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  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Proteus FZC, a provider of satellite-derived mapping and classification services, has launched a fast-turnaround habitat mapping solution designed specifically for Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs). Through the service, Proteus delivers high-resolution classification maps of terrestrial areas onshore and the seafloor in shallow-water marine environments. “Energy and infrastructure development projects are under intense pressure to delineate fragile […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The developments at Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) in 2015 to date have been positive and in line with the company’s expectations. Reported revenue increased compared to the same period in 2014. Revenue was stable when adjusted for acquisitions, divestments and currency effects. In the course of the quarter the order book fell slightly compared […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global marine terminal operator DP World announced strong financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the six months to 30 June 2014, delivering profit attributable to owners of the Company before separately disclosed items of $332 million, 40.8% ahead of the first half of 2013 on a like-for-like basis. Revenue of $1,659 […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Teledyne Marine Acoustic Imaging Group, consisting of RESON, BlueView and Odom Hydrographic, will hold the Underwater Technology Seminars (UTS) in Hamburg (September 16-18), Boston (October 7-9) and Singapore (December 1). At the 3-day seminars in Hamburg and Boston the theme is: “Hydrography in Harbors and Inland Waters as well as Dredge Guidance and Construction […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede successfully increased its order book in 2013 across the main sectors of its business: offshore and dredging. The company received almost € 1.8 billion worth of new orders in the past year. At the end of 2013, the order book was valued at over € 1.7 billion, which is the equivalent of a […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    J2 Subsea, an Acteon company, is showcasing the We3D, WeSubsea’s new 3” titanium remotely operated vehicle (ROV) dredger at Subsea Asia this week in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Acteon companies J2 Subsea and Seatronics are now offering WeSubsea´s full range of titanium dredgers from worldwide locations. The We3D dredger is designed to operate on smaller ROVs […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has been named the winner of the 2013 Lloyd’s List Asia Awards annual “Port Operator” Award in recognition of maintaining “the highest standards of operational efficiency and customer service throughout the year” among port and terminal operators in the Far East. Excluding operations in the Indian Subcontinent (which was not part of the […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kiasma and K&D Dredging with its new KFC system turbulent motion strengthened its presence on the American continent, Asian, African and European continent. With the discharge pipe HDPE KFC system, abrasion is reduced to 0,4 mm/1 million m3 of solid flow, unlike the steel pipe that is consumed on average by 1,2 mm/1 million m3 […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second and the final day of our first Dredging Today Conference, taking place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, has drawn to a close today on a very positive note.  The sessions saw straight-to-the-point statements and some interesting discussions. During the first thematical session: ‘Solutions and funding for climate change […]

  • 31 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 25-31, 2019).   Van Oord Announces Recovery of Revenue in 2018 Van Oord has released their 2018 business results, saying that they recorded EUR 1.88 billion in revenue (2017: EUR 1.53 billion) with a net profit of EUR 92 million […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), exclusively for Dredging Today, looks back at 2014 and forward to 2015 when it will celebrate its 50th anniversary. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. As such IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its […]

  • 15 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord Strengthens Its Position in UK Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has reached an agreement in principle on the acquisition of UK specialist marine civil contractor J.T. Mackley & Co Ltd.    UK: Person Missing after Yacht Collides with Dredger The coastguard is searching for […]

  • 20 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord Takes Over Dravo S. A. (Spain) Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has acquired all shares of its Spanish subsidiary Dravo S.A.   UK: Boskalis Begins Port of Felixstowe Dredging Work has started at the Port of Felixstowe on the latest expansion of the UK’s largest […]

  • 1 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Netherlands: Boskalis Orders Megacutter to Strengthen Its Fleet Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has ordered a new self-propelled megacutter from IHC Merwede. This self-propelled cutter suction dredger, with a total installed power of 23,700 kW and a pump ashore capacity of 15,600 kW, is a replacement investment.   Damen: Plug and Play Trailing Pipe for […]

  • 17 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Vietnam: Flemish Minister Hilde Crevits Visits Soai Rap Site In the context of Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, Hilde Crevits’ port trade mission, a visit has today been made to the crucial Soai Rap project and DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Uilenspiegel’ that has been engaged to carry out the work.   The […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference is set to celebrate the launch of the publication of the same title. The two-day-long program (November 19th and 20th, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam) offers six highly interactive sessions with contributions from internationally renowned scientists and practitioners which address topics set forth in Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure, CEDA and IADC’s new […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The five compact radius Cat® E2 Series Mini Hydraulic Excavators—303.5E2, 304E2, 305E2, 305.5E2 and 308E2—will all be produced at Caterpillar’s new 850,000 square foot facility in Athens, Georgia, USA and will also use the new High Definition Hydraulic system. The E2 models are designed to carry on the solid performance of their E Series predecessor, […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Tier 4 Final/Stage IV-compliant EC250E and EC300E crawler excavators from Volvo Construction Equipment are powerful and efficient machines, designed to reduce fuel consumption and increase productivity. New Volvo EC250E and EC300E crawler excavators deliver a 5 percent improvement in fuel efficiency over past models, saving customers both time and money. This efficiency is […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kongsberg Mesotech has just introduced the M3 Bathy System, a powerful, entry-level survey system for shallow-water bathymetric applications. The core of the M3 Bathy is Mesotech’s M3 Series MultiMode Multibeam Sonar. The M3 Sonar is the only instrument in its price point that produces high-quality imaging records and 3D profiling point cloud data using the […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Overflow systems are designed to optimize the efficiency of the dredging process by draining excess water and leaving more weight available for the payload, thus limiting the amount of turbulence in the hopper. During the overflow process, the aim is to remove excess water from the hopper, making room for more payload. However, with a […]

  • 10 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME’s giant cutter suction dredger Spartacus has been successfully launched at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den Ijssel in the Netherlands. With a total installed capacity of 44,180 kW, Spartacus is simply the most powerful and environmental friendly cutter suction dredger (CSD) that has ever been built. Spartacus is the world’s largest CSD […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As the CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference is approaching very fast, we took an opportunity to speak with Mr. Erik van der Blom, Manager Development and Innovation at the conference’s gold sponsor – Royal IHC. In this interview, Mr. van der Blom revealed his expectations of the event, introduced the latest developments at Royal IHC and his […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The World Ocean Council (WOC) is part of a growing coalition of maritime leadership companies, industry organizations and knowledge institutes that has launched “Our Oceans Challenge” – a competition for innovation and solutions to address key issues affecting responsible ocean industry operations. One of the newest WOC members, Heerema Marine Contractors, has catalyzed “Our Oceans […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Deltares Annual Report for 2013 has been made public. It consists of three parts. The first part includes an overview of the main Deltares projects in 2013. It describes the Deltares’ knowledge development in the five social themes targeted by Deltares. The second part shows how Deltares shares that knowledge with others. The third […]

  • 28 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ongoing Port Development Projects Introduced (India) 58 port development projects in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode have been awarded up to 31st March, 2013.   Damen: Partnership with Van Oord (The Bahamas) Following a six-year acquisition program, the Government of the Bahamas has announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to acquire 9 vessels […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A contract has been signed with the Tianjin Dredging Company, part of the China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) and the recently founded Dredging Group, under which Wartsila will supply the engines and all essential ancillaries for a new self-propelled cutter dredger. The vessel will be one of the largest and most advanced vessels of its […]