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  • 8 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis Bags USD 95 Mln Worth of Contracts in UK and Sweden Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired two contracts in the United Kingdom and Sweden.   Brazil Needs Assistance for $1.5 Bln Dredging and Seaport Improvements Brazil asked for assistance from U.S. and foreign companies to conduct $1.5 billion dredging works and seaport […]

  • 13 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard Delivers Large Dredge Valves to Van Oord Several numbers of big sized dredge valves have been successfully handed over to Van Oord, a leading contractor in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects.   Nautilus Minerals: First of Three SPTs Assembled (Canada) Nautilus Minerals Inc. has assembled the Bulk Cutter (BC), which is the […]

  • 12 January 2012

    As the 112th Congress gets back to work one of Congressman Charles Boustany’s top priorities is to get his dredging bill passed. The so- …   By Lee Peck (kplctv) [mappress] Source: kplctv, January 12, 2012; Image: usace

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    On November 5, the award ceremony for 2012 Top 100 Hong Kong Listed Companies took place in Hong Kong. CCCC ranked 32nd. Liu Wensheng, Chief Economist and the Board Secretary, attended the ceremony and received the award on behalf of CCCC. The event was organized by Finet and Tencent, and co-organized by Hong Kong Economic […]

  • 5 June 2012

      DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has marked World Environment Day by achieving two important international environment standards – ISO 14001-2004 for its Environmental Management System and OHSAS 18001:2007 for its Occupational Health and Safety Management System. DP World, UAE region received the certification from Lloyd’s Register of Quality Assurance(LRQA). Achieving the two standards […]

  • 15 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Rabobank Publishes Outlook for Dredging Sector CEDA Corporate Member Rabobank has published its newest outlook for the dredging sector, and for the first time, made it available to the general public.   Greens: Abbott OKs Great Barrier Reef Destruction (Australia) Tony Abbott’s Great Barrier Reef policy, reported on today, completely ignores the impacts of mining […]

  • 20 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis Consortium Bags Singapore Port Expansion Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has in consortium been awarded work associated with the expansion of the Singapore Tuas Mega Port development.    Experts Doubt Panama Canal Expansion Will Be “Game Changer” The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is […]

  • 22 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede Holds Naming Ceremony for Dredger ITALENI The South African company Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has named its 750m3 grab hopper dredger, ITALENI, during a special ceremony hosted by the shipbuilder IHC Merwede.    Maldives: Hulhumalé Land Reclamation Contract Awarded A US$50 million contract for dredging and reclamation work in Hulhumalé has been […]

  • 10 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thordon Equipment Shows Great Results on DEME’s “D’Artagnan” Water lubricated Thordon Composite cutterhead shaft bearings have performed well for 9 years on one of the largest cutter suction dredgers in the world – Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering N.V. (DEME)’s D’Artagnan (28,200 kW total installed power).   Great Lakes Reports 2014 Second Quarter Results Great […]

  • 16 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Australia: BAM Clough Bags Port Hedland Wharf Contract Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) has awarded the BAM Clough Joint Venture (BAM Clough) a design and construction contract for a fifth iron ore loading berth at its Anderson Point Facility (AP5) in Port Hedland, Western Australia.   UK: Environment Agency Clears River Blockages The Environment Agency has […]

  • 25 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    USA: Stone Harbor Renourishment Moves Ahead Stone Harbor officials have learned that the ongoing beach nourishment project will now involve the entire beachfront.   USA: President Obama Visits Ellicott Dredges (VIDEO) President Barack Obama visited Moravia Park Elementary School, local manufacturer Ellicott Dredges and The Center for Urban Families in Baltimore last week as part […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Prospects for ending the dredging crisis and resolving other pressing issues on the Great Lakes are the best in 12 years, said Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA), the trade association representing U.S.-flag vessel operators on the inland seas, in its State of the Lakes report issued yesterday.  Only uniform, Federal regulation of ballast water remains elusive, […]

  • 1 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular videos from the past year.   Royal IHC VIDEO: Assembly of the 2000th Pump The 2,000th pump is one of two onboard double-walled dredge pumps for Jan De Nul Group’s new self-designed 18,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) that is currently being built.   Cutter Dredger JULIA Launching […]

