• Wärtsilä to optimise performance and uptime of...

    The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a five-year technical management and services agreement with Songa Offshore for four Cat-D type semi-submersible drilling rigs operating in the North Sea. Through the partnership with Wärtsilä, Songa Offshore ensures optimal performance and maximum availability of the Wärtsilä engines and thrusters on board the drilling rigs, which operate in extremely harsh conditions. This is possible with real-time knowledge of the actual condition of the equipment, provided by Wärtsilä’s digital offering.

  • Strategic sale of NMDC, SAIL units on cards

    The Union government has begun the process for strategic disinvestment in assets of public sector undertakings, including three units of Steel Authority of India (SAIL), one of NMDC Ltd and Ferro Scrap Nigam Ltd (FSNL).


    The United Arab Emirates has reviewed a plan to develop an LNG terminal in the western Indian state of Gujarat in coordination with Swan Energy, according to official Emirates News Agency (WAM).


Damen Opts for Alewijnse Marine

Damen Shipyards Group has awarded Alewijnse Marine a contract for the complete electrical outfitting of the group’s first Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500.


San Jacinto River Dredging Forecasted to Double

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials extended bid invitations until June 22, 2018 after forecasted dredging material calculations increased for a FEMA funded emergency dredging operation of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River.


USACE: Unity Island Dike Wall Opens

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, opened the stone dike wall between the Niagara River and Unity Island’s North Pond this week, which will allow fresh water from the Niagara River to enter the pond, providing better connectivity for aquatic species.


WAMSI Study to Protect Fish During Dredging

A global study has assessed the potential risk from dredging to coastal fish and fisheries and identified guidelines that could protect 95 per cent of fishes from dredging‐induced mortality.