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Jan De Nul launches Ultra-Low Emission Vessel Diogo Cão in China

Jan De Nul launches Ultra-Low Emission Vessel Diogo Cão in China

Clean air thanks to on-board exhaust filtering technique The 3,500 m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Diogo Cão was launched last Saturday at the Keppel Nantong shipyard in China, a subsidiary of Keppel …
Jul 18, 2018 /  Vessels
Van Oord adds two new LNG vessels to dredging fleet

Van Oord adds two new LNG vessels to dredging fleet

Van Oord has ordered two trailing suction hopper dredgers with a hopper capacity of 10,500 m3 each. Two fine examples of Van Oord’s sustainability ambitions, because both vessels will be fitted with an LNG …
May 16, 2018 /  Curious
Preparations for conversion to create Europe’s first LNG dredger get underway at DSDu

Preparations for conversion to create Europe’s first LNG dredger get underway at DSDu

Ceremonial steel cutting marks start of the dual-fuel conversion Work has begun at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque on the conversion of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain from diesel-electric …
May 14, 2018 /  Vessels
DEME's latest trailing suction hopper dredger Bonny River successfully launched in China

DEME's latest trailing suction hopper dredger Bonny River successfully launched in China

Last Sunday, April 15 2018, DEME's latest trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) BONNY RIVER was successfully launched at Royal IHC's partner yard COSCO Guangdong Shipyard in China. The trailing suction hopper dredger …
Apr 18, 2018 /  Vessels
Maintenance dredging at Australia’s Port of Weipa

Maintenance dredging at Australia’s Port of Weipa

NORTH Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) will soon begin maintenance dredging at the Port of Weipa. Dredge vessel TSHD Brisbane will work within the port’s south channel and inner harbour between 5 April and …
Mar 29, 2018 /  Curious
DEME bunkers its dual-fuel hopper dredger 'Scheldt River' with LNG for the first time in Germany

DEME bunkers its dual-fuel hopper dredger 'Scheldt River' with LNG for the first time in Germany

DEME’s pioneering dual fuel Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Scheldt River was successfully bunkered with Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) at Brunsbüttel Ports on 12 February.  Approximately 85 tonnes of the …
Feb 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Adani inaugurates two Royal IHC Beagle TSHDs

Adani inaugurates two Royal IHC Beagle TSHDs

On 8 January, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) successfully inaugurated two new 8,000m3 trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs), built by Royal IHC in The Netherlands. Both dredgers had recently arrived …
Jan 15, 2018 /  Vessels
Damen Shiprepair & Conversion wins contract for first European conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel LNG / MGO

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion wins contract for first European conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel LNG / MGO

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has been awarded a contract to undertake the conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO. This will be the first conversion of its kind to take place in Europe. …
Dec 15, 2017 /  Vessels
State-of-the-art dredger launched with Wärtsilä propulsion system

State-of-the-art dredger launched with Wärtsilä propulsion system

The technology group Wärtsilä has supplied the full propulsion package for a new, state-of-the-art Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) that was launched in September. The vessel is owned by National Marine …
Nov 21, 2017 /  Vessels
Construction of Amador Cruise Port at the Pacific Side of Panama takes off

Construction of Amador Cruise Port at the Pacific Side of Panama takes off

On Wednesday 18 October, the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) held a kick-off ceremony for the construction of the new Amador Cruise Port. A complete new cruise terminal at the Pacific Side of Panama will be built over …
Oct 19, 2017 /  Curious