Dredging Today Brings Top News of 2016

Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular news articles from the past year.


World’s First LNG-Powered TSHD Minerva Hits the Water

The launch ceremony of DEME’s 3,500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Minerva took place on December 3 at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands.


Van der Kamp and Port of Rotterdam Sign Dredging Contract

Van der Kamp recently won a contract to handle dredging work in the Rotterdam port area. According to the agreement, the Zwolle-based dredging company will be responsible for keeping Rotterdam’s port basins at the correct depth until 2023.


Van Oord, Boskalis to Reinforce Houtrib Dike

The Dutch Directorate General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) is about to award contract for the reinforcement of the Houtrib dike to Van Oord and its partner Boskalis.


Jan De Nul to Expand Port of Kingston

Jan De Nul NV is part of a consortium that has been made responsible for the expansion of the Port of Kingston.


Keppel and Jan De Nul Sign Contracts for Three New Dredgers

Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine) has secured contracts from Jan De Nul Group to build three trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs).


First Dredging Contract in Mauritius for DEME

DEME, the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group, has won a 41 million euros dredging contract for the Container Terminal Quay Project at Port Louis Harbor in Mauritius.


DEME to Take Part in the Fehmarnbelt Tunnel Project

The Femern Link Contractors joint venture, including DEME and CFE as project partners, has signed contracts with the Danish government for the design and construction of the world’s longest immersed road and rail tunnel, the Fehmarnbelt.


Royal IHC, ANP Ink TSHD Deal

Royal IHC has signed a contract for the design, construction and delivery of a 4,200m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) with Administración Nacional de Puertos (ANP) in Montevideo, Uruguay.


Boskalis Completes Hayling Island Beach Renourishment

Havant Borough Council recently completed the beach management operations along the Hayling Island seafront in accordance with the Beach Management Plan for the area.


Ellicott Dredges Announces Three Custom Dredger Contracts

Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore based manufacturer of dredging equipment and dredge parts, recently received three contracts for custom-designed dredgers.