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  • 27 May 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has won two dredging contracts in Finland with a combined contract value of EUR 32 million. The contracts were awarded by the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, the Port of Helsinki and the City of Helsinki. In the Port of Helsinki, Boskalis will deepen de Vuosaari fairway and harbor basin from […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, has just released this amazing photo from the Kokkola Harbor and Fairway Deepening Project in Finland.  Under the contract, signed in late July 2018, Wasa is responsible for dredging of the harder materials and heavily polluted soils, drilling and blasting of rock and removal of unexploded ordnance (UXO-risk) […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wasa Dredging Ltd. from Vaasa in Finland has recently started dredging in the Port of Pietarsaari with its new dredger “Optimus”. In Pietarsaari, Wasa Dredging will undertake two contracts: one for deepening the port where rock blasting is involved, and one for deepening and widening the channel, by removing significant volumes of hard moraine soils. […]

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

    Wasa Dredging Ltd. from Vaasa in Finland has successfully started dredging with its new dredger “Optimus” in the Port of Pietarsaari. Wasa Dredging has been working in most demanding marine construction work for more than 25 years and this know-how has been utilized in designing and building backhoe dredgers for their own dredging purpose. The […]

  • 21 February 2014

    Rauman Kaupunki / Satamaliikelaitos has announced a tender for the Rauma Harbour construction work. This development program will consist of dredging of approximately 170,000m3 of clay and silt, backfilling, crane rail foundation construction and quay container crane rails installation. The contract will include the construction of a quay with a length of about 330m and […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    REMU Big Float is a unique amphibious excavator for the most challenging environment like swamp, shoreline, waste ponds and canals. Patented pontoon undercarriage that can be narrowed, enables easy transportation along public roads. REMU Big Float is instantly ready to use without any assembly at the jobsite. All kind of digging dredging in shallow water […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the following video, Watermaster, Finland based company, presents its technology – Watermaster. This digging machine is ideal for different shallow water applications. Watermaster has excellent mobilisation capabilities: • Transportable on public roads with a standard trailer; • Moves in and out of water and trailer without crane assistance; • Can operate in very shallow […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    All kind of digging dredging in shallow water areas down to 9 meters can be done with “Big Float”. Removing mud or stones, transforming reservoir banks or cleaning industrial waste ponds are the most common applications for “Big Float”. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, March 1, 2013

  • 14 September 2012

    Rauman Kaupunki has introduced plans for the dredging work at the Rauma area. This project includes: – Extraction of about 600,000m3 of shingle and sediment in order to create and improve existing sea basin embankments as well as constructing a platform to the rear forming a new wharf and quay area, – Construction of a […]

  • 29 June 2012

    An application for the permit to carry out the third phase of the deep dock has been transferred to the environmental authorities. With the completion of the new phase, the port’s service capacity will be further increased. The significance of the deep dock is essential for the efficient handling of shipping, explains Port Director, Kaarlo […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Cargotec has appointed Mr Frank Kho as Senior Vice President, Terminal Projects and Offerings. Mr Kho brings with him over 20 years of industry experience in several senior management positions at world’s leading port operators, such as the Antwerp terminals of PSA and several terminals of HPH. He has headed container operations with significant operational […]

  • 24 February 2012

    As a part of Helsinki’s Western Harbour re-development, a new general plan has been proposed for the Hernesaari dockyard area, enabling construction of housing, jobs, recreation and tourism-related services in the area. Cruise ships would have one more quay in addition to the current two quays. The land area of Hernesaari would grow by one-third, […]

  • 4 January 2012

    The new deep-water quay in the Port of Raahe was inaugurated recently. The quay allows a draught of 10 metres. It has brought about considerable improvements in the transport services for industry and commerce. In addition, the fairway has been dredged to allow a draught of 10 metres. Together the new storage fields at the […]

  • 19 December 2011

    During a recent and first visit to Grand Bahama Island, His Excellency, Mr. Risto Piipponen, Ambassador of Finland, was treated to an …   (thebahamasweekly) [mappress] Source: thebahamasweekly, December 19, 2011;

  • 20 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    The city of Joensuu in the eastern part of Finland is transforming an old contaminated sawmill area near the city centre into an up-to-date housing district. Before the building can start, the whole area must be thoroughly restored after more than a century of heavy industrial useage. Joensuu (which means: “mouth of a river”) is […]

