Work has commenced on removing the wreck of the cargo ship ‘Flinterstar’ which for the last eight months has been stranded on a sandbank in the approaches to Zeebrugge, Belgium.
Belgian contractor Dredging International has signed a contract with private stock company Rakeen Development for the reclamation of an artificial island off Ras al Khaimah, the northernmost emirate of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The ¢ 50 million contract adds to a string of projects which Dredging International is currently executing in the Gulf area. The first stage of dredging and reclamation will begin later this month with planned completion by the end of October.
Belgian contractor Dredging International has signed a ¢ 30m contract for the expansion and deepening of the access channels to Port of Bourgas, the second biggest port in Bulgaria. In a statement, Dredging International said the contract was awarded after 'very stiff competition' from two other groups. Work on site was scheduled to start by the end of 2006.
Belgium’ s Dredging International has been awarded a contract to build a new artificial island, ' Dana' , 7km into the Arabian Gulf off the Emirate of Ras-al-Khaimah. Construction of the € 350m project will commence in the next few weeks.
The Belgian operator Dredging International (DI) has obtained a contract extension for the Al Raha Beach development in Abu Dhabi, effectively more than doubling the initial scope of a major reclamation project started nine months ago to a total value of ¢ 110m. The supplementary contract value is estimated at ¢ 78m and will secure business for yet another 14 months.
Dredging International of Belgium has confirmed that it has been awarded the contract to widen and deepen the Panama Canal. Notification of the contract was given by the Audoridad del Canal de Panamá (ACP), and will secure work for the next four years.
DEME Environmental Contractors (DEC) and Dredging International (DI) have received a contract for the design and execution of an important remediation project at two lakes near the city of Hultsfred in Sweden.
Subsidiaries of Dutch dredging and marine contractor Van Oord and Dredging International in Belgium have been awarded a second contract for the Western Basin Main Works Dredging at the Port of Gladstone, Queensland, Australia.
The Belgium based DEME Group subsidiary Dredging International has deployed its trailing suction hopper dredger 'Artevelde' to participate in the Belgian Fishing for Litter (FFL) project.
The consortium Dredging International NV – Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company is to deepen and widen the Suez Canal as part of a US$540m contract.