International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

IHC Launches Dredge

IHC Holland launched the automated cutterhead dredge |!|Al Mirfa|!| at their Sliedrecht yard for customer National Marine Dredging Company of Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates on June 8 2000. Read More

Panama Canal Widening at 75 Percent

Gaillard or Culebra Cut a narrow eight-mile-long stretch was widened from its original 300 feet to 500 feet during the 1960s. The ongoing widening program will increase the navigable channel to a minimum of 630 feet in straight sections and 730 feet on curves reducing the time vessels must spend maneuvering in this area of the Canal. Read More