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  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The naming ceremony of the Freeway, the newest addition to Boskalis’ hopper dredging fleet, was held on Friday, announced Beleef Boskalis on their official facebook page. The Freeway, a medium-sized hopper dredger with a capacity of 4,500 m³, will be taken into service in 2015. More info will follow soon.   Dredging Today Staff

  • 27 September 2012

    Damen Shipyards Group will be supplying Acta Marine with four Shoalbuster anchor handling tugs. Three of the anchor handling tugs will be supplied from Damen Marine Services’ charter fleet, while Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld will be supplying the fourth, a new Shoalbuster, in March 2013. “Shoalbusters are excellent multi-purpose vessels that we will be able to […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    In 2012, the impressive investing course DEME has followed during the last decade reached a climax with the naming ceremony of the cutter suction dredger “Amazone” in Singapore. In this video: The naming ceremonies of the trailing suction hopper dredgers “Congo River” (2011) and “Victor Horta” (2011), the cutter suction dredgers “Ambiorix” (2012) and “Amazone” […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces that its Works Council has unanimously rendered a positive advice on the fleet rationalization plan announced early July. Part of the positive advice in an agreement to continue to crew two of the five Fairmount vessels for the time being with Dutch employees. As a consequence, 24 vessels will be […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. recently announced that the trade union CNV Vakmensen has agreed to the social plan related to the previously announced fleet rationalization. Few weeks ago, the Dutch Works Council of Boskalis agreed to the fleet rationalization and the related social plan. In November, the company will start with the implementation of the […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has closed the third quarter of 2016 in line with expectations. Both revenue and operating profit were higher than the average seen in the first two quarters of the year. The increase was wholly attributable to the contribution from the offshore activities acquired from VolkerWessels, which are consolidated with effect from […]

  • 13 April 2012

    The dredging works on Fleet Pond, Hampshire’s largest freshwater lake, have been postponed until the middle of August. The project will turn the lake from a stagnant ditch into a wildlife haven. But for now the works have been postponed so that they do not disturb nesting birds. During the last few years, the pond […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Multraship continues to invest in its diverse fleet of towage and salvage vessels to help provide the highest levels of responsive service to the international shipping industry. Multraship has just taken delivery of Multrasalvor 3, a new Multi-Cat 2409 from Damen. It is a bigger and better version of our old Multrasalvor, which has now […]

  • 1 October 2012

    During the last financial year, aging dredgers have dragged the performance of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI). DCI announces significant erosion in net profit to Rs 13 crore for the year ended March 31 against Rs 40 crore in the previous year, according to thehindubusinessline.com. Of the 10 trailer suction dredgers that DCI owns, seven […]

  • 7 May 2012
    Vessels

    On May 4th 2012, the signing of the acceptance-transfer acts for the self-propelled bilge dredger «Ivan Cheremisinov», purchased by FSUE “Rosmorport” for the needs of the Astrakhan branch, took place. At this moment the vessel is located in the Tuapse seaport, where it is passing the customs clearance. After the registration the vessel will be […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Russian state-owned port services company, FSUE Rosmorport, will expand its dredging fleet with four new dredging vessels in the 2016-2017 period, according to Executive Director of Rosmorport Andrey Lavrischev. The CEO revealed this information today at the II International Forum of Dredging Companies in Moscow. These dredging vessels will be built in shipyards in Vietnam and […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Vessels

    According to Chairman and Managing Director D.K Mohanty, Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) will soon expand its fleet with three new dredgers. Thehindubusinessline.com reports that during the next two years, three trailer suction hopper dredgers will join the DCI’s dredging fleet. Mr. Mohanty stated: “We will get a new TSHD in December and another one […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has taken delivery of a new survey craft as the latest acquisition in its Dredging Services division’s ongoing fleet replacement program. Carl Gabriel, Executive Manager for TNPA’s Dredging Services division, said that the new vessel is replacing the South African port landlord’s existing Survey Craft, Swift, which is 32 years […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a net profit of EUR 147.5 million in the first half of 2016 (H1 2015: EUR 306.5 million). Revenue in the first half of the year fell 25% compared to the first half of last year to EUR 1.17 billion (H1 2015: EUR 1.57 billion). Whereas the first half of 2015 was extremely busy, […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Vessels

