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  • 12 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has signed a contract for the design, construction and delivery of a 4,200m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) with Administración Nacional de Puertos (ANP) in Montevideo, Uruguay. The contract was signed by Mr Alberto Diaz Acosta, President of the Board of Directors of ANP, Mrs Gladis Liliana Peirano Rivero, Interim General Secretary of […]

  • 9 September 2011

    In last two years, there are many developments and changes in the Middle East and North Africa. Many countries have had problems because of freedom, human rights, fuel fights, politics and many others. One of these countries is Yemen in Middle East. Portunus Port Spares and Services had published a contract signing with DP World […]

  • 25 March 2011

      Wilhelmsen Ships Service is investing in people and offices to position itself in parallel with the steady signs of economic growth that the company is witnessing in India. Nakul Malhotra, Area Director for Wilhelmsen Ships Service in the Sub Continent explains, “The company sees the Indian market as a dynamic and growing market for […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Researchers from Deltares, TNO and Utrecht University have developed a new method that uses standard Cone Penetration Testing (CPT) to quantify and predict coastal land subsidence caused by the compression of peat layers. This new application of existing technology can be used to determine and predict subsidence in coastal zones where subsurface information is currently […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The federal spending bill approved by the Congress last week will provide much needed funding for the Charleston Harbor deepening and other South Carolina projects. However the legislation that was passed last week still needs President Barack Obama’s signature before it becomes final. The South Carolina projects include:   $1.2 million for Charleston Harbor Deepening and Construction; $695,000 […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    On the two year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy’s landfall in New Jersey, Congressman Chris Smith, who represents some of the hardest hit towns at the shore, toured several areas slammed by Superstorm Sandy to assess recovery efforts. “Two years ago today, New Jersey rallied to help those in need after Superstorm Sandy unleashed devastation on […]

  • 24 May 2012

    IHC Merwede has recently opened a new yard facility in Broussard, Louisiana, USA. The yard at 206 Cummings Road will operate under the name of Hydro-Ram, Inc. With this expansion IHC Merwede now has a regional office in North America. Hydro-Ram, Inc., consisting of IHC Hydrohammer®, IHC Handling Systems and IHC Fundex Equipment – all […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Local citizens, fishing groups and conservation organizations called on the Corps of Engineers to provide an honest economic analysis of maintaining the lower Snake River waterway, including expensive dredging. The public comment period on the Corps of Engineers’ Programmatic Sediment Management Plan federal environmental impact statement (FEIS) closed yesterday. The Corps dragged its feet for […]

  • 12 November 2013

    Sonar Equipment Services of Great Yarmouth, UK, have recently added the new Applied Acoustics’ CSP-N seismic power supply to its equipment pool. The 1200 Joule reverse polarity unit selected by Sonar Equipment will operate a variety of Applied Acoustics’ sound sources including the triple boomer plate S-Boom System, single plate boomers and the new long-life […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The federal and Queensland governments’ new agreement to hand federal environment protection powers to the state government, reported on today, will devastate the state’s natural assets, say the Australian Greens. “So much of Queensland’s iconic environment has been deemed to have national significance, like our Great Barrier Reef and our ancient rainforests, and for more […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredge Yard, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of dredging and mining equipment, took part at the “Dredging in India” conference, held in Mumbai from 3-4 September 2014, and presented its new model, the ECO200 dredger. At the event, the company’s Operations Manager, Michel Debo introduced a compact and economic cutter suction dredger, the ECO200. […]

