Top News – August 25 to 31, 2014
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.
Sumitomo Heavy Industries Material Handling Systems Co., Ltd. and Yorigami Maritime Construction Co., Ltd. have developed design of a hybrid grab dredger that features Energy Fuel saving and Fully-Automatic Operation Systems.
Charles Darwin, a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), used for dredging loose material such as sand, clay or gravel, recently arrived to Brisbane.
Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co., LLC, has won a $8,564,000 firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging along the Hudson River, according to defense.gov.
Work on the new Cowes breakwater progresses extremely well with CHC’s contractors Boskalis Westminster currently on stage 4 of the 2014 program, the installation of the breakwater’s gravel core up to approximately 4 meters above chart datum.
Dredging Today Staff, August 31, 2014