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  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will meet in regular session on Tuesday, December 16, at 9 a.m., followed by a meeting of the Board of Pilot Commissioners at 9:30 a.m. or immediately following the recess of the Port Commission meeting. A Special Port Commission Meeting to review Houston Ship Channel and […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 has just arrived in Maldives, ready to undertake some massive dredging and land reclamation tasks. The scope of the HAM’s work will include dredging, reclamation and civil works in the Thinadhoo, Feydhoo and Himmafushi areas. The Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure said that the completion of […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following the invitation by the Environment Agency, Dutch and British flood experts last week exchanged ideas for more collaboration on innovation in the area of flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCRM). The exchange took place during one of the workshops held as part of the Flood & Coast 2016 conference in Telford, UK on […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Services Brisbane, the Queensland Service Hub for the international Damen Shipyards Group, is set to host a dredging seminar on July 9-10, 2019 at the Damen Service Hub premises in Brisbane.  During the seminar, the presentations will be given by Sjoerd de Bruin, Damen’s Sales Manager for Australia, and Oliver Marcus, Product Director Dredging. […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Tebma Shipyards, a Chennai based shipbuilding company, has announced that their latest dredger built for the Indian Navy is ready for commissioning. The vessel, being a self propelled grab hopper dredger, has the capacity to hold 300 cubic meters of dredged material and openable hopper bottom doors for disposal out at sea. The vessel was constructed at Tebma’s facility in Malpe, Karnataka, […]

  • 21 May 2012

    Tianjin Port Group (TPG) and PSA International (PSA) signed a Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement on 18 May 2012 to strengthen ties and foster greater cooperation between the two organisations. The Agreement was signed by Mr Tian Chang Song, Group President, TPG and Mr Tan Chong Meng, Group CEO, PSA, in the presence of Mr Yu […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Qingzhou Julong Environment Technology Co. Ltd., a Qingzhou City based manufacturer and supplier of dredging equipment, recently delivered another set of dredging equipment to Latin America. One portable cutter suction dredger Julong-CSD2006 and 300 meters of discharge pipelines were shipped to Latin America in December, 2018. “Only one truck trailer can transport the dredge from […]

  • 9 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 3-9, 2019).   Maritime Constructions Opts for Damen CSD 500 Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 500 and a Multi Cat 1506 to Maritime Constructions of Port Adelaide, Australia.   Damietta Port Ready for Giants […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been selected as a contractor on Saudi Aramco’s Long Term Agreement for Offshore Facilities (LTA) program. Boskalis acquired the agreement in consortium with the United Arab Emirates-based company Lamprell. Lamprell will focus on the engineering, procurement and construction of offshore structures, such as topsides and jackets, and Boskalis will be […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) first annual networking event for young professionals of IADC’s member companies, named ‘Peering into Dredging’s Future‘, took place last month. “The networking and future-oriented event is born from the need for a platform where young professionals can connect with fellow young professionals while gaining insight into the pressing issues facing […]