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  • 28 May 2020
  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC has just released this beautiful photo of their IHC Beaver 1200C, recently commissioned at a customer site in Congo. “We provided the assistance needed to get the cutter suction dredger (CSD) operational, including providing training for the new dredging crew,” the Dutch supplier of equipment, vessels and services for the offshore, dredging and […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) and the Belgium based Dredging International (DEME Group) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-operate in the further deepening of the Congo River, DR Congo.  With the Democratic Republic of Congo Government’s (DRC) support, the parties intend to deepen the Congo River, in phases, to an eventual […]

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

    In order to celebrate the “Company of the Year 2015” (Onderneming van het Jaar) award, last week, DEME brought its trailing suction hopper dredger Congo River in Antwerp, giving the public opportunity to tour the vessel. TSHD Congo River, one of the newest ships in DEME fleet, has the hopper capacity of 30,190 m³. The contract for […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last Saturday, DEME Group’s two vessels, the Innovation and Congo River, were used as the stage for a corporate event in Antwerp. The company moored jack-up vessel Innovation and trailing suction hopper dredger Congo River in Antwerp in order to celebrate the recent “Company of the Year 2015” (Onderneming van het Jaar) award. It was an unique experience for […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In order to celebrate the start of the 159.5km long stage three of the Tour de France (Antwerp to Huy), DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger Congo River was moored and open for tours yesterday at the Antwerp Cruise Terminal. The vessel, being the largest and most performing trailing suction hopper dredger of DEME’s fleet, was open to the public […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Mega trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Congo River’ has just moored at the Antwerp Cruise Terminal in Belgium. At the occasion of the start of the third stage of the Tour de France in Antwerp, DEME’s flag ship passed by on her trip between Turkey and Russia. With an impressive length of 168 m and a […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Alu Marine shipyard has completed the construction of two survey launches for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This order was attributed to Alu Marine in spring 2012 following a public tender from the “Congolaise des Voies Maritimes” (CVM). These survey boats will make hydrographic surveys in the maritime bief of the Congo River […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    EDF National Authorising Officer in the Republic of Congo has introduced a plan for the supply of the dredging equipment and machinery. The joint navigable waterways maintenance service is an economic interest grouping set up by the Central African Republic and the Republic of Congo. Its aim is to guarantee favourable navigation conditions on the […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In July 2011, DEME’s new trailing suction hopper dredger “Congo River” was christened in Zwijndrecht (Belgium). This is the official video for the name giving ceremony. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 1, 2013

  • 25 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ministry of Economy, Finance, Planning, Public Works and Integration, announced a plan for the Port of Brazzaville consultancy services. An analysis of hydraulic activity and the state of silting up in the Port of Brazzaville has led to a proposal to build structures to regulate the entrance to the Mbamou channel to divert, in periods […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Coopération Technique Belge has invited bidders for the provision of technical solutions for the repairs and maintenance services of the dredger Kasaï, located at Boma, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. These works will include the reconditioning of engines and other lots. The value of this program is 2,000,000 EUR, and the project period is […]

  • 12 December 2012

    The 9th Pan African port conference opened Monday evening in Brazzaville, Congo, to review the relations between the state and the ports across Africa, PANA reports. Organised by the Port Authority of Pointe-Noire, under the auspices of the Pan African Association for Port Cooperation (APCP), the conference aims to highlight the challenges and issues related […]

  • 25 May 2012
    Vessels

      The Coopération technique Belge has invited bidders for the repair and maintenance work to the dredger “Kasai”. This dredging vessel is currently based in the RD Congo. Works will include all mechanical, electrical and structural improvements and replacement of parts where necessary. Divided into lots – tenders may be submited for part or whole. […]

  • 20 April 2012

    Directorate General of the Port of Pointe-Noire has announced tender for the dredging works on the access channel to the Port of Pointe-Noire. Works include: – The demolition of the east wing wall and a portion (about 50 ml) of the inner breakwater of the Port; – Dredging the access channel to -16 m; – […]

