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  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore based manufacturer of dredging equipment and dredge parts, recently received three contracts for custom-designed dredgers. In the first instance, an international chemical company selected Ellicott to build a custom electric bucketwheel dredger to mine salt in a very hard digging application. The new dredger, which will increase the mine’s output per operating […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has issued a Request For Proposals (RFP) to the four pre-qualified port operators selected to compete for the concession to design, develop, finance, construct, operate and maintain a container terminal located near Corozal, in the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal. As part of the Panama Canal Diversification Strategy, the […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard together with the Federal State Unitary Enterprise “Rosmorport” today held a launching ceremony for the third 1000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Kadosh, reports IAA PortNews. The ship was named after the cape in the Black Sea, near Tuapse. The Kadosh is the last ship in a series of three TSHDs built for the FSUE Rosmorport under […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard is about to launch the third 1000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Kadosh, being built for the Federal State Unitary Enterprise “Rosmorport”. According to the shipbuilder, the TSHD Kadosh launching ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, October 5th 2016. First two ships of the TSHD 1000 design, named Sommers and Kronshlot, have been already delivered to the customer. […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Central Dredging Association’s half-day seminar, named ‘Dredging for Flood Prevention and Response’, will take place today, at Institution of Civil Engineers in Westminster, London. The event will focus on dredging in flood prevention and response: ‘What can dredging do to reduce the risk of flooding and how can it contribute to a response after a flood event?’ With […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently commissioned a study named the “Ecosystem services: Towards integrated marine infrastructure project optimization”. The study was carried out by the Ecosystem Management Research Group (ECOBE) of the University of Antwerp. A specialist in ecosystem services and a group of experts from the dredging industry were also actively […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredge Enterprises has announced the launch of a new website dedicated to marsh, wetland, lake and beach restoration. The website will provide news, case studies, videos, and the details of equipment for restoration projects. “We also have experienced personnel available to further assist you in identifying the most efficient, cost-effective dredge for your operation,” said the […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Central Dredging Association’s (CEDA) Dredging Technology Webinar, under the name ‘The working principle of the Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge’, is scheduled for 14 September, 2016, from 14:00-15:00 hrs (CEST). This webinar is the 2nd in the CEDA Series of Webinars on Dredging Technology. The presenter, Prof. Dr. Ir. Cees van Rhee, is full Professor of […]

  • 11 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 5-11 2016).    Boskalis-Middle East Wins NPP Dredging Deal Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd and Boskalis-Middle East recently won a multi-million dredging contract for the New Port Project (NPP) project in Doha, Qatar.   Transnet CEO Comments on […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the rehabilitation of a mega flood-control structure that is seen to boost agricultural productivity of Leyte farmers especially during rainy season. Agricultural lands, particularly those from Baybay City, are now protected against flood damages, with the completion of the rehabilitation and improvement of Dungcaan River […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A company based in Adria, Italy, Vittoria Shipyard recently launched a dredger (Yard No. C862) named ‘Maria Vittoria Z’ for the Chioggia based customer Zeta S.r.l. The newbuild, featuring Liebherr HS 8300 HD heavy duty cycle crawler crane, will be used for excavation and dredging of the seabed and channels in the Mediterranean Sea. The strong upper-carriage of the HS 8300 HD […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 8th Annual Dredging & Reclamation Summit, taking place on 15-16 November in Brisbane, will bring together 15 expert speakers to discuss key strategies to improve cost efficiency, reducing lead time and ensuring the sustainability of dredging operations. Ahead of the summit, we caught up with Dr Neil Tripodi, Principal Scientist, Water Assessment and Systems […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    After finalizing a long term charter in the oilfields of Abu Dhabi, Acta Marine’s DMS Globe was contracted to assist a construction project in Qatar. This involved the construction of a private artificial island development. DMS Globe’s effectiveness in shallow water conditions played an important role in the project, ensuring its smooth and efficient completion. […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s Spanish subsidiary Dravo S.A. has been awarded a number of long-term beach maintenance contracts. These projects will contribute to both coastal defenses as well the development of tourism. This year’s beach replenishments in Barcelona and La Pineda near Tarragona have already been completed. Activities on the beach of Playa de Castillo on the […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DBL Group, a Dhaka based diversified business conglomerate, has just launched its dredging business concern named ‘DBL Dredging Limited’. “It is going to be a full service company for valuable contribution towards the dredging and excavating needs of Bangladesh,” the company stated in the announcement. “The management is committed to continuous improvement and strives to meet […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Heron Construction Ltd, a New Zealand company involved in dredging and marine construction works, has launched the latest addition to its fleet in Qinhuangdao, China. The GPK, a DFY B-type backhoe dredger, was launched on August 6, the company said in its announcement. The vessel, named in honor of the late director Gerard Paul Kroef, will be transported […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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. Charting underwater structures, soils and project progression using GPS, sonar, single and multi beam systems produces a huge amount of data that needs to be analysed. Vast project areas can […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Red Meters and Orange Pit Dredging have just announced that they will hold an event named Process Control Technology Showcase this month. “Red Meters Process Control Showcase is a unique opportunity to see first hand how processing operations such as dredging, mining, wastewater and oil and gas, around the world are using new technologies to improve […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme has been named recipient of yet another prestigious industry award – the Brassey Award (Kent & East Sussex) for Engineering Excellence which was presented at the recent ICE South East England Awards Ceremony. The Brassey Award winner is selected from the shortlisted entries for the ICE South East England […]

  • 24 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 18-24, 2016).   GLDD Secures Over $8 Million for Delaware Beach Fill Project Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois, has won an $8.02 million Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach beach fill nourishment contract.   […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Argentinian company Cooperativa De Trabajos Portuarios Limitada de San Martín is about to receive a Cutter Suction Dredger 500 from Damen Dredging Equipment. The newbuild will be used for dredging operations in the Argentinian terminal region around Rosario on the Paraná river. The CSD 500 dredger, named LA PORTUARIA, was built at Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The official commissioning ceremony of the trailing suction hopper dredger Severnaya Dvina was held yesterday in Arkhangelsk, Russia. Following the flag hoisting ceremony on board TSHD Severnaya Dvina, Rosmorport and Damen Shipyards Group carried out the signing of the acceptance/delivery certificate. During the ceremony, Executive Director of FSUE Rosmorport Andrei Lavrishchev emphasized that the new ship will ensure depth […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Burnham Associates, Inc. of Boston (MA) has just announced that the construction works on the company’s new 3,000 CY split hull dredge barge are entering the final phase. The vessel to be named THOMAS DESMOND is being built at Sterling Shipyard of Port Neches, TX, USA. The newbuild will be utilized by its owner, and others, to support dredging projects […]