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  • 21 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Van Oord recently released a video about the land reclamation project for Mexico’s new oil refinery in Dos Bocas, Tabasco. In just ten months time, Van Oord successfully completed this mega project, creating 600 hectares of new land. This was possible thanks to the company’s cutter suction dredger Athena and trailing suction hopper dredger Lelystad. […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Earlier this month, the self-propelled cutter suction dredger KRIOS, returned from successful sea trials on the North-Sea and the second Maasvlakte. According to Royal IHC, all planned tests were successfully completed under the supervision of Boskalis and Bureau Veritas. The newbuild is a sister vessel of the CSD Helios, taken into service in 2017. CSD […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The tussocks are now removed and navigation route on the Okeechobee Waterway is clear, the USACE Jacksonville District reports. An estimated 35-40 acres of material was removed from the waterway between Moore Haven Lock and Dam, and Structure 280. Finally, the Corps has placed a buoy line in the rim canal at S-281, just north […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Technology

    Port of Rotterdam has just released this very interesting video about the research program PRISMA – innovative dredging methods. Furthermore, the Port is continuously looking for ways to make the port smarter more efficient, better and more sustainable. “For this, we look under water to find a source of innovation that seems unlikely at first: […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Damen recently released a new tutorial online: how to replace the pump casing of a DOP submersible dredge pump. Dredging equipment is always subject to wear – as is this submersible slurry pump. By pumping sand and gravel continuously wear parts – pump casing, impeller, wear plates – are in contact with the dredged mixture. […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, yesterday released this very interesting video about the Buffalo Harbor dredging project. In the video, Andrew Kist, student engineer and quality assurance representative, introduces his view of the dredging works. In fact, USACE Buffalo District began operations and maintenance (O&M) dredging on September 8. The work, being […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Equipment

    A couple of days ago, a dredger collided with a tanker at a Malaysian anchorage. The incident happened on October 2 at the TG Beruas Anchorage near Malacca, local media reports. Further, the dredger is believed to be the Oceanline 5001and it is unclear what caused the dredger to slam into the tanker at about […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Celebrating the success of the UK’s first ever sandscaping project, Royal HaskoningDHV today released a video about the Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management scheme. Carried out by Van Oord and Royal Haskoning DHV on behalf of the client-North Norfolk District Council, this is the first sandscaping project in the UK and outside of the Netherlands. […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) recently announced the successful completion of the sizable port construction project in Duqm, Oman. For this extraordinary EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) project Boskalis dredged a new harbor basin and entrance channel with a depth of 18 meters. The company also constructed a kilometer-long quay wall, two 400 meter-long jetties […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Ports North latest video puts together all of the interesting elements of the Cairns Shipping Development Project that was completed in May. In total, more than 400,000 hours were put into the project. The work included dredging the Cairns shipping channel, building an 8km pipeline to transfer silt for re-use and restoring six wharves built […]

  • 20 August 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Last month, Royal IHC crews successfully completed the installation of cutter ladder for Suez Canal Authority’s (SCA) cutter suction dredger MOHAB MAMEESH. With this, the project reached another milestone towards the completion and delivery of this mighty vessel to the client. The MOHAB MAMEESH is one of two vessels currently under construction at IHC for […]

  • 19 August 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Last week, we reported a major milestone in the construction of the world’s first LNG-powered cutter suction dredger (CSD) Spartacus. DEME and Royal IHC teams are putting the finishing touches to this pioneering new vessel. As reported, both giant spuds for the new CSD are now in place, marking the major milestone in this impressive […]

  • 18 August 2020
    Environment

    After almost fourteen years, the Boskalis Environmental has successfully completed the Fox River Cleanup Project. This project in Green Bay, Wisconsin is one of the largest US sediment remediation projects. The scheme consisted of dredging, processing and capping of PCB-contaminated sediment from the riverbed. The job of Boskalis Environmental was to design, build and operate […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. recently shared a video of the ongoing Baltimore Harbor maintenance dredging operations. The work is part of the regular maintenance of the multiple channels that go from the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia all the way into Baltimore Harbor. Each year, the Maryland Department of Transportation Port […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Environment

    As part of a maintenance project to improve the capacity of a primary pond at a Waste Water Treatment Plant, Apex Envirocare was commissioned recently to dredge sediment and sludge that had built up over a period. Using the Mudcat 40E electric dredge and a combination of polymer dosing and GeoPro Tubes (Geotextile tubes) the […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Just a stone’s throw from Dubai’s iconic Ain Dubai and Palm Jumeirah, the project involved reclaiming 60 hectares of additional land and constructing huge quay walls and a new marina in the azure blue water. Set to open in October 2020, Dubai Harbor is a unique and luxurious waterfront development that combines world-class maritime facilities […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) inaugurated the backhoe dredger Sarb earlier this week in the Netherlands. The inauguration comes as a part of NMDC’s international growth and fleet investment strategy which is aimed at positioning the company as a leader in the industry. The contract for the new dredger was inked by the UAE […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Herbosch-Kiere nv, a company specialized in river, port, coastal and offshore projects, has just released this beautiful video of their barge Gaverland, taken during the dredging and backfilling works on a 350m trench in the shallow nearshore tidal zone at Courance beach in France. The project is for the installation of two High Voltage […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     S.C. Ports Authority (SCPA) has just released this incredible video of the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal (HLT) – the country’s newest container terminal. According to SCPA, the new wharf is over 80% complete as construction progresses on Phase One of the new container terminal. The Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal is on track to open […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Jasper County Conservation has just released this beautiful video about their Mariposa Lake Restoration Project.  According to the Conservation, this very important restoration project started in 2018. Due to high levels of sediment washing in from the watershed, dredging was required to restore the lake to its original depths, along with many other preventative […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just released this amazing video named ‘How we made our mark in the Markermeer lake’.  In March 2016, Boskalis started work on the first stage of one of the largest nature restoration projects in western Europe – Marker Wadden. The project aimed to transform the ecologically impoverished Markermeer lake […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Damen Shipyards has just released this beautiful video about their DOP250 dredge pump on a wire crane, doing a beach replenishment job on the Mediterranean coast in Italy.  Due to coastal erosion the beach in the Gulf of Follonica has diminished rapidly, said Damen. The DOP submersible dredge pump has been used to mine […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Dredging Today team has just found this frightening video of an accident during a dredging project.  The man operating the excavator had just jumped out of the cab at the last minute. Unfortunately, equipment fails and drownings are common accidents among dredge workers. Each type of dredger uses specific machinery to perform its task. […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Mud Cat Dredges has just released this beautiful video about their Mud Cat Model MC 40E Dredge, used to clean out a lake in Colorado. The MC 40E is pumping to multiple centrifuges for rapid mechanical dewatering on shore. According to Mud Cat, the radio remote control system allows the operator to move back […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     Watermaster has just released this amazing video from the recently completed Cellulose Aeration Lagoon Dredging Project in Chile. Under the scheme, a pulp mill development and expansion project required the removal of more than 120,000m³ of organic sludge from an aeration lagoon of the effluent plant. The mud had to be captured in geo-synthetic […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     The USACE Buffalo District’s Presque Isle sand nourishment project’s primary objective is to preserve Presque Isle Peninsula by stabilizing the shoreline and maintaining beaches that are an important economic resource for the City of Erie. Presque Isle Peninsula forms Erie Harbor and is a national landmark. The Buffalo District conducted the annual Presque Isle […]