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  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today submitted a draft Marine Consent application to the Environmental Protection Authority – the culmination of four years’ work and more than $25 million in investment. The Marine Consent is the only major licence CRP now needs, having gained a mining permit for its phosphate extraction project in December. The EPA, New […]

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

    Jan De Nul Group has just released a photo from the steel cutting ceremony for three new trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) at Keppel Singmarine. The vessels, ordered earlier this month, combine a shallow draught with high manoeuvrability, making them very suitable for working in confined areas, Jan De Nul said. The TSHDs are in diesel-electric execution: […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An oil spill occurred yesterday morning, October 6th, at the coast of Hanhikivi Headland while Terramare Ltd. was conducting hydraulic construction work. The company was performing dredging operations in the area when the bottom of the barge hit the ocean floor causing the oil spill. Approximately 300 liters of oil leaked to the sea, which formed about […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is extending the comment period for its draft Environmental Assessment for the Lower Pool 4 dredged material management plan. According to the Corps, the new deadline is August 25. The latest extension assures the Corps’ stakeholders and the public have sufficient time to provide written comments […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today announced three reappointments to the Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) Board, as the Port Capacity Project continues. Mr Hodgett said that he was pleased to reappoint Chairman Mark Birrell and Directors David Cranwell and Janice van Reyk. “I’m pleased to announce these appointments at a critical time for the Port […]

  • 17 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 11-17, 2019).   NMDC, Ravestein Ink Deal for New Backhoe Dredger National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) and Ravestein B.V. from the Netherlands have just signed a contract to design, construct, commission, trial and deliver new backhoe dredger to the UAE based […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority has approved the use of the design-“bid”-build procurement method for rehabilitation of Wharves 1 and 2 at Barbours Cut Terminal and also has approved entering into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Houston Maritime Museum. Those matters were decided during the Port Commission’s regular Dec. 13 […]

  • 25 November 2011

    The dredging of the port channels and the wreck withdrawal conducted by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) in cooperation with Lagos Channel Management Company as its technical partners, have been praised by the stakeholders. They stressed that the venture will make the country appealing to investors since the ports are deep enough to take huge […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Government has considered the views put to it by the Development and Planning Commission in relation to the proposed reclamation in Marina Bay which was originally proposed as a car park for the Sunborn Hotel project. Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo, Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia and Environment Minister Dr John Cortes have met […]

  • 16 November 2012

    The Soai Rap dredging project with a capital of nearly VND2.8 trillion ($140 million) will be launched in late November to accommodate large ships to Ho Chi Minh City, contributing to develop the city’s marine economy. According to the project management board, the Soai Rap passage will be dredged to a depth of 9.5 m […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Italdraghe, the long-standing Italian dredger builder, is about to deliver the first of its new range of amphibious OCTOPUS dredgers. This extremely versatile multifunctional dredger, set to start work in north east Italy at the end of March this year, boasts a whole host of innovative features that allow the dredgemaster trouble-free operation in a wide […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) are disappointed that the Detailed Environmental Impact Assessment (DEIA) of the proposed reclamation of Phase 2 of Seri Tanjung Pinang (STP2) at Tanjung Tokong, Penang has been approved by the Department of Environment. The Board of Directors of Eastern & Oriental Berhad (E & […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Unique Maritime Group of UAE has announced that they have recently delivered two Echoscope 3D Sonars to DI-MEDCO, a joint venture between Dredging International and Middle East Dredging Company for the planned shore protection and harbour construction works of two artificial islands. The Echoscope®, produced by CodaOctopus Products, is a unique sonar capable of producing […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen has delivered two complete DOP packages to Acciona Infraestructuras, S.A., a Spanish construction company. The DOP submersible dredge pumps are being used in a large harbor construction project in Brazil. The DOP pumps empty concrete caissons to be able to reposition these as a breakwater. At Sao Joao de Barra, which is located along […]

  • 29 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The central government has submitted an application to the Governor of Okinawa for permission to reclaim land off Henoko, Nago in order to commence the relocation of U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. At 3:40pm on March 22, officials of the Okinawa Defense Bureau delivered the documents to a local office of the Okinawa Prefectural […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Dover Strait Ports Company has awarded the design-build contract for the Port of Calais extension project to a consortium formed around Bouygues Travaux Publics (the lead company), Colas Nord-Picardie, Spie Batignolles and Jan De Nul. This contract, which forms part of the Calais Port 2015 project, is worth approximately €675 million. The share of […]

  • 28 March 2013

    For the first time, investigations have shown that full service dike monitoring systems work in practice. This is shown by the final report on the third IJkdijk experiment: the All-in-One Sensor Validation test. The experiment took place in August and September of last year, focusing on the performance and predictability of sensors linked to analysis […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IADC – International Association of Dredging Companies – has just announced the 2nd IADC Safety Award 2017 nominee: Boskalis’ Mooring Actuator. Secured to a backhoe’s bollards with heavy lines, a barge assists with the transport of material dredged by the backhoe. Conventionally, two crew members must drag and manoeuvre the heavy lines, manually mooring the […]

  • 12 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 6-12, 2017).   Shell to Supply LNG for Van der Kamp’s New Dredger Shell Western LNG B.V. (Shell) and Van der Kamp have signed an agreement for the supply of liquefied natural gas that will power Van der Kamp’s new dredger. […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has reached a heads of agreement with STRABAG SE for the acquisition of the dredging activities and assets of STRABAG Wasserbau GmbH, formerly known as Möbius Wasserbau. STRABAG Wasserbau, based in Hamburg, has an annual turnover of approximately EUR 50 million with a broad array of equipment and the agreed transaction price […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Secretary shipping level talks between India and Bangladesh were held in New Delhi last week. The Indian delegation was led by Shri Rajive Kumar from the Ministry of Shipping, and Bangladesh delegation was led by Mr. Shafique Alam Mehdi, Secretary of the Ministry of Shipping. The two parties appreciated close cooperation and achievements made so far, expressing hope that the […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 3,500m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Diogo Cão was launched last Saturday at the Keppel Nantong shipyard in China, a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine. This green vessel – the second of three 3,500m³ hoppers to be launched – is equipped with an exhaust gas treatment system filtering out and virtually eliminating many pollutants […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The three agencies gathering public comment on the scope of an upcoming environmental impact statement (EIS) for a proposed bulk-cargo shipping terminal and rail spur improvements at Cherry Point have modified the speaker selection process at two upcoming public meetings to accommodate high public interest. People interested in speaking at the verbal comment sessions in […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The construction of a second container terminal at JadeWeserPort, approximately 2 kilometers to the north, is not only technically realizable, but also economically prudent in the medium term. This is the key finding of a feasibility study begun at the end of 2013 on behalf of Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven JadeWeserPort Marketing GmbH & Co. KG. […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Santos-São Vicente Estuarine System is a highly populated coastal zone in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and is home to the Port of Santos, Latin America’s largest port. To increase infrastructure that can receive ships with liquid cargo, COPAPE decided to expand its terminal on Ilha Barnabé (Barnabe Island) and selected Tetra Tech to […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The European Parliament recently approved the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) budget for investments in the pan-European transport, energy and digital communication networks in 2014-2020 period. Of the 29.3 billion euro total, 23.2 billion euros will be invested in transport infrastructure, i.e. Europe’s TEN-T transport network projects. Members of the European Parliament separately decided upon guidelines […]