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  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord is a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects. Dredging is Van Oord’s biggest and most important market. “It is our signature talent, one that we have perfected continuously since our business was founded. We use our dredging solutions to reclaim land from the sea, protect coastal zones, and […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A £200,000 project to dredge Sharpness Dock and keep it open for business has revealed some unusual finds, as the port welcomes its largest ship in decades. The project has seen an estimated 10,000 tonnes of silt removed from the dock using a process called ‘cutter suction’ dredging. It’s also uncovered some unexpected items believed […]

  • 28 October 2011

    More than 20 students from technical universities and colleges in Aachen, Delft, Groningen, Hamburg, and Leuven are going to participate in the coming CEDA Dredging Days, under the CEDA Student Programme 2011. Recommended by their respective professors, the students have all shown great affinity with dredging in their studies and many of them seriously consider […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    TOS – Transport & Offshore Services, an international supplier of nautical and technical personnel, announces the official acquisition of Maritime Human Resources BV (MHR). MHR will continue under the name TOS MHR. TOS has acquired all MHR shares as of 13 October 2017. Previously, MHR was partially owned by the STC-Group. “Our current clients find their […]

  • 21 December 2009
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen company Subocean has won tens of millions of pounds of funding to allow it to expand overseas. The private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group (LDC)… Source: BBC News, December 21, 2009

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Tauranga City Council said in its latest announcement that the Pilot Bay beach renourishment scheme is currently underway. “Because it’s a very busy area and it’s exposed to both wind and water, Pilot Bay is vulnerable to erosion. It’s important we replenish it to make sure it’s safe and accessible for boaties and beach-goers,” said Warren […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Australian based remote data acquisition specialist Fastwave has recently received orders for over fifty OceanStar telemetered marine environmental monitoring systems. Most of the systems are to be deployed as part of the broader marine environmental management program being implemented in support of Chevron Australia’s Wheatstone offshore LNG project. The multi-award winning OceanStar system enables real-time […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Systems has supplied three innovative training simulators this year to customers with trailing suction hopper dredgers, cutter suction dredgers and pipelaying vessels. The first was ordered by DEME for the Simulation of multiple trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs). The second accompanies the delivery of the cutter suction dredger (CSD) AL BAHAR for Huta Marine Works. And […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of its efforts to support coastal communities looking to build more resilient futures, NOAA yesterday announced the funding of a $23.7 million award for the construction of the Oyster Bayou Marsh Restoration project. The project will be funded through the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Program, which has restored and […]

  • 12 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The naming and launch ceremony for the 12,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, CHANG JIANG KOU 01, took place on 10 September 2011 at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. IHC Merwede is building the impressive vessel for Yangtze Estuary Waterway Administration Bureau MOT, which is based in the People’s Republic of China. The […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Wind-driven expansion of marsh ponds on the Mississippi River Delta is a significant factor in the loss of crucial land in the Delta region, according to research published by scientists at Indiana University and North Carolina State University. The study found that 17 percent of land loss in the area resulted from pond expansion, much […]

  • 3 November 2011

    High astronomical tides and strong winds northeastly winds created huge waves in October that continued to erode the beach at Tower Beach…  (islandpacket) [mappress] Source: islandpacket, November 3, 2011;

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The accolades keep on coming for Sunshine Coast based business Hall Contracting, with the dredging and civil contracting company having taken out the 2012 Host Employer of the Year award at the Acclaim Apprentices and Trainees awards evening held recently. Hall Contracting Director Cameron Hall said he was delighted to have the company’s efforts recognised […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has extended the public comment period until Feb. 10, 2013 for those who want to submit comments on the Deepwater Wind proposal to construct five wind turbine generators and do other work off the southeast coast of Block Island, Rhode Island. In response to additional requests […]

  • 21 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      After the announcement of moving Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference to Amsterdam RAI, Navingo started to form a Committee of Recommendation for this exhibition & conference focused on offshore energy. For the past three years Offshore Energy took place in Den Helder. Due to the enormous growth in the number of exhibitors and visitors […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The naming and launch ceremony for the 12,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, CHANG JIANG KOU 02, took place today at the Daoda Heavy Industry shipyard in Qidong, China. IHC Merwede is building the impressive vessel for Yangtze Estuary Waterway Administration Bureau MOT, which is based in the People’s Republic of China. It is the duplicate […]

  • 9 July 2013

    A&P Tees, part of A&P North East, recently won an exclusive contract from UK dredge contractor CEMEX UK Marine, part of the CEMEX UK Group, for the drydocking of the company’s three trailing suction hopper dredgers over a five-year period. Due to the severity of the work undertaken by dredgers, it is expected that each […]

  • 1 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 25-May 1, 2016).    Spotlight on LNG-Powered Dredger Royal IHC recently released an article written by Robert van de Ketterij, Managing Director of IHC MTI, about the advantages and challenges of running a trailing suction hopper dredger on liquefied […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Today, Joep Athmer, the Director of Van Oord Offshore and Member of Offshore Energy Committee of Recommendation wished a warm welcome to the visitors of the Offshore Energy Conference and Exhibition 2012 on behalf of Navingo. The exhibition is being held in Amsterdam RAI for the second time in a row on a 12,000 m2 […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that it has executed an agreement to use up to 1 million cubic yards of sand from the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) for the Carteret County Shore Protection and Restoration Project in North Carolina. Sediment used for the project will stabilize and help restore the ecological […]

  • 17 April 2012

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has received a letter of award from Saipem in relation to the offshore project for the Ichthys gas export pipeline development near Darwin, Northern Australia. The project value to Boskalis amounts to approximately EUR 200 million. INPEX is the main developer of the Ichthys project and Boskalis will work on behalf […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways last Friday released a statement regarding recent allegations that the DPWH has issued dredging permits to the 13 sea vessels doing offshore dredging or mining activities in the vicinity of Puro, Caoayan, Ilocos Sur. According to Secretary of Public Works and Highways, Mr. Rogelio Singson, “the Department […]

  • 6 June 2012

    According to myallcoastnota.com, a roughly 20,000 cubic metres of sand has once again been used to replenish the Deadmans Quarry. The eight week, $350,000 dredging project funded by Great Lakes Council saw sand from Yacaaba transferred by pipe to the Deadmans. The sand will act as a buffer on the Jimmys Beach when wild weather […]

  • 30 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CHEC Wins Two Projects in Trinidad and Tobago On February 25, minister of trade, industry and investment of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago signed the business contract for the transshipment port and dry dock project and the Endeavour business development project in the country.   VIDEO: Van Oord 2013 Highlights Van Oord, the Netherlands based […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 7-13).   Ravestein Builds World’s Largest Backhoe for Boskalis The new backhoe dredger Magnor, currently being built for Boskalis by Ravestein, will be the largest and most efficient backhoe dredger in the world.   Nigeria’s Largest Cutter Suction Dredger Completed […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Brusselle Enterprises has announced that it will participate at the WODCON XX conference. Brusselle Enterprises is founded in 1929. Since than the company Brusselle Enterprises has built up a world-wide image as being one of the most devoted and experienced designers and manufacturers of ship’s deck machinery and steering gear for all types of vessels. […]