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  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    IMS, specialized in the production of one-truck transportable self-propelled dredging systems, has just introduced the patent pending 7012 HP JetMaster Versi-Dredge. This new technology allows for heavy duty water jet excavation of consolidated materials, environmental dredging and water injection dredging. The JetMaster has 100 HP (75 kW) dedicated to two independent high pressure water pumps integrated vertically through wells on […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Work is well underway on the latest in the long line of cutter suction dredgers built in Italy by Italdraghe SpA , this time in collaboration with Goodchild Marine Services of the UK. This latest dredger to be named ‘Marina Master 8000’ is an innovative design developed from a successful dredger operated for some years […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterking BV, a Dutch company involved in the production of amphibious excavators, has presented a complete new multi purpose machine, equipped with Damen dredge pump. Earlier this month, this Waterking Multi Dredger completed its first successful test for a customer from Hungary. The machine has an operating radius of 360° and a working range of […]

  • 18 April 2012

    As postandcourier.com reports, a Senate committee approved a measure Tuesday that would allow the state to issue $120 million in bonds to deepen the Charleston port if federal funding for the work falls through. Sen. Larry Grooms said: “We’re making sure we can tell the world that just in case the federal government doesn’t or […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Olmsted County has approved a site to put sediment dredged from Lake Zumbro, KTTC reports.  The dredged material will be placed onto an 80-acre piece of land and 1.5 miles away from the dredging area. According to Project Manager, John Helmers, the site is close enough to the project and it is suitable, so that after […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Vessels

    Bakker Sliedrecht has won a contract to supply its innovative condition monitoring system for measuring vibration of bearings in submersible motors to trailing suction hopper dredger Jun Yang 1, the largest trailing suction hopper dredger in China at the moment. Condition monitoring is a way to improve the preventive maintenance of the motor. Analyzing deviations […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A team with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center has developed a vessel that provides new capabilities to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ scientists and engineers. The coring barge, designed by researchers Jarrell Smith, Thad Pratt and William Butler of ERDC’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, allows researchers to take sediment samples in areas […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) has developed a complete capacity building program for cutter operators. The training (11 – 15 November 2013, Kinderdijk, the Netherlands) 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 […]

  • 8 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    As part of ‘Nijmegen European Green Capital 2018’, His Royal Highness Willem-Alexander, together with students from the eco-schools, visited the Sandbox display – an innovation from Deltares that uses kinetic projections of water on sand to show the impact of an intervention on a river or coastal area. A crowdfunding campaign made it possible for the […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In cooperation with Dutch dredging contractor Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., HollandMT has successfully completed the field testing program of the Solar Powerpack at the IJmuiden ship lock expansion project. In this dredging project, the Solar Powerpack was engaged 24/7 and provided hydraulic power to sand-fill valves in the TSHD dredge disposal area. “Demands for Green-technology in […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A three-month ‘Building with Nature’ study has been launched by Ecoshape, Deltares and Witteveen en Bos in the channel to the south of the Ridderkerkse Griend nature reserve in the Netherlands. The study will look at two types of willow woods – pollard willows and an osiery – to see whether it is possible to […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ine Moulaert, Senior Engineer Marine Environmental Department at Jan De Nul, will be one of the speakers at the first ever Dredging Today Conference (DTC). The DTC is taking place October, 9-10th 2017 at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. Apart from being the Senior Engineer at JDN, Ine Moulaert is also member of the PIANC Working […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. recently released a video showing the capabilities of trailing suction hopper dredgers. Trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) can fill their own holds (hoppers) by sucking material from the seabed using a trailing suction head fitted to pipes that trail over the bed as the ship sails. TSHDs are meant to operate independently of […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Government of Western Australia announced today that Round 23 of the Recreational Boating Facilities Scheme is open now with $1.5 million available for allocation next year. Local government authorities, State Government agencies and statutory authorities can apply for funds for the planning, construction or upgrade of boat launching ramps, jetties, moorings, breakwaters and new channels […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Deltares experts have developed a new Augmented Reality (AR) design tool called ‘The Sandbox’ for coastal interventions anywhere in the world. The Sandbox was already on display at the Sand Motor congress in September but the new version can be seen soon at the Flood Risk Conference in Lyon. The Sandbox is literally a box […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Damen Shipyards announced that a Damen Modular Dock (DMD) 4020 is being constructed for – and will be delivered to – Djibouti. Djibouti’s busy port is one of the most important gateways to the African continent and is strategically located at the confluence of the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean. Besides maintenance of the […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    In order to obtain approval from the authorities to undertake dredging activities it is usually a requirement to predict the expected sediment spill and assess potential consequences for the environment. Today, this work is time consuming, costly and relies on highly skilled modelling experts. DHI’s new cloud-based service is about to completely transform modelling of […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford, an independent civil engineering and environmental hydraulics organization, has just released a very interesting article named “Developing a new tool to optimize sea wall design”. Sea walls are designed to protect people, property and infrastructure from large waves that can occur when a severe storm happens at the same time as a high […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul said in its latest announcement that their new multipurpose vessel Adhémar de Saint-Venant has successfully completed sea trials on the Yellow Sea. AVIC Shipyard from Weihai, China, launched this new multipurpose vessel for Jan De Nul Group in February. “To perform a variety of functions, different mission equipment is available and can be […]

  • 5 November 2012

    According to Congressman Peter DeFazio, the dredging future for Port of Port Orford will not be so bright this year. The Army Corps of Engineers says it can’t afford to dredge the port this year, nor in the near future, reports theworldlink.com. The several small ports in the Northwest will face similar cuts. “This would […]

  • 27 March 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers just received the federal hurricane supplement money they need, seven months after Irene hit, WWAY News Channel reports. A channel is an underwater highway that must be dredged to allow safe access for commercial and private boaters. Ray Bleam, a dredge captain who is working on this dredging project says: […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After the completion of the sea trials, the Spanish shipyard Construcciones Navales de Norte in Sestao has delivered the Fall Pipe & Mining Vessel “Joseph Plateau” to Jan de Nul. This 191,5 m long vessel will be used for precise rock dumping to a depth of 2,000 m. The system for the unfolding of the […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Everyone who is interested or curious about a career in the maritime, offshore and energy sector can register for free as of February 19th  to visit the Navingo Career Event on 23 May 2019. At the Navingo Career Event career and development in this innovative sector come together. Visitors meet leading employers, participate in case […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      A new “quick connect dredge hose coupling” designed by VOSTA LMG has been successfully tested in the United States in a joint effort with a USA customer. The new coupling was developed to enhance safety and to make the assembly and disassembly procedures for floating dredge hoses easier and faster, which is traditionally slow […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Finnlines vessel Finnswan called for the first time at the new, modern pier at the Port of Kapellskar earlier this week, Ports of Stockholm informs.  Commenting this, Peter Lundman, Technical Operations Manager at the Port of Kapellskar, said: “It is great that revenue at the Port of Kapellskar is continuing to grow and we can use […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) has developed a complete capacity building program for cutter operators. The training (11 – 15 November 2013, Kinderdijk, the Netherlands) 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 […]