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  • 5 July 2016

    The offshore energy industry is constantly moving forward. Despite challenging times in the industry, there are impressive achievements that require celebration. During the first Offshore Energy Opening Gala Dinner to be held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on Monday, October 24th, Navingo brings the industry together to celebrate some of these successes by presenting three industry […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A scheme delivered by Team Van Oord working on behalf of the Environment Agency has been named ‘Project of the Year’ in the prestigious 2016 Constructing Excellence in London and South East Awards. Having been named a finalist in two categories, the Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme went on to win ‘Project of the Year […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Holland Shipyards Group has acquired Teus Vlot Dredging, member of the Teus Vlot Groep. With this expansion, Holland Shipyards Group further increases its scope of products and services in the dredging sector. “In order to remain a recognizable brand name, it has been decided to change the name of the organization from Teus Vlot Dredging into […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The launching ceremony of a new dredging vessel, named Twin Lakes, will take place in the Santa Cruz Harbor later today, according to Lisa Ekers, the Port District Director. The new 200-ton dredger, built by DSC Dredge LLC from Reserve, Louisiana, will replace the Seabright, which conducted its last dredging operation in June. DSC was commissioned to […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    At least 2,000 households in Mopti, Mali, as well as an irrigation area of 300 ha, are now protected against floods from the Niger River. On request of the regional government, a 4.1 km long levee has been constructed with the support of the Dutch Government. In the presence of two Malian ministers and the […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The second of two Damen Shoalbuster 3009 multi-purpose workboats for SMIT Amandla Marine has been named in a ceremony at Damen Shipyards Cape Town, South Africa. Named the Aogatoa, the vessel is the second of two shoalbusters 3009 ordered by SMIT Amandla Marine for the De Beers contract and built at Damen Shipyards Cape Town […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has conducted another successful trial transit in the Expanded Canal. The transiting vessel, a U.S.-built crane ship named the Oceanus, was maneuvered through the Pacific-facing Cocoli Locks by Panama Canal Pilots Fernando Jaén and Ricardo Varela. The Inauguration of the Expanded Panama Canal will take place on Sunday, June 26 […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Following successful sea trials, Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard – part of United Shipbuilding Corporation – has completed delivery of the trailing suction hopper dredger Sommers. The Sommers is the lead vessel in a series of three 1000 m³ TSHDs that are being built for Rosmorport. The TSHDs were designed by Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, the Netherlands, with the working design […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA) has issued an official “Statement on Mitigating and Adapting to Climate Change” at the opening session of the World Dredging Conference (WODCON) XXI in Miami, Florida. As Ram Mohan, President of the Western Dredging Association and host of this year’s gathering, announced, “The WODA statement reflects the commitment […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    SAFEEN, the subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports formerly known as Abu Dhabi Marine Services, has taken delivery of a Damen Shoalbuster 2609 named MAQTAA to join its existing fleet. Like all the vessels in Damen’s shoalbuster range she is a multi-purpose, shallow draught workboat capable of undertaking a wide range of roles including towing, mooring, […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Last week, Rosmorport’s newest trailing suction hopper dredger, the ‘Sommers’, successfully completed her sea trials. The vessel is the first in a series of three 1000 m³ TSHDs, under construction at the Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard. The Sommers, named after the island in the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland, was launched in January 2016. During the tests, functioning […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium will visit the Port of Antwerp on June 10 to officially open the Kieldrecht lock, the largest in the world.  Construction of the Kieldrecht lock was necessary in order to ensure better access to the port area on the left bank of the Scheldt, as the existing Kallo lock […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard has completed sea trials of the trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Sommers’, the lead vessel of the TSHD 1000 series built for the FSUE “Rosmorport”. The Sommers, named after the island in the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland, was launched in January 2016. Having undergone the mooring and sea trials the vessel […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard – part of United Shipbuilding Corporation – will, next Wednesday, launch the second of three 1000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredgers for Rosmorport. The dredger, to be named Kronshlot, was designed by Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, with the working design documentation provided by the Volga-Caspian Design Bureau. The three TSHDs (Sommers, Kronshlot and Kadosh) […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Salmonid Restoration Federation, Pacific Watershed Associates and Five Counties Salmonid Conservation Program will host a workshop about erosion control on Monday, June 6, 9 am to 5 pm at Fire Hall Room, Weaverville, CA. The workshop will highlight identifying and evaluating sediment sources, assessing environmental impacts, creating erosion control and prevention plans, designing and evaluating grading […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Caen/Chamber of Commerce & Industry Caen Normandy (Chambre de Commerce et d’industrie de Caen Normandie) has placed an order for a Damen ASD Tug 2810. This follows Damen winning a public tender on December 8th, 2015. The new Damen vessel will be deployed in the latter, hence its name Cherbourg 1. The main […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the beginning of the summer beach season a few days away, the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) has just released its much-anticipated annual list of the nation’s best restored beaches. This year’s list provides representation from the west, east, Great Lakesand the Gulf coasts. The 2016 winners are: Babe’s Beach, Galveston, TX; Rosewood […]

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

    The first of Damen’s new Shoalbuster 3512 class was recently handed over to Dutch marine services specialist Van Wijngaarden Marine Services B.V. in the port of Boven-Hardinxveld, the Netherlands.  At the ceremony, Mrs. Elske de Bruijn-de Vries officially named the vessel and made a speech praising the technical capabilities of the vessel. With 35 meters […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A scheme delivered by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency has been named a finalist in two industry awards schemes. The Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme has been named a finalist in two categories in the 2016 Constructing Excellence in London and South East Awards, and in the ICE South East England […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Moray Council’s new £2.5 million dredger will be officially named during a ceremony at Buckie harbor today. The MV Selkie, named after a mythical Scottish sea creature, will be officially launched by Clare Russell, the Lord Lieutenant of Banffshire. The vessel was built at the nearby Macduff Shipyard facility in Buckie and is Scotland’s only council-owned […]

  • 24 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 18-24, 2016).   Boskalis’ Shoalway Busy in Aberdeen Aberdeen Harbor Board’s annual maintenance dredging campaign started last week.   Boskalis Expands Dredging Fleet with Magnor The largest and most efficient backhoe dredger in the world, Magnor, has docked at […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Seatools, a Dutch subsea engineering company, has launched its latest product, named Pile Dredge Tool (PDT). Jan Frumau, Managing Director, said: “Based on strong market demand related to pile dredging and cleaning, we have developed and reviewed several concepts for a pile dredge tool and we have now reached a breakthrough with this elegantly simple […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In its latest edition of Terra et Aqua, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released an article named ‘Modelling the effect of water depth on rock cutting processes with the use of discrete element method’. Whether it is for the construction of ports on new locations, the widening of canals through mountainous terrain or […]

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

    Royal IHC has just released a photo from the naming ceremony of the cutter suction dredger (CSD) BIESBOSCH. Built at the yard in Sliedrecht, the dredger was delivered on 1 April and named a week later during a ceremony at Van Oord’s Rotterdam office. The vessel is the biggest of the standard range of CSDs built by IHC […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (Teledyne) and CARIS jointly announced today that the CARIS business and its international affiliates have agreed to be acquired by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teledyne. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The closing of the transaction, which is subject to customary conditions, is anticipated to occur in the second quarter of […]