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  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released a video showing the route of the proposed Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme. The video shows the route of the proposed Oxford Scheme, with cross-sections showing how the scheme could look in the 4 different areas. The scheme will work by making better use of the undeveloped floodplain. It will […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges LLC has just released an aerial photo of a portable cutterhead dredger, the 1870 Dragon, during its work in Latin America. Traditionally, port expansion projects are handled utilizing larger trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD) or other self-propelled dredging vessels. In certain cases, smaller, portable cutter suction dredgers are a better solution due to their […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A year after Dutch and Indonesian partners began the restoration of the severely eroding coast in Demak and Semarang in Northern Java, the project is showing its first results. Based on the principle of through Building with Nature, a sediment-permeable dam has been constructed and mangrove trees have been planted. The first measurements show 45 […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) and Vitens Evides International (VEI) from the Netherlands have just released an update video about their Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka. This program, launched in 2014, is strongly focused on improving the operations of Dhaka WASA by introducing cost and time effective dredging methods that will […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A scientific research project was recently completed on “Numerical and Experimental Modelling of Near Field Overflow Dredging Plumes”, the International Marine and Dredging Consultants (IMDC) has announced. IMDC staff member Boudewijn Decrop obtained a PhD for conducting this research in collaboration with universities UGent and KULeuven. During his PhD research, Boudewijn Decrop executed both physical […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HYPACK, Inc., a provider of hydrographic and navigation software, will be holding its HYPACK Seminar in Poland on October 12th – 14th, 2015. The 3-day training seminar will be organized by their agent Marine Technology sp. z o.o. and will cover all the aspects of single beam and multibeam hydrographic surveying and dredge management using the HYPACK®, […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Doedijns Group International (DGI), through its US subsidiary Logan Industries International Corporation (DGI Logan), has acquired Hadco Services Inc. (Hadco). Hadco is a specialized repair and service company based in Mobile, Alabama. DGI, headquartered in the Netherlands, is a supplier of hydraulic equipment and repair and maintenance services for a wide variety of industries. The […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering NV (DEME), an international group of specialized companies in the field of capital and maintenance dredging, land reclamation, port infrastructure development and etc, has just released a video about the Waterdunen coastal protection project. Waterdunen is one of the eight weak links of the Dutch coast. Under this development program, […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With a hopper capacity of 46,000 m³, trailing suction hopper dredger Cristóbal Colón is the largest and the most high-tech dredger in the world today. Built by the Spanish shipbuilder La Naval in 2009, the 223 m long (Length o.a. ) vessel is owned by the Belgian shipping infrastructure conglomerate Jan De Nul. This type of vessel is mostly […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Koninklijke Smals, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and civil-engineering works, has released a video about their dredging and remediation project in Port of Husum, one of Germany’s seaports along the North Sea coast. Husum is famous for its tourism, HDR Shipyard and Senvion, one of Europe’s leading wind turbine manufacturers. Along the shipyard, the […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Makai Ocean Engineering, Inc. and the University of Hawaii (UH) have jointly developed a novel autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) that can effectively deploy seafloor sensing equipment by combining features of a free-swimming AUV and those of a bottom crawling vehicle. This ‘hybrid’ autonomous underwater vehicle is called the Bottom-Skimming AUV, or B-SAUV. The B-SAUV is […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Earlier this month, Damen Shipyards Group successfully launched the ice class trailing suction hopper dredger Severnaya Dvina for Russian Port Agency FSUE “Rosmorport”. Following her delivery, the 2,000 m³ Severnaya Dvina will maintain navigational depths and provide safe shipping in the Arkhangelsk Seaport basin and approaches. The Severnaya Dvina has a reinforced bow with ICE […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canal & River Trust is making progress with the £1 million worth Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal dredging project. The work on the project that will dredge sections of the 46 mile canal from Tixall Lock in Staffordshire to Falling Sand Lock near Kidderminster started back in March 2016. During this eight-month