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  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Guard is urging mariners to use extreme caution while transiting the Merrimack River entrance due to significant shifting and shoaling between the #2 red and #3 green buoys. Several recent accidents and near misses on the narrow, heavily congested portion of the Merrimack River have created a major safety concern. To help ensure […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hanson has completed the first phase of a major upgrade at its Dagenham aggregates depot and wharf on the River Thames in London. The new screening and washing plant is capable of processing 500 tonnes of marine-dredged sand and gravel an hour. “It was designed and supplied by DUO and refined by our project management […]

  • 24 March 2011

    APM Terminals’ Pier 400 Los Angeles facility, the largest container terminal in the Port of Los Angeles, was awarded First Place for the fourth consecutive year in the Pacific Maritime Association’s Coast Accident Prevention Awards ceremony in the category of Terminal Operations, Group A, representing terminal operations with one million or more man‐hours worked in 2010. APM Terminals Tacoma […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Penta-Ocean Construction Company Limited and Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co.,Ltd. (HDEC) have been announced as the 12th IADC Safety Award 2017 nominee. Prior to their collaboration on the Tuas Finger One Project in Singapore, Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd. (POC) and Hyundai Engineering & Construction (HDEC) demonstrated their commitment to enhancing and ensuring safety in the dredging […]

  • 5 June 2013

    The officials are investing an incident involving a mechanical fitter who apparently died of suffocation while cleaning the tank of the dredger Omkara Prem, docked at Western India Shipyard Limited (WISL), reports indiatimes.com. Regarding this accident, Milan Burman, the Senior Manager of WISL, stated: “We are waiting for the post mortem report to know the […]

  • 23 November 2011

    FSUE “Rosmorport” has held an expanded meeting concerning the issues of navigation safety, accident risks prevention and reduction. With deputy General director of FSUE “Rosmorport” for navigation safety V.Y. Vanyukov in head, representatives of 14 enterprise branches and a Captain of the seaport of Arkhangelsk took part in the meeting. The meeting concurred with the […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Ltd. announced that Komatsu Shantui Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., a manufacturing subsidiary of medium-sized hydraulic excavators in Shandong, China, has received the Deming Prize for 2013. Komatsu Shantui was established jointly by Shantui Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., Komatsu, Komatsu (China) Ltd. and Sumitomo Corporation in 1995. The Chinese construction equipment market is especially noted […]

  • 12 October 2011

    APM Terminals’ Global Port, Terminal and Inland Services Network observed its 5th annual Global Safety Day on October 12th with the participation of 24,000 employees at the company’s facilities around the world. Each facility will organize their safety day activities around local challenges, concerns or issues. In some cases the program will consist of an […]

  • 16 February 2012

      Minister of MND, Hua-chu Kao went to Chiayi to supervise engineer troops’ first supporting mission of the dredging project of Dabang Section, Tseng-Wen River. He urged the responsible army 52nd Engineering Troops of 10th Legion to value safety, follow disciplines and strictly abide by the standardized procedure of process, steps, essentials so they can […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) Chairman A.V. Ramana announced last week that Mercator Limited, the owner of sunken hopper dredger Tridevi Prem, has agreed to salvage the wreck, The Hindu informs.  As reported earlier, the Tridevi Prem, abandoned by its crew after water ingress, sunk on September 3 within port limits of NMPT. Indian Coast […]

  • 21 March 2012

      As The Daily Star reports, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday called upon the owners of launches and ships, port and ghat authorities and the passengers to remain vigilant about excess passengers on board as a means to avert accidents. The Prime Minister also presented various government steps for maintaining the navigability of river […]

