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  • 15 May 2020

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  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    This year, dredging takes the spotlight with a special business innovation panel, at the IAPH World Ports Conference in Antwerp, Belgium, 17-19 March 2020. According to the Central Dredging Association (CEDA), the session ‘Dredging Strategy: Best Practices in Tendering Cost Management and Relationships’ aims to enhance relationships and understanding between dredging contractors and ports, and to […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    DP World Sokhna has celebrated its 10th anniversary by announcing it is near completion of a major expansion project that will bring DP World’s total investment in Egypt to $1.6 billion.  Basin 2 will be operational by the second quarter of 2020 and nearly double capacity at the port to 1.75 million TEUs per year. […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The $538 million first phase of the new Deepwater Port of Posorja, Ecuador, is now completed and successfully operational, reports DP World. According to DP, the $538 million initial investment (Phase 1) included the purchase of land, dredging of a new access channel, a 20-kilometer access road and a 400-meter berth equipped to handle containers […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 22nd World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON XXII) officially kicked off today at the Shanghai International Convention Center in Shanghai, China. The event is being organized by the World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA), China Dredging Association (CHIDA) and Eastern Dredging Association (EADA). Mr Polite Laboyrie, President of the Central Dredging Association (CEDA), opened the […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 22nd World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON XXII) will take place in Shanghai, China, this week, from 22-26 April, 2019. The event is being organized by the World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA), China Dredging Association (CHIDA) and Eastern Dredging Association (EADA). As the world’s top summit on dredging held every three years, the congress […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) – through its wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Singmarine – has delivered the world’s first European Union (EU) Stage V dredger on time and within the budget. Built for Jan De Nul and named Afonso de Albuquerque, the ultra-low emission Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) is diesel-electrical powered and comes equipped with […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Historical Association Sliedrecht (Historische Vereniging Sliedrecht) will host a lecture named ‘The Wonderful World of Hydraulic Engineering – Dredging’ on Thursday, March 21, 2019 in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands. Dredging is much more than bringing sand to the surface, it is the whole world of hydraulic engineering, said the Association in its announcement. The construction of […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC will next week hold a presentation about the world’s first LNG-powered dredgers at the 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow. Established in 1642, IHC supplied more than 200 dredgers to its clients during the recent 5 year. In 2017, the company delivered trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD) Scheldt River (8,000m³) and […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction work on the development of the multi-purpose Berbera Port in the Republic of Somaliland officially started earlier this week with a special ground-breaking ceremony to mark the occasion, DP World said in its latest release.  The first phase will consist of building a 400 meter quay and 250,000 square meter yard extension as well […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure, Zorana Mihajlovic, and DP World Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation on the river ports development projects. During a press conference, held at the Press Council of the Government of Serbia, Mihajlovic said that after 40 […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    DP World, the world’s fourth largest port operator, has won a 30-year concession with an option of a further 20-year extension for the management and development of a greenfield multi-purpose port project at Banana, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Port of Banana will be the first deep-sea port in the country along its small […]

  • 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 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    World Marine of Alabama (WMA) has completed work on a contract valued at over $14 million to drydock and repair the Dredge Wheeler, a hopper dredge owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The contract was awarded in September and arrival was delayed due to emergency dredging assignments following Hurricane Harvey. World […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    PIANC, the World Association for Waterborne, Transport and Infrastructure, and the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) will co-host the 34th PIANC World Congress from May 7 to 12, 2018 in Panama City, Panama. The congress will present and discuss the most relevant topics to the waterborne transport infrastructure sector. The advantage of this gathering is the […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The keel laying ceremony for DEME’s cutter suction dredger ‘Spartacus’ took place today at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel in the Netherlands.  The ceremony marks a milestone in the construction of the most powerful cutter suction dredger that has ever been built. “The combination of power, size and new innovations make […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently released a video named Worldwide Safety Stand Down. DEME, one of the nominees for the IADC Safety Award 2017, actively addresses safety and since 2008, its safety department dedicated itself to instil a company-wide “Safety Culture” through its self-initiated program cultural and behavioral safety program “Colleagues, Help Injuries to Leave […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Dutch research institute Deltares recently released a study highlighting the economic benefits of investments in dikes worldwide. According to Deltares, the economic benefits of building dikes to reduce flood damage far outweigh the costs at the global scale. In many parts of the world, it is even possible to reduce the economic damage from river […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The capacity of the Port of Dar es Salaam will be increased to 25 million tons over the next seven years following the World Bank Board of Executive Directors’ approval of a $345 million credit and a $12 million grant to the new Dar es Salaam Maritime Gateway Project (DSMGP).  DSMGP is to be implemented […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming ceremony of DEME’s 3.500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction dredger Minerva took place today in Zeebrugge, Belgium.  The dredger was named by Mrs Marijke Verboven, the wife of Mr Ben Weyts, the Flemish Minister of mobility, public works, Flemish periphery, tourism and animal welfare. During the naming ceremony, DEME also presented Mellina, the gravel dredger that will […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) has just announced that they will update the Ports Development Strategy 2038 in cooperation with the World Bank experts. The delegation from the financial institute is currently holding a series of meetings with ministries and industry enterprises, visits the largest ports to discuss cooperation and provide technical assistance in the […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    ​Piedroba’s Dr. Luis Prieto-Portar and Jelle Prins recently assisted the World Bank in organizing a weeklong study tour for a delegation of Bangladeshi Inland Waterway and Transportation Experts. The tour took place on May 14-19 in Belgium and the Netherlands and was a productive week full of knowledge transfer between a variety of dredging and […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the largest airport in the world, the new Istanbul airport, is currently underway.  The airport, located in Arnavutköy district on the European side of Istanbul, is being constructed by a consortium called IGA, which is formed by Cengiz, MAPA, Limak, Kolin and Kalyon. On the north side of the airport a harbor is being constructed […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Caterpillar Marine has just announced that one of the world’s largest split hopper dredger is being built with a complete Cat® engine and propulsion package. The 4200m³ capacity vessel, designed by MARIC Design House in conjunction with the Jiangsu Haixin shipyard, receives its shaft propulsion power from two Cat C280-8 engines which are used to […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors yesterday approved grant financing for a project that is expected to help communities in the Marshall Islands – already vulnerable to recurring drought and flooding – prepare better for the impact of climate change. The Pacific Resilience Project II will receive a $19.6 million grant for the Marshall […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    C. u. W. Keller GmbH & Co. KG (Keller) has secured an order for the design and manufacture of several gearboxes for the world’s most powerful cutter suction dredger. The gearboxes were designed in close cooperation with DEME who will operate the cutter under the name SPARTACUS. According to the company, the collected cutter know-how and […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Wartsila has been contracted to supply a comprehensive package of engines and propulsion machinery for a new cutter suction dredger (CSD) vessel. When delivered, the ‘Spartacus’, which is being built on behalf of Belgium based Dredging International (DEME), will be the world’s most powerful CSD and the first ever to be fueled by liquefied natural […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Throughout the world, nature-based solutions are gaining ground over traditional engineering solutions for the reduction of flood risks, an independent institute for applied research in the field of water and subsurface, Deltares, said in its latest announcement. When implemented properly, they generate additional benefits for local residents, nature and, ultimately, the economy. But a lot […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC and DEME have signed a contract for the design, construction and delivery of the 44,180kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) SPARTACUS. The concept and basic design for this 164 meters long mega cutter was done in close cooperation with DEME, Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam and IHC. CSD SPARTACUS will be the world’s first LNG-powered Cutter Suction Dredger […]