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  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The grab hopper dredger “Italeni” last week arrived in Durban on her maiden voyage from the Bulgarian shipyard where she was constructed. She will replace the aging grab hopper dredger “Crane”, which has recently been equipped with a new grab crane that will now be transferred to “Italeni”. The dredger was built by IHC Merwede […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The South African company Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has named its 750m3 grab hopper dredger, ITALENI, during a special ceremony hosted by the shipbuilder IHC Merwede. The ceremony was performed on 18 June by TNPA’s Supply Chain General Manager, Ms Ncumisa Nkanunu, in the shipyard of IHC Merwede’s partner, MTG Dolphin, in Varna, Bulgaria. […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ILEMBE, the largest of its kind that will be operating in South Africa, has just passed off the coast of Portugal and is on its way to home port in Durban. The delivery of the TSHD to Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will follow previously built IHC vessels, the 4,200m³ TSHD ISANDLWANA (delivered in […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Dredging Services division has embarked on another maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to ensure the port provides safe navigational channels and berthing facilities for shipping. Around 20,000m³ of sand and sediment is expected to be removed during the dredging exercise, which started on 28 October. The […]

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

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Dredging Services division has embarked on a $1.1 million maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to restore the design depths inside Duncan dock. The maintenance dredging program, which began on 8 March 2017, is scheduled for completion by the end April 2017. The main objective of the […]

  • 22 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede Holds Naming Ceremony for Dredger ITALENI The South African company Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has named its 750m3 grab hopper dredger, ITALENI, during a special ceremony hosted by the shipbuilder IHC Merwede.    Maldives: Hulhumalé Land Reclamation Contract Awarded A US$50 million contract for dredging and reclamation work in Hulhumalé has been […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    A maintenance dredging of the Port of Maputo quays is scheduled to begin in a month’s time, using TNPA’s (Transnet National Ports Authority) brand new dredging vessel Italeni. This campaign will ensure that all quays at the port are returned to their designed depth. The dredging contract was signed on Wednesday, September 3rd, at the […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) continues with the maintenance dredging of the Durban Port, pushing forward with the $150 million dredging fleet replacement program. Port of Durban Harbor Master, Captain Alex Miya, has just reinstated a number of berths in the port back to their original permissible depths. Four out of eight berths at Durban Container Terminal have been […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s Dredging Services has concluded its Port of Mossel Bay 2019/20 dredging campaign, ensuring that sand trap and high spots within the port were successfully removed. The 2019/20 campaign made use of two dredgers – trail dredger, Isandlwana, which focused its effort on the entrance channel and the sand trap while the […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA)’s Dredging Services division will soon embark on a maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to restore the design depths at certain berths inside Duncan Dock. The maintenance campaign, which is set to start in early April 2019, is scheduled for completion by the end of May 2019. […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The TSHD “JUN YANG 1”, built Royal IHC in 2016 for Guangzhou Dredging Company (GDC), is currently on her maiden voyage from Kinderdijk, the Netherlands, to Guangzhou, China, taking the long way home via Cape Town. The “Jun Yang 1” of 167.5 x 31.0 meters is propelled by two MAN type 9L48/60CR main engines, with a […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The 5,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger ILEMBE is now on its way from Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk to its home port in Durban. The ILEMBE is going to be the largest dredging vessel of its kind operating in South Africa and will be deployed to work mainly in the international seaports of South Africa, but […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just released this video of the naming and launch ceremony of the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger ILEMBE, which took place on Saturday, 9 May, 2015 at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. The dredger is being built for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the national port authority of South Africa. […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) new 5500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ILEMBE was named at an official ceremony at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 9 May 2015. The state-of-the-art dredger contract has been built within the budget and three months ahead of schedule. The vessel is expected to leave Rotterdam before Christmas and […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Redwise, a global ship delivery and crewing company, has delivered a newly built trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), the ‘Barito Equator’, to a client in Singapore. Built by the Damen Shipyard at Pontianak, she follows successful delivery of the THSD ‘Moniflor’ built 2000 by IHC in the Netherlands for the French government. The “Barito Equator” headed […]

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

    Royal IHC will hold naming and launch ceremony of the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ILEMBE at its shipyard in Kinderdijk on Saturday, 9 May, 2015. Designed and constructed for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the 5,500m3 capacity vessel will be the largest dredging vessel of its kind in South Africa. The new dredger […]

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

    IHC Merwede has been awarded the contract for the design, construction and delivery of a 5,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger to Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) in South Africa. The new dredger will join TNPA’s existing fleet of IHC Merwede-built vessels which features the 4,200m3 TSHD ISANDLWANA (ordered in 2008) and the grab hopper dredger […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC (IHC) has laid keel for South Africa’s Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) third 5,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger. The keel-laying was held earlier this month at IHC’s Rotterdam yard with the TNPA’s general manager of corporate affairs, Lunga Ngcobo placing the coin under the hull of the new dredger. The new dredger will join TNPA’s existing […]

  • 9 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming and launch ceremony of the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ILEMBE took place this morning at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. The dredger is being built for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the national port authority of South Africa. The ceremony was performed by Ms Lunga Ngcobo, General Manager Corporate […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The last week’s launch of the Africa’s First Dredging Simulator at the Transnet Maritime School of Excellence (MSOE) provided an excellent opportunity for Mr Richard Vallihu, Chief Executive of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), to speak about the topic. The inauguration of the Royal IHC dredging simulator, held on Friday, 2 September, marked the start of a new […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC (IHC), one of the global market leaders for efficient dredging and mining vessels and equipment, is about to bring to an end a very successful year.  Thanks to the company’s in-house expertise for engineering and manufacturing integrated standard and custom-built vessels, IHC managed to secure a healthy orderbook and deliver a number of dredging vessels to clients […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges has just announced that they completed the refurbishment of the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock’s (GLDD) cutter suction dredger Commodore, a non-Ellicott dredge. After extensive flood damage, GLDD hired Ellicott to refurbish and modernize the Commodore, including hydraulics, electric controls and the booster pump. “One of the main improvements was a comprehensive upgrade […]

  • 26 May 2020

    As it continues to drive the maritime energy transition, Damen Shipyards Group has unveiled its first Electric Cutter Suction Dredger (ECSD) 650. With electric motors powering the dredge system, the ECSD 650 makes possible zero emissions dredging projects. The electric power provides a significant reduction in noise, adding an extra tier of sustainability and ensuring […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) Chairman A.V. Ramana announced last week that Mercator Limited, the owner of sunken hopper dredger Tridevi Prem, has agreed to salvage the wreck, The Hindu informs.  As reported earlier, the Tridevi Prem, abandoned by its crew after water ingress, sunk on September 3 within port limits of NMPT. Indian Coast […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On the 29th of April 2013, Western Baltija Shipbuilding delivered a 2500 m3 TSHD turn-key dredger “Macuti“ to Johs. Gram-Hanssen A/S after a building period of 20 months. Extensive tests and trials of all systems kept Western Baltija Shipbuilding specialists busy in the last weeks. One week before the delivery, dredger “Macuti” was named at […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Africa Pty based in Pretoria, South Africa, recently completed construction of the cutter dredge Mvubu – 450. According to the company, the dredger – specifically designed for the South African conditions – was launched on the 19th of January 2017 in Cape Town. Commissioning and fine tuning of the dredge systems was completed by the end of January. […]