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

    Gemak Group, a ship repair and ship building group from Turkey, has been awarded in September 2015 by Jan De Nul Group to undertake the middle life refit project of their cutter suction dredger “Leonardo Da Vinci”. The scope of the project included removal of 1200 tons cutter ladder from the vessel, blasting interior and […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Nwakama Dredge Nigeria Limited has successfully completed construction of the largest cutter suction dredger ever made in Nigeria. The new 18″/16″ dredger comes with a ladder length of 22 meters, crew living room with amenities, kitchen, spud pillars and inbuilt capacity to hold 33,000 liters of diesel. At the moment, the CSD is receiving finishing touches at the Ascot […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    A contract has been signed by EPN, the Nicaraguan Port Authority, and INTUR, the Nicaraguan Tourist Agency, with the Damen Shipyards Group for the delivery of a CSD350 Cutter Suction Dredger. The dredger is to be operated by EPN on a project to create and maintain a 200 km inland channel running along a section […]

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

    Damen Shipyards Group has completed a key construction contract comprising two electric-powered cutter suction dredgers (CSD) for the Canadian oil sands industry. With both vessels built in Canada, the contract marks the close cooperation between Damen and Aecon, Canada’s largest publicly traded infrastructure development and construction company. Two newly-built Damen CSDs have started operations in Northern […]

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

    In order to better promote the dredging industry, DredgingToday.com – owned by the Dutch media company Navingo BV – is working on a new product named the Cutter Suction Dredger Vessel Directory. The CSD Vessel Directory is aimed to provide the industry with a compact useful overview of operating cutter suction dredger vessels. This high quality printed reference guide […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord has ordered a new cutter suction dredger from Royal IHC. The vessel, a modular IHC Beaver® 65 DDSP built at the yard in Sliedrecht, will be delivered on 1 April 2016. This cutter suction dredger will be named Biesbosch. After delivery, the vessel will be deployed at the ‘Zeetoegang IJmuiden’ project, which is part […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    On 16 November, a naming ceremony was held at Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, for the second of Van Oord’s Cutter Suction Dredgers (CSD) 650, the Mangystau. Damen received the first order for a CSD650, the Ural River, from Van Oord at the end of 2014. With delivery scheduled six weeks from ordering, […]

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

    Van Oord has named a new cutter suction dredger at the yard of Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands. The vessel, which was given the name Mangystau, is the second modified Damen CSD 650 cutter suction dredger in the Van Oord fleet. The naming ceremony was performed by Ms J.P.T.M. Verwijs, wife of the […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cutter Suction Dredger Simulator Course, organized by the Center for Dredging Studies, will take place from January 18-20, 2016, at the Haynes Coastal Engineering Laboratory, Texas A&M University. The short course will demonstrate the fundamentals of hydraulic dredging using a cutter suction dredge. Basic concepts of cavitation, deposition of sediment in the pipeline, pipeline […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC, a Dutch builder of vessels and equipment for the dredging and offshore oil & gas industries, has just introduced a video that shows how to remove a cutter head and prevent eventual damage during the process.  The cutter heads and teeth on the dredgers are exposed to extreme forces and wear during the dredging process. […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of dredging equipment specialized in solid pumping solutions, recently delivered its new cutterhead DTM85 with hydraulic pump HY85B for a sand production project in Pakistan. The company was able to provide the unit in just five days after the request. This cutterhead is a custom engineered system that can increase the efficiency particularly in […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DRAGFLOW, an Italian company specialized in solid pumping solutions, has supplied a new cutterhead DTM85, with hydraulic pump (HY85HC), for a beach reclamation project in Bibione, Italy.  This piece of dredging equipment is a custom engineered system and can be used with every DRAGFLOW ‘s hydraulic pumps. Cutterhead DTM85 can increase the efficiency particularly in presence of […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik has begun construction of a self-propelled cutter suction dredger (Yard No. 512) for IHC Global Production B.V., part of the IHC Merwede. This comes only weeks after Uljanik won contract to build world’s largest self-propelled cutter suction dredger for Jan De Nul (JDN8069). The shipyard held steel-cutting ceremony for the newbuild at its yard in Pula, Croatia, on April 8th 2015, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nautilus Minerals Inc. has announced that the commissioning and Factory Acceptance Testing of its third and final Seafloor Production Tool, the Auxiliary Cutter, has started at Soil Machine Dynamics’ facility at Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Nautilus’ CEO, Mike Johnston said: “We are very excited that the commissioning of the final of the three SPTs has begun. With the […]

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

    Van Oord has ordered a new cutter suction dredger and a crew vessel from Damen Shipyards Group in the Netherlands. The dredger, named Ural River, is a customized Damen CSD 650 with additional safety and environmental features according to specific Van Oord requirements. In April 2015, the vessel will be operational as part of Van Oord’s dredging […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DRAGFLOW, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, will be present at Big 5 Exhibition, the International Building and Constructor Show, (November 17 – 20) in Dubai World Trade Center, and will reveal for the first time DRAGFLOW’s new Cutterhead. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Secretary-General Nii Odunton accompanied by his Deputy and Legal Counsel, Michael Lodge, had the opportunity to visit the Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD) facility in Newcastle upon Tyne on 4 September 2014, to get a look at Nautilus Minerals’ Polymetallic Sulphides Mining Technology. The newly assembled Auxiliary Cutter (AC), is the third and final seafloor production […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Atlas Copco has recently introduced a range of eight Drum Cutter attachments to its range of Construction Tools. The DC Drum Cutter range is available with service weights from 200 kg to 2900 kg, suitable for carriers of 1-50 tonnes. “Our Drum Cutters are an excellent choice for rock or concrete wall and surface profiling, […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Facts About is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. This leaflets aims to provide basic understanding of how Cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) work. Although systems for describing dredgers vary, in general three broad classifications are recognised based on the means of excavation and […]

  • 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

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Soil Machine Dynamics’ (SMD) facility at Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, this week commenced the assembly of Nautilus Minerals’ third and final Seafloor Production Tool (SPT), the Auxiliary Cutter (AC). Nautilus’ CEO, Mike Johnston said: “We are pleased that the assembly of the AC, the third and final of the three SPTs has now commenced, with […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Vessels

    The Cutter Suction Dredger D’Artagnan, built by IHC Holland, is capable of dredging to a depth of 35m. The vessel is equipped with two inboard dredge pumps and one submerged dredge pump on the cutter ladder. The dredged material can be pumped ashore through a 1,000mm discharge pipe. The dredger is equipped with two propellers (3,700kW […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the second year in a row, Dredge Technology Corporation (DTC) is bringing its one-of-a-kind simulator training to the USA (April 7th, 2014, Houston, Texas). The training will run for three consecutive weeks, starting April 7, and each training takes 3 days. There are three training levels available: – Training for Superintendents; – Training for […]