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  • 17 December 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District officially launched its newest survey vessel – SWART – with a Nov. 30 christening ceremony at the Engineer Repair Yard. The boat is named after Dirk Swart III (1935-2011) who served as captain and operator of District survey vessel GILLETTE from 1971 to his retirement in 2002 […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    As of November 1st, the new Damen website, www.damen.nl, has officially gone live. The site has been structured according to Damen’s 10 Product-Market Combinations and navigation has been designed to be fast, simple and user-friendly. The new website aims to personalize content, enable infosharing and enhance client interaction. COO Arnout Damen says: “For Damen, shipbuilding […]

  • 7 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 24 March 2011, IHC Hytop Winches, part of IHC Merwede, was officially launched. The new company’s workshop plays an important role in its activities because it enables it to build complex winch systems for the offshore and dredging markets. This will expand the supply of IHC Hytop Winches’ range of complex winch systems significantly. […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The unprecedented sand topography and water levels at the Lloydd park, Winnetka, have potential risk for rapid and significant changing conditions. The uniqueness of potentially varying conditions, will limit the District’s financial commitment to this pre-season dredge and related efforts to open and operate the launch. The District will continue to discuss and address additional […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The World Ocean Council (WOC) is part of a growing coalition of maritime leadership companies, industry organizations and knowledge institutes that has launched “Our Oceans Challenge” – a competition for innovation and solutions to address key issues affecting responsible ocean industry operations. One of the newest WOC members, Heerema Marine Contractors, has catalyzed “Our Oceans […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

      Malaysia launched its largest and the world’s third biggest trailing suction hopper dredger, named “Inai Kenanga”. According to bernama.com, 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 […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A European consortium launched on February 1st a new Horizon 2020 project: Blue Nodules. This project addresses the challenge of creating a viable and sustainable value chain to retrieve polymetallic nodules from the ocean floor. It will develop and test new highly-automated and sustainable technologies for deep-sea mining with minimal environmental pressures. The technical side […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the unveiling of the first “Spiegelsteen” (Mirror Stone) in the dike, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, has launched the Icoon Afsluitdijk project in Breezanddijk. Daan Roosegaarde, a Dutch artist and innovator, and his team of designers, technicians and developers unveiled the designs which from this and next year on […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Today Royal IHC (IHC) has successfully launched the first Easydredge® 2700. The vessel comes as the first in a range of competitively priced standard trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD). The launch took place at the IHC’s partner shipyard, MTG Dolphin, in Varna, Bulgaria. The vessel will be delivered in summer 2015. TSHD Challenger will be supplied with a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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] […]

  • 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] […]

  • 11 April 2010

    The Port of Everett has completed critical maintenance dredging at its 10th Street Boat Launch, the state’s largest public boat launch facility… [mappress] Source:portofeverett,April 11,2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Longview has just announced that they are preparing for long-overdue dredging to remove years’ worth of accumulated sediment. The Willow Grove Boat Launch will be closed for a brief period of time to perform the dredging and dock maintenance between the dates of November 15th – December 15th. “The Port is tackling […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Total Marine Services has been awarded the tender for the Tairua Wharf Project, according to the Thames-Coromandel District Council. The $1.4 million scheme involves rebuilding works on the existing wharf and taking the opportunity to widen it to allow permitted vehicles (emergency/commercial) to use it. The boat launch ramp will be widened and extended with two pontoons […]

  • 26 February 2013

    Personnel supplier iPS opens an office in Den Helder, specifically focusing on the Dutch shelf of Offshore and Energy operations. Manager Hans Slootweg will lead this new iPS segment in its next step towards enhancing the company’s position in the Energy industries. Hans Slootweg has broad experience in all staffing aspects in the Oil & […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DON KING has announced the next chapter in his long and distinguished career. After over half a century of service to the worldwide dredging community, Don’s long-held dream of creating and running a “superstore” for refurbished dredges has finally become a reality. DREDGE CENTRAL, LLC, Don’s ultimate vision, is now open for business, effective immediately. […]

  • 20 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has launched a new budget range of small hopper dredgers under the name of Easydredge. This is in response to the increasing global demand for smaller dredgers. The sophisticated design, standardised components and smart production choices make the Easydredge vessel an extremely cost-effective concept with a short delivery time. The Easydredge series bridges […]

  • 1 June 2012

    The SS Keewatin was launched yesterday afternoon on a journey back to its port of origin in Georgian Bay, WHTC reports. Two tug boats slowly towed the 105-year-old, 350-foot vintage steamship through Kalamazoo Lake, and the vessel is expected to get into the waters of Lake Michigan sometime today. Canadian interests paid more than a […]

  • 18 June 2012

    The DAP has launched a “Return the Port to Penang” campaign after the Penang Port has been privatized by the Federal government without an open tender, The Sundaily reports. Seaport Terminal (Johor) Sdn Bhd, which is owned by Tan Sri Syed MokhtarAl-Bukhary, had been allowed to take Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB) private. The people […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 September 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-year dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. [mappress] September […]