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  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded the beach profiling work on Palm Jumeirah island in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The contract value amounts to more than EUR 20 million. The project consists of applying sand on the eastern and western edges of the Palm Jumeirah’s trunk as well as re-profiling various beach areas, extension of two […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, the long-standing Italian dredger builder, will be showcasing some of its latest innovative dredgers and dredging equipment at the International Maritime Conference and Exhibition to be held in Istanbul on 26-27th February. Turkey is proving to be a very attractive and dynamic market, hence Italdraghe is to participate in the third edition of this […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Her Worship, The Mayor of Conwy, Councillor Anne Roberts dodged the showers to preside over the naming ceremony of ‘The Little Orme’, the cutter suction dredger bought jointly by Quay Marinas and The Crown Estate to tackle siltation at Conwy Quays and Deganwy Quays Marinas. The Mayor christened ‘The Little Orme’ with a bottle of […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Related to the stated information in the news-update dated the 9th of January 2015, NOVEK has introduced the following announcement: “NOVEK acts as sub-supplier for Damen Dredging Equipment. NOVEK recently has been awarded the sub-delivery of the construction of a spud carriage pontoon. The CSD650 is a Damen design, construction and delivery where NOVEK is […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik held a keel-laying ceremony last Friday, July 24th, for a partly outfitted hull of a self-propelled cutter suction dredger, which is being built for IHC Global Production B.V. of the Netherlands.  In addition to the representatives of Uljanik shipyard, the ceremony was also attended by numerous shipowner’s representatives. The vessel, ordered last February, will have a length of 152 […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ACI’s Next Generation Vessel Maintenance (29-30 January 2014, London, UK) will be a provocative, stimulating and exciting gathering, grouping fleet owners and crucial stakeholders all sharing the common aim of maintaining fleet asset integrity with maximum profitability. The two-day meeting will take a fresh approach in meeting the challenge in optimising maintenance and highlighting best […]

  • 18 May 2017

    By Marcel Wiegman, Managing Director at C.U.W. Keller Gmbh & Co.Kg Customer approval in powertrain technology depends specifically and to a great extent on the reliability and robustness of the facilities and in particular on their individual components. These include first and foremost the gearbox and gear wheels of the specialist transmission manufacturer, C. u. W Keller […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cutter suction dredge Alaska, owned and operated by the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Illinois, is currently pumping sand from off-shore of Tybee Island, Georgia, onto the beach. Under the $10 million contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, GLDD will remove beach-quality sand from the ocean floor and pump it to […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District requires a contract to provide Maintenance Dredging Morehead City Harbor Inner Ocean Bar Range A and Cutoff, Carteret County NC. The work consists of maintenance dredging of the Morehead City Harbor Range A and Cutoff. The work will consist of removal and disposal of shoaled material that […]

  • 5 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology

      According to World Pumps, the new Weir Minerals sales and service centre in Nederweert, the Netherlands, has just supplied €750 000 worth of slurry pumps and spare parts to international marine contractor Van Oord. The slurry pumps and spare parts are for two new Van Oord cutter dredgers – the Athena and Artemis. Van […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Redwise, a global ship delivery and crewing company, has delivered a newly built trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), the ‘Barito Equator’, to a client in Singapore. Built by the Damen Shipyard at Pontianak, she follows successful delivery of the THSD ‘Moniflor’ built 2000 by IHC in the Netherlands for the French government. The “Barito Equator” headed […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Since the beginning of April, the cutter suction dredger Petr Sablin has been busy dredging in the Volga-Caspian Marine Canal. According to the FSUE Rosmorport activity schedule for dredging operations in 2017, the Astrakhan Branch expects to extract 1,1 mln cbm of dredged material from the shipping canal. Before the beginning of this maintenance dredging project, […]

  • 30 March 2012

      According to The Observer, two new dredges will be arriving in Gladstone later this month. The first dredge was 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 year. The Hippopotes is a medium size backhoe […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DSC Dredge Director of Technological Sales/Support, John “Sonny” Lightsey, will speak about “Electrical Safety on the Water” at AGG1 Academy Session W55, on Wednesday, March 18, from 9:30-11 a.m., the company announced. Safe operation of electrical equipment on the water, like dredges and floating conveyors, requires proper equipment selection, installation, and operating practices. This presentation will […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul NV is part of a consortium that has been made responsible for the expansion of the Port of Kingston. In 25 months, the access channel and the port basin will be deepened and the berths on the existing quay walls will be reinforced and renovated. This development project will enable the port […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Bell Dredging Pumps B.V. has just released these beautiful photos from a project at Sassevaart near Terneuzen, the Netherlands, where they are emptying tubular piles for the construction of the Nieuwe Sluis. The Bell 100 equipped with a double cutter head has a diameter of 1.1 meter and is lowered into the piles to pump […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands, is making good progress with the construction of the new 900kW cutter suction dredger (CSD) Jarash. Named after an ancient city in Jordan, the custom-built stationary CSD is being built for Arab Potash Company (APC). According to the shipbuilder, IHC has mounted the ladder gantry on the CSD Jarash. Royal […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    RLB Contracting Inc., from Port Lavaca, Texas, has won a $15.1 million contract for maintenance dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Corpus Christi Ship Channel to Port Isabel and the channel to Harlingen in Kenedy, Willacy and Cameron Counties, Texas. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Italdraghe, Italy’s leading dredger manufacturer, will participate in the fourth edition of Exposibram Amazonia. This exciting mining event will be held between 17th – 20th November 2014 in Belem in Brazil. The event, sponsored by the Instituto Brasileiro de Mineração (IBRAM) combines the Amazon Mining Exhibition and the 4th Amazon Mining Congress and will be […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Wagenborg Nedlift BV, a specialist in the area of horizontal, vertical, and special transports, is currently transporting Van Oord’s new cutter suction dredger ‘Ural River’ from Nijkerk, the Netherlands, to Bautino, Kazakhstan. The dredger consists of 14 loose items, mainly pontoons, ranging in weight from 15 till 128 tonnes (the heaviest part is the main pontoon […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eureka, a Dutch engineering company, has presented its new multifunctional dredger Sigma. This dredger with both water jet and cutter function can be used in soft and hard layers for the cleaning of rivers, ponds and sand mining purposes. The main advantage is the submersible dredge pump which is located on the dredge pipe to […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dhaka-based business conglomerate DBL Group has recently launched its dredging business – DBL Dredging. To support its entry into this new market it ordered two IHC Beaver® 50 cutter suction dredgers (CSDs), and two Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1050 work boats. The two IHC Beaver® 50s were delivered with a spud carrier pontoon, anchor boom […]

  • 13 October 2020

    Van Oord has won a contract to design and carry out the removal of silt from the Averijhaven depot in IJmuiden. After the removal of the contaminated silt, the area will be developed into an energy port. The contract has a value of EUR 18 million and preparations will start in the spring of 2021. […]

  • 2 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular photos that marked the 2019 dredging season.   PHOTO: The First Load of Dredged Material from Charleston Post 45 Lower Harbor The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has released this beautiful photo of the first load of dredged material from the Charleston Harbor […]

  • 9 September 2020

    Contracted by the Dutch Province of Friesland, Van Oord has successfully installed five Atlantis tubes in Lake IJsselmeer near Kornwerderzand. The 340 metre long dam is part of the construction work for the Fish Migration River project. Atlantis tubes are elongated bags made of specially developed plastic fabric which are filled with sand by dredging […]