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  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming ceremony of DEME’s 3.500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction dredger Minerva took place today in Zeebrugge, Belgium.  The dredger was named by Mrs Marijke Verboven, the wife of Mr Ben Weyts, the Flemish Minister of mobility, public works, Flemish periphery, tourism and animal welfare. During the naming ceremony, DEME also presented Mellina, the gravel dredger that will […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) and the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine held the Ukrainian Shipyard Day yesterday and presented the enterprise’s fleet renewal plans for the future period. During the event, the USPA experts introduced a prospective program of acquisition and construction of the enterprise’s vessels for the period 2017-2021. “It is […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just released this very interesting photo from the christening of bespoke cutter suction dredger (CSD) Robert M. White. The photo was taken in Mississippi, where the CSD will shortly start on its first project, IHC said. Constructed at Halimar Shipyard LLC in Morgan City, Louisiana, for Manson Construction Co., the dredger was successfully […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Earlier this year, Van Oord’s new trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Amalia hit the water at the LaNaval shipyard in Bilbao, Spain. The vessel is the first of two new midsize hopper dredgers being built for the Dutch company. Both the Vox Amalia and its sister ship the Vox Alexia will be operational in 2017 and […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    In just four months, MAN Diesel & Turbo has won contracts for four Chinese dredger newbuildings. Chinese outfits CHECD, Jiangsu Haixin and Huanghua Port Bureau recently chose MAN medium-speed engines for the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). CHECD CHECD (CHEC Dredging Company Ltd.) – a subsidiary of CCCC Shanghai Dredging Company Ltd. – chose […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul said in its latest announcement that their new multipurpose vessel Adhémar de Saint-Venant has successfully completed sea trials on the Yellow Sea. AVIC Shipyard from Weihai, China, launched this new multipurpose vessel for Jan De Nul Group in February. “To perform a variety of functions, different mission equipment is available and can be […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has just released its 2016 Annual Report, saying that the company achieved steady performance in a highly volatile market. “With a turnover exceeding the 2 billion Euro mark for the sixth year in a row, Jan De Nul Group confirms its position as a global player in its target markets,” the […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jay M. Cashman of Quincy Shipyard, LLC, has revised plans in seeking a permit from USACE’s New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. to expand and modify the dredging footprint to Pier 1 in the Quincy Shipyard in Quincy, Mass. This work is proposed in the Fore River at 549 South […]

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

    Engine supplier MAN Rollo has just announced that they will provide the crane vessel Werkendam with three LNG generator sets. International marine and offshore contractor Van Oord is currently building the ship at Neptune Shipyards in Hardinxveld-Giessendam. It is the first LNG powered vessel for both the yard and Van Oord. Karel Schuurman, Sales Manager […]

