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  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group has introduced a Water Injection Dredger (WID), courtesy of a plug & play system aboard a Damen Multi Cat.  “Damen invented the Multi Cat as the ideal dredge support vessel – what I like to think of as floating work bench – for Cutter Suction Dredgers (CSD). This is a logical step forward for a […]

  • 25 July 2012

    IHC Merwede has successfully launched the 500m3 grab hopper dredger, DOHUK, and the 3,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger, KARBALA, in two ceremonies on 25 July 2012 at the company’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. The DOHUK was launched early in the morning, followed later by the ceremony for the KARBALA. The vessels […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to an emergency request from a coalition of tribal, conservation and fisheries groups, California officials have closed a loophole in the state’s suction dredge mining ban. The move will protect water quality, wildlife and fisheries from destructive forms of recreational mining. Suction dredging is an environmentally harmful mining practice has been banned in […]

  • 12 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The naming and launch ceremony for the 12,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, CHANG JIANG KOU 01, took place on 10 September 2011 at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. IHC Merwede is building the impressive vessel for Yangtze Estuary Waterway Administration Bureau MOT, which is based in the People’s Republic of China. The […]

  • 15 February 2011

    The naming and launch ceremony for the 24,650kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger, ATHENA, took place on 12 February 2011 at the IHC Merwede Shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. This was a unique event because the ATHENA is the largest cutter suction dredger to be built in The Netherlands for a Dutch dredging company. Moreover, the […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rapidly growing and award winning subsea specialist ROVOP has made a strong start to 2013 after expanding its management team and signing £3.5 million of contracts in January alone. The company, which provides subsea remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services, has bolstered its management team with the appointment of Moray Melhuish as commercial director, and strengthened […]

  • 13 April 2012

      IHC Merwede, the global market leader for efficient dredging and mining vessels and equipment, and reliable supplier of custom-built ships and supplies for offshore construction, officially opened its new Singapore office at the PSA Building. The Singapore base will be the corporate headquarters for IHC Offshore & Marine’s South East Asia businesses as it […]

  • 26 August 2013

    Construction of EMAL’s Phase II expansion is more than 70% complete and on schedule to meet its December 2013 deadline. Cooperation with Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) is helping to ensure that the expansion of Emirates Aluminium (EMAL) into one of the world’s largest single-site aluminium smelters is on target. Almost half of the containers […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work has been ongoing for about two weeks now along the Narrow River as part of the salt marsh restoration and elevation pilot project. The contractor, Patriot Marine has been dredging down near Sedge Island since the start of December. The crew is approximately one-third of the way dredging one of the sections planned for […]

  • 30 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River was officially named yesterday at the DEME head office in Zwijndrecht, Belgium. The dredger was named by Mrs Veerle Hegge, the wife of Mr Bart De Wever, Mayor of Antwerp. The 8,400 m³ Scheldt River is the second dredger in the DEME fleet equipped with dual fuel engines. […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Two dredging professionals were recognized by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) on June 28th, at its annual meeting in Norfolk, Virginia. Marcel Hermans, President and Chair of WEDA, presented the 2018 Annual Lifetime Achievement Award to William G. Gahagan and the 2018 Dredger of the Year Award to David E. Simonelli for their contributions to […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 13th Annual Conference on Ports in India, named ‘New Initiatives and Opportunities’, will take place on January 18-19, 2016, at the Leela, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to highlight the new and emerging opportunities in the Indian port sector, examine the key challenges and discuss the appropriate strategies. The conference will also showcase noteworthy […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Friday, Royal IHC released a video about the company’s highlights of the year 2016. This year has been a very interesting one for IHC with several important shipbuilding contracts won, launching ceremonies held for number of new vessels including the most recent one for the worlds first LNG-powered hopper dredger, many ship repair projects completed, […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dorena-Hickman Ferry has resumed operation after being shut down for six days due to the dredging operations in Hickman Harbor, the company said in its latest announcement.  The ferry had to halt operation last Thursday so the dredging vessel could remove silt from the harbor. Work is completed, so the ferry resumed its normal […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EPA has just made available for public review a plan that outlines how GE will dismantle and decontaminate its 110 acre sediment processing facility that was built to support the dredging of the Hudson River PCBs superfund site. The plan, called the Processing Facility Demobilization and Restoration Plan, is required by the 2006 legal […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterschap Hollandse Delta has invited bidders to submit their offers for the dredging works of waterways which are located in the Barendrecht area. This deepening contract will involve: – Removal of dirt and zinc flotation – 20 t; – Dredging and transporting dredged material to dredge depot; – Dredging and transport of dredged material within a […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The working period and area for rock removal and sheet piling work of a cofferdam for the proposed construction of dock at Tuas New Shipyard, Tuas View Extension (West) have been revised, announced Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). These works will be conducted from 7:00am to 7:00pm daily, including Sundays and Public Holidays, […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mariners are advised of the temporary closure of the Kananook Boat Ramp and of a reduced depth at the Kananook Creek entrance. Upgrade works to the public boat ramp are expected to be completed by 1 September 2013. Dredging of the creek entrance will recommence on the 26 August 2013 (weather dependant). The boat ramp […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Phase 2 of the China Cove Beach Replenishment Project will start today and it will last until August 8, according to newportbeachca.gov. The clean dredged sand material from Marina Park will be used for this replenishment program. “To stay on schedule to complete the Marina Park project and accomplish desirable sand replenishment at one 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, […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine, Inc., has won a $7.5 million firm-fixed-price contract, with options, to furnish one fully crewed and equipped cutterhead dredge, with a dredge discharge size of 30 inches inside diameter, complete in all respects, including all attendant plant and crew. This is part of maintenance dredging of the Southwest Pass, with the work to […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dredging operations at the Oslo Fairway, undertaken by a Finnish dredging equipment manufacturer and contractor, Wasa Dredging, are moving ahead. Wasa has just released this beautiful photo from this dredging scheme, which shows their backhoe giant Hector during the deepening work. About 90.000m³ of bedrock will be taken out from this area and dumped in Spro […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) from Abu Dhabi has signed a $316 million contract for the engineering, procurement and construction of new LNG terminal in Gujarat, India. This capital development program will include massive dredging and marine infrastructure works. NMDC’s role in the Gujarat LNG scheme will also involve land reclamation activities, construction of breakwaters, jetties […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging works at the Tankerton jetty and channel are scheduled to take place from 25 July to 16 August 2016, weather permitting. According to the Parks Victoria’s latest Notice to Mariners, these dredging operations will be carried out by a cutter suction dredge. The material dredged during this project will be deposited for beach renourishment directly […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

     Royal IHC has just released a short video of the the building process and launch ceremony of the CSD Jarash. The 3,557kW custom-built stationary cutter suction dredger was launched on Wednesday 7 March at IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk. Named after an ancient city in Jordan, the custom-built stationary CSD will be delivered to Arab Potash Company […]

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

    The Oslo Fairway dredging project, undertaken by a Finnish dredging equipment manufacturer and contractor, Wasa Dredging, is currently underway. The company has just released this beautiful photo from this dredging program, which shows their backhoe giant Hector during the deepening work. About 89.000m³ of bedrock will be taken out from this area and dumped in Spro […]