Dredging

New Cutter Suction Dredge: Modern and Efficient

Ellicott Dredges, LLC has debuted a new design 20” (500 mm) cutter suction dredge, the Series 2070 Dragon dredge.    Aiming to take advantage of modern, up-to-date

Draft Increase at Southwest Pass, Mississippi River

The draft for the Southwest Pass on the Mississippi River has been increased from 45 to 47 feet following dredging, Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising.

Runaway Crane Barge Sinks on the Mississippi

The U.S. Coast Guard is working with a team of responders to recover a runaway crane barge that sunk near Convent on the Mississippi River.   The crane barge

Royal IHC successfully launches TSHD MAHURY

  On 14 August, Royal IHC successfully launched the MAHURY, a 1,840m3 capacity twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), at partner shipyard MTG Dolphin Shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria.

Larger Ships, Demand Driving Port Investment Boom

Rising global container port demand and ever larger vessels are driving terminal operators to make significant investments in additional capacity, according to

India Set to Raise $8 mln From Dredging Corp Share Sale

India is set to raise about $8 million from a share sale in state-run Dredging Corp of India Ltd, with bids totalling more than twice the number of shares on offer.

Royal IHC Launches Pipelay Vessel Sapura Rubi

Royal IHC has named and launched the pipelaying vessel, Sapura Rubi, in a ceremony at the company’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. The naming

Boskalis Posts Highest Profit

  Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) achieved a very busy first half year with historically high profit and realized a net profit of EUR 306.5 million in the first half of 2015,

India to sell 5% stake in Dredging Corp

 India will sell 5 per cent of its stake in the country's largest dredging company, Dredging Corporation of India (DCI).    The government will sell up to 1.4

Engines Ordered for Largest Cutter-Suction Dredger

Dredging specialist Jan De Nul Group is set to further expand its modern fleet with a self-propelled, cutter-suction dredger to be built at Croatian shipyard, Uljanik Brodogradiliste in Pula.

Taiwanese Contract for Van Oord

  Van Oord has been awarded the dredging contract for the Kaohsiung Intercontinental Container Center Phase II in Taiwan. The client is the Port of Kaohsiung,

Section of Ohio River Closed for Construction

A portion of the Ohio River has been closed by the U.S. Coast Guard due to construction on Lock and Dam 52, Wednesday.   The Ohio River is closed to all vessel traffic at Lock 52,

Keppel Shipyard Wins FPSO Conversion Contract

Even as world energy prices continue to maintain low pricing levels, offshore contracts are there to be won. Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd has secured a Floating

Silt Deposits Reduce Mississippi River Draft

Heavy silt deposits in the Mississippi River Delta caused by recent high upstream river levels have led to a reduction from 47 to 45 feet for the maximum recommended

Vessel Size, Alliances Up Pressure On US Ports -Fitch

The rise of alliances among shipping carriers and industry moves toward post-Panamax and ultra large cargo ships are pressuring many U.S. ports to address access restrictions.

Maersk Welcomes Suez Canal Expansion

As the largest customer of the Suez Canal with more than 1,400 transits in 2014, the Maersk Group welcomes the expansion of the Suez Canal and the advantages it entails.

Egypt's Sisi Launches Nationalist New Suez Canal Celebration

Egypt staged a show of international support on Thursday as it inaugurated a major extension of the Suez Canal which President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi hopes will power

CMA CGM Ships Lead Procession in the Suez Canal

Worldwide shipping group CMA CGM informs that two of its containerships are leading a vessel procession that celebrates the inauguration of the newly expanded Suez Canal on Thursday, August 6.

Wärtsilä to Power First Dual-Fuelled Dredger

  A new generation "Antigoon" class dredger, called Scheldt River, being built by Royal IHC in the Netherlands on behalf of the Belgium based DEME Group, is to

GLDD Completes Suez Contract

  Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services,

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