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  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Chaudoir’s Dock boat ramp dredging program has officially commenced. Dredging is expected to take a minimum of 30 days and may be longer depending on weather. The boat launch ramp will be closed during the entire time of construction. The harbor will be closed and boats will not be able to enter or exit […]

  • 8 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 2-January 8 2017).   Ship Launching Ceremonies of 2016 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 […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, March 25th, the Salton Sea State Recreation Area (Salton Sea), California State Parks and its partners reopened Varner Harbor and Launch Ramp. This new boat launch ramp, located on the eastern shore of the Salton Sea, is one of two public access points for recreational boaters. The re-opening of the Salton Sea’s boat […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following the success of the first GEO Business event earlier this year, the organizers have announced the call for papers for the GEO Business 2015 conference, taking place at the Business Design Centre in London from 27-28 May. GEO Business 2015 offers an opportunity to exchange global information about the latest geospatial technologies and services. […]

  • 5 April 2012
    Vessels

    The Surrey based marine civil engineering firm was looking to enhance its fleet of river tugs and has designed the new boats to satisfy the varying demands of Land & Waters projects and clients. The design strategy was for a small highly manoeuvrable shallow drafted tug incorporating a catamaran hull. Due to the diversity of […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XIX, in today’s ceremony  at the company’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. It is building the innovative vessel for Dredging Corporation of India Ltd. The ceremony was performed by Mrs Sunitha Vasan, the spouse of the Indian […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    On 16th November 2011, 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 of VostaLMG. The Management of APT Global and Representatives of VostaLMG congratulated all the team members and supporters on this auspicious occasion […]

  • 27 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Dredge Yard, a company based in the Netherlands, is the provider of latest dredging technology and equipment, has now launched its branch in… [mappress] Source: ameninfo, July 27, 2011;

  • 6 July 2010

    The Belgian government’s integrated coastal safety plan must protect the coastal area in Flanders before 2015 against a devastating super flood that occurs around every 100 years. Due to the constant rise in sea levels (2 mm per annum) eight weak points have been identified along this 67 kilometre coastline which may not be able […]

  • 28 April 2010

    There’s still a lot of oil and gas under the earth’s crust, but it’s often buried extremely deep or found in barren locations subject to extremes of heat or cold. If you want to extract such costly energy sources and transport them to the civilised world, you’ll need a brand new ship to make it […]

  • 4 February 2013

    IHC Merwede has successfully launched the 500m3 grab hopper dredger, DOHUK, and the 3,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger, KARBALA, in two ceremonies on 25 July 2012 at the company’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. The DOHUK was launched early in the morning, followed later by the ceremony for the KARBALA. [mappress] February […]

  • 1 March 2012
    Vessels

    Australian dredging contractor, Hall Contracting, last week launched the newest addition to its fleet, the 400mm Cutter Suction Dredge “Saibai”. Built by Hall, “Saibai” is a 400mm spudded cutter suction dredge similar in capability to the IHC Beaver 1200 style dredgers “Everglade” and “Mabuiag” currently in the Hall fleet. With 1400hp installed, and able to […]

  • 30 May 2012
    Vessels

    “The boat is great,” said Terry Frickey, the Conrad Industries project manager, during an introduction of the new Murden dredging vessel. Conrad’s Murden is a 156-foot-long shallow water dredger with a maximum hopper load capacity of 512 cubic yards, according to tri-parishtimes.com. The vessel is powered by two 760-horse power Cummins engines, and has two […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    OTT Hydrometry has launched a new portable current meter for fast accurate flow measurements in open channels. The OTT MF Pro is robust, simple to use and able to provide accurate measurements in shallow or low flow conditions, even in turbulent, high sediment or at sites where weed growth is an issue. As an electromagnetic […]

  • 31 October 2011

    As an industry that is responsible for managing a significant portion of the UK seabed, the marine aggregate sector recognises that it has an important role to play in protecting the biodiversity of the sea around our shores. The sector already has a well established sustainable development strategy and has now produced a Biodiversity Action […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Willow Grove Boat Launch will be closed from November 28th until December 2nd to complete maintenance and dredging. With boater safety and facility usability set as the top priority, the Port of Longview is dredging to remove years’ worth of accumulated sediment. “We’ve completed dredging along our cargo docks and are excited to get […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced that the parking lot and ramp at the Union Bay boating access site at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park will reopen Friday, July 1. The access site and lot had been closed since October for boating access replacement work. Among the improvements with the new access site, the […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dean Marine & Excavating Inc., a Michigan-based contractor, has concluded the dredging project for the City of Dunkirk’s boat launch in Dunkirk Harbor and has moved to the Cattaraugus Creek Harbor to dredge the Town of Hanover Boat Launch. The Dunkirk project involved the removal of approximately 10,000 cubic yards of silt accumulation from the […]

  • 10 January 2012
    Vessels

    Tongheng, the 11000m3 trailing suction hopper dredger being constructed by CMHI, was successfully launched on December 26. Guests from CCCC, Tianjin Dredging Corporation, MARIC and CCS Shenzhen Branch presented at the ceremony. Emceed by Mr. Tu Fengqing, the Deputy Managing Director of CMHI, Mr. Zhu Guiming, the Managing Director of CMHI, and Mr. Gu Ming, […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    As of November 1st, the new Damen website, www.damen.nl, has officially gone live. The site has been structured according to Damen’s 10 Product-Market Combinations and navigation has been designed to be fast, simple and user-friendly. The new website aims to personalize content, enable infosharing and enhance client interaction. COO Arnout Damen says: “For Damen, shipbuilding […]

  • 10 July 2013

    Dunkerque-Port’s strategic plan is part of a policy of sustainable development and action which takes into consideration the various areas of the port and particularly those which involve the protection of nature and biodiversity. Among the priority actions, the subjects of dredging, combating coastal erosion and sediment recycling are fully in line with the policy […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, officially opened the new extension to Container Terminal 2 (T2) at flagship Jebel Ali Port, welcoming one of the largest container ships afloat, the MSC La Spezia. A red carpet welcome was given to the 366-metre long vessel, which has 14,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent container units) capacity. […]

  • 17 December 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District officially launched its newest survey vessel – SWART – with a Nov. 30 christening ceremony at the Engineer Repair Yard. The boat is named after Dirk Swart III (1935-2011) who served as captain and operator of District survey vessel GILLETTE from 1971 to his retirement in 2002 […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Parks announced yesterday that the Black Lake Boat Launch in Morristown, St. Lawrence County is about to undergo major improvements. The boarding dock and other boater amenities will be upgraded with funding from the “I Love NY Waterways” boating fund. Access from the launch is periodically hampered by seasonal changes in the […]

  • 14 March 2012

    Caterpilllar announces the Cat© 3500C Diesel Electric Propulsion (DEP) generator sets have entered full production at the Piracicaba, Sao Paulo manufacturing facility, delivering on a commitment to offer superior Cat power solutions products to the burgeoning Brazilian offshore market. Within the past year, the company has achieved significant milestones in Brazil, most recently announcing the […]

  • 7 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 24 March 2011, IHC Hytop Winches, part of IHC Merwede, was officially launched. The new company’s workshop plays an important role in its activities because it enables it to build complex winch systems for the offshore and dredging markets. This will expand the supply of IHC Hytop Winches’ range of complex winch systems significantly. […]