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  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Weeks Marine and Eastern Shipbuilding Group (Eastern) have signed a contract to construct a sister ship to Weeks Marine’s TSHD Magdalen, the twin screw trailing suction hopper dredge built by Eastern and placed into service in 2018. The new vessel will be constructed at Eastern’s Allanton Panama City, Florida facility. “I spoke this morning with […]

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

    A keel laying ceremony for a non-self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) – Project 4395 – took place yesterday at PAO Shipbuilding-Ship Repair Corporation (Gorodets, Nizhny Novgorod region), reports press center of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot). The dredger will be built as part of the Maritime and Inland Transport Subprogram of ‘Development of […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S.-Flag dredging industry is commemorating the 77th anniversary of the Japanese air raid on the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, highlighting the critical need for a robust American shipbuilding capacity to ensure for the preparedness of the nation. “The American-Flag dredging industry is building ships, creating jobs, and ensuring the economic and national […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) and United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) from Russia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate and engage in design and development of contemporary vessels for inland and coastal waterways.  Under the agreement, CSL and USC will collaborate on the development of dredgers, high-speed vessels, river-sea cargo vessels, passenger vessels and […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The new 6,540m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Magdalen was officially launched last Friday at Eastern Shipbuilding Group’s Allanton Shipyard in Panama City, FL. The 111 meter long dredger was built for Weeks Marine, marine construction and dredging contractor based in Cranford, NJ. “It’s been quite a long time in the making,” Joey D’Isernia, President of Eastern […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    In Petrozavodsk (Russia) on July 8, 2014 an off-site meeting of the Security Council Secretary Nikolay Patrushev jointly with the Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the North-West Federal District Vladimir Bulavin was held as the part of the preparatory measures to the Karelian Republic 100-year anniversary celebration. At the meeting with the participation of the Rosmorrechflot […]

  • 2 April 2014

    Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC signed a contract for the construction of a new Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge ATB Unit consisting of a 433’ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge Barge and 158’-4” 15,600 BHP, CPP Tug at Eastern’s Panama City, Florida facilities, the shipbuilding group said in a press […]

  • 12 July 2013

    On Thursday July 4th, Ching Fu Shipbuilding Ltd. relaunched the 2400 m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger from dry dock. After the official launching from slipway on April 15th, the TSHD was temporarily dry-docked to complete the hull outfitting and paint work. On the same day of relaunching the name of the dredger was revealed: KAO […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    BAE Systems has offered an insight into the latest shipbuilding activities which includes major shipping companies that supply the offshore energy industry, dredging operations and cargo transportation. “Having completed in 2012 the American Phoenix¸ a 616-foot-long chemical tanker, we are now under contract to build several additional vessels,” announced baesystems.com. The Jacksonville, Florida shipyard is on […]

  • 23 July 2012

    IHC Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of IHC Merwede, has signed an agreement with Jaya Shipbuilding and Engineering Pte Ltd, which enables IHC Asia Pacific’s high-specification offshore vessels to be produced by Jaya at its yards in Singapore and Batam, Indonesia. As part of the wide-ranging terms, IHC Merwede will also provide engineering support services to […]

  • 12 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Board of Directors of ASL Marine Holdings Ltd. has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary ASL Shipyard Pte Ltd has secured new shipbuilding contracts worth approximately S$267 million for the construction of five vessels: • Two units Platform Supply Vessels • One unit Dredger • Two units Barges The two Barges are scheduled for delivery […]

  • 9 February 2011

    The number of active Turkish shipyards has plummeted 60 percent since 2008 according to Today’s Zaman…   (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, February 9, 2011

  • 26 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    On 19 August 2010 the signing ceremony for the start of construction of the new shipbuilding facility of Damen Vinashin Shipyard in Haiphong, Vietnam took place in the head offices of the Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin) in Hanoi. Mr Nguyen Duy Hung, Vice Operations Director of Song Cam Shipyard signed together with Mr Erik […]

  • 8 February 2010
    Business & Finance

    Qatar Gas Transport Company Ltd. (NAKILAT) has signed a joint venture agreement with Damen Shipyards Qatar Holding B.V., a wholly owned subsidiary of Damen Shipyards Group, to jointly operate a shipbuilding facility in the Port of Ras Laffan, Qatar. [mappress] Source: MarineLink, February 7, 2010

  • 1 June 2020

    Hansel Marine, a Chinese manufacturer of dredgers and dredging equipment, successfully completed the construction of a new Booster Boat 350 and delivered this piece of equipment to Tai Lake last month. The Booster Boat 350 is a customized design product, complied with Chinese ZC regulations and Chinese Shipbuilding Quality Standard (CSQS). The boat is equipped […]

  • 29 May 2020

    Royal IHC has been awarded the contract for the engineering and equipment delivery for a new 6,540m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) for Weeks Marine Inc. This is an identical vessel to the MAGDALEN that was delivered in 2017. Part of the contract is the supply of key components as well as the provision of several […]

  • 26 May 2020

    As it continues to drive the maritime energy transition, Damen Shipyards Group has unveiled its first Electric Cutter Suction Dredger (ECSD) 650. With electric motors powering the dredge system, the ECSD 650 makes possible zero emissions dredging projects. The electric power provides a significant reduction in noise, adding an extra tier of sustainability and ensuring […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The average age of dredging fleet in Russia is 36 years and the country urgently needs to put new dredgers into operation, Gennady Egorov, director of the St. Petersburg-based Marine Engineering Bureau, said in a recent statement. “As of today, the Russian technical fleet consists of 2,700 vessels. During the past few years, approximately 100 […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A broad consortium of investors and industry partners from the dredging and offshore sectors and the existing international syndicate of banks of Royal IHC, including the three major Dutch banks, have reached a Heads of Agreement for the acquisition and refinancing. This gives Royal IHC, as an important Dutch maritime player with a strong balance […]

  • 26 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 20-26, 2020).   Julong CSD Kicks Off Dredging Work in Su Ya Lake, China Julong’s two unit 20-inch dredger CSD500, equipped with France Baudouin brand diesel engine with total power of 2000hp, is starting the dredging operations in Su […]

  • 12 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 6-12, 2020).   CEMEX Go Innovation Almost Ready for Delivery The first of Damen’s new Marine Aggregate Dredgers, a 103.5 meter long CEMEX Go Innovation is almost ready for delivery to her new owner in the UK.   PHOTO: […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lotos Shipyard (Southern Center of Shipbuilding and Ship Repair of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) in the Astrakhan Region has won a tender for construction of four self-propelled bucket-wheel dredgers, PortNews reports. The construction will be financed under the leasing program of State Transport Leasing Company PJSC (STLC). The lessees are Basin Administrations of Russia’s IWW. […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Hansel Marine, a Chinese manufacturer of dredgers and dredging equipment, has announced that two units of HS-55 series cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) were successfully launched earlier this month at a dredging site in Egypt. After one month voyage by the general cargo ship, the dredgers arrived at Egypt in early March. The engineers and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    One of the latest additions to the FSUE Rosmorport fleet – the self-propelled hopper barge of project HB 900 named Rabochaya has been handed over to the company’s Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch (ACBB). According to the company, the hopper barge was used earlier by the North-Western Basin Branch. The Rabochaya – built by Onezhsky Shipbuilding and […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot) is set to build a series of 20 self-propelled bucket-wheel dredgers at Astrakhan Region based Lotos shipyard (United Shipbuilding Corporation). This information was revealed today by Alexander Poshivay, Acting Head of Rosmorrechflot, at the 3rd International Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging”, organized by PortNews Media Group. According […]