Dredging News

Boskalis and Royal IHC sign LOI to build a new 31.000 m3 TSHD, 5 June 2023
Jan De Nul's newest cutter dredger Willem Van Rubroeck completes challenging port project in Italy, 27 July 2022
Rohde Nielsen dredgers at work for mega reclamation in Copenhagen, 25 July 2022
A very successful World Dredging Congress (Wodcon) was held in Denmark, 7 June 2022
DEME takes most powerful offshore installation vessel Orion into service, 29 April 2022
TSHD Vox Ariane delivered by Keppel to Van Oord, 20 April 2022
Flemish coast replenishment program in progress, 8 April 2022
IHC Easydredge type hopper dredgers delivered to Central and South America, 4 march 2022
New Rohde Nielsen dredgers at work in The Netherlands, 6 January 2022
TenneT offshore cables installed by Van Oord, 20 December 2021
Beach of Balneário Camboriú (Brazil) enlarged, 31 October 2021
Jan De Nul Group uses biofuel for maintenance dredging in Hamburg, 28 September 2021
Spartacus, world's largest CSD, handed over, 3 August 2021
Queen Máxima christens trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Amalia, 14 December 2018


Deepening and widening of the Świnoujście - Szczecin fairway (Poland) awarded to a consortium of Van Oord and Dredging International, 1 October 2018
Boskalis reduces CO2 emissions by using sustainable biofuel on Borssele renewable energy project, 25 September 2018
Two new vessels for Baggerbedrijf de Boer / Dutch Dredging, 24 September 2018
Royal IHC to build four new vessels for DEME, 6 September 2018
Two new Chinese hopper dredgers launched, 18 August 2018
Jan De Nul launches Ultra-Low Emission Vessel Diogo Cão in China, 16 July 2018
Dredge Yard delivers multipurpose cutter suction dredger, 12 July 2018
Van Oord adds two new LNG vessels to dredging fleet, 16 May 2018
Successful launching of Bonny River in China, 15 April 2018
Van Oord names its first LNG-powered vessel: the Werkendam, 14 April 2018
Damen unveils Multi Cat Water Injection Dredger, 15 March 2018
Dredging contract in Bali awarded to Van Oord, 2 March 2018
Boskalis receives EUR 300 million Letter of Award for Singapore Finger Pier 3 development, 21 February 2018
Jan De Nul Group orders a 6,000 m3 and a 18,000 m3 trailing suction hopper dredger, 5 February 2018
TSHD DC Orisant launched by Royal IHC, 11 January 2018
Foundations for the Danish offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak have left the port of Ostend, 8 January 2018
CEMEX UK Marine Limited signs contract with Damen for first Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500, 8 January 2018


A new dredger for GIE Dragages Ports and Bordeaux Port Atlantique, 22 December 2017
New cutter suction dredger Tian Kun Hao floated out in China, 3 November 2017
Construction of Amador Cruise Terminal in Panama takes off, 19 October 2017
Damen secures Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger contract for Rosmorport, 4 October 2017
Hollands Noorderkwartier awards construction of Prins Hendrikzanddijk to Jan De Nul, 3 October 2017
Suez Canal Authority awards Royal IHC contract for two cutter suction dredgers, 3 October 2017
Jan De Nul Group launches world's most powerful cutter dredger, 26 August 2017
Boskalis takes new mega cutter Helios into service, 1 July 2017
Royal IHC to build 2300m3 TSHD for Baggerbedrijf de Boer Dutch Dredging, 4 May 2017
Jan De Nul Group acquires EUR 60 million port dredging contract in Mexico, 28 April 2017
Boskalis orders 2nd self-propelled mega cutter, 13 April 2017
Joint venture Boskalis and Jan De Nul acquires EUR 250 million port dredging contract in Mumbai, 3 April 2017
Royal IHC launches first of two Beagle© 8 TSHDs for Adani, 31 March 2017
Milestone: launch of Vox Amalia, 30 March 2017
World's most powerful Cutter Suction Dredger 'Spartacus' set to join DEME fleet, March 2017
DEME acquires several new contracts in India and the Maldives, January 2017
Boskalis receives LOI for EUR 480 million port development project in Oman, 15 January 2017
Royal IHC launched DEME's LNG-powered TSHD Scheldt River, 14 January 2017
Royal IHC launches Easydredge 3700 in China for the Maldives, 13 January 2017
Royal IHC wins several contracts at the end of 2016, 13 January 2017
Boskalis acquires EUR 200 million worth of projects in the Netherlands, 12 January 2017
Contract awarded for land reclamation in Angola, 10 January 2017


