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Van Oord presented a white paper on Accelerating Climate Initiatives today

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Van Oord, an international contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, presented a white paper on Accelerating Climate Initiatives today.Prior to the launch, Van...

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Royal IHC signs contract with Port Authority of Douala

Netherlands

Royal IHC has signed a contract with Cameroon’s Port Authority of Douala (PAD) for the delivery of an IHC Beaver® 50 cutter suction dredger and Delta Multi Craft 1450 work boat. An important aspect...

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Dredging Safety Checklist

Dredge Yard continuously investigates and develops dredging equipment that is reliable, durable and eco-friendly. We strive to reduce environmental footprint and increase efficiency to achieve high...

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Radio Holland books order at the Royal IHC shipyard: NavCom package for two cutter suction dredgers

Netherlands

Radio Holland Netherlands (Rotterdam) recently booked an order to deliver a NavCom package to two custom-built Cutter Suction Dredgers built at Royal IHC shipyard. In detail, RH also supplies the...


Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Akufo-Addo inspects Odaw river dredging works, Kaneshie storm drain construction

Ghana

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 21 May 2019, inspected ongoing dredging works on the Odaw river, and the construction of a Storm Drain at Kaneshie 1st Light, in Accra.Accompanied...

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Nigeria: Belgium Partners Nigeria to Boost Trade, Investment in Maritime

Nigeria

By Godwin Oritse As part of efforts to boost trade and encourage foreign direct investment in the Nigerian maritime sector, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has...


Company & People News/C-Suite Interviews
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A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S reports solid uplift in earnings and strong cash flow in Q1

Denmark

Copenhagen, 24 May 2019A.P. Moller - Maersk has closed the first quarter of 2019 with a 33% increase in earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) to USD 1.2bn while...

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

Argentina

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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Hamburg Süd Continues Fleet Expansion

Germany

Maersk-owned shipping line Hamburg Süd has announced the christening of “Polar Ecuador”, its latest addition to a fleet of reefer-fitted container vessels.Revealed at the Port of Antwerp, the new...

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Damen’s man in Brazil

Brazil

Published in category: Dredging & Marine Contracting Walter Herchenhorn Director Endratech Engenharia e Equipamentos de Dragagem Ltda.,...


Product and Technical Innovation
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MEOP-SMS: a new database for submesoscale-resolving CTD data

Argentina

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

Canada

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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IHC launches big custom cutter dredge for titanium dioxide mining for Kenmare

Netherlands

Today again a launching behind the back. Everything in proportion, but also here the borders looked up again with regard to the maximum dimensions. Kenmare successful to water in cooperation with...

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JW Baron buys first ever long reach JCB X Series

United Kingdom

A south west contractor has bought the first long reach version of JCB’s X Series range of crawler excavators and declared the machine: “a real eye-opener”.Dartmouth-based JW Baron Earthworks...


Port News
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Port of Manzanillo to Dredge Navigation Channels

Mexico

Mexican state-owned port administrator Administración Portuaria Integral de Manzanillo S.A, also known as (API Manzanillo), said in late April it plans to “immediately” dredge the facility’s access...

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Deepening Dredging Expected for Brazil’s Port of São Francisco do Sul

Brazil

The Santa Catarina state-owned Port Administrator for the Port of São Francisco do Sul, in southern Brazil (APSFS), which manages single purpose venture (SPV) SCPar Porto de São Francisco do Sul SA,...

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Port of Rio Grande Dredging 65 Percent Complete

Brazil

Maintenance dredging at the Brazilian Port of Rio Grande, in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul, is 65 percent complete, said Fernando Estima, superintendent at local state-owned port...

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Argentinian Port Administrator to Fund 2020 Dredging Project

Argentina

Argentinian Port Administrator Consorcio Portuario Regional de Mar del Plata (CPRM) plans to use its own money to fund an estimated $3 million US dredging project, which is expected for 2020, CPRM’s...


Videos
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Ayia Napa Marina - Construction Progress Update May 2019

Cyprus

The most recent construction progress update of Ayia Napa Marina. Source: youtube.com

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Van Oord part of New Revetment test for Wadden Sea side dike to withstand Super Storm

Netherlands

The Deltaflume tests for the Afsluitdijk project Source: youtube.com

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Last Caisson Installation for Tuas Terminal Phase 1

Singapore

The installation of the 221st and final caisson for Tuas Terminal Phase 1 reclamation. Commenced in 2015, Phase 1 reclamation works are three-quarters completed and on schedule to be fully...

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Building with Nature: Coastal Protection

The most serious threat resulting from climate change in the North Sea Region coastal areas is the increasing flood and coastal erosion risk. The Interreg VB North Sea Region ‘Building with...


Events & Conferences
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WEDA Eastern Chapter Seeks Abstracts for Fall 2019 Conference

The Board of the Eastern Chapter of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) is seeking abstracts for technical presentations for its fall 2019 conference, October 16 to 19, at the Hotel Dupont in...

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Brazil Energy Prospects and Business

Join this important Brazilian Energy Business and Investment event between Brazil and USA, which will be held on May 21 at Rice University. Register Here: https://lnkd.in/dfijcxm Source:...

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WEDA's Dredging 101 Short Course

Basics of Dredging, Dredged Material Management and Environmental ConsiderationsFees: $25 for all participantsThe Western Dredging Association (WEDA) is a professional organization connecting...

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C-Job to attend Offshore Technology Conference to be held in Houston May 6-9, 2019.

We’re excited to expand our presence at US events and support US-based owners and shipyards in the #Offshore and Offshore Wind industries. If you happen to visit Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)...