Topic: Dredging

Innovative dredger launched at Thecla Bodewes Shipyards

Thecla Bodewes Shipyards in Harlingen has launched the 3000-cubic-metre Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) Anchorage. The dredger is equipped with a smart diesel-electric system that efficiently regulates the energy supply for sailing, dredging and unloading...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Wärtsilä and CSSC to Develop New Hybrid Vessels

Technology group Wärtsilä has signed a strategic development agreement with Chinese state-owned shipbuilder CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding Company Limited Huangpu Wenchong. The five year agreement is aimed at the joint development of a hybrid powered...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk
Boskalis dredger Willem van Oranje bunkering bio-fuel oil

Boskalis to Operate Dredger on Bio-fuel Oil

In what will be a world first, Royal Boskalis Westminster and biofuels supplier GoodFuels will operate dredging vessel Willem van Oranje on one hundred per cent bio-fuel oil. The test follows earlier successful tests with...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Jan De Nul Completes Port Hedland Dredging

Jan De Nul has completed capital dredging works at Port Hedland in Western Australia. ‘The final portion of this three-year project was specifically challenging as it had to be executed within a fully operational and...Read more
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Royal IHC Quietly Launches Krios

Royal IHC has launched the self-propelled 23,684-kW cutter suction dredger Krios (construction number 1277, imo 9848235), which is being built for Boskalis, Papendrecht. Despite that it is one of the largest cutter suction dredgers in...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Egyptian Ministry Orders Ten More IHC Beavers

Royal IHC has secured another order from the Engineering Authority at the Egyptian Ministry of Defence (MOD). The contract comprises the construction of ten IHC Beaver 45 Cutter Suction Dredgers (CSDs) and two Delta Multi...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Van Oord and Shell to Test Marine Biofuel

Together with Shell, Van Oord is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet. The biofuel reduces CO2 emissions by more than forty per cent compared with conventional marine fuel. The first pilot will take...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk