• CPA to dredge Karnaphuli River lightering jetties

    The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) will undertake a Tk 2.42 billion ($29.1 million) capital dredging project to dredge the Karnaphuli River, which will enable four lightering jetties to start functioning – something that will help reduce congestion at the country’s prime seaport.

  • New dredging project is underway at Lake Apopka

    The St. Johns River Water Management District has started work on a sump dredge project designed to help improve water quality at Lake Apopka. The project is not expected to impede navigation on the canal or lake.

  • Khalifa to Handle World’s Largest Vessels

    Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) has signed a long-term port facility agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports to use some of the world’s largest bulk cargo vessels to import raw materials through Khalifa Port.

  • Dredging underway to restore North Cove, improve...

    The Connecticut Port Authority (CPA) recently announced the start of the North Cove Maintenance Dredging Project. Crews working through spring of 2018 will remove roughly 290,000 cubic yards of sediment to restore the cove to its authorized depth of 11 feet.

  • Boskalis joint venture awarded Martín García...

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a 5-year contract by the Comision Administradora del Rio de la Plata (CARP), for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Martín García channel, located between Uruguay and Argentina in the northern part of the 50-kilometer-wide Rio de la Plata estuary. The contract carries a total value for the 50/50 joint venture with DEME of approximately EUR 110 million and signing is expected to take place in the coming weeks.

  • Hamburg Mega Dredge Gets Green Light

    Germany's top administrative court has ruled that the deepening of the Elbe River in Hamburg should go ahead so massive containerships can reach Hamburg Port, despite environmental concerns.

  • Vantage Drilling International Reaches Agreement...

    Vantage Drilling International (“Vantage”), announces today that it has reached an agreement with a subsidiary of ADES International Holding Ltd. (LON:ADES), the London-listed offshore and onshore provider of oil and gas drilling and production services in the Middle East and Africa, to form a joint venture that will provide deepwater drilling services offshore of Egypt. 


EPA Settles with Northeast Dredging

Northeast Dredging Equipment Company, LLC has completed the installation of two cleaner diesel engines on a floating crane as part of a legal settlement for alleged violations of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act, EPA said in its latest release.