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  • 21 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    His Majesty the King has awarded the honorary title of Koninklijk (Royal) to IHC Merwede. In a special ceremony, the Mayor of Sliedrecht, Mr van Hemmen, presented this accolade to IHC Merwede’s CEO, Bram Roelse. In light of this honour, the company has decided to change its name to Royal IHC and will also include the royal crown […]

  • 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. […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has officially introduced the world’s first four-tracked subsea trencher, specifically developed for shallow water operations and targeted towards cable burial in offshore wind farms. The Hi-Traq was presented at a special event at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, which was attended by offshore wind industry professionals from the UK, Europe and the […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has commissioned a prestigious new jubilee book, entitled 70 years IHC Merwede. The first copy of this publication was presented to the mayor of Rotterdam, Mr Ahmed Aboutaleb, at the city’s Maritime Museum. Written by maritime historian Dr Joke Korteweg, this unique and beautifully designed book contains more than 300 pages and approximately […]

  • 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 […]

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

    IHC Merwede successfully increased its order book in 2013 across the main sectors of its business: offshore and dredging. The company received almost € 1.8 billion worth of new orders in the past year. At the end of 2013, the order book was valued at over € 1.7 billion, which is the equivalent of a […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede will standardize its entire global product development and product data management processes on Siemens’ integrated suite of product lifecycle management (PLM) software solutions. The multi-million dollar contract is part of the company’s ambitious “One IHC” initiative launched in 2012 to harmonize all its major business processes and optimize the value it produces for […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has appointed Bram Roelse as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with immediate effect as of 1 April 2014. He has taken over this leading role within the company from predecessor Dirk Philips who stepped back in November 2013. Mr Roelse (56) has worked at IHC Merwede for the past 13 years. […]

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

    IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 23,545kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘AL BAHAR’ C/D HUTA 12 in a ceremony on 8 March 2014 at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. The ceremony was performed by Ms. Sylvia Wuebbens, the daughter of Mr. M. Wuebbens, the Managing Director of Huta Marine Works. The […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On February 28, 2014, IHC Global Production B.V, part of IHC Merwede, and Uljanik d.d. signed the contract for the construction of one self-propelled cutter suction dredger. The installed power of the vessel will correspond to 23,684 kW, the length of the vessel will be 152 m and the width 28 m. The delivery of […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The custom-built cutter suction dredger QUIBIÁN I and the backhoe dredger ALBERTO ALEMÁN ZUBIETA were selected by the Panama Canal Authority to help with expansion and maintenance work. The expansion project will make the Canal wider and deeper to handle larger ships and increased traffic. This development program consists of the construction of two new […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has been successful in securing orders worth € 350 million for a wide range of dredging and offshore vessels and equipment. The company’s Dredging division has confirmed new contracts for the delivery of a large custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger, 13 units that will be supplied by IHC Beaver Dredgers and a cutter […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Thursday 23 January, the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XXI, was handed over within the contractual delivery date to Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) at IHC Merwede’s Kinderdijk shipyard in The Netherlands. The Protocol of Delivery and Acceptance was signed on behalf of DCI by Mr YSR Murthy. IHC Merwede designed, engineered […]

  • 23 January 2014

    On Wednesday 15 January, US President Barack Obama made a visit to Vacon’s Research and Development Centre in Durham, North Carolina, where he came into contact with an example of IHC Merwede’s advanced equipment. During his tour of the impressive facility, the President was shown a pilot version of the company’s Medium Voltage (MV) Drive. […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announced that IHC Merwede, the global market leader in efficient dredging and mining vessels and equipment, has selected IFS Applications™ to support its key business processes. The contract licenses are worth approximately EUR 2 million. As part of a company-wide efficiency program aimed at consolidating the company’s global processes, […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ACI’s Next Generation Vessel Maintenance (29-30 January 2014, London, UK) will be a provocative, stimulating and exciting gathering, grouping fleet owners and crucial stakeholders all sharing the common aim of maintaining fleet asset integrity with maximum profitability. The two-day meeting will take a fresh approach in meeting the challenge in optimising maintenance and highlighting best […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has been awarded the contract for the design, construction and delivery of a 23,684kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) from Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis). The innovative new dredging vessel will be one of the largest CSDs of its kind in the world. As part of the close cooperation and working relationship between Boskalis […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede’s CEO, Dirk Philips, will step back from his role within the company. Over the past two months, he has led the Board of Management to formulate some important aspects of IHC Merwede’s future business strategy, as well as the appropriate organisation required to implement it. The mutual decision on the timing of Mr […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday 9 October, the IHC Merwede Handbook for Centrifugal Pumps and Slurry Transportation was launched at IHC Merwede’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. The book has been written by Kees van den Berg – who works at MTI Holland – and owes its existence to the initiative and sponsorship of his employer and its […]

  • 29 October 2013

    As a global market leader for efficient dredging and mining vessels and equipment, and a reliable supplier of innovative ships and supplies for offshore construction, IHC Merwede will be among the leading exhibitors at Europort 2013. The maritime exhibition takes place on 5-8 November at Ahoy Rotterdam in The Netherlands to focus on all areas […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    IHC Merwede and its Training Institute for Dredging (TID) concluded the India Dredging Experience on 4 September. This was a special event held as a warm-up for the 4th Annual Conference on Dredging in India, where a number of the company’s representatives will be presenting on their respective fields of expertise. During the India Dredging […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XXI, in a ceremony on 8 August 2013 at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. The ceremony was performed by Mrs R Mohanty, the spouse of DCI Chairman and Managing Director Captain DK Mohanty. The DCI DREDGE XXI is […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    For half a century, IHC Merwede has had a strong history in the design and build of split hopper vessels. As an example, the Omnibarge is renowned for being robust, due to its well-balanced design. After the introduction of the first vessel in the early Sixties, this success story has resulted in the delivery of […]

  • 9 August 2013

    IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XXI, in a ceremony on 8 August 2013 at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. It is building the innovative vessel for the Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI). The ceremony was performed by Mrs R Mohanty, the spouse […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    As of 1 September 2013, Dirk Philips will succeed Govert Hamers as the new CEO of IHC Merwede. In addition, the Board of Management will be expanded with the appointment of a new COO, namely the current Director of the company’s Dredging division, Bram Roelse. Dirk Philips is a 48-year-old Belgian national, who has gained […]

  • 9 July 2013

    IHC Merwede and T-Rubber have announced that they have strengthened their ongoing business relationship with an extension to the Purchasing Cooperation Agreement between the two companies. The signing of this agreement for the supply of rubber hoses was arranged to coincide with the visit of a delegation from T-Rubber to Europe at the beginning of […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The European Ships and Maritime Equipment Association (SEA Europe) has announced that IHC Merwede’s President, Govert Hamers, will succeed Lars Gorvell-Dahll as Chairman in October 2013. Mr Gorvell-Dahll’s will step down midway through his tenure to become the Managing Director of the maritime arm of the Federation of Norwegian Industries. SEA Europe was jointly founded […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Indofin Group, the investment company, owned by the De Bruin family, has acquired a majority shareholding of 62% In IHC Merwede. Rabo Capital (10%) and IHC Merwede management and staff (28%) are the other principal shareholders. Indofin has obtained this significant stake in IHC Merwede by partially taking out each of its coshareholders. Indofin’s Chairman, […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has announced that it has recently secured orders to the value of €125million for a wide range of new cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and related equipment. The latest sales agreements confirmed by the company include a new custom-built CSD and a further 12 units that will be supplied by IHC Beaver Dredgers. The […]