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  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following more than two years of consultation, and an ongoing feasibility study, Aberdeen Harbor has submitted a Proposal of Application Notice (PoAN) to Aberdeen City Council – the first stage of the formal planning application for a potential expansion of the current harbor into Nigg Bay. In order to facilitate and respond to the growing […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dragados UK, principal contractor for the Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project, has just installed the second of the 22 enormous concrete units that will form the closed quay sections at Aberdeen South Harbor. These caissons, 50 meters long, 17 meters wide and 16 meters high, have been floated from Cromarty Firth to Nigg Bay, Aberdeen, in a […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Plans for additional harbor facilities at Nigg Bay came to life two days ago when Members of the Board visited HR Wallingfords 1/60th three dimensional model of the potential project. The model has been developed to allow, in conjunction with complimentary 2D modelling, a series of hydraulic physical tests to be carried out, verifying the performance […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dragados UK, principal contractor for the Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project, has marked another significant achievement with the installation of the first of the 22 enormous concrete units that will form the closed quay sections at Aberdeen South Harbor. The caisson – 50 meters long, 17 meters wide and 16 meters high – has been floated […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As part of a consenting strategy, approved principally by Transport Scotland, Aberdeen Harbor has submitted applications for consent in support of their potential expansion plans into Nigg Bay. The applications seek to gain statutory approvals for the project as part of three consenting regimes: from Transport Scotland, in the form of a Harbor Revision Order, […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Planning consultants Barton Willmore have been commissioned by Aberdeen Harbor, with support from Scottish Enterprise, to consult on a Development Framework that will identify and consider the relationship between the proposed Nigg Bay Harbor expansion and the development of the surrounding areas. The study is designed to engage with communities and local businesses, and will […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, recently started a dredging project in Nigg Bay, Scotland. According to their official announcement, the scope of the work will include: blasting 270.000m³ of rock material dredging 400.000m³ of moraine. For this capital development project, Wasa Dredging mobilized two combined backhoe dredger/drilling platforms ‘Hector’ […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbor said that four drilling rigs, currently located at Nigg Bay, are carrying out Site Investigation Work aimed at providing further information for the Harbor Development Project. Keith Young, Aberdeen Harbor Board’s Engineering Director, explained: “The four drilling rigs will be carrying out twenty five land based boreholes. Potential construction and dredging activities in the future would be […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The EU’s TEN-T Program will invest over €750,000 for development studies for a new harbor at Nigg Bay in Aberdeen, Scotland. The harbor is to support the existing Port of Aberdeen with a view to a significant traffic growth forecast. The busy Port of Aberdeen handles around 8,000 vessel arrivals and 5 million tonnes of […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Aberdeen Harbor Board’s principal contractor for their £350 million Expansion Project, Dragados UK, has launched a website dedicated to the project. The site includes project news, construction updates, and information on their program of Community Benefits. The £350 million project that will expand facilities at Aberdeen Harbor was awarded to Dragados in late 2016. The new […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbour Board has submitted a Directions for Growth document to the National Planning Framework (NPF), in response to its call for candidate developments. The document outlines the findings from an ongoing feasibility study, which was launched in September to assess the viability of potential expansion options for a new or improved harbour facility. Three […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project has reached another important landmark, with the placement of the 11th caisson at Nigg Bay, out of a total of 22. This 7,000-tonnes caisson, which bears the name Catrina, is part of Aberdeen South Harbor’s Dunnottar Quay. “It has been towed on site on a two-day journey from the Cromarty […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Start of the £350 million project, which was recently granted planning consent in the form of Marine Licenses and a Harbor Revision Order by the Scottish Government, was yesterday sanctioned by the Aberdeen Harbor Board. The construction contract with its preferred bidder, Dragados UK, is due to be formalized at a signing ceremony today. Following […]

  • 2 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you some of the most popular photos that marked the past dredging season.   PHOTO: DEME’s TSHD Bonny River Launched in China DEME’s new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Bonny River’ was launched last Sunday (April 15) at COSCO Guangdong Heavy Industry shipyard in China.   PHOTO: GLDD Backhoe Dredge New York at […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction program supporting the expansion of Aberdeen Harbor into Nigg Bay has passed a significant milestone with the beginning of dredging operations. The construction project, which commenced in May this year with the development of a north breakwater access road, and the start of work on the north breakwater itself, has progressed well, and […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 175 meter-long MV Beltnes arrived into Aberdeen South Harbor on the morning of Wednesday, 29th May, as part of its £350 million South Harbor construction program. “The Self Discharging Bulk Carrier successfully discharged 35,000 tonnes of fill material behind concrete caissons, as part of the creation of the Dunnottar Quay,” according to their latest […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbor hosted a visit by Scotland’s First Minister and head of Scottish Enterprise yesterday.  Aberdeen Harbor Board Chief Executive, Colin Parker was joined by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Dr. Lena Wilson, Chief Executive of Scottish Enterprise on a vessel tour of the Harbor, providing them with an insight into current harbor activity and […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Fugro EMU, with support from the Waterman Group, has been appointed to undertake a full Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and prepare an Environmental Statement (ES) in relation to the expansion of Aberdeen Harbour. This potential expansion will involve the construction of a new facility in Nigg Bay to the south of the existing harbour. Fugro […]

  • 17 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 11-17, 2017).   Van Oord’s Costa Verde Kicks Off Aberdeen Dredging Operations The construction program supporting the expansion of Aberdeen Harbor into Nigg Bay has passed a significant milestone with the beginning of dredging operations.   Hopper Dredger HAM 316 […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbour Board’s annual results have revealed record vessel activity in 2012 and record levels of cargo passing through the port. Overall vessel tonnage handled by the port increased by eight per cent, from 25.91 million tonnes in 2011, to 28.19 million tonnes in 2012. The Harbour also saw an eight per cent increase in […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dragados UK, part of the Dragados Group, has just announced that the Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project has resumed its dredging activities with the arrival of the hydraulic backhoe dredger ‘Goliath’, one the largest backhoe dredgers in the world. Following the first dredging phase, carried out in September 2017 by the trailer suction hopper dredger ‘Costa […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The tender process supporting the Aberdeen Harbor’s Expansion Project has taken a significant step forward with the selection of Dragados as its preferred bidder for the main construction contract. Following a lengthy selection process, which involved an initial five potential tenderers being reduced down to one, Dragados have emerged as the favored principal contractor. “Although […]

  • 1 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As we enter the New Year, Dredging Today is bringing you a recap of the most popular stories from 2017.   Boskalis Part of Dover Western Docks Revival Project The first stage of the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is now officially underway. The port recently appointed this £115 million […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations in the vicinity of Nigg Dock and Nigg South Quay started yesterday, the Port of Cromarty Firth announced in its latest Notice to Mariners. The multi-cat vessel UKD Seahorse will be carrying out plough dredging in these areas for a period of 21 days. The trailing suction hopper dredger UKD Bluefin will arrive around 28th […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Plans to help prevent significant flooding in parts of Somerset and improve the county’s roads moved a step closer this week after a key decision. Proposals totalling more than £20m were rubber-stamped yesterday by Councillor Harvey Siggs, Somerset County Council’s Cabinet member for Highways. Councillor John Osman, the Leader of Somerset County Council, last month […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Aberdeen Coastguard received a request early on Saturday morning, which prompted the rapid response of Invergordon Lifeboat to attend an incident in the Cromarty Firth. Invergordon RNLI Trent Class Lifeboat and her volunteer crew were launched just before 7.00am to assist the dredger WD Mersey. The WD Mersey was carrying out dredging operations at Nigg […]