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Boskalis awarded EUR 32M contracts by Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, Port of Helsinki and City of Helsinki 

Damen to deliver complete components package to Hanjin for oil recovery vessel and hopper dredge

Callan Marine’s New Dredge General MacArthur Enters Service

Suez Canal Authority & Royal IHC launch cutter suction dredge ( CS ) MOHAB MAMEESH at Krimpen a/d IJssel, Netherlands

Boskalis' first quarter of 2020 above expectations in light of COVID-19 virus with no project cancellations of substance 

Construction of Fehmarnbelt link between Denmark and Germany to start January 2021

Phoenix Lighting delivers LED floodlights to USNS Hospital Ship Comfort 

Jan De Nul Group FY 2019 :  exceeds total turnover of 2 Billion Euro

DSC’s Newest Dredge - SHARKUDA®


Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd., & DEME Offshore's MOU to construct offshore wind farms in Japan

Ocean Group
awarded several contracts in British Columbia - extending services to Canadian west coast

Boskalis2019 Annual Report, 2020-2022 Business Plan and Sustainability Report 2019

DEME & Omani partners to develop green Hydrogen Plant in Duqm, Oman

DSC Dredge 2020 Dreducation® Class Exceeds Attendee Expectations

Great Lakes Reports - FY 2019 Results

Jan De Nul Group finishes maintenance dredging operations in the Port of Maputo, Mozambique

ROYAL IHC & National Marine Dredging Company launch 8,000m³ hopper dredge GHASHA 

Maritime Administration Announces More Than $280 Million in Grants for Nation’s Ports

Princess Royal Visits to Commemorate Valeport’s 50th Year


Mexican Navy receives two new dredges including Damen Cutter Suction ( CS ) Dredge 650 ARM Laguna Morelos (ADR-19)

Ellicott Boosts Dredging Operations

First milestone reached for Jan De Nul in Guayaquil

DEME installs 5,000-t crane on DP3 offshore installation vessel ‘Orion’ at Liebherr construction yard, Rostock, Germany

William G. Gahagan - dedicated lifelong pioneer and leader in the dredging industry passes

Great Lakes Third Quarter Financial Results 2019

Jan De Nul is aiming for 100% renewable fuel

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. wins $178M of Awarded Projects

Former Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. CEO Douglas B. Mackie passes 

 meets in Chicago - June 4 - 7, 2019 - Hilton Chicago, Illinois

Jan De Nul Group to reduce CO₂ emissions

A new order for Mobile Pulley Works ( MPW )

Bollinger Shipyards promotes Chris Remont New Construction Programs Executive Vice President

The City of Pocatello Replaces Their Mud Cat After 32 Years of Operation

Cameroon’s Port Authority of Douala (PAD) awards Royal IHC to deliver an IHC Beaver® 50 cutter suction ( CS ) dredge

Sediment Recycling Along the Mississippi River’s Bird’s-Foot Delta - Sean Duffy ( )

Jan De Nul welcomes Water Injection ( SJ ) Dredges Giovanni Venturi, Henri Pitot & Henry Darcy

Army Corps dredges about 2.8M yd3 of material
from six
Baltimore Harbor channels

Ellicott's IMS 7012 HP JetMaster® Dredge Chosen to Maintain Malaysian Port

Ellicott’s Paul Quinn joins World DREDGING Board of Advisors

Royal IHC to build second 6,000m³ TH dredge for National Marine Dredging Company ( Abu Dhabi, UAE )

ArcDMC Sediment Solutions, LLC  -  Lake Utah Bathymetric & Geophysical Survey Restoration of Lake Utah

Tideway completes installation of longest AC offshore wind export cable at Hornsea One in the UK

DSC Dredge’s David Miller Retiring

Jan De Nul signs 25 year concession agreement to dredge Guayaquil Port Access Channel

IN MEMORIAM :  Dredging Legend - Don King

Boskalis and partners selected as a contractor on Saudi Aramco's Long Term Agreement for Offshore Facilities (LTA) program

Orion Group Holdings Inc. Awarded Approx. $13M Contract 

DEME Launches FIRST LNG powered mega cutter suction ( CS ) dredge ‘Spartacus’ at Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den Ijssel

BAAK consortiumMacquarie Capital, Ballast Nedam & DEME win €1B Blankenburg Connection PPP Project ( Netherlands )

Jan De Nul Group wins concession contract to deepen & maintenance dredge 95-km access channel -
Guayaquil Port, Ecuador

Clean Earth, Inc. acquires Disposal and Recycling Technologies, Inc.

