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  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    DredgeFest Louisiana workshop, organized by the Dredge Research Collaborative, is scheduled for January 11-17, 2014, in New Orleans and Baton Rouge. The first Dredgefest was held in NYC, one month before Hurricane Sandy made landfall. DredgeFest Louisiana is a symposium, field expedition, and intensive design workshop about the human manipulation of sediment and the soft […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi held a meeting with head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish on Thursday to discuss updates on the New Suez Canal project and other annexed projects. During the meeting, President Sisi directed the SCA to upgrade the East Port Said harbor and a nearby industrial and logistic zone, […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard, provider of latest dredging technology and equipment has announced the launch of complete line of dredge pipe pieces. The dredge pipe pieces are used on board of dredgers to connect the dredge pump with the discharge pipe. Dredge Yard specialists designed the dredge pipe pieces in different variety and different thicknesses in order […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for the Sea Bright Erosion control program. The proposed project will include placement of 1.7 million CY of sand with an option of an additional 1.9 million CY to restore the mentioned area to its initial fill profile, […]

  • 25 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Last week Idreco delivered the dredger ‘Idreco I’ at Kaspar Weiss for a ten-year dredging project. The suction dredger, type ISD 300, has a suction depth of 24 meters and a capacity of 300 tons of solids per hour. Specially designed for automated control, system can be fitted with Dredger Control, remote control and a […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Huge excavators positioned on jack-up barges on Deptford Creek have been dredging the riverbed to prepare for tunnelling in Greenwich, reports the Tideway – the company delivering the Thames Tideway Tunnel. The operation is a key part of Tideway’s work in south-east London to clean up the River Thames and will make it possible to […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Blockbuster, one of the key players in the construction of Maasvlakte 2, will soon commence its “second life.” The giant crane was transferred to the Caspian Sea for the next project. The Blockbuster is a modified E-crane produced by manufacturer Indusign. This machine has a lifting capacity of 50 tonnes and can reach 63 […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In order to remove sand from seabed and allow the oil pipes maintenance, DRAGFLOW has delivered a specifically designed machine to one of the largest contractors in the oil and gas industry. “We attached 2 Hydraulic Pumps HY85 to a shell that we designed and created, to cover the pipe (diameter is approximately 1 meter). […]

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

    Ulstein Power & Control has been awarded a contract with AVIC Weihai Shipyard Co. Ltd. on power and control deliveries for two subsea rock installation (SRI) vessels for Jan De Nul Group. The vessels will be used for rock installation to protect cables and other subsea structures at depths up to 600 meters. “Ulstein Power […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Technology

    Dragflow has just released these beautiful photos of their DRP120 remote controlled dredger, working in a mining sedimentation pond in Ecuador. Dragflow, together with its local partner JACOL – Ecuador (Andres Colomer Bolivar, Cecilia Lima, Juan Pablo Zañartu) has just finished the delivery and commissioning of a new remote control dredge equipped with a dredging […]

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

    APT Global, a Dubai-based manufacturer and technical service provider in marine, dredging, offshore and oil and gas industries, has played a major role in construction and installation of 5MW land based booster station “Al Jabbar” for Van Oord. After fabrication and machining of the 50t foundation skid structure in one of APT’s UAE facilities, the structures […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released the latest update on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. The Shoreham Adur project is being carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council. The scheme is separated into 10 reaches, or […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As one of the major hubs for ferry services to Corsica and Sardinia, the Port of Vado Ligure in northern Italy is currently in the process of significantly extending its capacities. In order to be able to accommodate not only more, but also larger vessels the Port Authority has started on a project to deepen […]

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

    The launch ceremony of Shanti Sagar 18 – an 8,000m³ standardized trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) – took place today at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands. This is the second of two Beagle 8 TSHDs for Adani – the first (Shanti Sagar 17) was launched in March 2017. Each Beagle […]

  • 14 March 2012

    A 22-ton digger from Axminster Excavators was rescued after sinking in the mud of West Bay on Friday, reports Bridport News. The digger was conducting annual dredging work in the harbour when it got stuck in the mud. At first, contractors were unable to get it out since the water rose, however they managed to […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterking BV recently completed the production of a new generation WK 220 NG-5 amphibious excavator. The new excavator, which is already at work, is the first in a series of seven. The new WK 220 NG-5 model undercarriage has several improvements such as newly designed tracks with a slightly different shape which enhances the movability of the amphibious […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM Nuttall have recently completed a major milestone on the V&A Museum in Dundee, namely the construction of the coffer dam which will allow the structure to be built out into the Tay. The selection of the right plant and equipment was crucial to meet the tight deadlines, with the summer embargo of works on […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MBN Lars Hoppe, dealer for Waterking amphibious excavators and accessories in Germany, recently organized dredging demonstration for a German water board district. The demonstration started with the help of a Waterking WK 100 NG-AS. The amphibious excavator was equipped with side pontoons and spudpoles, ensuring a perfect stability in the strong current. The WK 100 is an 9-tonne […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Secretary of Public Works and Highways of the Philippines (DPWH), Mark Villar, today ordered the de-silting and clearing of the Pampanga River and improvement of its water-catching capacity. According to the latest Philippine News Agency’s (PNA) announcement, Mr. Villar visited the province to inspect the Mexico spillway and assess the effectiveness of the structure in the […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Swire Seabed, acquired by Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO) back in 2012, has just released a short video about the Seabed Excavator in action. The Seabed Excavator is a newly commissioned, highly efficient, multipurpose subsea tool carrier and dredging vehicle capable of working at 2500 meters water depth. The system is delivered with a Kongsberg Evotec active heave compensated […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Preparation works for a dredging project on the Pembrokeshire’s Tenby Harbor are in full swing now, with machines due to be on site in the following days, announces pembroke-today.co.uk. Commenting the latest news, Tenby Harbormaster, Chris Salisbury, said: “Natural Resources Wales have been given the contractors details and are happy for us to start, the Maritime and […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has just announced launch of the new PC700LC-11 hydraulic excavator. With an operating weight between 67.500 kg – 69.500 kg, the PC700LC-11 is EU Stage IV emissions compliant and maintains productivity and transportability of the previous model. Vince Porteous, Product Manager at Komatsu Europe commented: “The PC700LC-11 was designed and manufactured by […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Negombo Lagoon cleanup project in Sri Lanka was recently completed by using a multipurpose Watermaster amphibious dredging machine.  The Negombo Lagoon suffers from heavy siltation and the presence of urban debris, making big trouble for the fishing and sightseeing boats to enter the certain parts of the lagoon. Watermaster’s Urban Dredging Concept was utilized […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dredge Yard unveiled its redesigned website this week, featuring major enhancements to its popular site. The new website’s appearance is fresher, with many new pictures collected from all Dredge Yard offices, foundries and machine shops. Dredge Yard supplies several dredging components needed for the dredgers and dredge pipe lines. Those dredge components are designed by […]

  • 26 January 2011

    The County Commission took the first steps Tuesday to take over control of the Hernando Beach Channel dredging project by rejecting the sole… By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, January 26, 2011;

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) and Draft Statement of Conformity (DSOC) for the Elberon to Loch Arbour reach of the Sandy Hook to Barnegat Inlet Beach Erosion Control Project, Section I – Sea Bright to Ocean Township and the opening of the […]