The Netherlands: Naming and Launch Ceremony of TSHD Chang Jiang Kou 01 Scheduled for September

IHC Merwede B.V. announces that it will hold naming and launch ceremony of the trailing suction hopper dredger, CHANG JIANG KOU 01, on Saturday 10 September 2011.

The ship is being built for Yangtze Estuary Waterway Administration Bureau MOT at the IHC Dredgers yard, Smitweg 6, 2960 AA Kinderdijk, The Netherlands.

The programme on Saturday 10 September will be as follows:


Guests to assemble in the restaurant at the yard,


Departure to the podium in the shipbuilding hall,


Naming and launch of the CHANG JIANG KOU 01.

IHC Merwede is focussed on the continuous development of design and construction activities for the specialist maritime sector. It is the global market leader for efficient dredging and mining vessels and equipment – with vast experience accumulated over decades – and a reliable supplier of custom-built ships and supplies for offshore construction.


Source: IHC Merwede, August 30, 2011;