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  • 23 September 2020
    Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine. The autumn 2020 issue of Terra et Aqua highlights a mud consolidator to measure thixotropy and creep and plume predictor to reduce environmental impact. The Deputy Administrator of the Panama Canal talks in an interview about the challenges and rewards […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Associated British Ports (ABP) recently began their annual maintenance dredging programme at the Port of Lowestoft, England. The first on the site was 1968 built grab dredger UKD Cherry Sand. The vessel started dredging operations on September 8th and will stay in Lowestoft until September 20. In early October, two more dredgers will arrive in […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    One of the most familiar vessels in the Port of Newcastle (NSW) is the dredging vessel David Allan. Its job is to maintain the depth of the channel by removing sand, silt, and mud via a trailing suction arm into the hopper of the dredge. This work is essential to the safe and seamless passage […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Business development, Environment, Innovation, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group’s trailing suction hopper dredger, ‘Alexander von Humboldt’, recently completed 2,000 hours of operation on 100% renewable, second-generation Biofuel Oil (BFO). The vessel is powered by 2 × MAN 12V32/40 and 1 × MAN 7L32/40 main engines. According to JDN, this major milestone represents the longest continuous use of 100% sustainable marine […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Eastern Shipbuilding Group has laid keel for the new trailing suction hopper dredge, the R.B. Weeks. The ceremony took place last week at the Eastern Florida facility. The 6,540m³ R.B. Weeks is named after the co-founder of the company and the husband of Magdalen Weeks. This is an identical vessel to TSHD MAGDALEN, delivered to […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Following the successful completion of Napier Port dredging works, trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Albatros is ready for the next job. This week, TSHD Albatros is dredging the Eastland Port in order to maintain the shipping channel at the correct depth for ships to transit to the port safely. If all goes according to schedule, […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Vessels

    DEME Group has just released this beautiful and unique bird’s eye view of their green vessels Bonny River and D’Artagnan, heading for their next project. The Bonny River represents DEME’s new generation of trailing suction hopper dredgers. She can dredge in very hard soils and also work in deep waters of more than 100 meters. […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Business development, Innovation

    This week Royal IHC participated at the online Dredging in India Conference. IHC sales manager, Jaco Kleijwegt held a presentation about the company’s dredging solutions and their modular TSHD series Easydredge in particular. The flexible Easydredge concept is ideal for all common maintenance and land reclamation jobs. Available in the range of 500-4,000m3, the Easydredge […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Contracted by the Dutch Province of Friesland, Van Oord has successfully installed five Atlantis tubes in Lake IJsselmeer near Kornwerderzand. The 340 metre long dam is part of the construction work for the Fish Migration River project. Atlantis tubes are elongated bags made of specially developed plastic fabric which are filled with sand by dredging […]

  • 4 September 2020
    Equipment

    Damen has just released the latest update on on the construction of the CEMEX Go Innovation dredger – a 103.5 meter long aggregate dredger type MAD3500. At the moment, extensive testing is being conducted along quay at the building yard Damen Shipyards Galati. Shortly, the dredger will be ready to leave the yard for further […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    A permanent entrance (the Entrance) to the port of Gippsland Lakes from Bass Strait was completed in 1889. Since its construction, there has been continual ingress of oceanic sand into the Inner Channels. In addition, an offshore bar (the Bar) has formed outside the Entrance. This sand on the Bar creates navigation hazards requiring almost […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Albatros arrived at Napier Port, New Zealand, today to remove around 30,000m3 of sediment from the shipping channel as the port builds 6 Wharf. Some of this 30,000m3 of material is suitable for renourishing the Westshore Beach. According to the port, the Albatros will be in the Napier area for […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Equipment

    After completion and successful sea trials, the 8,000m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ghasha – owned by National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) from Abu Dhabi – has left The Netherlands to start her first project in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Ghasha is based on the successful design of the 6,000m³ TSHD Arzana, which was […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Infrastructure, Innovation, Vessels

