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  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    FKAB Marin Design, Sweden, has just released a video about one of their latest designs, the Dredger NOSPER – No Split Engine Room. After several years of designing for the dredging industry, where they have created both pure split hopper barges, trailer suction dredgers with bottom doors as well as split type, FKAB has developed something […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After several years as designer within the dredging industry, where they have created both pure split hopper barges, trailer suction dredgers with bottom doors as well as split type, FKAB Marin Design has recently improved the split barges design both in building price as well as operation wise. “The idea is to separate the engine […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    On the 2nd of May 2013, Peter Hermansson took over the position as new Managing Director for FKAB Marine Design (Fartygskonstruktioner AB). Peter Hermansson is 49 years old and has worked at FKAB for many years, the last 10 years as head of the Structural Department. Peter has extensive experience in ship design, with particular experience in hull design. […]

  • 14 August 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    FKAB secured a contract for the design of a 2,400m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) for the Taiwanese Kaohsiung Harbour Authority which will be built at Taiwan’s Ching Fu Shipyard. FKAB Sweden performed basic drawings, FKAB China office will carry out detail and production design with Nupas-Cadmatic. Even though FKAB has had Nupas-Cadmatic licenses for […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Taiwan based shipyard Ching Fu has awarded a design contract to FKAB Marine Design with Holland MT as subcontractor for a new 2400 m3 TSHD. The dredger’s concept design has been develop by Ministry of Transportation and Communication Kaohsiung harbor Bureau (KHB), who will own and operate the vessel. The ship will have dual class, […]

  • 9 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Italian based civil contractor SOMIT s.r.l. has awarded a contract to HollandMT and FKAB for the engineering of a Dredge-X150SP. This is a self-propelled pontoon suitable for a Liebherr 984 excavator able to dredge on -18m water depths. The hull is designed according to Bureau Veritas rules as a heavy welded construction with a double […]

  • 9 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    At Europort 2009, HollandMT and FKAB proudly announce their newly developed range of backhoe pontoon dredgers, named the Dredge-X range. The name has been derived from eXcellent eXcavator dredging. At Europort 2009, HollandMT and FKAB proudly announce their newly developed range of backhoe pontoon dredgers, named the Dredge-X range. The name has been derived from […]

  • 13 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 7-13).   Mteck Delivers Electric Dredge Crane for Van Oord 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.   PHOTO: Heron Lays […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In cooperation with FKAB, HollandMT has successfully delivered a design for a spud lifting system to be used on a backhoe dredger. The spud lifting system is powered by hydraulic winches which also allow free floating of the moored dredger. To absorb shock loads during dredging operations, the spud trunks will be fitted with special […]

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

    The 2400 m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), named KAO 505, was officially handed over to Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) on June 12th. The KAO505 was designed by FKAB in cooperation with HollandMT, and constructed at Taiwan’s Ching Fu Shipyard. HollandMT, an innovative engineering & contracting company serving international dredging contractors and shipyards, supplied […]

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

    After successful commissioning and sea-trials in June, the backhoe dredger “Bucephalus” has recently commenced dredging works in Sardegna, Italy. With the commissioning of this dredger, Italian based civil contractor SOMIT s.r.l. has further strengthened its position as a versatile maritime contractor along the coastal regions of Italy. The “Bucephalus” is a Backhoe dredger, type Dredge-X150SP, […]

  • 12 July 2013

    On Thursday July 4th, Ching Fu Shipbuilding Ltd. relaunched the 2400 m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger from dry dock. After the official launching from slipway on April 15th, the TSHD was temporarily dry-docked to complete the hull outfitting and paint work. On the same day of relaunching the name of the dredger was revealed: KAO […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Yesterday, the Ching Fu Shipbuilding launched a 2400 m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD). The vessel has been ordered by Kaohsiung Harbor Bureau (KHB) and will be used for daily maintenance of Kaohsiung port. The main particulars of the vessel are as follows: L.o.a – 83.3 m; L.p.p. – 75.0 m; Breadth Moulded – 15.9 […]

  • 14 March 2013

    The Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger “Macuti” was out on the first Sea Trial on the 28:th of February, in a cold and rough Baltic Sea. Western Baltija Shipbuilding have done a nice job. The vessel is funded by the Mozambican government and the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA). This vessel is classed by Bureau Veritas and […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Vessels

    According to Carlos Isidoro, the director for Transport and Communications of Sofala province, the Macuti ocean dredger is expected to arrive at the port of Beira at the end of the first half of 2013. This dredger, built in Lithuania by Western Baltija Shipbuilding, will ensure a depth of at least 8 metres in the […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Western Baltija Shipbuilding has launched the trailing suction hopper dredger Macuti, a FKAB D13 design which is being built for the Mozambican Ports and Rail Company (CFM) and the National Dredging Company (EMODRAGA). The vessel is funded by the Mozambican government and the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA). The project is run thru Rohde Nielsen […]

  • 17 March 2011
    Vessels

      The largest shipbuilding company in the Baltic States which is a subsidiary of BLRT Grupp entered into the agreement with the Scandinavian company to build the new vessel for dredging of sea bed. The company Vakarų Baltijos laivų statykla signed an agreement with Danish company Rohde Nielsen to build the dredger as the winner […]