  • 13 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Wärtsilä has recently been awarded a series of orders to supply propulsion solutions for dredger vessels to be built in China and the Netherlands. Since dredging applications are typically very demanding, the high reliability of the Wärtsilä solutions was a key element in the award of all three project orders. Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading […]

  • 31 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) Finland last week announced a new Agency Network Agreement which will strengthen the company’s coverage of thirteen key ports around the country’s coastline. The announcement coincided with an Open House event which celebrated 150 years of the company. Invited customers from the Helsinki area were able to experience a demonstration of […]

  • 10 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Watermaster is a Finnish-made serially produced versatile dredger, that can do suction- and backhoe dredging and even pile driving work. Watermaster can “walk” in and out of water without crane assistance and it moves independently in water as well, minimizing the need of extra machinery and labour and is thus a very cost-effective solution. The […]

  • 10 May 2011

    The Helsinki City Planning Department is organising the international South Harbour ideas competition as part of the World Design Capital He… By Levent OZLER (dexigner) [mappress] Source: dexigner, May 10, 2011;

  • 14 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

      Rotator Oy, Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV’s official dealer in Finland, has supplied Wasa Dredging Ltd with an EX2500-6 excavator as the base machine for a backhoe dredger. Wasa Dredging Ltd – a Finnish marine and inland water construction company – secured the contract to deepen the Mäntyluoto Pori harbour to 13.5m early in […]

  • 14 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      M.Sc. (Econ.) Pauliina Tennilä has been appointed Director, Investor Relations at Wärtsilä Corporation as of 1 March 2011. She succeeds Joséphine Mickwitz, who has been appointed HR Director, Wärtsilä Industrial Operations. Tennilä has worked at Wärtsilä since 1998 and has held various positions in the company, among others in Wärtsilä Development & Financial Services […]

  • 10 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      Wärtsilä Corporation Changes in management 10 February 2011 at 9.30 a.m. EET Wärtsilä’s Board of Directors has appointed Mr Björn Rosengren M.Sc. (Tech.), born 1959, as the new President and CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation. He will assume the position on 1 September 2011, succeeding Mr Ole Johansson, who will retire. Currently Mr Rosengren works as […]

  • 28 January 2011

    The President and CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation, Mr Ole Johansson, has decided to retire after turning 60 years of age in June, using the right stipulated in his executive contract. The exact timing of his retirement will be announced later. Also, Mr Johansson will not be available to continue in his position as a member […]

  • 30 December 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has introduced a more powerful version for marine applications of its popular Wärtsilä 32 engine. First introduced in the 1980s, and with more than 4000 units sold to the marine industry alone, the Wärtsilä 32 engine has proven to be a highly efficient and reliable solution for a […]

  • 10 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Wärtsilä’s electronic Annual Report 2009 has been selected best annual report in Europe. The prize was handed out at the European Excellence Awards ceremony in Prague, Czech Republic, on 9 December 2010. There were over 1,400 entries in the European Excellence Awards competition this year. The other shortlisted companies in the Annual report category beside […]

  • 8 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Wärtsilä’s Sustainability Report has won first prize in the Corporate Responsibility Reporting 2010 competition in which corporations’ responsibility reporting in 2009 was assessed. The sustainability reporting competition is organised by the Confederation of Finnish Industries EK, Finnish Business & Society ry, Finnish Institute of Authorised Public Accountants, Ministry of Employment and the Economy, the Association […]

  • 3 November 2010

    Government has procured two dredges for clearing water ways at a cost of K7 billion. The machines, which have been purchased from Finland… (znbc) [mappress] Source: znbc, November 3, 2010;

  • 4 September 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Allseas’ Solitaire, the world’s largest pipelay vessel, has started to lay the Gulf of Finland section of the 1,224 kilometre Nord Stream natural gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea. Nord Stream’s Deputy Director Construction Ruurd Hoekstra and Leo D. Varkevisser, Allseas’ Vice President Projects and Operations, arrived on board the Solitaire to confirm that everything […]

  • 26 August 2010

    Lake Gallträsk, situated 15km west of Helsinki, used to be a popular recreational area with beaches and clear water. Unfortunately, it has suffered from major strain caused by habitation and industry. The biggest damage to the area was done between the 1920s and 1970s, when wastewater was released into the lake causing silting up and […]