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  • 19 March 2013
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) introduced a plan to add eleven new dredgers to its current fleet by September 2013, reports thefinancialexpress-bd.com. This information was announced yesterday, at the Shipping Ministry’s meeting on “different projects of BIWTA, purchase of dredgers under revenue budget and dredging activities.” Shajahan Khan, the Shipping Minister, presided over the […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the Port of La Ceiba modernization program in Venezuela – part of the President Nicolás Maduro’s National Port System strengthening plan – are currently underway.  This capital development scheme is set to kick off with the execution of dredging operations at this port terminal in Trujillo, the Venezuela’s Ministry of Ground Transport […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC is putting final touches on the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arzana at their shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. The TSHD Arzana, built for the Abu Dhabi based marine contractor National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), will be the first custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger in the middle east constructed by IHC, said NMDC. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard has delivered dredge ball joints to Saudi Arabia. The ball joints delivered to S.A. are designed and manufactured by Dredge Yard. The ball joints are capable of achieving working pressure of 20 bar and discharge pipe diameter of 650mm. Wear resistant liner is assembled so as to increase the life time of the […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Vessels

    Hall Contracting from Buderim ,Australia succesfully re-launched the dredger “Eastern Aurora” on July 13th 2011 in PT Worldwide Equipment Yard in Batam-Indonesia. Build in 1994 by IHC Holland ,as deep suction dredger,together with her sister vessel “Eastern Rainbow” for Formosa Plastics who employed them for reclamation of the industrial area in Mai Lioa ,Taiwan, where […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord has been awarded a land reclamation project in Kuwait. The client is the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) and the contract value amounts to approximately EUR 500 million. The project involves the reclamation of land in a ‘sabkha area’ (a salt plain near the coast) for the construction of a new refinery. The […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Multiple amphibious, multi-function dredgers from Mud Cat are operating in Iraq to clean various dams and barrages that are positioned along the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. Iraq’s Ministry of Water Resources (MWR) purchased the MFDs to remove accumulated silt, sand and vegetation at each dam’s basin. By performing regular dam maintenance, Iraq’s MWR can maintain […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Two months following its launch in Izmir, Turkey, the cutter suction dredger “Meltem Izmir” is successfully helping to clean up the gulf that skirts around this thriving metropolitan city. The dredger, which belongs to Izmir’s Metropolitan Municipality, was supplied following an international tender awarded to the local shipyard Gozuyilmaz Marine & Engineering Ltd, which constructed […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, is showcasing their services and products related to dredging and marine construction fields at Marintec 2019 in Shanghai, China (December 3-6). The company also attended the Europort event (November 5-8) in Rotterdam Ahoy, the Netherlands. […]

  • 8 May 2012

    According to The Observer, the Al Mahaar Dredger operations were reduced on Saturday and stopped completely at 5.55pm the next day. In a media release Gladstone Ports Corporation said as with most spring and king tides the natural turbidity increases were expected and as part of an adaptive approach to carry out the Western Basin […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launching ceremony of new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arzana, built by Royal IHC for the Abu Dhabi based marine contractor National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), is set to take place later this month. The vessel, scheduled to be delivered in the first half of 2018, will have a capacity of 6.000m³ and will form a […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The remediation program of the “Leijsenven” (the project presented in this video) was part of an integral maintenance dredging contract for the City of Boxtel and the Water Board “De Dommel.” The Leijsenven is situated in the City of Boxtel and has an area of approx. 3 ha. Due to its former use as a […]

  • 21 January 2019

    By Maurice Freivokh, President at Dragflow Latin America and Dragflow North America. In mining it is often necessary to tackle dredging work in complex contexts. In fact, companies often find themselves working with inhomogeneous sediments and in difficult environments. Choosing the right equipment can really make the difference for those who have goals to keep […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of dredging equipment specialized in solid pumping solutions, has been very busy in the last six months seeing excellent business growth and substantial product development.  The company also moved its headquarters to a larger, bigger space where they will continue to create and innovate. “We are growing big, but always keeping the same goal: […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Damen built CSD350 “Kingston” has done a grand job at Cape Jaffa, Australia. The $3 million worth cutter suction dredger was transported from the Netherlands to Port Adelaide in seven shipping containers before assembling at Cape Jaffa. The dredger, which arrived earlier this year, was required to re-open the main entrance of the marina. Having dredged […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dhaka-based business conglomerate DBL Group last Saturday inaugurated two IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and two Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1050 work boats. The vessels were inaugurated by the Bangladesh Minister of Shipping, Honorable Shajahan Khan. Also attending the ceremony were Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA), Commodore Mohammad Mozammel Haque, Chairman, District […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The new Dredging Vessel Directory (DVD) is almost finished and will be launched soon, featuring more CSD’s than in last year’s edition. The new directory will provide the dredging industry with a compact useful overview of operating cutter suction dredgers and now also trailing suction hopper dredger vessels – totaling more then 500 vessels so far. Companies […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Gulf Cobla Tennssor Maldives Pvt Ltd (GCTM) has started the land reclamation operations for the expansion of the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport on Hulhule, Maldives. According to the GCTM’s announcement, around 4 million m³ of sand from the inner lagoon will be reclaimed and used for the new runway. The inner lagoon was also the […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DRAGFLOW, a world player in solid pumping solutions, has introduced new Electric Excavators. The firsts ever made, will be used with Electrics Pumps.  “Our customers will have the opportunity to use Electric Pumps together with Electric Excavators in order to let the pumps work also in presence of very compact material,” the company announced. Cutters are […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Coastal Engineering Consultants, a Naples, FL based company involved in coastal engineering, planning, survey and mapping, and coastal geology, has just released these amazing photos from the Caillou Lake Headland barrier island project, also known as Whiskey Island. The restoration of Whiskey Island is located along the south central coastline of Louisiana and is being constructed […]

  • 19 July 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Dredging Corporation of India Ltd., a Public Sector Undertaking, under the Ministry of Shipping, Govt. of India, owning a fleet of dredgers, inviting tenders, to carry out major repairs including dry-docking of vessel DCI Dredge Aquarius, from 3rd week of August 2010. The vessel, built in 1977 by DE MERWEDE, Netherlands is a Cutter Suction […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The East Gippsland Shire is about to begin the maintenance dredging of the approach channel to the Bastion Point boat ramp and also the area around the western launching lane of the concrete ramp. The shoaling around the western launching lane will be removed with land based excavation equipment to clear sand surrounding the area close to […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) in joint venture with Jan De Nul has acquired a contract with port operator Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust for the deepening and widening of the access channel towards Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Mumbai, India. The contract carries a value of approximately EUR 250 million with a 50% share for Boskalis. […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC, a Dutch company specializing in shipbuilding and equipment for maritime construction, is currently building two 895kW container booster stations for stock and rental. According to the company, the move follows high demand for immediate delivery of high-quality dredging equipment in the market. “The large demand for standardized cutter suction dredgers proves that immediate […]

  • 17 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation reported today that it has been engaged as a subcontractor to Shaw Environmental and Infrastructure Group (“Shaw”) to provide dredging services relating to the construction of sand berms off the Louisiana coast. Shaw has been retained by the State of Louisiana to construct the berms. The sand berms are […]