Highlights of the Week

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Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 22-28, 2018).


Port of Virginia One Step Closer to Deeper Channels

The Port of Virginia’s Wider, Deeper, Safer project to deepen and widen the Norfolk Harbor’s commercial shipping channels has secured full federal authorization with this week’s approval by the President of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018.


Bangladesh: ECNEC OKs Money for 35 Dredgers

The Bangladeshi Executive Committee of the National Economic (ECNEC) has approved a project to procure some 35 dredgers, costing around $526 million, to keep up navigability in 100 major rivers across the country, Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) reports.


Damen Holds Keel Laying Ceremony for CEMEX Go Innovation

Damen Shipyards Mangalia, Romania, recently held a keel-laying ceremony for the Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) ‘CEMEX Go Innovation’.


Royal IHC: DEME’s CSD Spartacus Ready to Hit the Water

The launching ceremony of the Spartacus – the world’s most powerful cutter suction dredger – is set to take place on Saturday, November 10, 2018.


USPA Dredging Day in Odessa, Dredging Plans for 2019 Presented

The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) held in Odessa their ‘Dredging Day – 2018’ conference on October 22.


Milestone for Port of Baltimore

The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore hosted its largest-ever container ship – the 1,200-foot-long Gunde Maersk – earlier this week.