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  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, today revealed which vessels will take part in the widening and deepening of the Suez Canal. As already announced, the Consortium consisting of Great Lakes (25%) and Dredging International […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Consortium Dredging International – Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company has won $540 million deal, lot number six, for the deepening and widening of the Suez Canal. Prime minister of Egypt, Ibrahim Mahlab and the chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA), Mohab Mohamed Hussein Mameesh, signed the contract in Cairo with the consortium Dredging […]

  • 26 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Boskalis and Van Oord Confirm New Suez Canal Gig Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Van Oord have officially confirmed that a consortium consisting of Boskalis, Van Oord, National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) of Abu Dhabi and Jan de Nul (Belgium) has won a major contract from the […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising on current Suez convoy information ahead of the new Suez Canal’s inauguration on 6 August 2015. The new Suez canal measures from 60 kilometers in length to 95 kilometers in length, while the project also involves deepening and widening the Great Bitter Lakes and Ballah bypass to a total […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Dredging Suez Canal, has just posted on its official facebook page this beautiful photo of Boskalis’ heavy-duty, rock cutting, stationary dredger Phoenix 1, working on the New Suez Canal dredging project. Boskalis is a member of the consortium that will be executing most of this development program, worth USD 1.5 billion, in […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Van Oord have officially confirmed that a consortium consisting of Boskalis, Van Oord, National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) of Abu Dhabi and Jan de Nul (Belgium) has won a major contract from the Suez Canal Authorities for the next phase of the New Suez Canal dredging works. Prime Minister Dr. […]

  • 19 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A consortium consisting of Van Oord, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., NMDC (Abu Dhabi) and Jan de Nul (Belgium) has acquired a contract from the Suez Canal Authorities in connection with the expansion of the Suez Canal, which provides a vital shipping link between Europe and Asia. The total contract value amounts to $1.5 billion, with […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered a 28-ton shipment of power stations from New York to Cairo, Egypt, that will be used to supply the Suez Canal widening project. Before transportation on board one of Volga-Dnepr’s IL-76TD-90VD freighters, the airline’s engineers provided technical expertise to ensure the power stations would fit into the aircraft’s cargo hold. The […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released a couple of very interesting photos from the ‘Widening and Deepening of the Suez Canal in the 1970s’ project.  The first modern initiatives to improve the Suez Canal occurred in the 1950s. These improvements were followed by the largest widening and deepening works from 1975 […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Egypt launched the New Suez Canal project in August 2014. The construction was ordered by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to be completed in one year. The New Suez Canal will partially run in parallel to the current waterway and partially entail widening and deepening of existing parts thereof. The contract includes the construction of the […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All vessels belonging to the Consortium consisting of Great Lakes (25%) and Dredging International NV (75%) that will take part in the widening and deepening of the Suez Canal have arrived on the scene and are ready for action. The $540 million contract, awarded to the Consortium earlier in October, involves the widening and dredging to -79 […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, in early April deployed its Trailing suction hopper dredger VOLVOX ASIA to the New Suez Canal project. The vessel has hopper capacity of 10,834m³, and along with three stationary cutter suction dredgers and a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger is working on the New Suez […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME Group, a Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering company, has secured several international dredging contracts with a total contract value of 150 million euros. It concerns projects that will strongly improve the accessibility of various world ports for international shipping. The execution of the contracts will start immediately and will happen on a tight schedule. […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Thursday, 6 August,2015, the Dredging International (75%) and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (25%) consortium will participate in the opening festivities of the modernized Suez Canal in Egypt. Thanks to the widening and deepening of the canal, the waiting time on the navigation route has been halved. It is the fourth time since […]

  • 21 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Picture of the Day: The Largest Hopper Dredger With a hopper capacity of 46,000 m³, trailing suction hopper dredger Cristóbal Colón is the largest and the most high-tech dredger in the world today.   More Dredgers Ready for the New Suez Canal All vessels belonging to the Consortium consisting of Great Lakes (25%) and Dredging […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A total of ten Liebherr duty cycle crawler cranes and crawler cranes are currently in operation at the Suez Canal as part of a multi-billion project, the company announced in its latest release. A HS 8100 HD duty cycle crawler crane of the newest generation belonging to the German company Züblin is among the machines […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish and United Arab Emirates Minister of State Sultan Ahmed al-Gaber earlier this week gave the green light for the start of dredging works on the new Suez Canal project. Earlier this month, the heavy duty dredger of the National Marine Dredging Company ‘al-Mirfa’, one of many […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) will take part in an ambitious world class project to dredge the 35km of the New Suez Canal, parallel to the existing one. The $1.5 billion contract for the project was announced on October 18th by the Head of the Suez Canal Authority, Admiral Mohab Memish and Prime Minister Ibrahim […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egypt launched the New Suez Canal project in August 2014. The construction was ordered by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to be completed in one year. The contract includes the construction of the parallel section of the canal with a length of approximately 50 kilometers to allow ships to simultaneously transit in two directions as well […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Boskalis, a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, launched today the second edition of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. In the publication, Boskalis highlighted a number of fascinating projects, including the expansion of the Suez Canal. ‘Creating New HORIZONS’ also introduced the interviews with Samuel Leupold, DONG Energy’s Executive […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Egypt launched the New Suez Canal project in August 2014. The construction was ordered by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to be completed in one year. The contract includes the construction of the parallel section of the canal with a length of approximately 50 kilometers to allow ships to simultaneously transit in two directions as well […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egypt launched the New Suez Canal project in August 2014. The construction was ordered by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to be completed in one year. The contract includes the construction of the parallel section of the canal with a length of approximately 50 kilometers to allow ships to simultaneously transit in two directions as well […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ackermans & van Haaren, a diversified group active in 5 key segments: Marine Engineering & Infrastructure (DEME), Private Banking, Real Estate, Leisure & Senior Care, Energy & Resources and Development Capital, has announced their business results for the third quarter of 2015. DEME (AvH 60.40%) succeeded in maintaining the high activity level of the first six […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation is celebrating 125 years of successfully providing dredging and marine infrastructure services. In honor of the occasion, GLDD team members will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. Jonathan Berger, Chief Executive Officer, will ring the Opening Bell. Founded in 1890 as Lydon and Drews Partnership, the Company completed […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Virginia and Weeks Marine of Cranford, NJ, have signed a $78 million dredging contract to make this port the deepest one on the U.S. East Coast. According to the Virginia Port Authority (VPA), this is the contract for the first phase and the total cost of the project, including the preliminary engineering […]