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  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Chinese dredger “Jie Long” has been redesigned by Damen Dredging Equipment to adapt it to cutter dredging at the important depth of -50 m. This deep dredging is required for its contribution to the infrastructural works of the Macau-Hong Kong-Zhu Hai transport link. Damen not only engineered and delivered the components, but also supervised […]

  • 10 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Multibeam sonar manufacturer WASSP Ltd – part of the ENL Group – has reached a milestone by shipping its 500th multibeam sonar system. The sale of the WASSP 120 degree 3D multibeam system confirms the company’s position as the number one multibeam sonar system in the world for the commercial fishing sector. WASSP multibeam […]

  • 19 November 2012

    Work started last April and is expected to be completed in 2014. To begin with, the terminal should be able to store 357,000 cubic metres of oil (gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, gasoil and mazut). It is eventually due to have a capacity of 643,000 cubic metres. Plans include a marine jetty with four berths to […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today congratulated Namibian Marine Phosphate on news it has received a mining licence from that country’s Ministry of Trade and Industry. “It’s an exciting global milestone for the industry,” CRP chief executive Chris Castle said. “We hope to be in a similar position within a few months.” NMP is now waiting to […]

  • 7 February 2011

      IHC Engineering Business (IHC EB), a part of IHC Merwede, will be showcasing a range of their bespoke engineering solutions at the forthcoming SUBSEA 11, on 9-10 February 2011, Aberdeen at stand number B14. The ambitious engineering company designs, builds and supports offshore equipment, including tailor-made pipe laying equipment, trenching machines, handling systems and […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Idreco, (International Dredger Constructions), from the Netherlands, has designed, built and installed its second dredger, an ISD 600 with a digging depth of 30 m, at the Inga Dam in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The dam is operated by Société Nationale d’Électricité (SNEL). The dredger has a mixture production and solids production of approximately […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Work to dredge a 300m length of the Cotswold Canals near Stroud town center started yesterday (Monday), Stroud District Council has announced. The work, costing £110,000, is being carried out by Land & Water Services. It involves dredging 4500 tonnes of material from the canal between Lodgemore Bridge and Wallbridge Lower Lock. Most of the […]

  • 16 April 2012

    Each year the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) organises its International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation in various parts of the world. This intensive week-long course was recently presented in Recife (Brazil) from 19 to 23 March 2012. Over 40 participants including civil engineers, area managers, a port captain, site engineers and commercial managers, […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Coastal cities of low lying countries, such as the Netherlands, Belgium, the UK and Germany often have a gentle beach with a dike and a promenade. Along the promenade buildings such as hotels and restaurants are present, protected by storm walls. During a heavy storm the waves will run up to the promenade and impact […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In conjunction with the opening of hurricane season, volunteer members of the Bay Area Coastal Protection Alliance (BACPA), along with government, community and industry leaders, recently introduced a storm surge protection concept designed to save the entire Houston-Galveston region from a direct hit by a hurricane. “In 2008, Hurricane Ike caused loss of life and […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded a contract by PT PP (Persero) TBK for deepening the port and reclaiming land for a new terminal area in Tanjung Priok, Jakarta, the largest container port in Indonesia. The contract is part of the Kalibaru North Container Terminal Phase 1 Project, which will expand the port of Tanjung Priok […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis and Wartsila have announced their collaboration with GoodFuels Marine, the first marine biofuel company focused on the global commercial fleet, in which they will pioneer the development of sustainable “drop in” marine biofuels for the shipping industry. Netherlands-based GoodFuels Marine and its partners will spearhead a two-year pilot program to accelerate the development of […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Without dikes and coastal dunes around two thirds of the Netherlands would be flooded by the sea or its rivers. In 1995, high water levels in the river Rhine became so critical that more than 250,000 people were forced to leave their homes. As a result, the ‘Room for the River‘ Program was established, between […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    This month it will be exactly five years ago that Hurricane Ike caused enormous damage in and around Houston and Galveston in the US state of Texas. With more than $38 billion in damage and over 100 deaths, Ike ranks third in the list of the costliest hurricanes in US history. But it could have […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following on from the Delta Scenarios for the Delta Plan in the Netherlands, Deltares is now also involved in drafting the socio-economic scenarios for the Mekong Delta Plan in Vietnam. Alongside climate change, socio-economic developments in that country are vital factors determining the use of land and water in the Mekong Delta. Scenarios important in […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launch ceremony of SHANTI SAGAR 17 – an 8,000m³ standardized trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) – took place today, 31 March, at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. This is the first of two Beagle 8 TSHDs for Adani – the second (SHANTI SAGAR 18) is scheduled to be launched […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    CARIS, the world’s leading marine GIS organization, has launched a new module as part of the release of Bathy DataBASE 3.2. The Engineering Analysis Module caters to the requirements of the dredging industry, port and waterway authorities, as well as other engineering operations. The Engineering Analysis Module is a replacement for CARIS’ BEAMS software, which […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The recent WODA (World Organization of Dredging Associations) workshop in Paris presented the latest knowledge on the acoustic impacts of dredging on aquatic species. Entitled ‘Underwater Sound in Relation to Dredging’ and held on March 26th 2015, the workshop was based on the work of the two working groups that drafted the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) […]

  • 10 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bangalore: A Chinese shipbuilder has taken Dredging Corp. of India Ltd (DCI) and the shipping ministry by surprise by offering to build two dredgers at half the price quoted by a Dutch firm… Source: Livemint, November 9, 2009;

  • 29 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterking, a Dutch company involved in the production of amphibious excavators, has reported a very busy 2016, filled with lots of activities and accomplishments. Enough reasons for Dredging Today to catch up with Mrs Ageeth Roelofs from Waterking to review the business highlights from 2016 and discuss the impact they project for 2017. DT: How has 2016 […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has concluded a good third quarter. Revenue and earnings, adjusted to reflect the deconsolidation of SAAM SMIT Towage, are in line with the first two quarters of 2014. At Dredging the possible settlement of a number of old projects mentioned during the presentation of the half-year numbers has taken place. This […]

  • 8 February 2010
    Business & Finance

    Qatar Gas Transport Company Ltd. (NAKILAT) has signed a joint venture agreement with Damen Shipyards Qatar Holding B.V., a wholly owned subsidiary of Damen Shipyards Group, to jointly operate a shipbuilding facility in the Port of Ras Laffan, Qatar. [mappress] Source: MarineLink, February 7, 2010

  • 14 January 2010
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Boskalis / Dragamex together with Mammoet make good progress in Cuyutlán, Mexico on getting equipment into the lagoon. [mappress] Source: Maasmond Maritime, January 14, 2010

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following previous investments in the Beverdonk Container Terminal at Grobbendonk, now DP World takes over all shares owned by Euroports in Trilogiport (Liège container terminal). With this, the international terminal operator takes full responsibility for the development of Trilogiport. DP World thus confirms its confidence in Belgium as a logistics hub and base for the […]

  • 29 June 2012

    In a  meeting the board of creditors decided on solutions involving industrial partners. The individual offers for the three companies of the Sietas Group are higher in total than the overall offer submitted and also offer greater security for the future, since they involve strategic investors, i.e. companies from the shipbuilding industry. Amongst the individual […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has closed the third quarter of 2016 in line with expectations. Both revenue and operating profit were higher than the average seen in the first two quarters of the year. The increase was wholly attributable to the contribution from the offshore activities acquired from VolkerWessels, which are consolidated with effect from […]