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  • 25 January 2012

    As India charts its voyage as the port of call for world trade, ports and terminals see the dire need to meet the growing demand in both infrastructure and capacity for vessels crisscrossing between the West and the East. About 95 per cent of Indian overseas cargo by volume and 75 per cent by value […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The Cansaga River will be dredged, and Consolacion’s drainage system needs improvement. More than 200 families displaced by flooding will be relocated. These solutions were pledged by Consolacion town and Cebu provincial government officials to prevent a repeat of the flooding that hit the town last Tuesday. More than 200 families were affected in at […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Coast Guard has just released the latest update on the gas pipeline accident near Port O’Connor, TX, saying that a Unified Command consisting of Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office and RLB Contracting Inc., continues to carry out all necessary activities in response to this incident. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received […]

  • 28 November 2013

    Damen’s first Australian Service Hub was officially declared open by the Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Captain Kasper Kuiper on November 8. Damen Services Brisbane Pty Ltd. will serve Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. Headed up by Peter Ryan, the new hub will handle all warranty or maintenance issues and offer […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After conducting test runs in the traditional Hatteras Inlet ferry channel Monday, NCDOT’s Ferry Division has announced that the channel is still unsafe for ferry operations. As a result, Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry service will continue to run the “alternate” route until more dredging can be completed and conditions in the channel improve. “We have tested that […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HUTA Marine, a Jeddah based marine construction company, signed a memorandum of cooperation (MoU) with King Abdulaziz University’s (KAU) Faculty of Maritime Studies on Monday, 23 July, 2018. Under the terms of this agreement, HUTA Marine will train students from King Abdulaziz University in the field of Operation & Maintenance, under the supervision of Ship […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Almost 1.4 million cubic yards, or 70,000 semitrailer loads – that’s the amount of material the Dredge Goetz has removed from the navigation channel in the Rock Island District over the last five years. This figure represents only a fraction of the total amount that has been dredged by the Goetz throughout the St. Paul, […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, invites the public to attend a project dedication and open house at Lock and Dam 3, near Red Wing, Minn., May 31 at 9 a.m. The district recently completed nearly $70 million in improvements to the lock, and the work was completed without closing the lock […]

  • 23 July 2012

    In a milestone highlighting the intensive and full scale tests being carried out before the September 1st launch of Khalifa Port, the only semi-automated container terminal in the region, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and its port operator Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), have announced the historic arrival of the first-ever commercial container vessel to call […]

  • 13 March 2012

    As the Navhind Times reports, the dredging work at the mouth of the Chapora river has irked many fishermen who claim that the work done was not proper and due to that, they are unable to operate their trawlers. Mr Shekhar Dabholkar stated that though the work of sand bar removal was undertaken by the […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Central Dredging Association (CEDA) will hold their spring seminar, named Overcoming the Challenges of Dredging in Scotland, on Tuesday, 12th May 2015, in Glasgow. With the ports and harbors of Scotland playing a vital role in the country’s economy through imports, exports, offshore energy and fishing, the creation and maintenance of waterways is of fundamental importance. CEDA will […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    ADPC saw its port traffic rise 16 per cent increase in vessel movements from 19,434 between January and September 2011 to 22,477 in the same period in 2012. The largest increase was for roll-on-roll-off (RORO) traffic, vehicles driven on and off ships either as trucks carrying goods or vehicles being imported for sale within the […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The report into MAIB’s investigation of the fatal engine room fire on the suction dredger Arco Avon is now published. The accident occurred on 18 August 2015 while Arco Avon was loading a sand cargo approximately 12 miles off Great Yarmouth, UK. The fire claimed the life of the vessel’s third engineer, who was attempting to repair a failed […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Callan Marine, a Texas-based, family-owned dredging business founded in 2009, recently launched the General MacArthur, one of the largest cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) in the U.S. market. At 290 feet in length and a 9 foot draft, the General MacArthur boasts 24,000 total installed horsepower. Powered by 3 Cat-MAK diesel engines, the dredger has a […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new multi-purpose cargo berth at Port Canaveral was given the green light at the Port Authority Board of Commissioners meeting this week. Commissioners voted unanimously to move forward with building a new North Cargo Berth 8 (NCB8) to accommodate a growing cargo portfolio that includes commercial spacecraft components, reported the Port. The landside and […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    ADPC has launched e-Services for customers using its new flagship Khalifa Port, which earlier this month saw the commencement of commercial operations at the semi-automated Container Terminal, unique in the entire MENA region. The new e-Services will cut down considerably on paperwork as the Port moves towards its target of being a paperless operation. ADPC […]

  • 6 September 2012

    The provincial government, together with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and concerned local government units (LGUs) have started the simultaneous dredging activities that would pave the way for the repair of the breached portions of the San Fernando-Sto. Tomas-Minalin tail dike. Governor Lilia Pineda said the diversion of water flow of Gugu […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Vega VLS-46 sector light, supplied to Aberdeen Harbour by Hydrosphere, has played a major part in facilitating the successful completion of the harbour’s £5.2m dredging operation, paving the way for the harbour to play a key role in offshore wind developments. The harbour is already the centre of activity for the energy industry’s marine […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Overflow systems are designed to optimize the efficiency of the dredging process by draining excess water and leaving more weight available for the payload, thus limiting the amount of turbulence in the hopper. During the overflow process, the aim is to remove excess water from the hopper, making room for more payload. However, with a […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Abu Dhabi Ports and the Port of Fujairah have signed a 35 year concession agreement to develop, manage and operate the Fujairah facility, reports the Emirates News Agency. The agreement was signed Monday, June 19, by Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports and Captain Mousa Murad, General Manager of Port of Fujairah. As part of […]

  • 9 August 2013

    IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XXI, in a ceremony on 8 August 2013 at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. It is building the innovative vessel for the Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI). The ceremony was performed by Mrs R Mohanty, the spouse […]

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

    IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XX, in a ceremony on 2 February 2013 at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. It is building the innovative vessel for Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI). The ceremony was performed by Mrs R Mohanty, the spouse of […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Xin Hai Feng, owned by CHEC Dredging Co., Ltd., conducted a rescue mission in the Port City Colombo’s outer breakwater area last week. Two fishermen, aged 64 and 57, had gone deep sea fishing in a rented boat on the 14th of July and had run into trouble when the engine […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Severe drought along the Mississippi River basin has brought about a complete shutdown of the Hickman Harbor in May this year, further heightening the utter need for dredging. A team of the Army Corps of Engineers has arrived to the spot and is ready to launch around the clock dredging operations of the harbor, which […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The high level of activity at Lerwick Harbour has been enabled by the port’s latest deep-water quay being brought into use immediately on completion this week as part of an ongoing expansion of facilities. The 100-metre Berth 7 at Greenhead Base provides an extension to a new 100-metre-plus quay added there in February 2012. Providing […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Eurobodalla Council is preparing a draft Coastal Management Program to set out how it will manage the coast for the next 10 years. The plan will outline how the coastline and beaches will be protected long-term and where and how investment will take place. Council is holding four drop-in sessions this month to give residents […]