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  • 22 October 2012

    The dredging project at the St John’s Harbour should start at the end of the winter cruise season in early 2013. Chairman of the St John’s Development Corporation (SJDC) Sylvester Browne stated: “It cannot be done before the season, but right after the season dies out, they can start the job. Cabinet has located the […]

  • 24 September 2012

    Today, Deltares will start a unique experiment with geotextile on the IJkdijk in Groningen. The 15 m wide and 0,5 m long textile has been positioned vertically on the test dike. Over a period of one week, tests will be conducted to see if this approach can counteract piping. Sensors and water-pressure meters will be […]

  • 22 November 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 […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Kooiman Marine Group recently received an order from client Detlef Hegemann Aktiengesellschaft for the new trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Hegemann V’. The dredger is designed to execute multiple types of dredging activities on specific locations. The “Hegemann V” is developed by Kooiman Engineering, part of Kooiman Marine Group, in close collaboration with Hegemann Dredging. With […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Researchers in the WAMSI Dredging Science Node are developing new automated scientific instruments to measure sediment deposition in the field with prototypes deployed and tested. Sediment deposition and subsequent smothering of marine habitats such as corals and seagrasses is one of the mechanisms by which dredging can impact on the environment. This pressure parameter is […]

  • 22 January 2014
    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 […]

  • 26 May 2020

    Beginning today, Dredgingtoday.com readers can enjoy an optimised news website with enhanced usability, performance and a fresh look & feel. Great news for all those readers interested in the latest and in-depth news on all things related to dredging industry, as the whole process of improving the website was driven by user experience. Articles are […]

  • 19 October 2010

    The international dredging group Jan De Nul has just taken on its 500th engineer: Maarten Beckers (23). “It is very special to me that we can engage the 500th engineer in times of crisis,” says Jan Pieter De Nul, CEO of Jan De Nul Group. “There are not many companies in Belgium that employ that […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The resilience of U.S. coastal communities to storms, flooding, erosion and other threats can be strengthened when they are protected by natural infrastructure such as marshes, reefs and beaches, or with hybrid approaches, such as a “living shoreline” — a combination of natural habitat and built infrastructure, according to a new NOAA study. The study, published in […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The creation of a shallow wetland for wildfowl is the purpose behind the application by the Port of Gothenburg that is due to be submitted shortly to the Land and Environment Court. The wetland is a way of reinstating an area that has been used to deposit dredging spoils for almost 40 years. Ever since […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Antwerp will collaborate closely over the next five years with Rosmorport, the state-owned company that defends the interests of all Russian seaports. Port of Antwerp International, the international subsidiary of Antwerp Port Authority, has signed a collaboration agreement for this with Rosmorport. The agreement runs for a period of five years after […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Waterking BV, a Dutch company involved in the production of amphibious excavators, said in their latest announcement that their WK 90 was prepared and transported last week to execute work in Doetinchem at the longest cable waterski track of The Netherlands. “The maintenance that was carried out to get the track at the right […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has commissioned the brand new sediment transport test circuit in the presence of the members of the Dutch Civil Engineering Society on the 24th of November last. The slurry test circuit is a part of the DDE innovation program, taking the search for better dredging components to the next level. The sediment […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    This exceptionally versatile and manoeuvrable dredger, built to Italian Naval Registry regulations, is perfect for precision dredging projects in marinas and waterways where disruption needs to be kept to a minimum. No wires are required and the dredger can operate inside marina finger berths so that the fingers do not need to be removed. The first MarinaMaster 8000, […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge pumps can be fitted out with a second outer pump casing. Up to now, this meant a  large, heavy piece of steel. Pioneering research by Damen R&D engineers has resulted in a patented pump cover, which can be zipped onto the current dredge pump effortlessly. The new DynaCover is made of finely woven super […]

  • 7 November 2011

    If the Army Corps of Engineers can secure the funding, a much-needed dredging of Seabrook/Hampton Harbor can begin by next November… By Angeljean Chiaramida (newburyportnews) [mappress] Source: newburyportnews, November 7, 2011

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul’s new multipurpose vessel Daniel Bernoulli, the sister vessel of the Adhémar de Saint-Venant, was launched in the AVIC Shipyard in China today. The company said in its announcement that these vessels will be able to perform a variety of functions: different mission equipment is available and can be installed on the vessels; […]

  • 14 November 2013

    Anthony D Bates Partnership LLP (ADBP) has announced that they will make a presentation at the 9th International Conference on Ports and Terminal Technology being held in Amsterdam on the 27th November 2013. This presentation investigates the following aspects with regard to maximising cargos and the cost benefits associated with each: – Review of current […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, recently delivered two EL604B pumps for the Moungo river sand extraction project in Cameroon. The river, known for having the best quality sand for construction purposes around Douala, is 150 kilometer long, rising in the Rumpi Hills and swelled by tributaries from Mount Kupe and the Bakossi mountains. Moungo […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ten design teams that entered the San Francisco Resilient by Design Challenge have been selected to map how the cities’ bay area can best respond to rising sea levels. Three of these selected teams include Dutch participants (One Architecture, Deltares and Arcadis) that can contribute directly with knowledge and experiences from flood risk mitigation in […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new model has been developed that can be used at the regional level to determine quickly and accurately how often rivers will burst their banks and to predict the severity of flooding. This risk profile is linked to indicators such as population numbers, economic growth and agriculture, allowing the expected damage to be mapped […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Baltimore District hosted a public meeting May 30 at the Worcester County Library – Berlin Branch – to discuss two concurrent efforts: a project to address sediment accumulation (shoaling) in the Ocean City Inlet, as well as a study on the scour hole near Homer Gudelsky Park. During the meeting, fishermen and recreational […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released a new ‘Facts About’ publication on Adaptive Management. ‘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 […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Central Dredging Association’s half-day seminar, named ‘Dredging for Flood Prevention and Response’, will take place today, at Institution of Civil Engineers in Westminster, London. The event will focus on dredging in flood prevention and response: ‘What can dredging do to reduce the risk of flooding and how can it contribute to a response after a flood event?’ With […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord has selected Marlink’s high throughput VSAT for connectivity in Indian territorial waters, through an agreement with India’s licensed Inflight Maritime Connectivity (IFMC) service partner, Nelco Ltd. The contract for Marlink’s SeaLink VSAT service was signed after the successful conclusion of a trial in October 2019 onboard the trailing suction hopper dredger Volvox Asia. […]