International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review
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Brussels based Group De Cloedt has contracted with Kooiman Marine Group in Zwijndrecht The Netherlands to convert dry cargo vessel DC Eems to a trailing suction hopper dredge.

The vessel managed by EemsWerken (family Kornet) from Werkendam measures approximately 90 meters (295 feet) x 15 meters (49 feet). Once completed the ship will have a hopper of 2450 cubic meters (3204 cubic yards) and will be renamed as a new member of the Group De Cloedt dredging fleet.

Kooiman Marine Group is undertaking the engineering and conversion project at their shipyard and expects work to be completed by 2018.