Top News – May 19 to 25, 2014

Top Week 01

Israel: NGOs Urge Jan De Nul to Abandon Haifa and Ashdod Projects

A group of Palestinian and international NGOs have urged the Jan De Nul Group to pull out of a project to build port facilities in Israel, citing concerns about Israel’s continued human rights violations. 


DEMA: Dredging Could Devastate Bimini’s Dive Industry (The Bahamas)

Top reputation among divers could be ruined by possible environmental degradation associated with the Resorts World Bimini pier terminal project, the California-based Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) said. 


DEME: Solid Order Book

Since the beginning of 2014, DEME managed to  maintain its order book at a fairly high level of about 3.0 billion EUR thanks to new orders, well spread worldwide across dredging, energy related and environmental activities.


Four New Lock Gates on Its Way to Panama Canal

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) reports that the ship Sun Rise, with four new gates for the Third Set of Locks, has sailed for Panama from Trieste, Italy.


Another Damen’s Dredger Arrives in Nigeria

A Damen CSD500 has been delivered to Nigeria. The stationary dredger has been assembled on the beach and pushed and tugged into the sea over a ramp. 

Dredging Today Staff, May 25, 2014