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  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, has purchased a new backhoe to join their fleet as the fourth of Wasa Dredging backhoe dredgers.  The new backhoe, named ‘Harald’, is equipped with an 250 ton EX2500 excavator from Hitachi, the company said in their latest announcement. This new piece of equipment arrived […]

  • 16 July 2012

    In June 2012, Konecranes received an order for twelve Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes from Lomé Container Terminal (LCT) in Lomé, Togo. The parties have agreed not to disclose the value of the order. In 2008, Lomé Container Terminal, one of investment company Terminal Investment Limited container terminal projects, was awarded a 35 year concession […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sabah Ports Sdn Bhd, the port operating subsidiary of Suria Capital Holdings Bhd, will invest RM229mil over the next two years to further improve its port facilities and equipment to better serve the port users and shipping communities in Sabah. Suria Capital told Bursa Malaysia that its board, as well as the board of Sabah […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency will host “Shallow Survey 2015” and a number of associated events in Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom, from 14-18 September 2015. The theme of the conference “High Resolution Surveys in Shallow Water” will be explored using a “Common Data Set”. The Common Data Set is […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The RI Coastal Resources Management Council has awarded funding for nine habitat restoration projects through its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund. The Council approved the funding at the March 11 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. Projects approved for funding include four salt marsh restoration projects, three anadromous fish passage projects, one coastal upland […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Scana Propulsion has concluded a contract with Rong Tai Trading of Taiwan for delivery of propulsion equipment, according to motorship.com. The contract with Rong Tai Trading is for the delivery of an ACG 105/980H propulsion system consisting of a twin screw gear, propeller, tunnel thruster and control system, driven by two 14V32/40 diesel engines, with […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    During recent Dredging Summit & Expo in Vancouver, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) awarded DSC Dredge LLC the Best Paper Award for the “Optimizing Construction Equipment for Long-Reach Excavation in the Dredging Industry” work. The paper – written by Ben Evans, Caterpillar Inc – reviewed a number of design and system changes made during the optimization of […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Red7Marine were recently contracted by Centrica to trial SeaVex Excavation equipment on certain areas of Lincs Wind farm, charetring and operating from the DP2 Loch Roag vessel. The project was to initially gauge what areas could be trenched to certain depths in extreme soil conditions ranging from 250 to 500kPa using a non-intrusive method as […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The fallpipe vessel Flintstone has departed from Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm), following a six-week program of maintenance and repairs. The Flintstone underwent a comprehensive program of maintenance, surveys and testing in the run-up to her Special Survey, spending a total of 28 days in drydock at DSAm. Of the many activities that took place, the […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC, a Dutch builder of vessels and equipment for the dredging and offshore oil & gas industries, has just introduced a video that shows how to remove a cutter head and prevent eventual damage during the process.  The cutter heads and teeth on the dredgers are exposed to extreme forces and wear during the dredging process. […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The City of Alexandria has awarded a construction contract to McLean Contracting Company to perform maintenance dredging of the City Marina. The construction work is anticipated to begin later this month and be substantially complete by January 31, 2015. All of the construction activities will take place on the river, including staging and overnight storage […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) today revealed that there are eight nominations in the running for the Safety Award 2018. IADC said in its latest release that the next nomination is DynaCover by Damen Dredging Equipment. Dredge pumps experience extreme forces during operation, requiring a robust piece of equipment to combat them. Failure of this […]

  • 19 March 2012

      APM Terminals is building a new container terminal at Maasvlakte II in the Port of Rotterdam opening in November 2014 that promises to set the pace for new terminal design and customer satisfaction levels. Executives announced today the selection of container handling equipment for horizontal transport of containers that offers higher productivity levels and […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord and Pon Cat recently signed the agreement to purchase the first fully electric excavator in the Netherlands. By means of this investment and the deployment of this unique equipment on its infrastructure projects from May of this year, Van Oord is taking a new step towards reducing its CO2 emissions. The 20-tonne excavator […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Public Enterprises Minister, Mr Malusi Gigaba today unveiled Transnet’s seven new state-of-the-art ship-to-shore cranes at the Durban Container Terminal – Pier 2 as the company surges ahead in its drive to boost productivity and efficiency in arguably the Southern hemisphere’s biggest and busiest port. The cranes, which were supplied by China-based original equipment manufacturer, ZPMC […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard has delivered second of three trailing suction hopper dredgers, the Kronshlot, to the Federal State Unitary Enterprise “Rosmorport”. Following the launching and delivery to the seaport of Saint Petersburg, the 1000 m³ TSHD is now ready to take on maintenance dredging projects for Rosmorport’s North-Western Basin Branch. The TSHDs were designed by Damen Shipyards […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The cleaning works in Devdorak valley have officially commenced following recent landslide that hit the Dariali Gorge on the border between Russia and Georgia. According to the Georgia’s PM Irakli Gharibashvili, “special vehicles were sent to the disaster area to carry out the elimination of the disaster consequences. They have already constructed a protective dike that […]

  • 10 June 2012

    According to NECN, Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee and the state’s two U.S. senators have welcomed a new 126-foot tall harbor crane to the Port of Davisville. Chafee and senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse announced the arrival of the new crane Friday at the port. NECN reports that the $4 million crane is capable […]

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

    Royal IHC has awarded Pentair Fairbanks Nijhuis an order to supply cooling water, rinsing and gland pumps for two new cutter section dredgers to be built for the Suez Canal Authority (SCA). The order includes supply of a total of 102 pump sets for both vessels. Royal IHC recently received an order from the Suez […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Fox River Cleanup Project – Season 2015, designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment due to the presence of PCBs in Fox River sediment, started yesterday, announced the Fox River Cleanup Group. This cleanup program is a multi-year cleanup effort that includes dredging, capping and covering over a 13-mile stretch of the Lower Fox River. […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just published the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, the official quarterly publication of IADC. The magazine is supported solely by the IADC as a service to the world-wide dredging community and represents IADC’s commitment to the highest standards of professional conduct.     Articles in this Terra […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A dredger is a tool. For hundreds of years, this tool has been used to shape and manipulate the interface between land and water in order to support a variety of human activities, including navigation, coastal protection, flood risk management, as well as residential, commercial, agricultural and hydro-power development, the International Association of Dredging Companies […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock will begin mobilizing land- and water-based pipe, heavy equipment, personnel, etc. towards the latter parts of February, and although the schedule is tentative, the Post Florence Renourishment Project could begin the first week of March, reports the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. The Post Florence scheme will utilize 945,446 cubic yards of […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredge Enterprises has announced the launch of a new website dedicated to marsh, wetland, lake and beach restoration. The website will provide news, case studies, videos, and the details of equipment for restoration projects. “We also have experienced personnel available to further assist you in identifying the most efficient, cost-effective dredge for your operation,” said the […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Self-Propelled Grab Hopper Dredger SAYURU was built by Japanese-based shipbuilder Kegoya Dock for the Ceylon Fishery Harbors Corporation (CFHC). The design and construction work of the dredger commenced in October 2013 and its delivery will take place, October 18th, ahead of the original schedule. The overall length of the dredger is 49.90m, with a breadth […]

  • 5 March 2012

      Hernando County Transportation Services staff has confirmed that the final surveys of the channel have been submitted by the project contractor and approved/accepted by the County Engineer. The surveys show that the channel meets the minimum 6’ depth as required by the contract. All dredging equipment has been demobilized with the completion of the […]