project approximately 17,500 tonnes of silt are […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) has just announced its intentions to “restart” relations with leading Ukrainian and international dredging companies. Dredging works will become clear and predictable for businesses, and the transparency of the tender documents will be increased, the Acting CEO of USPA, Raivis Veckagans, informed on January 20 during a meeting with representatives of the transport […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senwatec, a German manufacturer of dredging equipment, successfully commissioned and launched their versatile multipurpose amphibian dredging machine, named the Dredge-King, in Madagascar earlier this month. The Dredge-King is a compact mobile dredger, equipped for deep water bucket and hydraulic dredging. This “four legged” dredging machine can lift itself off the truck bed by means of […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    One of the world’s largest suction hopper dredger, Jan de Nul’s Leiv Eiriksson, was successfully dry-docked at Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) recently. Capable of dredging up to a depth of 155m, the 78,000dwt vessel has a 46,000m3 hopper capacity and a total trailing pump power of 13,000kW. The massive 213m long dredger underwent major repairs to its dredging valves, […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the Brazilian South Atlantic coast, the continuous transport of sediment threatens the accessibility of the Belmonte terminal. To tackle this problem, the owner has acquired a Damen DOP250 submersible dredge pump. The DOP, powered by a dedicated diesel hydraulic power pack, is attached to a crane, which is located at the end of the […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Western Dredging Association will host the 21st World Dredging Congress & Exposition, the WODCON XXI, at the Hyatt Regency Miami this week (June 13-17, 2016). The conference will showcase around 120 technical papers over three days covering all aspects of dredging and maritime construction. This congress will also feature dredging short courses, a technical exhibition and […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For the last couple of days, dredges Dodge Island and Padre Island have been busy working on the Morehead City Harbor Federal Navigation Project. According to the Carteret County Shore Protection Office, the third dredge, the Liberty Island will be also transiting to Morehead City Harbor with dredging/pumping activities scheduled to initiate Friday afternoon/early evening (3/8/19) subsequent […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     During our recent CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, we took an opportunity to interview Professor Dr. Patrick Meire of University of Antwerp. Dr. Meire is a professor in biology and head of the research group Ecosystem Management (ECOBE) at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. His research focuses on the environmental impact of human activities […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Jan De Nul Group recently released a video about the challenging Sabetta Port & Northern Sea Channel dredging project in Russia. According to JDN, the Sabetta project was the company’s biggest logistic challenge in 2016. The port is built to transport gas stocks from Siberia to Europe and Asia with LNG tankers. Eighteen JDN’s dredgers […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are working together to assemble a low-draft dredge at a staging area near Hwy 59/69 Bridge and the San Jacinto River. Over 200 semi-trucks have delivered two disassembled dredges and hundreds of dredging pipes, reported the Army Corps. “Workers are busy joining thousands […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cashman Dredging of Quincy, Massachusetts, has just published a photo from the ongoing dredging operations at the Boston Harbor. Works on this project started in late July and will continue over the next several years. In order to remove approximately 11.7 million cubic yards of silt, blue clay, till and weathered rock from the harbor, the company recently […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Joint Venture comprising of Cashman Dredging Inc. and Dutra Group was awarded last week a $122.2 million Boston Harbor dredging contract. According to FedBizOpps, the project includes dredging of approximately 11,700,000 cubic yards of silt, blue clay, till and weathered rock from the harbor area. The Federal Navigation Project for Boston Harbor consists of the following components: deepening and […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Liebherr-Werk Nenzing GmbH shared today this video of a duty cycle crawler crane type HS 8300 HD working in the Port of Piombino. The duty cycle crawler crane, with hybrid drive system from Liebherr is currently being used to remove sediment and increase the depth of the water at the mouth of the port. The HS 8300 […]

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

    The naming ceremony of DEME’s 7.950m³ LNG-powered trailing suction dredger Scheldt River will take place today in Zeebrugge, Belgium.  The vessel, which was launched on 14 January at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, is the second Royal IHC-built TSHD capable of operating on LNG. The first one, the 3.500m³ TSHD Minerva, was launched on […]