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  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Trailing suction hopper dredger Belomorsky, belonging to Northern Shipping Company OJSC, has returned to the Port of Arkhangelsk under the flag of Russia. For the past 13 years, the vessel was operating under the flag of Portugal. Operated under a long-term charter agreement, the Belomorsky performed dredging works in Italy, continental Spain, Canary Islands and Equatorial Guinea. In […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The optimal design of an efficient and cost-effective dredger requires extensive knowledge. As a designer and manufacturer of complex, high value vessels and equipment, it is important for Royal IHC to know how they are performing once in the field. This information is not always available, but with the right metrics the performance can be […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just posted this amazing image from 1962 of the drag arm of their dredging vessel Goethals, which operated from 1937 to 1982.  From a distance, the Corps’ hopper dredger looks like most any other vessel. Thing that makes it different is the ‘lobster claw’, duplicated on other […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The hopper dredger Brasinho, owned by the Faro based dredging company Sofareias, has overturned off the Ria Formosa island of Armona, Portugal. The accident occurred yesterday, January 16th, and the Olhao mayor, Antonio Pina, said it is too early to draw definitive conclusions regarding the possible causes. According to the Portuguese National Maritime Authority, the crew […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the end of 2019, Royal IHC was awarded a contract for the design and delivery of two mining screen towers by the family-owned company Spaansen. The towers will be installed on the hopper dredger YED PRIOR. Spaansen is currently converting the GERD container vessel into a gravel hopper dredger with a hopper capacity of […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Alewijnse has introduced a unique virtualization and visualization platform for use on trailing suction hopper dredgers. The solution can also be applied to other vessels and brings numerous advantages. The AIViVi system has already been successfully installed on several DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredgers. The innovative platform acts as a central hub, centralizing and integrating […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Buller District mayor Garry Howard has announced that it’s time to front up and openly debate whether or not the district can afford to keep the Kawatiri grab hopper dredger. At their August 23 meeting, Buller District councilors will formally consider whether or not to sell the dredger which made Westport Harbor viable for large […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredger Essayons is currently undergoing annual maintenance in Sand Island, also known as Kush Island, a small island within the city of Honolulu, Hawaii. Commander of the Pacific Ocean Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Thomas Tickner,USACE Honolulu District Commander Lt. Col. Kathryn Sanborn, Commander of the Honolulu District, Damon […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 6,000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Reimerswaal was moored, in late December, alongside Kooiman BV jetty in Zwijndrecht, the Netherlands, for regular maintenance. The Reimerswaal, having a length over all of 130.25m and a (moulded) width of 22.00m, has been built by Kooiman in 2012 by the order of Reimerswaal Dredging/Den Herder. Amongst others, […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) has announced an open tender procedure for the construction of trailing suction hopper dredger. The technical requirements for the vessel and the qualification requirements for participation in the tender are presented in the electronic system Prozorro. “The program for updating the fleet of the USPA until 2021 provides for […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse Marine Systems is undertaking the complete electrical outfitting of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Spauwer, developed in-house by Den Herder Seaworks. The works are taking place at Shipyard Trico B.V. in Rotterdam. The TSHD Spauwer is a large and highly sophisticated hopper dredger with a length of 142 meters. It is designed for […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    In mid-April of 2016, the Indian Navy’s grab hopper dredger, Dredger-1 was preparing to depart its birth shipyard following a comprehensive one-year warrantee review. Tebma Shipyards Senior Vice President, M. Balasubramaniam, explained that the 44.15 by 12.2-meter vessel was designed to meet precise deepening requirements around docks and port installations and in riverine or other places […]

