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  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     MAN Energy Solutions has just released this very interesting video about the conversion of trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain to dual-fuel operations. Dragages-Ports EIG, owner of the dredger, decided in 2016 to replace the existing diesel generators of Samuel de Champlain by a dual fuel (diesel and LNG) system, in order […]

  • 27 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    More than year and a half after the contract was awarded, Europe’s first conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO is close to completion. Yesterday, February 26, a technical presentation on the Samuel de Champlain project took place at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque to an invited audience of Damen customers and other […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Construction works continue on the 8.500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain, which is being converted from diesel-electric propulsion burning MGO to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO. The conversion of this hopper dredger to a dual fuel propulsion combining LNG and MGO is the first of its kind in Europe. Currently, the “Samuel […]

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

    Alewijnse Marine has entered a new phase in the electrical conversion of the 8.500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain. After months of engineering and a study of the potential harmonics pollution in preparation for the electrical conversion, the company has started work on board the vessel at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque, where the […]

  • 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, […]

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

    Work has begun at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque on the conversion of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain from diesel-electric propulsion to dual-fuel capability combining MGO and LNG. A ceremony was held at the yard to mark the first cutting of steel for the prefabrication of a new section of hull that will hold the new […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has won a contract to undertake the conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO. The contract was awarded by Rouen-based GIE Dragages-Ports with regard to its 117m, 8500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain, and the works will take place next year at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque. […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In their Summer 2017 Issue of the Company Magazine, Jay Cashman, Inc. said that the company’s hydraulic barge offloader Kraken has been refitted recently so it can now operate either as a barge offloader or as a booster barge. The American heavy-construction company based in Quincy, Massachusetts, said in the magazine that the Kraken can […]

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

    Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG) has completed the conversion of Boskalis’ multi-purpose vessel (MPV) Ndeavor. The vessel, built in 2013, has the length of 99m, beam of 30m, and gross tonnage of 7413 ton. Prior to the conversion, the MPV was equipped with rock dumping equipment. This included 8 stone holds weighing 180 ton each, which […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Scheepswerf Gebr. Kooiman BV, a subsidiary of The Kooiman Group, has inked a contract to complete a conversion project for the trailing suction hopper dredger Ostsee. The conversion involves the replacement of dredging installation’s electrical drives with the direct diesel drives. Two jet water pumps with electric motors will be replaced by two new Nijhuis pumps with a higher […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    De Vries & Van de Wiel, part of the Belgian dredging, hydraulic engineering and environmental solutions group DEME, has commissioned Nauplius Workboats to convert a high-speed ship into a survey vessel for hydrographic research. “We have made a number of structural and equipment modifications to make the vessel suitable for hydrographic work under the UK flag,” said […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    ASL Marine Holdings Ltd, an integrated marine company offering comprehensive services in shipbuilding, shiprepair and conversion, shipchartering and dredging engineering, reported revenue of S$144.8 million and net profit attributable to shareholders of S$5.6 million for the three months ended 31 March 2014. The group recorded growth in shiprepair, conversion and engineering segment, which was offset […]

  • 16 September 2013

    Havyard Ship Technology’s shipyard in Leirvik in Norway has won the contract for a major conversion of the subsea vessel Havila Phoenix. Havila Shipping has signed contract with Deep Ocean who has chartered the subsea vessel «Havila Phoenix» for cable laying and trenching operations. The contract is for seven years with four one-year options and […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 8 May 2013 the dividend of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. for 2012 was set at EUR 1.24 per ordinary share with a choice of stock or cash dividend. With the dividend distribution as stock, shareholders will receive 1 new ordinary share per 25 dividend rights of ordinary shares. The conversion rate has been based […]

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

    In April 2011, the Fraser Titan, a triple screw 2300 m3 dredger, was converted to Thordon RiverTough water lubricated propeller shaft bearings from an oil lubricated system. The previous oil lubricated system had many issues – frequent maintenance of aft seals, water ingress contaminating the lubricating oil and unplanned drydockings. The vessel had its first […]

