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  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s project to deepen and lengthen berths at Durban Container Terminal (DCT): Pier 2 has reached a key milestone – the multi-billion Main Marine Construction Works package will go out to tender this month. This follows the two environmental approvals secured from the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) last year for marine […]

  • 24 April 2012

    Increased container handling capacity for the Port of Melbourne was announced by the Victorian Government today. Redevelopment of areas of the port by Port of Melbourne Corporation will enable the port to meet an ever increasing trade demand and protect the economic future of Australia’s premier freight gateway. Highlights: – Webb Dock will resume being […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The contractors working on the Maasvlakte 2 project reached completion for Rotterdam Port Authority yesterday. The Maasvlakte 2 extension has increased port capacity by 2,000 hectares. Extensive studies were conducted using scale models, advanced software and simulators. Deltares tested and optimised the design of the 3.5 km hard seawall. Fantastic achievement Marcel van Gent, the […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dedicated to supporting all professionals working in flood prevention, management and recovery, the first ever “Flood Defence And Prevention Expo” will be held at ExCeL London on December 4 and 5. “Flood Defence And Prevention Expo” is both a problem solving conference and a solutions exhibition that will feature many of the world’s leading flood prevention […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Thanks to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, and Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company the Folly Beach now looks better than ever after the major beach renourishment project. The $30 million Folly Beach project was completed last year by pumping more than one million cubic yards of sand from the ocean onto the shore. Renourishment of the […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the Port of Dover released the latest video update from the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development scheme. The project has been announced as the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the Port. Overall, the project includes the design and construction of two new berths including quay walls and land reclamation, a new marina […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction continues on SCPA’s Hugh K. Leatherman Sr. Terminal, located on the former Navy Base in North Charleston. Since receiving the final permit approvals in 2007, the South Carolina Ports Authority is working hard on the construction of the new 280-acre terminal which will boost capacity in the port by a full 50%. According to SCPA, opening date of the […]

  • 24 August 2012

    The dredging project that will create a deep channel in Darwin Harbour is expected to commence in the next few days. Barry Carbon, the chair of the Icthys Project Expert Dredging Panel, said: “The Japanese gas giant Inpex is bringing in the largest dredge ship ever seen in Australia to the Northern Territory.” According to […]

  • 6 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     The Port of Dover recently released the latest video update on Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project. The scheme is the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the Port of Dover. VSBW, the joint venture between Boskalis Westminster and VolkerStevin, was appointed in early 2017 as the main contractor for the marine engineering […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Now in its seventh year and more compelling than ever, the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2014 Shifting International Trade Routes workshop, co-sponsored by the U.S. Maritime Administration and hosted by the Tampa Port Authority, will examine the effect of the world economic outlook on investment decisions, cargo movements and international trade in general. […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) has released this incredible video showing before, during and after the ‘Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management Sandcaping Scheme’. The project – executed by Van Oord and Royal Haskoning DHV, working as part of Team Van Oord – was officially handed over to client NNDC during the festive ceremony September 20, […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dredger “MOUSTAKBAL II”, designed and built entirely by Nodosa Shipyard, with capacity of 1,500 m3 and the biggest of its kind ever built in Spain, was launched today. This vessel reaches a more precise and rapid unloading of dredged material, and is especially intended for the extraction of sand from maximum depth of 30 […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Аmphi-King from the German manufacturer Senwatec is a first ever made amphibious boat of this type and PROGROUPE is the first company to use such equipment. Amphi-King is a brilliant solution for reconstruction of water bodies with limited spatial possibilities (ponds at golf course or in the park of chateaux, streams etc.) thanks to its […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Port of Tumaco, Colombia, has achieved a major milestone welcoming their largest ship ever, DEME Group said in its latest announcement. DEME’s TSHD Lange Wapper pressed on with a crucial maintenance dredging campaign along the access channel to the Colombian port, despite facing many COVID-19 restrictions. The team’s perseverance enabled the port to handle the […]

  • 6 January 2013

    An $18.5 million dredging program on the Delaware River’s main shipping channel will be launched later this month, according to delawareonline.com. The deeper channel will protect local ports, businesses and jobs as global shippers increasingly turn to larger, deeper-bottomed vessels able to take advantage of a newly widened and deepened Panama Canal, the port and […]

  • 14 March 2012

    A 22-ton digger from Axminster Excavators was rescued after sinking in the mud of West Bay on Friday, reports Bridport News. The digger was conducting annual dredging work in the harbour when it got stuck in the mud. At first, contractors were unable to get it out since the water rose, however they managed to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 March 2013

    Globalisation causes strong changes in world trade and rapid developments in logistic concepts. Ports all over the world are therefore challenged to increase capacity and access for ever growing ship sizes and to offer quicker, better and more innovative services. Furthermore national and international rules require a growing attention for health, safety, security and environment […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Progress continues on the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project, according to the latest video update on the works. The scheme is the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the Port of Dover. VSBW, the joint venture between Boskalis Westminster and VolkerStevin, was appointed in early 2017 as the main contractor for the marine […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Technology

    In the heart of the south of Florida, a giant hydrological restoration project is taking place. The construction of the C-43 reservoir is an important part of the federal Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan – to restore Florida’s Everglades water system. The plan is the largest hydrological restoration project ever in the U.S. Amongst other things, […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) have announced the completion of the Caminada Beach and Dune Restoration Project and the reopening of Elmer’s Island Refuge. “Elmer’s Island has never looked better,” said LDWF Secretary, Charlie Melancon. “This is a great example of a project that is […]

  • 1 May 2013

    The Newman Government’s plans to privatise ports and to weaken environmental impact assessment, revealed today, will put more pressure on the Great Barrier Reef than ever before, say the Australian Greens. With coal ports in private hands and a lax process for assessing their environmental impacts, the Great Barrier Reef will be under more pressure […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Tenders are invited by Mormugao Port Trust for capital dredging works for non-cargo berths. The work involves deepening to a depth of -9.50 m by capital dredging alongside the berth, along the breakwater, the berth alongside the mole (on both sides)  basin area and approaches to these berths. The existing depths vary from about -2m […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    For 31 days, a rusting dredging ship tossed by Typhoon Haiyan 100 metres inland into a coastal shanty town was home for seven-month-pregnant Rosita Pica and her family. Along with 38 other families, they shared cramped spaces inside the vessel that was also home to many dead bodies. The stench of decomposition mixed with the […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     WASA Dredging has just released this amazing video about their work on the Port of Kalundborg, Denmark, completed earlier this year.  The Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction contractor started their first ever project in Denmark on March 1, 2018. During the project, the dredger Optimus – equipped with a 360 ton Hitachi excavator […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 2018 Dredging Summit & Expo, hosted and organized by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA), is set to kick off today in Norfolk, VA. The 2018 Summit is a technical conference organized to promote the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction. This year’s Dredging Summit & Expo is […]