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  • 28 May 2020

    Damen has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger(CSD) 350 to Brazil. This dredger was Damen’s first to be sold to this South American country. During the challenging Covid-19 period, the dismountable dredger has been assembled and launched by the customer and commissioned on site with Damen assistance at the Vale Brucutu mine. Brucutu mine is an […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Only four months after the signing of the contract, Damen successfully shipped a fully customized Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 350 to Brazil. The standard dredger was adapted to meet Brazilian Naval requirements and received additional options as per customer request. The CSD350 is the first stationary dredger Damen has delivered to Brazil. Many countries – […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen has supplied a DOP150 submersible dredge pump to Brazilian civil engineering contractor BELOV. It is now in operation, creating an access channel into the sea for a new power plant currently under construction, the Dutch defense, shipbuilding and engineering conglomerate said.  The access channel is for a critical pipeline for the plant’s cooling system and […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Partrac, a Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy group, has been commissioned to assist Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (FURG) in a large scale dredge and spoil disposal monitoring campaign. Under the contract, Partrac is to employ their proprietary dual signature particle tracking technology to improve understanding of the spatiotemporal distribution of dredge spoil, disposed […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Since 2011 Boskalis has been involved in the construction of the Açu Port in São João da Barra, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), one of the largest greenfield ports in the Americas. The Açu Port consists of two terminals: T1, an offshore terminal for handling iron ore and oil, and T2, an onshore terminal built around the […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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. Jointly Veracel and Damen evaluated the situation on site and developed a solution to maintain the terminal water depth. The solution was a combination […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the Brazilian South Atlantic coast, the continuous transport of sediment threatens the accessibility of the Belmonte terminal. To tackle this problem, the owner has acquired a Damen DOP250 submersible dredge pump. The DOP, powered by a dedicated diesel hydraulic power pack, is attached to a crane, which is located at the end of the […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    With more than six million inhabitants, Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil. The metropolis is situated on a wide bay, the Bay of Guanabara. From June 2016 to March 2017, Van Oord widened the access channel over a distance of 5.5 kilometers. In the course of several months, more than 2.8 […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Canadian-based dredging company, ECO Technologies announced today that its subsidiary based in Belo Horizonte – ECO Minas Dragagens – has signed a major production contract with Vale Fertilizantes S.A., a subsidiary of Brazilian mining giant Vale S.A. The contract, for which the kick off meeting and official signing took place in Uberaba on Monday, June […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has successfully completed a tailings pond dredging job at an iron mine in Brazil. Dragflow was called to face with the problem of dredging and returning the tailings back to a ‘Mineral Duct’. In addition, it was crucial for the project to maintain […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by Açu Petróleo S.A. (joint venture company of Prumo Logística S.A. and Oiltanking Gmbh) for the expansion of the Porto do Açu Oil Transhipment Terminal in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil. The contract has a total value of approximately EUR 120 million. The expansion comprises the […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    An official Brazilian delegation recently visited Deltares to discuss possibilities to better connect vertical reference systems covering both land and sea using accurate hydrodynamic modelling. The delegation includes specialists from the Ministry of the Environment (MMA), from the Navy’s Hydrography Center (CHM), from the Army’s Geography Service (DSG), from the federal Geological Service (CPRM), from […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen has delivered two complete DOP packages to Acciona Infraestructuras, S.A., a Spanish construction company. The DOP submersible dredge pumps are being used in a large harbor construction project in Brazil. The DOP pumps empty concrete caissons to be able to reposition these as a breakwater. At Sao Joao de Barra, which is located along […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    With a coastline of over 8500 kilometers, 90 per cent of Brazil’s total exports and imports pass through its ports. Many of the country’s major ports and harbors were built over 100 years ago. Keeping shipping lanes open and enabling these ports to accommodate larger vessels with ever bigger loads requires constant dredging, often at […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC‬ will share its expertise at a seminar on Dutch ‪dredging‬ solutions for the Brazilian market on 12 August, during Marintec South America in Rio de Janeiro (11-13 August). The