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) announced today that their second custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ghasha has successfully completed sea trails. Following the completion of trials, the 8.000m³ Ghasha is now on her way to the first dredging project in Abu Dhabi, NMDC reported. The launching ceremony of the new dredger took place earlier […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Equipment, Vessels

    Royal IHC handed over the 3,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Mont Mandara to Cameroon’s Port Authority of Douala (PAD) last week. This successful delivery completes the PAD fleet, following its acquisition of an IHC Beaver 50® cutter suction dredger and a DMC work boat in 2019. The new TSHD is an IHC Easydredge® from […]

  • 24 August 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Last week, Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) hosted a steel cutting ceremony for R.B. WEEKS, ESG Hull 258, a new trailing suction hopper dredger for Weeks Marine, Inc. The new vessel will be constructed at Eastern’s Allanton Shipyard Panama City, Florida. This is the second TSHD project for Weeks Marine, the MAGDALEN, ESG Hull 256 […]

  • 21 August 2020
    Environment, Vessels

    Following the biofuel pilot last year, Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 316 has again successfully executed two projects, while running on biofuel. This time the vessel was deployed in the United Kingdom. First on the Lincolnshire Beach Management works, which we executed for the Environment Agency. Van Oord client, Peel Ports also endorsed […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Equipment

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Sommers was recently handed over to the Azov-Chernomorsky Basin Branch of FSUE Rosmorport. Previously, the dredger was operated by its North-Western Basin Branch for dredging in the seaport of Ust-Luga, Rosmorport said. TSHD Sommers is the lead vessel of a series of three vessels of the TSHD 1000 project, […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    About 110,000 cubic metres of sand are being dredged from the Tweed River entrance to maintain a clear channel for safer boating in the region, the National Party of Australia reports. NSW Nationals Member for Tweed, Geoff Provest, said that the dredging of one of the most dynamic channels in Australia had happened annually since […]

  • 12 August 2020
    Equipment

    Construction of the world’s most powerful cutter suction dredger (CSD) Spartacus is nearing completion, DEME Group said in their latest announcement. Both giant spuds were successfully installed last week, marking a major milestone in this impressive construction project. A CSD like Spartacus has never been seen before in the industry, said DEME. “She boasts an […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    About 110,000 cubic metres of sand will be dredged from the Tweed River entrance to maintain a clear channel for safer boating starting next week, Transport for NSW reports. Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said that the dredging of one of the most dynamic channels in Australia has happened annually since 2001 as a joint […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Equipment

    The latest vessel to visit A&P Falmouth for a standard dry docking is the trailing suction hopper dredger City of Cardiff, A&P Group Limited said in their latest announcement. The 72-metre long vessel, owned by Tarmac Marine Dredging Ltd., is undergoing dredging suction valve and dredging equipment repairs. A&P Group has long been recognized as […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Vessels

    Bakker Sliedrecht has won a contract to supply its innovative condition monitoring system for measuring vibration of bearings in submersible motors to trailing suction hopper dredger Jun Yang 1, the largest trailing suction hopper dredger in China at the moment. Condition monitoring is a way to improve the preventive maintenance of the motor. Analyzing deviations […]

  • 3 August 2020

    Emily Twiggs, Senior Project Scientist, EOMAP Australia https://www.linkedin.com/in/emily-twiggs-796989b5/ www.eomap.com https://www.portandcoastalsolutions.com https://nqbp.com.au EOMAP applies its satellite-derived turbidity monitoring capabilities to dredging programs run by the North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP). Turbidity plumes are stirred-up sediment which can be transported long distances by currents. Understanding the full spatial and temporal variability of turbidity, whether from natural […]

  • 31 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has just announced the completion of maintenance dredging project in Wells Harbor, Maine. According to the Corps, the trailing suction hopper dredge Currituck worked in Wells Harbor from July 6 to July 17, 2020. The aim of this maintenance dredging project was to increase the navigability […]

  • 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 […]