Royal IHC-Built Dredger Clears Sea Trials

Photo courtesy of IHC

The successful sea trials of Royal IHC’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) D11 21 DE JULIO took place during the final week of 2018, at the Montevideo Port in Uruguay.

This 4,200m³ TSHD was partly built at IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel in The Netherlands.

The basic design and detailed engineering of the vessel was supplied by the IHC head office as well as the highly complex dredging parts and equipment. The overall project management was executed by the company’s Latin American organisation located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

After finishing the parts, they were then transported to Uruguay, where the rest of the TSHD was built for Administración Nacional de Puertos (ANP).

IHC signed the contract for the design, construction and delivery of the TSHD with ANP in November 2016, and the keel laying ceremony took place in October 2017, simultaneously in both countries.

This latest cooperation will further strengthen the relationship between IHC and ANP, the two companies stated. This dates back to the 1970s, with the delivery of TSHD Draga D-7, which remains part of ANP’s fleet.

 

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< Jul 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 1 2 3 4

Eastern Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference

Wednesday (10/16/19) afternoon will start the program with an opportunity to take the Dredging 101 course.

read more >

10TH Annual Conference Dredging in India

The conference will focus on strategies and solutions to meet the future dredging requirements…

read more >

Australasian Coasts and Ports 2019

Conference Theme “Future directions from 40°S and beyond” reflects the increasing awareness about the need to find suitable…

read more >

PORTS Conference

The PORTS Conference series is internationally recognized as an outstanding opportunity to network with…

read more >

Jobs>

Dredging jobs in Abu Dhabi at NMDC

National Marine Dredging Company “NMDC” aims to be the largest dredging player in the Arab’s Gulf region...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below....

apply