• Damen Strategically Positions Tugs In Europe

    The latest Damen vessel transport has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The multiple vessel shipment comprises various Damen Tugs and one Multi Cat that have been constructed at Damen’s yards in Vietnam. The vessels were transported on board the SAL Heavy Lift vessel MV Lone.

  • Aramco signs major deal for maritime industries...

    Saudi Aramco has signed a contract with a consortium comprising Saudi Archirodon Company and Huta Hegerfeld AG Saudia Company for dredging, reclamation and marine structures for King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services in Ras Al-Khair.

  • Weeks Marine to get advanced dredging ship

    Weeks Marine Inc., a major dredging company with a shipyard in Houma, has announced a new major ocean-going dredging ship that will focus on coastal and environmental restoration in Louisiana and the entire Gulf of Mexico.

  • Saginaw River Dredging Project Set for Next Year

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has just awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of the Saginaw River. According to the Corps, contract for the $1.47 million project was awarded to Morrish-Wallace Construction Inc., of Cheboygan, Mich., (d.b.a.) Ryba Marine Construction.

  • Oil edges above $49 on U.S. drilling slowdown

    Oil rose above $49 a barrel on Monday as a slowdown in the growth of rigs drilling in the United States eased concern that surging shale supplies will undermine OPEC-led cuts.
    U.S. drillers added two oil rigs in the week to July 14, bringing the total to 765, Baker Hughes said on Friday. Rig additions over the past four weeks averaged five, the lowest since November.

  • ‘Reach’ reviews dredging of river Jhelum

    ‘Reach Dredging Ltd’ which is busy in dredging the river Jhelum from Srinagar to Baramulla, Tuesday held meetings to review the progress of the work of dredging at various places.
    Managing Director ‘Reach’ Sunil Patwari convened the meetings at Srinagar and Baramulla, a statement said.

  • Dredging of Kankra khadi in Udhna, Athwa zone to...

    Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) plans to undertake dredging of Kankra creek in two phases. The dredging of the 4.5 km creek area would be done at the cost of Rs 10.5 crore for increasing its water carrying capacity. The sand and muck from the creek will be used for filling up land on both sides of the creek to make land usable.

  • USPA, Novadeal LTD to sign contract for...

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) will sign the agreement with Novadeal LTD (subsidiary of the DEME Group, Belgium) to conduct operational dredging of the internal water area and the internal approach channel of Yuzhny port.


Mercator eyes slice of Rs 12k-cr dredging job under Sagarmala

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 capacity

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.


Dredging of Brahmaputra to get under way soon

The much-awaited dredging of mighty Brahmaputra is set to get under way in September-October this year, with two of six dredgers for the mega project already reaching Assam. The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) will carry out the dredging work from Sadiya to Dhubri in phased manner to get the National Waterways 2 operational.