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  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord is deepening and widening the access channel and turning basin of a large ore export facility in Nouadhibou, Mauritania. Two trailing suction hopper dredgers, one of which is owned by Van Oord, will be deployed for the dredging work. According to the company, Von Oord’s flagship HAM 318 is busy working in the […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company’s (GLDD) newest clamshell dredger – under the name No. 58 – has officially started dredging operations, the Oak Brook, Illinois, headquartered dredging company said in its latest announcement.  On May 8th, Dredge Captain Phil Sanzone and Dredge Technical Manager Doug Wittwer successfully completed the commissioning of No. 58, in […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following the recent and successful introduction of several machines in Europe, Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (KCME) is preparing to launch its largest excavator yet. The Kobelco SK850LC-10E is the latest addition to the Japanese manufacturer’s proven Generation 10 range and will make its European debut at BAUMA on 8-15 April. Commenting on the introduction […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Asia’s largest and most advanced dredging vessel, named Tian Kun Hao, is about to kick off its sea trials, People’s Daily Online reports. The cutter suction dredger, built for China Communications Construction Co. Ltd. (CCCC), was designed by the China State Shipbuilding Corporation, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard as well as the China Merchants […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Elizabeth, New Jersey, is on the right track to successfully wrap up their $200 million ongoing infrastructure investment plan, scheduled for completion this year. Under this capital development program, they recently completed a major dredging program on the port channels and yesterday took delivery of four of the newest generation gantry cranes to […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Gdansk will once again turn into one of the biggest construction sites in Poland. During a recent press conference, the Board of PGA SA summarized the 2017 investments and presented the plan for 2018. “2017 was a year of plans, concluding contracts, announcing tenders. Now, the work is about to begin, successive investments will gradually be launched,” said Lukasz […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord has completed the expansion of the Port of Kaohsiung eight months ahead of schedule, reported the company on its website. The client, Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC), awarded the contract in 2015. In less than two years, trailing suction hopper dredgers Vox Máxima, Volvox Terranova, and Rotterdam created 250 hectares of new land for the […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Tiankun, the largest and most advanced cutter suction dredger (CSD) in Asia, was launched today in Qidong, East China’s Jiangsu Province. The dredger, built for China Communications Construction Co. Ltd. (CCCC), was designed by the China State Shipbuilding Corporation, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard as well as the China Merchants Industry, and was […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has announced the award of the second construction contract for work in the Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel as part of the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project. The award, officially made on Thursday, is for $213 million to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC for the […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge engineers were busy in Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria, in August, starting up the country’s largest dredge to date. The 24-inch (600 mm) Marlin Class dredge from DSC features two dredge pumps – a 24-inch pump located on the ladder and another 24-inch pump located on the dredge’s stern. The dredge has a 23-meter (76-foot) […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cape Mining Supplies (CMS) Ltd recently completed delivery of the largest Dragflow hydraulically driven submersible dredge pump ever supplied to the African market. The order was received from Southern Oceaneering who was awarded dredging and sand bypass maintenance contract for the Port of Ngqura. The contract, signed with Transnet, includes construction of a 212m long […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast just announced that the biggest offshore dredging program in the city’s history will start today, shifting millions of cubic meters of sand onto the beaches. The 111-meter Balder R hopper dredger, owned by Danish company Rohde Nielsen, will spend 16 weeks working along Palm Beach and the coastal strip from Miami […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    South Africa’s largest wetland rehabilitation project, the restoration of Lake St Lucia estuarine system, recently achieved an important milestone, according to iSimangaliso CEO Andrew Zaloumis. Mr Zaloumis said that iSimangaliso has accelerated the pace of work in the Lake St Lucia Estuary Restoration Program. As at 30 May 2017, 1.290 million cubic meters had been moved. “This […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the largest airport in the world, the new Istanbul airport, is currently underway.  