Highlights of the Week

Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 19-25, 2016).


PHOTO: Backhoe Optimus in Klintehamn Harbor

Wasa Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, has just released this amazing photo of their backhoe dredger ‘Optimus’, working on the Klintehamn Harbor dredging project in Sweden.


Hulhumale Phase II Shore Protection Works Almost Complete

The shore protection work for the Hulhumalé Phase II islands is now 96 percent complete, according to the Maldives Housing Development Corporation (HDC).


Van Oord, Boskalis to Reinforce Houtrib Dike

The Dutch Directorate General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) is about to award contract for the reinforcement of the Houtrib dike to Van Oord and its partner Boskalis.


Court Decision on Elbe Deepening in February

The long-awaited court decision on the Elbe deepening project will be announced on February 9th 2017, reports the Port of Hamburg.


IHC Built Backhoe Dredger Alberto Aleman Zubieta (VIDEO)

Back in 2013, Royal IHC successfully delivered the new backhoe dredger Alberto Aleman Zubieta to Autoridad del Canal de Panama (ACP) in Panama City.