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  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) yesterday confirmed the award of an $88 million contract for Phase I of the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MsCIP) Comprehensive Barrier Island Restoration. MsCIP was initiated in 2005 in the aftermath of the damage and destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina, and addresses hurricane and storm damage reduction, salt water […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has successfully completed a tailings pond dredging job at an iron mine in Brazil. Dragflow was called to face with the problem of dredging and returning the tailings back to a ‘Mineral Duct’. In addition, it was crucial for the project to maintain […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Dr. Robert Randall, W. H. Bauer Professor in Dredging Engineering in the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently conducted laboratory experiments using a model dredge at the Haynes Coastal Engineering Laboratory. Three graduate students, Joe Girani, Josh Lewis and Paulo de Oliveira, Jr., and Haynes Laboratory staff members John Reed and Kirk […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Coastal development pressures are seen as the major threat to Mediterranean coastal zones, according to a survey conducted by the EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project among 43 environmental organizations in 11 countries. Of the NGOs participating in the survey, 93 percent cited development pressures as the main risk to their own country’s coast. This was followed […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A massive land reclamation scheme around the Chek Lap Kok Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), aimed to enable the addition of the third runway, has received the green light. The works, being carried out on behalf of the Hong Kong Airport Authority (HKAA), include formation of 650 ha of land by ground improvement and seabed filling, […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Wasa Dredging has just released this amazing photo of their backhoe dredger Hector, working on the Alesund dredging project in Norway. The Hector, built and owned by Wasa Dredging, is a Wasa BHD 12000 dredger with a 250t Hitachi EX2500 that can dredge to a depth of 22m. This giant started its work in the […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Alan Lowenthal has helped secure an additional $7.74 million for much-needed dredging of the Queensway Bay channel, which sits at the mouth of the Los Angeles River in Long Beach. The funding is in addition to more than $5 million already secured by the Congressman and the City of Long Beach for initial dredging […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Dutch contractor Van der Lee is currently working on the motorway fly-over project near Joure, in the north of the Netherlands, using Damen’s cutter suction dredger 450. The stock dredger was prepared for transport on Friday (September 16) and towed to the north of the Netherlands over the weekend, so that it could make a […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    JULONG, a Chinese manufacturer of various water engineering vessels and platforms, has delivered a cutter suction dredger to the Chinese government. This 16 inch cutter suction dredger, with suction and discharge pipe of 400mm and a 2000m/hr pump capacity, is equipped with one set of 1000HP Cummins engine. The dredging machine was delivered with a 2000m […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul NV is part of a consortium that has been made responsible for the expansion of the Port of Kingston. In 25 months, the access channel and the port basin will be deepened and the berths on the existing quay walls will be reinforced and renovated. This development project will enable the port […]

  • 8 November 2012

    Cornwall Council has confirmed its continued support for improvements to the harbours at St Mary’s and Penzance in order to safeguard the future of the sea link between the Isles of Scilly and the mainland. In a joint letter to the Under Secretary of State for Transport Norman Baker MP, Cornwall Council Leader Jim Currie […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide an additional $67.1 million in FY2016 funding for flood control, navigation and other water resources-related work on waterways throughout Mississippi. “Congress gives the Army Corps of Engineers discretion to use a certain amount of funding for projects that were not […]

  • 17 September 2012

    The National Audit Office found in the course of its audit that state-owned company AS Tallinna Sadam (Port of Tallinn) repeatedly ignored the Public Procurement Act during the construction of Muuga Container Terminal and failed to exercise due diligence as expected, which resulted in the company incurring 2.42 million euros in unjustified and avoidable costs. […]

  • 5 October 2012

    The Dragages Ports has invited bidders to submit their offers for the repair and maintenance works to the dredger “Daniel Laval” (104 x 22m). These works will include technical services and the replacement of: – 2 nozzles; – 1 hopper and sliding tray; – 2 crankshafts. The deadline for this tender is November 6, 2012. […]

  • 19 September 2012

    After securing and successfully completing two major cable projects in the Irish Sea, and a further fault investigation on an Interconnector underway, the joint venture of Osiris Marine Services and Nordic Offshore Marine look to the spot charter market to provide a cost effective solution to subsea cable owners requiring burial, de-burial or repair. On-board […]

  • 30 November 2012

    LLX, the logistics company of EBX Group, and GE do Brasil (GE) have signed a contract entailing the construction of a plant in the landside area of Açu Superport, currently under construction in São João da Barra (RJ). The industrial plant will be installed in the Metalworking Cluster in an area of 322,498 m², primarily […]

  • 31 July 2013

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with United States Navy for oceanfront and dune system stabilization and restoration at the Dam Neck Annex at Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia Beach, Va. BOEM and the Navy signed the agreement on July 12, 2013. The MOA will allow for the […]

  • 28 January 2013

    Over the next decade the 50 countries that border the Indian Ocean, one of the greatest seaborne trade routes of the world for oil, bulk freight and containers, are expected to show some of the world’s highest rates of economic growth. Port development and trade in the region is central to achieving this goal. However, […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The lifeline of the Jaffna peninsula, the Kankesanthurai harbour, is clear of all shipwrecks, in record time…   By R. K. Radhakrishnan (thehindu) [mappress] Source: thehindu, January 19, 2012;

  • 17 April 2012

    Lithuanian ship repair company Western Shiprepair and the Dutch dredging company Van Oord continue their co-operation in ships´ repair and modernisation. This week SC Western Shipyard daughter company JSC Western Shiprepair is planning to finish upgrading work of the backhoe dredger Goliath and repair work on the split hopper barge Jan Leeghwater. In total, during […]

  • 6 April 2010

    The Goa-based Mormugao Port Trust (MPT), a major port, has proposed modernisation and infrastructure development plans of Rs 3,000 crore. The modernisation will be completed over the next four years… [mappress] Source:thehindubusinessline,April 6,2010;

  • 12 March 2013

    NIB and the Klaipeda State Seaport Authority have signed a EUR 44 million loan agreement for investment projects in Klaipeda Seaport, lifting a major bottleneck to trade and expansion in the region. The scope of the investment includes the reconstruction of quays, construction of a pier for passenger and cargo ferries as well as dredging […]

  • 11 January 2013

    Dredging Department of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) has invited bidders for the dredging works at the Dhaka area. These works include dredging by a cutter suction dredger for improving navigability of Dhaka-Taltala-Dohuri-Zazira-Madaripur-Kabirajpur-Chowdhuryhat/Peajkhali-Charjanaj/Kaorakandi river routes with construction of D Munshiganj, Madaripur and Shariatpur. The time period for the completion of this program is 24 […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside Europe, has successfully completed Phase 1 and 2 of the Saqr Port Expansion. The combined project value was approximately €75 million. BAM International delivered the project to its client, Saqr Port, in Spring 2019. Saqr Port is the largest bulk-handling port in the Middle […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Following the February launch of their first IHC Beaver ever built in the Middle East, Royal IHC said in its latest announcement that two more dredgers officially hit the water last week in the United Arab Emirates. “The project is managed by a local team from the IHC entity in Dubai and supported by the […]

  • 27 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC said in its latest announcement that their first IHC Beaver ever built in the Middle East was officially launched today. “We are proud of our local project team in Dubai, who did a great job, together with colleagues in the Netherlands,” the Dutch based supplier of equipment, vessels and services for the offshore, […]