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  • 5 March 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    Shipowners may run into both heavy fines and imprisonment as a consequence of lacking international rules for organic load in sewage plants. Many sewage plants may simply be too small. The issue will be a hot topic at the upcoming Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) conference in London from March 10 to 11… Source: […]

  • 23 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 17-23, 2016).   Royal IHC Adjusts Its Business Strategy As a direct consequence of persistently poor market conditions, Royal IHC, supplier of maritime equipment, is fine-tuning its strategy.   PHOTO NEWS: DEME Opens New Office in Germany DEME Group, […]

  • 25 November 2011

    The dredging of the port channels and the wreck withdrawal conducted by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) in cooperation with Lagos Channel Management Company as its technical partners, have been praised by the stakeholders. They stressed that the venture will make the country appealing to investors since the ports are deep enough to take huge […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A team with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center has developed a vessel that provides new capabilities to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ scientists and engineers. The coring barge, designed by researchers Jarrell Smith, Thad Pratt and William Butler of ERDC’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, allows researchers to take sediment samples in areas […]

  • 12 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maldives: Jan De Nul Wins Hulhumale Land Reclamation Deal Housing Development Corporation (HDC) announced that the second phase of the Hulhumale land reclamation project has been awarded to Jan De Nul Group, according to haveeru.com.   Van Oord BAM Consortium Wins Moin Contract (Costa Rica) A consortium consisting of Van Oord and BAM International, has […]

  • 4 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 29 – September 4, 2016).    NMDC to Dredge Khalifa Port Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate’s ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone, has announced a major expansion plan for the Khalifa Port.   […]

  • 3 December 2010

    An inspection of Gorgon contractor Boskalis and their cranes and rigging equipment by the Gorgon Project manager Kellogg Joint Venture (KJV)… [mappress] Source: mua, December 3, 2010

  • 7 August 2012

    The Costa Rican courts ruled in favor of APM Terminals in two lawsuits, brought against the company and the government, which were intended to block the awarded concession for the new Moin Container Terminal (TCM). “This favorable decision from the Second Circuit Court in San Jose affirms the transparency and legality of the concession process. […]

  • 4 August 2010

    IT was an impressive sight. Cranes were positioned on site at the Port of Airlie to lift a 27-tonne dredging rig to complete the dredging… By Melissa Grant (dailymercury) [mappress] Source: dailymercury, August 4, 2010;

  • 2 January 2012

    While the seaports in HCM City and Ba Ria-Vung Tau have been always overloaded, the ports in the west of the southern region can only …   (vietnamnet) [mappress] Source: vietnamnet, January 2, 2012;

  • 12 December 2012

    Nicaragua’s river-dredging machine, which was christened the “Doña Laura” in mock homage to Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla, has been given a more diplomatically correct name at the behest of President Daniel Ortega. Edén Pastora, who is heading Nicaragua’s river-dredging operation on the Río San Juan, told TV Channel 63 news that he had named […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM Infraconsult, under its trade name Delta Marine Consultants, has signed two new license agreements for Xbloc projects in Costa Rica and in the Dominican Republic. In Costa Rica, a consortium of Van Oord and BAM International is constructing the Puerto Moin Container Terminal for APM Terminals. The breakwater for this terminal is 1.5km long […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Port Nelson, New Zealand, has just announced that commencing today (October 31) contractors will be drilling of the seabed in and around the port for geotechnical purposes. According to the company’s environmental officer, Kelly Leonard, the drilling is needed before the company can begin dredging operations in the shipping channel, and before the port’s main […]

  • 22 March 2012

      APM Terminals’ Moin Container Terminal (TCM) Concession Agreement with the Government of Costa Rica has received final endorsement from Costa Rica’s Comptroller General Office. With this, APM Terminals will be able to start the 18-month implementation phase performing all the required studies and final design work which once completed, will be submitted to the […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) is moving forward with its plans to develop the next generation of deepwater port facilities at Port Fourchon. A separate Memorandum of Understanding between GLPC and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New Orleans District, was signed recently after nearly two years of discussion and negotiation, allowing GLPC to […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Earlier this year, in the Hanty-Mansiysk Region, DRAGFLOW Russia had operated for sand extraction, in order to make foundation for an Oil Rig tower. The project was undertaken for Bur-Neftegaz, a unit of Bashneft, one of the largest producer of oil products in the country. The equipment included a DRAGFLOW Remote Control Dredge and DRAGFLOW […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Reliable Builders Inc., from Tamuning, Guam, has won an $8.2 million firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging of various wharves at Apra Harbor. The work to be performed provides for maintenance dredging of Apra Harbor to meet military operational requirements by ensuring adequate navigation depth for the draft requirements of current and future vessels. Work will […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Turkish-flag sand carrier sank earlier today after colliding with another sand coaster vessel west of the Bosphorus entrance.  The accident happened around 2.30 a.m. near Riva, in the Turkish Black sea, when vessel AKEL hit another vessel, the SENGUL K, and sank shortly after the collision. Two units from the General Directorate of Coastal Safety and Turkish Coast Guards Command were dispatched […]

  • 21 February 2011

    Dredging work an the docks in Moín, in the province of Limón was completed on Thursday. The docks can now receive larger freighter ships…   (insidecostarica) [mappress] Source: insidecostarica, February 21, 2011;

  • 2 February 2012

    The next step in preparing Portsmouth as the home of the biggest warships ever built for the Royal Navy begins this week. A specialist rig begins six weeks of drilling on Friday, sampling the sea bed in the harbour and in the Solent. The tests will pave the way for major dredging work in a […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     Ducks Unlimited (DU) conservation staff recently completed the Cameron Prairie Marsh Restoration project – the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) funded scheme. DU obtained the NAWCA grant of $999,901 for the restoration project, which includes additional funding from matching partners Fox & Baldwin LLC, Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Axalta, Energy […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The latest Italdraghe acquatic weed harvester is now on its way to Kenya. Destined to be used to remove the mats of hyacinth and hippo grass that have been steadily taking over the waters of Lake Victoria, the harvester will be based in the city of Kisumu. The harvester, doubly certified by both the Italian […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    In order to optimize commercial operations and reduce wait times for vessels arriving at the Port of Caldera, Sociedad Portuaria Caldera (SPC) – a SAAM Puertos Company – and the Costa Rican Institute of Pacific Ports (INCOP) recently kicked off a $2.5 million dredging program. Commenting the latest news, Ricardo Ospina, CEO of SPC, said: […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter has announced that Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana will be receiving a grant of $23.7 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), providing for restoration of Oyster Bayou Marsh in Cameron Parish. “Coastal restoration and hurricane protection aren’t just important issues. They’re matters of life or death […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC), Hassan Shah, officially inaugurated the Sh. Feevah harbor upgrade project on October 19 at a special ceremony held in Sh. Feevah – part of the Miladhummadulhu Atoll in the Maldives. The ceremony was attended by Ali Riza, Member of Parliament for Shaviyani Miladhoo constituency, several MTCC officials […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    From Monday, 9 September, ground investigation work will be taking place along the Southsea seafront as part of the next stage of designs for new coastal defenses, according to the official Southsea Coastal Scheme project website. These investigations will take place over a period of four weeks at two locations, on the promenade and beach […]