Project Updates & Industry Developments
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UXO Risk Mitigation Completed

Netherlands

Fugro has successfully completed a second marine unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk mitigation project for TenneT, this time on a cable route survey as part of the construction of the Hollandse Kust...

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Coronavirus Pushes Japanese Cruise Operator into Bankruptcy

Japan

A Japanese cruise operator has been forced to file for bankruptcy after the coronavirus outbreak contributed to the company’s financial downfall.On March 2, 2020, Luminous Cruise Co. Ltd., which...

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Dredging of major channel connecting Dal and Nigeen lakes in full swing

India

Waterways serve as lake's arteries, committed to restore these: LAWDA In its endeavour to improve circulation of waters in Dal Lake, authorities have started dredging of a major interior channel...

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BV performs first survey by drone

Paris, France

Haeju Bay near inter-Korean border was home to 6-month dredging operation in 2019Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore (BV) has completed its first survey by drone. The survey was carried out in the...

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Foundation Piling Operations Completed At Moray East Offshore Wind Farm

Belgium

DEME Offshore is pleased to announce thatits work on the foundation structures for the Moray East Offshore Wind Farm has reached another key milestone, with all 37,000 tonnes of pin piles for the...

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Bulker Collides with Fishing Vessel off Adelaide

Australia

Australian-flagged bulker Accolade II collided with a fishing vessel named Sand Groper off Port Adelaide, on February 29, 2020.Accolade II sustained minor damage while Sand Groper sustained damage to...

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Dredge arrives for $80m Gladstone channel project

Australia

Hall Contracting’s backhoe dredge, Woomera, has arrived in Gladstone for the $80 million Clinton Vessel Interaction Project.Gladstone Ports Corporation chief executive officer Craig Walker said its...

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Work starts to dredge Arial Khan banks to prevent erosion

Bangladesh

Work has started to dredge river banks to prevent erosion by Arial Khan river at Sadarpur of Faridpur.On completion of the work, it will be possible to prevent yearly erosion in the river. In...

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US to contribute to Bangladesh river dredging: Miller

The United States would play a substantive role in dredging rivers in Bangladesh, US ambassador Earl Miller said in Dhaka.He was speaking at a seminar and a cultural function staged on the occasion...

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Revamp will put Mahim beach on tourism map, generate revenue: BMC

India

Mumbai: The neglected Mahim beach, which has for long been nothing but a dumping ground, is all set to get a facelift soon. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) Rs 2.52 crore revamp...

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Chinese firms Start to use coronavirus as claim under Force Majeure to escape contracts and payments

China

Way back in the pre-coronavirus days — October 30-2019 — in Do Not Let Force Majeure be a Major Force In Your China Contract, we did a post warning of force majeure provisions in...

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China Overtakes Germany as Biggest Containership Nation

China

China has overtaken Germany as the biggest nation in the container shipping sector in terms of total TEU.“The fact that China would overtake us in this respect was quite foreseeable: for one thing,...

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Suffolk landmark needs urgent protection after severe coast erosion

United Kingdom

Urgent coastal defence works are being planned to protect one of Suffolk's best-known landmarks from the North Sea.The project will see work carried out along 430 metres of the county's coast at...

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Harbour and Channel Dredging Market to Undertake Strapping Growth by the End 2026 | Boskalis, Van Oord Jan De Nul Group, DEME, Hyundai Engineering & Construction

Harbour and Channel Dredging Market demand 2020-2026Harbour and Channel Dredging Market forecast 2020-2026Harbour and Channel Dredging Market Future Analysis 2020-2026Harbour and Channel...

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Preparing for Worst of Climate Change with $72B Defense Plan

Singapore

Singapore has a reputation for planning ahead. When it comes to climate change, it’s planning for the worst.While governments around the world are struggling to meet the goals of the Paris agreement...