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  • 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 […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Days after the trailing suction hopper dredger Hansita got caught on the Kollam coast, efforts have begun to tow it to the deep sea, according to the Indian Express. The ship, owned by Mumbai-based Megha Dredging Private Limited, had got stuck at Mundakkal beach in Kollam after it lost moorings. The dredging firm had been asked to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    LUSCHI has announced that it has added a 2,000 m³ hopper dredger “LUSCHI IX” to its fleet. The equipment (capacity 2,350 tons, and overall length 82,71 m) is currently being updated and it is expected to be ready for dredging very soon, thereby performing important maritime related works in Brazil and South America. LUSCHI has […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With a hopper capacity of 46,000 m³, trailing suction hopper dredger Cristóbal Colón is the largest and the most high-tech dredger in the world today. Built by the Spanish shipbuilder La Naval in 2009, the 223 m long (Length o.a. ) vessel is owned by the Belgian shipping infrastructure conglomerate Jan De Nul. This type of vessel is mostly […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 1000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Kadosh has been delivered to FSUE Rosmorport. The acceptance/delivery certificate for TSHD Kadosh was signed today, 7 December 2016. TSHD Kadosh, which was launched on October 5th at Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard, is the third and final vessel of the TSHD 1000 series. The contract between Rosmorport and Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard for the construction and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Magdalen was launched last Friday, March 31, at Eastern Shipbuilding Group’s Allanton yard in Panama City, Florida. The vessel, being built for Weeks Marine Inc., has already been earmarked for a project at the end of this year. Design and engineering of the 6,540m³ TSHD has been performed by Royal […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredger McFarland continues to remove shoaling from sediment that January floods brought south in the Mississippi River’s Southwest Pass. McFarland was deployed on short notice, making part of the Army Corps of Engineers’ ready reserve for rapidly emerging requirements like this one. The USACE, Philadelphia District, has released this […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The IHC Beagle is one of the Royal IHC’s latest developments in the dredging sector. The IHC Beagle series have been designed with a number of standard features which are fitted on all types and sizes. These include a high quality IHC dredge pump, the innovative hull shape and an ergonomically designed bridge layout and consoles. […]

  • 17 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 11-17, 2017).   Van Oord’s Costa Verde Kicks Off Aberdeen Dredging Operations The construction program supporting the expansion of Aberdeen Harbor into Nigg Bay has passed a significant milestone with the beginning of dredging operations.   Hopper Dredger HAM 316 […]

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

    Next Sunday DEME is participating again in the Open Site Day, the annual public event of the construction industry organised by the Belgian Construction Federation. As DEME’s sites are mainly on open sea, the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group is bringing two vessels to the head office in Zwijndrecht: the trailing suction hopper […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Last Thursday, Royal IHC together with the RMC shipyard in Qidong, China, held a launching ceremony for the Easydredge 3700 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), the Mahaa Jarraafu. The dredger, built for the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC), will be used for land reclamation, infrastructure and beach nourishment projects on several islands and resorts in Asia. According […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    IHC America – part of Royal IHC – has been awarded a contract for the design, construction and delivery of a spud system with Weeks Marine Inc. According to IHC, the innovative spud system will be installed on the J.S. CHATRY, a newly-built cutter suction dredger (CSD) that will be operating in coastal areas and large sea […]

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

    In order to celebrate the “Company of the Year 2015” (Onderneming van het Jaar) award, last week, DEME brought its trailing suction hopper dredger Congo River in Antwerp, giving the public opportunity to tour the vessel. TSHD Congo River, one of the newest ships in DEME fleet, has the hopper capacity of 30,190 m³. The contract for […]

  • 22 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As we already reported last week, Royal IHC (IHC) and National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) have signed a contract for the construction of the first custom-build state-of-the-art trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) in the Gulf area. The 6,000m³ TSHD is a tailor-made solution that combines shallow draft and a large dredging depth with high manoeuvrability, and was specifically designed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    In order to keep the deep water of the Mongla Port navigable, Bangladesh government is about to procure a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger with the financial support of China. According to Hawlader Zakir Hossain, a director of the Mongla Port Authority, the Ministry of Shipping (MoS) has requested the Economic Relations Division (ERD) to mobilize necessary funds for the purchase […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Self-Propelled Grab Hopper Dredger SAYURU was built by Japanese-based shipbuilder Kegoya Dock for the Ceylon Fishery Harbors Corporation (CFHC). The design and construction work of the dredger commenced in October 2013 and its delivery will take place, October 18th, ahead of the original schedule. The overall length of the dredger is 49.90m, with a breadth […]

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

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 316 has been busy over the last couple of days with the Harwich Haven maintenance dredging project. According to the HHA latest notice to mariners, the dredger HAM 316 started maintenance dredging of the berths and approaches around 8th September 2017. “The dredging will take place in the areas around Channel edges (Buoys 1-8), outer channel […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) – through its wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Singmarine – has delivered the world’s first European Union (EU) Stage V dredger on time and within the budget. Built for Jan De Nul and named Afonso de Albuquerque, the ultra-low emission Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) is diesel-electrical powered and comes equipped with […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 1000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Kadosh has successfully completed sea trials and will soon be operating in the Tuapse Department of FSUE Rosmorport’s Azov-Black Sea Branch. During the trials, the ship’s equipment was tested thoroughly including navigation, all the mechanics, loading and unloading systems. After five days of tests, the newbuild, which was launched on October 5th, […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord has been awarded two contracts by international contractor Subsea 7 for the construction of a landfall and the execution of subsea rock installation works in Egypt. The projects are part of the West Nile Delta project, which comprises the development of a series of gas fields, located 65 km off the northern coast of […]

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

    The launch ceremony of ARZANA – a 6,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) – took place yesterday, September 20, at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. “The keel-laying took place on 6 March 2017, and the vessel is expected to be delivered as scheduled in early 2018. This success is due to the excellent […]