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  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC (IHC) has laid keel for South Africa’s Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) third 5,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger. The keel-laying was held earlier this month at IHC’s Rotterdam yard with the TNPA’s general manager of corporate affairs, Lunga Ngcobo placing the coin under the hull of the new dredger. The new dredger will join TNPA’s existing […]

  • 25 January 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Picture of the Day: Dredger in New Suez Canal  Egypt launched the New Suez Canal project in August 2014. The construction was ordered by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to be completed in one year. Boskalis: Latest Addition to Its Hopper Fleet  The naming ceremony of the Freeway, […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Leiv Eiriksson’ has arrived in the Maldives and is ready to carry out the dredging and reclamation work of Hulhumalé Phase II. This mega hopper with a capacity of 46,000 m³ arrived in the Maldives on January 10th. But before the vessel could begin operations, the Leiv Eiriksson was anchored in the Hulhumalé area waiting […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

                    Van Oord Orders Two Dredgers  Van Oord has ordered two trailing suction hopper dredgers with a hopper volume of approximately 17,000 m3. Photo Update: Dredging at New Suez Canal Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said recently that the digging rate was beyond expectations due […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Sand Motor, an innovative and sustainable alternative to the traditional method of coast protection, is an initiative of the Dutch province of South Holland and RWS (Rijkswaterstaat). The project was a joint venture with Boskalis, with Van Oord accounting for 50%. Van Oord constructed the artificial peninsula by placing a large quantity of sand in the form […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The “UKD Bluefin” has undergone a complete refit of the Dredge Monitoring System. Damen delivered all required software and hardware for trailing pipe and loading process monitoring, making use of the existing sensors on board. The refit was done within two weeks during a scheduled docking resulting in zero downtime. As the Damen Dredging Instrumentation […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) has completed the supervision of Associated British Ports with the Port of Southampton’s recent capital dredge project – the Southampton Approach Channel Deepening (SACD). The project consisted of dredging over 5 million cubic meters of material over a 54km stretch of existing navigational channel in the South of England. The […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released its new ‘Facts About’ publication on Environmental Equipment. ‘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. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding of […]

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

    Van Oord has ordered two trailing suction hopper dredgers with a hopper volume of approximately 17,000 m3. Spanish shipbuilder Construcciones Navales del Norte S.L. (LaNaval) will build the ships at its yard in Bilbao. Both vessels will be delivered in 2017. The dredgers will have a hopper capacity of approximately 17,000 m3, a length of 158 meters and a […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A £1.8 million worth dredging project to replenish the storm damaged beach between Shore Road & Branksome beach has been completed. Works on the project started on Monday, 3rd November, with delivery of pipes for the sinkerline, to be welded on the beach. Sand pumping operation started on 19th November. The trailing hopper dredger Magni R picked up sand […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Russian shipbuilder, Krasnoye Sormovo (Zavod Krasnoe Sormovo), held a keel-laying ceremony for two 1000 cbm trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) on December 23rd in Nizhny Novgorod.  Deputy General Director for Fleet of FSUE “Rosmorport” Sergey Kurov, Head of Fleet Development and Construction Department of FSUE “Rosmorport” Vladimir Shtrambrand, General Director of JSC “Krasnoe Sormovo Plant” Nikolay Zharkov and […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), exclusively for Dredging Today, looks back at 2014 and forward to 2015 when it will celebrate its 50th anniversary. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. As such IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC (IHC), one of the global market leaders for efficient dredging and mining vessels and equipment, is about to bring to an end a very successful year.  Thanks to the company’s in-house expertise for engineering and manufacturing integrated standard and custom-built vessels, IHC managed to secure a healthy orderbook and deliver a number of dredging vessels to clients […]

  • 21 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Picture of the Day: The Largest Hopper Dredger With a hopper capacity of 46,000 m³, trailing suction hopper dredger Cristóbal Colón is the largest and the most high-tech dredger in the world today.   More Dredgers Ready for the New Suez Canal All vessels belonging to the Consortium consisting of Great Lakes (25%) and Dredging […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first Easydredge® 2700, built for Royal IHC, was successfully launched at MTG Dolphin Shipyard on 16th December 2014. The new vessel will be supplied with a “world-dredging package”, which includes bottom doors, a bow coupling and a dredging depth of 25m. This makes her suitable for a wide range of tasks, from the maintenance […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging works to remove about 3.000.000 m3 of material from Piombino Harbor are currently underway. These works, undertaken by DEME Group, are included in the project for the realization of facilities and environmental interventions aimed to the improvement and the industrial competitiveness of the harbor. The works are being performed by two trailing suction hopper […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    FSUE Rosmorport is planning to conduct dredging operations during the 2015 navigation season at the Muchke Bay coal handling complex. The project named “Construction of a transport and handling coal complex on the northern coast of the Muchke Bay” comes as a part of a massive federal target program “Development of the transport system of Russia (2010-2020)”. According to the […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Today Royal IHC (IHC) has successfully launched the first Easydredge® 2700. The vessel comes as the first in a range of competitively priced standard trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD). The launch took place at the IHC’s partner shipyard, MTG Dolphin, in Varna, Bulgaria. The vessel will be delivered in summer 2015. TSHD Challenger will be supplied with a […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With a hopper capacity of 46,000 m³, trailing suction hopper dredger Cristóbal Colón is the largest and the most high-tech dredger in the world today. Built by the Spanish shipbuilder La Naval in 2009, the 223 m long (Length o.a. ) vessel is owned by the Belgian shipping infrastructure conglomerate Jan De Nul. This type of vessel is mostly […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has released a video about the 2014 maintenance campaign by trailing suction hopper dredger Prins der Nederlanden in Maasvlakte 2, Port of Rotterdam. Maasvlakte 2 is the extension of the Port of Rotterdam. Directly to the west of the current port and industrial area, a new top European location for port operations […]

  • 7 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

                    New Suez Canal Project on Right Track The Head of the Armed Forces Engineering Department and the supervisor of the New Suez Canal project, Major General Kamel Al-Wazir, said yesterday that the digging rate at the project reached 142 million cubic meters. VIDEO: World’s Biggest Marine Excavator at Work […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Monday, December 1,  2014, HollandMT, an innovative engineering and contracting company serving international dredging contractors and shipyards, launched a new 500 m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) design. The dredger, suitable for maintenance dredging of inland and sheltered waters, is specially designed to operated in shallow waters, therefore the minimum vessel draught is limited to only […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Dredge Yard, with the offices in the United Arab Emirates, the Netherlands and Turkey, is becoming one of the world leaders in dredging market and mining components, equipment and mining technology. For a few years in a row, the company is proving that it is possible to have worldwide operations, good sales and a growing list of important and […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      The steel cutting ceremony for the new project, the 1.840 m3 twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger “Mahury”, took place at MTG Dolphin on 25th of November 2014. This is the second ship in series (after “Albatros”), being built by order of Royal IHC for Dutch Dredging. The vessel will be capable of dredging with […]