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  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Tom Reed said that the U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to consider the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), a bill to facilitate upgrades to water infrastructure in the United States. The WRRDA conferees came to an agreement between House and Senate bill versions last week and the Conference Report is likely […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    More than 1.200 participants from over 50 countries attended the second edition of the conference Deltas in time of climate change. The conference took place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands from 24 – 26 September. In three high-level round table discussions, over 100 sessions and many practical workshops, delegates from river deltas all over the world […]

  • 23 April 2010

    New York State Environmental Conservation Commissioner Pete Grannis celebrated  40th anniversary of Earth Day by highlighting progress in the Greater Capital Region at a news conference at the Corning Preserve along the Hudson River… [mappress] Source:readmedia,April 23,2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Essar Ports Ltd., part of the Essar Group, today announced its unaudited results for the quarter ended December 2012. Operational highlights: – The company commissioned the state of the art 16 MMTPA Dry Bulk Terminal at Paradip, with a fully mechanized ship loading system with a capacity of 5,000 tons per hour. It is one […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, the Netherlands based contractor for dredging and offshore projects, had a better business result in 2013 than in 2012. The year closed with an almost equal turnover of EUR 1,641 million (2012: EUR 1,676 million). At EUR 130 million, the net profit was considerably higher than in 2012 (EUR 98 million), and the company’s […]

  • 12 April 2010

    The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s outlook report highlighted how dredging at Hay Point in 2007 created ‘‘significant environmental impacts’’ at the dredge and disposal sites and affected coral up to 12km away… [mappress] Source:weekendaustralian,April 12,2010

  • 3 March 2010
    Research & Development

    New insights into the impact of dredging on the environment highlight the distinction between small, frequent deposits of sediments arising from maintenance dredging, and larger one-off capital deposits. Understanding this distinction is crucial for effective licensing and monitoring of dredging… Source: Environmental Expert, March 2, 2010;

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following the first call in mid-November, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has posted the “Second Call for Papers” for the Dredging Summit & Expo scheduled to be held at the Hilton Norfolk The Main Hotel from June 25-28, 2018. The theme for this year’s conference is “Navigating the Future in Dredging“, which will focus on dredging presentations […]

  • 13 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

                    LOI Signed for Jakarta’s Giant Sea Wall South Korea, the Netherlands and Indonesia have signed a letter of intent for a study on a joint realization of the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD), also known as the ‘Giant Sea Wall’ project.   Panama Canal Project Enters […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

                    Rotterdam Kicks Off Yukonhaven Dredging The Port of Rotterdam Authority has started dredging the Yukonhaven on Maasvlakte 2. The dredging work will prepare the port for Gate terminal’s new LNG breakbulk infrastructure.   Van Oord’s Dredger Arrives in Damietta Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger VOLVOX ASIA, which […]

  • 27 September 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Ribbon Cutting for the Deep Dredge Last Friday, September 18th, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers together with the local, state and PortMiami officials, celebrated completion of the Miami Harbor deepening and widening project.   Oakland Dredging in Full Swing The Port of Oakland is nearly a […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    As communities across the Southeast United States and the Caribbean count the cost of flood and wind damage during Hurricane Matthew, a pioneering study led by scientists at UC Santa Cruz, Coastal Wetlands and Flood Damage Reduction, has quantified how much protection natural coastal habitats provide during hurricanes. Using the latest modeling techniques, scientists from […]

  • 26 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    This week’s Highlights bring you very interesting stories from Van Oord, DEME, Liebherr and Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik, news stories that were the most read on Dredging Today this week. Without further ado, here are the news that marked this week in dredging industry:       Exceptional Year for Van Oord Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in […]

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

    Dredging Today has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (April 6 – 12).   VIDEO: Dredger Oranje in South Korea Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. launched this month the second edition of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. In the publication, Boskalis highlighted a number of fascinating projects, including the expansion of the […]

  • 18 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    DEME: Dredging Simulator, New Office Building The Flemish Minister-President Geert Bourgeois has laid the foundation stone of the new DEME office building in Zwijndrecht. He also put into operation the brand-new high-tech dredging simulator.   VIDEO: Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mud Dredger The biggest science and technology museum […]

  • 2 November 2014
    Business & Finance

                      Dredger Incident Prompts RNLI Rescue Mission Aberdeen Coastguard received a request early on Saturday morning, which prompted the rapid response of Invergordon Lifeboat to attend an incident in the Cromarty Firth.   News in Photos: Boskalis on the Cowes Project Construction of the new detached breakwater […]

  • 5 July 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Van Oord Nabs Deira Islands Contract Nakheel, a Dubai-based real estate developer, has appointed marine engineering contractor Van Oord to deliver 23.5 km of coastline and breakwaters at Deira Islands, its new 15.3 sq km waterfront city in Dubai.   Boskalis to Dredge Portsmouth Harbor Defense Infrastructure […]

  • 31 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Galveston Dredging Deal Confirmed The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded few days ago a $11.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for routine maintenance dredging of the Galveston inner and outer bar, entrance channel and extended entrance channel as well as […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Essar Ports Ltd. today announced its unaudited results for the quarter ended December 2013. Speaking on the key highlights for the quarter, Mr Rajiv Agarwal, Managing Director, Essar Ports Ltd. said: “Our financial results highlight the consistent performance we have shown over the past few years. In the coming quarters, we expect to handle higher […]

  • 22 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    DEME: New Contracts Worth €1.6 Billion DEME, the Belgian dredging, hydraulic engineering and environmental solutions group, has secured a number of new contracts worldwide. The total value of these orders is approximately 1.6 billion EUR. Van Oord’s Dredger on Its Way to Kazakhstan  Wagenborg Nedlift BV, a […]

  • 19 October 2014
    Business & Finance

                    Four Companies Compete for New Suez Canal Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish recently held meetings with four consortiums that have submitted their proposals for the next phase of the New Suez Canal dredging project. Read More Unparalleled Success for Team Van Oord The […]

  • 11 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

                    Van Oord Orders Two Dredgers  Van Oord has ordered two trailing suction hopper dredgers with a hopper volume of approximately 17,000 m3. Photo Update: Dredging at New Suez Canal Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said recently that the digging rate was beyond expectations due […]

  • 28 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

                    Panama Canal Expansion – June 2015 (VIDEO) A new video has just been released on the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction.   Long-Term Dredging Deal for DEME Ok Tedi Mining Ltd. (OTML) has awarded to Dredging International, member of […]

  • 24 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Shipping of the Dredger 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.   Busy Start of 2015 for DEME DEME (AvH 60.40%) realized an economic […]