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ITB Christens New Tug Island Regent


Canada's Island Tug and Barge (ITB) christened the second of two new ATB tugs, the Island Regent, at its headquarters in Burnaby.The Island Regent was designed by acclaimed Robert Allan Ltd. naval...

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MEOP-SMS: a new database for submesoscale-resolving CTD data


It is with great excitement that we are finally able to present you a brand new MEOP product, the MEOP-SMS database.The MEOP-SMS database is a collection of CTD data gathered with CTD-SRDLs attached...

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Debmarine Namibia to invest US$ 468 Million in world’s first custom-built diamond recovery vessel


Debmarine announced that, new vessel will represent the largest ever investment in the history of marine diamond recovery. Debmarine Namibia added that, its Board of Directors have approved the...

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Hamburg Süd Welcomes Mexico Reefer Vessel


Maersk-owned carrier Hamburg Süd has announced the naming of its newest container vessel, introducing the “Polar Mexico” at the Port of Veracruz.Hamburg Süd has been active in Mexico for...

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Dredge Pumps Market: Major Trends, Analysis and Outlook 2019- KSB, Dragflow, Metso, Weir Group

Global Dredge Pumps Market report covers the segmentation arena, market secrets and regional retreats, size, share, growth analysis, trends and plans of the industry.Industry Review of International...

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Newly-Built Tshd Doing The Portuguese Proud


Recently the Jose Duarte started its first mining job in Lisbon. The trailing suction hopper dredger has been built in Portugal for a Portuguese dredging company, to a Spanish design and using Dutch...

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Merré Shipyard Delivers SEEM 16-640ST Dredge


The stationary dredge SEEM 16-640ST, a steel hulled and aluminum superstructure named Milady, was launched at Merré shipyard. It was built for the Services Industriels de Genève, based in...

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Main Iron Completes First in Trio of New Kirby Towboats

LA, United States

The Bailey is the first of three towboats being built for Kirby Inland Marine by Main Iron Works. Main Iron Works photo.Main Iron Works, Houma, La., recently completed the first in a series of three...

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DNREC Introduces Delaware Living Shorelines Monitoring Framework to Help Gauge Success of Shoreline Restoration Projects

DE, United States

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Watershed Stewardship in partnership with public and private environmental organizations have introduced the Delaware Living...

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Dredge Pumps Market 2018-19 Weir Group, Grundfos, Dragflow, Xylem, LEO Group

Dredge Pumps Market presents overview:A recent report published on the “Dredge Pumps Market” presents an analytical overview of the Dredge Pumps industry. It studies the global Dredge Pumps market...

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Va. Port’s Big Cranes Symbolize Maritime Industry ‘Arms War’

VA, United States

NORFOLK, Va. — Some of the largest cranes to operate at an East Coast commercial port have arrived in Virginia, marking the latest effort to accommodate the increasingly mammoth container...

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Rotterdam Gets First LNG-Powered Dredger


ROTTERDAM: Dutch dredging company Van der Kamp has put into service a unique LNG-powered ‘Ecodelta’ dredger at the Port of Rotterdam.The vessel is designed as a trailing suction hopper with two main...

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The DredgeWire Editors Recommend the Book “Unruly Waters: How Rains, Rivers, Coasts and Seas have Shaped Asia’s History” by Harvard Professor Sunil Amrith

Here is an excerpt from a Jan 4/2019 WSJ review: “Mr. Amrith has written a marvelous—and marvelously ambitious—book that sets out to explain how water has shaped the history of Asia. In...

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Ross Island Sand and Gravel Lays Off Workers

OR, United States

(KATU Photo)PORTLAND, Ore. — Ross Island Sand and Gravel in Southeast Portland is closing its concrete division and laying off more than three dozen workers.Ross Island Sand and Gravel is owned...

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Stationary Dredger SEEM 16-640ST « Milady » has Been Launched


Stationary dredger SEEM 16-640ST « Milady » with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure has been Merré shipyard.Delivered in 2019, it is a stationary dredgerl built by Merré shipyard...