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  • 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 […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The United States and the Commonwealth of Virginia have entered into an agreement under which the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Virginia will recover nearly $64 million to address cleanup costs at the Atlantic Wood Industries (AWI) Superfund Site in Portsmouth, Va. In a proposed consent decree filed yesterday in federal court, the U.S. […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The new 6,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Hang Jun 6008 has successfully completed sea trials in the area outside the Yangtze Estuary in China. The new dredger was built at the Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (ZPMC) shipyard with basic engineering and dredging automation systems for the vessels supplied by Royal IHC in the […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has been awarded the FY2019 Charleston Lower Harbor Maintenance Dredging contract. According to the FedBizOpps, the $4.6 million dredging project – located in Charleston and Berkeley Counties, South Carolina – was awarded to GLDD on February 20, 2019. Overall, the work consists of maintenance dredging approximately 1,697,500 cubic yards […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME, an international group of specialized companies involved in complex marine engineering works, said in the latest release that sea trails of their newbuild 15,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Bonny River has officially started near Dawanshan Island in the South China Sea. “The technically smart designed vessel combines various innovative features, such as the […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    FSUE Rosmorport plans to order four dredgers by 2030, Vasily Strugov, Deputy General Director of Rosmorport, said at the 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow, organized by IAA PortNews. According to Strugov, among the vessels will be a non-self-propelled cutter suction dredger and three trailing suction hopper dredgers with hopper capacity of 1,000m³. At […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    FSUE Rosmorport plans to test an unmanned hopper barge in 2019, Vasily Strugov, Deputy General Director of Rosmorport, said at the 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress, organized by IAA PortNews. According to Strugov, the Rabochaya barge – with a hopper of 900m³ – is under construction at Onezhsky Shipbuilding, Ship Repair Yard (Onega Shipyard). The […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A contract between Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld (DSHa) and Herman Sr. BV for the building of the first diesel-electric Damen Shoalbuster 3514 SD DP2 was inked on January 25, 2019.  According to Damen, “the Shoalbuster 3514 SD (shallow draft) DP2 (dynamic positioning 2) will be the first of a new Shoalbuster class and one of the largest and most sophisticated […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Everyone who is interested or curious about a career in the maritime, offshore and energy sector can register for free as of February 19th  to visit the Navingo Career Event on 23 May 2019. At the Navingo Career Event career and development in this innovative sector come together. Visitors meet leading employers, participate in case […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, visited Rotterdam to meet Damen Shipyards Group and other Dutch maritime industry leaders on January 28, 2019. At this major event, Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen heard presentations from Damen, Van Oord and other key representatives of the country’s thriving maritime industry. The presentations took place on a […]

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

    Damen Dredging Equipment is busy working on the dredging installation for the marine aggregate dredger for CEMEX. The impressive £30 million dredger, type MAD3500, is designed to extract sand and gravel from the sea bed at depths of up to -55 meters, including in the challenging conditions of the North Sea. The dredger will have […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Composit LLC, a Kursk based developer and producer of wear-resistant rubber hoses, recently delivered a set of floating hoses for carrying out dredging works in the Astrakhan Region. Composit’s floating hoses have been used during several navigation seasons in order to achieve maximum results of these works. “Dredging works are regularly carrying out in the […]

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

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Jose Duarte, built in Portugal for a Portuguese dredging company by using Dutch dredging equipment, recently started its first job in Lisbon. Portugal has a long coastline and a number of busy navigable rivers – an excellent backdrop for the dredging company Inersel. “When Inersel required an addition to […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The stationary dredger SEEM 16-640ST Milady, with a steel hull and aluminium structure, has officially been launched at Merré Shipyard in France. Set to be delivered later this year, the Milady was built by Merré Shipyard for the Services Industriels de Genève based in Switzerland. The concept of the SEEM 16-640ST cutter suction dredger, designed […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The successful sea trials of Royal IHC’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) D11 21 DE JULIO took place during the final week of 2018, at the Montevideo Port in Uruguay. This 4,200m³ TSHD was partly built at IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel in The Netherlands. The basic design and detailed engineering of the […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The cutter suction dredger Tian Kun Hao, Asia’s largest and most advanced dredging vessel, returned to Qidong City in East China’s Jiangsu Province today, after completing sea trials of nearly three months, reports Xinhua.  The dredger set sail off the Qidong’s coast in October for a mud-dredging trial, during which it dredged a maximum of 7,501 […]

  • 2 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you some of the most popular photos that marked the past dredging season.   PHOTO: DEME’s TSHD Bonny River Launched in China DEME’s new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Bonny River’ was launched last Sunday (April 15) at COSCO Guangdong Heavy Industry shipyard in China.   PHOTO: GLDD Backhoe Dredge New York at […]

  • 1 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular videos from the past year.   VIDEO of the Vox Amalia Christening Ceremony On December 14, Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands christened Van Oord’s latest addition to the fleet, the 18,000 cubic meters trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Amalia.   Royal IHC VIDEO: CSD Jarash in Dead […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) said in their latest release that five harbors will receive WisDOT 2019 Harbor Assistance Program grants totaling $7.1 million for harbor maintenance and improvement projects. Improvements will promote waterborne freight and assist economic development in the communities where they are located. Fincantieri Marinette Marine (Marinette County) – $5 million for dredging […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Gerd Stensen AS from Norway for the delivery of a Damen Stan Tug 1606. According to Damen, the client will apply the new vessel to their dredging operations. Gerd Stensen, like Damen, is a family company. Their dredging work includes but is not limited to the extraction […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Global design firm Stantec has been awarded more than $35 million in assignments for planning and preliminary design of a multi-mission dry dock and other upgrades at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) in Kittery, Maine. The projects represent tasks under Stantec’s $60 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract for multi-discipline waterfront architect-engineering services for the Naval Facilities Engineering […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    To complete an extensive oil pipeline dredging and installation project, Murjan Al Sharq Marine Contracting Co. Ltd. (MSMC) has taken delivery of three Damen vessels: a Stan Tug 1606, a Shoalbuster 2509, and a Stan Pontoon 4512 equipped with a Damen DOP Pump. For Damen, this marks the successful conclusion of a coordinated construction and delivery contract involving three shipyards […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC has opened a new office for IHC Engineering Malaysia (IEM), their subsidiary which is currently supporting several IHC departments with cost-effective and flexible engineering activities. “Our shipbuilding and mechanical engineers have gained vast experience in their respective fields in the years since IEM was established,” said General Manager Pim Kruis. “Our strength lies […]

  • 15 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 10 – 16, 2018).   Steel Cutting for New DEME’s Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Construction of DEME’s 2,300m³ new trailing suction hopper dredger has officially kicked off with a steel cutting ceremony at Royal IHC’s Batam shipyard in Indonesia. […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Construction of DEME’s 2,300m³ new trailing suction hopper dredger has officially kicked off with a steel cutting ceremony at Royal IHC’s Batam shipyard in Indonesia. The compact hopper design ensures high maneuverability and optimized dredging works, said DEME. Built to the requirements of classification society Bureau Veritas, the vessel’s design features a shallow draught which […]