Project Updates & Industry Developments
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DEME's New Dredger Completes Sea Trials

Belgium

DEME Group's newbuild trailing suction hopper dredger Meuse River has completed sea trials in the North Sea and will join the Belgium-based contractor's fleet in June 2020.Built by Royal IHC in the...

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Fécamp offshore wind farm enters construction stage

France

The consortium comprising EDF Renewables, Enbridge, and wpd has launched the construction of the Fécamp offshore wind farm in France, following the finalisation of agreements with its financial...

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Mount Beach saga: Officials defend nourishment project, but questions remain

Sri Lanka

Amid widespread condemnation on social and mainstream media, Sri Lanka’s Coast Conservation Department (CCD) today defended a controversial Rs 890-million beach nourishment project carried out in...

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Locals wary of move to widen sandbar

India

They fear extraction of black sand at Thottappally Pozhi under the guise of flood mitigation The Thottappally pozhi (sandbar at sea mouth) and its vicinity in Purakkad grama panchayat are witnessing...

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LASHA can investigate dredging activities, Lagos AG tells NIWA

Nigeria

By Henry OjeluLagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN, has said that the state House of Assembly is constitutionally empowered to investigate dredging...

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Harbor Deepening Market Still Has Room to Grow | Emerging Players Boskalis, Van Oord, Jan De Nul Group, DEME

HTF MI Analyst have added a new research study on Title Global Harbor Deepening Market Size, Status and Forecast 2019-2025 with detailed information of Product Types [, Underwater Deepening &...

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Treasury designates four tanker companies for breaching Venezuela sanctions

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated four companies for operating in the oil sector of the Venezuelan economy. Additionally, OFAC...

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Major Offshore Conversion Project Gets Underway In Dubai

United Arab Emirates

Dubai’s Drydocks World shipyard has held a steel-cutting ceremony to mark the start of a conversion project for the Dutch company, Boskalis. The company will convert a drill ship, Yan, into an...

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GMR told to stop dredging in Kakinada

India

‘Dismantle bund close to mudflat’ The Forest Department has directed GMR Energy Limited to stop dredging activity in the Kumbabhishekham mudflat with immediate effect. It has also ordered the...

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Fishermen want beached dredging vessel on Surathkal coast to stay put

India

The vessel, Bhagvati Prem, has facilitated growth of marine life by breaking rough waves, they say Notwithstanding environmentalists and experts concern over the continued stay of dredging vessel...

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Tripura: CM Deb Says Inland Waterway Connecting Bangladesh To Be Ready In Three Months

Bangladesh

At present, ships and steamers ply from Haldia in West Bengal to Daudkandi in Bangladesh, which is 80 km from Tripura's Sonamura sub-division.Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb announced on...

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Marina dredging to continue to end of June

United Kingdom

A one-month extension has been granted to enable dredging work in Peel Marina to continue until the end of June and ensure this year’s programme is completed as planned.The Covid-19 pandemic had...

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Ireland needs port upgrades to cash in on offshore wind (Report)

Ireland

Ireland stands to lose billions due to offshore wind projects being built from bases outside the country unless strategic investments are made in improving port infrastructure, according to a report...

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Danish Heavyweights Pitch Offshore Wind-to-Sustainable Fuels Project

Denmark

Denmark’s Copenhagen Airports, A.P. Moller – Maersk, DSV Panalpina, DFDS, SAS, and Ørsted have formed a partnership to develop a hydrogen and e-fuel production facility powered by offshore wind.The...

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Belgian Offshore Wind Farm Moves Forward

Belgium

Major technology testing has successfully carried out for a Belgian offshore wind project.The export cable connections of the SeaMade offshore wind farm to Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) have...