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  • 11 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Istanbul based Ada Shipyard launched 4,000m³ trailing hopper suction dredger (TSHD) for Royal IHC on March 1, 2020, the company said in their latest announcement.  The vessel’s specifications: Leagth Overall: 87.25m; Breadth : 19.60m; Depth : 7.50m; Hopper capacity : 4,000m³; Dredging depth : 25m; Loaded speed : 12.9 knots. Ada Shipyard has been operating […]

  • 4 March 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 on February 19, 2020, at the headquarters of Royal IHC in Kinderdijk. The new TSHD has a number of innovations, including an enlarged hopper capacity and a larger dredging depth of 45 meters. The […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A launching ceremony of the new 7.950m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Meuse River will take place on Saturday, November 16, 2019. The vessel is being built for DEME Group at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel. The TSHD will be equipped with dual fuel engines and LNG tanks, ensuring compliance with […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Western Australia today announced that the Port Hedland Spoilbank Marina design will include a four lane boat ramp, doubling the original size of the boat launching facility, following strong community feedback. “Feedback from boat users and the Port Hedland community has seen the original two-lane ramp replaced with a four-lane option which […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     Royal IHC has just released an interesting video of the launching ceremony of the mining cutter dredger JULIA. The new custom-built dredger hit the water at IHC yard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands, on May 20. The vessel will operate at Kenmare’s Wet Concentrator Plant C project at its Moma Titanium Minerals Mine in Mozambique. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    With only three days left to go, Royal IHC is putting finishing touches for the launch of the world’s first dual-fueled cutter suction dredger, the Spartacus. The launching ceremony of DEME’s dredger is set to take place on Saturday, November 10, at IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel. The 44,180kW Spartacus will be the world’s first LNG-powered […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands, recently launched Adani’s 8,000m³ Beagle trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) – the SHANTI SAGAR 18. This is the second of two Beagle 8 TSHDs for Adani – the first (Shanti Sagar 17) was launched in March 2017. The dredger has a total length of 104.5 meters […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC is putting final touches on the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arzana at their shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. The TSHD Arzana, built for the Abu Dhabi based marine contractor National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), will be the first custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger in the middle east constructed by IHC, said NMDC. The […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik has just announced that the launching ceremony of one of the world’s largest cutter suction dredgers, Jan De Nul’s ‘Willem van Rubroeck’, will take place tomorrow, August 26.  The new CSD will be approximately 50% more powerful than the J.F.J. De Nul, currently the largest cutter suction dredger in the JDN’s fleet. The […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik has completed installation of the cutter ladder for Newbuilding 500, a self-propelled cutter suction dredger the shipyard is constructing for their longtime partner Jan De Nul Group. The shipyard reported that on Monday, July 31st the cutter ladder – one of the most complex parts of the ship – was successfully installed. According to the yard, it […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Earlier this year, Van Oord’s new trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Amalia hit the water at the LaNaval shipyard in Bilbao, Spain. The vessel is the first of two new midsize hopper dredgers being built for the Dutch company. Both the Vox Amalia and its sister ship the Vox Alexia will be operational in 2017 and […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just released a video of the launching ceremony of DEME’s 7.950m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger, the Scheldt River. The video also shows the construction process and installation of the LNG tank for this dual fuel dredger. The Scheldt River, which was launched on 14 January at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den […]

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

    Last Thursday, Royal IHC together with the RMC shipyard in Qidong, China, held a launching ceremony for the Easydredge 3700 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), the Mahaa Jarraafu. The dredger, built for the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC), will be used for land reclamation, infrastructure and beach nourishment projects on several islands and resorts in Asia. According […]

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

    The launching ceremony of DEME’s 7.950m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Scheldt River will take place on Saturday, 14 January, 2017, at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands. The Scheldt River is the second dredging vessel in the world that is equipped with dual fuel engines and capable of operating in full LNG […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    In 2016, dredging industry saw the launching of some of the most interesting vessels ever made for this sector. DT brings you a brief overview of the launching ceremonies that took place over the past year.   Krasnoye Sormovo Launches TSHD Sommers Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard, part of United Shipbuilding Corporation, held recently the launching ceremony […]

  • 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’ […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launching ceremony of 3,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Minerva will take place on December 3, 2016, at the Royal IHC shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. The Minerva and Scheldt River, being built for DEME, will be the first dredging vessels in the world that will be equipped with dual fuel engines and capable of […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The launching ceremony of a new dredging vessel, named Twin Lakes, will take place in the Santa Cruz Harbor later today, according to Lisa Ekers, the Port District Director. The new 200-ton dredger, built by DSC Dredge LLC from Reserve, Louisiana, will replace the Seabright, which conducted its last dredging operation in June. DSC was commissioned to […]

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

    Scotland’s only council-owned dredger has made its inaugural journey from shipyard to the sea. Moray Council – responsible for the maintenance of six harbors – is the only local authority in Scotland to own its own dredger. The £2.5 million, 250 tonne vessel was floated off at high tide from the Macduff Shipyard construction shed […]

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

    Royal IHC has just released this video of the naming and launch ceremony of the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger ILEMBE, which took place on Saturday, 9 May, 2015 at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. The dredger is being built for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the national port authority of South Africa. […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    About 230.307 million cubic meters of water-saturated sand has been dredged so far as part of the Suez Canal Development Project, said Mohab Mamish, the Head of the Suez Canal Authority, two days ago. The figure represents 89.27 per cent of the targeted 258 million cubic meters. Wagdy Zaky, the dredging operations executive director, said that around 38 dredgers […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Last Saturday, March 7th, Croatian shipbuilder “Uljanik” held launching ceremony for Jan De Nul Group’s new multipurpose vessel, the Isaac Newton. The state-of-the-art ship can be deployed on a variety of projects: installing subsea cables, trench dredging and subsea rock installation. In cable-installation mode, the vessel has the capacity to transport and lay cable in a single length […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first Easydredge® 2700, built for Royal IHC, was successfully launched at MTG Dolphin Shipyard on 16th December 2014. The new vessel will be supplied with a “world-dredging package”, which includes bottom doors, a bow coupling and a dredging depth of 25m. This makes her suitable for a wide range of tasks, from the maintenance […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Аmphi-King from the German manufacturer Senwatec is a first ever made amphibious boat of this type and PROGROUPE is the first company to use such equipment. Amphi-King is a brilliant solution for reconstruction of water bodies with limited spatial possibilities (ponds at golf course or in the park of chateaux, streams etc.) thanks to its […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In this video you can see the launch of the “Novadragamar”, on which the new Liebherr P 9350 pontoon excavator is mounted. The Novadragamar is a Ravestein 750B Backhoe Dredger that was built by a Portugal-based company ETERMAR. The dredger, featuring an extensive range of attachments, is ideally suited for digging of drainage channels, the […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 23,545kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘AL BAHAR’ C/D HUTA 12 in a ceremony on 8 March 2014 at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands.  The ceremony was performed by Ms. Sylvia Wuebbens, the daughter of Mr. M. Wuebbens, the Managing Director of Huta Marine Works. The […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Malaysia yesterday launched its largest and the world’s third biggest trailing suction hopper dredger, named “Inai Kenanga”. The dredger was launched by Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s wife, in Pantai Acheh, Pulau Indah. “It is absolutely unthinkable that a local company can produce a vessel that is recognised […]