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DEME Launches Bonny River

DEME launched its latest trailing suction hopper dredge Bonny River on April 15 at Royal IHC’s partner yard COSCO Guangdong Shipyard in China. The trailing suction hopper dredge has a capacity of 15,000 cubic meters (529,720 cubic feet) and a maximum dredging depth of 102 meters (335 feet). The Bonny… Read More

World Dredging Congress Issues Call for Papers

The 22nd World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON XXII) has issued a call for papers. This year’s event, April 25 to 29 in Shanghai, China, will feature the theme, “Enhance the Harmony Between Dredging and Ecology.” Topics of focus include: sustainable dredging strategy; environmental and ecological assessments of dredging projects;… Read More

5th International Dredging Technology Development Conference, Beijing, China

The 5th International Dredging Technology Development Conference was held in Beijing, China, on November 28 and 29, with participants coming from many European countries. Under the theme of “Dredging, Ecology, Sustainability,” major global dredging projects were profiled as well as the progress of dredging technology in China, which has become… Read More

China’s Newest, Largest Dredge Is Known as “The Island Maker”

Asia’s largest, most advanced cutter suction dredge (CSD) was launched in early November 2017 in the city of Qidong, in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu. The dredge, built for China Communications Construction Co. Ltd. (CCCC), was designed by the China State Shipbuilding Corporation, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Guangzhou Wenchong… Read More

Damen Expands in China

Damen Shipyards Group has opened Damen’s China Support Company in Shanghai to support commercial involvement and development in the region. John Zhou is managing director of the new company and will work on providing service to clients in the region and on commercial activity for Damen newbuild and Damen Marine… Read More

Chinese Language HYPACK Introduced

Coastal Oceanographics and their agent China ORES announce the release of a Chinese language version of the HYPACK MAX hydrographic survey software packages. The HYPACK MAX package allows users to change the language on the fly without having to re-install the software. Coastal O also announces a large contract to provide software to China. Read More