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  • 5 June 2020

    The acquisition and recapitalisation of Royal IHC has been finalised. The newly established Foundation Continuiteit IHC, has taken over all shares of IHC Merwede Holding BV. The recapitalisation has now also been completed. As a result of this injection of capital, Royal IHC has a healthy liquidity, strong balance sheet and future prospects once again, the […]

  • 29 May 2020

    Royal IHC has been awarded the contract for the engineering and equipment delivery for a new 6,540m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) for Weeks Marine Inc. This is an identical vessel to the MAGDALEN that was delivered in 2017. Part of the contract is the supply of key components as well as the provision of several […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has received an order for one of their new CT cutter heads with its innovative teeth technology. This 70CT cutter head is a heavy and robust piece of equipment with a total weight of almost 30 ton and is perfectly suitable for the hard soil that it will be applied in. Unique about […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Cameroon’s Port Authority of Douala (PAD) has acquired high-tech equipment from Royal IHC to support their dredging activities. As part of measures to autonomously manage its dredging activities, the management of the PAD acquired an IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredger (CSD) and a DMC work boat. This first order will soon be completed by […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC was recently awarded a contract for the design and build of a water injection dredger (WID) for the North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA). In line with NCSPA’s specifications, the dredger is designed to offer easy maintenance and a smooth operation. Other key design factors include dredge depth, weight and cost. According to […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has signed three contracts with the Jordan-based Arab Potash Company (APC) to deliver two cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and implement a new maintenance agreement. The first contract comprises the delivery of a custom-built CSD, the second is a three-year maintenance contract for the IHC dredgers JARASH and MUTAH, and the third involves another dredger, […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A broad consortium of investors and industry partners from the dredging and offshore sectors and the existing international syndicate of banks of Royal IHC, including the three major Dutch banks, have reached a Heads of Agreement for the acquisition and refinancing. This gives Royal IHC, as an important Dutch maritime player with a strong balance […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has completed metallurgical testing as part of a definitive feasibility study (DFS) on the Toliara mineral sands project. The work was carried out on behalf of Base Resources Limited. IHC’s involvement since the pre-feasibility study has facilitated the development of a fit-for-purpose process, which will be used to extract three grades of ilmenite […]

  • 13 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC recently completed simulator training for the dredging crew of the Irrigation Department of the Government of Thailand. This training program was held following the sale of two IHC Beaver 40 vessels. According to IHC, the crew members of both dredgers were able to improve their operational skills by using a CSD simulator and […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    With the use of permanent magnets and high-tech bearings, Royal IHC has created the Deep Sea Special Motor – an environmental friendly submerged electric motor for the deep sea mining and oil & gas industries. “One of its unique features is that it is 100% oil free. Seawater can run through the motor, taking care […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC has just announced that they are extending their dredging product family with new product, the IHC Otter. The IHC Otter is a range of compact dredgers as platform for deploying the well-known IHC TT-Pump, which provide customers with a compact, cost-effective solution to dredge slurry for smaller dredging projects. According to IHC, the […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the end of 2019, Royal IHC was awarded a contract for the design and delivery of two mining screen towers by the family-owned company Spaansen. The towers will be installed on the hopper dredger YED PRIOR. Spaansen is currently converting the GERD container vessel into a gravel hopper dredger with a hopper capacity of […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has introduced its new digital service IRIS (integrated and remote intelligence solutions) – a global connected platform that provides IHC customers with operational intelligence on their vessels and helps them to make better informed data-driven decisions. Via a mobile web application users can login and monitor performance indicators, such as production, fuel consumption and […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    After a successful testing phase at their reservoir dredging pilot in India, Royal IHC just announced that the removal of sediment from the dam reservoir is now officially underway. With the support of the jetwater nozzles on the TT-pump, the sediment was fluidised whereafter the mixture was transported towards the designated discharge location. The TT-pump […]

