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  • 1 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As port and other infrastructure developments gear up in Vietnam to handle a strongly-growing economy, foreign investment in the manufacture of construction products continues apace. In its first production base for infrastructure materials outside of Japan, Nippon Steel has set up a company for the manufacture of steel pipe piles used for wharf pilings, motorway […]

  • 29 March 2011

      Technology holds the key to achieving sustainable long-term development of the ports business in today’s digitised world and DP World is proactively pursuing this strategy at its facilities, according to Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World UAE Region. His remarks came during a week in which two separate groups of academics and business students […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The five compact radius Cat® E2 Series Mini Hydraulic Excavators—303.5E2, 304E2, 305E2, 305.5E2 and 308E2—will all be produced at Caterpillar’s new 850,000 square foot facility in Athens, Georgia, USA and will also use the new High Definition Hydraulic system. The E2 models are designed to carry on the solid performance of their E Series predecessor, […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    DEME Group has successfully hold the first ever digital naming ceremony for a dredging vessel. Last week, the company hosted this special naming ceremony for its next generation trailing suction hopper dredgers ‘Bonny River’ and ‘Meuse River’. Due to the coronavirus restrictions, the company decided to hold the digital naming ceremony. The online event captured […]

  • 6 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    DEME Group has just announced that the company is about to hold their first ever virtual naming ceremony. “We are getting ready for our first ever virtual naming ceremony of our next generation trailing suction hopper dredgers ‘Meuse River’ and ‘Bonny River’,” the company announced. “Although we can’t hold our traditional naming ceremony at this […]

  • 4 November 2020
    Equipment

    Caterpillar recently introduced the next generation Cat® 349 excavator that delivers increased efficiency and lower operating costs. According to the company, the 349 excavator offers up to 45 percent more operating efficiency and up to 15 percent less maintenance costs compared to the model it replaces, the 349F. The 349 has the industry’s highest level […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a strategic development agreement with Chinese state-owned shipbuilder CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding Company Limited Huangpu Wenchong. The five year agreement is aimed at the joint development of a hybrid powered dredger, but could possibly extend to other hybrid vessels as well. The agreement was signed on December 3 at […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    CEDA Dredging Days is the flagship conference of the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) and is one of the main events on the dredging industry calendar. It’s widely considered to be the primary forum for leading researchers, and industry experts, to share ideas, discuss challenges and consider potential solutions. CEDA Dredging Days 2019 will be held […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Most maritime infrastructure projects are required to undergo vigorous environmental and cultural or social impact assessments before they are given permission to proceed. These evaluations look out for evidence demonstrating avoidance, minimization or mitigation of impacts in the preparation, actual construction and post-construction phases. Juan C. Savioli, Head of the Coastal and Estuarine Department DHI […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tijmen Malschaert, Royal IHC’s product director for standard hopper dredgers, took part in the Africa Ports Expansion Summit today by giving a presentation about how to lower the entry barriers for local dredging operations. At the event, Malschaert said that IHC’s Easydredge – combined with dredge training and services – can be a smart and […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The technology group Wartsila has launched the Wartsila HY for Dredger, a new product based on their HY hybrid propulsion technology. The product was presented at a Future Dredger Day event held at the company’s Hybrid Centre in Trieste, Italy. “The Wartsila HY for Dredger features a combination of different power sources, including the engines […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal Haskoning DHV, together with Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), have been selected to develop detailed master plan for the overall development of the Payra Port. Payra Port will be the country’s 3rd and largest sea port and is being designed to add much needed port capacity to Bangladesh to allow larger vessels […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After seven years serving as a professor at Delft University of Technology, Mr. Tiedo Vellinga recently assumed the new title of Professor Emeritus of Ports and Waterways. During his concurrent career at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, he practiced what he preached, constantly challenging the status quo in port development. The result was an innovative […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eddy Pump Corporation has introduced their newest lines of pumps and dredge equipment incorporating Smart Pump technology into the company’s line of slurry and dredge pumps. This technology includes the smart capability of monitoring all critical functions and variables in any pump or dredging application. The sensors are used to virtually eliminate downtime caused by […]

