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  • 13 May 2012
    Vessels

    Yesterday, the self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘Ambiorix’ was named in the port of Rotterdam by Mrs. Marie-Claire van Haaren-Donnet, spouse of the late Paul van Haaren, managing director of Ackermans & van Haaren until 1981. The Ambiorix is one of the most powerful and advanced cutter suction dredgers in the world and was built for […]

  • 10 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME’s giant cutter suction dredger Spartacus has been successfully launched at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den Ijssel in the Netherlands. With a total installed capacity of 44,180 kW, Spartacus is simply the most powerful and environmental friendly cutter suction dredger (CSD) that has ever been built. Spartacus is the world’s largest CSD […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse Marine Systems has successfully performed electrical repairs and modifications on the flexible fallpipe vessel Stornes, within a very challenging time frame. The vessel has left Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen after just three weeks of repairs, modifications and the commissioning of its electrical systems by a team of 40 Alewijnse technicians. Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen subcontracted the […]

  • 18 June 2012

    After a review of the infrastructure sector by the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, a target has been set for the Shipping Ministry for award of projects for creating 244 million tonnes of capacity during 2012-13 spread across 42 projects at an estimated cost of Rs. 14,500 crore. The target also include, obtaining approval of […]

  • 6 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

      The Ecuadorian president Mr Correa has kept his electoral promises to fight extensive flooding : the government has purchased 4 cutter suction dredgers and their auxiliaries. All equipment has been delivered and has partially been built locally. All dredgers are at work at various locations in Ecuador to guarantee dry feet to the locals. […]

  • 2 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The split hopper dredger“Omvac Diez” has been handed over to its owner Canlemar after successful sea trials. The dredger has been built in Spain to a Spanish design yet has been fitted out with Dutch Damen dredging gear. The vessel has started its productive life already, doing a harbour maintenance dredging job in Cadiz. The […]

  • 21 January 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The launch ceremony for the 30,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger CONGO RIVER took place on 21 January 2011 at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. IHC Merwede is building the impressive ship for the DEME Group and the CONGO RIVER is one of the largest ships in the fleet. The […]

  • 28 August 2012

    From 4 to 7 September Europe’s most important maritime trade fair will take place. The 25th Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine technology fair in Hamburg, in short: SMM, is the ultimate meeting place for the international shipbuilding industry. With over 2000 exhibitors from 60 countries, 50.000 participants and 30 country pavilions, the trade fair will be […]

  • 28 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A building site in the heart of the city of Rotterdam challenged the currently available dredging tools. Contractor Martens & van Oord needed to remove clay but was hindered by the presence of piles. Damen Dredging Equipment made a special cutter head meeting the tight schedule. The project concerned is a Market Hall in the […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group has announced a new line of Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers (TSHD). The new product range, comprising of the Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 4000 and 5600 vessels, was introduced in response to extensive market research and customer consultation. The MAD vessels are expected to be well received by an aggregate industry facing rising […]

  • 1 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Jan: Dutra Group Acquires Hopper Dredger “Stuyvesant” The Dutra Group has announced that it has added a hopper dredge, the Stuyvesant, to its fleet of dredges, marking an historic day in the company’s history.   Feb: DEME Nabs Wheatstone LNG Dredging Deal Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd, member of the DEME Group, has been awarded […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    By David Pitt, Naval Architect at Offshore Ship Designers In the wake of the well-documented downturn in the oil and gas markets in recent years, an increasing number of platform supply vessels (PSVs) are currently under-utilized or languishing in lay-up, most notably in the US Gulf Coast region. Various proposals have been made for the repurposing of […]

  • 25 July 2012

    IHC Merwede has successfully launched the 500m3 grab hopper dredger, DOHUK, and the 3,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger, KARBALA, in two ceremonies on 25 July 2012 at the company’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. The DOHUK was launched early in the morning, followed later by the ceremony for the KARBALA. The vessels […]

  • 14 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

      Damen Dredging Equipment and Astilleros de Murueta are cooperating at present in the new building of two maintenance trailing suction hopper dredgers and one sand mining hopper. Each party contributes its specific knowledge : MURUETA designs and builds the vessels and Damen Dredging designs and builds the dredging equipment – all to the specific […]

  • 12 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The naming and launch ceremony for the 12,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, CHANG JIANG KOU 01, took place on 10 September 2011 at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. IHC Merwede is building the impressive vessel for Yangtze Estuary Waterway Administration Bureau MOT, which is based in the People’s Republic of China. The […]

  • 24 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    ST Marine today announced that it has bagged several newbuild, repair and conversion contracts including variation order for an existing repair project. Its US shipyard, VT Halter Marine, secured a new contract to build an Articulated Tug Barge Offshore Tug for Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. (Bouchard). This tug will be similar to others built for […]

  • 15 February 2011

    The naming and launch ceremony for the 24,650kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger, ATHENA, took place on 12 February 2011 at the IHC Merwede Shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. This was a unique event because the ATHENA is the largest cutter suction dredger to be built in The Netherlands for a Dutch dredging company. Moreover, the […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has been successful in securing orders worth € 350 million for a wide range of dredging and offshore vessels and equipment. The company’s Dredging division has confirmed new contracts for the delivery of a large custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger, 13 units that will be supplied by IHC Beaver Dredgers and a cutter […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners today approved a new Port Master Plan that is the first comprehensive update of the Port’s development policies and procedures since its original plan took effect more than three decades ago. The new Plan incorporates previous amendments and anticipated future changes to the use of property within the […]

  • 1 July 2012
    Vessels

    Yesterday, IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the self-propelled cutter suction dredger, ARTEMIS, at its shipyard in Sliedrecht, The Netherlands. The ARTEMIS, which is being manufactured for Van Oord, is one of the largest cutter suction dredgers ever built in The Netherlands for a Dutch dredging company. The ceremony was performed by Mrs AB […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming and launch ceremony for the 13,000kW stationary cutter suction dredger, SHANTI SAGAR XVI, took place on 6 December 2011 at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Sliedrecht, The Netherlands. IHC Merwede is building the ship for Mundra Port Special Economic Zone Ltd., which is part of the Adani Group. The ceremony was performed by […]

  • 16 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    The first –ever Maritime by Holland Pavilion with its 2440 square feet will be making its debut at the International WorkBoat Show. 9 Dutch companies will present themselves in the Maritime by Holland Pavilion to the North American shipbuilding industry that comes together at the International WorkBoat Show from 1 till 3 December. Visitors can […]

  • 1 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As we enter the New Year, Dredging Today is bringing you a recap of the most popular stories from 2017.   Boskalis Part of Dover Western Docks Revival Project The first stage of the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is now officially underway. The port recently appointed this £115 million […]

  • 29 April 2012

    BAE Systems will showcase a range of shipbuilding and repair capabilities for commercial customers at the 2012 Offshore Technology Conference, April 30 – May 3 at the Reliant Center in Houston. With more than 5,000 experienced project managers and highly skilled tradespeople, BAE Systems has logged millions of man-hours with proven success in dry-dock 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 […]