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  • 4 February 2011
    Vessels

      IHC Merwede announces naming and launch ceremony of the 24,000kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger, ATHENA, on Saturday 12 February 2011. This is a unique event because the ATHENA is the largest cutter suction dredger built in The Netherlands for a Dutch dredging company. Moreover, the ATHENA belongs to the three largest cutter suction dredgers […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    New streets on reclaimed land at Rous Head will be named after a former Fremantle Port Authority general manager, an early container ship and a passenger ship that became a troop carrier during WWII. The 27 hectares of land, reclaimed during the most recent Inner Harbour deepening, will be used for port-related purposes, mostly to […]

  • 11 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Today, amid great public attention, the DEME Group named and launched its 11,650m³ trailing suction hopper dredger BREUGHEL. The ceremony took place at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel in the Netherlands. At exactly 2 pm, the ship was successfully launched after its naming by Mrs Bernadette Prignon, President of the […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just released a photo from the naming ceremony of the cutter suction dredger (CSD) BIESBOSCH. Built at the yard in Sliedrecht, the dredger was delivered on 1 April and named a week later during a ceremony at Van Oord’s Rotterdam office. The vessel is the biggest of the standard range of CSDs built by IHC […]

  • 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. […]

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

    The naming ceremony of ISA Towage BV’s new Damen Shoalbuster 3209 ‘ISA’ took place on Friday, 17 November, at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld (DSHa). The godmother of the ISA was Mrs. Miranda Mastenbroek, wife of Willem-Harm Mastenbroek, owner and managing director of ISA Towage B.V. The Shoalbuster 3209 is the second vessel to be purchased from Damen by ISA […]

  • 30 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River was officially named yesterday at the DEME head office in Zwijndrecht, Belgium. The dredger was named by Mrs Veerle Hegge, the wife of Mr Bart De Wever, Mayor of Antwerp. The 8,400 m³ Scheldt River is the second dredger in the DEME fleet equipped with dual fuel engines. […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    WeSubsea, the global ROV and diver dredging company, has appointed Jason Wilson as the new UK managing director. With more than ten years’ experience in the dredging and well abandonment field, Jason is bringing a vast wealth of knowledge to the company, reported WeSubsea in a release. Jason will take on the operational and strategic responsibility for […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter announced that he has officially been selected to be on the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) conference committee. In March, the Senate passed its version 83 to 14. Last week the House passed its version 417 to 3. Vitter is the lead sponsor of the Senate bill and the top […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    With a two-day event on the quay of the Biesboschhaven Zuid harbour in Werkendam, Van Oord will launch its first LNG-powered vessel: the Werkendam. Because of Van Oord’s 150th anniversary, this event is taking place in Werkendam, the cradle of the company. On Friday 13 April, school children from the surrounding area are being given […]

  • 11 April 2012

      By a 6-0 vote with Commissioner Lee Burdick absent, the Board of Port Commissioners voted to appeal being named as a primary discharger in the Cleanup and Abatement Order issued by the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board in the recent Shipyard Sediment Site administrative matter R9-2012-0025. The appeal will not request a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 June 2012

    Jay Cashman Inc. has been named a Top 20 Contractor in Hazardous Waste by Engineering News-Record (ENR) and was ranked #277 in ENR’s Top 400 Contractors List. Cashman attributes its being named to ENR’s Top 20 Hazardous Waste Contractors List to the firms continued work on major hazardous waste remediation projects. Cashman Dredging, a division […]

  • 4 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

      The DEME Group and its offshore specialist TIDEWAY announced press conference that will take place on the occasion of the naming of the new mega trailing suction hopper dredger “Congo River” (hopper capacity 30,000 m3) and the DP2 fallpipe vessel “Flintstone, a unique vessel that will perform accurate stone dumping for the protection and […]

  • 6 February 2012
    Vessels

    Her Worship, The Mayor of Conwy, Councillor Anne Roberts dodged the showers to preside over the naming ceremony of ‘The Little Orme’, the cutter suction dredger bought jointly by Quay Marinas and The Crown Estate to tackle siltation at Conwy Quays and Deganwy Quays Marinas. The Mayor christened ‘The Little Orme’ with a bottle of […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    In 2012, the impressive investing course DEME has followed during the last decade reached a climax with the naming ceremony of the cutter suction dredger “Amazone” in Singapore. In this video: The naming ceremonies of the trailing suction hopper dredgers “Congo River” (2011) and “Victor Horta” (2011), the cutter suction dredgers “Ambiorix” (2012) and “Amazone” […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mackley will play a key role in the Government’s response to flooding incidents during winter 2016/17, as a result of Team Van Oord (TVO) securing a new contract covering three regions across the south of England. Under the new contract, TVO is now the lead supplier to provide ‘incident response resources’ to the Environment Agency […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In the presence of guests and employees, Ms Lydia van de Kerk, the wife of CFO Arjan van de Kerk, named Van Oord’s latest cutter suction dredger Biesbosch on 7 April 2016. The ceremony was held on the jetty at Van Oord’s Rotterdam office. The cutter suction dredger Biesbosch was built by Royal IHC at […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard together with the Federal State Unitary Enterprise “Rosmorport” today held a launching ceremony for the third 1000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Kadosh, reports IAA PortNews. The ship was named after the cape in the Black Sea, near Tuapse. The Kadosh is the last ship in a series of three TSHDs built for the FSUE Rosmorport under […]

  • 13 May 2012
    Vessels

    Yesterday, the self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘Ambiorix’ was named in the port of Rotterdam by Mrs. Marie-Claire van Haaren-Donnet, spouse of the late Paul van Haaren, managing director of Ackermans & van Haaren until 1981. The Ambiorix is one of the most powerful and advanced cutter suction dredgers in the world and was built for […]

  • 12 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The programme starts on Monday 6 September for the naming and launch of 11.787kW stationary Cutter Suction Dredger, QUIBIÁN I. The ship is being built for the Panama Canal Authority at the IHC Merwede yard, Molendijk 94, Sliedrecht, The Netherlands. The ceremony will be performed by Mrs Ana Matilde Alemán, wife of Mr Alberto Alemán […]

  • 12 September 2010

    Under the name BOW Terminal (Breakbulk and Offshore Wind Terminal), a new terminal has been developed in the seaport of Vlissingen, part of… [mappress] Source: zeelandseaports., September 13, 2010

  • 24 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea announced yesterday that it is set to fully rebrand and align its companies in Norway, namely Technocean and Scanmudring-Rotech Subsea, to position itself as a dynamic and integrated contractor in the subsea market. Coupled with an extension of its geographical footprint, the Group is well positioned to serve its clients with specialised services […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, the long-standing Italian dredger builder, has posted on their official facebook page a very interesting photo album. In this photo collection, named ‘Italdraghe – building dredgers for over sixty years’, they showed some remarkable moments from their history. The photo below is the oldest and dates back to the 1950s when Italdraghe (then named […]

  • 30 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 25 – October 1, 2017).   DEME Holds Naming Ceremony for TSHD Scheldt River The trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River was officially named two days ago at the DEME head office in Zwijndrecht, Belgium. The dredger was named […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging has officially commissioned the company’s new trailing suction hopper dredger Mahury. The 1,840m³ twin-screw TSHD – built at IHC’s partner shipyard MTG Dolphin in Varna, Bulgaria – is the fourth TSHD of Dutch Dredging built by IHC, following the Albatros, Amazone and Lesse. Dutch Dredging named the vessel after its […]