Orion Group Holdings, Inc. Announces a Contract Award of Approximately US$97M

Bollinger Shipyards, LLC of Lockport, Louisiana ( LA ) promotes Matthew Kuehne to General Manager of Bollinger Quick Repair

Royal IHC to design and build two new Trailing Suction Hopper ( TH ) dredges and two split - hull barges for DEME 

Canada's Ocean Dredging DS signs first long-term suction dredging contract in the Dominican Republic

Boskalis first six months of 2018

Western Dredging Association ( WEDA ) 2018 Dredging Summit meets in Norfolk, Virginia - June 25 - 29, 2018

DEME installation for offshore substation marks milestone in further construction of Merkur Offshore Wind Farm

Harbor Dredging in Vado Ligure, Italy with LIEBHERR Duty Cycle Crawler Crane HS 8130 HD

Jan De Nul Group FY 2017

to join Weir

Egyptian Defence Ministry orders ( 10 ) IHC Beaver® Cutter Suction ( CS ) Dredges and ( 5 ) Delta Multi Craft 1050 work boats

Royal IHC to deliver dredge pumps for Jan De Nul Group's new 18,000 m3 and two 6,000 m3 trailing suction hopper ( TH ) dredges

Boskalis & Penta Ocean win EUR 800M JV project by Housing & Development Board of Singapore to develop polder at Pulau Tekong NW tip

Early delivery of the Acta Auriga from Ulstein Verft

Ellicott Dredge Enterprises Launches New Website

Damen Cutter Suction ( CS ) Dredge CSD500 named by Basra Gateway terminal at Damen Dredging yard for Umm Qasr Port, Iraq

Orion Group Holdings, Inc. Reports Adjusted Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results

Boskalis achieves EUR 150M net profit in 2017

Singapore Port awards Boskalis, Penta Ocean and Hyundai SGD 1.46B Tuas Terminal Finger Pier 3 Project

OCEAN awarded Prix Reconnaissance for innovative project during Soirée reconnaissance of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec

Texas A & M University hosts 47th Dredging Engineering Short Course - January 8 - 12, 2018

Trelleborg whitepaper provides comprehensive overview of big data in the maritime sector

Ellicott Dredges Ends 2017 With a Bang ― With Orders For Over a Dozen Dredges From All Six Continents

December 4, 2017 Damen Shipyards Group Chairman Kommer Damen opened Damen’s China Support Company in Shanghai

Royal IHC successfully names and launche the multi-purpose 5,450 m3 trailing suction hopper ( TH ) dredge DC ORISANT

CEDA Dredging Days 2017 - Successful event provides far-reaching benefits

Weeks Marine’s Hopper Dredge “Magdalen” Delivered on December 22, 2017

WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter meets with SAME in Mobile, Alabama - November 7 - 9, 2017

Keel laying ceremony marks milestone in the construction of world’s most powerful cutter suction dredger ‘Spartacus’

Dredging Contactors of America’s (DCA) Board of Directors selects the Honorable William P. Doyle, Sr. as Executive Director and CEO

Jan De Nul Group awarded  EUR 550M Joint Venture port dredging contract with Payra Port Authority, Bangladesh

Valeport MIDAS SVX2 selected by Saab Kockums

Boskalis / DEME awarded EUR 110M JV capital and maintenance dredging contract of Martín García channel between Uruguay and Argentina

Panama Canal Increases Daily Neopanamax Vessel Reservations to Seven

Royal Boskalis Westminster adds two large diving support vessels (DSVs) for offshore energy market ( NW Europe, Africa & Middle East )

New CEDA / IADC BookDredging for Sustainable Infrastructure

Boskalis subsidiary VBMS to supply and install inter-array cables for Moray Offshore Windfarm East (MOWE), UK

Royal IHC to design and construct two 29,190 kW heavy-duty rock cutter suction ( CS ) dredges for Egypt's Suez Canal Authority ( SCA )

Damen Shipyards delivers a Multi Cat 1908 with special shallow-water dredging capacity to Murjan Al-Sharq Marine Services

