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  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A Damen cutter suction dredger (CSD) 350 has been delivered from Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, to start work on a canal dredging assignment in the province of Groningen, in the north of the country. In order to execute the project, which involves the extraction of approximately 220,000m³ of sediment from the Winschoterdiep […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    New Wolverine Class cutter suction dredger, built by DSC Dredge for Leland Township Board, was put into the water for the first time on April 8, according to the Leland Michigan Chamber of Commerce. The board purchased this CSD with all ancillary equipment and items for $488,681. They were able to purchase the new dredger through community fundraising. The […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just announced an order for a new self-propelled cutter that will be built by Dutch contractor Royal IHC. According to Boskalis, the newbuild will be a sister vessel of the CSD ‘Helios’ which will be taken into service later this year. The new vessel will have a total installed power of […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC today released a video about the IHC training simulator for cutter suction dredgers (CSDs). According to the company, IHC training simulators are useful for CSD operators in order to advance their dredge process awareness, competences, experience and efficiency without the need to utilise expensive on board equipment. Investment in a simulator saves money, fuel, […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping CJSC has just announced that repair work on Jan De Nul’s cutter suction dredger Vesalius is currently underway at the Zikh Shipyard in Baku. The repair operations on the underwater part of the ship have already been completed, the company stated in its announcement. At the moment, work is being conducted on cleaning […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC and DEME have signed a contract for the design, construction and delivery of the 44,180kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) SPARTACUS. The concept and basic design for this 164 meters long mega cutter was done in close cooperation with DEME, Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam and IHC. CSD SPARTACUS will be the world’s first LNG-powered Cutter Suction Dredger […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wilmington Harbor maintenance dredging program, located at the Port of Wilmington in Delaware, is currently underway, with the main goal to ensure safe and reliable maritime commerce. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released this amazing photo of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s cutter suction dredger Texas, during the […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Heuvelman Ibis in December 2016 for the delivery of a cutter suction dredger 350 and two BS 350 booster stations. Heuvelman Ibis will initially put the dredger to use on a canal dredging project in the province of Groningen in the north of the Netherlands. Damen Sales Manager, […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe SpA has successfully completed delivery of a SGT 400 Cutter Suction Dredger to the Iraqi Ministry of Water Resources. The CSD comes as the first in a series of three dredgers that Italdraghe will supply to this client. According to the company, the dredger that is fully operational now in Iraq has working depth of 10m with […]

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

    The 1000m³ inland cutter suction dredger, named DCI ID Ganga, joined the Dredging Corporation of India’s dredging fleet yesterday. The dredging vessel was built by the Shoft Shipyard Pvt Ltd, located in Bharuch, Gujarat. The dredging trials of the Ganga were successfully carried out by the Shoft staff. DCI’s General Manager, Dr. G.V.R. Murthy and Mr. Sahay Raj, […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eddy Pump Corporation – a dredge equipment and pump manufacturer from El Cajon, California – has started shipping the company’s newly released cutterhead design. The Excavator Dredge Pump Attachment has been outfitted with a new direct drive design and improved cutterhead. This results in a clean design with fewer components and weight reduction. The teeth can […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    This October was another busy month for Young CEDA, according to the Central Dredging Association’s latest announcement. On Thursday, October 20, Royal IHC experts joined 25 students and young professionals at an event to give them an insight into dredging and marine construction. Introductory presentations were followed by a guided tour at the Royal IHC yard in […]

  • 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, […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Brighton Marina team welcomed Marina Master MII, their new cutter suction dredger (CSD), on September 13, 2016. Measuring 14 meters in length and weighing 25 tonnes, the CSD ‘Doris’ was successfully launched into the water to begin the sea trials in preparation for next season. The CSD is designed by Norfolk based Goodchild Marine Services […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC yard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands, has completed installation of the cutter ladder for Boskalis’ self-propelled cutter suction dredger HELIOS. The cutter ladder – which has a length of 47m and a weight of 1,717,000kg (excluding the side winches) – was built at IHC shipyard in Sliedrecht. The Helios has an overall length of approx. 152 meter, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Self-propelled megacutter, HELIOS, has arrived in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands, where she will be completed at the Royal IHC yard for Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis). The outfitted hull was built at the Uljanik shipyard in Pula, Croatia and was recently transported to Kinderdijk. The completion of the construction includes the installation of the main dredging equipment, […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The self-propelled megacutter suction dredger Helios will be transported with a semi-submersible heavy transport vessel from Croatia to the Netherlands for the final outfitting at the Royal IHC yard. The launching ceremony for the CSD Helios took place on May 21st 2016 at Uljanik Shipyard in Pula, Croatia. Contract for the vessel (Yard No. 512) was signed in […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Neumann Contractors cutter suction dredger Nu Compact has started its dredging work at a north-western Victorian sand mine. The mine owners will be operating the dredger 24/7 for a three year period, dredging raw material from the sand extraction areas for processing, Neumann said in its announcement. Prior to delivery on site the dredger underwent […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has released an interesting video showing capabilities of cutter suction dredgers. Dredging with a cutter suction dredger takes place while the vessel is moored with spuds or anchors and consists of powerful cutting action combined with suction. Cutter suction dredgers are used where the ground is too hard for trailing suction […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Uljanik Shipyard – located in Pula, Croatia – held a launching ceremony for new self-propelled cutter suction dredger on Saturday, May 21st 2016. Contract for the vessel (Yard No. 512) was signed in late February 2014 with IHC Global Production B.V. of the Netherlands. The newbuild will have length of 152 meters, height of 28 meters and draught of […]

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

    Saudi Border Guard has acquired two Damen cutter suction dredgers (CSD 450) for harbor maintenance duties. Two CSDs 450, with a maximum dredging depth of -12 m and a mixture production of 3,000 m³/h, were to be fitted out with an extensive list of options, including an accommodation unit and positioning, navigation and communication equipment. Beside […]

  • 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® […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Bakker Sliedrecht – designer and producer of electric machines and equipment – is now part of the mega-project to build the world’s largest cutter suction dredger for Jan De Nul Group. The company has been involved in this project from the very beginning, brainstorming with Jan De Nul about the electrical configurations. At the moment, Bakker Sliedrecht […]