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  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has just announced the inauguration of the backhoe dredger Sarb in the Netherlands. The inauguration comes as a part of NMDC’s international growth and fleet investment strategy which is aimed at positioning the company as a leader in the industry. The contract for the new dredger was inked by the […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group has just released this beautiful photo of their backhoe dredger ‘Pinocchio’ waving La Réunion goodbye, after having completed the works at the Nouvelle Route du Littoral coastal highway. “We performed dredging, gravel bed installation and backfilling works for the 5,400 meter offshore viaduct. ‘Pinocchio’ makes the journey back home on board of a […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Hall Contracting Pty Ltd has been engaged to undertake dredging and land reclamation works at Gladstone Harbor as part of the Clinton Vessel Interaction Project. “Our team will use backhoe dredge Woomera to widen the channel, creating safer conditions for vessels,” the company said in their latest release. The $80 million Clinton Vessel Interaction Project […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group has just released this beautiful night photo of their backhoe dredger Peter the Great and split hopper Vlaanderen VIII, working side by side on the Elbe River deepening program. Conducting their operations on the 116 km fairway between Cuxhaven and Hamburg, Peter the Great dredges the harder soil parts like clay and discharges […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The second stage of the Cairns Shipping Development Project officially started today with the arrival of the backhoe dredger Woomera, which will soon begin clearing the hard clays from the Trinity Inlet. The 111m-long, German-built dredging vessel Balder R began its task on July 1 to open up the inlet for large cruise ships after […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A keel laying ceremony of the backhoe dredger Sarb, to be built for National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), took place at Ravestein B.V. in the Netherlands on June 14, 2019.   As part of NMDC’s international growth and fleet investment strategy aimed to position the company as an industry leader, the UAE based dredging contractor and […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) and Ravestein B.V. from the Netherlands have just signed a contract to design, construct, commission, trial and deliver new backhoe dredger to the UAE based dredging contractor. The agreement was inked at the NMDC headquarters in Abu Dhabi a couple of hours ago. According to the contract, signed by Eng. […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, today unveiled a photo of their backhoe dredger ‘Harald’ equipped with the new environmental bucket. According to the company, this new bucket will enable the vessel to handle its first job, the extensive environmental dredging in the Port of Kokkola. The new backhoe ‘Harald’, which arrived to Rauma, Finland, from Norway last […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, has purchased a new backhoe to join their fleet as the fourth of Wasa Dredging backhoe dredgers.  The new backhoe, named ‘Harald’, is equipped with an 250 ton EX2500 excavator from Hitachi, the company said in their latest announcement. This new piece of equipment arrived […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A routine maintenance dredging project has been ongoing for the last couple of days at Clarence Marine Engineering – the yard of the Gosport Ferry. According to the NOTICE given by the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth, this dredging project will be carried out to the approach and berth at Clarence Marine Engineering on the western side […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Induction ceremony of new backhoe dredger Rah Kusha and two split hopper barges Tarseel One and Two, built for Pakistan Navy at Tianjin Shipyard in China, was held at Pakistan Navy Dockyard in Karachi yesterday. Due to its design and functioning methodology, the Rah Kusha can dredge in proximity of jetties and berths, where other […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    WDH Hydraulics announced recently that the digging system of the world’s largest backhoe dredger Magnor is equipped with 12 WDH cylinders. In the release, the company said that in consultation with the client’s technical specialists, WDH came up with a customer-specific design. The double-acting hydraulic cylinders, with strokes ranging from 2 to 5 meters, are […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released its ‘Facts About’ publication on backhoe dredgers. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding of a […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are conducting rock blasting operations on the Delaware River. Work is a part of a project to deepen the federal channel of the river to provide for more efficient maritime transport of cargo. The deeper channel will provide […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The backhoe excavator dredger New York is working in tandem with the drill barge Apache to remove rock fragments from locations where blasting has just taken place near Chester, PA. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are conducting rock blasting operations on the Delaware River. Work […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Back in 2013, Royal IHC successfully delivered the new backhoe dredger Alberto Aleman Zubieta to Autoridad del Canal de Panama (ACP) in Panama City. The vessel was initially deployed for the expansion of the Panama Canal. Following the completion of the expansion project, the dredger is now performing maintenance dredging tasks along the Canal. The contract […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has just released an interesting video showing capabilities of backhoe dredgers. A backhoe dredger is basically a hydraulic excavator installed on a pontoon. Dredging is executed by the excavator which is mounted on a turntable at the front of the pontoon. The backhoe dredger is mainly used for dredging in […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    One of the world’s largest backhoe dredgers, the Magnor, is currently working on the Green Port development project in Hull. The Green Port project, being developed by Siemens and its partner Associated British Ports, will be the the UK’s first offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, service and installation facility. According to the ABP, the work on the Green Port Hull is […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations on the Port of Rauma entrance channel are in full swing now. Upon completion of this project, undertaken in cooperation with the Finnish Transport Agency, the port will increase the maximum authorized draught of Rauma channel from 10 to 12 meters. WASA Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, is the principal […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In cooperation with FKAB, HollandMT has successfully delivered a design for a spud lifting system to be used on a backhoe dredger. The spud lifting system is powered by hydraulic winches which also allow free floating of the moored dredger. To absorb shock loads during dredging operations, the spud trunks will be fitted with special […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wasa Dredging recently completed the blasting and dredging works of Pietarsaari Port. All of the company’s equipment was used in different phases during the project. The port was dredged to -12,8 m. The project consisted of about 60 000 m³ of underwater blasting, dredging of 200 000 m³ of blasted rock and 563 000 m³ hard […]

