African dredging boom expected

Population growth in Africa’s coastal areas, increasing demand for offshore oil and gas, and the construction of new ports and maintenance works on existing ones are expected to drive the continent’s dredging industry forward With […]

Memphis dredging project underway

Inland Dredging Company is a month into its dredging project in McKellar Lake Harbour, Memphis, Tennessee. The company is working under a three-year contract with the Memphis District of the Army Corps of Engineers and […]

Adelaide to invest in channel widening project

Adelaide joins other Australian state capitals in welcoming bigger vessels of the Post-Panamax size Flinders Port Holdings is about to complete an AUD80 million (USD56 million) channel widening project to deepen the waters around its container terminal […]

Lesse. Credit: Baggerbedrijf de Boer Dutch Dredging

Lesse starts dredging in French Guiana

Newbuild Lesse is the ninth hopper in the fleet of dredging company Baggerbedrijf de Boer/Dutch Dredging, and it just arrived in French Guiana, where it will take part in a maintenance dredging and deepening project at […]

Dredger of the Month: Bonny River

DEME’s latest vessel, trailing suction hopper dredger Bonny River, has been sent on its first mission. In the Netherlands, the multi functional work horse will help upgrade the Terneuzen lock. On 20 June 2019, DEME […]

Ebb in the River Ems. Credit: Masterplan Ems 2050

Dredging needed to desilt the River Ems

The River Ems in Germany is struggling with silt contamination. Through changes in the river’s course – straightening and deepening – as well as the disappearance of natural silt accumulation areas, the ratio of ebb […]