  • 4 March 2013

    Morgan Joseph TriArtisan LLC, an investment and merchant bank, advised China Growth Equity Investment Ltd., a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), on its merger with China Dredging Group and Merchant Supreme’s PRC operating subsidiary, Fujian Provincial Pingtan County Ocean Fishing Group Co., Ltd.. The combined entity is named Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. China Dredging is […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    China Dredging Group today announced that the respective shareholders of China Dredging Group and China Growth Equity Investment have approved the merger agreement between the parties and the previously announced business combination between the three companies has been completed. The combined entity is named “Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd.” China Dredging Group, one of the leading […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) in a statement yesterday confirmed that the proposed Port City Development Project will be implemented on schedule with construction work to commence during the latter part of this year. As earlier reported in The Island Financial Review, the project is expected commence in October and the entire investment is estimated […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Services has secured an order for a substantial renovation project for a vessel owned by Huta Marine Works Ltd in Saudi Arabia. Work on the HUTA 14 self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) will be carried out by IHC Middle East based in Dubai, and the Service Operations department in the Netherlands. The renovation involves […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, was selected as one of two “Proving Grounds” for the USACE Engineering with Nature Program (EWN). USACE was selected for its efforts to manage engineering projects in a sustainable manner, one which leaves behind the smallest footprint, while collaborating with partners to identify ways to reduce, mitigate […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The report into MAIB’s investigation of the fatal engine room fire on the suction dredger Arco Avon is now published. The accident occurred on 18 August 2015 while Arco Avon was loading a sand cargo approximately 12 miles off Great Yarmouth, UK. The fire claimed the life of the vessel’s third engineer, who was attempting to repair a failed […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Damen has just announced that they successfully hosted a dredging seminar in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Tuesday, 11th July 2017. The event was attended by over 100 representatives from the Dutch Embassy in Bangladesh, experts from the Bangladesh Government, the Bangladesh Navy, local financing institutions, various customers of Damen and other industry stakeholders, the company said […]

  • 3 February 2012
    Vessels

    On 24 January 2012 Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards delivered three Cutter Suction Dredgers of its CSD 500 series to the Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) in Azerbaijan. After delivery, President Ilham Aliyev and Minister of Emergency Situations Kamaladdin Heydarov examined the dredgers at the premises of the Yacht Club in Baku. Damen representatives briefed the […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced the sale of an IMS Model 7012 HP JetMaster dredge to Matrix Reservoir Sdn. Bhd. for maintaining Tok Bali Supply Base (TBSB) in Kelantan, Malaysia. According to the Baltimore, MD, based dredge manufacturer, the system will perform annual maintenance of TBSB which serves the oil and gas industry in offshore Peninsular […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Two months following its launch in Izmir, Turkey, the cutter suction dredger “Meltem Izmir” is successfully helping to clean up the gulf that skirts around this thriving metropolitan city. The dredger, which belongs to Izmir’s Metropolitan Municipality, was supplied following an international tender awarded to the local shipyard Gozuyilmaz Marine & Engineering Ltd, which constructed […]

  • 5 December 2013

    A new Damen CSD500 has started an impressive job in Nigeria. It is to clear a 52 km long stretch of a river, to improve accessibility of an inland transshipment port. The delivery of a complete Damen dredging package gave the project a flying start. The ”Karamara” has been acquired to increase the accessibility of […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Hall Contracting was contracted recently by the Government of Tokelau to upgrade reef passages and construct four new wharves in the remote island nation of Tokelau. The works – which will see Tokelauan locals benefit from safer and more reliable ship-to-shore operations – are expected to begin this month and conclude in November 2019. Hall […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Egyptian Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has signed a contract with Royal IHC for the design and construction of two custom-built 29,190kW heavy-duty rock cutter suction dredgers (CSDs). The vessels will have an overall length of 147.4 meters and provide a maximum dredging depth of 35 meters. In addition, they will offer accommodation facilities for […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took part in some very significant projects all over the world in the third quarter of 2019. Q3 Highlights: UniSite successfully supplied numbers of ship building parts for maintenance for world famous hopper and cutter […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredges, one of the oldest and most successful dredging equipment companies in the world, continued a strong sales effort over the last 15 months with shipments of dozens of dredges to over a dozen countries. Ellicott considers an outstanding aspect of this performance to be its exceptionally strong sales to the U.S. market, particularly […]