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  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC) is making good progress with the construction of the first three berths for the new Lamu Port. According to the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport (Lapsset) Corridor Development Authority director general Sylvester Kasuku, the dredging work on the project is well underway. “The construction of the entire port project is at 42% with the first […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    VolkerFitzpatrick has been appointed by the Port of Dover to deliver the paving, utilities and infrastructure contract for the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. During the 12 month program, VolkerFitzpatrick will be working alongside VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, the dredging and marine structures’ contractor, whilst they complete the new […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The first phase in a £9 million flood scheme which will reduce the risk of flooding to approximately 440 homes and businesses in the Roath area of Cardiff started yesterday. Over the next few weeks, Natural Resources Wales (NRW) engineers and specialist contractors will be refurbishing an existing flood embankment on the River Rhymney, in […]

  • 26 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    On 19 August 2010 the signing ceremony for the start of construction of the new shipbuilding facility of Damen Vinashin Shipyard in Haiphong, Vietnam took place in the head offices of the Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin) in Hanoi. Mr Nguyen Duy Hung, Vice Operations Director of Song Cam Shipyard signed together with Mr Erik […]

  • 18 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 12-18, 2018).   Iloilo Plans Include Dredging International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has submitted a proposal to the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to develop two ports in Iloilo – the Iloilo Port Complex and the Port of Dumangas, […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    DP World Southampton has raised the bar again in the UK container industry by setting another UK productivity record. On the Hyundai Ambition, the company’s D Team handle 651 moves (54.25 crane moves per hour) on quay crane 29 during a 12-hour night shift. Chris Lewis, Managing Director, DP World Southampton, said, “This was an […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The first of Damen’s new Marine Aggregate Dredgers, a 103.5 meter long CEMEX Go Innovation is almost ready for delivery to her new owner in the UK. Currently under construction for CEMEX at Damen Shipyards Galati (DSGa) in Romania, the delivery of this 3.500m³ aggregate dredger type MAD3500 is scheduled for early spring of 2020. […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Red Meters and Orange Pit Dredging have just announced that they will hold an event named Process Control Technology Showcase this month. “Red Meters Process Control Showcase is a unique opportunity to see first hand how processing operations such as dredging, mining, wastewater and oil and gas, around the world are using new technologies to improve […]

  • 4 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition services, today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010. Commentary Douglas B. Mackie, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “We had a strong start to 2010, […]

  • 16 November 2010

    The Courier has seen a report on the first phase of Dundee University’s initial research into low-tech intervention solutions aimed at … (thecourier) [mappress] Source:thecourier ;

  • 3 May 2010

    Yesterday was the first tour of the Georgia Port Authority to discuss and explain to those interested in the river deepening project and… [mappress] Source: examiner, May 3, 2010;

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of the Sigatoka River dredging project is officially underway, Fiji Broadcasting Commission informs. Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Agriculture, Jitendra Singh, said that the main goals of this dredging scheme are to improve drainage of agricultural land, increase the flood discharge capacity of the river system and reduce flood damage. Under the […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Bank Mandiri and Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) have agreed to provide loans worth US$105 million to Pelindo II to help the financing of the Kalibaru Port development program. “This credit would significantly accelerate the development of the first phase of the Kalibaru Port, which will become one of the largest container ports in the country […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The laying of the first block for the Saqr Port expansion project, aimed to create two additional berths capable of accepting capesize vessels, took place earlier this month, RAK Ports said in its latest announcement. The first block was placed by principal works contractor BAM International, and this important milestone was attended by members of the RAK Ports […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    McLaughlin & Harvey and its joint venture partner Boskalis Westminster are making good progress with the Peterhead Harbor project. Piling work to the north harbor wall at Peterhead Harbor is progressing well, the company said in its latest announcement. The overall project includes, strengthening and deepening of the port as well as 430,556sqft land reclamation with revetment, […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot) is set to build a series of 20 self-propelled bucket-wheel dredgers at Astrakhan Region based Lotos shipyard (United Shipbuilding Corporation). This information was revealed today by Alexander Poshivay, Acting Head of Rosmorrechflot, at the 3rd International Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging”, organized by PortNews Media Group. According […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul is entering the next phase on the first eco-friendly residential land extension project ‘Anse du Portier’ in Monaco. “Yet another configuration for the Multipurpose Vessel Daniel Bernoulli: after trenching, mattress installation, fallpipe projects, the vessel was specially equipped with a suspended conveyor to install rocks at 43m distance over the concrete caisson […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first phase of work on the South End Container Terminal extension at the Port of Halifax is well underway, according to the port authority. The work involves dredging of soft material that has accumulated over time. The first phase of the project is over 50% complete. The next phase, construction of concrete caissons, will […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The sea trials of DEME’s 3.500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction dredger (TSHD) Minerva were successfully completed a few days ago, Royal IHC said in its latest announcement. The TSHD Minerva, launched on December 3, 2016 at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, is the first vessel of this kind in the world. This dual fuel (diesel and […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    On 16 November, a naming ceremony was held at Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, for the second of Van Oord’s Cutter Suction Dredgers (CSD) 650, the Mangystau. Damen received the first order for a CSD650, the Ural River, from Van Oord at the end of 2014. With delivery scheduled six weeks from ordering, […]

  • 1 August 2013

    Construction of 5 berths and a 20-ha warehouse has been started in Anzali port. Mr. Kouhsari, Director General of the port said that this project is undertaken by the private sector in the framework of 30-month contract. These berths are built as a part of the port’s development plan. Last month the first phase of […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    New round of Sigatoka River maintenance dredging is expected to begin later this year, according to the agriculture minister Inia Seruiratu. He said that tenders for the work were advertised last December but the project was put on hold because of the TC Winston. “It will be done in 3 stages and we hope to extract 1.2 million […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In January, Port of Gdansk published a brief preliminary overview of the year 2014. The port’s outstanding throughput performance saw an over 70 percent rise over the last 6 years, and it was a year of exceptional investment projects launched over the past 12 months or commissioned in that period. As early as in the first […]

  • 3 October 2011

    For the first time in 14 years, dredging of the Centerport Harbor Navigation Channel has began…   By Rich Jacques (halfhollowhills) [mappress] Source: halfhollowhills, October 3, 2011;  

  • 17 May 2010

    Development will soon feature major residential and commercial infrastructure projects.The Palm Jumeirah is the first in the Palm trilogy… [mappress] Source: gulfnews,May 17, 2010;

  • 13 April 2011

    The government will start dredging of 24 rivers in June this year in the first phase with public and private dredgers as part of its…   (bangladesh) [mappress] Source: bangladesh, April 13, 2011