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American Association of Port Authorities Calls on Congress to Invest in Ports

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) submitted written testimony to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s subcommittee on Water Resource and Environment on the “Cost of Doing Nothing.” The AAPA called on Congress to invest in critical landside and waterside connections to seaports, fully use Harbor… Read More

Corps Hosting Teleconference on Miami Harbor Navigation Improvement Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District staff will host a public teleconference on April 26 from 11:00 a.m. to noon to provide an update on the ongoing Miami Harbor Navigation Improvement Study and to provide information on the study progress and upcoming milestones. The navigation improvement study began… Read More

Onboard Noise and Vibration Training to be Held in the Netherlands

Limiting the nuisance caused by noise and vibrations on vessels is a key challenge in maritime design and engineering. Excessive vibrations can lead to equipment damage and crew fatigue. With this in mind, the Netherlands Maritime Technology (NMT), the Netherlands Organization (TNO) and Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) have developed… Read More

DEME Awarded Contract to Deepen the Elbe

DEME has been awarded a contract to deepen the Elbe fairway in Germany. The Waterways and Shipping Administration Cuxhaven (WSA Cuxhaven) has awarded the  EUR 238 million ($265 million) contract to DEME Group’s subsidiaries Nordsee Nassbagger und Tiefbau and Dredging International. DEME will deploy its trailing suction… Read More

Royal IHC Signs Contract for Second TSHD

Royal IHC has signed a contract with National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC, based in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.) to build another trailing suction hopper dredge. The new vessel will join the 6,000 cubic meters (7,847 cubic yards) hopper dredge ARZANA, which was delivered by IHC in 2018. Read More

WEDA Chapters Announce Fall Conferences

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Pacific Chapter Fall 2019 Conference will be held October 29 to 31 at the Hyatt Regency in Newport Beach, California. The tentative agenda will include meetings of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ports and industry, federal dredging program presentations, hosted poster social, technical presentations… Read More

WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo Opens Nominations for Awards

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) will host the 2019 Dredging Summit & Expo at the historic Chicago Hilton downtown on Michigan Avenue, June 4 to 7. During the 2019 Dredging Summit & Expo, WEDA will recognize individuals and organizations for their outstanding achievements. Nominations for 2019 Dredger of the Year and… Read More

AIWA Board Makes D.C. Visit

In March, the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association (AIWA) board of directors traveled to Washington, D.C. to advocate on behalf of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW). The trip included 12 meetings with congressional offices and staff from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discuss the associations legislative priorities… Read More

Van Oord Releases 2018 Revenue Report

In 2018, Van Oord recorded EUR 1.88 billion ($2.2 billion) in revenue (2017: EUR 1.53 billion/ $1.72 billion) with a net profit of EUR 92 million ($104 million) (2017: EUR 78 million/ $88 million). The increase in revenue was mainly driven by offshore wind activities, which realized… Read More

Royal IHC Delivers 2,000th Pump

Royal IHC delivered the 2,000th dredge pump to be built by the company. To celebrate this milestone, a select group of customers and partners was invited to the ‘Royal IHC Pump Experience’ at its headquarters in Kinderdijk. With a number of interactive workshops and demonstrations provided, the guests were… Read More