  • 22 January 2011
    Vessels

    Congo is getting a very special meaning for the DEME-Group (Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering), since the new flag ship of the DEME-fleet is being named ‘Congo River’ and since only recently DEME signed a contract with the Régie des Voies Maritimes (RVM) of Congo for dredging works to be executed on the Congo river. […]

  • 21 January 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The launch ceremony for the 30,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger CONGO RIVER took place on 21 January 2011 at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. IHC Merwede is building the impressive ship for the DEME Group and the CONGO RIVER is one of the largest ships in the fleet. The […]

  • 11 January 2011

    Launch ceremony of the 30,000m3 Trailing Suction Hopper dredger CONGO RIVER,is scheduled for Friday, 21 January 2011. The ship is being built for the DEME Group at the IHC Offshore & Marine yard, Schaardijk 24, 2921 LG, Krimpen a/d IJssel, The Netherlands. [mappress] Source: ihcmerwede, January 11, 2011

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has initiated the second phase expansion of its Matadi Gateway Terminal (MGT), located 92 miles upstream on the left bank of the Congo River, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Phase 2 expansion will more than double MGT’s existing annual throughput capacity to 400,000TEU/yr. “The expansion of MGT […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch based BV Technisch Bureau Uittenbogaart (TBU) has been appointed as an exclusive agent for C.u.W. Keller GmbH & Co.KG (KELLER), a German manufacturer of marine gearboxes. According to an official KELLER’s announcement, one of the reasons why the German company selected TBU is that the KELLER’s merchant marine propulsion gearboxes and their complete […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The recent call of the 2,500-TEU capacity Safmarine Nuba at the Matadi Gateway Terminal (MGT) – ICTSI Group company – has opened the door to the new shipping system benefits for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).  “The call, which took place at the end of January, marked the first call by a gearless […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Vryhof Anchors has secured contracts for its STEVSHARK®REX anchoring solution with a number of dredging, oil and gas, offshore construction and marine renewables companies. These include Jan De Nul Group, a Luxembourg based dredging, offshore, civil and environmental contractor, international EPC contactor CNGS Group and energy companies Perenco Congo SA and Maersk Drilling in Trinidad. […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord, Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, completed the dredging operations in the access channel and the maneuvering basins of Beira Port, Mozambique, earlier this month.  Local media reported that the dredging works on this project, which started approximately six months ago, were finished earlier this month. Van Oord used its trailing suction hopper […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    DP World, the world’s fourth largest port operator, has won a 30-year concession with an option of a further 20-year extension for the management and development of a greenfield multi-purpose port project at Banana, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Port of Banana will be the first deep-sea port in the country along its small […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The emergency dredging works in the Port of Beira, worth EUR25 million, are officially underway, according to the Mozambique News Agency (AIM). Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has been contracted by CFM – the ports and railways company of Mozambique – to carry out this very important […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has been contracted by CFM – the ports and railways company of Mozambique – to carry out emergency dredging works in the Port of Beira. “Reinstating the port access channel to its charted lines and levels is of great importance to facilitate […]

  • 15 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 10-16, 2017).   Going Against the Flow with Royal IHC’s Plumigator Overflow systems are designed to optimize the efficiency of the dredging process by draining excess water and leaving more weight available for the payload, thus limiting the amount […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has just released its 2016 Annual Report, saying that the company achieved steady performance in a highly volatile market. “With a turnover exceeding the 2 billion Euro mark for the sixth year in a row, Jan De Nul Group confirms its position as a global player in its target markets,” the […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    DEME has just announced that they won several new contracts in Africa with a total value of approximately EUR125 million. The contracts were awarded over the last few weeks for projects in Angola, Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia and Nigeria. In Angola, a 5-year maintenance dredging contract has been awarded by Angola LNG for its […]