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  • 11 June 2012

    It was established on the 8th of June 2012 that the company „Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors BV“ has already excavated 1 027 354 cubic meters of soil pursuant to the contract agreement on Klaipeda Port channel dredging and widening. These dredging works were launched on the 22 nd of April. „What‘s worth noting, […]

  • 26 June 2013

    United Waalhaven Terminals (UWT) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have reached agreement on the construction of a new quay on Bunschotenweg. The quay will be dug on the Johan Friso Haven and will be able to accommodate short sea vessels as well as inland vessels with a draught of 7 metres and a length […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Warrnambool City Council (VIC) is preparing a 10-year dredging strategy for the Port of Warrnambool and will seek community feedback on options for disposal of dredged sand. The strategy will help ensure that dredging is done in a way that best meets community needs and those who use the port’s boat launching facilities. “Dredging has […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME has just confirmed its order for two new trailing suction hopper dredgers to enhance its fleet. Built according to a ‘green’ design, the two vessels will have a ‘Green Passport’ and a ‘Clean Design’ notation. The ships will be equipped with ‘dual fuel’ engines and LNG tanks, ensuring compliance with all of the international […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Coastline Surveys Ltd (CSL) have completed three high resolution multi-beam hydrographic surveys in the Southern North Sea, using the latest generation R2SONIC 2024 combined with an IxBlue Octans MKIII Gyro / MRU and C-NAV 3050 RTK GPS positioning. The CSL survey vessel MV FlatHolm managed to complete the three surveys in quick succession during short […]

  • 21 September 2012

    Essar Ports today announced that it has refinanced its debt in a subsidiary Essar Bulk Terminal Limited Hazira through a takeout finance scheme of India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL). Essar Ports has availed the takeout finance scheme to reduce its interest rate by over two and half per cent on Rs 405 crore which […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC, a Dutch company specializing in shipbuilding and equipment for maritime construction, is currently building two 895kW container booster stations for stock and rental. According to the company, the move follows high demand for immediate delivery of high-quality dredging equipment in the market. “The large demand for standardized cutter suction dredgers proves that immediate […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    RH Marine has supplied its Rhodium Alarm Monitoring System (AMS) and Dynamic Positioning and Tracking Control System (DPT) for the Ecodelta, the first Dutch dredger on LNG. The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), owned by Van der Kamp, is 134 meters long, 21 meters wide and can dredge up to 37 meters deep. It has […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The new rubber-tyred gantry crane (RTG) for the intermodal terminal at the Ostuferhafen has arrived in Kiel. Where the rail/ship handling was done by Reach Stackers, the gantry crane will take over and load the rail wagons in future. The crane manufactured in Poland arrived in Kiel with the heavy duty vessel “Meri” in the […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last Thursday, 26 February 2015, the Deputy Emir of Qatar His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani officially started the controlled flooding operations for the new Hamad Port Project in the presence of His Highness Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Prime Minister and His Excellency Jassim Saif Al Sulaiti, the Minister […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) recently presented additional data on the North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defense Scheme. The new coastal defenses have been designed to reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the next century. According to the ESCP, the implementation of the project has been split into five phases, […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Euro Dredger 450, a cutter suction dredger built in the Netherlands, has been successfully launched and is now available for delivery. This multi-purpose dredging machine is the first cutter suction dredger resulting from the partnership between Dredge Yard and Neptune Shipyards in the Netherlands. Both companies joined forces to enable the building of the […]

  • 3 September 2013

    Tonga will begin trialling coastal protection methods to arrest beach erosion and buy more time for communities living near the coast to adapt to climate change. The project in eastern Tongatapu, the main island of Tonga, will focus on six low-lying communities identified as vulnerable to the progressive effects of coastal erosion and sea level […]

