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  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this week, a delegation from Germany visited the construction site of the future ‘Container Terminal Odessa’, which is owned by Hamburg Port Consulting. State Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure Mr. Rainer Bomba visited the construction site at the Quarantine Mole in Odessa seaport. During the visit, Mr. Bomba discussed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging program on the Weser River, conducted by DEME Group’s subsidiary Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau, is progressing according to schedule. The company will continue this maintenance scheme on the Weser until the end of 2018, DEME just announced. “Keeping the river Weser at depth is vitally important for the harbor group Bremerhaven and Bremen, forming […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular videos from the past year.   VIDEO: Keeping Hamburg Port Dredged and Maintained Hamburg Port Authority has released this amazing dredging video named “Keep the Port on Depth” – XXL dredging ship in use.   VIDEO: Testing Holland Dredge Design’s New CSD Holland Dredge Design BV […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the New Year finally here, DredgingToday will take you back to some of the most read stories of December 2016.   Boskalis Wins EUR 120 Million Dredging Contract in Brazil Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by Açu Petróleo S.A. (joint venture company of Prumo Logística S.A. and Oiltanking Gmbh) for the […]

  • 25 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 19-25, 2016).   PHOTO: Backhoe Optimus in Klintehamn Harbor Wasa Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, has just released this amazing photo of their backhoe dredger ‘Optimus’, working on the Klintehamn Harbor dredging project in […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The long-awaited court decision on the Elbe deepening project will be announced on February 9th 2017, reports the Port of Hamburg. According to the port, the adjustment of the navigation channel on the Lower and Outer Elbe is the most important strategic expansion project for the Port of Hamburg. In view of the rapidly growing ships, […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The German Waterways and Shipping Authority (WSV) has ordered a new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) from Pella Sietas Shipyard, Hamburg. The new dredger, worth around €95 million, will be funded through the company’s ‘Future Investment Program’, the WSV said in its announcement. The newbuild, the WSV’s biggest dredger to date, will operate mainly in tidal […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mineral raw materials from the sea may contribute to ensuring the long term supply of industrial nations with important raw materials, Bosch Rexroth said in its latest announcement. The DeepSea Mining Alliance (DSMA) supports the development of deep sea mining projects in order to allow for an environmentally friendly extraction of these raw materials in the […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    At the international trade fair for shipbuilding, machinery and marine technology (SMM) in Hamburg, the Liebherr Components division is presenting its new component solutions for dredging. With the components for dredging industry, Liebherr is opening up a new field in the maritime industry. In doing so, the company offers complete solutions consisting of winch gear, holding […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has just released this very interesting video about the Kreetsand, a pilot project in the framework of the Elbe tidal concept. This project will create additional space for the Elbe river on the east side of the Elbe island of Wilhelmsburg. The tidal volume will be enlarged and the tidal […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the Expanded Panama Canal’s first month of operations, the Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano last week presented representatives of shipping lines and shipping agents with an update on the operations of the expanded canal. “We are very pleased with the first month of activity at the Expanded Canal,” said Mr. Quijano. “We have […]

  • 24 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 18-24, 2016).   GLDD Secures Over $8 Million for Delaware Beach Fill Project Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois, has won an $8.02 million Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach beach fill nourishment contract.   […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has taken delivery of the Sauger III, a custom floating pump station built by Damen Shipyards Group, for supporting dredging operations. With the 37 meters in length and 10 meters wide, the station features a powerful, dual pump installation and comfortable accommodation for the crew. The Sauger III was built to […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Schleswig-Holstein recently granted Hamburg permission to continue to deposit dredged material near Buoy E3 in the North Sea. The new permission substantially increases the scope for action to continuously keep the water level deep in the Port of Hamburg. “For the around 10,000 seagoing vessels annually calling at the Port of Hamburg, reliable water depths throughout […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Young CEDA Commission’s first meeting in the year was hosted by CEDA Corporate Member DHI in Copenhagen. Members of the Commission were welcomed by Ida Broker, Member of the CEDA Board, Klavs Bundgaard, member of the CEDA Environment Commission and Anders Jensen former CEDA President. With four new people present (1 from France and 3 from Denmark) it […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    On its way to the port of Hamburg, the 19,000 TEU-vessel “CSCL Indian Ocean” stranded due to a technical failure on Wednesday evening around 25 kilometers ahead of the port. The pilots steered the ship to the side of the fairway to keep the navigation channel free for other vessels. Thanks to this fast reaction, […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has reached a heads of agreement with STRABAG SE for the acquisition of the dredging activities and assets of STRABAG Wasserbau GmbH, formerly known as Möbius Wasserbau. STRABAG Wasserbau, based in Hamburg, has an annual turnover of approximately EUR 50 million with a broad array of equipment and the agreed transaction price […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Revetments made with BASF’s solution for coastal protection, Elastocoast, now cover the shoreline of Goseong, Gyeong-nam Province, in South Korea. The solution helps manage sediment and provides protection against coastal erosion during typhoon season. Instead of paving the coastline with concrete or tar, the Elastocoast polyurethane binder bonds rocks and aggregate into a stable yet porous structure that absorbs wave energy. […]

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

    First Global Logistics and Europe Cargo, both members of Project Cargo Network, have recently collaborated on the project cargo shipment of a dredger and its equipment from Alexandria to Antwerp. The dredger had finished its work at Sokhna Port and all the parts and equipment had to be shipped back to its final destination. The […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EuDA-CEDA joint workshop will take place as part of the European Climate Change Adaptation Conference (ECCA) 2015 to be held 12th – 14th May 2015 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The European Climate Change Adaptation Conference (ECCA) 2015 is the second of its kind, following the first ECCA held in Hamburg 2013 which was attended by more […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) improved its operating result (EBIT) by 10 % year-on-year to € 169.3 million in the 2014 financial year. “Despite a challenging environment particularly due to the further delay in dredging the navigation channel of the river Elbe, 2014 was a successful year for HHLA, as demonstrated by the significant […]

  • 15 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

                    Order Placed for World’s Largest Cutter Suction Dredger Jan De Nul Group has placed an order for a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger JDN8069 with the Croatian shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste.   Boskalis, Van Oord Sign Rio de Janeiro Dredging Contract Edinho Araujo, head of the Special Ports […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Hamburg Port Authority has released a video of the Alexander von Humboldt, a huge trailing suction hopper dredger owned by the Jan De Nul Group, in action at the port. “The daily work of the hopper dredgers is very important. Without them, the port of Hamburg would simply silt up,” the Authority stated.   The following video […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Prepared by its working group on Adaptive Management (AM), the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has published a new paper which aims to further the debate on AM, as an important tool, in managing dredging and reclamation projects in an environmentally friendly manner. Entitled ‘Integrating Adaptive Environmental Management into Dredging Projects’ the paper covers objectives for […]