Highlights of the Week

Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 2-8, 2017).


Nibulon Launches New Dredger – Mykolaivets

The Ukrainian Nibulon Shipbuilding and Repair Yard said in their latest release that they launched a high-capacity self-propelled СДС-15 dredger with a symbolic name Mykolaivets on September 17.


Royal IHC to Build Two Cutter Suction Dredgers for Suez Canal Authority

The Egyptian Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has signed a contract with Royal IHC for the design and construction of two custom-built 29,190kW heavy-duty rock cutter suction dredgers (CSDs).


Damen Secures New TSHD Contract

Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with LLC Onego Shipyard to build a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) 2000.


Dover Western Docks Revival Progress VIDEO

Port of Dover has just released a video showing how far the $330 million Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) project has come since the beginning of works in January 2017.


TSHD Tommy Norton Officially Commissioned

Gippsland’s new purpose-built dredge has started work to deliver safe and reliable ocean access for the thousands of recreational and commercial vessels that cross the Lakes Entrance bar every year.