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  • 20 October 2011

    Portugal’s government will invest US$3.43 billion in various infrastructures at the country’s five biggest ports, according to reports in lo… (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, October 20, 2011;

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction is well underway on wharf upgrades in Portugal Cove and on Bell Island to accommodate the new ferry MV Legionnaire, according to Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Department of Transportation and Works. The timeline for this project has been extended due in part to the addition of a new mooring system for the vessel and […]

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

    Preparations for the February 2016 arrival of the new ferry MV Legionnaire are currently underway, announced the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Regarding this, tenders are being released for required wharf upgrades for Portugal Cove and Bell Island. The new ferry, which is being constructed by Damen Shipyards Group, will significantly increase the reliability and capacity on the province’s […]

  • 4 April 2014

    Portuguese and Spanish authorities have entered into an agreement to dredge the Guadiana River making it navigable for larger ships, The Portugal News reports. The Memorandum of Understanding will allow the Spanish side to dredge the Guadiana River, located on the Portuguese–Spanish border. A series of interventions in the Guadiana River Basin, such as dam […]

  • 6 January 2012

    Portugal’s government has set aside €103 million to invest in the Algarve in 2012, but several key projects have been suspended, including…   (theportugalnews) [mappress] Source: theportugalnews, January 6, 2012;

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A tender has been awarded to Coady Construction & Excavating Limited for improvements to the Bell Island wharf. Just over $3 million is being allocated to prepare the wharf for the arrival of the new 80-meter ice class ferry, the MV Legionnaire in February 2016. “In total, government is investing close to $7 million to […]

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

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Jose Duarte, built in Portugal for a Portuguese dredging company by using Dutch dredging equipment, recently started its first job in Lisbon. Portugal has a long coastline and a number of busy navigable rivers – an excellent backdrop for the dredging company Inersel. “When Inersel required an addition to […]

  • 1 February 2011

    The Etermar and CPTP company used three of its Manitowoc crawler cranes during the Port of Leixões expansion in Portugal. The 400 tonne … [mappress] Source: khl, February 1, 2011;

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Blue Atlantic Industrial & Logistics Park is welcoming a ‘transformational’ dredging project which will unleash trade and export opportunities in the Port of Setubal, Portugal. The 96-hectare site is located 40km south of Lisbon in one of Europe’s leading maritime industrial zones. It is being offered for sale by Portuguese holding services company Sapec. Blue […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In this video you can see the launch of the “Novadragamar”, on which the new Liebherr P 9350 pontoon excavator is mounted. The Novadragamar is a Ravestein 750B Backhoe Dredger that was built by a Portugal-based company ETERMAR. The dredger, featuring an extensive range of attachments, is ideally suited for digging of drainage channels, the […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 8th International SedNet conference will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, 6-9 November 2013. The theme of the event is “Innovative Sediment Management: How to do more with less.” The conference programme will consist of key-note presentations and parallel lecture sessions on: – Sediments and ecosystems (and their services); – Integrated sediment management; – Sustainable […]

  • 4 December 2013

    The Portuguese Hydrographic Institute, which is celebrating their 53rd anniversary, recently organized a seminar about “The contribution of hydrography to the development and security of coastal states” in Lisbon, Portugal. The purpose of this event was to allow the exchange of ideas and experiences about hydrography and nautical cartography between participants, as well as strengthen […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    PSA Sines Terminais de Contentores, SA, has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Sines XXI terminal expansion project. This development program includes dredging works and construction of 216 feet of waterfront on poles of reinforced concrete, 130 metres in diameter and 25 feet tall. The Sines XXI terminal expansion project also includes the […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 8th International SedNet Conference is scheduled for 6-9 November 2013, in Lisbon, Portugal. The program consists of key-note presentations and parallel lecture sessions on: • Sediments and ecosystems (and their services); • Integrated sediment management; • Sustainable dredged material management; • Sediment quality and quantity issues; • Interaction between fluvial, estuarine and coastal sediment. […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The hopper dredger Brasinho, owned by the Faro based dredging company Sofareias, has overturned off the Ria Formosa island of Armona, Portugal. The accident occurred yesterday, January 16th, and the Olhao mayor, Antonio Pina, said it is too early to draw definitive conclusions regarding the possible causes. According to the Portuguese National Maritime Authority, the crew […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Central Dredging Association (CEDA) will be co-hosting a conference, with the Portuguese Engineers Association in Lisbon from 27-28th October. The CEDA Iberian Conference, with the central theme ‘Dredging for sustainable port development’, will be a platform for environmental engineering and management best-practice in the context of real-life Iberian projects. Conference Chair, Stefan Aarninkhof, Professor of […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Trailing suction hopper dredger Belomorsky, belonging to Northern Shipping Company OJSC, has returned to the Port of Arkhangelsk under the flag of Russia. For the past 13 years, the vessel was operating under the flag of Portugal. Operated under a long-term charter agreement, the Belomorsky performed dredging works in Italy, continental Spain, Canary Islands and Equatorial Guinea. In […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Central Dredging Association (CEDA), together with the Portuguese Engineers Association (OE), today opened the Iberian Dredging Conference in Lisbon. The conference was opened by Stefan Aarninkhof, Professor of Coastal Engineering at Delft University of Technology. The central theme of the CEDA Iberian Conference will be ‘Dredging for sustainable port development’. With high-profile speakers from nine different […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has acquired all shares of its Spanish subsidiary Dravo S.A. Dravo S.A. has been owned, since 1987, by Van Oord (50%) and the Spanish company Dragados S.A. (50%), a subsidiary of ACS, the largest Spanish infrastructure contractor. The company will continue its […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wave loading on the Lugar de Baixo marina on the island of Madeira (Portugal) is so severe that the marina cannot be used and the breakwater suffered serious damage. A new breakwater is needed. Deltares is advising the local government, conducting a model study in the Delta Basin to test the design of a new […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    CEDA’s next event on the Iberian Peninsula, a one-and-a-half-day conference, will take place on 27-28 October 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal. Co-organizer, the Portuguese Engineers Association (OE), will host the event at its premises in the center of Lisbon. Within the central theme ‘Dredging for Sustainable Port Development‘, the conference will address key topics relevant to the […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the end of October, the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) co-hosted a conference, with the Portuguese Engineers Association (OE) in Lisbon. The CEDA Iberian Conference: Dredging for sustainable port development, had over 120 participants, and addressed key topics relevant to the success of port dredging and sediment management projects, with a focus on the Iberian […]

  • 29 November 2011
    Vessels

    After some successful trials cutter suction dredger Athena was handed over to Van Oord. On her way to Mombassa, Kenya she is operational in the port of Molhe de Sines, Portugal for a few weeks. The ship functions as desired. A second self-propelled cutter suction dredger named Artemis is under construction. The vessel will be […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies has just announced that the nominations for the IADC Safety Award are now open. The IADC Safety Award is intended to encourage the development of safety skills on the job and to reward people and companies demonstrating diligence in safety awareness in the performance of their profession in the dredging industry. […]

  • 27 February 2014

    Port of Praia expansion works worth 72 million Euros, will be inaugurated in March, reports macauhub. A consortium of three Portuguese construction companies realized the second phase of the work to expand and modernize the port of Praia. Dredging of the manoeuvre basin and installation of a navigational support system, as well as the construction […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ILEMBE, the largest of its kind that will be operating in South Africa, has just passed off the coast of Portugal and is on its way to home port in Durban. The delivery of the TSHD to Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will follow previously built IHC vessels, the 4,200m³ TSHD ISANDLWANA (delivered in […]