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  • 21 January 2019

    By Maurice Freivokh, President at Dragflow Latin America and Dragflow North America. In mining it is often necessary to tackle dredging work in complex contexts. In fact, companies often find themselves working with inhomogeneous sediments and in difficult environments. Choosing the right equipment can really make the difference for those who have goals to keep […]

  • 3 August 2020

    Emily Twiggs, Senior Project Scientist, EOMAP Australia https://www.linkedin.com/in/emily-twiggs-796989b5/ www.eomap.com https://www.portandcoastalsolutions.com https://nqbp.com.au EOMAP applies its satellite-derived turbidity monitoring capabilities to dredging programs run by the North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP). Turbidity plumes are stirred-up sediment which can be transported long distances by currents. Understanding the full spatial and temporal variability of turbidity, whether from natural […]

  • 11 February 2020

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) late last year won a contract by the Ministry of National Planning and Infrastructure, Republic of Maldives, in relation to the development of Maafushi, Island, South Male’ Atoll. The proposed project involves land reclamation in the shallow lagoon on the southern side of the island and shore protection works. […]

  • 2 December 2019

    All-round system integrator Van der Leun, based in Sliedrecht, the Dutch home of dredging, has opened a new operations base in Atlanta to bring its knowledge and expertise closer to the US market. ‘We’re passionate about dredging vessels. By developing and installing complete electrical systems, we can offer our customers added value.’ Van der Leun […]

  • 31 October 2019

    Russia’s leading maritime industry media group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual International Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow on 26-27 February 2020. The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”. The event is supported by the Ministry of Transport […]

  • 8 April 2019

    Port of Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd (328719-K) is a large transhipment container terminal operating in Malaysia. The current port offers 14 berths totalling 5.04km of linear wharf length and associated container stacking yard area. PTP wishes to invite qualified and experienced contractors with the proven expertise to participate in the following tender exercise. CONTRACT FOR […]

  • 5 February 2019

    STI/Arenal and Boskalis Nederland BV compare nuclear and ultrasonic density meter for the dredging industry.

  • 26 May 2020

    Beginning today, Dredgingtoday.com readers can enjoy an optimised news website with enhanced usability, performance and a fresh look & feel. Great news for all those readers interested in the latest and in-depth news on all things related to dredging industry, as the whole process of improving the website was driven by user experience. Articles are […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Human Capital, Outlook & strategy

    The labor market is on lockdown since the start of the corona crisis, however the first signs of change are starting to appear. One thing hasn’t changed though: the demand for technical personnel remains high globally, also in the offshore energy and renewable sector. So how do companies go about attracting and recruiting technical talent? […]

  • 13 November 2017

    by Nonius Engineering Semenov, PhD, Chief Engineer, Nonius Engineering Ltd. The Nonius Engineering Company’s mission is to take hydro technical works to an absolutely new level on account of means for automation, monitoring and positioning of vessels, as well as to optimize all operating procedures both afloat and underwater. The Company’s Mission Statement is “Smart […]

  • 6 November 2017

    By Alia Instruments For companies seeking to optimize their operations, accurate and up-to-the-minute production feedback is indispensable. Jan Peters, co-founder of Alia Instruments, explains why with the next generation of non-nuclear equipment, the benefits of production monitoring are now attainable for any company regardless of type of vessel, personnel, or existing on-board technology. Smaller carbon-footprint […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Regulation & policy

    In the recently issued Terra et Aqua magazine, IADC brought an interesting article on mediation in the dredging industry. As presented in the article, the international dredging and maritime construction industry remains quite devoid of the use of mediation as a tool for Alternative Dispute Resolution. Mediation is outlined to broaden familiarity with mediation, increase […]

  • 26 March 2018

    More production, more profits Generally speaking the more production you achieve with your dredging vessel, the more profit you make. A lot of the costs of a dredging vessel are fixed, so not related to the production. But the weekly turnover is, in most cases, directly related to the weekly production. Increasing the turnover, without […]

  • 13 December 2017

      By Rob van Hoorn CTO at nC Marine Thermal and acoustic insulation, fire retardancy, safe touch and corrosion passivation in one, the chemical resistant and submersible coat.That is where the latest developments are about. Options in insulation on board do not provide an abundance in choices. Glass wool insulates both temperature and dampens noise, but […]

  • 25 September 2017

    By Alia Instruments Over the past decades, nuclear density meters have become widely used on board of dredging vessels worldwide. Not because they are particularly highly rated or cost efficient – their disadvantages are well known – but mostly because of the lack of viable alternatives. Now Dutch company Alia Instruments is challenging the status quo with […]

  • 31 January 2012

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has announced statement on the Gladstone fishing industry’s compensation claim: “The Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has always been keen to provide compensation to commercial fishers as required for the loss of access to fishing grounds caused by the Western Basin Dredging Project. GPC’s estimate from fisheries data of the total annual […]

  • 9 April 2018

    By Lagersmit Ship owners all know it and the stricter environmentally regulations prove it: oil leakage is not done. Whether it’s a dredging vessel or a container ship, oil emission is something that has to be avoided at all times. The impact on the environment is considerable, not to mention the consequences for ship owners. Facts […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host an Industry Day for small business government contractors on May 4, 2016, at the district’s headquarters building. This event will be held in conjunction with National Small Business Week, May 1-7, 2016. The purpose of the event is to present upcoming work for fiscal year […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis and Wartsila have announced their collaboration with GoodFuels Marine, the first marine biofuel company focused on the global commercial fleet, in which they will pioneer the development of sustainable “drop in” marine biofuels for the shipping industry. Netherlands-based GoodFuels Marine and its partners will spearhead a two-year pilot program to accelerate the development of […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Environment, Equipment, Innovation, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has completed, in close collaboration with MAN Energy Solutions and GoodFuels, 2,000 hours using 100% renewable 2nd generation Biofuel Oil (BFO) on board the trailing suction hopper dredger Alexander von Humboldt. This major milestone represents the longest continuous use of 100% sustainable marine biofuel in the maritime industry. The achievement further […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The BMT’s advanced Integrated Confined Dredge Material Placement (CDMP) design methodology has won the ‘Innovative Dredging Technology of the Year’ category at the Dredging and Port Construction Awards 2018. The judges spotlighted the advanced design methodology for CDMP as one of the most powerful reclamation modelling tools in the dredging industry. It provides port owners, […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is about to hold an Industry Day event for potential contractors. According to the Corps, the seminar will promote synergy between the Seattle District and industry representatives. The event will also provide networking opportunities for the participants allowing them to meet other small business representatives from other federal agencies. […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, will be hosting a regional industry days forum December 6-7 at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub. “During Industry Days we will meet with potential contractors and introduce them to our contracting process that will allow us to conduct market research,” the Corps said in the release. There […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, will host an Industry Day on October 23, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the District Headquarters in Walla Walla, Wash. This event is a free seminar for business owners and representatives focused on how to secure business with the Corps. Topics to be covered include: […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA) is seeking an urgent meeting with the Minister of the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection to discuss new changes and seek an update on the Government’s intentions for future coastal planning laws and their commitment to effective stakeholder consultation. The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection last week […]

  • 4 September 2017

        By Erik van der Blom – R&D Manager at Royal IHC   The global dredging industry is facing a number of challenges linked to climate change and its consequences over the coming years. While a number of opportunities for dredging companies are expected, as rising sea levels will increase the requirement for dredging […]