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  • 28 October 2013
    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 […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MTG, an international company specialized in the design and production of systems for earth moving machinery, is attending the Europort exhibition in Rotterdam, introducing its latest solutions for the dredging market. The main innovation is DMet, a G.E.T system for the dredging market that improves productivity and increases protection of cutter and hopper dredgers, even in demanding applications […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The last year has been a fairly good one for the dredging industry in terms of new vessel orders, shipbuilding and new product developments.  In 2017, the industry placed orders for dozens of new dredgers keeping the shipbuilders very busy throughout the year. The year began with DEME’s 7.950m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger, named […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    IADC’s (International Association of Dredging Companies) 54th International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation was officially launched yesterday, March 26, in Abu Dhabi. The 5-day course will be attended by over 30 participants, reports IADC. According to IADC, the course is aimed to provide an understanding through lectures by experts in the field and workshops, partly conducted […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rose City Yacht Club in Portland, Oregon, recently took delivery and startup of a new 8-inch Badger Class dredge from Reserve, Louisiana-based DSC Dredge, LLC. The Badger dredge was a much-needed replacement for an older dredge the club had purchased used and had operated for more than 20 years. The Badger is an 8-inch cutter […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    VOSTA LMG, offering state-of-the-art solutions in dredging technology, together with Karnafuly Shipyard, has delivered ten new cutter-suction dredgers to the Bangladesh Inland Transport Water Authority (BITWA) and the Water Development Board (BWDB). Out of the ten delivered, six are CSD 450 type dredgers built for the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority and four CSD 500 […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is hosting their Seminar on Dredging and Land Reclamation this week in Delft, the Netherlands (June 26-30). During the seminar, participants from all over the world will learn the basics of dredging in five days. Yesterday, the participants of the IADC seminar visited the Van Oord yard in […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dredging of the access channel to the Port of Maputo to accommodate vessels with a sailing draft of up to 14.2 meters on the tide is finally underway. The first of three dredgers mobilized by Jan de Nul Dredging Middle East FZE, the international dredging company that will be performing this operation, has arrived […]

  • 1 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Wednesday May 26, 2010, the cutter suction dredger ‘Ibn Battuta’ was delivered to its owner, on the shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste d.d. in Pula (Croatia). The ‘Ibn Battuta’ is the first of four large self-propelled cutter suction dredgers built at the Pula shipyard. Earlier this year, the identical sister vessel, the ‘Zheng He’, was launched […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    JULONG DREDGER has successfully delivered two sets of cutter suction dredgers as well as one work boat to a customer in Astana, Kazakhstan.  The two cutter suction dredgers have a pump capacity of 2000 m³/h each and dredging depth of 12m. The dredgers also come along with a series of optional equipment like deck crane, swivel bend, floating […]

  • 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 […]

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

    The Damen Field Service crew has just returned from the commissioning of Barracuda cutter suction dredger in Algeria. The customized Damen cutter suction dredger CSD500 has been delivered with a complete dredging package including a booster station and dredge piping enabling immediate start up. The dredger will perform maintenance dredging in a reservoir, at an inland […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Senwatec’s “Dredge King” is a powerful and versatile workboat for operation as cutter suction dredger, dredger boat, clearing boat, etc. Details – compact working; – boat with low draft; – for dredging, cutter suction dredging and cleaning works; – performance of the additional equipments up to 150 KW/204 HP possible; – movement over land into […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Damen’s DOP200 dredge pump, together with a cutter unit and sand mining head, were recently delivered to Hungary.  “To start the maintenance in neglected areas, the cutter unit is used to break up hardened soils. The production soars as the soil is loosened right at the suction mouth of the DOP dredge pump,” Damen said […]

  • 19 August 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Last week, we reported a major milestone in the construction of the world’s first LNG-powered cutter suction dredger (CSD) Spartacus. DEME and Royal IHC teams are putting the finishing touches to this pioneering new vessel. As reported, both giant spuds for the new CSD are now in place, marking the major milestone in this impressive […]

  • 29 November 2011
    Vessels

    After some successful trials cutter suction dredger Athena was handed over to Van Oord. On her way to Mombassa, Kenya she is operational in the port of Molhe de Sines, Portugal for a few weeks. The ship functions as desired. A second self-propelled cutter suction dredger named Artemis is under construction. The vessel will be […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Two Jan de Nul cutter suction dredgers, the 2010-built Ibn Battuta and Zheng He, were drydocked and repaired recently at Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM). In addition to the routine repair scope, the major spud repairs and modifications were undertaken for the vessels. N-KOM had previously completed two other repairs for Jan de Nul; the massive 78,386dwt suction […]

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

    Damen has commissioned the cutter suction dredger “Qing Jiang” in China. This dredger has been delivered to CCCC Tianjin Dredging in 2013. As Damen cutter suction dredgers can be dismounted completely, transport by sea was straightforward. All components were hoisted into the transport vessel at Rotterdam harbour, and they were discharged at Guangzhou Huangpu Old […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just released this beautiful photo of the cutter suction dredger (CSD) Robert M. White, taken during its first assignment. The CSD is currently working on a beach nourishment project on Cat Island, off the coast of Gulfport, Mississippi. Constructed at Halimar Shipyard LLC in Morgan City, Louisiana, for Manson Construction Co., with design […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging works at Tooradin Boat Ramp are scheduled to begin tomorrow, according to the Parks Victoria’s latest Notice to Mariners. Dredging operations will be carried out by a cutter suction dredger and the dredged material will be deposited south east of the boat ramp. The boat ramp will be closed to the public on week days whilst […]

  • 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, […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Italdraghe technicians were onsite in Guyana recently to supervise the connecting up of a custom-built Italdraghe SGT 180B cutter suction dredger to an onshore gold-extraction selection plant. The 28 meter-long dismountable dredger, designed to work at a maximum depth of 15 meters, is currently working in a river basin in conjunction with a booster station, also […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Another CSD500 has been delivered to William Lloyds Co by Damen Dredging Equipment. This is the second Damen cutter suction dredger for the company, which deploys both dredgers for deepening and maintaining one particular stretch of the Niger River. The dredger has been named “Hand of God”. The standard CSD500 has been fitted out with […]