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  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) has just released maintenance dredging schedule for the early part of 2017. According to CHC, the dredging will be carried out at Shepards Wharf Marina and approaches, the Town Quay mooring basin and the Royal Yacht Squadron basin. These maintenance dredge works were originally planned to take place in 2016 but have been re-scheduled […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has just released an interesting video showing capabilities of backhoe dredgers. A backhoe dredger is basically a hydraulic excavator installed on a pontoon. Dredging is executed by the excavator which is mounted on a turntable at the front of the pontoon. The backhoe dredger is mainly used for dredging in […]

  • 6 August 2013

    United States Senator Christopher Coons visited the Indian River Inlet this morning with Governor Markell for a briefing from the Army Corps of Engineers on its beach replenishment efforts. The Governor joined DNREC Beach Nourishment Administrator Tony Pratt, Division of Watershed Stewardship Director Frank Piorko, Director of Parks and Recreation Chazz Salkin, Deputy District Engineer […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Vessels

    Around-the-clock dredging operations on the Hudson River commenced recently, and will continue through November in a 14-mile section of the Upper Hudson between Schuylerville and Stillwater, Saratoga County. Dredging began near Fort Edward, 40 miles north of Albany, in 2009, and GE’s contractors thus far have removed 70 percent of the total that the U.S. […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rijkswaterstaat has invited bidders to submit their offers for the design and implementation of the Twente Canal Expansion – Phase 2. The Twente canal forms the connection of the IJssel with companies and ports in Lochem and Twente. It is anticipated that the operations, including deepening and widening of the channels, will cover a stretch […]

  • 14 May 2010

    India’s leading engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors, Essar Projects (India) Ltd has signed a contract with the… [mappress] Source: commodityonline, May 14, 2010;

  • 15 March 2016
    Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program, the most important project in recent years, is nearing its completion. The waterway that connects the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean is increasing its capacity through the construction of a third lane in conjunction with the deepening and widening of the waterway to allow the passage of large Post-Panamax vessels. Over 40,000 […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Dredging Equipment has delivered a customized CSD500-S to Australian customer, Energy Resources of Australia (ERA). The CSD, which has been named the Brolga I, will work in an acidic environment with a pH of approximately 3 for which a wide array of adaptations have been incorporated. The dredger has been shipped to Antwerp, where it […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Researchers from Deltares, Delft University of Technology and IHE, have found that the eroding of sand beaches is less dramatic than is generally assumed. There are more sandy beaches that grow worldwide, than ones that shrink. This is the outcome of the study by the researchers who analysed changes in 50,000 beaches over a 35-year […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

     Our first Dredging Today Conference, moderated by Mr Alexander Verbeek – an Associate at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), took place on October 9-10, 2017, in Amsterdam RAI. During the second day of DTC, we caught up with Mr Verbeek, and asked him about his opinion about […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As announced yesterday, IMS Dredge has just acquired a patent pending dewatering technology the GeoPool. The technology was invented by an IMS Versi-Dredge customer and then successfully trialed in the United States and Europe. The video describes this noninvasive, extremely efficient and affordable dewatering process. It shows the IMS GeoPool as an innovative, inexpensive, reusable, scalable and […]

  • 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;

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC recently partnered with Stiamak Barunawati and Pelindo III to deliver a dredging seminar in Surabaya, Indonesia. The aim of the last month’s event was to give an insight into the world of dredging, and encourage contractors and other relevant parties to enter this field by sharing IHC’s diverse market knowledge. The format of […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Her Majesty Queen Máxima performed the christening ceremony for Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Amalia in Rotterdam this afternoon in presence of 1,400 employees and guests. The vessel was moored along Wilhelminakade next to the Cruise Terminal in Rotterdam for this special event. Her Majesty Queen Máxima toured the Vox Amalia and met […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis has reached an important milestone in Canada with the first volume of dredge material being disposed into the Rio Tinto Dredged Disposal Site (DDS). It was a multidisciplinary team effort that required local and international expertise, LNG Canada reported yesterday. According to LNG Canada, this 4-month construction journey carried out in compliance with the environmental permits […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME Group has just released this amazing photo of their railing suction hopper dredger TSHD ‘Reynaert’, taken on the river Seine in France between Le Havre and Rouen. Deepening works are carried out on the river to further enhance vessel access to the inland Port of Rouen, said DEME. The dredging operations are being carried […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

     Royal IHC has just released a short video of the the building process and launch ceremony of the CSD Jarash. The 3,557kW custom-built stationary cutter suction dredger was launched on Wednesday 7 March at IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk. Named after an ancient city in Jordan, the custom-built stationary CSD will be delivered to Arab Potash Company […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    State-owned port operator Pelindo III has contracted Van Oord to carry out dredging works in the Port of Benoa, Bali. Access to this port needs to be improved to accommodate the increasing number of tourists. Execution of the work will start soon and is expected to be completed within the year. The Indonesian island of […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     Royal IHC has successfully named and launched the multi-purpose 5,450m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) DC Orisant, for a joint venture between Den Herder (Reimerswaal Dredging) and Group de Cloedt.  The ceremony took place on 11 January at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands and was performed by Mrs Ria den […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The keel laying ceremony for the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Lesse was held today in Bulgaria, Royal IHC said in their latest announcement.  The event for the 2,300m³ vessel took place at IHC’s partner shipyard MTG Dolphin in Varna. According to Maarten Nieuwdorp – Project Manager of Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging placed […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘Safety on Site‘. One in five fatal accidents occur in construction and a high percentage of it involves a man on the ground. This article explains how companies can significantly reduce the number of potential accidents on […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging of the Kingston Harbor entry channel has been complete, according to the Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL). The deepening of the channel, performed under phase one of the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT) expansion project, was finished six weeks ahead of the schedule, reported the KFTL. The company also added that the handover of the upgraded […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Aker Arctic and CJSC Zavod Hydromekhanizatsii (Hydromec), a Russian company specialized in the design and construction of dredging vessels, are jointly developing an ice strengthened and winterized dredger that could be used for maintenance work in the Arctic. The companies signed a memorandum of understanding in September 2015 to begin the development of an ice […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) is investigating measures to augment the navigational capacity of the River Ganges, under the Jal Vikas Marg project. The River Ganges (or River Ganga) already carries some shipping, and is recognized as having the potential to be a major inland waterway of over 1,500 km in length. HR Wallingford, […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by Açu Petróleo S.A. (joint venture company of Prumo Logística S.A. and Oiltanking Gmbh) for the expansion of the Porto do Açu Oil Transhipment Terminal in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil. The contract has a total value of approximately EUR 120 million. The expansion comprises the […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    An Italian dredger builder Italdraghe and its consortium partner CPN Srl are currently building three dredgers for the Iraqi Ministry of Water Resources. Following contract signing, work is already well underway on one Italdraghe SGT 400 D and two Italdraghe SGT 300 RB diesel cutter suction dredgers that will be delivered to Um Qasser at […]