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  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Tower Software Ltd., a company involved in providing custom built software and hardware to the Hydrographic Surveying Industry, has installed a new crane dredging control system on the UK Dredging vessel Cherry Sand. “Our in proprietary crane control system outputs data from the crane to the processing unit on the bridge showing the 3D Model of […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Marine works at Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter, involving dredging operations and piling works, will be extended for another six months, the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) just announced. In its latest update on the dredging operations carried out in this area, MARDEP said that these works will be undertaken by a flotilla of vessels including one grab […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Recently, Liebherr has delivered its 40th Mobile Harbour Crane to the North American market. This total fleet comprises 8 units in Canada and 32 in the United States. The 40th Mobile Harbour Crane, a LHM 550 model, was delivered in spring 2012 to the Maine Port Authority for their port in Searsport, ME USA. This […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Pocklington Canal last Friday added another photo of the ongoing dredging works currently being undertaken below Thornton Lock. According to the Canal & River Trust, this £152,000 landmark dredging project that will help transform East Yorkshire’s Pocklington Canal is scheduled to be completed just before Christmas. “Unlike many of the Trust’s other dredging projects, which primarily help […]

  • 19 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Contracting Services Gebr. v.d. Poel b.v. from Oud-Ade has received the first Waterking in the Netherlands. The delivered amphibious excavator WK 150 NG-A is equipped with an adjustable undercarriage and a Hitachi ZX160 upper structure with long reach. The WK 150 NG-A is fitted with additional pontoons equipped with hydraulic spud poles to operate stable in […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Coastline Surveys have had a busy and productive summer season with a wide variety of successful contracts. Whilst providing personnel in the Northern North Sea for Oil & Gas geotechnical survey operations, the company’s multi-purpose survey vessel, MV FlatHolm and her team, have been busy supporting Port & Harbour Developments, FEPA dredge monitoring campaigns and […]

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

    For the first time, Van Oord named a vessel at its Rotterdam head office jetty. The vessel is a water injection dredging vessel that is almost 19 m long and more than 5 m wide. Van Oord employee Ms Jacqueline Determann named the vessel Borr. Water injection dredging is a proven technique for small-scale dredging […]

  • 3 September 2010

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore announces changes about dredging works off Pasir Panjang Terminal. The working areas and the working period have been revised. Dredging works will be carried out by the grab dredgers, “YTC V”/“YTC 15”, held in position by 2 spuds as anchors. The dredgers, with hopper barges in attendance, will have […]

  • 5 October 2011

    Demag Cranes has received an order for two Mobile Harbour Cranes from the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA). KPA is making this investment in line with the increase in capacity and modernisation of a terminal in the Port of Mombasa. Delivery of the cranes is planned for the second half of 2011. “The two Mobile Harbour […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Port Authority of Douala, Cameroon, is about to receive new dredging equipment including an IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredger, the company reports. According to the port, the new dredger will arrive in Douala in the next couple of days. IHC Beaver CSDs are reliable, fuel efficient, have low maintenance costs and are extremely […]

  • 4 January 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a study of the options for cleaning up chemical contamination in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. The Gowanus Canal was added to the Superfund list of the country’s most hazardous waste sites in March 2010. The study builds on an EPA investigation that confirmed the widespread […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) said in their latest announcement that a significant amount of rock excavation and dredging works will take place in the Kwai Tsing Container Basin during the following weeks. The works, set to last approximately 3 months, will be carried out by one drilling barge and one backhoe barge, one grab […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Liebherr has just released a video about dredging application of their new duty cycle crawler crane type HS 8130 HD in the Swiss Alps. The machine’s work includes removal of material from the Luzzone reservoir in order to ensure the unhindered flow of water to the Olivone Power Station. “The grab is a mechanical clamshell […]

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

    Royal IHC will hold naming and launch ceremony of the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ILEMBE at its shipyard in Kinderdijk on Saturday, 9 May, 2015. Designed and constructed for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the 5,500m3 capacity vessel will be the largest dredging vessel of its kind in South Africa. The new dredger […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    This month, work will continue on the construction of the gate chambers for the new sea lock at IJmuiden, the Netherlands. “The floors are nearly completed and construction of the walls is starting now,” the Port of Amsterdam said. “Construction work in the other cofferdams continues as normal. Gantry-like structures, onto which cranes will be installed […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    ABP’s operating division UK Dredging (UKD) has celebrated the 50th anniversary of one of its key dredging vessels – the Cherry Sand. To mark the occasion, UKD invited some of the vessel’s original crew members, now retired, along with other guests, to join the current crew aboard the Cherry Sand in her home Port of […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Liebherr Construction‏ has just released this photo of the dredger “Maria Vittoria Z” working in the Port of Piombino, Italy. At the border between the Ligurian Sea and the Tyrrhenian Sea, the port of Piombino is an important center of both industry and tourism. In front of the islands of Elba, Corsica and Sardinia, busy ferry […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The General Dredging Course is a two-week intensive course, focused on the design and operation of various types of dredging equipment and covers all basic aspects of dredging, such as dredging processes, automation and control, equipment selection, soil characteristics and project management of dredging projects. The course will be held at the training facilities in […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Canterbury City Council has announced early information on Port of Ramsgate maintenance dredging project. Details: The works comprise the options of using the following methods: Water injection; Grab dredging; Back-hoe dredging; Cut and suction dredging. The works on Port of Ramsgate  will consist of: – Dredging works and disposing of silt material to the Pegwell […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council has mobilized a sea defense project to protect the seafront at Exmouth, where recent inspections showed emergency repairs were needed, WM Plant Hire said in their latest release.  Structural sheet piling and rock armor were chosen as the preferred option to protect the existing sea wall from erosion. Kier has been appointed […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) new 5500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ILEMBE was named at an official ceremony at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 9 May 2015. The state-of-the-art dredger contract has been built within the budget and three months ahead of schedule. The vessel is expected to leave Rotterdam before Christmas and […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) has announced that marine works involving dredging operations, removal and laying of private moorings will be carried out in Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter. During the next three months, the works will be carried out by one grab dredger and one hopper barge with some […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The preparation works are currently underway for a reclamation and seawall construction project at the East of the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). With effect from May 1st, 2015 and for a period of approximately 20 months, marine works involving reclamation, seawall construction, diving operations, sand filling and delivery of precast units and construction materials will be carried […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The first stage of a two-phase project to remove dioxin-contaminated and cancer-causing sediments from the lower Passaic River, adjacent to the Diamond Alkali Superfund site in the Ironbound section of Newark, has begun yesterday. Tierra Solutions, current owner of the former Diamond Alkali site, under federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supervision, is initially targeting removal […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) informs the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the Pasir Panjang Terminal dredging program is scheduled for May 20, 2103. Dredging works will be carried out by the grab dredgers, “Ebisu” and “Heisei 7”, held in position by 2 spuds as anchors. The […]

  • 31 May 2012

    The Gangavaram Port expansion, which will see the port’s capacity increasing from the current 15 million tonnes to 45 mt, envisages an addition of three multi-purpose berths and a coal handling terminal. “We expect to wrap up the expansion project by 2013 or the first quarter of 2014,” Mr Pranav Choudhary, Chief Financial Officer of […]