Dredging & Port Construction

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
There’s lots to look forward to at CEDA Dredging Days 2015 for young dredging professionals

October 22, 2015 - sblad

For young professionals, and students interested in joining the world of dredging, the CEDA Dredging Days has a fantastic programme of technical and social events on offer. As always the technical content is the main event and this year offers a particularly strong programme of carefully curated papers focussing on sustainable and innovative dredging solutions for ports. From 5th - 6th November CEDA Dredging Days delegates will experience a series of focussed presentations, from specialists from across the CEDA (EMEA) region who will share their knowledge and insights on the topic. Read More
Atlas Account Manager returns from the New Suez Canal expansion project

October 20, 2015 - sblad

Since its completion in August, the biggest project of 2015, the New Suez Canal has achieved its ambitious deadline. The 22 mile waterway will be the route for approximately 8% of the world’s shipping traffic, becoming the main route for Europe and the Middle East. Atlas Account Manager, Tim van der Stelt was asked by Boskalis to represent them on the project as their HR Consultant. Eight months on, Tim is back in the Netherlands assuming his role in Atlas’ Hoofddorp office. Tim talks to Atlas about the challenges at the Suez; his work with Boskalis and the problems at the canal’s opening ceremony. Read More
Update on Temasek Fairway Project

October 14, 2015 - sblad

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has just released an update on the Temasek Fairway reclamation works, west of Jurong Island. According to the MPA notice, the working period and the working area have been extended. The project will include reclamation, soil investigation and dredging. Read More
Tauranga Dredging Set for Next Week

September 28, 2015 - sblad

The long awaited dredging of the Tauranga Harbor shipping channels is about to begin. Danish dredging company, Rohde Nielsen, the successful tenderer for the project, will start dredging operations in the area during the next week. Read More
Vox Maxima Starts its Indonesian Job

September 28, 2015 - sblad

Van Oord’s largest trailing suction hopper dredger, the Vox Maxima, has started the dredging work for the creation of Pluit City, an artificial island in the bay of Jakarta, Indonesia. Read More
MSCC Bronka Operations to Start Soon

August 28, 2015 - sblad

Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex “Bronka” has just received its second commercial ship before its official opening next month. According to the project investor Fenix LLC, a commercial ship from Germany entered the port with two Liebherr ship-to-shore cranes. The cranes, ordered for MSCC Bronka and assembled at the production facilities of Liebherr Container Cranes in Rostock, will be able to handle Post-Panamax Plus ships carrying up to 8,100 TEUs in 18 rows. Read More
Major Taiwanese Dredging Contract for Van Oord

August 28, 2015 - sblad

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 13 August 2015 - Van Oord has been awarded the dredging contract for the Kaohsiung Intercontinental Container Center Phase II in Taiwan. The client is the Port of Kaohsiung, Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC). Read More
Dredger “Mahury” Launched

August 28, 2015 - sblad

The launching ceremony of the 1.840 m3 twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger “Mahury” took place at MTG Dolphin Shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, on August 10, 2015. Read More
Panama Canal Expansion – August 2015

August 21, 2015 - sblad

The Panama Canal Expansion Program progress update has been just released. The Expansion Program, is the largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction which will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity. Read More