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  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Marine Design Center is managing the procurement of a dredge for the nation of Azerbaijan, as part of a broader U.S. Department of Defense program to enhance Azerbaijan’s maritime security. The dredge will enable the Coast Guard of the State Border Service to operate its fleet of vessels and […]

  • 23 February 2012

      Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract for capital and maintenance dredging in the port of Bahia Blanca, Argentina. The contract value is approximately EUR 90 million and was acquired together with the Jan de Nul Group. Boskalis’ share of the total contract is approximately EUR 55 million. The project scope includes […]

  • 21 June 2012

    His Royal Highness the Prince of Orange today officially opened Van Oord’s new head office in the presence of hundreds of guests and Van Oord employees. The Prince unveiled the name of the building: “De Nieuwe Maas” (The New River Meuse). Sustainable, maritime character The new head office at Schaardijk in Rotterdam is owned by […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME’s new dual fuel trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Scheldt River’ was successfully bunkered with Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) at Brunsbüttel Ports yesterday.   Approximately 85 tonnes of the environmentally friendly fuel was loaded, making this the largest LNG bunkering operation in Germany so far, and this was the first LNG bunkering of a hopper dredger as well. […]

  • 30 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation – reported today that four of its dredging vessels, including three hopper dredges and one cutter suction dredge, along with other ancillary equipment, are currently working on the construction of sand berms off the Louisiana Coast in response to the oil spill caused by the Deepwater Horizon incident. Two […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group, a Luxembourg based dredging, offshore, civil and environmental company, has ordered three trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs).  Cosco Dalian Shipyard Co. Ltd. will build the 18.000m³ dredger in its shipyard in Dalian, China, with the delivery set for 2020. According to Jan De Nul’s announcement, two 6.000m³ TSHDs will be built by Keppel […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Oceaneering International, Inc. will be recognized at the 2015 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) with the presentation of two Spotlight on New Technology Awards. The Oceaneering Deepwater Pile Dredge (DWPD) was selected based on its innovative technology, broad appeal to the industry, proven capabilities through full-scale application, and significant impact with benefits beyond existing technologies. As […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Xiangyu Dredging Holdings Limited has announced that the wholly owned subsidiaries Xiangyu PRC and Jiangsu Xingyu have entered into a purchase agreement with Zhongchuan Transport. Pursuant to the Contract, Xiangyu Dredging agreed to purchase Zhongchuan No. 9, a 2713 tons cutter suction dredger, at the purchase price of RMB285 million. The dredger will be used […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has successfully handed over the 2,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) River Thames to DEME. The vessel, designed and build by IHC, is based on the 2,300m³ TSHD Lesse, delivered to Baggerbedrijf de Boer by IHC in 2019. The dredger is designed to maintain sea and inland waterways, as well as perform land […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Technology, Vessels

    The LNG trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ecodelta, owned by Bagger- en Aannemingsmaatschappij Van der Kamp B.V. from Zwolle, visited the Niestern Sander yard last week. According to the Niestern’s latest announcement, this is not the first time for the dredger to visit the shipyard. She was built in 2018 together with Barkmeijer Stroobos. The […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging contractor, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., conducted a survey of the Fountain Lake last Friday, September 6, showing the dredging progress to date, reports Shell Rock River Watershed District. The SRRWD Board of Managers approved a nearly $5.1 million contract with LaCrosse, Wisconsin-based dredging contractor in March 2018 for the first phase of Fountain […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a Rotterdam based contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has been awarded the dredging contract for the Kaohsiung Intercontinental Container Center Phase II in Taiwan. The client is the Port of Kaohsiung, Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) with the contract value amounts to approximately EUR 130 million. The preparations have already […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 73 m-long trailing suction hopper dredger “Sospan Dau” has been involved in the Chichester Bar dredging operations since November 28th.  The vessel worked day and night during the period, sucking up gravel from the sea bed and placing the dredged material onto the seafront at Hayling Island. Layers of sand and gravel sucked from the area by the […]

  • 13 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Italdraghe has recently delivered a new mini dredger to a small fishing harbour near Ragusa, on Italian island of Sicily. The dredger will make an important contribution to the structural improvements planned for the busy little port where the fishing industry is of great signifiance to the local economy. The dredger, commissioned onsite by Italdraghe […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Drogheda Port Company has announced that maintenance dredging works have commenced on Saturday 5th January 2013, duration approximately four weeks. This dredging program will be concentrated at the river mouth and seaward approached to the river Boyne estuary. The trailer suction dredger MV Lough Foyle, call sign 2FCK3, will be maintaining a listening watch on […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Port of Portland has just announced that the Columbia River navigation channel dredge season 2017 is now officially underway. According to the port, the cutter suction dredge Oregon yesterday started the maintenance dredging operations on the river. “The project will help maintain the shipping channel on the lower Columbia River, ensuring the river can support […]

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

    Royal IHC has completed delivery of the trailing suction hopper dredger DASA I to Dragados Argentinos DASA S.A. of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The contract for this standardized TSHD of Easydredge 2700 series was signed with DASA in late 2016. It took only few months for IHC to complete the sale/delivery cycle for this dredger. “With the delivery of […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC recently announced that the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Shanti Sagar 17 successfully completed sea trials. The new TSHD – built for Adani Group – was lunched at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands, on 31 March 2017. This is the first of two Beagle 8 TSHDs for Adani – […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Land reclamation operations at Thinadhoo are now underway, according to the Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure. After completion of its work in Addu City Feydhoo last week, the Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 started dredging and land reclamation program in the Thinadhoo area this morning. The Feydhoo scheme involved creation of 50 hectares of […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Land reclamation works at Thinadhoo are in full swing now, according to the Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure. After completion of its operations in Addu City Feydhoo last month, the Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 started dredging and land reclamation program in the Thinadhoo area on June 1. The Feydhoo scheme involved […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s Spanish subsidiary Dravo S.A. has been awarded a number of long-term beach maintenance contracts. These projects will contribute to both coastal defenses as well the development of tourism. This year’s beach replenishments in Barcelona and La Pineda near Tarragona have already been completed. Activities on the beach of Playa de Castillo on the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik has completed installation of the cutter ladder for Newbuilding 500, a self-propelled cutter suction dredger the shipyard is constructing for their longtime partner Jan De Nul Group. The shipyard reported that on Monday, July 31st the cutter ladder – one of the most complex parts of the ship – was successfully installed. According to the yard, it […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC today symbolically handed over the 2,000th dredge pump to be built by the company to its new owner – Jan De Nul Group. Commenting the latest milestone, Royal IHC’s CEO Dave Vander Heyde, said: “We are proud to have delivered our 2,000th pump. Reaching this impressive number is the result of continuous development from research, learning, […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dhaka-based business conglomerate DBL Group has recently launched its dredging business – DBL Dredging. To support its entry into this new market it ordered two IHC Beaver® 50 cutter suction dredgers (CSDs), and two Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1050 work boats. The two IHC Beaver® 50s were delivered with a spud carrier pontoon, anchor boom […]