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U.S. Navy Awards $16.8 M to Knudsen for Supply of Sonar Systems

New York-based Knudsen Systems Inc. (KSI) has been awarded a 4-year follow-on contract by the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC), Division Keyport, to supply sonar sounding sets for fleet installation on DDG Class Destroyers and other ship classes. KSI distributes sonar products produced by the Canadian manufacturer,… Read More

Corps Announces Funding for Emergency Recovery Efforts

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced work that will be completed with the Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies, Operation and Maintenance, and the Mississippi River and Tributaries account funding provided for emergency recovery efforts in the Additional Supplemental Appropriations Disaster Relief Act, 2019. Among other things, the Act provides… Read More

Scheldt River Fuels Up Through First Ship-to-Ship Bunkering Operation in German Waters

The world’s largest LNG, BSV Kairos, has conducted the first ship-to-ship bunkering operation in German waters. The vessel, which was christened in Hamburg on February 2019, is owned by Babcock Schulte Energy and is operated on behalf of the German LNG supplier Nauticor. In total, the TSHD… Read More

Liebherr Designs Components for LNG-driven Spartacus

Liebherr Components Division, in close cooperation with IHC, has designed a wide spectrum of planetary plug-in gearboxes for cutter suction dredges. Its latest development is for the first LNG-driven 164-meter-long (538-foot) Spartacus. For the Spartacus, Liebherr and IHC developed an anchor winch with two high-torque plug-in gears… Read More

Royal IHC to Provide Dredges to Africa and Asia Customers

Royal IHC has reached agreements with several customers in Africa and Asia to supply IHC Beaver® cutter suction dredges (CSDs) and an IHC Easydredge® trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) with an approximate total value of € 100 million (about $110 million). The IHC Easydredge® is available in four types and with… Read More

Workshops on Dredging and Waterway Management in Delaware Announced

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section will be holding three informational public workshops to share information about dredging and other waterway management operations in Delaware. The workshops are scheduled as follows: October 23, 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the South Coastal Library,… Read More

WEDA Accepting Abstracts for the Dredging Summit & Expo

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has announced its first call for abstracts for the annual Dredging Summit & Expo ’20. The conference will take place at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in downtown Houston from June 9 to 12, 2020. WEDA’s technical sessions at the Dredging Summit and Expo are an… Read More