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  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    One of the largest cleanup projects ever undertaken in the United States, dredging of New York’s Upper Hudson River, is finally finished, announced GE in a release. According to the release, since 2009, GE has removed the majority of PCBs from the Upper Hudson River. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has called the project an historic […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nwakama Dredge Nigeria Limited is building the largest cutter suction dredger ever made in Nigeria. With more than thirteen years of experience in fabricating dredges of all sizes, Nwakama Dredge is now working on the Nigeria’s biggest CSD, the second order from the same buyer. The first CSD is already doing some reclamation work for the owner. The new dredger […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has successfully launched the largest backhoe dredger in the world on 31 August 2012. The name of the vessel will be revealed at the end of the year during a special ceremony. The launch took place at the shipyard of its cooperation partner, NMC, in Nieuw-Lekkerland, The Netherlands. IHC Merwede is building the […]

  • 9 February 2012
    Equipment, Technology

      Seatronics, an Acteon company, now owns the most RESON SeaBat® multibeam echo sounder systems in the world. As part of an ongoing commitment to providing a market-leading range of rental equipment, the multimillion dollar investment will offer Seatronics’ clients the latest SeaBat 8125-H and SeaBat 7125 ROV2 systems, both of which run the new […]

  • 1 March 2012

    Enthusiastic Bahamians turned out with a record amount of investment cash to grab a share of the company now developing the 56-acre Nassau Container Port and 15-acre Gladstone Freight Terminal. In the initial public offering (IPO) for the port’s holding company, Arawak Port Development (APD), investors scooped up all $10 million worth of shares offered […]

  • 2 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    One of the world’s largest non self-propelled cutter dredger vessels, which is also one of the largest of all cutter dredgers in the world with 5200 kW of cutter power, will feature Wärtsilä engines, both to generate power and to drive the dredging pump. The ship has been designed by the Design & Research Institute […]

  • 26 September 2012

    On 10 September the Barge Terminal Born (BTB) gained a new 150-metre long quay and a site of four hectares for container storage. The port of Holtum-Noord, where the terminal is located, was also deepened to 3.95 metres. The terminal capacity has doubled from 150,000 TEU to 300,000 TEU. This makes BTB the largest inland […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With a hopper capacity of 46,000 m³, trailing suction hopper dredger Cristóbal Colón is the largest and the most high-tech dredger in the world today. Built by the Spanish shipbuilder La Naval in 2009, the 223 m long (Length o.a. ) vessel is owned by the Belgian shipping infrastructure conglomerate Jan De Nul. This type of vessel is mostly […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A record amount of sand has been moved in the annual campaign to provide safe navigation at Mandurah Ocean Entrance and to widen Town Beach. Department of Transport (DoT) General Manager of Coastal Infrastructure Steve Jenkins said that the annual sand bypassing and replenishment project, funded by the State Government and City of Mandurah at […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VOLVO has presented its largest excavator to date, the EC750E at the recent MINExpo 2016 show in Las Vegas, NV. The EC750E was designed to deliver heavy lifting power and high productivity with best-in-class fuel efficiency. The machine is capable of delivering up to 15 percent higher productivity with 5 percent greater fuel efficiency than […]

  • 19 March 2010
    Vessels

    Mazagon Dock Limited delivered to Dredging Corporation of India Limited, India’s largest rock cutting dredger… [mappress] Source:timesofindia,March 19,2010

  • 4 November 2013

    Manmade coastal flood habitat set to double in next 12 months. The country’s largest ever coastal flood realignment scheme is completed today  in Medmerry, West Sussex. The £28 million Medmerry scheme will protect 350 properties, two holiday parks and a water treatment works from coastal flooding, in addition to providing 180 hectares of habitat for […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Vessels

