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  • 11 October 2012

    The Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) had two successful navigational trials to test the port access and turning basins for 15,500 TEU vessels. The first trial was on the “Eleonora Maersk” arriving from the Suez Canal’s North Bound Convoy, with a draft of 14.9 m. She berthed alongside before safely re-joining the convoy to continue […]

  • 17 July 2012

    The Marine Management Organisation has announced it has approved a licence for a maerl-relocation trial to take place in the Falmouth area. James Cross, Chief Executive of the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) said ““We have agreed to the trial as it will provide information on the extent to which maerl and its associated communities survive […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Field trials carried out by Deltares have shown that a peat substrate is stronger than was previously thought. The trials lasted a year and were performed during reinforcement work on the Markermeer dike between Hoorn and Amsterdam. The dike, built on peat soil, no longer complied to the latest safety standards legislation. That is why […]

  • 16 April 2012

      An innovative piece of underwater technology has just completed its first trials in the North Atlantic. Ecosse Subsea Systems’ wholly owned subsea trenching system SCAR 1 has just ploughed a 20-metre wide, one kilometre stretch of seabed to the West of Shetland to remove boulders prior to umbilical and pipelay work. Following the initial […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Melbourne Water began this month a trial of a custom-designed, fully integrated sediment dredging, separation and dewatering system. The three-month trial of this Dredging and Sediment Separation System (DSSS) is an innovative approach to minimizing the impact of our operational activities at a wetland, the surrounding parklands and nearby residents. The results of the trial […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Cornwall’s business leaders have welcomed plans to carry out a small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbour to measure potential environmental impacts. Last week Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) revealed it hoped the scientific trial would begin in May, subject to consent being granted by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), and last for approximately six months. The […]

  • 27 March 2014

    The results, from a trial looking into the potential effect of dredging a deeper approach channel to Falmouth Docks, have now been reported. The findings have been sent to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and will provide robust scientific data that will be used to update the Environmental Statement that was submitted along with the […]

  • 5 September 2012

    A small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbour to measure the potential environmental impacts of relocating maerl habitat is set to go ahead this month after Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) awarded the work to a specialist dredging contractor. The contract has been awarded to GPS Marine, based in Chatham, Kent, following an open tender process and […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 1000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Kadosh has successfully completed sea trials and will soon be operating in the Tuapse Department of FSUE Rosmorport’s Azov-Black Sea Branch. During the trials, the ship’s equipment was tested thoroughly including navigation, all the mechanics, loading and unloading systems. After five days of tests, the newbuild, which was launched on October 5th, […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Research & Development

    Plans to carry out a small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbor to measure potential environmental impacts have moved forward after Falmouth Harbor Commissioners (FHC) was granted marine consent to carry out the trial. The licence was granted by the Marine Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and the trial will be carried out independently by Plymouth University’s […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port Otago will begin a month-long trial of harbor dredging in the following days to assess the suitability of its dredger New Era to undertake the ”Next Generation” dredging scheme. According to Port Otago Chief Executive Geoff Plunket, this trial is scheduled to last until the end of April and will determine New Era’s effectiveness and productivity. The dredger […]

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

    Last week, Rosmorport’s newest trailing suction hopper dredger, the ‘Sommers’, successfully completed her sea trials. The vessel is the first in a series of three 1000 m³ TSHDs, under construction at the Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard. The Sommers, named after the island in the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland, was launched in January 2016. During the tests, functioning […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) just moments ago announced that their new Easydredge 3700 trailing suction hopper dredger, the Mahaa Jarraafu is ready for the sea trials. This vessel is the largest in the Easydredge series of standard twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredgers, designed and built by Royal IHC. The trials that will measure the newbuild’s […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Easydredge range of standardized trailing suction hopper dredgers are cost-efficient, adaptable, and built to lower the entry barrier for dredging. They have a straightforward design, standardized components and a short delivery time, making them a great start or addition to any dredging fleet. The Easydredge series comes in three different sizes. A 1,600, 2,700 […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Trials of the Predator Subsea Dredger, which can move one tonne of rocks on the seabed per minute, have exceeded all expectations in terms of efficiency and performance. This new subsea dredging system underwent a number of trials while fitted to the Triton XL26 work class ROV used for training and trials at The Underwater […]

  • 14 March 2013

    The Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger “Macuti” was out on the first Sea Trial on the 28:th of February, in a cold and rough Baltic Sea. Western Baltija Shipbuilding have done a nice job. The vessel is funded by the Mozambican government and the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA). This vessel is classed by Bureau Veritas and […]

  • 12 March 2013

    The Galgeplaat sand nourishment trial in the Eastern Scheldt was completed recently. The result is positive. Nourishment stops the Galgeplaat tidal flat eroding as quickly and nature is recovering well. And there has not been any negative effect on mussel farming in the area. The nourishment operation is intended to mitigate the negative impact of […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council held an open day for the Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project yesterday, giving people a chance to learn about the project and see the trial of dredging as an alternative methodology for the project. About 80 people attended, touring the site in small groups and talking to members of the project […]

  • 31 May 2013

    Harwich Haven Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for the ports of Harwich and Felixstowe dredging contract. This contract is for the provision of a suitable backhoe dredger to excavate approximately 112 trial pits for others to take samples and analyse. The trial pits lie within the current navigation channel and harbour areas […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The 23,545kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger AL BAHAR C/D HUTA 12 is currently going through sea trials, prior to its delivery to the owner. IHC Merwede (now Royal IHC) has successfully named and launched the state-of-the-art vessel in a ceremony at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands, in March 2014. The contract for the […]

  • 4 September 2012

    According to thisiscornwall.co.uk, a small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth Harbour to measure the potential environmental impacts of relocating maerl habitat is set to go ahead this month after Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) awarded the work to a Chatham-based specialist dredging contractor. The cost of the trial is expected to exceed £200,000 which is being funded […]

  • 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 – […]

  • 28 May 2020

    Barkmeijer Shipyards has just released this beautiful photo from the sea trials of the 3000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Anchorage. This dredger is equipped with a smart diesel-electric system, developed in close collaboration between Barkmeijer Shipyards and D&A Electric, that efficiently regulates the energy supply for sailing, dredging and unloading the ship. This dredger, […]

  • 27 July 2012

    Sand shifting will soon begin at Mooloolaba Harbour, making it easier for boats to navigate. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the $350,000 bypass system would prevent sand entering the navigation channel. “Sand will be removed before it crosses the entrance to Mooloolaba Harbour, and will then be transferred and deposited to Mooloolaba Beach, replenishing […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    New techniques for dredging the Parrett are being tested this November and December, as Somerset Rivers Authority seeks cheaper and better ways of maintaining tidal rivers. Three weeks of trials are being carried out between Westonzoyland Pumping Station and Burrowbridge to see how effective water injection dredging and agitation dredging can be at getting silt […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following the completion of successful sea trials, the 2.300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) River Thames went out on the sea again for a series of dredging trials, DEME Group announced today. This compact hopper with a small draught will soon reinforce their fleet and is ideally suited for dredging works in shallow waters and […]