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  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dutra Group has launched its new 6,000cy Hydraulic Dump Scow built in Corn Island Shipyard, Grandview, Indiana. The launching ceremony took place on August 20, 2019. Following the launching, christening and commissioning of the Dump Scow ES15, the vessel will finish sea trials and additional testing this week. Next week the ES15 will head to […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    An Ellicott 370 Dragon dredger was recently launched in Canada, and will be used in a settling pond. Right now, there are Series 370 dredgers operating in more than 20 countries around the world. This portable dredger represents a revolutionary breakthrough in dredger design and construction.     Dredging Today Staff

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    APT Global Marine Services LLC is a leading service provider of marine construction, engineering & repair services in the Middle East Gulf & the Indian Subcontinent. The Al Jadaf Dockyard, Dubai witnessed a colorful launching ceremony of the newly built second Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD 500) which is constructed by APT Global Shipyard on behalf […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Moody Boat Launch will be closed April 6 through May 20 for improvements, reports Flagler County. According to the county officials, the scheduled upgrade will enhance the launch’s usability in a number of ways. “The new system provides for ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliance, minimizes docking difficulties caused by fluctuating tides, and new lighting […]

  • 25 September 2013

    The first ever hydro-automated dredger in Bangladesh, named “United Dredger 1”, will be launched very soon, United Dredging and Engineering Co Ltd announced this week. Regarding this ambitious plan, Ehsan Yusuf, the managing director of United Dredging and Engineering, stated: “With the launch of the dredger, one of my dreams has come true. If it […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The California Division of Boating and Waterways has awarded the Port of San Diego a $6.1 million grant from the Harbors and Watercraft Revolving Fund for the Shelter Island Boat Launch Facility Improvements Project. The grant will help fund the estimated $9.5 million needed for the project. The project entails improving the launch ramp’s basin […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launching ceremony of the 1.840 m³ twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger “MAHURY” took place at MTG Dolphin Shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, on August 10, 2015. The new TSHD is Dutch Dredging’s fourth IHC-built vessel, after the ALBATROS, LESSE and AMAZONE. The MAHURY is an upgraded version of the ALBATROS, which was delivered in 2013, […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    To coincide with World Wetlands Day, ABPmer has unveiled its recently redesigned coastal habitat creation and restoration website, OMREG. OMREG is an online searchable database of implemented coastal habitat creation and restoration schemes mainly in North West Europe but increasingly further afield. Each scheme entry includes the what, why, where and how of each project […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The multi-million dollar dredging project at the George B. Stevenson Dam in Sinnemahoning State Park has been completed, reports the park manager Lisa Bainey. According to Lisa Bainey, the project called for sediment removal/dredging to occur at the northern end of the reservoir and around the boat launch area. During the works, over 125,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    In 2016, dredging industry saw the launching of some of the most interesting vessels ever made for this sector. DT brings you a brief overview of the launching ceremonies that took place over the past year.   Krasnoye Sormovo Launches TSHD Sommers Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard, part of United Shipbuilding Corporation, held recently the launching ceremony […]

  • 12 December 2012

    President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Wednesday expressed his pride at the completion of projects that are of benefit to the citizens of the homeland and that strengthen the national economy. He made his remarks when inaugurating Khalifa Port, north-east of Abu Dhabi City. Present also were H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin […]

  • 22 March 2012

      The Port of Ngqura in the Eastern Cape, is set to become Africa’s premier trans-shipment hub, linking the world’s east and west trade routes, said President Jacob Zuma. “The development of this port is not a once-off local event, it reflects the long-term vision and economic plan of the government of South Africa,” Zuma […]

  • 3 October 2013

    The port of Rotterdam has grown rapidly during recent decades. But in order to meet increasing demand in the future and to maintain its leading role, the port must expand. With the construction of Maasvlakte II, a high-grade location is being created in the heart of the European market so that the port can continue […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Equipment, Technology

