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  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    ECTMarine – a Dutch supplier of dredging components, services and design, from a single spare part to a complete dredging vessel – began the year with great momentum, enthusiasm and energy.  Development of “yard packages” for the Prime Dredge Line, Quick Dredge Technology and presentation of the ‘Core Dredge Line’ are some of the stories DT brought to you in 2015. In […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Children at primary schools in the Buckie area are to help decide the name of Moray Council’s new £2.4 million dredger. A competition is being run over the next few weeks when pupils will be asked to suggest a suitable name for the vessel, which is currently under construction at the Macduff Shipyard site at […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The latest Italdraghe acquatic weed harvester is now on its way to Kenya. Destined to be used to remove the mats of hyacinth and hippo grass that have been steadily taking over the waters of Lake Victoria, the harvester will be based in the city of Kisumu. The harvester, doubly certified by both the Italian […]

  • 30 August 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Dredger “Mahury” Launched The launching ceremony of the 1.840 m³ twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger “MAHURY” took place at MTG Dolphin Shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, on August 10, 2015.   Port Saint John Capital Dredging on the Way Recent funding announcements from the Canadian and New […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    One of the world’s largest suction hopper dredger, Jan de Nul’s Leiv Eiriksson, was successfully dry-docked at Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) recently. Capable of dredging up to a depth of 155m, the 78,000dwt vessel has a 46,000m3 hopper capacity and a total trailing pump power of 13,000kW. The massive 213m long dredger underwent major repairs to its dredging valves, […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC has successfully launched the MAHURY, a 1,840m³ capacity twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), at partner shipyard MTG Dolphin Shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria. The new TSHD is Dutch Dredging’s fourth IHC-built vessel, after the ALBATROS, LESSE and AMAZONE. The MAHURY is an upgraded version of the ALBATROS, which was delivered in 2013, and was […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launching ceremony of the 1.840 m³ twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger “MAHURY” took place at MTG Dolphin Shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, on August 10, 2015. The new TSHD is Dutch Dredging’s fourth IHC-built vessel, after the ALBATROS, LESSE and AMAZONE. The MAHURY is an upgraded version of the ALBATROS, which was delivered in 2013, […]

  • 23 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Picture of the Day: Utrecht in Besiktas Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Utrecht” has entered Besiktas Shipyard where it will receive some repairs in the shipyard’s dry dock.   Passaic River, Newark Bay Clean-Up Research This summer Portland State University (PSU) Civil and Environmental Engineering professors […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group is set to further expand its modern fleet with a self-propelled, cutter-suction dredger to be built at Croatian shipyard, Uljanik in Pula. The vessel, currently designated “JDN8069”, will feature 1 × MAN 14V48/60CR + 2 × MAN 9L48/60CR engines as well as 3 × step-up, RENK Rheine gearboxes for a diesel-electric […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Utrecht” has entered Besiktas Shipyard where it will receive some repairs in the shipyard’s dry dock. The scope of works include replacement of sliding piece, replacement of overflow cylinder, some accommodation floor repairs and replacement of trunnion gantry bearings. This is not first dredge project for the yard. Since the beginning […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Less than a month is left before the beginning of the TID’s (Training Institute for Dredging) annual General Dredging Course, which starts on 14 September in Kinderdijk. Open to managers, technical and operational staff involved in dredging operations, the two-week course covers processes, equipment selection, soil characteristics, automation and control, and project management. Several excursions […]

  • 9 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

                    DEME at New Suez Opening On Thursday, 6 August,2015, the Dredging International (75%) and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (25%) consortium participated in the opening festivities of the modernized Suez Canal in Egypt.   VIDEO: New Canal – Icon of the Future Records were broken, vessels […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Councillors got their first close-up view yesterday of a new custom-built harbor dredger being built for Moray Council. The £2.4million vessel will be the only dredger in Scotland operated by a local council. The 25.7m (90ft) dredger is under construction at the Macduff Shipyard Ltd fabrication facility at Buckie, and is expected to be completed […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a Rotterdam based dredging and marine contractor, placed an order for two trailing suction hopper dredgers earlier this year. The vessels will be constructed at CNN LaNaval Shipyard in Sestao, Spain with delivery dates scheduled for 2017. The order is part of Van Oord’s continuous investment program. The new dredgers will have a […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik held a keel-laying ceremony last Friday, July 24th, for a partly outfitted hull of a self-propelled cutter suction dredger, which is being built for IHC Global Production B.V. of the Netherlands.  In addition to the representatives of Uljanik shipyard, the ceremony was also attended by numerous shipowner’s representatives. The vessel, ordered last February, will have a length of 152 […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A contract has been signed with the Tianjin Dredging Company, part of the China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) and the recently founded Dredging Group, under which Wartsila will supply the engines and all essential ancillaries for a new self-propelled cutter dredger. The vessel will be one of the largest and most advanced vessels of its […]

  • 28 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

                    Panama Canal Expansion – June 2015 (VIDEO) A new video has just been released on the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction.   Long-Term Dredging Deal for DEME Ok Tedi Mining Ltd. (OTML) has awarded to Dredging International, member of […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just released this video of the naming and launch ceremony of the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger ILEMBE, which took place on Saturday, 9 May, 2015 at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. The dredger is being built for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the national port authority of South Africa. […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The 2400 m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), named KAO 505, was officially handed over to Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) on June 12th. The KAO505 was designed by FKAB in cooperation with HollandMT, and constructed at Taiwan’s Ching Fu Shipyard. HollandMT, an innovative engineering & contracting company serving international dredging contractors and shipyards, supplied […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Inland Marine Expo (IMX) will start today and last until June 17, at Union Station, St. Louis, Mo. This event is the annual trade show for the inland and intracoastal marine transportation industry. Target attendees include ports and terminals, barge and towing companies, fleeting and harbor services companies, dredging companies and marine contractors, inland shipyards […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    With the 2,500 m³ capacity, the Damen-built Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), Barito Equator is the first of its kind constructed in Indonesia and also the largest Damen standard hopper dredger built to date. Last October, the launching and naming of Barito Equator took place at Indonesian shipyard Steadfast Marine, which is located in Pontianak […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam is constructing an innovative razor shell dredger for the Dutch fishing cooperative YE 118 Noordland BV. The 43-meter vessel, sharing the same name as the cooperative, shows how a standard Maaskant design can be modified to meet the ever changing requirements of the modern fishing industry. “We are very happy to have […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The delivery in early May of Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) Barito Equator demonstrates how Indonesia’s developing maritime industry is building ever more complex vessels. The 2,500 m3 capacity Damen TSHD 2500 is the first of its kind built in Indonesia and also the largest Damen standard hopper dredger built to date. For Indonesian dredging […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Redwise, a global ship delivery and crewing company, has delivered a newly built trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), the ‘Barito Equator’, to a client in Singapore. Built by the Damen Shipyard at Pontianak, she follows successful delivery of the THSD ‘Moniflor’ built 2000 by IHC in the Netherlands for the French government. The “Barito Equator” headed […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Maritime Craft Services (Clyde) Ltd has taken delivery of its first Damen Multi Cat 3013. Based in Fairlie, Ayrshire, the Scottish company is one of the largest operators of Damen vessels in the world, with 14 in its fleet. This order also represents an important milestone for Damen as it is the first vessel built […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) has announced that their General Dredging Course will be held on 14-25 September 2015, at TID’s training facilities in Kinderdijk, a tourist village near Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The General Dredging Course is aimed at managers as well as technical and operational staff involved in dredging operations, such as those working for dredging companies, port authorities […]