• Damen delivers a Cutter Suction Dredger 650 to...

    Damen has delivered a CSD650 to HAC Cranes for an end user in Kuwait. The stationary dredger, named GD4000, was mobilized from stock and outfitted, inspected and delivered from the yard to its final destination, all in just 44 days from contract signature. After some modification work and the installation of some extra onboard options in Kuwait, the dredger will be put into operation by Gulf Dredging.


  • Royal IHC and KSBL Sign Deal for CSD Builds in...

    Royal IHC and Karnafuly Ship Builders Ltd (KSBL) in Bangladesh have signed contracts for the design, engineering and hardware of four cutter suction dredgers (CSD). The four mono-pontoon custom-built CSDs (2x 700 mm and 2x 600 mm) will be built in Bangladesh by KSBL for Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) for maintenance dredging in Bangladesh. Royal IHC will provide yard assistance for the installation, testing and commissioning of the equipment and the CSDs.

  • Baker-Polito Administration Announces $3.2...

    CHATHAM — Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced $3.2 million in grants to six dredging projects through the Massachusetts Dredging Program, established to promote the strength and sustainability of the Commonwealth’s coastal harbors through support of saltwater dredging. The Dredging Program awards grants on a competitive basis, with a focus on shovel-ready projects that contribute to the economic vitality, recreational value, public safety, and resilience of coastal harbors. Today’s announcement was made at the Chatham Harbormaster Building in Stage Harbor.

  • DEME secures dredging contract for new container...

    The new contract was signed with DCT Gdańsk, the operator of the largest container terminal on the Baltic Sea and owned by PSA International, the Polish Development Fund and IFM Global Infrastructure Fund. DEME will work in a consortium with the Polish construction group Budimex.


  • NPA Begins Settlement For $12.5m Port Dredging...

    The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), yesterday said the Federal Government has initiated out-of-court settlement  with Niger Global Engineering and Technical Company Limited over the $12.5million Calabar Port dredging contract.


Dredging works at Kakinada Anchorage Port begin

AP Maritime Board Chairman Kayala Venkata Reddy stated that Rs 100 crore have been earmarked for the development of Kakinada Anchorage Port and works have commenced from Thursday. Chairman Venkata Reddy inaugurated channel dredging works along with Kakinada MP Vanga Geetha, MLA Dwarampudi Chandrasekhar Reddy and AP Rice Millers Association president Dwarampudi Veerabhadra Reddy near Cocanada Chamber of Commerce, Langalarevu, Kakinada on Thursday. 


Bangladesh starts dredging main navigation channel of Payra Port

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated on 27 October capital dredging works of the main navigation channel of the country's third-largest seaport, Payra Port, located in south-central Bangladesh
The Dutch company Jan De Nul will carry out the dredging works of the 75-kilometre-long access channel namely Rabnabad channel which will be 100 to 125-meter wide with 10.5-meter water depth after completion of dredging
Once dredged in that depth, the navigation channei of the under-construction seaport will be able to accommodate 3,000 TEU-sized container vessels and 40,000 tonnes-sized bulk sarge vessels.