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  • 25 July 2012

    According to the Tampa city officials, the planned dredging project of 10 canals in the West Shore area is ready to kick off, but at the moment it is pending award of the necessary permit, Tampa Bay Online reports. Namely, the city has submitted an application for a dredging permit to the state’s Department of […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord has ordered a new cutter suction dredger from Royal IHC. The vessel, a modular IHC Beaver® 65 DDSP built at the yard in Sliedrecht, will be delivered on 1 April 2016. This cutter suction dredger will be named Biesbosch. After delivery, the vessel will be deployed at the ‘Zeetoegang IJmuiden’ project, which is part […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Eighth International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, named River Flow 2016, will take place on July 12-15, 2016 in St. Louis, MO. River Flow, an international meeting in the area of river engineering and fluvial hydraulics, will provide a forum to report the latest scientific findings and to promote information exchange and cooperation among scientists, engineers […]

  • 13 November 2013

    DP World was today named the Best Performing Company in the UAE and awarded the prestigious Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award for Most Outstanding Performance for 2013. The country’s highest business award was presented by His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, to His Excellency Sultan […]

  • 2 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Naming ceremony for the 6,675kW cutter suction dredger Ganga took place at Kakinada Seaport Private Ltd in Kakinada port in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India,on 30 July. Mrs Navatha, spouse of Mr KV Rao, Chairman cum Managing Director of Kakinada Seaport private Ltd, acted as godmother of the new dredger. The stationary cutter […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Broads Authority has taken charge of a second new mud wherry as part of a ten year strategy to replace old equipment. Named Gleaner after an old timber sailing wherry that carried cargo into Norwich, the new wherry has been built to a bespoke design by local naval architect Andrew Wolstenholme to transport sediment […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Today, Joep Athmer, the Director of Van Oord Offshore and Member of Offshore Energy Committee of Recommendation wished a warm welcome to the visitors of the Offshore Energy Conference and Exhibition 2012 on behalf of Navingo. The exhibition is being held in Amsterdam RAI for the second time in a row on a 12,000 m2 […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    FSUE Rosmorport’s new trailing suction hopper dredger Severnaya Dvina has left the Song Thu Corporation shipyard (part of Damen Shipyards Group) in Da Nang, Vietnam, and is now on her way to Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Upon arrival, TSHD Severnaya Dvina will undergo final testing and adjustments prior to her delivery to the buyer. The vessel, named after […]

  • 31 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, an 18,000-TEU megaship named in honor of one of America’s founding fathers, is expected to call at the Port of Oakland today, making it the largest container ship of this capacity ever to call at any port in the United States. The vessel, operated by France-based shipping line CMA CGM, […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    A CEDA-IADC conference named ‘Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure’ will take place on 19-20 November, 2018, at Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The two-day-long conference will be based on the forthcoming CEDA-IADC guidebook Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure which will be available in mid-2018. Selected from the multidisciplinary team of authors who contributed to the publication, […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    More than 150 Australian scientists have urgently joined forces to warn of the threat of rapid industrialisation along the Great Barrier Reef coast ahead of a major World Heritage meeting in Cambodia from June 17. The joint statement, representing many of Australia’s most distinguished names in marine and coastal sciences, says industrialisation of the Great […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Wijngaarden Marine Services has placed an order with Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld for a Damen Multi Cat 3013, to be named KILSTROOM. To date, its relationship with Damen has focused on the group’s Shoalbuster range with the company now operating five of the popular and versatile class. Damen Multi Cats are tough, multi-function vessels that, […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released their latest article named ‘Valuing Variations In Dredging Contracts’. Variations have the potential to generate substantial extra costs and pose significant delay and disruption to a dredging project. Moreover, the valuation of a variation can be a contentious issue between contracting parties, the article said. […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) and United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) from Russia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate and engage in design and development of contemporary vessels for inland and coastal waterways.  Under the agreement, CSL and USC will collaborate on the development of dredgers, high-speed vessels, river-sea cargo vessels, passenger vessels and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 4th Annual Conference on Dredging in India named Trends and Outlook – Challenges and Opportunities, is scheduled for September 5-6,2013, in ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of the conference is to highlight the key trends and opportunities in the dredging sector. The conference will focus on strategies and solutions to meet the future dredging […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 5th European River Restoration Conference, named “Celebrating Successes and Addressing Challenges”, is scheduled for 11-13 September 2013, in Vienna, Austria. The Conference will provide: – Exciting examples of practical efforts to restore the natural state and functioning of rivers and how this has improved flood risk management, river ecology, and supported green infrastructure and […]

  • 16 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Maastank is investing €30 million in the expansion of its terminal in the Botlek area. By 2012, the storage capacity for vegetable oils and fats and for chemicals must have doubled to 65,000 m3. The investment sum was announced during the christening of the inland tanker Piz Palü belonging to the Fluvia Group, which owns […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    JULONG has completed construction of a 18/16 inch cutter suction dredger for a Nigerian customer. The dredger, named PAULINA, will perform maintenance duties in and around the River States.  As all JULONG cutter suction dredgers are dismantled prior to delivery, the transport was straightforward. The various elements such as the pontoons and control cabin were hoisted from the transport […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van der Kamp recently won a contract to handle dredging work in the Rotterdam port area. According to the agreement, the Zwolle-based dredging company will be responsible for keeping Rotterdam’s port basins at the correct depth until 2023. To perform the task, the company will use a LNG-powered dredging vessel named Ecodelta. The ship, a key component of the new contract […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released a very interesting article named 1DH Model Predicts Transport and Sedimentation Inside a Hopper. Trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) are commonly used in the dredging industry at a wide variety of maintenance, land reclamation and maritime construction projects. During trailing suction dredging the TSHD trails dragheads […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District has awarded a $1.68 million construction contract to KEU Inc. of Vancouver, Washington, to repair the Union and No Name Dike Levee System between Valley and Fremont, Nebraska. The contract will allow the team to fully repair the system damaged during the March 2019 flooding. It is […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A webinar named ‘Restoring Connecticut River Flow in a Changing Climate’, hosted by Kim Lutz from The Nature Conservancy, is set to take place on February 27, 2019, at 12:00pm. During the webinar, Kim Lutz will cover assessment and management recommendations for the Connecticut River watershed, the largest watershed in New England, covering 7.2 million acres. In […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    In their latest issue of Terra et Aqua, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released a new article named ‘Dredging sound levels, numerical modelling and EIA’. This paper was initially presented at the CEDA Dredging Days in November 2015 and was included in the conference proceedings. Underwater sound from anthropogenic sources and its potential […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Hamburg Port Authority has just released this amazing dredging video named “Keep the Port on Depth” – XXL dredging ship in use. The video will give you an invaluable insight into the role of Jan De Nul’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Bartolomeu Dias” in keeping the Port of Hamburg regularly dredged and maintained. This TSHD has a hopper […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd European Conference on Flood Risk Management will take place in Lyon, France, from 17-20 October 2016. Researchers, policy makers and practitioners from across the world will share experience and progress made in flood risk research, policy and management practice. Royal HaskoningDHV is participating in the conference program with several presentations. Maarten Schoemaker will present […]