Highlights of the Week

Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 25 – October 1, 2017).


DEME Holds Naming Ceremony for TSHD Scheldt River

The trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River was officially named two days ago at the DEME head office in Zwijndrecht, Belgium. The dredger was named by Mrs Veerle Hegge, the wife of Mr Bart De Wever, Mayor of Antwerp.


VIDEO: Vryhof Successfully Tested Stevshark Rex

Vryhof, designer, manufacturer and supplier of drag anchors and related mooring equipment, has successfully completed extensive field tests with the Stevshark Rex anchor in Australian waters, proving its suitability for hard soils and carbonate rocks.


DSC Dredge Commissions Largest Dredger in Nigeria

DSC Dredge engineers were busy in Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria, in August, starting up the country’s largest dredge to date.


GLDD Wins $19.3 Million Delaware Coastal Protection Contract

Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. (GLDD), from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $19.3 million contract for flood control and coastal emergency repair to the Delaware coast.


Damen DOP 250 Proves Success in Brazil

Veracel Celulose, a Brazilian company involved in the forestry and pulp mill businesses, has found Damen in their quest for a solution to keep their Belmonte maritime terminal at sufficient water depth.