  • 30 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    The joint venture DEC, Dredging International, Jan De Nul and Envisan has finalised today the purchase of 140 hectare (approx. 345 acres) derelict and contaminated land. The area was released after the failure of the companies Nilefos Chemie and MisaEco and is located on the territory of the municipalities Zelzate, Evergem and Ghent. The joint […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    LUSCHI, a service provider and product representative that operates in the Engineering, Sanitation and Environment areas, has become the fastest-growing dredging company in Brazil. The year 2014 is proving to be a very successful one for the company with more than five hundred thousand cubic meters of sediment dredged so far. Having this in mind, it’s no wonder that […]

  • 8 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    On 24 June 2010, European experts from the dredging sector and other related industries met in Rotterdam during the first Maritime Technology Day, organised by the Dredging Networking Group. The seminar’s central theme was Condition Monitoring. Prominent speakers such as Prof. Dr. Cees van Rhee from TU Delft; Govert Hamers, President of IHC Merwede; Piet […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced the Facts About Seabed Intervention study. Facts About is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding of […]

  • 14 January 2013

    22.7 million tonnes of goods (gross) were handled via the various port facilities in Rostock last year; 1.3 million tonnes or five percent less than in 2011. The lion’s share of 21.2 million tonnes of freight was loaded and unloaded at Rostock overseas port. According to the port and shipping authority another 1.5 million tonnes […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    In order to prevent future flooding of the Lower Mainland, British Columbia, and ensure economic prosperity and growth of the whole region, infrastructure of Fraser River must be improved, managed and maintained. According to the latest report on the Economic Importance of the Lower Fraser River, released by the Metro Vancouver and Chambers of Commerce, “to […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    To make Maasvlakte 2 accessible to shipping, the PUMA contracting consortium (Boskalis and Van Oord) has started excavation of the temporary dam between the Yangtzehaven and the Maasvlakte 2 ports. The contractor will leverage the water’s force for the very last part. This coming weekend the dam between the Yangtzehaven and Maasvlakte 2 will be […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    High Commissioner of India H.E. Ashok K. Kantha, participated in a brief ceremony on 6 May 2013 at Kankesanthurai (KKS) Harbour to mark the completion of the dredging operation. The “Joint Post Dredging Survey” chart was formally handed over by the High Commissioner to Capt. Nihal Keppetipola, Managing Director of Sri Lanka Port Authority (SLPA). […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bor­ough of Avalon has obtained state per­mits it needs to move for­ward with an inno­v­a­tive dredg­ing project that is sched­uled to begin this fall with the first-ever munic­i­pal offload of a major New Jer­sey con­fined dis­posal facil­ity (CDF) that will make room for future dredged mate­ri­als. Avalon also con­ducted a for­mal bid open­ing on […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the beginning of the summer beach season a few days away, the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) has just released its much-anticipated annual list of the nation’s best restored beaches. This year’s list provides representation from the west, east, Great Lakesand the Gulf coasts. The 2016 winners are: Babe’s Beach, Galveston, TX; Rosewood […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of a major beach nour­ish­ment project in Avalon and Stone Har­bor has been com­pleted. The beach fill project in Avalon was com­pleted Tues­day, Jan­u­ary 29th at 4:30am; a larger project on the Stone Har­bor beach­front is sched­uled to begin on or about April 12th, 2013. A final walk­through inspec­tion of the Avalon […]

  • 16 September 2013

    This month Jan de Nul Dredging has put into service a third No Limit vessel. The DN97 is the first No Limit 1640 Pro Crewtender having seats for 13 passengers. In the past No Limit Ships Shipyards built two type 1640 survey vessels for Jan de Nul. The vessel, now put into service, will be […]

  • 7 February 2011

      Dredging International and MEDCO, have been awarded a contract for mixed dredging and civil engineering works to construct two artificial energy islands, including their service harbours, aimed to provide Abu Dhabi with energy based on facilities for oil drilling, etc. from the previously untapped offshore Satah al-Razboot (SARB) field. Dredging International is part of […]