ABB wins system package with Keppel for dredging contractor Van Oord

ABB wins system package with Keppel for dredging contractor Van Oord

ABB to deliver benefits of integrated vessel systems to two dredgers built by Keppel Offshore & Marine for Van Oord, securing a first full-scope power, automation and navigation contract for specialized dredger …
Jun 18, 2019 /  Curious
Jan De Nul reveals ambitious CO₂ reduction targets

Jan De Nul reveals ambitious CO₂ reduction targets

Jan De Nul Group has revealed its commitment to reduce CO₂ emissions by 15% a year during maintenance dredging works at the Nieuwpoort coastal marina. It is the first dredging company in the world to aspire to such a …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Vessels
Port of Corpus Christi Commences Dredging and Historic Expansion of Ship Channel

Port of Corpus Christi Commences Dredging and Historic Expansion of Ship Channel

On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, the Port of Corpus Christi celebrated the commencement of the Port’s Ship Channel Improvement Project, marking a historic milestone in America’s progress to becoming the net …
Jun 4, 2019 /  Curious
Maritime Constructions has taken delivery of a Damen CSD500 dredger and a Multi Cat 1506

Maritime Constructions has taken delivery of a Damen CSD500 dredger and a Multi Cat 1506

Vessels are working on Australian port expansion project Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 500 and a Multi Cat 1506 to Maritime Constructions of Port Adelaide, Australia. The two vessels …
Jun 4, 2019 /  Vessels
Van Oord awarded large Mexican land reclamation project

Van Oord awarded large Mexican land reclamation project

Yesterday, the Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, gave the ‘go-ahead’  for the land reclamation associated with the new PEMEX (Petróleos Mexicanos) refinery in Dos Bocas, …
Jun 3, 2019 /  Vessels
Wärtsilä HY for Dredger enhances dredging efficiency and sustainability

Wärtsilä HY for Dredger enhances dredging efficiency and sustainability

The technology group Wärtsilä has launched the Wärtsilä HY for Dredger, a new product based on Wärtsilä’s HY hybrid propulsion technology. It is aimed specifically at enhancing the …
May 27, 2019 /  Curious
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
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
With deeper channel access, ICTSI Ecuador starts servicing larger ships

With deeper channel access, ICTSI Ecuador starts servicing larger ships

Contecon Guayaquil, the Ecuadorian subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), set a new operational benchmark after servicing the largest ship to dock in Ecuador – the 10,010-TEU …
May 15, 2019 /  Curious
Major Elbe deepening contract awarded to DEME

Major Elbe deepening contract awarded to DEME

DEME has been awarded a major contract to carry out the deepening of the Elbe fairway in Germany. This prestigious contract confirms DEME’s technological expertise in complex dredging and marine engineering …
Apr 19, 2019 /  Curious