  • 23 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Russia: Boskalis Signs Contract for St Petersburg Port Project Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces the contract award for the construction of the Bronka Port in St Petersburg.   Australia: Infrastructure Heavyweights Compete for Melbourne Port Project The $1.6 billion redevelopment of the Port of Melbourne has attracted a high calibre list of civil and maritime […]

  • 16 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord Nabs EUR 500 M Land Reclamation Contract (Kuwait) Van Oord has been awarded a land reclamation project in Kuwait. The client is the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) and the contract value amounts to approximately EUR 500 million.   IHC Merwede Launches Dredger ‘AL BAHAR’ C/D HUTA 12 (VIDEO) IHC Merwede has successfully […]

  • 24 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Russia: Photo Report on Sabetta Port Dredging   Dredging works in Sabetta are being implemented in more challenging environment than a year ago.   Construction Starts on Super Suction Dredger   Construction of the “Junyang 1″, a super suction dredger ordered by CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co., Ltd., has recently been initiated in the Netherlands.   […]

  • 10 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul: New Parallel Runway for Brisbane Airport (Australia) On Thursday, 10 October 2013 the Brisbane Airport Corporation announced the construction of the 300 ha platform for their new parallel runway.   UK: New Medmerry Sea Defence Scheme Unveiled The Environment Agency is celebrating an important milestone of a 15 year project to provide […]

  • 27 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord Bags Capital Projects in Brazil and The Bahamas Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has won two orders in Brazil and the Bahamas. The activities involve dredging work for the construction of a new shipyard in Aracruz, Brazil.   Nicaragua Canal Project Presented to Private […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    SC Ports Authority has achieved 13 percent year-over-year growth in container volume for the first quarter of the 2015 fiscal year. This was announced yesterday by SCPA president and CEO Jim Newsome who said that SCPA experienced fairly significant growth during the first quarter, and above-plan volumes are reflected in SCPA’s strong financial performance for […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Team Van Oord (TVO) has topped the rankings in an annual sustainability assessment program carried out by the Environment Agency. TVO is one of a number of consortia listed on Lot 4 of the Environment Agency’s WEM (Water & Environment Management) Framework, which covers ‘asset delivery’. Each year all contractors listed on the WEM Framework […]

  • 22 October 2012

    In testimony to its determined pursuit of excellence, DP World, UAE Region has won three prestigious awards over just two days. DP World, UAE Region won the prestigious Lloyd’s List Port Operator Award for 2012 at the Lloyd’s List Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards, held in Dubai, the important Investment in People Award at […]

  • 21 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    DP World, UAE Region has been honored with the prestigious Lloyd’s List Training Award for 2011 for its outstanding commitment to training its employees and representing a positive contribution towards enhancing training requirements across the maritime industry as a whole. Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region received the […]

  • 11 May 2010

    KEEPING the San Rafael Canal dredged and free of silt has become a regular maintenance chore for the city and the U.S. Army Corps of … [mappress] Source: marinij, May 11, 2010;

  • 17 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Egypt to Build New Canal Alongside Suez Canal Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attended the ceremony of launching the Suez Canal Axis Development Project at the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) club, Ismailia governorate.    Boskalis Posts Record Profit in First Half Year Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a net profit of EUR 253 million in […]

  • 29 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VIDEO: Brisbane Land Reclamation Program Moves Ahead (Australia) Charles Darwin, a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), used for dredging loose material such as sand, clay or gravel, recently arrived to Brisbane.   Ukraine: ASU Introduces Strategy for Development of Seaports Water Areas The Administration of Seaports of Ukraine (ASU) is drafting measures for technical upgrade […]

  • 27 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Liverpool2 to Become UK’s Largest Transatlantic Deep-Sea Port Peel Ports Group has awarded a multi-million pound contract to Shanghai-based Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co (ZPMC) to supply state-of-the-art ‘mega’ container cranes for its new Liverpool2 development.   USA: Oregon Inlet Emergency Dredging Starts The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations […]