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  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During the recent SMM Hamburg 2014 show, one of the world’s leading events for the maritime industry, we took the opportunity to speak with Mr. Axel Mattern, Port of Hamburg CEO, and discuss ongoing development activities in the port. One of the Port’s biggest projects at the moment is to dredge the River Elbe from […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The 23,545kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger AL BAHAR C/D HUTA 12 is currently going through sea trials, prior to its delivery to the owner. IHC Merwede (now Royal IHC) has successfully named and launched the state-of-the-art vessel in a ceremony at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands, in March 2014. The contract for the […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The keel-laying ceremony for the state-of-the-art IHC Easydredge 2700 ™ took place at MTG Dolphin’s shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, on August 18th, 2014. The ship, ordered by Royal IHC, is being built under building number BN BN1001 and will be delivered in the summer of 2015. The new vessel will be supplied with a “world-dredging […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC is constructing the first vessel in its range of competitively priced standard trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD). It has started to build the Easydredge™ 2700 for stock in response to the increasing global demand for TSHDs with an extremely short delivery time. The new vessel will be supplied with a “world-dredging package”, which includes bottom […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Starting September 15, the Training Institute for Dredging (TID) will once more hold its annual General Dredging Course. The elaborate course comprises two weeks of intensive training, focusing on the design and operation of various types of dredging equipment. It covers basic aspects of dredging, including dredging processes, equipment selection and project management. To link […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This month, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin is taking a tour of Wisconsin’s freshwater coasts, focusing on how the Great Lakes, Mississippi River and other major waterways contribute to the state’s economy and quality of life. Last week, Senator Baldwin visited the Genoa National Fish Hatchery in Vernon County, Lock and Dam 6 in Trempealeau, the […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The grab hopper dredger “Italeni” last week arrived in Durban on her maiden voyage from the Bulgarian shipyard where she was constructed. She will replace the aging grab hopper dredger “Crane”, which has recently been equipped with a new grab crane that will now be transferred to “Italeni”. The dredger was built by IHC Merwede […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The working period and area for rock removal and sheet piling work of a cofferdam for the proposed construction of dock at Tuas New Shipyard, Tuas View Extension (West) have been revised, announced Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). These works will be conducted from 7:00am to 7:00pm daily, including Sundays and Public Holidays, […]

  • 27 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord Bags Capital Projects in Brazil and The Bahamas Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has won two orders in Brazil and the Bahamas. The activities involve dredging work for the construction of a new shipyard in Aracruz, Brazil.   Nicaragua Canal Project Presented to Private […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has won two orders in Brazil and the Bahamas. The activities involve dredging work for the construction of a new shipyard in Aracruz, Brazil. The client is Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz (EJA), a Brazilian subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine’s Jurong Shipyard from Singapore. In […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Marine Components (DMC), part of Damen Shipyards Group, has smashed its propeller nozzle world record by 33 percent downwards. This downsizing to an inside diameter of 665 millimetres only – from the previous 1,000 mm ‘entry level model’ – marks a new milestone for DMC’s Optima Nozzle series. Already one-third smaller than the previous […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives has sent another clear signal that it is committed to ending the dredging crisis on the Great Lakes. An amendment to the Energy & Water Appropriations bill mandates that the Great Lakes Navigation System gets the 10 percent of increased funding for dredging that is promised in the Water Resources […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The last 12 months witnessed an unprecedented compliance to delivery schedules with 11 vessels (IRS class) being handed over by Vijai Marine Services (VSM). The company has made significant investments in development of technology, human capital as well as shop-floor processes over the last decade to see meaningful results today. On an ongoing basis, the […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Russian delegation held by Ministry of Transport of Russia Maksim Sokolov has taken part in the 6-th International Exhibition of Transport and Logistic “Тransport Logistic China 2014” in Shanghai. General Director of the enterprise Andrey Tarasenko visited the international exhibition within the Russian delegation. FSUE “Rosmorport”, on the Russian Ministry of Transport stand, took […]

  • 21 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    His Majesty the King has awarded the honorary title of Koninklijk (Royal) to IHC Merwede. In a special ceremony, the Mayor of Sliedrecht, Mr van Hemmen, presented this accolade to IHC Merwede’s CEO, Bram Roelse. In light of this honour, the company has decided to change its name to Royal IHC and will also include the royal crown […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The South African company Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has named its 750m3 grab hopper dredger, ITALENI, during a special ceremony hosted by the shipbuilder IHC Merwede. The ceremony was performed on 18 June by TNPA’s Supply Chain General Manager, Ms Ncumisa Nkanunu, in the shipyard of IHC Merwede’s partner, MTG Dolphin, in Varna, Bulgaria. […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Vessels

    Joseph Plateau was launched in 2012 at the Spanish shipyard Construcciones Navales de Norte in Sestao. This 191,5 m long vessel is used for precise rock dumping to a depth of 2,000 m. The system for the unfolding of the fall pipe is extremely advanced and operates fully automatically. At the bottom of the fall […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    LUSCHI, a Brazilian based company, added a 1,330 m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) to its fleet. The vessel, named “Recreio do Bandeirantes”, will become “LUSCHI X” after formalizing purchase between LUSCHI and BIC Bank, on Wednesday, June 04. The vessel which has a length of 77,5 m, and a width of 13 m is […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The start of May saw the commissioning of an Italdraghe SGT 250 dredger in Gorgora on the northern shore of Lake Tana, Ethiopia. The dredger, purchased by the National Ministry of Water and Energy, was assembled in and launched from the town’s port facilities. Following commissioning Italdraghe technicians stayed onsite to provide both theoretical and […]

  • 4 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last month, the Port of Everett began soliciting bids for the final phase of its Everett Shipyard Cleanup project, located along West Marine View Drive between 15th and 14th Street. The mostly in-water cleanup project has a price tag of between $5.2 million and $6 million. The cleanup, which is being done in partnership with […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    FSUE Rosmorport and Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard, part of United Shipbuilding Corporation OJSC, signed a contract for the design and construction of three dredging vessels. Upon completion, the dredgers will be delivered to Ust-Luga Port, Big Port St. Petersburg and Tuapse Port. The agreement was inked with the active participation and assistance of MNP Group. MNP […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The keel laying ceremony of two units of 20″ cutter suction dredgers at the Meghna Yard of Ananda Shipyard & Slipways Ltd. was held yesterday. Earlier, the Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) signed two contract agreements with the joint venture organization Ellicott Dredges LLC. and Ananda Shipyard for the manufacture and supply of two sets […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede successfully increased its order book in 2013 across the main sectors of its business: offshore and dredging. The company received almost € 1.8 billion worth of new orders in the past year. At the end of 2013, the order book was valued at over € 1.7 billion, which is the equivalent of a […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has appointed Bram Roelse as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with immediate effect as of 1 April 2014. He has taken over this leading role within the company from predecessor Dirk Philips who stepped back in November 2013. Mr Roelse (56) has worked at IHC Merwede for the past 13 years. […]

  • 30 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CHEC Wins Two Projects in Trinidad and Tobago On February 25, minister of trade, industry and investment of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago signed the business contract for the transshipment port and dry dock project and the Endeavour business development project in the country.   VIDEO: Van Oord 2013 Highlights Van Oord, the Netherlands based […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    This month, Maritime Craft Services (MCS) took delivery of a new Damen Shoalbuster 2609. Damen has delivered numerous Crew Transfer Vessels, Multicats, and Shoalbusters to MCS – the two companies have a long-standing relationship. What is notable, however, about this latest delivery is the incredibly short delivery time involved. MCS owner Dirk Kuijt and Damen […]