Product and Technical Innovation
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Van Oord lands Deira Islands dredging work

Van Oord has won an AED 550 million (US$ 150 million) marine engineering contract for the Deira Islands development in Dubai, UAE. The contract was awarded by developer Nakheel, and involves some 23.5...

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Boskalis wins EUR35 million Portsmouth dredging contract

Dutch dredging major Royal Boskalis Westminster has been awarded a contract from the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) of the UK Ministry of Defence for capital dredging of the approach...

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Boskalis JV EUR500 million Veja Mate wind farm contract

In partnership with VolkerWessels (Volker Stevin International), Royal Boskalis Westminster has won a contract from Veja Mate Offshore Project GmbH. The contract is for for the design, procurement,...

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City accepts dredge bid from Missouri company

The Lake Improvement Commission directed City Administrator Jim Patrick to begin contract negotiations with Dredge America for administration of dredging operations of the city at its meeting...

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Walters re-elected chairman of ports authority board

Gainesville businessman Jim Walters was re-elected Monday as chairman of the board of directors for the Georgia Ports Authority.He’s spent the past year in that role, after being appointed to the...

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Patel takes over nonprofit development group

Shailesh K. Patel is the new chairman of the Volusia County Association for Responsible Development, a nonprofit group

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Boskalis maintains positive outlook

Royal Boskalis Westminster had a good first quarter of 2015, reporting increased revenue compared to the same period in 2014. Revenue was stable when adjusted for acquisitions, divestments and...

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DEME in €1.67bn Singapore contract

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Dredging International Asia Pacific-Daelim Joint Venture (DDJV) have signed a contract for the Tuas Terminal Phase 1 reclamation, wharf...

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MSC starts work on Viau container terminal

MSC, in partnership with Termont Montréal Inc and the Montréal Port Authority has officially begun construction for the first phase of the new Viau container terminal. To mark the occasion, a...

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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...