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  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge pumps can be fitted out with a second outer pump casing. Up to now, this meant a  large, heavy piece of steel. Pioneering research by Damen R&D engineers has resulted in a patented pump cover, which can be zipped onto the current dredge pump effortlessly. The new DynaCover is made of finely woven super […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With seaborne trade gaining importance in terms of economic development of a nation, government organizations are largely investing in harbor deepening activities worldwide, Fact.MR said in their latest study on Harbor Deepening Market. A deeper harbor can accommodate heavy and large container ships allowing expansion of trading activities in the respective region. This has gained higher significance […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just launched the fourth edition of its Creating New HORIZONS magazine. “In our magazine we offer fresh perspectives from external experts and present projects and approaches that push back operational and technological boundaries,” Boskalis said. In this new edition energy expert and former Shell CEO Jeroen van der Veer shares […]

  • 14 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 8-14, 2016).   VIDEO: Pythagoras Dredging Solution Pythagoras, a Belgian company involved in providing solutions for dredging, surveying, infrastructure, construction and agriculture, has just released this very interesting video named Pythagoras Dredging Solution.   Royal IHC to Appoint New CEO […]

  • 18 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 12-18, 2016).   Van Oord Working on One of the Largest Reclamation Projects in Taiwan Van Oord is currently working on the construction of Kaohsiung Intercontinental Container Center Phase II in Taiwan.   Jan De Nul to Expand Port of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne RESON has just released a very interesting paper named ‘Innovative spill measurement for wirecrane and excavator dredging‘. “Monitoring of what happens underwater always has been a challenge. Dredge guidance and monitoring software have the advantage that they show the position of the bucket or grab in three dimensions but the seafloor is always a […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    After the successful premiere of the Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) Vessel Directory in 2016, Dredging Today will add Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) vessels to the upcoming edition of the directory. The new Dredging Vessel Directory will be launched in the first quarter of 2017, and will also feature more CSD’s than in last year’s edition. […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kiasma, a company involved in research and development of thermoplastic material (HDPE), has been selected as a supplier of the discharge floating pipes for the New Suez Canal Project. The HDPE pipes that will be used for dredging of the Suez Canal have been produced by Kiasma in cooperation with Deriplast (K & D Dredging). Suez Canal Authority (SCA) […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Future Market Insights (FMI) recently released a report on the global Dredging market in which they noted that the market is slated to touch a value of nearly $16,500 million in the year 2022. According to the report, as the population of the world keeps on increasing, particularly in the coastal areas, more amount of coastal […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

     Our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC), under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, took place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center in October 2017. Speaking about climate change adaptations of ports and inland waterways – Ine Moulaert, Senior Engineer Marine Environmental Department, Jan de Nul, Member, PIANC Working Group 178 on Climate Change Adaptation, said that one […]

  • 15 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 9-15, 2018).   IJmuiden Sea Lock Project Takes Shape The most visible construction work at the new IJmuiden sea lock this month will be at the lock gate chambers of the outer head and the inner head, according to the […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Robert McCall (coastal morphology expert), Pieter van Geer (coastal engineering expert) of Deltares, Gerd Masselink and Timothy Poate of the University of Plymouth will be awarded the Halcrow Prize for their scientific publication about the XBEACH gravel model. The new numerical XBEACH gravel model will help agencies working with gravel beaches to improve coastal safety […]

  • 21 October 2011

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract for the mining of bauxite in Lelydorp nearby Paramaribo, Surinam. The contract value is approximately € 125 million and the contract was awarded by Suralco L.L.C., an indirect joint subsidiary of Alcoa Inc. and Alumina Ltd. Work is set to commence shortly and it is […]

  • 6 December 2010

    SMIT Salvage, a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., has acquired two ship salvage contracts in India. The combined value of the contracts is approximately € 50 million. The first assignment involves the refloating of a container vessel off the western coast of India. The vessel was involved in a collision with another […]

  • 3 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Shell Global Solutions has listed the LIQUIDYNE pump shaft seal as best practice for use with its cooling water pumps worldwide. The LIQUIDYNE is also now included in Shell’s TAMAP (Technically Accepted Manufacturers and Products) list. IHC Lagersmit, part of IHC Merwede, specialises in sealing solutions for rotating shafts on ships, pumps, tidal turbines and […]

  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of ASL Marine Holdings Ltd has announced that Leo Dynamische Investering B.V., has entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement with NordGB Suisse S.A., Mr. R.H.F. Dietze, Vosta LMG International B.V. and CFT International GmbH, for the sale and purchase of all the issued and outstanding shares of Vosta LMG […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, has reported very busy start of 2017 business year, taking an active part in a lot of projects all over the world. During this period, the Chinese company supplied a significant amount of shipbuilding parts […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UniSite Group, a Chinese company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took an active part in a lot of projects all over the world in 2016. During the first quarter of 2016, UniSite supplied a significant amount of shipbuilding parts to the dredging companies, such as bottom doors, overflows, […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Tomorrow will see the kick-off of Offshore Energy where companies from the oil & gas and renewable industries will meet for networking, knowledge sharing and business. The past days the organization worked hard to get everything ready. Here is a little time-lapse to see the progress made: Today saw the start of the Offshore WIND […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With more than $300 billion paid out by insurers for coastal storm damage in just the past 10 years, losses from natural disasters are reaching all-time highs, according to The Nature Conservancy. As coastal communities seek to maximize the cost-effectiveness of their infrastructure solutions, The World Bank’s Wealth Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES) […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The registration for Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2016 (OEEC 2016) is now open. The ninth edition of this event is expected to attract 11,500 offshore professionals and more than 650 exhibiting companies. Offshore Energy is an annual event focused on the complete offshore energy industry. It covers both the exploration and production of the […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.N. International Seabed Authority (ISA) recently issued a “Report on the draft framework for the regulation of deep seabed exploitation activities“. The ISA report on the draft regulation of marine mining is open for comment until May 15th. The WOC (World Ocean Council) is working to help ensure there is adequate ocean industry input […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finalists have recently been announced in two Riverprize categories for 2015 – the Morgan Foundation New Zealand Riverprize and the Thiess International Riverprize. Riverprize is the world’s most prestigious river award giving recognition to those who have developed and implemented outstanding, visionary and sustainable programs in river management and restoration.   The finalists in the Morgan Foundation […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Efficiently-designed and well-constructed sea ports are viewed as the bedrock upon which a region’s infrastructure is developed and maintained, Fact.MR said in their latest study on global dredging market. Across the globe, freight transportation is widely achieved by sea, urging regional governments to employ dredging throughout their shores, according to the Dublin headquartered market research firm. Capital […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘Towards a Green Maritime Technology’. In a world with growing population, urbanization, mechanization and thus increased energy demands in the future, in combination with the influence of fossil energy resources on global warming, the 21st century has already brought […]