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  • 30 December 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has introduced a more powerful version for marine applications of its popular Wärtsilä 32 engine. First introduced in the 1980s, and with more than 4000 units sold to the marine industry alone, the Wärtsilä 32 engine has proven to be a highly efficient and reliable solution for a […]

  • 11 October 2015
    Business & Finance

                    GLDD Confirms Dredging Deals Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation confirmed today that the company has won three dredging contracts with an approximate aggregate value of $99 million for projects along the Delaware River.   Largest Cleanup Project in the US Completed One of the largest cleanup […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The technology group Wärtsilä will provide the engines, propellers, and control system for a new, large-size hopper dredger being built by the Netherlands-based shipbuilding company Damen Shipyards Group. The vessel has been ordered by Cemex UK, a leading supplier of building materials. The order with Wärtsilä was booked in March. Wärtsilä will prepare the engines ready for use with […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Unithai Shipyard has been awarded a contract from Grande Cote Operations SA – a subsidiary of Mineral Deposit Ltd, a company in Australia which operates mining fields in various countries – to build a cutter dredge that will be operated in zircon mining in Senegal, West Africa. The contract signing took place at the Unithai […]

  • 13 December 2010
    Vessels

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has been awarded the contract to supply the propulsion equipment for a new, state-of-the-art, research vessel. The vessel will be operated by the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), and is to be built at the C.N.P. Freire S.A. shipyard in Spain. The NERC is the UK’s main […]

  • 13 February 2014

    With the signing of a new three-year framework service agreement, Wärtsilä and Van Oord, the Netherlands based contractor for dredging and offshore projects, have entered into an exclusive partnership for all field service and parts supply. The agreement covers preventive and corrective engine maintenance on Van Oord’s fleet of dredging and other vessels. The contract […]

  • 3 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 28 – June 3, 2018).   Rewa River Dredging Program Kicks Off A $670,000 dredging program started last week on the Rewa River to ensure the quick discharge of upstream water in the river and to minimize spillover water […]

  • 20 May 2011

    Wärtsilä Corporation opens a new workshop in Gdansk, Poland on 20 May 2011. Located close to Polish shipyards and ports, the workshop further strengthens Wärtsilä’s presence in the Baltic area and its position as the leading services provider for shipping customers visiting Poland. The new facilities enable advanced servicing and repairs of engine components, as […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis and biofuels supplier GoodFuels are set to take the next key step in the ‘Boskalis on Bio’ program for the testing of sustainable bio-fuel oil. Following earlier successful tests with ‘drop-in’ blends of light biofuel and marine gas oil, Boskalis’ 143-meter long trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Willem van Oranje will be the first […]

  • 1 December 2010
    Vessels

    The Mississippi River and other inland rivers of the United States are home to several thousand towboats. They are vital carriers of goods and materials, and an important element within the country’s overall transportation system. Current and future environmental restrictions on emissions are creating the need for a new ‘greener’ design for these vessels. Wärtsilä […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and GoodFuels Marine have performed successful live tests on a sustainable wood-based drop-in biofuel called UPM BioVerno. The tests were conducted on a vessel working on the Dutch Marker Wadden nature restoration project in the middle of the Markermeer lake. The fuel supplied by Finnish UPM Biofuels is the first […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 January 2012
    Vessels

    Western Marine Limited, the country’s leading shipbuilding industry in Bangladesh, delivers a repaired dredger to the Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) yesterday. CPA chairman Cdre Muhammed Anwarul Islam took the delivery of the dredger at a ceremony held at the Chittagong port gate Jetty 1. Heads of different government bodies, foreign experts, industrialists and other professionals […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launching ceremony of DEME’s 7.950m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Scheldt River will take place on Saturday, 14 January, 2017, at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands. The Scheldt River is the second dredging vessel in the world that is equipped with dual fuel engines and capable of operating in full LNG […]

  • 4 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    VIDEO: Panama Canal Expansion – December 2014 The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity.   Wärtsilä: Engines […]

  • 14 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME’s 7.950m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger, named the Scheldt River, was launched today at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel. This impressive ship is the second dredging vessel in the world that is equipped with dual fuel engines and capable of operating in full LNG mode. The 3.500m³ TSHD Minerva, launched on […]

  • 10 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      Wärtsilä Corporation Changes in management 10 February 2011 at 9.30 a.m. EET Wärtsilä’s Board of Directors has appointed Mr Björn Rosengren M.Sc. (Tech.), born 1959, as the new President and CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation. He will assume the position on 1 September 2011, succeeding Mr Ole Johansson, who will retire. Currently Mr Rosengren works as […]

  • 9 March 2010
    Vessels

    Wärtsilä, in consortium with IMS Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH, has been engaged by RWE Innogy, the renewable energy arm of the German utility company RWE, as its designer to provide the basic design and consultancy services for a jack up crane vessel… Source:Wärtsilä,March 9,2010

  • 2 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    One of the world’s largest non self-propelled cutter dredger vessels, which is also one of the largest of all cutter dredgers in the world with 5200 kW of cutter power, will feature Wärtsilä engines, both to generate power and to drive the dredging pump. The ship has been designed by the Design & Research Institute […]

  • 15 December 2010

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has joined the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), a programme initiated by Forum for the Future. The initiative brings together the industry’s leading organizations to show what can – and must – be done for shipping to contribute to, and benefit from, a sustainable future. This global taskforce gives […]

  • 16 January 2012

    Western Marine Services Limited, will deliver a repaired dredger to the Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) on January 17. It is the only trailing suction hopper dredger named “M.D. KHANAK” in Bangladesh, which has been made operational after arduous repair work done by the Western Marine Services. The repair work costs BDT49.0 crore. The dredger will […]

  • 20 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    IHC Parts & Services, part of IHC Merwede, and Wärtsilä Netherlands (WNL) have teamed up to provide life-cycle support for ships with Bolnes and Smit Bolnes engines. The companies will combine their industry knowledge, expertise and strength to maintain these dredging and other vessels worldwide in order to extend product life cycles, reduce owners’ costs […]

  • 28 January 2011

    The President and CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation, Mr Ole Johansson, has decided to retire after turning 60 years of age in June, using the right stipulated in his executive contract. The exact timing of his retirement will be announced later. Also, Mr Johansson will not be available to continue in his position as a member […]

  • 11 August 2010

    Wärtsilä’s Energopac is an integrated propeller and rudder design that effectively reduces flow separation behind the propeller hub, thereby reducing frictional drag while preserving course-keeping capabilities. In recent trials carried out in co-operation with the Spliethoff Group, a company that manages more than 55 multi-purpose cargo vessels, it was shown that the Wärtsilä Energopac solution […]

  • 11 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

                    Van Oord Orders Two Dredgers  Van Oord has ordered two trailing suction hopper dredgers with a hopper volume of approximately 17,000 m3. Photo Update: Dredging at New Suez Canal Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said recently that the digging rate was beyond expectations due […]