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  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     Damen Shipyards has just released a video named ”How to Empty Sand Barges Using a DOP Dredge Pump”, recorded during a project in Haringvliet, the Netherlands.  Under the contract, for a newly created island 5.000m³ of coarse sand had to be transported. This new island is located in a very shallow area where the […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a heavy-civil, marine and environmental contractor, has just released a couple of updates on two new additions to the JEM Marine barge fleet. The San Clemente Island (250′ x 72′ x 15′) just came off of Vigor’s drydock in Portland and is headed back to WCT in Astoria for final outfitting and the […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Deugniet, a twin vessel of DEME’s other newbuild split barge Bengel, was successfully launched in Batam, Indonesia, today. The 3.500m³ split hopper vessels, designed and built by Royal IHC, are intended to be used in combination with DEME’s large cutter suction dredgers, such as the Spartacus, also built by IHC. DEME’s Spartacus was launched on […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Responding to a request from U.S. Naval Forces Europe and U.S. Army Europe to remove a sunken dredge barge from the Port of Alexandroupoli, Greece, NAVSEA Supervisor of Salvage and Diving, SEA 00C, has developed a plan and assembled a team to remove the barge and restore access to the pier for future NATO missions. […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jenkins Marine has contracted Manor Marine to provide slipway, repair and maintenance services for the split hopper barge Nab. The 44.10 meter dredging vessel will be on the slipway in Portland, Dorset, for nine weeks to undergo essential works. Commenting the latest news, Operations Director at Manor Marine, Leif Cooper, said: “We are pleased to […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    FSUE Rosmorport North-Western Basin Branch recently added a new vessel to its fleet – the self-propelled hopper barge of project HB 900 named Rabochaya. The Rabochaya, built by Onezhsky Shipbuilding and Ship-Repairing Plant, is the 5th vessel of the technical and dredging fleet that the branch possesses at the moment and the 63rd vessel within […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Self-propelled hopper barge ‘Rabochaya’ has successfully completed sea trials at Onego Shipyard LLC, (Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia), informs FSUE Rosmorport. During the trials, the admission board checked the operation status and application requirements, the functioning of automation, navigation and communication aids of the vessel. According to Rosmorport, the vessel showed full readiness for operation and good […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    FSUE Rosmorport plans to test an unmanned hopper barge in 2019, Vasily Strugov, Deputy General Director of Rosmorport, said at the 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress, organized by IAA PortNews. According to Strugov, the Rabochaya barge – with a hopper of 900m³ – is under construction at Onezhsky Shipbuilding, Ship Repair Yard (Onega Shipyard). The […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    A barge carrying construction equipment capsized and sank approximately two miles off Nahant, a small town just northeast of Boston, on Sunday night, the U.S. Coast Guard (CG) reports.  The captain of tug boat Big Jake notified CG at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Sunday that two of five barges they were towing had broken free and […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf (DSO) of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, recently completed extensive conversion of the sand barge Kreeft. The sand barge – which is owned by Boskalis – spent last three months at DSO undergoing major works in preparation for her next project. As Damen reported, the 96-meter by 12.5-meter barge has been active for many years, […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Coast Guard responded Wednesday to a capsized barge near Surfside Beach. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a National Response Center report stating an unmanned 30-foot construction barge had capsized, said the press release. Sector Charleston deployed a Coast Guard Station Georgetown 29-foot Response Boat-Small and Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Starting late November through early December, barge traffic can expect delays on the Mississippi River near Thebes, IL, as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to begin a rock removal dredging operations at that site, U.S. Department of Agriculture said in its latest release.  “The U.S. Coast Guard will restrict northbound tows to 28 barges and southbound tows to […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Piet Brouwer Electrotechnology has just announced successful completion of a project for Wasa Dredging. According to the company, the project involved designing, building and installing comprehensive electrical solutions on board two new split barges being built at the Pattje shipyards yard near Groningen. Piet Brouwer also supplied the alarm system, fire detection and steering consoles for the 65-meter vessels. […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Wasa Dredging reported today that construction of the new 1010m³ self-propelled barges “Boann” and “Sinann” is now fully complete. According to the company, the new Wasa SHB 1010 split-barges have been delivered and moved to Rauma where “Boann” has already started working on a project. The two barges, designed in-house by Wasa, were built at the […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard harbormaster is working to