Royal IHC to design and build reel lay vessel capable of installing complex rigid flowlines including pipe-in-pipe systems for Subsea 7 

Vryhof completes field tests with STEVSHARK®REX anchor in Australian waters designed for hard soils and carbonate rocks

Boskalis' subsidiary VBMS to supply and install export and inter-array cables for Triton Knoll offshore wind farm ( OWF ), UK

Damen Shipyards Group has announced plans to establish a Service Hub in the Russian port of Novorossiysk

Jan De Nul wins IADC Safety Award 2017

Central Nebraska Public Power & Irrigation District Chooses Versi - Dredge® for Long Term Maintenance Dredging

Jan De Nul Group completes installation and burial of export cables for DONG Energy’s Race BANK Wind Farm in the UK

Liebherr USA, Co., expands U.S. footprint with the opening of a new facility in Lodi, California

Royal IHC and Canyon Offshore of Helix Energy Solutions Group to bring Hi-Traq trenching vehicle to market

Damen delivers multiple dredges to Bangladesh

Mud Cat to Clean and Maintain Multiple Lakes in Northeast US

BOSKALIS 2017 - First six months

DEME secures submarine cable installation contract for Elia Modular Offshore Grid

JAN DE NUL’s fall pipe vessel Simon Stevin to transport 32,000 t of rock to the Borkum Riffgrund 2 Offshore Wind Farm ( Germany )

Valeport secures highest international quality standards

WEEKS MARINE Inc. (WMI) builds new US$60M ocean-going, 30-inch hydraulic cutter suction ( CS ) dredge JS CHATRY

Boskalis christens its largest and most powerful cutter suction ( CS ) dredge HELIOS

Meet CATERPILLAR at WEDA's Dredging Summit & Expo ( June 26-29 - Vancouver, BC ) @ booths #25-26 !


Visit Rohr - Idreco at WEDA Summit & Expo in Vancouver, BC, CANADA

Ocean Celebrates 45 Years !

Ellicott Dredges Wins Three Separate Government Contracts in the U.S.

Jan De Nul Group 2016: Steady performance in a highly volatile market

ALLU Group Welcomes New Western U.S. Territory Manager

J.E. McAmis performns Marina del Rey Harbor Maintenance Dredging & Dockweiler Beach Enhancement Los Angeles County, California

Valeport reports surge in sales of Tide Gauges

Mud Cat Introduces Modern MC-275D Flagship Dredge

DP2 jack-up vessel ‘Goliath’ sets sails to China for first offshore wind projects

HYPACK’s NEXUS UAV performs emergency survey to assess damage to California dam

Dutch Dredging orders hopper dredge from IHC and plough boat from Hoekman 

Rohr - Idreco Delivers New Mobile Dredge for North American Sand & Gravel Operation

Ellicott Refurbishes GREAT LAKES DREDGE & DOCK’s 16" ( 400 mm) Cutter Suction ( CS ) Dredge


DEME acquires new dredging contracts in Germany, France, UK and Spain

IHC receives orders for vessels and equipment

Boskalis orders 23,700 kW cutter suction ( CS ) dredge from IHC Merwede with digging depth capability of 35 m

Morrison Knudsen awarded $1.2B Construction and Engineering Contract in Kalimantan, Indonesia

Damen Shipyards Group agrees with Keppel Offshore & Marine to acquire Keppel Verolme shipyard in Rotterdam Botlek area

Boskalis & Jan De Nul win joint venture contract to deepen and widen access channel of Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Mumbai, India

Jan De Nul Group acquires EUR 250 million port dredging contract in joint venture in Mumbai, India

Royal IHC launches first of two 8,000 m3 trailing suction hopper ( TH ) dredges for Adani, India’s largest private multi-port operator

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) completes works for Jan de Nul Group's jack-up vessel Vole au vent & TH dredge Leiv Eiriksson

Request for Invitations of 2017 Safety Award Nominations by the International Association of Dredging Companies ( I A D C )

Jan De Nul Group orders three 3,500 m3 Trailing Suction Hopper (TH ) Dredges equipped with exhaust gas treatment systems

Valeport at Ocean Business 17 revealing the latest in Sound Velocity Technology and more at stand M1

