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  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredge Yard has sponsored for the 3rd consecutive year the Moscow Forum of Dredging Companies, organized by the Media-Group Port News with the assistance of the Ministry of Transport of Russia Federation. Specialists in dredging and shipbuilding industry gathered from around the globe to discuss about international and Russian dredging projects, shipyards capabilities on designing, […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) has developed a complete capacity building program for cutter operators. The training (3-7 March, 2014, Kinderdijk) will be performed with the use of a new generation extremely realistic cutter simulator. The modern dredging operator desk of the simulator is equipped with all automation and controls which can be expected […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    JULONG has completed construction of a 18/16 inch cutter suction dredger for a Nigerian customer. The dredger, named PAULINA, will perform maintenance duties in and around the River States.  As all JULONG cutter suction dredgers are dismantled prior to delivery, the transport was straightforward. The various elements such as the pontoons and control cabin were hoisted from the transport […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The AMS Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) for the the world’s largest cutter suction dredger JDN 8069, being built for Jan De Nul Group, is taking place at Bakker Sliedrecht this week.  Bakker Sliedrecht has been involved in this project from the very beginning, brainstorming with Jan De Nul Group about electrical configurations, the company said […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Saudi Arabia’s dredging operator, Huta Marine recently awarded Dutch system integrator Bakker Sliedrecht with a lifetime extension project for the electrical installation of the CSD Huta 4. According to Bakker Sliedrecht, the aim of the project is to extend the lifetime of the 36-year-old cutter suction dredger with 15 years while increasing the efficiency of […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has won the DPC ‘Coastal Port Dredging Project of the Year Award’ for its sustainable approach in port dredging, the company said in their latest release.  From August 2017 to April 2018, Jan De Nul Group dredged 4 million m³ of mudstone in the Port of Linkou, Taiwan, and re-used the […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), dredging for the outer harbor began September 10th onboard the cutter head dredge Alaska. The vessel is situated approximately four miles offshore from Tybee Island in the entrance channel to Savannah harbor. Alaska’s three-section crew will work around the clock until a pair of hopper dredges, […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dutch contractor Van der Lee recently acquired a standard Damen cutter suction dredger type CSD450. The stationary dredger was purchased in order to put a motorway construction project back on track near Joure, in the North of The Netherlands. The company’s previous CSD that was working on the project was not powerful enough to deliver desired […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    In order to increase navigability of the country’s rivers and ensure smooth waterway communication, Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) has started the process of procuring 55 new dredgers, reported the UNB. According to the officials, 55 dredgers will be procured under two separate projects – Procurement of 20 dredgers and ancillary machinery; and Procurement […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul recently put its suction dredger, PETRUS PLANCIUS, back into operation after a successful conversion into an environmental dredger. IHC Services designed the technical solution that could operate the dredger with either a cutter or silt suction head. The IHC Beaver 1600, built in 2008, needed to be adjusted for a challenging environmental […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The State-of-the-Art TID Cutter Suction Simulator Training is being brought to South Africa for the first time, in a joint effort by IHC Marine & Mineral Projects (IHC MMP) and the Training Institute for Dredging (TID). After a successful series of sessions in the USA and India this training programme will now be offered to the […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2015 was very successful for Damen’s Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) range with 12 CSDs sold and delivered to clients around the world. Most of the deliveries were stock built vessels, a number of which were being built on speculation when an order was placed for them prior to completion. A feature of standardized Damen vessels […]

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

    Van Oord’s powerful cutter suction dredger Athena was built by IHC Dredgers for dredging in hard soil. The strong vibrations on this type of dredger are notorious for their negative effects on the working and living conditions on board. Van Oord’s global dredging experience, IHC’s drive to build innovative dredgers and Loggers’ know-how of shock, […]

  • 28 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A building site in the heart of the city of Rotterdam challenged the currently available dredging tools. Contractor Martens & van Oord needed to remove clay but was hindered by the presence of piles. Damen Dredging Equipment made a special cutter head meeting the tight schedule. The project concerned is a Market Hall in the […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mobile Pulley Works (MPW) of Mobile (Alabama), USA, has been awarded an important new contract by BEAN Coastal LLC, a subsidiary of Callan Marine Ltd from Galveston (Texas). MPW Owner, Billy Prine said that the contract includes the design, construction, delivery and installation of the complete dredging equipment package for a new powerful cutter suction […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    On April 7th, 2013, Dredge Technology Corporation (DTC) will introduce its well-known Simulator Training to the USA. The training will be presented in collaboration with the Netherlands-based Training Institute for Dredging (TID) and makes use of TID’s own Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) Simulator. For a period of three weeks, starting from April 7, 2013, a […]

  • 24 October 2011
    Vessels

    The launching of Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD 500) took place at Al Jadaf Dockyard, Dubai on Sunday October 16, 2011.The ceremony was conducted in the presence of Mr. Anil Daniel Abraham (CEO) and Mr. M.J. Thomas (CFO) of APT Global Marine Services LLC and Mr.Walter van Wijk, Mr.Danny Nijssen and Mr.Ben Maas of VostaLMG. VostaLMG […]

  • 15 February 2011

    The naming and launch ceremony for the 24,650kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger, ATHENA, took place on 12 February 2011 at the IHC Merwede Shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. This was a unique event because the ATHENA is the largest cutter suction dredger to be built in The Netherlands for a Dutch dredging company. Moreover, the […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 18-24, 2017).   Keel Laying for World’s Most Powerful Cutter Suction Dredger The keel laying ceremony for DEME’s cutter suction dredger ‘Spartacus’ took place earlier this week at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel in the […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     Royal IHC, a Dutch company specializing in shipbuilding and equipment for maritime construction, has just released this amazing video of the cutter suction dredger (CSD) Jarash during her work in the Dead Sea in Jordan. The 3,557kW custom-built stationary cutter suction dredger was launched on 7 March, 2018, at IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk. Named after an […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italian dredging equipment builder Italdraghe recently delivered another BDC 200 dredging attachment to a mining company in British Guyana. The BDC 200 is just one of a range of Italdraghe dredging attachments designed to fit virtually every type and size of excavator. This new “mini-dredger” is both compact and efficient thanks to its powerful cutter […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Business development

    Last week, the cutter suction dredger (CSD) Mohab Mameesh took further shape after the installation of its advanced equipment, such as the cutterladder and spud carrier, Royal IHC said in their latest announcement. With this, the project reaches another milestone towards the completion and delivery of this mighty vessel to their client Suez Canal Authority. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has announced that it has recently secured orders to the value of €125million for a wide range of new cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and related equipment. The latest sales agreements confirmed by the company include a new custom-built CSD and a further 12 units that will be supplied by IHC Beaver Dredgers. The […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Vessels

    A Damen Cutter Suction Dredger, type CSD500, has been built under license by Canal Naval Construction for the Egyptian General Authority for Fish Resource Development. The customer, a long term Damen customer, requested local construction which was supervised by Damen Technical Cooperation (DTC). Damen delivered a complete dredging package so that the customer could start […]

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

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) of Abu Dhabi has granted Royal IHC an order to upgrade the automation of three heavy-duty cutter suction dredgers (CSDs). The AL SADR, AL MIRFA and KATTOUF were built by Royal IHC between 1999-2001, and were equipped with the then latest versions of IHC DPM® (dredge profile monitor) and ACC® […]