The bed levelling vessel will work in tandem with the Port’s hydrographic survey team and David Allan dredger to provide safe, deep-water access to the port.
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.
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.
On June 20th, the dredger named Estoril, was handed over to its owner in a special ceremony. Fitted out with a renowned Damen submersible DOP dredge pump, the modular dredger will be located at the Port of Beira, where it will be performing maintenance dredging duties to ensure accessibility for larger vessels.
Damen designed and built the dredger to EMODRAGA’s specifications. At 15 m long and 7 m wide, the DOP Dredger can be dismounted and easily transported by trucks, even to remote locations. Additionally, reassembly can be done swiftly due to its plug ‘n play design and the limited unit weight.
Conrad Industries, Inc. (OTC Pink: CNRD) announced today that Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (“Great Lakes”) has exercised its contract option to build a second 6,500-cubic-yard-capacity Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge with its subsidiary, Conrad Shipyard, LLC. The dredge will be constructed at the Deepwater South shipyard in Amelia, LA, with expected delivery in the first quarter of 2025.
Port Houston commissioners on Friday awarded two contracts totaling $429 million to two dredging companies as part of the $1 billion expansion of the Houston Ship Channel that officially kicked off last month.
INTEGRATED MARINE WORKS Sdn Bhd (IMW), the first Malaysian company to be a pioneer of the dredging and reclamation industry, has secured a new concession agreement with the government of Malaysia for dredging and reclamation works for all federal ports nationwide.
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp. announced this week the exercise of the contract option to build a second 346'x69'x23', 6,500-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper dredge with Conrad Shipyard in Amelia, La. With expected delivery in the first quarter of 2025, the new vessel will be a sistership to the Galveston Island, presently under construction with delivery in early 2023.
Abu Dhabi-based National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC) has announced the groundbreaking for a new 400,000 sq m fabrication yard in Ras Al Khair port located in the Eastern province of Saudi Arabia.
The godmother of the vessel is the four-year-old Cosette Goethals, daughter of Julie De Nul and granddaughter of ir. J.P.J. De Nul. Cosette proudly christened her namesake and wished it good luck and a safe journey.
Electrical systems integrator Alewijnse has taken an important step into the United States of America. The company, with more than 130 years of experience in electrical engineering and automation, is expanding its business to the United States through the delivery of the newest dredge control solutions to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co, the largest provider of dredging services in the USA.
A critical channel deepening project that will help move cargo more efficiently to and from the U.S. advanced on September 12, after the Long Beach Harbor Commission concluded an extensive environmental review process and approved the project.
United Arab Emirates stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the Transport, Insurance and Finance & Investment sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Dubai, the DFM General fell 0.32%, while the ADX General index lost 0.52%.
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.