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  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SACE, an Italian export credit agency, said in their latest release that they have ensured Dragflow’s exports to the United Arab Emirates, worth € 5.5 million. “Dragflow, with the support of SACE, is consolidating its presence in Dubai. In 2016, in fact, the company ensured its exports, offering competitive payment conditions to its Emirate customers,” reported […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME Group said in its latest post that their dual fuel (diesel and LNG) trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Minerva’ is conducting sand renourishing works at the Belgian coast in Nieuwpoort. These shoreline reinforcement works are combined with maintenance dredging works in the access channel to the Port of Ostend, DEME said. In the shallow waters […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following years of research and development, Royal IHC’s Hi-Traq trenching vehicle has finally been put to the Test. According to IHC, the Hi-Traq vehicle offers enhanced manoeuvrability and its powerful tooling will enable safe, efficient burial in a range of seabed conditions. Hi-Traq features multiple tooling options that facilitate both jetting and mechanical cutting operations. […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Queenslanders will not be fooled by the desperate spin campaign launched by the Queensland Resources Council today to downplay the damage the big mining companies are inflicting on the Great Barrier Reef, say the Australian Greens. “This is desperate PR spin from the Queensland Resources Council that shows community opposition to big mining companies trashing […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday 9 October, the IHC Merwede Handbook for Centrifugal Pumps and Slurry Transportation was launched at IHC Merwede’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. The book has been written by Kees van den Berg – who works at MTI Holland – and owes its existence to the initiative and sponsorship of his employer and its […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) has decided to take expertise of Jan De Nul Group to dredge the channel and further enhance the safe and sustainable access to the Port of Port Hedland. The project forms part of stage two of the Channel Risk and Optimization Project (CROP), an important PPA initiative to sustain the long-term […]

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

    JULONG, a Chinese manufacturer of various water engineering ships and platforms, has completed delivery of a cutter suction dredger CSD250 to a customer in France. The JULONG CSD250 has been delivered as a complete dredging package, including floating and land HDPE pipe lines, tools and spares package and oversea after sale service. The dredger, assembled and tested successfully by JULONG field […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Femern Link Contractors joint venture, including DEME and CFE as project partners, has signed contracts with the Danish government for the design and construction of the world’s longest immersed road and rail tunnel, the Fehmarnbelt. These contracts are final, but the construction work on the project will be postponed until the German construction and environmental permits […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Housing Development Corporation of Maldives and TÜMAŞ, Turkish Engineering Consulting & Contracting Co, have entered into an agreement for the design and construction of bridges, channels, harbors and shore protection works for the Hulhumalé Phase II. The agreement was signed today in a ceremony held at HDC head office by the company’s Managing Director, Mohamed Saiman, and […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard (Group) Co. Ltd. has completed the first steel cutting for the marine fleet of MBA Delta iron sands project in Fiji. The vessel series, being built to meet Bureau Veritas’ standards, includes bucket wheel dredger, work boat, pusher tug and iron sands concentrator barge. The company said that these vessels are designed according to […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 68th Independence Day was celebrated today at Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI) corporate office. Capt. D. K. Mohanty, Chairman and Managing Director of Dredging Corporation of India Ltd congratulated all the employees and their family members for the improved performance for 2013-14 and stated that the company is expected to achieve Excellent MOU […]