Top News – June 16 to 22, 2014

Top Week 02

IHC Merwede Holds Naming Ceremony for Dredger ITALENI

The South African company Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has named its 750m3 grab hopper dredger, ITALENI, during a special ceremony hosted by the shipbuilder IHC Merwede. 


Maldives: Hulhumalé Land Reclamation Contract Awarded

A US$50 million contract for dredging and reclamation work in Hulhumalé has been awarded to Belgian company Dredging International NV, according to the Housing Development Corporation (HDC).


Van Oord Bags Port of Koper Dredging Contract (Slovenia)

Luka Koper and the Netherlands-based company Van Oord have concluded the contract on deepening the access channel and northern section of Basin I within the Port of Koper harbour area.


The Netherlands: Pon Power, Bolier Sign Deal with Van Oord

Pon Power, the Dutch Caterpillar® dealer, and Bolier, the MaK dealer for the Benelux, have recently signed a three year contract with Van Oord, the world’s leading dredging, hydraulics and offshore projects contractor. 


The Bahamas: Bimini Dredging Causes Reduced Visibility? (VIDEO)

Global Underwater Explorers divers visited three popular dive sites in Bimini, the Bahamas, where dredging is currently underway.


Dredging Today Staff, June 22, 2014