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  • 20 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Preparatory work started Tuesday for a $35-million dredging project at the Port of Halifax that’s aimed at reversing a staggering 30 per cent decline in cargo volume over the past five years… [mappress] Source The Chronicle Herald, January 20, 2010;

  • 19 November 2009

    Following the Venice Port Authority’s push for a 16 metre draught in one of its navigation channels, the authority has rebuked claims that its dredging works in the Venice lagoon area could destroy the historic city… Source: Port Strategy, November 19, 2009;

  • 19 January 2010

    Toxic mercury could enter the food chain through proposed dredging to enlarge Albany’s port, the Environmental Protection Authority has warned. [mappress] Source: The West, January 19, 2010:

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To dredge simply means to scoop up sediment, often underwater, and move it to another location. While this process is often associated with moving contaminated soils to a place where they can be safely capped, today, dredging is also increasingly about harnessing natural processes to create new landforms and ecological systems. New “dredge landscapes,” man-made […]

  • 27 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Tuesday, 18 December, the ‘Green Shield’ project was launched in the Biesbosch nature reserve. The project will further the understanding of how forebanks with vegetation – such as willow trees – can break waves. It is known that vegetation can mitigate wave impact. There are models that have been validated in the Delft wave […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bell Dredging Pumps, a Dutch company highly specialized in manufacturing and engineering of dredging equipment, has developed  a new range of dredger called the Bell A-frame dredger. This piece of equipment can be used in shallow and deep waters as well. The A-frame dredger is engineered by using the Bell Dredging Pump. “The advantage of […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The trailer suction hopper dredger (TSHD) DC Brugge was delivered last week to Scheepswerf Gebr. Kooiman B.V. in Zwijndrecht. According to the Kooiman’s latest announcement, the new TSHD is the result of close cooperation between Group de Cloedt and Kooiman Marine Group. The vessel, with a hopper volume of 2.450 m³, is set to replace […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    Jenkins Marine has just announced investment in new Prolec dig control system for dredging works. Supplied and installed by locally based James Fisher Prolec, the new electronic dig control system can be programmed with a customer’s detailed dredge design profile and existing seabed survey. The excavator operator can control the bucket with much greater accuracy […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the last few months, a Waterking’s customer in Sweden has significantly expanded its fleet with their modular pontoons (including coupling material). “With these modular pontoons you can make any desired platform. Now, they have ordered end pontoons which improves the sailing performance,” said Waterking in their latest announcement. The modular pontoons can be used […]

  • 19 April 2010

    IHC Beavers® are well known for their flexibility in several areas. First, their modular construction means that they can be delivered fast, that they are easy to transport and that they can be commissioned quickly at dredging sites.Secondly, although they are highly standardised, IHC Beavers® can be adapted… [mappress] Source: IHC Merwede, P&D magazine

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    As the UK experiences torrential rain and storm-level events, The Rothen Group is stressing the importance of regular infrastructure works on an ageing canal and waterway network. Critical infrastructure projects such as bank stabilization, keeping overflow weirs free of rubbish and keeping on top of vegetation removal are all vital to the health of the […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eye4Software B.V. has announced that the latest version of their Hydrographic Survey Package, Hydromagic version 5.2, has been released to the public. The main purpose of this software is to map the bottom of a river, reservoir or ocean in 3D, by using a (D)GPS or RTK positioning system combined with an echosounder. Once data […]

  • 12 February 2014

    Coda Octopus has announced the launch of simultaneous analog and digital acquisition for the DA4G™ sonar acquisition platform. Building on the successful launch of the CodaOctopus DA4G, simultaneous seismic and side-scan sensors are supported and up to 8 sonar channels can be acquired, displayed, processed and recorded. In addition, separate independent navigation inputs can be […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘Safety on Site‘. One in five fatal accidents occur in construction and a high percentage of it involves a man on the ground. This article explains how companies can significantly reduce the number of potential accidents on […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Liquid Waste Technology, LLC announces the newest addition to the Mud Cat® line of quality dredging machines—the Mud Cat® MFD-1000 Multi-Function Dredge. This new dredge offers the operator a versatile dredging machine that can mobilize easily, perform many different jobs, and is one truck transportable. This new multi-function amphibious dredge can perform many different types […]

  • 5 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The number of Viking software modules has been expanded with several new additions. Directly based on market demand these new modules add enhanced capabilities and solutions to the Viking software. These software modules can be added to an existing Viking Navigation or Viking Dredge system. Anchoring Module Using this module, each anchor location can be […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Hycom BV, part of the HYDAC-group, has signed an international service agreement with Van Oord. The outline agreement contains a worldwide concentrated system in which partnership is central. The two parties agreed to cooperate exclusively over the next 3 years on maintenance and repairs of all hydraulics on board Van Oord’s 24 ships. The deal gives […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    No longer will ports need to hire large commercial dredging outfits to do expensive deep maintenance dredging. Now they can invest in their own maintenance dredging system that will allow them to maintain a maximum depth of 55 ft (16.7m) at their port. The DM-55™ is IMS’s solution to making deep maintenance dredging and environmental […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Multi Cat 1908 to Murjan Al-Sharq Marine Services. Adding shallow-water dredging capacity to the abilities of this already multi-faceted platform, Damen has fitted the vessel out with a Damen DOP Submersible Dredge Pump 250. Murjan Al-Sharq Marine Services is based in Saudi Arabia. The company provides marine construction and […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Malaysia yesterday launched its largest and the world’s third biggest trailing suction hopper dredger, named “Inai Kenanga”. The dredger was launched by Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s wife, in Pantai Acheh, Pulau Indah. “It is absolutely unthinkable that a local company can produce a vessel that is recognised […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

      Malaysia launched its largest and the world’s third biggest trailing suction hopper dredger, named “Inai Kenanga”. According to bernama.com, the dredger was launched by Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s wife, in Pantai Acheh, Pulau Indah. “It is absolutely unthinkable that a local company can produce a vessel […]

  • 31 July 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    In most coastal and estuarine settings the seabed elevation (water depth/bathymetry) changes due to the processes of sediment and sediment deposition on a daily basis. More pronounced changes occur when wave energy can penetrate to the seabed during winter storms. Changes in seabed level greater than ~0.10 – 0.15 m can be detected using conventional […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS has announced the release of CARIS HIPS and SIPS 8.1. The latest release of the leading hydrographic data processing system, which offers a single solution for bathymetry, seafloor imagery and water column data processing, includes significant improvements to the SIPS processing engine for side scan sonar data. The latest enhancements included in the release […]

  • 2 January 2012

    The first part of the new beach along Maasvlakte 2 will be ready for walking, swimming and sunbathing in May 2012. The rest of the beach can be easily accessed from November 2012 as well. The seven-kilometre long beach has been designed so that there is space for everyone. Sportspeople can do their own thing […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) has developed a complete capacity building program for cutter operators. The training (3-7 March, 2014, Kinderdijk) will be performed with the use of a new generation extremely realistic cutter simulator. The modern dredging operator desk of the simulator is equipped with all automation and controls which can be expected […]