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  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Atlantis has agreed to sell a minority stake in its Scottish tidal development company, Tidal Power Scotland Limited (TPSL) to DEME for cash consideration, subject to satisfaction of certain conditions precedent which are scheduled to be achieved during the coming weeks. Reportedly, DEME has agreed to pay Atlantis £2 million in cash consideration for a 2 […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    DEME’s German subsidiary Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau GmbH, based in Bremen, has acquired the maintenance dredging contract on the River Elbe in Germany. The contract has been awarded to a joint venture, including DEME’s German subsidiary, for a period of two years. DEME will maintain the whole 116 km long fairway of the Elbe between […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Vessels

    The keel for the Belgian dredging specialist DEME’s LNG-powered cutter suction dredger Spartacus has been laid at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel in the Netherlands. 

  • 26 June 2017

    Belgian dredging specialist DEME on Friday held a naming ceremony for its first LNG-powered dredger in the port of Zeebrugge. DEME claims that the 3,500-cbm trailing suction hopper dredger named Minerva is the first dredging vessel in the world equipped with dual fuel engines and capable of operating on liquefied natural gas. The vessel has a “Green […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Vessels

    DEME’s liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered trailing suction hopper dredger Bonny River has been launched at COSCO’s Guangdong Heavy Industry shipyard in China, according to the Belgian dredging specialist. The dual-fuel dredger has a capacity of 15,000 cubic meters. The vessels’ engine can either be run on LNG or diesel fuel. Bonny River is equipped with an “extremely” […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group, a Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering company, opened its new office in Bremen, Germany yesterday. Since last year, DEME is consolidating all German activities in Bremen and the office serves as the regional headquarters for the company’s operations in Germany. For almost 50 years, different companies of the DEME Group have been active […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Vessels

    Belgian dredging specialist DEME and Dutch shipbuilder Royal IHC have launched the LNG-fueled trailing suction hopper dredger Meuse River.

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The 2,500 tonnes cutter ladder of DEME’s most powerful cutter suction dredger (CSD) Spartacus has been successfully installed at the Caland Canal in Rozenburg, the Netherlands. According to DEME, the 57m long cutter ladder is by far the strongest and most sophisticated ever built. The cutter ladder houses the power driving equipment for cutting the […]

  • 6 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    DEME’s Board of Directors announces that on 1 January 2019, Luc Vandenbulcke will succeed Alain Bernard as the company’s CEO. Alain Bernard (aged 63) started working for the group in 1980 and has been CEO of DEME since 2006. Over the past 12 years he transformed the group from a purely dredging organisation into a […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Vessels

    DEME’s LNG-powered offshore multipurpose vessel, the Living Stone has caught fire on Thursday while under construction in a shipyard in Spain’s port town of Santurtzi. According to local media reports, the fire started on Thursday at around 4:55 PM local time, and was put out at around 5:20 PM. “There was a small fire on […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME and Royal IHC have been awarded a DPC Innovation Award for the world’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers (TSHD). The DPC Innovation Awards consisted of 13 categories looking at the most innovative and forward-thinking projects that the dredging and port construction industry has to offer. DEME and Royal IHC won […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming ceremony of DEME’s 3.500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction dredger Minerva took place today in Zeebrugge, Belgium.  The dredger was named by Mrs Marijke Verboven, the wife of Mr Ben Weyts, the Flemish Minister of mobility, public works, Flemish periphery, tourism and animal welfare. During the naming ceremony, DEME also presented Mellina, the gravel dredger that will […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Atlantis Resources informed that DEME Concessions NV, a member of the DEME Group, has completed its purchase of shares in Tidal Power Scotland Limited (TPSL). Under the terms of the agreement announced in April, DEME has paid £2 million in cash consideration to a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlantis for a 2% stake in TPSL. […]

  • 3 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launch ceremony of DEME’s 3,500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Minerva took place this morning (December 3) at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. The official name giving and christening ceremony will take place in the spring of 2017 in Zeebrugge, Belgium. “The launch of this vessel is an important milestone for […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME Group has just released this amazing photo of a giant piece of technology that will be installed on their powerful cutter suction dredger (CSD) ‘Spartacus’. “The 2,500 tonne cutter ladder is by far the strongest and most sophisticated ever built,” said DEME in its announcement. The ladder houses the power driving equipment for cutting […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Deugniet, a twin vessel of DEME’s other newbuild split barge Bengel, was successfully launched in Batam, Indonesia, today. The 3.500m³ split hopper vessels, designed and built by Royal IHC, are intended to be used in combination with DEME’s large cutter suction dredgers, such as the Spartacus, also built by IHC. DEME’s Spartacus was launched on […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME’s new dual fuel trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Scheldt River’ was successfully bunkered with Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) at Brunsbüttel Ports yesterday.   Approximately 85 tonnes of the environmentally friendly fuel was loaded, making this the largest LNG bunkering operation in Germany so far, and this was the first LNG bunkering of a hopper dredger as well. […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Vessels

    Belgian dredging specialist DEME said that its second LNG-fueled trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River was bunkered with the chilled fuel at Germany’s Brunsbüttel Ports on Monday. About 85 tonnes of LNG fuel was loaded to the dredger, making this the largest LNG bunkering operation in Germany so far, and the first LNG bunkering of […]

  • 25 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      DEME’s revenue was up sharply at €1,801 million, representing 28% growth over the €1,403 million recorded in 2009. The strong increase in revenue generated in Europe is attributable to the execution of major contracts, including the construction of the London Gateway container terminal in the United Kingdom and wind farms. Operating profit increased 19% to €177 million, […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    CWind Taiwan has completed a seabed survey for DEME along the gas pipelines in the Anping area.The gas pipelines are located 8.6km northwest of Anping port, in Southern Taiwan. CWind Taiwan undertook a series of multibeam surveys in the adjoining area, including the slopes they traverse, to provide a better understanding of current conditions. CWind […]

  • 17 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging International N.V., member of the Belgian dreding, environmental and hydraulic engineering Group DEME, has been awarded a contract for capital and optional maintenance dredging works in the Soyo LNG port in Angola. The works will be executed by DEME in joint venture on 50/50 basis and have a total value of approximately € 155 […]

  • 28 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      Today, the DEME-group (Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering) launched the self-propelled cutter suction dredger, AMBIORIX, one of the most powerful and advanced cutter suction dredgers in the world. The launching ceremony took place at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Hardinxveld-Giessendam, The Netherlands. The actual launching was initiated by Mrs. Kristin Hermans – De Keunynck, […]