  • 28 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 22-28, 2017).   PHOTO: Tuas Terminal Phase 1 Reclamation Works in Full Swing DEME Group today released a photo of the Tuas Terminal Phase 1 (TTP1) reclamation works in Singapore.   Jan De Nul Orders Another Giant TSHD Jan […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has signed a contract with Keppel Singmarine for the construction of a 6.000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), bringing the current newbuilding order at the shipyard to four hoppers. An option for a fifth hopper dredger has been provided in the contract, Jan De Nul said. The vessel is in diesel-electric […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Manson Construction Co. has announced the completion of its 30-inch ABS cutter suction dredger ROBERT M WHITE. Constructed at Halimar Shipyard LLC in Morgan City, Louisiana, with design and dredge components from IHC America Inc., the dredger was successfully launched on April 24, 2017. “We have high expectations for our state-of-the-art ROBERT M WHITE cutter […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Albwardy Damen has been awarded two shipyard awards in the space of just four weeks. During recent MASTECH conference in Dubai, Albwardy Damen received the prestigious Best UAE Shipyard Award for 2017. Then on the 16th of May it received the accolade of Best New Building Yard at the presentation ceremony for the International Maritime Awards. […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group’s three new 3,500 m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers will be powered by the Cat 3500E IMO III & EPA Tier 4 certified engines, reports Caterpillar Marine. The Cat 3500E features Selective Catalyst Reduction (SCR) after-treatment technology with closed loop NOx sensing and application optimized performance for minimized owning and operating costs. According to […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Caterpillar Marine has just announced that one of the world’s largest split hopper dredger is being built with a complete Cat® engine and propulsion package. The 4200m³ capacity vessel, designed by MARIC Design House in conjunction with the Jiangsu Haixin shipyard, receives its shaft propulsion power from two Cat C280-8 engines which are used to […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    GIW Industries, a manufacturer of heavy-duty dredge pumps, has ordered two powerful submersible motors from Bakker Sliedrecht. The motors are destined for a new hopper dredger, which is being built at Wenchong Shipyard in China for the Chang Jiang Waterway Bureau (CWB). According to Bakker Sliedrecht, the order consists of two oil-filled submersible motors including a […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Liebherr duty cycle crawler crane, type HS 8100 HD, is currently carrying out dredging work in the Port of Hamburg, Liebherr said in its latest announcement. For years the Port of Hamburg has been fighting with sediment deposits, which cause receding water depths and, therefore, impede the shipping industry. “The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) must […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging has placed an order at Shipyard Hoekman for a special-purpose plough and tugboat ‘Peter’.  Last week, the company also ordered a trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Lesse’ that will be built at Royal IHC. According to Dutch Dredging, both the ‘Lesse’ and the ‘Peter’ are evolutions of vessels ordered previously. The designs […]

  • 30 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 24-30, 2017).   Port Arthur’s Expansion Project on Display The Port Arthur is ready to hold mandatory pre-bid conference for the port’s Berth 5 Expansion Project.   Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Tommy Norton Hits the Water The trailing suction […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul’s new multipurpose vessel Daniel Bernoulli, the sister vessel of the Adhémar de Saint-Venant, was launched in the AVIC Shipyard in China today. The company said in its announcement that these vessels will be able to perform a variety of functions: different mission equipment is available and can be installed on the vessels; […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) 650, ordered by Gippsland Ports of Victoria, Australia, in December 2015, was launched at Damen Yichang Shipyard in China recently. “The vessel, named Tommy Norton, is now alongside the yard’s new quay undergoing final commissioning, after which she will sail for Shanghai to undertake sea trials. Once those are […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC has released a video showing the construction and launch ceremony of the 8,000m³ TSHD SHANTI SAGAR 17. The new trailing suction hopper dredger – built for Adani Group- was lunched at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands, on 31 March 2017. This is the first of two Beagle 8 TSHDs […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Group is celebrating nine decades of operations in the shipbuilding industry. From small beginnings in the 1920s, the company has grown into a renowned maritime service provider that employs 9,000 people. With Dutch roots, Damen’s expansion has been global. The company was originally established by two brothers, Jan and Rien Damen, in 1927. […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    With more and more orders coming in almost every week, Royal IHC is making steady progress in all its business segments. According to IHC, the company sees continued recovery of its markets, with further increase of new orders for both vessels and equipment. Last week, IHC was awarded a contract for the design, construction and delivery of […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) just moments ago announced that their new Easydredge 3700 trailing suction hopper dredger, the Mahaa Jarraafu is ready for the sea trials. This vessel is the largest in the Easydredge series of standard twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredgers, designed and built by Royal IHC. The trials that will measure the newbuild’s […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Russian Shiprepair and Shipbuilding Corporation OJSC (Gorodets, Nizhny Novgorod) yesterday held a keel-laying ceremony for Rosmorrechflot’s new dredger of project RDВ 66.42 (Hull No 1001). The ceremony was attended by Victor Vovk, Deputy Head of Rosmorrechflot. The non-self-propelled dredger will have the length of 52.9m, breadth of 12m and capacity of 1,000 cbm/h and will operate at the […]