• Damen Delivers Modular DOP Dredger to Mozambique

    On June 20th, the dredger named Estoril, was handed over to its owner in a special ceremony. Fitted out with a renowned Damen submersible DOP dredge pump, the modular dredger will be located at the Port of Beira, where it will be performing maintenance dredging duties to ensure accessibility for larger vessels.

    Damen designed and built the dredger to EMODRAGA’s specifications. At 15 m long and 7 m wide, the DOP Dredger can be dismounted and easily transported by trucks, even to remote locations. Additionally, reassembly can be done swiftly due to its plug ‘n play design and the limited unit weight.

  • Conrad Industries to Build Second Trailing...

    Conrad Industries, Inc.  (OTC Pink: CNRD) announced today that Great Lakes Dredge & Dock  Corporation (“Great Lakes”) has exercised its contract option to build a second 6,500-cubic-yard-capacity Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge with its subsidiary, Conrad Shipyard, LLC. The dredge will be constructed at the Deepwater South shipyard in Amelia,  LA, with expected delivery in the first quarter of 2025. 

  • IMW to continue spearheading dredging industry...

    INTEGRATED MARINE WORKS Sdn Bhd (IMW), the first Malaysian company to be a pioneer of the dredging and reclamation industry, has secured a new concession agreement with the government of Malaysia for dredging and reclamation works for all federal ports nationwide. 

  • Conrad Shipyard to build second dredge for Great...

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp. announced this week the exercise of the contract option to build a second 346'x69'x23', 6,500-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper dredge with Conrad Shipyard in Amelia, La. With expected delivery in the first quarter of 2025, the new vessel will be a sistership to the Galveston Island, presently under construction with delivery in early 2023.

  • Great Lakes Exercises Option to Build Second...

    The United States' largest dredging contractor, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, announced Tuesday that it has exercised its option to build a second 6,500-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) at Conrad Shipyard in Amelia, La.


  • Dredge Masters Ghana and IHC Dredging announce...

    IHC Dredging and Dredge Masters Limited announce the commissioning of two Beaver® cutter suction dredgers and marine equipment, said IHC in press release. The commissioning was done by His Excellency, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, during a ceremony that took place on Wednesday 25 May in Ghana.

  • Dredging at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine...

    The project to deepen 11 miles of the federal shipping channel from the sea buoy to JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal to a depth of 47 feet from its previous depth of 40 feet has been completed. Federal, state, and local leaders joined JAXPORT and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District to celebrate the project's completion.

  • Toledo Harbor Dredging Contract Awarded

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District awarded a $4,565,000 contract to Michigan-based Ryba Marine Construction Company on May 17 to conduct dredging of the federal navigation channel in Toledo Harbor and the Maumee River.


Alewijnse goes to America with newest dredge control solutions

Electrical systems integrator Alewijnse has taken an important step into the United States of America. The company, with more than 130 years of experience in electrical engineering and automation, is expanding its business to the United States through the delivery of the newest dredge control solutions to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co, the largest provider of dredging services in the USA.


Australia: trailing suction hopper dredger for Gipplands Ports launched

A trailing suction hopper dredger ordered by Gippsland Ports of Victoria, Australia, in December 2015 has been been launched at Damen Yichang Shipyard in China.

The vessel, Tommy Norton, is now alongside the yard’s new quay undergoing final commissioning, after which she will sail for Shanghai to undertake sea trials. Once those are completed she will sail for Australia on her own keel for dredging trials and delivery. The official handover will take place in August.



Maintenance dredging of Ponce de Leon Inlet is scheduled to begin April 11 and provides an interim solution to sand deposited in the inlet by Hurricane Matthew. Dredging keeps the channel open for safe navigation for as long as possible through summer 2017.