• Boskalis joint venture awarded Martín García...

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a 5-year contract by the Comision Administradora del Rio de la Plata (CARP), for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Martín García channel, located between Uruguay and Argentina in the northern part of the 50-kilometer-wide Rio de la Plata estuary. The contract carries a total value for the 50/50 joint venture with DEME of approximately EUR 110 million and signing is expected to take place in the coming weeks.

  • Hamburg Mega Dredge Gets Green Light

    Germany's top administrative court has ruled that the deepening of the Elbe River in Hamburg should go ahead so massive containerships can reach Hamburg Port, despite environmental concerns.

  • Vantage Drilling International Reaches Agreement...

    Vantage Drilling International (“Vantage”), announces today that it has reached an agreement with a subsidiary of ADES International Holding Ltd. (LON:ADES), the London-listed offshore and onshore provider of oil and gas drilling and production services in the Middle East and Africa, to form a joint venture that will provide deepwater drilling services offshore of Egypt. 

  • Abu Dhabi co keen to buy Dredging Corp

    Abu Dhabi’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) is keen to buy state-owned Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI), the country’s biggest dredging contractor, as it looks to create a global giant to take on Dutch and Belgian majors, which dominate the market.

  • Chinese company helps write new chapter in...

    A huge hydraulic excavator is grabbing a coat of grey muck and loading it on barges, which transfer the waste to the dump site – Ukraine’s Black Sea port of Yuzhny is in the midst of the major dredging operation.

  • IADC: Spotlight on Hamilton Harbor Remediation...

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released a new article named “Randle Reef Sediment Remediation: Current Status of Construction and Next Steps”, introducing some very interesting facts about the Hamilton Harbor remediation project.

  • Mercator eyes slice of Rs 12k-cr dredging job...

    Shipping company Mercator Ltd is eyeing a slice of the projected Rs 12,000-crore annual dredging contracts to be generated under the government's ambitious Sagarmala initiative. "As one of the largest private sector dredging companies in India, our extensive experience would surely help us get a slice of this business. Pipelines for upcoming contracts are strong and growing," Mercator Chairman H K Mittal said.

  • Adani Group adding two vessels to boost dredging...

    By December, when an Adani Group company inducts two large dredgers to its fleet, it will not only make the firm India’s biggest dredging contractor alongside state-run Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI), but also intensify competition in a market that has seen contractors quoting very low rates to win work.


CPA to dredge Karnaphuli River lightering jetties

The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) will undertake a Tk 2.42 billion ($29.1 million) capital dredging project to dredge the Karnaphuli River, which will enable four lightering jetties to start functioning – something that will help reduce congestion at the country’s prime seaport.


New dredging project is underway at Lake Apopka

The St. Johns River Water Management District has started work on a sump dredge project designed to help improve water quality at Lake Apopka. The project is not expected to impede navigation on the canal or lake.


Khalifa to Handle World’s Largest Vessels

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) has signed a long-term port facility agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports to use some of the world’s largest bulk cargo vessels to import raw materials through Khalifa Port.