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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

Van Oord Delivers More Than 600 Acres of New Land for Taiwan’s Port of Kaohsiung

The Port of Kaohsiung, located on the South China Sea, is the largest Taiwanese port and plays an important role in Taiwan’s export-oriented economy. To remain competitive and maintain its trade advantage, expansion of the port was a clear necessity. Containership traffic is about 150 vessels per day,… Read More

Turkey Announces Route for “Kanal Istanbul”

The Bosphorus is one of the world’s narrowest shipping channels, complicated by strong changing currents and several sharp turns and headlands. This creates an obstructed view of the waterway, which has made navigation highly risky. Since its founding in 1936, maritime traffic in the Bosphorus has increased more… Read More

Brazil Awards Jan de Nul Dredging at Port of Mucuripe

The Brazilian Ministry of Transports, Ports and Civil Aviation (MTPA) has awarded Jan de Nul a dredging project at the nation’s Port of Mucuripe, according to a document filing at the country’s official gazette released in early February. Under the terms of the contract, Jan de Nul’s Brazilian… Read More

Venezuela Hires Chinese Company to Dredge Orinoco River

The Venezuelan Instituto Nacional de Canalizaciones, INCANAL, has contracted China Communications Construction Company LTD (CCCC) to dredge the navigation channel of the local Orinoco River, the nation’s government said in mid-February. The project aims to keep navigability levels near the Matanzas-Boca Grande section of the river, INCANAL’s president,… Read More

Port of Santos Completes Expansion Works

Latin America’s busiest port, the Port of Santos, Brazil, expects to receive larger vessels following recovery works that deepened berths between warehouses 12-A and 23 in a 1,700-meter (5,600-foot) area. The country’s Ministry Transports, Ports and Civil Aviation (MTPA) spent BRL 229 million ($706 million US) to reinforce… Read More

Jan de Nul Dredges Ecuadorian Port of Manta

Jan de Nul has started dredging at the Ecuadorian Port of Manta, following a crowded tender last year, which was awarded to Envisan, the environmental division of the Jan de Nul Group. Local Port Authority Autoridad Portuaria de Manta (APM) said it expects Envisan to dredge the access… Read More