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  • 3 August 2020

    For the last couple of months, the MV Yed Prior has been docked at the Royal Niestern Sander shipyard in Delfzijl for a conversion. The vessel is being converted from a container ship to a gravel dredger for the fa. Spaansen. According to the Niestern Sander, the Yed Prior conversion project is expected to be […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Per Aarsleff A/S has entered into a contract with Region Gotland in Sweden, worth DKK 125 million (EUR 16,7 million), for the execution of a cruise ship quay in Port of Visby on Gotland in the Baltic Sea.   The first phase with draft design and pricing will begin now, while the final execution phase is […]

  • 11 March 2011

      She perfectly resembles her sister, is just as strong and can be positioned to maximum precision: SAL Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land puts the new building MV ‘Lone’ into service. Just three months after the German-based heavy-lift shipping company has sent the MV ‘Svenja’ – the world’s largest heavy-lift vessel – on its maiden voyage, the […]

  • 21 November 2012

    Deltares is performing tests in the Atlantic Basin (wave current basin) to study the suction effects of passing ships on ships moored in a port. The aim of these tests is to make ports safer. Especially in narrow passages, the suction effects of large vessels can lead to large problems: breaking mooring lines, damage to […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Hambantota Port will receive two ships to shore cranes and they will be placed inside the port by the end of this month.  “These ships to shore cranes are essential for the new ports like Hambantota, because those cranes have arms which are much longer than the gantry cranes,” said Parakarma Pillapitiya, the Business […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Shipping in the Houston-Galveston area is expected to increase tremendously with the expansion of the Panama Canal, but the region needs to be sure it is ready to meet the coming tidal wave of new business opportunities, says a Texas A&M University at Galveston professor. William Merrell, holder of the George P. Mitchell Chair at […]

  • 2 October 2017

    By Lagersmit The entire world has been talking about it for years now and it still remains a hot topic: climate change. This change has a lot of consequences for several sectors and the maritime industry also has to deal with this. How does climate change impact the maritime industry? Clear responses to this development […]

  • 13 October 2020

    Van Oord has won a contract to design and carry out the removal of silt from the Averijhaven depot in IJmuiden. After the removal of the contaminated silt, the area will be developed into an energy port. The contract has a value of EUR 18 million and preparations will start in the spring of 2021. […]

  • 24 September 2020

    The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a contract to Belden-Eco Products LLC to study the feasibility of using dredged sediment from Port of Baltimore shipping channels for manufacturing bricks and pavers. “The innovative reuse of dredged material as recycled ceramic bricks and permeable pavers could be beneficial to Chesapeake Bay stormwater management solutions and […]

  • 2 October 2020

    Peab, a Nordic civil engineering company, has won a contract to renovate the dock at Haakonsvern Naval Base in Bergen. The customer is Forsvarsbygg with the contract value at $12.9 million, the company reports.  Under the project, the Haakonsvern Naval Base dock will be renewed to suit the Royal Norwegian Navy’s new ship structure. “We […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Australia’s largest operator, Carnival Australia, and Tourism and Transport Forum are calling for the urgent dredging of Trinity Inlet, according to They say Cairns is losing millions of dollars in passenger spending because bigger ships cannot dock at the port. The Liberal National Party pledged $40 million for dredging during the state election campaign […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. LLC, Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $15.5 million contract for the Texas pipeline dredging and channel improvement.   Bids were solicited via the internet with three received.   Work will be performed in Freeport, Texas, with an estimated completion date of June 18, 2021.   The U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 20 October 2020

    HID Dredging, a Qingzhou City based manufacturer of dredging equipment, has launched their new amphibious dredger – HID-CE-200. Named ”Clay Emperor”, this machine is able to work in various ponds, river channels, desilting operations, etc. The dredger is fully inspected in an HID testing pool, ensuring zero defects before shipping out of the factory. Also, […]

  • 24 March 2010

    Shipping Minister G K Vasan on Tuesday said the government was not looking at selling stake in Shipping Corp of India Ltd and Dredging Corp of India Ltd as of now.The government currently holds 80 per cent in Shipping Corp and 78 per cent in Dredging Corp.Shipping Secretary K. Mohandas had… [mappress] Source:businessstandard,March 24,2010;

  • 28 August 2020

    Ports North latest video puts together all of the interesting elements of the Cairns Shipping Development Project that was completed in May. In total, more than 400,000 hours were put into the project. The work included dredging the Cairns shipping channel, building an 8km pipeline to transfer silt for re-use and restoring six wharves built […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $7.7 million to Orion Marine Construction Inc., for dredging of additional reaches of the Matagorda Ship Channel in Matagorda and Calhoun counties, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 3.6 million cubic yards of dredged material from the Matagorda […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Paul G. Aucoin, Port of South Louisiana Executive Director, last week highlighted importance of the Mississippi River dredging works, the Port announced in its latest press release. He said that dredging operations at the mouth of the Mississippi River are “the most important infrastructure project in America.” “Dredging the Mississippi has become an ever-greater priority because the newly […]

  • 10 September 2020

    Port of Hamburg announced yesterday that the fairway adjustment of the Elbe is on its home stretch. In the final stage this week, the cutter-head suction dredger (CSD) Fernão de Magalhães – owned by Jan De Nul – will do the remaining work on the Elbe river bed. This is the first time that a […]

  • 30 November 2011

    River-city Wuhan in Central China recently worked out a plan according to which the city will spend US$8.33 billion on port development in the 12th National Five-year Plan period from 2011 to 2015. Over the long term Wuhan plans to invest US$13.53 billion on port development and eventually raise its container capacity to 150 million […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dublin Port Company has announced a plan for the development of its deep water berths. Part of the river Liffey at Dublin Port will be dredged to create a 12m deep channel for some of the world’s biggest liners, up to 340m long, to dock beside the East Link toll bridge. The development will be […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    A cruise ship terminal located on the eastern side of Wave Break Island could be open in 2018 as part of the proposal to be submitted to the Queensland Government under the Gold Coast Integrated Resort and Cruise Ship Terminal process currently underway. ASF Consortium yesterday released updated navigational studies conducted earlier this month at […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The preliminary design for approach channel project in Meishan Port Area of Ningbo Zhoushan Port has been approved by Development and Reform Commission of Zhejiang Province, which is a new progress Ningbo Zhoushan Port Group has made in continuous increase of the berthing capability for “large ships”. According to introduction of relevant experts, Meishan Port […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royston Diesel Power’s advanced enginei EFMS (electronic fuel management system) has been specified as part of the new build program for the first dredging vessel commissioned in 20 years by CEMEX UK Marine. The new £30 million Damen Shipyards Group built CEMEX Go Innovation has been designed to extract sand and gravel from depths of […]

  • 13 July 2010

    Two days of public hearings begin today on Army Corps of Engineers proposals for deepening the Delaware River shipping channel, a project… [mappress] Source: delawareonline, July 13, 2010;

  • 12 July 2010

    The shipping ministry will set up a river port at Ashuganj and procure six dredgers at a cost of Taka 744.70 crore under US$ 1 billion … [mappress] Source: nation.ittefaq, July 12, 2010;

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, top Republican on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee which has jurisdiction over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, harshly criticized the Corps yesterday for not adequately dredging the Calcasieu River Ship Channel. The Corps has failed to maintain the channel to its authorized width and depth, which forced Lake Charles […]