Royal IHC to build 164 m long, 44,180 kW cutter suction ( CS ) dredge SPARTACUS for DEME of Belgium


Visit Ellicott at CONEXPO in Las Vegas - March 7-11, Booth C32609

Geotechnical Assessment for Cold Stacking of Semisubmersible MODU

CEDA Iberian Conference 2016 : Dredging for sustainable port development

WEDA 2016 Pacific Chapter Meets in San Diego, California

110M EURO dredging contract of port of Santos, Brazil awarded to Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Van Oord


Visit Ellicott Dredge Technologies at the WWETT Show

DEME acquires several new contracts in India and the Maldives

ScottishPower Renewables awards EUR 100M cabling contract to Boskalis' subsidiary VBMS for East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) receives Letter of Intent to Award a contract for the development of the port of Duqm, Oman


Dredge Downtime and Production Reporting  By Jay Wise

State of Ohio Dredge Fleet Sets Performance Record

Royal IHC launches world's first LNG-powered trailing suction hopper ( TH ) dredge MINERVA

Self-Cleaning Debris Guard  Pump Defender  for IMS  &  Mud Cat™ Dredges

Umbrella agreement signed between COSCO Shipping and DEME


Leadership Changes at Ellicott Dredge Enterprises

Blessing of the OCEAN TAIGA


Royal IHC wins contract for engineering, procurement and construction of a tandem mooring and offloading system for an FSO vessel

HYPACK Introduces the NEXUS 800 UAV

Ellicott wins ( 3 ) Custom Dredge Contracts

Panama Canal Issues Request for Proposals for Corozal Container Terminal

Royal HaskoningDHV and Hyundai to design worlds largest maritime yard of its kind in Saudi Arabia

DEME wins first dredging contract in Mauritius for Port Louis Harbour expansion

HYPACK 2017 Hydrographic Training Event

Ellicott Dredge Enterprises Launches New Restoration Web site

21st World Dredging Congress ( WODCON XXI ) Meets in Miami

Mud Cat ROV Operating at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore

New Developments at Idreco

DEME Group confirms Merkur-project financial close

Valeport swells tide measurement offer with new turnkey solution 


Jan De Nul Group wins contract to transport and install 36 foundations for Borkum Riffgrund offshore wind farm 

Burnham Associates announces NEW BUILD

NEW COMMANDER | Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District

MTG attends WODCON XXI Congress and Exhibition, introducing its latest solutions for the dredging market

Kruse Integration forms strategic alliance with RG Group

Come Visit Ellicott at WODCON in Miami June 13-17, Booth #10

Inauguration Kieldrecht lock

JAN DE NUL GROUP performs well in 2015


Rohr - Idreco Delivers Floating Bucket Ladder & Conveyor System to European Sand & Gravel Operation

Maritime Administration Announces $4.9 Million to Strengthen U.S. Shipyard Competitiveness

Damen delivers customized Cutter Suction ( CS ) Barracuda 500 dredge to Algeria

Rohr - Idreco Delivers New Mobile Dredge & Booster Station for North American Sand & Gravel Operation

Royal IHC awarded contract for 6,000 m3 TSHD by NMDC

International Financial Institutions Visit Panama Canal Expansion

Fugro begins site investigations at Hollandse Kust (zuid) Wind Farm Zone in North Sea Dutch sector

DEME & CFE nominated as preferred bidders for three contracts of the Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link project

What You Need to Know About Dredge GPS and “Positioning Systems”

Long Beach Police Department purchases HYPACK® Marine Search

Ellicott Dredge is a "Perfect Fit for Small Ports"

Dredging Technology – Underwater Excavation and Construction


Dr. Ram Mohan Elected as ASCE “Fellow”

Royal IHC delivers 1,840 m3 Trailing Suction Hopper ( TH ) dredge MAHURY

Ellicott's Latin American Sales Manager Takes on Rohr-Idreco Product Line

ROBERT M. ENGLER, Ph.D. STUDENT TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIP Announced at the Dredging 2015 Conference

Damen constructs ground-breaking windfarm support vessel Bibby WaveMaster 1 

DEME orders multifunctional 15,000 m3 trailing suction hopper ( TH ) dredge from Royal IHC

Dredge Yard  and Neptune Shipyards launch multi-purpose Euro Dredger 450

ACE Equipment adds ALLU Processing Buckets to their Equipment Fleet

Good Year for Damen Cutter Suction ( CS ) Dredges


NEW BOOK :  ONTOLOGY IN THE AEC INDUSTRY - A Decade of Research and Development in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction

HYPACK 2016 Training Event Ustream Videos !

