Dredging

  • KOJIMAGUMI delivers unparalleled efficiency with...

    Incorporating patented technologies developed over the last century, KOJIMAGUMI has created among the world’s most efficient and largest dredging equipment. Such dedication to the field has made the family company the partner of choice of the biggest dredging outfits worldwide. Moving forward, KOJIMAGUMI is raising its global presence especially in Asia with companies that share its corporate values of trustworthiness, credibility and honesty. 

     
     

  • Major contract for Payra Port’s next dredging...

    Payra Port Authority (PPA) and Jan De Nul Group signed the contract to kick off the next phase in the port’s development plans. For this contract, which is worth half a billion euro, PPA and Sonali Bank reached financial close in May 2021 with support from Bangladesh’s Infrastructure Development Fund.

     

  • PIRIOU to Build First Airlift Dredger with...

    French shipbuilder PIRIOU has received an order for a new airlift dredger, which will also be the first vessel of its kind to be equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell. Due to be delivered in the third quarter of 2023, the new dredger will not only be a highly productive vessel, but it also introduces new environmental and efficiency benefits with its fuel cell system while also being sensitive to the areas in which it operates.

     

  • Army Corps and dredging industry sign MOU to...

    D.C. the Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) inked a strengthened partnership on safety and discussed ways, through shared understanding and commitment, to create and sustain an injury-free workplace and safety-first culture for the men and women of the dredging and marine construction industry.

     

  • DEME holds naming ceremony for the world’s most...

    Although it was not possible to have DEME’s traditional naming festivities and family day given the coronavirus restrictions, DEME was honoured that Mrs Annik Penders, the wife of the Prime Minister of Belgium Alexander De Croo, accepted to be the godmother of the new vessel. The ceremony still managed to capture the spirit of the occasion with all the traditional rituals as Mrs Penders gracefully smashed a bottle of champagne against the hull.

     

  • NGT refuses total ban on dredging in Tamil Nadu,...

    Resources of Mother Nature should be used in a scientific manner by a human being so that it can be available not only for the present generation but also for the benefit of future generations and responsibility lies with the government to protect the environment against over-exploitation, observed the National Green Tribunal. The tribunal, which refused to impose a total ban on dredging or de-silting of dams or river beds in Tamil Nadu, was of the view that there should be equilibrium of protecting environment while "using natural resources gifted by Mother Nature".
     

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Capsized dredger routinely operated with Decks Awash

The Danish Maritime Accident Investigation Board (DMAIB) has completed its inquiry into the capsizing of the bucket dredger Margrethe Fighter, concluding that the vessel was vulnerable to flooding and loss of stability because she was sailing heavily laden with full ballast tanks. The crew was in the habit of loading and trimming the ship in such a manner that parts of the foredeck were under water at times, and the investigators found that they had become accustomed to this practice as a matter of routine, to the point that they were aware of a need to maneuver gently and carefully. 

 
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KOJIMAGUMI delivers unparalleled efficiency with world’s largest grab dredging machine

Incorporating patented technologies developed over the last century, KOJIMAGUMI has created among the world’s most efficient and largest dredging equipment. Such dedication to the field has made the family company the partner of choice of the biggest dredging outfits worldwide. Moving forward, KOJIMAGUMI is raising its global presence especially in Asia with companies that share its corporate values of trustworthiness, credibility and honesty. 

 
 
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