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  • 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 […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. recently released a video showing the capabilities of trailing suction hopper dredgers. Trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) can fill their own holds (hoppers) by sucking material from the seabed using a trailing suction head fitted to pipes that trail over the bed as the ship sails. TSHDs are meant to operate independently of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    USACE’s hopper dredger McFarland returned home to Philadelphia this weekend after completing urgent dredging assignments for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans and Wilmington Districts. The dredger was recently deployed for an emergency dredging assignment in Wilmington Harbor, Outer Ocean Bar, Baldhead Shoal Channel. The McFarland had completed her first emergency call out […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    LUSCHI, a Brazilian based company, added a 1,330 m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) to its fleet. The vessel, named “Recreio do Bandeirantes”, will become “LUSCHI X” after formalizing purchase between LUSCHI and BIC Bank, on Wednesday, June 04. The vessel which has a length of 77,5 m, and a width of 13 m is […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wartsila has won an order to supply engines for two new 8000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredgers. The vessels are being built for the Adani Group, India’s largest private multi-port operator. The Wartsila scope of supply comprises two 8-cylinder Wartsila 32 main engines for the first vessel, and two 7-cylinder Wartsila 32 main engines for the second […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced details about the Mississippi River and Southwest Pass, hopper dredger rental contract. The work consists of furnishing one fully crewed and equipped self-propelled trailing suction type hopper dredge on a rental basis. Work will be performed at the Mississippi River SWP Area, and possibly in other areas of […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Following the successful completion of the dredging trials, trailing suction hopper dredger Charlock is now delivered and heading to her first assignment. The vessel’s first assignment will include the coastal replenishment operations on the Dutch coast near Bloemendaal Zandvoort. The Charlock was built by Barkmeijer Shipyards in Stroobos, the Netherlands, under the order of Van den Herik. HollandMT provided a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 January 2012
    Vessels

    The Dutra Group has announced that it has added a hopper dredge, the Stuyvesant, to its fleet of dredges, marking an historic day in the company’s history. At 372 feet in length and 72 feet wide, the Stuyvesant is the second largest hopper dredge in the United States. Bill Dutra, President and CEO of The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Government of Japan provided grant assistance amounting to Japanese Yen 2,678 million (approximately Rs. 3.7 billion) towards the following four projects for meeting the urgent needs in sectors such as; fisheries, roads and health. This assistance was conveyed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Summit Meeting with President Mahinda Rajapaksa, during his visit […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) and Royal IHC – the two companies specialized in dredging, mining and marine construction – have signed a contract for the construction of a new state-of-the-art Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger. The contract was signed on Wednesday, March 9 2016, at NMDC headquarters in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E between the company’s CEO Eng. Yasser Zaghloul and IHC CEO Mr. […]

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

    FSUE Rosmorport’s new Ice class Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) Severnaya Dvina has arrived at the Arkhangelsk Seaport, Russia. The vessel – built and designed by Damen – entered the port basin on July 1, 2016. Fitted with a complete Damen Dredging Equipment and instrumentation package, the vessel is designed to meet the high specifications required to operate the […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC recently held a keel-laying ceremony for Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) new hopper suction dredger “Mahaa Jarraafu”. The keel of the new dredger was laid on 25th August at a special ceremony held at Nantong Rainbow Marine Technology Boat Yard in China. The ceremony was inaugurated by MTCC CEO Mr. Ibrahim Ziyath and Chairman Mr. Hussain […]

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

    Royal IHC has announced the sale of an Easydredge® 3700, the largest vessel in the Easydredge® series of standard twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD), designed and built by IHC. This innovative and flexible Easydredge® concept can be tailor-made to suit requirements, without compromising on delivery times or price. Available from stock, the vessels are fit […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Electrical system integrator Alewijnse has been awarded contract for the electrical refit of the 8500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Samuel de Champlain. The 117-meter long dredger is to be converted from diesel-electric propulsion burning MGO to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO, and this will be the first conversion of its kind to take place […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Recent dredging works in the waters of Khlebnaya and Quarantine harbors of the port of Odessa, including the berth No.20 of the passenger terminal, have been completed successfully, says press center of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA).  The works were performed by the USPA owned hopper dredger ‘Meotida’. With a length of 59,20 m and breadth of 11,00 […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 has just arrived in Maldives, ready to undertake some massive dredging and land reclamation tasks. The scope of the HAM’s work will include dredging, reclamation and civil works in the Thinadhoo, Feydhoo and Himmafushi areas. The Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure said that the completion of […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Ice class Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) Severnaya Dvina, which will maintain navigational depths and provide safe shipping in the Arkhangelsk Seaport basin and approaches, has been delivered to FSUE Rosmorport. Damen tailored the TSHD 2000 design to meet the high specifications required to operate the vessels in the severe weather conditions of Russia’s northern […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Van Oord’s new trailing suction hopper dredger, the Vox Amalia, has been successfully launched at the LaNaval shipyard in Bilbao, Spain. This vessel is the first of two new midsize hopper dredgers being built for the Dutch company. According to Gerard Alkema, Project Manager Plant Design & Construction at Van Oord, the two vessels are […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard – part of United Shipbuilding Corporation – has just announced that the launching ceremony for the 1000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Sommers’ will be held on January 29th 2016. The dredger comes as the first in a series of three TSHD 1000 vessels that the shipyard is building for FSUE “Rosmorport”. The newbuilds, to be equipped with […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger Breughel has a length of 122.19 meters and a breadth of 28.00 meters. It was designed for dredging in both deep and shallow waters, providing extensive flexibility. The Breughel has a hopper capacity of 11,650 m3 and a carrying capacity of 18,710 tons. The Breughel has been named after the […]

  • 1 October 2010

    Piriou has announced the delivery to shipowner CETRA of an 85-metre hopper dredger that will operate on the French western maritime coast… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime , October 1, 2010;

  • 26 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Currently a hopper dredger is being built in Canada which will perform the maintenance dredging activities of the St Lawrence Seaway. Ocean’s companies, the shipbuilder and future dredging contractor, have opted for a proven design, fitted out with a Damen trailing pipe and other Damen dredging gear. The self propelled 62 m long 1.180 m3 […]