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  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced yesterday the successful launch of the Ellis Island, the barge component of its Articulated Tug & Barge (ATB) hopper dredge currently under construction. The launch occurred on September 30, 2016 at Eastern Shipbuilding’s shipyard in Allanton, Florida. After two years of construction and hundreds of thousands of man […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Leland Township Harbor Commission is currently raising funds in an effort to purchase a dredger, Leland Michigan Chamber of Commerce has announced on its official website. “We have identified a particular size and type of dredger that we think would be suitable for our needs, and we have a price quote of approximately $500.000,” Leland […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Damen Shipyards Group has awarded Alewijnse Marine a contract for the complete electrical outfitting of the group’s first Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500. The highly advanced and efficient dredger – ordered by CEMEX UK Marine Limited – is designed to extract sand and gravel from the sea bed at depths of up to 55 meters, in challenging locations […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    At an extraordinary meeting on Monday, August 3, 2015, Grey District Council, after an in-depth consideration of all its options, resolved to purchase a Launceston dredger from Tasmania, Australia. “The dredger has been fully inspected on behalf of the Council and found to be in very good condition and ideal for our purposes,” they stated. […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Last week, Royal IHC at its shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, held a keel laying ceremony for the 8,000m³ TSHD SHANTI SAGAR 18. The keel laying represents the beginning of the construction of the second dredger for Adani Group in India. Both vessels belong to the standardized IHC Beagle® series, designed and built by IHC using over a […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Mangalia, Romania, recently held a keel-laying ceremony for the Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) ‘CEMEX Go Innovation’. The keel laying ceremony involved three coins, a UK £1, a Dutch GUILDER and a Romanian LEU being welded into the keel of the new dredger. Mark Williams, Fleet Engineering Manager, CEMEX Marine had the honor of […]

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

    The 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ILEMBE, the largest of its kind that will be operating in South Africa, has just passed off the coast of Portugal and is on its way to home port in Durban. The delivery of the TSHD to Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will follow previously built IHC vessels, the 4,200m³ TSHD ISANDLWANA (delivered in […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The new 6,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Hang Jun 6008 has successfully completed sea trials in the area outside the Yangtze Estuary in China. The new dredger was built at the Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (ZPMC) shipyard with basic engineering and dredging automation systems for the vessels supplied by Royal IHC in the […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Construction of the new multi-purpose 5.450m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘DC Orisant’  has come a long way since the keel-laying in July. The vessel, being built by Royal IHC for joint venture consisting of Den Herder (Reimerswaal Dredging) and Group de Cloedt, is set to be launched in early 2018. According to the shipbuilder, the dredger […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Environment, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    First dual-fuel (marine diesel oil/liquefied natural gas) vessel built in a French shipyard, the water injection dredger L’Ostrea is currently conducting sea trials. According to the shipbuilder, in a few days, L’Ostrea will transit towards Bordeaux where the last dredging tests will be performed in the Gironde estuary. Following a European call for tenders in […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group has sold a full option Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 500 to the Argentinian dredging contractor Servimagnus, the company announced today in a press release. The CSD will work on the ambitious waterways programme in the province of Buenos Aires. “Currently, there is an important dredging project taking place in Argentina,” said Ezequiel […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Last week, the keel laying of the two custom-built 29,190kW heavy-duty rock cutter suction dredgers for the Egyptian Suez Canal Authority (SCA), took place at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel. The vessels, named MOHAB MAMEESH and 26th OF JULY, will have an overall length of 147.4 meters and provide a maximum dredging […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Last week, Rosmorport’s newest trailing suction hopper dredger, the ‘Sommers’, successfully completed her sea trials. The vessel is the first in a series of three 1000 m³ TSHDs, under construction at the Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard. The Sommers, named after the island in the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland, was launched in January 2016. During the tests, functioning […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 250 to South Africa-based Dredging Africa. The CSD will be used to mine sand from the Ash River, just east of Bethlehem in the Free State Province. Arend van de Wetering, Director of Dredging Africa, said, “We wanted to utilize the best equipment available, to be sure […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dredging Africa (Pty) Ltd has signed a contract with Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) for the delivery of a Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 250. Due to Damen’s policy of series building standardized vessels, the CSD was in stock and available for fast delivery in March 2018. This will be the first Damen CSD to operate in South Africa. […]

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

    Self-propelled megacutter, HELIOS, has arrived in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands, where she will be completed at the Royal IHC yard for Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis). The outfitted hull was built at the Uljanik shipyard in Pula, Croatia and was recently transported to Kinderdijk. The completion of the construction includes the installation of the main dredging equipment, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The construction and the outfitting of the cutter suction dredger (CSD) Krios, being built by Royal IHC for Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., is moving according to schedule. This newbuild will be a sister vessel of the CSD Helios, taken into service in 2017. The CSD Krios will have a total installed power of 23,700 kW, […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Australian dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting has recently added a $1.3 million amphibious dredge to its fleet. The company’s CEO Cameron Hall also announced plans to purchase an additional four of the European machines over the coming months. Mr Hall said that the dredge – recently christened Mooloolah River – is currently the […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Alewijnse Marine has been awarded contract for the design, delivery and commissioning of the complete electrical and automation installation on board two new trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD). The vessels – currently under construction at Barkmeijer Shipyards in Stroobos, the Netherlands, for Hanson UK – are scheduled for delivery in January 2019 and June 2019 respectively. […]

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

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has just released a 60-second video of the construction process of the 6,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ARZANA. The newbuild was launched two days ago, September 20, at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. The TSHD Arzana is the first custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger in the middle east. This tailor-made […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company’s (GLDD) newest clamshell dredger – under the name No. 58 – has officially started dredging operations, the Oak Brook, Illinois, headquartered dredging company said in its latest announcement.  On May 8th, Dredge Captain Phil Sanzone and Dredge Technical Manager Doug Wittwer successfully completed the commissioning of No. 58, in […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard–part of United Shipbuilding Corporation–has started sea trails for the third 1000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Kadosh, which is being built for FSUE Rosmorport. The Kadosh, launched on October 5th, left for sea trials on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Upon completion of the trials, the TSHD will be handed over to the Tuapse Department of […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, will inaugurate the recently dredged Mongla-Ghasiakhali Channel today through a video-conference from her Gonobhaban residence. During today’s opening ceremony, the Prime Minister will also inaugurate eleven newly procured dredgers. A significant amount of material was removed from the waterway to make the 31 kilometer river route operational, the Shipping Ministry […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredge Yard recently delivered a multipurpose cutter suction dredger ECO 200 to a real estate developer in the United Arab Emirates for the reshaping and maintenance of existing islands. As reported, the ECO 200 dredger will be used for connecting some of the islands and deepening the sea entrance between the islands. Due to the currents and erosion, the coast […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just announced that the first custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) in the Middle East, the 6,000m³ ARZANA successfully completed sea trials last week in the Netherlands. It took the Dutch shipbuilder only ten months to completely design, construct and test the new vessel. The keel-laying for the newbuild was on 6 March 2017, at […]