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Royal IHC Building Vessels for DEME

Royal IHC has been contracted by DEME to design and build two trailing suction hopper dredges and two split barges. The order is specifically for an 8,400-cubic-meter and a 2,300-cubic-meter dredge and 3,500-cubic-meter split barges. The… Read More

Trailing Suction Dredge DC Orisant Built for Reimerswaal Dredging Launched at Royal IHC

For a joint venture between Reimerswaal Dredging and Group De Cloedt, Royal IHC successfully launched a multi-purpose trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) named DC Orisant. The launching and naming ceremony took place on January 11, 2018, at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. The contract… Read More

Scheldt River Becomes First LNG Vessel Bunkered in Germany

DEME’s pioneering dual fuel Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge Scheldt River became the first hopper dredge and first LNG vessel bunkered with Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) in Germany. The dredge was loaded with about 85 tons of fuel at the Brunsbüttel Ports on February 12. Nauticor GmbH & Co. KG of… Read More

Jan De Nul Group Orders Two New Dual-Fuel Dredges

Jan De Nul Group has ordered a 6,000-cubic-meter (7,847-cubic-yard) and an 18,000-cubic-meter (23,543-cubic-yard) trailing suction hopper dredge. Cosco (Dalian) Shipyard Co. Ltd. will build the larger vessel in its shipyard in Dalian in China, and Keppel Singmarine Pte. Ltd. will build the smaller trailing suction hopper dredges in Singapore. Both… Read More