  • 3 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC, a supplier of equipment, vessels and services for the offshore, dredging and wet mining markets, has just released the latest update from their reservoir dredging pilot scheme in India. According to the announcement, the next step of the preparation of the program was the pump test. The crew safely connected the TT-pump to […]

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

    The new mining wheel suction dredger for Mineros Aluvial SAS, the DRAGA 20: BIJAO, is ready for transport to Colombia, Royal IHC said in their latest announcement.  Loaded on a pontoon, the electric, dismountable wheel dredger will make her way to Antwerp where she shall be loaded on a transport vessel bound for Cartagena. “After […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has collaborated with Subcon International to develop a purpose-built juvenile fish nursery in Australia by applying the IHC-developed Medusa geopolymer binder technology, which turns sand into solid reef modules. The nursery includes a purpose-built reef consisting of over 50 modules and underwater artworks. The reef has been designed by Subcon’s marine engineers and […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging consultants from a consortium of Dutch companies including Royal IHC, Deltares and NETICS have prepared a full-scale pilot project to implement a circular sediment management plan for a reservoir dredging work in India. For the majority of dams that have been clogged up during the past decades, the active removal of sediment from these […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Royal IHC has been awarded another contract by Van Oord to design and supply the dredge installation for its new 10,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). The suction pipe installation with underwater pump, two dredge pumps and three jet water pumps will be installed on the new TSHD and built in Singapore. Earlier this year, […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Following a number of successful projects, Royal IHC and the Institute of Geotechnology (IGT) have signed a cooperation agreement that will allow both organisations to better service the mining markets of Russia and other CIS countries. Combining their expertise, IHC and IGT will work together on business development, consultancy proposals and the execution of consultancy […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC has reached agreements with several key customers in Africa and Asia to supply IHC Beaver cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and an IHC Easydredge trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) with an approximate total value of €100 million. Both vessel types are products within IHC’s highly successful standardized range of dredging vessels. “Our range of […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Last week, the keel laying of the two custom-built 29,190kW heavy-duty rock cutter suction dredgers for the Egyptian Suez Canal Authority (SCA), took place at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel. The vessels, named MOHAB MAMEESH and 26th OF JULY, will have an overall length of 147.4 meters and provide a maximum dredging […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     Royal IHC has just released this very interesting behind-the-scenes video of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) 4,200m³ D11 – 21 DE JULIO. The TSHD was partially built in the Netherlands, before being completed in Montevideo, Uruguay, for the Administración Nacional de Puertos (ANP). The basic design and detailed engineering of the vessel was […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC handed over the custom-built 2,300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) LESSE to Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging on Friday, August 2. The vessel, built at IHC’s partner yard MTG Dolphin BV in Bulgaria, is based on the success of IHC-built TSHDs ALBATROS and MAHURY (delivered in 2013 and 2015 respectively). After successful […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC, a Dutch supplier of equipment, vessels and services for the offshore, dredging and wet mining markets, has just announced their partnership with Inner City Diesel Ltd. “The Canadian company is located in Fort McMurray, Alberta and will work alongside our colleagues to create a one-stop shop for dredging, mining and fluid management across […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC reported today that 2018 was a difficult year and due to cost overruns in the execution of a number of challenging innovative projects, the loss for 2018 ultimately amounted to €80.6 million. IHC has initiated a number of clear actions in order to restore profitability. For example, the organisation has applied focus to […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tijmen Malschaert, Royal IHC’s product director for standard hopper dredgers, took part in the Africa Ports Expansion Summit today by giving a presentation about how to lower the entry barriers for local dredging operations. At the event, Malschaert said that IHC’s Easydredge – combined with dredge training and services – can be a smart and […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), in cooperation with Royal IHC, reached another milestone today with the keel laying ceremony of Ghasha, the second custom-build trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), with a capacity of 8000m³. “A combination of higher maneuverability, power and new innovations makes Ghasha a new benchmark in the dredging industry,” NMDC said in […]