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  • 18 June 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    A steel cutting ceremony for the Hull No. H413 – a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) to be built for Van Oord – took place last week at Keppel Singmarine. This is the third 10.500m3 TSHD in the series which is being classed by Bureau Veritas. The TSHD is similar to the two vessels that […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     The 8.000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ghasha, built for Abu Dhabi’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), was successfully launched on February 19, 2020, at the headquarters of Royal IHC in Kinderdijk. The new TSHD has a number of innovations, including an enlarged hopper capacity and a larger dredging depth of 45 meters. The […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The inauguration ceremony of the 8000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ghasha, built for Abu Dhabi’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), will take place at the headquarters of Royal IHC in Kinderdijk on February 19, 2020. “A combination of higher maneuverability, power and new innovations makes Ghasha a new benchmark in the dredging industry,” NMDC […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A keel laying ceremony for a non-self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) – Project 4395 – took place yesterday at PAO Shipbuilding-Ship Repair Corporation (Gorodets, Nizhny Novgorod region), reports press center of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot). The dredger will be built as part of the Maritime and Inland Transport Subprogram of ‘Development of […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld last week hosted a naming ceremony for S.T. Marine Support’s new Multi Cat AUXILIA. The vessel brings the total of Multi Cats in the company’s fleet to three, following the delivery of Multi Cats 3013 ODIN in 2010 and NERO in 2013. According to Damen, AUXILIA is the first of her kind […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Damen Shipyards Galaţi, Romania, recently held a steel cutting ceremony to mark the beginning of construction of a new dredger for Hanson UK. The steel cutting ceremony for the aggregate dredger type MAD3500 took place on the 13th of June. Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 is the latest vessel in Damen’s series of newly designed […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), in cooperation with Royal IHC, reached another milestone today with the keel laying ceremony of Ghasha, the second custom-build trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), with a capacity of 8000m³. “A combination of higher maneuverability, power and new innovations makes Ghasha a new benchmark in the dredging industry,” NMDC said in […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     Royal IHC has just released an interesting video of the launching ceremony of the mining cutter dredger JULIA. The new custom-built dredger hit the water at IHC yard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands, on May 20. The vessel will operate at Kenmare’s Wet Concentrator Plant C project at its Moma Titanium Minerals Mine in Mozambique. […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The naming ceremony for vessel LESSE, a custom-built 2,300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), took place yesterday (23 May) at Royal IHC’s partner yard MTG Dolphin BV in Varna, Bulgaria. The vessel is the newest addition to the fleet of Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging and is based on the success of IHC-built TSHDs […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project managers and engineers attended the Hawaiian blessing ceremony earlier this week for the Corps’ emergency repair of the seawall at the Piilaau Army Recreation Center (PARC). The $4 million project will demolish and replace 700 linear feet of the existing seawall that protects the PARC shoreline along Pokai […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands last Friday (Dec 14) christened Van Oord’s latest addition to the fleet, the 18,000 cubic meters trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Amalia. The vessel was moored along Wilhelminakade next to the Cruise Terminal in Rotterdam for this special event. During the ceremony, Queen Máxima toured the Vox Amalia and met its […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The christening ceremony of the Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger vessel Vox Amalia is set to take place today in Rotterdam, the company said in its latest announcement.  The new vessel contributes to the further modernization of Van Oord’s fleet and therefore marks the start of a new generation of trailing suction hopper dredgers. […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, yesterday cut the sod for the construction of the $60 million Jamestown Fishing Port Complex in Accra. At a ceremony in Accra, the President said that the project, which had been on the drawing board since 1965, is now becoming a reality. “Today we are going to see something […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME’s new cutter suction dredger Spartacus was launched last Saturday, November 10, at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den Ijssel in the Netherlands. Following the successful launching ceremony, DEME has just released a video from the event, showing the building process of this unique vessel. Spartacus is the world’s largest CSD and the […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    With only three days left to go, Royal IHC is putting finishing touches for the launch of the world’s first dual-fueled cutter suction dredger, the Spartacus. The launching ceremony of DEME’s dredger is