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  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The FSUE “Rosmorport” North-Western Basin Branch is carrying out scheduled dredging operations in the water area of the seaport of Ust Luga. At present, the dredging is being done by FSUE “Rosmorport” own dredging equipment – the WAKA NAMI GO cutter-head (backhoe) dredger with the Usva barge being used to carry soil to the disposal […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Last week, the Port of Dover released a beautiful sunset photo of trailing suction hopper dredger Sospan Dau working on the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project. The DWDR Principal Contractor, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster (VSBW), has mobilized various items of floating equipment to undertake initial Dover harbor dredging and […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) and Royal IHC – the two companies specialized in dredging, mining and marine construction – have signed a contract for the construction of a new state-of-the-art Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger. The contract was signed on Wednesday, March 9 2016, at NMDC headquarters in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E between the company’s CEO Eng. Yasser Zaghloul and IHC CEO Mr. […]

  • 24 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Nigeria: Sand Dredger Killed in Lagos Explosion An explosion under the Festac Link Bridge yesterday killed one person and left another seriously injured.   Nigeria: Lagos Police Arrests Suspect for Explosion The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a man in connection with the explosion which occurred on Miracle Sand Beach under the Amuwo […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    A permanent entrance (the Entrance) to the port of Gippsland Lakes from Bass Strait was completed in 1889. Since its construction, there has been continual ingress of oceanic sand into the Inner Channels. In addition, an offshore bar (the Bar) has formed outside the Entrance. This sand on the Bar creates navigation hazards requiring almost […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Ivory Lake has developed a Cutter Suction Dredger simulator for Van Oord. The simulator is based on the dredging vessel named “Athena”. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 13, 2013

  • 19 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A consortium consisting of Van Oord, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., NMDC (Abu Dhabi) and Jan de Nul (Belgium) has acquired a contract from the Suez Canal Authorities in connection with the expansion of the Suez Canal, which provides a vital shipping link between Europe and Asia. The total contract value amounts to $1.5 billion, with […]

  • 12 January 2010

    The Port of Dover has had its own dredger for some time. Nigel Stokes, assistant harbour master, explains that the David Church, which carries out both suction and grab dredging, is in use hoovering up the silt that gets deposited in the harbour all year round, non-stop. [mappress] Source: Port Strategy, January 9, 2010;

  • 9 April 2010

    Jim Wooder, chair of the Sydney Marine Group, said the company, which tabled a $38-million bid, has a 100-year history and one of the world’s largest fleets of advanced suction hopper dredging vessels… [mappress] Source:capebretonpost,April 9,2010;

  • 8 June 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Abeko Marine received new requests for dredging and land reclamation projects, for which the company had to expand the fleet on the short term with a new Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger. Suitable second hand dredgers were not available which made the company decide for the conversion of the MV ‘Sirocco’, a general cargo vessel built […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Contractor Verboon Maasland has ordered at Damen Dredging Equipment the delivery of a new cutter suction dredger. This stationary dredger will be an exact copy of the “Susanna” – delivered in 1981. Excellent proof that satisfied customers always return. The “Susanna” was built in 1981 by De Groot Nijkerk, as Damen Dredging Equipment then was […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston Harbor dredging program, undertaken by concessionaire Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), is progressing according to schedule, Jamaica Information Service (JIS) just announced. Being conducted under phase one of the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT) Expansion Scheme, the project involves deepening of the entry channel and reinforcing the quay at Port Bustamante to allow for access […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore, MD, based manufacturer of cutter suction dredgers and dredge equipment, has successfully delivered a portable cutter suction dredger (CSD) to their customer in Malawi, southeastern Africa. In 2018, the Millennium Challenge Account of Malawi (MCA-M) awarded Ellicott Dredges a tendered contract to supply an Ellicott Series 1270 Dragon dredger. The new […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has won the DPC ‘Coastal Port Dredging Project of the Year Award’ for its sustainable approach in port dredging, the company said in their latest release.  From August 2017 to April 2018, Jan De Nul Group dredged 4 million m³ of mudstone in the Port of Linkou, Taiwan, and re-used the […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging scheme is set to kick off today, the port said in their latest release.  According to the official announcement, this dredging campaign, scheduled to last for a period of approximately 7 days, will be undertaken at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has been contracted by CFM – the ports and railways company of Mozambique – to carry out emergency dredging works in the Port of Beira. “Reinstating the port access channel to its charted lines and levels is of great importance to facilitate […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    All contenders of the Dutch Maritime Awards 2018 – the highlight of the Maritime Week which is held from 10 through 17 November 2018 – have been revealed to the public, according to the organizers. One of the contenders for the “KNVTS Schip van het Jaar” award is the recently delivered trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River, […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne Marine announced today that Trimble will distribute a branded version of Teledyne’s PDS software package for hydrographic survey, construction and dredging operations. The announcement was made at ConExpo 2017, one of the world’s largest international exhibitions for the construction industry. Construction applications for the Trimble Marine Construction Software include dredging, cable lay applications, monopile […]

  • 21 January 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The launch ceremony for the 30,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger CONGO RIVER took place on 21 January 2011 at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. IHC Merwede is building the impressive ship for the DEME Group and the CONGO RIVER is one of the largest ships in the fleet. The […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord’s newest addition to its fleet, the self-propelled cutter suction dredger Artemis, will be moored in Rotterdam until 14 April 2013. Business relations and employees will have the opportunity to visit Artemis before it departs for western France for its first assignment. Pursuant to a contract with the Grand Port Maritime de la Rochelle, […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Gold Pan California, a gold prospecting supply shop located in the Bay Area, is shining light on a California State Budget loophole which is being exploited by Legislators to enact last minute laws on pet projects and further increase California’s budget deficit. “Californian’s have no idea how much their local Legislators are really costing the […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Italdraghe SpA will be exhibiting at the 31st edition of the Bauma show that will be held in Munich, Germany, between April 11 – 17, 2016. In the Mining section, the company will be showcasing its cutter suction dredgers. Also at the event, Italdraghe will present its extremely popular excavator dredging heads, which are being increasingly used in gold and […]

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

    PaxOcean, a subsidiary of Kuok Singapore Limited, has won newbuilding contracts for the construction of a 2,300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) and two 3,500m³ split hopper vessels for Royal IHC. The vessels, set to be constructed at PaxOcean Graha in Batam, Indonesia, are expected to be delivered first half of 2020. “This new contract […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The new Easydredge 3700 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Mahaa Jarraafu is set to arrive in the Maldives by the end of this month, the Corporate Maldives reports. The $36 million dredger, built by Royal IHC for the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC), was launched in January 2017 at the RMC Shipyard in Qidong, China. […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard, dedicated to the dredging and mining industries, will take part at the Latin American Congress of Ports annual meeting that will be held in less than a week in Puerto Iguazú in Argentina. The company’s objectives are to showcase its latest innovations in realm of dredging and mining equipment, to exchange the ideas and experiences […]

  • 25 January 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Picture of the Day: Dredger in New Suez Canal  Egypt launched the New Suez Canal project in August 2014. The construction was ordered by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to be completed in one year. Boskalis: Latest Addition to Its Hopper Fleet  The naming ceremony of the Freeway, […]