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  • 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 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Swiss energy and commodity group Mercuria is looking at expansion opportunities for the group’s maritime fuel business, Minerva. The group wants to boost its bunkering staff ranks by bringing fresh talent across its branches in Asia, Europe and the United States. Substantial resources are being invested into the group’s bunkering business, head of the Mercuria’s […]

  • 24 October 2016

    Australian LNG player Santos agreed to sell its Victorian assets to Cooper Energy for a price of up to A$82 million (Approx. US$62.5 million).

  • 6 March 2020

    The management of Huanghai Glory lost contact with the ship after a pirate attack alert.

  • 24 December 2017

    Over the next few decades, defining an optimal response to the challenges of climate change and rising sea levels will be at the forefront of the dredging industry’s agenda. Royal IHC’s Manager R&D, Erik van der Blom, is at the heart of a new philosophy regarding sustainability, which encompasses technology, innovation and a change of […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Equipment, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Finnish engine maker Wärtsilä has secured a contract to supply a package of engines and propulsion machinery for a new cutter suction dredger, being built for Belgium’s DEME. The LNG-powered dredger named Spartacus will be the world’s most powerful CSD and the first ever to be fuelled by liquefied natural gas, according to IHC, that is building the […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Cooper Energy has made a new gas field discovery with the exploration well Annie-1 in the Otway basin offshore Victoria.

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Mampaey Offshore Industries has developed and delivered the first iMSL Small Scale system for the world’s first LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD) Minerva and Scheldt River. The transfer of the liquefied natural gas from ships required a linked ESD system to ensure a controlled shutdown of the transfer operation in the case of a detected […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dutch shipbuilder and maritime equipment supplier, Royal IHC was contracted to design, build and deliver a 44,180 kW LNG-powered cutter suction dredger, for DEME.

  • 10 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME’s giant cutter suction dredger Spartacus has been successfully launched at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den Ijssel in the Netherlands. With a total installed capacity of 44,180 kW, Spartacus is simply the most powerful and environmental friendly cutter suction dredger (CSD) that has ever been built. Spartacus is the world’s largest CSD […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Greek shipowner Alpha Gas has ordered a pair of 173,400-cbm liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers from South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. The order for both LNG tankers is worth some $370 million, according to a Daewoo statement. The ships, which will be built at DSME’s Okpo shipyard in Geoje, are scheduled for […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Erik van der Blom, Manager Development & Innovation at Royal IHC, gave a lecture last week about the 8.400m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Scheldt River at the Dutch maritime association KNVTS’ Zeeland department. During this lecture, Erik highlighted some of the innovations on this vessel. Together with 50 shipbuilding technicians, he discussed these innovations and […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Global energy and commodities group Mercuria has hired more than 40 marine fuel specialists from Denmark-based OW Bunker, the bankrupt ship fuel supplier. The dozens of specialists joining Mercuria will be responsible for supplying bunker fuel to consumers. With the addition of these ship fuel experts, Mercuria will explore the development of a stand-alone subsidiary, Minerva, […]

  • 20 September 2018

    Kongsberg Digital (KDI) and GasLog have signed a deal for the delivery of an LNG simulator package designed to enable new levels of safety and operational training for GasLog’s professional crews.

  • 4 September 2017

        By Erik van der Blom – R&D Manager at Royal IHC   The global dredging industry is facing a number of challenges linked to climate change and its consequences over the coming years. While a number of opportunities for dredging companies are expected, as rising sea levels will increase the requirement for dredging […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    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. Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid, or so-called electricity plug, includes an Offshore Switchyard Platform (OSY) located about 40 kilometers off the Zeebrugge coast, to […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Greece’s Angelicoussis Group of Companies has penned a deal with Qatar’s shipyard Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) on continuation of ship repair activities for the company’s fleet of over 110 vessels. Under the deal, N-KOM will continue to be the preferred shipyard to conduct repairs on the group’s vessels. The continuation of the cooperation builds […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dredging International, part of the DEME Group, will deploy the company’s LNG-powered fleet for its contract with the Belgian transmission system operator Elia.

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The launching ceremony of the Spartacus – the world’s most powerful cutter suction dredger – is set to take place on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The 164 meters long dredger, built for DEME at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, will have a heavy-duty cutter ladder and can reach a dredging depth of 45 […]

  • 29 September 2017

    Belgian dredging specialist DEME held a naming ceremony for its second LNG-fueled trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River.

  • 1 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    With 2017 now behind us, we thought it would be a great idea to showcase some of the most watched videos of the year. The top videos of 2017 range from the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project and widening of the Rio de Janeiro’s access channel to the Caspian Sea dredging project. Enjoy!   VIDEO: Launch of […]

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

    DEME Group, an international group of specialized companies involved in complex marine engineering works, today marked an important milestone in the construction of their new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Meuse River. “Together with our esteemed partners Royal IHC, we laid the keel of the 8.300 m³ vessel in Krimpen aan den IJssel,” said DEME […]