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  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has concluded a good third quarter. Revenue and earnings, adjusted to reflect the deconsolidation of SAAM SMIT Towage, are in line with the first two quarters of 2014. At Dredging the possible settlement of a number of old projects mentioned during the presentation of the half-year numbers has taken place. This […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IMS Dredge, Division of Ellicott Dredge Technologies, has just released these beautiful photos of their IMS DM-60 Depth Master working in a reservoir in Guatemala. The DM-60 was chosen for its ability to create an even bottom profile in the dam instead of creating a moonscape in the bottom using a hanging pump system which […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    American contractor Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting in September 2014 took delivery of the Damen DOP submersible dredge pump. Since then, the DOP450L high efficiency pump has completed many jobs throughout the USA, recently completing one in Puerto Rico. On its current job in Tampa, Florida, the DOP450L was integrated in a recently built hydraulic unloader, called “Kraken”. Here, […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The split hopper dredger OMVAC DIEZ has been working for quite some time now in the Port of Santander, removing an average of 200 m³ of material per day. The ship equipped with a dragaline is able to dredge more than 5000 m³ of mud or sand per day at depths of up to 60 meters, […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Negombo Lagoon cleanup project in Sri Lanka was recently completed by using a multipurpose Watermaster amphibious dredging machine.  The Negombo Lagoon suffers from heavy siltation and the presence of urban debris, making big trouble for the fishing and sightseeing boats to enter the certain parts of the lagoon. Watermaster’s Urban Dredging Concept was utilized […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Four units of high-performance amphibious excavators, the EIK CAT320D SLRs have been busy lately working on a flood control in West Jakarta. The excavators are working on the dredging project that will restore depth of the West Flood Channel (KBB) in Tanah Abang. According to EIK, the mudflow in the KBB has overflown and was in need to […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In March 2014 the enterprises of the Freeport of Riga handled by 26,7% more various cargo than in March 2013, and evaluating the first quarter of this year it is evident that the total cargo turnover has increased by 21.7%. Overall, 9.92 million tons were handled within three months, and it is the most successful […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

     DEME Group has just released the latest video update on their work at the New Lock Terneuzen in the Netherlands. A large volume of sand was reclaimed for the construction of the 427 meter long, 55 meter wide and 16,44 meter deep lock. This timelapse shows DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredgers ‘Bonny River’ and […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    January 2019 saw Jenkins Marine start another maintenance dredging project at Woolverstone Marina, on the River Orwell, near Ipswich, eastern England. “This isn’t the first time Jenkins have dredged here. Previous dredge campaigns saw dredging completed by Jenkins Marine in 2010 and 2013, with ploughing work also completed over the years. The project was subject to […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Indonesia, the world’s second biggest contributor to plastic waste in the oceans, is in a state of emergency with regard to waste problems. With 250 million people, around 175,000 tons of waste is produced each day, amounting to 64 million tons per year, according to data from the Environment and Forestry Ministry. “Aware of this […]

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

    A periodic nourishment and repair of the dune and berm system in Avalon and Stone Harbor (NJ) is in full swing now, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. The cutterhead dredge Texas, owned and operated by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, is pumping sand to the southern end of Stone Harbor where bulldozers are […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    John Mackenzie, Business Development Director at National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), has confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). During the event, Mr Mackenzie will address new trends and opportunities in urban development and seaborne trade, including the details about the NMDC’s work on the new Suez Canal project. We are also honored to […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Summertime in the Great Lakes region is busy not just for marine navigation; it’s also prime time for dredging and maintenance of navigational infrastructure. The Manitowoc crane barge and its accompanying tugs, the Racine and Kenosha, are regularly deployed from the Kewaunee Area Office to do work in the Detroit District and adjacent Chicago District […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    The container terminal at the Medel Business Park in Tiel will be built. The Council of State has rejected the objections of nearby residents to the zoning plan that makes construction possible. According to the planning schedule, construction is set to start next year on the 200-metre long loading and unloading quay along the Amsterdam-Rhine […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord is deepening and widening the access channel and turning basin of a large ore export facility in Nouadhibou, Mauritania. Two trailing suction hopper dredgers, one of which is owned by Van Oord, will be deployed for the dredging work. According to the company, Von Oord’s flagship HAM 318 is busy working in the […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District Commander, LTC David Park, toured the dredging operations at Cape May Inlet and Harbor in New Jersey recently.  The dredge Currituck, owned and operated by the USACE Wilmington District, is currently conducting the dredging works in these areas. The USACE Cape May Inlet navigation project provides a […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    An end to the navigation season doesn’t apply for the Dredge Goetz crew, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Paul District said in its latest announcement.  While the St. Paul District locks are closed during the winter months, receiving millions of dollars in upgrades and repairs, the dredger crew stayed their course supporting dredging […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    GPS Marine Contractors are working on the central section of the Thames Tideway Project in readiness for the muck away for the tunneling spoil. The company has invested in 8 new barges capable of carrying up to 1750 tonnes with a length of almost 60 meters. The standard Eurobarge 2801 has already been shortened to 56 […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Sospan Dau is currently performing periodic dredging operations at the Shoreham Port. The maintenance dredging, to take place approx from 14th October to 31st December 2016, will be undertaken in the Approaches, Western and Eastern Arms of Shoreham Harbor. According to the port notice, the operations will be carried out on an […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Investors, marine terminal operators, project developers and port authorities will gather this May in New York City to connect and share information about global investment opportunities in marine terminals. Terminals operators are under the gun to upgrade their facilities and to provide improved cargo-handling services, requiring an infusion of capital for everything from bigger cranes […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Large seagoing vessels can only reach the Port of Antwerp thanks to ongoing maintenance dredging work along the River Scheldt. DEME’s 5.230 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Pallieter is a constant feature on the river, steadfastly and efficiently carrying out this vital work. Over the years, a lot of innovation has been applied both […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Heron Construction Company Ltd. has just released this amazing photo of their backhoe dredge GPK, taken during the Napier Port dredging program. “Heron’s backhoe dredge GPK, tugs Capricorn Alpha and Pacific Way with split hopper barges WH761 and WH762 have just commenced the capital dredging of 1.2M m3 for the new 6 Wharf project,” the […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Land and Water Services is currently working on an exciting project at Peel Marina, located in the town of Peel, Isle of Man. Peel Marina is fed by a river system and has been silted up over several years. Whilst there has been some dredging work carried out, the Isle of Man government has been […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Plans to strengthen the dykes in Buggenum, Steyl – Maashoek and the Willem Alexander harbor in Roermond have taken a significant step forward, according to Witteveen+Bos. The preferred alternatives for these dyke sections have now been identified by district water authorities Waterschap Limburg and involves the route and the type of flood defense. The main roles […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Liebherr duty cycle crawler crane, type HS 8100 HD, is currently carrying out dredging work in the Port of Hamburg, Liebherr said in its latest announcement. For years the Port of Hamburg has been fighting with sediment deposits, which cause receding water depths and, therefore, impede the shipping industry. “The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) must […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, last week hosted a tour of the dredger Texas, a cutter suction dredging vessel currently working in the Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel on the Post 45 Deepening Project. The Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project looks to address transportation inefficiencies by deepening and widening Charleston Harbor to […]