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  • 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 […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC and Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging have signed a contract for the construction of a custom-built 2,300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). The decision to invest in a new addition to the Baggerbedrijf de Boer fleet was based on the success of IHC-built TSHDs ALBATROS and MAHURY (delivered in 2013 and 2015 respectively). […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, will begin annual Grays Harbor maintenance dredging in the Outer Harbor on April 1, utilizing their hopper dredger vessel Yaquina. Working around-the-clock through April 16, the Yaquina will dredge the Grays Harbor Entrance, Point Chehalis and South Reach channels, USACE said in its latest release. The Yaquina […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard together with the Federal State Unitary Enterprise “Rosmorport” today held a launching ceremony for the third 1000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Kadosh, reports IAA PortNews. The ship was named after the cape in the Black Sea, near Tuapse. The Kadosh is the last ship in a series of three TSHDs built for the FSUE Rosmorport under […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last Saturday, DEME Group’s two vessels, the Innovation and Congo River, were used as the stage for a corporate event in Antwerp. The company moored jack-up vessel Innovation and trailing suction hopper dredger Congo River in Antwerp in order to celebrate the recent “Company of the Year 2015” (Onderneming van het Jaar) award. It was an unique experience for […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 73 m-long trailing suction hopper dredger “Sospan Dau” has been involved in the Chichester Bar dredging operations since November 28th.  The vessel worked day and night during the period, sucking up gravel from the sea bed and placing the dredged material onto the seafront at Hayling Island. Layers of sand and gravel sucked from the area by the […]

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

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has just announced new start date for the Grays Harbor dredging project. According to the Corps, the project – originally scheduled to start this weekend – is now postponed for April 10. Working around-the-clock through April, the Corps vessel Yaquina will dredge the Grays Harbor Entrance, Point […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Corporation (GLDD) yesterday confirmed the receipt of a $26 million award for the Myrtle Beach Storm Damage Reduction Project.  The scope of work includes placement of approximately 1.2 million cubic yards of material at North Myrtle Beach, Garden City and Surfside Beaches in South Carolina. Dave Simonelli, President of […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Kolkata Port Trust is preparing to carry out maintenance dredging in Hooghly Estuary in the shipping channel of the port leading to Haldia as well as Kolkata, primarily at Jellingham & Auckland. The plan calls for the use of trailing suction hopper dredgers in combination with bottom opening hopper barges. The materials dredged by the dredger from Jellingham and Auckland […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Shipyards Group has concluded an informative seminar on the subject of Environmental Dredging for key players in the Chinese dredging industry. The two-day seminar presented several new developments from the field of environmental dredging. More than 50 representatives from over 20 Chinese dredging companies attended the seminar, which took place at the beginning of […]

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

    Last week, Royal IHC at its shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, held a keel laying ceremony for the 8,000m³ TSHD SHANTI SAGAR 18. The keel laying represents the beginning of the construction of the second dredger for Adani Group in India. Both vessels belong to the standardized IHC Beagle® series, designed and built by IHC using over a […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ILEMBE, the largest of its kind that will be operating in South Africa, has just passed off the coast of Portugal and is on its way to home port in Durban. The delivery of the TSHD to Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will follow previously built IHC vessels, the 4,200m³ TSHD ISANDLWANA (delivered in […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The last year has been a fairly good one for the dredging industry in terms of new vessel orders, shipbuilding and new product developments.  In 2017, the industry placed orders for dozens of new dredgers keeping the shipbuilders very busy throughout the year. The year began with DEME’s 7.950m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger, named […]

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

    The German Waterways and Shipping Authority (WSV) has ordered a new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) from Pella Sietas Shipyard, Hamburg. The new dredger, worth around €95 million, will be funded through the company’s ‘Future Investment Program’, the WSV said in its announcement. The newbuild, the WSV’s biggest dredger to date, will operate mainly in tidal […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    FSUE “Rosmorport” new trailing suction hopper dredger, the Severnaya Dvina, has arrived at the Damen Shiprepair yard in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, following a two month journey from Vietnam. The vessel – built by Damen’s Song Thu Corporation shipyard in Da Nang – will now undergo final testing and outfighting ahead of the delivery ceremony set for late June. Fitted with […]

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

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has acquired trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Contender’ from Dutch Abeko Marine. The vessel has a hopper capacity of 2,680 m3. This purchase allows Van Oord to strengthen its fleet in the small trailing suction hopper dredger segment. “Dravo S.A., our Spanish subsidiary, […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bakker Sliedrecht has just completed the electrical installations works on the trailing suction hopper dredger Inai Kenanga. The Inai Kenanga is the biggest TSHD in Malaysia and the world’s third biggest. Bakker Sliedrecht has been responsible for all main electrical installations of the vessel, including the dredging automation system. This system allows the operators to accurately control […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kooiman Marine Group of Zwijndrecht has won a contract from Group De Cloedt for the conversion of their dry cargo vessel DC Eems into a trailing suction hopper dredger. The DC Eems, currently under management with EemsWerken (family Kornet) from Werkendam, measures approximately 90m x 15m. Upon completion of this conversion, the vessel will have […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEME – an international group specialized in dredging, land reclamation, dyke construction, flood defense work, port construction, etc – has just released this beautiful photo taken during the reclamation works for a new fishing port in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The Port of Abidjan’s general management kicked off the project back in 2014. A consortium comprising of Sogea […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has just posted on its official facebook page this beautiful photo of their trailing suction hopper dredger Yaquina. So far this season, the vessel has traveled more than 4,500 miles while removing nearly a half million cubic yards of sediment from navigation channels on the Oregon Coast […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger Tommy Norton will over the next couple of days dock at the home port in Victoria, Australia. According to the Gippsland Ports, the newbuild – first Damen TSHD for Australia – is scheduled to arrive at Lakes Entrance in late August, early September, upon which the Tommy Norton will undergo dredging trials. Having left […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Surfside Beach renourishment scheme, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is moving forward according to plan.  The contractor continues to shift the operation northward as progress is made, the Town of Surfside Beach, SC, said in its latest release. The second hopper dredger arrived yesterday and is now actively engaged in the […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Vendam has released a video showing retrofitting and modifications on a Trailer Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) to enhance efficiency of operation. Complete feasibility, design, drawings, approvals and project management is being done by Vedam. Vedam is an ISO 9001:2008 company that offers marine design, engineering and technical consulting services to the entire marine world. [mappress] […]