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  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just published a new ‘Facts About’ publication on underwater drilling and blasting. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis of Chico, California, has submitted the lowest responsive bid in the amount of $5.3 million for underwater drilling and blasting of a 1-acre rock pinnacle adjacent to Berth II at the Port of Ketchikan, Alaska. Under the contract, the company will perform underwater drilling, blasting and dredging operations to a depth of -42′. […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, a marine offshore and inland water construction company, has just completed a dredging project in Bringsinghaug, Norway. The project, located in the Møre og Romsdal area, had to see removal of approx. 6250 m³ of polluted material by using environmental dredging techniques. Wasa Dredging was working as a subcontractor to a company called Volda Maskin AS. […]

  • 14 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

      Rotator Oy, Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV’s official dealer in Finland, has supplied Wasa Dredging Ltd with an EX2500-6 excavator as the base machine for a backhoe dredger. Wasa Dredging Ltd – a Finnish marine and inland water construction company – secured the contract to deepen the Mäntyluoto Pori harbour to 13.5m early in […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently completed planned drilling and underwater blasting in the Arthur Kill Channel between the New York Container Terminal, Staten Island, NY and Elizabeth, NJ. For the last time, in this contract area, the contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, carefully drilled holes in the shale […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has completed planned drilling and underwater blasting in the Arthur Kill Channel between the New York Container Terminal, Staten Island NY and Elizabeth, NJ. The drilling and blasting which was completed during the last week in April 2014 was necessary to loosen hard rock for removal. […]

  • 26 April 2012

    On April 13th, Major General Michael J. Walsh, Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations for the USACE, visited Cashman’s Arthur Kill channel deepening project site to witness a blast. The drill boat Kraken is currently being used for drilling and blasting operations in the Arthur Kill Channel. About project The Arthur Kill deepening […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Maritime Contractor Wasa Dredging Ltd. has completed the blasting and dredging of Uusikaupunki access channel and Yara Port. Uusikaupunki is situated in the southwestern part of Finland.  The channel was dredged mainly to -14,5 m and most of the Wasa Dredging equipment park was used during the project. The project consisted of 127 000 m2/m3 […]

  • 4 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      Turnover rises to EUR 1,578 million, net profit EUR 165 million, company financially very healthy, order portfolio stands at EUR 1.9 billion, new investment programme of EUR 1 billion. 2010 turned out to be an excellent year for Van Oord. A solid level of capacity utilisation, both staff and equipment, and the extraordinary tax […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), exclusively for Dredging Today, looks back at 2016 and forward to 2017. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. As such IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its members, but also the dredging industry in […]

  • 1 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are improving the main shipping channels in the Port by deepening them to a depth of 50 feet, allowing more efficient access to the world’s largest oceangoing ships. In January 2013, the Corps awarded the final major […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are improving the main shipping channels in the Port by deepening them to a depth of 50 feet, allowing more efficient access to the world’s largest oceangoing container ships. To remove underlying bedrock on the floor of […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC and Tompkins UK Limited are strengthening their strategic cooperation with IHC’s acquisition of a majority stake in Tompkins, the parent company of Modus Seabed Intervention and a partner in the TI Geosciences joint venture that IHC and Tompkins created in 2015. Modus is a specialist provider of remote and autonomous technologies for subsea […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are improving the main shipping channels in the Port by deepening them to a depth of 50 feet, allowing more efficient access to the world’s largest oceangoing ships. The Army Corps will conduct an information session (June […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wasa Dredging has completed the blasting and dredging of Pietarsaari Port. All of the company’s equipment was used in different phases during the project. The port was dredged to -12,8 m. The project consisted of about 60 000 m³ of underwater blasting, dredging of 200 000 m³ of blasted rock and 563 000 m³ hard soil/moraine. […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, Finnish specialists in underwater blasting and dredging, is gearing up to kick off a dredging project in Farsund, Norway. According to Wasa, for this over $4 million cleanup program they plan to use the combined dredger and drilling rig Hector, split barges Miika II and Dana II and a tugboat. Scope of the […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Saint-Petersburg based engineering company Global Technologies of Innovative Systems (GTIS) has presented a new multi-functional pontoon for dredging and underwater engineering operations. GTIS Director General, Yevgeny Yeryomin, said that the construction was performed at the premises of Interferrum-Metal, stevedoring company operating at Big Port St. Petersburg, and tested in the water area of the port, according to IAA […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The innovative walking jack-up platform WaveWalker 1 was presented with the Product and Equipment Innovation Award at the prestigious Ground Engineering (GE) Awards ceremony in London last week. WaveWalker 1, developed by Fugro and Van Oord, is an innovative, eight-legged ‘walking’ jack-up barge (self-elevating work platform – SEWP) designed especially for marine operations in rough […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Black & Veatch has provided engineering design and support for permitting and construction on a project that will upgrade submarine cable and transmission line in Boston Harbor. Installation of a new underground and submarine transmission line enables future dredging work needed for import and export at one of New England’s busiest seaports. This line supplies […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Delaware River deepening project, undertaken to allow more efficient transportation of containerized, dry bulk and liquid bulk (crude oil and petroleum products) cargo to and from the Delaware River ports, continues to progress. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released this beautiful photo of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s drill […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are improving the main shipping channels in the Port by deepening them to a depth of 50 feet, allowing more efficient access to the world’s largest oceangoing container ships. Deepening the Arthur Kill Channel to 50 feet […]

  • 8 March 2012

    The Arthur Kill Channel off of Elizabeth, N.J. and north of Shooter’s Island is currently being deepened to allow large ships to safely transit the shipping channel to the New York Container Terminal, Staten Island, N.Y. Some areas of the Arthur Kill Channel contain solid rock that is being broken into smaller pieces to be […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Wasa Dredging Ltd, a Finland based marine offshore and inland water construction company, is in full action at the Sommarøya harbor deepening project in Norway. This demanding project consists of a lot of different stages, including 60 000 m3 of underwater blasting, dredging of 170 000 m3 of blasted bedrock and 160 000 m3 of hard soil dredging. In addition some […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wasa Dredging recently completed the blasting and dredging works of Pietarsaari Port. All of the company’s equipment was used in different phases during the project. The port was dredged to -12,8 m. The project consisted of about 60 000 m³ of underwater blasting, dredging of 200 000 m³ of blasted rock and 563 000 m³ hard […]

  • 7 October 2011

    A team of archaeological specialists is carrying out investigations in the Yangtzehaven. They hope to find traces of human habitation there from 12,000 years ago. The current Yangtzehaven will become the entrance for shipping to Maasvlakte 2. At the end of 2012, the Yangtzehaven will therefore be dug out and deepened to -20 NAP. The […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, is making final preparations to begin a dredging project at the Pampus container and breakbulk terminal in the Norrköping Harbor, Sweden. According to Wasa, for this $9.3 million cleanup program they will use the backhoe dredger Harald, combined dredger and drilling rig Boulder, split-barges Jenna and Laura and […]