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) has taken delivery of a backhoe dredger with a BA 800 excavator from De Donge shipyard in the Netherlands. The backhoe dredger, DCI Dredge BH-1, cost Euros 18.5 million. The dredger was delivered on November 22nd. The Head Office of Dredging Corporation of India is strategically located on the eastern seaboard of […]

  • 28 November 2013

    The dredging equipment will soon return to Fleet Pond to begin the next phase of the ongoing Restoration Project. This phase is funded by the Environment Agency’s ‘Water Framework Directive’ and Natural England’s ‘Conservation & Enhancement Scheme’. This season’s main dredging work will take place in Hemelite Bay, the area nearest to the railway station. […]

  • 21 December 2012

    A trailer suction hopper dredger – Dredge 19 – will be inducted into the fleet of the city-based public sector Dredging Corporation of India, tomorrow, reports thehindu. DCI DREDGE XIX is the first vessel from a series of three which also includes the DCI DREDGE XX and DCI DREDGE XXI. IHC Merwede has previously delivered […]

  • 8 June 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Abeko Marine received new requests for dredging and land reclamation projects, for which the company had to expand the fleet on the short term with a new Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger. Suitable second hand dredgers were not available which made the company decide for the conversion of the MV ‘Sirocco’, a general cargo vessel built […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Victoria officials and Victoria Fleet LLC recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the New Port Barge Fleeting Terminal. The development of the fleet terminal is a public/private partnership between the Port of Victoria, and Victoria Fleet, LLC, an affiliate of Devall Towing and Boat Services of Hackberry, LLC. This project was designed by […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) will leave the harbor for its annual revetment season on September 9, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. The District will host a Blessing of the Fleet ceremony on September 9, 2015 at the Vicksburg City Water Front as the MSU departs. The MSU is […]

  • 21 March 2012

    The U.S.-flag Great Lakes fleet is returning to service to keep industrial America on the mend. The first vessel to get underway was the tug/barge unit DOROTHY ANN/PATHFINDER on March 5. The vessel will spend the month shuttling iron ore within Cleveland Harbor. Next to sail was the cement carrier SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN/INNOVATION. The tug/barge […]

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

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, yesterday named the latest addition to its ‪‎hydrographic‬ survey fleet after retired Command Sergeant Major Micheal L. Buxbaum. The Buxbaum will be equipped with a vessel mounted “LIDAR” (light detection and ranging) system. The Optech Ilris 3-D laser scanner has the capability to collect data in a […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) left the Vicksburg Harbor for its annual revetment season on July 9, 2014. The District hosted a Blessing of the Fleet ceremony on July 9, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at the Vicksburg City Water Front as the MSU departed. The blessing was performed […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has taken delivery of its first 22 specialist Earthworks machines valued at £3.2 million, and is ready to deliver its own in house Earthworks capability. This first tranche of specialist Earthworks plant forms part Balfour Beatty’s wider £9.6m owned plant investment program in 2018. Andy Ormerod, Balfour Beatty’s Managing […]

  • 5 October 2010
    Vessels

    Piriou Shipyards has delivered a 2.300 m3 trailing suction hopper dredger, fitted out with Damen dredging equipment, to the French sand mining contractor CETRA. The hopper dredger, named “Michel DSR”, will mine sand an gravel off the Brittany coast and transport it throughout the Loire Estuary. The vessel is a prime example of franco-dutch cooperation […]

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

    The largest and most efficient backhoe dredger in the world, Magnor, has docked at the Boskalis’ main office in Papendrecht, the Netherlands. The vessel, built by Ravestein, includes all the necessary equipment such as a large deck workshop, stores, machinery and an accommodation fully outfitted to receive a crew of eight. With the spuds of 40 m length, […]