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  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Hansel Marine, a Chinese manufacturer of dredgers and dredging equipment, has announced that two units of HS-55 series cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) were successfully launched earlier this month at a dredging site in Egypt. After one month voyage by the general cargo ship, the dredgers arrived at Egypt in early March. The engineers and […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Yard number 864 was successfully launched at shipyard Royal Niestern Sander in Farmsum, the Netherlands, on March 7, 2020. In April 2019, Royal Niestern Sander and Geo Plus BV signed the contract for the construction of the hydrographic research vessel Geo Ranger – yard number 864. “After the start of construction in September 2019, the […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     The 8.000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ghasha, built for Abu Dhabi’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), was successfully launched today at the headquarters of Royal IHC in Kinderdijk. ”A combination of higher maneuverability, power and new innovations makes Ghasha a new benchmark in the dredging industry,” NMDC said in its statement. The new TSHD […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Thecla Bodewes Shipyards launched the 3000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Anchorage in Harlingen last Friday. This dredger is equipped with a smart diesel-electric system, developed in close collaboration between Barkmeijer Shipyards and D&A Electric, that efficiently regulates the energy supply for sailing, dredging and unloading the ship. As a result, energy and fuel consumption […]

  • 27 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has just announced that their new trailing suction hopper dredger Galileo Galilei was launched today at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in Dalian, China. The 18,000m³ TSHD will be equipped with a two stage highly efficient exhaust gas filter system. This will result in emissions complying with the European Stage V regulations […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The historical launching of the first locally owned dredger took place yesterday at Seychelles’ Providence Industrial Estate, Zone 20, in the presence of Danny Faure, the President of the Republic of Seychelles. The new cutter suction dredger (CSD) was built in China, the State House Seychelles said in their announcement. The vessel, owned by Vijay Construction, […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new software for Cutter Suction Dredges CSDs named the PowerDredge has been launched recently in Barranquilla, Colombia. According to the developer, Vladimir Arias, this project tries to offer a minimalist and easy-to-use software to the CSD market. “PowerDredge is your partner in dredging quality assurance; If you can’t offer dredging quality, your client’s projects are in […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 3,500m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Diogo Cão was launched last Saturday at the Keppel Nantong shipyard in China, a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine. This green vessel – the second of three 3,500m³ hoppers to be launched – is equipped with an exhaust gas treatment system filtering out and virtually eliminating many pollutants […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new center to help bolster the UK’s defenses against flooding has launched at Brunel University London.  The Center for Flood Risk and Resilience (CFR2) – which has been developed in partnership with the Environment Agency, and the environmental organizations HR Wallingford, Jacobs, ICE Blue and CIWEM – aims to help fill the skills gap currently faced […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    DEME’s new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Bonny River’ was launched last Sunday (April 15) at COSCO Guangdong Heavy Industry shipyard in China. The 15,000 cubic-meter dual fuel dredger – one of DEME’s newest generation vessels – is named after the Nigerian river of the same name. Thanks to the hull’s optimized design, the ‘Bonny River’ […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The launch of a 15-year restoration strategy for the Waikato and Waipa river catchments is being seen as a milestone for the future wellbeing of the area, Waikato River Authority said in their latest release.  The restoration strategy has been a three-year project between DairyNZ, Waikato Regional Council and the Waikato River Authority creating a […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Twenty million people in forty catchment areas worldwide that are better protected against water and have access to sufficient, clean water, is the goal of the new Blue Deal program that has been launched simultaneously in the Hague, the Netherlands, and at Dutch Pavilion of the World Water Forum in Brasil. As the Dutch water sector […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Onego Shipyard LLC, (Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia) has launched the self-propelled hopper Silnaya with a 600-cbm hold, announced FSUE Rosmorport. According to the new owner, the vessel is intended for dredged material transportation. The Silnaya is the second barge in the series of three vessels of Project HB 600 ordered by Rosmorport from Onego Shipyard. Following the launching, the […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leica Geosystems yesterday announced the launch of the Leica MSS420 Dredging Sensor for marine applications. According to the company, the new sensors benefit customers in offshore applications, ensuring speed, performance, precision and productivity (SP). VG Entreprenør, a construction company with expertise in all types of coastal area projects, started working on a project for the […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Prime Minister of Tuvalu, Enele Sosene Sopoaga, along with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) yesterday officially launched the Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project (TCAP) marking the start of an ambitious, large-scale push to protect the Pacific island nation from climate change.  The Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project, set to run for seven years, is financed […]

