Dredging

The Boskalis team 3D-printing reef modules

In a ground-breaking project, six artificial ReefVival reef modules have been installed in Monaco’s Larvotto Marine Reserve after manufacture using a 3D printer at Boskalis’ Papendrecht headquarters in the Netherlands


Mercator Limited dredging project

India’s Mercator Limited has won its first dredging contract of the year, valued at INR304 million (USD4.75 million).


Singapore offshore company ASL Marine is injecting additional capital into its engineering division, which focuses primarily on the dredging segment. 


A Watermaster dredger removing invasive vegetation from an Indian urban waterway. Credit: Aquamec

Inland dredging is just as important and  substantial as bigger headline-grabbing projects, although not as glamorous


Volvox Atalanta

Mozambique port operator CFM has picked Van Oord for maintenance dredging of Beira's port access channel as it partners with India’s Essar Ports in development of new coal container terminal


The BUDS strategic dredge and disposal map

Complex, costly and a difficult process. That sums up beneficially using dredged sediment in Europe, especially when trying to use finer, silty sediments to restore and protect coastal marshes and mudflats. But environmental consultancy ABPmer and the UK's Solent Forum are spearheading a move to change that


The keel laying ceremony for Golden Falcon's CSD

Building dredgers used to be mainly the preserve of Dutch and Belgian companies. Now, production can take place in any shipyard if European builders bring their dredging knowledge.


Port Monmouth's tide gate construction coffer dam and creek diversion.

A USD111 million project on the United States’ New Jersey coastline is marshalling an array of components designed to reduce future flood damage to Port Monmouth on the Atlantic seaboard.


One of Royal IHC's facilities

IHC said the takeover was a strategic move aimed at developing its position as “a provider of knowledge- and technology-based services and products”.


Port Geographe

Decomposing seagrass wrack stinks of sulphur and can clog navigation channels. Two recent Australian projects by international maritime design and engineering company BMT offer interim solutions that work with nature’s processes.