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  • 15 June 2020
    Environment

    As part of a maintenance project to improve the capacity of a primary pond at a Waste Water Treatment Plant, Apex Envirocare was commissioned recently to dredge sediment and sludge that had built up over a period. Using the Mudcat 40E electric dredge and a combination of polymer dosing and GeoPro Tubes (Geotextile tubes) the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord and Pon Cat recently signed the agreement to purchase the first fully electric excavator in the Netherlands. By means of this investment and the deployment of this unique equipment on its infrastructure projects from May of this year, Van Oord is taking a new step towards reducing its CO2 emissions. The 20-tonne excavator […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group is ready to deliver another vessel – this time it is the electrically driven cutter suction dredger ECSD650. In its latest announcement, the company said that following extensive tests at the Damen Dredging yard, the zero emission dredger can be handed over to its new owner. The e-installation on board powers the […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following extensive research and innovation in partnership with German engine manufacturer, Deutz AG (Deutz), Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (KCME) has announced the launch of its first electric mini excavator concept. The arrival of the Kobelco Electric powered 17SR comes just three years after the European introduction of the pioneering SK210HLC-10 Hybrid excavator, and further […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse Marine has entered a new phase in the electrical conversion of the 8.500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain. After months of engineering and a study of the potential harmonics pollution in preparation for the electrical conversion, the company has started work on board the vessel at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque, where the […]

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

    An agreement for a new Marlin Class electric dredger purchase between Nugent Sand Company of Louisville, KY and DSC Dredge, LLC was confirmed following the NSSGA 2018 Annual Convention and AGG1 Expo, held in Houston, Texas.  Commenting the latest announcement, Tom Nugent, President of Nugent Sand Company, who also serves on the NSSGA Board of […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In 2017, a petrochemical customer approached Ellicott Dredges about building a customized electric bucketwheel dredge. The customized dredge had to be designed to withstand desert-like conditions, the Baltimore-based builder of medium sized cutter suction dredges said in its announcement. The most significant challenge facing the team from Ellicott was the ability to transport a 1MM […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    American Electric Technologies, Inc. (AETI) announced today that its M&I Electric business has been awarded a $5 million project for a complete power and control system for a new dredge vessel for a US Gulf Coast dredging company. M&I Electric will provide a turnkey solution with a wide range of M&I Electric products and services. […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, an Italian manufacturer of specifically designed dredging and mining applications, delivered a cutter suction dredger to Romania last month. The vessel, completely manufactured in Italdraghe shipyard, is electrically driven and has been applied to a plant processing the raw water captured from a river in order to make it drinkable. “With two spuds and […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Custom Dredge Works, Inc. (CDW) and Triborough Sand & Stone, a division of Eureka Stone Quarry, Inc., has announced the successful launch of a new 16” electric powered cutter suction dredger at Tri-Borough’s Sand Plant located in Voorhees, NJ. This dredger has already increased aggregated production for Triborough in the short time that it has […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Piet Brouwer Electrotechnology has just announced successful completion of a project for Wasa Dredging. According to the company, the project involved designing, building and installing comprehensive electrical solutions on board two new split barges being built at the Pattje shipyards yard near Groningen. Piet Brouwer also supplied the alarm system, fire detection and steering consoles for the 65-meter vessels. […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has unveiled its new electrically-driven E-DOP dredge pump. According to the company, the new pump offers a wear-resistant, robust tool suited to diverse dredging projects. The new, electrical DOP pump is every bit as capable as the hydraulic predecessor; this development gives the DOP pump added versatility to be more applicable to […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Justice has settled a lawsuit against a New England electric utility and the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority regarding a cable under Boston Harbor that allegedly was not installed to the federally required depth. The settlement will allow the Boston Harbor Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project to continue and ensure that modifications will come […]

