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  • 4 January 2012

    The new deep-water quay in the Port of Raahe was inaugurated recently. The quay allows a draught of 10 metres. It has brought about considerable improvements in the transport services for industry and commerce. In addition, the fairway has been dredged to allow a draught of 10 metres. Together the new storage fields at the […]

  • 3 January 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Saturday December 31st, the new backhoe dredger ‘Peter the Great’ was launched successfully on the Ravestein shipyard in Deest, the Netherlands. The pontoon was built for the account of DEME NV and its Russian partner NDC (Northern Dredging Company Ltd), part of the PST Group. The Dutch shipyard Ravestein BV was awarded with a […]

  • 22 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    “Understanding the ecosystem is essential. It not only helps mitigate potential negative impacts, but also improves and enhances the wider project environment – something that each dredging project should seek to achieve”, emphasized one of the lessons of the CEDA-IADC’s course “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” course leader Gerard van Raalte. The Training Course, jointly developed […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    MTU received an order for eight Series 4000 Ironmen gensets from the China-based Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (ZPMC), a heavy-duty equipment manufacturer. The gensets will power two 99m multi-purpose vessels owned by the Dutch company Boskalis which owns one of the biggest and most modern fleets in the world. Each vessel will be […]

  • 7 December 2011

    CEDA (the Central Dredging Association) is the only independent, international, professional association in Africa, Europe, and the Middle-East whose sole interest is dredging and marine construction. It is an internationally acknowledged authoritative reference point for high quality, unbiased information. The CEDA Quality Stamp on a document means that it has been reviewed and endorsed by […]

  • 5 December 2011

    CEDA Dredging Days 2011, the most recent edition of CEDA’s prestigious series of conferences has proved once again that it is the place to be for all professionals who want to stay abreast of dredging’s latest developments. In an excellent, inspiring atmosphere some 280 experts from over 20 countries from all over the world spent […]

  • 30 November 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    In November 2011, the portal crane LPS 600 won the ‘Crane of the Year’ trophy awarded by the International Bulk Journal, marking Liebherr’s third win in a row in this category. The LPS 600 convinced the international judging panel, represented by several experienced experts in the Maritime Bulk Industry. This bulk handling heavyweight crane impressed […]

  • 28 November 2011

    JIP3D – the International Days “Dredging, Dredging Products and Sustainable Development” will take place on 16-18 February 2012 in Hammamet, Tunisia. The event will be followed by a technical visit on the 19th. The organisers, CEDA Tunisia and the Tunisian Association of Innovation and Technology, invite scientists and practitioners to submit papers on the following […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 November 2011

    On Tuesday, November 22nd, Prime Minister Mark Rutte visited Damen Shipyards’ Head Office in Gorinchem. The visit was motivated by Mr Rutte’s wish to stay continuously informed of current and future developments in the Dutch industry, especially the shipbuilding industry and the Dutch maritime cluster. Kommer Damen (Chairman of the Board), René Berkvens (CEO) and […]

  • 22 November 2011

    U.S. Senators Bob Casey, Pat Toomey  and Chris Coons have filed an amendment to an appropriations bill that would increase the potential of securing the Delaware River dredging project federal funding. The amendment would move formerly appropriated funds in the Army Corps of Engineers budget to navigation projects directed towards improving our Nation’s rivers traffic […]

  • 17 November 2011

    Like many other activities, dredging produces underwater sound. Recently, the issue of effects of underwater sound on aquatic life has received broader attention within the scientific community, with stakeholders and the general public. This position paper, produced by a CEDA Working Group on Underwater Sound: – Summarises the effects of sound on aquatic life to […]

  • 11 November 2011

    For Spicer Bak at Stevens Institute of Technology, being a beach bum and a PhD candidate go hand-in-hand. That is because this Ocean Engineering graduate student studies beach erosion to better understand how to protect America’s coastlines. Coastal protection is a major topic for government agencies, ocean scientists, and beach bums around the world. It’s […]

  • 6 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Annual review of the global dredging market is provided by IADC as a service to all who are involved in dredging and maritime related industries and as part of its role to inform the public and other interested parties. The present review focuses on the situation in 2010 and was published in October 2011. IADC […]

  • 3 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VOSTA LMG to present a new, patented ball joint design at the Europort exhibition in Rotterdam. The revolutionary new design, based on GREENFORCE technology, provides full wear liner protection and will result in less power and fuel consumption, less CO2 emission, less wear and has the possibility to apply a modern, self lubricating bearing system, […]

  • 1 November 2011

    Another milestone agreement has been reached between the Panama Canal Authority and the Port of Miami – Administrator and CEO of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), Alberto Alemán Zubieta, and Port of Miami Director, Bill Johnson, have renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote trade opportunities and share best customer practices. Prior to signing […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The MESLU clutch is in focus at the MARINTEC 2011 in Shanghai, and it has been highly appreciated by customers thanks to its constructional advantages, especially when used in suction dredgers and other maritime applications. The MESLU, a pneumatically operated double cone friction clutch guarantees guided concentricity of the outer part to the inner part […]

  • 28 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Today, the DEME-group (Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering) launched the self-propelled cutter suction dredger, AMBIORIX, one of the most powerful and advanced cutter suction dredgers in the world. The launching ceremony took place at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Hardinxveld-Giessendam, The Netherlands. The actual launching was initiated by Mrs. Kristin Hermans – De Keunynck, spouse […]

  • 28 October 2011

    In testimony submitted to a Congressional committee that oversees both maritime and inland transportation, the head of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) said the nation must make sound decisions on modernizing the nation’s seaports. On Wednesday, the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee heard from industry professionals regarding the future of the nation’s seaports […]

  • 26 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Currently a hopper dredger is being built in Canada which will perform the maintenance dredging activities of the St Lawrence Seaway. Ocean’s companies, the shipbuilder and future dredging contractor, have opted for a proven design, fitted out with a Damen trailing pipe and other Damen dredging gear. The self propelled 62 m long 1.180 m3 […]

  • 25 October 2011

      Research conducted by the independent research agency, NEA indicates that the northern seaports offer the most efficient route for container transport into a large part of the central European hinterland. Seven ports located in the North of Europe have four times the container throughput of the principal eleven ports competing along the Southern coastline […]

  • 12 October 2011

    APM Terminals’ Global Port, Terminal and Inland Services Network observed its 5th annual Global Safety Day on October 12th with the participation of 24,000 employees at the company’s facilities around the world. Each facility will organize their safety day activities around local challenges, concerns or issues. In some cases the program will consist of an […]

  • 26 September 2011

    Each year the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) singles out a specific project or programme amongst its members as an example of excellence in safety. This year the IADC Board has announced that the 2011 Safety Award has been presented to Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors bv. Achieving a safe working environment is […]

  • 26 September 2011

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “China Freight Transport Report Q4 2011” report.  In July 2011 China announced an investment programme for navigation projects on the Yangtze River​ that should see its facilities catch up with the rapid rise in freight traffic on the waterway. Chinese Deputy Minister of Transport Xu Zuyuan […]

  • 23 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Industry Veteran Don King and Dredge & Marine Company, LLC have announced their exhibition at this year’s Europort maritime trade show in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. As the only American dredge builder exhibiting this year, DMC hopes to bring their efficient and unique dredge manufacturing designs and techniques to the European community and beyond. “DMC […]

  • 21 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Damen Dredging Equipment will be present both at the CEDA Dredging Days as well as at the Europort maritime exhibition. The event will take place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands from the 8th up to the 11th of November next. The CEDA Dredging Days are a technical forum held during the exhibition. This year conference is […]