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Mercator acquires two additional dredgers

Shipping company Mercator has acquired two more dredgers to expand its dredging business, according to a filing to the Singapore Exchange (SGX) today.One of the vessels is a trailer suction hopper...

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Van Oord scores at Burbo 2

Van Oord has secured a contract to install foundations at Dong Energy's 258MW Burbo 2 wind farm in the Irish Sea.The Dutch company will tackle 32 monopiles and transition pieces, supply and install...

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Boskalis wins African projects worth $84m

Royal Boskalis Westminster(Boskalis) has been awarded three dredging-related contracts in Africa with a combined value of approximately $83.9m.In Angola, Boskalis has been awarded a contract by Angola...

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Boskalis wins Angola LNG dredging contract

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has announced that it been awarded three dredging-related contracts on the African subcontinent. The contracts have a combined value of approximately €75 million.One of...

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BAM completes $73m Aqaba New Liquifed Gas Terminal

BAM International has completed the €65m ($72.8m) contract to construct the Aqaba New Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal for Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC).The firm has handed over the project...

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DEME extends contract to remove mine-derived sediments from the lower Ok Tedi river system in Papua New Guinea

Ok Tedi Mining Ltd. has awarded to Dredging International, member of the DEME Group, a five and a half-year extension of its ongoing contract to remove mine-derived sediments from the lower Ok Tedi...

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FSUE Rosmorport employees complete their training in the Netherlands

During 8 – 12 June 2015 a group of employees from the central office, Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin, Astrakhan, North-Western Basin and Sakhalin Branches of FSUE "Rosmorport" have completed a training...

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Van Oord Develops Deep Excavation System

Stretching across oceans and continents, approximately 32,000 km of new pipelines are constructed each year forming an industry worth $28 billion. The installation of pipelines on the seabed require...

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MEG 1 becomes Merkur Offshore, mulls turbine options

The 400MW MEG 1 wind project in the German North Sea has been renamed Merkur Offshore and is reconsidering its options on turbine supply as it nears a financial close, an official at developer Deme...

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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. SVP Purchases $30,680.00 in Stock (GLDD)

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. (NASDAQ:GLDD) SVP Maryann Waryjas purchased 5,200 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 11th. The stock was purchased at an average cost...

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Halcrow Prize for best scientific publication

Robert McCall (coastal morphology expert), Pieter van Geer (coastal engineering expert) of Deltares, Gerd Masselink and Timothy Poate of the University of Plymouth will be awarded the Halcrow Prize...

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BAM and Van Oord win Dutch highway project

The A1/28 joint venture of BAM and Van Oord working with design partner Arcadis has won the tender for major improvements to the Hoevelaken junction near Utrecht.The project for the Netherlands...

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New commander for Corps of Engineers Savannah district

Col. Marvin L. Griffin will take command of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, from Col. Thomas J. Tickner in a formal ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday.Brig. Gen. C. David Turner,...

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Damietta Port Development in Full Swing

Konecranes has received an order for four Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes from Branch Damietta Container & Cargo Handling Company in Egypt.This Konecranes equipment will include high-performance...

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Major infrastructure contract for BAM / Van Oord joint venture

The Directorate General of Public Works (Rijkswaterstaat) has awarded the project to improve the Hoevelaken motorway interchange to the A1/28 joint venture established by BAM and Van Oord. Hoevelaken...