Readers’ Choice: Dredging News That Marked 2018
With the 2018 dredging season now behind us, Dredging Today presents a recap of the most popular stories from the past year.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), at today’s Maritime Technology Conference (SMTC), awarded a contract worth approximately $1.1 billion for the Tuas Terminal Phase 2 land reclamation project.
Keppel Singmarine has secured contracts from Van Oord to build two high-specification trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs).
Jan De Nul Group said in its latest announcement that they won major contracts in two Argentinean ports in the course of June 2018.
Damen has begun work on the construction of an innovative dredging system for the first Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD).
China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) has started dredging project at Ukraine’s southern Black Sea port of Chornomorsk.
Royal IHC has secured a contract from Belgium-based DEME for the design and build of four new vessels.
Boskalis said in its latest release that they will be executing the dredging scope for the development of the first large-scale LNG export facility in Kitimat, Canada (LNG Canada), following the final investment decision by the shareholders earlier today.
Royal IHC has been awarded the KNVTS Ship of the Year award for the 8,400m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) SCHELDT RIVER, designed and built for DEME.
Her Majesty Queen Máxima performed the christening ceremony for Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Amalia in Rotterdam this afternoon in presence of 1,400 employees and guests.