  • 12 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord: First Awards for “Stingray” Van Oord has been awarded two pipe lay projects for its new shallow water pipe lay vessel Stingray.   Philippines: Boskalis Wins Important Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., has been awarded a contract by Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. for the installation of an offshore Depletion Compression Platform for the […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    DEC, the environmental subsidiary of DEME (Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering), has recently started implementing the remediation and management measures established for the calamity zone in Wetteren, where the soil was contaminated with acrylonitrile following a serious train accident. The highly delicate operation is carried out by order of SNCB Holding (Infrabel) in accordance with […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The last steel pipe pile of the Lae Tidal Wharf Phase I Project in Papua New Guinea was successfully driven down recently, marking the full completion of the pile-sinking task of this project. There are 387 steel pipe piles having been driven for this project. The whole construction was free from accidents and the quality […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the June 2017 edition of Terra et Aqua. Terra et Aqua is a quarterly publication of the International Association of Dredging Companies, emphasizing “maritime solutions for a changing world”, IADC said. It covers the fields of civil, hydraulic and mechanical engineering including the technical, economic […]

  • 20 July 2012

    The Coast Guard is coordinating the response to a sunken dredge and capsized tugboat in lower Lake Huron early Thursday morning. There were no injuries reported, but a 500-foot diesel sheen has been reported. The Coast Guard was notified that at 4:35 a.m., the motor vessel Arthur J., a 110-foot dredge, sank and the motor […]

  • 26 September 2011

    Each year the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) singles out a specific project or programme amongst its members as an example of excellence in safety. This year the IADC Board has announced that the 2011 Safety Award has been presented to Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors bv. Achieving a safe working environment is […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    With a PCB clean-up project currently underway, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources authorities are urging boaters to treat the Fox River in Green Bay like a construction zone. “It’s a very congested waterway, and with the dredging project, it’s that much more congested,” said Darren Kuhn, D.N.R. Conservation Warden. “There’s submerged pipes, on-the-bottom pipes, there’s […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard and other rescue crews have recovered the body of a missing dredge operator from the Christina River.  The body of Emmanuel Gatling Jr., a dredge maintenance operator for Norfolk Dredging who went missing near the Port of Wilmington after a crane barge capsized Tuesday night, was found around 5:30 p.m. local time, according […]

  • 17 December 2012

    The boating accident in the Darwin Harbour left two people injured; a man and a 3-year-old child, according to ntnews.com.au. “It appears the vessel they were travelling in has entered an exclusion zone and struck the outlet pipe for a large dredging machine near the new Marine Supply Basin at East Arm Wharf,” said Senior […]

  • 16 November 2014
    Business & Finance

                    Investigation Launched After Fatal Dredging Accident The body of Floris Heeren, a 23-year-old Belgian crew member of the “Juan Sebastian de Elcano”, who died after falling off his ship Monday, November 3rd, has been recovered and brought to a funeral parlor, reported the abs-cbnnews. Southampton Port Ready for Giants […]

  • 2 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 27 – February 2, 2020).   TSHD Anchorage Launched in Harlingen Thecla Bodewes Shipyards launched the 3000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Anchorage in Harlingen last Friday.   Man Killed During Topsail Beach Dredging Project Town of Topsail Beach, […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Crucial works to repair and rebuild a sea wall at Shortland’s Bluff will help prevent coastal erosion caused by storm surges and protect navigational aids at Queenscliff. The $150,000 works managed by the Victorian Government were completed prior to Easter and will help defend the seawall and coastal assets before the onset of powerful winter […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals has become a Charter Member of the Campbell Institute of the U.S.-based National Safety Council. “We see our membership in this internationally known safety advocate as a very natural extension of our own dedication to Safety Culture throughout the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network, and we look forward to working together with other […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just published the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, the official quarterly publication of IADC. The magazine is supported solely by the IADC as a service to the world-wide dredging community and represents IADC’s commitment to the highest standards of professional conduct.     Articles in this Terra […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An oil spill occurred yesterday morning, October 6th, at the coast of Hanhikivi Headland while Terramare Ltd. was conducting hydraulic construction work. The company was performing dredging operations in the area when the bottom of the barge hit the ocean floor causing the oil spill. Approximately 300 liters of oil leaked to the sea, which formed about […]