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  • 12 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 6 – January 12, 2020).   Pirates Attack TSHD Ambika, Four Dead, Three Kidnapped The Nigerian-flagged trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ambika (ex Galilei 2000) was attacked last week when operating 3nm from the mouth of the Ramos River, […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A keel laying ceremony for a new IHC Easydredge 700 took place last week at the Rio Maguari Shipyard in Belem, Para, Brazil. According to Royal IHC, IMA will be the name of the dredger that the Dutch company set to deliver to the Peruvian Cohidro and means ‘friend’ in a local dialect of the […]

  • 2 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    With the 2019 dredging season now behind us, Dredging Today presents a recap of the most popular stories from the past year.   Colombo Port City Land Reclamation Project Complete China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has completed the majority of dredging and land reclamation works for the Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port City Project.   $1.36 Billion Ghasha […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Group has appointed Arnout Damen as the new CEO, succeeding René Berkvens, who held the position for more than 13 years. Arnout Damen will take over the CEO position as of 1 January, when his current CCO position will be taken over by Jan-Wim Dekker. Over the past nine years, Damen has been […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen’s new Ultra Shallow Shoalbuster 3815 SD has successfully completed sea trials and bollard pull testing. The newly designed vessel achieved 18.6 tonnes of bollard pull, while still being able to operate in extreme shallow waters. Despite this impressive show of power, noise levels inside all the cabins did not exceed 53dB. According to Damen’s […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Callan Marine, a Texas-based, family-owned dredging business founded in 2009, recently launched the General MacArthur, one of the largest cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) in the U.S. market. At 290 feet in length and a 9 foot draft, the General MacArthur boasts 24,000 total installed horsepower. Powered by 3 Cat-MAK diesel engines, the dredger has a […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a strategic development agreement with Chinese state-owned shipbuilder CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding Company Limited Huangpu Wenchong. The five year agreement is aimed at the joint development of a hybrid powered dredger, but could possibly extend to other hybrid vessels as well. The agreement was signed on December 3 at […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jan De Nul said in its latest announcement that their 6.000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Sanderus has successfully passed the sea trials.  This green vessel – Jan De Nul’s fourth Ultra-Low Emission – is the first of two identical medium-sized hopper dredgers under construction at Keppel O&M’s shipyard in Singapore, fitted with a two-stage […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, is showcasing their services and products related to dredging and marine construction fields at Marintec 2019 in Shanghai, China (December 3-6). The company also attended the Europort event (November 5-8) in Rotterdam Ahoy, the Netherlands. […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has launched DRAGA 20: BIJAO, an electric, dismountable wheel dredger for Mineros Aluvial SAS, a gold mining company in Colombia. The dredger is designed to remove overburden by dredging to expose gold bearing sediments. With a total power of 800kVA the dredger is capable to operate to a dredging dept of 15 meters […]

  • 16 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME and Royal IHC successfully launched the 7,950m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Meuse River at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands, today. Meuse River has the same innovative design as the award winning IHC-built TSHD Scheldt River, which joined the DEME fleet in 2017 and since then operated non-stop on waterways […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A launching ceremony of the new 7.950m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Meuse River will take place on Saturday, November 16, 2019. The vessel is being built for DEME Group at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel. The TSHD will be equipped with dual fuel engines and LNG tanks, ensuring compliance with […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took part in some very significant projects all over the world during the last months. Just in the third quarter of 2019, UniSite successfully supported maintenance of world famous trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) and […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME Group today announced that their newly-built trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) River Thames has been successfully launched at the PaxOcean shipyard in Batam, Indonesia. The 2,300m³ River Thames is the first of two new trailing suction hopper dredgers joining DEME’s fleet in 2020. “The compact vessel, with a small draught and offering high maneuverability, […]

  • 31 October 2019

    Russia’s leading maritime industry media group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual International Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow on 26-27 February 2020. The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”. The event is supported by the Ministry of Transport […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Parts of the mining cutter suction dredger (CSD) Julia dredge and the Wet Concentrator Plant for the WCP C development are arriving on site at the Moma Mine in Mozambique, Kenmare Resources plc said in their latest announcement. The dredger was dismantled and than shipped from the Netherlands to Mozambique. It arrived at Nacala Port […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took part in some very significant projects all over the world in the third quarter of 2019. Q3 Highlights: UniSite successfully supplied numbers of ship building parts for maintenance for world famous hopper and cutter […]

  • 6 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 30 – October 6, 2019).   Another Ten IHC Beavers for Egyptian Ministry of Defense Royal IHC has secured a contract from the Egyptian Ministry of Defense’s Engineering Authority (MOD) for the construction of ten IHC Beaver® 45 Cutter […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A keel laying ceremony of a Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 vessel, to be built for Hanson Aggregates Marine, took place today at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania. The ceremony of this vessel, currently in progress at Damen Galati under YN 566352, was performed at Hull Division IA in the presence of Mr. Simon Willis, […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The mining cutter suction dredger (CSD) Julia, which is part of Kenmare Resources’ Wet Concentrator Plant C development project, has arrived in Nacala, Mozambique. The dredger was shipped from the Netherlands and it will now be transported by road to the Moma Titanium Minerals Mine. Julia is the third dredger in Kenmare’s operation that’s designed […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord is deepening and widening the access channel and turning basin of a large ore export facility in Nouadhibou, Mauritania. Two trailing suction hopper dredgers, one of which is owned by Van Oord, will be deployed for the dredging work. According to the company, Von Oord’s flagship HAM 318 is busy working in the […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has just announced that the repair works are continuing on their oceangoing hopper dredger McFarland at the Colonna’s Shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia. According to USACE, these works involve drydocking, hull painting, pump repairs, steel replacement and a number of other repairs and general maintenance. Designed by the […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Wijngaarden Marine Services has placed an order with Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld for a Damen Multi Cat 3013, to be named KILSTROOM. To date, its relationship with Damen has focused on the group’s Shoalbuster range with the company now operating five of the popular and versatile class. Damen Multi Cats are tough, multi-function vessels that, […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Russia continues intense development of its port infrastructure that implies a considerable scope of dredging works. Some of the largest dredging projects in the country include dry cargo area of Taman port, Utrenny terminal, port in Pionersky, port Lavna. The country is also stepping up construction of its own dredging fleet, replacing old and obsolete […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Bakker Sliedrecht has won a contract to make the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Schenge energy-efficient.  The Sliedrecht based electrical drive specialist will supply and install a shaft generator on the main engine, aimed to generate the electricity for the entire dredging installation. As a result, the ship works more efficiently, needs less maintenance […]

  • 1 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 26 – 31, 2019).   PHOTO: DEME Dredgers Working in Africa DEME Group has just unveiled this photo from a challenging port expansion project completed in Ghana.   Royal IHC Lays Keel of Two Custom-Built CSDs Last week, the keel […]