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  • 11 April 2012

    Traditional sand miners on Tuesday protested to the Vasai tehsildar’s office against the use of suction pumps. Over 4,000 men and women demanded a ban on suction pumps and action against pump users. They say that the dredging has a negative impact on the environment and even on the traditional miners. These works could also […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Brighton Marina team welcomed Marina Master MII, their new cutter suction dredger (CSD), on September 13, 2016. Measuring 14 meters in length and weighing 25 tonnes, the CSD ‘Doris’ was successfully launched into the water to begin the sea trials in preparation for next season. The CSD is designed by Norfolk based Goodchild Marine Services […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Qingzhou City SanJiang Machinery Co., Ltd. was established in 1985, one of the earliest manufacturers engaged in the research and development, manufacture and sale of ore machinery, dredging machinery, environmental protection machinery in the domestic market. The company covers an area of 40000 square meters, has 50 million yuan (8 million dollars) assets and more […]

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

    In order to better promote the dredging industry, DredgingToday.com – owned by the Dutch media company Navingo BV – is working on a new product named the Cutter Suction Dredger Vessel Directory. The CSD Vessel Directory is aimed to provide the industry with a compact useful overview of operating cutter suction dredger vessels. This high quality printed reference guide […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a Rotterdam based dredging and marine contractor, placed an order for two trailing suction hopper dredgers earlier this year. The vessels will be constructed at CNN LaNaval Shipyard in Sestao, Spain with delivery dates scheduled for 2017. The order is part of Van Oord’s continuous investment program. The new dredgers will have a […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Grand Port Maritime de Bordeaux has invited bidders to submit their offers for the La Gironde dredging project. With the main goal to deepen the estuary and West passes in La Gironde, this cleanup scheme will include dredging works in two phases. The Grand Seaport of Bordeaux wants to improve maritime access in order to adapt […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The two self-propelled cutter suction dredgers, HUTA 12 (built by Royal IHC in 2014) and HUTA 14 (built 1986 by Orenstein & Koppel), were recently delivered by Redwise Maritime Services BV from King Abdullah Port to Ras al-Khair, Redwise said in its latest release.  “Neither of the dredgers was new to Redwise, having  delivered the HUTA 12 on […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Hansita – washed up near Mundakkal beach in Kollam after it lost moorings in June 2016 – is now being scrapped by a Kannur-based private firm under a contract tendered by the Metal Scrap Trading Corporation (MSTC), a Central government enterprise. The MSTC awarded the contract following a no-objection from […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In November 2012, DEME’s new cutter suction dredger “Amazone” was christened in Singapore. This is the official video for the name giving ceremony. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, January 31, 2013

  • 25 June 2012

    In Chongqing, China, a Damen Environmental Cutter Suction Dredger, type ECSD450 was commissioned. The dredger was built for Changjiang Chongqing Waterway Engineering Bureau for maintenance dredging on the Changjiang River. The standard dredger was customized to adapt to local circumstances. The dredger, called “Huan Bao 1 Hao”, will be stationed at Chongqing, China’s largest city. […]

  • 7 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has placed an order for a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger JDN8069 with the Croatian shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste. The vessel was designed by Jan De Nul’s in-house design department. With seven large self-propelled cutter suction dredgers, Jan De Nul Group can boast much experience in rock dredging and dredging at high […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Qingzhou Julong Environment Technology Co. Ltd., a Qingzhou City based manufacturer and supplier of dredging equipment, delivered a cutter suction dredger CSD3012 to Liaoning Resources Bureau (LRB), China, earlier this month. According to Julong, this piece of equipment will be used for dredging operations in the Liaoning Province of China, located in the northeast of […]

  • 31 August 2010

    Besides the many trailing suction hopper dredgers already seen on Maasvlakte 2, two cutter suction dredgers are now at work. These special vessels ‘cut’ the soil under water free with a rotating cutter head, suck it up, and pump it to the right destination via a pipeline (floating as well as over land). This cutting […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A coalition fighting highly destructive suction dredge mining is considering further legal options after a state judge ruled that a California law banning the practice is preempted by federal law. The California Supreme Court is also considering whether to take up the legal issues surrounding the state law, designed to minimize mercury pollution and damage […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Facts About is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. This leaflets aims to provide basic understanding of how Cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) work. Although systems for describing dredgers vary, in general three broad classifications are recognised based on the means of excavation and […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved an emergency regulation proposed by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) that changes the definition of “suction dredging” and the “use of any vacuum or suction dredge equipment” for purposes of Fish and Game Code section 5653. With OAL approval and related filing with the California […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    A contract has been signed by EPN, the Nicaraguan Port Authority, and INTUR, the Nicaraguan Tourist Agency, with the Damen Shipyards Group for the delivery of a CSD350 Cutter Suction Dredger. The dredger is to be operated by EPN on a project to create and maintain a 200 km inland channel running along a section […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The historical launching of the first locally owned dredger took place yesterday at Seychelles’ Providence Industrial Estate, Zone 20, in the presence of Danny Faure, the President of the Republic of Seychelles. The new cutter suction dredger (CSD) was built in China, the State House Seychelles said in their announcement. The vessel, owned by Vijay Construction, […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Heuvelman Ibis in December 2016 for the delivery of a cutter suction dredger 350 and two BS 350 booster stations. Heuvelman Ibis will initially put the dredger to use on a canal dredging project in the province of Groningen in the north of the Netherlands. Damen Sales Manager, […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen has delivered their Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 450 to Vesirakennus Ojanen Oy in Finland. This is the first time that a Damen CSD has been deployed in the Scandinavian market, the company said. Olivier Marcus, Damen Product Director Dredging, said: “We are delighted to have had a breakthrough with the first CSD in the region. Scandinavia […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    LUSCHI, a Brazilian based company, added a 1,330 m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) to its fleet. The vessel, named “Recreio do Bandeirantes”, will become “LUSCHI X” after formalizing purchase between LUSCHI and BIC Bank, on Wednesday, June 04. The vessel which has a length of 77,5 m, and a width of 13 m is […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wartsila has won an order to supply engines for two new 8000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredgers. The vessels are being built for the Adani Group, India’s largest private multi-port operator. The Wartsila scope of supply comprises two 8-cylinder Wartsila 32 main engines for the first vessel, and two 7-cylinder Wartsila 32 main engines for the second […]

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

    Following the successful completion of the dredging trials, trailing suction hopper dredger Charlock is now delivered and heading to her first assignment. The vessel’s first assignment will include the coastal replenishment operations on the Dutch coast near Bloemendaal Zandvoort. The Charlock was built by Barkmeijer Shipyards in Stroobos, the Netherlands, under the order of Van den Herik. HollandMT provided a […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. recently released a video showing the capabilities of trailing suction hopper dredgers. Trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) can fill their own holds (hoppers) by sucking material from the seabed using a trailing suction head fitted to pipes that trail over the bed as the ship sails. TSHDs are meant to operate independently of […]

  • 28 May 2020

    Damen has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger(CSD) 350 to Brazil. This dredger was Damen’s first to be sold to this South American country. During the challenging Covid-19 period, the dismountable dredger has been assembled and launched by the customer and commissioned on site with Damen assistance at the Vale Brucutu mine. Brucutu mine is an […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A Damen cutter suction dredger (CSD) 350 has been delivered from Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, to start work on a canal dredging assignment in the province of Groningen, in the north of the country. In order to execute the project, which involves the extraction of approximately 220,000m³ of sediment from the Winschoterdiep […]