Company & People News/Dredge Mining
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BW LPG Doubles Its Commitment to LPG as Fuel

Singapore

Singapore-based owner and operator of LPG vessels BW LPG has strengthened its commitment to adopting LPG as fuel having lifted an option for the delivery of four additional LPG dual-fuel...

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DEME awarded Top Employer certification in Belgium

Belgium

We are pleased and proud to announce that, for the 13th consecutive year, DEME has been awarded the Top Employer certification in Belgium. According to the Top Employers Institute, we have excellent...

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Damen delivers POLA Class vessel to the Mexican Navy

Netherlands

The Secretariat of the Navy of Mexico (SEMAR) has held a ceremony marking final acceptance and delivery of the Long Range Ocean Patrol (POLA) Class vessel ARM Reformador. The delivery ceremony...

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Damen unveils BWPF Barge

Netherlands

Damen Shipyards Group has unveiled a Ballast Water Pre Filtration Barge (BWPF) to assist vessels in complying with the IMO’s Ballast Water Management Convention. The new legislation came into force...

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Royal IHC delivers a Beaver 50 CSD to Subtech for dredging at a Mozambique LNG export facility

Netherlands

Subtech and Royal IHC have taken an important step in the development of dredging capacity in southern Africa. IHC has delivered an IHC Beaver® 50 cutter suction dredger (CSD) with an extensive...

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HII to acquire Kongsberg’s Hydroid UUV subsidiary

Kongsberg Maritime AS has signed an agreement to sell its underwater technology company Hydroid, Inc. for $350 million to shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII). The agreement...

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Vinalines Set on Joining Global Shipping Alliances

Vietnam

The Vietnam National Shipping Lines Corporation (Vinalines) has set sights on joining the global shipping alliances.In order to meet this goal, the company plans to focus its efforts on three major...

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Vopak Offloads Algeciras Terminal

Spain

Dutch tank storage company Royal Vopak has completed the divestment of its oil terminal in Algeciras, Spain.In April 2019, Vopak inked an agreement with First State Investments for the sale of 100%...

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Dutch Police Continues Fleet Replacement With Second Damen Patrol Vessel

Netherlands

Damen Shipyards Gorinchem has hosted the official naming ceremony of a Damen Stan Patrol (SPa) 2005 for the Dutch National Police. The new vessel – named P64 – marks the second vessel in a six-ship...

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Delivery of Damen CSD 650 for Mexican Navy

Netherlands

Damen congratulates the Mexican Navy for the flagging and entering into service of their two new dredgers, among which is the Damen Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 650 ARM Laguna Morelos (ADR-19). The...

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NMDC won the Neeshan Award

United Arab Emirates

NMDC won the Neeshan Award for the second time organized by Abu Dhabi Ports for its efforts towards establishing a culture of excellence in health, safety, environment and encouraging a sustainable...

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Boskalis: Unique Sighting With Carnival Cruise Ship On Top Of The Boka Vanguard In Freeport, Bahamas

Netherlands

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) successfully loaded cruise ship Carnival Vista on its semi-submersible heavy lift vessel BOKA Vanguard and transported it to a shipyard facility in...

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C-Job Naval Architects announces expansion with US office

C-Job Naval Architects will expand its business to the United States by opening a dedicated branch office in Houston, Texas this summer.Basjan Faber, CEO at C-Job, the largest independent ship...

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Damen signs maintenance contract with Netherlands Ministry of Defence

Netherlands

On 11th July, Damen Shipyards Den Helder signed a midlife upkeep (MLU) contract with the Netherlands Ministry of Defence. With this contract, support ship HNLMS Pelikaan, along with hydrographic...

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Ambitious Co2 Reduction Targets At Nieuwpoort

Belgium

Belgium’s Jan De Nul Group has committed to reducing CO2 emissions by 15% a year during maintenance dredging works at the Nieupoort coastal marine.Jan De Nul is believed to be the first company in...