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  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In July 2011, DEME’s new trailing suction hopper dredger “Congo River” was christened in Zwijndrecht (Belgium). This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences This is the official video for the name giving ceremony. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 1, 2013

  • 18 September 2012

    An 84m long trailing suction dredger St Pierre, built by the STX Lorient, has been delivered to the Societe de Transports de Fluvio Maritime de l’Ouest. The complex design of this vessel was developed in conjunction with Holland MT, an engineering and supply company serving international dredging contractors. Main figures: – Length overall: 84.10 m […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced today the execution of definitive contracts for the construction of a 15,000-cubic-yard-capacity Trailing Suction Hopper Barge and 14,000-horsepower Tug. When delivered in the second quarter of […]

  • 10 January 2012
    Vessels

    Tongheng, the 11000m3 trailing suction hopper dredger being constructed by CMHI, was successfully launched on December 26. Guests from CCCC, Tianjin Dredging Corporation, MARIC and CCS Shenzhen Branch presented at the ceremony. Emceed by Mr. Tu Fengqing, the Deputy Managing Director of CMHI, Mr. Zhu Guiming, the Managing Director of CMHI, and Mr. Gu Ming, […]

  • 22 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Gibbs & Cox, one of the world’s leading independent naval architecture and marine engineering firms, announced the award of a contract to support BAE Systems, Southeast Shipyards Alabama, by providing functional engineering and detailed production support during the design and construction of a hopper dredge. The dredge will be a self-propelled trailing suction hopper dredge […]

  • 19 August 2011
    Vessels

    BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards announced its first contract to build a new ship from scratch at its Mobile River facility.   By Dan Murtaugh (al) [mappress] Source: al, August 19, 2011

  • 11 July 2011

    DEME Group christened the ‘mega’ trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Congo River’ (hopper capacity 30,000 m3) and the DP2 fall pipe vessel ‘Flintstone’ in the outer port of Zeebrugge. Olympic tennis champion Justine Henin is the godmother of the ‘Congo River’. The ‘Flinstone’ was christened by Olympic high jump champion Tia Hellebaut: a unique ‘e-christening’, as […]

  • 11 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Today, amid great public attention, the DEME Group named and launched its 11,650m³ trailing suction hopper dredger BREUGHEL. The ceremony took place at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel in the Netherlands. At exactly 2 pm, the ship was successfully launched after its naming by Mrs Bernadette Prignon, President of the […]

  • 30 November 2010

    The contract consists of the delivery, installation and commissioning of the electrical packages for two identical Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers (TSHD), which are being built by IHC Merwede for the Indian dredging company DCI. This major order represents an important milestone for Alewijnse Marine Systems in its strategy to consolidate its position in the dredging sector. The two TSHDs […]

  • 17 November 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    IHC Merwede’s trailing suction hopper dredger, Vox Máxima, has been awarded Ship of the Year at the fifth annual Maritime Awards Gala. This award is presented to the manufacturer of a vessel which is designed, built and completed in The Netherlands, and which distinguishes itself in the areas of innovation, the environment, safety and value […]

  • 15 November 2010
    Vessels

    The Belgian dredging, marine engineering and environmental group DEME ordered in June of this year, at the IHC shipyards, a new trailing suction hopper dredger with a hopper capacity of 11.650 m3 and a powerful self-propelled sea-going rock cutter dredger with a total installed output of 28.000 kW. The keel laying of both vessels took […]

  • 7 May 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited, a Government of India Undertaking under the Ministry of Shipping, has signed an agreement with IHC,… Source: ihcmerwede May 7, 2010

  • 14 April 2010

    The naming and launch ceremony for the 4,200m³ trailing suction hopper dredger ISANDLWANA took place on 14 April 2010 at the IHC Merwede shipyard Verenigde Scheepswerf Heusden (VSH) in Heusden, The Netherlands… [mappress] Source:ihcmerwede,April 14,2010;Image:ihcmerwede

