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  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Damen Shipyards has just released this beautiful video about their DOP250 dredge pump on a wire crane, doing a beach replenishment job on the Mediterranean coast in Italy.  Due to coastal erosion the beach in the Gulf of Follonica has diminished rapidly, said Damen. The DOP submersible dredge pump has been used to mine […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A DOP250 has been delivered for a hydropower dam maintenance project in Malawi, Damen – the Dutch defense, shipbuilding and engineering conglomerate – said in their latest announcement.  The DOP submersible dredge pump, fitted out with a cutter unit, is set to work at approximately -4m dredging depth, removing the layer of silt built up through […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     Damen Shipyards has just released a video named ”How to Empty Sand Barges Using a DOP Dredge Pump”, recorded during a project in Haringvliet, the Netherlands.  Under the contract, for a newly created island 5.000m³ of coarse sand had to be transported. This new island is located in a very shallow area where the […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Malongo in Angola is currently undergoing a major facelift. A completely new harbor area is being created, and the old part is demolished. The new part will also be deepened to allow access for sea going vessels and the buried structure of old dock on seabed will be demolished. The total maximum […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Along the waterfront in Harderwijk, an old town in the center of the Netherlands, a new residential area is being built. The site was formerly used as industrial area, which has resulted in a polluted top layer of the soil. To avoid handling this polluted material, Boskalis used an innovative and challenging method: a DOP250 […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Various Damen DOP pumps are being used to create a profiled building pit for the Royal Palace Museum “Het Loo” new visitors center in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. The “Het Loo” Royal Palace is a well-known Dutch museum. To accommodate the increasing number of visitors, it had to be enlarged. In order not to spoil the fabulous view […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Damen DOP250 has successfully completed a job near Safaniyah Pier, Saudi Arabia, which included excavation of two 48” oil pipeline located in the surf zone. Both pipelines were to be exposed for inspection and then sleeving during a critical shutdown of the main trunkline. At the nearshore location, only 10 m from shore, the […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Offshore Brittany, France, an intricate cleaning job has been performed in the channel with the help of the Damen DOP250 dredge pump. The vessel “Roxane Z” was fitted out with all dredging gear – a DOP250 attached to one of the on-board cranes, and another DOP250 on deck acting as a booster station. On deck […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    On the Western coast of South Africa, high grade heavy mineral sediment layers are found on the seashores. Located just below a layer of fairly standard quartz sand, this heavy mineral sand can be mined. The material, which is also called HMS, has a relatively high specific gravity of 2.8T.m3 in situ. Until recently, the […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterway Constructions, a Sydney based maritime contractor, has taken delivery of a Damen DOP250 submersible dredge pump. The DOP250 is a wear-resistant, submersible dredge pump, capable of moving 1,250 cubic meters of material per hour through a 250mm pipe. In 2014, Damen delivered a Crane Barge 3216 to Waterway Constructions, and this latest order is […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has been put to the test once again, this time in Yas Island (UAE) where a navigation channel is to be deepened and maintained. The channel, connecting mangrove woods to the Yas Marina, is to be brought and kept to a max depth of -6m. For the project, Damen successfully delivered complete dredging package […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Westport Marina dredging program in Washington, undertaken by a Damen DOP250 with cutter unit, is currently underway. The DOP250 and its cutter unit are powered by the hydraulic power pack. The DOP250 works at a dredging depth of -8m. It pumps the harbor sludge through a 250 mm floating pipe line over some 1100 […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the Romanian harbor of Galati, certain spots were in urgent need of maintenance dredging. For this dredging project, a Damen DOP dredge package was recently shipped to the site. The Port of Galati is located on the Danube river. Being the second largest port of Romania, the harbor needs regular dredging to keep the […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment was once again put to the test during a land reclamation project in Haringvliet, the Netherlands, for the contractor Martens en Van Oord. The Haringvliet – a large water body just south of Rotterdam – was closed off the North Sea in 1970 to protect the Low Lands. Recently, the locks – […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Drainage and Irrigation Authority recently acquired a Damen DOP250 dredge pump, together with the cutter unit, to perform maintenance dredging of the drainage channels in British Guyana. The coast line of British Guyana is below sea level. With a rising sea level due to climate change, the inland water level is controlled carefully. This is […]

  • 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 […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 11 – 17, 2019).   Van Oord Kicks Off Port of Caldera Dredging In order to optimize commercial operations and reduce wait times for vessels arriving at the Port of Caldera, Sociedad Portuaria Caldera (SPC) – a SAAM Puertos […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sales Construzione s.p.a. has used Damen DOP on wire crane to mine sand from the sea and replenish Tuscan beach in the Gulf of Follonica, Italy. The Gulf of Follonica is situated on the Mediterranean coast. As the autumn and winter storms have resulted in heavy coastal erosion over the past few years, the narrowed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 18 – 24, 2019).   Avalon Beachfill Scheme Completed The hydraulic beach fill project for Avalon, NJ, undertaken by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), successfully concluded on Sunday, November 10th.   Elbe River Dredging Project Remains on […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Multi Cat 1908 to Murjan Al-Sharq Marine Services. Adding shallow-water dredging capacity to the abilities of this already multi-faceted platform, Damen has fitted the vessel out with a Damen DOP Submersible Dredge Pump 250. Murjan Al-Sharq Marine Services is based in Saudi Arabia. The company provides marine construction and […]

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

    To complete an extensive oil pipeline dredging and installation project, Murjan Al Sharq Marine Contracting Co. Ltd. (MSMC) has taken delivery of three Damen vessels: a Stan Tug 1606, a Shoalbuster 2509, and a Stan Pontoon 4512 equipped with a Damen DOP Pump. For Damen, this marks the successful conclusion of a coordinated construction and delivery contract involving three shipyards […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 25 – October 1, 2017).   DEME Holds Naming Ceremony for TSHD Scheldt River The trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River was officially named two days ago at the DEME head office in Zwijndrecht, Belgium. The dredger was named […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has launched a new DOP Dredger Series following the success of the DOP submersible dredge pump, which has proved its versatility across the globe. The company has built more than 20 DOP dredgers on a one-off basis and at least 380 DOP pumps. According to Damen, the DOP submersible dredge pump has been such a great […]