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  • 13 January 2012

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), the premier organisation representing the private dredging industry, is organising for the very first time the IADC International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation in Recife, Brazil from 19 to 23 March 2012. Participants will have the unique opportunity to visit the on-going dredging project at the Port of […]

  • 6 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cummins Inc., a leading manufacturer of diesel engines for the commercial marine industry, will introduce the new QSK95 engine with 4000 hp (2983 kW) output as the most powerful high-speed diesel configured for marine propulsion and auxiliary generator sets. The 95-liter, 16-cylinder engine, revealed today at the Seymour Engine Plant, is designed ready to meet […]

  • 3 January 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Saturday December 31st, the new backhoe dredger ‘Peter the Great’ was launched successfully on the Ravestein shipyard in Deest, the Netherlands. The pontoon was built for the account of DEME NV and its Russian partner NDC (Northern Dredging Company Ltd), part of the PST Group. The Dutch shipyard Ravestein BV was awarded with a […]

  • 28 December 2011

    AquaBlok, Ltd., a leading manufacturer of composite particle materials for environmental remediation, has developed a new product for in-situ treatment and remediation of contaminated sediments. The new technology represents an improvement over costly remediation methods like dredging and conventional capping that can damage existing ecosystems. The company has developed a new in-situ reactive amendment based […]

  • 22 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    “Understanding the ecosystem is essential. It not only helps mitigate potential negative impacts, but also improves and enhances the wider project environment – something that each dredging project should seek to achieve”, emphasized one of the lessons of the CEDA-IADC’s course “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” course leader Gerard van Raalte. The Training Course, jointly developed […]

  • 21 December 2011

    SENER has been hired by Murueta Shipyard for the creation of a global finite elements model of two sectional dredgers of 1,500 m3 and 2,600 m3 with shipyard number 293 and 294 respectively and both technologically advanced and innovative. SENER will also develop the basic engineering of the central body for the nº 294, with […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    The leading north east England-based engineering company IHC Engineering Business (IHC EB), part of IHC Merwede, has won the NOF Energy Innovation & Technology Award, for its work on the 2,500t J-Lay tower — one of the most versatile pipelay systems in the world, designed and built for Saipem for use on their new-build vessel […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    After the area of the Iloilo River was dredged and cleaned of debris and deteriorated see vessels, fishing fans are back again at the Muelle Loney stretch. As the Philippine Ports Authority pledged to clean the river from the Parola up to the bridge, around 14 sea vessels were moved from the river and a […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming and launch ceremony for the 13,000kW stationary cutter suction dredger, SHANTI SAGAR XVI, took place on 6 December 2011 at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Sliedrecht, The Netherlands. IHC Merwede is building the ship for Mundra Port Special Economic Zone Ltd., which is part of the Adani Group. The ceremony was performed by […]

  • 5 December 2011

    CEDA Dredging Days 2011, the most recent edition of CEDA’s prestigious series of conferences has proved once again that it is the place to be for all professionals who want to stay abreast of dredging’s latest developments. In an excellent, inspiring atmosphere some 280 experts from over 20 countries from all over the world spent […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      On 30 November 2011, Van Oord performed the naming ceremony for its new Damen Multi Cat 3213 ‘Oceanus’. The Oceanus is the biggest Multi Cat ever built by Damen Shipyards and the first of its type. A sister vessel ‘Cronus’ is to be delivered April 2012, one month before the contractual delivery date. The […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Services, part of Damen Shipyards Group, announces that its Damen Asset Management Operating System (DAMOS) has been independently approved by classification society Bureau Veritas. DAMOS is a unique vessel maintenance management system that allows customers to maximise uptime and optimise cost of ownership. DAMOS is part of the Damen Services Lifecycle Support System and […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Vessels

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) has taken delivery of a backhoe dredger with a BA 800 excavator from De Donge shipyard in the Netherlands. The backhoe dredger, DCI Dredge BH-1, cost Euros 18.5 million. The dredger was delivered on November 22nd. The Head Office of Dredging Corporation of India is strategically located on the eastern seaboard of […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Vessels

