Vessels

Maasvlakte 2 Needs Dredging for ‘Pieter Schelte’ Job

Maasvlakte 2 Needs Dredging for ‘Pieter Schelte’ Job

‘Pieter Schelte’, the biggest vessel in the world, is to be completed in the port of Rotterdam. Owner and designer Allseas and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have signed an agreement to this effect.  Final assembly of Pieter Schelte will take place in the Alexiahaven. The inner lake of Maasvlakte 2 currently provides the necessary […]

Video: Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony

Video: Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) left the Vicksburg Harbor for its annual revetment season on July 9, 2014. The District hosted a Blessing of the Fleet ceremony on July 9, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at the Vicksburg City Water Front as the MSU departed. The blessing was performed […]

USACE to Christen New Vessel to Honor Thomas George

USACE  to Christen New Vessel to Honor Thomas George

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will christen its newest named vessel in honor of the late Thomas George, captain of the Corps’ Dredge Potter, in a ceremony to be attended by his family, his peers and Corps teammates at the St. Louis Service Base July 15. The Spill Barge Thomas N. […]

Rosmorport Shipbuilding Program to Include Dredging Vessels

Rosmorport Shipbuilding Program to Include Dredging Vessels

In Petrozavodsk (Russia) on July 8, 2014 an off-site meeting of the Security Council Secretary Nikolay Patrushev jointly with the Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the North-West Federal District Vladimir Bulavin was held as the part of the preparatory measures to the Karelian Republic 100-year anniversary celebration. At the meeting with the participation of the Rosmorrechflot […]

Picture of the Day: “Bronka” Port Project in Full Swing

Picture of the Day: “Bronka” Port Project in Full Swing

Bronka is a new port facility currently being constructed to increase the container throughput capacity in the St Petersburg region. The project involves the construction of a 6 kilometer long shipping channel, turning basin and berth pockets for the new port facility. A total volume of 16 million cubic meters of clay, silt and sand […]

Facts About: Cutter Suction Dredgers (Video)

Facts About: Cutter Suction Dredgers (Video)

Facts About is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. This leaflets aims to provide basic understanding of how Cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) work. Although systems for describing dredgers vary, in general three broad classifications are recognised based on the means of excavation and […]

Cemex Takes Delivery of New Idreco Dredger

Cemex Takes Delivery of New Idreco Dredger

Idreco has delivered a state-of-the-art ISD350-M dredger for the Cemex-plant in Lüttow, North Germany. The new dredger is equipped with an IDP350 Idreco dredge pump, which is one of the most efficient and modern dredge pumps currently available in the market.  The choice for a bigger pump was made in order to reach the same […]

SeaBed Opts for IMS Versi-Dredge

SeaBed Opts for IMS Versi-Dredge

SeaBed Services, a Norwegian dredging company, purchased an IMS Model 7012 HP Versi-Dredge for use in marinas, ports and fjords in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. With a focus on environmentally friendly dredging, they selected the 7012 HP with a supplementary IMS Environmental Plus cutterhead and an elongated turbidity shroud to be used when they dredge […]

DHI Installs MIKE on Moffatt & Nichol’s HPC System

DHI Installs MIKE on Moffatt & Nichol’s HPC System

Moffatt & Nichol – one of the world’s leading specialised maritime planning and engineering firms – installed DHI’s software, the MIKE on their High Performance Computing (HPC) system. Over the last two decades, HPC has become one of the fastest growing markets in the information technology sector. The demand for high-resolution, complex and large-scale numerical […]

Fugro Takes Delivery of FOCSV ‘Fugro Proteus’

Fugro Takes Delivery of FOCSV ‘Fugro Proteus’

Fugro has taken delivery of the first of three Fugro Offshore Coastal Survey Vessels (FOCSV) being built by Damen. The first of a new class, the Fugro Proteus is a compact, survey ship capable of undertaking a wide range of survey, monitoring and inspection operations. The vessel is designed for a variety of survey and […]







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