DredgeWire Note: The significance of this new era cannot be overstated when one considers that selling hopper dredges to the Dredging Corporation of India, (DCI) has been a pillar of Royal IHC’s business model. In fact, an order for two hoppers in 1991 was the linchpin to a major restructuring which prevented IHC from going… Read More
NTNU and SINTEF will be partners in the newly funded FME NorthWind research center, which will develop competitive offshore wind farms within ten years. The NorthWind Research Centre for Environment Friendly Energy (FME) has been awarded $14 million for the next eight years by the Research Council of Norway. The goal is for a consortium… Read More
Sleipnir might make it look easy, but this jacket weighs 8,100 metric tons – the equivalent to around 5000 cars! This project broke records for a single lift jacket removal and also involved unique solutions for cutting skirt piles subsea with a diameter of 2.7m and 80mm wall thickness.
Van der Leun America successfully installed and delivered the electrical installation for the “Osprey” Water Injection Dredger (WID) of IHC America. Shipyard St Johns Shipbuilding contracted by IHC America Customer North Carolina State Port Authorities (NCSPA) The dredger is built at St Johns Shipbuilding in Palatka, Florida and will be operating in Wilmington, North Carolina.The… Read More