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  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced that talks will continue with Zurich American and Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC) (formed by the companies Sacyr Vallehermoso, S.A (Spain), Impregilo, S.p.A. (Italy), Jan de Nul Group and Constructora Urbana, S.A. (CUSA) (Panama)) until Tuesday, February 4. The parties agreed to continue meeting over the weekend […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging is planned to be carried out at the Volga-Caspian canal. Some sectors of this shipping canal silt every year with annual spring floods. In 2013, the sector between 123 km and 129 km saw a decrease of waterway depth from nominal 4.5 m to 4 m and even 3.5 m. Experts note the annual […]

  • 25 June 2012

    Ha Noi needs help from its community to protect the number of lakes and ponds from encroaching urbanisation. Many lakes have already been lost or reduced because of pollution, VietNamNet Bridge reports. The ministry stated that this situation could get worse by 2020, when about 45% of Vietnam’s population was expected to be living in […]

  • 20 September 2013

    Officials in many localities nationwide are preparing to encounter flooding situations, as it has been forecast that the depression in the South China Sea will trigger continuous heavy raining in Thailand. Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi on Thursday visited Ayutthaya to evaluate the water situation in the province, which was heavily afflicted by the great […]

  • 7 May 2012

    The entrance to Wenona Harbor is becoming more dangerous because of the constant shifting of the sand and mud which have been accumulating there. The local boaters are used to the situation and rarely run aground, but the visiting boaters run aground regularly. During the winter months the tides are even lower than usual and […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Schock Contracting Corporation and Tierra Contracting, in combination with DSC Dredge, joined their forces recently to accomplish the emergency dredging project in Carpinteria Salt Marsh. Carpinteria, a small California town approximately 80 miles north of Los Angeles, sits right on the Pacific Ocean with mountains just behind it. Unfortunately, this past year has been very […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, together with its local partner, has successfully delivered an Electric Pump (EL604SB) with control box to a shipyard in Russia. The customer was looking for a pump that will be used for a dredging project in order to enlarge his basin floating dock in the region of Volga, near Nizhny Novgorod. After studying the situation […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Aquino government, through the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), introduced a plan to hire a private company to dredge the rivers in Subic, Zambales in an attempt to alleviate the worsening flood situation. Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte assured during the regular press briefing in Malacanang that the DPWH is now addressing […]

  • 11 April 2012

      U.S. Rep. Allen West announced Tuesday that locally prioritized federal projects are going to be important only when Washington officials address the ascending debt. One of the projects affected by the ascending debt is the St. Lucie Inlet dredging. Many inlets and ports, considered as local-level issues, are in a serious situation and need […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Société Merceron TP has won the 3,455,711 EUR dredging contract. This project includes a maintenance dredging work in the Ports of Loctudy and Lesconil, in order to maintain adequate depths in the harbours and access channels. Loctudy is a fishing port and seaside resort in Brittany, France, at the mouth of the Pont-l’Abbé river estuary. […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH has won the contract for the turnkey supply and installation package of the inner array grid cable system for the Nordsee One Offshore Wind Farm, a project developed by RWE Innogy GmbH. The OWF will be situated within the German Bight sector of the North Sea, about 40 km north of […]

  • 24 February 2012

    A delegation led by visiting Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu forged sisterhood ties Friday with the Port of Miami with a view to promoting personnel exchanges, information sharing and technological cooperation between both ports. The sisterhood pact was signed by Chen and Chang Kuo-ming, chief secretary of the Kaohsiung Harbor Bureau, and Kevin T. Lynskey, assistant […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waalwijk has far-advanced plans for the construction of a container terminal outside the dykes on the Bergsche Maas, the Port of Rotterdam Authority announced. As a result, it should be possible to handle vessels of up to 135 meters. The call for tenders for this project is planned for May or June of this year. The […]

  • 28 June 2012

    The Industry Minister has led the management team from the Board of Investment of Thailand (BOI) to Japan to assure Japanese investors of Thailand’s flood prevention plan in a bid to create investor confidence. During the roadshow to Japan, Industry Minister M.R. Phongsawat Svastiwat presented Thailand’s industrial and investment promotion strategies to Japanese investors, while […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction of the lock gate chamber of the outer head, which is part of the IJmuiden Sea Lock Project, is scheduled for near completion in June, reports the Port of Amsterdam. The diaphragm walls for the guard walls will also be constructed this month, just like the flood defense between the new sea lock and […]

  • 25 June 2012

    The new Samalaju Port project in Bintulu will involve massive dredging and reclamation works, reports thestar.com. According to the PEIA report, 18.98ha would be reclaimed for the construction of port platform areas. “As the project is situated on a shallow continental shoreline, it is anticipated that dredging activities would be required to be carried out […]

  • 6 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Idreco deliverd a new ship for the company Vicat in France. This dredger is situated in Ville franch in the neigbourhood of Lyon. Technical details: * suctiondepth 18m * Idreco 400 pump * 355 Kw motor * jetpump 280m3/10 * 160 Kw motor * 22 Kw suction pipe winch * 4x 5,5 Kw winch * […]

  • 29 March 2013

    A national consultative forum on the 2013 flood prevention, mitigation preparedness and response has urged the Federal Government to prioritise the dredging of the Niger and Benue rivers to avert disaster, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. The forum reportedly made the call in a communiqué on Thursday in Abuja. It said the dredging of […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    London Gateway will be the UK’s first 21st Century major deep-sea container port and Europe’s largest logistics park. Here is the latest stop-motion video from London Gateway, as their opening date creeps closer: Situated on the north bank of the River Thames, London Gateway provides unrivalled deep-sea shipping access for the world’s leading businesses to […]

  • 20 June 2012

    Van Oord has secured a maintenance dredging contract for Odisha’s Dhamra port, reports thehindubusinessline.com. The contract includes removal of an estimated seven million cubic metres of silt by the begining of the next year. Contract period might be extended depending on the situation. Port authorities have expressed concerns about the rising level of siltation in […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC), a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company Ltd., has won its first dredging contract in Vietnam. The company recently signed the agreement for the Lot 12 of the Duyen Hai power plant dredging project. The contract, worth approx $9 million, includes removal of over 2 million cubic meters of soil […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Board of Directors of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has reaffirmed its full support to the Panama Canal Administration in the management of the contract for the construction of the Third Set of Locks. In a press release issued yesterday, signed by the Chairman Roberto Roy, the Board of Directors reaffirmed its “full support […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group (ORN) today announced preliminary results for the quarter ended September 30, 2015. During the quarter, the company bid on approximately $682 million worth of opportunities and was successful on approximately $161 million, representing an overall win rate of 24%. Also during the third quarter of 2015, five projects in the company’s Heavy […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a California based heavy-civil, marine and environmental contractor, has just released an update on its Illwaco dredging scheme. The project is moving forward and the company plans to remove more than 120,000 cubic yards of material from the areas near USCG Station Cape Disappointment at Illwaco, Washington. Dredging work is being conducted with […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Steve Jaeger, the Heart of Illinois Regional Port District Director, said dredgers are doing what they can to keep traffic moving along the Illinois River. According to Newsbug Info, water levels are down across Illinois because of the drought, and that’s causing some issues for barge traffic. Jaeger said: “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     Boskalis, a Dutch dredging and heavylift company, has successfully wrapped up a coastal protection project at Katwijk, a coastal municipality and town in the province of South Holland, situated in the mid-western part of the Netherlands.  “We recently carried out beach replenishment work near Katwijk for this reason, finishing in perfect time for the […]