    The recommissioning of the 10,000hP Cutter Suction Dredge Eastern Aurora, owned by the largest Australian owned dredging contractor Hall Contracting Pty Ltd, has been finalised with successful sea trials off Batam, Indonesia. The sea trial involved running all systems on board at capacity at a location off the coast. Hall Contracting Director, Brian Hall, was […]

  • 11 November 2011

    The public is invited to comment on state documents related to cleaning up contamination at the former Everett Shipyard site on Port Gardner…   (heraldnet) [mappress] Source: heraldnet, November 11, 2011;

  • 9 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Taiwan based shipyard Ching Fu has awarded a design contract to FKAB Marine Design with Holland MT as subcontractor for a new 2400 m3 TSHD. The dredger’s concept design has been develop by Ministry of Transportation and Communication Kaohsiung harbor Bureau (KHB), who will own and operate the vessel. The ship will have dual class, […]

  • 2 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The split hopper dredger“Omvac Diez” has been handed over to its owner Canlemar after successful sea trials. The dredger has been built in Spain to a Spanish design yet has been fitted out with Dutch Damen dredging gear. The vessel has started its productive life already, doing a harbour maintenance dredging job in Cadiz. The […]

  • 28 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Today, the DEME-group (Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering) launched the self-propelled cutter suction dredger, AMBIORIX, one of the most powerful and advanced cutter suction dredgers in the world. The launching ceremony took place at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Hardinxveld-Giessendam, The Netherlands. The actual launching was initiated by Mrs. Kristin Hermans – De Keunynck, spouse […]

  • 26 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Currently a hopper dredger is being built in Canada which will perform the maintenance dredging activities of the St Lawrence Seaway. Ocean’s companies, the shipbuilder and future dredging contractor, have opted for a proven design, fitted out with a Damen trailing pipe and other Damen dredging gear. The self propelled 62 m long 1.180 m3 […]

  • 20 October 2011

    The Arabian subsidiary of publicly listed construction group STRABAG SE, STRABAG Oman LLC, has won the contract to build the new port in Duqm, Oman. The order is worth € 150 million. In addition to the establishment of shipyard access, docks and warehouses, the contract awarded by the Ministry of Transport and Communication of the […]

  • 13 October 2011

    The Netherlands is known worldwide for its maritime expertise, advanced technology and innovative shipyards. Europort 2011 (8 till 11 November) is the place where this expertise, technology and innovation comes together. Innovative developments in ‘Advanced Technology’ in the various Dutch maritime sub-sectors will be presented in six Advanced Technology Conferences (ATC’s). These conferences are freely […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Seatec received an order for the delivery of a complete Hopper Dredger Instrumentation package. The complete package includes: – Angle transmitters, – Inclination sensors, – Pressure sensors and – Junctionboxes and all Subsea Cabling. Delivery of the complete system will be end of 2011. About Company: Seatec Seamergo Subsea Systems B.V. is providing worldwide technical […]

  • 12 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Board of Directors of ASL Marine Holdings Ltd. has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary ASL Shipyard Pte Ltd has secured new shipbuilding contracts worth approximately S$267 million for the construction of five vessels: • Two units Platform Supply Vessels • One unit Dredger • Two units Barges The two Barges are scheduled for delivery […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Western Marine Shipyard Ltd laid a keel to build the workboat and cutter suction dredger for Mongla Port Authority. The workboat is 11.95 meter in length, which will act as an ancillary facility for the cutter suction dredger with 14 meter dredging depth. The dredger will be jointly built by the shipyard and the world […]

  • 23 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded two dredging projects in the port of Suape, Brazil. Together the two contracts are worth more than EUR 165 million. The client is Suape Complexo Industrial Portuario Governador Eraldo Gueiros, the port authority for the State of Pernambuco. Work on the two projects is scheduled to begin in late 2011. […]

  • 21 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Damen Dredging Equipment will be present both at the CEDA Dredging Days as well as at the Europort maritime exhibition. The event will take place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands from the 8th up to the 11th of November next. The CEDA Dredging Days are a technical forum held during the exhibition. This year conference is […]