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Panama Canal Marks Two-Year Anniversary

The Panama Canal marked the two-year anniversary of the inauguration of its canal expansion, the largest enhancement project in the waterway’s 103-year history. To date, the Panama Canal has transited 3,745 Neopanamax vessels; set a monthly tonnage record of 38.1 million tons; and transited both the largest container vessel and… Read More

International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation to be Held in Panama

The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is holding the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation from October 15 to 19 in Panama. The event, held in cooperation with local technical universities, is designed for professionals in dredging-related industries, such as port and harbor authorities, governments and… Read More

CEDA Begins Work on Energy Efficiency Paper

The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) Environment Commission has set up a Working Group to prepare a CEDA information paper on Energy Efficiency in relation to sustainability. The paper will explore the role energy plays throughout the lifecycle of dredging projects with early decisions in a project impacting… Read More

IADC Holds Networking Event for Young Professionals

In June, 60 young professionals from the International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) member companies met at Hilvaria Studio’s for the association’s second annual networking event, Peering into Dredging’s Future. IADC’s Secretary General Rene Kolman kicked off the event with welcoming remarks followed by a plenary session.  IADC’s President… Read More

Ellicott Customizes Dredge for Extreme Conditions

In response to a customer who wanted a customized electric bucketwheel dredge that could withstand desert-like conditions, Ellicott Dredges built a customized, easily transportable dredge. As the dredge had to travel halfway around the world, the Ellicott team designed a dredge that could be disassembled, easily transported over road… Read More

DSC Introduces Sharkuda

DSC Dredge, LLC has developed a new dredge design with two provisional patents. The first for walking carriages and the second for a wide format swinging ladder. The dredge is able to continually move forward without cables allowing for continuous, uninterrupted production to save time and costs. Having no… Read More