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  • 9 November 2012

    Port dues in Rotterdam will be lowered next year to below the 2008 level. The existing discounts will be maintained, inflation will not be passed on again and the Port of Rotterdam Authority will be giving an extra 2% discount on the port dues. In addition to this, € 5 million of the port dues […]

  • 19 September 2012

    The bridge over the Sheboygan River will be closed to traffic during the next week because of the dredging project. From 7:00 pm to 7:00 AM, September 25-27, 2012, the Eight Street Bridge will be closed. During these periods, Ryba Terra Joint Venture will be dredging approximately 1,400 yards of sediment from the river, which […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Mile Point scheme was one of the first breakwater construction projects ever to use Trimble Marine Construction (TMC) Software and Teledyne BlueView sonar to collect motion-compensated 3D point clouds and create a 3D model from the moving barge platform in real time. Manson Construction Co. was hired by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cleantec Infra, an Indian company involved in mechanized cleaning of waterways, has just posted a video about the Mumbai Nallahs Dredging Program, undertaken by an amphibious dredging machine. The amphibious dredger, produced by Aquarius Systems, USA, is a highly unique machine designed for use in open nallahs and narrow canals, capable of floating in water and soft marshy wetlands where […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Recently, CHEC has signed an EPC contract for Abidjan port extension with the Abidjan Port Authority, Cote d’Ivoire, with a contract value of 933 million US dollars. As Abidjan’s integral economic part and a major project in the post-war economic reconstruction project of Cote d’Ivoire, the project plays a significant role in reestablishing its position […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Works are continuing on the southern breakwater at the Mackay Marina since the damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Dylan in late January, announced North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation. NQBP has commissioned extensive radar imaging of the breakwater that allows engineers to gain a more comprehensive understanding of rock movement along the wall as the result […]

  • 8 September 2010
    Vessels

    IHC Engineering Services, part of IHC Merwede, and Liebherr-France (Mining and Marine Excavators division) have announced that they have entered into a cooperation agreement. Both parties signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding joint activity in relation to product development, sales and global service of IHC backhoe dredgers. This collaboration is a perfect match between […]

  • 27 July 2012

    Orolia, a group specialized in positioning, navigation and GPS timing equipment and systems for critical operations today announced the acquisition of Boatracs Inc., a maritime information solutions provider for the commercial marine industry (fishing vessels, dredgers, tugs, barges, training vessels, rescue boats, oil platform service vessels, etc..). The Boatracs acquisition is part of the group’s […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced the release of more than $18.7 million in capital improvement project (CIP) and grant funds for priority repairs and improvements at state facilities. “Our economy is getting stronger, and capital improvement projects are key to maintaining our positive momentum while enriching state services, improving public areas and enhancing learning environments throughout […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has just announced that in order to achieve the authorized project depth in the Calumet Outer Harbor, bedrock will be removed starting on August 10, 2017 through July 2018. The Corps awarded the $6.05 million contract to Roen Salvage Company of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., on September 30, […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BlueView Technologies, the world leader in compact acoustic imaging and measurement technology, is now including its new ProViewer Plus operating software with all 2D Multibeam Imaging Sonar shipments. ProViewer Plus features the industry’s most advanced target tracking capabilities through exclusive data analytics developed by SeeByte. The new operating software enables users to track, monitor, and […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Indofin Group, the investment company, owned by the De Bruin family, has acquired a majority shareholding of 62% In IHC Merwede. Rabo Capital (10%) and IHC Merwede management and staff (28%) are the other principal shareholders. Indofin has obtained this significant stake in IHC Merwede by partially taking out each of its coshareholders. Indofin’s Chairman, […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Underwater gold mining for a long time has been a very labor intensive and often low yielding process. Divers are often put into freezing cold and often dangerous waters in order to dredge gold rich sands to make their fortunes. Currently the biggest issues stem from the ability to operate at depths of greater than 25 […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Equipment

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Charlock, owned by Van den Herik, visited the Royal Niestern Sander shipyard last week. The dredger is one of their returning customers due to good experiences with Niestern Sander. “They’ve always been very positive about being able to plan quickly with the yard. Now the dredger is here for […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Victoria’s commercial ports have performed strongly over the past year, posting solid figures in import and export trade. Minister for Ports David Hodgett welcomed the annual reports tabled in Parliament yesterday and said the figures reinforced the strategic value of Victoria’s commercial ports. “Victoria has an incredibly strong ports sector which can be seen in the […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first steel rolling gate has been installed on the new locks on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal Expansion Program, marking another milestone in the massive project. The massive steel gates weigh on average 3,400 tons and vary in size depending on their location (Pacific or Atlantic) and their position on the locks […]

  • 15 November 2011

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) informs the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that dredging works at Loyang Offshore Base start soon. Dredging works will be carried out by the dredger “Draco”. The work barge will be held in position by spuds and will have a circular safety working […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging work in the vicinity of ST Marine Yard, Benoi Basin, is about to begin, according to the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore. Starting from December 23rd to April 30th 2016, the dredging will be carried out in the Benoi Basin. The dredging work will be carried out by grab dredgers held in position by anchor spuds. […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Dockwise (the “Board”) has unanimously resolved to support the combination of Dockwise and Boskalis (the “Combination”) and to recommend the mandatory cash offer by Boskalis of EUR 18.50 / NOK 137.65 per share cum dividend for all of the issued and outstanding common shares in the capital of Dockwise (the […]

  • 18 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a good result in the first half of 2011, with net profit coming in at € 114.1 million on revenue of € 1,250 million (first half of 2010: € 123.9 million and € 1,135 million respectively). Compared to the end of 2010 there was a decline in the order book […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dover Harbour Board will be holding a public workshop on Wednesday 23rd April at Cruise Terminal 2 between 2pm – 4pm to discuss the plans for the Dover Western Docks Revival. DHB recently announced its plans to develop the Western Docks, creating over 600 jobs and safeguarding another 140 positions, by developing a new cargo […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first public consultation related to the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) report of the Nicaragua Grand Canal Project was held last Thursday, September 24th 2015 in Managua.  Over 400 people participated in the meeting, including representatives from environmental organizations, NGOs, COSEP, AmCham Nicaragua, labor unions, Rama and Kriol Territorial Government, Nicaragua Canal and Development Project Commission, […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors announced the appointment of engineer Manuel Benítez as the new Deputy Administrator of this entity, beginning on September 4, 2012. “The Board of Directors considers that Benítez´experience and knowledge will contribute to the management of the Panama Canal, as the waterway faces new challenges while maintaining its […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Sennebogen 630 HD duty cycle crane has been supplied to Eberswalde Water and Shipping Authority (WSA) in Germany by sales and service partner Willing. As a federal agency, the Eberswalde Water and Shipping Authority (WSA) is responsible for the upkeep of the approximately 660km of federal waterways on the Oder and the surrounding waterways. […]

  • 4 February 2011
    Vessels

      IHC Merwede announces naming and launch ceremony of the 24,000kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger, ATHENA, on Saturday 12 February 2011. This is a unique event because the ATHENA is the largest cutter suction dredger built in The Netherlands for a Dutch dredging company. Moreover, the ATHENA belongs to the three largest cutter suction dredgers […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dockwise Ltd. confirms it has received an unsolicited intended offer from Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. for the acquisition of all outstanding shares of Dockwise at an offer price of EUR 17.20 per share cum dividend. The intended offer by Boskalis is subject to certain specified and unspecified conditions. The combination of the two companies provides […]