Vessels

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 […]

VIDEO: Launching of Backhoe Dredger Novadragamar

In this video you can see the launch of the “Novadragamar”, on which the new Liebherr P 9350 pontoon excavator is mounted. The Novadragamar is a Ravestein 750B Backhoe Dredger that was built by a Portugal-based company ETERMAR. The dredger, featuring an extensive range of attachments, is ideally suited for digging of drainage channels, the […]

TSHD Lelystad – Gibdock’s Biggest Project in 2014

TSHD Lelystad – Gibdock’s Biggest Project in 2014

One of the biggest projects handled in 2014 by the Gibraltar-based Gibdock has been definitely the docking of Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Lelystad. This is the second time that 137-meter-long TSHD has been to Gibdock for repairs. The general drydocking project includes steelwork, pipe, mechanical and painting work, with steelwork inside the hopper […]

PROGROUPE Gets Versatile Аmphi-King Boat

PROGROUPE Gets Versatile Аmphi-King Boat

Аmphi-King from the German manufacturer Senwatec is a first ever made amphibious boat of this type and PROGROUPE is the first company to use such equipment. The boat is capable of working on the ground as well as the water. “Of its kind little brother of big dredgers.” Amphi-King is a brilliant solution for reconstruction […]

Picture of the Day: Ellicott 360SL Dredger at Work

Picture of the Day: Ellicott 360SL Dredger at Work

C&M Dredging’s machine, Ellicott 360SL, is currently working on the Jackson Lake Restoration project in Tennessee. It is being used to dredge 20,000 cubic yards of accumulated silt and sediment, which have built up over the past century. C&M Dredging, located in Florida, specializes in hydraulic dredging and dewatering projects ranging from small residential jobs […]

Construction Starts on Super Suction Dredger

Construction Starts on Super Suction Dredger

Construction of the “Junyang 1″, a super suction dredger ordered by CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co., Ltd., has recently been initiated in the Netherlands. With a total length of 167.5 meters, a hopper load capacity of 21,000 cubic meters and a maximum dredging depth of 90 meters, the vessel will have advantages such as advanced technology, […]

Picture of the Day: New Ellicott Dredger for Ohio DNR

Picture of the Day: New Ellicott Dredger for Ohio DNR

After half a century, it is time for new equipment. Ohio Department of Natural Resources recently purchased a new 460SL Swinging Dragon dredger. In the background is their 14″ cutter suction dredger, built in 1965. Dredging Today Staff, August 17, 2014







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