Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Turbine installation kicked off at SeaMade, Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm

Belgium

First turbine installed last SaturdayDEME Offshore has installed the first turbine at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. With a 487 MW capacity, SeaMade is the largest...

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Mandurah Entrance Channel sand dredging works begin

Australia

Works are underway to maintain the Mandurah Ocean Entrance and prepare Town Beach for summer.Department of Transport executive director of maritime Steve Jenkins said the annual sand bypassing and...

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A new threat to trade: Crews stranded because of coronavirus want off cargo ships now - CNN

London (CNN Business)Global trade is facing another coronavirus crisis just as economies begin to reopen: 200,000 seafarers stranded for months by port closures and the collapse in long-haul...

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Dredging Production on Halt Due to Factory Closures During Pandemic – Fact.MR Report

World

The dredging market is currently going through a rough patch during the pandemic owing to the stagnation of trade and marine transport activity. In addition, the drop in oil, gas, and mining...

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The Goodwin Sands could escape future dredging as a Highly Protected Marine Area

United Kingdom

The Goodwin Sands could become one of the Government’s first designated Highly Protected Marine Areas.The news comes following a bitterly fought battle between campaigners and the Port of Dover which...

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Titanium Sands robust scoping study shows potential for large HMS dredging project at Mannar Island

Sri Lanka

The project is on a 26-kilometre long by 5-kilometre wide sand island joined to the Sri Lankan mainland by a road and rail causeway.Titanium Sands Ltd's (ASX:TSL) positive scoping study for the...

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40% dredging of Nullah Leh completed

Pakistan

Rawalpindi: To avoid expected flooding situation, Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) is continuously removing tonnes of garbage and construction debris from Nullah Leh.The excavators have been...

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Work to repair Kaikoura coastline damaged in 2016 earthquake nears completion

New Zealand

Construction work to repair damage caused by the 2016 earthquake on the Kaik?ura coastline is almost complete.Over six million hours have been spent on the project, which is due to be completed on...

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Govt urged not to neglect dredging of Odaw River

Ghana

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Klottey Korle Constituency in the Greater Accra Region, Dr Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings has urged the government to take proactive measures to ameliorate dangers of...

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Environmentalists blame authorities over beach nourishment project

Sri Lanka

COLOMBO (News1st) : Environmentalists have accused authorities of wasting state funds on failed beach-related projects in the country.Projects to protect beaches have come under criticism, as...

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Wärtsilä joins Mayflower Autonomous Ship project

Finland

Finnish technology company Wärtsilä has joined a global consortium of partners working on the Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS) project.Retracing the voyage of its famous 17th-century namesake vessel,...

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Video: Giant VLOC Scuttled off Brazil

Brazil

On Friday morning, salvors sent the very large ore carrier Stellar Banner to the bottom off the coast of Maranhão, Brazil, just four years after her construction and four months after she went...

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Marine Energy Alliance welcomes 23 new SMEs

World

Marine Energy Alliance has reached another important milestone by awarding services to 23 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through its Second Call for Applications.The Marine Energy...

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Pembrokeshire marine energy project approved

United Kingdom

A £60 million marine energy project in Pembrokeshire, Wales has seen the green light.The UK Government and Welsh Government have approved the business case for the Pembroke Dock Marine project.The...

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Kajima to handle construction at 700 MW Japanese offshore wind farm

Japan

Japanese consortium developing the Akita Yurihonjo offshore wind farm has selected Kajima Corporation as the project’s contractor in charge of construction.The consortium, led by Renova, is...