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  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released its ‘Facts About’ publication on Coastal Protection. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding of a […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bridlington Harbor has just released this very interesting video about their new grab dredger Gypsey Race. The 75ft dredger will be used to keep Bridlington Harbor dredged to maintain safe passage for all vessels in and out of the harbor and it is envisaged that the vessel will be chartered out to other similar small ports […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launching ceremony of Adani’s 8,000m³ IHC Beagle trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Shanti Sagar 18 took place last week at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands. Today, we are bringing you more details about this impressive vessel. The TSHD will be mainly utilized for maintenance dredging, IHC said in its […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released its ‘Facts About’ publication on backhoe dredgers. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding of a […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released a new ‘Facts About’ publication on Adaptive Management. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just released a new ‘Facts About’ publication named ‘Selecting a Destination for Dredged Material‘. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just published a new ‘Facts About’ publication on underwater drilling and blasting. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just published a new ‘Facts About’ publication on soil improvement. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    In just couple of months, Royal Boskalis Westminster will start the first phase of one of the largest nature restoration projects in western Europe: Marker Wadden. This EUR 33 million project includes the construction of a nature island in lake Markermeer, the Netherlands. This first island will serve as a test case for the development of […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just published a new ‘Facts About’ publication on underwater surveys. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Dubai-based real estate developer Nakheel yesterday appointed Van Oord to deliver the new waterfront of Deira Islands.  Deira was constructed by Van Oord between 2005 and 2008. Deira Islands will become a new 15.3 km2 waterfront city in Dubai. Part of the new scope is building a 23.5 km coastline and breakwaters. The two-year contract covers […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week marked the signing of a $1.8 billion Tuas Terminal Phase 1 agreement between the Maritime Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Dredging International Asia Pacific – Daelim Joint Venture (DDJV). The contract was signed on April 23rd 2015, during the inaugural Singapore Maritime Technology Conference. The Tuas Terminal Phase 1 project is […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released its new ‘Facts About’ publication on Site Investigations. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding of […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    General Electric is working aggressively to refine plans for the sixth and final season of dredging, which will be performed later this year from May through November. When dredging is completed this year, GE will have removed 100 percent of the PCBs targeted by EPA for removal — more than 2.65 million cubic yards of […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released its new ‘Facts About’ publication on Environmental Equipment. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding of […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC (IHC) has taken the bold step to build trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) for stock. The step may break down economic barriers for customers that carry out smaller dredging works. They often operate a few IHC Beaver® cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) – also available from stock – or are entrants to the market. If TSHD operations […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    On 5 November 2014, Ms Marisa Gerards, the Dutch Ambassador for South Africa, attended a meeting in which the details of the cooperation between Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) and Royal IHC (IHC) were explained in detail. This takes the form of a supplier development plan (SDP), which is part of IHC’s contract to deliver […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Yesterday’s official signing of the partnership agreement for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) cleared all hurdles for dredging in the Savannah River to begin before the end of the year. The deal was signed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District Commander, Col. Thomas Tickner and Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Director Curtis […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The draft Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan, released today, does nothing to stop the onslaught of dredging and dumping already applied for along the Reef’s coast and the mass export of coal through the Reef to exacerbate climate change, say the Australian Greens. “The plan ignores the fact that exporting millions of tonnes of coal […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Facts About is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. This leaflets aims to provide basic understanding of how Cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) work. Although systems for describing dredgers vary, in general three broad classifications are recognised based on the means of excavation and […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Television commercials urging Australians to become informed about the true environmental health of the Great Barrier Reef will begin screening nationally tomorrow. The commercials are authorised by the Queensland Resources Council in the wake of an admitted ‘scaremongering’ campaign by environmental activist groups. “The activists’ stated objective is to shut down Queensland’s export coal and […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new Reef Facts campaign has been launched to cut through the misinformation about the Great Barrier Reef. Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection, Andrew Powell, said the false and extreme claims had the potential to damage the state’s reputation, if they were not addressed. “This Government is doing more to protect the Great Barrier […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s peak resources sector body said it is confident the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) will make its decision on a dredging permit for the proposed Abbot Point port expansion based on facts and science, rather than ‘slacktivist’ campaigns using social media. Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council Michael Roche says the […]

  • 9 December 2013

    IADC published new Facts About Ecosystem Services to learn how Ecosystem Services can improve dredging projects and the environment. WHAT IS AN ECOSYSTEM? An ecosystem is defined as the animals and plants found in a particular location. Within the ecosystem, in a fragile balance, they depend on each other for survival and sustain one another […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Over the past two weeks, several creative articles have claimed that Gladstone Ports Corporation has withheld information from Government departments, or has breached law by not including research reports in the Environmental Impact Study (EIS) for the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project. GPC has collated this fact sheet to provide the Gladstone community with […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced the Facts About Seabed Intervention study. Facts About is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding of […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The preparatory work for large infrastructure projects often consumes an extraordinary amount of time, money and human resources and is not particularly cost-effective. Some of this inefficiency is caused by traditional procurement methods which bring contractors into the process after many key decisions have been made. Often clients and consultants make design decisions with insufficient […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    A relatively new technique for dredging is slowly growing in popularity: Water Injection Dredging (WID). Water Injection Dredging is not the answer to every dredging project – but it is gaining favour as an up-and-coming low-cost, low-impact method. And as demand for Water Injection Dredging has increased, so has the fleet of purpose-built Water Injection […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Water Injection Dredging is a hydrodynamic dredging technique that should be taken into consideration as a cost-effective, environmentally sound solution to some specific dredging operations. Dredging works can be complex and costly, accounting for a substantial proportion of the budget of a maritime project. To effectively plan and execute a dredging operation, to be able […]