Dredging

Dutch Partners to Build Artificial Island off Indonesia

Joint venture partners Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. and Van Oord have been contracted by PT Muara Wisesa Samudra to design and construct an artificial island

Study Examines Impacts of Inland Waterway Investment

The National Waterways Foundation (NWF) has commissioned and released a two-year study to examine the U.S. inland waterways’ national economic return on investment

Australia Bans Waste Dumping on Barrier Reef

 Australia has ordered a ban on dumping dredge waste on most of the Great Barrier Reef, the environment minister Greg Hunt stated, as part of a push to cease the UN declaring the website in danger.

Damen's Customised Dredger for Van Oord

  Damen has signed a contract with leading dredging and marine contractor Van Oord for the supply of a CSD 650 custom suction dredger together with an FCS 1605 Fast Crew Supplier,

South Carolina Container Volumes Climb in 2014

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) reported that container business rose 12 percent in 2014, a year highlighted by strong volume growth and substantial forward

Van Oord Chooses Marlink VSAT Services

Marlink has been selected to provide Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) services for the fleet of the international dredging and offshore contractor Van Oord.

Port of Montreal Plans $132m Expansion

Ottawa government has announced a multimillion-dollar investment for the Port of Montreal, meant to facilitate exports following a new trade deal with Europe. The

Florida DEP Approves Port St. Joe Dredging

The Port St. Joe Port Authority has been issued a permit by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to allow for the dredging of the port’s navigational

Cost Overrun Hits Panama Canal Expansion

Widening the Panama Canal will cost more than budgeted due to billions of dollars in overruns by the consortium carrying out the work says a report from AFP.  The

India to Convert 101 Rivers into Waterways

As part of promoting water transport in the country, the Indian government has set an ambitious target to convert 101 rivers across the nation into waterways.  The Minister for Road Transport,

Face-lift for Port of Windsor

The Windsor Port is key area in the planned $7-billion worth of investments to transform Canada’s most important transportation and trade networks, the Great Lakes-St.

Port Updates Uderway in Santiago de Cuba

With Chinese and Cuban construction specialists survey, the work on a new multipurpose terminal at the Guillermón Moncada Port in Santiago de Cuba has officially began.

World’s Largest Containership Arrives in Hamburg

The massive 19,100-TEU containership CSCL Globe has arrived in Hamburg on its maiden voyage; growth in China trade continues   The Port of Hamburg will handle a 19,

Vizag Port Completes Phase 1 Dredging

Visakhapatnam Port has completed first phase of dredging in the Inner Harbor to handle vessels with deadweight tonnage of 60,000 without lightening.    The Port has achieved a 12.

New Dredge Monitoring System for UKD Bluefin

Customized configuration of Damen Dredging Instrumentation during scheduled docking   The UKD Bluefin has undergone a complete refit of the Dredge Monitoring

Damen Cutter Suction Dredger and Stan Tug for Nigeria

Damen reports two more vessels have been sold to a long term Nigerian customer. A tug, type STU2208, and a cutter suction dredger, type CSD500, have arrived at

New Barge for US Army Corps of Engineers

Steelways, Inc. announced the departure of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Crane Barge, Snag Barge 1401.   Snag Barge 1401, a heavy duty crane barge built by Steelways Inc.

Australia: Murray Mouth Dredging Starts

Dredging of the River Murray mouth has begun as the South Australian Government was granted funding from the Murray Darling Basin Authority to keep the channel open over summer.

Van Oord Orders 2 Dredgers to Be Built in Spain

Van Oord has ordered two trailing suction hopper dredgers to be built by Spanish Construcciones Navales del Norte S.L., LaNaval at its yard in Bilbao. Both vessels

Charleston Harbor to Be Deepened

SC Ports Authority, Lowcountry Open Land Trust, Coastal Conservation League and Southern Environmental Law Center Announce Milestone Agreement for Harbor Deepening  Collaboration

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