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  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular news articles from the past year.   World’s First LNG-Powered TSHD Minerva Hits the Water The launch ceremony of DEME’s 3,500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Minerva took place on December 3 at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands.   Van der Kamp […]

  • 18 February 2020

    The Dutch service supplier of liquefied natural gas, Titan LNG, partnered with the Spanish energy giant Repsol to deliver liquefied natural gas to DEME’s LNG-fueled trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Scheldt River at the port of Huelva. 

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    In 2016, dredging industry saw the launching of some of the most interesting vessels ever made for this sector. DT brings you a brief overview of the launching ceremonies that took place over the past year.   Krasnoye Sormovo Launches TSHD Sommers Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard, part of United Shipbuilding Corporation, held recently the launching ceremony […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Vessels

    Dutch shipbuilder Royal IHC on Wednesday held a steel cutting ceremony for Belgian DEME’s new vessel, claimed to be the world’s largest and the first LNG-powered cutter suction dredger. The dredger, named Spartacus, will be 164 meters long and have a total installed power of 44,180 kilowatts. The four main diesel engines for the Spartacus are […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just released a video of the launching ceremony of DEME’s 7.950m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger, the Scheldt River. The video also shows the construction process and installation of the LNG tank for this dual fuel dredger. The Scheldt River, which was launched on 14 January at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The first pilot of BunkerTrace, the system that combines synthetic DNA tracers and blockchain to manage risk for marine fuels by creating a transparent chain of custody, was successfully completed yesterday. The Boskalis-owned dredger, Prins der Nederlanden was bunkered with 900 cubic meters (CBM) of ISO 8217:2010 compliant fuel supplied by Minerva with a unique tracer added. […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular videos from the past year.   VIDEO: Keeping Hamburg Port Dredged and Maintained Hamburg Port Authority has released this amazing dredging video named “Keep the Port on Depth” – XXL dredging ship in use.   VIDEO: Testing Holland Dredge Design’s New CSD Holland Dredge Design BV […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC will next week hold a presentation about the world’s first LNG-powered dredgers at the 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow. Established in 1642, IHC supplied more than 200 dredgers to its clients during the recent 5 year. In 2017, the company delivered trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD) Scheldt River (8,000m³) and […]

  • 18 September 2019

    Cooper Energy has been awarded the offshore exploration permit VIC/P76 located in the Otway Basin, offshore Victoria.

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Oil and gas company Cooper Energy has hired a rig for a drilling program in the Otway basin offshore Australia.

  • 17 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging International, part of the DEME Group, has secured the contract from Belgian transmission system operator Elia for the submarine power cable installation for the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) in the North Sea. DEME will deploy its new fleet of vessels to carry out the works, including hoppers ‘Minerva’ and ‘Scheldt River’ and DP3 cable installation […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Minerva’ is currently working on the Canal Martín García, located between Uruguay and Argentina. This dredging contract carries a total value for the 50/50 joint venture with Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. of approximately EUR 110 million. The JV project takes up to five years and consists of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Nigerian-based PPP Fluid Mechanics Limited (PPPFM) and Vitol Group from the Netherlands have jointly launched a new bunkering operation in Nigerian waters backed by the Secure Anchorage Area (SAA) West Africa. PPPFM has entered the agreement with Vitol, which is fully licensed by Nigerian Department of Petroleum Resources. The cooperation enables PPPFM to provide bunker fuels […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Vessels

    Dutch shipbuilder Royal IHC on Saturday held a launching ceremony for Belgian DEME’s new vessel named Spartacus, claimed to be the world’s largest and the first LNG-powered cutter suction dredger. The ceremony took place at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. The 44,180kW cutter suction dredger has four main engines that can […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Vessels

    Belgian dredging specialist DEME launched its LNG-fueled offshore installation vessel Orion at the COSCO Qidong shipyard in China.

  • 23 December 2019

    The Dutch service supplier of liquefied natural gas, Titan LNG in cooperation with Port of Brest, CCIMBO and DEME have completed the first truck-to-ship LNG bunkering in the Port of Brest to the hopper dredger Scheldt River.

  • 9 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Golden Ocean Group Limited advises that the Company has entered into two agreements to restructure some of the Company’s charter contracts. The Company has entered into an agreement with the Charterer of “Channel Navigator”, whereby “Channel Alliance” is fixed out to the Charterer for the same remaining period as “Channel Navigator” and half the profit […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    With only three days left to go, Royal IHC is putting finishing touches for the launch of the world’s first dual-fueled cutter suction dredger, the Spartacus. The launching ceremony of DEME’s dredger is set to take place on Saturday, November 10, at IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel. The 44,180kW Spartacus will be the world’s first LNG-powered […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming ceremony of DEME’s 7.950m³ LNG-powered trailing suction dredger Scheldt River will take place today in Zeebrugge, Belgium.  The vessel, which was launched on 14 January at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, is the second Royal IHC-built TSHD capable of operating on LNG. The first one, the 3.500m³ TSHD Minerva, was launched on […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bohol Governor Edgar Chatto pushed anew the implementation of the phase II of the Catagbacan Cruise Ship Port in Loon town in order to further preposition Bohol in the international tourism map. In the weekly media interaction at the Capitol dubbed ‘Kita ug ang Gobernador,’ Chatto said there is a need to complete the Catagbacan […]