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  • 4 February 2011
    Vessels

      IHC Merwede announces naming and launch ceremony of the 24,000kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger, ATHENA, on Saturday 12 February 2011. This is a unique event because the ATHENA is the largest cutter suction dredger built in The Netherlands for a Dutch dredging company. Moreover, the ATHENA belongs to the three largest cutter suction dredgers […]

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

    In 2017, a petrochemical customer approached Ellicott Dredges about building a customized electric bucketwheel dredge. The customized dredge had to be designed to withstand desert-like conditions, the Baltimore-based builder of medium sized cutter suction dredges said in its announcement. The most significant challenge facing the team from Ellicott was the ability to transport a 1MM […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Neumann Contractors, a Queensland based dredging, fabrication and civil contractor, has just announced that their steel fabrication department started the works on the 3rd dredger for their 250 mm cutter suction dredger (CSD) range. Works on this dredging machine, which will expand their current dredging fleet, are progressing on time and under budget. Thus far the Engine […]

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

    The keel laying ceremony for DEME’s cutter suction dredger ‘Spartacus’ took place today at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel in the Netherlands.  The ceremony marks a milestone in the construction of the most powerful cutter suction dredger that has ever been built. “The combination of power, size and new innovations make […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    DSC Dredge, a Louisiana based company involved in customized dredging solutions, won bid for a new, non-propelled, cutter suction head dredge solicited by The Marine Design Center (MDC) of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) earlier this month. “When completed, the new cutter suction head dredge will operate out of Astara, Azerbaijan to not […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) recently took delivery of a new, fully customized cutter suction dredger. This piece of equipment, designed and built by DSC Dredge, was christened the Dredge Manteo in a ceremony held April 28, 2016, at the NCDOT State Shipyard in Manns Harbor, North Carolina. The 154-foot pipeline dredger will work […]

  • 6 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

      The Ecuadorian president Mr Correa has kept his electoral promises to fight extensive flooding : the government has purchased 4 cutter suction dredgers and their auxiliaries. All equipment has been delivered and has partially been built locally. All dredgers are at work at various locations in Ecuador to guarantee dry feet to the locals. […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk Dredging Company said in its latest announcement that their cutter suction dredger Charleston, along with support equipment, tender boats Pusher 11, Duke and Captain Ed, will begin dredging operations at Wilmington Harbor, Delaware, this week. A submerged pipeline will be placed from the dredging area to the Wilmington Harbor North Disposal area, just north […]

  • 1 March 2012
    Vessels

    Australian dredging contractor, Hall Contracting, last week launched the newest addition to its fleet, the 400mm Cutter Suction Dredge “Saibai”. Built by Hall, “Saibai” is a 400mm spudded cutter suction dredge similar in capability to the IHC Beaver 1200 style dredgers “Everglade” and “Mabuiag” currently in the Hall fleet. With 1400hp installed, and able to […]

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

    Jan De Nul Group has placed an order for a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger JDN8069 with the Croatian shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste. The vessel was designed by Jan De Nul’s in-house design department. With seven large self-propelled cutter suction dredgers, Jan De Nul Group can boast much experience in rock dredging and dredging at high […]

  • 30 December 2011

    Congressman Maurice Hinchey has received assurances that the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter WIRE will continue to remain in Saugerties, New York. The flood waters caused by Hurricane Irene deepened the Esopus Creek, allowing for safe passage of the vessel throughout the coming winter months. Nevertheless, Hinchey is now working with the Coast Guard and the […]

  • 23 December 2010
    Vessels

    At IHC’s shipyard in Heusden the keel was laid of Van Oord’s second self-propelled cutter suction dredger. Ms G. Lievense – de Vries performed the keel-laying ceremony in honour of her husband project manager Kees Lievense who passed away earlier this year. This new vessel will be the sister to the Athena, the self-propelled cutter […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik has completed installation of the cutter ladder for Newbuilding 500, a self-propelled cutter suction dredger the shipyard is constructing for their longtime partner Jan De Nul Group. The shipyard reported that on Monday, July 31st the cutter ladder – one of the most complex parts of the ship – was successfully installed. According to the yard, it […]