The airport, located in Arnavutköy district on the European side of Istanbul, is being constructed by a consortium called IGA, which is formed by Cengiz, MAPA, Limak, Kolin and Kalyon. On the north side of the airport a harbor is being constructed […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Caterpillar Marine has just announced that one of the world’s largest split hopper dredger is being built with a complete Cat® engine and propulsion package. The 4200m³ capacity vessel, designed by MARIC Design House in conjunction with the Jiangsu Haixin shipyard, receives its shaft propulsion power from two Cat C280-8 engines which are used to […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday unveiled the newly-completed restoration of the Caminada Headlands, a 13-mile stretch of beach and dune running from the Belle Pass outlet of Bayou Lafourche eastward to Caminada Pass at the end of Elmer’s Island. “This is the largest single ecosystem restoration the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority has […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC and DEME have signed a contract for the design, construction and delivery of the 44,180kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) SPARTACUS. The concept and basic design for this 164 meters long mega cutter was done in close cooperation with DEME, Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam and IHC. CSD SPARTACUS will be the world’s first LNG-powered Cutter Suction Dredger […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Panama Canal last week welcomed the largest capacity vessel to-date to transit the expanded locks – the 10.589 TEU neopanamax containership Valparaiso Express. This passage ushers in a new era of mega-ships that are now able to transit the Expanded Canal since its inauguration in June this year, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) said in […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VOLVO has presented its largest excavator to date, the EC750E at the recent MINExpo 2016 show in Las Vegas, NV. The EC750E was designed to deliver heavy lifting power and high productivity with best-in-class fuel efficiency. The machine is capable of delivering up to 15 percent higher productivity with 5 percent greater fuel efficiency than […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord is currently working on the construction of Kaohsiung Intercontinental Container Center Phase II in Taiwan. The Port of Kaohsiung, largest and most important port in Taiwan, each year welcomes more than 10 million containers, which are transshipped through this port. But the existing port and its industries are too close to the city. The port […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Four decades after it was first conceived, one of the largest wetland restoration projects in the world is now complete, although operation and maintenance of the award-winning project will continue. The St. Johns River Water Management District and its partners on Tuesday celebrated the completion of the Upper St. Johns River Basin Project, a marsh restoration […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After 19 months of building, trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) JUN YANG 1 left Royal IHC yard in Kinderdijk on 15 August 2016. A ceremony to celebrate the on-time completion was held before the vessel set off for Guangzhou, China where it will be handed over to CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Company (GDC). The JUN YANG […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced that its contractors will soon begin dredging portions of the Duluth-Superior Harbor, the largest harbor on the Great Lakes with nearly 40 million tons of material, mainly iron ore and coal, shipped or received each year. Dredging will begin this month and is expected to […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC (IHC) has signed a new contract for an Easydredge® 3,700 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) for Tecnoimport and Empresa Constructora de Obras Marítimas in Havana, Cuba. The contract was signed in the presence of Mr Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of The Netherlands, and Mr Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, Vice President of the Council of […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An Bord Pleanála, the Irish Planning Authority, has granted planning permission for the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR) Project – the largest port related infrastructure project in the history of the Irish State. The project will enable Ireland’s premier port to double its trade capacity to 60 million tonnes per annum by 2040. It will also […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Bakker Sliedrecht – designer and producer of electric machines and equipment – is now part of the mega-project to build the world’s largest cutter suction dredger for Jan De Nul Group. The company has been involved in this project from the very beginning, brainstorming with Jan De Nul about the electrical configurations. At the moment, Bakker Sliedrecht […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The new backhoe dredger Magnor, currently being built for Boskalis by Ravestein, will be the largest and most efficient backhoe dredger in the world. Two large deck cranes are fitted for work on- and changing of the equipment (boom, stick and bucket) of the excavator. The vessel includes all the necessary equipment such as a large […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Nwakama Dredge Nigeria Limited has successfully completed construction of the largest cutter suction dredger ever made in Nigeria. The new 18″/16″ dredger comes with a ladder length of 22 meters, crew living room with amenities, kitchen, spud pillars and inbuilt capacity to hold 33,000 liters of diesel. At the moment, the CSD is receiving finishing touches at the Ascot […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Forth Ports Limited announced today (17 February, 2016) plans to make the largest investment in the history of the Port of Dundee. The port owner is to invest more than £10 million to create a new quayside with an industry-leading “heavy lift” capability, coupled with a significant onshore operational area. The privately funded investment will […]