secure dredging barges after one of the barges broke free from its mooring in Gloucester Harbor. According to the USCG news, the Coast Guard and Gloucester harbormaster responded Sunday to a grounded barge on Niles Beach in Gloucester Harbor. High winds and heavy seas caused the barge, owned by […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A construction tug and barge, involved in a grounding incident at the Port of Port Hedland early this morning, have both now been refloated, according to the Pilbara Ports Authority. The vessels, involved in the Hunt Point tug haven dredging works, were refloated at high tide at 11.30 am (AWST), and are currently secure at the […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen recently completed a broad scope of maintenance and repair works on the Van Oord-owned Split Hopper Barges Jan Blanken and Jan Leeghwater. The vessels, both with 2,853 m³ hopper capacity, left the yard on schedule just 10 days after arrival. Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen Project Manager Ron Brusket sums up the projects neatly: […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Work on LNG-powered hopper barge “greenports 1” is nearly completed with final touches being made on the EUR 4.9 million vessel. This unique ship, built by Dutch-based Shipyard Constructions Hoogezand Nieuwbouw (SCHN), will begin its first test run next week, after which the “greenports 1” will set sail to Bremerhaven. This modern hopper barge has […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has successfully completed a project to create a barge dock at the new Al Zour Oil Refinery to the south of Kuwait City. The project, which was subcontracted to Mackley by Van Oord, took six weeks to complete with the assistance of the local workforce. The barge dock provides a heavy loading berth which is […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dutch-based Shipyard Constructions Hoogezand Nieuwbouw (SCHN) last week held a launching ceremony for LNG-powered hopper barge “greenports 1”. The vessel, presumably the first working vessel at a European seaport to be powered by eco-friendly LNG, was launched at SCHN yard in Foxhol, Groningen, on Thursday, 31 March 2016. This modern hopper barge – coming with the price tag of EUR 4.9 million – […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    FSUE “Rosmorport” has announced that the company’s Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch recently purchased self-propelled hopper barge Aleksandr Shatalov. The vessel, built in 1988 at the Romanian Drobeta Turnu-Severin shipyard, is designed to take out soil from the dredging site to the disposal site. Together with Severnaya dredger, Bolgatskaya motor hopper and Priliv multicat, the hopper will be included to the […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The placement of rock armour on the new Cowes Breakwater is underway and a weekly notice of proposed barge arrivals and an unloading timetable will be published on the CHC website. It is expected that the rock barge DN146 will be on station in the breakwater Exclusion Zone for around 18 hours at a time […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) received a report yesterday at around 10.00am that a Bolivian-registered sand dredging barge, Oceanline SC208, had capsized 7.5 nautical miles north-east of Pedra Branca in Singapore waters. According to the vessel’s agent, there were 15 crew members (14 Chinese nationals and one Malaysian) on board at the time […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency will next April receive two new vessels that will aid the navigation team on the Medway in their annual dredging & channel maintenance program. New tug and dredger barge, being built for the Agency, are based on an original Canal and River Trust design. The design detailing was provided by Keel Marine of […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard and other rescue crews have recovered the body of a missing dredge operator from the Christina River.  The body of Emmanuel Gatling Jr., a dredge maintenance operator for Norfolk Dredging who went missing near the Port of Wilmington after a crane barge capsized Tuesday night, was found around 5:30 p.m. local time, according […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies are conducting the search for a 25-year-old Emanuel Gatling in the Christina River near the Port of Wilmington after a crane barge capsized Tuesday night, reported the CBS. According to the Coast Guard, an employee from Norfolk Dredging Company contacted Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center watchstanders around 6:45 […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The EU’s TEN-T Programme will co-finance with over €1.5 million the construction of the first in Europe hopper barge powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). Hopper barges carrying sand dredged from ports are most often using conventional, more polluting fuel than accepted by the European regulation for future shipping services (2050 onwards). This project is […]

  • 3 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    A male worker died in an accident at Lyons Shipyard in Norfolk on 31 December, reports wavy.com. According to Angelo Costa of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in Norfolk, the incident occurred on a dredge barge. Further details were not immediately available and the victim’s name has not been released. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After several years as designer within the dredging industry, where they have created both pure split hopper barges, trailer suction dredgers with bottom doors as well as split type, FKAB Marin Design has recently improved the split barges design both in building price as well as operation wise. “The idea is to separate the engine […]