DEME’s new dredger Bonny River features SCHOTTEL propulsion solutions

DEME’s new dredger Bonny River features SCHOTTEL propulsion solutions

The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Bonny River, built at Royal IHC’s Chinese partner yard COSCO Guangdong Shipyard, is propelled by SCHOTTEL. Recently handed over to the Belgian dredging company DEME, the …
Aug 15, 2019 /  Vessels
Heerema's Aegir Installs Cutterladder into World's Most Powerful Cutter Dredger Spartacus

Heerema's Aegir Installs Cutterladder into World's Most Powerful Cutter Dredger Spartacus

Heerema’s Aegir successfully installed the 2,500-tonne cutter-ladder into the world’s most powerful Cutter Suction Dredger ‘Spartacus’. The 164-meter long Spartacus will be the world’s first …
May 29, 2019 /  Vessels
Subsea 7 and Royal IHC launch reel-lay vessel Seven Vega

Subsea 7 and Royal IHC launch reel-lay vessel Seven Vega

On Saturday 25 May 2019, Subsea 7 and Royal IHC successfully launched the fully integrated reel-lay vessel SEVEN VEGA. The ceremony took place at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands, and was …
May 27, 2019 /  Vessels
Royal IHC signs contract with Port Authority of Douala

Royal IHC signs contract with Port Authority of Douala

Royal IHC has signed a contract with Cameroon’s Port Authority of Douala (PAD) for the delivery of an IHC Beaver® 50 cutter suction dredger and Delta Multi Craft 1450 work boat. An important aspect of the …
May 23, 2019 /  Curious
Royal IHC to build second TSHD for National Marine Dredging Company

Royal IHC to build second TSHD for National Marine Dredging Company

Royal IHC has signed a contract with National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC, based in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.) to build yet another state-of-the-art trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). The new vessel builds on the …
Mar 22, 2019 /  Vessels
World’s most powerful and green cutter suction dredger ‘Spartacus’ hits the water

World’s most powerful and green cutter suction dredger ‘Spartacus’ hits the water

DEME’s giant cutter suction dredger ‘Spartacus’ has been successfully launched at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den Ijssel in the Netherlands. With a total installed capacity of 44,180 kW, …
Nov 15, 2018 /  Vessels
Royal IHC launches world’s largest cutter suction dredger Spartacus for DEME

Royal IHC launches world’s largest cutter suction dredger Spartacus for DEME

On 10 November, Royal IHC successfully launched the SPARTACUS, a 44,180kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) designed and built for DEME. The ceremony took place at IHC's shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The …
Nov 12, 2018 /  Vessels
Royal IHC to build four new vessels for DEME

Royal IHC to build four new vessels for DEME

Royal IHC has secured a contract from Belgium-based DEME for the design and build of four new vessels. The order consists of a copy of the recently delivered 8,400m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) SCHELDT RIVER, …
Sep 7, 2018 /  Vessels
Royal IHC to perform major modification on McDermott pipelay vessel

Royal IHC to perform major modification on McDermott pipelay vessel

Royal IHC has been awarded a contract to modify McDermott International Inc.’s pipelay and construction vessel AMAZON. It includes the delivery of an innovative and complete J-lay system to the Houston-based …
Aug 1, 2018 /  Vessels
Subsea 7 celebrates build milestone and announces vessel name

Subsea 7 celebrates build milestone and announces vessel name

The keel laying ceremony for Subsea 7’s new reel-lay vessel took place at Royal IHC in Krimpen aan den IJssel (Netherlands) today, 5 July. In line with this major milestone Subsea 7 announced the vessel will be …
Jul 5, 2018 /  Vessels