Highlights of the Week

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Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 5-11, 2018).

 

Elbe Fairway Adjustment VIDEO

With the building permit for the adaptation of the fairway obtained, the actual work to facilitate access to the Port of Hamburg can now begin.

 

Dredging Underway at CocoCay in the Bahamas

Royal Caribbean reported on its blog that Jan De Nul Group has begun dredging work at CocoCay in the Bahamas, signaling the start of a pivotal milestone in creating a pier for ships to dock.

 

Royal IHC Unveils New Kind of Digital Platform, the ShipSupport

Royal IHC has launched ShipSupport, its new e-commerce platform for the maritime industry.

 

Titan LNG Bunkers DEME’s TSHD Scheldt River

Titan LNG, a liquified natural gas (LNG) supplier to marine and industrial users in North West Europe, successfully re-fueled DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River today, at Mukran Port on the island of Rügen in the Baltic Sea.

 

Royal IHC: Unlocking the Unknown with Computational Fluid Dynamics

It’s every shipbuilder’s dream to look at the flow around a ship’s hull and understand what’s really going on beneath the surface. Royal IHC is now gaining knowledge on a daily basis that can make this a reality. The secret lies with computational fluid dynamics (CFD), according to Alex Kruijswijk, Royal IHC R&D Engineer.

 

Work Progresses on Electrical Conversion of TSHD Samuel de Champlain

Alewijnse Marine has entered a new phase in the electrical conversion of the 8.500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain.

 

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