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  • 11 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Vessels

    Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Schenge is only one step away from entering the service. Last year, Holland Shipyards Group was selected by Faasse Dredging for the conversion of a general cargo vessel to a hopper dredger. In late May, the shipyard successfully tested the dredging system on board the TSHD Schenge for the first […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Manson’s hopper dredger Westport is back in Anchorage – with her very experienced crew – for the final round of a three-year maintenance dredging contract for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in support of the Port of Alaska. The purpose of this project was to provide annual maintenance dredging at the Port of Alaska to […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Last year, Holland Shipyards Group was selected by Faasse Dredging for the conversion of a general cargo vessel to a hopper dredger. After the acquisition, Faasse Groep and Holland Shipyards have come to an agreement on the conversion of former general cargo vessel Mandeo into the trailing suction hopper dredger Schenge. “Currently we are installing […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

     DEME Group’s latest addition to the fleet, the 2.300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) River Thames has successfully completed its sea trials in Southeast Asia. According to the company, the newbuild was successfully put to the test near the coast of Batam, Indonesia. The vessel is designed to maintain sea and inland waterways, as […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Keppel FELS in Singapore has awarded Red Rock a contract for the delivery of two cranes for the new build Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) for a Dutch shipowner. According to Red Rock, the two cranes are tailor made and fit for purpose to best serve the needs of the shipowner. The company also announced […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord is deepening and widening the access channel and turning basin of a large ore export facility in Nouadhibou, Mauritania. Two trailing suction hopper dredgers, one of which is owned by Van Oord, will be deployed for the dredging work. According to the company, Von Oord’s flagship HAM 318 is busy working in the […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has just announced that the repair works are continuing on their oceangoing hopper dredger McFarland at the Colonna’s Shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia. According to USACE, these works involve drydocking, hull painting, pump repairs, steel replacement and a number of other repairs and general maintenance. Designed by the […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 9th trailing suction hopper dredger in the Baggerbedrijf de Boer/Dutch Dredging B.V. fleet named ‘Lesse’ is currently on her way to her first dredging job in French Guiana. The vessel – built at Royal IHC’s partner yard MTG Dolphin BV in Bulgaria, was handed over to the owner on August 2. The design of […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Onezhsky Shipbuilding, Ship Repair Yard (Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia) has held a launching ceremony for the trailing suction hopper dredger Yury Maslyukov, which is designed by Damen for FSUE Rosmorport. The ceremony took place on August 23, and was attended by Sergey Vakhrukov, Deputy Secretary of Russia’s Security Council; Artur Parfenchikov, head of the Republic […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The sea trials of the 2,300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) LESSE have been completed successfully, informs Royal IHC. According to the shipbuilder, during the trials, the vessel and its dredging equipment were thoroughly tested in all conditions. The LESSE was built by IHC’s partner yard MTG Dolphin BV in Varna, Bulgaria. She will be […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, an international contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, will use the option of ordering a third trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) at Keppel FELS Limited. The vessel is similar to the two vessels that Van Oord ordered in May 2018. Each one has a hopper capacity of approximately 10,500 cubic […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Red Rock Marine, a Norway based company with a vision to deliver tailor-made solutions, has signed new contracts with a Singaporean shipyard for delivery of complete crane packages for two trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs). Commenting the latest news, Thomas Holte, Chief Commercial Officer at Red Rock, said: “These contracts show that Red Rock Marine […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District’s medium hopper dredger McFarland, based out of Fort Mifflin in Philadelphia, returned home on March 14 after completing an emergency dredging mission in the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River, 90 miles south of New Orleans. The McFarland, one of four USACE owned and operated deep-draft dredging vessels, arrived […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Van der Kamp’s new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ecodelta was christened last Friday (January 11) in Rotterdam. According to the Port of Rotterdam, this is one of the few LNG powered trailing suction hopper dredgers in the Netherlands. The ship is a key component of the new contract entered into by Bagger & Aannemingsmaatschappij […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Construction of DEME’s 2,300m³ new trailing suction hopper dredger has officially kicked off with a steel cutting ceremony at Royal IHC’s Batam shipyard in Indonesia. The compact hopper design ensures high maneuverability and optimized dredging works, said DEME. Built to the requirements of classification society Bureau Veritas, the vessel’s design features a shallow draught which […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. hopper dredge companies recently visited Washington, DC for a CEOs/Owners Roundtable with General Semonite and staff at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers headquarters, the Dredging Contractors of America said in its latest release.  The Dredging CEOs also attended the December board meeting of the American Maritime Partnership. Later in the evening, the dredging executives […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 2,000m³ hopper dredger Beloe More has joined its sister vessel Severnaya Dvina in the Port of Sabetta, northern Russia, where she will perform maintenance duties and execute capital dredging in the newly created harbor. According to Damen, this customized dredger was recently delivered from stock to FSUE Rosmorport. The Beloe More – meaning ‘White Sea’ in Russian – is […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    SMS Avonmouth, part of the Southampton-based SMS Group, has completed a major refit alongside in Bristol Port for Tarmac, and relocated to larger premises to meet localized demand. The business has completed a major refit onboard the hopper dredger the City of Cardiff for Tarmac whilst simultaneously relocating to a new, larger, footprint. “The City […]

  • 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 […]

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

    In the presence of Admiral Mohab Mamish H.E Mohammed Al Qamzi and the leaders of the Egyptian and UAE governments, National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has officially commissioned the 6,000m³ custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arzana. According to NMDC, the ceremony was held on April 12th to inaugurate the Egyptian Emirates Marine Dredging Company […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Beach nourishment is a soft alternative to hard coastal defenses and protects against flooding and erosion by dissipating the wave energy. Also referred to as beach replenishment, the work describes a process by which sediment, usually sand, lost through longshore drift or erosion is replaced from other sources. It is executed with natural elements and allows […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launching ceremony of new multi-purpose 5.450m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) DC Orisant took place a couple minutes ago at the Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands. The vessel was built for joint venture consisting of Den Herder (Reimerswaal Dredging) and Group de Cloedt. According to the shipbuilder, the dredger installation has […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Onego Shipyard LLC held a keel laying ceremony today for FSUE Rosmorport’s new Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) 2000. The newbuild, to be named Yury Maslyukov, is the sixth dredger that will be built in Russia under the design of the Dutch company Damen. The other vessels include one CSD 650, three TSHD 1000 vessels (built at Krasnoe Sormovo under Damen […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Hansita – washed up near Mundakkal beach in Kollam after it lost moorings in June 2016 – is now being scrapped by a Kannur-based private firm under a contract tendered by the Metal Scrap Trading Corporation (MSTC), a Central government enterprise. The MSTC awarded the contract following a no-objection from […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Alewijnse Marine has been awarded contract for the design, delivery and commissioning of the complete electrical and automation installation on board two new trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD). The vessels – currently under construction at Barkmeijer Shipyards in Stroobos, the Netherlands, for Hanson UK – are scheduled for delivery in January 2019 and June 2019 respectively. […]