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  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Contractors with De Moya/Continental Joint Venture have completed 32 percent of a Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) feature to remove the 1970s-era tide gate structure, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, said in its latest update. In addition to removing the tide gate structure, contractors will return the Back River to its original […]

  • 19 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 13-19, 2017).   Heavy Equipment for the Willoughby Spit Project Arrives on Wednesday Heavy equipment that will be used for the Willoughby Spit and Vicinity Storm Damage Reduction Project is set to arrive this Wednesday at 21st Bay View […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has just released a video about their TSHDs Essayons and Yaquina, named ‘Drydock: Repairing the Massive Ships that Dredge the Columbia River’. These Portland District’s hopper dredgers work to ensure a safe ‘highway’ for container ships and other vessels. The Essayons, operated by a merchant marine crew, […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging works at the Port Sabetta are to be completed by the end of this year, according to Vitaly Sknarin, Sabetta Project Coordinator at USK MOST. This was said during the 4th International Forum of Dredging Companies held two days ago in Moscow. The forum – organized by PortNews Media Group in conjunction with the FSUE […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Center for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) has just released a paper named ‘Dredged Material Disposal Site Monitoring Round the Coast of England: Results of Sampling (2015-16)’. This report presents the scientific findings of, and implications for subsequent monitoring based on the results from dredged material disposal site monitoring conducted under a Cefas/Marine […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    FSUE Rosmorport recently acquired a self-propelled hopper barge named FORT that will be used by the company’s North-Western Basin Branch. The vessel, acquired in December 2016, is the first hopper barge for the North-Western Basin Branch and the 57th vessel in its fleet. The barge can carry up to 3,000 t of dredged material or other loose cargo […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that their webinar on safety in dredging, named ‘Collaboration, Sharing and Striving for Zero Incidents’, will take place on Tuesday, February 28, at 14.00 hrs (CET, Central European Time). Dredging operations can be risky as it often involves heavy machinery with many hidden and obvious dangers with little […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kooiman Marine Group of Zwijndrecht has won a contract from Group De Cloedt for the conversion of their dry cargo vessel DC Eems into a trailing suction hopper dredger. The DC Eems, currently under management with EemsWerken (family Kornet) from Werkendam, measures approximately 90m x 15m. Upon completion of this conversion, the vessel will have […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DHI Group, an independent research and consultancy organization, has just released their latest DHI Tech Talk video, named ‘Measurement of Suspended Sediment’. Solid particles transported in the water are referred to as suspended sediments. A high level of suspended sediments may lead to serious effects such as coral bleaching (corals turning completely white due to stress) […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) President, Anthony P. Pratt, testified earlier this week about the need for federal investment in coastal infrastructure such as beaches, dunes and wetlands at the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing. Pratt is the Administrator for Shoreline and Waterway Management at the Delaware Department of Natural Resources […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Shell Western LNG B.V. (Shell) and Van der Kamp have signed an agreement for the supply of liquefied natural gas that will power Van der Kamp’s new dredger. The newbuild, named Ecodelta, is currently being built at the Dutch yard Barkmeijer. This will be one of the first LNG-powered dredgers in operation around the globe. Distinguishing it from […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the last couple of decades, the Russian dredging market has been growing at a fast pace. Although the global financial crisis has slowed the market’s development, demand for maritime infrastructure and energy-related projects continued to fuel the boom. One of the best examples of this development is Nonius Engineering Company. Being relatively young on the […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti, has expressed her unhappiness over the slow pace of the Jhelum River dredging program. The chief minister made these observations earlier this morning while visiting several dredging areas along the river, from Srinagar to Panzinara and Kreshibal. The engineers engaged in the project, undertaken to prevent future floods, […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vortex International Ltd, a New Zealand based supplier of dredging equipment, tools and dredge systems, has had a busy and exciting 2016. Couple of days ago, we took the opportunity to have a quick chat with Mr Joe Goodin, Managing Director of Vortex International, who provided us with invaluable insight into the company’s latest activities, the […]

  • 29 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 23-29, 2017).   New Contracts in India and Maldives for DEME DEME, the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group, has secured several new contracts for dredging and land reclamation works in India and the Maldives.   Experts Destroy […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today announced that Lawrence R. Dickerson and D. Michael Steuert have been appointed to the Board of Director’s 2019 director class, effective January 24, 2017. Mr. Dickerson has been appointed to the Compensation Committee, and Mr. Steuert has been appointed to the Audit Committee. With the addition of […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The government undertaking named Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI) has secured a contract for the Pussur Channel dredging project in Bangladesh. This capital cleanup program, set to last 15 months, will include dredging operations in the areas from Mongla Port to Rampal Power Plant. Under the agreement, DCI will remove around 3.88 million m³ […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    DHI Group, an independent research and consultancy organization, has released a video about engineering the coast by understanding its nature, named ‘Coastal Erosion and Protection’. “Coastal erosion and protection is an ongoing challenge. Information about wind, waves, depth conditions and sediment types is key in the decision-making process on how to protect the coasts,” DHI […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has just published its latest paper named “Ten Steps to Efficiency in Flood and Coastal Risk Management”. The paper outlines ten points that could enable commissioning authorities, government and the infrastructure industry to achieve efficiencies in delivering and maintaining flood defenses, without compromising on quality or safety. These range […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WeSubsea, a subsea service company located in Norway and UK, has reported a very busy 2016, filled with lots of activities and accomplishments. Enough reasons for Dredging Today to catch up with Mr. Jason Wilson, UK WeSubsea Managing Director, to review the business highlights from 2016 and discuss the impact they project for 2017. DT: Let’s […]

  • 14 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME’s 7.950m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger, named the Scheldt River, was launched today at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel. This impressive ship is the second dredging vessel in the world that is equipped with dual fuel engines and capable of operating in full LNG mode. The 3.500m³ TSHD Minerva, launched on […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    In the last two months of 2016, IHC saw an increase in the sale of its vessels, equipment and engineering packages. Almost half of the total order intake over 2016 was secured in this period. “We see market recovery in the dredging and renewables industry, and are positive that this will continue in 2017,” says […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The fourteenth annual conference on ‘Ports in India’ named ‘Progress, Potential & the Way Forward’ will take place on January 23-24, 2017, at The ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to provide an update on the key trends and developments in the sector, examine recent policy initiatives, highlight the opportunities in the […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Integrated Coastal Management Programme (ICPM) has just released this very interesting video named ‘Mekong Delta Climate Resilience Initiative’. The Mekong Delta is home to 17 million people and is Vietnam’s most important agricultural region. Producing 55 per cent of the country’s rice, the Mekong Delta feeds more than 245 million people worldwide. But the […]

  • 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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 26-January 1, 2017).   Port of Baltimore VIDEO: Other Uses of Dredged Material The Port of Baltimore has just released this very interesting video named ‘Other Uses of Dredged Material’.   First Commercial Marine Biofuel Tested on CSD EDAX […]