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  • 23 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Picture of the Day: Utrecht in Besiktas Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Utrecht” has entered Besiktas Shipyard where it will receive some repairs in the shipyard’s dry dock.   Passaic River, Newark Bay Clean-Up Research This summer Portland State University (PSU) Civil and Environmental Engineering professors […]

  • 8 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 1-8).   Sospan Dau Departs Chichester Boskalis Westminster dredger Sospan Dau has just completed maintenance dredging of the approach channel to Chichester Harbor and beach nourishment at Hayling Island.   VIDEO: MAHURY Legacy Continues A 1,840m³ capacity twin-screw trailing […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group – the company behind the Nicaragua Grand Canal project – has entered into an agreement with RODIO-Swissboring for a detailed physical Soil Investigation Program to be carried out for the Brito Access Channel and Brito Port area on the Pacific side. Also, the company has signed another agreement, this time with CSA Global of Australia, for project management and […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Chief Project Advisor of HKND Group, Bill Wild, met in late April with the Nicaraguan Chamber of Construction (CNC) in Managua, presenting latest developments of the Nicaragua Grand Canal Project and cooperation opportunities for the local companies. Over 30 representatives from members companies including Rodrigo Pereira, the President of CNC, attended the meeting. Also present were representatives from the Chamber of […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Nicaragua is continuing to gather info about the Nicaragua Grand Canal Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) report. From September 24 to October 1, 2015, the government held a total of nine public consultation meetings for the ESIA report on the Nicaragua Canal. Senior officials of HKND Group elaborated to the public key findings in the […]

  • 15 February 2012

    Bahrain’s pioneering $1.6bn Dilmunia Health Island took a step closer to becoming a reality today, with a call for tenders for the project’s initial infrastructure phase. The first of four infrastructure development phases, the tender encompasses work relating to the ambitious 125 hectare island’s highways, bridges, landscaping and its power, portable water, sewerage and drainage, […]

  • 23 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    BAM Scores Major Marine Gig in Abu Dhabi BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside of Europe, has been awarded a contract to construct the marine infrastructure for the phase 3 of the Al-Dabbiya oil field development by client Abu Dhabi Company for […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Invited and sponsored by Mr. Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of HKND Group, a 21-member delegation from Nicaragua paid a week-long visit to China from October 19-26, 2013. The group of businessmen, academics and politicians toured Beijing, Xuzhou, Wuhan, Yichang and Hong Kong respectively for a fact-finding mission. After winding up the trip, all delegates […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    HKND Group and the Nicaragua Canal Development Project Commission met recently with Belgian business delegation in Managua where they talked about the Nicaragua Grand Canal project. The Belgian delegation consisted of seven major construction and engineering companies including SBE (one of the top global engineering consultants), DEME, Jan De Nul Group, IMDC (dredging consultant), SECO (technical control […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group and Environmental Resources Management (ERM) handed over to the Nicaraguan Institute of Culture (INC) more than 14,000 precious archaeological artifacts, including primarily pre-Columbian ceramic sherds, during a ceremony held at the National Palace of Culture in Managua on February 4, 2015. This archaeological wealth, which dates back to 500 B.C. to A.D. 1519, […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Skippers navigating the channel from the Leschenault Estuary to Koombana Bay known as ‘The Cut’ have been warned to take extra care in the area. Department of Transport (DoT) South West Regional Manager Peter Kiely said a sand bar had formed in the channel with shallow waters extending from the northern seawall in all directions. […]

  • 27 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord Bags Capital Projects in Brazil and The Bahamas Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has won two orders in Brazil and the Bahamas. The activities involve dredging work for the construction of a new shipyard in Aracruz, Brazil.   Nicaragua Canal Project Presented to Private […]

  • 28 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    A stage has now been completed within the scope of the implementation of the port reform with the signature of all sale contracts of the equipment concerning the container terminals. The Grand Port Maritime du Havre (GPMH : Port of Le Havre Authority) has just signed the last two sale contracts for the container terminals. […]

  • 1 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    With the new year ahead of us, Dredging Today is bringing you a recap of the most popular posts from 2015. Van Oord, Boskalis to Build Artificial Island Off Jakarta Van Oord and joint venture partner Royal Boskalis Westminster have won a major land reclamation contract in Indonesia. DEME Bags Major Contract in Singapore  Dredging […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) has awarded Brevard County an additional $21.5 million legislative appropriation grant for Phase II of the Brevard County Muck Dredging project. This latest funding builds on the previous $20 million awarded in the past two years for muck removal in the Indian River Lagoon, for a total investment of $41.5 million to date. Muck build-up is […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust has recently completed a £250,000 project to dredge part of the Leicester section of the Grand Union Canal. The work focused on areas along the waterways where boaters were having difficulty mooring and navigating. Four locks were cleared of silt and about 150 tons of soil, which was the result […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A former factory site had stood empty for several years in Ealing, London. Bisected by the Grand Union Canal, this site was ripe for redevelopment into housing, retail outlets and public amenities. To support this project, The Rothen Group, a national independent civil engineering and maintenance business, was chosen to help incorporate canal-side bank stabilization […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just announced that a $26 million cleanup will begin this month on Lake George Canal in the cities of East Chicago and Hammond, Indiana. The waterway is part of the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern on Lake Michigan, identified by the United States and Canada as one […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust’s dredging program on the Grand Union Canal in Milton Keynes has had to be temporarily halted due to concerns that falling oxygen levels in the water during the hot weather could become too low to support the fish that live in the canal. Commenting the latest announcement, Paul Fox, from […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first trial run of the New Suez Canal has been set for Saturday, July 25, 11 days before the official inauguration of the new waterway.  According to the Mohamed Sakr, the head of navigational management department at the Suez Canal Authority, different size ships will participate in the trial of the new canal. Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority […]

  • 10 September 2012

    Nicaragua and the Hong Kong-based company have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on financing for a $30 billion inter-oceanic canal. The canal will cater for larger ships than the Panama Canal and will be Central America’s second main waterway. According to theaustralian.com, this document was signed by Nicaraguan deputy foreign minister and president of […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Plans for a major program of work to improve access to Leicester’s riverside have been announced. Leicester City Council has teamed up with the Environment Agency and the Canal & River Trust to help enhance the river corridor through the city, as part of a wider program of work to reduce flood risk. The program […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ahmed El-Tayyeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, has urged Egyptians to support the New Suez Canal Project. During a visit to the project, Tayyeb said the New Suez Canal was a challenge to Egyptians that would show the strength, steadfastness and will of Egyptians. He was received upon his arrival at the scene by Chairman of […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust (CRT) is spending £8 million on dredging in the financial year 2019-20 to help keep the waterways navigable for boaters. According to the Trust, the comprehensive program covers locations identified by boaters, as well as the places that need dredging every year. The Trust will be carrying out dredging work […]

  • 17 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Isla Grande Terminal Dredging Contract Inked  Crowley Puerto Rico Services, Inc. has further solidified its commitment to Puerto Rico with the execution of a $48.5 million construction contract for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Boskalis Reports Good First Quarter  […]

  • 23 November 2010

    British Waterways has awarded a national dredging contract to marine-based civil engineer Land & Water Services Ltd. The initial contract from December 2010 to March 2015, will run up to and beyond the launch of the new waterways charity which is scheduled to take over the custodianship of British Waterways’ canals and rivers in 2012. […]