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  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The University of Houston will hold its annual hurricane conference on Friday, August 7, focused on helping coastal communities prepare for, and recover from, a major storm. The Texas Gulf Coast has been spared a major hit in the past few years, but as the 2015 season enters the most active months, Cumaraswamy “Vipu” Vipulanandan, […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 2 January, Shaun Donovan, the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, visited Deltares. He was accompanied by Henk Ovink, the deputy Director-General for space and water at the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, Chargé d’Affaires Edwin R. Nolan and William Echols, the economics officer with the American Embassy in the Netherlands. […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bakker Sliedrecht has reached an agreement with National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) to extend the lifetime of the electrical installations on NMDC’s two cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) – Umm el Zemoul and Al Hamra. “NMDC aims to extend the lifetime of both CSD’s with 15 years while improving the efficiency of their production,” said Bakker in […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Waterking BV, a Dutch company involved in the production of amphibious excavators, has just introduced their new model – the WK 20 NG-A. According to the Tynaarlo based manufacturer, this machine is equipped with an adjustable undercarriage (min. 1,5 – max. 2,5 m width) and is the solution to carry out work in the narrow […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A US Dredge contractor is retiring after 45 years in the dredge contracting business. Everything in the dredging fleet is in good working order and available for immediate sale, they announced. There are three 18″X16″ DSC Shark Class dredges with 45 foot digging depth capability that was built around 2008-2009. There are also four dredge […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Nanjing Hydraulics Research Institute (China), Deltares, Delft University of Technology, UNESCO-IHE and Rijkswaterstaat last week signed a joint declaration stating that they wished to further intensify their collaboration. At present, Deltares is engaged in a range of projects with China relating to dike strength, dike monitoring, and flood risk management. Frans van den Berg […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Alphatron Marine BV, a Rotterdam-headquartered manufacturer of unique complementary products, has signed a lease contract with Seacontractors for eleven vessels to provide satellite hardware and data solution packages. Alphatron Marine’s VSAT system will be installed alongside the existing IT infrastructure on 9 of the Seacontractors B-Class workboats and 2 of the A-Class workboats, consisting of Anchor […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following recent dredger deliveries in Bangladesh, and successfully organised Dredging Seminar last month in Dhaka, Damen has again delivered multiple dredgers from available stock. According to Regional Sales Director, Rabien Bahadoer, Damen has again confirmed its long-term commitment to Bangladesh by delivering quality dredgers with a proven design from ready stock. “This will swiftly help […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Qingzhou Julong Environment Technology Co. Ltd., a Qingzhou City based manufacturer and supplier of dredging equipment, has successfully delivered two units of their cutter suction dredger CSD500 series to Bangladesh. According to Julong, these dredgers were equipped with an anchor boom system, swivel bend, support frame for spud tilting, accommodation room, swivel bend and 1000 […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This video shows the newly developed Monitor Gun, designed by HollandMT Dredge Parts BV, operating on the TSHD “St. Pierre”. Holland Marine Technologies BV is an engineering & supply company serving international dredging contractors. HollandMT provides a wide range of services and products, the company’s core activities include the following expertise: Dredge consultancy and dredge-ability […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has just announced that its maintenance staff will be dredging and working on the Ohio & Erie Canal for the next few weeks. NPS will temporarily close the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP), from Frazee House to Station Road Trailhead, from 7 a.m. […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On September 1, 2013, Ellicott Dredges, LLC appointed MAKISUR S.A. de C.V. as its distributor for dredge parts in Mexico. Makisur will distribute parts and provide technical and onsite support for all of Mexico’s existing and new Ellicott dredge owners. Makisur will maintain a stock of critical spare parts for the 370 Dragon® and 670 […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Last week, the keel laying of the two custom-built 29,190kW heavy-duty rock cutter suction dredgers for the Egyptian Suez Canal Authority (SCA), took place at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel. The vessels, named MOHAB MAMEESH and 26th OF JULY, will have an overall length of 147.4 meters and provide a maximum dredging […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UniSite Group, specialized in providing comprehensive service as well as relevant items for dredging, land reclamation and other marine engineering projects, had a busy start of the year, continuing the legacy of quality, value and professionalism that has defined the company for the last 10 years. In the first quarter of 2015, the company took part in some […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Gardline Geosciences Limited, specialists in the offshore geotechnical and geophysical market, and Canyon Offshore Ltd, specialists in subsea robotics, trenching and seabed intervention, announced a 3-year strategic alliance to provide seabed drilling, sampling and in-situ services to complement Gardline’s existing capability in the offshore site investigation market. Eric Zon, Managing Director of Gardline Geosciences stated: […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Australia has purchased a 24m Giant Piston Corer system for the RV Investigator from Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL). The modular deep sea sediment coring system comprises four 6m-long barrels, a stainless steel head with removable lead weights and a mechanical trigger arm with 1m long […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Saudi Border Guard has acquired two Damen cutter suction dredgers (CSD 450) for harbor maintenance duties. Two CSDs 450, with a maximum dredging depth of -12 m and a mixture production of 3,000 m³/h, were to be fitted out with an extensive list of options, including an accommodation unit and positioning, navigation and communication equipment. Beside […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Holland Dredge Design (HDD), a Dutch company involved in engineering, designing, building, supplying and maintenance of all sorts of dredgers and dredging equipment, is currently building components for a new trailing suction hopper dredger. According to HDD’s latest announcement, their trailing suction hopper dredge gantries are almost ready for transportation to New Zealand. This delivery, set to […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    SCAPE, a NYC based landscape architecture and urban design studio, is working with the City of Boston on a comprehensive and transformative vision that will invest in Boston’s waterfront to guide open space investments toward more resilient and accessible communities.  Last week, Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the plan in his annual speech to the Greater Boston […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    UniSite Group, a Chinese company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, municipal and mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, has just presented their business results for the third quarter of 2015. In this time frame, UniSite took part in some interesting events all over the world. “We continuously produced and provided a big […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Hein, owned by Van Der Kamp International Dredging BV, is a regular visitor to Damen Shipyards Harlingen, and she is currently at the yard to undergo her Class Special Survey (5-yearly inspection). Thickness measurements, tank inspections and inspections of machinery and equipment as well as service of safety equipment […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul recently put its suction dredger, PETRUS PLANCIUS, back into operation after a successful conversion into an environmental dredger. IHC Services designed the technical solution that could operate the dredger with either a cutter or silt suction head. The IHC Beaver 1600, built in 2008, needed to be adjusted for a challenging environmental […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of four Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) students on the new Material Practice – MSc program are working with Scottish Canals to repurpose material removed from canals during dredging. There are over 220 km of canals in Scotland. Although they are no longer avenues for trade and commerce, they are listed as industrial […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Charleston Harbor has been a key economic driver for more than 300 years. With the deepest water in the region today, Charleston offers a maintained harbor of -45 feet (13.7 meters) of depth at mean low tide throughout the main shipping channel and -47 feet (14.3 m) in the entrance channel. A five to six […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boone B.V., a technical solutions provider and Stromag recently completed modification of a TRI Coupling that was needed on a trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) in the Netherlands. Due to age and operating conditions, the existing competitor coupling’s rubber elements began to crack. Installed between the vessel’s main engine and generator, the flexible coupling provides […]