Project Updates & Industry Developments
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This week Royal IHC set a new record

Netherlands

This week we set a new record by loading 20 trucks at 3 locations with parts of dredgers for the Ministry of Agriculture in Turkmenistan. The dredgers will be deployed to improve the irrigation system...

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Jan De Nul Completes Port Hedland Dredging

Luxembourg

Jan De Nul Group completed the capital dredging works for the Channel Risk and Optimization Project (CROP) in Port Hedland, Western Australia, and can look back on a successful three-year...

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Tamil Nadu gets Central nod to build groynes in Pulicat

India

Welcoming development, fishermen say project will boost their revenue, but environmentalists fear it could damage ecosystemCHENNAI: In a significant development, the State government got the...

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First phase of DP World's $1.2bn Ecuador port project is now completed

Ecuador

Phase two to include an integrated special economic zone that models Dubai’s Jebel Ali Port and freezone The US$538m first phase of the new Deepwater Port of Posorja in Ecuador...

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Stern action requires to save Karnaphuli: Minister

Bangladesh

Land minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury on Saturday said the present condition of the river Karnaphuli was very dreadful feared that the river would not survive in future if such situation continues.The...

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Australia: Stockton beach represents the failure of governments to deal with impact of coastal development (Opinion)

Australia

The Stockton beach I remember was a beautiful beach despite the debris of a busy trading port. The "world class" Coastal Management Act, now fully operational, is flawed and hopeless when it comes...

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An Aussie Opinion: Stockton beach represents the failure of governments to deal with impact of coastal development

Australia

The Stockton beach I remember was a beautiful beach despite the debris of a busy trading port."Together with our many other regional beaches and small townships it will form an increasingly important...

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Aberdeen harbour's £350m expansion is delayed

United States

Completion of a major expansion of Aberdeen Harbour has been delayed.Aberdeen Harbour Board said the "new construction schedule" for the £350m expansion at Nigg, due next year, was now based on a...

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Rijkswaterstaat & the Port of Rotterdam Authority Celebrate Deepening of Nieuwe Waterweg and Botlek Completion

Netherlands

The Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management and the Port of Rotterdam Authority celebrated the completion of the deepening of the Nieuwe Waterweg and Botlek. One of the busiest...

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United Kingdom: The plan to save Norfolk coast will only put off the inevitable

United Kingdom

This summer, the UK’s Norfolk coast underwent a transformation that has only been seen once in the world before.A giant sandscaping scheme saw 1.8m cubic metres of sand added to the area’s beaches to...

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Dredging Equipment: Global Markets and Technologies

NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Report Scope: This study reviews key dredging technology categories, along with relevant market and production information, technological descriptions and...

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Netherlands Completes New Waterway

Netherlands

The Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority celebrated the completion of the deepening of the Nieuwe Waterweg and Botlek on...

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Ferry tragedy: KPA disregards Raila's directive on dredging

Kenya

The dredging at the port of Mombasa is still on course despite African Union’s envoy Raila Odinga ordering a halt of the same to improve visibility to assist in the recovery of the body of a mother...

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U.S. House of Representatives Chairmen & Ranking Members on the Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure & Sub Committee on Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation Request CRS (Congressional Research Service) to address bias in Jones Act Reports Issued.

United States

EXCLUSIVE DREDGEWIRE PRESS RELEASE By Heiko U. Osterchrist -Associate Publisher, DredgeWire Earlier this summer Dredging Contractors of America challenged the findings in CRS 2019 Harbor...

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Louis-Dreyfus welcomes moves towards ship speed reduction

Netherlands

When IMO’s working group on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships meets in London next week, proposals before it will include measures to either put limits on ship speed or, as...