Top News – March 2 to 9, 2014
On February 28, 2014, IHC Global Production B.V, part of IHC Merwede, and Uljanik d.d. signed the contract for the construction of one self-propelled cutter suction dredger.
Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) appointed Boskalis Westminster to undertake construction of the new £7 million detached breakwater for Cowes on the Isle of Wight.
The Jan de Nul and Dredging International joint venture has won the the Ghent-Terneuzen navigation canal dredging contract.
Bechtel, a global leader in planning, designing, and building port and marine projects, has been selected by LIGTT Project Company LLC to provide management services for the pre-construction of the Louisiana International Gulf Transfer Terminal.
IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 23,545kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘AL BAHAR’ C/D HUTA 12 in a ceremony on 8 March 2014 at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands.
In 2013, DEME reached a turnover of EUR 2.53 billion in 2013. Compared to the previous year, this represents an increase of 32% and a record turnover.
Dredging Today Staff, March 9, 2014