      In Nanjing, China, Wagenborg Barge 8 was launched on March 13th. This barge, equipped with a pump-system, has a loading capacity of 13.000 ton and she measures 100 x 33 x 7,60 metre. Wagenborg Barge 8, the fourth barge Veka Shipyards B.V., Werkendam has delivered to Wagenborg Sleepdienst, will be put into service end […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Wenatchee’s Riverfront Park boat ramp in Washington will close on September 30 for about seven weeks due to a dredging project, Chelan County PUD informs.  There is just a short time each fall when Chelan PUD can do work in the Columbia River, said Ryan Baker, Parks manager. “We wanted to get the word […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    London Titan – the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) new and unique multi-purpose mooring maintenance vessel – will help modernize how the authority works and provide a safe work platform for staff. Speaking just days after Titan was launched into crystal clear waters at Portland Harbor, Dorset, PLA director of marine operations Peter Steen said […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Western Baltija Shipbuilding has launched the trailing suction hopper dredger Macuti, a FKAB D13 design which is being built for the Mozambican Ports and Rail Company (CFM) and the National Dredging Company (EMODRAGA). The vessel is funded by the Mozambican government and the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA). The project is run thru Rohde Nielsen […]

  • 14 May 2012
    Vessels

    Recently, a new multi-functional TSHD was launched. The hopper dredger, named “Contender” has been fitted out with Damen dredging gear. Abeko Shipping, the owner of the “Contender” chose for a refit of an existing vessel. Thus the conquest of the dredging market could be done swiftly, as the “Contender” has just commenced its first job. […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Grant PUD Commissioners voted yesterday to accelerate plans for scheduled improvements to Wanapum reservoir boat launches during low-elevation conditions, pending regulatory approval. The Wanapum reservoir has been drawn down by about 26 feet since a fracture was discovered in one of Wanapum Dam’s spillway pier monoliths on Feb. 27. Under the low-water conditions, boat launches […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as a part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). This project comes as a part of recently started 10-year dredging program, launched by Dhaka WASA, to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Thecla Bodewes Shipyards launched the 3000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Anchorage in Harlingen last Friday. This dredger is equipped with a smart diesel-electric system, developed in close collaboration between Barkmeijer Shipyards and D&A Electric, that efficiently regulates the energy supply for sailing, dredging and unloading the ship. As a result, energy and fuel consumption […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc will today begin the tendering process for three main operations and maintenance (O&M) contract packages to support the £1 billion Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Having previously named General Electric and Andritz Hydro as preferred bidders to manage the operations and maintenance of the lagoon’s turbines and power generation facilities, Tidal […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    About 230.307 million cubic meters of water-saturated sand has been dredged so far as part of the Suez Canal Development Project, said Mohab Mamish, the Head of the Suez Canal Authority, two days ago. The figure represents 89.27 per cent of the targeted 258 million cubic meters. Wagdy Zaky, the dredging operations executive director, said that around 38 dredgers […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deltares is aiming to team up with the corporate sector and top research institutes to launch an international research project focusing on the safe burial depth of sea cables against encounters with ships’ anchors. The R&D project will be conducted in the form of a Joint Industry Project (JIP) named SAFETRENCH. “Interested parties are invited […]

  • 13 May 2012
    Vessels

    Yesterday, the self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘Ambiorix’ was named in the port of Rotterdam by Mrs. Marie-Claire van Haaren-Donnet, spouse of the late Paul van Haaren, managing director of Ackermans & van Haaren until 1981. The Ambiorix is one of the most powerful and advanced cutter suction dredgers in the world and was built for […]

  • 14 February 2012

      The Netherlands based Doedijns Group, announces official opening of its new premises in Dubai, United Arab Emirates to strengthen its presence in the region. This full service Doedijns facility is located in the ‘Jebel Ali Free zone’ district of Dubai and is led by Mr. Rakesh Surti, as Managing Director. Doedijns Middle East & […]