  • 4 December 2009
    Vessels

    Chang Jing 6, one of the country’s largest trailing suction hopper dredgers, is to be launched in Nantong, east China’s Jiangsu Province… Source: Window of China, December 4, 2009

  • 21 August 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Port Klang Authority has awarded a tender to local dredging company Integrated Marine Works Sdn. Bhd. to carry out capital dredging works at the Pintu Gedung or the South Channel. The tender was awarded to IMW Sdn. Bhd. and entails a work specification of deepening the south entrance to Port Klang from the current […]

  • 19 January 2021
    Technology

    The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a 5-year long-term service agreement with Nanjing Changjiang Waterway Engineering, a leading Chinese dredging company. The agreement, signed in December 2020, covers the ‘Chang Jing 9’, a 13,800 cubic metre trailing suction dredger and the latest addition to the company’s fleet. The ‘Chang Jing 9’ is a relatively new […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Business development, Technology

    Royal IHC is actively contributing to the development of autonomy within the maritime industry. This is explained in the latest blog about the development of autonomous trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) by Jeroen van Stappen. In his blog he explains Royal IHC’s aims to create a system that increases the safety on board by providing […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group new trailing suction hopper dredger Galileo Galilei has successfully passed sea trials in the Yellow Sea. Despite the freezing cold weather with temperatures dropping to minus 26 degrees, the crew of Galileo Galilei successfully completed all the tests. The new vessel was named after the famous Italian astronomer, physicist and engineer. […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    DEME Group is currently executing several port development dredging projects in the Mediterranean. Recently, the company’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Uilenspiegel’ finalised the deepening of the access channel to the Port of Setubal in Portugal. TSHD ‘Uilenspiegel’ was one of three hoppers deployed on the project. During the works, these hopper dredgers removed approximately 3.5 […]

  • 30 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Lucky Bay, South Australia, has a specific purpose: it has ample storage for locally grown grains. This grain is exported; its export vessels wait offshore. A number of small feeder vessels ensure the connecting transport. They load their cargo in the 2-berth shallow water port, to discharge into the large export vessels. […]

  • 25 December 2020
    Vessels

    2020 was characterised by a number of milestone projects, including the historic Elbe deepening and widening project in Germany, informs DEME Group. During the last weeks of the year the company’s newest trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Meuse River’ was deployed. Since joining DEME fleet in June, ‘Meuse River’ has had a full order book and […]

  • 23 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation announced recently that they have reached the half-way point for the maintenance dredging at the Port of Mackay. Maintenance dredging at the Port of Mackay last occurred in 2013. Since then, NQBP has managed siltation through regular bed-levelling. But, recent surveys showed increased siltation that now requires maintenance dredging. NQBP […]

  • 16 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) has announced the successful delivery of another trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) to Jan De Nul Group with a perfect safety record. The 6000m3 TSHD Ortelius is the fifth dredger that Keppel O&M has delivered to Jan De Nul Group, following the delivery of three 3500m3 TSHDs and […]

  • 15 December 2020
    Business development

    Boskalis has received a Letter of Confirmation of Acceptance of Bid for the Land Development Design and Construction of the Manila International Airport (MIA) in the Philippines. The Letter of Confirmation was issued by San Miguel Aerocity Inc (SMAI), a subsidiary of San Miguel Corporation (SMC). SMAI is the concession holder of MIA, which is […]

  • 11 December 2020
    Equipment

    DEME Group has just released this amazing photo from the River Scheldt dredging program. “Emerging from a typical morning mist at this time of the year, our trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Pallieter’ steadfastly carries out her regular maintenance work along the River Scheldt, directly outside our HQ in Belgium,” said the company in their latest […]

  • 7 December 2020
    Technology

    Royal IHC has recently passed the final factory acceptance test (FAT) of National Marine Dredging Company’s (NMDC) TSHD training simulator with flying colors. “Together with the technical and training staff of NMDC we thoroughly tested the generic and customized functionalities of the simulator,” said IHC. The training simulator comprises in many aspects NMDC’s newest trailing […]