set to take place on Saturday, November 10, at IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel. The 44,180kW Spartacus will be the world’s first LNG-powered […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Mangalia, Romania, recently held a keel-laying ceremony for the Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) ‘CEMEX Go Innovation’. The keel laying ceremony involved three coins, a UK £1, a Dutch GUILDER and a Romanian LEU being welded into the keel of the new dredger. Mark Williams, Fleet Engineering Manager, CEMEX Marine had the honor of […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming ceremony has been held for two custom tugs built by Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld for De Boer Remorquage SARL, a joint venture between Dutch Dredging and Iskes Towage and Salvage. The ceremony took place in the Port of Cayenne in French Guyana. Both vessels represent innovative solutions and one of them has additional modifications […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Keppel Singmarine Pte. Ltd. last week held a keel-laying ceremony for the medium-sized 6,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger which is being built for Jan De Nul Group. Earlier this year, JDN placed an order for six ultra-low emission TSHDs, five of which are being built at Keppel: three small 3,500m³, two medium-sized 6,000m³ and a larger vessel […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District Irvington Site Office, hosted a christening ceremony for its new survey vessel, Sarge, on July 13, 2018, at the Irvington Site Office in Irvington, Ala. The Sarge was named in honor of former Irvington site employee Mr. Stephen Sema. Sema’s military service began in the U.S. Air Force where he […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

     Royal IHC has just released a short video of the the building process and launch ceremony of the CSD Jarash. The 3,557kW custom-built stationary cutter suction dredger was launched on Wednesday 7 March at IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk. Named after an ancient city in Jordan, the custom-built stationary CSD will be delivered to Arab Potash Company […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC yesterday held a keel-laying ceremony for the Easydredge 3.700m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) that is being built for Tecnoimport and Empresa Constructora de Obras Maritimas from Havana, Cuba. The new vessel is the largest in the series of standardized Easydredge® twin-screw TSHDs, designed and built by IHC. In addition to the standard […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Floods Minister Thérèse Coffey has marked the start of works on the £100 million Boston Barrier flood defense, breaking ground on an Environment Agency scheme that will protect 14,000 homes and businesses from tidal flooding. Work is already underway to dredge more than 5,000 cubic meters of silt from the Boston Haven to make way […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Works to protect the Wandobah Road area from future flood events are set to begin sometime next week, reports the Gunnedah Shire Council. According to the announcement, Gunnedah Shire Council resolved to accept a tender from Daracon Group to undertake works on the Blackjack Creek Flood Mitigation Project. The Council’s Manager Planning and Development Carolyn […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from KS Associates attended a ribbon cutting ceremony last month to celebrate the grand opening of the new Painesville Township Park Pier. The new 200-foot-long pier, designed by KS Associates, is now open to the public. The pier is part of a shoreline protection initiative undertaken by Lake Metroparks and the Painesville Township Board […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC has held a steel cutting ceremony for the 2,300m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger LESSE. The event took place at IHC’s partner yard, the MTG Dolphin Shipyard in Varna (Bulgaria) earlier this week. The newbuild was ordered by Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging last May. The vessel is the third project, built in cooperation and by […]

  • 30 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River was officially named yesterday at the DEME head office in Zwijndrecht, Belgium. The dredger was named by Mrs Veerle Hegge, the wife of Mr Bart De Wever, Mayor of Antwerp. The 8,400 m³ Scheldt River is the second dredger in the DEME fleet equipped with dual fuel engines. […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming ceremony of DEME’s 7.950m³ LNG-powered trailing suction dredger Scheldt River will take place today in Zeebrugge, Belgium.  The vessel, which was launched on 14 January at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, is the second Royal IHC-built TSHD capable of operating on LNG. The first one, the 3.500m³ TSHD Minerva, was launched on […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Unity Island project team last Thursday hosted a ribbon cutting and Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) signing ceremony on Unity Island, Buffalo, NY, marking the completion of the ecosystem restoration work performed at the Island’s North Pond. The PPA signing celebrates the onset of a second project to place dredged sediment into the pond for additional […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC is putting final touches on the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arzana at their shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. The TSHD Arzana, built for the Abu Dhabi based marine contractor National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), will be the first custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger in the middle east constructed by IHC, said NMDC. The […]