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  • 11 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    On June 30, the world’s longest cross-sea bridge–Qingdao Bay Bridge, designed and partly constructed by CCC, was open to traffic. With a full length of 36.48 kilometers, the bridge is the starting section of Qingdao-Lanzhou Highway in the state highway network, as well as the world’s largest-ever cross-sea bridge. With a speed of 80km/h, a […]

  • 28 April 2010

    No visitor in Korea this week will be more excited to see the completed 33.9-km-long seawall on the country’s southwestern coast than Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende. The Saemangeum land reclamation project was recently finished after nearly two decades of work… [mappress] Source:koreatimes,April 28,2010;

  • 23 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Works are underway to improve sea defenses along a 3.7km stretch of the Kent coastline between Hythe and Dymchurch, the beach frontage of a Ministry of Defence (MoD) firing range, said Mackley in their latest release. The Hythe Ranges Sea Defence project is being carried out by Van Oord working in partnership with Mackley and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    With the first rock hitting the water, Van Oord and its joint venture partner Boskalis have started the construction of the work harbor as part of the Fehmarnbelt Tunnel project in Rødbyhavn, Denmark. With a length of 18 kilometres this will be the longest immersed road and rail tunnel in the world. The start of […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Femern A/S is activating the main construction contracts with Femern Link Contractors (FLC) with effect from January 1, 2021. the project owner said in their latest release.  This means that construction of the large scale tunnel element factory at Rødbyhavn can get underway. November 2019 saw the start of the main construction phase of the […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sacramento District recently awarded a $64 million construction contract to Maloney Odin Joint Venture of Novato, California, for nearly three miles of levee improvements along the Sacramento River East Levee. This project will kick off major construction in the region to complete approximately $1.5 billion of work to upgrade […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed a $1 million dredging project along Estero de Tripa de Gallina, considered the longest creek in Metro Manila and one of Manila Bay’s tributaries. In his report to DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, DPWH National Capital Region Director Ador G. Canlas said that desilting […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Sabine-Neches Navigation District (SNND) have signed the Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) to begin the construction of the Sabine-Neches Waterway Channel Improvement Project (CIP). Construction of the deepening project is expected to begin in late September, said USACE. “The role that the Sabine-Neches Waterway plays in providing […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District and Cottrell Contracting Corp. last Sunday (July 21) started the three-year, $30 million James River dredging project. As reported, USACE and Cottrell are now dredging the 7.6-mile Dancing Point-Swann Point channel. It’s part of a three-year, $30 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract awarded in March to […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    In the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine, The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) put a special spotlight on the Fehmarnbelt project – a green link between Germany and Denmark. To be built in northern Europe and connect Scandinavia with Germany, the Fehmarnbelt will be the world’s longest immersed tunnel. The infrastructure […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine, introducing articles about muddled sediments, an eco-tie-in, Scheldt saver and a lake reviver. Popular instruments in the field, optical backscatter instruments (OBS) are used to measure suspended sediments. But optical backscatter monitoring presents challenges in mixed […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mobile District christened the Survey Vessel Damrell in a ceremony November 8, 2018 at the Cooper Riverside Park Amphitheater in Mobile, Ala. Col. Sebastien P. Joly, Mobile District Commander, presided over the ceremony to honor Col. Andrew N. Damrell. Among the speakers and guests were Sandy Simpson, mayor of […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Waterking BV, a Dutch company involved in the production of amphibious excavators, said in their latest announcement that their WK 90 was prepared and transported last week to execute work in Doetinchem at the longest cable waterski track of The Netherlands. “The maintenance that was carried out to get the track at the right […]

  • 20 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the $48 million cruise pier terminal at Port Zante are officially underway, according to the Groupe Ocean. The company reported that the harbor deepening works by Ocean Dredging DSM’s Traverse du Nord for St. Kitts new cruise ship pier are in full swing now. The construction project, which is financed under a syndicate arrangement […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has been commissioned to carry out major refurbishment works on the UK’s longest wooden pier. Opened in 1876, Yarmouth Pier on the Isle of Wight is an important historic landmark which stretches 186 meters into the Solent. The program of works involves the installation of 50 piles, a new pierhead structure and the refurbishment […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Officials at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District have announced a goal of opening the Dismal Swamp Canal to its full 6-foot depth late this summer.  The canal, which was closed due to extensive damage from Hurricane Matthew in October, has ongoing debris and tree removal, and investigations of shoaling at many locations in […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ramboll, Arup and TEC Tunnel Engineering Consultants have won the tender for client consultancy on the upcoming Fehmarnbelt fixed link between Denmark and Germany. The 18km combined road and rail link will be the longest immersed tunnel in the world. The consortium has collaborated on the design of the immersed tunnel since April 2009 and […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Provincial Government of Cagayan is open to investors interested to dredge the heavily silted Cagayan River, according to the provincial administrator, Mr Joseph Llopis. Llopis reiterated the observation of Agriculture Secretary, Emmanuel Piñol, during the aerial assessment to determine the extent of Lawin’s damages in the region, that the Cagayan River needs dredging as […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has approved the Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol’s recommendation to start the dredging of four major rivers in the country. The dredging operations will be a stop-gap measure to avert flooding in the areas where the rivers pass through, the secretary said. He also added that, two weeks ago, […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular news articles from the past year.   World’s First LNG-Powered TSHD Minerva Hits the Water The launch ceremony of DEME’s 3,500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Minerva took place on December 3 at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands.   Van der Kamp […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Exmouth’s new £1.2 million Mamhead Slipway is almost finished and contractor working on behalf of East Devon District Council is aiming to complete this engineering feat in the late autumn. The council is funding the restoration of the slipway on the River Exe which will be larger and more practical than the previous structure and will […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Seabed Authority (ISA) and the Government of India have signed a 15-year exploration contract for polymetallic sulphides. The contract was signed on Monday, 26 September, in New Delhi, by the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority, Nii Allotey Odunton and Dr M Rajeevan, Secretary of the Ministry of Earth Sciences. The application area, […]

  • 5 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 30-June 5, 2016).   Boskalis and Van Oord Sign Fehmarnbelt Contracts Femern A/S, a subsidiary of the Danish state-owned Sund & Bælt Holding A/S, and the Fehmarn Belt Contractors joint venture, consisting of Boskalis and Van Oord, has signed the previously announced […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Femern Link Contractors joint venture, including DEME and CFE as project partners, has signed contracts with the Danish government for the design and construction of the world’s longest immersed road and rail tunnel, the Fehmarnbelt. These contracts are final, but the construction work on the project will be postponed until the German construction and environmental permits […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Femern A/S, a subsidiary of the Danish state-owned Sund & Bælt Holding A/S, and the Fehmarn Belt Contractors joint venture, consisting of Boskalis and Van Oord, today signed the previously announced contract related to the construction of the Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link. Boskalis/Van Oord’s share of the contract is approximately EUR 300 million. The contract is conditional to obtaining […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Femern A/S, a subsidiary of the Danish state-owned Sund & Bælt Holding A/S, today announced its intention to award a substantial contract related to the construction of a tunnel connecting Denmark and Germany to the Fehmarn Belt Contractors consortium including Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. Besides Boskalis, the consortium includes Hochtief AG, Ed Züblin AG and […]

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

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has introduced the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, their official quarterly publication. The magazine is supported solely by the IADC as a service to the world-wide dredging community and represents IADC’s commitment to the highest standards of professional conduct. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors […]