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  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The official commencement of the Suez Canal Expansion Dredging Contract is now one step closer with the arrival of the first Consortium dredger, the National Marine Dredging Company’s ‘Al Mirfa’.  Dignitaries from Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Netherlands and Belgium celebrated the arrival of the vessel. The Al Mirfa, mobilized to the project from the UAE, […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish and United Arab Emirates Minister of State Sultan Ahmed al-Gaber earlier this week gave the green light for the start of dredging works on the new Suez Canal project. Earlier this month, the heavy duty dredger of the National Marine Dredging Company ‘al-Mirfa’, one of many […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC has secured an order from the Engineering Authority at the Egyptian Ministry of Defense (MOD) which includes the construction of 10 IHC Beaver® cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and five Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1050 work boats. Commenting this, IHC’s Area Sales Director Africa, Rogier Kalis, said: “The CSDs will be deployed for the maintenance of Egypt’s […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sohar Port and Freezone reached one of its most important milestones to date with the arrival of the first 10,000 TEU (twenty foot equivalent units) ship at the newly expanded Oman International Container Terminal (OICT) on May 23, 2014. OICT signed the development agreement early last year for expansion of a 70-hectare container terminal. The […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), the UAE-based firm, has won a multi-million reclamation contract as part of the projected East Sitra Town scheme.  Housing Minister Basem bin Yacoub Al-Hamer sealed the deal yesterday with NMDC Chairman Mohamed Thani Murshed Al Rumaithi. UAE Ambassador to Bahrain Mohammed Sultan Saif Al-Suweidi also attended the signing ceremony. The […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) the container terminal operator, have announced yesterday the arrival of three of the world’s largest and most modern ship-to-shore (STS) quay cranes at Khalifa Port. The Super Post Panamax quay cranes, which were delivered on Friday, 10 January, were produced by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry […]

  • 13 October 2011

    His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, has made a historic visit to DP World London Gateway during a momentous week for the new port, following the official announcement that the new deep sea container terminal will open in the fourth quarter of 2013. The Duke was welcomed by Sir John Parker Joint Vice […]

  • 22 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Global Marine terminal operator DP World Limited announced today that it has expanded its portfolio to Suriname on the northeast coast of South America, acquiring a controlling interest in both Integra Port Services (‘IPS’), the Company holding a concession for a container and break-bulk terminal within Nieuwe Haven Port, Paramaribo; and in Suriname Port Services […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger stated: “Recently, we were low bidder on a record volume of bids, commenced construction […]

  • 2 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    With the 2019 dredging season now behind us, Dredging Today presents a recap of the most popular stories from the past year.   Colombo Port City Land Reclamation Project Complete China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has completed the majority of dredging and land reclamation works for the Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port City Project.   $1.36 Billion Ghasha […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredge Yard and its sole agent in Sri Lanka, Hoavel Holdings, have won an order for a standard Cutter Suction Dredger ECO 300. The new dredger will be used by Sri Lanka Land Development Corporation (SLLDC) for the cleanup of the Beira Lake in Colombo, Sri Lanka. According to the company, Hovael Holdings confirmed that […]

  • 30 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 24–30, 2017).   Vision Marine Bags Saada Land Reclamation Deal The Bahrain Real Estate Investment Edamah has signed an agreement with Vision Marine to undertake the reclamation work for the beachfront Saada Project – part of the Muharraq beachfront […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launching ceremony of new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arzana, built by Royal IHC for the Abu Dhabi based marine contractor National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), is set to take place later this month. The vessel, scheduled to be delivered in the first half of 2018, will have a capacity of 6.000m³ and will form a […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A delegation from the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has visited Abu Dhabi Ports Company and met with ADPC’s Chief Harbour Master, the Marine Information Officer and the Aids to Navigation Manager to discuss mapping and charting the Abu Dhabi coast. It was the UKHO’s delegations second visit in three years. This trip was to […]

  • 8 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, 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 Ministry […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Recently, new progress has been made in Section 11 of Flood Control Project of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The first blasting was successfully completed, and the first region of downstream foundation trench excavation smoothly passed the client’s acceptance inspection. On the morning of October 31, the project department made careful preparation and took safety measures. Along […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World Chairman and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC), HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, today met with the new UK Ambassador to the UAE, HE Philip Parham, to discuss trade, business and maritime issues. During the introductory meeting, Ambassador Parham was given a tour of DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali facility […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, announced that WPP has delivered a rebuilt Caterpillar 3412 Marine Engine to United Dredging Company, enabling the firm’s vessel UDC Blue to resume dredging operations. The purchaser, a Kingdom of Bahrain-based enterprise specializing in dredging, reclamation and stockpiling of sand and aggregate, said […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    DP World Limited announces 26% increase in like-for-like profit for the six months ended 30 June 2013. “DP World is pleased to announce another strong set of first half results in spite of challenging market conditions. We are on track with our substantial investment plan and on schedule to deliver an additional 10 million TEU […]

  • 7 February 2011

      IHC Engineering Business (IHC EB), a part of IHC Merwede, will be showcasing a range of their bespoke engineering solutions at the forthcoming SUBSEA 11, on 9-10 February 2011, Aberdeen at stand number B14. The ambitious engineering company designs, builds and supports offshore equipment, including tailor-made pipe laying equipment, trenching machines, handling systems and […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation today released its financial results for the three months ended December 31, 2016, reporting revenue of $213.4 million, net loss of $7.0 million and Adjusted EBITDA of $11.6 million.  “The following non-recurring items totaling $7.3 million negatively impacted results during the fourth quarter of 2016: a loss on an asset held for sale […]

  • 17 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    During today’s Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders, Mr. J.M. Hessels was appointed to the Supervisory Board of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. for a four year term. He will also chair the Supervisory Board. Mr. Hessels (68) fulfills the function of chairman of the Board of NYSE Euronext, Inc. and is member of the Supervisory Board […]

  • 25 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    The board of the SMIT Pension fund Foundation (Stichting Pensioenfonds SMIT) has recently been informed by the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandse Bank) that it needs to take accelerated measures to improve its financial position. The SMIT Pension fund informed her members this week on the current state of affairs. Boskalis was already aware of […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Maritime Craft Services (Clyde) Ltd has taken delivery of its first Damen Multi Cat 3013. Based in Fairlie, Ayrshire, the Scottish company is one of the largest operators of Damen vessels in the world, with 14 in its fleet. This order also represents an important milestone for Damen as it is the first vessel built […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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.  The AED387 million (around $105 million) contract, signed today with Van Oord Middle East Limited Dubai Branch, includes beaches, quay walls, rock […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) today announced a contract award by the Ministry of Works of Bahrain in relation to the North Manama Causeway. The contract carries a value of approximately EUR 70 million. The causeway forms part of the Ministry of Works strategic plan to improve the existing road network by developing new road […]