Hydrographic research vessel works going ahead

The construction of the hydrographic research vessel Geo Ranger for hydrographic survey specialists, Geo Plus, is being carried out according to plan and on schedule reported Dutch shipyard Royal Niestern Sander. “The vessel will be […]

Damen converts dredger to dual-fuel

Damen has converted its first dredger to duel-fuel LNG/MGO propulsion. The 117 m, 8,500 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Samuel de Champlain is owned by Rouen-based GIE Dragages-Ports and operated by the port of Nantes Saint-Nazaire. Damen […]

The River Elbe in Hamburg. Port of Hamburg

Elbe dredging kicked off

Works for the deepening of the river Elbe, Germany, have officially started. The federal transport minister Andreas Scheuer and the federal river authority officiated the works with a cruise around the area that will be […]