Dredging

  • Giant Chinese dredger in work to dredge...

    Despite COVID-19, a Chinese hopper dredger is working hard to dredge the port channel at Mongla, a major seaport in Bangladesh’s southern Khulna industrial region, as part of a project under a deal between the Mongla port authority and China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC).

     

  • Argentine exporters say shipping costs to rise...

    The costs of shipping grains from farming powerhouse Argentina would rise under the government’s proposal for requiring cargo ships to pay tolls to the state rather than to the company that dredges the Parana River, industry leaders said on Monday.

     

  • Capsized dredger routinely operated with Decks...

    The Danish Maritime Accident Investigation Board (DMAIB) has completed its inquiry into the capsizing of the bucket dredger Margrethe Fighter, concluding that the vessel was vulnerable to flooding and loss of stability because she was sailing heavily laden with full ballast tanks. The crew was in the habit of loading and trimming the ship in such a manner that parts of the foredeck were under water at times, and the investigators found that they had become accustomed to this practice as a matter of routine, to the point that they were aware of a need to maneuver gently and carefully. 

     

  • Minister Perni Nani inaugurates fishing harbour...

    Minister for Transport Perni Venkatramaiah (Nani) inaugurated the much-awaited dredging works for construction of fishing harbour here on Sunday. The State government has sanctioned the fishing harbour by allocating Rs348 crore.
     

  • KOJIMAGUMI delivers unparalleled efficiency with...

    Incorporating patented technologies developed over the last century, KOJIMAGUMI has created among the world’s most efficient and largest dredging equipment. Such dedication to the field has made the family company the partner of choice of the biggest dredging outfits worldwide. Moving forward, KOJIMAGUMI is raising its global presence especially in Asia with companies that share its corporate values of trustworthiness, credibility and honesty. 

     
     

  • Major contract for Payra Port’s next dredging...

    Payra Port Authority (PPA) and Jan De Nul Group signed the contract to kick off the next phase in the port’s development plans. For this contract, which is worth half a billion euro, PPA and Sonali Bank reached financial close in May 2021 with support from Bangladesh’s Infrastructure Development Fund.

     

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Capsized dredger routinely operated with Decks Awash

The Danish Maritime Accident Investigation Board (DMAIB) has completed its inquiry into the capsizing of the bucket dredger Margrethe Fighter, concluding that the vessel was vulnerable to flooding and loss of stability because she was sailing heavily laden with full ballast tanks. The crew was in the habit of loading and trimming the ship in such a manner that parts of the foredeck were under water at times, and the investigators found that they had become accustomed to this practice as a matter of routine, to the point that they were aware of a need to maneuver gently and carefully. 

 
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