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  • 17 June 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Vessels

    DEME Group is reinforcing their dredging fleet with the innovative, 8,300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Meuse River’. “Building on the success of its sister ship ‘Scheldt River’, which has been a huge hit throughout Europe since its introduction, we are providing our customers with an identical, versatile and highly efficient vessel for a wide […]

  • 3 June 2020

    LANTIS, the project developer responsible for the prestigious ‘Oosterweel link’, which will complete the Antwerp Ring Road, has awarded the contract for the construction of the Scheldt tunnel to the Tijdelijke Handelsvereniging Combinatie Oosterweeltunnel (THV COTU) consortium today. THV COTU is composed of the Belgian construction groups DEME, BESIX, BAM Contractors and Jan De Nul, […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    In Ivory Coast, DEME Group recently completed a challenging capital dredging project for the extension of the Port of San Pedro, the second largest port in the country. “With our trailing suction hopper dredgers ‘Marieke’ and ‘Orwell’ we deepened the access channel and executed land reclamation works for a new port terminal,” said DEME. “Over […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has successfully handed over the 2,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) River Thames to DEME. The vessel, designed and build by IHC, is based on the 2,300m³ TSHD Lesse, delivered to Baggerbedrijf de Boer by IHC in 2019. The dredger is designed to maintain sea and inland waterways, as well as perform land […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Under a clear blue sky DEME Group cutter suction dredger ‘Amazone’ is setting sail from its homeport in Belgium to Poland to kick-off the dredging works at the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway. The fairway provides access from the Baltic Sea, starting at the city of Świnoujście up to the Port of Szczecin, which is located […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    To ensure safe crew changes on board dredgers and offshore vessels during the COVID-19 pandemic, DEME will charter a hotel ship for pre-quarantining as of this weekend. The ship is moored in Ostend, said the company in their latest release. Earlier, DEME took the measure to no longer change crews on board until 17 April […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME Group’s trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) Breydel and Scheldt River worked side by side recently to complete the first phase of the deepening works in the Port of Salerno in Italy. “This is a remarkable achievement considering the extremely difficult COVID-19 conditions of the past weeks. This not only makes us proud of our […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Deugniet, a twin vessel of DEME’s other newbuild split barge Bengel, was successfully launched in Batam, Indonesia, today. The 3.500m³ split hopper vessels, designed and built by Royal IHC, are intended to be used in combination with DEME’s large cutter suction dredgers, such as the Spartacus, also built by IHC. DEME’s Spartacus was launched on […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group is currently carrying out several dredging projects in Southern European ports. ”Our trailing suction hopper dredger Breydel is deployed in Italy for the deepening of the inner channel and internal basin in the Port of Salerno, further improving the port’s access. Recently, we also carried out dredging works in the ports of Naples […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    DEME has won a contract as part of a joint venture for the widening of the Kiel Canal in Germany. Works started in January 2020 and will run until the end of 2023. The Federal Waterways and Shipping Administration, represented by the WSA Kiel-Holtenau, commissioned the joint venture with the construction work to expand 4km […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Environmental Contractors (DEC), the environmental specialists of DEME, is installing a plastic collector on the river Scheldt on behalf of the Vlaamse Waterweg (the Flemish authority responsible for waterways in Flanders). A combination of a fixed and mobile installation will be tested for a year to collect waste from the water. To tackle the […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

