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  • 14 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME’s 7.950m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger, named the Scheldt River, was launched today at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel. This impressive ship is the second dredging vessel in the world that is equipped with dual fuel engines and capable of operating in full LNG mode. The 3.500m³ TSHD Minerva, launched on […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte visited Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, to discuss amongst others the significance of trade missions. CEO Pieter van Oord and area director Netherlands Jan Schaart welcomed Mr Rutte on board trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 316 in Hoek van Holland. HAM […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bronka is a new port facility currently being constructed to increase the container throughput capacity in the St Petersburg region. The project involves the construction of a 6 kilometer long shipping channel, turning basin and berth pockets for the new port facility. A total volume of 16 million cubic meters of clay, silt and sand […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Vessels

    Nodosa Shipyard has begun the construction of a new Trailing Suction Split Hopper Dredger (TSSHD), with 1500 m3 of capacity. This new construction, which increases the capacity of the latest dredger delivered by Nodosa in 300 m3 (the vessel “OMVAC DIEZ”, a TSSHD of 1200 m3 of capacity, was delivered in 2011), is the biggest […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jan De Nul Group has shared a video from the recently completed dredging work in the Kingston Port, Jamaica. Sodraco SAS, a subsidiary of JDN, was part of a consortium that was responsible for the expansion of the port. For the Kingston dredging project, Jan De Nul mobilized six vessels; the cutter suction dredger Marco […]

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

    DEME Group has just published the latest photos of its trailing suction hopper dredgers ‘Zeeland’ and ‘Piet Hein’, working on the Waddenzee dredging scheme in the Netherlands. These works comprise the deepening and/or maintenance of the navigation channels and ports located in the mentioned area. The Survey department carries out daily soundings and processes all […]

  • 16 December 2010
    Vessels

    VOSTA LMG’s partner yard J.J. Sietas KG has delivered the first Trailer Suction Hopper Dredger ‘Werner Möbius’ in Hamburg on Friday December 3rd. The ship is delivered to owner Josef Möbius Bau-Aktiengesellschaft, an affiliated company of the Austrian STRABAG AG. The new Hopper Dredge was showed to a variety of guests invited by Josef Möbius Bau- Aktiengesellschaft during a […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ponce De Leon Inlet dredging scheme is currently underway. Mariners are notified to use caution when navigating Ponce De Leon Inlet from the Intracoastal Waterway along the Halifax River to the Atlantic Ocean and from the Intracoastal Waterway along the Indian River to the Atlantic Ocean. The 150-ft long hopper dredger “MURDEN” will be used […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The keel laying ceremony for the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Lesse was held today in Bulgaria, Royal IHC said in their latest announcement.  The event for the 2,300m³ vessel took place at IHC’s partner shipyard MTG Dolphin in Varna. According to Maarten Nieuwdorp – Project Manager of Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging placed […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Lakes Entrance Bar dredging scheme is scheduled to commence during the next week, announced regionalchannels.vic.gov. The trailing suction hopper dredger Pelican will be carrying out dredging operations on the Bar and inner channels at Lakes Entrance for approximately 5 weeks commencing Thursday 13th November 2014. The dredger will be distributing spoil offshore behind the surf […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Koper dredging scheme is moving forward. The second, larger dredger, owned by the Netherlands-based contractor Van Oord, yesterday commenced dredging works aimed at the seabed deepening along the Container Terminal to 14 metres. By the end of August, the trailing suction hopper dredger Dravo Costa Dorada will remove about 90 Olympic-size swimming […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After successful sea and dredging trials, the suction hopper dredger “Albatros” was recently delivered to her owners Dutch Dredging. This vessel was built by MTG Dolphin PLC in cooperation with the Dutch shipbuilding group IHC Merwede. Main characteristics: – Length: 75 m; – Breadth: 13,40 m; – Draught: 3.50 m; – Dredging depth bellow waterline: […]

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

    Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine) has secured contracts from Jan De Nul Group to build three trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs). The contracts for the construction of three TSHDs are worth around $73.7 million in total. To be built to Jan De Nul’s design, the dredgers will be able to dredge to a maximum depth […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Holland Dredge Design (HDD), a Dutch company involved in engineering, designing, building, supplying and maintenance of all sorts of dredgers and dredging equipment, is currently building components for a new trailing suction hopper dredger. According to HDD’s latest announcement, their trailing suction hopper dredge gantries are almost ready for transportation to New Zealand. This delivery, set to […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 6–12, 2019).   Ayia Napa Marina Construction Update VIDEO Ayia Napa Marina has just released the latest construction progress update for this unique development project in Cyprus.   Interview with NMDC’s Yasser Zaghloul: Utilizing the Latest Technologies in Dredging […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 8-15).   PortMiami Dredging Pays Off PortMiami is positioning itself to capture new trade opportunities thanks to more than $1 billion of capital infrastructure projects now complete.   TSHD Severnaya Dvina Launched The launching ceremony of the 2000m³ trailing […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired a contract from Wasser- und Schifffahrtsamt Cuxhaven to maintain part of the shipping fairway of the River Elbe in Germany spanning a distance of 110 kilometers. The contract was awarded for a period of three years and has a value of approximately EUR 75 million. The activities are […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) yesterday held a kick-off ceremony for the construction of the new Amador Cruise Port, Jan De Nul said in their latest announcement. A complete new cruise terminal at the Pacific Side of Panama will be built over the next 18 months. The design and construction of the Amador cruise terminal, at […]

  • 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 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, in early April deployed its Trailing suction hopper dredger VOLVOX ASIA to the New Suez Canal project. The vessel has hopper capacity of 10,834m³, and along with three stationary cutter suction dredgers and a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger is working on the New Suez […]

  • 24 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 18-24, 2019).   DEME in Singapore: Important Milestone for Tuas Terminal Project DEME Group has just released the latest update on their Tuas Terminal Phase 1 Port Development Project in Singapore, announcing the completion of Finger Pier 2’s Quay […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The dredging operations on the access channel to the Port of Maputo have received a major boost with the arrival of the Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) HAM 310. The Jan De Nul’s TSHD De Lapérouse, which started the channel dredging work on May 21, is currently working 24/7 in this area to ensure […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dual-fuel trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River recently returned from successful sea trials, during which it sailed on LNG and its dredging equipment was extensively tested. The 8,400m³ TSHD, the second dredger in the DEME fleet equipped with dual-fuel engines, was officially handed over by Royal IHC to DEME last week. Scheldt River boosts great […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ponce De Leon Inlet dredging project, located near AICW Statute Mile 840-843, is currently underway, according to the U.S. Coast Guard’s announcement. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, started dredging operations in this area on May 5, 2015. This cleanup work, aimed to make navigation in the inlet channel easier, will run from 6:00am to […]

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

    The 2400 m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), named KAO 505, was officially handed over to Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) on June 12th. The KAO505 was designed by FKAB in cooperation with HollandMT, and constructed at Taiwan’s Ching Fu Shipyard. HollandMT, an innovative engineering & contracting company serving international dredging contractors and shipyards, supplied […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Port of Palm Beach, Florida, has just released a new video on their YouTube Channel giving a unique look inside the 2019 Lake Worth Inlet dredging operations. The Inlet is undergoing the dredging in order to remove sand shoals from the inlet that caused draft restrictions at the Port. The U.S. Army Corps of […]