Royal HaskoningDHV deploys leading expertise in fibre reinforced polymers ( FRP ) for the largest FRP lock gates in the world

Rotobec RPA & Clamshell Bucket attachments

ABPmer to speak on improving flood resilience in Ports at Flood and Coast 2016

Jan De Nul Group to expand the PSA terminal in the Panama Canal’s Pacific Entrance

Damen Shipyards Sharjah delivers Crane Barge 4920 and Anti-Pollution Barge 2405, to BINCO (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)

Donjon Shipbuilding Replaces 250+ HIDs with just 79 Dialight LEDs to Achieve “Night & Day” Lighting Improvement & Eliminate Lighting

Bosch Rexroth to feature innovative drive and control technology at Intl. WorkBoat Show

Damen and Frøy Vest AS sign contract for delivery of Stan Pontoon 4113 and Multi Cat 2712

CEDA Dredging Days 2015 - Meets in Rotterdam

Royal IHC expands strategic activities in offshore and mining

GeoSea (DEME Group) sprints to Galloper EPCI foundations win in UK

Boskalis' VBMS - cable-laying joint venture with VolkerWessels wins two contracts by Galloper Wind Farm Ltd. 

RSC Bio Solutions' EnviroLogic® 210EP readily biodegradable gear oil approved for Thrustmaster gearboxes and thrusters

Mississippi River Basin Gets A Grade Of D+; infrastructure not making the grade... 

Two Ellicott Dredges Work to Restore National Wildlife Refuge

UMI Ships TrashCat to Malaysia

ALLU Group, Inc. name Edgar J. Chavez as Executive VP


MARAD Funds Study of LNG As Propulsion Fuel for Maritime Industry

Jan De Nul Group and Nobelwind sign EPCI contract to construct wind power plant in Belgian North Sea

Rotobec Clamshell Buckets

Boskalis awarded first phase of Marker Wadden development, The Netherlands by Rijkswaterstaat

Perfect solution for dredging applications : Liebherr’s new HS 8300 HD

2015 Mexico Chapter Annual Meeting | View Presentations

Royal IHC successfully launches TSHD MAHURY

Jan De Nul Group carried out 33.4% of all works at the Suez Canal

Dredging International & Great Lakes Dredge & Dock celebrate completion of new Suez Canal with ceremony in Egypt

Idreco Delivers ISD-600 for Hydro-Dam in Congo

JAN DE NUL GROUP - New Suez Canal Project

WEDA & Texas A & M University’s Dredging Summit & Expo 2015 - Meets in Houston, Texas, USA - June 22 to 25, 2015

Deepwater Port License Application: Delfin LNG, LLC, Delfin LNG Deepwater Port

Ellicott Celebrates 1000 Day Safety Record and 130 Years of Business

IMS 7012 HP Versi-Dredge Restores Norwegian Nature Reserve

Alstom, DEME and Merkur Offshore to deliver and install 66 Haliade offshore wind turbines Germany

Dredge Central Announces the Launch of New and Improved Web site

Panama Locks filled with water

DEME and Windreich join forces to develop the offshore wind project Merkur Offshore (formerly MEG I)

Dredge Yard and Neptune Shipyards based in The Netherlands introduce the dismountable EURO DREDGER 450

Fugro awarded a three year contract by DeepOcean for precise satellite positioning for entire fleet

US Senate Appropriations Committee FY 2016 appropriations bill increases funding for Corps of Engineers' Civil Works Program


WPT Power Corporation's new U.S. Operations Engineering Manager :  Robert De Hoyos 

Damen has delivered a Multi Cat 2613 to Orkney, Scotland-based chartering company Scotmarine

Fugro GeoConsulting's SAGE Profile subsea pipeline analysis software will be displayed at OPT 2015

LWT Mud Cat 40E creates New Sewage Systems in 40 Villages in Peru

Van Oord and Boskalis to construct artificial island off the coast of Jakarta, Indonesia

IADC announces 50th anniversary for 2015

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