     DEME Group has just released the latest video update on their work at the New Lock Terneuzen in the Netherlands. A large volume of sand was reclaimed for the construction of the 427 meter long, 55 meter wide and 16,44 meter deep lock. This timelapse shows DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredgers ‘Bonny River’ and […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group, together with their Comol5 partners VINCI Construction Grands Projets, Mobilis TBI Infra and Croonwolter&dros, has announced a new milestone in the tunnel workers at the RijnlandRoute project in the Netherlands. The first 1,000 meters of the bored tunnel are excavated, another 1,250 meters to go to realize the first tunnel tube, said DEME […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME Group today announced that their newly-built trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) River Thames has been successfully launched at the PaxOcean shipyard in Batam, Indonesia. The 2,300m³ River Thames is the first of two new trailing suction hopper dredgers joining DEME’s fleet in 2020. “The compact vessel, with a small draught and offering high maneuverability, […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group has just released this beautiful night photo of their backhoe dredger Peter the Great and split hopper Vlaanderen VIII, working side by side on the Elbe River deepening program. Conducting their operations on the 116 km fairway between Cuxhaven and Hamburg, Peter the Great dredges the harder soil parts like clay and discharges […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group’s crews in the Netherlands are currently very busy creating a new artificial island in Amsterdam. The 145 ha island, called Strandeiland, will become a residential area and the largest new neighborhood in the city. “Soon, we will reach the milestone of 5 million m³ of sand used for the reclamation area,” DEME said […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the start of 2019, Luc Vandenbulcke took the reins of DEME Group. A civil engineer employed for 21 years within the group, he has noteworthy qualifications: he cofounded and led DEME’s fastest growing subsidiary company which specialized in hydraulic engineering projects and offshore wind farms. His track record is directly applicable to his new […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME Group has just unveiled this photo from a challenging port expansion project completed in Ghana. Building on the company’s previous success in the region, in 2017, DEME was awarded several new contracts in Africa with a total value of approximately EUR 125 million. The contracts were awarded for projects in Angola, Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse Marine has won the contract for the supply of a new alarm and monitoring system (AMS) on board DEME’s 17,000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Nile River. The order follows the earlier successful PLC (programmable logic controller) refit in 2017 and SCADA control system refit in 2018 on board the vessel. The contract […]

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

    The DEME’s new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Bonny River’, built at Royal IHC’s Chinese partner yard COSCO Guangdong Shipyard, is propelled by SCHOTTEL, the German propulsion expert. Recently handed over to the Belgian dredging company DEME, the new TSHD is driven by controllable pitch propellers and transverse thrusters from the German company. With a […]

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

    DEME’s multi-year fleet investment program continues with the arrival of the new generation trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Bonny River’.  The arrival of the 15,000m³ ‘Bonny River’ marks the introduction of a new generation of trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD). This vessel is able to dredge very hard soils and can work in deep waters of […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The 2,500 tonnes cutter ladder of DEME’s most powerful cutter suction dredger (CSD) Spartacus has been successfully installed at the Caland Canal in Rozenburg, the Netherlands. According to DEME, the 57m long cutter ladder is by far the strongest and most sophisticated ever built. The cutter ladder houses the power driving equipment for cutting the […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    A keel laying ceremony for DEME’s split hopper vessel took place two days ago (April 15) at PaxOcean Graha in Batam, Indonesia. PaxOcean, a subsidiary of Kuok Singapore Limited, recently won newbuilding contracts for the construction of a new 2,300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger and two 3,500m³ split hopper vessels for Royal IHC. The compact […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME, an international group of specialized companies involved in complex marine engineering works, has won a major contract to carry out the deepening of the Elbe fairway in Germany. The project consists of the widening and deepening of the 116 km long fairway between Cuxhaven and Hamburg to a level of -14.5 m. According to DEME, […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME Group, an international group of specialized companies involved in complex marine engineering works, today marked an important milestone in the construction of their new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Meuse River. “Together with our esteemed partners Royal IHC, we laid the keel of the 8.300 m³ vessel in Krimpen aan den IJssel,” said DEME […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group has just released the latest update on their Tuas Terminal Phase 1 Port Development Project in Singapore, announcing the completion of Finger Pier 2’s Quay Wall Perimeter. According to DEME, the remainder of 380 ha of land can now be reclaimed for the new terminal, also known as finger piers. When completed, the […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME, an international group of specialized companies involved in complex marine engineering works, said in the latest release that sea trails of their newbuild 15,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Bonny River has officially started near Dawanshan Island in the South China Sea. “The technically smart designed vessel combines various innovative features, such as the […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Construction of DEME’s 2,300m³ new trailing suction hopper dredger has officially kicked off with a steel cutting ceremony at Royal IHC’s Batam shipyard in Indonesia. The compact hopper design ensures high maneuverability and optimized dredging works, said DEME. Built to the requirements of classification society Bureau Veritas, the vessel’s design features a shallow draught which […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME has been awarded the Dredging and Port Construction (DPC) “Dredger of the Year” award for the world’s most powerful cutter suction dredger ‘Spartacus’. The vessel got awarded for its unique combination of power, size and new innovations, DEME said. ‘Spartacus’ will be a new benchmark in the dredging industry. With a total installed capacity […]