Beached dredger off India’s west coast causes environmental concerns

Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Bhagvati Prem has been beached on Surathkal Beach in Mangalore, India, since 31 October 2019. According to Indian newspaper The Hindu, the vessel was anchored by New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) when it terminated a contract with the dredger’s owner, India-based shipping company Mercator. During […]

Dredger of the month: Willem van Oranje

Willem van Oranje will be the first dredging vessel in the world to operate on 100% biofuel oil. The sulphur-free sustainable residual fuel consists of used cooking oil and no fossil fuels Her Majesty Queen […]

Danube sediment analysis published

The EU Interreg Danube Transnational Programme has published  its data analysis for the future sediment management plan for the river. The programme investigates how to tackle adverse changes in the sediment load caused by riverbed straightening […]

Milford Haven: Wave energy hub

Milford Haven Waterway is to become the site of a new tide and wave energy development and engineering hub, thanks to a collaboration between the port of Milford Haven, Marine Energy Wales, Offshore Renewable Energy […]