New LNG-powered vessel to start dredging in port of Rotterdam, 14 November 2016
Royal IHC secures order for 4,200m³ custom-built TSHD in Uruguay, 12 November 2016
in2Dredging launches pumps and pipeline estimating tool PnP, 11 November 2016
Inauguration Kieldrecht lock (Port of Antwerp), 10 June 2016
Royal IHC Secures Order for the Largest Easydredge TSHD, 5 June 2016
Dredger Sommers successfully completed sea trials, June 2016
Launch of the cutter suction dredger Helios, 21 May 2016
Phase 1 of Tuas Terminal development gets underway, April 2016
Royal IHC awarded contract for 6000m3 TSHD by NMDC, March 2016
Preferred bidders for Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link project announced, 4 March 2016
Van Oord strengthens fleet with small trailing suction hopper dredger, 27 February 2016
Dredgers in action to refloat the CSCL Indian Ocean, 7 February 2016
DEME orders newest generation trailing suction hopper dredger, 1 February 2016
Damen TSHD 1000 Sommers launched at Krasnoye Sormove Shipyard, 29 January 2016
Gippsland Ports orders Damen TSHD 650, 22 January 2016
Royal IHC sells two IHC Beagle 8 TSHDs, January 2016
Van Oord strengthens fleet with new cutter suction dredger, January 2016


Royal IHC successfully launches 21.028m3 trailing suction hopper dredger Jun Yang 1 for GDC, December 2015
Van Oord names new cutter suction dredger Mangystau, December 2015
Russian dredger Severnaya Dvina launched, November 2015
Royal IHC successfully launches TSHD Mahury, 26 August 2015
Largest Damen hopper dredger delivered in Borneo to PFNM, 5 June 2015
DEME orders two new hopper dredgers, 27 April 2015
Order placed by Jan De Nul Group for world's largest cutter suction dredger, 7 March 2015
Early marine access to the new Hamad Port in Qatar, 26 February 2015
New orders for DEME, 16 February 2015
Boskalis and Van Oord to construct artificial island off the coast of Jakarta (Indonesia), 28 January 2015


EPN to take delivery of new Damen tug and dredger, 19 December 2014
Royal IHC has successfully launched Easydredge 2700, 16 December 2014
Latest addition to DOP range, the largest dredge unit available, 12 December 2014
New VOSTA LMG quick connect dredge hose coupling successfully tested, 1 December 2014
Southampton Port Ready for Giants, 14 November 2014
SLPA enters contract agreement with IHC for state-of-the-art Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger, November 2014
Four new hopper dredgers for Rosmorport, November 2014
Jan De Nul Group: More details about the expansion of the Suez Canal, 20 October 2014
Two important contracts awarded for the expansion of the Suez Canal (Egypt), 18 October 2014
Sri Lanka: Handing over ceremony of dredger Sayuru, 18 October 2014
Mounting of 120 tons Liebherr crane on backhoe dredger Ghent VI, 10 October 2014
US: Steel Cutting for new Eastern Shipbuilding Dredger, 4 October 2014
Vietnam: Soai Rap Dredging Project Phase 2 inaugurated, 21 June 2014
IHC Merwede secures order for 5,500m3 TSHD from TNPA, 22 April 2014
New dredging contract for Van Oord in Indonesia, 4 April 2014
IHC Merwede secures orders worth EUR 350 million, 5 Feruary 2014


Van Oord-GMB to sustainably reinforce Dordrecht Island, 28 November 2013
Boskalis orders megacutter to strengthen its dredging fleet, 27 November 2013
Van Oord receives another Indonesian award, 21 November 2013
New contract for the Jurong Island Westward Extension in Singapore awarded to DIAP, 19 November 2013
Boskalis deepens approach channel to port of Southampton in United Kingdom, 19 November 2013
CSD850 Cassiopeia V launched by ASL Shipyard Singapore, 18 October 2013
Contract awarded for Moin Container Terminal, Costa Rica, 11 October 2013
Brisbane Airport runway built on a base of sand, 11 October 2013
Boskalis acquires EUR 80 million dredging contract in South Korea, 5 August 2013
DEME has won new contracts worth 250 million EUR for energy-related projects, 17 July 2013
Teus Vlot Dredging Impression hopper dredger Mineralis Gaasterland, 28 June 2013
Boskalis signs contract St Petersburg port project, 20 June 2013
IHC Merwede secures new orders for cutter suction dredgers worth EUR125million, 12 June 2013
IHC Merwede delivers CHANG JIANG KOU 02, 27 May 2013
IHC Merwede delivers new backhoe dredger, the Alberto Aleman Zubieta, 22 May 2013
New sand dredger Stellamaris at work, 3 May 2013
New projects in Asia and Australia awarded to Jan De Nul Group, 18 March 2013
Boskalis acquires EUR 70 million dredging contracts in Australia and Vietnam, 11 March 2013