  • 26 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deployed their hopper dredger Currituck to Florida in February 2017 to provide relief to small inlets and waterways clogged by recent storms. The Currituck will travel to the east and the west coasts of Florida before moving north in mid-April, USACE said in its latest release. The first stop […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 1000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Sommers’ has begun its first dredging project in the Port of Makhachkala. Recently delivered TSHD Sommers is the lead vessel in a series of three 1000m³ TSHDs, built by Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard under the order of FSUE Rosmorport. Delivery of the other two dredgers, Kronshlot and Kadosh, is expected to take place before the […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Bremen has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Bremerhaven dredging contract. This cleanup scheme will include maintenance dredging of approximately 160,000 m³ of wet silt from the Bremerhaven areas by hopper dredger. Under the contract, the material dredged from the harbor should be transported to the settling depot “de Slufter” in Rotterdam […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ionada BV has announced the signing of a Pilot Agreement with Van Oord to conduct trials of Ionada’s Semi-Dry Scrubbing technology onboard the hopper dredger Lelystad. The Pilot trials will consist of retrofitting one of the Lelystad’s two main engines with Ionada’s Semi-Dry scrubbing system. The Pilot commissioning and sea trials are scheduled to be […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Boskalis’ 4,500 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Freeway is currently removing silt from the Waterford Estuary shipping channel at the Belview seawards, according to the Port of Waterford. Dumping of the dredged material will take place at an approved site south-west of Hook Head. All vessels, particularly those engaged in fishing approaching an area of operations, should proceed with […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Official delivery of the Sayuru, a self-propelled grab hopper dredger that was built under the Grant Aid scheme of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), has been scheduled for next week. Delivery of the dredger to the Ceylon Fishery Harbors Corporation (CFHC) will take place at the Dikkowita Fisheries Harbor. The dredger will be one of the most […]

  • 24 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authorities (TNPA) Transnet Ltd. is the largest state-owned enterprise active in the logistics chain in South Africa. Every day, the company delivers thousands of tons of goods in and around the country. It administers and maintains railways, trains, logistic centres, fuel and gas pipelines, pump stations and cargo terminals in seaports. So […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The FSUE “Rosmorport” North-Western Basin Branch is carrying out dredging works in the waters of the seaport of Bolshoy Port Saint Petersburg, the federal state unitary enterprise reported today. According to Rosmorport, the dredging is being carried out in order to maintain navigation depths in the approach channel and the port itself. The scheme will […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Hanson has decided to invest €70 million in two new 3,000 cubic meter capacity trailing suction hopper dredgers for its marine aggregate fleet. The company announced that the newbuilds will be the first new aggregate dredgers to be commissioned by Hanson in the UK for more than 25 years. Hanson UK chief executive Daniel Cooper […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Overflow systems are designed to optimize the efficiency of the dredging process by draining excess water and leaving more weight available for the payload, thus limiting the amount of turbulence in the hopper. During the overflow process, the aim is to remove excess water from the hopper, making room for more payload. However, with a […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chinese Dredging Association (CHIDA) recently held its Board Exchange Meeting in Shanghai, during which Royal IHC showcased the company’s sustainable dredging innovations. According to IHC, over 300 people of the Chinese dredging industry attended the event, including top representatives and delegations from all the major Chinese dredging companies. The conference started with a definition […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DC Dredging recently completed a two-months trial with the Rhosonics Slurry Density Meter (SDM) at their hopper dredging vessel RIO, Rhosonics said in its latest case study.  The SDM was used during a beach filling project in front of the Belgium coast in early 2017. “Originally, the ship RIO was equipped with a nuclear density […]

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

    Damen recently equipped Van den Herik’s new 3,200 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Charlock with its two dredge pumps. One semi-axial dredge pump is fitted on the trailing pipe, the other dredge pump is mounted inboard. Both dredge pumps work in series, enabling a highly efficient dredging process. The semi-axial dredge pump is a […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC has released a time-lapse video made by IHC service engineers during a customer visit in Germany.  The video shows the IHC built trailing suction hopper dredger, Amazone, dredging in the port of Hamburg. A trailing suction hopper dredger is a sea-going vessel that can suck up sand from the sea floor and transport it […]