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  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC will hold naming and launch ceremony of the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ILEMBE at its shipyard in Kinderdijk on Saturday, 9 May, 2015. Designed and constructed for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the 5,500m3 capacity vessel will be the largest dredging vessel of its kind in South Africa. The new dredger […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has just released an update on two projects which stood out in 2018; at 15,500 kilometers from each other, in the far north and in the far south, JDN employees and vessels were working for the deepening of the ports of Ushuaia (Argentina) and Oulu (Finland). In the southernmost port of Argentina, […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) today announced a contract award by the Ministry of Works of Bahrain in relation to the North Manama Causeway. The contract carries a value of approximately EUR 70 million. The causeway forms part of the Ministry of Works strategic plan to improve the existing road network by developing new road […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC has successfully launched the MAHURY, a 1,840m³ capacity twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), at partner shipyard MTG Dolphin Shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria. The new TSHD is Dutch Dredging’s fourth IHC-built vessel, after the ALBATROS, LESSE and AMAZONE. The MAHURY is an upgraded version of the ALBATROS, which was delivered in 2013, and was […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Utrecht” has entered Besiktas Shipyard where it will receive some repairs in the shipyard’s dry dock. The scope of works include replacement of sliding piece, replacement of overflow cylinder, some accommodation floor repairs and replacement of trunnion gantry bearings. This is not first dredge project for the yard. Since the beginning […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company, LLC will begin dredging operations in Tampa Bay, Hillsborough County, FL on or about October 16, 2016, according to the U.S Coast Guard. The dredging works will be conducted within the Federal Navigation Channel encompassing the Hillsborough Bay. The dredging vessels will be actively working in CUT-A (HB), CUT-C […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van der Leun, a Sliedrecht-based company involved in electrical installations of buildings and industries, marine electrical contracting and metal works, has announced that a newly built switchboard is ready for action. This switchboard will be installed on board CCCC Guangzhou Dredging’s new vessel, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), that is being built at Royal […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dutch Dredging is to sign a ten-year deal to carry out maintenance work for five New Zealand port authorities. The contract will be signed in Auckland this week, Wednesday, 9 November, in the presence of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, and the Dutch and New Zealand ministers of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

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

  • 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 […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XXI, in a ceremony on 8 August 2013 at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. The DCI DREDGE XXI is the third vessel in a series of three dredgers, including the DCI DREDGE XIX and DCI DREDGE XX, and […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded the sand supply contract for the reclamation of a polder island for the Kapuk Nagah Indah Project. The project enables housing development directly north off the coast of Jakarta, Indonesia. The client is private developer PT Kapuk Naga Indah. Contract value amounts to some EUR 100 million. The project is […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Approximately 10,000m3 of dredged shingle has been deposited on the beaches of Eastoke, Hayling Island. The 73 m-long trailing suction hopper dredger “Sospan Dau” used a technique known as ‘rainbowing’ to discharges a mixture of sediment and water and create a mound of material high on the foreshore. This project took place during the last weekend […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    IADC has announced another nomination running to receive the Safety Award 2019 award – Jan de Nul’s hopper crew designed, built and installed a safety platform to protect their crewmates. After each dredge cycle on a trailing suction hopper dredger, the pipe operator must grease and/or inspect the underwater block of the hoisting dredge pipe. […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The inauguration ceremony of the 8000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ghasha, built for Abu Dhabi’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), will take place at the headquarters of Royal IHC in Kinderdijk today.  Her Excellency, UAE ambassador to the Netherlands, Dr. Hessa Al Otaiba, together with a high-level delegation will attend the ceremony. The new […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The inauguration ceremony of the 8000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ghasha, built for Abu Dhabi’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), will take place at the headquarters of Royal IHC in Kinderdijk on February 19, 2020. “A combination of higher maneuverability, power and new innovations makes Ghasha a new benchmark in the dredging industry,” NMDC […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has won a multi-year contract for a maintenance dredging project in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, ensuring the continued safe access to the Port of Rotterdam. The contract was awarded by the port and the Department of Public Works (Rijkswaterstaat). The maintenance dredging program is set to take place in the Maasmond/Maasgeul area, […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The maintenance dredging operations in Chichester Harbor Approach Channel and nourishment of the Hayling Island are progressing nicely, according to the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership – ESCP. After securing funding from the Environment Agency, Havant Borough Council started this week with the beach nourishment of the Eastoke frontage. Material for this operation is being dredged […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ben Weyts, Minister of Mobility for the Dutch-speaking region of Flanders, visited the Knokke-Heist site today to kick off the EUR17 million beach replenishment project, Jan De Nul just announced. The restoration of this part of Belgian coastline is essential as the sand cliffs, caused by storm Dieter last month, are dangerous for visitors, JDN […]

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

    Recently delivered the 1000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Sommers has arrived at the FSUE Rosmorport Astrakhan branch and is ready for its first job. The Sommers arrived in Astrakhan on June 21st following a five-day voyage from the Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard. The newbuild comes as the lead vessel in a series of three 1000 m³ TSHDs that are being […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. is working on a dredging project in Africa related to maintaining the access channel and turning basins of the Soyo LNG port. Works on the project, awarded to Boskalis by Angola LNG Ltd., started few months ago and will be completed by the end of 2017. The project will be executed in joint venture […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The government-owned trailing suction hopper dredger WHEELER departed New Orleans in late November on its way to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District to perform an urgent maintenance dredging at the Freeport Harbor. The 45-day project included removal of approximately two million cubic yards of dredged material from the Freeport Entrance Channel, jetty […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]