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  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Freeway, Boskalis’ newest hopper dredger with a capacity of 4,500 m³, is about to be presented to the fleet in a naming ceremony set for Friday 16 January. “The Freeway sailed past our offices in Papendrecht towards the Ketelhaven and off course all the colleagues waved to the crew,” announced Beleef Boskalis on their official facebook page yesterday. […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming ceremony of the 1.840 m³ twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger “MAHURY” will take place at MTG Dolphin Shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, on October 29, 2015. The new dredger is Dutch Dredging’s fourth IHC-built vessel, after the ALBATROS, LESSE and AMAZONE. The vessel is equipped with the newest electronic system for positioning, sounding and […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming ceremony of DEME’s 7.950m³ LNG-powered trailing suction dredger Scheldt River will take place today in Zeebrugge, Belgium.  The vessel, which was launched on 14 January at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, is the second Royal IHC-built TSHD capable of operating on LNG. The first one, the 3.500m³ TSHD Minerva, was launched on […]

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

    The naming ceremony of Charlock, Van den Herik’s new trailing suction hopper dredger, took place on February 6th in Harlingen. The vessel was built by Barkmeijer Shipyards and will start her first assignment in March 2016. The first Charlock’s task will include the coastal replenishment operations on the Dutch coast near Bloemendaal Zandvoort. Mrs. Struijk Anke van […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The naming ceremony of the 1.840 m³ twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger “MAHURY” is taking place today at MTG Dolphin Shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria. The new dredger is Dutch Dredging’s fourth IHC-built vessel, after the ALBATROS, LESSE and AMAZONE. The vessel will be capable of dredging with one trailing suction pipe up to depths […]

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

    Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld last week hosted a naming ceremony for S.T. Marine Support’s new Multi Cat AUXILIA. The vessel brings the total of Multi Cats in the company’s fleet to three, following the delivery of Multi Cats 3013 ODIN in 2010 and NERO in 2013. According to Damen, AUXILIA is the first of her kind […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming ceremony has been held for two custom tugs built by Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld for De Boer Remorquage SARL, a joint venture between Dutch Dredging and Iskes Towage and Salvage. The ceremony took place in the Port of Cayenne in French Guyana. Both vessels represent innovative solutions and one of them has additional modifications […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The South African company Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has named its 750m3 grab hopper dredger, ITALENI, during a special ceremony hosted by the shipbuilder IHC Merwede. The ceremony was performed on 18 June by TNPA’s Supply Chain General Manager, Ms Ncumisa Nkanunu, in the shipyard of IHC Merwede’s partner, MTG Dolphin, in Varna, Bulgaria. […]

  • 30 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River was officially named yesterday at the DEME head office in Zwijndrecht, Belgium. The dredger was named by Mrs Veerle Hegge, the wife of Mr Bart De Wever, Mayor of Antwerp. The 8,400 m³ Scheldt River is the second dredger in the DEME fleet equipped with dual fuel engines. […]

  • 6 February 2012
    Vessels

    Her Worship, The Mayor of Conwy, Councillor Anne Roberts dodged the showers to preside over the naming ceremony of ‘The Little Orme’, the cutter suction dredger bought jointly by Quay Marinas and The Crown Estate to tackle siltation at Conwy Quays and Deganwy Quays Marinas. The Mayor christened ‘The Little Orme’ with a bottle of […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    In 2012, the impressive investing course DEME has followed during the last decade reached a climax with the naming ceremony of the cutter suction dredger “Amazone” in Singapore. In this video: The naming ceremonies of the trailing suction hopper dredgers “Congo River” (2011) and “Victor Horta” (2011), the cutter suction dredgers “Ambiorix” (2012) and “Amazone” […]

  • 4 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

      The DEME Group and its offshore specialist TIDEWAY announced press conference that will take place on the occasion of the naming of the new mega trailing suction hopper dredger “Congo River” (hopper capacity 30,000 m3) and the DP2 fallpipe vessel “Flintstone, a unique vessel that will perform accurate stone dumping for the protection and […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The naming ceremony of the Freeway, the newest addition to Boskalis’ hopper dredging fleet, was held on Friday, announced Beleef Boskalis on their official facebook page. The Freeway, a medium-sized hopper dredger with a capacity of 4,500 m³, will be taken into service in 2015. More info will follow soon.   Dredging Today Staff

