Dredging & Port Construction

East Gippsland Shire Dredging Project Announced

January 5, 2016 - sblad

East Gippsland Shire Council will begin trial dredging at Mallacoota Ocean Access Boat Ramp in early 2016.The dredging is part of the shire’s operations and maintenance environmental management plan for the boat ramp. Chris Waites, Director of Operations, said that the cutter suction dredge will be a key component of maintaining access to the boat ramp. Read More
Dutch Dredging Secures Major Contract in French Guyane

December 29, 2015 - sblad

Dutch companies Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging from Sliedrecht and partner Iskes Towage and Salvage from IJmuiden have been awarded a 12 year maintenance dredging and towing assistance contract for the ports of Cayenne and Kourou in French Guyane. Read More
Update on Rijkswaterstaat: Atlas places 40 personnel to the Dutch fleet

December 23, 2015 - sblad

It has only been three weeks since Atlas Professionals began its collaboration with Rijkswaterstaat. Since then Atlas Professionals has placed 40 maritime personnel across the Rijksrederij on a variety of coastal and inland projects. Since 1st December Atlas’ Urk office has already supplied maritime personnel to Rijkswaterstaat fleet that consists of Patrol, Coastguard, Oil recovery and survey vessels. The majority of positions that Atlas have supplied are Able Seaman, Cook, Steward, Chief Mate and Master. Read More
Van Oord Names New Cutter Suction Dredger Mangystau

December 17, 2015 - sblad

Van Oord has named a new cutter suction dredger at the yard of Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands. The vessel, which was given the name Mangystau, is the second modified Damen CSD 650 cutter suction dredger in the Van Oord fleet. The naming ceremony was performed by Ms J.P.T.M. Verwijs, wife of the chairman of Van Oord’s Works Council. Read More
The Latest update on the Marker Wadden Project

December 16, 2015 - sblad

In just couple of months, Royal Boskalis Westminster will start the first phase of one of the largest nature restoration projects in western Europe: Marker Wadden. Read More
New Capital Contracts for DEME

November 16, 2015 - sblad

DEME Group, a Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering company, has secured several international dredging contracts with a total contract value of 150 million euros. Read More
PortMiami Completes $1 Billion Infrastructure projects

November 10, 2015 - sblad

PortMiami is ready for the big ship era! It is the only major logistics hub south of Virginia capable of handling fully laden post-Panamax vessels. More than $1 billion of capital infrastructure projects are now complete and have transformed PortMiami to a major U.S. global gateway. Read More
The Giant in Panama (VIDEO)

November 4, 2015 - sblad

The Canal de Panamá has just released this amazing video which shows the backhoe dredger Alberto Aleman Zubieta during its deepening work on the Panama Canal Expansion Project. Read More
Zandmotor to Protect UK

October 30, 2015 - sblad

The UK’s first investigation into the use of beach widening to reduce coastal flooding and erosion is being led by the National Oceanography Center (NOC) in partnership with the University of Liverpool. Read More
Watch MAHURY Naming LIVE

October 30, 2015 - sblad

The naming ceremony of the 1.840 m³ twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger “MAHURY” is taking place today at MTG Dolphin Shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria. Read More

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