International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Virginia Beach Dredging Kicks Off

Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District and the City of Virginia Beach announced that Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, LLC has again started dredging work on the Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project. The project, which began in late June, renourished… Read More

Cormagdalena Not Paying Damages to Jan De Nul Dredges

A dredging contract awarded to Jan De Nul was terminated this year, following a rupture in a dredge’s hull. In July this year, Colombian river management authority, Cormagdalena, said Jan De Nul’s trailing suction hopper dredge Francis Beaufort hit its hull during operations near the Boca de… Read More

Gradall Introduces Its XL 4330 V Excavator

The XL 4330 V Gradall is an on/off highway excavator that can work at the front, rear or either side of the undercarriage without the need for outriggers. This design allows for greater efficiency—no need to stop work to lower outriggers—and provides stable operation, enabling it… Read More

Dredge Yard To Deliver CSD ECO 300 To Sri Lanka

Dredge Yard and its sole agent in Sri Lanka, Hoavel Holdings, have won an order for a standard Cutter Suction Dredger ECO 300. The CSD ECO 300 will be used by Sri Lanka Land Development Corporation (SLLDC) for a governmental project of cleaning the Beira Lake in… Read More

Registration Opens for 49th Dredging Engineering Short Course

The 49th Dredging Engineering Short Course is scheduled for January 6 to 10, 2020, at Texas A&M University in College Station. The dredging engineering short course includes a mixture of lectures, laboratories and a panel. The course is administered by the Center for Dredging Studies, Department of Ocean Engineering. Two… Read More

Dredging for Port of Virginia to Begin in January

The effort to make The Port of Virginia® the deepest port on the U.S. East Coast begins by January 2020, following the finalization of a contract with the dredging firm that will build the project’s initial phase. On October 9, John F. Reinhart, CEO and executive director of the Virginia… Read More

Boskalis Wins IADC Safety Award

During a ceremony at the International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) Annual General Meeting in New Delhi, India, IADC President Frank Verhoeven announced the Safety Award 2019 winner: Boskalis for its Floating Line Connecting System (FLCS). The association’s safety committee and board of directors… Read More