  • 6 May 2010

    IHC Beavers® for the Adani Group -As the main participant, developer and operator in India’s largest private port, the Adani Group faced… [mappress] Source: IHC Merwede, P&D Magazine

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    C. u. W. Keller GmbH & Co. KG (Keller) has secured an order for the design and manufacture of several gearboxes for the world’s most powerful cutter suction dredger. The gearboxes were designed in close cooperation with DEME who will operate the cutter under the name SPARTACUS. According to the company, the collected cutter know-how and […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Atlas Copco has agreed to acquire Erkat Spezialmaschinen und Service GmbH, a Germany based manufacturer of drum cutter attachments for excavators. “Drum cutters are an ideal complementary product for Atlas Copco as a solution provider in rock excavation, tunnel and foundation profiling and demolition,” said Andrew Walker, President of Atlas Copco’s Construction Technique business area. […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Gibdock has completed its first project for DEME, one of the world’s leading dredging companies. The Belgian group commissioned alongside maintenance and repairs to its rock cutter suction dredger, Ambiorix, which was delivered by IHC Dredgers in May 2012 and is among the most powerful vessels of its type in the dredging industry. The 124m […]

  • 28 May 2020

    Damen has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger(CSD) 350 to Brazil. This dredger was Damen’s first to be sold to this South American country. During the challenging Covid-19 period, the dismountable dredger has been assembled and launched by the customer and commissioned on site with Damen assistance at the Vale Brucutu mine. Brucutu mine is an […]

  • 23 December 2010

    In 2010 TID and Guangzhou Dredging Company have initiated the joint development of a competence management programme for cutter operators. With the use of this programme individual competences of cutter operators can be rated. This enables the HR department to identify training needs, measure the effect of training and to optimize the deployment of cutter […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released this very interesting webinar about the dredging equipment. The webinar, presented by Mr Frans Uelman – lecturer and course coordinator of the IADC Dredging Seminar for more than 15 years, was held on June 17. IADC webinars are frequently held and cover different subjects from the Maritime Industry. IADC is […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Keller, a German manufacturer of special gearboxes, in Autumn 2015 received the request from the Chinese dredging company CCCC Shanghai Dredging Co., Ltd. for the modification and upgrade of the cutter drive aboard the cutter suction dredger Xin Hai Kun. The new design required a power increase of up to 1,700 kW. To fulfill this request, […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Monday the 7th of October 2013, the cutter suction dredger Cassiopeia V, was successfully launched by ASL Shipyard in Singapore for Penta-Ocean Construction Co. Ltd from Japan. VOSTA LMG is responsible for delivery of the engineering and the dredging equipment. The Cassiopeia V is a self propelled cutter suction dredger equipped with three dredge […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Vessels

    Vesalius is a Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) capable of dredging to a depth of 25.5 meters. Vesalius has a length of 93.3 meters and a breadth of 17.0 metres. As a Cutter Suction Dredger it is equipped with a rotating cutter head cutting hard soil into fragments. Dredging Today Staff, June 30, 2014

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The two self-propelled cutter suction dredgers, HUTA 12 (built by Royal IHC in 2014) and HUTA 14 (built 1986 by Orenstein & Koppel), were recently delivered by Redwise Maritime Services BV from King Abdullah Port to Ras al-Khair, Redwise said in its latest release.  “Neither of the dredgers was new to Redwise, having  delivered the HUTA 12 on […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    ECTMarine has successfully developed, tested and sold a cutter head concept that is aimed at increasing production and return on investment for dredging vessels and other cutting systems. Optimization of the effectiveness during the dredging process is important for any size and type of dredging vessel. The ECTMarine cutter head will increase the ability to […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    JULONG, a Chinese manufacturer of various water engineering vessels and platforms, has delivered a cutter suction dredger to the Chinese government. This 16 inch cutter suction dredger, with suction and discharge pipe of 400mm and a 2000m/hr pump capacity, is equipped with one set of 1000HP Cummins engine. The dredging machine was delivered with a 2000m […]