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Moray Council’s new £2.5 million dredger will be officially named during a ceremony at Buckie harbor today. The MV Selkie, named after a mythical Scottish sea creature, will be officially launched by Clare Russell, the Lord Lieutenant of Banffshire. The vessel was built at the nearby Macduff Shipyard facility in Buckie and is Scotland’s only council-owned […]

  • 25 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 19-25, 2017).   VIDEO: Launching of the Hopper Dredger Vox Amalia Earlier this year, Van Oord’s new trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Amalia hit the water at the LaNaval shipyard in Bilbao, Spain.   Agreement Signed for Development of […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The naming ceremony for vessel LESSE, a custom-built 2,300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), took place yesterday (23 May) at Royal IHC’s partner yard MTG Dolphin BV in Varna, Bulgaria. The vessel is the newest addition to the fleet of Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging and is based on the success of IHC-built TSHDs […]

  • 26 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 20-26, 2019).   Julong Delivers CSD500 Duo to Bangladesh Qingzhou Julong Environment Technology Co. Ltd., a Qingzhou City based manufacturer and supplier of dredging equipment, has successfully delivered two units of their cutter suction dredger CSD500 series to Bangladesh. […]

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

    Royal IHC has just released a photo from the naming ceremony of the cutter suction dredger (CSD) BIESBOSCH. Built at the yard in Sliedrecht, the dredger was delivered on 1 April and named a week later during a ceremony at Van Oord’s Rotterdam office. The vessel is the biggest of the standard range of CSDs built by IHC […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    With a two-day event on the quay of the Biesboschhaven Zuid harbour in Werkendam, Van Oord will launch its first LNG-powered vessel: the Werkendam. Because of Van Oord’s 150th anniversary, this event is taking place in Werkendam, the cradle of the company. On Friday 13 April, school children from the surrounding area are being given […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming ceremony of Herman Sr. BV’s new shoalbuster TEDDY took place at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld yesterday. This latest addition to the Senior BV fleet will allow the company to expand the services that it offers to the dredging, offshore wind and other sectors. Herman Sr. BV. is a third-generation, family-owned company based in Dordrecht, […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming ceremony of DEME’s 3.500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction dredger Minerva took place today in Zeebrugge, Belgium.  The dredger was named by Mrs Marijke Verboven, the wife of Mr Ben Weyts, the Flemish Minister of mobility, public works, Flemish periphery, tourism and animal welfare. During the naming ceremony, DEME also presented Mellina, the gravel dredger that will […]

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

    The sea trials of DEME’s 3.500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction dredger (TSHD) Minerva were successfully completed a few days ago, Royal IHC said in its latest announcement. The TSHD Minerva, launched on December 3, 2016 at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, is the first vessel of this kind in the world. This dual fuel (diesel and […]

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

    On 16 November, a naming ceremony was held at Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, for the second of Van Oord’s Cutter Suction Dredgers (CSD) 650, the Mangystau. Damen received the first order for a CSD650, the Ural River, from Van Oord at the end of 2014. With delivery scheduled six weeks from ordering, […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van den Herik’s new trailing suction hopper dredger, Charlock, has successfully performed the dredging trials on the Wadden Sea and is now ready for its first job. The vessel’s first assignment will include the coastal replenishment operations on the Dutch coast near Bloemendaal Zandvoort. The naming ceremony of Charlock, built by Barkmeijer Shipyards, took place […]

  • 25 May 2010

    Once again, the fleet of Acta Marine has been expanded with a new multicat of the type Eurocarrier 2209. The newly built vessel, named “Coastal Fighter”, was handed over to Acta Marine. After the naming ceremony, the Coastal Fighter immediately set course to the Dutch Province of Zeeland for her first assignment, offering assistance for […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The naming ceremony for the first of the two Damen Shoalbusters 3009 being built for marine solutions specialist SMIT Amandla Marine at Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT), was held on Thursday, 29 October 2015. The Shoalbuster series of multi-purpose, shallow draught workboats are designed for inland and coastal waters. The 30 meter Aukwatowa has a […]