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
Van Oord strengthens dredging fleet with third new hopper

Van Oord strengthens dredging fleet with third new hopper

Van Oord has decided to use the option of ordering a third trailing suction hopper dredger at Keppel FELS Limited. The vessel is similar to the two vessels that Van Oord ordered in May 2018. Each one has a hopper …
Jul 16, 2019 /  Vessels
Alewijnse Introduces Unique Virtualization & Visualization Platform For The Industry

Alewijnse Introduces Unique Virtualization & Visualization Platform For The Industry

Alewijnse has introduced a unique virtualization and visualization platform for use on trailing suction hopper dredgers. The solution can also be applied to other vessels and brings numerous advantages. The AIViVi system …
May 20, 2019 /  Curious
Hopper Dredger Ecodelta Christened in Rotterdam

Hopper Dredger Ecodelta Christened in Rotterdam

Van der Kamp’s new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ecodelta was christened last Friday (January 11) in Rotterdam. According to the Port of Rotterdam, this is one of the few LNG powered trailing suction …
Jan 14, 2019 /  Vessels
PaxOcean wins three newbuilding contracts from Royal IHC

PaxOcean wins three newbuilding contracts from Royal IHC

PaxOcean has won newbuilding contracts for the construction of a 2,300m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) and two 3,500m3 split hopper vessels for Netherlands based Royal IHC. The vessels which will be constructed …
Nov 19, 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
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
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
Eastern delivers dredger Magdalen to Weeks Marine

Eastern delivers dredger Magdalen to Weeks Marine

The vessel, with 8,550 cubic yards of capacity, will serve the Jones Act dredging marketEastern Shipbuilding has announced the delivery of the trailing suction hopper dredger M/V Magdalen to Weeks Marine Inc. Caption: …
Jan 15, 2018 /  Vessels