The launch ceremony for DEME’s 7,950m3 dual fuel trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River took place on 14 January at Royal IHC's shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands.
Senator Lisa Murkowski said President Donald Trump is interested in opening up new coastal waters for oil and gas drilling and reversing Obama-era policies that restrict energy development in Alaska.
The main channel at the port of Maputo in Mozambique was dredged to 14.20 m. The deepening of the port’s waterways was completed and intends to allow access to the port by ships of up to 80,000 tonnes.
On January 30, 2017, Shell Western LNG B.V. (Shell) signed an agreement with dredging company Van der Kamp to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) as marine fuel to a new LNG-powered vessel.
After a decade of discussion and planning, the head of JaxPort expects this will be the year construction begins on the $684-million project to deepen the ship channel of the St. Johns River.