A consortium headed by Belgian dredging firm Deme has won a contract worth between €150m and €300m to improve access and add sea defences to the Port of Livorno.
A project to spend nearly $7 million dredging a channel in Marin County is among those authorized under a massive federal appropriation measure that was signed by President Biden last week.
W&O, a leading supplier of valves, actuation, pipes and fittings to the global maritime industry, today announces it has signed a new supply agreement with Jan De Nul Group, one of the world’s leading civil engineering and dredging companies. The contract expands upon the existing ten-year relationship, and will see W&O supply marine valves and instrumentation to Jan De Nul Group to meet the needs of its complex and specialist operations.
The Centre has sanctioned over Rs 24 crore for dredging in Gomati, a transboundary river between India and Bangladesh, and setting up 10 jetties for a waterway project, an official said here on Sunday. Of the total 93-km proposed waterway from Sonamura in Tripura's Sepahijala district to Daudkandi in the neighbouring country, around 15.5-km stretch needs dredging to operationalise the route, he said.
The Centre has agreed to fund 80% of the total cost for dredging work in river Meghna in Bangladesh side to operationalize the Indo-Bangla waterway connecting river Gomati, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has said.
Cargo vessels can load more corn and soybeans and reduce shipping costs due to dredging progress on the lower Mississippi River, according to the Soybean Transportation Coalition. The allowable depth for 150 miles of the Lower Mississippi River is now set at 48 feet, down from 45 feet previously.
Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) recently completed work in Vlissingen and Brest on two vessels in the fleet of dredging and marine construction specialist Jan de Nul Group. The first is Vole au vent, a 140m jack-up vessel built specifically for the installation of the latest generation of offshore wind turbines; the second is the trailing suction hopper dredger Leiv Eiriksson.
P&O Ports,owned by the Government of Dubai, has won a 30-year concession for the management and development of a multi-purpose port project at Bosasso in the Puntland State of Somalia. The approximate investment for the modern multi-purpose facility will be USD $ 336m (approx. AED 1.235b) divided into two phases: USD $136 million (approx. AED500m) for Phase 1 and USD$ 200 million (approx. 745m) for phase 2.
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%.
Maintenance dredging of Ponce de Leon Inlet is scheduled to begin April 11 and provides an interim solution to sand deposited in the inlet by Hurricane Matthew. Dredging keeps the channel open for safe navigation for as long as possible through summer 2017.
Contract crews are beginning work on the final phase of dredging at the Ashland Project, where remediation is taking place in Chequamegon Bay.
A trailing suction hopper dredger ordered by Gippsland Ports of Victoria, Australia, in December 2015 has been been launched at Damen Yichang Shipyard in China.
The vessel, Tommy Norton, is now alongside the yard’s new quay undergoing final commissioning, after which she will sail for Shanghai to undertake sea trials. Once those are completed she will sail for Australia on her own keel for dredging trials and delivery. The official handover will take place in August.