DEME widens Kiel Canal

Belgian-based dredging group DEME has been awarded a contract as part of a joint venture to widen a 4 km stretch of Kiel Canal in Germany. Work started in January 2020 and will run until […]

Port Nelson rebuilds wharf

A NZD20 million (USD13.22 million) redevelopment of Port Nelson’s Main Wharf North has begun in New Zealand. The first phase of the project is to demolish the century-old wharf before replacing it with a concrete […]

New pipeline avoidance guidelines published

The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) has released Pipeline Incident Prevention, a recommended guidelines for dredging near underwater gas and hazardous liquid pipelines, incorporating damage prevention and emergency response protocols for the […]

Mindi is no more

The world’s oldest cutter suction dredger (CSD), the Panama Canal Authority’s (ACP’s) Mindi, sank about 161 km off Balboa as it was under tow to a new owner. Built by US-based Ellicott Machine Corps, a […]

Klaipeda Sea Port mulls big development plans

Klaipėda Sea Port in Lithuania targets to invest EUR352 million into port infrastructure and dredging operations between 2020 and 2023, a development plan recently submitted to the Transport Ministry stipulated. The eventual target is to […]