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  • 6 January 2014

    Starting January 20, 2014, a highly practical and effective dredger simulator training programme will take place on the Mumbai Campus of the Indian Maritime University (IMU). Owing to a unique collaboration between the IMU and the Netherlands-based Training Institute for Dredging (TID), this series of training sessions can be offered locally to professionals within the […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new software for Cutter Suction Dredges CSDs named the PowerDredge has been launched recently in Barranquilla, Colombia. According to the developer, Vladimir Arias, this project tries to offer a minimalist and easy-to-use software to the CSD market. “PowerDredge is your partner in dredging quality assurance; If you can’t offer dredging quality, your client’s projects are in […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Mexican President, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, gave the go-ahead yesterday for the land reclamation works associated with the new PEMEX (Petróleos Mexicanos) refinery in Dos Bocas, Tabasco, Van Oord said in its latest release.  Under the project, Van Oord will reclaim 12 million cubic meters of sand to create 600 hectares of new land […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After the successful transport of the dismountable cutter suction dredger “Ural River” from Nijkerk, the Netherlands, to Kazakhstan, in early 2015, Wagenborg was asked to transport an identical dredger, named “Mangystau”. The vessel will be transported from Nijkerk to Bautino in Kazakhstan. Mangystau is a customized Damen CSD 650 dredger and can be partly dismounted for transport. […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Pioneer Dredge, a U.S. manufacturer of Hydraulic Cutter Head Dredges, has announced that it will exhibit at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014, at Booth #7900 in the PLATINUM LOT. “Our affiliate, Pioneer Equipment, specializing in earthmoving, paving and crushing equipment, will also be present,” they stated. CONEXPO-CON/AGG (March 4-8, 2014, Las Vegas, Nevada) will represent an immense unveiling […]

  • 26 June 2013

    The Broads Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Heigham Sound dredging project. This work includes the removal of approximately 10,000m3 of silt by a cutter suction dredger from the Heigham Sound shallow lake area in Norfolk. The deadline for this tender is July 26, 2013. More info [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

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

    Van Oord’s newest addition to its fleet, the self-propelled cutter suction dredger Artemis, will be moored in Rotterdam until 14 April 2013. Business relations and employees will have the opportunity to visit Artemis before it departs for western France for its first assignment. Pursuant to a contract with the Grand Port Maritime de la Rochelle, […]

  • 1 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    With the new year ahead of us, Dredging Today is bringing you a recap of the most popular posts from 2015. Van Oord, Boskalis to Build Artificial Island Off Jakarta Van Oord and joint venture partner Royal Boskalis Westminster have won a major land reclamation contract in Indonesia. DEME Bags Major Contract in Singapore  Dredging […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Vessels

    A new, larger and more powerful CSD650 joins the Damen Standard series of Cutter Suction Dredgers. The addition to the range results from a buoyant demand in the market and the continuous innovation of Damen Dredging Equipment, based on years of experience. The CSD650 is past its drawing table stage and is now under construction. […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The cutter suction dredger Al Sakab, owned and operated by Huta Marine, at work. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences This dredger, built by IHC Beaver Dredgers, is the largest stationary dredger in the world. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, January 24, 2013

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A christening ceremony of the 30-inch hydraulic cutter suction dredger (CSD) J.R. Chatry, the Weeks Marine’s newest member of its dredging fleet, took place earlier this week, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) informs.  The new $60 million dredger – the most highly automated and multifunctional ocean-going vessel in its category – will […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A customized Damen cutter suction dredger – type CSD500 – has arrived on site at Port of Umm Qasr, Iraq. The dredger was named recently by her owner, Basra Gateway Terminal (BTG), at the Damen Dredging yard in the Netherlands. Immediately after the ceremony, the dredger was made ready for transport and towed to Rotterdam, from where it […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Asia’s largest and most advanced dredging vessel – Tian Kun Hao – returned to Qidong City in East China’s Jiangsu Province on Tuesday, after completing its first sea trial.  The cutter suction dredger, built for China Communications Construction Co. Ltd. (CCCC), was designed by the China State Shipbuilding Corporation, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Guangzhou Wenchong […]

