In addition, the Alte Mole, in terms of […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Shell Western LNG B.V. (Shell) and Van der Kamp have signed an agreement for the supply of liquefied natural gas that will power Van der Kamp’s new dredger. The newbuild, named Ecodelta, is currently being built at the Dutch yard Barkmeijer. This will be one of the first LNG-powered dredgers in operation around the globe. Distinguishing it from […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has just confirmed that they will take part in the capital and maintenance dredging of the Brazilian Port of Santos, the largest port in Latin America.  The project will be undertaken in a joint venture with Van Oord, Boskalis said. The contract carries a total value for the joint venture of approximately EUR 110 million. In […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Denmark’s Hanstholm Havn has invited bidders to submit their offers for the construction works related to the expansion of the Port of Hanstholm. Due to the high level of activity in and around the port, a new development plan is in the works, Hanstholm Havn said. “The expansion of the port, including basins, hinterland, quay […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Hanson has decided to invest €70 million in two new 3,000 cubic meter capacity trailing suction hopper dredgers for its marine aggregate fleet. The company announced that the newbuilds will be the first new aggregate dredgers to be commissioned by Hanson in the UK for more than 25 years. Hanson UK chief executive Daniel Cooper […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s North American Dredging Summit will take place at the Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks in Houston, Texas on the 8th and 9th February 2017. The North American Dredging Summit follows on from the successful European editions of ACI’s Dredging Summit series, the organizers said. With the ongoing operational and technical challenges in dredging project management […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded a contract by the Brazilian Ministry of Transport, Ports and Civil Aviation for the capital and maintenance dredging of the port of Santos. According to Van Oord, the project that will be performed in the largest port of South America will be executed in a joint venture with Boskalis. The […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    An upgrade to the southern end of Caseys Beach seawall will begin next week to ensure long-term stability of the foreshore and reduce the risk of damage to a nearby sewage pump station, Eurobodalla Shire Council just announced. Contractors for the Council will carry out the works to stabilize a section of the wall between Short […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch dredging contractor Boskalis has just announced that they will process all bottom ash produced by Attero for a period of ten years. The contract was awarded to ACCN (Ash Cleaning Company Netherlands), a joint venture between Boskalis Environmental and Inashco. The total value of the contract will be in excess of EUR 100 million […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    DEME, the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group, has secured several new contracts for dredging and land reclamation works in India and the Maldives. The total value of these orders represent approximately EUR100 million, DEME said in its release. In India, DEME has been awarded several new projects, including dredging works for Project Seabird […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) – supported by the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine – will hold a business meeting with the leading Ukrainian and international dredging companies. The meeting will take place on February 3rd at the building of American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine. According to USPA, the meeting is aimed at informing potential contractors […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aquamec Ltd., a Finland based developer and manufacturer of the Watermaster multipurpose machines, has released a very interesting paper on flood fighting activities in the Philippines. The paper focuses on flood prevention efforts of the Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). DPWH – responsible for providing and managing quality infrastructure facilities and services for […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has received a Letter of Intent to Award (LOI) a contract for the development of the Port of Duqm in Oman. The contract with a value of approximately EUR 480 million will be awarded by Sezad (Special Economic Zone Authority Duqm) and includes the engineering, design, procurement and construction of a bulk liquid berth terminal. […]

  • 15 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 9-15, 2017).   Boskalis Part of Dover Western Docks Revival Project The first stage of the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is now officially underway.   Van Oord Secures Land Reclamation Contract in […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    More than EUR4 million of EU funds will help to safeguard heritage and coastal tourism sites in Wales and Ireland from the risks of climate change, the Welsh Government informs. The funding will also provide a stimulus for marine-based economic growth in the two countries. Funded by the European Union’s Ireland-Wales program, the CHERISH project […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The First International Conference on the Material Point Method for “Modelling Large Deformation and Soil–Water–Structure Interaction”, organized by the Anura3D MPM Research Community, will be held January 10-13, 2017 at Deltares offices in Delft, the Netherlands. The main aim of the conference is to provide an international forum for presenting and discussing the latest developments […]

  • 8 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 2-January 8 2017).   Ship Launching Ceremonies of 2016 In 2016, dredging industry saw the launching of some of the most interesting vessels ever made for this sector. DT brings you a brief overview of the launching ceremonies that […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    In 1999, Federation Internationale des Ingenieurs-Conseils (FIDIC) or the International Federation of Consulting Engineers published new standard forms of contract, but those contracts did not meet the specific needs of dredging and reclamation work. The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) contacted FIDIC about the possibility of a separate FIDIC dredging contract, and a Task […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Rauma has just released a video update about the progress made during 2016 on the port’s Container Terminal Extension Project. In April 2016, Port of Rauma launched a major building project at the existing container terminal totaling over EUR21 million. The development consists of expanding the current container terminal by building more berths for […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular news articles from the past year.   World’s First LNG-Powered TSHD Minerva Hits the Water The launch ceremony of DEME’s 3,500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Minerva took place on December 3 at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands.   Van der Kamp […]