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  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Jan De Nul’s cutter suction dredger Fernao de Magalhaes arrived in Saint-Nazaire on 10th December for a series of repairs. These operations, including sheet metal work, geo-mechanical inspections and the renovation of the hull, will be carried out by Eiffel Industrie Marine (EIM) in the Louis Joubert dock. The Louis Joubert Lock, also known as […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse Marine has entered a new phase in the electrical conversion of the 8.500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain. After months of engineering and a study of the potential harmonics pollution in preparation for the electrical conversion, the company has started work on board the vessel at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque, where the […]

  • 20 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 14-20).   Dredger Fernao de Magalhaes Arrives in Saint-Nazaire The Jan De Nul’s cutter suction dredger Fernao de Magalhaes arrived in Saint-Nazaire on 10th December for a series of repairs.   Anglo Belgian Corporation Engines for DEME LNG Dredger […]

  • 30 March 2012

    CCI Nantes Saint-Nazaire has invited tenders for the maintenance dredging work at the La Baule-Le Pouliguen port. This project includes maintenance dredging works in the tourist harbour and fishing port of La Baule-Le Pouliguen to ensure stable channel depths. The dredging will be carried out by stationary trailing suction hopper dredger with sediment discharge in […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Herbosch-Kiere nv, a company specialized in river, port, coastal and offshore projects, has just released this beautiful video of their barge Gaverland, taken during the dredging and backfilling works on a 350m trench in the shallow nearshore tidal zone at Courance beach in France. The project is for the installation of two High Voltage […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In the last two weeks the TOC ship delivery crew has prepared the trailing suction hopper dredger Pays de Loire for a ship delivery voyage. The crew started the preparations for the departure from a ‘hot lay-up’. The captain and crew took care of all the technical and nautical issues and prepared the vessel for […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Région Bretagne, Service Fonctionnel des Transports, has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Brest Port Development Project – lot M06.  The contract involves the dredging of channels and docks at the French Port of Brest – including a wharf under construction, the filling of the new polder and the associated stocking method to accommodate: […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     MAN Energy Solutions has just released this very interesting video about the conversion of trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain to dual-fuel operations. Dragages-Ports EIG, owner of the dredger, decided in 2016 to replace the existing diesel generators of Samuel de Champlain by a dual fuel (diesel and LNG) system, in order […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The one-day SamueLNG Conference, scheduled for 25-26 September in Saint-Nazaire, France, has been postponed and will take place, at a later date to be announced, at the same venue. The event, which is the culmination of the EU co-funded project S/F SamueLNG, will present the main challenges and results from the project, including: The role […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    After a long conversion period, the trailing suction hopper dredger Samuel de Champlain sailed from Damen shipyard in Dunkirk last Friday, June 14th, to the Loire estuary where she arrived on Sunday, June 16th, to start dredging operations. Dragages-Ports EIG, owner of the ship, decided in 2016 to replace the existing diesel generators of Samuel […]

  • 22 February 2013

    CCI Nantes Saint-Nazaire has invited bidders for the dredging works in the main channel to the Port of Pornichet. These works include a basic solution, two variant solutions and two options: – The basic solution is to dredge 35,000 m3 of sediment by hydraulic means, with the discharge of sediment to a discharge point located […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Work has begun at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque on the conversion of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain from diesel-electric propulsion to dual-fuel capability combining MGO and LNG. A ceremony was held at the yard to mark the first cutting of steel for the prefabrication of a new section of hull that will hold the new […]

  • 5 October 2010
    Vessels

    Piriou Shipyards has delivered a 2.300 m3 trailing suction hopper dredger, fitted out with Damen dredging equipment, to the French sand mining contractor CETRA. The hopper dredger, named “Michel DSR”, will mine sand an gravel off the Brittany coast and transport it throughout the Loire Estuary. The vessel is a prime example of franco-dutch cooperation […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Provincial Government will invest up to $68.3 million over seven years, through the Strategic Infrastructure Initiative, towards the expansion and modernization of the Westside terminals at the Port of Saint John. “This important strategic infrastructure investment will create jobs and long-term economic growth for the port city, the Fundy region and our entire province,” […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A study to establish Saint John’s potential as a homeport, recommended that, in the near future, Port Saint John is best suited to welcome expedition-class ships. The study, conducted by Dillon Consulting, examined Saint John’s strategic position on the Canada-New England itinerary, and evaluated its tourism offerings and the many additional requirements necessary in order […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    With dredging work now complete to increase water depth at Market Slip, the City of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, now has increased dock space for small pleasure crafts to drop anchor on the Port Saint John side of Reversing Falls.  As of Friday afternoon, July 17, the docks have been set in the water, […]

  • 27 September 2013

    Voies navigables de France has unveiled a plan for the Saint Omer maintenance dredging program. This development project will include dredging of the channel and turning basin in Saint Omer in order to maintain satisfactory water depths. The Saint Omer dredging contract will also consist of the deposition of approx. 155,000m3 of dredged materials for the […]

  • 16 December 2011

    Saint Joseph Harbormaster Larry LaValley said Thursday commercial boats can no longer navigate the Saint Joseph Harbor. A buildup of sand…   By Ryan Klund (abc57) [mappress] Source: abc57, December 16, 2011;

  • 21 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Royal Smals recently started maintenance dredging in Wainfleet all Saints, an ancient port on the east coast of England. The main goal of this project is to protect the area and community of Wainfleet all Saints from flooding. In addition, through dredging, the dredged silt will be used to fertilize a local farmland – a […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Recent funding announcements from the Canadian and New Brunswick governments and Port Saint John include a major harbor deepening program that will eliminate tidal challenges for cruise ships. The seven-year, $205 million project, which is a 3-way funding partnership, involves major capital work at the Port’s West Side cargo handling piers and facilities but will also […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the Port Saint John’s $205 million West Side Modernization Project is entering the next phase, with award of the design/engineering contract to joint venture firm Hatch Dillon. The joint venture team includes a collaboration with Baird & Associates, Conquest Engineering and Vickerman & Associates. “Since last summer’s Federal-Provincial funding announcement, we at Port Saint […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Port Saint John, one of the major ports in the Atlantic Gateway – only an hour from the border and the US Northeast, has made great strides over the past two years with a resurgence of port activity and the attraction of some of the world’s top container shipping lines including Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    This month, Port Saint John’s competitive connectivity will be showcased to a transnational audience. Representatives from Port Saint John, along with the Council of Atlantic Premiers (CAP) and regional industry leaders, will be visiting Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro from Oct. 18 to 26. Jim Quinn, president and CEO and Andrew Dixon, senior vice-president, […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The North-West Basin Branch of FSUE Rosmorport has invited bidders to submit their offers for the St. Petersburg dredging contract. This project will involve the maintenance dredging of the Saint-Petersburg seaway canal and within water area of the Passenger Port of St. Petersburg. According to the company’s press center, the initial price of this dredging contract […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port Saint John has signed a lease agreement with DP World for the operation of its container terminal. The long-term lease starts January 1, 2017 and will continue for about 30 years following completion of the Port’s expansion program. DP World will introduce new assets including the revamping of terminal cargo handling equipment. This announcement follows […]