    The Cutter Suction Dredger D’Artagnan, built by IHC Holland, is capable of dredging to a depth of 35m. The vessel is equipped with two inboard dredge pumps and one submerged dredge pump on the cutter ladder. The dredged material can be pumped ashore through a 1,000mm discharge pipe. The dredger is equipped with two propellers (3,700kW […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The founding conference and unveiling ceremony of CCCC Dredging (Group) Co., Ltd. (CCCC Dredging) was held in Shanghai last week, celebrating the birth of the world’s largest dredging company. Jiang Zhuoqing, vice mayor of Shanghai, Liu Qitao, chairman and Party secretary of CCCC, Chen Fenjian, president of CCCC and Jia Like, deputy director of the Planning & […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Tema, Ghana’s largest port, has made global headlines recently over the “crippling disruptions” caused by an impounded Argentinean military ship blocking a busy berth. The obstruction has come at an inopportune time for Tema, where activity should be ramping up to the peak pre-Christmas period. It also highlights the importance of ongoing efforts to enhance […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Adani Ports & SEZ Ltd (APSEZL), part of the Adani Group, has announced a plan to expand its existing terminal Adani International Container Terminal Private Limited (AICTPL) at its flagship Mundra port. The expansion of AICTPL will position Mundra as the major transshipment hub in the country providing congestion free and cost effective solution, Adani said […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Nwakama Dredge Nigeria Limited has successfully completed construction of the largest cutter suction dredger ever made in Nigeria. The new 18″/16″ dredger comes with a ladder length of 22 meters, crew living room with amenities, kitchen, spud pillars and inbuilt capacity to hold 33,000 liters of diesel. At the moment, the CSD is receiving finishing touches at the Ascot […]

  • 13 January 2012

    A global subsea engineering firm is working on a major North Sea contract worth in excess of £2million. Rotech Subsea, which is headquartered in Aberdeen and owned by Norwegian firm Reef Subsea, is involved in a subsea excavation project with marine construction firm Red7Marine on what will be the UK’s largest operating wind farm. The […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has announced the award of the second construction contract for work in the Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel as part of the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project. The award, officially made on Thursday, is for $213 million to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC for the […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the largest airport in the world, the new Istanbul airport, is currently underway.  The airport, located in Arnavutköy district on the European side of Istanbul, is being constructed by a consortium called IGA, which is formed by Cengiz, MAPA, Limak, Kolin and Kalyon. On the north side of the airport a harbor is being constructed […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The largest ship ever to enter the Thames arrived at DP World London Gateway yesterday (19th October 2014) in the early hours of the morning. The 397-metre-long, 56-metre-wide Edith Maersk has a draught of 16 meters and can carry up to 15,500 standard containers. With brand new state-of-the-art infrastructure and equipment, London Gateway, when fully […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During its 91st session in November 2012, IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) adopted a number of amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS). Among these amendments was the adoption of the new SOLAS regulation II-1/3-12, which requires ships to be constructed to reduce onboard noise and to protect personnel […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge engineers were busy in Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria, in August, starting up the country’s largest dredge to date. The 24-inch (600 mm) Marlin Class dredge from DSC features two dredge pumps – a 24-inch pump located on the ladder and another 24-inch pump located on the dredge’s stern. The dredge has a 23-meter (76-foot) […]

  • 10 September 2012

    On August 24, the rankings of ENR2011 were unveiled. As a result, CCCC ranked first among ENR largest Chinese international contractors for the sixth consecutive year. CCCC ranked 10th among the world’s 225 largest international contractors, one place up from the 11th in 2011, making it to the top 10 for the first time, topping […]

  • 5 March 2014

    Gold Coast residents will get improved access to local waterways with the finalisation of the 10-year Waterways Management Strategy. Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson said the final strategy is the largest overhaul of Gold Coast waterways in 30 years. “Following several months of community consultation, the strategy has been finalised and ensures Gold […]

  • 14 February 2011
    Vessels

    Van Oord’s largest self-propelled cutter suction dredger Athena was named and launched at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Kinderdijk on 12 February last. The Athena is the largest ever cutter suction dredger built in the Netherlands for a Dutch dredging company. What is more, the Athena is one of the largest cutter suction dredgers in […]