  • 1 June 2012

      On 10 May 2012 the dividend of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. for 2011 was set at EUR 1.24 per ordinary share with a choice of stock or cash dividend. With the dividend distribution as stock, shareholders will receive 1 new ordinary share per 19 dividend rights of ordinary shares. The conversion rate has been […]

  • 19 March 2012

      The River Waal is the main commercial shipping route in the Netherlands. In order to allow vessels to load to maximum capacity, it is of utmost importance that the water depths are guaranteed at all times. In order to monitor this, RWS Oost-Nederland surveys the riverbed with Multibeam Echosoundings at a very regular interval. […]

  • 1 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    On 12 May 2011 the dividend of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. for 2010 was set at € 1.24 per ordinary share with a choice of stock or cash dividend. With the dividend distribution as stock, shareholders will receive 1 new ordinary share per 26 dividend rights of ordinary shares. The conversion rate has been based […]

  • 4 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    On 12 May 2010 the dividend of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. for 2009 was set at € 1.19 per ordinary share with a choice of stock or…   [mappress] Source: Boskalis,June 5, 2010

  • 6 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Faasse Dredging BV has converted the former freighter “MS Mandeo” into the trailing suction hopper dredger “Schenge”. At the end of June, the “Schenge” successfully completed its first dredging work. For the conversion of the “Schenge”, the Faasse Groep has contracted Holland Shipyards Group and Bakker Sliedrecht. The engineering and production of the dredging system […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Vessels

    Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Schenge is only one step away from entering the service. Last year, Holland Shipyards Group was selected by Faasse Dredging for the conversion of a general cargo vessel to a hopper dredger. In late May, the shipyard successfully tested the dredging system on board the TSHD Schenge for the first […]

  • 28 May 2020
    Vessels

    Holland Shipyards Group has successfully tested the dredging system on board the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Schenge for the first time. As the company reported, with this proof the Schenge is now almost ready for her sea trials. Both the engineering and production of the dredging system was done inhouse by Holland Shipyards Group […]

  • 5 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 30-April 5, 2020).   Donjon Wraps Up Manhattan Dredging In preparation for the arrival of the USNS Comfort to New York, USACE New York District Operations Division moved quickly and approved the necessary dredging permits that allowed Donjon Marine […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Last year, Holland Shipyards Group was selected by Faasse Dredging for the conversion of a general cargo vessel to a hopper dredger. After the acquisition, Faasse Groep and Holland Shipyards have come to an agreement on the conversion of former general cargo vessel Mandeo into the trailing suction hopper dredger Schenge. “Currently we are installing […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the end of 2019, Royal IHC was awarded a contract for the design and delivery of two mining screen towers by the family-owned company Spaansen. The towers will be installed on the hopper dredger YED PRIOR. Spaansen is currently converting the GERD container vessel into a gravel hopper dredger with a hopper capacity of […]

  • 1 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular videos from the past year.   Royal IHC VIDEO: Assembly of the 2000th Pump The 2,000th pump is one of two onboard double-walled dredge pumps for Jan De Nul Group’s new self-designed 18,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) that is currently being built.   Cutter Dredger JULIA Launching […]

  • 2 December 2019

    All-round system integrator Van der Leun, based in Sliedrecht, the Dutch home of dredging, has opened a new operations base in Atlanta to bring its knowledge and expertise closer to the US market. ‘We’re passionate about dredging vessels. By developing and installing complete electrical systems, we can offer our customers added value.’ Van der Leun […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The National Marine Dredging Company has replaced the rubber cutter shaft bearings on the 89m dredger Al Khatem, marking a step closer to NMDC’s fleet-wide conversion to Thordon Bearings’ seawater lubricated Composite cutterhead bearings and cutterhead intermediate lineshaft bearings. The 1979-built Al Khatem is the latest heavy-duty cutter suction dredger NMDC has converted to the […]

  • 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 […]