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  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) put a special spotlight on the challenges of optical backscatter monitoring in mixed sediment environments. Optical backscatter instruments (OBS) are very popular instruments for measuring suspended sediments in the field. In this IADC article, an analysis is given based […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Official beginning of the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) is set to take place on Wednesday, May 29, marking a significant milestone in the United States’ progress to becoming the net exporter of the nation’s energy production. In January 2019, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $92 million construction […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Oceanside Harbor, CA, has just released the latest update of their harbor dredging project, saying that weather has shut down dredging operations since Sunday, May 12th. Based on current weather forecasts, dredging will not resume until Friday, May 17th. That was the original day that Manson Construction was planning to finish all […]

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

    Radio Holland Netherlands booked an order recently to deliver a NavCom package to two cutter suction dredgers, built by Royal IHC. The vessels will have an overall length of 147.4 meters and provide a maximum dredging depth of 35 meters. In addition, they will offer accommodation facilities for 73 people. Equipped with one submerged – […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 6–12, 2019).   Ayia Napa Marina Construction Update VIDEO Ayia Napa Marina has just released the latest construction progress update for this unique development project in Cyprus.   Interview with NMDC’s Yasser Zaghloul: Utilizing the Latest Technologies in Dredging […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 3 months, dredging operations will be carried out off Kwun Tong Typhoon Shelter, the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) said in its latest announcement. The works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including one dumb lighter, one backhoe pontoon, three bucket pontoons, one […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eng. Yasser Zaghloul, Chief Executive Officer of National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), has been recently interviewed by Marasi News and he said that the company developed and expanded its portfolio of projects and operations throughout 2018 and into 2019. In this exclusive interview, Zaghloul clarified that the company’s performance is based on its vision to […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has just released the latest update on the dredging operations in the vicinity of Sultan Shoal Lighthouse, located on the island of Selat Jurong, in the Western Anchorage of Singapore.  According to MPA’s notice, the dredging works in this area are set to continue until November 6, 2019. […]

  • 28 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 22-28, 2019).   Hard Times for Uljanik, Jan De Nul Wants Money Back Jan De Nul Group is demanding the repayment of all installments paid to Croatia’s troubled Uljanik Shipyard, plus interest, after they cancelled an order for Newbuilding […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    PaxOcean Shipyard Singapore has successfully redelivered the Water Injection Dredger Giovanni Venturi to Jan De Nul Group safely and on schedule. Giovanni Venturi was converted from an Offshore Supply Vessel and undergone removal, conversion and repair works while in the shipyard. The newly converted vessel will be capable of a maximum operating depth of 27.5m […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    RH Marine has supplied its Rhodium Alarm Monitoring System (AMS) and Dynamic Positioning and Tracking Control System (DPT) for the Ecodelta, the first Dutch dredger on LNG. The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), owned by Van der Kamp, is 134 meters long, 21 meters wide and can dredge up to 37 meters deep. It has […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority has officially inaugurated the deepening of the Nieuwe Waterweg and Botlek basin, making this port complex accessible for ships up to 15 meter draught. The dredging scheme was carried out by Boskalis (Maassluis to the Benelux Tunnel and the Botlek) and Van der Kamp (from the Nieuwe Waterweg Maassluis to […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 22nd World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON XXII) officially kicked off today at the Shanghai International Convention Center in Shanghai, China. The event is being organized by the World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA), China Dredging Association (CHIDA) and Eastern Dredging Association (EADA). Mr Polite Laboyrie, President of the Central Dredging Association (CEDA), opened the […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 22nd World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON XXII) will take place in Shanghai, China, this week, from 22-26 April, 2019. The event is being organized by the World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA), China Dredging Association (CHIDA) and Eastern Dredging Association (EADA). As the world’s top summit on dredging held every three years, the congress […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings today announced the award of multiple contracts with a total value of approximately $35 million. According to their latest announcement, the company’s Marine Segment has been awarded three contracts for dredging services along the Texas Gulf Coast. The project calls for the dredging of ship docks and berths for private clients in […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand placement operations in Bay Head (NJ) are scheduled to begin in May with estimated completion in late June, reports the Army Corps, Philadelphia District. According to the Corps, there will be two pipe landings in Bay Head. The contractor, Weeks Marine Inc. will position the first pipe landing just north of Karge St. The work will first […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand removed from the Daintree River Ferry channel will be spread across Newell Beach (Queensland, Australia) over the next few days to replenish the coast and help fight erosion, Douglas Shire Council reported today. The first trucks were send yesterday to move sand from the ferry site, where almost 9000 cubic meters of sediment is piled […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The project to deepen, widen and lengthen the Lyttelton Harbor’s shipping channel is now complete and ready for use, the New Zealand’s Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) said in its latest release.  The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Fairway wrapped up the project late last year, and now twenty-two new navigation aids see Lyttelton become one of […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch based BV Technisch Bureau Uittenbogaart (TBU) has been appointed as an exclusive agent for C.u.W. Keller GmbH & Co.KG (KELLER), a German manufacturer of marine gearboxes. According to an official KELLER’s announcement, one of the reasons why the German company selected TBU is that the KELLER’s merchant marine propulsion gearboxes and their complete […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The coastal community of Stolford has become the first location in the UK to benefit from innovative flood defense technology pioneered in the Netherlands, Royal HaskoningDHV said in its latest release.  The solution to be implemented is known as Hillblock, a type of block revetment, that uses a series of specially-shaped concrete blocks positioned on the […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major milestone has been reached on the new Antarctic wharf project at Rothera Research Station. Following two months of deconstructing the old Biscoe wharf, the first frame of the new 74-meter long structure has been lowered into place. Over the weekend, divers completed the final part of the wharf deconstruction along the sea bed, […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has joined Maritime by Holland (NML) – a foundation which plays a connecting role between subsectors and the maritime sector as a whole. Together with the branches, NML stimulates mutual cooperation, also with the government and the knowledge and educational institutions. On the other hand, NML is committed to increasing the visibility of […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Repairs will soon be underway for nearly five miles of critically deficient Feather River west levee between Tudor Road and Cypress Avenue in south Sutter County. In late February, the Army Corps of Engineers issued a $35 million contract to Great Lakes E&I for its Sutter Basin Project, which involves the installation of cutoff walls […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has closed 2018 with a lower result, in line with expectations – net operating profit was EUR 83 million (2017: EUR 150 million). Including an almost entirely non-cash extraordinary charge of EUR 519 million there was a net loss of EUR 436 million, said the company. Revenue rose 10% compared to the previous year to EUR 2.57 […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) and SSA Marine have reached a long-term agreement for the development and operation of international container terminal at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. The facility, SSA Jacksonville International Gateway Terminal, is an expansion of SSA Marine’s current leasehold at Blount Island and will offer deepwater berthing space to accommodate the larger container ships […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has ordered the construction of two water injection dredgers (WID) at Kooiman Marine Group. “The new vessels will be multifunctional and will include systems that ensure optimal deployment. The first vessel will be commissioned in late 2020,” said Van Oord. This new generation of vessels is versatile and has water injection dredging, mass […]