  • 22 April 2013

    Another Damen CSD250 has been delivered, to Nigeria this time. The dredger has started creating its own pond, which is to become a major access route to a new industrial park. The creation of the waterway has already boosted the local economy, as also in Nigeria the waterway transport has the future. The CSD250 has […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Western Dredging Association will host the 21st World Dredging Congress & Exposition, the WODCON XXI, at the Hyatt Regency Miami this week (June 13-17, 2016). The conference will showcase around 120 technical papers over three days covering all aspects of dredging and maritime construction. This congress will also feature dredging short courses, a technical exhibition and […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On September 4, IHC Merwede and its Training Institute for Dredging (TID) will organise the India Dredging Experience. This event will be held in the build-up to the 4th Annual Conference on Dredging in India, and offers visitors the opportunity to get acquainted with TID’s Cutter Simulator Training, without having to travel to the Netherlands. […]

  • 18 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 12-18, 2016).   Van Oord Working on One of the Largest Reclamation Projects in Taiwan Van Oord is currently working on the construction of Kaohsiung Intercontinental Container Center Phase II in Taiwan.   Jan De Nul to Expand Port of […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Drainage and Irrigation Authority recently acquired a Damen DOP250 dredge pump, together with the cutter unit, to perform maintenance dredging of the drainage channels in British Guyana. The coast line of British Guyana is below sea level. With a rising sea level due to climate change, the inland water level is controlled carefully. This is […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    On 5 November 2014, Ms Marisa Gerards, the Dutch Ambassador for South Africa, attended a meeting in which the details of the cooperation between Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) and Royal IHC (IHC) were explained in detail. This takes the form of a supplier development plan (SDP), which is part of IHC’s contract to deliver […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The new Suez Canal in Egypt will be officially opened today. A project for which Jan De Nul Group realized no less than one third of all works. “And that is something we are very proud of,” said Jan Pieter De Nul, CEO of Jan De Nul Group. “This really is an iconic performance. It […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A mammoth seafloor dredger, dubbed ‘The Reef Destroyer’ by local environmentalists, recently arrived in Bimini as developers forge ahead with construction of a controversial ferry terminal. The 450-foot, 1,200 ton Niccolo Machiavelli is a specialized cutter-suction dredger designed to break up hard material which standard dredgers cannot remove. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, June 17, 2014

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, commenced their annual maintenance dredging operations in harbors across the state. Shown here, contractors operate the “Alaskan Eagle” as it positions the cutter-head pipeline dredge in Dillingham Harbor. The harbor is scheduled to have up to 95,000 cubic yards of material removed from the basin. [mappress] Dredging […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, commenced their annual maintenance dredging operations in harbors across the state. Shown here, contractors operate the “Alaskan Eagle” as it positions the cutter-head pipeline dredge in Dillingham Harbor. The harbor is scheduled to have up to 95,000 cubic yards of material removed from the basin. [mappress] Dredging […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Italian dredger manufacturer ITALDRAGHE SpA has announced that it will attend the 14th International Mining Exhibition EXPOSIBRAM. This very important industrial event is scheduled for September 23-26th, 2013, in EXPOMINAS Convention Center, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. With 56,475 attendees and 389 exhibitors from 23 countries, the 14th International Mining Exhibition (EXPOSIBRAM) and the Brazilian Mining […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Vessels

      Two new dredges will be arriving in Gladstone later this month to continue the progress for the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project. The first dredge is scheduled to arrive in the harbour on April 11 and will be replacing the backhoe dredge Simson that has been out of operation since Christmas Day last […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DRAGFLOW, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has had an extremely busy and successful year.  Hereby we are bringing you a list of the DRAGFLOW’s most successful projects and achievements in 2014.   Sand and Gravel Extraction Project in Nebraska, […]