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  • 8 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

                    Order Placed for World’s Largest Cutter Suction Dredger  Jan De Nul Group has placed an order for a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger JDN8069 with the Croatian shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste. Boskalis, Van Oord Sign Rio de Janeiro Dredging Contract  Edinho Araujo, head of the Special Ports Ministry […]

  • 17 April 2013

    Following the launch of the IHC Beaver® 65 DDSP in February, the first vessel has been sold to Advanced Construction Company, a member of the Al Geithy Group, based in Saudi Arabia. Testing was successful completed at IHC Merwede’s shipyard in Sliedrecht, The Netherlands, in early March and delivery to Jeddah will be organised in […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges has just announced that they completed the refurbishment of the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock’s (GLDD) cutter suction dredger Commodore, a non-Ellicott dredge. After extensive flood damage, GLDD hired Ellicott to refurbish and modernize the Commodore, including hydraulics, electric controls and the booster pump. “One of the main improvements was a comprehensive upgrade […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC recently launched two Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1900 workboats for Huta Marine Works from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The launch of the Huta 518 and Huta 519 took place at the ship lift in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands. Like all Delta Multi Craft workboats, the DMC 1900 is a compact, multi-purpose and heavy-duty […]

  • 3 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 28- April 3).   Carolina and Kure Beach Nourishment Works in Full Swing The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reporting that much progress has been made on the coastal storm damage reduction work being performed on both Carolina […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    DSC Dredge, engaged in the engineering, automation and manufacturing of cutter suction and underwater pump mining dredges, has spent the past three years developing a corporate culture of safety within its operations. The company began enhancing its safety program in 2012 with the hire of Jeff Yaun as the new Corporate Health, Safety & Environmental Manager. […]

  • 11 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

      Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 5 – March 11, 2018).   PHOTO: Hopper Dredger Pallieter Working in Borsele Beach nourishment is a soft alternative to hard coastal defenses and protects against flooding and erosion by dissipating the wave energy.   Fijian Ministry of Waterways […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, an Italian manufacturer of specifically designed dredging and mining applications, held a demonstration of their BD3 – Dredging Head for Excavators – in Bisentrate (MI) R.P.R. Quarry, Italy, on May 17. The BD3 was attached to a Hitachi excavator for this purpose, said the company in their latest announcement.  Video by iDroni The […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Takoradi Port dredging program, that will pave the way for other development projects to follow, is in full swing and on track for completion by late March or early April 2015. Jan De Nul’s Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) Nicolo Machiavelli is working on the project and has so far removed over 100,000 cbm of soil from […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     For a dredging job in Delfzijl, the Netherlands, a Bell 250 dredging pump was used recently to create a gully in one place, and new land at another. Attached to a CAT 329 and a PVE600 hydraulic power pack, the pump worked off of a pontoon in an area with shallow water. The Bell […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group has sold a full option Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 500 to the Argentinian dredging contractor Servimagnus, the company announced today in a press release. The CSD will work on the ambitious waterways programme in the province of Buenos Aires. “Currently, there is an important dredging project taking place in Argentina,” said Ezequiel […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Van Oord has won a contract to dredge the water intake basin of the Taiwanese Da Tan power plant. Cutter suction dredger HAM 218 and trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 will join forces on this project. According to Van Oord, this project will kick off in early 2021. Driven by the growing demand for […]

  • 20 December 2010
    Vessels

    Alto Group Holdings, an innovative mining and commodities trade company headquartered in New York, announces, the company completes acquisition of Nessie N8DX cutter head dredge for commercial gold production at a rate of 100 yards per hour. When using a conservative average grade of 1 gram ($43 dollars) of gold per yard, operating 100 yards […]

  • 13 February 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Qingzhou Dongwei Dredger Co. Ltd. has designed a new 300m3 hydraulic cutter suction dredger DW-C200. Specifications: Total length: 29.5m Total width: 6.5m Hull depth: 2.2m Main pontoon size: 15×3.5×2.2m Side pontoons size: 19×1.5×2.2m Draft: 1.4m Cutter Dia of cutter head: 1345mm Number of blades: 5 pcs Max speed(rpm): 30 Power at shaft: 110kw Pump […]

  • 21 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Van Oord recently released a video about the land reclamation project for Mexico’s new oil refinery in Dos Bocas, Tabasco. In just ten months time, Van Oord successfully completed this mega project, creating 600 hectares of new land. This was possible thanks to the company’s cutter suction dredger Athena and trailing suction hopper dredger Lelystad. […]

  • 2 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    One of the world’s largest non self-propelled cutter dredger vessels, which is also one of the largest of all cutter dredgers in the world with 5200 kW of cutter power, will feature Wärtsilä engines, both to generate power and to drive the dredging pump. The ship has been designed by the Design & Research Institute […]

  • 17 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 11-17, 2019).   Boskalis Secures Adelaide Deal Boskalis has won a contract for the widening of the Port Adelaide Outer Harbor shipping channel in Australia.   PHOTO: 2,500 Tonne Cutter Ladder for CSD Spartacus DEME Group has just released […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    This week Italdraghe will deliver a newly-built cutter suction dredger and booster station to Guyana, South America, as part of a complete dredging equipment package. The SGT 180 B cutter suction dredger and SGT 180 booster have been custom-designed and built by Italdraghe in its main shipyard to specific client requirements for the purpose of […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Vessels

    DEME Group has just released this beautiful and unique bird’s eye view of their green vessels Bonny River and D’Artagnan, heading for their next project. The Bonny River represents DEME’s new generation of trailing suction hopper dredgers. She can dredge in very hard soils and also work in deep waters of more than 100 meters. […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Hobsons Bay City Council has commenced the Altona Safe Harbour dredging program. Dredging works on the harbour access channel and along the breakwaters will be carried out by a cutter suction dredge. Dredged material is to be deposited for beach renourishment to the foreshore area at the Seaholme Foreshore intertidal zone opposite Burns Reserve. […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bell Dredging Pumps, a Dutch company highly specialized in manufacturing and engineering of dredging equipment, has released a short video about their Bell 250 dredging pump with the cutter unit. Also shown in the video is their brand new Caterpillar 336E LRA long reach amphibious excavator with a 16-meter heavy duty arm. The video was made […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Co. of Seattle, Washington, has just secured a $15 million contract with options for Atchafalaya Basin and Gulf Intracoastal Waterway projects and cutter suction dredge rental. Funding and work location will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of March 31, 2016. Bids were solicited via the Internet with four received. The U.S. […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Westport Marina dredging program in Washington, undertaken by a Damen DOP250 with cutter unit, is currently underway. The DOP250 and its cutter unit are powered by the hydraulic power pack. The DOP250 works at a dredging depth of -8m. It pumps the harbor sludge through a 250 mm floating pipe line over some 1100 […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced the successful launch of a Mud Cat MFD at Griffin & Howe’s Echo Lake in the Catskills region of New York. John Wunderluch of Freshwater selected the Mud Cat MFD because of its ability to work as a hydraulic dredge with the MC-Cutter Pump and a mechanical dredge with […]

  • 7 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 1-7, 2016).   Sas van Vreeswijk Consortium Signs Beatrixsluis Contract The Sas van Vreeswijk consortium has won a contract for the construction of the 3rd chamber Beatrix lock and the widening of the Lekkanaal.   DEME Invests in New […]

  • 8 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 23,545kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘AL BAHAR’ C/D HUTA 12 in a ceremony on 8 March 2014 at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. The ceremony was performed by Ms. Sylvia Wuebbens, the daughter of Mr. M. Wuebbens, the Managing Director of Huta Marine Works. The […]