Category archives for: Dredging News

IHC Stocking Up on Dredgers

IHC Stocking Up on Dredgers

Royal IHC (IHC) has started constructing Easydredge 2700, the first vessel in its range of standard trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD),  in response to the increasing global demand for TSHDs. IHC says that the new vessel will be supplied with a “world-dredging package”, which includes bottom doors, a bow coupling and a dredging depth of 25m. […]

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 18 – 24, 2014)

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 18 – 24, 2014)

Strike at Ningbo Port Turns Violent A massive strike by as many as 10,000 truck drivers at Ningbo’s Beilun Container Port erupted into violence on August 20, as protestors clashed with riot police and smashed the windshields…Read more Engine-Room Fire Disables Tanker, Kills One Crewman U.S. Coast Guard air and cutter forces continue to assist […]

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 11 – 15, 2014)

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 11 – 15, 2014)

Lilly Johanne Capsizes in Turkey Lilly Johanne, a live fish carrier, capsized in Celiktrans shipyard in Tuzla, Turkey, on August 7, iLaks reports …Read more Poland Eyes Canal Construction to Evade Russian Waters Polish authorities have revived plans to build a canal in order to connect the Baltic Sea with the Vistula Lagoon and, thus, […]

Dredging and Towage Stable as Port Expansion Trend Continues

Dredging and Towage Stable as Port Expansion Trend Continues

The growth of global trade flows and the need to maintain and expand ports are expected to continue at a moderate rate. As a result, Royal Boskalis Westminster  expects a reasonably stable market environment for dredging and towage in the next couple of years. “The markets in which Boskalis operates are driven by growing prosperity […]

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 4 – 10, 2014)

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 4 – 10, 2014)

Egypt to Build New Suez Canal Egypt is looking to build a new Suez Canal parallel to the existing one in a USD 4 billion project aimed at boosting the trade along the Canal, which offers the fastest …Read more Exclusive: Workers Left High and Dry as GoAGT Goes Insolvent Maritime security company GoAGT Ltd, […]

Egypt to Build New Suez Canal

Egypt to Build New Suez Canal

Egypt is looking to build a new Suez Canal parallel to the existing one in a USD 4 billion project aimed at boosting the trade along the Canal, which offers the fastest shipping link connecting Europe and Asia, according to Reuters.   “This giant project will be the creation of a new Suez Canal parallel […]

Readers’ Picks of the Week (July 28 – Aug 1, 2014)

Readers’ Picks of the Week (July 28 –  Aug 1, 2014)

Australian Maritime Unions Standing Their Ground The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and the Australian Maritime Officers Union (AMOU) have confirmed they will push ahead with a legal challenge to the Abbott Government’s …Read more Costa Concordia Changes Hands The notarial deed establishing the transfer of ownership of the Concordia from Costa Crociere to the […]

Port of Colombo Upgrade in Full Swing

Port of Colombo Upgrade in Full Swing

The Sri Lanka Government has identified Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) as a way to cater to the increasing demand for services in the international shipping industry.   The project consists of two phases, the first being harbour infrastructure works such as construction of breakwaters, dredging for new harbour basin and navigation channel and rerouting […]

Readers’ Picks of the Week (July 21- 25, 2014)

Readers’ Picks of the Week (July 21- 25, 2014)

VIDEO: Float-On and Transport of Costa Concordia Onboard Dockwise Vanguard Following the successful parbuckling of Costa Concordia, and in anticipation of the pending refloat, Dockwise, a wholly-owned subsidiary …Read more Dockwise Vanguard to Transport Costa Concordia Wreck? Dockwise Vanguard may be the solution for the transportation of Costa Concordia wreck to the scrapyard, since the […]

Van Ord Boasts Order Intake

Van Ord Boasts Order Intake

Van Oord has won two orders in Brazil and the Bahamas, worth a combined worth EUR 100 million ( USD 134.6 million).   The activities involve dredging work for the construction of a new shipyard in Aracruz, Brazil. The client is Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz (EJA), a Brazilian subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine’s Jurong Shipyard from Singapore. […]

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