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Boskalis Awarded Two Dredging Contracts in Indonesia

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded two contracts in Indonesia. On the island of Sulawesi, Boskalis will expand the Makassar New Port container terminal, and on the island of Java, it will prepare land for a new petrochemical complex. Both projects will be executed in… Read More

Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority Seeks a New Dredge

The Delta-Pilot branch of SE “Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority” announced a tender for the procurement of a new self-propelled dredge. The vessel will increase the capacity of the USPA’s own fleet and will be used for dredging works in the seaports of Ukraine. “The new modern dredger will significantly increase the… Read More

Dragados Hidráulicos SA Awarded Magdalena River Dredging Contract

Colombia’s river management authority, Cormagdalena, awarded a maintenance dredging contract to Colombia-based Dragados Hidraulicos SA in August.The four-month contract covers the sections of Barrancabermeja and Pinillos of the local Magdalena River. The maintenance dredging project is among several Cormagdalena plans to advance, following the suspension of a… Read More

Dubuque Barge & Fleeting to Unload Corps Island

Dubuque Barge & Fleeting Services Company of Iowa has been awarded a $7.475 million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District for the Corps Island Dredged Material Unloading project. Expected to begin in the spring of 2019, mechanical or hydraulic dredges will be used to remove… Read More

Boskalis Signs Port of Bahía Blanca Dredging Contract

In July, Boskalis signed a dredging contract for the Argentinian Port of Bahía Blanca, one the nation’s key ports, which handles large grain, oil and fertilizer exports. The deal includes maintenance dredging in the access channels of the facility’s Port Belgrano Naval Base, Port Rosales, as well as ports Ingeniero… Read More