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  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish dredging equipment manufacturer and contractor, has just announced two important milestones. The company recently locked down the Rauma Fairway and Harbor dredging project. According to Wasa Dredging, this huge scheme is scheduled to last over 2 years. The project will involve everything from rock blasting to dredging of hard and soft material, hopper […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    A joint venture (JV) consisting of Van Oord and Wasa Dredging has secured a contract for the Kokkola harbor and fairway dredging operations.  On July 27, the JV signed an arrangement with Liikennevirasto – Finnish Transport Agency and the Port of Kokkola which covers two dredging contracts in the Kokkola area, Finland. Under the agreement, […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Piet Brouwer Electrotechnology has just announced successful completion of a project for Wasa Dredging. According to the company, the project involved designing, building and installing comprehensive electrical solutions on board two new split barges being built at the Pattje shipyards yard near Groningen. Piet Brouwer also supplied the alarm system, fire detection and steering consoles for the 65-meter vessels. […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    WASA Dredging has announced that the construction of two 1010m³ self-propelled split barges named ‘Boann’ and ‘Sinann’ is moving ahead according to schedule. The vessels are designed in-house WASA and are standard WASA SHB 1010 split-barges. The complete construction of these barges is taking place at the Scheepswerf Pattje yard in Waterhuizen near Groningen. “Currently we […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish dredging equipment manufacturer and contractor, has completed the Pietarsaari Fairway dredging program ahead of schedule. This project included dredging of very hard moraine and boulders as well as drilling and blasting of bedrock. During the project, Wasa removed about 970 000 m3 of hard moraine, sand and clay. The work also included removal of a […]

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

    The dredging operations at the Oslo Fairway, undertaken by a Finnish dredging equipment manufacturer and contractor, Wasa Dredging, are moving ahead. Wasa has just released this beautiful photo from this dredging scheme, which shows their backhoe giant Hector during the deepening work. About 90.000m³ of bedrock will be taken out from this area and dumped in Spro […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wasa Dredging has completed the blasting and dredging of Pietarsaari Port. All of the company’s equipment was used in different phases during the project. The port was dredged to -12,8 m. The project consisted of about 60 000 m³ of underwater blasting, dredging of 200 000 m³ of blasted rock and 563 000 m³ hard soil/moraine. […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, is making final preparations to begin a dredging project at the Pampus container and breakbulk terminal in the Norrköping Harbor, Sweden. According to Wasa, for this $9.3 million cleanup program they will use the backhoe dredger Harald, combined dredger and drilling rig Boulder, split-barges Jenna and Laura and […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction contractor, is currently executing a small but demanding project in Sandnessjøen, Norway. For the works, Wasa has mobilized combined dredging/blasting pontoon Hector, two barges (Miika II and Dana II) and two tugboats. The scope of work consists of dredging and disposing of 1.000m³ polluted masses, careful […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, started their first ever project in Denmark on March 1, 2018.  Under the contract, Wasa’s backhoe dredger Optimus, equipped with a 360 ton Hitachi excavator, will dredge over 900.000m³ of clay, silt and moraine from the Kalundborg Harbor area. The dredged material will be loaded into […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, Finnish specialists in underwater blasting and dredging, is gearing up to kick off a dredging project in Farsund, Norway. According to Wasa, for this over $4 million cleanup program they plan to use the combined dredger and drilling rig Hector, split barges Miika II and Dana II and a tugboat. Scope of the […]

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

    The Oslo Fairway dredging project, undertaken by a Finnish dredging equipment manufacturer and contractor, Wasa Dredging, is currently underway. The company has just released this beautiful photo from this dredging program, which shows their backhoe giant Hector during the deepening work. About 89.000m³ of bedrock will be taken out from this area and dumped in Spro […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wasa Dredging recently completed the blasting and dredging works of Pietarsaari Port. All of the company’s equipment was used in different phases during the project. The port was dredged to -12,8 m. The project consisted of about 60 000 m³ of underwater blasting, dredging of 200 000 m³ of blasted rock and 563 000 m³ hard […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    WASA Dredging signed a contract with Norwegian Coastal Administration (Kystverket) on December 21, 2018, to execute the fairway project ‘Innseiling Sandnessjoen’ in Norway. According to the Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction contractor, the project will start in the end of this month. Under the agreement, combined backhoe dredger/drilling platform ‘Hector’ – a WASA […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Wasa Dredging reported today that construction of the new 1010m³ self-propelled barges “Boann” and “Sinann” is now fully complete. According to the company, the new Wasa SHB 1010 split-barges have been delivered and moved to Rauma where “Boann” has already started working on a project. The two barges, designed in-house by Wasa, were built at the […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Oslo Fairway dredging works, undertaken by a Finnish dredging equipment manufacturer and contractor – Wasa Dredging, are progressing very well so far. Wasa has just released this beautiful photo from this dredging scheme, which shows their backhoe giant Hector during the deepening work at the most southern part of the fairway. About 90.000m³ of bedrock will be […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations on the Port of Rauma entrance channel are in full swing now. Upon completion of this project, undertaken in cooperation with the Finnish Transport Agency, the port will increase the maximum authorized draught of Rauma channel from 10 to 12 meters. WASA Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, is the principal […]

  • 6 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 30 – October 6, 2019).   Another Ten IHC Beavers for Egyptian Ministry of Defense Royal IHC has secured a contract from the Egyptian Ministry of Defense’s Engineering Authority (MOD) for the construction of ten IHC Beaver® 45 Cutter […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The deepening works on the southern Rauma fairway were completed last month and the fairway began operations with a maximum authorized draught of 12 meters on 15 December 2017, the Port of Rauma said in their latest announcement.  The new draught makes it possible for larger vessels than before to enter the port, thus improving […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Kokkola Ltd and the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency VAYLA have just presented the latest video update from the ongoing Kokkola Harbor and Fairway Deepening Project in Finland.  Under the contract, signed in late July 2018, Wasa Dredging is responsible for dredging of the harder materials and heavily polluted soils, drilling and […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Since beginning of February 2019, Wasa Dredging’s backhoe dredger Optimus, self propelled split hopper barges Boann and Sinann are working together with the self propelled split hopper barge Johannes de Rijke in the Lithuanian Port of Klaipeda. The dredging work is being performed as part of the Port of Klaipeda’s reconstruction program, aimed to result […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     WASA Dredging has just released this amazing video about their work on the Port of Kalundborg, Denmark, completed earlier this year.  The Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction contractor started their first ever project in Denmark on March 1, 2018. During the project, the dredger Optimus – equipped with a 360 ton Hitachi excavator […]

  • 27 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 21 – 27, 2019).   Newport Canal Dredging Project Starts Today The Shropshire Wildlife Trust has just announced that an exciting dredging project to restore Newport Canal back to full health will begin today, October 21.   Wasa Dredging […]

  • 2 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 26 – December 2, 2018).   EUR 250 Million Deal for Boskalis Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a sizable export cable installation contract for the Ostwind 2 offshore grid connection.   Savannah Harbor Expansion Project on Track […]

  • 3 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 28 – November 3, 2019).   Launching of TSHD Meuse River Set for November 16 A launching ceremony of the new 7.950m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Meuse River will take place on Saturday, November 16, 2019.   Hansel […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

     Wasa’s backhoe dredger Optimus together with the self-propelled barges “Sinann” and “Boann” is making good progress in Kalundborg Havn. The Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction contractor started their first ever project in Denmark on March 1, 2018. During the project, the dredger Optimus – equipped with a 360 ton Hitachi excavator – […]