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  • 3 January 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Saturday December 31st, the new backhoe dredger ‘Peter the Great’ was launched successfully on the Ravestein shipyard in Deest, the Netherlands. The pontoon was built for the account of DEME NV and its Russian partner NDC (Northern Dredging Company Ltd), part of the PST Group. The Dutch shipyard Ravestein BV was awarded with a […]

  • 7 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The multipurpose vessel Isaac Newton was launched today at the Croatian shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste, Jan De Nul Group announced. The ship can be deployed on a variety of projects: installing subsea cables, trench dredging and subsea rock installation. The construction of multipurpose vessels allows Jan De Nul to better meet the clients’ requests to have a […]

  • 20 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle, has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The launch is part of a recently started 10 years dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. [mappress] […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle, has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The launch is part of a recently started 10 years dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. [mappress] […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     The 8.000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ghasha, built for Abu Dhabi’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), was successfully launched today at the headquarters of Royal IHC in Kinderdijk. ”A combination of higher maneuverability, power and new innovations makes Ghasha a new benchmark in the dredging industry,” NMDC said in its statement. The new TSHD […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe has introduced its new PC210LCi-11 hydraulic excavator. “The Komatsu PC210LCi-11 integrates all the benefits of the standard PC210LC-11 excavator but with the extra advantage of Komatsu’s unique intelligent Machine Control technology, a now proven concept that has penetrated markets worldwide,” the company stated. Mal McCoy, Product Manager at Komatsu Europe, added that “the […]

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

    The launching ceremony of DEME’s 3,500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger Minerva took place on December 3 at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk. The 83.5 meter long LNG-powered dredger is equipped with Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines meaning it can run on both LNG and conventional marine fuels. It has a ‘Green Passport’ and a ‘Clean Design’ […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The launching ceremony of new 900kW cutter suction dredger (CSD) Jarash took place yesterday at the Royal IHC yard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. Named after an ancient city in Jordan, the custom-built stationary CSD will be delivered to Arab Potash Company (APC). After her arrival in Jordan later this year, the vessel will start dredging in the […]

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

    The Ukrainian Nibulon Shipbuilding and Repair Yard said in their latest release that they launched a high-capacity self-propelled СДС-15 dredger with a symbolic name Mykolaivets on September 17.  According to the director of Nibulon Shipbuilding and Repair Yard, Dmytro Horbenko, the launched vessel is definitely unique. “In principle, it has no analogues… This is a […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard, part of United Shipbuilding Corporation, held today the launching ceremony for the 1000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Sommers’. The dredger comes as the first in a series of three TSHD 1000 vessels that the shipyard is building for FSUE Rosmorport. The TSHD 1000 was designed by Damen Shipyards Gorinchem and working design documentation was provided by the Volga-Caspian […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Prime Minister, the Rt Hon David Cameron MP, launched an Economic Plan for the East of England today during a visit to the Port of Felixstowe. “The extraordinary scale of the trade you are pioneering is not just fundamental to success in this region it’s fundamental to the success of the whole country,” said the […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new Reef Facts campaign has been launched to cut through the misinformation about the Great Barrier Reef. Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection, Andrew Powell, said the false and extreme claims had the potential to damage the state’s reputation, if they were not addressed. “This Government is doing more to protect the Great Barrier […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Two 70 foot narrow beam mud boats, funded by Stroud Town Council, were launched into the Stroudwater Navigation at Stonehouse on 5th November 2016. The dredger “Augustus Gloop” had been craned out of the Ham Mill pound east of Stroud where it had been working, and transported to Stonehouse by road transport. The addition of […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Planning consultants Barton Willmore have been commissioned by Aberdeen Harbor, with support from Scottish Enterprise, to consult on a Development Framework that will identify and consider the relationship between the proposed Nigg Bay Harbor expansion and the development of the surrounding areas. The study is designed to engage with communities and local businesses, and will […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Susquehanna State Park’s Lapidum Boat Launching facility will be temporarily closed on or around October 9, with a projected reopening date of December 1, 2012, in order to remove excessive sediment from the launch area caused by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. “This work is necessary in order to keep the facility in a […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Speaking at Taweelah – the site of Abu Dhabi’s megaproject of Khalifa Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan honoured Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) by expressing his pride at the completion of projects that are of benefit to the citizens of the UAE and […]

  • 29 May 2012

    As of May, the new website of Damen Dredging Equipment has gone live. The new website reflects the innovative approach of Damen as a fore runner in the industry. The website shows the company’s full range of dredging gear, and its navigation has been designed to be fast, simple and user-friendly. The company’s Managing Director, […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The Indian tonnage as part of global shipping stood at 10 million GT about a year ago. The Indian tonnage has recently crossed the 11 million GT mark. This was stated by Shri G.K. Vasan, Union Minister of Shipping while inaugurating India Maritime Week in New Delhi today. Shri Vasan said that last year, in […]

  • 15 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Veecraft Marine has built three different survey vessels in one year time. [mappress] Source: veecraft, June 15, 2010

  • 23 May 2012

    A ceremony has been held at Khalifa Port to mark one hundred days to go before the official launch of the high-technology Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), destined to grow into one of the largest industrial projects in the world. ADPC CEO Tony Douglas addressed more than two hundred colleagues, gathered in […]

  • 21 January 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The launch ceremony for the 30,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger CONGO RIVER took place on 21 January 2011 at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. IHC Merwede is building the impressive ship for the DEME Group and the CONGO RIVER is one of the largest ships in the fleet. The […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) and Royal IHC (IHC) successfully launched cutter suction dredger (CSD) MOHAB MAMEESH today, Friday, 15 May. The launching ceremony took place at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen a/d IJssel, The Netherlands. The 29,190kW heavy-duty rock CSD has been specifically designed in close cooperation with SCA, and will be used to maintain […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     The first of Damen’s new Marine Aggregate Dredger class, a 103.5 meter MAD 3500, was launched at Damen Shipyards Galati (DSGa) in Romania recently. The vessel, to be named the CEMEX Go Innovation, is the result of close cooperation between CEMEX UK Marine and Damen and represents the first of a new generation of […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME’s new cutter suction dredger Spartacus was launched last Saturday, November 10, at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den Ijssel in the Netherlands. Following the successful launching ceremony, DEME has just released a video from the event, showing the building process of this unique vessel. Spartacus is the world’s largest CSD and the […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Smarter ways of exchanging information in the water sector should result in lower costs, innovation and a stronger international position. Rijkswaterstaat, IBM, the Delfland water authority, Delft University of Technology and Deltares announced the launch of Digital Delta yesterday. Over a period of 12 months, these organisations will be looking at how improvements to the […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Partners from Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands and Great Britain met in the Broads National Park this week to kick off a brand new €5.5 million project. The Broads Authority is the lead partner of CANAPE project (Creating A New Approach to Peatland Ecosystems). The matched funded project will give the Broads Authority over 700,000 euros […]