  • 26 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Mrs. Julie De Nul released the self-propelled cutter suction dredger Willem van Rubroeck in the sea today at the Uljanik Shipyard in Croatia. The delivery of the vessel will take place in 2018, Jan De Nul said. The vessel has a length of 151.3 m, a width of 36 m and can develop a speed […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Aberdeen Harbor Board’s principal contractor for their £350 million Expansion Project, Dragados UK, has launched a website dedicated to the project. The site includes project news, construction updates, and information on their program of Community Benefits. The £350 million project that will expand facilities at Aberdeen Harbor was awarded to Dragados in late 2016. The new […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul’s new multipurpose vessel Daniel Bernoulli, the sister vessel of the Adhémar de Saint-Venant, was launched in the AVIC Shipyard in China today. The company said in its announcement that these vessels will be able to perform a variety of functions: different mission equipment is available and can be installed on the vessels; […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Panda, a Multi Cat 2712, was officially launched and christened at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld last week. This new Damen vessel is delivered to Dutch family-owned tug and workboat company Herman Senior BV. Jack van Dodewaard, Herman Senior Managing Director, said: “The new Multi Cat 2712 has the big advantage that she is suited for […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe has introduced its new PC210LCi-11 hydraulic excavator. “The Komatsu PC210LCi-11 integrates all the benefits of the standard PC210LC-11 excavator but with the extra advantage of Komatsu’s unique intelligent Machine Control technology, a now proven concept that has penetrated markets worldwide,” the company stated. Mal McCoy, Product Manager at Komatsu Europe, added that “the […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senwatec, a German manufacturer of dredging equipment, successfully commissioned and launched their versatile multipurpose amphibian dredging machine, named the Dredge-King, in Madagascar earlier this month. The Dredge-King is a compact mobile dredger, equipped for deep water bucket and hydraulic dredging. This “four legged” dredging machine can lift itself off the truck bed by means of […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has celebrated the launch of its latest survey vessel Humber Sounder with a naming ceremony at the Port of Hull. The ceremony, which was conducted last week by Father Colum Kelly of the Apostleship of the Sea, was attended by ABP staff and customers, as well as representatives of Blyth Workboats, […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Two 70 foot narrow beam mud boats, funded by Stroud Town Council, were launched into the Stroudwater Navigation at Stonehouse on 5th November 2016. The dredger “Augustus Gloop” had been craned out of the Ham Mill pound east of Stroud where it had been working, and transported to Stonehouse by road transport. The addition of […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the unveiling of the first “Spiegelsteen” (Mirror Stone) in the dike, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, has launched the Icoon Afsluitdijk project in Breezanddijk. Daan Roosegaarde, a Dutch artist and innovator, and his team of designers, technicians and developers unveiled the designs which from this and next year on […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Boskalis’ new water injection dredger Terra Plana was successfully launched at TBG Harlingen – Thecla Bodewes Group shipyard last month. Two companies signed the contract for the construction of the Terra Plana on June 3, 2015 and the actual work on the dredger began in September 2015. Water injection dredgers are often used in small, shallow ports and marinas […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Uljanik Shipyard – located in Pula, Croatia – held a launching ceremony for new self-propelled cutter suction dredger on Saturday, May 21st 2016. Contract for the vessel (Yard No. 512) was signed in late February 2014 with IHC Global Production B.V. of the Netherlands. The newbuild will have length of 152 meters, height of 28 meters and draught of […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the signing of a cooperation agreement, the Netherlands and Germany have launched a joint study into flood risk management in the border area between the two countries. The study focuses on applying the Dutch risk-based approach to cross-border dyke sections in the border area between the Netherlands and the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. […]

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

    The launching ceremony of the 2000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Severnaya Dvina took place at the Song Thu Corporation shipyard (part of Damen Shipyards Group) in Da Nang, Vietnam, yesterday. The vessel, built for the FSUE Rosmorport, has been named Severnaya Dvina after the river in the European part of Russia which flows into the Dvina Bay near Arkhangelsk and Severodvisk. […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially broke ground yesterday on a long-awaited $32.5 million seawall project in northern Atlantic City that will provide critical protection from Absecon Inlet during storm events. DEP Commissioner Bob Martin was joined by USACE Philadelphia District Commander Lt. Col. Michael Bliss, U.S. Congressman Frank LoBiondo and […]