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Trimble Introduces Marine Equipment Interface to SITECH Dealers at Conference in Peru

At its SITECH® Momentum conference in Lima, Peru on January 30 through February 2, the Trimble Civil Engineering and Construction division introduced its new Advanced Marine Partner (AMP) concept to the assembled general managers and owner principals. Shea Griffin, Trimble Marine Regional Sales Manager, Americas Civil… Read More

World Dredging Congress Issues Call for Papers

The 22nd World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON XXII) has issued a call for papers. This year’s event, April 25 to 29 in Shanghai, China, will feature the theme, “Enhance the Harmony Between Dredging and Ecology.” Topics of focus include: sustainable dredging strategy; environmental and ecological assessments of… Read More

Boskalis Releases 2017 Annual Report

On March 8, Boskalis released its 2017 Annual Report and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report. We closed the year with revenue of EUR 2.3 billion ($2.83 billion US) and a net profit of EUR 150 million ($184.5 million US). A positive development was a rise in the order book to… Read More

Trailing Suction Dredge DC Orisant Built for Reimerswaal Dredging Launched at Royal IHC

For a joint venture between Reimerswaal Dredging and Group De Cloedt, Royal IHC successfully launched a multi-purpose trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) named DC Orisant. The launching and naming ceremony took place on January 11, 2018, at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. The contract… Read More

DEME Announces Keel Laying Ceremony Cutter Suction Dredge ‘Spartacus’

Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME announced in late December the keel laying ceremony of its newest cutter suction dredge Spartacus. The combination of power, size and new innovations of CSD Spartacus sets a new benchmark for mega-cutters. The vessel is 164 meters (538 feet) long… Read More

Brazil to Auction State-Run Port Administrator

The Brazilian Ministry of Transports, Ports and Civil Aviation (MTPA) has included Maranhao state-run Port Administrator Companhia Docas do Maranhao (Codomar) in a nation’s concessions program, also known as the Investment Partnership Program (PPI). Brazil expects to “privatize” the state-owned company, in a move to help the country… Read More