De-silting the Nile to support economy

Egypt is investing in dredgers to improve its inland waterways to make them a viable alternative for road and rail cargo Prompted by a projected increase in national cargo demand, the Egyptian government has committed […]

Dredging data: Vessels under construction

IHS Markit data shows where dredging vessels are currently under construction. Both the European building hub, the Netherlands; and the eastern hot spot, China, lead the table in terms of numbers Thirty four dredging vessels […]

Russia lacks new dredging fleet

The average age of dredging fleet in Russia is 36 years and the country urgently needs to put new dredgers into operation, Gennady Egorov, director of the St. Petersburg-based Marine Engineering Bureau, said in a […]

Dredger of the month: Draga

Rohr-Idreco’s modular deep-digging jet and cutter suction dredgers allows vessels to be packed up and moved to new projects quickly The global market for dredgers and dredging equipment touches many diverse applications, ranging from maintaining […]

Dredger for hydropower dam delivered

The delivery of a new cutter suction dredger to a key hydropower dam in southeast Africa is one action being taken to increase electricity supply The increasing demand for hydroelectricity in Africa and ongoing push […]

Dredger of the month: Meuse River

DEME’s Meuse River and Boskalis’ Krios were both launched late in 2019, and both vessels are repeat orders following the success of 2017-built models Two large dredgers were launched in the fourth quarter of 2019 […]