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  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC said in its latest blog post that they have been working with the Technical University of Delft to develop new CFD (computational fluid dynamics) techniques to simulate different types of dragheads for the trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs). “This enables us to gain a detailed insight into the processes taking place inside it,” said […]

  • 11 March 2012

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors announced the appointment of engineer Jorge Luis Quijano as the new Panama Canal Administrator. Mr. Quijano will succeed Alberto Alemán Zubieta, who has been at the helm of the Canal for the past 16 years and whose term will end on September 3, 2012. “We are proud […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    It looked as if dry-dock work on the Amazone would be delayed due to several unforeseen problems. But in the end, with careful planning and a great team effort, the dredger was on time for its next job elsewhere in The Netherlands. “Occasionally a project comes along that sticks in your memory as being truly […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Energy Committee and Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, urged Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), to increase federal investment in Louisiana’s waterways during a roundtable discussion with port directors and navigation officials from across the state. During the visit, Sen. Landrieu […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mr Maarten Jongen has officially been appointed Managing Director of Damen Shipyards Singapore (DSSi) from March 2012. In his new role Mr Jongen will focus on marketing, services and further improving efficiency at the yard that has been building (aluminium) Damen vessels since 2000. DSSi has been part of the Damen Shipyards Group since 2000. […]

  • 18 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    IHC Parts & Services, part of IHC Merwede has announced a new joint agreement with Bakker Sliedrecht for the condition monitoring of dredging vessels. This will see the two companies combining forces to supply a unique range of specialist and high-quality services to customers that in turn will enable them to reduce their operational costs. […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kongsberg Evotec, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, will deliver its new mobile Launch and Recovery System (E-LARS) for Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV) to Swire Seabed in August 2013. Swire Seabed is an established subsea support company based Near Bergen Norway, whose three vessel fleet provides services across the entire subsea spectrum including construction […]

  • 24 November 2011

      Demag Cranes​ has now supplied its first Mobile Harbour Cranes to Papua New Guinea. Two Gottwald Model 6 cranes have recently been commissioned in the third-largest island state in the world on behalf of PNG Ports Corporation Ltd., where they are in operation unloading imported grain and containers. Two more cranes are due to […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is considering an application by the Captiva Erosion Prevention District for a Department of the Army permit to address erosion through beach renourishment along 6.5 miles of shoreline between Redfish Pass in Captiva and Bowman’s Beach in Sanibel, Lee County, Florida. The Corps issued a Public Notice […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Hamburg is the German economy’s Gateway to the World. Along with the other German seaports, it plays an essential role for seaborne foreign trade as an interface between land and sea transport. Its excellent accessibility by water and overland is crucial for the operation of worldwide transport chains. Consequently the Port of […]

  • 14 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract worth approximately € 30 million to provide and install a submarine fiber optic cable across the Strait of Magellan, Argentina. The contract was awarded by the state-owned corporation AR-SAT (Empresa Argentina de Soluciones Satelitales S.A.). The fiber optic cable, which will be used for internet […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Last week, Damen Dredging celebrated the completion of the assembly of the screening installation for the new dredger, the CEMEX Go Innovation. The screening installation is designed for the aggregate dredger type MAD3500 currently under construction. This hopper dredger features several innovative elements, including the fully re-designed screening installation. All major offshore aggregate dredgers are […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The opening ceremony of newly dredged Rauma channel and extended container terminal was held yesterday at the Finnish Port of Rauma. Commenting the latest developments, Hannu Asumalahti, Managing Director of the Port of Rauma, said: “The projects supported each other and the now completed projects will significantly improve the competitiveness of the Port of Rauma. The […]

  • 1 April 2014

    Scylla Bay jetty located at the head of Scylla Bay, Como, has been reopened to the public following urgent repairs to make the jetty safe until a new permanent structure is built. Last year Sutherland Shire Council structural engineers discovered that termites had caused major structural damage to the jetty during a routine maintenance inspection […]

  • 18 January 2012

    The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors  approved a project to clean out a number of major waterways in Jakarta, in support of the provincial government’s flood management system. The Jakarta Urgent Flood Mitigation Project – also known as the Jakarta Emergency Dredging Initiative, or JEDI – will help dredge about 67.5 km of 11 […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of dredging equipment specialized in solid pumping solutions, has been very busy in the last six months seeing excellent business growth and substantial product development.  The company also moved its headquarters to a larger, bigger space where they will continue to create and innovate. “We are growing big, but always keeping the same goal: […]

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

    IHC Merwede has successfully launched the largest backhoe dredger in the world on 31 August 2012. The name of the vessel will be revealed at the end of the year during a special ceremony. The launch took place at the shipyard of its cooperation partner, NMC, in Nieuw-Lekkerland, The Netherlands. IHC Merwede is building the […]

  • 21 February 2014

    Officials announced that the Port of Geelong dredging contract, worth $6 million, has been awarded to New Zealand-based Heron Construction Company. The contract has been awarded for the multi-million dollar channel-widening work in Corio Bay as part of an ongoing push to improve safety, capacity and efficiency in the shipping lanes for the Port of […]

  • 19 June 2012
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees and retirees, river residents and those affectionately known as river rats lined the banks of the Upper Mississippi River to see the Dredge William A. Thompson make its final voyage, June 12-13. The Thompson left the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers service base in Fountain City, Wis., around 11:30 […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) yesterday announced the introduction of the Great Lakes Ecological and Economic Protection Act (GLEEPA), bipartisan legislation aimed at preserving the Great Lakes and bolstering economic growth throughout the Great Lakes region. GLEEPA would protect the Great Lakes – and the millions of jobs they support – from a variety of […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany has issued a statement after the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District released a new study measuring the economic impact of the Calcasieu Ship Channel at the local, state and national levels. “The Calcasieu Ship Channel supports job creation and economic growth not just in Southwest Louisiana, but across our entire […]

  • 23 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has successfully closed an inaugural USD 450 million US Private Placement Notes program with 26 institutional investors in the United States and United Kingdom. The significantly oversubscribed program consists of three tranches with maturities of 7, 10 and 12 years and was issued in both US dollars and Sterling. The US […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Recently Imtech Marine, specialized in system integration, successfully completed three innovative new-build vessel projects in Singapore; Seven Borealis for Subsea 7, Rockpiper for a subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster NV and Flintstone for Tideway, part of the DEME Group. The ships will all operate in the oil and gas market. Imtech Marine has combined specific […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, locked the last tow of the season for the St. Paul, Minn., area yesterday, because ice conditions on the Mississippi River are becoming difficult for vessels to navigate. The Motor Vessel Mary K Cavarra was locked through Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, Minn., withfour barges. […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) awards a contract for the crucial next stage of New Parallel Runway; work is to begin within weeks. BAC Chairman Bill Grant said that the Corporation had signed a contract for the next important milestone of the New Parallel Runway – the dredging and reclamation – and work would commence on […]

  • 27 November 2013

    Nordecon AS completed the construction of the visitors’ port in Kärdla a month before the agreed deadline. The total cost of the construction of Hiiumaa’s largest marina amounted to about 4.2 million euros exclusive of VAT. The contracting entity was Kärdla Port Foundation. About 3.2 million euros of the total cost of the port, which […]