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  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems has announced the promotion of Kurt Syverson to the position of manager of the Rohr Dredge North America operation. Mr. Syverson earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2003 from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. “He has been a valuable member of Ellicott Dredge Technologies’ engineering group since August of 2003. […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Dredging Today team has just found this frightening video of an accident during a dredging project.  The man operating the excavator had just jumped out of the cab at the last minute. Unfortunately, equipment fails and drownings are common accidents among dredge workers. Each type of dredger uses specific machinery to perform its task. […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has just launched their new Cat 306 CR Mini Hydraulic Excavator, marking the company’s entry in the 6-ton class offering. According to Caterpillar, the 306 CR mini excavator is built to exceed customer expectations with strong performance, enhanced operator experience and simplified maintenance with extended service intervals. The new mini excavator features heavy-duty main […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe SpA, an Italian manufacturer of specifically designed dredging and mining applications, has received an order to deliver the Dredging Head 200 (BD3) to a company from the North-East of Italy. “The product, suitable as excavator attachment and as ladder cutting head, is itself a dredger-in-miniature, exploiting the know-how of decades of dredging without giving up […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has launched of the new PC1250-11, a large hydraulic excavator with improved production levels and safety features. “The PC1250-11 has operating weights ranging from 115,9 tonnes to 118,3 tonnes. A Komatsu SAA6D170E-7 engine provides 578 kW / 775 HP @ 1.800 rpm,” the company said in its announcement. Exempt from current […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kiasma Group, an Italian manufacturer of HDPE pipes, floats and systems specialized for the dredging sector, is continuing with process of progress and development of technologies and products, in a research and development way, capable to produce innovation in a form of improved technology. Working in collaboration with highly specialized engineers from the marine sector, […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leica Geosystems yesterday announced the launch of the Leica MSS420 Dredging Sensor for marine applications. According to the company, the new sensors benefit customers in offshore applications, ensuring speed, performance, precision and productivity (SP). VG Entreprenør, a construction company with expertise in all types of coastal area projects, started working on a project for the […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    As part of an extensive refit at Dubai Maritime City, the NMDC’s dredger Umm Al Anber has received the refurbishment of its cutterhead shaft bearings. Ocean Power International LLC replaced the cutterhead and intermediate line shaft bearings like-for-like with Thordon’s water-lubricated Composite system. The turnkey project included shaft dismantlement, laser alignment, in-situ line boring, calibration, […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Technology

    The Damen Service team has successfully renewed the dredge pump bearing housing on board of the dredger Schelde. The vessel is a sand mining dredger, owned by Koninklijke Smals NV, Royal Smals. Within a week after the first enquiry, a complete bearing housing was delivered. During the weekend, a Damen Field Service engineer overhauled the […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Van der Leun North America, Inc. recently won a contract to supply equipment for new Water Injection Dredger (WID). The contract, awarded by the IHC North America, includes construction and commissioning of the electrical switchboards for this new WID. The switchboards will be built in the Netherlands and shipped to America. The water injection dredger, […]

  • 13 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Wärtsilä has recently been awarded a series of orders to supply propulsion solutions for dredger vessels to be built in China and the Netherlands. Since dredging applications are typically very demanding, the high reliability of the Wärtsilä solutions was a key element in the award of all three project orders. Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading […]

  • 9 February 2011

    In a crackdown on the sand mafia in Thane district, revenue officials of Kalyan and Bhiwandi together seized 19 suction pumps and partially… By Nitin Yeshwantrao (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, February 9, 2011;

  • 18 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A guide to cost standards for dredging equipment 2009 gives the replacement value for ex-works, yard or importer and exclusive of VAT, in… [mappress] Source: IADC, May 18, 2010

  • 13 July 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure

    Alewijnse has successfully completed the comprehensive electrical installation for the delayed new build trailing hopper suction dredger (TSHD) Anchorage. Once it is operational, the 106-metre vessel will be one of just a few diesel-electric TSHDs that specialize in sand and gravel extraction at sea and the dry landing of the cargo. The vessel, ordered by […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    Jenkins Marine has just announced investment in new Prolec dig control system for dredging works. Supplied and installed by locally based James Fisher Prolec, the new electronic dig control system can be programmed with a customer’s detailed dredge design profile and existing seabed survey. The excavator operator can control the bucket with much greater accuracy […]

  • 29 May 2020

    Bell Dredging Pumps B.V. has just introduced the BCD 250-M, an updated design of the Bell Cutter Dredger (BCD) 250. This is a multifunctional dredger with suction and cutting depth up to 9 or up to 15 meters. According to Bell, it’s available in two variations: diesel driven or fully electric. It has a total […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Bell Dredging Pumps has successfully produced and delivered a fully line-of-sight remote controlled amphibious excavator to a customer in Oceania.  “All functions, including pump, side pontoon and power pack control can be operated from 200 meters away as well as from the cabin,” said Bell in its release. In accordance with their contract, Bell […]

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

    Italdraghe is currently working with an Italian dredging company on a beach replenishment project at the mouth of the Tagliamento River in north east Italy. All the equipment for the job, including a BDC 250 dredging head (fitted on a Fiat Kobelco excavator) and an SF BDC 150 cutter suction dredger, has been supplied by […]

  • 17 March 2011
    Vessels

      Sunergy, Inc today announces that the container with the 3 dredges and operating equipment has arrived in Freetown, Sierra Leone. This now sets the stage for operations to commence on the Company’s 140 sq. km. Pampana River Project once the shipment clears customs and is moved to the site. Company operations personnel have been […]

  • 9 March 2011
    Vessels

      Sunergy, Inc today announces that it has received notification from the shipping company that the ETA for the container with the 3 dredges and operating equipment is now scheduled to arrive in Freetown, Sierra Leone by next Tuesday, March 15, 2011. Severe winter weather conditions, both on land and at sea, have delayed the […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, the Japanese Government delivered two SENWATEC amphibious excavator-dredgers to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). This equipment was acquired through the Non-Project Grant Aid of the Government of Japan. Minister Akio Isomata of Japan’s Minister of Economic Affairs handed over the dredging machines to the DPWH as a Japan-funded Non-Project Grant […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, today unveiled a photo of their backhoe dredger ‘Harald’ equipped with the new environmental bucket. According to the company, this new bucket will enable the vessel to handle its first job, the extensive environmental dredging in the Port of Kokkola. The new backhoe ‘Harald’, which arrived to Rauma, Finland, from Norway last […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Under the auspicious of the Metro Colombo Urban Development Project led by the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development, new dredging machines and modern equipments were handed over to the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation (SLLR&DC) at a function held at the Ministry premises last week. Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa participated at […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge, a Louisiana based company involved in customized dredging solutions, announced last week that their first Sharkuda is now in operation and the building of its second Sharkuda underway. The Sharkuda Dredge Class is designed to excel in areas otherwise difficult to access; it incorporates two newly patented technologies: the new walking carriages which […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Acta Marine’s Crew Transfer Survey Vessel (CTV) Offshore Progress was successfully loaded onto container vessel APL Detroit on the island of La Réunion on March 31 for transport to Rotterdam. Offshore Progress has been working on the construction project for the Route du Littoral since 2016. As the works progress towards completion, the number of […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     Supreme Manufacturing, a Stoneboro, Pennsylvania, based custom designer and builder of high quality conveyor systems, storage tanks and hoppers, has just released this very interesting video named ‘Supreme Central Allied Dredge Case Study’. From sand and gravel to talc, coal to steel, cement to agriculture, if it needs to be stored, conveyed, loaded, or […]