seminar, organised in collaboration with the Dutch consulate in Brazil, begins at 16.00hrs. IHC’s presentation, ‘Dredging – how to make the difference?’, focuses on […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two state-of-the-art IHC Beaver® cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) are performing vital work on the Madeira River running through the Santo António Dam, located six kilometers southwest of Porto Velho in Rondónia. First cutter suction dredger, the JATUARANA I was delivered in February 2011. She is a 47.2m IHC Beaver® 6518 C CSD with a catamaran-shaped hull, and […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment, offering a complete range of heavy-duty and cost-effective submersible dredge pumps, has just released a video about its DOP submersible dredge pump emptying concrete caissons in Brazil. These compact DOP pumps are directly powered by a hydraulic motor, mounted in a protective casing. The pioneering system of using concrete caissons for artificial […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Two Royal IHC Beaver® cutter suction dredgers have been deployed in Brazil to work on a large-scale hydroelectric dam construction project, which is due for completion in 2016 and will provide electricity to millions of people in the country. IHC Beaver Dredgers has built numerous cutter suction dredgers (CSD) throughout the years. The company builds both standard cutter […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Terex Port Solutions (TPS) will supply Libra Terminais Rio S/A (Libra) with 12 Terex® rubber-tyred gantry cranes. They are to be delivered in the fall of 2014 to the Libra terminal in the Bay of Rio de Janeiro. The cranes will be shipped to Rio, already assembled, from the TPS plant in Xiamen, PR China. […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    LUSCHI is about to mobilize its vessel, “Giovanella”, to Espírito Santo where it will assist in dredging and final disposal of accumulated sediments in the seawater storage canal of ArcelorMittal. The canal is approximately 600 meters long and has sedimentation volume of approx 46,000 m³. The project aims to use the trailing suction hopper dredger […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has won two orders in Brazil and the Bahamas. The activities involve dredging work for the construction of a new shipyard in Aracruz, Brazil. The client is Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz (EJA), a Brazilian subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine’s Jurong Shipyard from Singapore. In […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Brazil asked for assistance from U.S. and foreign companies to conduct $1.5 billion dredging works and seaport improvements. As Reuters reports, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx said: “Both of our countries have more demand for infrastructure than there is public resources. “There’s an awful lot of private capital parked on the sidelines. The […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    LUSCHI, a Brazilian based company, added a 1,330 m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) to its fleet. The vessel, named “Recreio do Bandeirantes”, will become “LUSCHI X” after formalizing purchase between LUSCHI and BIC Bank, on Wednesday, June 04. The vessel which has a length of 77,5 m, and a width of 13 m is […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port and Terminal Development Brazil conference is scheduled for 19 – 20 May 2014, in Pullman São Paulo Ibirapuera, São Paulo. Program highlights include the following: – Critical updates on the new port reform law; – Panel discussion exploring the future of the Brazilian terminal sector featuring senior representatives from ABTRA, Syndarma, ABTP and […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority and TPK (Terminal Presidente Kennedy) Logistica yesterday signed a joint venture agreement in Vitória, Brazil, for the development of Porto Central, a new port in Brazil. The ‘greenfield’ port will be built in the southernmost part of the state of Espirito Santo in the industrial heart of Brazil. It will […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Petrobras recently commenced the removal of the hull of P-66 platform in the Rio Grande Shipyard, Brazil. The operation required dredging to open the gate, which was conducted by LUSCHI. “About 30,000 cubic meters of sediment were dredged in less than 20 days using a hopper dredge and a very powerful submersible pump for inaccessible […]

  • 1 April 2014

    ARCADIS announced today that its Brazilian subsidiary, ARCADIS Logos, has signed two large contracts with a major Brazil-based global mining company. Under the contracts, ARCADIS will provide project management services for the implementation of a Port Terminal in São Luis, in northeastern Brazil. For ARCADIS the two contracts represent a value in excess of R$125 […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    LUSCHI has announced that it has added a 2,000 m³ hopper dredger “LUSCHI IX” to its fleet. The equipment (capacity 2,350 tons, and overall length 82,71 m) is currently being updated and it is expected to be ready for dredging very soon, thereby performing important maritime related works in Brazil and South America. LUSCHI has […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    LLX announced financial results for the third quarter of the year. A highlight in the company announcement was the conclusion of negotiations with US-based EIG Group which, through a R$ 1.3 billion capital increase, became the new controlling shareholders of the company. Another headline in the announcement was the extension of short-term debt and a […]