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

    The Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) Company has adopted the ABS Subchapter M regulatory compliance mobile software for more than 40 vessels.  Implementing the NS Workboat application across the fleet, GLDD now has a user-friendly mobile platform for comprehensive Subchapter M compliance. According to the official announcement, crew can perform work order completions, checklist-based […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Airobotics, the Israeli startup that built the world’s first fully automated drone, announced today its partnership with Shapir-Ashtrom to survey the construction of Haifa’s new seaport – Gulf Port. With this collaboration, Airobotics is implementing the first technology of its kind for industrial spaces, and is working closely with Israel’s construction and civil engineering […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV is sponsoring the World Water Atlas, launched in New York on World Water Day, 22 March 2018. The Atlas is a virtual platform where states and citizens can meet to share and exchange lessons and best practices for addressing water-related disasters and translate them into solutions that can then be promoted globally. Royal HaskoningDHV […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Three Next Generation 20-ton size class excavators from Caterpillar—the 320 GC, 320 and 323—increase operating efficiency, lower fuel and maintenance costs, and improve operator comfort, reports the company. The new excavators offer unique combinations of purpose-built features designed to match customers’ productivity and cost targets. Designed for low- to medium-duty applications, the new Cat 320 GC combines […]

  • 25 September 2017

    By Alia Instruments Over the past decades, nuclear density meters have become widely used on board of dredging vessels worldwide. Not because they are particularly highly rated or cost efficient – their disadvantages are well known – but mostly because of the lack of viable alternatives. Now Dutch company Alia Instruments is challenging the status quo with […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Taniq, the Rotterdam based specialist that develops solutions for manufacturers of reinforced rubber products, has developed a large industrial robot to manufacture 12m long dredging hoses. “Using robotics in combination with lightweight engineering principles, the Delft University spin-off (2006) optimizes the hose construction and introduces unique product consistency through automation,” said Taniq in its release. […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Overflow systems are designed to optimize the efficiency of the dredging process by draining excess water and leaving more weight available for the payload, thus limiting the amount of turbulence in the hopper. During the overflow process, the aim is to remove excess water from the hopper, making room for more payload. However, with a […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Welcome to the first DredgingToday.com Podcast, with our host Rosie Moth of RedMeters.com.  In this episode we will be discussing last week’s World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON) dredging conference with industry experts: Jay Wise of Kruse Integration, Steve Rutherford of Caterpillar Industry Solutions and Harry Steve of Cable Arm. The Western Dredging Association hosted the […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Deltas, Infrastructures and Mobility Initiative (DIMI) congress, named Deltas & Ports of the Future: towards new synergy of Delta Technology, Spatial Design and Governance, will take place on 28 January, 2016, at the Aula, TU Delft. “This congress aims to discuss how we can develop ‘smart combinations’ of flood defense systems with other important societal […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A special afternoon program will be organized tomorrow, on the closing day of the 5-day seminar at UNESCO-IHE in Delft, the Netherlands, with two high caliber guest speakers to celebrate this 50th seminar. This five-day course strives to provide an understanding through lectures by experts in the field and workshops, partly conducted on-site, in order to […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has released its “Sustainable Solutions to America’s Water Resources Needs: Civil Works Strategic Plan 2014-2018” that articulates five goals that will guide USACE into the future. According to the USACE director of Civil Works, Steven L. Stockton, “This strategic plan presents USACE’s commitment to responsibly develop the Nation’s water resources, while protecting, […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has introduced the PC240LC- 11 hydraulic excavator to the European market. This new excavator further leverages Komatsu’s leadership in technology and innovation with a more environmentally friendly EU Stage IV Komatsu engine, up to 6% improved fuel efficiency, an upgraded cab design, and enhanced serviceability. Built on a solid foundation initiated […]