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  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, has recently visited the Koopmanspolder in Andijk. The Minister turned on the low-energy water link between the IJsselmeer and the Koopmanspolder, which consists of a windmill and a fish-friendly outlet through which water and fish poured from the IJsselmeer into the polder. The polder was […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Hamburg Port Authority has released a video of the Alexander von Humboldt, a huge trailing suction hopper dredger owned by the Jan De Nul Group, in action at the port. “The daily work of the hopper dredgers is very important. Without them, the port of Hamburg would simply silt up,” the Authority stated.   The following video […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Considering the importance of local waterways, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Rogelio L. Singson issued Department Order No. 139, Series of 2014 setting the guidelines on all river dredging activities for flood-control projects and quarrying purposes. “We have to implement our flood-control projects in a way that we can achieve positive impact and […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed federal navigation channel dredging at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam on January 14. Ice Harbor lock operations have returned to normal and dredging equipment has been removed, including water quality monitoring buoys, and relocated upstream to work areas in the Snake and Clearwater rivers at Lewiston-Clarkston. The Corps’ […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Negombo Lagoon cleanup project in Sri Lanka was recently completed by using a multipurpose Watermaster amphibious dredging machine.  The Negombo Lagoon suffers from heavy siltation and the presence of urban debris, making big trouble for the fishing and sightseeing boats to enter the certain parts of the lagoon. Watermaster’s Urban Dredging Concept was utilized […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been awarded a contract by Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding Limited for two subsea knuckle boom cranes to be installed on the world’s first seabed mining vessel.  Delivery of the cranes is scheduled for Q1/2017. The order was booked into first quarter 2015 order intake. The 227m production support vessel has a […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a Dutch dredging company, has won the Kingsbridge and Salcombe Estuary dredging contract. The dredging operations could start as soon as 21st January – weather permitting, according to the Salcombe Harbor Authority. Adam Parnell, Harbor Master at Salcombe Harbor, said that the type of dredging to be undertaken is known as water injection dredging. This is a proven technique for small-scale […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    FinnAust Mining has just announced that Svašek Hydraulics, a consultant in coastal, harbor and river engineering, has been appointed to conduct a Metocean Study at the Pituffik Titanium Project in Greenland. The Metocean Study is being undertaken as part of the ongoing dredge mining studies currently being undertaken by IHC Mining B.V, a wholly owned […]

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

    One of the world’s largest backhoe dredgers, the Magnor, is currently working on the Green Port development project in Hull. The Green Port project, being developed by Siemens and its partner Associated British Ports, will be the the UK’s first offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, service and installation facility. According to the ABP, the work on the Green Port Hull is […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sediment tracing specialist Partrac has been assisting academic staff and researchers from Mississippi State University to implement a beach sediment tracking study on Deer Island, the closest barrier island to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The study was commissioned and funded by the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources’ (DMR) Mississippi Tidelands Trust Fund Program. It is […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After ten years and more than 100,000 operating hours dredging up silt, sand, rocks and stones, the Thordon Composite bearing installed on the Al Mirfa’s dredge cutter head shaft has emerged unscathed. The information was reveled by the Thordon Bearings’ Dubai-based distributor, Ocean Power International during the recent dry-docking of the NMDC-owned dredger. Maarten Jansen, […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Mega trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Congo River’ has just moored at the Antwerp Cruise Terminal in Belgium. At the occasion of the start of the third stage of the Tour de France in Antwerp, DEME’s flag ship passed by on her trip between Turkey and Russia. With an impressive length of 168 m and a […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Hitachi ZH210LC-5 hybrid excavator has been named the best construction machine at the Potencia Awards in Madrid in the category ‘earthmoving with crawler excavators’. The judges of the award included managers from rental companies (Alco Grupo) and related associations (SEOPAN, ASEMAQ, ANAPAT), as well as fleet managers from the major contractors in Spain (Acciona, […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Multiple amphibious, multi-function dredgers from Mud Cat are operating in Iraq to clean various dams and barrages that are positioned along the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. Iraq’s Ministry of Water Resources (MWR) purchased the MFDs to remove accumulated silt, sand and vegetation at each dam’s basin. By performing regular dam maintenance, Iraq’s MWR can maintain […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Belgian company DEME Environmental Contractors (DEC), member of the DEME Group, and the Norwegian company Veidekke Entreprenør AS have established a joint venture and entered into a contract for remediation of the historic refinery site located  at Valløy near Tønsberg (Norway), on behalf of Esso Norge AS.  The contract is valued at approximately 470 […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME has just released a video about another project in Lagos, the Ilubirin Lagos Lagoon Islands Project, for which the company was awarded the dredging and reclamation contract. Dredging International Services Nigeria Ltd (DISN), a full subsidiary of DEME, carried out the phase one of Ilubirin reclamation project. The scope of the first phase included reclamation of […]

  • 25 September 2012

    This year at the 20th annual Security Essen, Sonardyne International Ltd and its subsidiary company Marine and Remote Sensing Solutions (MARSS) Ltd. will be displaying their automated surface and underwater security system in Hall 8 on the European Commission stand. Held in Essen, Germany, the event is the leading world forum for security and fire […]

  • 9 November 2012

    Wasser- und Schifffahrtsamt Hamburg has invited bidders to submit their offers for the annual repairs and maintenance services to the dredger “Juelssand”. Works will include: – Replacement of the rudder propeller type SRP 110 and the drive motors of the type Deutz SF10L 413F, 129 KW; – Retrofitting diesel generator; – Replacement of electrical systems. […]

  • 23 July 2012

    During the official trip to Thailand, the President of Myanmar has paid a visit to the country’s key investment and industrial hub in the eastern seaboard. He is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today to discuss and sign three memorandums of understandings (MOUs). The issues included in the MoUs are the overall […]

  • 28 June 2012

    Work on dredging the Soai Rap Estuary, the main gate leading to newly developed Hiep Phuoc port system in HCM City’s Nha Be District, will begin early next month, reports vietnamnews.vnagency.com. The project value is EUR70 million. Soai Rap Estuary dredging will receive Belgian official development assistance funding. Dredging complation is scheduled for 2014. [mappress] […]

  • 26 June 2012

    Seven international consultants have been given a guided tour of Marfa Port in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi prior to submitting bids to develop the site. ADPC aims to continue its drive in the Western Region to improve facilities for fishermen and leisure users at this and other ports. The experts were shown around […]

  • 17 May 2012

    After five picture perfect days of calm seas, Hall Contracting’s Cutter Suction Dredge, “SAIBAI”, has successfully opened the channel of the notoriously difficult-to-cross Mooloolah River Mouth in Queensland, Australia. Director of Hall Contracting, Peter Hall, said this is a welcome change after the recent run of bad weather. “The project has delivered a double benefit […]

  • 6 September 2011

    HE the Ministry of Works’ Undersecretary Nayef Omar Al Kalali visited the city of Venice in Italy from August, 30 to September, 2, 2011 to… (ameinfo) [mappress] Source: ameinfo, September 6, 2011;

  • 20 June 2010

    Turkey is about to receive a US$1 billion injection from the private sector to revamp seaport projects over the next five years. [mappress] Source: baird, June 20, 2010;

  • 6 June 2010

    The government has allocated an amount of Rs.518.559 million for ongoing schemes of Ports and Shipping Division under Public Sector…   [mappress] Source: nation, June 6, 2010;

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

      The clock is ticking and with the Dredging Today Conference just around the corner, we have decided to unveil the latest updates on the DTC Program. Our first DTC Program update will focus on the Keynote Sessions, named ‘Which Current Trends Are Your Best Friends?’. In this session, high level speakers will provide topical and […]