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

    In this video you can see the launch of the “Novadragamar”, on which the new Liebherr P 9350 pontoon excavator is mounted. The Novadragamar is a Ravestein 750B Backhoe Dredger that was built by a Portugal-based company ETERMAR. The dredger, featuring an extensive range of attachments, is ideally suited for digging of drainage channels, the […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Today, IHC Merwede delivered the new backhoe dredger ALBERTO ALEMÁN ZUBIETA to Autoridad del Canal de Panama (ACP) in Panama City. The formalities were handled by ACP’s Contracting Officer, Mrs Regina Donelson, after a successful trial period of 30 continuous days on the Panama Canal. IHC Special Dredging Equipment, part of IHC Merwede, that specialises […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A new backhoe dredger manufactured by IHC Merwede was named ALBERTO ALEMÁN ZUBIETA during a special ceremony at the shipyard of its cooperation partner, NMC, in Nieuw- Lekkerland, The Netherlands, on 28 September. IHC Merwede has built the vessel for Autoridad del Canal de Panama (ACP). The ceremony was performed by Mrs Ana Matilde Alemán, […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The largest backhoe dredger in the world has been installed with box cooler anti-fouling systems designed as the result of collaboration between Blokland Non-Ferro and Cathelco Ltd. The dredger has been built by IHC Merwede and was recently launched at the shipyard of its Dutch co-operation partner Lekkerland. It is being supplied to Autoridad del […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has successfully launched the largest backhoe dredger in the world on 31 August 2012. The name of the vessel will be revealed at the end of the year during a special ceremony. The launch took place at the shipyard of its cooperation partner, NMC, in Nieuw-Lekkerland, The Netherlands. IHC Merwede is building the […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Vessels

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) has taken delivery of a backhoe dredger with a BA 800 excavator from De Donge shipyard in the Netherlands. The backhoe dredger, DCI Dredge BH-1, cost Euros 18.5 million. The dredger was delivered on November 22nd. The Head Office of Dredging Corporation of India is strategically located on the eastern seaboard of […]

  • 6 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

      IHC Merwede has been awarded the contract to design and construct a backhoe dredger for the Panama Canal Authority (ACP). In its bid, IHC Merwede was successful against a strong field of international competitors. The contract is worth US$43 million, and thanks to such projects, the development of the company’s order book is in […]

  • 28 April 2011
    Vessels

      The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has awarded a $43 million contract to Dutch company IHC Engineering Business Ltd., a part of IHC Merwede Group, for the design and construction of a new backhoe dredge. The addition of this new dredge to the ACP’s existing fleet in December 2012 will increase the ACP’s ability to […]