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  • 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 […]

  • 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 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MTG, an international company specialized in the design and production of systems for earth moving machinery, recently attended the World Dredging Congress and Exhibition in Miami, where they introduced its MTG Systems DMet. DMet is a G.E.T system ideal for cutter and hopper dredgers, which improves productivity and increases protection, even in demanding applications such […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by KSO Ciputra Yasmin to construct the land for the Centre Point of Indonesia Project located off the coast of Makassar. The contract value is approximately EUR 80 million. Work is scheduled to begin in the coming months and will last two years. Boskalis will deploy […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Geopotes 15 yesterday started beach replenishment project along the coast of Texel, the Netherlands. RWS, the Dutch public works agency, contracted Van Oord in spring 2018 to maintain the coasts of the Wadden Islands Texel, Ameland and Vlieland. Beach replenishment will stabilize the basic coastline and guarantee safety along […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 2500 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Macuti, owned by the Mozambican Dredging Comoany (Emodraga), collided with a cargo ship in the Port of Beira access channel on Monday. The cargo ship, a Panama-registered container vessel, was leaving Beira and heading to the Port of Durban, according to the AllAfrica Global Media. A local television station […]

  • 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 […]

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

    Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard–part of United Shipbuilding Corporation–has started sea trails for the third 1000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Kadosh, which is being built for FSUE Rosmorport. The Kadosh, launched on October 5th, left for sea trials on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Upon completion of the trials, the TSHD will be handed over to the Tuapse Department of […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard has completed sea trials of the trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Sommers’, the lead vessel of the TSHD 1000 series built for the FSUE “Rosmorport”. The Sommers, named after the island in the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland, was launched in January 2016. Having undergone the mooring and sea trials the vessel […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming ceremony of Charlock, Van den Herik’s new trailing suction hopper dredger, took place on February 6th in Harlingen. The vessel was built by Barkmeijer Shipyards and will start her first assignment in March 2016. The first Charlock’s task will include the coastal replenishment operations on the Dutch coast near Bloemendaal Zandvoort. Mrs. Struijk Anke van […]

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

    The delivery in early May of Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) Barito Equator demonstrates how Indonesia’s developing maritime industry is building ever more complex vessels. The 2,500 m3 capacity Damen TSHD 2500 is the first of its kind built in Indonesia and also the largest Damen standard hopper dredger built to date. For Indonesian dredging […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    A China-flagged hopper dredger anchored at Haifa Port was set on fire this morning, the Times of Israel reports. Firefighters from the Haifa Fire and Rescue Service put out the fire three hours after it began on the hopper dredger Hang Bo 3001. According to an initial investigation, the fire was started accidentally by welders […]

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

    Royal IHC has just released an amazing video shot during the sea trials of DEME’s 3.500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction dredger (TSHD) Minerva. The TSHD Minerva, launched on December 3rd 2016, at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, is the first vessel of this kind in the world. The dual-fuel (diesel and LNG) dredger has a ‘Green Passport’ […]

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

    Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard has delivered second of three trailing suction hopper dredgers, the Kronshlot, to the Federal State Unitary Enterprise “Rosmorport”. Following the launching and delivery to the seaport of Saint Petersburg, the 1000 m³ TSHD is now ready to take on maintenance dredging projects for Rosmorport’s North-Western Basin Branch. The TSHDs were designed by Damen Shipyards […]

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

    The official commissioning ceremony of the trailing suction hopper dredger Severnaya Dvina was held yesterday in Arkhangelsk, Russia. Following the flag hoisting ceremony on board TSHD Severnaya Dvina, Rosmorport and Damen Shipyards Group carried out the signing of the acceptance/delivery certificate. During the ceremony, Executive Director of FSUE Rosmorport Andrei Lavrishchev emphasized that the new ship will ensure depth […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard is about to launch the third 1000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Kadosh, being built for the Federal State Unitary Enterprise “Rosmorport”. According to the shipbuilder, the TSHD Kadosh launching ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, October 5th 2016. First two ships of the TSHD 1000 design, named Sommers and Kronshlot, have been already delivered to the customer. […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Holland Marine Technologies BV recently completed delivery and commissioned a dredging system for a 200m³ trailing suction hopper dredger. The THSD was built by Neptune Shipyards and is destined to work in the Caspian sea, reported the HollandMT. As first in a range of compact trailing suction hopper dredgers developed by Neptune shipyards, this hopper dredger […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC today held a steel cutting ceremony for Reimerswaal Dredging’s new multi-purpose 5,450m³ TSHD “DC Orisant”. The vessel is being built for joint venture consisting of Den Herder (Reimerswaal Dredging) and Group de Cloedt. According to the shipbuilder, the dredge installation has been designed to dredge marine aggregates (sand and gravel) for the construction […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Liebherr has just announced that their first model of the HS 8300 HD, the largest duty cycle crawler crane of Liebherr’s well-known HS series, has been sold to the Chioggia (Italy) based customer Zeta S.r.l. This piece of equipment will be installed on a ship for various dredging jobs in the Mediterranean Sea and it will be part […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    During the recent EADA (India) conference, which promotes the exchange and development of dredging technology, Royal IHC presented its design for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). Following the introduction of Emission Control Areas by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), exhaust gas emission reduction (predominantly sulphur and nitrogen oxides) is more important […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 1000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Sommers, built by Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard under the order of FSUE Rosmorport, has just won a national award at the Transport of Russia 10th International Forum. TSHD Sommers received the award in the nomination “The best innovative solution in the field of traffic engineering” during the Transport Week 2016 event, […]

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

    Last week, Rosmorport’s newest trailing suction hopper dredger, the ‘Sommers’, successfully completed her sea trials. The vessel is the first in a series of three 1000 m³ TSHDs, under construction at the Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard. The Sommers, named after the island in the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland, was launched in January 2016. During the tests, functioning […]