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  • 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 […]

  • 11 January 2010

    MUCK REMOVAL: The unwanted sediment is called many names: goo, ooze, muck, slurry. [mappress] Source: tcpalm,January 9,2010;

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming ceremony of Herman Sr. BV’s new shoalbuster TEDDY took place at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld yesterday. This latest addition to the Senior BV fleet will allow the company to expand the services that it offers to the dredging, offshore wind and other sectors. Herman Sr. BV. is a third-generation, family-owned company based in Dordrecht, […]

  • 4 January 2011
    Vessels

    On 16 December last Van Oord commissioned the construction of a second self-propelled cutter suction dredger. Today CEO Pieter van Oord announced that the vessel will be named Artemis. Artemis is the Greek godess of hunting. She is powerfull and strong willed. This new vessel will be the sister to the Athena, the self-propelled cutter […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In May and June, OpenIJ –  a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden in The Netherlands – will be very busy with the sinking operation of the inner head. Furthermore, work will also be carried out on the local control buildings, on the connection between the lock gate chamber […]

  • 2 June 2014

    The 200 tonne dredger named Kari Hege was and delivered to Wells in 2010. The dredger “Kari Hege” is currently engaged in dredging operations in the main channel of Wells Harbour. Dredging Today Staff, June 2, 2014

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group Inc, a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced changes in its management structure. On February 25, 2014, Mike Pearson, Orion Marine Group’s President and Chief Executive Officer, notified the Company’s Board of Directors of his plans to retire from the Company at the end of 2014, but […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 May 2010

    “The Beast” is leaving North Augusta. This is the official name that a Canadian-based company has given a 400,000-pound dredge that was…   [mappress] Source: chronicle, May 25, 2010;

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Moray Council’s new £2.4 million dredger is to be named MV Selkie. The name was chosen by members of the council’s economic development and infrastructure committee yesterday. It was selected from a shortlist drawn up from more than 300 suggestions submitted by children from coastal schools in Moray. MV Selkie, being built by Macduff Shipyard Ltd. as […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has launched DRAGA 20: BIJAO, an electric, dismountable wheel dredger for Mineros Aluvial SAS, a gold mining company in Colombia. The dredger is designed to remove overburden by dredging to expose gold bearing sediments. With a total power of 800kVA the dredger is capable to operate to a dredging dept of 15 meters […]

  • 30 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    IHC Merwede B.V. announces that it will hold naming and launch ceremony of the trailing suction hopper dredger, CHANG JIANG KOU 01, on Saturday 10 September 2011. The ship is being built for Yangtze Estuary Waterway Administration Bureau MOT at the IHC Dredgers yard, Smitweg 6, 2960 AA Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. The programme on Saturday 10 […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Dredging Equipment has delivered a customized CSD500-S to Australian customer, Energy Resources of Australia (ERA). The CSD, which has been named the Brolga I, will work in an acidic environment with a pH of approximately 3 for which a wide array of adaptations have been incorporated. The dredger has been shipped to Antwerp, where it […]

  • 11 July 2010

    GALVESTON — Brown pelicans glide above the waters of the appropriately named Pelican Island just before sunset. At the island’s Seawolf Park… By JENALIA MORENO [mappress] Source: chron, July 12, 2010;

  • 16 October 2010

    A spokesman for one of the companies named in a new federal and state lawsuit seeking to assure that the Fox River cleanup project continues… By Tony Walter (postcrescent) [mappress] Source: postcrescent, October 16, 2010;

  • 8 February 2012

    Tirem River at North Jakarta stretches through four urban villages, namely Tanjungpriok, Warakas, Sungaibambu, and Papanggo. Its current … (beritajakarta) [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, February 8, 2012;

  • 2 September 2010

    om here on, the dredger purchased by Cobourg council and affectionately known as “Captain Cobourg”, will officially be named Marie Dressler… By Moya Dillon (northumberlandnews) [mappress] Source: northumberlandnews, September 2, 2010;

  • 15 September 2011

    The Georgetown County Legislative Delegation named a task force to help push for money for dredging the state port, moving the panel into…   By Zane Wilson (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, September 15, 2011    

  • 11 July 2010

    Last year had New York celebrating the 400th anniversaries of Samuel de Champlain’s exploration of the lake that bears his name and Henry… [mappress] Source: timesunion, July 12, 2010;

  • 5 March 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The £1m vessel arrived at the Port at the end of December and has been undergoing rigorous trials and crew training. Today, Sir Bobby’s widow and son, Lady Elsie Robson and Andrew Robson will attend the ceremony at the Customs House Pontoon, South Shields. Lady Robson will officially “launch” the boat in the time honoured […]

  • 27 October 2011

    For the first time in a generation, Sand Island Lighthouse lives up to its name. As of Monday afternoon, the lighthouse once again has an is… (cbs42) [mappress] Source: cbs42, October 27, 2011

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Ivory Lake has developed a Cutter Suction Dredger simulator for Van Oord. The simulator is based on the dredging vessel named “Athena”. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 13, 2013

  • 28 January 2011
    Vessels

    The Hamburg based company, FAIRPLAY TOWAGE has sold its deepsea-tug “FAIRPLAY IX”. Fairplay has the custom of re-using their ships’ names… (towingline) [mappress] Source: towingline, January 28, 2011

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A keel laying ceremony for Jan De Nul Group’s 18,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) has taken place at the COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry shipyard in Dalian, China.  The new vessel was named Galileo Galilei, after the famous Italian astronomer, physicist and engineer. The TSHD will be equipped with a two stage highly efficient exhaust […]

  • 20 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A joint venture of VolkerStevin Marine and Westminster Dredging has been named as preferred contractor for the design and construction of the Siadar Wave Energy Project on the Isle of Lewis… Source: Construction News, November 20, 2009;

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In July 2011, DEME’s new trailing suction hopper dredger “Congo River” was christened in Zwijndrecht (Belgium). This is the official video for the name giving ceremony. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 1, 2013