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

    Bakker Sliedrecht has been awarded a contract for the engineering, delivery and commissioning of the electrical power plant and auxiliary electrical installations for the world’s most powerful cutter suction dredger (CSD) Spartacus.  This giant dredging vessel, to be fueled by liquefied natural gas (LNG), is being built by Royal IHC on behalf of Belgium based […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bakker Sliedrecht has just completed the electrical installations works on the trailing suction hopper dredger Inai Kenanga. The Inai Kenanga is the biggest TSHD in Malaysia and the world’s third biggest. Bakker Sliedrecht has been responsible for all main electrical installations of the vessel, including the dredging automation system. This system allows the operators to accurately control […]

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

    Mteck BV, a Dutch based builder of custom cranes for dredging and stevedoring industries, has just delivered an electric dredge crane for Paans Van Oord. The crane, Mteck 200E, is powered by two generators, located below the deck, and these generators are also used for the propulsion. This piece of equipment is designed to run […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Liquid Waste Technology LLC electric dredger was recently launched in an industrial settling pond to help remove processed sludge. Right now, there are LWT electric dredgers operating in more than 23 countries around the world. Liquid Waste Technology LLC is an innovative leader in the design and manufacture of automated sludge handling equipment including Auger […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DRAGFLOW, a world player in solid pumping solutions, has introduced new Electric Excavators. The firsts ever made, will be used with Electrics Pumps.  “Our customers will have the opportunity to use Electric Pumps together with Electric Excavators in order to let the pumps work also in presence of very compact material,” the company announced. Cutters are […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IDRECO has delivered its first dredger to Ukraine, the IDRECO ISD 600 fully electric dredger. The ISD 600 dredger is equipped with an in-board high performance IDRECO IDP 600 dredge pump with double curved vanes. The dredge pump is frequency driven by an electric motor with a power of 1500 kW. A 355 kw jet […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced the launch of an all-electric dredge tender work boat on the Erie Canal in the Utica area. The project is the result of a partnership with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT). Additionally, the New York […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new family of electric pumps EL 100 is bringing a great success to Dragflow, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment. In the last months Dragflow launched on the market a family of five pumps in the range between […]

  • 11 June 2013

    Dragflow has launched the new line of advanced electric control panel, the new product which allows real time and historical monitoring of pumps and dredging equipment. With Dragflow’s control panel remote engineers can control working operations, their parameters and inspect downtime causes, obtaining a complete overview of the status of the equipment. The new control […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leading subsea equipment solutions specialist, Ashtead Technology, launched the subsea market’s smallest electric dredge pump this month at the Ocean Business 2013 exhibition in Southampton, UK. The pump is available to rent exclusively from Ashtead Technology through an agreement with the manufacturer, Vortex International. The electric pump is targeted at the 2½” to 3” dredge […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leading subsea equipment solutions specialist, Ashtead Technology, is to launch the subsea market’s smallest electric dredge pump this week at the Ocean Business 2013 exhibition in Southampton, UK. The pump will be available to rent exclusively from Ashtead Technology through an agreement with the manufacturer, Vortex International. The electric pump is targeted at the 2½” […]

  • 18 November 2011

    General Electric exceeded its goal for cleaning up a section of the Hudson River north of Albany…     By Ryan Delaney (publicbroadcasting) [mappress] Source: publicbroadcasting, November 18, 2011; Image: hudsondredging

  • 22 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    MHF Services (MHF), a leading provider of packaging, transportation and logistics, has been awarded two contracts by General Electric Company​ to provide railcars and railcar liners for the 2011 phase of the Hudson River Sediment Remediation Project. The Hudson River Sediment Remediation Project is one of the largest environmental dredging projects ever undertaken in the […]

  • 6 May 2011

    Cargotec has received a further order from Santos Brasil S/A for 12 Kalmar E-One2 rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes. The agreement confirms one of South America’s leading container terminal operators as the biggest customer of Kalmar E-One RTGs worldwide totalling 41 machines. The units were ordered to equip the customer’s newly inaugurated Tecon Santos Terminal 4 […]

  • 7 March 2011
    Vessels

      BMT Fleet Technology, of Ottawa, Ontario has announced its collaboration with the University of Victoria to design and deliver North America’s first ever hybrid, electric research ship. The vessel, formerly known as CCG Tsekoa II, will be used by the University as a research facility off the British Columbia (BC) coast to investigate changing […]