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  • 9 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 3-9, 2019).   Maritime Constructions Opts for Damen CSD 500 Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 500 and a Multi Cat 1506 to Maritime Constructions of Port Adelaide, Australia.   Damietta Port Ready for Giants […]

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

    Damen Shipyards Group said in their latest announcement that they will present its new design of Shoalbuster to the maritime market during the upcoming Seawork Marine and Workboat Exhibition in Southampton next week (June 11-13). Damen has developed the new 27 meter long, 11 meter wide vessel in response to recent Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 500 and a Multi Cat 1506 to Maritime Constructions of Port Adelaide, Australia. Maritime Constructions has been awarded the contract to carry out capital dredging works for the Onslow Marine Support Base Channel Dredging project, which will see the modification and expansion of the Beadon […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen has officially launched a new range of non-radioactive density meters – the CombiMeter.  On board dredgers, continuous control of the dredging efficiency is of vital importance. This is done by density measurement – continuously checking of the throughput in the dredge pipe. For several decades this measurement had to be done using a nuclear […]

  • 2 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 27-June 2, 2019).   Damen to Build New Dredger for Hanson Damen Shipyards Group and Hanson Aggregates Marine signed a contract earlier this month for construction of a Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500.   Cutter Dredger JULIA Launching Ceremony […]

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

    The 2,500 tonnes cutter ladder of DEME’s most powerful cutter suction dredger (CSD) Spartacus has been successfully installed at the Caland Canal in Rozenburg, the Netherlands. According to DEME, the 57m long cutter ladder is by far the strongest and most sophisticated ever built. The cutter ladder houses the power driving equipment for cutting the […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Green Maritime Methanol consortium has selected nine ships for research on the application of renewable methanol as a marine fuel. New designs, newbuildings as well as existing ships of Boskalis, Van Oord, the Royal Netherlands Navy and Wagenborg Shipping were selected. The vessel sizes vary in length from between 40-160m, with tonnage ranging from […]

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

    Damen Shipyards Group and Hanson Aggregates Marine signed a contract earlier this month for construction of a Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500.  The dredger will be used to extract aggregates offshore up to depths of 55 metres, for use in the onshore construction industry. Due for delivery in March 2021, the vessel will be constructed […]

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

    Royal IHC launched a mining cutter suction dredger (CSD) for Kenmare Resources earlier this week, on May 20. During the naming ceremony, held today at its shipyard in Kinderdijk, the vessel was named Julia. The new custom-built dredger will operate at Kenmare’s Wet Concentrator Plant C project at its Moma Titanium Minerals Mine in Mozambique. […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Shipyards Group has just released this very interesting story in their Magazine about Damen DOP pumps’ work at Dutch Royal Palace ‘Het Loo’ in Apeldoorn, the former Royal residence of King William and Queen Mary Stuart. Built in the 17th century, it served as their residence and hunting lodge. For the past 3 decades, […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District has received a joint application from Huntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News Shipbuilding for the James River dredge permit modification. The applicant proposes to modify its existing dredge permit that standardized dredge depths to include a new wharf and 400’ x 3,700’ channel at its Joint Manufacturing […]

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

    Jan De Nul Group launched their 6.000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Sanderus in Singapore last week. This green vessel – Jan De Nul’s fourth Ultra-Low Emission – is the first of two identical medium-sized hopper dredgers under construction at Keppel O&M’s shipyard in Singapore, fitted with a two-stage filtering technique for exhaust gases. The […]

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

    Wilson Sons Estaleiros, one of Brazil’s largest providers of integrated logistics and supply chain solutions, began April with the dry-docking of the hydraulic backhoe dredger Simson – owned by Dutch company Van Oord.  The dry-docking includes structural repairs and improvements in the box-cooler, according to an official Wilson Sons’s announcement. The operation took place in […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 6–12, 2019).   Ayia Napa Marina Construction Update VIDEO Ayia Napa Marina has just released the latest construction progress update for this unique development project in Cyprus.   Interview with NMDC’s Yasser Zaghloul: Utilizing the Latest Technologies in Dredging […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The world’s first LNG-powered crane vessel – Werkendam – started work on its first project this week. The vessel is carrying out maintenance work in the Port of Rotterdam. The Werkendam was built by the Dutch shipyard Neptune in Hardinxveld-Giessendam for the client Van Oord. The vessel, first Van Oord ship to run entirely on […]

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

    Red Rock Marine, a Norway based company with a vision to deliver tailor-made solutions, has signed new contracts with a Singaporean shipyard for delivery of complete crane packages for two trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs). Commenting the latest news, Thomas Holte, Chief Commercial Officer at Red Rock, said: “These contracts show that Red Rock Marine […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced a $13.8 million cleanup of Howards Bay in Superior, Wisconsin, part of the St. Louis River Area of Concern (AOC) on Lake Superior. According to EPA, work will be funded through a cost-sharing partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR), the City of Superior and […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    President Donald Trump met with Congressional leaders from the Senate and House yesterday to discuss U.S. Maritime Policy and the Jones Act. Following the meeting, President Trump assured the Congressional leaders that he is not seeking any changes to the Jones Act, nor is he seeking any waivers. “President Trump had the Jones Act matters […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 22-28, 2019).   Hard Times for Uljanik, Jan De Nul Wants Money Back Jan De Nul Group is demanding the repayment of all installments paid to Croatia’s troubled Uljanik Shipyard, plus interest, after they cancelled an order for Newbuilding […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    PaxOcean Shipyard Singapore has successfully redelivered the Water Injection Dredger Giovanni Venturi to Jan De Nul Group safely and on schedule. Giovanni Venturi was converted from an Offshore Supply Vessel and undergone removal, conversion and repair works while in the shipyard. The newly converted vessel will be capable of a maximum operating depth of 27.5m […]

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

    Jan De Nul Group is demanding the repayment of all installments paid to Croatia’s troubled Uljanik Shipyard, plus interest, after they cancelled an order for Newbuilding 500 – a cutter suction dredger. The Shipbuilding Contract for Hull 500 was signed two years ago between Uljanik d.d. and Dredging and Maritime Management SA (DMM) Luxembourg, the […]

  • 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, […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) – through its wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Singmarine – has delivered the world’s first European Union (EU) Stage V dredger on time and within the budget. Built for Jan De Nul and named Afonso de Albuquerque, the ultra-low emission Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) is diesel-electrical powered and comes equipped with […]

  • 2 April 2019

                      Everyone who is interested or curious about a career in the maritime, offshore and energy sector can register for free to visit the Navingo Career Event on 23 May 2019 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. At the Navingo Career Event career and development in this innovative sector […]

  • 31 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 25-31, 2019).   Van Oord Announces Recovery of Revenue in 2018 Van Oord has released their 2018 business results, saying that they recorded EUR 1.88 billion in revenue (2017: EUR 1.53 billion) with a net profit of EUR 92 million […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME Group has just released this amazing photo of a giant piece of technology that will be installed on their powerful cutter suction dredger (CSD) ‘Spartacus’. “The 2,500 tonne cutter ladder is by far the strongest and most sophisticated ever built,” said DEME in its announcement. The ladder houses the power driving equipment for cutting […]