Existing dredger revitalized with Damen dredging gear for challenging project, 4 December 2012
Van Oord strengthens cooperation with Indonesia, 4 December 2012
The Netherlands: The Maasgeul widened, 28 November 2012
IHC Merwede delivers DCI DREDGE XIX three weeks ahead of schedule, 27 November 2012
Soai Rap Dredging Project Phase 2 starts off, 24 November 2012
DEME names the latest self-propelled rock dredger Amazone, 17 November 2012
VOSTA LMG and ASL Marine Group agree on conditional sale and purchase agreement, 13 November 2012
Teus Vlot Dredging: Dredge installation with underwater pump for Gaasterland, 21 September 2012
STX Lorient Delivers Dredger, 19 September 2012
DEME and IHC Systems to build innovative TSHD simulator, September 2012
Damen delivers Cutter Suction Dredger 450 'Fen He', 23 August 2012
IHC Merwede launches a series of small hopper dredgers known as 'Easydredge', 20 August 2012
Ocean Group: Christening of the largest dredge ever built in Eastern Canada, 16 August 2012
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Announces Shipyard Contracts for an ATB Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge and Two New Material Scows , 3 August 2012
Boskalis acquires EUR 175 million port contract in Mumbai (India), 2 August 2012
Successful naming and launch ceremony for MIONDO by IHC Merwede, 16 May 2012
Boskalis lands EUR 200 million offshore project for Ichthys (Australia), 17 April 2012
Dredging contract awarded to MEDCO for the New Port Project in Qatar, 18 March 2012
IHC Merwede: Successful naming and launch ceremony for CHANG JIANG KOU 02, 22 February 2012
Van Oord: Contract for port construction work in Rotterdam, 21 February 2012
Port of Rotterdam more accessible, 17 February 2012
Dredging contract awarded to Dredging International Australia (DEME) for Wheatstone LNG project in Western Australia, 13 February 2012


US: Work begins on $5.76 Million Army Corps Maintenance Dredging Project at Sandy Hook and Main Ship Channels, 10 December 2011
IHC Merwede: Successful naming and launch ceremony for Shanti Sagar XVI, 6 December 2011
Third contract awarded to JV Van Oord Australia - Dredging International Australia (DEME) for Western Basin Main Works Dredging at Gladstone (Australia), August 2011
Boskalis acquires EUR 200 million port contract in Brazil, 1 August 2011
MEDCO acquires new dredger vessel 'Al Jarraf', July 2011
The DAMEN approach to deep sea mining - an innovative flexible dredging concept   /   Youtube Movie
Capital Dredging Underway in Itajai, 21 March 2011
Successful naming and launch ceremony for 'Athena', 12 February 2011
DEME and MEDCO to build two artificial energy islands for SARB oil field in UAE, February 2011


Van Oord commissions the construction of a second self-propelled cutter suction dredger, 16 December 2010
DEME awarded new EUR 105 million contract for reclamation site of Olympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi, Russia, 23 August 2010
Jan De Nul once again lowest bidder in Panama, August 2010
Inai Kiara's role in shipbuilding lauded, 22 July 2010
DEME completes new port approaches in Durban, 31 March 2010
Jan De Nul: Remote marine hydraulic excavator for offshore applications, 11 February 2010
DEME, in joint venture with Laing O’Rourke, to construct London Gateway Port. A new container terminal for DP World, 11 February 2010
Jan De Nul: 'Simon Stevin' into service, 10 February 2010
IHC Merwede: Queen names Boskalis trailing suction hopper dredger 'Willem van Oranje', 10 February 2010
Boskalis: Queen names Boskalis trailing suction hopper dredger 'Willem van Oranje', 10 February 2010
Jan De Nul Group gains project in Malaysia, 9 February 2010
Boskalis signs Fall Pipe vessel contract with Keppel, 8 February 2010
Cutter Suction Dredger 'Zheng He' launched on 30 January 2010
Jan De Nul Group gains project in Iraq, 28 January 2010
Extension of concession contract for Jan De Nul in Argentina - keep a 1300 km long river navigable, 21 January 2010
First shipment of stones for Rotterdam’s Maasvlakte 2 sea defences, 17 January 2010
Van Oord: Harbour extension Norrkoping, Sweden, awarded, 11 January 2010


Again Brazilian award for Van Oord, 11 November 2009
Van Oord: EUR 45 million contract awarded in Brazil, 28 October 2009
Boskalis wins EUR 500 million LNG project in Australia, 16 October 2009
Jan De Nul Group Orders Vessels with STX Offshore and Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., 6 October 2009
Naming and launch ceremony of state-of-the-art cutter suction dredger 'Al Sakab', 5 October 2009
Boskalis wins EUR 45 million port expansion project in Australia, 28 September 2009
IHC Merwede opens new regional HQ in India and eyes future expansion, 28 September 2009
Trailing suction hopper dredger 'Gateway': a boost for the Boskalis fleet, 26 September 2009
Dredging in the canal moves on, 7 September 2009
Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Leiv Eiriksson launched on 4 September 2009
Backhoe Goliath operational, 1 September 2009
CSD Ibn Battuta launched on 14 August 2009
Unique pilot project in the dredging market to reduce operational costs, July 2009
GUPC Consortium with Jan De Nul in pole position for Panama Canal, July 2009