Vessels

Dredging Underway at Port Hedland (Australia)

Dredging Underway at Port Hedland (Australia)

The Port Hedland Port Authority has begun annual maintenance dredging of the inner harbor, swing basin, berth pockets and the main shipping channel, according to the port notice. Operations will be conducted on a 24/7 basis and are estimated to be completed by the 30th October 2014. The following vessels will be utilized: Sebastiano Caboto- […]

Eyemouth Harbor to Begin Next Round of Dredging

Eyemouth Harbor to Begin Next Round of Dredging

The next phase of Eyemouth Harbor dredging operations (Gunsgreen basin and harbor entrance ‘canyon’) is about to begin, according to the Harbor Master. The hopper barge ‘MV Shearwater’ and dredging unit ‘Forth Reclaimer’ will operate within Eyemouth Harbor. For the duration of this operation all vessels must contact the Harbor Master or MV Reclaimer on […]

New ECO200 Dredger from Dredge Yard

New ECO200 Dredger from Dredge Yard

Dredge Yard, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of dredging and mining equipment, took part at the “Dredging in India” conference, held in Mumbai from 3-4 September 2014, and presented its new model, the ECO200 dredger. At the event, the company’s Operations Manager, Michel Debo introduced a compact and economic cutter suction dredger, the ECO200. […]

Maputo Dredging on the Way

Maputo Dredging on the Way

A maintenance dredging of the Port of Maputo quays is scheduled to begin in a month’s time, using TNPA’s (Transnet National Ports Authority) brand new dredging vessel Italeni. This campaign will ensure that all quays at the port are returned to their designed depth. The dredging contract was signed on Wednesday, September 3rd, at the […]

Exclusive Photos of AL BAHAR C/D HUTA 12 Sea Trials

Exclusive Photos of AL BAHAR C/D HUTA 12 Sea Trials

The 23,545kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger AL BAHAR C/D HUTA 12 is currently going through sea trials, prior to its delivery to the owner. IHC Merwede (now Royal IHC) has successfully named and launched the state-of-the-art vessel in a ceremony at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands, in March 2014. The contract for the […]

Sospan Dau Ready for Next Phase of Pevensey Bay Beach Recharge

Sospan Dau Ready for Next Phase of Pevensey Bay Beach Recharge

The 73m-long trailing suction hopper dredger “Sospan Dau” is about to start the next phase of Pevensey Bay’s summer/autumn’s annual beach recharge.   About 5,000m3 was added in early June, and the next two weeks should see a further 15,000m3 of sand placed on the beach. In total Pevensey Coastal Defence Ltd (PCDL) expects to […]

Van Oord: New SRI Vessel for Offshore Division

Van Oord: New SRI Vessel for Offshore Division

Van Oord has ordered a new subsea rock installation vessel. Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group Shanghai will build the vessel at its Ningbo yard in China. The vessel will be delivered in 2016. Subsea rock installation is a proven technique for the protection and stabilisation of offshore structures and pipelines, and is one of Van Oord’s main activities […]

PHOTO UPDATE: Keel Laying of Easydredge 2700

PHOTO UPDATE: Keel Laying of Easydredge 2700

The keel-laying ceremony for the state-of-the-art IHC Easydredge 2700 ™ took place at MTG Dolphin’s shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, on August 18th, 2014. The ship, ordered by Royal IHC, is being built under building number BN BN1001 and will be delivered in the summer of 2015. The new vessel will be supplied with a “world-dredging […]

VIDEO: Dredging for Brisbane Airport – Aerial Footage

VIDEO: Dredging for Brisbane Airport – Aerial Footage

Charles Darwin, a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), used for dredging loose material such as sand, clay or gravel, recently arrived to Brisbane. The dredger will be crucial in building Brisbane Airport’s second runway. Charles Darwin will dredge the seafloor section of Moreton Bay, called Middle Banks, and transport the sand to Luggage Point. The […]

Royal IHC Starts Building Easydredge 2700 for Stock

Royal IHC Starts Building Easydredge 2700 for Stock

Royal IHC is constructing the first vessel in its range of competitively priced standard trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD). It has started to build the Easydredge™ 2700 for stock in response to the increasing global demand for TSHDs with an extremely short delivery time. The new vessel will be supplied with a “world-dredging package”, which includes bottom […]







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